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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 24 21 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing C# 268 218 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.06% 6.78% 9.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.85% 19.60% 26.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 160 131
Average daily rate £325 £306 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.29% -5.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £262 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 0 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £40.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 - £34.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 - £100.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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
1422 1112 949
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 37.46% 34.59% 35.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 731 542
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 29 32
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% +7.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £19.00 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £42.50 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 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 +3 157 £325 +3.17% 181
Cheshire -9 43 £325 +8.33% 73
Lancashire 0 32 £210 -9.18% 20
Merseyside +5 20 £350 -14.63% 24
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing C# also 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 that cited C#.

1 427 (83.40%) .NET
2 248 (48.44%) SQL Server
3 209 (40.82%) ASP.NET
4 199 (38.87%) JavaScript
5 197 (38.48%) MVC
6 196 (38.28%) HTML
7 178 (34.77%) SQL
7 178 (34.77%) CSS
8 150 (29.30%) Visual Studio
8 150 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
9 111 (21.68%) .NET Framework
10 98 (19.14%) jQuery
10 98 (19.14%) TDD
10 98 (19.14%) Microsoft
11 93 (18.16%) HTML5
12 81 (15.82%) ASP.NET MVC
13 76 (14.84%) XML
14 75 (14.65%) SQL Server 2008
15 72 (14.06%) Web Services
16 65 (12.70%) Java
17 64 (12.50%) AngularJS
18 63 (12.30%) WCF
19 60 (11.72%) Team Foundation Server
19 60 (11.72%) SharePoint
20 57 (11.13%) Entity Framework
21 55 (10.74%) Windows
22 54 (10.55%) T-SQL
22 54 (10.55%) Scrum
23 53 (10.35%) C++
23 53 (10.35%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing C# also 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 that cited C#. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 60 (11.72%) SharePoint
2 30 (5.86%) CMS
3 19 (3.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 18 (3.52%) IIS
5 15 (2.93%) SharePoint 2013
5 15 (2.93%) Sitecore CMS
6 14 (2.73%) Node.js
7 9 (1.76%) Umbraco
8 7 (1.37%) EPiServer CMS
9 6 (1.17%) Apache
10 4 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.59%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.39%) SugarCRM
13 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.20%) LiveLink
13 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPEL
13 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 41 (8.01%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.17%) MS Office
3 2 (0.39%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.20%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 27 (5.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.98%) Infor CRM
3 3 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.59%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.20%) Magento
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.20%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.20%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.98%) SaaS
3 4 (0.78%) GitHub
3 4 (0.78%) Office 365
4 3 (0.59%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.86%) HTTP
2 24 (4.69%) Internet
3 9 (1.76%) Intranet
4 6 (1.17%) SMTP
5 3 (0.59%) DNS
5 3 (0.59%) Firewall
5 3 (0.59%) LDAP
5 3 (0.59%) SAN
5 3 (0.59%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.59%) VoIP
5 3 (0.59%) WAN
6 1 (0.20%) DVB
6 1 (0.20%) Extranet
6 1 (0.20%) LAN
6 1 (0.20%) Multicast
6 1 (0.20%) PBX
6 1 (0.20%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (48.44%) SQL Server
2 75 (14.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (3.91%) Oracle Database
5 20 (3.91%) Relational Database
5 20 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (2.54%) RDBMS
7 12 (2.34%) MongoDB
7 12 (2.34%) MySQL
7 12 (2.34%) NoSQL
8 11 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (0.98%) SQLite
12 3 (0.59%) GIS
12 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.59%) SAP BI
12 3 (0.59%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 150 (29.30%) Visual Studio
2 60 (11.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 53 (10.35%) Git (software)
4 37 (7.23%) Subversion
5 25 (4.88%) Selenium
6 19 (3.71%) NUnit
7 17 (3.32%) JIRA
7 17 (3.32%) SpecFlow
8 12 (2.34%) MSTest
9 10 (1.95%) Jenkins
9 10 (1.95%) TeamCity
10 9 (1.76%) ClearCase
10 9 (1.76%) Eclipse
10 9 (1.76%) Rational DOORS
11 8 (1.56%) Cucumber
12 7 (1.37%) Grunt
12 7 (1.37%) JUnit
12 7 (1.37%) Moq
13 6 (1.17%) PHPUnit
13 6 (1.17%) WebDriver
General
1 45 (8.79%) Finance
2 16 (3.13%) Games
3 13 (2.54%) Retail
4 10 (1.95%) Advertising
5 7 (1.37%) Banking
6 4 (0.78%) Legal
6 4 (0.78%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.78%) Marketing
6 4 (0.78%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.59%) Military
8 2 (0.39%) Avionics
8 2 (0.39%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.20%) Back Office
9 1 (0.20%) Billing
9 1 (0.20%) Electronics
9 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.20%) Local Government
9 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 400 (78.13%) Developer
2 199 (38.87%) .NET Developer
3 181 (35.35%) C# Developer
4 112 (21.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 44 (8.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 37 (7.23%) ASP.NET Developer
6 37 (7.23%) Software Developer
7 24 (4.69%) Analyst
7 24 (4.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 24 (4.69%) SQL Developer
8 23 (4.49%) Web Developer
9 22 (4.30%) HTML Developer
10 20 (3.91%) SharePoint Developer
11 17 (3.32%) CRM Developer
11 17 (3.32%) JavaScript Developer
12 16 (3.13%) Agile Developer
12 16 (3.13%) Digital Developer
12 16 (3.13%) Programmer
13 15 (2.93%) Architect
13 15 (2.93%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 427 (83.40%) .NET
2 209 (40.82%) ASP.NET
3 196 (38.28%) HTML
4 178 (34.77%) CSS
5 111 (21.68%) .NET Framework
6 98 (19.14%) jQuery
7 93 (18.16%) HTML5
8 81 (15.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 76 (14.84%) XML
10 72 (14.06%) Web Services
11 64 (12.50%) AngularJS
12 63 (12.30%) WCF
13 57 (11.13%) Entity Framework
14 39 (7.62%) CSS3
15 37 (7.23%) ASP.NET Web API
16 34 (6.64%) SOAP
17 32 (6.25%) JSON
18 27 (5.27%) XSLT
19 25 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 24 (4.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.52%) Computer Science
2 18 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (2.73%) Visualisation
4 13 (2.54%) Mobile App
5 12 (2.34%) User Experience
6 11 (2.15%) N-Tier
7 10 (1.95%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.17%) Replication
9 4 (0.78%) NHS
10 3 (0.59%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.59%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.39%) W3C
12 1 (0.20%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.20%) DTV
12 1 (0.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.20%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.20%) Life Science
12 1 (0.20%) LIMS
12 1 (0.20%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 55 (10.74%) Windows
2 38 (7.42%) Unix
3 36 (7.03%) Linux
4 35 (6.84%) Mac OS X
5 12 (2.34%) Apple iOS
5 12 (2.34%) Windows Server
6 11 (2.15%) Android
7 10 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.39%) AIX
10 2 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.20%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.20%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (38.48%) MVC
2 150 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (19.14%) TDD
4 54 (10.55%) Scrum
5 53 (10.35%) OO
6 49 (9.57%) Web Development
7 43 (8.40%) Front End Development
8 40 (7.81%) BDD
8 40 (7.81%) Software Engineering
9 38 (7.42%) CRM
10 37 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (6.05%) Web Design
12 30 (5.86%) OOP
13 28 (5.47%) Responsive Web Design
13 28 (5.47%) Unit Testing
14 26 (5.08%) Automated Testing
15 23 (4.49%) E-Commerce
16 19 (3.71%) Workflow
17 18 (3.52%) Time Management
18 17 (3.32%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 199 (38.87%) JavaScript
2 178 (34.77%) SQL
3 65 (12.70%) Java
4 54 (10.55%) T-SQL
5 53 (10.35%) C++
6 44 (8.59%) VB.NET
7 36 (7.03%) VB
8 32 (6.25%) Python
8 32 (6.25%) Ruby
9 20 (3.91%) PowerShell
10 17 (3.32%) XAML
11 16 (3.13%) FQL
11 16 (3.13%) Scala
12 12 (2.34%) C
12 12 (2.34%) PHP
13 11 (2.15%) VB6
14 7 (1.37%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.37%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.37%) VBA
14 7 (1.37%) VC++
Qualifications
1 35 (6.84%) Degree
2 17 (3.32%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.34%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.37%) ISEB
4 7 (1.37%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.98%) HND
6 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.20%) MCPD
7 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.52%) QA
2 11 (2.15%) WCAG
3 2 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (2.54%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.17%) BitLocker
3 3 (0.59%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.59%) SCCM
2 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 98 (19.14%) Microsoft
2 28 (5.47%) EPiServer
2 28 (5.47%) Oracle
3 26 (5.08%) Telerik
4 20 (3.91%) Sitecore
5 9 (1.76%) IBM
6 5 (0.98%) BEA
6 5 (0.98%) Capita
6 5 (0.98%) Google
7 4 (0.78%) Appcelerator
7 4 (0.78%) DevExpress
7 4 (0.78%) HP
7 4 (0.78%) Infor
7 4 (0.78%) OpenText
7 4 (0.78%) SAP
7 4 (0.78%) Xamarin
8 3 (0.59%) Cisco
8 3 (0.59%) Citrix
8 3 (0.59%) VMware
9 2 (0.39%) Adobe
Merseyside
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £320 per day 6 Months initially
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £20 - 35 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston
aap3
Rate: £35 - £48 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 12 days ago
Bury
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £300 - 350 per day + negotiable on experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
North West England
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £225 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago
Cheshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + doe
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £500 - 600 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 24 days ago