Period
to 18 December 2018

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 6 months to 18 December 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 ASP.NET
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 36 50
Rank change year-on-year -28 +14 +2
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 118 139 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.67% 4.75% 4.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.64% 12.73% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 97 114
Manchester median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £463 £443 £399
North West median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% +100.00% +7.20%

ASP.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 1,224 1,092 1,088
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 38.04% 37.33% 32.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 851 758 771
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £313 £294 £285
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
North West median daily rate £403 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +0.63% +3.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 7
Manchester median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +87.50% -49.21%
10th Percentile £11.97 £17.30 £14.80
90th Percentile £38.38 £45.90 £44.25
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +12.68% +5.53%

ASP.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 6 months to 18 December 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 18 December 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
Bolton +7 6 £400 +60.00% 2
Bury - 3 £375 - 4
Altrincham +1 2 £415 +22.96% 8
Cheadle - 2 £348 - 2
ASP.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ASP.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 ASP.NET.

1 117 (99.15%) .NET
2 107 (90.68%) C#
3 48 (40.68%) HTML
4 47 (39.83%) SQL Server
4 47 (39.83%) CSS
4 47 (39.83%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (37.29%) MVC
6 43 (36.44%) SQL
7 38 (32.20%) JavaScript
8 35 (29.66%) AngularJS
9 33 (27.97%) Web Services
10 31 (26.27%) jQuery
10 31 (26.27%) HTML5
11 28 (23.73%) Microsoft Azure
11 28 (23.73%) TDD
12 27 (22.88%) ASP.NET MVC
13 26 (22.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 26 (22.03%) Microsoft
14 24 (20.34%) ASP.NET Web API
15 23 (19.49%) CSS3
15 23 (19.49%) ASP.NET Core
16 22 (18.64%) XML
17 19 (16.10%) SOAP
17 19 (16.10%) RavenDB
17 19 (16.10%) RESTful
18 18 (15.25%) React
19 15 (12.71%) Continuous Integration
19 15 (12.71%) Visual Studio
20 14 (11.86%) SOA
20 14 (11.86%) Amazon AWS

ASP.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 3 (2.54%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.85%) Apache
2 1 (0.85%) IIS
2 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.85%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 8 (6.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (23.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (8.47%) GitHub
4 2 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.69%) npm
5 1 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (39.83%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.10%) RavenDB
3 9 (7.63%) MySQL
4 6 (5.08%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.08%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.24%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.54%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (1.69%) Power BI
7 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.85%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.85%) Redis
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (12.71%) Visual Studio
2 10 (8.47%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.08%) TeamCity
4 5 (4.24%) JIRA
4 5 (4.24%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (2.54%) git-flow
5 3 (2.54%) gulp
6 2 (1.69%) AccuRev
6 2 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.69%) NUnit
6 2 (1.69%) Selenium
7 1 (0.85%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.85%) Grunt
7 1 (0.85%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.85%) Moq
7 1 (0.85%) PhantomJS
7 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.85%) Subversion
7 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (7.63%) Banking
2 7 (5.93%) Finance
3 6 (5.08%) Law
3 6 (5.08%) Legal
4 4 (3.39%) Retail
5 2 (1.69%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Games
6 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 103 (87.29%) Developer
2 66 (55.93%) .NET Developer
3 38 (32.20%) C# Developer
4 31 (26.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (23.73%) Full Stack Developer
6 21 (17.80%) ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (12.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (8.47%) Angular Developer
9 9 (7.63%) React Developer
9 9 (7.63%) SQL Developer
9 9 (7.63%) Tester
10 5 (4.24%) Azure Developer
11 4 (3.39%) Architect
11 4 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 4 (3.39%) Software Developer
12 3 (2.54%) C# WCF Developer
12 3 (2.54%) CRM Developer
12 3 (2.54%) JavaScript Developer
12 3 (2.54%) WCF Developer
13 2 (1.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (99.15%) .NET
2 48 (40.68%) HTML
3 47 (39.83%) CSS
4 35 (29.66%) AngularJS
5 33 (27.97%) Web Services
6 31 (26.27%) HTML5
6 31 (26.27%) jQuery
7 27 (22.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (22.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 24 (20.34%) ASP.NET Web API
10 23 (19.49%) ASP.NET Core
10 23 (19.49%) CSS3
11 22 (18.64%) XML
12 19 (16.10%) RESTful
12 19 (16.10%) SOAP
13 18 (15.25%) React
14 11 (9.32%) .NET Framework
15 9 (7.63%) WCF
16 8 (6.78%) WSDL
17 7 (5.93%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.02%) Semantic Web
2 10 (8.47%) NHS
3 8 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.69%) Digital TV
5 2 (1.69%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.85%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (39.83%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (37.29%) MVC
3 28 (23.73%) TDD
4 15 (12.71%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (11.86%) SOA
5 14 (11.86%) SOLID
6 13 (11.02%) Ontologies
6 13 (11.02%) Test Automation
7 11 (9.32%) Computer Science
7 11 (9.32%) E-Commerce
8 10 (8.47%) CRM
9 9 (7.63%) DevOps
9 9 (7.63%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (7.63%) Regression Testing
9 9 (7.63%) Scrum
9 9 (7.63%) Web Development
10 8 (6.78%) OO
10 8 (6.78%) Test Scripting
11 7 (5.93%) Exploratory Testing
11 7 (5.93%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 107 (90.68%) C#
2 43 (36.44%) SQL
3 38 (32.20%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.93%) Java
4 7 (5.93%) TypeScript
5 6 (5.08%) R
5 6 (5.08%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.24%) Python
6 5 (4.24%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.39%) PHP
8 1 (0.85%) ES6
8 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.85%) VB
8 1 (0.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (11.02%) Degree
2 8 (6.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.39%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.78%) WAI
2 4 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (22.03%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.54%) Google
2 3 (2.54%) Splunk
3 2 (1.69%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle
4 1 (0.85%) SmartCo
4 1 (0.85%) Telerik