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 27 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 35 8 16
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +8
Contract jobs citing C# 7 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.83% 10.93% 8.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.46% 28.99% 25.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 4
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£293 £295 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.84% -9.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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 Merseyside region.

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
74 69 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 19.32% 37.70% 32.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 38 29
Average daily rate £290 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £404 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Average hourly rate £16.23 £100.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.77% +498.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £19.75 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.01 £175.00 £34.80
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 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 27 April 2015.

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 27 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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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 -20 6 £285 -3.38% 22
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 12 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (66.67%) Web Application Development
4 11 (61.11%) WCF
4 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
5 10 (55.56%) HTTP
5 10 (55.56%) Web Services
5 10 (55.56%) XML
5 10 (55.56%) IIS
5 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (55.56%) REST
6 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (50.00%) XPath
6 9 (50.00%) Release Management
6 9 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (50.00%) Visual Studio
6 9 (50.00%) XQuery
6 9 (50.00%) MSMQ
6 9 (50.00%) MQSeries
6 9 (50.00%) Windows
7 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (38.89%) OOP
8 7 (38.89%) OO
8 7 (38.89%) SOA
9 3 (16.67%) MVC
9 3 (16.67%) SQL
10 2 (11.11%) HTML
10 2 (11.11%) JavaScript

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 12 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (55.56%) IIS
3 9 (50.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (11.11%) MySQL
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) SSDT
4 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.56%) DB2
4 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 9 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.56%) MSI
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) BizTalk Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Applications Developer
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Packager
6 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 15 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 11 (61.11%) WCF
4 10 (55.56%) REST
4 10 (55.56%) Web Services
4 10 (55.56%) XML
5 9 (50.00%) MSMQ
6 2 (11.11%) HTML
7 1 (5.56%) CSS3
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (5.56%) HTML5
7 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
7 1 (5.56%) Middleware
7 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.56%) CSS
7 1 (5.56%) SOAP
7 1 (5.56%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
1 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Web Application Development
2 9 (50.00%) Release Management
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (38.89%) OOP
4 7 (38.89%) OO
4 7 (38.89%) SOA
5 3 (16.67%) MVC
6 1 (5.56%) ETL
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) XQuery
1 9 (50.00%) XPath
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) ATG
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Sybase
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