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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 37 28 12
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -16
Contract jobs citing C# 81 91 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.42% 5.51% 11.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.57% 17.88% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 43 91
Median daily rate £338 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £344 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
556 509 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.32% 30.83% 36.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 305 297
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 8
Median hourly rate £28.50 £19.00 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -49.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £14.85 £16.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.45
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.23%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -2 6 £338 +8.00% 11
Salford - 1 £450 -
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 May 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#.

1 205 (84.36%) .NET
2 134 (55.14%) MVC
3 122 (50.21%) JavaScript
4 119 (48.97%) SQL Server
5 103 (42.39%) ASP.NET
6 102 (41.98%) CSS
7 101 (41.56%) HTML
8 77 (31.69%) Agile Software Development
9 67 (27.57%) Web Development
10 56 (23.05%) HTML5
11 55 (22.63%) .NET Framework
12 53 (21.81%) SQL
13 50 (20.58%) Visual Studio
14 47 (19.34%) ASP.NET MVC
15 42 (17.28%) jQuery
16 40 (16.46%) WCF
16 40 (16.46%) TDD
17 39 (16.05%) AngularJS
18 37 (15.23%) XML
19 36 (14.81%) Scrum
20 35 (14.40%) Microsoft
21 34 (13.99%) BDD
22 31 (12.76%) CSS3
23 30 (12.35%) OO
24 29 (11.93%) CMS
25 26 (10.70%) Java
25 26 (10.70%) Git (software)
26 25 (10.29%) Unit Testing
26 25 (10.29%) Front End Development
27 24 (9.88%) ASP.NET Web API

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 29 (11.93%) CMS
2 14 (5.76%) SharePoint
3 12 (4.94%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (2.88%) IIS
4 7 (2.88%) Node.js
5 6 (2.47%) Umbraco
6 5 (2.06%) EPiServer CMS
7 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.41%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (4.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (4.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.06%) Infor CRM
2 5 (2.06%) Magento
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.06%) SaaS
2 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.41%) GitHub
3 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.76%) HTTP
2 6 (2.47%) Network Security
3 3 (1.23%) Intranet
3 3 (1.23%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.82%) Firewall
5 1 (0.41%) DVB
5 1 (0.41%) Multicast
5 1 (0.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (48.97%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.47%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.23%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.82%) MySQL
8 2 (0.82%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.41%) Electronic Patient Records
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 50 (20.58%) Visual Studio
2 26 (10.70%) Git (software)
3 20 (8.23%) Selenium
3 20 (8.23%) Subversion
4 13 (5.35%) JIRA
4 13 (5.35%) SpecFlow
5 12 (4.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (4.12%) Jenkins
7 9 (3.70%) Cucumber
8 7 (2.88%) NUnit
9 6 (2.47%) WebDriver
10 5 (2.06%) HP UFT
10 5 (2.06%) Mocha
10 5 (2.06%) Moq
10 5 (2.06%) MSTest
11 4 (1.65%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 4 (1.65%) Grunt
11 4 (1.65%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.65%) Xcode
12 3 (1.23%) ReSharper
General
1 19 (7.82%) Finance
2 13 (5.35%) Games
3 4 (1.65%) Advertising
3 4 (1.65%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.82%) Marketing
5 1 (0.41%) Banking
5 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.41%) Local Government
5 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 202 (83.13%) Developer
2 100 (41.15%) .NET Developer
3 89 (36.63%) C# Developer
4 56 (23.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (8.23%) ASP.NET Developer
5 20 (8.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 18 (7.41%) Web Developer
7 17 (7.00%) Software Developer
8 15 (6.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (5.76%) HTML Developer
10 11 (4.53%) .NET Software Developer
10 11 (4.53%) JavaScript Developer
11 10 (4.12%) SQL Developer
12 9 (3.70%) C# Software Developer
12 9 (3.70%) Consultant
12 9 (3.70%) HTML CSS Developer
12 9 (3.70%) Senior Developer
12 9 (3.70%) Software Engineer
13 8 (3.29%) Agile Developer
13 8 (3.29%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (84.36%) .NET
2 103 (42.39%) ASP.NET
3 102 (41.98%) CSS
4 101 (41.56%) HTML
5 56 (23.05%) HTML5
6 55 (22.63%) .NET Framework
7 47 (19.34%) ASP.NET MVC
8 42 (17.28%) jQuery
9 40 (16.46%) WCF
10 39 (16.05%) AngularJS
11 37 (15.23%) XML
12 31 (12.76%) CSS3
13 24 (9.88%) ASP.NET Web API
14 22 (9.05%) Web Services
15 21 (8.64%) Entity Framework
15 21 (8.64%) JSON
16 19 (7.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 16 (6.58%) Silverlight
18 14 (5.76%) SOAP
19 10 (4.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.00%) Visualisation
2 14 (5.76%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (4.12%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.12%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.88%) Digital Media
4 7 (2.88%) User Experience
5 6 (2.47%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.06%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.06%) NHS
6 5 (2.06%) Replication
7 2 (0.82%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.41%) DTV
8 1 (0.41%) Informatics
8 1 (0.41%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.41%) IPTV
8 1 (0.41%) LIMS
8 1 (0.41%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.41%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.41%) Physics
8 1 (0.41%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.17%) Linux
1 15 (6.17%) Unix
2 14 (5.76%) Mac OS X
3 12 (4.94%) Windows
4 9 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 8 (3.29%) Android
6 5 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (55.14%) MVC
2 77 (31.69%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (27.57%) Web Development
4 40 (16.46%) TDD
5 36 (14.81%) Scrum
6 34 (13.99%) BDD
7 30 (12.35%) OO
8 25 (10.29%) Front End Development
8 25 (10.29%) Unit Testing
9 21 (8.64%) CRM
10 19 (7.82%) OOP
10 19 (7.82%) Software Engineering
11 18 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (6.58%) E-Commerce
12 16 (6.58%) Responsive Web Design
12 16 (6.58%) Web Design
13 15 (6.17%) Automated Testing
14 14 (5.76%) Time Management
15 12 (4.94%) SDLC
15 12 (4.94%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 122 (50.21%) JavaScript
2 53 (21.81%) SQL
3 26 (10.70%) Java
4 23 (9.47%) Ruby
5 20 (8.23%) C++
6 17 (7.00%) Python
7 16 (6.58%) Scala
7 16 (6.58%) XAML
8 14 (5.76%) T-SQL
9 12 (4.94%) PHP
9 12 (4.94%) VB.NET
10 8 (3.29%) PL/SQL
11 5 (2.06%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.65%) XPath
13 1 (0.41%) C
13 1 (0.41%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.41%) F#
13 1 (0.41%) Lua
Qualifications
1 14 (5.76%) Degree
2 3 (1.23%) ISEB
3 2 (0.82%) HND
4 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.41%) MCP
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.53%) WCAG
2 9 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.65%) Docker
2 2 (0.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (14.40%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.47%) EPiServer
3 19 (7.82%) Telerik
4 15 (6.17%) Sitecore
5 8 (3.29%) HP
5 8 (3.29%) Xamarin
6 5 (2.06%) BEA
6 5 (2.06%) Capita
6 5 (2.06%) Zend
7 4 (1.65%) Appcelerator
7 4 (1.65%) Infor
8 3 (1.23%) OpenText
9 2 (0.82%) Oracle
9 2 (0.82%) Twitter
10 1 (0.41%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.41%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.41%) SAP
10 1 (0.41%) VMware
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