Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 99 94
Rank change year-on-year +16 -5 +41
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 68 41 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.19% 1.44% 1.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.63% 4.05% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 38 51
Manchester median daily rate £350 £363 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +2.11% +9.23%
10th Percentile £263 £306 £300
90th Percentile £439 £441 £575
North West median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -
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 1,208 1,012 1,093
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 38.98% 35.61% 30.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 830 685 778
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £312 £300 £281
90th Percentile £550 £525 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 10
Manchester median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £29.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +37.87% -22.63%
10th Percentile £12.26 £17.83 £14.95
90th Percentile £38.75 £48.53 £43.88
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -7.14%

.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 20 October 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 20 October 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 - 2
Stockport - 3 £265 - 2
.NET Framework
North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 68 (100.00%) .NET
2 56 (82.35%) C#
3 45 (66.18%) MVC
4 34 (50.00%) Entity Framework
5 33 (48.53%) SQL
5 33 (48.53%) SQL Server
6 27 (39.71%) JavaScript
7 25 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (30.88%) ASP.NET
9 20 (29.41%) CSS
9 20 (29.41%) HTML
10 19 (27.94%) AngularJS
11 17 (25.00%) NoSQL
11 17 (25.00%) E-Commerce
12 13 (19.12%) React
12 13 (19.12%) Microsoft
12 13 (19.12%) SQL Server 2000
12 13 (19.12%) VB.NET
12 13 (19.12%) JIRA
12 13 (19.12%) Computer Science
12 13 (19.12%) WinForms
12 13 (19.12%) WCF
12 13 (19.12%) WPF
12 13 (19.12%) Degree
12 13 (19.12%) AccuRev
13 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (14.71%) Unit Testing
13 10 (14.71%) Visual Studio
13 10 (14.71%) Greenfield Project
14 9 (13.24%) Visual Studio Team System

.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 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.47%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.47%) PaaS
2 1 (1.47%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (48.53%) SQL Server
2 17 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 13 (19.12%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.47%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 13 (19.12%) AccuRev
1 13 (19.12%) JIRA
2 10 (14.71%) Visual Studio
3 9 (13.24%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (7.35%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (4.41%) Subversion
6 3 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.41%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.94%) NUnit
8 1 (1.47%) Selenium
8 1 (1.47%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.47%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (5.88%) Legal
2 3 (4.41%) Back Office
2 3 (4.41%) Banking
2 3 (4.41%) Investment Banking
2 3 (4.41%) Law
2 3 (4.41%) Retail
3 2 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 65 (95.59%) Developer
2 51 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 26 (38.24%) C# Developer
4 17 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (19.12%) Full Stack Developer
6 10 (14.71%) Software Developer
7 9 (13.24%) SQL Developer
8 8 (11.76%) C# Software Developer
8 8 (11.76%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 8 (11.76%) VB.NET Developer
9 5 (7.35%) React Developer
10 3 (4.41%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Angular Developer
10 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Senior Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Web Developer
11 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (2.94%) Desktop Support
11 2 (2.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 2 (2.94%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (100.00%) .NET
2 34 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 21 (30.88%) ASP.NET
4 20 (29.41%) CSS
4 20 (29.41%) HTML
5 19 (27.94%) AngularJS
6 13 (19.12%) React
6 13 (19.12%) WCF
6 13 (19.12%) WinForms
6 13 (19.12%) WPF
7 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (10.29%) .NET Core
10 6 (8.82%) jQuery
10 6 (8.82%) Web Services
11 5 (7.35%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (7.35%) Ninject
12 4 (5.88%) Apache Cordova
12 4 (5.88%) Node.js
12 4 (5.88%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) Computer Science
2 10 (14.71%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (10.29%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.94%) User Experience
5 1 (1.47%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.47%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) Android
1 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (66.18%) MVC
2 25 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 10 (14.71%) Unit Testing
5 9 (13.24%) DevOps
6 8 (11.76%) SOLID
6 8 (11.76%) Static Code Analysis
6 8 (11.76%) Web Application Development
6 8 (11.76%) Web Development
7 6 (8.82%) TDD
8 5 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (5.88%) Integration Testing
9 4 (5.88%) Waterfall
10 3 (4.41%) BDD
10 3 (4.41%) CRM
10 3 (4.41%) Document Management
10 3 (4.41%) Practice Management
11 2 (2.94%) Data Modelling
11 2 (2.94%) OO
Programming Languages
1 56 (82.35%) C#
2 33 (48.53%) SQL
3 27 (39.71%) JavaScript
4 13 (19.12%) VB.NET
5 6 (8.82%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.47%) Erlang
6 1 (1.47%) Go
6 1 (1.47%) Java
6 1 (1.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (19.12%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) MCTS
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (19.12%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.94%) DevExpress
2 2 (2.94%) Telerik
3 1 (1.47%) Intapp