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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 34 34 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Contract jobs citing C# 198 170 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.90% 4.35% 8.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.38% 13.48% 26.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 88 146
Median daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £272 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £425 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 2
Median hourly rate £38.25 £35.00 £40.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% -13.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.04 £35.00 £40.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £35.00 £40.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.62 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.31% +7.48%
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
1377 1261 987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.05% 32.28% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 891 796 558
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 27 30
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £34.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +8.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £15.00 £20.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £46.09 £41.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

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 4 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 4 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 4 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 -13 80 £338 - 149
Cheshire +2 67 £325 - 40
Merseyside +15 21 £300 +5.26% 15
Lancashire +2 14 £275 -15.38% 23
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 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#.

1 380 (80.51%) .NET
2 226 (47.88%) SQL Server
3 204 (43.22%) MVC
4 193 (40.89%) JavaScript
5 177 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 154 (32.63%) HTML
7 151 (31.99%) CSS
8 139 (29.45%) Agile Software Development
9 131 (27.75%) SQL
10 113 (23.94%) .NET Framework
11 109 (23.09%) Visual Studio
12 96 (20.34%) Web Development
13 86 (18.22%) jQuery
13 86 (18.22%) XML
14 78 (16.53%) Microsoft
15 77 (16.31%) TDD
15 77 (16.31%) HTML5
16 71 (15.04%) ASP.NET MVC
17 68 (14.41%) WCF
18 63 (13.35%) OO
19 62 (13.14%) Java
20 52 (11.02%) Web Services
20 52 (11.02%) Scrum
20 52 (11.02%) Entity Framework
21 48 (10.17%) AngularJS
21 48 (10.17%) Windows
22 47 (9.96%) C++
22 47 (9.96%) Finance
22 47 (9.96%) CSS3
23 46 (9.75%) Team Foundation Server

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 38 (8.05%) SharePoint
2 29 (6.14%) CMS
3 14 (2.97%) IIS
4 12 (2.54%) Node.js
4 12 (2.54%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (1.48%) GeoServer
6 7 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.27%) Umbraco
8 5 (1.06%) EPiServer CMS
9 2 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.21%) Apache
10 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 27 (5.72%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 25 (5.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.06%) Infor CRM
2 5 (1.06%) Magento
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.06%) Office 365
3 4 (0.85%) SaaS
4 1 (0.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.60%) HTTP
2 8 (1.69%) Internet
2 8 (1.69%) Network Security
3 6 (1.27%) LDAP
4 5 (1.06%) Intranet
5 3 (0.64%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.42%) DNS
6 2 (0.42%) Firewall
6 2 (0.42%) SAN
6 2 (0.42%) VoIP
6 2 (0.42%) WAN
7 1 (0.21%) DVB
7 1 (0.21%) Extranet
7 1 (0.21%) Multicast
7 1 (0.21%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.21%) Skype
7 1 (0.21%) SMTP
7 1 (0.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (47.88%) SQL Server
2 38 (8.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (4.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (3.60%) Relational Database
5 16 (3.39%) Oracle Database
6 14 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (2.33%) MongoDB
7 11 (2.33%) RDBMS
7 11 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 11 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (2.12%) GIS
9 8 (1.69%) MySQL
10 7 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.48%) QGIS
10 7 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.06%) NoSQL
11 5 (1.06%) SAP BI
11 5 (1.06%) SAP BW
12 4 (0.85%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 109 (23.09%) Visual Studio
2 46 (9.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (7.42%) Git (software)
4 31 (6.57%) Selenium
5 24 (5.08%) JIRA
5 24 (5.08%) Subversion
6 19 (4.03%) Jenkins
7 16 (3.39%) SpecFlow
8 15 (3.18%) Cucumber
9 13 (2.75%) WebDriver
10 10 (2.12%) Rational DOORS
11 9 (1.91%) ClearCase
11 9 (1.91%) NUnit
12 8 (1.69%) Moq
13 7 (1.48%) TeamCity
14 6 (1.27%) HP UFT
15 5 (1.06%) JUnit
15 5 (1.06%) Mocha
15 5 (1.06%) MSTest
16 4 (0.85%) Grunt
General
1 47 (9.96%) Finance
2 20 (4.24%) Games
3 10 (2.12%) Banking
4 8 (1.69%) Local Government
5 7 (1.48%) Advertising
6 6 (1.27%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.06%) Law
7 5 (1.06%) Retail
8 4 (0.85%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.64%) Billing
10 2 (0.42%) Avionics
10 2 (0.42%) Marketing
10 2 (0.42%) Military
11 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.21%) Legal
11 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 371 (78.60%) Developer
2 176 (37.29%) .NET Developer
3 174 (36.86%) C# Developer
4 104 (22.03%) C# .NET Developer
5 49 (10.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 37 (7.84%) ASP.NET Developer
7 33 (6.99%) Software Developer
8 28 (5.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 28 (5.93%) SQL Developer
9 27 (5.72%) HTML Developer
10 26 (5.51%) Web Developer
11 21 (4.45%) Senior Developer
12 20 (4.24%) HTML CSS Developer
12 20 (4.24%) JavaScript Developer
13 18 (3.81%) Analyst
14 17 (3.60%) Applications Developer
15 16 (3.39%) Software Engineer
16 15 (3.18%) Test Analyst
17 14 (2.97%) Consultant
17 14 (2.97%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 380 (80.51%) .NET
2 177 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 154 (32.63%) HTML
4 151 (31.99%) CSS
5 113 (23.94%) .NET Framework
6 86 (18.22%) jQuery
6 86 (18.22%) XML
7 77 (16.31%) HTML5
8 71 (15.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 68 (14.41%) WCF
10 52 (11.02%) Entity Framework
10 52 (11.02%) Web Services
11 48 (10.17%) AngularJS
12 47 (9.96%) CSS3
13 43 (9.11%) ASP.NET Web API
14 32 (6.78%) JSON
15 27 (5.72%) WPF
16 26 (5.51%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 25 (5.30%) SOAP
18 20 (4.24%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 23 (4.87%) Mobile App
2 18 (3.81%) Visualisation
3 17 (3.60%) Computer Science
4 16 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (2.75%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.33%) User Experience
7 9 (1.91%) Algorithms
7 9 (1.91%) Digital Media
7 9 (1.91%) N-Tier
8 8 (1.69%) NHS
9 5 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (1.06%) Replication
10 4 (0.85%) iPad
11 3 (0.64%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.42%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.21%) DTV
13 1 (0.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 1 (0.21%) IPTV
13 1 (0.21%) LIMS
13 1 (0.21%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 48 (10.17%) Windows
2 22 (4.66%) Linux
3 19 (4.03%) Unix
4 16 (3.39%) Mac OS X
5 11 (2.33%) Android
6 10 (2.12%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (1.06%) Windows Server
8 5 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.85%) AIX
10 2 (0.42%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (43.22%) MVC
2 139 (29.45%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (20.34%) Web Development
4 77 (16.31%) TDD
5 63 (13.35%) OO
6 52 (11.02%) Scrum
7 44 (9.32%) BDD
8 43 (9.11%) CRM
9 42 (8.90%) Front End Development
9 42 (8.90%) OOP
10 41 (8.69%) Software Engineering
11 37 (7.84%) Unit Testing
12 29 (6.14%) Automated Testing
12 29 (6.14%) E-Commerce
13 24 (5.08%) Translating Business Requirements
14 23 (4.87%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (4.24%) Responsive Web Design
15 20 (4.24%) Web Design
16 18 (3.81%) OWASP
16 18 (3.81%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 193 (40.89%) JavaScript
2 131 (27.75%) SQL
3 62 (13.14%) Java
4 47 (9.96%) C++
5 37 (7.84%) T-SQL
6 31 (6.57%) VB.NET
7 29 (6.14%) Ruby
8 25 (5.30%) Python
9 23 (4.87%) VB
10 21 (4.45%) XAML
11 20 (4.24%) PowerShell
12 19 (4.03%) PHP
13 17 (3.60%) Scala
14 14 (2.97%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.91%) VC++
16 7 (1.48%) FQL
17 6 (1.27%) Objective-C
18 5 (1.06%) ABAP
18 5 (1.06%) C
19 4 (0.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 27 (5.72%) Degree
2 14 (2.97%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.27%) ISEB
3 6 (1.27%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.85%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.64%) HND
6 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.54%) QA
2 11 (2.33%) WCAG
3 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.85%) Docker
4 2 (0.42%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.42%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.21%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.42%) SCCM
2 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 78 (16.53%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.72%) Oracle
3 24 (5.08%) EPiServer
3 24 (5.08%) Telerik
4 15 (3.18%) Sitecore
5 13 (2.75%) HP
6 11 (2.33%) IBM
7 8 (1.69%) Xamarin
8 7 (1.48%) SAP
9 6 (1.27%) ServiceNow
9 6 (1.27%) VMware
10 5 (1.06%) BEA
10 5 (1.06%) Capita
10 5 (1.06%) Zend
11 4 (0.85%) Appcelerator
11 4 (0.85%) DevExpress
11 4 (0.85%) Google
11 4 (0.85%) Infor
12 3 (0.64%) MobileIron
12 3 (0.64%) OpenText
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