The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Microsoft Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Developer
North West / Manchester
Rank 82 99 85
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 14 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.00% 0.47% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.49% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 4
Median daily rate £388 £385 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +23.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £355 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 -

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
1338 1831 1354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.30% 94.97% 96.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 849 1049 801
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £510 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 58 71
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Microsoft Developer in the job title.

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 16 January 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, Microsoft Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 14 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (66.67%) CRM
3 12 (57.14%) .NET
4 9 (42.86%) C#
4 9 (42.86%) Advertising
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 4 (19.05%) Migration
6 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (14.29%) MVC
7 3 (14.29%) SQL
7 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
8 2 (9.52%) CSS
8 2 (9.52%) HTML
8 2 (9.52%) MySQL
8 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
8 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (9.52%) QA
8 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (4.76%) RESTful
9 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
9 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (4.76%) BDD
9 1 (4.76%) MongoDB

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (9.52%) MySQL
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.76%) Couchbase
4 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (42.86%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.52%) CSS
3 2 (9.52%) HTML
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
4 1 (4.76%) jQuery
4 1 (4.76%) NHibernate
4 1 (4.76%) React
4 1 (4.76%) RESTful
4 1 (4.76%) SOAP
4 1 (4.76%) WCF
4 1 (4.76%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) WinForms
4 1 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) CRM
2 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (19.05%) Migration
3 3 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) BDD
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) ETL
4 1 (4.76%) OOP
4 1 (4.76%) Scrum
4 1 (4.76%) TDD
4 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) C#
2 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) C++
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
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