Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 91 92
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1 +28
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 62 52 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.93% 1.78% 1.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.07% 4.81% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 48 46
Manchester median daily rate £361 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.34% +3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £446 £438 £400
North West median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +2.07% +3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £45.00 £41.88 £42.50
% change year-on-year +7.46% -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 1,222 1,082 1,084
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 38.07% 37.11% 31.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 843 751 774
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £285
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 7
Manchester median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +118.75% -49.21%
10th Percentile £11.88 £17.75 £14.80
90th Percentile £38.75 £45.00 £44.25
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% +3.17%

.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 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 2018. 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
Sale - 5 £405 -
Stockport - 3 £265 - 2
.NET Framework
North West

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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 62 (100.00%) .NET
2 53 (85.48%) C#
3 39 (62.90%) MVC
4 32 (51.61%) SQL
5 31 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 26 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (38.71%) Entity Framework
8 19 (30.65%) JavaScript
9 18 (29.03%) E-Commerce
9 18 (29.03%) NoSQL
10 16 (25.81%) JIRA
11 15 (24.19%) Computer Science
11 15 (24.19%) WCF
11 15 (24.19%) WPF
11 15 (24.19%) Degree
11 15 (24.19%) AccuRev
11 15 (24.19%) SQL Server 2000
11 15 (24.19%) VB.NET
11 15 (24.19%) WinForms
12 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
13 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET
14 12 (19.35%) DevOps
14 12 (19.35%) CSS
15 11 (17.74%) AngularJS
16 10 (16.13%) Web Application Development
16 10 (16.13%) React
16 10 (16.13%) Visual Studio
16 10 (16.13%) HTML
16 10 (16.13%) Visual Studio Team System
16 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure

.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 8 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.61%) Confluence
2 1 (1.61%) IIS
2 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.23%) GitHub
4 1 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.61%) PaaS
4 1 (1.61%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (29.03%) NoSQL
3 15 (24.19%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.61%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (25.81%) JIRA
2 15 (24.19%) AccuRev
3 10 (16.13%) Visual Studio
3 10 (16.13%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (8.06%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (6.45%) TeamCity
6 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.23%) Subversion
7 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.61%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.61%) NUnit
8 1 (1.61%) Selenium
8 1 (1.61%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.61%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 6 (9.68%) Legal
2 5 (8.06%) Law
3 4 (6.45%) Finance
4 3 (4.84%) Back Office
4 3 (4.84%) Banking
4 3 (4.84%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (91.94%) Developer
2 42 (67.74%) .NET Developer
3 23 (37.10%) C# Developer
4 13 (20.97%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (20.97%) Full Stack Developer
5 10 (16.13%) Software Developer
6 9 (14.52%) C# Software Developer
6 9 (14.52%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 9 (14.52%) VB.NET Developer
7 8 (12.90%) SQL Developer
8 5 (8.06%) React Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Senior Developer
10 3 (4.84%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (3.23%) Analyst
11 2 (3.23%) Applications Support
11 2 (3.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 2 (3.23%) Senior .NET Developer
11 2 (3.23%) Support Analyst
11 2 (3.23%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (38.71%) Entity Framework
3 15 (24.19%) WCF
3 15 (24.19%) WinForms
3 15 (24.19%) WPF
4 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET
5 12 (19.35%) CSS
6 11 (17.74%) AngularJS
7 10 (16.13%) HTML
7 10 (16.13%) React
8 6 (9.68%) .NET Core
8 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (8.06%) Redux
10 4 (6.45%) Ninject
10 4 (6.45%) Web Services
11 3 (4.84%) jQuery
11 3 (4.84%) Node.js
12 2 (3.23%) Kendo UI
12 2 (3.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (8.06%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (62.90%) MVC
2 26 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (29.03%) E-Commerce
4 15 (24.19%) Computer Science
5 12 (19.35%) DevOps
6 10 (16.13%) Web Application Development
7 8 (12.90%) SOLID
7 8 (12.90%) Static Code Analysis
7 8 (12.90%) Unit Testing
8 7 (11.29%) TDD
9 6 (9.68%) Web Development
10 5 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (8.06%) Document Management
10 5 (8.06%) Waterfall
11 4 (6.45%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (6.45%) Integration Testing
11 4 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
12 3 (4.84%) Front End Development
12 3 (4.84%) Microservices
12 3 (4.84%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (85.48%) C#
2 32 (51.61%) SQL
3 19 (30.65%) JavaScript
4 15 (24.19%) VB.NET
5 4 (6.45%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.23%) Java
6 2 (3.23%) Python
7 1 (1.61%) Erlang
7 1 (1.61%) ES6
7 1 (1.61%) Go
7 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (24.19%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) MCTS
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.23%) iManage
2 2 (3.23%) Telerik
3 1 (1.61%) Cognizant
3 1 (1.61%) Google
3 1 (1.61%) Intapp
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle
3 1 (1.61%) UiPath