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 1 July 2016 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 30 30 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Contract jobs citing C# 12 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.61% 3.18% 8.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.71% 13.33% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 7
Median daily rate £325 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £87 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £330 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £39.78 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +13.64%
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
112 90 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 33.73% 23.87% 34.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 45 33
Median daily rate £338 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £18.80 £19.98 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.90% +33.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +4.02%

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#
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 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -4 10 £325 +16.07% 10
Bootle - 1 - -
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 25 (67.57%) .NET
2 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
3 14 (37.84%) SQL
4 12 (32.43%) MVC
5 8 (21.62%) Java
5 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
5 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
5 8 (21.62%) OO
5 8 (21.62%) CRM
6 7 (18.92%) OOP
6 7 (18.92%) .NET Framework
7 6 (16.22%) Migration
8 5 (13.51%) SAP BW
8 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (13.51%) SAP BI
8 5 (13.51%) Web Services
8 5 (13.51%) ABAP
8 5 (13.51%) SAP
8 5 (13.51%) SAP Implementation
8 5 (13.51%) Data Migration
8 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
9 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
9 4 (10.81%) SAP HANA
9 4 (10.81%) WCF
9 4 (10.81%) jQuery
9 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (10.81%) TDD
9 4 (10.81%) MySQL
9 4 (10.81%) PHP

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 2 (5.41%) IIS
1 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.70%) CMS
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Network Security
1 1 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) SAP BI
2 5 (13.51%) SAP BW
3 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
3 4 (10.81%) MySQL
3 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.81%) SAP HANA
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.41%) GIS
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.70%) MS Access
6 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) JIRA
1 2 (5.41%) Subversion
1 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.70%) eggPlant
2 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) MSBuild
2 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (64.86%) Developer
2 12 (32.43%) .NET Developer
3 10 (27.03%) C# Developer
4 6 (16.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior C# Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior SQL Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior SQL Server Developer
5 4 (10.81%) SQL Developer
5 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (8.11%) PHP Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) SAP APO Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) SAP Basis Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (67.57%) .NET
2 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
3 7 (18.92%) .NET Framework
4 5 (13.51%) Web Services
5 4 (10.81%) jQuery
5 4 (10.81%) WCF
6 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (8.11%) CakePHP
6 3 (8.11%) JSON
6 3 (8.11%) REST
6 3 (8.11%) SAML
6 3 (8.11%) SOAP
6 3 (8.11%) XML
7 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (5.41%) Hibernate
7 2 (5.41%) SAP Basis
7 2 (5.41%) SAP XI
7 2 (5.41%) Spring
7 2 (5.41%) WPF
7 2 (5.41%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
1 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
1 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) AIX
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.41%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) MVC
2 8 (21.62%) CRM
2 8 (21.62%) OO
3 7 (18.92%) OOP
4 6 (16.22%) Migration
5 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (13.51%) Data Migration
5 5 (13.51%) SAP Implementation
6 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.81%) TDD
7 3 (8.11%) Scrum
8 2 (5.41%) Automated Testing
8 2 (5.41%) OWASP
8 2 (5.41%) Web Development
9 1 (2.70%) Analytics
9 1 (2.70%) Database Security
9 1 (2.70%) DevOps
9 1 (2.70%) Non-Functional Testing
9 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) SQL
2 8 (21.62%) Java
2 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.51%) ABAP
3 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
4 4 (10.81%) PHP
5 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.41%) Delphi
6 2 (5.41%) PHP 5
6 2 (5.41%) VB
7 1 (2.70%) C++
7 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) SAP
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.70%) Google
4 1 (2.70%) Twitter