Period
to 21 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

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# .NET Developer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 98 96
Rank change year-on-year +24 -2 0
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 77 45 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.63% 1.65% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.77% 1.73% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 36 40
Manchester median daily rate £363 £348 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.32% +1.09% +5.77%
10th Percentile £320 £298 £300
90th Percentile £468 £391 £574
North West median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% +21.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 2,783 2,606 2,831
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.02% 95.28% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,797 1,678 1,804
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £240 £225 £220
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 124 58
Manchester median hourly rate £19.09 £17.43 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.51% +18.17% -15.71%
10th Percentile £12.85 £11.55 £10.36
90th Percentile £32.50 £40.18 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £20.50 £18.04 £18.00
% change year-on-year +13.64% +0.22% -16.28%

C# .NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for C# .NET Developer in Manchester

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# .NET Developer in Manchester

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# .NET Developer in Manchester

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# .NET Developer in Manchester

C# .NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 21 February 2019. 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
Bolton +1 4 £400 +68.42%
Wigan - 2 £340 - 2
C# .NET Developer
North West

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, C# .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region featuring C# .NET Developer in the job title.

1 77 (100.00%) C#
1 77 (100.00%) .NET
2 45 (58.44%) SQL
3 41 (53.25%) SQL Server
4 39 (50.65%) MVC
5 37 (48.05%) VB.NET
6 30 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (33.77%) ASP.NET
8 22 (28.57%) E-Commerce
8 22 (28.57%) WinForms
9 20 (25.97%) WCF
9 20 (25.97%) WPF
10 18 (23.38%) JIRA
10 18 (23.38%) NoSQL
11 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
11 17 (22.08%) SQL Server 2000
12 16 (20.78%) CSS
12 16 (20.78%) HTML
12 16 (20.78%) JavaScript
12 16 (20.78%) Degree
12 16 (20.78%) Computer Science
13 15 (19.48%) .NET Framework
13 15 (19.48%) AccuRev
14 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
14 11 (14.29%) CRM
14 11 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
15 10 (12.99%) Web Services
15 10 (12.99%) RESTful
16 9 (11.69%) Web Development
16 9 (11.69%) TDD

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (1.30%) IIS
1 1 (1.30%) NServiceBus
1 1 (1.30%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.19%) GitHub
3 2 (2.60%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.60%) Azure Functions
3 2 (2.60%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (53.25%) SQL Server
2 18 (23.38%) NoSQL
3 17 (22.08%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (6.49%) Power BI
5 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.60%) RavenDB
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.30%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 18 (23.38%) JIRA
2 15 (19.48%) AccuRev
3 6 (7.79%) Visual Studio
4 5 (6.49%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.60%) eggPlant
5 2 (2.60%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (6.49%) Back Office
1 5 (6.49%) Billing
1 5 (6.49%) Law
2 3 (3.90%) Finance
3 1 (1.30%) Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (33.77%) ASP.NET
3 22 (28.57%) WinForms
4 20 (25.97%) WCF
4 20 (25.97%) WPF
5 16 (20.78%) CSS
5 16 (20.78%) HTML
6 15 (19.48%) .NET Framework
7 11 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (12.99%) RESTful
8 10 (12.99%) Web Services
9 9 (11.69%) AngularJS
10 8 (10.39%) HTML5
11 7 (9.09%) React
11 7 (9.09%) XML
12 5 (6.49%) .NET Core
12 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (5.19%) CSS3
13 4 (5.19%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.30%) NHS
2 1 (1.30%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.09%) Windows
2 4 (5.19%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.30%) Android
3 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (50.65%) MVC
2 30 (38.96%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 16 (20.78%) Computer Science
5 11 (14.29%) CRM
6 9 (11.69%) TDD
6 9 (11.69%) Web Development
7 7 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (7.79%) DevOps
8 6 (7.79%) Waterfall
8 6 (7.79%) Web Application Development
9 5 (6.49%) High Availability
9 5 (6.49%) Microservices
9 5 (6.49%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (6.49%) Process Improvement
10 4 (5.19%) BDD
10 4 (5.19%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.19%) Pair Programming
10 4 (5.19%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.19%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 77 (100.00%) C#
2 45 (58.44%) SQL
3 37 (48.05%) VB.NET
4 16 (20.78%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.49%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.90%) VBA
7 1 (1.30%) Java
7 1 (1.30%) Perl
7 1 (1.30%) PHP
7 1 (1.30%) R
7 1 (1.30%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (20.78%) Degree
2 3 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.30%) Xamarin