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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 18 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing C# 12 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.74% 9.30% 7.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.05% 31.58% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
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£405 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.60% -3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
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
57 38 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 22.53% 29.46% 33.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 16 18
Average daily rate £275 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £335 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £175.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1309.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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#
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 March 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 13 (92.86%) .NET
1 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 12 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 12 (85.71%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (78.57%) Web Application Development
4 9 (64.29%) HTTP
5 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 8 (57.14%) XQuery
5 8 (57.14%) Windows
5 8 (57.14%) Web Services
5 8 (57.14%) XML
5 8 (57.14%) MSMQ
5 8 (57.14%) MQSeries
5 8 (57.14%) IIS
5 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (57.14%) REST
5 8 (57.14%) XPath
5 8 (57.14%) WCF
5 8 (57.14%) Release Management
5 8 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (50.00%) Visual Studio
7 6 (42.86%) OOP
7 6 (42.86%) OO
7 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (42.86%) SOA
8 2 (14.29%) SQL
9 1 (7.14%) VBScript
9 1 (7.14%) VB
9 1 (7.14%) HTML

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 12 (85.71%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (57.14%) IIS
2 8 (57.14%) MQSeries
3 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) BizTalk Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Applications Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Siebel Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) .NET
2 12 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 8 (57.14%) WCF
3 8 (57.14%) Web Services
3 8 (57.14%) XML
3 8 (57.14%) MSMQ
3 8 (57.14%) REST
4 1 (7.14%) CSS3
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
1 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Web Application Development
2 8 (57.14%) Release Management
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) OOP
3 6 (42.86%) OO
3 6 (42.86%) SOA
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) XQuery
1 8 (57.14%) XPath
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VBScript
3 1 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) CosmoCom
2 1 (7.14%) Actuate
2 1 (7.14%) ATG
2 1 (7.14%) Siebel
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