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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 11 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 138 122 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.46% 10.21% 11.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.11% 28.64% 25.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 81 105
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £26.62
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
474 426 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 35.94% 35.65% 43.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 256 298
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 37
Average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.21% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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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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
Salford - 8 £325 -
Stockport -4 6 £320 +6.66% 8
Altrincham - 3 £325 - 7
Oldham -3 2 - - 2
Wigan - 2 - - 6
Bolton - 2 £205 - 7
Bury - 1 £325 -
Cheadle - - - -
Rochdale - - - -
Sale - - - - 1
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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#.

1 249 (89.89%) .NET
2 147 (53.07%) ASP.NET
3 144 (51.99%) CSS
4 141 (50.90%) HTML
5 140 (50.54%) MVC
6 129 (46.57%) SQL Server
7 123 (44.40%) JavaScript
8 102 (36.82%) jQuery
9 75 (27.08%) WCF
9 75 (27.08%) Web Services
10 73 (26.35%) SQL
11 66 (23.83%) ASP.NET MVC
12 55 (19.86%) TDD
13 54 (19.49%) Visual Studio
14 51 (18.41%) .NET Framework
15 48 (17.33%) XML
15 48 (17.33%) Microsoft
16 47 (16.97%) SQL Server 2008
17 43 (15.52%) HTML5
18 42 (15.16%) SharePoint
19 40 (14.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 39 (14.08%) OO
21 37 (13.36%) Scrum
22 33 (11.91%) WPF
23 32 (11.55%) Agile Software Development
24 30 (10.83%) LINQ
25 27 (9.75%) OOD
26 26 (9.39%) CSS3
27 25 (9.03%) CMS
28 24 (8.66%) Finance

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 42 (15.16%) SharePoint
2 25 (9.03%) CMS
3 20 (7.22%) Umbraco
4 19 (6.86%) SharePoint 2010
5 15 (5.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (4.33%) IIS
7 7 (2.53%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (1.81%) Escenic
8 5 (1.81%) Adobe CQ
8 5 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.81%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.81%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.81%) MQSeries
8 5 (1.81%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.81%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.08%) Node.js
10 1 (0.36%) Lync
10 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.17%) InfoPath
3 4 (1.44%) MS Office
4 1 (0.36%) Mingle
4 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (4.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.72%) Agresso
4 1 (0.36%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.72%) Office 365
3 1 (0.36%) IaaS
3 1 (0.36%) PaaS
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.81%) Intranet
1 5 (1.81%) Internet
2 3 (1.08%) NAS
2 3 (1.08%) HTTP
3 1 (0.36%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (46.57%) SQL Server
2 47 (16.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (5.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (4.69%) SQL Server 2000
5 11 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (2.53%) RavenDB
7 7 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (2.53%) Big Data
8 6 (2.17%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.81%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.81%) MySQL
10 3 (1.08%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.08%) MS Access
10 3 (1.08%) EDMS
11 2 (0.72%) SQLPlus
11 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.72%) QlikView
11 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 54 (19.49%) Visual Studio
2 22 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (7.22%) NUnit
4 10 (3.61%) TeamCity
5 9 (3.25%) Git (software)
6 7 (2.53%) MSTest
7 6 (2.17%) ReSharper
8 5 (1.81%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.08%) Axure RP
9 3 (1.08%) JIRA
9 3 (1.08%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.72%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.36%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.36%) LLBLGen Pro
11 1 (0.36%) Grunt
11 1 (0.36%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.36%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.36%) Selenium
11 1 (0.36%) Xcode
General
1 24 (8.66%) Finance
2 19 (6.86%) Retail
3 6 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.44%) Banking
5 2 (0.72%) Advertising
6 1 (0.36%) Marketing
6 1 (0.36%) Legal
6 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.36%) Back Office
6 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 255 (92.06%) Developer
2 123 (44.40%) .NET Developer
3 57 (20.58%) C# Developer
4 41 (14.80%) C# .NET Developer
5 31 (11.19%) SharePoint Developer
6 26 (9.39%) ASP.NET Developer
7 18 (6.50%) Senior Developer
8 17 (6.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (5.05%) Web Developer
10 12 (4.33%) Umbraco Developer
11 9 (3.25%) Programmer
12 8 (2.89%) Software Developer
12 8 (2.89%) Senior .NET Developer
13 7 (2.53%) Sitecore Developer
13 7 (2.53%) Senior C# Developer
13 7 (2.53%) Microsoft Developer
13 7 (2.53%) Analyst
14 6 (2.17%) Applications Developer
14 6 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM Developer
14 6 (2.17%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (89.89%) .NET
2 147 (53.07%) ASP.NET
3 144 (51.99%) CSS
4 141 (50.90%) HTML
5 102 (36.82%) jQuery
6 75 (27.08%) WCF
6 75 (27.08%) Web Services
7 66 (23.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 51 (18.41%) .NET Framework
9 48 (17.33%) XML
10 43 (15.52%) HTML5
11 40 (14.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 33 (11.91%) WPF
13 30 (10.83%) LINQ
14 26 (9.39%) CSS3
15 24 (8.66%) Ajax
16 22 (7.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 18 (6.50%) ASP.NET Web API
18 17 (6.14%) Backbone.js
19 16 (5.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.61%) Computer Science
2 6 (2.17%) Open Source
3 5 (1.81%) RIA
4 4 (1.44%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.44%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.08%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (1.08%) Online Banking
6 2 (0.72%) W3C
6 2 (0.72%) Animation
6 2 (0.72%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.36%) Linked Data
7 1 (0.36%) Social Media
7 1 (0.36%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.36%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.36%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.36%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.36%) EMV
7 1 (0.36%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.86%) Windows
2 4 (1.44%) Linux
3 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.36%) Android
4 1 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (50.54%) MVC
2 55 (19.86%) TDD
3 39 (14.08%) OO
4 37 (13.36%) Scrum
5 32 (11.55%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (9.75%) OOD
7 20 (7.22%) Unit Testing
7 20 (7.22%) Web Development
8 17 (6.14%) OOP
9 15 (5.42%) CRM
9 15 (5.42%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (4.69%) BDD
11 12 (4.33%) MVVM
12 9 (3.25%) Business Analysis
13 8 (2.89%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (2.89%) Domain-Driven Design
13 8 (2.89%) Time Management
14 7 (2.53%) Web Application Development
14 7 (2.53%) OOA/OOD
14 7 (2.53%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 123 (44.40%) JavaScript
2 73 (26.35%) SQL
3 23 (8.30%) T-SQL
4 18 (6.50%) Java
5 11 (3.97%) C++
6 10 (3.61%) VB.NET
6 10 (3.61%) Scala
7 9 (3.25%) PowerShell
8 8 (2.89%) VB
9 6 (2.17%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.81%) VB6
10 5 (1.81%) Python
11 4 (1.44%) Ruby
12 3 (1.08%) Apex Code
12 3 (1.08%) X++
12 3 (1.08%) PHP
12 3 (1.08%) XAML
13 2 (0.72%) Perl
14 1 (0.36%) SPARQL
14 1 (0.36%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (6.14%) Degree
2 2 (0.72%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.17%) QA
2 5 (1.81%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 48 (17.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.14%) Oracle
3 8 (2.89%) Sitecore
4 6 (2.17%) Twitter
5 5 (1.81%) JBoss
6 3 (1.08%) TARGIT
6 3 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.72%) Open Text
7 2 (0.72%) Telerik
7 2 (0.72%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.36%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.36%) Adobe
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