The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C# Developer
Rank 42 49 55
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 49 31 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.48% 2.65% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.71% 2.87% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 20 18
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£300 £338 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £361 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
C# 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
1319 1082 1110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.55% 92.64% 90.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 794 560 581
Average daily rate £325 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £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 70 66 86
Average hourly rate £13.44 £21.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.02% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# Developer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

C# Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 December 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
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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
Bolton - 2 - - 3
Stockport - 1 £300 - 2
Wigan - - - - 1
Salford - - - -
Altrincham - - - - 1
C# Developer
North West

C# Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 73 (100.00%) C#
2 63 (86.30%) .NET
3 49 (67.12%) SQL Server
4 32 (43.84%) MVC
5 31 (42.47%) ASP.NET
6 30 (41.10%) JavaScript
7 26 (35.62%) SQL
7 26 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (31.51%) Visual Studio
9 22 (30.14%) HTML
9 22 (30.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (30.14%) jQuery
10 20 (27.40%) CSS
11 19 (26.03%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (24.66%) OO
13 17 (23.29%) Scrum
13 17 (23.29%) TDD
13 17 (23.29%) Mentoring
14 16 (21.92%) .NET Framework
15 15 (20.55%) WCF
15 15 (20.55%) Web Services
16 14 (19.18%) T-SQL
16 14 (19.18%) WPF
17 13 (17.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 13 (17.81%) Microsoft
18 10 (13.70%) SQL Server 2000
18 10 (13.70%) Retail
18 10 (13.70%) OOD
18 10 (13.70%) XML
18 10 (13.70%) LINQ

C# Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 3 (4.11%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.74%) Orchard CMS
2 2 (2.74%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Mingle
2 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) Internet
1 1 (1.37%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (67.12%) SQL Server
2 19 (26.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (13.70%) SQL Server 2000
4 7 (9.59%) RavenDB
5 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.74%) Big Data
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (31.51%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (4.11%) Subversion
4 3 (4.11%) MSTest
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.37%) NUnit
5 1 (1.37%) Selenium
5 1 (1.37%) JIRA
5 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.37%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.37%) NuGet
General
1 10 (13.70%) Retail
2 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.37%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (86.30%) .NET
2 31 (42.47%) ASP.NET
3 22 (30.14%) HTML
3 22 (30.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 22 (30.14%) jQuery
4 20 (27.40%) CSS
5 16 (21.92%) .NET Framework
6 15 (20.55%) WCF
6 15 (20.55%) Web Services
7 14 (19.18%) WPF
8 13 (17.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 10 (13.70%) XML
9 10 (13.70%) LINQ
10 9 (12.33%) Ajax
11 8 (10.96%) REST
12 5 (6.85%) XSLT
12 5 (6.85%) WinForms
12 5 (6.85%) LINQ to SQL
13 4 (5.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (5.48%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) NHS
2 4 (5.48%) Linked Data
2 4 (5.48%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.74%) Open Source
3 2 (2.74%) Semantic Web
3 2 (2.74%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.22%) Windows
2 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (43.84%) MVC
2 26 (35.62%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (24.66%) OO
4 17 (23.29%) Scrum
4 17 (23.29%) TDD
4 17 (23.29%) Mentoring
5 10 (13.70%) OOD
6 9 (12.33%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (12.33%) Web Development
7 6 (8.22%) Unit Testing
7 6 (8.22%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.48%) MVVM
8 4 (5.48%) BDD
8 4 (5.48%) Pair Programming
9 3 (4.11%) CRM
9 3 (4.11%) Business Analysis
10 2 (2.74%) Software Architecture
10 2 (2.74%) Dependency Injection
10 2 (2.74%) Software Deployment
10 2 (2.74%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 73 (100.00%) C#
2 30 (41.10%) JavaScript
3 26 (35.62%) SQL
4 14 (19.18%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.85%) XPath
6 4 (5.48%) C++
7 3 (4.11%) VB
7 3 (4.11%) VB6
7 3 (4.11%) Ruby
8 2 (2.74%) SPARQL
9 1 (1.37%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.37%) C
9 1 (1.37%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (1.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.37%) MCPD
3 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (17.81%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle
2 1 (1.37%) Google
2 1 (1.37%) Atlassian