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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C# Developer
Rank 114 84 81
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -3
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 39 52 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.05% 1.80% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.95% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 34 23
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £308 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.69% -2.38%
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 £35.00
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
3401 2671 2203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.92% 92.39% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1801 1385 1044
Average daily rate £380 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 215 179
Average hourly rate £19.45 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.69 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £48.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -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
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 31 March 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 -14 24 £313 -8.08% 36
Cheshire -1 13 £308 -8.88% 20
Lancashire -5 2 £330 -12.00% 10
Merseyside - - - - 3
Cumbria - - - -
C# Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 94 (100.00%) C#
2 83 (88.30%) .NET
3 58 (61.70%) SQL Server
4 55 (58.51%) MVC
5 51 (54.26%) ASP.NET
6 48 (51.06%) JavaScript
7 43 (45.74%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (42.55%) jQuery
9 37 (39.36%) HTML
10 36 (38.30%) ASP.NET MVC
11 32 (34.04%) .NET Framework
11 32 (34.04%) CSS
12 28 (29.79%) Visual Studio
13 26 (27.66%) SQL
14 25 (26.60%) Scrum
15 24 (25.53%) Entity Framework
16 23 (24.47%) TDD
17 22 (23.40%) WCF
18 19 (20.21%) LINQ
19 18 (19.15%) Web Services
20 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
21 15 (15.96%) Ajax
22 14 (14.89%) XML
23 13 (13.83%) Web Development
24 12 (12.77%) WPF
24 12 (12.77%) Technical Architecture
24 12 (12.77%) T-SQL
25 11 (11.70%) Unit Testing
25 11 (11.70%) SQL Server 2008
26 10 (10.64%) RavenDB

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (5.32%) CMS
2 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.19%) Orchard CMS
4 2 (2.13%) IIS
5 1 (1.06%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.06%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.06%) Kentico
5 1 (1.06%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Mingle
2 6 (6.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) SaaS
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) ATM
1 1 (1.06%) HTTP
1 1 (1.06%) Internet
1 1 (1.06%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (61.70%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (10.64%) RavenDB
4 5 (5.32%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.26%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.19%) SQLite
6 3 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 28 (29.79%) Visual Studio
2 8 (8.51%) NUnit
3 6 (6.38%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (5.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (4.26%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.26%) Moq
6 3 (3.19%) FxCop
6 3 (3.19%) StyleCop
6 3 (3.19%) Subversion
7 2 (2.13%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.06%) Ant
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.06%) JIRA
8 1 (1.06%) Selenium
8 1 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.06%) MSTest
8 1 (1.06%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.06%) NuGet
General
1 4 (4.26%) Finance
2 3 (3.19%) Retail
3 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (88.30%) .NET
2 51 (54.26%) ASP.NET
3 40 (42.55%) jQuery
4 37 (39.36%) HTML
5 36 (38.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 32 (34.04%) CSS
6 32 (34.04%) .NET Framework
7 24 (25.53%) Entity Framework
8 22 (23.40%) WCF
9 19 (20.21%) LINQ
10 18 (19.15%) Web Services
11 15 (15.96%) Ajax
12 14 (14.89%) XML
13 12 (12.77%) WPF
14 8 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 7 (7.45%) ASP.NET Web API
16 6 (6.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 6 (6.38%) REST
16 6 (6.38%) RESTful
16 6 (6.38%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) NHS
2 5 (5.32%) Linked Data
2 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.26%) Open Source
4 3 (3.19%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.13%) Semantic Web
6 1 (1.06%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.06%) Tandem
6 1 (1.06%) Robotics
6 1 (1.06%) User Experience
6 1 (1.06%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.45%) Windows
2 4 (4.26%) Linux
3 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (58.51%) MVC
2 43 (45.74%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (26.60%) Scrum
4 23 (24.47%) TDD
5 13 (13.83%) Web Development
6 12 (12.77%) Technical Architecture
7 11 (11.70%) Unit Testing
8 10 (10.64%) Mentoring
9 8 (8.51%) Dependency Injection
9 8 (8.51%) OO
10 6 (6.38%) SOA
10 6 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (5.32%) Software Engineering
12 4 (4.26%) Pair Programming
12 4 (4.26%) Domain-Driven Design
13 3 (3.19%) BDD
13 3 (3.19%) Software Architecture
13 3 (3.19%) MVVM
13 3 (3.19%) Software Deployment
14 2 (2.13%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 94 (100.00%) C#
2 48 (51.06%) JavaScript
3 26 (27.66%) SQL
4 12 (12.77%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.32%) Ruby
5 5 (5.32%) XPath
6 3 (3.19%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.13%) Java
7 2 (2.13%) SPARQL
8 1 (1.06%) C
8 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.06%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 1 (1.06%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (6.38%) Degree
2 4 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.06%) MCPD
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) Puppet
1 1 (1.06%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.19%) VMware
2 3 (3.19%) Twitter
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle
3 1 (1.06%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.06%) Sitecore
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