Period
to 16 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 100 102
Rank change year-on-year +11 +2 -14
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 58 56 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.07% 1.76% 1.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.54% 5.51% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 36 41
Manchester median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% +3.17%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £285
90th Percentile £438 £402 £438
North West median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Manchester median hourly rate - £35.00 -
North West median hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33% -

.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 1,047 1,017 1,014
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 37.41% 32.04% 26.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 706 609
Manchester median daily rate £388 £388 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.46% +12.00%
10th Percentile £294 £286 £267
90th Percentile £538 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £390 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +0.65% - +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 33
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £22.76 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.14% -27.74% +8.39%
10th Percentile £17.00 £14.88 £11.50
90th Percentile £44.00 £39.38 £42.00
North West median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £33.82
% change year-on-year +0.65% +13.84% +12.73%

.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 January 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 January 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
Altrincham - 3 £338 - 1
Stockport +7 1 £340 - 2
Wigan -2 1 £313 +4.17% 2
Bolton - 1 £300 - 3
.NET Framework
North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 58 (100.00%) .NET
2 45 (77.59%) SQL Server
3 43 (74.14%) MVC
4 38 (65.52%) C#
4 38 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (50.00%) SQL
6 26 (44.83%) ASP.NET Web API
7 25 (43.10%) WCF
8 23 (39.66%) WPF
8 23 (39.66%) AngularJS
9 22 (37.93%) WinForms
10 21 (36.21%) JavaScript
11 20 (34.48%) ASP.NET
12 19 (32.76%) HTML
12 19 (32.76%) Entity Framework
13 18 (31.03%) CSS
13 18 (31.03%) E-Commerce
14 17 (29.31%) Computer Science
14 17 (29.31%) Degree
15 16 (27.59%) JIRA
16 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
17 14 (24.14%) SQL Server 2000
17 14 (24.14%) AccuRev
17 14 (24.14%) Web Application Development
17 14 (24.14%) NoSQL
18 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET MVC
18 13 (22.41%) Web Services
19 12 (20.69%) TDD
20 11 (18.97%) HTML5
20 11 (18.97%) Windows

.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 3 (5.17%) CMS
2 2 (3.45%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.72%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (3.45%) Boomi
3 2 (3.45%) IaaS
3 2 (3.45%) iPaaS
3 2 (3.45%) SaaS
3 2 (3.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
1 3 (5.17%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.72%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (77.59%) SQL Server
2 14 (24.14%) NoSQL
2 14 (24.14%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 16 (27.59%) JIRA
2 14 (24.14%) AccuRev
3 10 (17.24%) Visual Studio
4 8 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.17%) Grunt
5 3 (5.17%) gulp
5 3 (5.17%) MSI
5 3 (5.17%) WinDbg
6 2 (3.45%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.72%) NUnit
7 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (15.52%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Back Office
3 4 (6.90%) Billing
3 4 (6.90%) General Ledger
4 3 (5.17%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.72%) Law
5 1 (1.72%) Marketing
5 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (72.41%) Developer
2 21 (36.21%) .NET Developer
3 14 (24.14%) Desktop Support
3 14 (24.14%) Software Developer
4 13 (22.41%) C# Developer
5 12 (20.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (15.52%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (12.07%) Angular Developer
8 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Architect
9 3 (5.17%) Consultant
9 3 (5.17%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Technical Leader
10 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Automation Architect
10 2 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Integration Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Senior Full Stack Developer
10 2 (3.45%) SQL Developer
11 1 (1.72%) .NET Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (44.83%) ASP.NET Web API
3 25 (43.10%) WCF
4 23 (39.66%) AngularJS
4 23 (39.66%) WPF
5 22 (37.93%) WinForms
6 20 (34.48%) ASP.NET
7 19 (32.76%) Entity Framework
7 19 (32.76%) HTML
8 18 (31.03%) CSS
9 13 (22.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (22.41%) Web Services
10 11 (18.97%) HTML5
11 9 (15.52%) CSS3
11 9 (15.52%) jQuery
11 9 (15.52%) REST
11 9 (15.52%) XML
12 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (12.07%) SOAP
12 7 (12.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.31%) Computer Science
2 8 (13.79%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.45%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) Windows
2 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.17%) Windows 10
3 3 (5.17%) Windows 8
3 3 (5.17%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (74.14%) MVC
2 38 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (31.03%) E-Commerce
4 14 (24.14%) Web Application Development
5 12 (20.69%) TDD
6 6 (10.34%) Scrum
7 5 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.62%) Data Management
7 5 (8.62%) ITIL
7 5 (8.62%) Software Engineering
7 5 (8.62%) Test Automation
7 5 (8.62%) Waterfall
8 4 (6.90%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (6.90%) DevOps
8 4 (6.90%) OOP
8 4 (6.90%) People Management
8 4 (6.90%) Practice Management
8 4 (6.90%) Risk Management
8 4 (6.90%) SOLID
8 4 (6.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (65.52%) C#
2 29 (50.00%) SQL
3 21 (36.21%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.62%) TypeScript
5 4 (6.90%) XPath
6 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.17%) Python
7 2 (3.45%) Go
7 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.72%) C++
8 1 (1.72%) Ruby
8 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (29.31%) Degree
2 4 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (5.17%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.17%) HP
3 2 (3.45%) Blue Prism
3 2 (3.45%) Capita
3 2 (3.45%) Informatica
3 2 (3.45%) MuleSoft
3 2 (3.45%) Rackspace
3 2 (3.45%) SnapLogic
4 1 (1.72%) Xamarin