The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 27 April 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#
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 20 27
Rank change year-on-year +9 +7  
Contract jobs citing C# 23 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 9.70% 4.91% 2.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.84% 13.58% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 5
Median daily rate £325 £308 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.60% +7.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £274 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £330 £400
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 £42.00 £37.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year +11.25% +2.02%  

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 Liverpool with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 89 81 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 37.55% 36.16% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 65 37
Median daily rate £325 £350 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +19.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £18.80 £18.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 Liverpool

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Liverpool

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Liverpool over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Liverpool

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for C#.

1 39 (84.78%) .NET
2 28 (60.87%) ASP.NET
3 22 (47.83%) SQL Server
4 21 (45.65%) MVC
5 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
6 17 (36.96%) SQL
6 17 (36.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (30.43%) HTML
7 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
8 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (28.26%) Sitecore
9 11 (23.91%) CSS
10 10 (21.74%) Umbraco
11 7 (15.22%) HTML5
12 6 (13.04%) Sitecore CMS
12 6 (13.04%) Web Development
12 6 (13.04%) jQuery
12 6 (13.04%) CMS
13 5 (10.87%) Windows
13 5 (10.87%) VB.NET
13 5 (10.87%) .NET Framework
13 5 (10.87%) EPiServer
13 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (10.87%) AngularJS
14 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
14 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
14 4 (8.70%) OO
14 4 (8.70%) GIS
14 4 (8.70%) Data Management
14 4 (8.70%) CSS3

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 10 (21.74%) Umbraco
2 6 (13.04%) CMS
2 6 (13.04%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (10.87%) EPiServer
4 2 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.17%) Confluence
5 1 (2.17%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (2.17%) CloudFront
3 1 (2.17%) GitHub
3 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) GIS
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.35%) MS Access
4 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.17%) Ingres
5 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.17%) JIRA
4 1 (2.17%) Moq
4 1 (2.17%) MSTest
4 1 (2.17%) NUnit
4 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
Job Titles
1 36 (78.26%) Developer
2 21 (45.65%) .NET Developer
3 11 (23.91%) C# Developer
4 10 (21.74%) Sitecore Developer
5 7 (15.22%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (13.04%) Senior Developer
6 6 (13.04%) Umbraco Developer
7 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (8.70%) EPiServer Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Architect
8 3 (6.52%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Sitecore Developer
8 3 (6.52%) VB.NET Developer
9 2 (4.35%) CMS Developer
9 2 (4.35%) CRM Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (84.78%) .NET
2 28 (60.87%) ASP.NET
3 17 (36.96%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (30.43%) HTML
5 11 (23.91%) CSS
6 7 (15.22%) HTML5
7 6 (13.04%) jQuery
8 5 (10.87%) .NET Framework
8 5 (10.87%) AngularJS
8 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (8.70%) CSS3
10 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (6.52%) Entity Framework
10 3 (6.52%) LINQ
10 3 (6.52%) XML
11 2 (4.35%) LINQ to SQL
11 2 (4.35%) WinForms
11 2 (4.35%) XSLT
12 1 (2.17%) Ninject
12 1 (2.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
1 3 (6.52%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.35%) Algorithms
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Fintech
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) MVC
2 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.04%) Web Development
4 4 (8.70%) Data Management
4 4 (8.70%) OO
5 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.52%) CRM
5 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.52%) OOD
6 2 (4.35%) Analytics
6 2 (4.35%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.35%) Content Management
6 2 (4.35%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (4.35%) Logistics
6 2 (4.35%) Migration
6 2 (4.35%) SEO
6 2 (4.35%) TDD
6 2 (4.35%) Time Management
6 2 (4.35%) Web Analytics
6 2 (4.35%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) JavaScript
2 17 (36.96%) SQL
3 5 (10.87%) VB.NET
4 3 (6.52%) Java
5 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.35%) VBScript
6 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 13 (28.26%) Sitecore