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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
England / North West
Rank 13 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs citing C# 209 273 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.16% 7.07% 6.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.69% 19.61% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 198 157
Median daily rate £350 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £426 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.58%

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
1010 1392 1085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 39.44% 36.02% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 897 721
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 65 30
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £14.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.37 £42.36 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 22 January 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 98 £375 +11.11% 119
Lancashire +12 39 £300 +42.85% 10
Cheshire +16 36 £400 +14.28% 54
Merseyside +13 31 £350 - 28
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 (81.88%) .NET
2 226 (47.08%) JavaScript
3 222 (46.25%) ASP.NET
4 212 (44.17%) MVC
5 207 (43.13%) SQL Server
6 183 (38.13%) SQL
7 178 (37.08%) HTML
7 178 (37.08%) Agile Software Development
8 146 (30.42%) CSS
9 102 (21.25%) .NET Framework
10 101 (21.04%) Microsoft
11 99 (20.63%) ASP.NET MVC
12 88 (18.33%) jQuery
13 84 (17.50%) AngularJS
14 74 (15.42%) XML
15 65 (13.54%) Entity Framework
16 63 (13.13%) TDD
17 59 (12.29%) Scrum
17 59 (12.29%) Visual Studio
18 58 (12.08%) Windows
19 56 (11.67%) Web Services
19 56 (11.67%) HTML5
20 51 (10.63%) Team Foundation Server
21 50 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
22 47 (9.79%) ASP.NET Web API
23 44 (9.17%) VB.NET
23 44 (9.17%) WCF
24 43 (8.96%) CMS
25 42 (8.75%) WinForms
25 42 (8.75%) Web Development

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 43 (8.96%) CMS
2 42 (8.75%) Umbraco
3 29 (6.04%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.71%) Sitecore CMS
5 9 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (1.67%) IIS
7 7 (1.46%) Sitefinity
8 4 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.63%) NServiceBus
9 3 (0.63%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.42%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.42%) DNN
10 2 (0.42%) EPiServer CMS
10 2 (0.42%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.42%) Immediacy CMS
10 2 (0.42%) JBoss
10 2 (0.42%) Kentico
10 2 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (6.46%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.46%) MS Office
3 6 (1.25%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 37 (7.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.04%) 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
5 1 (0.21%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 37 (7.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.67%) SaaS
4 6 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.25%) Amazon S3
4 6 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (1.25%) PaaS
5 4 (0.83%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.63%) IaaS
7 2 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.92%) Internet
2 8 (1.67%) Intranet
3 6 (1.25%) Firewall
4 4 (0.83%) Extranet
5 3 (0.63%) HTTP
5 3 (0.63%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.21%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.21%) Network Security
6 1 (0.21%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (43.13%) SQL Server
2 50 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (8.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (7.50%) NoSQL
4 36 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (5.63%) SQL Server 2014
6 22 (4.58%) MongoDB
7 19 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (3.33%) Relational Database
9 14 (2.92%) MySQL
10 11 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (1.67%) Oracle Database
13 7 (1.46%) Couchbase
14 6 (1.25%) Hadoop
15 4 (0.83%) GIS
15 4 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
15 4 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
16 3 (0.63%) Big Data
16 3 (0.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 59 (12.29%) Visual Studio
2 51 (10.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (5.63%) Git (software)
4 16 (3.33%) Selenium
5 13 (2.71%) NUnit
6 12 (2.50%) Cucumber
6 12 (2.50%) JIRA
7 10 (2.08%) Subversion
8 9 (1.88%) Moq
9 6 (1.25%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.04%) ClearCase
10 5 (1.04%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.04%) Rational Robot
10 5 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (1.04%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 5 (1.04%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.83%) Jasmine
12 3 (0.63%) Grunt
12 3 (0.63%) NuGet
12 3 (0.63%) SpecFlow
General
1 27 (5.63%) Finance
1 27 (5.63%) Manufacturing
2 19 (3.96%) Advertising
3 10 (2.08%) Retail
4 7 (1.46%) Games
5 6 (1.25%) Banking
6 5 (1.04%) Marketing
6 5 (1.04%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.83%) Electronics
8 3 (0.63%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.63%) Publishing
9 2 (0.42%) Billing
9 2 (0.42%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.21%) Legal
10 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 409 (85.21%) Developer
2 226 (47.08%) .NET Developer
3 168 (35.00%) C# Developer
4 124 (25.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 45 (9.38%) SQL Developer
6 44 (9.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 40 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 35 (7.29%) CRM Developer
9 34 (7.08%) ASP.NET Developer
9 34 (7.08%) Full Stack Developer
10 28 (5.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 28 (5.83%) Software Developer
11 25 (5.21%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 21 (4.38%) Senior .NET Developer
12 21 (4.38%) Senior C# Developer
13 20 (4.17%) Web Developer
14 19 (3.96%) Umbraco Developer
15 17 (3.54%) .NET Software Developer
15 17 (3.54%) Microsoft Developer
15 17 (3.54%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 393 (81.88%) .NET
2 222 (46.25%) ASP.NET
3 178 (37.08%) HTML
4 146 (30.42%) CSS
5 102 (21.25%) .NET Framework
6 99 (20.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 88 (18.33%) jQuery
8 84 (17.50%) AngularJS
9 74 (15.42%) XML
10 65 (13.54%) Entity Framework
11 56 (11.67%) HTML5
11 56 (11.67%) Web Services
12 47 (9.79%) ASP.NET Web API
13 44 (9.17%) WCF
14 42 (8.75%) WinForms
15 35 (7.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 33 (6.88%) WPF
17 23 (4.79%) SOAP
18 22 (4.58%) CSS3
18 22 (4.58%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.21%) Mobile App
2 16 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.29%) User Experience
4 8 (1.67%) Computer Science
4 8 (1.67%) Data Integration
4 8 (1.67%) Inversion of Control
5 7 (1.46%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.46%) Virtual Team
6 6 (1.25%) Fintech
7 5 (1.04%) iPad
8 4 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.83%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.63%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.63%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.63%) Interactive TV
9 3 (0.63%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.63%) MHEG
9 3 (0.63%) Physics
9 3 (0.63%) Replication
10 2 (0.42%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 58 (12.08%) Windows
2 13 (2.71%) Android
3 11 (2.29%) Apple iOS
3 11 (2.29%) Linux
4 9 (1.88%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.25%) Unix
5 6 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.63%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.63%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.42%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.21%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (44.17%) MVC
2 178 (37.08%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (13.13%) TDD
4 59 (12.29%) Scrum
5 42 (8.75%) Web Development
6 40 (8.33%) CRM
7 31 (6.46%) BDD
7 31 (6.46%) OO
8 30 (6.25%) Unit Testing
9 23 (4.79%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (4.79%) Software Engineering
10 22 (4.58%) Front End Development
10 22 (4.58%) Migration
11 17 (3.54%) SDLC
11 17 (3.54%) Workflow
12 16 (3.33%) Content Management
12 16 (3.33%) E-Commerce
12 16 (3.33%) Mobile Application Development
12 16 (3.33%) Project Management
13 15 (3.13%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 226 (47.08%) JavaScript
2 183 (38.13%) SQL
3 44 (9.17%) VB.NET
4 41 (8.54%) Java
5 40 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 29 (6.04%) VB
7 26 (5.42%) C++
8 23 (4.79%) PowerShell
9 21 (4.38%) VB6
10 19 (3.96%) Python
11 15 (3.13%) Ruby
12 13 (2.71%) C
13 11 (2.29%) TypeScript
14 9 (1.88%) PHP
15 8 (1.67%) Perl
15 8 (1.67%) Shell Script
16 7 (1.46%) VBScript
17 5 (1.04%) X++
18 3 (0.63%) ActionScript
18 3 (0.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (3.75%) Degree
1 18 (3.75%) Security Cleared
2 7 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
2 7 (1.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.63%) ISEB
5 2 (0.42%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.42%) MCP
5 2 (0.42%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.21%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.21%) MCAD
6 1 (0.21%) MCSD
6 1 (0.21%) MCTS
6 1 (0.21%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.71%) QA
2 4 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (0.63%) Docker
2 1 (0.21%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (0.42%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.21%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 101 (21.04%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.63%) Oracle
3 23 (4.79%) Xamarin
4 20 (4.17%) Sitecore
5 12 (2.50%) EPiServer
6 8 (1.67%) Google
7 6 (1.25%) Ektron
8 5 (1.04%) Nintex
8 5 (1.04%) SAP
8 5 (1.04%) Telerik
9 4 (0.83%) Perforce
10 3 (0.63%) OpenTV
11 2 (0.42%) Alterian
11 2 (0.42%) DataCash
11 2 (0.42%) HP
11 2 (0.42%) Sun
11 2 (0.42%) Sybase
11 2 (0.42%) WorldPay
12 1 (0.21%) DevExpress
12 1 (0.21%) Northgate
Greater Manchester
Talent International
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Oscar
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £200 - £250 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
Oscar
Rate: £225 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Negtiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
The Change Partners Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Venn Group
Rate: £290 - £300 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council
Posted: 4 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
The Change Partners Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago