Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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 ASP.NET
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 39 55
Rank change year-on-year -3 +16 -20
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 125 160 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.26% 4.57% 2.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.64% 14.87% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 126 74
Manchester median daily rate £373 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.43% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £275 £259 £241
90th Percentile £438 £398 £420
North West median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Manchester median hourly rate - - £33.64
North West median hourly rate £50.00 £28.00 £33.64
% change year-on-year +78.57% -16.77% -15.90%

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 1074 1076 923
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 36.57% 30.73% 24.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 768 569
Manchester median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £272
90th Percentile £538 £500 £514
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £389
% change year-on-year +3.23% -0.32% +11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 28
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.75% -54.29% +21.74%
10th Percentile £16.55 £14.80 £10.93
90th Percentile £47.40 £44.25 £42.15
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +0.98%

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 20 November 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 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 20 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
Bolton -4 3 £250 -13.04% 3
Altrincham -7 3 £338 +3.85% 4
Wigan +1 1 £313 - 3
Bury -1 1 - -
Stockport -4 1 £325 -1.89% 2
Oldham - 1 £275 - 2
Salford - 1 - -
ASP.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 125 (100.00%) .NET
2 110 (88.00%) C#
3 77 (61.60%) MVC
4 65 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (51.20%) SQL Server
6 61 (48.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 58 (46.40%) CSS
8 55 (44.00%) JavaScript
9 47 (37.60%) HTML
10 44 (35.20%) AngularJS
10 44 (35.20%) ASP.NET Web API
11 43 (34.40%) SQL
12 36 (28.80%) TDD
13 31 (24.80%) jQuery
14 25 (20.00%) Microsoft
15 23 (18.40%) .NET Framework
16 21 (16.80%) Web Services
16 21 (16.80%) Unit Testing
16 21 (16.80%) HTML5
17 20 (16.00%) Web Development
17 20 (16.00%) Scrum
18 19 (15.20%) CSS3
18 19 (15.20%) Greenfield Project
19 17 (13.60%) Umbraco
20 16 (12.80%) Test Automation
21 15 (12.00%) Entity Framework
21 15 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
22 14 (11.20%) WCF
22 14 (11.20%) Visual Studio
22 14 (11.20%) Project Management

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 17 (13.60%) Umbraco
2 13 (10.40%) CMS
3 8 (6.40%) IIS
4 7 (5.60%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.80%) NServiceBus
6 5 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.80%) Apache
8 1 (0.80%) ArchestrA
8 1 (0.80%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.80%) JBoss
8 1 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.80%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 13 (10.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.40%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.80%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.60%) GitHub
3 2 (1.60%) Office 365
4 1 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.80%) npm
4 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.20%) Intranet
2 2 (1.60%) DNS
3 1 (0.80%) Firewall
3 1 (0.80%) Internet
3 1 (0.80%) IPsec
3 1 (0.80%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.80%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (51.20%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.40%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.80%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.80%) MySQL
7 1 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (11.20%) Visual Studio
3 11 (8.80%) gulp
4 9 (7.20%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.00%) Selenium
6 4 (3.20%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.40%) Grunt
7 3 (2.40%) JIRA
7 3 (2.40%) NUnit
8 2 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.60%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.60%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.60%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.60%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.80%) jspm
9 1 (0.80%) MSTest
9 1 (0.80%) NuGet
9 1 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.80%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (8.00%) Finance
2 5 (4.00%) Legal
3 4 (3.20%) Law
3 4 (3.20%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.40%) Advertising
4 3 (2.40%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.40%) Marketing
5 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.60%) Retail
6 1 (0.80%) Back Office
6 1 (0.80%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 103 (82.40%) Developer
2 55 (44.00%) .NET Developer
3 37 (29.60%) C# Developer
4 36 (28.80%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (20.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 22 (17.60%) ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (15.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (12.00%) Full Stack Developer
9 13 (10.40%) Web Developer
10 12 (9.60%) .NET Web Developer
10 12 (9.60%) Angular Developer
11 10 (8.00%) CRM Developer
12 9 (7.20%) C# Web Developer
13 8 (6.40%) SQL Developer
14 7 (5.60%) Applications Developer
14 7 (5.60%) Senior Developer
14 7 (5.60%) Sitecore Developer
15 6 (4.80%) Dynamics CRM Developer
16 5 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 5 (4.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (100.00%) .NET
2 61 (48.80%) ASP.NET MVC
3 58 (46.40%) CSS
4 47 (37.60%) HTML
5 44 (35.20%) AngularJS
5 44 (35.20%) ASP.NET Web API
6 31 (24.80%) jQuery
7 23 (18.40%) .NET Framework
8 21 (16.80%) HTML5
8 21 (16.80%) Web Services
9 19 (15.20%) CSS3
10 15 (12.00%) Entity Framework
11 14 (11.20%) WCF
12 10 (8.00%) .NET Core
13 9 (7.20%) WPF
14 7 (5.60%) Sass
15 6 (4.80%) JSON
15 6 (4.80%) WinForms
15 6 (4.80%) XML
16 5 (4.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.20%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (5.60%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.20%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.40%) Fintech
5 2 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.60%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.80%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.80%) Windows
2 2 (1.60%) Linux
2 2 (1.60%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.80%) Android
3 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.80%) Solaris
3 1 (0.80%) Unix
3 1 (0.80%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (61.60%) MVC
2 65 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (28.80%) TDD
4 21 (16.80%) Unit Testing
5 20 (16.00%) Scrum
5 20 (16.00%) Web Development
6 16 (12.80%) Test Automation
7 14 (11.20%) Project Management
8 13 (10.40%) CRM
9 12 (9.60%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (8.00%) BDD
11 9 (7.20%) Refactoring
12 8 (6.40%) E-Commerce
12 8 (6.40%) Responsive Web Design
12 8 (6.40%) SMACSS
13 7 (5.60%) Agile Project Management
13 7 (5.60%) Progressive Enhancement
14 6 (4.80%) Front End Development
14 6 (4.80%) SDLC
15 5 (4.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 110 (88.00%) C#
2 55 (44.00%) JavaScript
3 43 (34.40%) SQL
4 11 (8.80%) T-SQL
5 9 (7.20%) TypeScript
6 5 (4.00%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.20%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.40%) Python
8 3 (2.40%) Ruby
8 3 (2.40%) XAML
9 2 (1.60%) Java
9 2 (1.60%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.60%) XPath
10 1 (0.80%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.80%) C
10 1 (0.80%) C++
10 1 (0.80%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.80%) Perl
10 1 (0.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (6.40%) Degree
2 4 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.40%) QA
2 2 (1.60%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.80%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.80%) Terraform
1 1 (0.80%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 25 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.20%) Sitecore
3 7 (5.60%) DevExpress
4 6 (4.80%) Xamarin
5 3 (2.40%) Nintex
6 2 (1.60%) Capita
7 1 (0.80%) BEA
7 1 (0.80%) Cisco
7 1 (0.80%) Oracle
7 1 (0.80%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.80%) SAP
7 1 (0.80%) VMware
7 1 (0.80%) Wonderware