Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 49 48
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1 -8
Contract jobs citing ASP.NET 137 132 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.89% 4.16% 3.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.09% 12.98% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 105 80
Manchester median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% +3.17%
10th Percentile £263 £270 £249
90th Percentile £450 £415 £426
North West median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Manchester median hourly rate - - £33.64
North West median hourly rate £50.00 £26.50 £23.32
% change year-on-year +88.68% +13.64% -

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 1,047 1,017 1,014
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 37.41% 32.04% 26.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 706 609
Manchester median daily rate £388 £388 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.46% +12.00%
10th Percentile £294 £286 £267
90th Percentile £538 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £390 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +0.65% - +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 33
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £22.76 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.14% -27.74% +8.39%
10th Percentile £17.00 £14.88 £11.50
90th Percentile £44.00 £39.38 £42.00
North West median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £33.82
% change year-on-year +0.65% +13.84% +12.73%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -3 3 £250 -31.03% 7
Altrincham -6 3 £338 +3.85% 5
Salford - 3 £250 - 1
Stockport -1 1 £350 +7.28% 4
Wigan -3 1 £313 -1.96% 1
Oldham - 1 £275 - 2
ASP.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 137 (100.00%) .NET
2 120 (87.59%) C#
3 84 (61.31%) MVC
4 72 (52.55%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (52.55%) SQL Server
5 66 (48.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 65 (47.45%) JavaScript
7 56 (40.88%) CSS
8 55 (40.15%) AngularJS
9 50 (36.50%) HTML
9 50 (36.50%) ASP.NET Web API
10 42 (30.66%) SQL
11 33 (24.09%) Microsoft
12 32 (23.36%) TDD
13 30 (21.90%) jQuery
14 28 (20.44%) Web Services
15 26 (18.98%) HTML5
16 22 (16.06%) Test Automation
16 22 (16.06%) Scrum
17 20 (14.60%) Unit Testing
17 20 (14.60%) .NET Framework
17 20 (14.60%) CSS3
18 19 (13.87%) Web Development
19 17 (12.41%) Visual Studio
19 17 (12.41%) Greenfield Project
20 14 (10.22%) CMS
20 14 (10.22%) WCF
20 14 (10.22%) Continuous Integration
20 14 (10.22%) Umbraco
21 13 (9.49%) WPF

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 14 (10.22%) CMS
1 14 (10.22%) Umbraco
2 10 (7.30%) IIS
3 7 (5.11%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.92%) NServiceBus
4 4 (2.92%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (2.19%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.46%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.73%) Apache
7 1 (0.73%) ArchestrA
7 1 (0.73%) JBoss
7 1 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.73%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 11 (8.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.73%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.92%) Boomi
3 4 (2.92%) IaaS
3 4 (2.92%) iPaaS
3 4 (2.92%) PaaS
4 2 (1.46%) GitHub
4 2 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.46%) SaaS
5 1 (0.73%) AdWords
5 1 (0.73%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.92%) Intranet
2 2 (1.46%) DNS
3 1 (0.73%) Firewall
3 1 (0.73%) Internet
3 1 (0.73%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.73%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (52.55%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (8.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (5.84%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.38%) CouchDB
5 4 (2.92%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (2.92%) MySQL
6 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.46%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.46%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.73%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (12.41%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.57%) Selenium
2 9 (6.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (5.84%) gulp
4 7 (5.11%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.11%) SpecFlow
4 7 (5.11%) TeamCity
5 6 (4.38%) JIRA
6 4 (2.92%) NUnit
7 3 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.19%) Bitbucket
7 3 (2.19%) Grunt
7 3 (2.19%) ReSharper
7 3 (2.19%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.46%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.73%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.73%) MSTest
9 1 (0.73%) Subversion
General
1 11 (8.03%) Finance
2 6 (4.38%) Legal
3 5 (3.65%) Law
3 5 (3.65%) Marketing
4 4 (2.92%) Advertising
5 3 (2.19%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.46%) Retail
6 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.73%) Back Office
7 1 (0.73%) Banking
7 1 (0.73%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 108 (78.83%) Developer
2 59 (43.07%) .NET Developer
3 41 (29.93%) C# Developer
4 38 (27.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (16.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 21 (15.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 18 (13.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (9.49%) Angular Developer
9 11 (8.03%) SQL Developer
10 10 (7.30%) .NET Web Developer
10 10 (7.30%) CRM Developer
10 10 (7.30%) Full Stack Developer
10 10 (7.30%) Web Developer
11 9 (6.57%) JavaScript Developer
12 8 (5.84%) Sitecore Developer
13 7 (5.11%) Applications Developer
14 6 (4.38%) Architect
14 6 (4.38%) C# Web Developer
14 6 (4.38%) Dynamics CRM Developer
15 5 (3.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (100.00%) .NET
2 66 (48.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 56 (40.88%) CSS
4 55 (40.15%) AngularJS
5 50 (36.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 50 (36.50%) HTML
6 30 (21.90%) jQuery
7 28 (20.44%) Web Services
8 26 (18.98%) HTML5
9 20 (14.60%) .NET Framework
9 20 (14.60%) CSS3
10 14 (10.22%) WCF
11 13 (9.49%) WPF
12 12 (8.76%) Entity Framework
12 12 (8.76%) RESTful
13 11 (8.03%) .NET Core
14 10 (7.30%) JSON
14 10 (7.30%) XML
15 9 (6.57%) LINQ
15 9 (6.57%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.41%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (4.38%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.65%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.19%) Fintech
5 2 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.46%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.46%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.46%) User Experience
6 1 (0.73%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.73%) Digital Signage
6 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.11%) Windows
2 1 (0.73%) Android
2 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.73%) Linux
2 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.73%) Solaris
2 1 (0.73%) Unix
2 1 (0.73%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.73%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (61.31%) MVC
2 72 (52.55%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (23.36%) TDD
4 22 (16.06%) Scrum
4 22 (16.06%) Test Automation
5 20 (14.60%) Unit Testing
6 19 (13.87%) Web Development
7 14 (10.22%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (9.49%) Refactoring
9 11 (8.03%) CRM
10 10 (7.30%) BDD
10 10 (7.30%) E-Commerce
10 10 (7.30%) Project Management
11 8 (5.84%) Kanban
11 8 (5.84%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (5.11%) Data Management
12 7 (5.11%) Data Modelling
12 7 (5.11%) DevOps
12 7 (5.11%) Migration
12 7 (5.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 120 (87.59%) C#
2 65 (47.45%) JavaScript
3 42 (30.66%) SQL
4 11 (8.03%) TypeScript
5 9 (6.57%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.92%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.19%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.19%) VB
7 3 (2.19%) XAML
7 3 (2.19%) XPath
8 2 (1.46%) Java
8 2 (1.46%) Python
8 2 (1.46%) Ruby
8 2 (1.46%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.73%) C
9 1 (0.73%) C++
9 1 (0.73%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.73%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (5.11%) Degree
2 3 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.03%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.92%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.92%) Docker
2 1 (0.73%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.46%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.73%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (0.73%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 33 (24.09%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.30%) Sitecore
3 7 (5.11%) DevExpress
4 6 (4.38%) Xamarin
5 4 (2.92%) Informatica
5 4 (2.92%) MuleSoft
5 4 (2.92%) SnapLogic
6 3 (2.19%) Capita
6 3 (2.19%) Google
6 3 (2.19%) Nintex
6 3 (2.19%) Oracle
7 2 (1.46%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.46%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.73%) BEA
8 1 (0.73%) Cisco
8 1 (0.73%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.73%) SAP
8 1 (0.73%) VMware
8 1 (0.73%) Wonderware