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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C# Developer
Rank 73 79 84
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 59 50 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.84% 1.77% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 1.93% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 36 31
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£300 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £243 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £363 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £34.98 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +59.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
2946 2589 2688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.09% 91.42% 90.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1716 1312 1381
Average daily rate £350 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 191 201
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £40.57 £45.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 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
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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 +6 47 £300 -11.11% 24
Cheshire +4 9 £325 +8.33% 12
Lancashire -19 3 £265 -15.87% 2
Merseyside - - - - 2
C# Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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.

1 101 (100.00%) C#
2 85 (84.16%) .NET
3 64 (63.37%) SQL Server
4 51 (50.50%) ASP.NET
4 51 (50.50%) MVC
5 42 (41.58%) JavaScript
6 40 (39.60%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (35.64%) SQL
8 35 (34.65%) ASP.NET MVC
9 34 (33.66%) HTML
10 31 (30.69%) Visual Studio
11 30 (29.70%) jQuery
12 27 (26.73%) CSS
13 24 (23.76%) TDD
13 24 (23.76%) .NET Framework
13 24 (23.76%) Scrum
14 23 (22.77%) Web Services
15 21 (20.79%) OO
15 21 (20.79%) WCF
15 21 (20.79%) WPF
15 21 (20.79%) SQL Server 2008
16 20 (19.80%) Mentoring
17 19 (18.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 16 (15.84%) LINQ
18 16 (15.84%) Microsoft
19 15 (14.85%) T-SQL
20 14 (13.86%) XML
21 13 (12.87%) Web Development
22 12 (11.88%) REST
23 11 (10.89%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 4 (3.96%) CMS
2 3 (2.97%) IIS
2 3 (2.97%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.98%) Node.js
3 2 (1.98%) Orchard CMS
3 2 (1.98%) NServiceBus
3 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.99%) Kentico
Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Mingle
2 4 (3.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) Intranet
2 2 (1.98%) Internet
3 1 (0.99%) AMQP
3 1 (0.99%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (63.37%) SQL Server
2 21 (20.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (9.90%) SQL Server 2000
4 8 (7.92%) RavenDB
5 6 (5.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.98%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.98%) Big Data
6 2 (1.98%) SQLite
6 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.99%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (30.69%) Visual Studio
2 10 (9.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (6.93%) NUnit
4 5 (4.95%) MSTest
4 5 (4.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (3.96%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.96%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.97%) Subversion
7 2 (1.98%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.98%) Ant
7 2 (1.98%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.98%) Moq
7 2 (1.98%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.98%) FxCop
7 2 (1.98%) StyleCop
8 1 (0.99%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.99%) NuGet
8 1 (0.99%) JIRA
8 1 (0.99%) Selenium
8 1 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 11 (10.89%) Retail
2 3 (2.97%) Finance
3 1 (0.99%) Banking
3 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (84.16%) .NET
2 51 (50.50%) ASP.NET
3 35 (34.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 34 (33.66%) HTML
5 30 (29.70%) jQuery
6 27 (26.73%) CSS
7 24 (23.76%) .NET Framework
8 23 (22.77%) Web Services
9 21 (20.79%) WCF
9 21 (20.79%) WPF
10 19 (18.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 16 (15.84%) LINQ
12 14 (13.86%) XML
13 12 (11.88%) REST
14 9 (8.91%) Ajax
15 7 (6.93%) ASP.NET Web API
16 6 (5.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 6 (5.94%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 6 (5.94%) XSLT
17 5 (4.95%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.94%) NHS
2 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.96%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.96%) Linked Data
2 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.98%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.98%) Semantic Web
3 2 (1.98%) Open Source
4 1 (0.99%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.99%) Life Science
4 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.89%) Windows
2 3 (2.97%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (50.50%) MVC
2 40 (39.60%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (23.76%) TDD
3 24 (23.76%) Scrum
4 21 (20.79%) OO
5 20 (19.80%) Mentoring
6 13 (12.87%) Web Development
7 10 (9.90%) Unit Testing
7 10 (9.90%) OOD
7 10 (9.90%) Technical Architecture
7 10 (9.90%) MVVM
8 7 (6.93%) BDD
9 6 (5.94%) SOA
9 6 (5.94%) Service Delivery
9 6 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (5.94%) Software Engineering
10 4 (3.96%) Pair Programming
10 4 (3.96%) Dependency Injection
11 3 (2.97%) Business Analysis
11 3 (2.97%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 101 (100.00%) C#
2 42 (41.58%) JavaScript
3 36 (35.64%) SQL
4 15 (14.85%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.95%) C++
5 5 (4.95%) Ruby
5 5 (4.95%) XPath
6 4 (3.96%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.96%) VB
7 3 (2.97%) Java
7 3 (2.97%) VB6
8 2 (1.98%) SPARQL
8 2 (1.98%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.99%) VC++
9 1 (0.99%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (0.99%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.99%) XAML
9 1 (0.99%) R
9 1 (0.99%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (5.94%) Degree
2 4 (3.96%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.99%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.99%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.98%) Puppet
1 2 (1.98%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 16 (15.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.96%) Oracle
3 2 (1.98%) Sybase
3 2 (1.98%) VMware
4 1 (0.99%) Google
4 1 (0.99%) Atlassian