The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £345 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 72 63
Rank change year-on-year +8 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 23 29 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.64% 1.63% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 1.72% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 18
Median daily rate £345 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% -3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £306 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +1.11% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +4.65% +81.05%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1311 1688 1428
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 93.64% 94.94% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 749 1002 840
Median daily rate £388 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.83% +8.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 37 63
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.79 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.36% -7.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £28.50 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

C# .NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured C# .NET Developer in the job title.

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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +9 5 £331 -1.85% 2
Bury +2 1 - - 1
C# .NET Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 36 (100.00%) C#
1 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (83.33%) MVC
3 29 (80.56%) ASP.NET
4 24 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (61.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (44.44%) CSS
7 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
7 15 (41.67%) jQuery
8 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (38.89%) HTML
9 12 (33.33%) .NET Framework
10 11 (30.56%) Unit Testing
10 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (30.56%) TDD
11 10 (27.78%) Entity Framework
11 10 (27.78%) SQL
12 9 (25.00%) Scrum
13 8 (22.22%) QA
14 7 (19.44%) Refactoring
14 7 (19.44%) Test Automation
14 7 (19.44%) SMACSS
15 6 (16.67%) gulp
15 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (16.67%) AngularJS
15 6 (16.67%) Sass
15 6 (16.67%) Web Development
15 6 (16.67%) OO
16 5 (13.89%) 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 4 (11.11%) Umbraco
2 2 (5.56%) Confluence
3 1 (2.78%) CMS
3 1 (2.78%) Drupal
3 1 (2.78%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) gulp
2 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
3 4 (11.11%) NUnit
4 3 (8.33%) JIRA
5 2 (5.56%) Selenium
5 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.78%) AccuRev
6 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.78%) jspm
6 1 (2.78%) MSTest
6 1 (2.78%) NuGet
6 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Law
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (80.56%) ASP.NET
3 22 (61.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (44.44%) CSS
5 15 (41.67%) jQuery
6 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web API
6 14 (38.89%) HTML
7 12 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 10 (27.78%) Entity Framework
9 6 (16.67%) AngularJS
9 6 (16.67%) Sass
10 5 (13.89%) .NET Core
10 5 (13.89%) HTML5
10 5 (13.89%) Web Services
11 4 (11.11%) RESTful
12 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Core
12 3 (8.33%) CSS3
12 3 (8.33%) REST
12 3 (8.33%) XML
13 2 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) MVC
2 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (30.56%) TDD
3 11 (30.56%) Unit Testing
4 9 (25.00%) Scrum
5 7 (19.44%) Refactoring
5 7 (19.44%) SMACSS
5 7 (19.44%) Test Automation
6 6 (16.67%) OO
6 6 (16.67%) Web Development
7 5 (13.89%) Progressive Enhancement
8 4 (11.11%) OOD
8 4 (11.11%) Project Management
9 3 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
9 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.33%) Microservices
9 3 (8.33%) Multithreading
9 3 (8.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) C#
2 24 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 10 (27.78%) SQL
4 2 (5.56%) TypeScript
4 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Kofax
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
Bury, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £375 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago