The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
England / North West
Rank 14 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 208 256 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.92% 6.88% 6.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.72% 18.14% 19.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 182 148
Median daily rate £350 £325 £302
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +7.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £37.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.22% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.25 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+4.45% +14.59%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1055 1411 1113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 40.19% 37.91% 33.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 723 904 727
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 69 26
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +4.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £14.60 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing C# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

C#
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# across the North West region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in the North West

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the North West region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

C#
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# across the North West region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

C#
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the North West region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

C# Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

C#
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# within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 February 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 +2 102 £375 +13.63% 106
Cheshire +13 35 £350 +7.69% 60
Merseyside +8 34 £325 -3.70% 14
Lancashire +11 29 £300 +20.00% 20
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for C#.

1 393 (82.74%) .NET
2 226 (47.58%) JavaScript
2 226 (47.58%) ASP.NET
3 216 (45.47%) MVC
4 210 (44.21%) SQL Server
5 179 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
6 178 (37.47%) HTML
7 163 (34.32%) SQL
8 151 (31.79%) CSS
9 107 (22.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 102 (21.47%) .NET Framework
11 97 (20.42%) Microsoft
12 95 (20.00%) jQuery
13 75 (15.79%) AngularJS
14 70 (14.74%) XML
15 66 (13.89%) TDD
16 65 (13.68%) Entity Framework
17 64 (13.47%) Scrum
18 59 (12.42%) HTML5
19 56 (11.79%) SQL Server 2008
19 56 (11.79%) ASP.NET Web API
20 55 (11.58%) Team Foundation Server
20 55 (11.58%) Web Services
21 50 (10.53%) Visual Studio
22 48 (10.11%) Windows
22 48 (10.11%) CMS
22 48 (10.11%) Umbraco
23 42 (8.84%) CRM
24 40 (8.42%) Dynamics CRM
25 39 (8.21%) Java

C#
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 48 (10.11%) CMS
1 48 (10.11%) Umbraco
2 25 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 17 (3.58%) EPiServer
4 13 (2.74%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.26%) IIS
6 6 (1.26%) Sitefinity
7 4 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.63%) Confluence
8 3 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.63%) NServiceBus
8 3 (0.63%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.42%) DNN
9 2 (0.42%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.42%) Immediacy CMS
9 2 (0.42%) JBoss
9 2 (0.42%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (4.42%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.26%) InfoPath
3 4 (0.84%) MS Office
4 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 40 (8.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 35 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (1.68%) SaaS
4 6 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.26%) Amazon S3
4 6 (1.26%) PaaS
5 4 (0.84%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.63%) IaaS
7 2 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.95%) Internet
2 6 (1.26%) Firewall
3 5 (1.05%) Intranet
4 4 (0.84%) Extranet
4 4 (0.84%) HTTP
5 3 (0.63%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.42%) RS-232
6 2 (0.42%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.21%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.21%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.21%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (44.21%) SQL Server
2 56 (11.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (7.37%) NoSQL
4 31 (6.53%) SQL Server 2014
4 31 (6.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (4.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 20 (4.21%) MongoDB
8 12 (2.53%) Relational Database
9 11 (2.32%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (2.11%) MySQL
11 9 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (1.47%) Couchbase
12 7 (1.47%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.05%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.84%) GIS
14 4 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (0.63%) Firebird
15 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
15 3 (0.63%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 55 (11.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 50 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 34 (7.16%) Git (software)
4 17 (3.58%) Selenium
5 13 (2.74%) JIRA
6 12 (2.53%) NUnit
7 11 (2.32%) Cucumber
8 8 (1.68%) Jenkins
8 8 (1.68%) Subversion
9 7 (1.47%) Moq
10 6 (1.26%) Eclipse
10 6 (1.26%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 5 (1.05%) ClearCase
11 5 (1.05%) gulp
11 5 (1.05%) Jasmine
11 5 (1.05%) Rational Robot
11 5 (1.05%) WebDriver
12 4 (0.84%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.84%) SpecFlow
13 3 (0.63%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (5.26%) Finance
2 20 (4.21%) Manufacturing
3 17 (3.58%) Advertising
4 7 (1.47%) Games
4 7 (1.47%) Retail
5 5 (1.05%) Electronics
5 5 (1.05%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.84%) Marketing
7 3 (0.63%) Banking
7 3 (0.63%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.42%) Billing
8 2 (0.42%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.21%) Back Office
9 1 (0.21%) Law
9 1 (0.21%) Legal
9 1 (0.21%) Local Government
9 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 402 (84.63%) Developer
2 219 (46.11%) .NET Developer
3 152 (32.00%) C# Developer
4 114 (24.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 41 (8.63%) Senior Developer
5 41 (8.63%) SQL Developer
6 37 (7.79%) CRM Developer
7 36 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 34 (7.16%) Full Stack Developer
9 29 (6.11%) ASP.NET Developer
10 27 (5.68%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 25 (5.26%) Software Developer
12 24 (5.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 24 (5.05%) Umbraco Developer
13 21 (4.42%) Senior .NET Developer
14 20 (4.21%) Senior C# Developer
15 17 (3.58%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 17 (3.58%) Xamarin Developer
16 15 (3.16%) Microsoft Developer
16 15 (3.16%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 393 (82.74%) .NET
2 226 (47.58%) ASP.NET
3 178 (37.47%) HTML
4 151 (31.79%) CSS
5 107 (22.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 102 (21.47%) .NET Framework
7 95 (20.00%) jQuery
8 75 (15.79%) AngularJS
9 70 (14.74%) XML
10 65 (13.68%) Entity Framework
11 59 (12.42%) HTML5
12 56 (11.79%) ASP.NET Web API
13 55 (11.58%) Web Services
14 36 (7.58%) WCF
15 34 (7.16%) WinForms
16 31 (6.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 29 (6.11%) WPF
18 23 (4.84%) Node.js
19 22 (4.63%) SOAP
20 21 (4.42%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.47%) Mobile App
2 14 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.32%) User Experience
4 8 (1.68%) Fintech
5 7 (1.47%) Virtual Team
6 6 (1.26%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.05%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.63%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.63%) Device Driver
8 3 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.63%) Interactive TV
8 3 (0.63%) MHEG
8 3 (0.63%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.63%) Replication
9 2 (0.42%) Clustering
9 2 (0.42%) iPad
9 2 (0.42%) IPTV
9 2 (0.42%) Robotics
9 2 (0.42%) Tandem
10 1 (0.21%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 48 (10.11%) Windows
2 17 (3.58%) Android
3 13 (2.74%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.47%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.05%) Linux
5 5 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.63%) Unix
6 3 (0.63%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.63%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.42%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (45.47%) MVC
2 179 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (13.89%) TDD
4 64 (13.47%) Scrum
5 42 (8.84%) CRM
6 38 (8.00%) Web Development
7 32 (6.74%) Unit Testing
8 31 (6.53%) OO
9 29 (6.11%) BDD
10 27 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (5.05%) Software Engineering
12 22 (4.63%) Migration
13 20 (4.21%) Front End Development
14 18 (3.79%) E-Commerce
14 18 (3.79%) Mobile Application Development
15 17 (3.58%) Data Modelling
15 17 (3.58%) SDLC
16 16 (3.37%) DevOps
17 15 (3.16%) Automated Testing
17 15 (3.16%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 226 (47.58%) JavaScript
2 163 (34.32%) SQL
3 39 (8.21%) Java
4 34 (7.16%) VB.NET
5 31 (6.53%) T-SQL
6 26 (5.47%) VB
7 25 (5.26%) C++
8 20 (4.21%) PowerShell
8 20 (4.21%) VB6
9 18 (3.79%) Python
10 16 (3.37%) Ruby
11 13 (2.74%) C
12 11 (2.32%) TypeScript
13 9 (1.89%) Perl
14 8 (1.68%) PHP
14 8 (1.68%) Shell Script
15 7 (1.47%) VBScript
16 5 (1.05%) X++
17 3 (0.63%) ActionScript
17 3 (0.63%) Go
Qualifications
1 16 (3.37%) Security Cleared
2 11 (2.32%) Degree
3 8 (1.68%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.84%) ISEB
6 3 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.63%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.42%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.42%) MCP
7 2 (0.42%) PhD
7 2 (0.42%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.21%) HNC
8 1 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.21%) MCAD
8 1 (0.21%) MCSD
8 1 (0.21%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.16%) QA
2 2 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (1.05%) Docker
2 1 (0.21%) Firmware
2 1 (0.21%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (0.42%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.21%) Ansible
2 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.21%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 97 (20.42%) Microsoft
2 25 (5.26%) Oracle
3 24 (5.05%) Xamarin
4 19 (4.00%) Sitecore
5 7 (1.47%) Google
6 5 (1.05%) Nintex
7 4 (0.84%) Perforce
8 3 (0.63%) OpenTV
8 3 (0.63%) SAP
8 3 (0.63%) Telerik
9 2 (0.42%) Alterian
9 2 (0.42%) DataCash
9 2 (0.42%) HP
9 2 (0.42%) Sun
9 2 (0.42%) Sybase
9 2 (0.42%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.21%) Blue Prism
10 1 (0.21%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.21%) Northgate
10 1 (0.21%) Wonderware
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