The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £340 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

.NET Developer
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 63 39
Rank change year-on-year +22 -24  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 48 44 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.63% 2.46% 3.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.83% 2.61% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 34 31
Median daily rate £340 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1252 1689 1547
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 94.78% 94.30% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 974 812
Median daily rate £375 £391 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.15% +11.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 32 49
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.63% +8.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.28 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured .NET Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in Manchester

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Developer in Manchester

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Developer in Manchester over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Developer in Manchester

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in Manchester

.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -4 1 £288 -22.29% 3
Altrincham - 1 £350 - 4
Salford - 1 £400 - 3
.NET Developer
North West

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, .NET 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 .NET Developer in the job title.

1 106 (100.00%) .NET
2 98 (92.45%) C#
3 70 (66.04%) MVC
4 67 (63.21%) ASP.NET
5 57 (53.77%) JavaScript
6 56 (52.83%) HTML
7 47 (44.34%) ASP.NET MVC
8 45 (42.45%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (38.68%) SQL Server
10 38 (35.85%) CSS
11 35 (33.02%) SQL
12 29 (27.36%) jQuery
13 21 (19.81%) ASP.NET Web API
14 20 (18.87%) .NET Framework
15 19 (17.92%) Web Services
16 18 (16.98%) OO
16 18 (16.98%) AngularJS
17 17 (16.04%) Scrum
18 16 (15.09%) OOD
18 16 (15.09%) Entity Framework
18 16 (15.09%) REST
19 14 (13.21%) HTML5
19 14 (13.21%) Microsoft
20 13 (12.26%) Windows
21 11 (10.38%) Continuous Integration
21 11 (10.38%) XML
21 11 (10.38%) NoSQL
21 11 (10.38%) Git (software)
22 10 (9.43%) OOP
22 10 (9.43%) WPF

.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 9 (8.49%) Umbraco
2 7 (6.60%) CMS
3 5 (4.72%) EPiServer
4 4 (3.77%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.89%) Kentico
5 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.94%) DNN
6 1 (0.94%) Drupal
6 1 (0.94%) IIS
6 1 (0.94%) Immediacy CMS
6 1 (0.94%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.94%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 6 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.94%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.60%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.66%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (5.66%) Amazon S3
3 6 (5.66%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (2.83%) SaaS
5 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.66%) Internet
2 3 (2.83%) HTTPS
2 3 (2.83%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.94%) DNS
3 1 (0.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (38.68%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.38%) NoSQL
3 8 (7.55%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.83%) SQLite
6 2 (1.89%) MySQL
6 2 (1.89%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.94%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (10.38%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.43%) NUnit
3 9 (8.49%) Visual Studio
4 6 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.77%) Selenium
6 3 (2.83%) MSI
7 1 (0.94%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.94%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.94%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.94%) Subversion
General
1 5 (4.72%) Finance
2 1 (0.94%) Advertising
2 1 (0.94%) Back Office
2 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.94%) Retail
2 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (100.00%) .NET
2 67 (63.21%) ASP.NET
3 56 (52.83%) HTML
4 47 (44.34%) ASP.NET MVC
5 38 (35.85%) CSS
6 29 (27.36%) jQuery
7 21 (19.81%) ASP.NET Web API
8 20 (18.87%) .NET Framework
9 19 (17.92%) Web Services
10 18 (16.98%) AngularJS
11 16 (15.09%) Entity Framework
11 16 (15.09%) REST
12 14 (13.21%) HTML5
13 11 (10.38%) XML
14 10 (9.43%) WPF
15 9 (8.49%) WCF
16 8 (7.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 7 (6.60%) CSS3
17 7 (6.60%) React
18 6 (5.66%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.72%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.83%) Fintech
5 2 (1.89%) iPad
6 1 (0.94%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.94%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.94%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.94%) Tandem
6 1 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.26%) Windows
2 4 (3.77%) Android
2 4 (3.77%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.83%) Windows 10
3 3 (2.83%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.89%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.89%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.94%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (66.04%) MVC
2 45 (42.45%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (16.98%) OO
4 17 (16.04%) Scrum
5 16 (15.09%) OOD
6 11 (10.38%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (9.43%) OOP
8 9 (8.49%) Continuous Deployment
8 9 (8.49%) E-Commerce
8 9 (8.49%) TDD
9 8 (7.55%) Web Development
10 7 (6.60%) Dependency Injection
10 7 (6.60%) Microservices
10 7 (6.60%) Multithreading
10 7 (6.60%) SOA
11 6 (5.66%) B2B
11 6 (5.66%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (5.66%) Front End Development
11 6 (5.66%) Inversion of Control
11 6 (5.66%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 98 (92.45%) C#
2 57 (53.77%) JavaScript
3 35 (33.02%) SQL
4 6 (5.66%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.72%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.83%) PHP
6 3 (2.83%) TypeScript
7 2 (1.89%) Python
8 1 (0.94%) Java
8 1 (0.94%) Ruby
8 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.94%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (7.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.94%) Docker
Vendors
1 14 (13.21%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.72%) Xamarin
3 4 (3.77%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.89%) Google
5 1 (0.94%) Alterian
5 1 (0.94%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.94%) Kofax
5 1 (0.94%) Nintex
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle
5 1 (0.94%) SAP
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