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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C# Developer
Rank 51 53 59
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 38 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.62% 2.63% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.81% 2.85% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 19 11
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£300 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £233 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £360 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £22.25
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
1354 1016 1181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.51% 92.11% 91.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 833 516 611
Average daily rate £338 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 67 82
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.98 £9.68 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £33.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 - - 1
Stockport +8 1 £300 - 7
Wigan - - - - 4
Oldham - - - - 1
Salford - - - -
Altrincham - - - - 1
C# Developer
North West

C# Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 72 (100.00%) C#
2 63 (87.50%) .NET
3 48 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 33 (45.83%) MVC
5 30 (41.67%) ASP.NET
6 25 (34.72%) JavaScript
6 25 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (33.33%) SQL
8 23 (31.94%) HTML
8 23 (31.94%) OO
9 21 (29.17%) CSS
9 21 (29.17%) .NET Framework
10 20 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 20 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (27.78%) Visual Studio
11 19 (26.39%) jQuery
12 18 (25.00%) WCF
12 18 (25.00%) TDD
13 17 (23.61%) WPF
13 17 (23.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 16 (22.22%) Web Services
15 15 (20.83%) Microsoft
16 14 (19.44%) Scrum
16 14 (19.44%) Mentoring
17 13 (18.06%) SQL Server 2000
18 12 (16.67%) OOD
18 12 (16.67%) LINQ
19 11 (15.28%) Retail
20 9 (12.50%) XML
20 9 (12.50%) T-SQL

C# Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (6.94%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Mingle
1 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) AMQP
1 1 (1.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 20 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (18.06%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (4.17%) RavenDB
7 2 (2.78%) Big Data
7 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (27.78%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (5.56%) MSTest
3 4 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.39%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.39%) LLBLGen Pro
4 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.39%) Selenium
4 1 (1.39%) JIRA
4 1 (1.39%) NUnit
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.39%) Subversion
4 1 (1.39%) NuGet
General
1 11 (15.28%) Retail
2 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.39%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (87.50%) .NET
2 30 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 23 (31.94%) HTML
4 21 (29.17%) CSS
4 21 (29.17%) .NET Framework
5 20 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (26.39%) jQuery
7 18 (25.00%) WCF
8 17 (23.61%) WPF
8 17 (23.61%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 16 (22.22%) Web Services
10 12 (16.67%) LINQ
11 9 (12.50%) XML
12 8 (11.11%) Ajax
12 8 (11.11%) REST
13 6 (8.33%) WinForms
13 6 (8.33%) XSLT
13 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 5 (6.94%) LINQ to SQL
14 5 (6.94%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.78%) Linked Data
3 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.78%) RIA
4 1 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.39%) Semantic Web
4 1 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.39%) NHS
4 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (1.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.83%) MVC
2 25 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (31.94%) OO
4 18 (25.00%) TDD
5 14 (19.44%) Scrum
5 14 (19.44%) Mentoring
6 12 (16.67%) OOD
7 9 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 8 (11.11%) Web Development
9 7 (9.72%) Service Delivery
10 6 (8.33%) MVVM
11 5 (6.94%) CRM
12 4 (5.56%) Business Analysis
12 4 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
12 4 (5.56%) BDD
13 3 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
13 3 (4.17%) Pair Programming
14 2 (2.78%) SOA
14 2 (2.78%) Test-First Development
14 2 (2.78%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 72 (100.00%) C#
2 25 (34.72%) JavaScript
3 24 (33.33%) SQL
4 9 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.94%) XPath
6 4 (5.56%) VB6
6 4 (5.56%) VB
6 4 (5.56%) C++
7 1 (1.39%) SPARQL
7 1 (1.39%) C
7 1 (1.39%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.39%) Java
7 1 (1.39%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) MCPD
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 15 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.39%) Google
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