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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 27 35 32
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 22 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.90% 3.53% 4.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.89% 8.97% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 8
Median daily rate £405 £425 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% +49.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £325 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £437 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £39.28 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.51% +12.21%
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
185 156 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 41.20% 39.29% 23.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 107 76
Median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £540 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 4
Median hourly rate £33.50 £37.00 £15.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.45% +145.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £24.40 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.00 £28.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +7 7 £341 -19.70% 2
Blackburn - 2 - - 3
Blackpool -9 1 £410 -3.52% 3
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 32 (76.19%) .NET
2 20 (47.62%) Visual Studio
3 15 (35.71%) Oracle
4 13 (30.95%) Windows
5 12 (28.57%) XML
6 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET
6 10 (23.81%) C++
6 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (23.81%) Rational DOORS
6 10 (23.81%) Relational Database
7 9 (21.43%) Oracle Database
7 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
8 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
8 8 (19.05%) VB
8 8 (19.05%) CRM
8 8 (19.05%) IBM
8 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
8 8 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (16.67%) RDBMS
9 7 (16.67%) OO
9 7 (16.67%) SQL
10 6 (14.29%) HTML
10 6 (14.29%) Java
10 6 (14.29%) VC++
10 6 (14.29%) VB.NET
10 6 (14.29%) WPF
10 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (11.90%) Project Planning
11 5 (11.90%) Requirements Management

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 (2.38%) Apache
1 1 (2.38%) IIS
1 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.38%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) Relational Database
2 9 (21.43%) Oracle Database
3 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
4 7 (16.67%) RDBMS
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (47.62%) Visual Studio
2 10 (23.81%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (11.90%) ClearCase
5 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.76%) NUnit
5 2 (4.76%) Rational Robot
6 1 (2.38%) eggPlant
6 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.38%) JUnit
6 1 (2.38%) PHPUnit
6 1 (2.38%) Selenium
6 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.38%) Subversion
6 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.38%) Travis CI
6 1 (2.38%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Avionics
3 1 (2.38%) Military
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (71.43%) Developer
2 8 (19.05%) .NET Developer
3 7 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
5 5 (11.90%) CRM Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Database Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Information Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Database Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Lead Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Lead Software Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Network Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (76.19%) .NET
2 12 (28.57%) XML
3 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET
4 6 (14.29%) HTML
4 6 (14.29%) WPF
5 5 (11.90%) WinForms
6 4 (9.52%) .NET Framework
6 4 (9.52%) CSS
6 4 (9.52%) HTML5
7 3 (7.14%) Entity Framework
7 3 (7.14%) jQuery
7 3 (7.14%) XSD
7 3 (7.14%) XSLT
8 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (4.76%) CSS3
8 2 (4.76%) SOAP
9 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.52%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Unix
4 1 (2.38%) AIX
4 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.38%) VME
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (19.05%) CRM
2 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
3 7 (16.67%) OO
4 5 (11.90%) Project Planning
4 5 (11.90%) Requirements Management
5 4 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (9.52%) TDD
6 3 (7.14%) Automated Testing
6 3 (7.14%) MVC
6 3 (7.14%) SOLID
6 3 (7.14%) UML
6 3 (7.14%) Web Development
7 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.76%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (4.76%) SDLC
7 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.76%) Validation
8 1 (2.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) C++
2 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 8 (19.05%) VB
4 7 (16.67%) SQL
5 6 (14.29%) Java
5 6 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 6 (14.29%) VC++
6 5 (11.90%) VB6
7 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.38%) C
7 1 (2.38%) COBOL
7 1 (2.38%) FQL
7 1 (2.38%) Perl
7 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.38%) Python
7 1 (2.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.38%) BitLocker
1 1 (2.38%) Docker
1 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Oracle
2 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 8 (19.05%) IBM
4 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.38%) ICL
5 1 (2.38%) Micro Focus