The median contractor rate for a Senior .NET Developer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Senior .NET Developer
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 103 98
Rank change year-on-year +20 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior .NET Developer 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.38% 0.22% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.24% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Median daily rate £363 £428 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.20% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £428 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £428 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1252 1689 1547
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 94.78% 94.30% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 974 812
Median daily rate £375 £391 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.15% +11.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 32 49
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.63% +8.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.28 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Senior .NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured Senior .NET Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior .NET Developer in Manchester

Senior .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior .NET Developer in Manchester

Senior .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior .NET Developer in Manchester over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior .NET Developer in Manchester

Senior .NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Senior .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring Senior .NET Developer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) C#
3 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 5 (55.56%) CSS
4 5 (55.56%) HTML
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) MVC
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (33.33%) TDD
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) OO
6 3 (33.33%) OOD
6 3 (33.33%) jQuery
6 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
6 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
6 3 (33.33%) React
7 2 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
7 2 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (22.22%) Microservices
7 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
7 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
7 2 (22.22%) Xamarin
7 2 (22.22%) Umbraco
7 2 (22.22%) Multithreading

Senior .NET Developer Skill Set
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 2 (22.22%) Umbraco
2 1 (11.11%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) PaaS
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (11.11%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) NUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Mercurial
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (33.33%) React
6 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (22.22%) REST
6 2 (22.22%) Web Services
7 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
7 1 (11.11%) CSS3
7 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
7 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (11.11%) LESS
7 1 (11.11%) NHibernate
7 1 (11.11%) Sass
7 1 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
3 1 (11.11%) iPad
3 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) OOD
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) B2B
4 2 (22.22%) B2C
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
4 2 (22.22%) Microservices
4 2 (22.22%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 2 (22.22%) OOP
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Xamarin