The table below looks at the statistics for the C# .NET Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# .NET Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C# .NET Developer
Rank 68 66 65
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 19 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.37% 1.63% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.73% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £209 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.96 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +23.20%
C# .NET Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1307 1038 902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.10% 93.77% 91.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 558 491
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £207 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 48 66
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

C# .NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# .NET Developer in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C# .NET Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

C# .NET Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

C# .NET Developer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

C# .NET Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

C# .NET Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

C# .NET Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

C# .NET Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

C# .NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +7 1 £300 -25.00% 3
Wigan - - - - 2
Altrincham - - - - 1
Bolton - - - - 4
C# .NET Developer
North West

C# .NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited C# .NET Developer in their job title 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 with C# .NET Developer in their job title.

1 35 (100.00%) C#
1 35 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (65.71%) SQL Server
3 21 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 19 (54.29%) HTML
4 19 (54.29%) JavaScript
5 18 (51.43%) MVC
6 17 (48.57%) CSS
7 15 (42.86%) .NET Framework
7 15 (42.86%) jQuery
8 14 (40.00%) SQL
8 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (37.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 13 (37.14%) Visual Studio
10 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (25.71%) WCF
12 8 (22.86%) Ajax
12 8 (22.86%) REST
13 7 (20.00%) Web Development
13 7 (20.00%) Web Services
13 7 (20.00%) XML
14 6 (17.14%) T-SQL
14 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 5 (14.29%) LINQ to SQL
15 5 (14.29%) XSLT
15 5 (14.29%) LINQ
15 5 (14.29%) XPath
15 5 (14.29%) TDD
16 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008

C# .NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited C# .NET Developer in their job title 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 with C# .NET Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) AMQP
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (65.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.86%) RavenDB
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) Visual Studio
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.86%) NUnit
4 1 (2.86%) JIRA
4 1 (2.86%) Selenium
4 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (8.57%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 19 (54.29%) HTML
4 17 (48.57%) CSS
5 15 (42.86%) .NET Framework
5 15 (42.86%) jQuery
6 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (37.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 9 (25.71%) WCF
9 8 (22.86%) Ajax
9 8 (22.86%) REST
10 7 (20.00%) Web Services
10 7 (20.00%) XML
11 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 5 (14.29%) LINQ to SQL
12 5 (14.29%) XSLT
12 5 (14.29%) LINQ
13 3 (8.57%) HTML5
13 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (8.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Linked Data
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) MVC
2 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.00%) Web Development
4 5 (14.29%) TDD
5 3 (8.57%) Scrum
5 3 (8.57%) OO
6 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (2.86%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (2.86%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) Time Management
7 1 (2.86%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (54.29%) JavaScript
3 14 (40.00%) SQL
4 6 (17.14%) T-SQL
5 5 (14.29%) XPath
6 1 (2.86%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (2.86%) C
6 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) MCPD
2 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle
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