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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C# Developer
Rank 103 65 75
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +10
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 40 75 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.24% 2.55% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 2.78% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 54 34
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£320 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £361 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £27.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -20.58%
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
2949 2697 3072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.19% 91.67% 92.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1706 1339 1544
Average daily rate £350 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £222 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 192 215
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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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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 -32 24 £320 +3.22% 35
Cheshire -8 6 £350 +16.66% 13
Lancashire -20 4 - - 10
Merseyside -6 2 £290 -20.00% 9
C# Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 103 (100.00%) C#
2 86 (83.50%) .NET
3 65 (63.11%) SQL Server
4 52 (50.49%) ASP.NET
5 44 (42.72%) SQL
6 37 (35.92%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (33.98%) MVC
8 34 (33.01%) JavaScript
9 33 (32.04%) WPF
10 30 (29.13%) HTML
11 27 (26.21%) OO
11 27 (26.21%) TDD
11 27 (26.21%) .NET Framework
12 26 (25.24%) WCF
13 25 (24.27%) CSS
13 25 (24.27%) Web Services
14 21 (20.39%) jQuery
14 21 (20.39%) SQL Server 2008
15 20 (19.42%) T-SQL
16 19 (18.45%) Visual Studio
16 19 (18.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 19 (18.45%) MVVM
17 18 (17.48%) Scrum
17 18 (17.48%) Team Foundation Server
18 17 (16.50%) Microsoft
18 17 (16.50%) ASP.NET MVC
19 16 (15.53%) Unit Testing
20 14 (13.59%) LINQ
20 14 (13.59%) OOD
20 14 (13.59%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 8 (7.77%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.85%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.91%) CMS
3 3 (2.91%) Node.js
3 3 (2.91%) IIS
4 1 (0.97%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.88%) Intranet
2 1 (0.97%) Internet
2 1 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.97%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (63.11%) SQL Server
2 21 (20.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (12.62%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (5.83%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (5.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.94%) Big Data
8 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.97%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 19 (18.45%) Visual Studio
2 18 (17.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.83%) MSTest
4 4 (3.88%) Mercurial
5 3 (2.91%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.94%) NUnit
7 1 (0.97%) JIRA
7 1 (0.97%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.97%) Ant
7 1 (0.97%) LLBLGen Pro
7 1 (0.97%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.97%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.97%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (8.74%) Retail
2 3 (2.91%) Finance
3 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.97%) Banking
3 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (83.50%) .NET
2 52 (50.49%) ASP.NET
3 33 (32.04%) WPF
4 30 (29.13%) HTML
5 27 (26.21%) .NET Framework
6 26 (25.24%) WCF
7 25 (24.27%) CSS
7 25 (24.27%) Web Services
8 21 (20.39%) jQuery
9 19 (18.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 17 (16.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (13.59%) LINQ
12 11 (10.68%) WinForms
13 9 (8.74%) XML
13 9 (8.74%) REST
14 8 (7.77%) HTML5
14 8 (7.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 7 (6.80%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (6.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (6.80%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.71%) N-Tier
2 3 (2.91%) RIA
3 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.97%) CCTV
4 1 (0.97%) Life Science
4 1 (0.97%) Social Media
4 1 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (35.92%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (33.98%) MVC
3 27 (26.21%) TDD
3 27 (26.21%) OO
4 19 (18.45%) MVVM
5 18 (17.48%) Scrum
6 16 (15.53%) Unit Testing
7 14 (13.59%) Mentoring
7 14 (13.59%) OOD
8 8 (7.77%) BDD
8 8 (7.77%) Web Development
9 7 (6.80%) Service Delivery
9 7 (6.80%) Software Engineering
10 6 (5.83%) SOA
11 5 (4.85%) CRM
12 4 (3.88%) Business Analysis
12 4 (3.88%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (1.94%) Multithreading
13 2 (1.94%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (1.94%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 103 (100.00%) C#
2 44 (42.72%) SQL
3 34 (33.01%) JavaScript
4 20 (19.42%) T-SQL
5 8 (7.77%) C++
6 6 (5.83%) VB
7 5 (4.85%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.85%) VB6
8 3 (2.91%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.91%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.94%) VC++
9 2 (1.94%) Java
10 1 (0.97%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.97%) R
10 1 (0.97%) Ruby
10 1 (0.97%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (2.91%) SC Cleared
1 3 (2.91%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.97%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) Puppet
1 1 (0.97%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 17 (16.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.77%) Oracle
3 6 (5.83%) Sybase
4 4 (3.88%) Twitter
5 3 (2.91%) Telerik
6 1 (0.97%) Google
6 1 (0.97%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.97%) Facebook
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