The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills 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# over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 17 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing C# 105 110 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.55% 9.43% 12.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.63% 26.13% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 68 97
Average daily rate
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£315 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £360 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £324 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.24% -0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
Average hourly rate - £25.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +2.94%
C#
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
509 421 561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 36.59% 36.08% 41.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 257 287
Average daily rate £325 £325 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 23
Average hourly rate £21.00 £33.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £17.18 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

C#
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# within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Stockport -1 2 - - 16
Bolton - 2 - - 6
Altrincham +2 1 - - 11
Salford - 1 £325 - 4
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Wigan - - - - 9
Bury - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - - 5
Oldham - - - - 3
Rochdale - - - - 2
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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#.

1 219 (89.39%) .NET
2 130 (53.06%) SQL Server
3 126 (51.43%) ASP.NET
4 123 (50.20%) MVC
5 117 (47.76%) CSS
6 113 (46.12%) HTML
7 102 (41.63%) JavaScript
8 83 (33.88%) jQuery
9 80 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
10 68 (27.76%) Web Services
11 66 (26.94%) WCF
12 60 (24.49%) SQL
13 58 (23.67%) ASP.NET MVC
14 57 (23.27%) Visual Studio
14 57 (23.27%) TDD
15 47 (19.18%) SQL Server 2008
16 41 (16.73%) .NET Framework
16 41 (16.73%) Microsoft
17 38 (15.51%) OO
17 38 (15.51%) XML
18 34 (13.88%) SharePoint
18 34 (13.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 29 (11.84%) HTML5
19 29 (11.84%) Scrum
20 28 (11.43%) Ajax
20 28 (11.43%) WPF
21 25 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
22 24 (9.80%) Web Development
22 24 (9.80%) LINQ
23 22 (8.98%) T-SQL

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 34 (13.88%) SharePoint
2 17 (6.94%) CMS
3 15 (6.12%) SharePoint 2013
4 14 (5.71%) Umbraco
5 13 (5.31%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (4.08%) IIS
7 5 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.22%) Apache
8 3 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.22%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.22%) Orchard CMS
8 3 (1.22%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.82%) Node.js
10 1 (0.41%) EPiServer CMS
10 1 (0.41%) Lync
10 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.63%) MS Office
3 3 (1.22%) Mingle
4 2 (0.82%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (4.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.82%) Agresso
3 2 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.82%) Office 365
2 1 (0.41%) IaaS
2 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.63%) Intranet
1 4 (1.63%) Internet
2 3 (1.22%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (53.06%) SQL Server
2 47 (19.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (6.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (5.31%) SQL Server 2000
5 9 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (2.86%) RavenDB
8 4 (1.63%) Big Data
9 3 (1.22%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.22%) EDMS
10 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.41%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 57 (23.27%) Visual Studio
2 25 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (5.71%) NUnit
4 5 (2.04%) TeamCity
4 5 (2.04%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.04%) MSTest
5 3 (1.22%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.82%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.82%) ReSharper
6 2 (0.82%) Selenium
6 2 (0.82%) JMeter
7 1 (0.41%) Xcode
7 1 (0.41%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.41%) JIRA
7 1 (0.41%) LLBLGen Pro
7 1 (0.41%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.41%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (8.16%) Finance
2 19 (7.76%) Retail
3 4 (1.63%) Marketing
4 3 (1.22%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.22%) Banking
5 2 (0.82%) Back Office
6 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.41%) Legal
6 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 220 (89.80%) Developer
2 112 (45.71%) .NET Developer
3 62 (25.31%) C# Developer
4 43 (17.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (10.20%) SharePoint Developer
6 18 (7.35%) ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (6.12%) Senior Developer
8 13 (5.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (4.08%) Senior C# Developer
9 10 (4.08%) Senior .NET Developer
9 10 (4.08%) Software Developer
10 7 (2.86%) Web Developer
10 7 (2.86%) Release Manager
10 7 (2.86%) Configuration Manager
10 7 (2.86%) Configuration and Release Manager
11 6 (2.45%) Umbraco Developer
11 6 (2.45%) Microsoft Developer
12 5 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 5 (2.04%) WPF Developer
12 5 (2.04%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (89.39%) .NET
2 126 (51.43%) ASP.NET
3 117 (47.76%) CSS
4 113 (46.12%) HTML
5 83 (33.88%) jQuery
6 68 (27.76%) Web Services
7 66 (26.94%) WCF
8 58 (23.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 41 (16.73%) .NET Framework
10 38 (15.51%) XML
11 34 (13.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 29 (11.84%) HTML5
13 28 (11.43%) WPF
13 28 (11.43%) Ajax
14 24 (9.80%) LINQ
15 17 (6.94%) CSS3
16 16 (6.53%) XSLT
16 16 (6.53%) ASP.NET Web API
17 15 (6.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 12 (4.90%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.90%) Computer Science
2 8 (3.27%) N-Tier
2 8 (3.27%) Open Source
3 7 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.04%) NHS
4 5 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.04%) User Experience
5 2 (0.82%) Digital Media
5 2 (0.82%) Linked Data
5 2 (0.82%) RIA
5 2 (0.82%) Online Banking
5 2 (0.82%) Animation
6 1 (0.41%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.41%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.41%) Replication
6 1 (0.41%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.41%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.71%) Windows
2 4 (1.63%) Linux
2 4 (1.63%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (50.20%) MVC
2 80 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (23.27%) TDD
4 38 (15.51%) OO
5 29 (11.84%) Scrum
6 24 (9.80%) Web Development
7 20 (8.16%) Mentoring
8 16 (6.53%) OOD
9 15 (6.12%) Unit Testing
10 13 (5.31%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (4.49%) CRM
12 10 (4.08%) MVVM
12 10 (4.08%) BDD
13 9 (3.67%) SOA
14 8 (3.27%) Service Delivery
15 7 (2.86%) Document Management
15 7 (2.86%) Software Engineering
15 7 (2.86%) Business Analysis
16 6 (2.45%) Pair Programming
16 6 (2.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 102 (41.63%) JavaScript
2 60 (24.49%) SQL
3 22 (8.98%) T-SQL
4 11 (4.49%) C++
5 10 (4.08%) Java
6 9 (3.67%) VB
7 7 (2.86%) VB.NET
7 7 (2.86%) Ruby
7 7 (2.86%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.45%) XPath
9 5 (2.04%) VB6
9 5 (2.04%) Scala
9 5 (2.04%) Python
10 3 (1.22%) PHP
10 3 (1.22%) XAML
11 2 (0.82%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.82%) Perl
11 2 (0.82%) X++
12 1 (0.41%) C
12 1 (0.41%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 16 (6.53%) Degree
2 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.86%) HL7
Systems Management
1 2 (0.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (16.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.27%) Oracle
3 4 (1.63%) Telerik
3 4 (1.63%) Xamarin
4 3 (1.22%) TARGIT
4 3 (1.22%) Sitecore
5 2 (0.82%) Twitter
5 2 (0.82%) Adobe
6 1 (0.41%) Google
6 1 (0.41%) EPiServer
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