Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 90 107
Rank change year-on-year +5 +17 -42
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 60 72 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.03% 2.03% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 2.15% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 56 34
Manchester median daily rate £350 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -0.40%
10th Percentile £289 £300 £270
90th Percentile £389 £574 £405
North West median daily rate £363 £338 £313
% change year-on-year +7.41% +8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Manchester median hourly rate - - £35.00
North West median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +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 2797 3351 3569
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.39% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1768 2143 2062
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £232 £239 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 81 141
Manchester median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -9.38% +10.34%
10th Percentile £11.34 £10.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £41.10 £37.50 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00% +25.00%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +5 2 £344 -
Bury +1 1 - -
Bolton -1 1 £300 - 2
Oldham - 1 £275 -
C# .NET Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, C# .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring C# .NET Developer in the job title.

1 60 (100.00%) C#
1 60 (100.00%) .NET
2 47 (78.33%) MVC
3 36 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 33 (55.00%) JavaScript
5 31 (51.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 30 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 29 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (45.00%) jQuery
9 25 (41.67%) CSS
10 24 (40.00%) SQL
10 24 (40.00%) TDD
11 22 (36.67%) ASP.NET Web API
12 17 (28.33%) AngularJS
13 16 (26.67%) Unit Testing
14 15 (25.00%) HTML
15 14 (23.33%) .NET Framework
16 13 (21.67%) Web Development
17 12 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (20.00%) Test Automation
17 12 (20.00%) Scrum
18 10 (16.67%) Refactoring
19 9 (15.00%) Entity Framework
19 9 (15.00%) Sass
20 8 (13.33%) TypeScript
20 8 (13.33%) SMACSS
20 8 (13.33%) gulp
20 8 (13.33%) Git (software)
20 8 (13.33%) QA
20 8 (13.33%) WPF

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 4 (6.67%) CMS
1 4 (6.67%) Umbraco
2 2 (3.33%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.67%) IIS
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.67%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) GitHub
2 1 (1.67%) npm
2 1 (1.67%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.67%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 8 (13.33%) gulp
2 6 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.00%) NUnit
3 3 (5.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.33%) AccuRev
4 2 (3.33%) JIRA
4 2 (3.33%) Selenium
4 2 (3.33%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.67%) jspm
5 1 (1.67%) MSTest
5 1 (1.67%) NuGet
General
1 5 (8.33%) Law
2 4 (6.67%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Legal
3 2 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Electronics
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 31 (51.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (45.00%) jQuery
5 25 (41.67%) CSS
6 22 (36.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 17 (28.33%) AngularJS
8 15 (25.00%) HTML
9 14 (23.33%) .NET Framework
10 9 (15.00%) Entity Framework
10 9 (15.00%) Sass
11 8 (13.33%) WPF
12 7 (11.67%) .NET Core
12 7 (11.67%) Web Services
12 7 (11.67%) WinForms
13 6 (10.00%) SignalR
14 5 (8.33%) HTML5
14 5 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 3 (5.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (78.33%) MVC
2 29 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (40.00%) TDD
4 16 (26.67%) Unit Testing
5 13 (21.67%) Web Development
6 12 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (20.00%) Scrum
6 12 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 10 (16.67%) Refactoring
8 8 (13.33%) SMACSS
9 7 (11.67%) Agile Project Management
9 7 (11.67%) Progressive Enhancement
9 7 (11.67%) Project Management
10 6 (10.00%) SOLID
11 4 (6.67%) Kanban
12 3 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (5.00%) CRM
12 3 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
12 3 (5.00%) OO
13 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 60 (100.00%) C#
2 33 (55.00%) JavaScript
3 24 (40.00%) SQL
4 8 (13.33%) TypeScript
5 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.67%) Ruby
6 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (1.67%) Rancher
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.33%) Capita
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle
3 1 (1.67%) SAP
3 1 (1.67%) Xamarin