The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 25 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 8 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.08% 7.95% 7.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.59% 22.64% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 6
Average daily rate
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£280 £290 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -12.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £84 £276 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £332 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.78 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.64% -
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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
69 53 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 26.54% 35.10% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 26 17
Average daily rate £350 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £214 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £472 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.98 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.20% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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#
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

C# Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 July 2015, 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 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 16 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (55.00%) XML
4 11 (55.00%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (55.00%) Web Application Development
5 9 (45.00%) REST
5 9 (45.00%) WCF
5 9 (45.00%) HTTP
5 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (45.00%) Web Services
5 9 (45.00%) Windows
5 9 (45.00%) Visual Studio
5 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (45.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (40.00%) XPath
6 8 (40.00%) IIS
6 8 (40.00%) MSMQ
6 8 (40.00%) MQSeries
6 8 (40.00%) XQuery
6 8 (40.00%) Release Management
6 8 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (35.00%) OO
8 6 (30.00%) SOA
8 6 (30.00%) OOP
9 4 (20.00%) SQL
9 4 (20.00%) HTML
9 4 (20.00%) MVC
10 3 (15.00%) JavaScript

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 11 (55.00%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (40.00%) IIS
2 8 (40.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (45.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (10.00%) MySQL
4 2 (10.00%) DB2
4 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Visual Studio
2 8 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (5.00%) Back Office
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) BizTalk Developer
3 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Packager
5 1 (5.00%) Junior
5 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Test Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 16 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (55.00%) XML
4 9 (45.00%) Web Services
4 9 (45.00%) WCF
4 9 (45.00%) REST
5 8 (40.00%) MSMQ
6 4 (20.00%) HTML
7 2 (10.00%) CSS
7 2 (10.00%) ADO.NET
7 2 (10.00%) Middleware
7 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (5.00%) HTML5
8 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
8 1 (5.00%) WinForms
8 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
8 1 (5.00%) SOAP
8 1 (5.00%) XSLT
8 1 (5.00%) CSS3
8 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Web Application Development
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) Release Management
4 7 (35.00%) OO
5 6 (30.00%) SOA
5 6 (30.00%) OOP
6 4 (20.00%) MVC
7 3 (15.00%) SDLC
8 2 (10.00%) ETL
8 2 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
9 1 (5.00%) System Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Time Management
9 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
9 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
9 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
9 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) XQuery
1 8 (40.00%) XPath
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Sybase
3 1 (5.00%) ATG
3 1 (5.00%) Xamarin
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