Period
to 22 April 2018

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 6 months to 22 April 2018 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
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 16 28
Rank change year-on-year -25 +12 0
Contract jobs citing C# 21 46 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 4.01% 8.36% 5.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.19% 26.90% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 40 25
Lancashire median daily rate £375 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +20.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £255 £263 £205
90th Percentile £400 £367 £375
North West median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 19
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.00 £55.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.82% +37.50% -
North West median hourly rate £41.00 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -13.68% +26.67% +7.14%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 206 171 309
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 39.31% 31.09% 38.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 107 200
Lancashire median daily rate £418 £335 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.63% -4.90% +0.64%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £222
90th Percentile £553 £550 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 39 45
Lancashire median hourly rate £40.75 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.12% +6.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £29.48 £36.45 £33.00
90th Percentile £52.48 £50.00 £47.33
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +8.11% +5.71%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

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 6 months to 22 April 2018.

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 6 months to 22 April 2018. 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 -9 10 £388 +7.64% 5
Blackburn - 4 £313 - 6
Preston +8 1 £375 +25.00% 13
C#
North West

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for C#.

1 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 14 (66.67%) MVC
3 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (57.14%) TDD
3 12 (57.14%) .NET
4 11 (52.38%) AngularJS
5 10 (47.62%) SQL
6 9 (42.86%) HTML
6 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
7 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
7 8 (38.10%) BDD
8 7 (33.33%) CSS
8 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
9 6 (28.57%) jQuery
9 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (28.57%) Kanban
9 6 (28.57%) React
10 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (23.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (19.05%) Pair Programming
11 4 (19.05%) Refactoring
11 4 (19.05%) Web Application Development
11 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
12 3 (14.29%) Front End Development
12 3 (14.29%) HTML5

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 2 (9.52%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) SAS
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) TPMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (9.52%) Big Data
3 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.76%) IDMS
4 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Jasmine
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
2 11 (52.38%) .NET Developer
3 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 5 (23.81%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (23.81%) C# Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Software Developer
6 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (14.29%) SQL Developer
6 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Agile Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Backend Developer
7 2 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) Lead Developer
7 2 (9.52%) React Developer
8 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (4.76%) CRM Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Technical Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) .NET
2 11 (52.38%) AngularJS
3 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 9 (42.86%) HTML
4 7 (33.33%) CSS
5 6 (28.57%) jQuery
5 6 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (28.57%) React
6 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 5 (23.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (14.29%) HTML5
7 3 (14.29%) WCF
7 3 (14.29%) WinForms
8 2 (9.52%) Node.js
8 2 (9.52%) XML
9 1 (4.76%) CSS3
9 1 (4.76%) MvvmCross
9 1 (4.76%) Redux
9 1 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Android
1 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) OpenVMS
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
2 1 (4.76%) VME
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) MVC
2 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) TDD
3 8 (38.10%) BDD
4 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (28.57%) Kanban
6 4 (19.05%) Pair Programming
6 4 (19.05%) Refactoring
6 4 (19.05%) Web Application Development
7 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (14.29%) Front End Development
7 3 (14.29%) OO
7 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (14.29%) Scrum
7 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
8 2 (9.52%) CRM
8 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
8 2 (9.52%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) C++
4 2 (9.52%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) Scala
5 1 (4.76%) C
5 1 (4.76%) COBOL
5 1 (4.76%) Fortran
5 1 (4.76%) Pascal
5 1 (4.76%) Perl
5 1 (4.76%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) Ruby
5 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Capita
2 1 (4.76%) Fujitsu
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Xamarin