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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 35 24 12
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -12
Contract jobs citing C# 84 84 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.58% 5.53% 10.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.50% 17.99% 31.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 49 83
Median daily rate £340 £328 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.81% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £434 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.15% +7.31%
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
542 467 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.52% 30.72% 34.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 290 263
Median daily rate £375 £350 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 12
Median hourly rate £28.50 £19.25 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.05% -48.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £14.95 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £35.25 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 -6 5 £338 +8.00% 10
Salford -8 2 £400 -6.97% 1
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 May 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#.

1 191 (85.27%) .NET
2 129 (57.59%) MVC
3 117 (52.23%) SQL Server
4 115 (51.34%) JavaScript
5 102 (45.54%) ASP.NET
6 95 (42.41%) CSS
7 92 (41.07%) HTML
8 84 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
9 71 (31.70%) Web Development
10 48 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
11 47 (20.98%) HTML5
11 47 (20.98%) SQL
12 45 (20.09%) TDD
13 43 (19.20%) .NET Framework
14 42 (18.75%) Visual Studio
15 41 (18.30%) AngularJS
16 40 (17.86%) Scrum
16 40 (17.86%) jQuery
17 39 (17.41%) BDD
18 35 (15.63%) Microsoft
19 29 (12.95%) CSS3
20 28 (12.50%) WCF
21 25 (11.16%) Git (software)
21 25 (11.16%) CMS
22 23 (10.27%) XML
22 23 (10.27%) Unit Testing
22 23 (10.27%) Ruby
22 23 (10.27%) ASP.NET Web API
23 22 (9.82%) CRM
24 21 (9.38%) Selenium

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 25 (11.16%) CMS
2 14 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
3 12 (5.36%) SharePoint
4 10 (4.46%) Node.js
5 4 (1.79%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.34%) EPiServer CMS
6 3 (1.34%) IIS
6 3 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.45%) DNN
7 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (4.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.23%) Infor CRM
2 5 (2.23%) Magento
3 1 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.70%) HTTP
2 8 (3.57%) Network Security
3 4 (1.79%) Intranet
4 1 (0.45%) DVB
4 1 (0.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (52.23%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.02%) MongoDB
3 7 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.23%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.23%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.89%) MySQL
7 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.89%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.45%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 42 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 25 (11.16%) Git (software)
3 21 (9.38%) Selenium
4 19 (8.48%) Subversion
5 16 (7.14%) JIRA
6 15 (6.70%) SpecFlow
7 13 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (5.36%) Jenkins
9 9 (4.02%) Cucumber
10 7 (3.13%) Mocha
11 6 (2.68%) NUnit
11 6 (2.68%) WebDriver
12 5 (2.23%) HP UFT
13 4 (1.79%) Moq
13 4 (1.79%) TeamCity
14 3 (1.34%) Grunt
14 3 (1.34%) MSTest
14 3 (1.34%) ReSharper
15 2 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
16 1 (0.45%) Appium
General
1 16 (7.14%) Finance
2 4 (1.79%) Advertising
2 4 (1.79%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.34%) Games
4 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.89%) Marketing
4 2 (0.89%) Retail
5 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.45%) Local Government
5 1 (0.45%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 187 (83.48%) Developer
2 100 (44.64%) .NET Developer
3 80 (35.71%) C# Developer
4 55 (24.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (9.38%) ASP.NET Developer
6 20 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 19 (8.48%) Web Developer
8 16 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (5.80%) Software Developer
10 12 (5.36%) HTML Developer
11 11 (4.91%) JavaScript Developer
11 11 (4.91%) Senior Developer
11 11 (4.91%) SQL Developer
12 9 (4.02%) .NET Software Developer
13 8 (3.57%) Agile Developer
13 8 (3.57%) Analyst
13 8 (3.57%) Consultant
13 8 (3.57%) Node.js Developer
13 8 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
14 7 (3.13%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (85.27%) .NET
2 102 (45.54%) ASP.NET
3 95 (42.41%) CSS
4 92 (41.07%) HTML
5 48 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 47 (20.98%) HTML5
7 43 (19.20%) .NET Framework
8 41 (18.30%) AngularJS
9 40 (17.86%) jQuery
10 29 (12.95%) CSS3
11 28 (12.50%) WCF
12 23 (10.27%) ASP.NET Web API
12 23 (10.27%) XML
13 20 (8.93%) Entity Framework
14 16 (7.14%) Silverlight
15 15 (6.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 15 (6.70%) Web Services
16 12 (5.36%) RESTful
17 11 (4.91%) JSON
17 11 (4.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.59%) Visualisation
2 13 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (4.02%) Digital Media
4 7 (3.13%) User Experience
5 6 (2.68%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.23%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.23%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.23%) NHS
6 5 (2.23%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.34%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.34%) Replication
8 1 (0.45%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.45%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.45%) DTV
8 1 (0.45%) Informatics
8 1 (0.45%) IPTV
8 1 (0.45%) LIMS
8 1 (0.45%) MPEG
8 1 (0.45%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.45%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.70%) Linux
1 15 (6.70%) Unix
2 14 (6.25%) Mac OS X
3 7 (3.13%) Windows
4 3 (1.34%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.89%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.45%) Android
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (57.59%) MVC
2 84 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (31.70%) Web Development
4 45 (20.09%) TDD
5 40 (17.86%) Scrum
6 39 (17.41%) BDD
7 23 (10.27%) Unit Testing
8 22 (9.82%) CRM
9 20 (8.93%) Front End Development
10 19 (8.48%) OO
11 16 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
11 16 (7.14%) Web Design
12 14 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (6.25%) E-Commerce
12 14 (6.25%) Time Management
13 12 (5.36%) Automated Testing
13 12 (5.36%) OOP
13 12 (5.36%) SDLC
13 12 (5.36%) Software Engineering
14 11 (4.91%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 115 (51.34%) JavaScript
2 47 (20.98%) SQL
3 23 (10.27%) Ruby
4 20 (8.93%) Java
5 16 (7.14%) Python
5 16 (7.14%) Scala
5 16 (7.14%) XAML
6 13 (5.80%) PHP
6 13 (5.80%) T-SQL
7 8 (3.57%) C++
8 7 (3.13%) VB.NET
9 6 (2.68%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.89%) XPath
11 1 (0.45%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.45%) F#
11 1 (0.45%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (3.57%) Degree
2 3 (1.34%) ISEB
3 1 (0.45%) HND
3 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.45%) MCP
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.91%) WCAG
2 10 (4.46%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.13%) Docker
2 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.04%) Telerik
3 17 (7.59%) Sitecore
4 16 (7.14%) EPiServer
5 7 (3.13%) HP
6 5 (2.23%) BEA
6 5 (2.23%) Capita
6 5 (2.23%) Zend
7 4 (1.79%) Infor
7 4 (1.79%) Xamarin
8 3 (1.34%) Oracle
8 3 (1.34%) Twitter
9 1 (0.45%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.45%) SAP
9 1 (0.45%) VMware
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