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 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 14 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 110 119 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.81% 10.77% 11.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.07% 27.23% 26.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 67 87
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £268 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £390 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.85%
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
522 437 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 37.07% 39.55% 44.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 276 271
Average daily rate £338 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £421 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 14
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.58 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £33.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 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
Bolton 0 2 £300 - 19
Stockport +2 1 £300 -20.00% 10
Wigan - - - - 8
Altrincham - - - - 13
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Cheadle - - - - 5
Rochdale - - - - 1
Salford - - - - 2
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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#.

1 191 (88.84%) .NET
2 118 (54.88%) ASP.NET
3 114 (53.02%) SQL Server
4 104 (48.37%) JavaScript
5 103 (47.91%) CSS
6 102 (47.44%) MVC
7 100 (46.51%) HTML
8 78 (36.28%) jQuery
9 74 (34.42%) Agile Software Development
10 64 (29.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 55 (25.58%) Visual Studio
11 55 (25.58%) TDD
12 54 (25.12%) SQL
13 40 (18.60%) Web Services
14 38 (17.67%) Microsoft
14 38 (17.67%) .NET Framework
14 38 (17.67%) WCF
15 37 (17.21%) XML
16 36 (16.74%) Ajax
17 33 (15.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 32 (14.88%) T-SQL
19 31 (14.42%) Scrum
20 30 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
21 26 (12.09%) OO
22 22 (10.23%) HTML5
22 22 (10.23%) Web Development
22 22 (10.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 21 (9.77%) Team Foundation Server
23 21 (9.77%) MS Excel
24 20 (9.30%) SharePoint

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 20 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 17 (7.91%) CMS
3 11 (5.12%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (3.72%) Orchard CMS
4 8 (3.72%) IIS
5 7 (3.26%) Umbraco
6 5 (2.33%) Apache
6 5 (2.33%) Apache Spark
6 5 (2.33%) Apache Solr
6 5 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.40%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.47%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (0.47%) Lync
8 1 (0.47%) Node.js
Applications
1 21 (9.77%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.19%) Mingle
3 2 (0.93%) MS Office
4 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Agresso
2 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) SaaS
1 1 (0.47%) PaaS
1 1 (0.47%) Office 365
1 1 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.40%) Intranet
2 2 (0.93%) Internet
3 1 (0.47%) NAS
3 1 (0.47%) AMQP
3 1 (0.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (53.02%) SQL Server
2 30 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (7.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (6.98%) RavenDB
5 7 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.86%) Big Data
6 4 (1.86%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.40%) Couchbase
7 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.47%) EDMS
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 7
9 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 55 (25.58%) Visual Studio
2 21 (9.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (4.65%) NUnit
4 8 (3.72%) Subversion
4 8 (3.72%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (1.40%) Axure RP
6 3 (1.40%) Selenium
6 3 (1.40%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.93%) ReSharper
7 2 (0.93%) MSTest
7 2 (0.93%) Moq
7 2 (0.93%) JMeter
7 2 (0.93%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.47%) NuGet
8 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.47%) Hudson
8 1 (0.47%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.47%) Xcode
8 1 (0.47%) CruiseControl
General
1 17 (7.91%) Finance
2 14 (6.51%) Retail
3 7 (3.26%) Marketing
4 4 (1.86%) Back Office
5 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.47%) Publishing
6 1 (0.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 191 (88.84%) Developer
2 92 (42.79%) .NET Developer
3 64 (29.77%) C# Developer
4 37 (17.21%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (12.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (8.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 18 (8.37%) Senior Developer
8 16 (7.44%) SharePoint Developer
9 11 (5.12%) Web Developer
10 10 (4.65%) Senior C# Developer
10 10 (4.65%) Senior .NET Developer
11 9 (4.19%) Software Developer
12 6 (2.79%) Agile .NET Developer
13 5 (2.33%) Front-End Developer
14 4 (1.86%) .NET Web Developer
14 4 (1.86%) Release Manager
14 4 (1.86%) Configuration Manager
14 4 (1.86%) Consultant
14 4 (1.86%) Systems Developer
14 4 (1.86%) Configuration and Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (88.84%) .NET
2 118 (54.88%) ASP.NET
3 103 (47.91%) CSS
4 100 (46.51%) HTML
5 78 (36.28%) jQuery
6 64 (29.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 40 (18.60%) Web Services
8 38 (17.67%) .NET Framework
8 38 (17.67%) WCF
9 37 (17.21%) XML
10 36 (16.74%) Ajax
11 33 (15.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 22 (10.23%) HTML5
12 22 (10.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 20 (9.30%) LINQ
14 17 (7.91%) REST
15 16 (7.44%) CSS3
15 16 (7.44%) WPF
16 15 (6.98%) XHTML
17 14 (6.51%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.05%) NHS
2 12 (5.58%) Computer Science
3 11 (5.12%) Open Source
4 10 (4.65%) User Experience
5 9 (4.19%) N-Tier
6 6 (2.79%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.33%) Linked Data
7 5 (2.33%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.40%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.93%) Semantic Web
9 2 (0.93%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.93%) Animation
9 2 (0.93%) W3C
10 1 (0.47%) DTV
10 1 (0.47%) Robotics
10 1 (0.47%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.19%) Windows
2 5 (2.33%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.86%) Android
4 3 (1.40%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (47.44%) MVC
2 74 (34.42%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (25.58%) TDD
4 31 (14.42%) Scrum
5 26 (12.09%) OO
6 22 (10.23%) Web Development
7 16 (7.44%) Mentoring
7 16 (7.44%) SOA
8 14 (6.51%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (5.58%) Technical Architecture
10 11 (5.12%) Unit Testing
11 10 (4.65%) BDD
12 8 (3.72%) Software Engineering
13 7 (3.26%) Document Management
13 7 (3.26%) Pair Programming
13 7 (3.26%) MVVM
14 6 (2.79%) ITIL
14 6 (2.79%) CRM
14 6 (2.79%) E-Commerce
15 5 (2.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 104 (48.37%) JavaScript
2 54 (25.12%) SQL
3 32 (14.88%) T-SQL
4 11 (5.12%) Ruby
5 10 (4.65%) Java
6 8 (3.72%) XPath
7 7 (3.26%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.33%) XAML
8 5 (2.33%) VB
9 4 (1.86%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.86%) SPARQL
10 3 (1.40%) C++
11 2 (0.93%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.93%) VB6
11 2 (0.93%) VBA
11 2 (0.93%) Python
11 2 (0.93%) Scala
12 1 (0.47%) PHP5
12 1 (0.47%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 1 (0.47%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 18 (8.37%) Degree
2 7 (3.26%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.40%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.47%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.86%) HL7
2 3 (1.40%) QA
Vendors
1 38 (17.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.33%) Xamarin
3 4 (1.86%) Oracle
4 3 (1.40%) Telerik
4 3 (1.40%) Sitecore
4 3 (1.40%) Twitter
5 1 (0.47%) TARGIT
5 1 (0.47%) Google
5 1 (0.47%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.47%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.47%) SAP
5 1 (0.47%) IBM
5 1 (0.47%) Adobe
5 1 (0.47%) HP
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