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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 9 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -2
Contract jobs citing C# 34 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.07% 2.25% 2.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.81% 9.41% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 6
Median daily rate £350 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £358 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £443 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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
118 85 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 38.44% 23.88% 24.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 40 43
Median daily rate £350 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £36.50 £13.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.37% -40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 6 December 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 +20 21 £370 -12.94% 14
Wirral -1 6 £335 - 2
Southport - 2 £388 - 2
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 48 (85.71%) .NET
2 33 (58.93%) MVC
3 27 (48.21%) ASP.NET
4 24 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 24 (42.86%) SQL
5 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (30.36%) JavaScript
6 17 (30.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (28.57%) HTML
8 14 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 14 (25.00%) XML
9 12 (21.43%) Web Services
9 12 (21.43%) jQuery
10 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
11 10 (17.86%) AngularJS
12 9 (16.07%) CMS
12 9 (16.07%) Scrum
12 9 (16.07%) CSS
12 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
12 9 (16.07%) Windows
13 8 (14.29%) T-SQL
13 8 (14.29%) PowerShell
13 8 (14.29%) Sitecore
14 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (12.50%) EPiServer
14 7 (12.50%) VB.NET
14 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (12.50%) Entity Framework
14 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
15 6 (10.71%) HTML5

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 9 (16.07%) CMS
2 4 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (5.36%) IIS
3 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.36%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.57%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (1.79%) DNN
5 1 (1.79%) Immediacy CMS
5 1 (1.79%) Kentico
5 1 (1.79%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.71%) MS Office
3 3 (5.36%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.36%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) Internet
2 3 (5.36%) Extranet
2 3 (5.36%) Firewall
2 3 (5.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (8.93%) MongoDB
5 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.36%) MySQL
6 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.57%) RavenDB
7 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.79%) GIS
8 1 (1.79%) MS Access
8 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.36%) Grunt
3 3 (5.36%) JIRA
3 3 (5.36%) NuGet
3 3 (5.36%) Subversion
3 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (1.79%) Moq
4 1 (1.79%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.79%) NUnit
4 1 (1.79%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (92.86%) Developer
2 30 (53.57%) .NET Developer
3 16 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 13 (23.21%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (14.29%) SQL Developer
6 7 (12.50%) Software Developer
7 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 6 (10.71%) EPiServer Developer
8 5 (8.93%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (8.93%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 5 (8.93%) VB Developer
8 5 (8.93%) VB.NET Developer
8 5 (8.93%) VB6 Developer
9 4 (7.14%) CMS Developer
9 4 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (5.36%) C# Software Developer
10 3 (5.36%) SharePoint Developer
10 3 (5.36%) Sitecore Developer
11 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (85.71%) .NET
2 27 (48.21%) ASP.NET
3 17 (30.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (28.57%) HTML
5 14 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 14 (25.00%) XML
6 12 (21.43%) jQuery
6 12 (21.43%) Web Services
7 10 (17.86%) AngularJS
8 9 (16.07%) CSS
9 7 (12.50%) Entity Framework
10 6 (10.71%) CSS3
10 6 (10.71%) HTML5
10 6 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (8.93%) JSON
11 5 (8.93%) XSLT
12 4 (7.14%) REST
12 4 (7.14%) SOAP
12 4 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Fintech
1 4 (7.14%) User Experience
2 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) Blog
3 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.79%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) Linux
2 3 (5.36%) Unix
2 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (58.93%) MVC
2 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.07%) Scrum
4 4 (7.14%) SDLC
4 4 (7.14%) TDD
4 4 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 4 (7.14%) Web Application Development
5 3 (5.36%) Analytics
5 3 (5.36%) Automated Testing
5 3 (5.36%) Content Management
5 3 (5.36%) Migration
5 3 (5.36%) OWASP
5 3 (5.36%) SOA
5 3 (5.36%) Web Development
5 3 (5.36%) Workflow
6 2 (3.57%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.57%) ETL
6 2 (3.57%) OO
6 2 (3.57%) Project Management
6 2 (3.57%) UML
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.86%) SQL
2 17 (30.36%) JavaScript
3 8 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 8 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 7 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 6 (10.71%) VB
6 5 (8.93%) VB6
7 3 (5.36%) TypeScript
7 3 (5.36%) VBScript
8 2 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) MCAD
2 1 (1.79%) MCP
2 1 (1.79%) MCSD
2 1 (1.79%) MCTS
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.29%) Sitecore
3 7 (12.50%) EPiServer
4 3 (5.36%) Google
4 3 (5.36%) Nintex
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle
5 2 (3.57%) Ektron
6 1 (1.79%) Actuate
6 1 (1.79%) Alterian
6 1 (1.79%) Zend
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