The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 22 June 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.

C#
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 30 37
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7  
Contract jobs citing C# 8 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.35% 4.04% 2.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.11% 10.06% 7.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 4
Median daily rate £313 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.78% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £455 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +2.85% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £41.88 £41.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.90% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.63 £38.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +4.83% -0.64%  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 72 179 152
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 21.11% 40.22% 38.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 110 105
Median daily rate £325 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £279 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £490 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.86% -9.45%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Lancashire

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Lancashire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Lancashire

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Lancashire

C#
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# within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 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
Blackburn 0 3 £325 - 1
Preston -21 3 £256 -31.66% 2
C#
North West

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for C#.

1 16 (80.00%) .NET
2 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (50.00%) HTML
4 9 (45.00%) SQL
4 9 (45.00%) MVC
5 8 (40.00%) CSS
6 7 (35.00%) XML
7 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (25.00%) Entity Framework
8 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
8 5 (25.00%) Oracle
8 5 (25.00%) Web Services
9 4 (20.00%) VB
9 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 3 (15.00%) Umbraco
10 3 (15.00%) Software Architecture
10 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
10 3 (15.00%) Apache Camel
10 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (15.00%) SDLC
10 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
10 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
10 3 (15.00%) SOAP
10 3 (15.00%) Windows

C#
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Firebird
3 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) JIRA
2 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.00%) ClearCase
3 2 (10.00%) Rational Robot
4 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Umbraco Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (10.00%) CRM Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.00%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) .NET
2 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (50.00%) HTML
4 8 (40.00%) CSS
5 7 (35.00%) XML
6 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 5 (25.00%) Entity Framework
7 5 (25.00%) Web Services
8 3 (15.00%) Apache Camel
8 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (15.00%) SOAP
8 3 (15.00%) Spring
8 3 (15.00%) WinForms
8 3 (15.00%) WPF
8 3 (15.00%) WSDL
9 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
9 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 2 (10.00%) LINQ to SQL
9 2 (10.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.00%) Fintech
2 1 (5.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) MVC
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) SDLC
3 3 (15.00%) Software Architecture
3 3 (15.00%) UML
4 2 (10.00%) CRM
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
4 2 (10.00%) TDD
4 2 (10.00%) Web Application Development
4 2 (10.00%) Web Development
5 1 (5.00%) ERP
5 1 (5.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (5.00%) Line Management
5 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Release Management
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) VB
4 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (10.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) HNC
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Perforce