Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £356 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 20 January 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# Developer
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 75 64
Rank change year-on-year +15 -11 -10
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 85 80 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.03% 2.53% 2.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.16% 2.68% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 58 76
Manchester median daily rate £356 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £271
90th Percentile £398 £574 £388
North West median daily rate £363 £330 £313
% change year-on-year +9.85% +5.60% +3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Manchester median hourly rate - - £36.25
North West median hourly rate £45.63 £42.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year +7.35% +14.09% -

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 2,690 2,985 3,661
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 94.37% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,737 1,903 2,079
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £228 £230 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 60 137
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.20% -11.76% +21.43%
10th Percentile £11.26 £10.50 £11.08
90th Percentile £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £17.62 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +0.69% -18.60% +30.30%

C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# Developer in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 20 January 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 +1 3 £300 -4.76% 1
Bolton -3 1 £300 - 5
Oldham - 1 £275 -
C# Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 85 (100.00%) C#
2 78 (91.76%) .NET
3 51 (60.00%) MVC
4 49 (57.65%) SQL Server
5 42 (49.41%) JavaScript
6 39 (45.88%) ASP.NET
7 38 (44.71%) SQL
8 37 (43.53%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (38.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 32 (37.65%) AngularJS
11 25 (29.41%) jQuery
11 25 (29.41%) TDD
12 23 (27.06%) WPF
12 23 (27.06%) ASP.NET Web API
13 22 (25.88%) CSS
14 16 (18.82%) HTML
15 15 (17.65%) Microsoft
16 14 (16.47%) Web Services
16 14 (16.47%) .NET Framework
16 14 (16.47%) Test Automation
17 13 (15.29%) WinForms
18 12 (14.12%) Web Development
18 12 (14.12%) Refactoring
18 12 (14.12%) Unit Testing
19 11 (12.94%) Scrum
19 11 (12.94%) SignalR
20 10 (11.76%) React
20 10 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
20 10 (11.76%) Entity Framework
21 8 (9.41%) .NET Core

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 3 (3.53%) CMS
2 2 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.35%) IIS
2 2 (2.35%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.18%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.18%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.35%) GitHub
2 2 (2.35%) PaaS
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (57.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.24%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.06%) CouchDB
4 5 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.71%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.35%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (2.35%) MySQL
6 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Selenium
2 7 (8.24%) TeamCity
3 6 (7.06%) SpecFlow
4 5 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.88%) JIRA
4 5 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.71%) AccuRev
5 4 (4.71%) gulp
5 4 (4.71%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.35%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.18%) NUnit
General
1 4 (4.71%) Finance
1 4 (4.71%) Law
2 3 (3.53%) Legal
2 3 (3.53%) Retail
3 2 (2.35%) Marketing
4 1 (1.18%) Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Electronics
4 1 (1.18%) Games
4 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (91.76%) .NET
2 39 (45.88%) ASP.NET
3 33 (38.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 32 (37.65%) AngularJS
5 25 (29.41%) jQuery
6 23 (27.06%) ASP.NET Web API
6 23 (27.06%) WPF
7 22 (25.88%) CSS
8 16 (18.82%) HTML
9 14 (16.47%) .NET Framework
9 14 (16.47%) Web Services
10 13 (15.29%) WinForms
11 11 (12.94%) SignalR
12 10 (11.76%) Entity Framework
12 10 (11.76%) React
13 8 (9.41%) .NET Core
14 6 (7.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 6 (7.06%) KnockoutJS
14 6 (7.06%) RESTful
14 6 (7.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.35%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.18%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (60.00%) MVC
2 37 (43.53%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (29.41%) TDD
4 14 (16.47%) Test Automation
5 12 (14.12%) Refactoring
5 12 (14.12%) Unit Testing
5 12 (14.12%) Web Development
6 11 (12.94%) Scrum
7 10 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (9.41%) E-Commerce
9 7 (8.24%) Kanban
9 7 (8.24%) Pair Programming
10 4 (4.71%) Agile Project Management
10 4 (4.71%) OO
10 4 (4.71%) Progressive Enhancement
10 4 (4.71%) Project Management
10 4 (4.71%) SMACSS
10 4 (4.71%) SOLID
11 3 (3.53%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (3.53%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 85 (100.00%) C#
2 42 (49.41%) JavaScript
3 38 (44.71%) SQL
4 7 (8.24%) VB.NET
5 6 (7.06%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.18%) Ruby
6 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (2.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) Rancher
Vendors
1 15 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.35%) Capita
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle
3 1 (1.18%) SAP
3 1 (1.18%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.18%) Xamarin