Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 98 116
Rank change year-on-year +19 +18 -9
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 76 44 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.35% 1.57% 0.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.78% 4.67% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 36 27
Manchester median daily rate £350 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% - +11.54%
10th Percentile £263 £294 £306
90th Percentile £431 £463 £575
North West median daily rate £365 £350 £333
% change year-on-year +4.29% +5.26% -16.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +5.88%

.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 1,314 943 963
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 40.64% 33.74% 26.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 614 664
Manchester median daily rate £391 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.14% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £277 £263
90th Percentile £531 £508 £516
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 6
Manchester median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +24.03% -16.77%
10th Percentile £12.74 £14.75 £16.15
90th Percentile £41.80 £49.38 £43.25
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -0.69%

.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 16 July 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 16 July 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
Bolton - 1 £350 - 6
.NET Framework
North West

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 76 (100.00%) .NET
2 65 (85.53%) C#
3 57 (75.00%) MVC
4 47 (61.84%) SQL Server
5 44 (57.89%) Entity Framework
6 38 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 36 (47.37%) SQL
8 32 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (40.79%) AngularJS
10 30 (39.47%) ASP.NET Web API
10 30 (39.47%) CSS
11 29 (38.16%) ASP.NET
12 25 (32.89%) HTML
13 24 (31.58%) TDD
14 20 (26.32%) jQuery
14 20 (26.32%) Microsoft
15 16 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (21.05%) .NET Core
16 15 (19.74%) Web Services
17 14 (18.42%) JSON
17 14 (18.42%) JIRA
17 14 (18.42%) WCF
18 13 (17.11%) React
18 13 (17.11%) DevOps
18 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Azure
19 12 (15.79%) REST
19 12 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
20 11 (14.47%) XML
20 11 (14.47%) E-Commerce
20 11 (14.47%) Visual Studio

.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 (10.53%) Confluence
2 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.32%) CMS
3 1 (1.32%) IIS
3 1 (1.32%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.89%) SaaS
3 2 (2.63%) PaaS
4 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.32%) IaaS
4 1 (1.32%) NuGet
4 1 (1.32%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (61.84%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.32%) Big Data
6 1 (1.32%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.32%) DB2
6 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (18.42%) JIRA
2 11 (14.47%) Visual Studio
3 10 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (11.84%) Git (software)
5 7 (9.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (9.21%) Bitbucket
5 7 (9.21%) eggPlant
6 6 (7.89%) AccuRev
6 6 (7.89%) Subversion
7 5 (6.58%) SonarQube
8 3 (3.95%) NUnit
8 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.32%) MSTest
10 1 (1.32%) NSubstitute
10 1 (1.32%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 8 (10.53%) Law
2 7 (9.21%) Legal
3 6 (7.89%) Games
4 5 (6.58%) Back Office
5 3 (3.95%) Banking
5 3 (3.95%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.63%) Finance
6 2 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (81.58%) Developer
2 39 (51.32%) .NET Developer
3 29 (38.16%) C# Developer
4 15 (19.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (18.42%) Full Stack Developer
6 8 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) Senior Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Software Developer
8 6 (7.89%) Desktop Support
8 6 (7.89%) Senior C# Developer
8 6 (7.89%) SQL Developer
9 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 5 (6.58%) React Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Web Developer
11 2 (2.63%) .NET Web Developer
11 2 (2.63%) Angular Developer
11 2 (2.63%) C# Software Developer
12 1 (1.32%) Azure Engineer
12 1 (1.32%) Full Stack Web Developer
12 1 (1.32%) Machine Learning Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (100.00%) .NET
2 44 (57.89%) Entity Framework
3 31 (40.79%) AngularJS
4 30 (39.47%) ASP.NET Web API
4 30 (39.47%) CSS
5 29 (38.16%) ASP.NET
6 25 (32.89%) HTML
7 20 (26.32%) jQuery
8 16 (21.05%) .NET Core
9 15 (19.74%) Web Services
10 14 (18.42%) JSON
10 14 (18.42%) WCF
11 13 (17.11%) React
12 12 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (15.79%) REST
13 11 (14.47%) XML
14 10 (13.16%) KnockoutJS
15 8 (10.53%) HTML5
15 8 (10.53%) SOAP
15 8 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Computer Science
1 7 (9.21%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.95%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.95%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.63%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.63%) User Experience
4 1 (1.32%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.32%) Fintech
4 1 (1.32%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.63%) Android
1 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
1 2 (2.63%) Windows
2 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (75.00%) MVC
2 32 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (31.58%) TDD
4 16 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (17.11%) DevOps
6 11 (14.47%) E-Commerce
7 10 (13.16%) BDD
8 9 (11.84%) Scrum
9 8 (10.53%) Unit Testing
10 7 (9.21%) Microservices
10 7 (9.21%) Test Automation
10 7 (9.21%) Test Scripting
10 7 (9.21%) User Stories
11 6 (7.89%) ATDD
11 6 (7.89%) Code Coverage
11 6 (7.89%) Dependency Injection
11 6 (7.89%) SOLID
11 6 (7.89%) Waterfall
12 5 (6.58%) Front End Development
12 5 (6.58%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (85.53%) C#
2 38 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 36 (47.37%) SQL
4 8 (10.53%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.58%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.95%) XPath
7 2 (2.63%) ES6
7 2 (2.63%) Go
8 1 (1.32%) Erlang
8 1 (1.32%) PHP
8 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.32%) Python
8 1 (1.32%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) Degree
2 3 (3.95%) MCTS
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (6.58%) Puppet
2 1 (1.32%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 20 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.21%) Atlassian
3 3 (3.95%) Oracle
4 2 (2.63%) Capita
4 2 (2.63%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.32%) Google
5 1 (1.32%) iManage
5 1 (1.32%) Sitecore