The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
North West / Merseyside
Rank 12 17 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Contract jobs citing C# 33 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.65% 6.48% 3.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.45% 20.00% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 6
Median daily rate £325 £338 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £311 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £384 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.79% +11.78%

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
116 105 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 37.42% 32.41% 20.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 77 43
Median daily rate £350 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +142.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing C# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +7 22 £338 -8.47% 10
Wirral -1 7 £320 -24.70% 1
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for C#.

1 53 (84.13%) .NET
2 37 (58.73%) ASP.NET
3 36 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 33 (52.38%) MVC
5 28 (44.44%) SQL
6 22 (34.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (28.57%) HTML
9 17 (26.98%) JavaScript
10 16 (25.40%) XML
11 15 (23.81%) CSS
12 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
13 11 (17.46%) Windows
14 10 (15.87%) VB.NET
14 10 (15.87%) .NET Framework
14 10 (15.87%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (15.87%) SQL Server 2014
15 9 (14.29%) CSS3
15 9 (14.29%) AngularJS
15 9 (14.29%) HTML5
15 9 (14.29%) Web Services
16 8 (12.70%) XSLT
16 8 (12.70%) PowerShell
16 8 (12.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
17 7 (11.11%) EPiServer
17 7 (11.11%) Scrum
17 7 (11.11%) Visual Studio
17 7 (11.11%) MS Excel
17 7 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (11.11%) EPiServer
2 6 (9.52%) CMS
3 5 (7.94%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.94%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.17%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.59%) Confluence
5 1 (1.59%) DNN
5 1 (1.59%) Immediacy CMS
5 1 (1.59%) Kentico
5 1 (1.59%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.76%) InfoPath
2 3 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.76%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) Firewall
2 4 (6.35%) Internet
3 3 (4.76%) Extranet
3 3 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.87%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (15.87%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (12.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (6.35%) GIS
4 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.17%) MS Access
5 2 (3.17%) RavenDB
5 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.35%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.59%) JIRA
4 1 (1.59%) Moq
4 1 (1.59%) NUnit
4 1 (1.59%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 3 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Games
2 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (88.89%) Developer
2 34 (53.97%) .NET Developer
3 17 (26.98%) C# Developer
4 13 (20.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (12.70%) SQL Developer
6 7 (11.11%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 7 (11.11%) EPiServer Developer
6 7 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 7 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.35%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Sitecore Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (4.76%) CMS Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Senior Sitecore Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (84.13%) .NET
2 37 (58.73%) ASP.NET
3 22 (34.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (28.57%) HTML
5 16 (25.40%) XML
6 15 (23.81%) CSS
7 10 (15.87%) .NET Framework
8 9 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 9 (14.29%) CSS3
8 9 (14.29%) HTML5
8 9 (14.29%) Web Services
9 8 (12.70%) XSLT
10 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (11.11%) Entity Framework
10 7 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (7.94%) jQuery
12 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 4 (6.35%) WCF
12 4 (6.35%) WF
13 3 (4.76%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Fintech
2 4 (6.35%) User Experience
3 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) Blog
4 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.59%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.46%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) Android
3 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (52.38%) MVC
2 20 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (11.11%) Scrum
4 6 (9.52%) TDD
5 5 (7.94%) Unit Testing
6 4 (6.35%) Data Management
6 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.35%) SDLC
6 4 (6.35%) SOA
6 4 (6.35%) Web Application Development
6 4 (6.35%) Workflow
7 3 (4.76%) Analytics
7 3 (4.76%) DevOps
7 3 (4.76%) Logistics
7 3 (4.76%) Migration
7 3 (4.76%) OO
8 2 (3.17%) BDD
8 2 (3.17%) Content Management
8 2 (3.17%) Wealth Management
8 2 (3.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (44.44%) SQL
2 17 (26.98%) JavaScript
3 10 (15.87%) VB.NET
4 8 (12.70%) PowerShell
5 6 (9.52%) VBScript
6 5 (7.94%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.35%) VB
8 3 (4.76%) Java
8 3 (4.76%) TypeScript
8 3 (4.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.59%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) MCAD
2 1 (1.59%) MCP
2 1 (1.59%) MCSD
2 1 (1.59%) MCTS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.94%) Sitecore
3 3 (4.76%) Google
3 3 (4.76%) Nintex
4 1 (1.59%) Alterian
4 1 (1.59%) Zend