The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Manchester region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 9 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 131 101 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.69% 9.73% 11.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.54% 28.29% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 65 93
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
429 357 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 35.02% 34.39% 41.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 200 287
Average daily rate £325 £300 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 41
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.61 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C#
North West

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Stockport -1 6 £275 -9.83% 8
Salford - 6 £325 - 5
Altrincham - 4 £325 - 4
Bolton - 4 £205 - 9
Bury - 1 £325 - 1
Wigan - 1 - - 7
Cheadle - - - - 1
Oldham - - - - 3
Rochdale - - - - 3
Sale - - - - 2
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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#.

1 257 (89.55%) .NET
2 155 (54.01%) ASP.NET
3 143 (49.83%) HTML
4 138 (48.08%) CSS
5 135 (47.04%) MVC
6 132 (45.99%) JavaScript
7 121 (42.16%) SQL Server
8 96 (33.45%) Web Services
9 94 (32.75%) SQL
9 94 (32.75%) jQuery
10 80 (27.87%) WCF
11 66 (23.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 58 (20.21%) TDD
12 58 (20.21%) XML
13 55 (19.16%) Visual Studio
14 50 (17.42%) .NET Framework
15 48 (16.72%) Agile Software Development
16 47 (16.38%) HTML5
17 43 (14.98%) SQL Server 2008
17 43 (14.98%) Scrum
18 40 (13.94%) OO
18 40 (13.94%) Microsoft
19 39 (13.59%) T-SQL
20 37 (12.89%) SharePoint
20 37 (12.89%) LINQ
21 36 (12.54%) WPF
22 34 (11.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 32 (11.15%) OOD
24 30 (10.45%) CMS
25 29 (10.10%) SOAP

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 37 (12.89%) SharePoint
2 30 (10.45%) CMS
3 18 (6.27%) SharePoint 2010
4 17 (5.92%) Umbraco
5 13 (4.53%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (3.14%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (3.14%) IIS
7 7 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (2.09%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (2.09%) Jadu
9 5 (1.74%) Escenic
9 5 (1.74%) Adobe CQ
9 5 (1.74%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.74%) MQSeries
9 5 (1.74%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.74%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.39%) Node.js
11 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (3.48%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.09%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.35%) Mingle
3 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.70%) Agresso
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.35%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.35%) PaaS
2 1 (0.35%) Office 365
2 1 (0.35%) IaaS
2 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.44%) HTTP
2 6 (2.09%) Internet
3 2 (0.70%) Intranet
4 1 (0.35%) NAS
4 1 (0.35%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (42.16%) SQL Server
2 43 (14.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (5.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (5.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (3.83%) RavenDB
5 9 (3.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (2.79%) SQL Server 2000
7 7 (2.44%) Big Data
7 7 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.74%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.74%) MySQL
8 5 (1.74%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.39%) MS Access
10 3 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.05%) SQLPlus
10 3 (1.05%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.70%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.70%) QlikView
12 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 55 (19.16%) Visual Studio
2 18 (6.27%) NUnit
3 15 (5.23%) Git (software)
4 11 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (3.48%) ReSharper
6 9 (3.14%) TeamCity
7 7 (2.44%) Eclipse
7 7 (2.44%) MSTest
8 5 (1.74%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.05%) JIRA
10 2 (0.70%) LLBLGen Pro
10 2 (0.70%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.35%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.35%) Grunt
11 1 (0.35%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.35%) Selenium
11 1 (0.35%) PowerBuilder
11 1 (0.35%) Subversion
11 1 (0.35%) Axure RP
General
1 28 (9.76%) Finance
2 13 (4.53%) Retail
3 10 (3.48%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.39%) Banking
5 3 (1.05%) Games
6 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.35%) Advertising
7 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.35%) Legal
7 1 (0.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 258 (89.90%) Developer
2 133 (46.34%) .NET Developer
3 63 (21.95%) C# Developer
4 46 (16.03%) C# .NET Developer
5 40 (13.94%) ASP.NET Developer
6 25 (8.71%) Web Developer
6 25 (8.71%) SharePoint Developer
7 24 (8.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (4.88%) Analyst
8 14 (4.88%) Software Developer
9 13 (4.53%) Senior Developer
10 12 (4.18%) .NET Web Developer
11 11 (3.83%) C# Web Developer
12 10 (3.48%) Umbraco Developer
13 8 (2.79%) Front-End Developer
13 8 (2.79%) Programmer
14 7 (2.44%) Technical Analyst
14 7 (2.44%) Salesforce.com Developer
15 6 (2.09%) CRM Developer
15 6 (2.09%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (89.55%) .NET
2 155 (54.01%) ASP.NET
3 143 (49.83%) HTML
4 138 (48.08%) CSS
5 96 (33.45%) Web Services
6 94 (32.75%) jQuery
7 80 (27.87%) WCF
8 66 (23.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 58 (20.21%) XML
10 50 (17.42%) .NET Framework
11 47 (16.38%) HTML5
12 37 (12.89%) LINQ
13 36 (12.54%) WPF
14 34 (11.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 29 (10.10%) SOAP
16 24 (8.36%) CSS3
16 24 (8.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 22 (7.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 21 (7.32%) Ajax
19 20 (6.97%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.83%) Mobile App
2 10 (3.48%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.14%) RIA
4 7 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.09%) W3C
6 5 (1.74%) Open Source
7 4 (1.39%) Kindle
7 4 (1.39%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.05%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.05%) Replication
8 3 (1.05%) Interactive TV
8 3 (1.05%) IPTV
8 3 (1.05%) New Media
8 3 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (1.05%) MHEG
9 2 (0.70%) NHS
9 2 (0.70%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.70%) BBC
10 1 (0.35%) Chip Card
10 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.32%) Windows
2 3 (1.05%) Linux
3 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (47.04%) MVC
2 58 (20.21%) TDD
3 48 (16.72%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (14.98%) Scrum
5 40 (13.94%) OO
6 32 (11.15%) OOD
7 27 (9.41%) OOP
7 27 (9.41%) Unit Testing
8 21 (7.32%) Web Development
8 21 (7.32%) CRM
9 20 (6.97%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (5.23%) BDD
11 13 (4.53%) MVVM
12 11 (3.83%) Domain-Driven Design
12 11 (3.83%) Web Application Development
13 9 (3.14%) CQRS
14 8 (2.79%) User Stories
14 8 (2.79%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (2.79%) Web Design
15 7 (2.44%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 132 (45.99%) JavaScript
2 94 (32.75%) SQL
3 39 (13.59%) T-SQL
4 24 (8.36%) Java
5 22 (7.67%) VB.NET
6 13 (4.53%) PHP
6 13 (4.53%) PL/SQL
7 11 (3.83%) C++
8 9 (3.14%) VB
9 7 (2.44%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.44%) Scala
9 7 (2.44%) Apex Code
10 5 (1.74%) VB6
10 5 (1.74%) Ruby
11 3 (1.05%) ActionScript
11 3 (1.05%) Python
12 2 (0.70%) X++
13 1 (0.35%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.35%) XAML
Qualifications
1 20 (6.97%) Degree
2 2 (0.70%) CEH
2 2 (0.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.09%) QA
2 4 (1.39%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.70%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (1.05%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (13.94%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.62%) Oracle
3 10 (3.48%) Twitter
4 7 (2.44%) Sitecore
4 7 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (1.74%) JBoss
6 3 (1.05%) OpenTV
6 3 (1.05%) Telerik
7 2 (0.70%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.70%) Open Text
7 2 (0.70%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.35%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.35%) Adobe
8 1 (0.35%) Google
8 1 (0.35%) Wonderware
8 1 (0.35%) EPiServer
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