The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for ASP.NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ASP.NET over the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft ASP.NET
North West / Manchester
Rank 27 55 39
Rank change year-on-year +28 -16  
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 69 48 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.29% 2.70% 3.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.81% 9.54% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 38 36
Median daily rate £375 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +1.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £249 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £329
% change year-on-year +3.70% +2.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -6.92% -7.14%  

ASP.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 466 503 385
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 35.71% 28.32% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 324 247
Median daily rate £375 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +13.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £285 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £15.87 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

ASP.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing ASP.NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for ASP.NET in Manchester

ASP.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ASP.NET in Manchester

ASP.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ASP.NET in Manchester over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ASP.NET in Manchester

ASP.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ASP.NET in Manchester

ASP.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 ASP.NET within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 March 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
Bolton -7 3 £400 +17.64%
Salford - 3 £375 - 2
Stockport - 3 £306 - 7
Altrincham - 1 £350 - 6
ASP.NET
North West

ASP.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ASP.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 ASP.NET.

1 126 (100.00%) .NET
2 118 (93.65%) C#
3 96 (76.19%) MVC
4 91 (72.22%) JavaScript
5 72 (57.14%) HTML
6 67 (53.17%) Agile Software Development
7 64 (50.79%) SQL Server
7 64 (50.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 58 (46.03%) CSS
9 52 (41.27%) jQuery
10 41 (32.54%) SQL
10 41 (32.54%) ASP.NET Web API
11 32 (25.40%) Scrum
12 28 (22.22%) HTML5
13 25 (19.84%) Team Foundation Server
14 24 (19.05%) CMS
15 21 (16.67%) Microsoft
15 21 (16.67%) .NET Framework
15 21 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
16 20 (15.87%) Umbraco
17 19 (15.08%) OO
17 19 (15.08%) AngularJS
18 18 (14.29%) Data Modelling
18 18 (14.29%) OOD
19 17 (13.49%) SQL Server 2014
19 17 (13.49%) Entity Framework
19 17 (13.49%) REST
20 16 (12.70%) Git (software)
20 16 (12.70%) Web Services
20 16 (12.70%) Continuous Integration

ASP.NET
Top Related 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 (19.05%) CMS
2 20 (15.87%) Umbraco
3 10 (7.94%) EPiServer
4 6 (4.76%) IIS
5 3 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.59%) Confluence
6 2 (1.59%) NServiceBus
6 2 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.79%) DNN
7 1 (0.79%) Drupal
7 1 (0.79%) Immediacy CMS
7 1 (0.79%) Kentico
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Foundation
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.79%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 7 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.79%) MS Office
2 1 (0.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (4.76%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.59%) PaaS
5 2 (1.59%) SaaS
6 1 (0.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.59%) Intranet
2 1 (0.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (50.79%) SQL Server
2 21 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (13.49%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (6.35%) MongoDB
4 8 (6.35%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.38%) MySQL
5 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 25 (19.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (12.70%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.14%) NUnit
3 9 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.17%) Selenium
5 3 (2.38%) gulp
5 3 (2.38%) Mercurial
5 3 (2.38%) Subversion
6 2 (1.59%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.59%) JIRA
7 1 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 8 (6.35%) Finance
2 4 (3.17%) Advertising
3 2 (1.59%) Back Office
3 2 (1.59%) Marketing
4 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 117 (92.86%) Developer
2 69 (54.76%) .NET Developer
3 36 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 29 (23.02%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (17.46%) Senior Developer
6 19 (15.08%) ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (13.49%) Umbraco Developer
8 14 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (7.94%) Full Stack Developer
10 9 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 9 (7.14%) SQL Developer
11 8 (6.35%) Senior .NET Developer
12 7 (5.56%) EPiServer Developer
12 7 (5.56%) HTML Developer
13 6 (4.76%) Software Developer
14 5 (3.97%) Consultant
14 5 (3.97%) CRM Consultant
14 5 (3.97%) Lead Developer
14 5 (3.97%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
14 5 (3.97%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (100.00%) .NET
2 72 (57.14%) HTML
3 64 (50.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 58 (46.03%) CSS
5 52 (41.27%) jQuery
6 41 (32.54%) ASP.NET Web API
7 28 (22.22%) HTML5
8 21 (16.67%) .NET Framework
9 19 (15.08%) AngularJS
10 17 (13.49%) Entity Framework
10 17 (13.49%) REST
11 16 (12.70%) Web Services
12 12 (9.52%) XML
13 8 (6.35%) CSS3
13 8 (6.35%) Sass
14 7 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 7 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (5.56%) WPF
15 6 (4.76%) Ajax
15 6 (4.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.17%) iPad
4 3 (2.38%) Fintech
4 3 (2.38%) User Experience
5 2 (1.59%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.59%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.79%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.73%) Windows
2 4 (3.17%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (76.19%) MVC
2 67 (53.17%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (25.40%) Scrum
4 19 (15.08%) OO
5 18 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 18 (14.29%) OOD
6 16 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (12.70%) Web Development
7 13 (10.32%) TDD
8 10 (7.94%) CRM
8 10 (7.94%) OOP
9 9 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
10 7 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (5.56%) Microservices
10 7 (5.56%) Multithreading
11 6 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
11 6 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
11 6 (4.76%) SOA
12 5 (3.97%) B2B
12 5 (3.97%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 118 (93.65%) C#
2 91 (72.22%) JavaScript
3 41 (32.54%) SQL
4 6 (4.76%) PHP
4 6 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.97%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.38%) Java
6 3 (2.38%) Python
7 2 (1.59%) Ruby
7 2 (1.59%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.79%) PHP 5
8 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (0.79%) MCPD
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.59%) Docker
Vendors
1 21 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.38%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.59%) JD Edwards
3 2 (1.59%) Oracle
3 2 (1.59%) SAP
4 1 (0.79%) Alterian
4 1 (0.79%) Kofax
4 1 (0.79%) Nintex
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