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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 24 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing C# 84 138 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.79% 10.99% 10.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.67% 31.65% 28.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 81 46
Average daily rate
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£333 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £34.00 - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -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
450 436 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.99% 34.71% 35.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 248 160
Average daily rate £350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 19
Average hourly rate £19.25 £37.49 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.65% +68.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £14.00 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £45.00 £117.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +1.42%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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
Bolton -2 11 £338 - 4
Stockport -1 3 £313 +45.34% 12
Altrincham -2 1 - - 5
Salford -2 1 £430 +56.36%
Wigan - 1 - - 4
Bury - 1 £220 -
Oldham - 1 - - 3
Rochdale - 1 - - 5
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 June 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#.

1 160 (87.91%) .NET
2 93 (51.10%) SQL Server
2 93 (51.10%) ASP.NET
3 89 (48.90%) JavaScript
4 87 (47.80%) MVC
5 75 (41.21%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (37.36%) HTML
7 66 (36.26%) jQuery
8 64 (35.16%) CSS
9 51 (28.02%) SQL
10 47 (25.82%) Visual Studio
10 47 (25.82%) ASP.NET MVC
11 45 (24.73%) Scrum
12 41 (22.53%) .NET Framework
13 40 (21.98%) Microsoft
14 37 (20.33%) TDD
15 36 (19.78%) Entity Framework
16 33 (18.13%) WCF
17 26 (14.29%) Ajax
18 25 (13.74%) LINQ
18 25 (13.74%) Continuous Integration
19 24 (13.19%) OO
20 23 (12.64%) Unit Testing
21 22 (12.09%) XML
22 20 (10.99%) Web Services
22 20 (10.99%) SharePoint
22 20 (10.99%) CMS
23 19 (10.44%) HTML5
24 18 (9.89%) SQL Server 2008
25 17 (9.34%) Git (software)

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 20 (10.99%) SharePoint
1 20 (10.99%) CMS
2 15 (8.24%) Umbraco
3 9 (4.95%) IIS
4 6 (3.30%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (2.75%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (2.20%) Orchard CMS
7 3 (1.65%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.10%) Sitefinity
8 2 (1.10%) LiveCycle
8 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.55%) Confluence
9 1 (0.55%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.55%) Apache
9 1 (0.55%) Node.js
Applications
1 14 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.30%) Mingle
3 3 (1.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.65%) SaaS
1 3 (1.65%) PaaS
1 3 (1.65%) Office 365
1 3 (1.65%) IaaS
2 1 (0.55%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.55%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.65%) Intranet
2 1 (0.55%) Internet
2 1 (0.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (51.10%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (8.79%) RavenDB
4 9 (4.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.30%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.75%) OLAP
8 4 (2.20%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.20%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (2.20%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (1.65%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.65%) MySQL
9 3 (1.65%) Couchbase
10 2 (1.10%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.10%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 47 (25.82%) Visual Studio
2 17 (9.34%) Git (software)
3 12 (6.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (6.04%) Subversion
5 9 (4.95%) ReSharper
6 8 (4.40%) NUnit
7 7 (3.85%) JIRA
8 5 (2.75%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.75%) SpecFlow
9 4 (2.20%) JMeter
9 4 (2.20%) Selenium
10 3 (1.65%) Moq
10 3 (1.65%) MSTest
10 3 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.65%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.10%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.10%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.10%) Oracle APEX
12 1 (0.55%) Hudson
12 1 (0.55%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 16 (8.79%) Finance
2 8 (4.40%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.75%) Retail
4 3 (1.65%) Back Office
4 3 (1.65%) Games
5 1 (0.55%) Marketing
5 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.55%) Publishing
5 1 (0.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 160 (87.91%) Developer
2 96 (52.75%) .NET Developer
3 42 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 24 (13.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (10.99%) ASP.NET Developer
6 17 (9.34%) Senior Developer
7 14 (7.69%) Web Developer
8 13 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (5.49%) Senior .NET Developer
10 8 (4.40%) Senior C# Developer
11 7 (3.85%) Umbraco Developer
12 6 (3.30%) Mobile Developer
13 5 (2.75%) SharePoint Developer
13 5 (2.75%) Agile .NET Developer
13 5 (2.75%) .NET Web Developer
14 4 (2.20%) SQL Developer
14 4 (2.20%) Applications Developer
14 4 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM Developer
14 4 (2.20%) CRM Developer
15 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (87.91%) .NET
2 93 (51.10%) ASP.NET
3 68 (37.36%) HTML
4 66 (36.26%) jQuery
5 64 (35.16%) CSS
6 47 (25.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 41 (22.53%) .NET Framework
8 36 (19.78%) Entity Framework
9 33 (18.13%) WCF
10 26 (14.29%) Ajax
11 25 (13.74%) LINQ
12 22 (12.09%) XML
13 20 (10.99%) Web Services
14 19 (10.44%) HTML5
15 11 (6.04%) RabbitMQ
15 11 (6.04%) CSS3
15 11 (6.04%) AngularJS
16 10 (5.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 10 (5.49%) JSON
17 9 (4.95%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.85%) NHS
1 7 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (2.20%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.65%) N-Tier
3 3 (1.65%) Linked Data
3 3 (1.65%) User Experience
3 3 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.10%) W3C
4 2 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.10%) Social Network
5 1 (0.55%) Robotics
5 1 (0.55%) Online Games
5 1 (0.55%) Semantic Web
5 1 (0.55%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.55%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.40%) Windows
2 7 (3.85%) Apple iOS
2 7 (3.85%) Android
3 4 (2.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (47.80%) MVC
2 75 (41.21%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (24.73%) Scrum
4 37 (20.33%) TDD
5 25 (13.74%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (13.19%) OO
7 23 (12.64%) Unit Testing
8 17 (9.34%) SDLC
9 13 (7.14%) OOP
10 11 (6.04%) Web Development
10 11 (6.04%) SOA
11 10 (5.49%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (4.95%) BDD
12 9 (4.95%) Mentoring
13 8 (4.40%) CQRS
13 8 (4.40%) CRM
13 8 (4.40%) Domain-Driven Design
14 7 (3.85%) Software Engineering
14 7 (3.85%) E-Commerce
15 6 (3.30%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 89 (48.90%) JavaScript
2 51 (28.02%) SQL
3 17 (9.34%) T-SQL
4 10 (5.49%) Java
5 8 (4.40%) Ruby
6 7 (3.85%) VB.NET
6 7 (3.85%) Python
7 5 (2.75%) VB
8 4 (2.20%) PHP
9 3 (1.65%) PHP5
9 3 (1.65%) SPARQL
9 3 (1.65%) Perl
9 3 (1.65%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.10%) VB6
10 2 (1.10%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.10%) C++
11 1 (0.55%) XPath
11 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.55%) VBA
11 1 (0.55%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (7.14%) Degree
2 8 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.75%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) HL7
Systems Management
1 3 (1.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (21.98%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.95%) Twitter
3 7 (3.85%) Oracle
4 5 (2.75%) Sitecore
4 5 (2.75%) Xamarin
5 4 (2.20%) HP
6 3 (1.65%) Google
7 2 (1.10%) Facebook
7 2 (1.10%) SAP
7 2 (1.10%) Adobe
8 1 (0.55%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.55%) Avaya
8 1 (0.55%) Business Objects
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