The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Merseyside region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 8 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing C# 21 18 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.99% 9.05% 12.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.17% 26.87% 45.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 23
Average daily rate £295 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £281 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.22%
Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
72 67 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 37.70% 33.67% 27.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 25 41
Average daily rate £300 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £153 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.72 £21.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.52% -23.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £11.08 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £34.80 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
C#
North West

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#
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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +7 19 £295 -9.23% 22
Wirral - 1 - - 4
Birkenhead - - - - 4
St Helens - - - - 2
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 39 (92.86%) .NET
2 21 (50.00%) WPF
3 18 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 14 (33.33%) SQL
5 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
5 13 (30.95%) WinForms
6 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 11 (26.19%) VB.NET
7 11 (26.19%) OO
7 11 (26.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (26.19%) TDD
7 11 (26.19%) .NET Framework
8 9 (21.43%) Sybase
9 8 (19.05%) HTML
9 8 (19.05%) Windows
9 8 (19.05%) Web Services
9 8 (19.05%) MVC
9 8 (19.05%) WCF
10 7 (16.67%) jQuery
10 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (16.67%) Visual Studio
11 6 (14.29%) XAML
11 6 (14.29%) OOD
11 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
12 5 (11.90%) HTML5
12 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
12 5 (11.90%) CSS
12 5 (11.90%) XML
12 5 (11.90%) VB

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Project
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.38%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.38%) SQLPlus
4 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.14%) NMock
4 2 (4.76%) YouTrack
4 2 (4.76%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.38%) Subversion
5 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (80.95%) Developer
2 20 (47.62%) .NET Developer
3 7 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Web Developer
6 3 (7.14%) WPF Developer
7 2 (4.76%) VB6 Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (4.76%) VB Developer
7 2 (4.76%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.38%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Technical Team Leader
8 1 (2.38%) C++ Software Developer
8 1 (2.38%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (92.86%) .NET
2 21 (50.00%) WPF
3 18 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 13 (30.95%) WinForms
5 11 (26.19%) .NET Framework
6 8 (19.05%) HTML
6 8 (19.05%) Web Services
6 8 (19.05%) WCF
7 7 (16.67%) jQuery
7 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (11.90%) HTML5
8 5 (11.90%) XML
8 5 (11.90%) CSS
9 3 (7.14%) Ajax
9 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 2 (4.76%) .NET Remoting
10 2 (4.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) N-Tier
1 4 (9.52%) SCADA
2 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.38%) iPad
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.38%) iPhone
4 1 (2.38%) Biometrics
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Android
2 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) OO
1 11 (26.19%) TDD
2 8 (19.05%) MVC
3 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.29%) OOD
4 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Scrum
7 3 (7.14%) Project Management
7 3 (7.14%) CRM
7 3 (7.14%) MVVM
8 2 (4.76%) Time Management
8 2 (4.76%) OOP
9 1 (2.38%) Data Management
9 1 (2.38%) Information Management
9 1 (2.38%) Web Testing
9 1 (2.38%) Performance Testing
9 1 (2.38%) Load Testing
9 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.38%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) SQL
2 13 (30.95%) JavaScript
3 11 (26.19%) VB.NET
4 6 (14.29%) XAML
5 5 (11.90%) VB
6 4 (9.52%) C++
7 3 (7.14%) Java
8 2 (4.76%) VB6
9 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.38%) C
9 1 (2.38%) PHP
9 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) MCP
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.38%) MCTS
2 1 (2.38%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Sybase
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Telerik
3 3 (7.14%) Typemock
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle
4 1 (2.38%) Apple
4 1 (2.38%) Open Text
4 1 (2.38%) SAP
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