The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £344 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 28 April 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# Developer
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 80 55
Rank change year-on-year +6 -25  
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 16 23 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.14% 1.27% 2.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.34% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 20
Median daily rate £344 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.76% +1.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £375 £366
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +20.00%  

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 1327 1722 1569
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 94.52% 94.77% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 813 1000 819
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 28 61
Median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.81% -2.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £9.27 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year - +4.79%  

C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for C# Developer in Manchester

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# Developer in Manchester

C# 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# Developer in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# Developer in Manchester

C# 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# Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 April 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 -3 1 £313 -7.40% 3
Altrincham - 1 £350 - 3
C# Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, C# 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# Developer in the job title.

1 43 (100.00%) C#
2 42 (97.67%) .NET
3 31 (72.09%) MVC
4 29 (67.44%) ASP.NET
5 28 (65.12%) JavaScript
6 25 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (55.81%) HTML
7 24 (55.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (41.86%) SQL Server
9 17 (39.53%) .NET Framework
10 16 (37.21%) SQL
11 15 (34.88%) CSS
12 14 (32.56%) Entity Framework
13 11 (25.58%) jQuery
13 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (20.93%) AngularJS
15 8 (18.60%) XML
16 7 (16.28%) Web Services
16 7 (16.28%) Scrum
16 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
17 6 (13.95%) WCF
17 6 (13.95%) OO
17 6 (13.95%) OOD
17 6 (13.95%) VB.NET
18 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
18 5 (11.63%) Web Development
18 5 (11.63%) Unit Testing
18 5 (11.63%) Continuous Deployment
18 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms

C# 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 (9.30%) CMS
2 2 (4.65%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.33%) Drupal
3 1 (2.33%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) NServiceBus
3 1 (2.33%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.33%) PaaS
2 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) HTTPS
1 3 (6.98%) Internet
1 3 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (41.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) SQLite
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) NUnit
2 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.65%) JIRA
2 2 (4.65%) SpecFlow
2 2 (4.65%) Subversion
3 1 (2.33%) AccuRev
3 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.33%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.33%) Selenium
3 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.33%) Advertising
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (97.67%) .NET
2 29 (67.44%) ASP.NET
3 24 (55.81%) ASP.NET MVC
3 24 (55.81%) HTML
4 17 (39.53%) .NET Framework
5 15 (34.88%) CSS
6 14 (32.56%) Entity Framework
7 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (25.58%) jQuery
8 9 (20.93%) AngularJS
9 8 (18.60%) XML
10 7 (16.28%) Web Services
11 6 (13.95%) WCF
12 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (9.30%) SOAP
13 4 (9.30%) WPF
14 3 (6.98%) Ajax
14 3 (6.98%) KnockoutJS
14 3 (6.98%) REST
14 3 (6.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) iPad
4 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Android
1 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Windows 10
2 3 (6.98%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (72.09%) MVC
2 25 (58.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (16.28%) Scrum
4 6 (13.95%) OO
4 6 (13.95%) OOD
5 5 (11.63%) Continuous Deployment
5 5 (11.63%) Unit Testing
5 5 (11.63%) Web Development
6 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
6 4 (9.30%) OOP
6 4 (9.30%) Validation
7 3 (6.98%) API Development
7 3 (6.98%) Data Entry
7 3 (6.98%) Microservices
7 3 (6.98%) Multithreading
7 3 (6.98%) TDD
8 2 (4.65%) Analytics
8 2 (4.65%) BDD
8 2 (4.65%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) C#
2 28 (65.12%) JavaScript
3 16 (37.21%) SQL
4 6 (13.95%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.65%) PHP
5 2 (4.65%) Python
6 1 (2.33%) Java
6 1 (2.33%) Ruby
6 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.33%) Kofax
3 1 (2.33%) Xamarin
Manchester, Lancashire
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