The table below looks at the statistics for the C# Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C# Developer
Rank 85 78 80
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 48 53 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.53% 1.93% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 2.10% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 36 35
Average daily rate
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£303 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £375 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £36.96 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
C# Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2909 2523 2391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.79% 92.08% 90.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1669 1289 1225
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £500 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 179 178
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.78 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £40.00 £42.17
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

C# Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# Developer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C# Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

C# Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# Developer across the North West region.

C# Developer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

C# Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

C# Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

C# Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# Developer across the North West region.

C# Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

C# Developer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Manchester +5 36 £303 -13.42% 42
Cheshire -1 8 £290 -10.76% 14
Lancashire -16 4 £325 +3.17% 6
Merseyside - - - - 5
C# Developer
England

C# Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited C# Developer in their job title 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 with C# Developer in their job title.

1 88 (100.00%) C#
2 75 (85.23%) .NET
3 53 (60.23%) SQL Server
4 49 (55.68%) ASP.NET
5 48 (54.55%) MVC
6 46 (52.27%) JavaScript
7 37 (42.05%) HTML
7 37 (42.05%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 34 (38.64%) jQuery
10 31 (35.23%) CSS
11 28 (31.82%) Visual Studio
12 26 (29.55%) SQL
12 26 (29.55%) .NET Framework
13 21 (23.86%) Scrum
13 21 (23.86%) TDD
14 20 (22.73%) Web Services
15 18 (20.45%) WCF
15 18 (20.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
17 15 (17.05%) XML
18 14 (15.91%) WPF
19 13 (14.77%) LINQ
20 12 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
20 12 (13.64%) Web Development
20 12 (13.64%) T-SQL
20 12 (13.64%) Mentoring
21 11 (12.50%) REST
21 11 (12.50%) Ajax
21 11 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008

C# Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited C# Developer in their job title 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 with C# Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.68%) CMS
2 3 (3.41%) Orchard CMS
2 3 (3.41%) IIS
3 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.27%) Node.js
4 1 (1.14%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.14%) Kentico
Applications
1 9 (10.23%) Mingle
2 6 (6.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) Intranet
1 2 (2.27%) Internet
1 2 (2.27%) HTTP
2 1 (1.14%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (60.23%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (11.36%) RavenDB
4 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.41%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.41%) SQLite
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 28 (31.82%) Visual Studio
2 9 (10.23%) NUnit
3 7 (7.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (5.68%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.68%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.55%) Moq
6 3 (3.41%) FxCop
6 3 (3.41%) StyleCop
6 3 (3.41%) Subversion
7 2 (2.27%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.27%) Ant
7 2 (2.27%) MSTest
7 2 (2.27%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.14%) NuGet
8 1 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.14%) Selenium
8 1 (1.14%) JIRA
8 1 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.14%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (4.55%) Retail
2 3 (3.41%) Finance
3 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (85.23%) .NET
2 49 (55.68%) ASP.NET
3 37 (42.05%) HTML
4 36 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC
5 34 (38.64%) jQuery
6 31 (35.23%) CSS
7 26 (29.55%) .NET Framework
8 20 (22.73%) Web Services
9 18 (20.45%) WCF
9 18 (20.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 15 (17.05%) XML
11 14 (15.91%) WPF
12 13 (14.77%) LINQ
13 11 (12.50%) REST
13 11 (12.50%) Ajax
14 8 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 7 (7.95%) ASP.NET Web API
16 5 (5.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 5 (5.68%) LINQ to SQL
16 5 (5.68%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.95%) NHS
2 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.68%) Linked Data
4 4 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.41%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.41%) Open Source
6 2 (2.27%) Semantic Web
7 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.14%) User Experience
7 1 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.14%) Life Science
7 1 (1.14%) Robotics
7 1 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.09%) Windows
2 4 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (54.55%) MVC
2 37 (42.05%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (23.86%) Scrum
3 21 (23.86%) TDD
4 12 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
4 12 (13.64%) Web Development
4 12 (13.64%) Mentoring
5 9 (10.23%) OO
6 7 (7.95%) Dependency Injection
7 6 (6.82%) Unit Testing
7 6 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (6.82%) Software Engineering
7 6 (6.82%) SOA
8 5 (5.68%) MVVM
9 4 (4.55%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (4.55%) Pair Programming
9 4 (4.55%) BDD
10 3 (3.41%) Software Deployment
11 2 (2.27%) OOD
11 2 (2.27%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 88 (100.00%) C#
2 46 (52.27%) JavaScript
3 26 (29.55%) SQL
4 12 (13.64%) T-SQL
5 6 (6.82%) Ruby
6 5 (5.68%) XPath
7 4 (4.55%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.41%) Java
8 3 (3.41%) C++
9 2 (2.27%) SPARQL
10 1 (1.14%) R
10 1 (1.14%) VC++
10 1 (1.14%) C
10 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.14%) VB
10 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.14%) XAML
10 1 (1.14%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.14%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 6 (6.82%) Degree
2 5 (5.68%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.14%) MCPD
3 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) Puppet
1 2 (2.27%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.41%) VMware
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle
4 1 (1.14%) Google
4 1 (1.14%) Atlassian
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