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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 32 9 20
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +11
Contract jobs citing C# 7 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.93% 9.95% 5.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.14% 30.16% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 2
Average daily rate
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£280 £290 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £84 £221 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £335 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -6.66%
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
69 63 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 19.06% 32.98% 35.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 34 36
Average daily rate £300 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £471 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £16.23 £15.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% -10.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £15.00 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.01 £15.00 £34.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -25 5 £181 -37.50% 21
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 16 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (65.00%) Web Application Development
4 12 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (55.00%) XML
5 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (55.00%) WCF
6 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (50.00%) IIS
6 10 (50.00%) HTTP
6 10 (50.00%) Web Services
6 10 (50.00%) REST
7 9 (45.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (45.00%) Windows
7 9 (45.00%) MSMQ
7 9 (45.00%) MQSeries
7 9 (45.00%) Visual Studio
7 9 (45.00%) XQuery
7 9 (45.00%) Release Management
7 9 (45.00%) XPath
8 8 (40.00%) OO
9 7 (35.00%) OOP
9 7 (35.00%) SOA
10 5 (25.00%) SQL
11 3 (15.00%) MVC
11 3 (15.00%) HTML
11 3 (15.00%) MySQL

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (50.00%) IIS
3 9 (45.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (15.00%) MySQL
4 2 (10.00%) DB2
4 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.00%) SSDT
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (45.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) BizTalk Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Test Leader
5 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Packager
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 16 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (55.00%) XML
3 11 (55.00%) WCF
4 10 (50.00%) Web Services
4 10 (50.00%) REST
5 9 (45.00%) MSMQ
6 3 (15.00%) HTML
7 2 (10.00%) Middleware
8 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
8 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
8 1 (5.00%) CSS
8 1 (5.00%) SOAP
8 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Web Application Development
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) Release Management
4 8 (40.00%) OO
5 7 (35.00%) OOP
5 7 (35.00%) SOA
6 3 (15.00%) MVC
7 2 (10.00%) ETL
7 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (10.00%) SDLC
8 1 (5.00%) System Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Time Management
8 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Refactoring
8 1 (5.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) XQuery
1 9 (45.00%) XPath
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Sybase
3 1 (5.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (5.00%) ATG
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