Period
to 19 April 2019

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 19 April 2019.

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
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 52 51
Rank change year-on-year +24 -1 +6
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 168 123 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.84% 4.10% 3.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.17% 4.32% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 108 77
Manchester median daily rate £375 £363 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +5.07% +6.15%
10th Percentile £319 £305 £263
90th Percentile £512 £425 £400
North West median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £45.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 2,721 2,850 2,688
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.64% 95.00% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,757 1,840 1,675
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £256 £243 £213
90th Percentile £600 £575 £544
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.17% -4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 129 64
Manchester median hourly rate £17.41 £17.43 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.11% +12.45% -8.82%
10th Percentile £12.83 £11.93 £10.50
90th Percentile £32.50 £40.00 £43.75
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -11.11%

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured .NET Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

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 6 months to 19 April 2019.

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 6 months to 19 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +10 4 £375 +3.45% 4
Bolton 0 3 £400 +36.17% 5
Wigan +6 2 £340 -5.56% 3
Salford - 2 - - 8
Altrincham - 2 £425 - 3
.NET Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 168 (100.00%) .NET
2 148 (88.10%) C#
3 79 (47.02%) MVC
4 78 (46.43%) SQL
5 62 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (35.12%) SQL Server
7 55 (32.74%) JavaScript
8 50 (29.76%) ASP.NET
9 48 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
10 42 (25.00%) CSS
10 42 (25.00%) HTML
11 38 (22.62%) Microsoft
11 38 (22.62%) ASP.NET Web API
12 34 (20.24%) AngularJS
13 32 (19.05%) VB.NET
14 31 (18.45%) Web Services
15 26 (15.48%) TDD
15 26 (15.48%) WCF
16 25 (14.88%) .NET Framework
17 23 (13.69%) jQuery
17 23 (13.69%) E-Commerce
18 21 (12.50%) .NET Core
19 19 (11.31%) RESTful
20 18 (10.71%) HTML5
20 18 (10.71%) NoSQL
21 17 (10.12%) Amazon AWS
22 16 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
22 16 (9.52%) WinForms
22 16 (9.52%) Visual Studio
23 15 (8.93%) Law

.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 5 (2.98%) Umbraco
2 2 (1.19%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.60%) CMS
3 1 (0.60%) IIS
3 1 (0.60%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (0.60%) Kentico
3 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 10 (5.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 48 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (10.12%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (5.36%) GitHub
4 6 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.98%) Azure Functions
5 5 (2.98%) Serverless
6 2 (1.19%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.19%) npm
7 1 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.60%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.79%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (35.12%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.71%) NoSQL
3 10 (5.95%) MySQL
4 9 (5.36%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (3.57%) Power BI
5 6 (3.57%) RavenDB
6 5 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.79%) MariaDB
7 3 (1.79%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.19%) Cosmos DB
8 2 (1.19%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.19%) RethinkDB
8 2 (1.19%) SQLite
9 1 (0.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.60%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 15 (8.93%) Git (software)
3 13 (7.74%) JIRA
4 7 (4.17%) AccuRev
5 6 (3.57%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.98%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (2.38%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.79%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.19%) eggPlant
9 2 (1.19%) git-flow
9 2 (1.19%) Grunt
9 2 (1.19%) gulp
10 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (8.93%) Law
2 14 (8.33%) Finance
3 9 (5.36%) Billing
4 7 (4.17%) Back Office
5 4 (2.38%) Retail
6 2 (1.19%) Banking
6 2 (1.19%) Legal
7 1 (0.60%) Advertising
7 1 (0.60%) Games
7 1 (0.60%) Local Government
7 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.60%) Marketing
7 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (100.00%) .NET
2 50 (29.76%) ASP.NET
3 42 (25.00%) CSS
3 42 (25.00%) HTML
4 38 (22.62%) ASP.NET Web API
5 34 (20.24%) AngularJS
6 31 (18.45%) Web Services
7 26 (15.48%) WCF
8 25 (14.88%) .NET Framework
9 23 (13.69%) jQuery
10 21 (12.50%) .NET Core
11 19 (11.31%) RESTful
12 18 (10.71%) HTML5
13 16 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (9.52%) WinForms
14 13 (7.74%) WPF
15 12 (7.14%) XML
16 11 (6.55%) CSS3
16 11 (6.55%) React
16 11 (6.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.98%) Semantic Web
4 4 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.79%) NHS
5 3 (1.79%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.19%) Fintech
7 1 (0.60%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.60%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.60%) Online Games
7 1 (0.60%) RIA
7 1 (0.60%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.55%) Windows
2 3 (1.79%) CentOS
2 3 (1.79%) Linux
2 3 (1.79%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.19%) Android
3 2 (1.19%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (47.02%) MVC
2 62 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (15.48%) TDD
4 23 (13.69%) E-Commerce
5 14 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (8.33%) CRM
5 14 (8.33%) Microservices
5 14 (8.33%) Web Development
6 10 (5.95%) Computer Science
6 10 (5.95%) DevOps
7 9 (5.36%) Front End Development
7 9 (5.36%) Scrum
7 9 (5.36%) SOA
7 9 (5.36%) Unit Testing
8 7 (4.17%) High Availability
8 7 (4.17%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (3.57%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (3.57%) OOP
9 6 (3.57%) Pair Programming
9 6 (3.57%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 148 (88.10%) C#
2 78 (46.43%) SQL
3 55 (32.74%) JavaScript
4 32 (19.05%) VB.NET
5 6 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.98%) TypeScript
7 4 (2.38%) R
7 4 (2.38%) VBA
8 3 (1.79%) Perl
8 3 (1.79%) PHP
9 2 (1.19%) Java
10 1 (0.60%) ES6
10 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (5.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.57%) Docker
2 5 (2.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.98%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 38 (22.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.38%) Oracle
3 3 (1.79%) Red Hat
3 3 (1.79%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.19%) Google
5 1 (0.60%) Sitecore