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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 24 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 95 153 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.76% 10.98% 10.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.20% 29.37% 28.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 88 47
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£344 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £275 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
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
522 521 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 31.66% 37.40% 35.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 309 173
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 19
Average hourly rate £19.00 £37.49 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.31% +15.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £16.17 £15.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £40.00 £136.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 7 £350 -6.66% 7
Altrincham +3 5 - - 8
Stockport -2 2 - - 12
Bury - 1 £275 - 2
Oldham - 1 - - 4
Rochdale - 1 - - 3
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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#.

1 183 (88.83%) .NET
2 107 (51.94%) ASP.NET
3 100 (48.54%) JavaScript
3 100 (48.54%) SQL Server
4 99 (48.06%) MVC
5 84 (40.78%) Agile Software Development
6 83 (40.29%) HTML
7 78 (37.86%) CSS
8 75 (36.41%) jQuery
9 56 (27.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 53 (25.73%) SQL
11 48 (23.30%) Visual Studio
12 46 (22.33%) .NET Framework
13 45 (21.84%) TDD
14 44 (21.36%) Scrum
15 41 (19.90%) Entity Framework
16 37 (17.96%) Microsoft
17 34 (16.50%) WCF
18 29 (14.08%) LINQ
18 29 (14.08%) Ajax
18 29 (14.08%) OO
19 28 (13.59%) Web Services
20 27 (13.11%) XML
20 27 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
21 23 (11.17%) T-SQL
21 23 (11.17%) Unit Testing
21 23 (11.17%) HTML5
22 21 (10.19%) CMS
23 19 (9.22%) SQL Server 2008
24 18 (8.74%) Git (software)

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 21 (10.19%) CMS
2 18 (8.74%) SharePoint
3 12 (5.83%) Umbraco
4 9 (4.37%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (2.91%) IIS
6 5 (2.43%) Orchard CMS
6 5 (2.43%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.46%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.97%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.97%) Apache
8 2 (0.97%) Sitefinity
8 2 (0.97%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.49%) Node.js
9 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.49%) Confluence
9 1 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (7.28%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.91%) Mingle
3 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (3.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.46%) IaaS
1 3 (1.46%) SaaS
1 3 (1.46%) PaaS
2 2 (0.97%) Office 365
3 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.49%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.46%) Intranet
2 2 (0.97%) Internet
3 1 (0.49%) HTTP
3 1 (0.49%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (48.54%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (7.77%) RavenDB
4 11 (5.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (4.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (3.40%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (2.91%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.43%) Couchbase
8 5 (2.43%) OLAP
9 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.94%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.94%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.46%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.97%) Big Data
11 2 (0.97%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.49%) OLAP Cube
12 1 (0.49%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 48 (23.30%) Visual Studio
2 18 (8.74%) Git (software)
3 15 (7.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (5.83%) Subversion
5 8 (3.88%) JIRA
5 8 (3.88%) ReSharper
5 8 (3.88%) NUnit
6 6 (2.91%) SpecFlow
7 5 (2.43%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.43%) Selenium
8 4 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.94%) MSTest
8 4 (1.94%) JMeter
8 4 (1.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (1.46%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.46%) Moq
10 2 (0.97%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.97%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.49%) PhantomJS
11 1 (0.49%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 17 (8.25%) Finance
2 11 (5.34%) Retail
3 8 (3.88%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.43%) Back Office
5 3 (1.46%) Marketing
6 2 (0.97%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.49%) Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Electronics
7 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 184 (89.32%) Developer
2 107 (51.94%) .NET Developer
3 54 (26.21%) C# Developer
4 34 (16.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (12.62%) ASP.NET Developer
6 20 (9.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (7.77%) Senior Developer
8 14 (6.80%) Web Developer
9 10 (4.85%) SharePoint Developer
10 9 (4.37%) Senior .NET Developer
11 7 (3.40%) Umbraco Developer
11 7 (3.40%) Senior C# Developer
12 6 (2.91%) .NET Web Developer
13 5 (2.43%) CRM Developer
13 5 (2.43%) Front-End Developer
13 5 (2.43%) Mobile Developer
14 4 (1.94%) Agile .NET Developer
14 4 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM Developer
14 4 (1.94%) Tester
14 4 (1.94%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (88.83%) .NET
2 107 (51.94%) ASP.NET
3 83 (40.29%) HTML
4 78 (37.86%) CSS
5 75 (36.41%) jQuery
6 56 (27.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 46 (22.33%) .NET Framework
8 41 (19.90%) Entity Framework
9 34 (16.50%) WCF
10 29 (14.08%) LINQ
10 29 (14.08%) Ajax
11 28 (13.59%) Web Services
12 27 (13.11%) XML
13 23 (11.17%) HTML5
14 18 (8.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 15 (7.28%) AngularJS
16 14 (6.80%) CSS3
17 12 (5.83%) RabbitMQ
17 12 (5.83%) WPF
17 12 (5.83%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.37%) NHS
2 8 (3.88%) User Experience
3 7 (3.40%) N-Tier
3 7 (3.40%) Open Source
4 6 (2.91%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.43%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.94%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.46%) Linked Data
8 2 (0.97%) Social Network
8 2 (0.97%) W3C
9 1 (0.49%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.49%) DTV
9 1 (0.49%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.49%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.31%) Windows
2 6 (2.91%) Linux
3 4 (1.94%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (48.06%) MVC
2 84 (40.78%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (21.84%) TDD
4 44 (21.36%) Scrum
5 29 (14.08%) OO
6 27 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (11.17%) Unit Testing
8 17 (8.25%) SOA
9 16 (7.77%) Web Development
10 13 (6.31%) BDD
11 12 (5.83%) OOP
12 10 (4.85%) Technical Architecture
13 9 (4.37%) Mentoring
13 9 (4.37%) CRM
13 9 (4.37%) E-Commerce
14 8 (3.88%) Domain-Driven Design
14 8 (3.88%) MVVM
15 7 (3.40%) CQRS
15 7 (3.40%) Software Engineering
16 6 (2.91%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (48.54%) JavaScript
2 53 (25.73%) SQL
3 23 (11.17%) T-SQL
4 12 (5.83%) Java
5 10 (4.85%) VB.NET
6 9 (4.37%) Ruby
7 6 (2.91%) Python
8 4 (1.94%) XPath
8 4 (1.94%) VB
9 3 (1.46%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.46%) Perl
9 3 (1.46%) PHP
9 3 (1.46%) PHP5
9 3 (1.46%) SPARQL
10 2 (0.97%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.97%) VBA
10 2 (0.97%) XAML
10 2 (0.97%) VB6
11 1 (0.49%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.49%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 17 (8.25%) Degree
2 10 (4.85%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.91%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.49%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.91%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) HL7
Systems Management
1 3 (1.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (17.96%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.85%) Twitter
3 7 (3.40%) Oracle
4 5 (2.43%) Xamarin
4 5 (2.43%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.94%) HP
6 2 (0.97%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.97%) Facebook
7 1 (0.49%) IBM
7 1 (0.49%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.49%) SAP
7 1 (0.49%) Google
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