The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had C# Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C# Developer
England / North West
Rank 72 57 68
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +11
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 64 108 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.45% 2.84% 2.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.58% 3.00% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 92 59
Median daily rate £300 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £375 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £37.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.65% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £45.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +34.32%

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
2483 3604 2931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 95.24% 94.77% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1577 2146 1689
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 171 180
Median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.80 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

C# Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured C# Developer in the job title.

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 24 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -24 26 £325 - 26
Lancashire +12 23 £300 +46.34% 9
Cheshire +12 8 £319 -5.55% 36
Merseyside +7 7 £350 +7.69% 8
C# Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, C# Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring C# Developer in the job title.

1 168 (100.00%) C#
2 160 (95.24%) .NET
3 104 (61.90%) ASP.NET
4 90 (53.57%) MVC
5 81 (48.21%) SQL Server
6 76 (45.24%) JavaScript
7 75 (44.64%) SQL
8 72 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
9 64 (38.10%) HTML
10 63 (37.50%) .NET Framework
11 57 (33.93%) CSS
12 51 (30.36%) ASP.NET MVC
13 42 (25.00%) Entity Framework
14 37 (22.02%) jQuery
15 30 (17.86%) WinForms
15 30 (17.86%) XML
16 27 (16.07%) VB.NET
17 24 (14.29%) Web Services
18 22 (13.10%) Windows
18 22 (13.10%) Scrum
19 21 (12.50%) TDD
19 21 (12.50%) T-SQL
19 21 (12.50%) AngularJS
20 20 (11.90%) NoSQL
20 20 (11.90%) Umbraco
21 19 (11.31%) WCF
21 19 (11.31%) VB
21 19 (11.31%) Front End Development
22 17 (10.12%) Microsoft
22 17 (10.12%) VB6

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (11.90%) Umbraco
2 9 (5.36%) CMS
3 5 (2.98%) IIS
3 5 (2.98%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.79%) NServiceBus
4 3 (1.79%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.19%) DNN
5 2 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.19%) EPiServer CMS
5 2 (1.19%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.19%) Immediacy CMS
5 2 (1.19%) JBoss
5 2 (1.19%) Kentico
5 2 (1.19%) Sitefinity
5 2 (1.19%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.19%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.60%) Apache
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (2.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.19%) PaaS
2 2 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.98%) Internet
2 4 (2.38%) Intranet
3 3 (1.79%) HTTPS
3 3 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (48.21%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.90%) NoSQL
3 17 (10.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.17%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.57%) MySQL
5 6 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.79%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.79%) SQLite
8 2 (1.19%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.19%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.60%) Firebird
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (10.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 8 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 8 (4.76%) JIRA
4 7 (4.17%) Subversion
5 6 (3.57%) Git (software)
5 6 (3.57%) NUnit
6 5 (2.98%) Moq
7 4 (2.38%) ClearCase
7 4 (2.38%) Rational Robot
8 2 (1.19%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.19%) Eclipse RCP
8 2 (1.19%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.19%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (1.19%) WiX
9 1 (0.60%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.60%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.60%) Selenium
9 1 (0.60%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 5 (2.98%) Finance
3 3 (1.79%) Banking
4 2 (1.19%) Advertising
4 2 (1.19%) Billing
4 2 (1.19%) Marketing
4 2 (1.19%) Retail
5 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.60%) Electronics
5 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.60%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (95.24%) .NET
2 104 (61.90%) ASP.NET
3 64 (38.10%) HTML
4 63 (37.50%) .NET Framework
5 57 (33.93%) CSS
6 51 (30.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 42 (25.00%) Entity Framework
8 37 (22.02%) jQuery
9 30 (17.86%) WinForms
9 30 (17.86%) XML
10 24 (14.29%) Web Services
11 21 (12.50%) AngularJS
12 19 (11.31%) WCF
13 16 (9.52%) SOAP
14 13 (7.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 13 (7.74%) WPF
15 12 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
15 12 (7.14%) HTML5
16 10 (5.95%) NHibernate
16 10 (5.95%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.93%) Mobile App
2 10 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.79%) iPad
4 2 (1.19%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.19%) Tandem
4 2 (1.19%) User Experience
5 1 (0.60%) Blog
5 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.60%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.10%) Windows
2 5 (2.98%) Linux
2 5 (2.98%) Unix
3 4 (2.38%) Android
3 4 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.38%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.79%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.79%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (53.57%) MVC
2 72 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (13.10%) Scrum
4 21 (12.50%) TDD
5 19 (11.31%) Front End Development
6 16 (9.52%) BDD
7 13 (7.74%) Mobile Application Development
8 11 (6.55%) Project Management
9 10 (5.95%) Unit Testing
10 9 (5.36%) Web Development
11 8 (4.76%) E-Commerce
12 6 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (2.98%) Automated Testing
13 5 (2.98%) ETL
13 5 (2.98%) OO
13 5 (2.98%) OOD
14 4 (2.38%) Migration
14 4 (2.38%) SDLC
14 4 (2.38%) Validation
15 3 (1.79%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 168 (100.00%) C#
2 76 (45.24%) JavaScript
3 75 (44.64%) SQL
4 27 (16.07%) VB.NET
5 21 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 19 (11.31%) VB
7 17 (10.12%) VB6
8 4 (2.38%) Java
8 4 (2.38%) PHP
8 4 (2.38%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.79%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.19%) C
10 2 (1.19%) C++
10 2 (1.19%) Python
10 2 (1.19%) Ruby
11 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.60%) COBOL
11 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (2.38%) Degree
1 4 (2.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.19%) DV Cleared
2 2 (1.19%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.19%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.60%) MCAD
3 1 (0.60%) MCP
3 1 (0.60%) MCSD
3 1 (0.60%) MCTS
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.79%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.60%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (10.12%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.93%) Xamarin
3 12 (7.14%) Oracle
4 8 (4.76%) Sitecore
5 7 (4.17%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.79%) Perforce
7 2 (1.19%) Alterian
7 2 (1.19%) Ektron
7 2 (1.19%) SAP
7 2 (1.19%) Sun
7 2 (1.19%) Sybase
7 2 (1.19%) Telerik
8 1 (0.60%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.60%) Nintex
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