The first table below looks at the demand for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Liverpool region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 7 14 6
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing C# 19 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 14.07% 8.44% 13.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.54% 28.26% 52.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 16
Average daily rate £295 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +31.14%
Programming Languages Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
52 46 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 38.52% 29.87% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 29
Average daily rate £308 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £175.00 £15.46 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1031.95% +71.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
C#
Merseyside

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing C# also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C#.

1 31 (93.94%) .NET
2 18 (54.55%) WPF
3 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET
4 12 (36.36%) WinForms
5 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 11 (33.33%) SQL
5 11 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
6 10 (30.30%) TDD
7 9 (27.27%) Sybase
7 9 (27.27%) VB.NET
7 9 (27.27%) OO
8 8 (24.24%) WCF
8 8 (24.24%) .NET Framework
9 7 (21.21%) Windows
9 7 (21.21%) Web Services
9 7 (21.21%) Visual Studio
9 7 (21.21%) HTML
10 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
11 5 (15.15%) MVC
11 5 (15.15%) VB
12 4 (12.12%) CSS
12 4 (12.12%) XAML
12 4 (12.12%) N-Tier
12 4 (12.12%) OOD
12 4 (12.12%) Telerik
12 4 (12.12%) HTML5
13 3 (9.09%) MVVM

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing C# also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C#. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.03%) InfoPath
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.06%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.03%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (21.21%) Visual Studio
3 3 (9.09%) NMock
General
1 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (81.82%) Developer
2 17 (51.52%) .NET Developer
3 6 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 5 (15.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) WPF Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.06%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (6.06%) VB Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) VB6 Developer
8 1 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Performance Test Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (93.94%) .NET
2 18 (54.55%) WPF
3 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET
4 12 (36.36%) WinForms
5 8 (24.24%) WCF
5 8 (24.24%) .NET Framework
6 7 (21.21%) Web Services
6 7 (21.21%) HTML
7 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (12.12%) CSS
8 4 (12.12%) HTML5
9 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (9.09%) jQuery
10 2 (6.06%) XML
10 2 (6.06%) Ajax
10 2 (6.06%) .NET Remoting
10 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 1 (3.03%) Apache Cordova
11 1 (3.03%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.06%) SCADA
2 2 (6.06%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Biometrics
3 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) TDD
2 9 (27.27%) OO
3 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
4 5 (15.15%) MVC
5 4 (12.12%) OOD
6 3 (9.09%) MVVM
6 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.09%) Scrum
6 3 (9.09%) Project Management
6 3 (9.09%) CRM
7 2 (6.06%) Time Management
8 1 (3.03%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (3.03%) Performance Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Load Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Web Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Performance Management
8 1 (3.03%) Data Management
8 1 (3.03%) Information Management
8 1 (3.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 9 (27.27%) VB.NET
3 5 (15.15%) VB
4 4 (12.12%) XAML
5 3 (9.09%) Java
5 3 (9.09%) C++
6 2 (6.06%) VB6
7 1 (3.03%) C
7 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) MCPD
1 1 (3.03%) MCTS
1 1 (3.03%) MCP
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Sybase
2 4 (12.12%) Telerik
3 3 (9.09%) Typemock
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Open Text
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle
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Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 18 days ago
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Rate: Competitive, Depending on Experience
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 26 days ago