The first table below looks at the demand for Umbraco skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Umbraco over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Manchester region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Umbraco
Rank 73 72 86
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Contract jobs citing Umbraco 9 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.72% 0.90% 0.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.89% 4.55% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 3
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£331 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £299 £283 £305
% change year-on-year
+5.75% -7.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
184 220 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.67% 19.73% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 98 138
Average daily rate £325 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £24.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -27.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £10.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £34.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
Umbraco
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Umbraco
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Umbraco across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Umbraco Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Umbraco
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Umbraco Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Umbraco
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Umbraco Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Umbraco
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Umbraco also 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 that cited Umbraco.

1 19 (100.00%) MVC
2 18 (94.74%) C#
3 17 (89.47%) .NET
4 12 (63.16%) CMS
5 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
5 9 (47.37%) CSS
5 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
6 8 (42.11%) NUnit
7 6 (31.58%) jQuery
7 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 6 (31.58%) HTML
8 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
8 5 (26.32%) IIS
8 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
8 5 (26.32%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (26.32%) TeamCity
9 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
9 4 (21.05%) Web Services
9 4 (21.05%) XML
10 3 (15.79%) XSL
10 3 (15.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
10 3 (15.79%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (15.79%) Sitecore
11 1 (5.26%) LINQ
11 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (5.26%) HTML5
11 1 (5.26%) Varnish

Umbraco
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Umbraco also 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 that cited Umbraco. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (63.16%) CMS
2 5 (26.32%) IIS
2 5 (26.32%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (15.79%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) NUnit
2 5 (26.32%) TeamCity
2 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (63.16%) Umbraco Developer
3 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) CMS Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) .NET
2 9 (47.37%) ASP.NET
2 9 (47.37%) CSS
3 6 (31.58%) jQuery
3 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 6 (31.58%) HTML
4 4 (21.05%) Web Services
4 4 (21.05%) XML
5 3 (15.79%) XSL
5 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
5 3 (15.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (5.26%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (5.26%) HTML5
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (5.26%) LINQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Varnish
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Sitecore
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
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Posted: 22 days ago
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Posted: 22 days ago
Greater Manchester
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Rate: 300-350 Per Day
Posted: 25 days ago