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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 26 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Contract jobs citing C# 91 138 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.83% 10.45% 10.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.77% 29.18% 28.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 89 81
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +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
616 473 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.70% 35.83% 35.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 305 256
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £426 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £12.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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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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
Altrincham +1 2 £375 +15.38% 9
Stockport 0 2 - - 10
Oldham 0 1 £325 - 1
Salford 0 1 £225 -30.76% 1
Sale - 1 £275 -
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 September 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#.

1 139 (78.53%) .NET
2 79 (44.63%) JavaScript
3 77 (43.50%) HTML
4 76 (42.94%) MVC
5 70 (39.55%) ASP.NET
6 69 (38.98%) SQL Server
7 68 (38.42%) Agile Software Development
8 66 (37.29%) CSS
9 62 (35.03%) jQuery
10 50 (28.25%) SQL
11 34 (19.21%) WCF
12 33 (18.64%) Visual Studio
12 33 (18.64%) Microsoft
12 33 (18.64%) TDD
13 31 (17.51%) Scrum
14 30 (16.95%) HTML5
15 29 (16.38%) ASP.NET MVC
16 23 (12.99%) Ajax
17 22 (12.43%) Continuous Integration
18 21 (11.86%) Team Foundation Server
18 21 (11.86%) AngularJS
19 20 (11.30%) Entity Framework
19 20 (11.30%) .NET Framework
19 20 (11.30%) SharePoint
19 20 (11.30%) Java
20 18 (10.17%) CMS
21 17 (9.60%) BDD
21 17 (9.60%) Finance
21 17 (9.60%) OO
22 16 (9.04%) Web Services

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (11.30%) SharePoint
2 18 (10.17%) CMS
3 14 (7.91%) Umbraco
4 7 (3.95%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (3.39%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (3.39%) IIS
6 5 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.69%) Node.js
7 3 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.13%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 11 (6.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.13%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (7.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) Magento
2 1 (0.56%) Tridion
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.13%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.13%) SaaS
1 2 (1.13%) PaaS
1 2 (1.13%) Adobe Analytics
1 2 (1.13%) Office 365
1 2 (1.13%) IaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.26%) Intranet
2 3 (1.69%) HTTP
3 1 (0.56%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (38.98%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.39%) MySQL
4 6 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.82%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.26%) RavenDB
6 4 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.69%) Couchbase
7 3 (1.69%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.13%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (1.13%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.56%) DTS
9 1 (0.56%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 33 (18.64%) Visual Studio
2 21 (11.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (6.78%) Selenium
3 12 (6.78%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.52%) TeamCity
5 7 (3.95%) NUnit
6 6 (3.39%) SpecFlow
7 5 (2.82%) SoapUI
7 5 (2.82%) Subversion
7 5 (2.82%) JIRA
7 5 (2.82%) ReSharper
7 5 (2.82%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.69%) Axure RP
8 3 (1.69%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.13%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.13%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.56%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.56%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.56%) MSTest
10 1 (0.56%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 17 (9.60%) Finance
2 6 (3.39%) Games
3 4 (2.26%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.26%) Advertising
4 3 (1.69%) Legal
4 3 (1.69%) Marketing
5 1 (0.56%) Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Retail
5 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 144 (81.36%) Developer
2 77 (43.50%) .NET Developer
3 29 (16.38%) C# Developer
4 18 (10.17%) ASP.NET Developer
4 18 (10.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (6.21%) CRM Developer
5 11 (6.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (5.65%) Web Developer
7 9 (5.08%) Senior Developer
7 9 (5.08%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 8 (4.52%) Software Developer
9 7 (3.95%) Architect
9 7 (3.95%) Microsoft Developer
9 7 (3.95%) Senior .NET Developer
10 6 (3.39%) SharePoint Developer
10 6 (3.39%) Front-End Developer
10 6 (3.39%) Analyst
10 6 (3.39%) Programmer
11 5 (2.82%) Games Programmer
11 5 (2.82%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (78.53%) .NET
2 77 (43.50%) HTML
3 70 (39.55%) ASP.NET
4 66 (37.29%) CSS
5 62 (35.03%) jQuery
6 34 (19.21%) WCF
7 30 (16.95%) HTML5
8 29 (16.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 23 (12.99%) Ajax
10 21 (11.86%) AngularJS
11 20 (11.30%) Entity Framework
11 20 (11.30%) .NET Framework
12 16 (9.04%) Web Services
13 15 (8.47%) JSON
13 15 (8.47%) CSS3
14 14 (7.91%) LINQ
15 11 (6.21%) XML
15 11 (6.21%) SOAP
15 11 (6.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 11 (6.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.08%) Mobile App
2 8 (4.52%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.39%) User Experience
4 5 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.26%) NHS
6 3 (1.69%) iPhone
6 3 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (1.69%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.13%) Social Network
7 2 (1.13%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.56%) SCADA
8 1 (0.56%) Informatics
8 1 (0.56%) Health Informatics
8 1 (0.56%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.56%) Online Games
8 1 (0.56%) mHealth
8 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.34%) Android
2 10 (5.65%) Apple iOS
3 9 (5.08%) Windows
4 4 (2.26%) Linux
5 3 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (1.13%) UNIX
6 2 (1.13%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (42.94%) MVC
2 68 (38.42%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (18.64%) TDD
4 31 (17.51%) Scrum
5 22 (12.43%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (9.60%) BDD
6 17 (9.60%) OO
7 15 (8.47%) CRM
8 14 (7.91%) Unit Testing
9 13 (7.34%) OOP
10 11 (6.21%) SOA
11 10 (5.65%) Web Development
12 8 (4.52%) Software Engineering
12 8 (4.52%) Mobile Development
13 7 (3.95%) Android Development
13 7 (3.95%) iOS Development
14 6 (3.39%) SDLC
14 6 (3.39%) Domain-Driven Design
15 5 (2.82%) MVVM
15 5 (2.82%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 79 (44.63%) JavaScript
2 50 (28.25%) SQL
3 20 (11.30%) Java
4 9 (5.08%) T-SQL
4 9 (5.08%) VB.NET
5 8 (4.52%) Python
5 8 (4.52%) C++
6 7 (3.95%) VB
7 5 (2.82%) Ruby
8 4 (2.26%) PHP
9 3 (1.69%) PHP5
9 3 (1.69%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.13%) VBA
10 2 (1.13%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.13%) Perl
11 1 (0.56%) C
11 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.56%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (5.08%) Degree
2 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.56%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.34%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (18.64%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.21%) Sitecore
3 9 (5.08%) Twitter
4 7 (3.95%) Adobe
5 6 (3.39%) Telerik
6 4 (2.26%) Google
7 3 (1.69%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.13%) Facebook
8 2 (1.13%) Oracle
8 2 (1.13%) SAP
9 1 (0.56%) Zend
9 1 (0.56%) HP
9 1 (0.56%) Avaya
9 1 (0.56%) Actian
9 1 (0.56%) Ektron
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