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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 18 27 16
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing C# 142 98 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.82% 5.33% 9.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.59% 16.36% 24.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 75 83
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £395 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
725 599 510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.94% 32.55% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 364 346
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £256 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 26 8
Median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.25 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £42.00 £30.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 9 £325 - 12
Bolton - 6 £288 - 3
Bury - 1 £410 - 3
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 September 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#.

1 217 (90.42%) .NET
2 156 (65.00%) MVC
3 154 (64.17%) ASP.NET
4 141 (58.75%) SQL Server
5 137 (57.08%) JavaScript
6 107 (44.58%) HTML
7 95 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
8 91 (37.92%) CSS
9 85 (35.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 83 (34.58%) SQL
11 81 (33.75%) jQuery
12 59 (24.58%) AngularJS
13 53 (22.08%) .NET Framework
13 53 (22.08%) Microsoft
14 51 (21.25%) Web Development
15 48 (20.00%) Entity Framework
16 45 (18.75%) Scrum
17 43 (17.92%) TDD
18 42 (17.50%) HTML5
19 38 (15.83%) WCF
20 32 (13.33%) BDD
21 30 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
21 30 (12.50%) XML
22 29 (12.08%) Web Services
22 29 (12.08%) ASP.NET Web API
23 28 (11.67%) CSS3
24 23 (9.58%) CMS
25 22 (9.17%) Visual Studio
26 21 (8.75%) CRM
26 21 (8.75%) Unit Testing

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 23 (9.58%) CMS
2 11 (4.58%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.33%) Umbraco
4 7 (2.92%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (2.92%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (2.08%) Sitefinity
6 4 (1.67%) EPiServer CMS
7 2 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.83%) IIS
7 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.42%) DNN
8 1 (0.42%) Facebook Platform
8 1 (0.42%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.42%) JBoss
8 1 (0.42%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (5.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.67%) Magento
4 1 (0.42%) nopCommerce
4 1 (0.42%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.92%) Network Security
2 2 (0.83%) HTTP
3 1 (0.42%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.42%) Intranet
3 1 (0.42%) NFC
3 1 (0.42%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (58.75%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.83%) MongoDB
3 12 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (4.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (3.75%) NoSQL
6 8 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.92%) MySQL
8 6 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (2.08%) Relational Database
9 5 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.67%) Redis
11 3 (1.25%) Couchbase
11 3 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.83%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.83%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.42%) Big Data
13 1 (0.42%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 30 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (9.17%) Visual Studio
3 12 (5.00%) JIRA
3 12 (5.00%) Selenium
4 11 (4.58%) Cucumber
5 10 (4.17%) NUnit
6 9 (3.75%) Git (software)
7 7 (2.92%) Jenkins
7 7 (2.92%) Mocha
7 7 (2.92%) Moq
8 5 (2.08%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.67%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (1.25%) Subversion
11 2 (0.83%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.83%) gulp
11 2 (0.83%) MorphX
11 2 (0.83%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.83%) WiX
General
1 13 (5.42%) Manufacturing
2 12 (5.00%) Finance
3 8 (3.33%) Advertising
4 7 (2.92%) Retail
5 3 (1.25%) Marketing
6 2 (0.83%) Billing
7 1 (0.42%) Games
7 1 (0.42%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 217 (90.42%) Developer
2 117 (48.75%) .NET Developer
3 91 (37.92%) C# Developer
4 65 (27.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 42 (17.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 42 (17.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 33 (13.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 29 (12.08%) Web Developer
8 19 (7.92%) Senior Developer
9 17 (7.08%) SQL Developer
10 16 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
11 13 (5.42%) Senior .NET Developer
12 12 (5.00%) HTML Developer
12 12 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
13 11 (4.58%) .NET Web Developer
13 11 (4.58%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 11 (4.58%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 11 (4.58%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
14 10 (4.17%) CMS Developer
14 10 (4.17%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (90.42%) .NET
2 154 (64.17%) ASP.NET
3 107 (44.58%) HTML
4 91 (37.92%) CSS
5 85 (35.42%) ASP.NET MVC
6 81 (33.75%) jQuery
7 59 (24.58%) AngularJS
8 53 (22.08%) .NET Framework
9 48 (20.00%) Entity Framework
10 42 (17.50%) HTML5
11 38 (15.83%) WCF
12 30 (12.50%) XML
13 29 (12.08%) ASP.NET Web API
13 29 (12.08%) Web Services
14 28 (11.67%) CSS3
15 21 (8.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 14 (5.83%) RabbitMQ
17 13 (5.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 13 (5.42%) Node.js
17 13 (5.42%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (2.92%) Digital Media
3 5 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.67%) Algorithms
4 4 (1.67%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (1.67%) Mathematics
4 4 (1.67%) NHS
5 3 (1.25%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.25%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.25%) Physics
5 3 (1.25%) Replication
6 2 (0.83%) iPad
6 2 (0.83%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.42%) CAN bus
7 1 (0.42%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.42%) iPhone
7 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.42%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.33%) Windows
2 6 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (1.67%) Linux
3 4 (1.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.25%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.83%) Android
5 2 (0.83%) Unix
5 2 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.83%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.42%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (65.00%) MVC
2 95 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (21.25%) Web Development
4 45 (18.75%) Scrum
5 43 (17.92%) TDD
6 32 (13.33%) BDD
7 21 (8.75%) CRM
7 21 (8.75%) Unit Testing
8 15 (6.25%) E-Commerce
9 13 (5.42%) OO
10 12 (5.00%) Front End Development
10 12 (5.00%) SDLC
11 11 (4.58%) Content Management
11 11 (4.58%) ERP
12 10 (4.17%) Project Management
13 9 (3.75%) Migration
13 9 (3.75%) OOD
13 9 (3.75%) OOP
14 8 (3.33%) Time Management
15 6 (2.50%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 137 (57.08%) JavaScript
2 83 (34.58%) SQL
3 16 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 14 (5.83%) Java
4 14 (5.83%) VB.NET
5 10 (4.17%) PHP
6 9 (3.75%) VB
7 8 (3.33%) VB6
8 6 (2.50%) C++
9 4 (1.67%) Python
9 4 (1.67%) X++
10 2 (0.83%) Ruby
10 2 (0.83%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.42%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.42%) C
11 1 (0.42%) Lua
11 1 (0.42%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.42%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (4.17%) Degree
2 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (0.83%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.42%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.42%) MCP
3 1 (0.42%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.75%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 53 (22.08%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.00%) Sitecore
3 7 (2.92%) Oracle
3 7 (2.92%) Xamarin
4 5 (2.08%) EPiServer
4 5 (2.08%) Twitter
5 4 (1.67%) Facebook
5 4 (1.67%) Zend
6 3 (1.25%) Telerik
7 1 (0.42%) Google
7 1 (0.42%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.42%) New Relic
7 1 (0.42%) SAP
7 1 (0.42%) Sun
7 1 (0.42%) Sybase
7 1 (0.42%) Tableau
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