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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
North West / Merseyside
Rank 9 25 33
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +8
Contract jobs citing C# 32 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 12.40% 4.52% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.37% 17.44% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 1
Median daily rate £350 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -
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 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.58%

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
102 86 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 39.53% 25.90% 18.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 60 30
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 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 £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +14 23 £350 -5.08% 15
Wirral +1 7 £320 -24.70% 2
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 56 (82.35%) .NET
2 35 (51.47%) MVC
3 33 (48.53%) SQL Server
3 33 (48.53%) ASP.NET
3 33 (48.53%) SQL
4 22 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (27.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (26.47%) HTML
6 18 (26.47%) JavaScript
6 18 (26.47%) XML
7 16 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 13 (19.12%) Windows
8 13 (19.12%) .NET Framework
9 12 (17.65%) Web Services
9 12 (17.65%) CSS
10 11 (16.18%) VB.NET
10 11 (16.18%) jQuery
10 11 (16.18%) PowerShell
11 10 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (14.71%) SQL Server 2014
11 10 (14.71%) MS Excel
12 9 (13.24%) EPiServer
12 9 (13.24%) AngularJS
12 9 (13.24%) Sitecore
12 9 (13.24%) CSS3
13 8 (11.76%) HTML5
13 8 (11.76%) Scrum
13 8 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (11.76%) XSLT
14 7 (10.29%) Visual Studio

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 (10.29%) CMS
2 5 (7.35%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.35%) Umbraco
3 3 (4.41%) IIS
3 3 (4.41%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.94%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (1.47%) DNN
5 1 (1.47%) Immediacy CMS
5 1 (1.47%) Kentico
5 1 (1.47%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 10 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.82%) MS Office
3 3 (4.41%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.41%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) Firewall
2 4 (5.88%) Internet
3 3 (4.41%) Extranet
3 3 (4.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (48.53%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (14.71%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (7.35%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.35%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.88%) GIS
5 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (4.41%) MySQL
6 3 (4.41%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.94%) MS Access
7 2 (2.94%) RavenDB
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.88%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 3 (4.41%) Grunt
3 3 (4.41%) JIRA
3 3 (4.41%) NuGet
3 3 (4.41%) Subversion
4 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.47%) Moq
5 1 (1.47%) NUnit
5 1 (1.47%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 5 (7.35%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Banking
3 2 (2.94%) Games
4 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (89.71%) Developer
2 33 (48.53%) .NET Developer
3 20 (29.41%) C# Developer
4 15 (22.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (14.71%) Software Developer
6 9 (13.24%) SQL Developer
7 8 (11.76%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 8 (11.76%) EPiServer Developer
7 8 (11.76%) VB.NET Developer
8 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 6 (8.82%) Sitecore Developer
9 5 (7.35%) .NET Software Developer
9 5 (7.35%) Analyst
9 5 (7.35%) VB Developer
9 5 (7.35%) VB6 Developer
10 4 (5.88%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (5.88%) Support Analyst
11 3 (4.41%) C# Software Developer
11 3 (4.41%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (82.35%) .NET
2 33 (48.53%) ASP.NET
3 19 (27.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (26.47%) HTML
4 18 (26.47%) XML
5 13 (19.12%) .NET Framework
6 12 (17.65%) CSS
6 12 (17.65%) Web Services
7 11 (16.18%) jQuery
8 9 (13.24%) AngularJS
8 9 (13.24%) CSS3
9 8 (11.76%) HTML5
9 8 (11.76%) XSLT
10 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (10.29%) Entity Framework
11 6 (8.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (7.35%) JSON
13 4 (5.88%) SOAP
13 4 (5.88%) WCF
13 4 (5.88%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) Fintech
1 4 (5.88%) User Experience
2 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.47%) Blog
3 1 (1.47%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.47%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.47%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.12%) Windows
2 3 (4.41%) Linux
2 3 (4.41%) Unix
2 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (51.47%) MVC
2 22 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (11.76%) Scrum
4 5 (7.35%) Unit Testing
5 4 (5.88%) Data Management
5 4 (5.88%) Migration
5 4 (5.88%) SDLC
5 4 (5.88%) SOA
5 4 (5.88%) TDD
5 4 (5.88%) Web Application Development
5 4 (5.88%) Workflow
6 3 (4.41%) Analytics
6 3 (4.41%) Automated Testing
6 3 (4.41%) Logistics
6 3 (4.41%) OO
6 3 (4.41%) OWASP
6 3 (4.41%) Web Development
7 2 (2.94%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.94%) Content Management
7 2 (2.94%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (48.53%) SQL
2 18 (26.47%) JavaScript
3 11 (16.18%) PowerShell
3 11 (16.18%) VB.NET
4 6 (8.82%) T-SQL
4 6 (8.82%) VB
4 6 (8.82%) VBScript
5 5 (7.35%) VB6
6 3 (4.41%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.47%) MCAD
3 1 (1.47%) MCP
3 1 (1.47%) MCSD
3 1 (1.47%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 16 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.24%) EPiServer
2 9 (13.24%) Sitecore
3 3 (4.41%) Google
3 3 (4.41%) Nintex
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle
4 2 (2.94%) Ektron
5 1 (1.47%) Alterian
5 1 (1.47%) Zend
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