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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C# Developer
Rank 124 83 79
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -4
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 32 59 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.83% 1.86% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 2.02% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 37 21
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£310 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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
3551 2914 2288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.90% 92.04% 93.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1897 1526 1088
Average daily rate £388 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 206 186
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.64 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.34 £50.91
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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 -21 19 £310 -4.61% 30
Cheshire -4 12 £275 -18.51% 12
Cumbria - - - -
Lancashire - - - - 9
Merseyside - - - - 4
C# Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 80 (100.00%) C#
2 70 (87.50%) .NET
3 49 (61.25%) SQL Server
4 47 (58.75%) MVC
5 46 (57.50%) ASP.NET
6 40 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 35 (43.75%) HTML
7 35 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (42.50%) jQuery
9 30 (37.50%) .NET Framework
9 30 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 29 (36.25%) CSS
11 27 (33.75%) SQL
12 23 (28.75%) Visual Studio
13 22 (27.50%) Entity Framework
14 21 (26.25%) WCF
14 21 (26.25%) Scrum
15 19 (23.75%) LINQ
16 18 (22.50%) TDD
16 18 (22.50%) Web Services
17 14 (17.50%) XML
18 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
18 13 (16.25%) Ajax
19 12 (15.00%) T-SQL
20 11 (13.75%) Unit Testing
21 10 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
21 10 (12.50%) Web Development
21 10 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
22 8 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
22 8 (10.00%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (6.25%) CMS
2 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.75%) Orchard CMS
4 1 (1.25%) IIS
4 1 (1.25%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.25%) Kentico
Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Mingle
2 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) SaaS
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) ATM
1 1 (1.25%) HTTP
1 1 (1.25%) Internet
1 1 (1.25%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (61.25%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.00%) RavenDB
4 5 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.75%) SQLite
6 3 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (28.75%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.50%) NUnit
2 6 (7.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (5.00%) Moq
5 3 (3.75%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.75%) FxCop
5 3 (3.75%) StyleCop
5 3 (3.75%) Subversion
6 1 (1.25%) JIRA
6 1 (1.25%) Selenium
6 1 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.25%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.25%) NuGet
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (3.75%) Retail
2 2 (2.50%) Finance
2 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (87.50%) .NET
2 46 (57.50%) ASP.NET
3 35 (43.75%) HTML
4 34 (42.50%) jQuery
5 30 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 30 (37.50%) .NET Framework
6 29 (36.25%) CSS
7 22 (27.50%) Entity Framework
8 21 (26.25%) WCF
9 19 (23.75%) LINQ
10 18 (22.50%) Web Services
11 14 (17.50%) XML
12 13 (16.25%) Ajax
13 8 (10.00%) WPF
14 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 5 (6.25%) LINQ to SQL
15 5 (6.25%) REST
15 5 (6.25%) RESTful
15 5 (6.25%) HTML5
15 5 (6.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) NHS
2 4 (5.00%) Open Source
2 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.75%) Linked Data
4 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.50%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.25%) Tandem
5 1 (1.25%) Robotics
5 1 (1.25%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.25%) User Experience
5 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.75%) Windows
2 4 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (58.75%) MVC
2 35 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (26.25%) Scrum
4 18 (22.50%) TDD
5 11 (13.75%) Unit Testing
6 10 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
6 10 (12.50%) Web Development
7 8 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
7 8 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 7 (8.75%) OO
9 5 (6.25%) SOA
9 5 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.00%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.00%) Domain-Driven Design
11 3 (3.75%) Software Architecture
12 2 (2.50%) MVVM
12 2 (2.50%) BDD
12 2 (2.50%) Automated Testing
12 2 (2.50%) Software Deployment
12 2 (2.50%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 80 (100.00%) C#
2 40 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 27 (33.75%) SQL
4 12 (15.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.25%) XPath
6 4 (5.00%) Ruby
7 3 (3.75%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.25%) SPARQL
8 1 (1.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.75%) Degree
3 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.25%) MCPD
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.75%) VMware
2 3 (3.75%) Twitter
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle
3 1 (1.25%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.25%) Sitecore
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