The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Microsoft Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Developer
Rank 84 76 75
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 6 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.38% 0.41% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.44% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
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£450 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +55.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
- +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Microsoft Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1447 1132 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.82% 93.86% 91.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 604 422
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 56 68
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £33.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Developer in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the Manchester region.

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Microsoft Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the Manchester region.

Microsoft Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Microsoft Developer
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - - - -
Microsoft Developer
North West

Microsoft Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Microsoft Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Microsoft Developer in their job title.

1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 3 (27.27%) CRM
4 3 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (27.27%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) C#
6 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 1 (9.09%) VB
6 1 (9.09%) OLAP
6 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
6 1 (9.09%) OO
6 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (9.09%) OOD
6 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
6 1 (9.09%) MDX
6 1 (9.09%) X++
6 1 (9.09%) MorphX

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Microsoft Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Microsoft Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (27.27%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (9.09%) QlikView
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 1 (9.09%) MorphX
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) CRM
3 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) OOD
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) VB6
3 1 (9.09%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Tableau
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