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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 24 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing C# 25 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.92% 3.58% 3.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.02% 11.21% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 6
Median daily rate £400 £425 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +49.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £323 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £434 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £39.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.88 £39.40 £36.57
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.73%
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
192 116 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 45.50% 31.96% 26.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 81 75
Median daily rate £410 £409 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.30% +9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 4
Median hourly rate £20.50 £37.00 £36.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.59% +0.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £37.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 25 July 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#
Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

C# Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 July 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
Preston +5 7 £325 -23.52% 5
Blackpool -8 1 £410 -3.52% 4
Carnforth - 1 £350 -
Chorley - 1 £250 - 3
Blackburn - 1 - -
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 33 (76.74%) .NET
2 18 (41.86%) Visual Studio
3 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
4 12 (27.91%) ASP.NET
4 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
4 12 (27.91%) CRM
4 12 (27.91%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (25.58%) Oracle
6 10 (23.26%) C++
6 10 (23.26%) HTML
6 10 (23.26%) Windows
6 10 (23.26%) Rational DOORS
6 10 (23.26%) Relational Database
7 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (20.93%) XML
7 9 (20.93%) SQL
7 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
8 8 (18.60%) VB.NET
8 8 (18.60%) IBM
9 7 (16.28%) RDBMS
9 7 (16.28%) OO
9 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database
10 6 (13.95%) VC++
10 6 (13.95%) VB
10 6 (13.95%) Java
10 6 (13.95%) MVC
11 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
11 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
11 5 (11.63%) HTML5
11 5 (11.63%) iPad

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 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.33%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (27.91%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) Relational Database
2 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
3 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database
3 7 (16.28%) RDBMS
4 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (41.86%) Visual Studio
2 10 (23.26%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.33%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.33%) eggPlant
4 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.33%) NUnit
4 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (72.09%) Developer
2 10 (23.26%) .NET Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Developer
4 7 (16.28%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) C# Developer
5 6 (13.95%) CRM Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Consultant
8 3 (6.98%) Database Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Information Systems Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (6.98%) Technical Developer
9 2 (4.65%) .NET Web Developer
9 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Database Developer
9 2 (4.65%) HTML Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Network Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (76.74%) .NET
2 12 (27.91%) ASP.NET
3 10 (23.26%) HTML
4 9 (20.93%) XML
5 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (11.63%) HTML5
5 5 (11.63%) jQuery
6 4 (9.30%) CSS
6 4 (9.30%) WinForms
7 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
7 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
8 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (4.65%) SOAP
8 2 (4.65%) WPF
9 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (2.33%) Middleware
9 1 (2.33%) Silverlight
9 1 (2.33%) WCF
9 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) iPad
1 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) AIX
3 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Unix
3 1 (2.33%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) CRM
2 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.28%) OO
4 6 (13.95%) MVC
5 5 (11.63%) Requirements Management
6 4 (9.30%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (9.30%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.98%) UML
7 3 (6.98%) Web Development
8 2 (4.65%) Automated Testing
8 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.65%) Issue Tracking
8 2 (4.65%) SDLC
8 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.65%) TDD
8 2 (4.65%) Validation
9 1 (2.33%) Extreme Programming
9 1 (2.33%) Pair Programming
9 1 (2.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
2 10 (23.26%) C++
3 9 (20.93%) SQL
4 8 (18.60%) VB.NET
5 6 (13.95%) Java
5 6 (13.95%) VB
5 6 (13.95%) VC++
6 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.98%) VB6
7 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.33%) C
7 1 (2.33%) COBOL
7 1 (2.33%) Perl
7 1 (2.33%) Python
7 1 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Docker
1 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.58%) Oracle
3 8 (18.60%) IBM
4 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.65%) Telerik
5 1 (2.33%) ICL
5 1 (2.33%) Micro Focus
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