The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 13 12 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing C# 38 39 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 12.67% 9.29% 6.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.23% 31.20% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 32 20
Median daily rate £325 £210 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% -34.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £373 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
C#
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
111 125 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 37.00% 29.76% 40.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 79 128
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 10
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +13.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing C# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

C#
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool 0 12 £360 -0.68% 2
Preston -3 5 £278 +32.14% 9
Burnley - 2 £294 - 1
Chorley +1 1 £250 -43.18% 5
Fleetwood - 1 - -
Lancaster - 1 £300 - 2
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C# 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for C#.

1 59 (86.76%) .NET
2 31 (45.59%) SQL
3 29 (42.65%) ASP.NET
4 28 (41.18%) SQL Server
5 25 (36.76%) JavaScript
6 19 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (27.94%) Microsoft
7 18 (26.47%) HTML
8 17 (25.00%) WinForms
8 17 (25.00%) MVC
9 16 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (23.53%) Visual Studio
10 14 (20.59%) Oracle
10 14 (20.59%) VB.NET
11 12 (17.65%) Java
11 12 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (17.65%) .NET Framework
11 12 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (16.18%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (16.18%) Dynamics CRM
12 11 (16.18%) CRM
13 10 (14.71%) T-SQL
13 10 (14.71%) XML
13 10 (14.71%) Entity Framework
14 9 (13.24%) VB
14 9 (13.24%) Python
14 9 (13.24%) ERP
15 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
15 8 (11.76%) Perl
15 8 (11.76%) C

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (2.94%) IIS
4 1 (1.47%) Apache
4 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.47%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (16.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (10.29%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (10.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) PaaS
1 4 (5.88%) SaaS
2 3 (4.41%) IaaS
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 16 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (10.29%) Oracle Database
5 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (10.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (7.35%) Relational Database
7 4 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (4.41%) MySQL
8 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.47%) Power BI
10 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (23.53%) Visual Studio
2 12 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.35%) ClearCase
3 5 (7.35%) Rational Robot
4 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.41%) Subversion
5 2 (2.94%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.47%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.47%) JUnit
6 1 (1.47%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.47%) NUnit
6 1 (1.47%) Selenium
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (8.82%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.41%) Advertising
4 2 (2.94%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.47%) Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (79.41%) Developer
2 31 (45.59%) .NET Developer
3 25 (36.76%) C# Developer
4 18 (26.47%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Developer
6 6 (8.82%) SQL Developer
7 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.35%) CRM Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Software Developer
7 5 (7.35%) Test Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Consultant
8 4 (5.88%) HTML Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (4.41%) C# WPF Developer
9 3 (4.41%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (86.76%) .NET
2 29 (42.65%) ASP.NET
3 18 (26.47%) HTML
4 17 (25.00%) WinForms
5 12 (17.65%) .NET Framework
6 11 (16.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (14.71%) Entity Framework
7 10 (14.71%) XML
8 8 (11.76%) CSS
8 8 (11.76%) HTML5
8 8 (11.76%) jQuery
9 7 (10.29%) AngularJS
9 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 7 (10.29%) WPF
10 5 (7.35%) Web Services
10 5 (7.35%) XSD
10 5 (7.35%) XSLT
11 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (4.41%) LINQ
12 2 (2.94%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Virtual Team
2 2 (2.94%) iPad
2 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.82%) Windows
2 3 (4.41%) Linux
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.47%) AIX
4 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.47%) Unix
4 1 (1.47%) VME
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.00%) MVC
3 11 (16.18%) CRM
4 9 (13.24%) ERP
5 7 (10.29%) Automated Testing
5 7 (10.29%) TDD
6 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (8.82%) Integration Testing
7 5 (7.35%) Functional Testing
7 5 (7.35%) ITIL
7 5 (7.35%) Test Strategy
8 4 (5.88%) Software Engineering
8 4 (5.88%) Web Development
9 3 (4.41%) Change Management
9 3 (4.41%) Data Protection
9 3 (4.41%) High Availability
9 3 (4.41%) Open Source
9 3 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (4.41%) SOLID
9 3 (4.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (45.59%) SQL
2 25 (36.76%) JavaScript
3 14 (20.59%) VB.NET
4 12 (17.65%) Java
5 10 (14.71%) T-SQL
6 9 (13.24%) Python
6 9 (13.24%) VB
7 8 (11.76%) C
7 8 (11.76%) Perl
7 8 (11.76%) Ruby
8 7 (10.29%) Shell Script
9 5 (7.35%) VB6
10 2 (2.94%) PHP
10 2 (2.94%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.47%) C++
11 1 (1.47%) COBOL
11 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.47%) VBScript
11 1 (1.47%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.94%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Docker
1 1 (1.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (27.94%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.59%) Oracle
3 4 (5.88%) Telerik
4 2 (2.94%) IBM
4 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.47%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.47%) HP
5 1 (1.47%) ICL
5 1 (1.47%) Micro Focus
5 1 (1.47%) Perforce
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Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £0 - £450 per day
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Lancaster, Lancashire
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Rate: Competitive Salary + Benefits
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