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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C# Developer
Rank 63 65 56
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 103 80 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.72% 2.45% 2.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.89% 2.59% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 60 52
Average daily rate £315 £302 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -8.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £275 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £36.96
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 - £33.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 - £39.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.63 £33.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+21.26% -6.94%
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
3564 3084 2661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.04% 94.28% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2143 1714 1351
Average daily rate £386 £363 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 186 201
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.50 £41.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -9 60 £325 +6.29% 67
Cheshire -5 21 £325 +8.33% 27
Lancashire +10 15 £208 -36.15% 14
Merseyside - 3 £325 - 8
C# Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 179 (100.00%) C#
2 158 (88.27%) .NET
3 114 (63.69%) SQL Server
4 77 (43.02%) ASP.NET
5 72 (40.22%) MVC
6 65 (36.31%) JavaScript
7 64 (35.75%) HTML
8 60 (33.52%) Visual Studio
9 58 (32.40%) CSS
10 51 (28.49%) SQL
11 46 (25.70%) .NET Framework
12 42 (23.46%) jQuery
12 42 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
13 38 (21.23%) ASP.NET MVC
14 36 (20.11%) WCF
14 36 (20.11%) TDD
15 33 (18.44%) HTML5
16 31 (17.32%) SQL Server 2008
17 28 (15.64%) Entity Framework
18 25 (13.97%) AngularJS
18 25 (13.97%) Web Development
19 23 (12.85%) Finance
19 23 (12.85%) C++
19 23 (12.85%) OO
19 23 (12.85%) ASP.NET Web API
20 21 (11.73%) Team Foundation Server
20 21 (11.73%) XML
21 20 (11.17%) Microsoft
21 20 (11.17%) Web Services
22 19 (10.61%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 11 (6.15%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.35%) CMS
3 5 (2.79%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.68%) IIS
5 2 (1.12%) Apache
5 2 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.12%) Node.js
5 2 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.12%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (4.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.56%) Infor CRM
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.56%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.94%) HTTP
2 5 (2.79%) Internet
3 3 (1.68%) LDAP
4 2 (1.12%) SMTP
4 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (63.69%) SQL Server
2 31 (17.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (6.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (4.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.23%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.68%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.12%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.12%) MySQL
9 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.12%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.12%) SQLite
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 60 (33.52%) Visual Studio
2 21 (11.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (10.06%) Git (software)
4 17 (9.50%) Subversion
5 5 (2.79%) NUnit
5 5 (2.79%) SpecFlow
6 4 (2.23%) Moq
6 4 (2.23%) MSTest
7 3 (1.68%) ClearCase
8 2 (1.12%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.12%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.12%) JUnit
8 2 (1.12%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.12%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.56%) JIRA
9 1 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.56%) Rational Robot
9 1 (0.56%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 23 (12.85%) Finance
2 7 (3.91%) Games
3 6 (3.35%) Retail
4 5 (2.79%) Banking
5 3 (1.68%) Legal
6 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.12%) Marketing
6 2 (1.12%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.56%) Advertising
7 1 (0.56%) Avionics
7 1 (0.56%) Electronics
7 1 (0.56%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (88.27%) .NET
2 77 (43.02%) ASP.NET
3 64 (35.75%) HTML
4 58 (32.40%) CSS
5 46 (25.70%) .NET Framework
6 42 (23.46%) jQuery
7 38 (21.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 36 (20.11%) WCF
9 33 (18.44%) HTML5
10 28 (15.64%) Entity Framework
11 25 (13.97%) AngularJS
12 23 (12.85%) ASP.NET Web API
13 21 (11.73%) XML
14 20 (11.17%) Web Services
15 16 (8.94%) JSON
15 16 (8.94%) Silverlight
15 16 (8.94%) SOAP
16 14 (7.82%) WPF
17 12 (6.70%) CSS3
18 11 (6.15%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.26%) Visualisation
2 8 (4.47%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.79%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.12%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.12%) NHS
4 2 (1.12%) User Experience
5 1 (0.56%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.56%) Physics
5 1 (0.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.61%) Linux
1 19 (10.61%) Unix
2 18 (10.06%) Mac OS X
3 8 (4.47%) Windows
4 3 (1.68%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.12%) Android
5 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (40.22%) MVC
2 42 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (20.11%) TDD
4 25 (13.97%) Web Development
5 23 (12.85%) OO
6 16 (8.94%) OOP
6 16 (8.94%) Responsive Web Design
6 16 (8.94%) Web Design
7 15 (8.38%) BDD
7 15 (8.38%) Unit Testing
8 13 (7.26%) Software Engineering
8 13 (7.26%) Translating Business Requirements
9 12 (6.70%) Front End Development
10 11 (6.15%) Automated Testing
10 11 (6.15%) Scrum
11 9 (5.03%) E-Commerce
12 8 (4.47%) Use Case
13 5 (2.79%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (2.79%) OWASP
13 5 (2.79%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 179 (100.00%) C#
2 65 (36.31%) JavaScript
3 51 (28.49%) SQL
4 23 (12.85%) C++
5 19 (10.61%) Python
5 19 (10.61%) Ruby
6 18 (10.06%) T-SQL
7 16 (8.94%) XAML
8 15 (8.38%) Scala
9 14 (7.82%) VB
10 8 (4.47%) Java
10 8 (4.47%) VB.NET
10 8 (4.47%) VB6
11 3 (1.68%) C
11 3 (1.68%) VBA
12 2 (1.12%) FQL
12 2 (1.12%) PHP
12 2 (1.12%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.12%) VBScript
13 1 (0.56%) Lua
Qualifications
1 9 (5.03%) Degree
2 4 (2.23%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.12%) ISEB
3 2 (1.12%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.12%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) MCPD
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.79%) WCAG
2 2 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (1.12%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.12%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 20 (11.17%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.61%) Telerik
3 5 (2.79%) EPiServer
3 5 (2.79%) Sitecore
4 4 (2.23%) Capita
4 4 (2.23%) Oracle
5 3 (1.68%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.56%) Google
6 1 (0.56%) Infor
6 1 (0.56%) MobileIron
6 1 (0.56%) SAP
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