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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 22 35 11
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -24
Contract jobs citing C# 133 76 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.22% 4.68% 11.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.78% 14.18% 31.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 64 86
Median daily rate £345 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £233 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.88 £39.40 £36.57
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.73%
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
640 536 436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.76% 33.03% 34.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 355 272
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 16
Median hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Bolton -2 5 £294 -9.61% 7
Stockport -10 5 £338 +8.00% 8
Bury 0 4 £350 +59.09% 1
Salford -7 2 £350 +6.87% 1
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 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#.

1 184 (86.38%) .NET
2 134 (62.91%) MVC
3 121 (56.81%) ASP.NET
4 117 (54.93%) SQL Server
5 107 (50.23%) JavaScript
6 94 (44.13%) Agile Software Development
7 82 (38.50%) HTML
8 74 (34.74%) ASP.NET MVC
9 71 (33.33%) CSS
10 70 (32.86%) jQuery
11 55 (25.82%) SQL
12 53 (24.88%) Web Development
13 46 (21.60%) Microsoft
14 44 (20.66%) AngularJS
15 40 (18.78%) Scrum
15 40 (18.78%) TDD
16 35 (16.43%) HTML5
17 31 (14.55%) WCF
18 30 (14.08%) BDD
19 29 (13.62%) CSS3
19 29 (13.62%) .NET Framework
20 28 (13.15%) Visual Studio
21 27 (12.68%) ASP.NET Web API
22 25 (11.74%) CRM
23 23 (10.80%) XML
23 23 (10.80%) Entity Framework
24 21 (9.86%) Java
24 21 (9.86%) Unit Testing
25 20 (9.39%) Selenium
25 20 (9.39%) Team Foundation Server

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 20 (9.39%) CMS
2 11 (5.16%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.29%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (3.29%) Umbraco
4 4 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.88%) EPiServer CMS
5 3 (1.41%) IIS
6 2 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.47%) DNN
7 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (2.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (7.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.35%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (2.35%) Magento
3 1 (0.47%) nopCommerce
3 1 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.23%) Network Security
2 1 (0.47%) HTTP
2 1 (0.47%) Intranet
2 1 (0.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (54.93%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.10%) MongoDB
3 9 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (3.29%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.82%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.88%) MySQL
6 4 (1.88%) Redis
6 4 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.94%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.47%) Electronic Patient Records
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 28 (13.15%) Visual Studio
2 20 (9.39%) Selenium
2 20 (9.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (7.51%) JIRA
4 12 (5.63%) Jenkins
5 11 (5.16%) Cucumber
5 11 (5.16%) Git (software)
6 7 (3.29%) Mocha
7 6 (2.82%) SpecFlow
7 6 (2.82%) WebDriver
8 5 (2.35%) HP UFT
8 5 (2.35%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.88%) NUnit
10 3 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (1.41%) Subversion
10 3 (1.41%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.94%) MorphX
12 1 (0.47%) Moq
12 1 (0.47%) MSTest
12 1 (0.47%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 9 (4.23%) Finance
2 7 (3.29%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.35%) Retail
4 4 (1.88%) Advertising
5 3 (1.41%) Marketing
6 2 (0.94%) Games
6 2 (0.94%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.47%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 185 (86.85%) Developer
2 87 (40.85%) .NET Developer
3 77 (36.15%) C# Developer
4 50 (23.47%) C# .NET Developer
5 34 (15.96%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 33 (15.49%) ASP.NET Developer
7 27 (12.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 22 (10.33%) Web Developer
9 13 (6.10%) Senior Developer
10 11 (5.16%) CRM Developer
10 11 (5.16%) HTML CSS Developer
10 11 (5.16%) HTML Developer
10 11 (5.16%) Senior .NET Developer
10 11 (5.16%) SQL Developer
11 9 (4.23%) C# Web Developer
11 9 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 8 (3.76%) Node.js Developer
12 8 (3.76%) Sitecore Developer
13 7 (3.29%) JavaScript Developer
13 7 (3.29%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (86.38%) .NET
2 121 (56.81%) ASP.NET
3 82 (38.50%) HTML
4 74 (34.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 71 (33.33%) CSS
6 70 (32.86%) jQuery
7 44 (20.66%) AngularJS
8 35 (16.43%) HTML5
9 31 (14.55%) WCF
10 29 (13.62%) .NET Framework
10 29 (13.62%) CSS3
11 27 (12.68%) ASP.NET Web API
12 23 (10.80%) Entity Framework
12 23 (10.80%) XML
13 19 (8.92%) Web Services
14 14 (6.57%) RabbitMQ
15 13 (6.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 12 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 11 (5.16%) Node.js
18 10 (4.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.23%) Digital Media
2 6 (2.82%) Algorithms
2 6 (2.82%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.35%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.35%) NHS
4 3 (1.41%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (1.41%) Visualisation
5 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.94%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.94%) Replication
6 1 (0.47%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.47%) Social Network
6 1 (0.47%) User Experience
6 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.23%) Windows
2 4 (1.88%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.41%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.94%) Android
4 2 (0.94%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.47%) Linux
5 1 (0.47%) Unix
5 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (62.91%) MVC
2 94 (44.13%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (24.88%) Web Development
4 40 (18.78%) Scrum
4 40 (18.78%) TDD
5 30 (14.08%) BDD
6 25 (11.74%) CRM
7 21 (9.86%) Unit Testing
8 16 (7.51%) OO
9 14 (6.57%) OOP
10 13 (6.10%) Front End Development
11 12 (5.63%) E-Commerce
11 12 (5.63%) ERP
12 11 (5.16%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (5.16%) SDLC
13 10 (4.69%) Migration
13 10 (4.69%) SOLID
13 10 (4.69%) Time Management
14 9 (4.23%) Automated Testing
15 8 (3.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 107 (50.23%) JavaScript
2 55 (25.82%) SQL
3 21 (9.86%) Java
4 14 (6.57%) PHP
5 10 (4.69%) Ruby
6 7 (3.29%) C++
6 7 (3.29%) VB.NET
7 6 (2.82%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.35%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.88%) X++
10 2 (0.94%) Python
11 1 (0.47%) F#
11 1 (0.47%) Lua
11 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.47%) Scala
11 1 (0.47%) VB
11 1 (0.47%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (4.23%) Degree
2 2 (0.94%) ISEB
2 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.47%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.47%) MCP
3 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.76%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (3.29%) Docker
2 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (21.60%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.10%) Sitecore
3 6 (2.82%) EPiServer
3 6 (2.82%) HP
4 5 (2.35%) Twitter
4 5 (2.35%) Xamarin
4 5 (2.35%) Zend
5 3 (1.41%) Facebook
5 3 (1.41%) Oracle
6 2 (0.94%) Telerik
7 1 (0.47%) Capita
7 1 (0.47%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.47%) New Relic
7 1 (0.47%) SAP
7 1 (0.47%) VMware
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Irlam / Bolton, North West
ACDOCO LIMITED
Rate: £150-£400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago