The first table below looks at the demand for the C# Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Lancashire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C# Developer
Rank 44 26 41
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +15
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 6 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.32% 4.12% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 4.62% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 7
Average daily rate
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£300 £304 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -3.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +26.12%
Job Titles Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
403 238 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 88.77% 89.14% 93.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 108 247
Average daily rate £375 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £350 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 37 26
Average hourly rate £20.19 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.37% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £10.50 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £36.60 £37.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
C# Developer
North West

C# Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# Developer in the job title across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C# Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

C# Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# Developer across the Lancashire region.

C# Developer Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

C# Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# Developer across the Lancashire region.

C# Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

C# Developer
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# Developer within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -10 4 - -
Skelmersdale - - - -
Blackburn - - - - 2
Blackpool - - - -
Lancaster - - - - 1
Morecambe - - - -
Ormskirk - - - -
C# Developer
North West

C# Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region that cited C# Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with C# Developer in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) .NET
3 8 (80.00%) WPF
3 8 (80.00%) MVVM
4 7 (70.00%) Unit Testing
4 7 (70.00%) TDD
5 6 (60.00%) SQL
5 6 (60.00%) Sybase
6 5 (50.00%) Scrum
6 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
7 4 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
8 3 (30.00%) N-Tier
8 3 (30.00%) WinForms
9 2 (20.00%) MVC
9 2 (20.00%) XML
9 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
9 2 (20.00%) HTML
9 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 2 (20.00%) Telerik
9 2 (20.00%) jQuery
10 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
10 1 (10.00%) VB6
10 1 (10.00%) Subversion
10 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
10 1 (10.00%) JSON
10 1 (10.00%) JIRA
10 1 (10.00%) MongoDB

C# Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region that cited C# Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with C# Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) WPF
3 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (30.00%) WinForms
5 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 1 (10.00%) XSD
6 1 (10.00%) XHTML
6 1 (10.00%) SAML
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (10.00%) CSS
6 1 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (10.00%) REST
6 1 (10.00%) Autofac
6 1 (10.00%) Silverlight
6 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (10.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) MVVM
2 7 (70.00%) TDD
2 7 (70.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) OOD
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (10.00%) VB
5 1 (10.00%) VB6
5 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Sybase
2 2 (20.00%) Telerik
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft