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 25 July 2016 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 23 46 14
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -32
Contract jobs citing C# 229 134 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.24% 3.55% 8.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.14% 11.71% 26.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 110 154
Median daily rate £335 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £436 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.88 £39.40 £36.57
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.73%
C#
England

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
1336 1144 928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 36.40% 30.30% 30.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 730 538
Median daily rate £383 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.65% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 27 25
Median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +59.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.13 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 25 July 2016.

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 25 July 2016.

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 25 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +13 133 £345 +6.15% 109
Cheshire +21 47 £320 -8.57% 46
Lancashire +7 25 £400 -5.88% 19
Merseyside -1 13 £325 +4.00% 22
Cumbria - 3 - - 2
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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#.

1 354 (81.19%) .NET
2 213 (48.85%) MVC
3 208 (47.71%) SQL Server
4 201 (46.10%) ASP.NET
5 182 (41.74%) JavaScript
6 153 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
7 139 (31.88%) HTML
8 124 (28.44%) SQL
9 118 (27.06%) CSS
10 110 (25.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 109 (25.00%) jQuery
12 92 (21.10%) Microsoft
13 80 (18.35%) Web Development
14 73 (16.74%) TDD
15 67 (15.37%) .NET Framework
16 65 (14.91%) Visual Studio
17 61 (13.99%) Java
17 61 (13.99%) AngularJS
18 60 (13.76%) HTML5
19 57 (13.07%) CRM
20 55 (12.61%) Scrum
21 54 (12.39%) XML
22 53 (12.16%) WCF
23 51 (11.70%) Web Services
24 45 (10.32%) CSS3
25 44 (10.09%) Team Foundation Server
26 42 (9.63%) OO
27 40 (9.17%) BDD
27 40 (9.17%) ASP.NET Web API
28 39 (8.94%) Entity Framework

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 27 (6.19%) CMS
2 26 (5.96%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.52%) Umbraco
4 9 (2.06%) IIS
4 9 (2.06%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (1.61%) GeoServer
6 5 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.92%) EPiServer CMS
8 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.23%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.23%) ArcSDE
10 1 (0.23%) DNN
10 1 (0.23%) Kinematics
10 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.23%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 28 (6.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 39 (8.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.15%) Magento
3 1 (0.23%) nopCommerce
3 1 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.69%) Office 365
3 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.98%) Network Security
2 8 (1.83%) Internet
3 6 (1.38%) LDAP
4 4 (0.92%) HTTP
5 3 (0.69%) Intranet
5 3 (0.69%) RS-422
6 1 (0.23%) DNS
6 1 (0.23%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.23%) RS-232
6 1 (0.23%) RS-485
6 1 (0.23%) SAN
6 1 (0.23%) Skype
6 1 (0.23%) SSL
6 1 (0.23%) VoIP
6 1 (0.23%) WAN
6 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (47.71%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.82%) Relational Database
3 20 (4.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (3.67%) MongoDB
4 16 (3.67%) Oracle Database
5 15 (3.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (2.52%) RDBMS
7 11 (2.52%) SQL Server 2014
8 10 (2.29%) GIS
8 10 (2.29%) MySQL
9 9 (2.06%) NoSQL
9 9 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.61%) QGIS
10 7 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.38%) Spatial Data
12 5 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
12 5 (1.15%) SAP BI
12 5 (1.15%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 65 (14.91%) Visual Studio
2 44 (10.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (6.42%) Selenium
4 24 (5.50%) JIRA
5 20 (4.59%) Jenkins
6 19 (4.36%) Git (software)
7 17 (3.90%) Cucumber
8 11 (2.52%) WebDriver
9 10 (2.29%) Rational DOORS
10 8 (1.83%) SpecFlow
10 8 (1.83%) Subversion
11 7 (1.61%) Mercurial
11 7 (1.61%) Mocha
11 7 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (1.38%) HP UFT
13 5 (1.15%) NUnit
13 5 (1.15%) TeamCity
14 4 (0.92%) JUnit
15 3 (0.69%) eggPlant
16 2 (0.46%) CMake
General
1 25 (5.73%) Finance
2 15 (3.44%) Manufacturing
3 12 (2.75%) Retail
4 10 (2.29%) Games
5 9 (2.06%) Banking
6 7 (1.61%) Local Government
7 5 (1.15%) Advertising
7 5 (1.15%) Law
8 3 (0.69%) Billing
8 3 (0.69%) Marketing
9 2 (0.46%) Publishing
9 2 (0.46%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.23%) Electronics
10 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 355 (81.42%) Developer
2 164 (37.61%) .NET Developer
3 142 (32.57%) C# Developer
4 88 (20.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 58 (13.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 49 (11.24%) ASP.NET Developer
7 38 (8.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 32 (7.34%) SQL Developer
9 30 (6.88%) Senior Developer
9 30 (6.88%) Web Developer
10 25 (5.73%) CRM Developer
10 25 (5.73%) HTML Developer
11 22 (5.05%) HTML CSS Developer
12 21 (4.82%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 20 (4.59%) Senior .NET Developer
14 18 (4.13%) Analyst
14 18 (4.13%) Microsoft Developer
15 17 (3.90%) Senior SQL Developer
15 17 (3.90%) Test Analyst
16 15 (3.44%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 354 (81.19%) .NET
2 201 (46.10%) ASP.NET
3 139 (31.88%) HTML
4 118 (27.06%) CSS
5 110 (25.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 109 (25.00%) jQuery
7 67 (15.37%) .NET Framework
8 61 (13.99%) AngularJS
9 60 (13.76%) HTML5
10 54 (12.39%) XML
11 53 (12.16%) WCF
12 51 (11.70%) Web Services
13 45 (10.32%) CSS3
14 40 (9.17%) ASP.NET Web API
15 39 (8.94%) Entity Framework
16 27 (6.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 23 (5.28%) WPF
18 17 (3.90%) SOAP
19 16 (3.67%) Ajax
20 15 (3.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (3.90%) Mobile App
2 13 (2.98%) Digital Media
3 12 (2.75%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.52%) Algorithms
4 11 (2.52%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.29%) iPad
6 8 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.61%) NHS
8 4 (0.92%) N-Tier
8 4 (0.92%) User Experience
8 4 (0.92%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (0.69%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.69%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.46%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.46%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.46%) Replication
10 2 (0.46%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.23%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.23%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 38 (8.72%) Windows
2 11 (2.52%) Linux
3 7 (1.61%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.38%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (1.15%) AIX
5 5 (1.15%) Android
6 4 (0.92%) Unix
7 3 (0.69%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.46%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.46%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.23%) VME
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (48.85%) MVC
2 153 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (18.35%) Web Development
4 73 (16.74%) TDD
5 57 (13.07%) CRM
6 55 (12.61%) Scrum
7 42 (9.63%) OO
8 40 (9.17%) BDD
9 33 (7.57%) Unit Testing
10 30 (6.88%) OOP
11 24 (5.50%) Front End Development
12 22 (5.05%) E-Commerce
13 19 (4.36%) ERP
13 19 (4.36%) Software Engineering
14 18 (4.13%) Automated Testing
14 18 (4.13%) Migration
15 17 (3.90%) SDLC
16 16 (3.67%) Open Source
17 15 (3.44%) Waterfall
18 14 (3.21%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 182 (41.74%) JavaScript
2 124 (28.44%) SQL
3 61 (13.99%) Java
4 29 (6.65%) C++
5 28 (6.42%) VB.NET
6 26 (5.96%) T-SQL
7 23 (5.28%) PHP
8 22 (5.05%) VB
9 18 (4.13%) PowerShell
10 15 (3.44%) PL/SQL
10 15 (3.44%) Ruby
11 10 (2.29%) Python
12 6 (1.38%) C
12 6 (1.38%) FQL
12 6 (1.38%) VC++
13 5 (1.15%) ABAP
13 5 (1.15%) XAML
14 4 (0.92%) PHP 5
14 4 (0.92%) X++
15 3 (0.69%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (4.13%) Degree
2 16 (3.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.15%) ISEB
3 5 (1.15%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.69%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.23%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.06%) QA
2 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.23%) SLA
2 1 (0.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (1.83%) Docker
2 5 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.92%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.46%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.46%) vSphere
5 1 (0.23%) Firmware
5 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.23%) Puppet
2 1 (0.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 92 (21.10%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.28%) Oracle
3 17 (3.90%) Sitecore
4 10 (2.29%) HP
4 10 (2.29%) IBM
5 9 (2.06%) EPiServer
6 7 (1.61%) SAP
6 7 (1.61%) Xamarin
7 6 (1.38%) ServiceNow
7 6 (1.38%) Twitter
8 5 (1.15%) VMware
8 5 (1.15%) Zend
9 4 (0.92%) Telerik
10 3 (0.69%) Facebook
10 3 (0.69%) Google
10 3 (0.69%) MobileIron
10 3 (0.69%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.46%) Apple
11 2 (0.46%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.46%) WSO2
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