The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 23 32 6
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -26
Contract jobs citing C# 12 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.60% 1.95% 11.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.24% 9.43% 34.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 5
Median daily rate £291 £181 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.27% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £82 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £282 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £38.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.57% +9.28%
C#
Merseyside

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

Programming Languages Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
98 53 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 37.55% 20.70% 34.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 33 24
Median daily rate £350 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £227 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £438 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £18.80 £18.46 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.84% +23.06%
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 Liverpool

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for C#.

1 15 (83.33%) .NET
2 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
3 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 6 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
6 4 (22.22%) PHP
6 4 (22.22%) MVC
6 4 (22.22%) WCF
6 4 (22.22%) TDD
7 3 (16.67%) CakePHP
7 3 (16.67%) CRM
7 3 (16.67%) Web Services
8 2 (11.11%) OOP
8 2 (11.11%) OO
8 2 (11.11%) Delphi
8 2 (11.11%) Java
8 2 (11.11%) VB
8 2 (11.11%) MySQL
8 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 2 (11.11%) LINQ
8 2 (11.11%) PHP 5
8 2 (11.11%) WPF
8 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
8 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (11.11%) Web Development
8 2 (11.11%) Office 365
9 1 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
9 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (5.56%) eggPlant

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) eggPlant
1 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) C# Developer
3 6 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 5 (27.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (22.22%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (22.22%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 4 (22.22%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (22.22%) Senior Developer
5 4 (22.22%) Senior SQL Developer
5 4 (22.22%) Senior SQL Server Developer
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Developer
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (16.67%) PHP Developer
7 2 (11.11%) CRM Developer
8 1 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (5.56%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Office 365 Developer
8 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Support
8 1 (5.56%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
3 4 (22.22%) WCF
4 3 (16.67%) CakePHP
4 3 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (11.11%) LINQ
5 2 (11.11%) WPF
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (5.56%) CSS
6 1 (5.56%) jQuery
6 1 (5.56%) JSON
6 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
1 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) MVC
1 4 (22.22%) TDD
2 3 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (11.11%) OO
3 2 (11.11%) OOP
3 2 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) ERP
4 1 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) PHP
4 2 (11.11%) Delphi
4 2 (11.11%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) PHP 5
4 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.11%) VB
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft