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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 9 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing C# 29 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.28% 8.73% 10.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.52% 24.18% 28.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 8
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£328 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £352 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
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
84 91 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 32.68% 36.11% 37.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 49 30
Average daily rate £320 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £488 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £23.00 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
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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 +7 27 £325 +8.33% 23
Southport - - - -
St Helens - - - - 1
Wirral - - - - 4
Birkenhead - - - - 4
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 43 (95.56%) .NET
2 30 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 27 (60.00%) HTML
4 25 (55.56%) JavaScript
5 22 (48.89%) ASP.NET
6 15 (33.33%) Umbraco
7 14 (31.11%) HTML5
8 13 (28.89%) SQL
9 12 (26.67%) SharePoint
10 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
10 11 (24.44%) Degree
11 10 (22.22%) .NET Framework
11 10 (22.22%) QA
11 10 (22.22%) MVC
11 10 (22.22%) CSS
12 9 (20.00%) jQuery
12 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
13 8 (17.78%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (13.33%) Oracle
14 6 (13.33%) Java
14 6 (13.33%) VB
14 6 (13.33%) XML
15 5 (11.11%) Web Services
15 5 (11.11%) VBScript
15 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (11.11%) Internet
15 5 (11.11%) Content Management
15 5 (11.11%) WCF

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 15 (33.33%) Umbraco
2 12 (26.67%) SharePoint
3 6 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (8.89%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (4.44%) CMS
5 2 (4.44%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) Extranet
2 1 (2.22%) CTI
2 1 (2.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (4.44%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.22%) OLAP
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.22%) NUnit
3 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.22%) Selenium
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Games
3 1 (2.22%) Local Government
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (82.22%) Developer
2 16 (35.56%) .NET Developer
3 10 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 5 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Siebel Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) iPhone Developer
7 2 (4.44%) WPF Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Siebel Developer
7 2 (4.44%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (4.44%) VB6 Developer
7 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (4.44%) VB Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Systems Developer
8 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (95.56%) .NET
2 27 (60.00%) HTML
3 22 (48.89%) ASP.NET
4 14 (31.11%) HTML5
5 10 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 10 (22.22%) CSS
6 9 (20.00%) jQuery
7 6 (13.33%) XML
8 5 (11.11%) Web Services
8 5 (11.11%) WCF
8 5 (11.11%) WPF
9 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (8.89%) XSLT
10 3 (6.67%) WinForms
10 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (4.44%) Razor View Engine
11 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 2 (4.44%) SOAP
11 2 (4.44%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) NHS
2 2 (4.44%) iPhone
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) MVC
2 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.11%) Content Management
5 4 (8.89%) Web Development
5 4 (8.89%) Scrum
6 3 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (6.67%) TDD
6 3 (6.67%) MVVM
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.44%) iOS Development
7 2 (4.44%) Time Management
7 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.44%) OO
7 2 (4.44%) OOD
8 1 (2.22%) ETL
8 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.22%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 25 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 13 (28.89%) SQL
3 6 (13.33%) Java
3 6 (13.33%) VB
4 5 (11.11%) VBScript
5 3 (6.67%) C++
5 3 (6.67%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.44%) VB6
6 2 (4.44%) XAML
6 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.22%) VBA
7 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) MCDBA
2 1 (2.22%) MCP
2 1 (2.22%) MCSD
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.22%) MCITP
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle
3 4 (8.89%) Sybase
4 3 (6.67%) Siebel
5 2 (4.44%) Xamarin
5 2 (4.44%) Telerik
6 1 (2.22%) CosmoCom
6 1 (2.22%) Actuate
6 1 (2.22%) MicroStrategy
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