Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 12 22
Rank change year-on-year +2 +10 -10
Contract jobs citing .NET 320 323 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.90% 9.05% 6.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.99% 29.61% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 244 180
Manchester median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £300 £263 £272
90th Percentile £500 £488 £513
North West median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Manchester median hourly rate - £41.00 £34.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.46% -
North West median hourly rate £41.88 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.69% - +11.80%

.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 1067 1091 915
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 36.34% 30.57% 24.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 777 563
Manchester median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £300 £287 £275
90th Percentile £538 £500 £519
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +17.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 27
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £22.76 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.76% -34.96% +21.74%
10th Percentile £16.55 £14.85 £10.90
90th Percentile £47.40 £44.13 £42.20
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% +0.98%

.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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 -2 11 £388 +19.23% 7
Stockport +3 9 £369 +11.32% 4
Bolton -7 8 £250 -20.00% 4
Salford +5 4 £300 -45.21% 4
Wigan +1 1 £313 - 1
Bury -1 1 - - 2
Oldham - 1 £275 - 3
Sale - 1 - - 1
.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 232 (72.50%) C#
2 150 (46.88%) SQL Server
3 128 (40.00%) MVC
4 123 (38.44%) ASP.NET
4 123 (38.44%) Agile Software Development
5 122 (38.13%) SQL
6 115 (35.94%) JavaScript
7 103 (32.19%) CSS
8 83 (25.94%) HTML
9 76 (23.75%) Microsoft
10 75 (23.44%) AngularJS
11 63 (19.69%) ASP.NET Web API
12 62 (19.38%) TDD
13 60 (18.75%) jQuery
14 59 (18.44%) ASP.NET MVC
15 49 (15.31%) WPF
16 48 (15.00%) .NET Framework
17 43 (13.44%) HTML5
18 39 (12.19%) Web Development
19 38 (11.88%) WinForms
19 38 (11.88%) CSS3
20 37 (11.56%) Web Services
21 36 (11.25%) Greenfield Project
22 35 (10.94%) Unit Testing
23 31 (9.69%) Scrum
24 30 (9.38%) WCF
24 30 (9.38%) T-SQL
24 30 (9.38%) Test Automation
25 29 (9.06%) Finance
26 28 (8.75%) CRM

.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 23 (7.19%) CMS
2 18 (5.63%) Umbraco
3 15 (4.69%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.50%) IIS
5 6 (1.88%) NServiceBus
6 5 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.94%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.63%) Apache
9 2 (0.63%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.63%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.31%) Drupal
10 1 (0.31%) JBoss
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.63%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 25 (7.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.81%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.25%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.50%) GitHub
2 8 (2.50%) Office 365
3 6 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.88%) OneDrive
4 5 (1.56%) PaaS
5 3 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.31%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.31%) npm
6 1 (0.31%) SaaS
6 1 (0.31%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.25%) Intranet
2 3 (0.94%) DNS
3 2 (0.63%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.31%) CTI
4 1 (0.31%) Firewall
4 1 (0.31%) Internet
4 1 (0.31%) IPsec
4 1 (0.31%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.31%) SMS
4 1 (0.31%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (46.88%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (6.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (5.63%) NoSQL
5 11 (3.44%) SQL Server 2000
6 10 (3.13%) MongoDB
6 10 (3.13%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.19%) Hadoop
7 7 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (2.19%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (1.88%) IDOL
9 5 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.63%) Big Data
12 2 (0.63%) MySQL
12 2 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (8.13%) Visual Studio
2 20 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (5.63%) JIRA
4 14 (4.38%) gulp
5 13 (4.06%) Git (software)
6 12 (3.75%) AccuRev
7 9 (2.81%) Selenium
8 7 (2.19%) NUnit
9 6 (1.88%) Grunt
10 5 (1.56%) Bitbucket
10 5 (1.56%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.25%) SoapUI
11 4 (1.25%) SpecFlow
11 4 (1.25%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.94%) MorphX
13 2 (0.63%) Jenkins
13 2 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (0.63%) ReSharper
13 2 (0.63%) SonarQube
General
1 29 (9.06%) Finance
2 17 (5.31%) Legal
3 13 (4.06%) Back Office
4 10 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.81%) Law
6 7 (2.19%) Marketing
6 7 (2.19%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.25%) Advertising
8 3 (0.94%) Electronics
8 3 (0.94%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.94%) Retail
9 2 (0.63%) Banking
9 2 (0.63%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.31%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 221 (69.06%) Developer
2 103 (32.19%) .NET Developer
3 69 (21.56%) C# Developer
4 58 (18.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 31 (9.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 28 (8.75%) Angular Developer
7 22 (6.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 22 (6.88%) Web Developer
8 19 (5.94%) Analyst
8 19 (5.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 19 (5.94%) Full Stack Developer
9 18 (5.63%) Sitecore Developer
10 16 (5.00%) Architect
10 16 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 15 (4.69%) .NET Web Developer
11 15 (4.69%) CRM Developer
12 14 (4.38%) JavaScript Developer
12 14 (4.38%) Software Developer
13 13 (4.06%) C# Web Developer
13 13 (4.06%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (38.44%) ASP.NET
2 103 (32.19%) CSS
3 83 (25.94%) HTML
4 75 (23.44%) AngularJS
5 63 (19.69%) ASP.NET Web API
6 60 (18.75%) jQuery
7 59 (18.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 49 (15.31%) WPF
9 48 (15.00%) .NET Framework
10 43 (13.44%) HTML5
11 38 (11.88%) CSS3
11 38 (11.88%) WinForms
12 37 (11.56%) Web Services
13 30 (9.38%) WCF
14 22 (6.88%) Entity Framework
15 18 (5.63%) Node.js
16 16 (5.00%) Angular 2
17 12 (3.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 12 (3.75%) REST
17 12 (3.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.25%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (5.31%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.13%) Data Structures
4 10 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.56%) N-Tier
5 5 (1.56%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.25%) Fintech
6 4 (1.25%) User Experience
7 2 (0.63%) NHS
7 2 (0.63%) Replication
8 1 (0.31%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.31%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.31%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.88%) Windows
2 8 (2.50%) Unix
3 4 (1.25%) Android
4 3 (0.94%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.94%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.63%) Linux
5 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.31%) Mesosphere
6 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.31%) Solaris
6 1 (0.31%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (40.00%) MVC
2 123 (38.44%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (19.38%) TDD
4 39 (12.19%) Web Development
5 35 (10.94%) Unit Testing
6 31 (9.69%) Scrum
7 30 (9.38%) Test Automation
8 28 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (8.75%) CRM
9 23 (7.19%) E-Commerce
10 21 (6.56%) Front End Development
10 21 (6.56%) Migration
11 16 (5.00%) BDD
12 15 (4.69%) DevOps
12 15 (4.69%) Project Management
12 15 (4.69%) Software Engineering
12 15 (4.69%) Workflow
13 14 (4.38%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (4.06%) Mentoring
14 13 (4.06%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 232 (72.50%) C#
2 122 (38.13%) SQL
3 115 (35.94%) JavaScript
4 30 (9.38%) T-SQL
5 27 (8.44%) TypeScript
6 25 (7.81%) Java
7 15 (4.69%) VB.NET
8 11 (3.44%) C++
8 11 (3.44%) PowerShell
8 11 (3.44%) Python
9 9 (2.81%) Shell Script
10 8 (2.50%) Go
11 6 (1.88%) VB
12 5 (1.56%) Scala
13 4 (1.25%) C
13 4 (1.25%) PHP
14 3 (0.94%) Ruby
14 3 (0.94%) X++
14 3 (0.94%) XAML
15 2 (0.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 27 (8.44%) Degree
2 5 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.63%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.31%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.31%) CCNA
5 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.94%) QA
2 2 (0.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (2.50%) Docker
2 4 (1.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (2.50%) Ansible
2 7 (2.19%) Mesos
3 6 (1.88%) Rancher
4 3 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.94%) Puppet
5 2 (0.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.31%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.31%) Terraform
6 1 (0.31%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 76 (23.75%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.88%) Sitecore
3 15 (4.69%) Oracle
4 8 (2.50%) Xamarin
5 7 (2.19%) DevExpress
6 6 (1.88%) iManage
6 6 (1.88%) Interwoven
6 6 (1.88%) Reuters
7 4 (1.25%) Siebel
8 3 (0.94%) Nintex
8 3 (0.94%) SAP
9 2 (0.63%) Capita
9 2 (0.63%) Cisco
9 2 (0.63%) LexisNexis
10 1 (0.31%) BEA
10 1 (0.31%) Citrix
10 1 (0.31%) Google
10 1 (0.31%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.31%) VMware
10 1 (0.31%) Wonderware