Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 95 127
Rank change year-on-year +1 +32 -48
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 49 63 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.66% 1.76% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.57% 5.76% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 45 21
Manchester median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% -
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £438 £400 £388
North West median daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +1.43% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £41.88 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.47% - -

.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 1073 1094 912
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 36.34% 30.50% 24.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 729 777 560
Manchester median daily rate £400 £389 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.96% +3.60% +15.38%
10th Percentile £300 £287 £273
90th Percentile £538 £500 £514
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +18.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 27
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £22.76 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.76% -34.96% +21.74%
10th Percentile £16.55 £14.85 £10.90
90th Percentile £47.40 £44.13 £42.20
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% +0.98%

.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 November 2017.

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 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
Altrincham - 3 £338 - 1
Wigan +1 1 £313 - 1
Bury - 1 - - 1
Bolton - 1 £300 - 2
.NET Framework
North West

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 49 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (79.59%) SQL Server
3 37 (75.51%) MVC
4 36 (73.47%) C#
5 33 (67.35%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (61.22%) SQL
7 23 (46.94%) CSS
7 23 (46.94%) Entity Framework
7 23 (46.94%) AngularJS
7 23 (46.94%) ASP.NET Web API
8 22 (44.90%) WCF
8 22 (44.90%) JavaScript
8 22 (44.90%) ASP.NET
8 22 (44.90%) HTML
9 18 (36.73%) WPF
10 17 (34.69%) WinForms
11 15 (30.61%) Degree
12 13 (26.53%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (24.49%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (24.49%) HTML5
13 12 (24.49%) Computer Science
13 12 (24.49%) jQuery
13 12 (24.49%) TDD
14 10 (20.41%) E-Commerce
14 10 (20.41%) JIRA
14 10 (20.41%) CSS3
14 10 (20.41%) Greenfield Project
15 9 (18.37%) Web Application Development
15 9 (18.37%) NoSQL
15 9 (18.37%) AccuRev

.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 4 (8.16%) NServiceBus
2 2 (4.08%) CMS
3 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) PaaS
2 1 (2.04%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (79.59%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.37%) NoSQL
2 9 (18.37%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.12%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (20.41%) JIRA
3 9 (18.37%) AccuRev
4 4 (8.16%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.16%) gulp
5 3 (6.12%) Grunt
6 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.08%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.04%) jspm
7 1 (2.04%) MSTest
7 1 (2.04%) NuGet
7 1 (2.04%) NUnit
7 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Back Office
2 3 (6.12%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Law
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (73.47%) Developer
2 22 (44.90%) .NET Developer
3 15 (30.61%) C# Developer
4 14 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (18.37%) Desktop Support
5 9 (18.37%) Full Stack Developer
5 9 (18.37%) Software Developer
6 7 (14.29%) Angular Developer
7 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Senior Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Architect
9 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (6.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Cloud Architect
9 3 (6.12%) Technical Leader
10 2 (4.08%) .NET Designer
10 2 (4.08%) Designer
10 2 (4.08%) SQL Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Systems Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (46.94%) AngularJS
2 23 (46.94%) ASP.NET Web API
2 23 (46.94%) CSS
2 23 (46.94%) Entity Framework
3 22 (44.90%) ASP.NET
3 22 (44.90%) HTML
3 22 (44.90%) WCF
4 18 (36.73%) WPF
5 17 (34.69%) WinForms
6 12 (24.49%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (24.49%) HTML5
6 12 (24.49%) jQuery
7 10 (20.41%) CSS3
8 9 (18.37%) Web Services
9 8 (16.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (12.24%) SignalR
11 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (10.20%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (8.16%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Computer Science
2 10 (20.41%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.12%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (75.51%) MVC
2 33 (67.35%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (24.49%) TDD
4 10 (20.41%) E-Commerce
5 9 (18.37%) Scrum
5 9 (18.37%) Web Application Development
6 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (12.24%) Unit Testing
7 5 (10.20%) Project Management
7 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
7 5 (10.20%) Web Development
8 4 (8.16%) BDD
9 3 (6.12%) ATDD
9 3 (6.12%) Change Control
9 3 (6.12%) DevOps
9 3 (6.12%) Issue Tracking
9 3 (6.12%) IT Strategy
9 3 (6.12%) Prototyping
9 3 (6.12%) Rapid Prototyping
9 3 (6.12%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 36 (73.47%) C#
2 30 (61.22%) SQL
3 22 (44.90%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.24%) TypeScript
5 4 (8.16%) C++
6 3 (6.12%) Go
6 3 (6.12%) Java
6 3 (6.12%) Python
6 3 (6.12%) Scala
6 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.04%) Ruby
7 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) Ansible
1 3 (6.12%) Mesos
2 1 (2.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) Capita
3 1 (2.04%) SAP
3 1 (2.04%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.04%) Xamarin