The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £339 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 49 45
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 50 54 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.66% 3.00% 3.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.91% 3.15% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 44 37
Median daily rate £339 £339 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £470 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +4.47% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  

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 1280 1712 1450
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 93.64% 94.95% 95.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 1011 850
Median daily rate £375 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.44% +8.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 37 63
Median hourly rate £14.38 £12.50 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -9.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £28.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

.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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +9 5 £331 -1.85% 3
Bury +2 1 - - 2
.NET Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 98 (100.00%) .NET
2 90 (91.84%) C#
3 74 (75.51%) MVC
4 62 (63.27%) ASP.NET
5 60 (61.22%) JavaScript
6 47 (47.96%) HTML
7 45 (45.92%) CSS
8 43 (43.88%) jQuery
9 42 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 42 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (39.80%) SQL Server
11 31 (31.63%) ASP.NET Web API
12 28 (28.57%) SQL
13 26 (26.53%) AngularJS
14 22 (22.45%) TDD
15 21 (21.43%) Scrum
15 21 (21.43%) HTML5
15 21 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (18.37%) .NET Framework
17 17 (17.35%) Unit Testing
18 16 (16.33%) Entity Framework
19 15 (15.31%) Greenfield Project
19 15 (15.31%) Web Services
20 14 (14.29%) OO
20 14 (14.29%) Git (software)
21 13 (13.27%) Sass
22 12 (12.24%) CSS3
23 11 (11.22%) Test Automation
23 11 (11.22%) Web Development
23 11 (11.22%) OOP

.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 6 (6.12%) Umbraco
2 4 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.04%) CMS
3 2 (2.04%) Confluence
3 2 (2.04%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.02%) Drupal
4 1 (1.02%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.02%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.02%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (39.80%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.04%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.02%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.22%) NUnit
3 8 (8.16%) gulp
4 5 (5.10%) Selenium
4 5 (5.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.08%) JIRA
6 2 (2.04%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.04%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.02%) AccuRev
7 1 (1.02%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.02%) jspm
7 1 (1.02%) MSTest
7 1 (1.02%) NuGet
7 1 (1.02%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (5.10%) Finance
2 2 (2.04%) Legal
3 1 (1.02%) Advertising
3 1 (1.02%) Back Office
3 1 (1.02%) Law
3 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (100.00%) .NET
2 62 (63.27%) ASP.NET
3 47 (47.96%) HTML
4 45 (45.92%) CSS
5 43 (43.88%) jQuery
6 42 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 31 (31.63%) ASP.NET Web API
8 26 (26.53%) AngularJS
9 21 (21.43%) HTML5
10 18 (18.37%) .NET Framework
11 16 (16.33%) Entity Framework
12 15 (15.31%) Web Services
13 13 (13.27%) Sass
14 12 (12.24%) CSS3
15 10 (10.20%) REST
16 8 (8.16%) RESTful
16 8 (8.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 7 (7.14%) .NET Core
18 5 (5.10%) LESS
18 5 (5.10%) React
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.31%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (8.16%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.08%) Fintech
5 2 (2.04%) iPad
6 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.02%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.04%) Windows
2 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (75.51%) MVC
2 42 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (22.45%) TDD
4 21 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (21.43%) Scrum
5 17 (17.35%) Unit Testing
6 14 (14.29%) OO
7 11 (11.22%) OOD
7 11 (11.22%) OOP
7 11 (11.22%) Test Automation
7 11 (11.22%) Web Development
8 10 (10.20%) Refactoring
9 9 (9.18%) SMACSS
10 8 (8.16%) Continuous Deployment
11 7 (7.14%) Microservices
11 7 (7.14%) Multithreading
11 7 (7.14%) Progressive Enhancement
11 7 (7.14%) SOA
12 6 (6.12%) B2B
12 6 (6.12%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 90 (91.84%) C#
2 60 (61.22%) JavaScript
3 28 (28.57%) SQL
4 6 (6.12%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.06%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.02%) Java
6 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.02%) Python
6 1 (1.02%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (10.20%) Degree
2 1 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.20%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (8.16%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.06%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle
3 2 (2.04%) SAP
4 1 (1.02%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.02%) Kofax
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