The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 15 24 14
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing C# 137 133 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.27% 6.82% 8.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.79% 18.89% 23.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 89 101
Median daily rate £370 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £32.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
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
659 704 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.79% 36.08% 38.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 428 401
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 29 8
Median hourly rate £33.47 £29.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.39% +38.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.70 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing C# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -3 7 £308 +2.50% 1
Bolton -1 5 £363 +11.53% 3
Salford -4 4 £400 +56.86% 3
Altrincham 0 2 £325 - 5
Wigan - 2 £300 - 7
Oldham -4 1 - - 5
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for C#.

1 231 (84.93%) .NET
2 148 (54.41%) JavaScript
3 145 (53.31%) MVC
4 143 (52.57%) ASP.NET
5 123 (45.22%) SQL Server
6 117 (43.01%) HTML
7 106 (38.97%) Agile Software Development
8 99 (36.40%) CSS
9 97 (35.66%) SQL
10 78 (28.68%) ASP.NET MVC
11 76 (27.94%) jQuery
12 64 (23.53%) AngularJS
13 57 (20.96%) .NET Framework
14 55 (20.22%) Microsoft
15 45 (16.54%) Entity Framework
16 43 (15.81%) Web Development
17 42 (15.44%) TDD
18 39 (14.34%) HTML5
19 38 (13.97%) Scrum
20 34 (12.50%) WCF
21 33 (12.13%) XML
22 32 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
23 30 (11.03%) Web Services
24 27 (9.93%) ASP.NET Web API
25 26 (9.56%) BDD
25 26 (9.56%) Windows
25 26 (9.56%) Visual Studio
26 24 (8.82%) Java
26 24 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
27 23 (8.46%) T-SQL

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (8.09%) CMS
2 18 (6.62%) Umbraco
3 11 (4.04%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.31%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (2.57%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (2.21%) Sitefinity
7 3 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.74%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.74%) GlassFish
8 2 (0.74%) IIS
8 2 (0.74%) JBoss
8 2 (0.74%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.74%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.37%) DNN
9 1 (0.37%) Facebook Platform
9 1 (0.37%) Immediacy CMS
9 1 (0.37%) Kentico
9 1 (0.37%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 10 (3.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.37%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (6.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.21%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.37%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 24 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.47%) Amazon S3
3 4 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (1.47%) SaaS
4 2 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.57%) Internet
2 2 (0.74%) HTTPS
2 2 (0.74%) Network Security
2 2 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.37%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.37%) HTTP
3 1 (0.37%) Intranet
3 1 (0.37%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (45.22%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.72%) NoSQL
3 17 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (4.78%) MongoDB
7 12 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (2.57%) Couchbase
8 7 (2.57%) MySQL
9 5 (1.84%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.84%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.84%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (1.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.10%) Big Data
11 3 (1.10%) Redis
12 2 (0.74%) SQLite
13 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.37%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 32 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (9.56%) Visual Studio
3 13 (4.78%) Git (software)
4 11 (4.04%) Cucumber
5 10 (3.68%) Selenium
6 8 (2.94%) NUnit
7 7 (2.57%) JIRA
7 7 (2.57%) Moq
8 5 (1.84%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.47%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.10%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.10%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.10%) MSI
10 3 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (1.10%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.10%) Subversion
11 2 (0.74%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (0.74%) MorphX
11 2 (0.74%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (5.15%) Advertising
2 12 (4.41%) Finance
2 12 (4.41%) Manufacturing
3 9 (3.31%) Retail
4 5 (1.84%) Games
5 4 (1.47%) Marketing
6 2 (0.74%) Billing
6 2 (0.74%) Electronics
6 2 (0.74%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.37%) Legal
7 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 238 (87.50%) Developer
2 134 (49.26%) .NET Developer
3 102 (37.50%) C# Developer
4 74 (27.21%) C# .NET Developer
5 37 (13.60%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 34 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
7 28 (10.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 24 (8.82%) SQL Developer
9 23 (8.46%) Full Stack Developer
10 22 (8.09%) Senior Developer
10 22 (8.09%) Web Developer
11 17 (6.25%) CRM Developer
12 15 (5.51%) Senior C# Developer
13 14 (5.15%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 14 (5.15%) Senior .NET Developer
13 14 (5.15%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 13 (4.78%) HTML Developer
15 12 (4.41%) Microsoft Developer
16 11 (4.04%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
16 11 (4.04%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (84.93%) .NET
2 143 (52.57%) ASP.NET
3 117 (43.01%) HTML
4 99 (36.40%) CSS
5 78 (28.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 76 (27.94%) jQuery
7 64 (23.53%) AngularJS
8 57 (20.96%) .NET Framework
9 45 (16.54%) Entity Framework
10 39 (14.34%) HTML5
11 34 (12.50%) WCF
12 33 (12.13%) XML
13 30 (11.03%) Web Services
14 27 (9.93%) ASP.NET Web API
15 19 (6.99%) CSS3
16 18 (6.62%) WPF
17 16 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 14 (5.15%) NHibernate
18 14 (5.15%) Node.js
19 13 (4.78%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.51%) Mobile App
2 10 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.31%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.84%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (1.84%) Replication
5 4 (1.47%) Algorithms
5 4 (1.47%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.47%) User Experience
6 3 (1.10%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.10%) Interactive TV
6 3 (1.10%) iPad
6 3 (1.10%) MHEG
6 3 (1.10%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.10%) Physics
7 2 (0.74%) Clustering
7 2 (0.74%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.74%) iPhone
7 2 (0.74%) IPTV
8 1 (0.37%) Social Network
8 1 (0.37%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 26 (9.56%) Windows
2 10 (3.68%) Android
2 10 (3.68%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.21%) Linux
4 5 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.47%) Unix
5 4 (1.47%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.10%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.74%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.74%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.74%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.37%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (53.31%) MVC
2 106 (38.97%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (15.81%) Web Development
4 42 (15.44%) TDD
5 38 (13.97%) Scrum
6 26 (9.56%) BDD
7 22 (8.09%) CRM
8 17 (6.25%) OO
9 16 (5.88%) Unit Testing
10 13 (4.78%) Content Management
10 13 (4.78%) Migration
11 12 (4.41%) E-Commerce
11 12 (4.41%) SDLC
11 12 (4.41%) Software Engineering
12 11 (4.04%) Front End Development
12 11 (4.04%) OOD
12 11 (4.04%) Project Management
13 9 (3.31%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (3.31%) OOP
14 8 (2.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 148 (54.41%) JavaScript
2 97 (35.66%) SQL
3 24 (8.82%) Java
4 23 (8.46%) T-SQL
5 17 (6.25%) VB.NET
6 12 (4.41%) C++
7 10 (3.68%) Python
7 10 (3.68%) VB
7 10 (3.68%) VB6
8 8 (2.94%) PHP
8 8 (2.94%) Ruby
9 5 (1.84%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.47%) C
10 4 (1.47%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.47%) X++
11 3 (1.10%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.74%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.74%) F#
12 2 (0.74%) Go
13 1 (0.37%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 9 (3.31%) Degree
2 4 (1.47%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.74%) DV Cleared
3 2 (0.74%) ISEB
3 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.74%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.37%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.37%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.21%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.74%) Docker
2 1 (0.37%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (0.74%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 55 (20.22%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.15%) Xamarin
3 12 (4.41%) Sitecore
4 6 (2.21%) Oracle
5 4 (1.47%) Ektron
6 3 (1.10%) Facebook
6 3 (1.10%) Google
6 3 (1.10%) OpenTV
7 2 (0.74%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.74%) SAP
7 2 (0.74%) Sun
7 2 (0.74%) Sybase
7 2 (0.74%) Telerik
7 2 (0.74%) Twitter
8 1 (0.37%) Alterian
8 1 (0.37%) HP
8 1 (0.37%) New Relic
8 1 (0.37%) Nintex
8 1 (0.37%) Northgate
8 1 (0.37%) Tableau
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