Period
to 21 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £368 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 87 93
Rank change year-on-year +13 +6 +12
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 79 52 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.49% 1.78% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.61% 1.88% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 41 53
Manchester median daily rate £368 £355 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +5.97% +7.20%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
90th Percentile £441 £388 £394
North West median daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +5.71% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £45.00 - £42.50

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 3,022 2,763 3,468
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.15% 94.69% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,886 1,689 2,110
Manchester median daily rate £400 £390 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -0.95% +5.00%
10th Percentile £232 £225 £237
90th Percentile £568 £563 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 107 84
Manchester median hourly rate £20.50 £15.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.26% +5.08% -1.67%
10th Percentile £11.04 £11.00 £9.65
90th Percentile £38.75 £45.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £19.33 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +1.71% +11.76% -8.68%

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 September 2018.

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 September 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
Stockport 0 2 £405 +22.34% 1
Altrincham - 2 £415 - 2
Bolton +4 1 £400 +33.33% 5
C# .NET Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, 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 79 (100.00%) C#
1 79 (100.00%) .NET
2 47 (59.49%) MVC
3 42 (53.16%) SQL
4 40 (50.63%) SQL Server
5 36 (45.57%) ASP.NET
6 28 (35.44%) JavaScript
6 28 (35.44%) AngularJS
7 19 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (22.78%) VB.NET
9 17 (21.52%) HTML
9 17 (21.52%) CSS
9 17 (21.52%) WinForms
9 17 (21.52%) .NET Framework
10 15 (18.99%) TDD
11 14 (17.72%) E-Commerce
11 14 (17.72%) WPF
12 12 (15.19%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (15.19%) React
13 11 (13.92%) WCF
13 11 (13.92%) Computer Science
13 11 (13.92%) Degree
13 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
13 11 (13.92%) SQL Server 2000
14 10 (12.66%) JIRA
14 10 (12.66%) jQuery
14 10 (12.66%) NoSQL
15 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (11.39%) AccuRev
15 9 (11.39%) Web Services

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 5 (6.33%) CMS
2 1 (1.27%) IIS
2 1 (1.27%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (50.63%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.92%) SQL Server 2000
3 10 (12.66%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.80%) RavenDB
4 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (2.53%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.27%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.27%) MySQL
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (12.66%) JIRA
2 9 (11.39%) AccuRev
3 6 (7.59%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.53%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (2.53%) Selenium
4 2 (2.53%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.53%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (7.59%) Law
1 6 (7.59%) Legal
2 4 (5.06%) Games
3 3 (3.80%) Back Office
3 3 (3.80%) Finance
4 2 (2.53%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (45.57%) ASP.NET
3 28 (35.44%) AngularJS
4 17 (21.52%) .NET Framework
4 17 (21.52%) CSS
4 17 (21.52%) HTML
4 17 (21.52%) WinForms
5 14 (17.72%) WPF
6 12 (15.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (15.19%) React
7 11 (13.92%) WCF
8 10 (12.66%) jQuery
9 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (11.39%) Web Services
10 7 (8.86%) HTML5
11 6 (7.59%) .NET Core
11 6 (7.59%) Entity Framework
11 6 (7.59%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (7.59%) RESTful
12 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.86%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.80%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.80%) User Experience
4 2 (2.53%) Digital TV
4 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.53%) Online Gambling
5 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.27%) NHS
5 1 (1.27%) Online Games
5 1 (1.27%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.06%) Windows
1 4 (5.06%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.53%) Android
2 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (59.49%) MVC
2 19 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (18.99%) TDD
4 14 (17.72%) E-Commerce
5 8 (10.13%) Scrum
6 7 (8.86%) BDD
6 7 (8.86%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (8.86%) Unit Testing
6 7 (8.86%) Web Application Development
7 6 (7.59%) Mentoring
7 6 (7.59%) Web Development
8 5 (6.33%) OO
9 4 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.06%) Kanban
9 4 (5.06%) OOP
9 4 (5.06%) Test Automation
10 2 (2.53%) Android Development
10 2 (2.53%) Coaching
10 2 (2.53%) Dependency Injection
10 2 (2.53%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 79 (100.00%) C#
2 42 (53.16%) SQL
3 28 (35.44%) JavaScript
4 18 (22.78%) VB.NET
5 9 (11.39%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.33%) VB
7 3 (3.80%) Python
8 2 (2.53%) PHP
8 2 (2.53%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.27%) Erlang
9 1 (1.27%) F#
9 1 (1.27%) Go
9 1 (1.27%) Haskell
9 1 (1.27%) Java
9 1 (1.27%) Perl
9 1 (1.27%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) Degree
2 4 (5.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.80%) Capita
3 2 (2.53%) DevExpress