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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 39 41 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -24
Contract jobs citing C# 170 142 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.36% 3.80% 7.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.84% 11.96% 26.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 88 146
Median daily rate £338 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £224 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.15% +7.31%
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
1324 1187 936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 33.92% 31.79% 29.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 872 769 546
Median daily rate £385 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £570 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 23
Median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £31.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +8.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £15.00 £15.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.23 £46.09 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 30 May 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 -11 84 £340 +3.81% 154
Cheshire +1 42 £330 -10.20% 55
Merseyside +6 19 £325 +16.07% 14
Lancashire +6 15 £308 -5.38% 23
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 May 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#.

1 353 (80.59%) .NET
2 216 (49.32%) SQL Server
3 200 (45.66%) MVC
4 181 (41.32%) JavaScript
5 176 (40.18%) ASP.NET
6 142 (32.42%) HTML
7 141 (32.19%) CSS
7 141 (32.19%) Agile Software Development
8 120 (27.40%) SQL
9 97 (22.15%) Web Development
10 92 (21.00%) .NET Framework
11 87 (19.86%) Visual Studio
12 80 (18.26%) TDD
12 80 (18.26%) jQuery
13 74 (16.89%) Microsoft
14 73 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
15 67 (15.30%) HTML5
16 66 (15.07%) XML
17 56 (12.79%) Scrum
18 55 (12.56%) Java
19 52 (11.87%) WCF
20 51 (11.64%) AngularJS
21 49 (11.19%) OO
22 48 (10.96%) BDD
23 45 (10.27%) Entity Framework
23 45 (10.27%) Web Services
24 44 (10.05%) Team Foundation Server
25 43 (9.82%) CSS3
26 42 (9.59%) Windows
26 42 (9.59%) CRM

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 36 (8.22%) SharePoint
2 28 (6.39%) CMS
3 14 (3.20%) Sitecore CMS
4 13 (2.97%) Node.js
5 11 (2.51%) IIS
6 9 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (1.60%) GeoServer
7 7 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.14%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.68%) EPiServer CMS
10 2 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.23%) Apache
11 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.23%) DNN
11 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.23%) Kinematics
Applications
1 22 (5.02%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (5.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.14%) Infor CRM
2 5 (1.14%) Magento
3 1 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.91%) Office 365
3 3 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.11%) HTTP
2 10 (2.28%) Network Security
3 8 (1.83%) Internet
4 6 (1.37%) Intranet
4 6 (1.37%) LDAP
5 2 (0.46%) DNS
5 2 (0.46%) SAN
5 2 (0.46%) VoIP
5 2 (0.46%) WAN
6 1 (0.23%) DVB
6 1 (0.23%) Extranet
6 1 (0.23%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.23%) Skype
6 1 (0.23%) SMTP
6 1 (0.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (49.32%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (4.34%) Relational Database
4 16 (3.65%) Oracle Database
5 14 (3.20%) MongoDB
6 13 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (2.74%) RDBMS
8 11 (2.51%) SQL Server 2014
9 10 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (2.05%) GIS
10 9 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (1.83%) MySQL
11 8 (1.83%) NoSQL
12 7 (1.60%) QGIS
13 6 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (1.14%) SAP BI
14 5 (1.14%) SAP BW
14 5 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.91%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 87 (19.86%) Visual Studio
2 44 (10.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 34 (7.76%) Git (software)
4 30 (6.85%) Selenium
5 25 (5.71%) JIRA
6 24 (5.48%) Subversion
7 21 (4.79%) Jenkins
8 18 (4.11%) SpecFlow
9 15 (3.42%) Cucumber
10 12 (2.74%) WebDriver
11 10 (2.28%) Rational DOORS
12 8 (1.83%) ClearCase
12 8 (1.83%) NUnit
13 7 (1.60%) Mocha
13 7 (1.60%) Moq
14 6 (1.37%) HP UFT
14 6 (1.37%) TeamCity
15 5 (1.14%) JUnit
15 5 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
16 4 (0.91%) Rational Robot
General
1 37 (8.45%) Finance
2 10 (2.28%) Games
3 9 (2.05%) Banking
4 8 (1.83%) Local Government
4 8 (1.83%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.37%) Advertising
5 6 (1.37%) Retail
6 5 (1.14%) Law
7 4 (0.91%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.68%) Billing
9 2 (0.46%) Avionics
9 2 (0.46%) Marketing
9 2 (0.46%) Military
10 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.23%) Legal
10 1 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 349 (79.68%) Developer
2 171 (39.04%) .NET Developer
3 154 (35.16%) C# Developer
4 97 (22.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 49 (11.19%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 42 (9.59%) ASP.NET Developer
7 31 (7.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 30 (6.85%) Software Developer
9 28 (6.39%) Web Developer
10 27 (6.16%) SQL Developer
11 24 (5.48%) HTML Developer
12 23 (5.25%) Senior Developer
13 18 (4.11%) Analyst
13 18 (4.11%) HTML CSS Developer
13 18 (4.11%) JavaScript Developer
14 16 (3.65%) Senior .NET Developer
14 16 (3.65%) Test Analyst
15 13 (2.97%) Applications Developer
15 13 (2.97%) Senior C# Developer
15 13 (2.97%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 353 (80.59%) .NET
2 176 (40.18%) ASP.NET
3 142 (32.42%) HTML
4 141 (32.19%) CSS
5 92 (21.00%) .NET Framework
6 80 (18.26%) jQuery
7 73 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 67 (15.30%) HTML5
9 66 (15.07%) XML
10 52 (11.87%) WCF
11 51 (11.64%) AngularJS
12 45 (10.27%) Entity Framework
12 45 (10.27%) Web Services
13 43 (9.82%) CSS3
14 40 (9.13%) ASP.NET Web API
15 27 (6.16%) WPF
16 22 (5.02%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 18 (4.11%) JSON
17 18 (4.11%) Silverlight
18 17 (3.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.11%) Mobile App
1 18 (4.11%) Visualisation
2 17 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.51%) Digital Media
5 10 (2.28%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.05%) Algorithms
6 9 (2.05%) User Experience
7 8 (1.83%) NHS
7 8 (1.83%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.14%) iPad
9 4 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (0.68%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (0.68%) Replication
11 2 (0.46%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.23%) Informatics
12 1 (0.23%) IPTV
12 1 (0.23%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 42 (9.59%) Windows
2 24 (5.48%) Linux
3 19 (4.34%) Unix
4 16 (3.65%) Mac OS X
5 7 (1.60%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (0.91%) AIX
7 4 (0.91%) Android
8 3 (0.68%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.46%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (45.66%) MVC
2 141 (32.19%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (22.15%) Web Development
4 80 (18.26%) TDD
5 56 (12.79%) Scrum
6 49 (11.19%) OO
7 48 (10.96%) BDD
8 42 (9.59%) CRM
9 35 (7.99%) Unit Testing
10 34 (7.76%) Front End Development
11 31 (7.08%) Software Engineering
12 30 (6.85%) OOP
13 26 (5.94%) E-Commerce
14 23 (5.25%) Automated Testing
15 20 (4.57%) Responsive Web Design
15 20 (4.57%) Web Design
16 18 (4.11%) OWASP
16 18 (4.11%) SDLC
16 18 (4.11%) Translating Business Requirements
17 17 (3.88%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 181 (41.32%) JavaScript
2 120 (27.40%) SQL
3 55 (12.56%) Java
4 34 (7.76%) T-SQL
5 31 (7.08%) C++
6 29 (6.62%) Ruby
7 25 (5.71%) VB
8 24 (5.48%) Python
8 24 (5.48%) VB.NET
9 21 (4.79%) XAML
10 20 (4.57%) PHP
10 20 (4.57%) PowerShell
11 17 (3.88%) Scala
12 11 (2.51%) PL/SQL
13 7 (1.60%) FQL
13 7 (1.60%) VC++
14 5 (1.14%) ABAP
14 5 (1.14%) VB6
15 4 (0.91%) Delphi
15 4 (0.91%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 18 (4.11%) Degree
2 13 (2.97%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.37%) ISEB
4 5 (1.14%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.91%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.23%) HND
7 1 (0.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.74%) QA
2 11 (2.51%) WCAG
3 1 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.60%) Docker
2 6 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.46%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.46%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.23%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.46%) SCCM
2 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 74 (16.89%) Microsoft
2 28 (6.39%) Oracle
3 19 (4.34%) Telerik
4 18 (4.11%) Sitecore
5 17 (3.88%) EPiServer
6 11 (2.51%) HP
7 10 (2.28%) IBM
8 7 (1.60%) SAP
9 6 (1.37%) ServiceNow
9 6 (1.37%) VMware
10 5 (1.14%) BEA
10 5 (1.14%) Capita
10 5 (1.14%) Xamarin
10 5 (1.14%) Zend
11 4 (0.91%) Google
11 4 (0.91%) Infor
11 4 (0.91%) Twitter
12 3 (0.68%) MobileIron
12 3 (0.68%) MuleSoft
13 2 (0.46%) WSO2
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Pertemps IT
Rate: £450-£550 a day
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Wilmslow
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: 14 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Crewe
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Knutsford
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Cegedimrx
Rate: Unspecified Plus company benefits
Posted: 13 days ago