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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
North West / Lancashire
Rank 13 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing C# 29 26 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.24% 6.02% 7.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.10% 12.81% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 17
Median daily rate £300 £250 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £37.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.69% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.75 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+5.80% +13.13%

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
107 203 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 41.47% 46.99% 37.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 140 99
Median daily rate £310 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.62% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £526 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 8
Median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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 February 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 February 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 -5 7 £313 +48.80% 1
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 57 (87.69%) .NET
2 35 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 31 (47.69%) SQL Server
3 31 (47.69%) SQL
4 29 (44.62%) MVC
5 28 (43.08%) JavaScript
6 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (29.23%) HTML
8 17 (26.15%) WinForms
9 16 (24.62%) CSS
10 15 (23.08%) Oracle
10 15 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (21.54%) XML
12 11 (16.92%) .NET Framework
13 10 (15.38%) VB.NET
13 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
13 10 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (13.85%) Security Cleared
14 9 (13.85%) Visual Studio
14 9 (13.85%) VB
14 9 (13.85%) Web Services
15 8 (12.31%) Python
15 8 (12.31%) Java
15 8 (12.31%) SharePoint
15 8 (12.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (12.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (12.31%) Ruby
15 8 (12.31%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (12.31%) Entity Framework
15 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2012

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 (12.31%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (3.08%) IIS
4 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (10.77%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) PaaS
1 4 (6.15%) SaaS
2 3 (4.62%) IaaS
3 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (47.69%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (12.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (12.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (9.23%) Oracle Database
4 6 (9.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (6.15%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.62%) Firebird
6 3 (4.62%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (3.08%) MySQL
7 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Visual Studio
2 8 (12.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.69%) ClearCase
3 5 (7.69%) Rational Robot
4 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.62%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.62%) JIRA
4 3 (4.62%) Subversion
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.54%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.54%) JUnit
6 1 (1.54%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.54%) NUnit
6 1 (1.54%) Selenium
6 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (10.77%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.62%) Electronics
4 2 (3.08%) Advertising
4 2 (3.08%) Banking
4 2 (3.08%) General Ledger
4 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.54%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 53 (81.54%) Developer
2 34 (52.31%) .NET Developer
3 31 (47.69%) C# Developer
4 20 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 7 (10.77%) Software Developer
7 6 (9.23%) SQL Developer
8 5 (7.69%) Test Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Senior Test Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Developer
10 3 (4.62%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.62%) C# WPF Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (4.62%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (87.69%) .NET
2 35 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 19 (29.23%) HTML
4 17 (26.15%) WinForms
5 16 (24.62%) CSS
6 15 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (21.54%) XML
8 11 (16.92%) .NET Framework
9 9 (13.85%) Web Services
10 8 (12.31%) Entity Framework
11 7 (10.77%) WPF
12 5 (7.69%) AngularJS
12 5 (7.69%) jQuery
12 5 (7.69%) SOAP
12 5 (7.69%) XSD
12 5 (7.69%) XSLT
13 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (6.15%) HTML5
13 4 (6.15%) LINQ
13 4 (6.15%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Virtual Team
2 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.54%) Fintech
3 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.23%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (44.62%) MVC
2 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.77%) Automated Testing
3 7 (10.77%) ERP
3 7 (10.77%) TDD
4 6 (9.23%) Integration Testing
4 6 (9.23%) ITIL
4 6 (9.23%) Test Strategy
5 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (7.69%) Functional Testing
5 5 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.15%) Web Development
7 3 (4.62%) Change Management
7 3 (4.62%) High Availability
7 3 (4.62%) OO
7 3 (4.62%) OOD
7 3 (4.62%) Open Source
7 3 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.62%) Software Architecture
7 3 (4.62%) UML
Programming Languages
1 31 (47.69%) SQL
2 28 (43.08%) JavaScript
3 10 (15.38%) VB.NET
4 9 (13.85%) VB
5 8 (12.31%) Java
5 8 (12.31%) Python
5 8 (12.31%) Ruby
6 7 (10.77%) C
6 7 (10.77%) Perl
6 7 (10.77%) Shell Script
7 5 (7.69%) VB6
8 4 (6.15%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.08%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.54%) PHP
10 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.23%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.62%) Degree
4 2 (3.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.54%) HNC
5 1 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (23.08%) Oracle
2 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.15%) Perforce
4 1 (1.54%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.54%) HP
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