Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 6 months to 17 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 (dotNet)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 9 17
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8 +4
Contract jobs citing .NET 405 297 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.55% 10.61% 7.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.92% 31.30% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 227 192
Manchester median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £295 £286 £253
90th Percentile £475 £525 £488
North West median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Manchester median hourly rate - - £29.15
North West median hourly rate £55.00 £42.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year +29.41% +25.93% -20.59%

.NET 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 1,310 949 963
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 40.58% 33.89% 26.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 890 620 664
Manchester median daily rate £391 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.14% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £305 £281 £263
90th Percentile £532 £509 £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
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Manchester

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Manchester

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Manchester

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Manchester

.NET
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 within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 17 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
Stockport +4 11 £375 +15.38% 11
Bolton +8 7 £281 -29.69% 9
Salford -7 3 £250 -35.48% 6
Wigan - 3 £360 - 6
Cheadle - 1 £375 - 2
Sale - 1 - - 3
.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing .NET 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.

1 318 (78.52%) C#
2 177 (43.70%) MVC
3 169 (41.73%) SQL Server
4 168 (41.48%) SQL
5 155 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
6 131 (32.35%) JavaScript
6 131 (32.35%) ASP.NET
7 109 (26.91%) HTML
8 102 (25.19%) CSS
9 95 (23.46%) Microsoft
10 83 (20.49%) AngularJS
11 77 (19.01%) TDD
11 77 (19.01%) .NET Framework
12 74 (18.27%) Web Services
13 70 (17.28%) ASP.NET Web API
14 63 (15.56%) jQuery
15 59 (14.57%) Microsoft Azure
16 56 (13.83%) WPF
17 55 (13.58%) E-Commerce
18 51 (12.59%) JIRA
18 51 (12.59%) WCF
19 50 (12.35%) .NET Core
20 48 (11.85%) VB.NET
21 47 (11.60%) ASP.NET MVC
22 46 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
23 45 (11.11%) Entity Framework
24 43 (10.62%) Visual Studio
25 42 (10.37%) WinForms
25 42 (10.37%) DevOps
26 40 (9.88%) HTML5

.NET
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 18 (4.44%) CMS
2 13 (3.21%) Confluence
3 10 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (2.47%) Orchard CMS
4 6 (1.48%) IIS
5 4 (0.99%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.74%) NServiceBus
6 3 (0.74%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.49%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.25%) Apache
8 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.25%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.25%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 59 (14.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.22%) GitHub
3 9 (2.22%) SaaS
4 7 (1.73%) Dynamics 365
4 7 (1.73%) iPaaS
5 6 (1.48%) PaaS
6 5 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (0.99%) IaaS
7 4 (0.99%) Serverless
8 3 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.49%) Boomi
9 2 (0.49%) npm
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.25%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.25%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.47%) Internet
2 4 (0.99%) Firewall
2 4 (0.99%) FTP
2 4 (0.99%) HTTP
2 4 (0.99%) SMS
2 4 (0.99%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.74%) DHCP
3 3 (0.74%) DNS
3 3 (0.74%) IPsec
3 3 (0.74%) VPN
4 2 (0.49%) Network Security
4 2 (0.49%) SSL
4 2 (0.49%) VLAN
5 1 (0.25%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (41.73%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.41%) NoSQL
3 23 (5.68%) SQL Server 2000
4 18 (4.44%) Relational Database
5 17 (4.20%) RavenDB
6 14 (3.46%) RDBMS
7 12 (2.96%) MySQL
7 12 (2.96%) SQL Server 2014
8 11 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.73%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (1.73%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.23%) Riak
12 4 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.99%) SQL Server 2016
13 3 (0.74%) Big Data
13 3 (0.74%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.74%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 51 (12.59%) JIRA
2 43 (10.62%) Visual Studio
3 36 (8.89%) Git (software)
4 24 (5.93%) AccuRev
5 20 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (4.44%) Jenkins
7 13 (3.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 13 (3.21%) Bitbucket
8 12 (2.96%) NUnit
9 11 (2.72%) eggPlant
9 11 (2.72%) Octopus Deploy
9 11 (2.72%) Selenium
9 11 (2.72%) TeamCity
10 8 (1.98%) SonarQube
10 8 (1.98%) Subversion
11 4 (0.99%) Grunt
11 4 (0.99%) gulp
12 3 (0.74%) git-flow
12 3 (0.74%) Jasmine
12 3 (0.74%) webpack
General
1 24 (5.93%) Games
2 22 (5.43%) Finance
3 19 (4.69%) Law
4 17 (4.20%) Back Office
5 16 (3.95%) Legal
6 10 (2.47%) Retail
7 9 (2.22%) Banking
8 6 (1.48%) Automotive
9 4 (0.99%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.99%) Marketing
9 4 (0.99%) Publishing
10 3 (0.74%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.49%) Advertising
12 1 (0.25%) Billing
12 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.25%) Military
12 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 275 (67.90%) Developer
2 168 (41.48%) .NET Developer
3 111 (27.41%) C# Developer
4 75 (18.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 32 (7.90%) Software Developer
6 28 (6.91%) Full Stack Developer
7 27 (6.67%) SQL Developer
8 24 (5.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 21 (5.19%) DevOps Engineer
10 20 (4.94%) ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (4.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (4.20%) Senior Developer
12 15 (3.70%) Team Leader
12 15 (3.70%) Web Developer
13 14 (3.46%) Angular Developer
13 14 (3.46%) Desktop Support
14 12 (2.96%) Development Manager
14 12 (2.96%) Project Manager
15 11 (2.72%) Architect
15 11 (2.72%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (32.35%) ASP.NET
2 109 (26.91%) HTML
3 102 (25.19%) CSS
4 83 (20.49%) AngularJS
5 77 (19.01%) .NET Framework
6 74 (18.27%) Web Services
7 70 (17.28%) ASP.NET Web API
8 63 (15.56%) jQuery
9 56 (13.83%) WPF
10 51 (12.59%) WCF
11 50 (12.35%) .NET Core
12 47 (11.60%) ASP.NET MVC
13 45 (11.11%) Entity Framework
14 42 (10.37%) WinForms
15 40 (9.88%) HTML5
16 38 (9.38%) REST
17 37 (9.14%) SOAP
18 36 (8.89%) XML
19 33 (8.15%) React
20 29 (7.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.17%) Greenfield Project
2 19 (4.69%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 8 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (1.98%) Semantic Web
5 7 (1.73%) Algorithms
5 7 (1.73%) User Experience
6 6 (1.48%) Fintech
6 6 (1.48%) NHS
7 5 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.99%) Online Gambling
9 3 (0.74%) Cloud Native
9 3 (0.74%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.74%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.74%) Online Games
10 2 (0.49%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.49%) Replication
11 1 (0.25%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 24 (5.93%) Windows
2 13 (3.21%) Windows Server
3 9 (2.22%) Linux
4 7 (1.73%) Android
4 7 (1.73%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.74%) CentOS
5 3 (0.74%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.49%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (43.70%) MVC
2 155 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (19.01%) TDD
4 55 (13.58%) E-Commerce
5 46 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (10.37%) DevOps
7 34 (8.40%) BDD
8 33 (8.15%) Scrum
8 33 (8.15%) Test Automation
8 33 (8.15%) Web Development
9 25 (6.17%) Software Engineering
10 22 (5.43%) Problem-Solving
11 21 (5.19%) Unit Testing
12 20 (4.94%) Front End Development
13 19 (4.69%) CRM
13 19 (4.69%) Waterfall
14 16 (3.95%) SDLC
14 16 (3.95%) SOA
15 13 (3.21%) Continuous Delivery
15 13 (3.21%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 318 (78.52%) C#
2 168 (41.48%) SQL
3 131 (32.35%) JavaScript
4 48 (11.85%) VB.NET
5 25 (6.17%) Java
6 23 (5.68%) VB
7 20 (4.94%) T-SQL
8 12 (2.96%) Erlang
9 8 (1.98%) Python
10 7 (1.73%) C++
10 7 (1.73%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.73%) TypeScript
11 5 (1.23%) C
11 5 (1.23%) ES6
11 5 (1.23%) Go
11 5 (1.23%) PHP
12 4 (0.99%) XPath
13 3 (0.74%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.74%) R
13 3 (0.74%) VB6
Qualifications
1 21 (5.19%) Degree
2 6 (1.48%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.74%) MCTS
5 2 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.25%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.47%) QA
2 6 (1.48%) WAI
3 4 (0.99%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (3.70%) Docker
2 8 (1.98%) Varnish
3 7 (1.73%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.25%) Firmware
4 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 15 (3.70%) Puppet
2 12 (2.96%) Kibana
3 5 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.74%) Ansible
4 3 (0.74%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.74%) Salt
4 3 (0.74%) Terraform
5 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.25%) WMI
Vendors
1 95 (23.46%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.21%) Atlassian
3 11 (2.72%) Oracle
4 10 (2.47%) Sitecore
5 9 (2.22%) Capita
6 5 (1.23%) Google
6 5 (1.23%) PeopleSoft
6 5 (1.23%) webMethods
6 5 (1.23%) Xamarin
7 3 (0.74%) BT
8 2 (0.49%) Cloudera
8 2 (0.49%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.49%) Informatica
8 2 (0.49%) MuleSoft
8 2 (0.49%) Okta
8 2 (0.49%) SnapLogic
8 2 (0.49%) Splunk
9 1 (0.25%) Avature
9 1 (0.25%) Intapp
9 1 (0.25%) Tableau