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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 30 6 15
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +9
Contract jobs citing C# 5 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.94% 11.72% 5.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.26% 34.69% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
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£181 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -10.76%
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 £37.56 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -6.66%
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
54 49 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 20.93% 33.79% 25.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 24 15
Average daily rate £300 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £472 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £18.46 £15.00 £15.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.06% -2.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.85%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 16 (94.12%) .NET
2 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
2 13 (76.47%) ASP.NET
3 11 (64.71%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (64.71%) Web Application Development
4 10 (58.82%) XML
5 9 (52.94%) HTTP
5 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
5 9 (52.94%) WCF
5 9 (52.94%) REST
6 8 (47.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (47.06%) Release Management
6 8 (47.06%) XQuery
6 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (47.06%) XPath
6 8 (47.06%) Windows
6 8 (47.06%) MSMQ
6 8 (47.06%) MQSeries
6 8 (47.06%) Web Services
6 8 (47.06%) IIS
6 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (41.18%) Visual Studio
8 6 (35.29%) OOP
8 6 (35.29%) OO
8 6 (35.29%) SOA
9 3 (17.65%) SQL
10 2 (11.76%) MVC
10 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
10 2 (11.76%) Test Automation

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (64.71%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (47.06%) MQSeries
2 8 (47.06%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.76%) DB2
3 2 (11.76%) MySQL
3 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
3 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (41.18%) Visual Studio
3 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.88%) MSI
General
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) BizTalk Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Test Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Applications Developer
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Test Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Packager
5 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) .NET
2 13 (76.47%) ASP.NET
3 10 (58.82%) XML
4 9 (52.94%) WCF
4 9 (52.94%) REST
5 8 (47.06%) MSMQ
5 8 (47.06%) Web Services
6 2 (11.76%) HTML
6 2 (11.76%) Middleware
7 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET
7 1 (5.88%) SOAP
7 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
1 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (11.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Web Application Development
2 8 (47.06%) Release Management
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) OOP
3 6 (35.29%) OO
3 6 (35.29%) SOA
4 2 (11.76%) MVC
4 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.76%) ETL
4 2 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (11.76%) SDLC
5 1 (5.88%) System Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Time Management
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) XQuery
1 8 (47.06%) XPath
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Sybase
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Xamarin
3 1 (5.88%) ATG
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