The first table below looks at the demand for the C# 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# Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 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 Job Titles advertised for the Manchester 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C# Developer
Rank 55 57 41
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 34 17 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.36% 1.70% 3.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.54% 1.80% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 31
Average daily rate £325 £275 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £325 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £318 £315
% change year-on-year
-5.51% +0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +7.35%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1337 942 1282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.98% 94.11% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 423 644
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 90 81
Average hourly rate £14.54 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £40.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
C# Developer
North West

C# Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

C# Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

C# Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

C# Developer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

C# Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

C# Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

C# 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# Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 10 £300 - 2
Bolton - - - - 5
Bury - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - - 2
Wigan - - - - 1
C# Developer
North West

C# Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited C# 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# Developer in their job title.

1 63 (100.00%) C#
2 58 (92.06%) .NET
3 41 (65.08%) ASP.NET
4 36 (57.14%) SQL Server
5 34 (53.97%) SQL
6 29 (46.03%) Web Services
7 28 (44.44%) HTML
7 28 (44.44%) WCF
8 24 (38.10%) CSS
9 23 (36.51%) MVC
10 21 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 21 (33.33%) T-SQL
11 20 (31.75%) WPF
12 16 (25.40%) HTML5
12 16 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (23.81%) Scrum
14 14 (22.22%) OOD
14 14 (22.22%) .NET Framework
15 13 (20.63%) PL/SQL
16 12 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
17 11 (17.46%) SQL Server 2008
17 11 (17.46%) OO
17 11 (17.46%) XML
18 10 (15.87%) Silverlight
18 10 (15.87%) LINQ
18 10 (15.87%) jQuery
19 9 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 9 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 8 (12.70%) AngularJS
20 8 (12.70%) XSD

C# Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited C# 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# Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.94%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (4.76%) CMS
3 2 (3.17%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) FTP
1 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.59%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.76%) SQLPlus
3 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.76%) Mercurial
3 2 (3.17%) MSTest
3 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.17%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.59%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 2 (3.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (92.06%) .NET
2 41 (65.08%) ASP.NET
3 29 (46.03%) Web Services
4 28 (44.44%) HTML
4 28 (44.44%) WCF
5 24 (38.10%) CSS
6 20 (31.75%) WPF
7 16 (25.40%) HTML5
8 14 (22.22%) .NET Framework
9 12 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (17.46%) XML
11 10 (15.87%) Silverlight
11 10 (15.87%) LINQ
11 10 (15.87%) jQuery
12 9 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 9 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (12.70%) AngularJS
13 8 (12.70%) XSD
14 6 (9.52%) KnockoutJS
15 5 (7.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (11.11%) RIA
2 3 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.76%) NHS
2 3 (4.76%) W3C
3 2 (3.17%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.59%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) MVC
2 16 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (23.81%) Scrum
4 14 (22.22%) OOD
5 11 (17.46%) OO
6 7 (11.11%) User Stories
6 7 (11.11%) MVVM
7 5 (7.94%) Web Development
8 3 (4.76%) Web Application Development
8 3 (4.76%) Web Design
8 3 (4.76%) SOA
9 2 (3.17%) OOP
9 2 (3.17%) RUP
9 2 (3.17%) DSDM
9 2 (3.17%) TDD
9 2 (3.17%) Business Analysis
9 2 (3.17%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.17%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.17%) Multithreading
10 1 (1.59%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) C#
2 34 (53.97%) SQL
3 21 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 21 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 13 (20.63%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.76%) C++
6 2 (3.17%) Java
6 2 (3.17%) VB
7 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.59%) C
7 1 (1.59%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) HL7
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) Oracle
2 7 (11.11%) Twitter
3 3 (4.76%) Sitecore
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.76%) Telerik
4 1 (1.59%) Open Text
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