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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
North West / Lancashire
Rank 8 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 39 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 15.29% 6.98% 6.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.49% 18.24% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 17 18
Median daily rate £300 £210 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -21.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £310 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.58%

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
94 148 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 36.86% 38.24% 42.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 103 124
Median daily rate £325 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £222 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 12
Median hourly rate £49.50 £38.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.26% +2.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 -9 7 £325 +54.76% 1
Blackpool - 3 £360 - 1
Burnley - 2 £294 - 1
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 61 (87.14%) .NET
2 37 (52.86%) ASP.NET
3 35 (50.00%) SQL
4 33 (47.14%) SQL Server
5 29 (41.43%) JavaScript
5 29 (41.43%) MVC
6 23 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (30.00%) HTML
8 20 (28.57%) WinForms
9 15 (21.43%) Oracle
9 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (20.00%) CSS
11 13 (18.57%) XML
12 12 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (17.14%) .NET Framework
13 11 (15.71%) Visual Studio
13 11 (15.71%) VB.NET
13 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
14 10 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (12.86%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (12.86%) Entity Framework
16 8 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
16 8 (11.43%) Security Cleared
16 8 (11.43%) Ruby
16 8 (11.43%) Python
16 8 (11.43%) ERP
16 8 (11.43%) SharePoint
16 8 (11.43%) VB
16 8 (11.43%) Java
17 7 (10.00%) 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 (11.43%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (2.86%) IIS
4 1 (1.43%) Apache
4 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) PaaS
1 4 (5.71%) SaaS
2 3 (4.29%) IaaS
3 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) HTTP
2 1 (1.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (47.14%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (12.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (7.14%) Relational Database
7 4 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (4.29%) MongoDB
8 3 (4.29%) MySQL
8 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (4.29%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.86%) Firebird
9 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.43%) Power BI
10 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Visual Studio
2 8 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.14%) ClearCase
3 5 (7.14%) Rational Robot
4 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.29%) Subversion
5 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.86%) JIRA
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.43%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.43%) JUnit
6 1 (1.43%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.43%) NUnit
6 1 (1.43%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.43%) Selenium
6 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.29%) Advertising
4 2 (2.86%) Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Electronics
4 2 (2.86%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (81.43%) Developer
2 35 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 35 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 23 (32.86%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 7 (10.00%) SQL Developer
6 5 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Senior Test Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (4.29%) C# WPF Developer
8 3 (4.29%) CRM Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (87.14%) .NET
2 37 (52.86%) ASP.NET
3 21 (30.00%) HTML
4 20 (28.57%) WinForms
5 15 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (20.00%) CSS
7 13 (18.57%) XML
8 12 (17.14%) .NET Framework
9 9 (12.86%) Entity Framework
10 7 (10.00%) AngularJS
10 7 (10.00%) jQuery
10 7 (10.00%) Web Services
10 7 (10.00%) WPF
11 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (8.57%) HTML5
12 5 (7.14%) XSD
12 5 (7.14%) XSLT
13 4 (5.71%) SOAP
14 3 (4.29%) LINQ
14 3 (4.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Virtual Team
2 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.43%) iPad
3 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (4.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.43%) Linux
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (41.43%) MVC
2 23 (32.86%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.43%) ERP
4 7 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 6 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (8.57%) Integration Testing
5 6 (8.57%) TDD
5 6 (8.57%) Test Strategy
6 5 (7.14%) Functional Testing
6 5 (7.14%) ITIL
6 5 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 4 (5.71%) CRM
7 4 (5.71%) OO
7 4 (5.71%) Web Development
8 3 (4.29%) Change Management
8 3 (4.29%) High Availability
8 3 (4.29%) OOD
8 3 (4.29%) Open Source
8 3 (4.29%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (50.00%) SQL
2 29 (41.43%) JavaScript
3 11 (15.71%) VB.NET
4 8 (11.43%) Java
4 8 (11.43%) Python
4 8 (11.43%) Ruby
4 8 (11.43%) VB
5 7 (10.00%) C
5 7 (10.00%) Perl
5 7 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 7 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.14%) VB6
7 2 (2.86%) PHP
7 2 (2.86%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.43%) C++
8 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.43%) VBScript
8 1 (1.43%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.29%) Degree
4 2 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (21.43%) Oracle
2 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.29%) Perforce
4 2 (2.86%) Telerik
5 1 (1.43%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.43%) HP
5 1 (1.43%) IBM
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