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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 11 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing C# 25 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.40% 12.05% 9.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.25% 25.96% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 10
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£300 £313 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -9.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
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
80 104 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 30.08% 46.43% 35.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 62 35
Average daily rate £300 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £18.11 £23.00 £21.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.28% +5.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +2 25 £300 -14.28% 22
Southport - - - - 2
St Helens - - - - 1
Wirral - - - - 1
Birkenhead - - - - 4
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 36 (94.74%) .NET
2 30 (78.95%) SQL Server
3 24 (63.16%) HTML
4 21 (55.26%) JavaScript
5 20 (52.63%) ASP.NET
6 16 (42.11%) Umbraco
7 13 (34.21%) HTML5
7 13 (34.21%) SQL
8 12 (31.58%) SharePoint
9 11 (28.95%) MVC
9 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
9 11 (28.95%) Degree
10 10 (26.32%) QA
11 9 (23.68%) jQuery
11 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
11 9 (23.68%) .NET Framework
12 8 (21.05%) CSS
13 7 (18.42%) XML
14 6 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (15.79%) Oracle
14 6 (15.79%) VBScript
14 6 (15.79%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (15.79%) Content Management
15 5 (13.16%) WCF
15 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
15 5 (13.16%) VB
15 5 (13.16%) Java
15 5 (13.16%) Internet
15 5 (13.16%) NHS
16 4 (10.53%) BizTalk Server

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 16 (42.11%) Umbraco
2 12 (31.58%) SharePoint
3 6 (15.79%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (10.53%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (7.89%) IIS
5 3 (7.89%) CMS
6 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) InfoPath
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) CTI
3 1 (2.63%) Intranet
3 1 (2.63%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (78.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.63%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.63%) NUnit
3 1 (2.63%) Selenium
3 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Local Government
3 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (78.95%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) .NET Developer
3 10 (26.32%) Web Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Siebel Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Siebel Developer
6 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.26%) iPhone Developer
6 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Data Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Systems Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (94.74%) .NET
2 24 (63.16%) HTML
3 20 (52.63%) ASP.NET
4 13 (34.21%) HTML5
5 9 (23.68%) jQuery
5 9 (23.68%) .NET Framework
6 8 (21.05%) CSS
7 7 (18.42%) XML
8 5 (13.16%) WCF
8 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (10.53%) XSLT
9 4 (10.53%) Web Services
10 3 (7.89%) Razor View Engine
10 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (7.89%) SOAP
10 3 (7.89%) XHTML
11 1 (2.63%) Ajax
11 1 (2.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) NHS
2 2 (5.26%) iPhone
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) MVC
2 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
3 6 (15.79%) Content Management
4 4 (10.53%) Web Development
4 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.89%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.89%) Scrum
6 2 (5.26%) iOS Development
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (2.63%) TDD
7 1 (2.63%) Data Management
7 1 (2.63%) Use Case
7 1 (2.63%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.63%) Market Research
7 1 (2.63%) Automation Testing
7 1 (2.63%) Information Governance
7 1 (2.63%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (2.63%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) JavaScript
2 13 (34.21%) SQL
3 6 (15.79%) VBScript
4 5 (13.16%) VB
4 5 (13.16%) Java
5 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.26%) C++
6 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) MCITP
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) MCP
2 1 (2.63%) MCSD
2 1 (2.63%) MCDBA
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (26.32%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) Siebel
4 2 (5.26%) CosmoCom
4 2 (5.26%) Actuate
4 2 (5.26%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.63%) MicroStrategy
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