Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £353 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 78 81
Rank change year-on-year -18 +3 -27
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 45 74 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.60% 2.01% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 2.12% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 62 40
Manchester median daily rate £353 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.46% - -
10th Percentile £310 £263 £263
90th Percentile £390 £388 £388
North West median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £31.00 £32.13 -
% change year-on-year -3.50% - -

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 2648 3491 3096
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 94.07% 94.94% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1599 2058 1733
Manchester median daily rate £375 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.06% +12.86% +4.48%
10th Percentile £214 £225 £213
90th Percentile £546 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 81 119
Manchester median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £10.60 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £36.00 £36.50
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £18.99 £18.49
% change year-on-year +15.88% +2.68% +8.76%

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 21 July 2017.

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 21 July 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 +1 6 £338 +1.89% 3
Bury +1 1 - -
Altrincham - 1 £350 - 2
C# Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 45 (100.00%) C#
2 44 (97.78%) .NET
3 36 (80.00%) MVC
4 34 (75.56%) ASP.NET
5 28 (62.22%) JavaScript
6 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (57.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (48.89%) jQuery
8 21 (46.67%) CSS
9 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
10 18 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 16 (35.56%) HTML
11 16 (35.56%) TDD
11 16 (35.56%) Unit Testing
12 14 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (26.67%) .NET Framework
13 12 (26.67%) SQL
14 11 (24.44%) Scrum
15 10 (22.22%) QA
15 10 (22.22%) Test Automation
16 9 (20.00%) Entity Framework
16 9 (20.00%) Sass
16 9 (20.00%) Refactoring
16 9 (20.00%) SMACSS
17 8 (17.78%) gulp
17 8 (17.78%) AngularJS
17 8 (17.78%) Web Development
18 7 (15.56%) Progressive Enhancement
18 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
18 7 (15.56%) .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 6 (13.33%) Umbraco
2 2 (4.44%) CMS
2 2 (4.44%) Confluence
3 1 (2.22%) Drupal
3 1 (2.22%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) gulp
2 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.11%) NUnit
4 3 (6.67%) JIRA
4 3 (6.67%) SpecFlow
4 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.44%) Selenium
6 1 (2.22%) AccuRev
6 1 (2.22%) jspm
6 1 (2.22%) MSTest
6 1 (2.22%) NuGet
6 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.44%) Legal
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Law
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (97.78%) .NET
2 34 (75.56%) ASP.NET
3 26 (57.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (48.89%) jQuery
5 21 (46.67%) CSS
6 18 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 16 (35.56%) HTML
8 12 (26.67%) .NET Framework
9 9 (20.00%) Entity Framework
9 9 (20.00%) Sass
10 8 (17.78%) AngularJS
11 7 (15.56%) .NET Core
12 6 (13.33%) HTML5
13 5 (11.11%) Web Services
14 4 (8.89%) RESTful
15 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Core
15 3 (6.67%) CSS3
15 3 (6.67%) REST
16 2 (4.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 2 (4.44%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) iPad
3 1 (2.22%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (80.00%) MVC
2 26 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (35.56%) TDD
3 16 (35.56%) Unit Testing
4 14 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (24.44%) Scrum
6 10 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 9 (20.00%) Refactoring
7 9 (20.00%) SMACSS
8 8 (17.78%) Web Development
9 7 (15.56%) Progressive Enhancement
10 6 (13.33%) OO
11 5 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
11 5 (11.11%) Project Management
12 4 (8.89%) OOD
12 4 (8.89%) OOP
13 3 (6.67%) Domain-Driven Design
13 3 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
13 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
13 3 (6.67%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) C#
2 28 (62.22%) JavaScript
3 12 (26.67%) SQL
4 3 (6.67%) TypeScript
5 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.22%) C
6 1 (2.22%) C++
6 1 (2.22%) Python
6 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) Kofax
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £325 - 375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £325 - 375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago