The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for C# skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C# over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 17 12 18
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6  
Contract jobs citing C# 2 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 2.67% 9.68% 4.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.33% 42.86% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 7
Median daily rate £338 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% -7.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.21% +8.57%  

C# is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Halifax
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 24 21 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 32.00% 22.58% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 22
Median daily rate £310 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.61% +4.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax citing C# as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C# in Halifax

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Halifax

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Halifax over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Halifax

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Halifax

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Halifax region with a requirement for C#.

1 15 (93.75%) .NET
2 12 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
4 6 (37.50%) .NET Framework
5 5 (31.25%) WCF
5 5 (31.25%) jQuery
5 5 (31.25%) CSS
5 5 (31.25%) HTML
5 5 (31.25%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) MVC
6 4 (25.00%) Web Services
6 4 (25.00%) Web Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Web Design
6 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
7 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (12.50%) TDD
8 2 (12.50%) BDD
8 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
9 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
9 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
9 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
9 1 (6.25%) VB6
9 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
9 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
9 1 (6.25%) Scrum
9 1 (6.25%) WinForms
9 1 (6.25%) Groovy
9 1 (6.25%) WebDriver

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
1 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) .NET Developer
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) WCF Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
3 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
3 1 (6.25%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Tester
3 1 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) .NET
2 12 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (37.50%) .NET Framework
4 5 (31.25%) CSS
4 5 (31.25%) HTML
4 5 (31.25%) jQuery
4 5 (31.25%) WCF
5 4 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 1 (6.25%) SOAP
8 1 (6.25%) WinForms
8 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) MVC
1 4 (25.00%) Web Design
1 4 (25.00%) Web Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) BDD
3 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Groovy
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VB
2 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
2 1 (6.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle