Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 41 66
Rank change year-on-year -5 +25 -31
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 103 153 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.51% 4.29% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.71% 4.54% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 123 64
Manchester median daily rate £350 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -1.56%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £238
90th Percentile £401 £436 £388
North West median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Manchester median hourly rate - - £35.00
North West median hourly rate £50.00 £40.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year +23.46% +4.52% -12.92%

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 2776 3367 3572
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.55% 94.34% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1750 2147 2066
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £232 £238 £228
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 83 140
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -6.45% +3.33%
10th Percentile £11.34 £10.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £41.10 £39.50 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £18.75 £16.11 £20.50
% change year-on-year +16.41% -21.43% +28.13%

.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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Bolton -4 5 £250 -9.09% 3
Stockport +1 2 £344 +44.74% 1
Bury +1 1 - - 1
Oldham - 1 £275 - 1
.NET Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 103 (100.00%) .NET
2 90 (87.38%) C#
3 70 (67.96%) MVC
4 52 (50.49%) ASP.NET
5 48 (46.60%) JavaScript
6 47 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (40.78%) jQuery
7 42 (40.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 41 (39.81%) CSS
8 41 (39.81%) SQL Server
9 37 (35.92%) SQL
9 37 (35.92%) TDD
10 36 (34.95%) ASP.NET Web API
11 32 (31.07%) HTML
12 31 (30.10%) AngularJS
13 21 (20.39%) .NET Framework
14 19 (18.45%) Unit Testing
15 18 (17.48%) Web Development
16 16 (15.53%) Continuous Integration
17 15 (14.56%) WinForms
17 15 (14.56%) Test Automation
17 15 (14.56%) Entity Framework
18 14 (13.59%) WPF
19 13 (12.62%) Scrum
20 12 (11.65%) Web Services
20 12 (11.65%) Greenfield Project
21 11 (10.68%) Microsoft
21 11 (10.68%) Git (software)
22 10 (9.71%) Refactoring
22 10 (9.71%) SOLID

.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 4 (3.88%) CMS
1 4 (3.88%) Umbraco
2 2 (1.94%) NServiceBus
2 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.97%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.97%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.94%) GitHub
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.97%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (0.97%) npm
3 1 (0.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) DNS
1 1 (0.97%) SMS
1 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (39.81%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.88%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.91%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.94%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.94%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.97%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.97%) MS Access
6 1 (0.97%) MySQL
6 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.97%) Redis
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (10.68%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.77%) gulp
2 8 (7.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.88%) AccuRev
3 4 (3.88%) JIRA
3 4 (3.88%) NUnit
4 3 (2.91%) SpecFlow
4 3 (2.91%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.97%) jspm
5 1 (0.97%) MSTest
5 1 (0.97%) NuGet
5 1 (0.97%) Selenium
5 1 (0.97%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (5.83%) Finance
1 6 (5.83%) Law
2 4 (3.88%) Legal
3 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.94%) Marketing
3 2 (1.94%) Retail
3 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.97%) Back Office
4 1 (0.97%) Banking
4 1 (0.97%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (100.00%) .NET
2 52 (50.49%) ASP.NET
3 42 (40.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 42 (40.78%) jQuery
4 41 (39.81%) CSS
5 36 (34.95%) ASP.NET Web API
6 32 (31.07%) HTML
7 31 (30.10%) AngularJS
8 21 (20.39%) .NET Framework
9 15 (14.56%) Entity Framework
9 15 (14.56%) WinForms
10 14 (13.59%) WPF
11 12 (11.65%) Web Services
12 10 (9.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 10 (9.71%) HTML5
13 9 (8.74%) .NET Core
13 9 (8.74%) Sass
14 7 (6.80%) CSS3
14 7 (6.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (6.80%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.65%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.91%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.97%) Driving Licence
3 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.88%) Windows
2 1 (0.97%) Android
2 1 (0.97%) Mac OS
2 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (67.96%) MVC
2 47 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (35.92%) TDD
4 19 (18.45%) Unit Testing
5 18 (17.48%) Web Development
6 16 (15.53%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (14.56%) Test Automation
8 13 (12.62%) Scrum
9 10 (9.71%) Refactoring
9 10 (9.71%) SOLID
10 8 (7.77%) SMACSS
11 7 (6.80%) Agile Project Management
11 7 (6.80%) BDD
11 7 (6.80%) Progressive Enhancement
11 7 (6.80%) Project Management
12 6 (5.83%) E-Commerce
12 6 (5.83%) OO
13 5 (4.85%) Dependency Injection
14 4 (3.88%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (3.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 90 (87.38%) C#
2 48 (46.60%) JavaScript
3 37 (35.92%) SQL
4 9 (8.74%) TypeScript
5 8 (7.77%) VB.NET
6 6 (5.83%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.91%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.91%) XAML
8 2 (1.94%) Ruby
8 2 (1.94%) VB
9 1 (0.97%) Java
9 1 (0.97%) Perl
9 1 (0.97%) Python
9 1 (0.97%) R
9 1 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (4.85%) Degree
2 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.97%) A+ Certification
3 1 (0.97%) CCNA
3 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.77%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.94%) Docker
2 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (1.94%) Rancher
Vendors
1 11 (10.68%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.88%) Xamarin
3 2 (1.94%) Capita
4 1 (0.97%) Cisco
4 1 (0.97%) Remedy
4 1 (0.97%) SAP