The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 5 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing C# 12 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 30.77% 7.14% 14.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 50.00% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 3
Average daily rate £370 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £300 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £300 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
C#
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Stockport region.

Programming Languages Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
24 2 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 61.54% 14.29% 65.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 17
Average daily rate £369 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.08% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £312 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £29.00 - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Stockport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Stockport region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Stockport

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Stockport region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport region citing C# also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C#.

1 15 (83.33%) HTML
2 14 (77.78%) .NET
3 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 12 (66.67%) EPiServer
4 12 (66.67%) CSS
4 12 (66.67%) CMS
4 12 (66.67%) Scrum
4 12 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (61.11%) BDD
5 11 (61.11%) SpecFlow
6 10 (55.56%) AngularJS
6 10 (55.56%) CSS3
6 10 (55.56%) HTML5
6 10 (55.56%) MVC
6 10 (55.56%) Web Testing
6 10 (55.56%) Sitecore CMS
6 10 (55.56%) Sitecore
6 10 (55.56%) OWASP
6 10 (55.56%) WCAG
6 10 (55.56%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
8 7 (38.89%) Process Management
9 6 (33.33%) Front End Development
9 6 (33.33%) Windows
10 5 (27.78%) SQL
10 5 (27.78%) Capita
11 4 (22.22%) User Experience
12 3 (16.67%) VB
12 3 (16.67%) Java

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport region citing C# also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C#. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (66.67%) CMS
2 10 (55.56%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (11.11%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) SpecFlow
2 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) NUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Developer
3 7 (38.89%) C# Developer
4 6 (33.33%) Agile .NET Developer
5 5 (27.78%) Agile C# Developer
5 5 (27.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (27.78%) HTML Developer
6 4 (22.22%) Software Developer
7 3 (16.67%) C++ Developer
7 3 (16.67%) Lead Developer
7 3 (16.67%) Technical Leader
7 3 (16.67%) UX Developer
8 2 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (11.11%) C++ Software Developer
8 2 (11.11%) Technical Developer
8 2 (11.11%) User Experience Consultant
8 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) HTML
2 14 (77.78%) .NET
3 12 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 12 (66.67%) CSS
4 10 (55.56%) AngularJS
4 10 (55.56%) CSS3
4 10 (55.56%) HTML5
5 3 (16.67%) WCF
6 2 (11.11%) Web Services
6 2 (11.11%) WPF
6 2 (11.11%) WSDL
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.56%) RESTful
7 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (22.22%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) Scrum
3 11 (61.11%) BDD
4 10 (55.56%) MVC
4 10 (55.56%) OWASP
4 10 (55.56%) Requirements Analysis
4 10 (55.56%) Web Testing
5 7 (38.89%) Process Management
6 6 (33.33%) Front End Development
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.11%) Web Design
7 2 (11.11%) Web Development
8 1 (5.56%) Change Management
8 1 (5.56%) Content Management
8 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
8 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
8 1 (5.56%) TDD
8 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) C++
2 3 (16.67%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) WCAG
2 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) EPiServer
2 10 (55.56%) Sitecore
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) Capita
5 1 (5.56%) Wonderware