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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 18 40 13
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -27
Contract jobs citing C# 259 182 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.53% 4.30% 8.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.67% 13.46% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 140 159
Median daily rate £335 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £281 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 2
Median hourly rate £32.50 £38.75 £36.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +5.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £36.45 £35.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £40.00 £37.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.38 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.94% +7.68%
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
1317 1352 1025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 38.27% 31.95% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 886 845 588
Median daily rate £375 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 42 29
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £21.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £53.00 £42.50
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +13 139 £350 +7.69% 153
Cheshire +24 59 £323 -11.64% 51
Lancashire +13 31 £388 -8.82% 22
Merseyside +10 20 £330 +3.12% 19
Cumbria - 3 - - 1
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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#.

1 374 (86.37%) .NET
2 226 (52.19%) MVC
3 218 (50.35%) ASP.NET
4 209 (48.27%) JavaScript
5 208 (48.04%) SQL Server
6 153 (35.33%) Agile Software Development
7 152 (35.10%) HTML
8 144 (33.26%) SQL
9 118 (27.25%) CSS
10 112 (25.87%) jQuery
10 112 (25.87%) ASP.NET MVC
11 99 (22.86%) Microsoft
12 75 (17.32%) Web Development
13 70 (16.17%) AngularJS
14 69 (15.94%) .NET Framework
15 64 (14.78%) TDD
16 62 (14.32%) CRM
17 61 (14.09%) HTML5
18 59 (13.63%) Visual Studio
19 56 (12.93%) WCF
20 55 (12.70%) Scrum
21 52 (12.01%) XML
22 51 (11.78%) Web Services
23 48 (11.09%) Dynamics CRM
24 46 (10.62%) Entity Framework
25 43 (9.93%) Windows
26 42 (9.70%) Team Foundation Server
27 41 (9.47%) Java
28 40 (9.24%) VB.NET
29 38 (8.78%) CSS3

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 29 (6.70%) SharePoint
2 27 (6.24%) CMS
3 10 (2.31%) IIS
3 10 (2.31%) Umbraco
4 9 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.92%) EPiServer CMS
6 4 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.69%) Sitefinity
8 2 (0.46%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.23%) Apache
9 1 (0.23%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.23%) ArcSDE
9 1 (0.23%) DNN
9 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.23%) Kinematics
9 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.23%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 34 (7.85%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 48 (11.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.15%) Magento
3 1 (0.23%) nopCommerce
3 1 (0.23%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.69%) Office 365
3 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.23%) Network Security
2 8 (1.85%) Internet
3 6 (1.39%) Intranet
4 4 (0.92%) HTTP
5 3 (0.69%) RS-422
6 1 (0.23%) RS-232
6 1 (0.23%) RS-485
6 1 (0.23%) Skype
6 1 (0.23%) SSL
6 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (48.04%) SQL Server
2 30 (6.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (4.16%) Relational Database
5 17 (3.93%) MongoDB
5 17 (3.93%) MySQL
5 17 (3.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (2.54%) NoSQL
6 11 (2.54%) Oracle Database
7 8 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.62%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (1.39%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (1.39%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.92%) GIS
11 4 (0.92%) Redis
11 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 59 (13.63%) Visual Studio
2 42 (9.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (5.08%) JIRA
4 20 (4.62%) Selenium
5 16 (3.70%) Git (software)
6 13 (3.00%) Jenkins
7 11 (2.54%) Cucumber
8 9 (2.08%) NUnit
8 9 (2.08%) Subversion
9 7 (1.62%) Mercurial
9 7 (1.62%) Mocha
9 7 (1.62%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (1.39%) Moq
10 6 (1.39%) Rational DOORS
10 6 (1.39%) SpecFlow
11 5 (1.15%) WebDriver
12 4 (0.92%) Grunt
12 4 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (0.92%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.69%) NuGet
General
1 28 (6.47%) Manufacturing
2 20 (4.62%) Finance
3 12 (2.77%) Retail
4 10 (2.31%) Advertising
4 10 (2.31%) Games
5 5 (1.15%) Banking
5 5 (1.15%) Law
5 5 (1.15%) Publishing
6 4 (0.92%) Marketing
7 2 (0.46%) Local Government
7 2 (0.46%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.23%) Electronics
8 1 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 370 (85.45%) Developer
2 183 (42.26%) .NET Developer
3 146 (33.72%) C# Developer
4 100 (23.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 63 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 55 (12.70%) ASP.NET Developer
7 40 (9.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 39 (9.01%) SQL Developer
9 35 (8.08%) CRM Developer
10 32 (7.39%) Web Developer
11 29 (6.70%) Senior Developer
12 25 (5.77%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 22 (5.08%) Microsoft Developer
13 22 (5.08%) Software Developer
14 21 (4.85%) Full Stack Developer
15 20 (4.62%) Senior .NET Developer
16 19 (4.39%) Senior SQL Developer
17 18 (4.16%) HTML Developer
18 17 (3.93%) Senior C# Developer
19 16 (3.70%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 374 (86.37%) .NET
2 218 (50.35%) ASP.NET
3 152 (35.10%) HTML
4 118 (27.25%) CSS
5 112 (25.87%) ASP.NET MVC
5 112 (25.87%) jQuery
6 70 (16.17%) AngularJS
7 69 (15.94%) .NET Framework
8 61 (14.09%) HTML5
9 56 (12.93%) WCF
10 52 (12.01%) XML
11 51 (11.78%) Web Services
12 46 (10.62%) Entity Framework
13 38 (8.78%) CSS3
14 37 (8.55%) ASP.NET Web API
15 36 (8.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 22 (5.08%) WPF
17 17 (3.93%) LINQ
17 17 (3.93%) SOAP
18 16 (3.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (3.23%) Computer Science
1 14 (3.23%) Digital Media
2 12 (2.77%) iPad
3 10 (2.31%) Mobile App
4 9 (2.08%) Algorithms
5 8 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.62%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.39%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.15%) NHS
8 5 (1.15%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (0.92%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.92%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.69%) Physics
10 3 (0.69%) Replication
10 3 (0.69%) User Experience
11 2 (0.46%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.46%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 43 (9.93%) Windows
2 15 (3.46%) Linux
3 10 (2.31%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.62%) Unix
4 7 (1.62%) Windows Mobile
5 6 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.69%) Android
6 3 (0.69%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.46%) Windows NT
7 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.23%) AIX
8 1 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.23%) VME
8 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (52.19%) MVC
2 153 (35.33%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (17.32%) Web Development
4 64 (14.78%) TDD
5 62 (14.32%) CRM
6 55 (12.70%) Scrum
7 33 (7.62%) OO
8 32 (7.39%) BDD
9 31 (7.16%) Unit Testing
10 22 (5.08%) ERP
11 21 (4.85%) Front End Development
12 18 (4.16%) OOP
13 16 (3.70%) Automated Testing
14 15 (3.46%) E-Commerce
14 15 (3.46%) SDLC
15 14 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (3.23%) Software Engineering
15 14 (3.23%) Workflow
16 13 (3.00%) Migration
17 12 (2.77%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 209 (48.27%) JavaScript
2 144 (33.26%) SQL
3 41 (9.47%) Java
4 40 (9.24%) VB.NET
5 30 (6.93%) T-SQL
6 27 (6.24%) C++
7 25 (5.77%) PHP
8 22 (5.08%) VB
9 19 (4.39%) PowerShell
10 10 (2.31%) PL/SQL
11 8 (1.85%) Python
11 8 (1.85%) Ruby
12 6 (1.39%) FQL
13 5 (1.15%) VB6
14 4 (0.92%) PHP 5
14 4 (0.92%) X++
15 3 (0.69%) R
15 3 (0.69%) VBA
15 3 (0.69%) VC++
15 3 (0.69%) XAML
Qualifications
1 24 (5.54%) Degree
2 17 (3.93%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (1.15%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.46%) ISEB
4 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.23%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.08%) QA
2 5 (1.15%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (1.85%) Docker
2 3 (0.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.46%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.23%) Firmware
4 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 99 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.85%) Oracle
3 19 (4.39%) Sitecore
4 9 (2.08%) EPiServer
5 7 (1.62%) IBM
5 7 (1.62%) Xamarin
6 6 (1.39%) ServiceNow
6 6 (1.39%) Telerik
6 6 (1.39%) Twitter
7 5 (1.15%) HP
7 5 (1.15%) Zend
8 4 (0.92%) SAP
9 3 (0.69%) Facebook
9 3 (0.69%) VMware
10 2 (0.46%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.46%) Perforce
10 2 (0.46%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.23%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.23%) Micro Focus
11 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com
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