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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
North West / Manchester
Rank 17 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing C# 98 167 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.29% 8.72% 7.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.25% 21.80% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 118 93
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £359 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.70% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.58%

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
568 766 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.23% 39.98% 36.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 468 370
Median daily rate £388 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 28 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.55 £14.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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
Bolton -3 4 £363 +11.53% 6
Salford -3 3 £375 +25.00% 2
Wigan - 3 £319 - 1
Altrincham - 2 - - 6
Oldham -4 1 - - 3
Stockport -4 1 £315 -14.86% 6
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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#.

1 200 (82.99%) .NET
2 134 (55.60%) JavaScript
3 121 (50.21%) ASP.NET
3 121 (50.21%) MVC
4 104 (43.15%) HTML
5 100 (41.49%) SQL Server
6 90 (37.34%) Agile Software Development
7 89 (36.93%) CSS
8 84 (34.85%) SQL
9 55 (22.82%) jQuery
10 53 (21.99%) ASP.NET MVC
11 52 (21.58%) AngularJS
12 49 (20.33%) .NET Framework
13 46 (19.09%) Microsoft
14 39 (16.18%) HTML5
15 38 (15.77%) Scrum
16 37 (15.35%) Entity Framework
17 36 (14.94%) TDD
18 34 (14.11%) CMS
18 34 (14.11%) Team Foundation Server
19 32 (13.28%) ASP.NET Web API
20 29 (12.03%) XML
20 29 (12.03%) Web Development
21 27 (11.20%) Umbraco
22 26 (10.79%) Windows
23 25 (10.37%) Web Services
23 25 (10.37%) SQL Server 2008
24 24 (9.96%) WCF
24 24 (9.96%) Java
25 23 (9.54%) BDD

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 34 (14.11%) CMS
2 27 (11.20%) Umbraco
3 9 (3.73%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (2.49%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (2.49%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.49%) Sitefinity
5 3 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.83%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.83%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.83%) IIS
6 2 (0.83%) JBoss
6 2 (0.83%) NServiceBus
6 2 (0.83%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.83%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.41%) DNN
7 1 (0.41%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.41%) Immediacy CMS
7 1 (0.41%) Kentico
Applications
1 10 (4.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.41%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (7.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.41%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.49%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.49%) Amazon S3
3 6 (2.49%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (1.66%) SaaS
5 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.32%) Internet
2 3 (1.24%) HTTPS
2 3 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.41%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.41%) HTTP
3 1 (0.41%) Intranet
3 1 (0.41%) Network Security
3 1 (0.41%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (41.49%) SQL Server
2 25 (10.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (8.71%) NoSQL
4 15 (6.22%) SQL Server 2014
5 13 (5.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (4.56%) MongoDB
6 11 (4.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (3.73%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (2.90%) Couchbase
9 6 (2.49%) Relational Database
10 5 (2.07%) Hadoop
10 5 (2.07%) MySQL
10 5 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.24%) Big Data
11 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.24%) SQLite
12 1 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.41%) OLAP
12 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (14.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (7.88%) Visual Studio
3 14 (5.81%) Git (software)
4 12 (4.98%) Selenium
5 10 (4.15%) Cucumber
6 9 (3.73%) NUnit
7 7 (2.90%) Moq
8 6 (2.49%) JIRA
9 5 (2.07%) WebDriver
10 4 (1.66%) Subversion
11 3 (1.24%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.24%) Jasmine
11 3 (1.24%) MSI
11 3 (1.24%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.24%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.83%) Eclipse RCP
12 2 (0.83%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.83%) Karma Test Runner
12 2 (0.83%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.83%) WiX
General
1 12 (4.98%) Advertising
2 11 (4.56%) Finance
3 9 (3.73%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.07%) Retail
5 4 (1.66%) Games
6 3 (1.24%) Marketing
7 2 (0.83%) Billing
7 2 (0.83%) Electronics
7 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.83%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.41%) Legal
8 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 206 (85.48%) Developer
2 117 (48.55%) .NET Developer
3 79 (32.78%) C# Developer
4 61 (25.31%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (11.62%) Senior Developer
6 24 (9.96%) Full Stack Developer
7 22 (9.13%) ASP.NET Developer
8 20 (8.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 20 (8.30%) SQL Developer
9 19 (7.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 16 (6.64%) CRM Developer
11 15 (6.22%) Umbraco Developer
11 15 (6.22%) Web Developer
12 14 (5.81%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 13 (5.39%) Senior C# Developer
14 12 (4.98%) Senior .NET Developer
14 12 (4.98%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 10 (4.15%) HTML Developer
15 10 (4.15%) JavaScript Developer
16 9 (3.73%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (82.99%) .NET
2 121 (50.21%) ASP.NET
3 104 (43.15%) HTML
4 89 (36.93%) CSS
5 55 (22.82%) jQuery
6 53 (21.99%) ASP.NET MVC
7 52 (21.58%) AngularJS
8 49 (20.33%) .NET Framework
9 39 (16.18%) HTML5
10 37 (15.35%) Entity Framework
11 32 (13.28%) ASP.NET Web API
12 29 (12.03%) XML
13 25 (10.37%) Web Services
14 24 (9.96%) WCF
15 19 (7.88%) WPF
16 15 (6.22%) React
17 14 (5.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 14 (5.81%) Node.js
17 14 (5.81%) SOAP
18 13 (5.39%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.22%) Mobile App
2 11 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.90%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.90%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (2.07%) User Experience
5 4 (1.66%) iPad
6 3 (1.24%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.24%) Interactive TV
6 3 (1.24%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.24%) MHEG
6 3 (1.24%) Physics
6 3 (1.24%) Replication
7 2 (0.83%) Clustering
7 2 (0.83%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.83%) Fintech
7 2 (0.83%) iPhone
7 2 (0.83%) IPTV
8 1 (0.41%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.41%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.79%) Windows
2 10 (4.15%) Android
2 10 (4.15%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.07%) Linux
3 5 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.24%) Unix
4 3 (1.24%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.24%) Windows 8
4 3 (1.24%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.83%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.41%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (50.21%) MVC
2 90 (37.34%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (15.77%) Scrum
4 36 (14.94%) TDD
5 29 (12.03%) Web Development
6 23 (9.54%) BDD
7 20 (8.30%) CRM
8 16 (6.64%) OO
9 13 (5.39%) Content Management
9 13 (5.39%) Unit Testing
10 12 (4.98%) Migration
10 12 (4.98%) Software Engineering
11 11 (4.56%) Data Modelling
11 11 (4.56%) E-Commerce
11 11 (4.56%) OOD
12 10 (4.15%) Front End Development
12 10 (4.15%) SDLC
13 9 (3.73%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (3.73%) Project Management
14 8 (3.32%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 134 (55.60%) JavaScript
2 84 (34.85%) SQL
3 24 (9.96%) Java
4 19 (7.88%) T-SQL
5 15 (6.22%) C++
6 12 (4.98%) VB.NET
7 10 (4.15%) Python
7 10 (4.15%) VB
7 10 (4.15%) VB6
8 7 (2.90%) PHP
9 6 (2.49%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.49%) Ruby
10 5 (2.07%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.66%) C
12 3 (1.24%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.83%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.83%) F#
13 2 (0.83%) Go
14 1 (0.41%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.41%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (2.90%) Degree
2 4 (1.66%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.24%) ISEB
4 2 (0.83%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.83%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.41%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.41%) MCP
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.90%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.83%) Docker
2 1 (0.41%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (0.83%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.41%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 46 (19.09%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.39%) Xamarin
3 10 (4.15%) Sitecore
4 7 (2.90%) Oracle
5 4 (1.66%) Ektron
6 3 (1.24%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.24%) Google
6 3 (1.24%) OpenTV
7 2 (0.83%) SAP
7 2 (0.83%) Sun
7 2 (0.83%) Sybase
8 1 (0.41%) Alterian
8 1 (0.41%) Facebook
8 1 (0.41%) HP
8 1 (0.41%) Nintex
8 1 (0.41%) Northgate
8 1 (0.41%) Tableau
8 1 (0.41%) Telerik
8 1 (0.41%) Wonderware
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
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Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Negtiable
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Salford, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
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