Period
to 22 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Blackpool with a requirement for C# skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C# over the 6 months to 22 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C#
Lancashire > Blackpool
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 32 23
Rank change year-on-year +12 -9 +16
Contract jobs citing C# 14 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 7.87% 4.39% 3.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.59% 9.01% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 3
Blackpool median daily rate £500 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +7.64% -
10th Percentile £425 £229 £341
90th Percentile £626 £400 £365
Lancashire median daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year +6.67% +25.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Blackpool median hourly rate - - -
Lancashire median hourly rate £41.50 £43.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year -3.49% -21.82% +37.50%

C# is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Blackpool with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Blackpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 68 111 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 38.20% 48.68% 42.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 83 33
Blackpool median daily rate £467 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.88% -15.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £338
90th Percentile £630 £553 £575
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £418 £335
% change year-on-year +1.80% +24.63% -4.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Blackpool median hourly rate - - -
Lancashire median hourly rate £41.25 £40.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.23% -4.12% +6.25%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Blackpool

Job postings citing C# as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Blackpool.

Job vacancy trend for C# in Blackpool

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Blackpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Blackpool

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Blackpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Blackpool over the 6 months to 22 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Blackpool

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Blackpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Blackpool region with a requirement for C#.

1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) CRM
2 11 (78.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
5 8 (57.14%) TDD
6 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (50.00%) Back Office
6 7 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (21.43%) Windows
8 2 (14.29%) Python
8 2 (14.29%) WSDL
8 2 (14.29%) SOAP
8 2 (14.29%) XML
8 2 (14.29%) XSD
8 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
8 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
8 2 (14.29%) REST
8 2 (14.29%) Xamarin
8 2 (14.29%) NSubstitute
8 2 (14.29%) Swagger
8 2 (14.29%) NUnit
8 2 (14.29%) JSON
8 2 (14.29%) WPF
8 2 (14.29%) Security Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Universal Windows Platform
9 1 (7.14%) Billing
9 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
9 1 (7.14%) Finance

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in Blackpool 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:

Business Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) NSubstitute
1 2 (14.29%) NUnit
1 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (7.14%) Billing
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Developer
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) CRM Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Xamarin Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Backend Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) JSON
2 2 (14.29%) REST
2 2 (14.29%) SOAP
2 2 (14.29%) Swagger
2 2 (14.29%) Universal Windows Platform
2 2 (14.29%) WPF
2 2 (14.29%) WSDL
2 2 (14.29%) XML
2 2 (14.29%) XSD
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) CRM
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) TDD
4 7 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) Security Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Xamarin