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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 17 26 20
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing C# 264 244 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.22% 5.83% 6.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.78% 18.81% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 167 151
Median daily rate £363 £320 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £444 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
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
1159 1297 1140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 36.08% 30.98% 35.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 817 802 748
Median daily rate £388 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 57 30
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.85 £13.50 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.95 £47.33 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 7 December 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#
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 7 December 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 +7 138 £363 +11.53% 110
Lancashire -2 38 £325 +54.76% 24
Merseyside +22 35 £350 -12.50% 23
Cheshire -2 32 £375 +15.38% 33
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 December 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#.

1 448 (84.85%) .NET
2 258 (48.86%) JavaScript
3 251 (47.54%) ASP.NET
4 243 (46.02%) MVC
5 234 (44.32%) SQL Server
6 203 (38.45%) SQL
7 198 (37.50%) HTML
8 189 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
9 159 (30.11%) CSS
10 133 (25.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 116 (21.97%) jQuery
11 116 (21.97%) Microsoft
12 113 (21.40%) .NET Framework
13 99 (18.75%) AngularJS
14 79 (14.96%) TDD
15 77 (14.58%) Entity Framework
16 74 (14.02%) XML
17 70 (13.26%) Visual Studio
18 66 (12.50%) Web Services
19 65 (12.31%) Web Development
20 60 (11.36%) HTML5
21 56 (10.61%) CRM
22 55 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
23 54 (10.23%) WCF
23 54 (10.23%) Scrum
24 53 (10.04%) Windows
25 52 (9.85%) T-SQL
25 52 (9.85%) VB.NET
26 50 (9.47%) Dynamics CRM
27 47 (8.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 32 (6.06%) CMS
1 32 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 30 (5.68%) Umbraco
3 14 (2.65%) Sitecore CMS
4 10 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (1.52%) IIS
6 7 (1.33%) Sitefinity
7 4 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.57%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (0.38%) DNN
9 2 (0.38%) EPiServer CMS
9 2 (0.38%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.38%) Immediacy CMS
9 2 (0.38%) JBoss
9 2 (0.38%) Kentico
9 2 (0.38%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.38%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 39 (7.39%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.33%) MS Office
3 6 (1.14%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 50 (9.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.70%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.19%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 34 (6.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.52%) SaaS
3 6 (1.14%) PaaS
4 4 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.76%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (0.76%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.57%) IaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.27%) Internet
2 8 (1.52%) Intranet
3 4 (0.76%) Extranet
3 4 (0.76%) Firewall
3 4 (0.76%) Network Security
4 2 (0.38%) RS-422
5 1 (0.19%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.19%) HTTP
5 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.19%) NFC
5 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (44.32%) SQL Server
2 47 (8.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 46 (8.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (7.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 33 (6.25%) NoSQL
6 22 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (3.98%) MongoDB
8 15 (2.84%) MySQL
8 15 (2.84%) SQL Server 2014
9 14 (2.65%) Relational Database
10 12 (2.27%) Oracle Database
10 12 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
13 7 (1.33%) Couchbase
13 7 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (1.14%) Hadoop
15 5 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
16 4 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
16 4 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 70 (13.26%) Visual Studio
2 55 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (3.98%) Git (software)
4 13 (2.46%) Cucumber
5 12 (2.27%) Selenium
6 11 (2.08%) JIRA
6 11 (2.08%) NUnit
7 9 (1.70%) Moq
7 9 (1.70%) Subversion
8 7 (1.33%) Mercurial
9 5 (0.95%) ClearCase
9 5 (0.95%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.95%) Rational Robot
9 5 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (0.95%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 4 (0.76%) Jasmine
10 4 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.76%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.76%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.57%) NuGet
General
1 34 (6.44%) Manufacturing
2 29 (5.49%) Finance
3 22 (4.17%) Advertising
4 17 (3.22%) Retail
5 10 (1.89%) Games
6 6 (1.14%) Marketing
7 5 (0.95%) Banking
7 5 (0.95%) Publishing
8 4 (0.76%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.38%) Billing
10 2 (0.38%) Electronics
10 2 (0.38%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.19%) Legal
11 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 465 (88.07%) Developer
2 259 (49.05%) .NET Developer
3 188 (35.61%) C# Developer
4 139 (26.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 62 (11.74%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 56 (10.61%) SQL Developer
7 51 (9.66%) ASP.NET Developer
8 43 (8.14%) CRM Developer
9 39 (7.39%) Full Stack Developer
10 38 (7.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 35 (6.63%) Senior Developer
12 31 (5.87%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 29 (5.49%) Web Developer
14 27 (5.11%) Microsoft Developer
15 26 (4.92%) Software Developer
16 24 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
17 20 (3.79%) Senior C# Developer
18 19 (3.60%) HTML Developer
18 19 (3.60%) Senior C# .NET Developer
19 17 (3.22%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 448 (84.85%) .NET
2 251 (47.54%) ASP.NET
3 198 (37.50%) HTML
4 159 (30.11%) CSS
5 133 (25.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 116 (21.97%) jQuery
7 113 (21.40%) .NET Framework
8 99 (18.75%) AngularJS
9 77 (14.58%) Entity Framework
10 74 (14.02%) XML
11 66 (12.50%) Web Services
12 60 (11.36%) HTML5
13 54 (10.23%) WCF
14 42 (7.95%) ASP.NET Web API
15 39 (7.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 38 (7.20%) WinForms
17 32 (6.06%) CSS3
18 29 (5.49%) WPF
19 23 (4.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 20 (3.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (4.73%) Mobile App
2 15 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.08%) User Experience
4 10 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.70%) iPad
6 8 (1.52%) Data Integration
7 6 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
7 6 (1.14%) N-Tier
7 6 (1.14%) Virtual Team
8 5 (0.95%) Digital Media
8 5 (0.95%) Management Information System
8 5 (0.95%) Replication
9 4 (0.76%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.76%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.76%) Fintech
9 4 (0.76%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.57%) Interactive TV
10 3 (0.57%) MHEG
10 3 (0.57%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 53 (10.04%) Windows
2 13 (2.46%) Linux
3 10 (1.89%) Android
3 10 (1.89%) Apple iOS
4 9 (1.70%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.52%) Unix
6 6 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.38%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.38%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.19%) AIX
9 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.19%) VME
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.19%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (46.02%) MVC
2 189 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (14.96%) TDD
4 65 (12.31%) Web Development
5 56 (10.61%) CRM
6 54 (10.23%) Scrum
7 36 (6.82%) BDD
8 34 (6.44%) Unit Testing
9 28 (5.30%) OO
10 25 (4.73%) Front End Development
11 23 (4.36%) Software Engineering
12 21 (3.98%) Migration
13 20 (3.79%) Workflow
14 19 (3.60%) Project Management
15 17 (3.22%) E-Commerce
15 17 (3.22%) ERP
15 17 (3.22%) SDLC
16 16 (3.03%) Content Management
16 16 (3.03%) Mobile Application Development
17 15 (2.84%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 258 (48.86%) JavaScript
2 203 (38.45%) SQL
3 52 (9.85%) T-SQL
3 52 (9.85%) VB.NET
4 44 (8.33%) Java
5 29 (5.49%) VB
6 24 (4.55%) C++
7 21 (3.98%) VB6
8 20 (3.79%) Python
9 17 (3.22%) PowerShell
9 17 (3.22%) Ruby
10 15 (2.84%) C
11 12 (2.27%) PHP
12 10 (1.89%) TypeScript
13 9 (1.70%) Perl
14 8 (1.52%) X++
15 7 (1.33%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.33%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.95%) VBScript
17 3 (0.57%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 18 (3.41%) Degree
1 18 (3.41%) Security Cleared
2 7 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (0.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.38%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.38%) ISEB
4 2 (0.38%) MCP
4 2 (0.38%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.19%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.19%) MCAD
5 1 (0.19%) MCSD
5 1 (0.19%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.08%) QA
2 4 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.57%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (0.76%) Docker
2 1 (0.19%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.38%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.19%) Puppet
2 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 116 (21.97%) Microsoft
2 29 (5.49%) Oracle
3 25 (4.73%) Xamarin
4 22 (4.17%) Sitecore
5 9 (1.70%) EPiServer
6 8 (1.52%) Google
6 8 (1.52%) Telerik
7 6 (1.14%) Ektron
8 5 (0.95%) Nintex
8 5 (0.95%) SAP
9 3 (0.57%) Facebook
9 3 (0.57%) OpenTV
10 2 (0.38%) Alterian
10 2 (0.38%) HP
10 2 (0.38%) IBM
10 2 (0.38%) Perforce
10 2 (0.38%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.38%) Sun
10 2 (0.38%) Sybase
10 2 (0.38%) Twitter
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