Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 13 18
Rank change year-on-year -17 +5 +10
Contract jobs citing C# 24 70 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 5.47% 12.32% 8.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.95% 32.86% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 54 57
Lancashire median daily rate £380 £313 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.60% +25.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £305 £263 £205
90th Percentile £400 £400 £497
North West median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 14
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +8.97% -
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 172 213 357
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 39.18% 37.50% 37.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 150 242
Lancashire median daily rate £403 £369 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.15% -8.50% +15.14%
10th Percentile £300 £262 £207
90th Percentile £550 £539 £535
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 38
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +9.93% +6.34%
10th Percentile £36.50 £30.58 £31.93
90th Percentile £52.40 £50.00 £46.57
North West median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.65% +4.05% +13.71%

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 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 21 January 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 +7 7 £400 +11.11% 3
Chorley +1 3 £310 +25.25% 1
Blackburn - 3 £300 - 5
Lancaster 0 1 - - 5
Burnley 0 1 - -
Preston -15 1 £375 +17.19% 9
C#
North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 17 (70.83%) MVC
1 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
2 15 (62.50%) .NET
3 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET
4 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
4 12 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (45.83%) HTML
6 10 (41.67%) SQL
6 10 (41.67%) TDD
7 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 8 (33.33%) WinForms
7 8 (33.33%) CSS
7 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 7 (29.17%) Kanban
8 7 (29.17%) React
9 6 (25.00%) jQuery
9 6 (25.00%) BDD
9 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
10 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
10 5 (20.83%) XML
10 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
10 5 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 4 (16.67%) Web Application Development
11 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (16.67%) SDLC
11 4 (16.67%) HTML5
11 4 (16.67%) WCF

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 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.17%) SAS
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) TPMS
2 1 (4.17%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (12.50%) Big Data
3 3 (12.50%) Hadoop
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.17%) IDMS
5 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (4.17%) ClearCase
3 1 (4.17%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.17%) Rational Robot
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 7 (29.17%) C# Developer
4 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 5 (20.83%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Software Developer
5 3 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Angular Developer
7 1 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.17%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Lead Software Developer
7 1 (4.17%) React Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) .NET
2 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET
3 12 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 12 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
4 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (45.83%) HTML
5 8 (33.33%) CSS
5 8 (33.33%) WinForms
6 7 (29.17%) React
7 6 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 6 (25.00%) jQuery
8 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 5 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (20.83%) XML
9 4 (16.67%) HTML5
9 4 (16.67%) WCF
10 3 (12.50%) Node.js
10 3 (12.50%) RESTful
10 3 (12.50%) Web Services
11 2 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Android
2 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) OpenVMS
3 1 (4.17%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) MVC
2 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (41.67%) TDD
4 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 7 (29.17%) Kanban
6 6 (25.00%) BDD
7 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
8 4 (16.67%) Scrum
8 4 (16.67%) SDLC
8 4 (16.67%) Web Application Development
9 3 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (12.50%) DevOps
9 3 (12.50%) Microservices
9 3 (12.50%) OO
9 3 (12.50%) Pair Programming
9 3 (12.50%) Refactoring
9 3 (12.50%) SOA
9 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
10 2 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
2 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) C++
3 3 (12.50%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) Scala
4 1 (4.17%) C
4 1 (4.17%) COBOL
4 1 (4.17%) Fortran
4 1 (4.17%) Pascal
4 1 (4.17%) Perl
4 1 (4.17%) Python
4 1 (4.17%) Ruby
4 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.17%) VB
4 1 (4.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Capita
3 1 (4.17%) Fujitsu
3 1 (4.17%) Xamarin