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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 34 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 67 128 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.39% 10.36% 9.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.67% 30.12% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 78 59
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£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £34.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.40 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.57% -
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
490 425 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.11% 34.41% 33.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 252 184
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £428 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 15
Average hourly rate £20.00 £28.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +36.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £12.50 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 -1 7 £325 +58.53% 10
Stockport +1 2 £313 +27.55% 11
Bury +1 1 £220 -32.30%
Wigan -1 1 - - 7
Salford -3 1 £430 +32.30%
Sale - 1 £275 - 2
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 July 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#.

1 142 (86.06%) .NET
2 82 (49.70%) JavaScript
3 81 (49.09%) ASP.NET
4 76 (46.06%) SQL Server
5 75 (45.45%) MVC
6 66 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (38.18%) HTML
8 62 (37.58%) jQuery
9 59 (35.76%) CSS
10 43 (26.06%) SQL
11 39 (23.64%) Visual Studio
12 38 (23.03%) Scrum
12 38 (23.03%) ASP.NET MVC
13 35 (21.21%) Microsoft
14 34 (20.61%) .NET Framework
15 33 (20.00%) WCF
16 32 (19.39%) Entity Framework
17 27 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (15.76%) TDD
19 23 (13.94%) LINQ
20 22 (13.33%) Ajax
20 22 (13.33%) HTML5
21 21 (12.73%) Unit Testing
22 20 (12.12%) OO
23 19 (11.52%) SharePoint
23 19 (11.52%) CMS
24 18 (10.91%) Finance
25 17 (10.30%) AngularJS
26 16 (9.70%) XML
26 16 (9.70%) Git (software)

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 19 (11.52%) SharePoint
1 19 (11.52%) CMS
2 14 (8.48%) Umbraco
3 8 (4.85%) IIS
4 6 (3.64%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.21%) Sitefinity
7 2 (1.21%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.61%) Confluence
8 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.61%) Node.js
8 1 (0.61%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 10 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.82%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.61%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (4.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.82%) Office 365
2 2 (1.21%) IaaS
2 2 (1.21%) SaaS
2 2 (1.21%) PaaS
3 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.61%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.21%) Intranet
2 1 (0.61%) Internet
2 1 (0.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (46.06%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (6.06%) RavenDB
4 9 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (3.03%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.03%) OLAP
6 5 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.42%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.42%) MySQL
7 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (2.42%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.82%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.82%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.21%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.21%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 39 (23.64%) Visual Studio
2 16 (9.70%) Git (software)
3 14 (8.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (5.45%) Subversion
4 9 (5.45%) ReSharper
5 8 (4.85%) JIRA
6 7 (4.24%) NUnit
6 7 (4.24%) SpecFlow
7 6 (3.64%) TeamCity
8 5 (3.03%) Selenium
9 4 (2.42%) JMeter
10 3 (1.82%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.82%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.21%) MSTest
11 2 (1.21%) Moq
11 2 (1.21%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.21%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.61%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 18 (10.91%) Finance
2 8 (4.85%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.03%) Retail
4 3 (1.82%) Games
4 3 (1.82%) Back Office
5 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.61%) Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 145 (87.88%) Developer
2 91 (55.15%) .NET Developer
3 33 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 24 (14.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (10.91%) ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (8.48%) Web Developer
7 13 (7.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (6.06%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.85%) Mobile Developer
10 7 (4.24%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (3.03%) CRM Developer
11 5 (3.03%) Umbraco Developer
11 5 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 4 (2.42%) Front-End Developer
12 4 (2.42%) SharePoint Developer
12 4 (2.42%) Agile .NET Developer
12 4 (2.42%) .NET Web Developer
12 4 (2.42%) Senior C# Developer
12 4 (2.42%) SQL Developer
12 4 (2.42%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (86.06%) .NET
2 81 (49.09%) ASP.NET
3 63 (38.18%) HTML
4 62 (37.58%) jQuery
5 59 (35.76%) CSS
6 38 (23.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 34 (20.61%) .NET Framework
8 33 (20.00%) WCF
9 32 (19.39%) Entity Framework
10 23 (13.94%) LINQ
11 22 (13.33%) HTML5
11 22 (13.33%) Ajax
12 17 (10.30%) AngularJS
13 16 (9.70%) XML
14 15 (9.09%) Web Services
15 12 (7.27%) JSON
15 12 (7.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (7.27%) CSS3
16 11 (6.67%) Backbone.js
16 11 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.82%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.82%) User Experience
3 3 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.82%) N-Tier
3 3 (1.82%) NHS
3 3 (1.82%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.21%) iPhone
4 2 (1.21%) Social Network
5 1 (0.61%) Online Games
5 1 (0.61%) mHealth
5 1 (0.61%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.61%) Health Informatics
5 1 (0.61%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.61%) Linked Data
5 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.61%) Informatics
5 1 (0.61%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.27%) Android
2 10 (6.06%) Apple iOS
3 9 (5.45%) Windows
4 4 (2.42%) Linux
5 2 (1.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (45.45%) MVC
2 66 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (23.03%) Scrum
4 27 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (15.76%) TDD
6 21 (12.73%) Unit Testing
7 20 (12.12%) OO
8 15 (9.09%) SDLC
9 14 (8.48%) OOP
10 12 (7.27%) Web Development
11 10 (6.06%) BDD
12 9 (5.45%) Software Engineering
12 9 (5.45%) SOA
13 8 (4.85%) CRM
13 8 (4.85%) CQRS
13 8 (4.85%) Domain-Driven Design
13 8 (4.85%) Mobile Development
14 7 (4.24%) Android Development
14 7 (4.24%) iOS Development
15 6 (3.64%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (49.70%) JavaScript
2 43 (26.06%) SQL
3 12 (7.27%) Java
4 9 (5.45%) T-SQL
5 8 (4.85%) Python
6 4 (2.42%) VB.NET
6 4 (2.42%) C++
7 3 (1.82%) Perl
7 3 (1.82%) PHP
7 3 (1.82%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.82%) Ruby
8 2 (1.21%) PHP5
8 2 (1.21%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.21%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.21%) VB
9 1 (0.61%) VBA
9 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.61%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (6.67%) Degree
2 5 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.64%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) HL7
Systems Management
1 3 (1.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.06%) Twitter
3 7 (4.24%) Sitecore
3 7 (4.24%) Oracle
4 5 (3.03%) Xamarin
5 4 (2.42%) HP
6 3 (1.82%) Google
7 2 (1.21%) Adobe
7 2 (1.21%) Facebook
7 2 (1.21%) SAP
8 1 (0.61%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.61%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.61%) Avaya
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