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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 26 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing C# 16 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.87% 6.02% 9.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.04% 19.40% 27.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 15
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£319 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.19 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.17% +7.14%
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
114 67 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 27.60% 31.02% 32.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 35 51
Average daily rate £313 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £232 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £472 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 12 £328 -11.48% 18
Wirral -3 1 £275 -15.38% 2
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 18 (78.26%) .NET
2 14 (60.87%) SQL
3 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET
4 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
5 9 (39.13%) MVC
6 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
7 7 (30.43%) HTML
8 5 (21.74%) CSS
8 5 (21.74%) Oracle
8 5 (21.74%) Windows
8 5 (21.74%) ETL
8 5 (21.74%) Middleware
8 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
8 5 (21.74%) SoapUI
9 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
9 4 (17.39%) SDLC
9 4 (17.39%) TDD
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
9 4 (17.39%) SOAP
9 4 (17.39%) Java
9 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
10 3 (13.04%) JUnit
10 3 (13.04%) MySQL
10 3 (13.04%) C++
10 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
10 3 (13.04%) XML
10 3 (13.04%) Scrum
10 3 (13.04%) CSS3
10 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (8.70%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.35%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) MySQL
2 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.70%) DB2
3 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (4.35%) SSDT
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) SoapUI
2 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
3 3 (13.04%) eggPlant
3 3 (13.04%) Selenium
3 3 (13.04%) JUnit
4 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.70%) Subversion
4 2 (8.70%) JIRA
5 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
5 1 (4.35%) MSI
General
1 1 (4.35%) Back Office
1 1 (4.35%) Law
1 1 (4.35%) Legal
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) .NET Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Junior
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Packager
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Tester
5 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Test Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (78.26%) .NET
2 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET
3 7 (30.43%) HTML
4 5 (21.74%) Middleware
4 5 (21.74%) CSS
5 4 (17.39%) SOAP
6 3 (13.04%) XML
6 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
6 3 (13.04%) WCF
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (13.04%) HTML5
6 3 (13.04%) CSS3
7 2 (8.70%) Entity Framework
7 2 (8.70%) WPF
7 2 (8.70%) ADO.NET
7 2 (8.70%) Web Services
8 1 (4.35%) XSLT
8 1 (4.35%) jQuery
8 1 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) UNIX
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (4.35%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) MVC
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) ETL
3 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
4 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
4 4 (17.39%) TDD
4 4 (17.39%) SDLC
5 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
5 3 (13.04%) Web Application Development
5 3 (13.04%) Scrum
5 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Open Source
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Refactoring
6 2 (8.70%) OO
6 2 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (8.70%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (4.35%) API Development
7 1 (4.35%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) Java
4 3 (13.04%) C++
4 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) VB
5 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.35%) VB6
5 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Sybase
4 1 (4.35%) ATG
4 1 (4.35%) Xamarin
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