The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 15 27 13
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -14
Contract jobs citing C# 22 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.71% 4.06% 7.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.95% 20.31% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 4
Average daily rate £350 £405 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.58% +29.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £400 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £418 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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 Merseyside region.

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
105 64 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 32.01% 20.00% 36.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 38 32
Average daily rate £363 £343 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.83% +14.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £418 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% -90.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Merseyside region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Merseyside region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

C#
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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
Liverpool -7 9 £375 -7.40% 22
Wirral - 7 £425 - 2
Birkenhead - 1 £295 -
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 18 (62.07%) .NET
2 15 (51.72%) SQL
3 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
4 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
4 8 (27.59%) CRM
5 7 (24.14%) Java
5 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
6 6 (20.69%) MVC
6 6 (20.69%) Migration
6 6 (20.69%) SAP
6 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (20.69%) OO
7 5 (17.24%) OOP
7 5 (17.24%) ABAP
7 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
7 5 (17.24%) SAP BW
7 5 (17.24%) SAP BI
7 5 (17.24%) SAP Implementation
7 5 (17.24%) Data Migration
8 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (13.79%) Entity Framework
8 4 (13.79%) SAP HANA
8 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
8 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (13.79%) AIX
8 4 (13.79%) Web Services
9 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
9 3 (10.34%) HTML
9 3 (10.34%) GIS
9 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Intranet
1 1 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) SAP BI
2 5 (17.24%) SAP BW
3 4 (13.79%) SAP HANA
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (10.34%) GIS
4 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
4 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (3.45%) DB2
6 1 (3.45%) MySQL
6 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Mercurial
1 2 (6.90%) SoapUI
1 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
1 2 (6.90%) YouTrack
2 1 (3.45%) Bugzilla
2 1 (3.45%) eggPlant
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.90%) Advertising
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Electronics
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) .NET Developer
3 5 (17.24%) C# Developer
4 3 (10.34%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) CRM Developer
5 2 (6.90%) SAP APO Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) SAP BI Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) SAP HANA Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) SAP XI Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.45%) CRM Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Junior Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Junior Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) .NET
2 8 (27.59%) ASP.NET
3 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
3 4 (13.79%) Entity Framework
3 4 (13.79%) Web Services
4 3 (10.34%) HTML
5 2 (6.90%) CSS
5 2 (6.90%) Google Maps API
5 2 (6.90%) jQuery
5 2 (6.90%) SAP Basis
5 2 (6.90%) SAP XI
6 1 (3.45%) ADO.NET
6 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (3.45%) REST
6 1 (3.45%) WCF
6 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) AIX
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) Windows CE
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) CRM
2 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (20.69%) Migration
2 6 (20.69%) MVC
2 6 (20.69%) OO
3 5 (17.24%) Data Migration
3 5 (17.24%) OOP
3 5 (17.24%) SAP Implementation
4 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.90%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Database Security
6 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.45%) SDLC
6 1 (3.45%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (3.45%) V-Model
6 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) Java
3 5 (17.24%) ABAP
3 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.45%) C++
5 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.45%) VB
5 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) SAP
3 2 (6.90%) Google
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Sybase