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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 19 37 23
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Contract jobs citing C# 267 194 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.64% 4.33% 6.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.67% 14.12% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 136 141
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 3
Median hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £37.00 £36.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
1292 1374 1100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 36.98% 30.68% 34.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 876 873 669
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 49 30
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £19.15 £13.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.40 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +10 141 £350 +7.69% 124
Cheshire +13 53 £325 -3.34% 52
Merseyside +16 31 £325 +0.77% 19
Lancashire +16 30 £338 -3.57% 13
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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#.

1 396 (87.03%) .NET
2 242 (53.19%) ASP.NET
3 241 (52.97%) MVC
4 228 (50.11%) JavaScript
5 224 (49.23%) SQL Server
6 170 (37.36%) SQL
7 165 (36.26%) HTML
8 157 (34.51%) Agile Software Development
9 131 (28.79%) CSS
10 129 (28.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 111 (24.40%) jQuery
12 99 (21.76%) Microsoft
13 91 (20.00%) .NET Framework
14 86 (18.90%) AngularJS
15 79 (17.36%) TDD
16 71 (15.60%) Web Development
16 71 (15.60%) Entity Framework
17 65 (14.29%) Web Services
18 64 (14.07%) WCF
19 62 (13.63%) XML
20 61 (13.41%) HTML5
21 57 (12.53%) Scrum
22 53 (11.65%) Visual Studio
22 53 (11.65%) Team Foundation Server
23 50 (10.99%) CRM
24 43 (9.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
24 43 (9.45%) VB.NET
25 42 (9.23%) T-SQL
26 41 (9.01%) Dynamics CRM
27 40 (8.79%) ASP.NET Web API

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 34 (7.47%) CMS
2 19 (4.18%) SharePoint
3 15 (3.30%) Umbraco
4 12 (2.64%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (1.54%) IIS
6 5 (1.10%) EPiServer CMS
6 5 (1.10%) Sitefinity
7 3 (0.66%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.44%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.22%) ArcSDE
9 1 (0.22%) DNN
9 1 (0.22%) Facebook Platform
9 1 (0.22%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.22%) Kinematics
9 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (7.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 41 (9.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.66%) Magento
3 3 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.22%) nopCommerce
5 1 (0.22%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.88%) SaaS
3 3 (0.66%) IaaS
3 3 (0.66%) PaaS
4 2 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.76%) Network Security
2 5 (1.10%) HTTP
2 5 (1.10%) Internet
2 5 (1.10%) Intranet
3 3 (0.66%) RS-422
4 1 (0.22%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.22%) NFC
4 1 (0.22%) RS-232
4 1 (0.22%) RS-485
4 1 (0.22%) Skype
4 1 (0.22%) SSL
4 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (49.23%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (5.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (4.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (3.96%) MongoDB
6 17 (3.74%) NoSQL
7 16 (3.52%) Oracle Database
7 16 (3.52%) Relational Database
8 13 (2.86%) MySQL
9 9 (1.98%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (1.76%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (1.10%) Couchbase
13 5 (1.10%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 53 (11.65%) Team Foundation Server
1 53 (11.65%) Visual Studio
2 19 (4.18%) JIRA
3 16 (3.52%) Selenium
4 15 (3.30%) Cucumber
5 14 (3.08%) Git (software)
5 14 (3.08%) NUnit
6 9 (1.98%) Jenkins
6 9 (1.98%) Moq
6 9 (1.98%) Subversion
7 8 (1.76%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (1.54%) Mocha
9 5 (1.10%) ClearCase
9 5 (1.10%) Mercurial
9 5 (1.10%) Rational Robot
9 5 (1.10%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.88%) Grunt
10 4 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
10 4 (0.88%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 34 (7.47%) Manufacturing
2 20 (4.40%) Finance
3 16 (3.52%) Retail
4 11 (2.42%) Advertising
5 9 (1.98%) Games
6 5 (1.10%) Publishing
7 4 (0.88%) Marketing
8 3 (0.66%) Banking
9 2 (0.44%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.44%) Billing
9 2 (0.44%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.22%) Electronics
10 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.22%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 401 (88.13%) Developer
2 220 (48.35%) .NET Developer
3 166 (36.48%) C# Developer
4 124 (27.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 68 (14.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 62 (13.63%) ASP.NET Developer
7 49 (10.77%) SQL Developer
8 45 (9.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 37 (8.13%) Senior Developer
10 34 (7.47%) Web Developer
11 32 (7.03%) Full Stack Developer
12 31 (6.81%) CRM Developer
13 26 (5.71%) Senior .NET Developer
14 25 (5.49%) Software Developer
15 22 (4.84%) Senior C# Developer
15 22 (4.84%) Senior SQL Developer
16 21 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM Developer
16 21 (4.62%) Microsoft Developer
16 21 (4.62%) Senior C# .NET Developer
17 16 (3.52%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 396 (87.03%) .NET
2 242 (53.19%) ASP.NET
3 165 (36.26%) HTML
4 131 (28.79%) CSS
5 129 (28.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 111 (24.40%) jQuery
7 91 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 86 (18.90%) AngularJS
9 71 (15.60%) Entity Framework
10 65 (14.29%) Web Services
11 64 (14.07%) WCF
12 62 (13.63%) XML
13 61 (13.41%) HTML5
14 43 (9.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 40 (8.79%) ASP.NET Web API
16 33 (7.25%) CSS3
17 32 (7.03%) WinForms
18 23 (5.05%) WPF
19 21 (4.62%) SOAP
20 19 (4.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (2.42%) iPad
2 10 (2.20%) Mobile App
3 9 (1.98%) Computer Science
3 9 (1.98%) Digital Media
4 7 (1.54%) Algorithms
4 7 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (1.54%) Data Integration
5 6 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.32%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (1.10%) NHS
7 4 (0.88%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.66%) Interactive TV
8 3 (0.66%) MHEG
8 3 (0.66%) Physics
8 3 (0.66%) Replication
8 3 (0.66%) User Experience
9 2 (0.44%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (8.35%) Windows
2 12 (2.64%) Linux
3 7 (1.54%) Unix
3 7 (1.54%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (0.66%) Android
6 3 (0.66%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.44%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.22%) AIX
8 1 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.22%) VME
8 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.22%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (52.97%) MVC
2 157 (34.51%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (17.36%) TDD
4 71 (15.60%) Web Development
5 57 (12.53%) Scrum
6 50 (10.99%) CRM
7 39 (8.57%) BDD
8 34 (7.47%) Unit Testing
9 22 (4.84%) OO
10 21 (4.62%) Software Engineering
11 20 (4.40%) Front End Development
12 19 (4.18%) ERP
12 19 (4.18%) SDLC
13 15 (3.30%) E-Commerce
13 15 (3.30%) Project Management
14 14 (3.08%) Migration
15 13 (2.86%) Content Management
15 13 (2.86%) OOP
15 13 (2.86%) Workflow
16 11 (2.42%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 228 (50.11%) JavaScript
2 170 (37.36%) SQL
3 43 (9.45%) VB.NET
4 42 (9.23%) T-SQL
5 32 (7.03%) Java
6 27 (5.93%) C++
6 27 (5.93%) VB
7 20 (4.40%) VB6
8 15 (3.30%) PHP
9 11 (2.42%) Ruby
10 10 (2.20%) Python
11 9 (1.98%) PL/SQL
11 9 (1.98%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.54%) C
12 7 (1.54%) TypeScript
13 6 (1.32%) X++
14 5 (1.10%) Perl
15 3 (0.66%) ActionScript
15 3 (0.66%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.66%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (3.74%) Degree
1 17 (3.74%) Security Cleared
2 6 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (0.88%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.44%) MCP
6 1 (0.22%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.22%) MCAD
6 1 (0.22%) MCSD
6 1 (0.22%) MCTS
6 1 (0.22%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.64%) QA
2 4 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.66%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (1.98%) Docker
2 1 (0.22%) Firmware
2 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 99 (21.76%) Microsoft
2 28 (6.15%) Oracle
3 22 (4.84%) Sitecore
4 12 (2.64%) Xamarin
5 10 (2.20%) EPiServer
6 7 (1.54%) Telerik
7 6 (1.32%) Twitter
8 4 (0.88%) Facebook
8 4 (0.88%) HP
8 4 (0.88%) SAP
8 4 (0.88%) Zend
9 3 (0.66%) IBM
9 3 (0.66%) OpenTV
9 3 (0.66%) Perforce
10 2 (0.44%) DataCash
10 2 (0.44%) Google
10 2 (0.44%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.44%) WorldPay
11 1 (0.22%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.22%) New Relic
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