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 3 months to 28 June 2017 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 18 21
Rank change year-on-year +7 +3  
Contract jobs citing .NET 130 129 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 9.29% 7.26% 6.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.52% 28.79% 28.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 92 64
Median daily rate £361 £350 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +6.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £339
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £41.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.12% -  

.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 426 448 337
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 30.43% 25.20% 22.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1020 1231 962
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 11 10
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +8 8 £331 -1.85% 11
Salford +5 3 £300 -14.28% 4
Altrincham - 2 £319 - 4
Bury 0 1 - - 4
.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET 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.

1 190 (68.10%) C#
2 137 (49.10%) MVC
3 120 (43.01%) SQL Server
4 114 (40.86%) JavaScript
5 113 (40.50%) Agile Software Development
6 112 (40.14%) ASP.NET
7 104 (37.28%) SQL
8 89 (31.90%) CSS
9 85 (30.47%) HTML
10 80 (28.67%) jQuery
11 61 (21.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 52 (18.64%) Microsoft
13 49 (17.56%) Scrum
14 47 (16.85%) ASP.NET Web API
15 44 (15.77%) HTML5
16 43 (15.41%) Continuous Integration
16 43 (15.41%) .NET Framework
17 42 (15.05%) TDD
18 41 (14.70%) AngularJS
19 38 (13.62%) Test Automation
20 36 (12.90%) Unit Testing
21 35 (12.54%) Java
22 31 (11.11%) Web Services
22 31 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
23 30 (10.75%) QA
24 27 (9.68%) Git (software)
25 26 (9.32%) JIRA
26 25 (8.96%) Degree
26 25 (8.96%) CRM
26 25 (8.96%) Team Foundation Server

.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 24 (8.60%) CMS
2 22 (7.89%) Umbraco
3 13 (4.66%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (3.94%) EPiServer
5 7 (2.51%) Confluence
5 7 (2.51%) IIS
5 7 (2.51%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.79%) Apache
7 4 (1.43%) Jetty
7 4 (1.43%) Mongrel
7 4 (1.43%) nginx
7 4 (1.43%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.43%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.08%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.08%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.72%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.36%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 3 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (1.08%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 23 (8.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.36%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.73%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.43%) Google App Engine
3 4 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (1.43%) Office 365
4 3 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.08%) OneDrive
4 3 (1.08%) PaaS
5 2 (0.72%) SaaS
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.36%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.36%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.15%) DNS
1 6 (2.15%) IPsec
2 5 (1.79%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.43%) DHCP
3 4 (1.43%) FTP
3 4 (1.43%) HTTP
3 4 (1.43%) SSL
3 4 (1.43%) VPN
4 2 (0.72%) Firewall
4 2 (0.72%) LAN
4 2 (0.72%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (0.72%) VoIP
4 2 (0.72%) WAN
5 1 (0.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (43.01%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (5.73%) SQL Server 2014
4 14 (5.02%) Relational Database
5 12 (4.30%) NoSQL
6 7 (2.51%) Hadoop
7 6 (2.15%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.15%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.15%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.08%) IDOL
10 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.72%) Big Data
11 2 (0.72%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (0.36%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 27 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 26 (9.32%) JIRA
3 25 (8.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (6.81%) Selenium
5 17 (6.09%) gulp
6 13 (4.66%) NUnit
6 13 (4.66%) Visual Studio
7 11 (3.94%) WebDriver
8 10 (3.58%) AccuRev
9 9 (3.23%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.79%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.79%) SpecFlow
11 4 (1.43%) Travis CI
12 3 (1.08%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.08%) webpack
13 2 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (0.72%) SoapUI
13 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 1 (0.36%) Hudson
14 1 (0.36%) NuGet
General
1 20 (7.17%) Finance
2 10 (3.58%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.87%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.15%) Back Office
5 5 (1.79%) Legal
6 4 (1.43%) Games
6 4 (1.43%) Marketing
7 3 (1.08%) Advertising
7 3 (1.08%) Banking
8 2 (0.72%) Electronics
8 2 (0.72%) Law
9 1 (0.36%) Retail
9 1 (0.36%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 188 (67.38%) Developer
2 101 (36.20%) .NET Developer
3 39 (13.98%) C# Developer
4 36 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (8.96%) ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (6.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (6.81%) Software Developer
7 17 (6.09%) Senior Developer
8 15 (5.38%) Architect
8 15 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 14 (5.02%) CRM Developer
9 14 (5.02%) Sitecore Developer
10 13 (4.66%) Umbraco Developer
11 11 (3.94%) Full Stack Developer
11 11 (3.94%) Lead Developer
12 10 (3.58%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 9 (3.23%) Senior .NET Developer
13 9 (3.23%) Technical Leader
14 7 (2.51%) Analyst
14 7 (2.51%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (40.14%) ASP.NET
2 89 (31.90%) CSS
3 85 (30.47%) HTML
4 80 (28.67%) jQuery
5 61 (21.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 47 (16.85%) ASP.NET Web API
7 44 (15.77%) HTML5
8 43 (15.41%) .NET Framework
9 41 (14.70%) AngularJS
10 31 (11.11%) Web Services
11 23 (8.24%) Entity Framework
12 21 (7.53%) Sass
12 21 (7.53%) WPF
13 19 (6.81%) CSS3
14 18 (6.45%) WinForms
15 13 (4.66%) .NET Core
15 13 (4.66%) WCF
16 12 (4.30%) REST
16 12 (4.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 10 (3.58%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (6.09%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.15%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.79%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.43%) Fintech
6 4 (1.43%) iPad
6 4 (1.43%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.43%) User Experience
7 3 (1.08%) Replication
8 2 (0.72%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.36%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.36%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.36%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.36%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.36%) NHS
9 1 (0.36%) Online Games
9 1 (0.36%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.24%) Windows
2 11 (3.94%) Unix
3 7 (2.51%) Linux
3 7 (2.51%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.08%) Android
5 3 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.72%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.36%) Mesosphere
7 1 (0.36%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (49.10%) MVC
2 113 (40.50%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (17.56%) Scrum
4 43 (15.41%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (15.05%) TDD
6 38 (13.62%) Test Automation
7 36 (12.90%) Unit Testing
8 25 (8.96%) CRM
9 24 (8.60%) Web Development
10 19 (6.81%) E-Commerce
10 19 (6.81%) Refactoring
11 18 (6.45%) DevOps
12 17 (6.09%) Data Modelling
12 17 (6.09%) OO
13 16 (5.73%) Migration
14 15 (5.38%) Progressive Enhancement
14 15 (5.38%) SMACSS
15 13 (4.66%) BDD
15 13 (4.66%) OOP
16 11 (3.94%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 190 (68.10%) C#
2 114 (40.86%) JavaScript
3 104 (37.28%) SQL
4 35 (12.54%) Java
5 16 (5.73%) C++
6 14 (5.02%) VB.NET
7 10 (3.58%) Python
8 9 (3.23%) TypeScript
9 8 (2.87%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.79%) Go
10 5 (1.79%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.79%) Scala
11 4 (1.43%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.08%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.72%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.72%) C
13 2 (0.72%) COBOL
13 2 (0.72%) Ruby
14 1 (0.36%) X++
14 1 (0.36%) XPath
Qualifications
1 25 (8.96%) Degree
2 6 (2.15%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.72%) CISSP
4 2 (0.72%) DBS Check
4 2 (0.72%) MCPD
4 2 (0.72%) SANS
4 2 (0.72%) SSCP
5 1 (0.36%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.36%) CCNA
5 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.36%) MCSD
5 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.75%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (1.43%) Xen
2 3 (1.08%) Docker
3 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (3.23%) Puppet
2 7 (2.51%) Ansible
3 5 (1.79%) Mesos
3 5 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.72%) QRadar
4 2 (0.72%) Terraform
5 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.36%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.36%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 52 (18.64%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.73%) Sitecore
3 10 (3.58%) Oracle
4 6 (2.15%) SAP
5 4 (1.43%) Google
5 4 (1.43%) IBM
5 4 (1.43%) VMware
6 3 (1.08%) HP
6 3 (1.08%) iManage
6 3 (1.08%) Interwoven
6 3 (1.08%) Reuters
6 3 (1.08%) Siebel
7 2 (0.72%) Apple
7 2 (0.72%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.72%) LogRhythm
7 2 (0.72%) Splunk
8 1 (0.36%) CA
8 1 (0.36%) Pega
8 1 (0.36%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.36%) Wonderware
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