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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 25 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 96 128 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.16% 10.54% 10.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.11% 27.35% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 70 61
Average daily rate
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£315 £339 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.01% +5.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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
530 468 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.02% 38.55% 40.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 298 216
Average daily rate £350 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 14
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £12.50 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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
Altrincham -1 4 - - 11
Bolton -1 3 £300 -20.00% 18
Bury - 1 £275 - 3
Cheadle - - - - 5
Oldham - - - - 4
Rochdale - - - - 3
Sale - - - - 2
Salford - - - - 6
Stockport - - - - 15
Wigan - - - - 10
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - - 2
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 March 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#.

1 190 (87.96%) .NET
2 118 (54.63%) SQL Server
3 117 (54.17%) ASP.NET
4 104 (48.15%) JavaScript
5 95 (43.98%) MVC
6 92 (42.59%) HTML
6 92 (42.59%) CSS
7 79 (36.57%) Agile Software Development
8 78 (36.11%) jQuery
9 60 (27.78%) Visual Studio
10 59 (27.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 57 (26.39%) SQL
12 50 (23.15%) TDD
13 48 (22.22%) .NET Framework
14 43 (19.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 39 (18.06%) Web Services
15 39 (18.06%) Microsoft
16 38 (17.59%) XML
17 37 (17.13%) Scrum
18 36 (16.67%) Ajax
19 33 (15.28%) T-SQL
20 32 (14.81%) WCF
21 28 (12.96%) LINQ
22 26 (12.04%) OO
23 25 (11.57%) SQL Server 2008
24 22 (10.19%) Continuous Integration
24 22 (10.19%) Web Development
25 20 (9.26%) Degree
25 20 (9.26%) Team Foundation Server
25 20 (9.26%) MS Excel

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 16 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 15 (6.94%) CMS
3 9 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (3.70%) Orchard CMS
5 6 (2.78%) Umbraco
5 6 (2.78%) IIS
6 5 (2.31%) Apache Spark
6 5 (2.31%) Apache
6 5 (2.31%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.93%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.46%) Node.js
9 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.46%) Confluence
9 1 (0.46%) EPiServer CMS
9 1 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.17%) Mingle
3 2 (0.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.46%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (0.46%) Office 365
1 1 (0.46%) IaaS
1 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.46%) SaaS
1 1 (0.46%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.39%) Intranet
2 2 (0.93%) Internet
3 1 (0.46%) HTTP
3 1 (0.46%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (54.63%) SQL Server
2 25 (11.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (8.80%) RavenDB
4 16 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (5.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.85%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.85%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.85%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.85%) OLAP
8 4 (1.85%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.85%) Big Data
9 3 (1.39%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.46%) BigQuery
10 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 60 (27.78%) Visual Studio
2 20 (9.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 12 (5.56%) Subversion
5 7 (3.24%) NUnit
6 6 (2.78%) ReSharper
6 6 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (2.31%) JMeter
7 5 (2.31%) JIRA
8 4 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.39%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.39%) MSTest
9 3 (1.39%) Selenium
10 2 (0.93%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.93%) Moq
10 2 (0.93%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.46%) NuGet
11 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.46%) PhantomJS
11 1 (0.46%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 16 (7.41%) Finance
2 13 (6.02%) Retail
3 6 (2.78%) Marketing
3 6 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.78%) Back Office
4 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.46%) Electronics
5 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 193 (89.35%) Developer
2 102 (47.22%) .NET Developer
3 67 (31.02%) C# Developer
4 41 (18.98%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (13.43%) ASP.NET Developer
6 21 (9.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (7.87%) Senior Developer
8 14 (6.48%) Web Developer
9 11 (5.09%) SharePoint Developer
10 8 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
10 8 (3.70%) Software Developer
10 8 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
11 6 (2.78%) Mobile Developer
12 5 (2.31%) .NET Web Developer
12 5 (2.31%) Agile .NET Developer
12 5 (2.31%) Front-End Developer
13 4 (1.85%) Systems Developer
13 4 (1.85%) Lead Developer
13 4 (1.85%) Consultant
14 3 (1.39%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (87.96%) .NET
2 117 (54.17%) ASP.NET
3 92 (42.59%) HTML
3 92 (42.59%) CSS
4 78 (36.11%) jQuery
5 59 (27.31%) ASP.NET MVC
6 48 (22.22%) .NET Framework
7 43 (19.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 39 (18.06%) Web Services
9 38 (17.59%) XML
10 36 (16.67%) Ajax
11 32 (14.81%) WCF
12 28 (12.96%) LINQ
13 19 (8.80%) HTML5
13 19 (8.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 16 (7.41%) REST
15 14 (6.48%) XHTML
15 14 (6.48%) WPF
15 14 (6.48%) RESTful
15 14 (6.48%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.02%) NHS
2 11 (5.09%) Open Source
2 11 (5.09%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.17%) User Experience
3 9 (4.17%) N-Tier
4 5 (2.31%) Linked Data
5 4 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (0.93%) Semantic Web
7 2 (0.93%) W3C
8 1 (0.46%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.46%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.46%) DTV
8 1 (0.46%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.02%) Windows
2 6 (2.78%) Linux
2 6 (2.78%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.31%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (43.98%) MVC
2 79 (36.57%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (23.15%) TDD
4 37 (17.13%) Scrum
5 26 (12.04%) OO
6 22 (10.19%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (10.19%) Web Development
7 19 (8.80%) Unit Testing
8 18 (8.33%) SOA
9 14 (6.48%) Mentoring
10 12 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
10 12 (5.56%) BDD
11 8 (3.70%) Software Engineering
11 8 (3.70%) Workflow
12 7 (3.24%) E-Commerce
13 6 (2.78%) Pair Programming
13 6 (2.78%) Time Management
13 6 (2.78%) OOP
13 6 (2.78%) ITIL
14 5 (2.31%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 104 (48.15%) JavaScript
2 57 (26.39%) SQL
3 33 (15.28%) T-SQL
4 10 (4.63%) Ruby
4 10 (4.63%) Java
5 9 (4.17%) XPath
6 8 (3.70%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.31%) VB
8 4 (1.85%) SPARQL
8 4 (1.85%) Python
9 3 (1.39%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.39%) Perl
10 2 (0.93%) VB6
10 2 (0.93%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.93%) VBA
10 2 (0.93%) XAML
11 1 (0.46%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.46%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.46%) VBScript
11 1 (0.46%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (9.26%) Degree
2 10 (4.63%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.78%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.39%) VCP4
5 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.46%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.39%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) HL7
Systems Management
1 3 (1.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (18.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.24%) Xamarin
2 7 (3.24%) Oracle
3 4 (1.85%) HP
4 3 (1.39%) Telerik
5 2 (0.93%) Google
5 2 (0.93%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.93%) Twitter
6 1 (0.46%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.46%) SAP
6 1 (0.46%) IBM
6 1 (0.46%) Adobe
6 1 (0.46%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.46%) EPiServer
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