Period
to 17 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework over the 6 months to 17 June 2019 with a comparison to the 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.

Microsoft .NET Framework
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 79 88
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9 +14
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 57 77 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.11% 2.53% 1.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.05% 6.43% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 60 34
Manchester median daily rate £405 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.71% - -4.11%
10th Percentile £318 £263 £291
90th Percentile £508 £431 £468
North West median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +6.16% +4.29% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Manchester median hourly rate - - £35.00
North West median hourly rate £42.00 - £40.00

.NET Framework is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 942 1,197 877
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 34.88% 39.26% 33.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 825 558
Manchester median daily rate £425 £391 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.83% +4.14% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £513
North West median daily rate £422 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.38% +3.23% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 25
Manchester median hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.14% -12.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £11.94 £12.79 £14.75
90th Percentile £44.75 £42.00 £49.50
North West median hourly rate £36.23 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.40% -6.25% +8.11%

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing .NET Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Framework in Manchester

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Framework in Manchester

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Framework in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Framework in Manchester

.NET Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Framework in Manchester

.NET Framework
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 Framework within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 17 June 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
Altrincham - 3 £375 -
Bolton -3 2 £363 +3.57% 4
Stockport - 2 - -
.NET Framework
North West

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 57 (100.00%) .NET
2 50 (87.72%) C#
3 41 (71.93%) SQL Server
4 35 (61.40%) MVC
5 27 (47.37%) ASP.NET
6 22 (38.60%) SQL
7 18 (31.58%) HTML
7 18 (31.58%) JavaScript
7 18 (31.58%) CSS
7 18 (31.58%) ASP.NET Web API
8 17 (29.82%) Web Development
9 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
10 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (21.05%) WCF
11 12 (21.05%) AngularJS
12 11 (19.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (17.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (17.54%) JIRA
13 10 (17.54%) NoSQL
13 10 (17.54%) Entity Framework
13 10 (17.54%) Finance
13 10 (17.54%) VBA
13 10 (17.54%) .NET Core
13 10 (17.54%) Self-Motivation
14 9 (15.79%) Power BI
14 9 (15.79%) Power Platform
14 9 (15.79%) People Management
14 9 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
14 9 (15.79%) Relational Database

.NET Framework
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 (15.79%) SharePoint
1 9 (15.79%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.51%) Confluence
3 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.79%) Power Platform
2 8 (14.04%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.02%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (5.26%) Serverless
5 2 (3.51%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.51%) SaaS
6 1 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.75%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (71.93%) SQL Server
2 11 (19.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (17.54%) NoSQL
3 10 (17.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (15.79%) PerformancePoint
4 9 (15.79%) Power BI
4 9 (15.79%) Relational Database
4 9 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (15.79%) Star Schema
5 7 (12.28%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (10.53%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (3.51%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) JIRA
2 6 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.02%) AccuRev
4 3 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (5.26%) Bitbucket
4 3 (5.26%) eggPlant
4 3 (5.26%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.75%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.75%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.75%) Subversion
5 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (17.54%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Banking
3 4 (7.02%) Back Office
4 2 (3.51%) Games
4 2 (3.51%) Law
5 1 (1.75%) Billing
Job Titles
1 40 (70.18%) Developer
2 25 (43.86%) .NET Developer
3 18 (31.58%) C# Developer
4 17 (29.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (12.28%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 7 (12.28%) VB.NET Developer
6 5 (8.77%) SQL Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (5.26%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Angular Developer
8 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Technical Leader
9 2 (3.51%) .NET Web Developer
9 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Backend Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (47.37%) ASP.NET
3 18 (31.58%) ASP.NET Web API
3 18 (31.58%) CSS
3 18 (31.58%) HTML
4 12 (21.05%) AngularJS
4 12 (21.05%) WCF
5 10 (17.54%) .NET Core
5 10 (17.54%) Entity Framework
6 9 (15.79%) MDX
6 9 (15.79%) WinForms
6 9 (15.79%) WPF
7 6 (10.53%) HTML5
7 6 (10.53%) Node.js
7 6 (10.53%) Web Services
8 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (8.77%) jQuery
9 4 (7.02%) JSON
9 4 (7.02%) LINQ
9 4 (7.02%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (8.77%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) Android
1 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.75%) Windows
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (61.40%) MVC
2 17 (29.82%) Web Development
3 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (15.79%) Dimensional Modelling
4 9 (15.79%) People Management
4 9 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (12.28%) E-Commerce
5 7 (12.28%) Software Engineering
6 6 (10.53%) Mentoring
7 5 (8.77%) High Availability
7 5 (8.77%) TDD
8 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
8 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.02%) Test Automation
8 4 (7.02%) Web Application Development
9 3 (5.26%) Analytics
9 3 (5.26%) DevOps
9 3 (5.26%) SOLID
9 3 (5.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 50 (87.72%) C#
2 22 (38.60%) SQL
3 18 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 10 (17.54%) VBA
5 9 (15.79%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.26%) XPath
7 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.75%) Java
8 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) IFRS
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Puppet
2 2 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.75%) MIIS
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.51%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.75%) iManage