Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £315 per day in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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# Developer
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 44 54
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10 +8
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 6 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.34% 3.19% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 3.34% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 24
Lancashire median daily rate £315 £325 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.08% +54.76% -22.94%
10th Percentile £302 £251 £203
90th Percentile £339 £410 £517
North West median daily rate £363 £336 £314
% change year-on-year +7.81% +7.17% -1.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Lancashire median hourly rate £41.25 £38.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
North West median hourly rate £41.25 £38.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.21% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Lancashire
Contract vacancies in Lancashire with a recognized job title 426 628 863
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 95.44% 93.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 423 592
Lancashire median daily rate £413 £388 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -10.40% +23.57%
10th Percentile £263 £186 £210
90th Percentile £572 £550 £613
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 68 83
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57% +59.09%
10th Percentile £14.69 £11.19 £18.75
90th Percentile £66.19 £59.31 £49.50
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £16.11 £20.25
% change year-on-year +17.96% -20.46% +26.25%

C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings that featured C# Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for C# Developer in Lancashire

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# Developer in Lancashire

C# Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# Developer in Lancashire

C# Developer
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# Developer within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool +14 1 £335 -6.94% 1
Chorley +4 1 £300 +20.00%
Preston -11 1 - - 4
C# Developer
North West

C# Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, C# Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region featuring C# Developer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) WinForms
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
3 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) ClearCase
4 3 (50.00%) XSD
4 3 (50.00%) XSLT
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (50.00%) VB
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) VB6
4 3 (50.00%) Rational Robot
4 3 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) WPF
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (33.33%) SOLID
5 2 (33.33%) RIA
5 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared

C# Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (50.00%) ClearCase
3 3 (50.00%) Rational Robot
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (83.33%) WinForms
2 5 (83.33%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (50.00%) WPF
3 3 (50.00%) XSD
3 3 (50.00%) XSLT
4 2 (33.33%) Ajax
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) RIA
2 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) SOLID
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) VB
2 3 (50.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft