The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for C# skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C# over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
North West / Manchester
Rank 12 32 29
Rank change year-on-year +20 -3  
Contract jobs citing C# 110 99 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 8.46% 5.58% 5.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.06% 15.59% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 72 45
Median daily rate £375 £331 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.20% +1.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £427 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.21% +8.57%  

C# is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 577 635 508
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 44.35% 35.77% 31.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 394 320
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 8
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +45.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.34 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £48.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing C# as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C# in Manchester

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Manchester

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Manchester over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Manchester

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Manchester

C#
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# within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Salford -1 4 £375 -16.66% 5
Stockport -5 3 £306 -17.22% 7
Bolton -6 3 £400 +33.33% 1
Altrincham - 1 £350 - 7
Oldham - 1 - - 10
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for C#.

1 198 (83.19%) .NET
2 130 (54.62%) JavaScript
3 116 (48.74%) ASP.NET
4 115 (48.32%) MVC
5 103 (43.28%) HTML
6 101 (42.44%) Agile Software Development
7 87 (36.55%) SQL Server
8 84 (35.29%) CSS
9 76 (31.93%) SQL
10 59 (24.79%) jQuery
10 59 (24.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 52 (21.85%) Microsoft
12 45 (18.91%) ASP.NET Web API
13 44 (18.49%) Scrum
14 39 (16.39%) HTML5
15 34 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
16 33 (13.87%) .NET Framework
16 33 (13.87%) CMS
17 31 (13.03%) CRM
17 31 (13.03%) Umbraco
17 31 (13.03%) AngularJS
18 30 (12.61%) Dynamics CRM
18 30 (12.61%) TDD
19 26 (10.92%) Web Services
20 24 (10.08%) OO
21 23 (9.66%) Continuous Integration
22 22 (9.24%) Web Development
23 21 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
23 21 (8.82%) Java
24 20 (8.40%) Entity Framework

C#
Top Related 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 33 (13.87%) CMS
2 31 (13.03%) Umbraco
3 12 (5.04%) EPiServer
4 7 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.68%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.84%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.84%) Confluence
6 2 (0.84%) IIS
6 2 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.42%) DNN
7 1 (0.42%) Drupal
7 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.42%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.42%) Immediacy CMS
7 1 (0.42%) JBoss
7 1 (0.42%) Kentico
7 1 (0.42%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.42%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (3.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.42%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 30 (12.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (2.52%) Amazon S3
5 5 (2.10%) SaaS
6 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.84%) PaaS
7 1 (0.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.36%) Internet
2 3 (1.26%) HTTPS
2 3 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.42%) Intranet
3 1 (0.42%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (36.55%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (7.98%) SQL Server 2014
4 18 (7.56%) NoSQL
5 10 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (3.78%) MongoDB
6 9 (3.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.10%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.68%) Couchbase
9 4 (1.68%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.26%) Big Data
10 3 (1.26%) SQLite
11 2 (0.84%) MySQL
11 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.42%) OLAP
12 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 34 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (7.98%) Visual Studio
3 18 (7.56%) Git (software)
4 15 (6.30%) Selenium
5 12 (5.04%) NUnit
6 7 (2.94%) JIRA
7 6 (2.52%) WebDriver
8 5 (2.10%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.68%) SoapUI
9 4 (1.68%) SpecFlow
9 4 (1.68%) Subversion
10 3 (1.26%) gulp
10 3 (1.26%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.26%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.26%) Mercurial
10 3 (1.26%) MSI
11 2 (0.84%) Karma Test Runner
12 1 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.42%) PhantomJS
12 1 (0.42%) Zephyr
General
1 11 (4.62%) Advertising
2 9 (3.78%) Finance
3 4 (1.68%) Games
3 4 (1.68%) Marketing
4 3 (1.26%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.26%) Retail
5 2 (0.84%) Back Office
5 2 (0.84%) Electronics
5 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.42%) Law
6 1 (0.42%) Legal
6 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 197 (82.77%) Developer
2 101 (42.44%) .NET Developer
3 58 (24.37%) C# Developer
4 46 (19.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (10.08%) CRM Developer
6 23 (9.66%) Senior Developer
7 19 (7.98%) Full Stack Developer
7 19 (7.98%) Umbraco Developer
8 18 (7.56%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 15 (6.30%) ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (5.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (5.46%) Consultant
11 12 (5.04%) SQL Developer
12 11 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 10 (4.20%) Microsoft Developer
14 9 (3.78%) Senior .NET Developer
14 9 (3.78%) Software Developer
15 8 (3.36%) HTML Developer
15 8 (3.36%) JavaScript Developer
15 8 (3.36%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (83.19%) .NET
2 116 (48.74%) ASP.NET
3 103 (43.28%) HTML
4 84 (35.29%) CSS
5 59 (24.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 59 (24.79%) jQuery
6 45 (18.91%) ASP.NET Web API
7 39 (16.39%) HTML5
8 33 (13.87%) .NET Framework
9 31 (13.03%) AngularJS
10 26 (10.92%) Web Services
11 20 (8.40%) Entity Framework
12 19 (7.98%) REST
13 17 (7.14%) XML
14 15 (6.30%) React
15 14 (5.88%) WPF
16 10 (4.20%) Node.js
17 9 (3.78%) CSS3
17 9 (3.78%) Sass
17 9 (3.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.30%) Mobile App
2 10 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.36%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.10%) User Experience
5 4 (1.68%) iPad
6 3 (1.26%) Fintech
6 3 (1.26%) Interactive TV
6 3 (1.26%) MHEG
7 2 (0.84%) Clustering
7 2 (0.84%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.84%) IPTV
7 2 (0.84%) Replication
8 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.42%) iPhone
8 1 (0.42%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.42%) New Media
8 1 (0.42%) NHS
8 1 (0.42%) Tandem
8 1 (0.42%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.88%) Windows
2 11 (4.62%) Android
3 10 (4.20%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.26%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.26%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.84%) Linux
5 2 (0.84%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.84%) Unix
5 2 (0.84%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (48.32%) MVC
2 101 (42.44%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (18.49%) Scrum
4 31 (13.03%) CRM
5 30 (12.61%) TDD
6 24 (10.08%) OO
7 23 (9.66%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (9.24%) Web Development
9 18 (7.56%) Data Modelling
9 18 (7.56%) OOD
10 17 (7.14%) Software Engineering
11 14 (5.88%) Migration
12 12 (5.04%) BDD
12 12 (5.04%) E-Commerce
12 12 (5.04%) OOP
13 11 (4.62%) Unit Testing
14 10 (4.20%) Continuous Deployment
15 9 (3.78%) Continuous Delivery
15 9 (3.78%) Mobile Application Development
15 9 (3.78%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 130 (54.62%) JavaScript
2 76 (31.93%) SQL
3 21 (8.82%) Java
4 15 (6.30%) C++
5 9 (3.78%) Python
6 8 (3.36%) T-SQL
6 8 (3.36%) VB.NET
7 6 (2.52%) PHP
7 6 (2.52%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.52%) Ruby
8 4 (1.68%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.26%) ActionScript
9 3 (1.26%) C
10 2 (0.84%) F#
10 2 (0.84%) Go
10 2 (0.84%) VB
10 2 (0.84%) VB6
10 2 (0.84%) X++
11 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.42%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (3.78%) Degree
2 3 (1.26%) DBS Check
2 3 (1.26%) ISEB
2 3 (1.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.42%) MCP
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.42%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.62%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (1.68%) Docker
2 1 (0.42%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (0.84%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.42%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 52 (21.85%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.04%) Xamarin
3 8 (3.36%) Sitecore
4 6 (2.52%) Oracle
5 4 (1.68%) SAP
6 3 (1.26%) OpenTV
7 2 (0.84%) Google
7 2 (0.84%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.84%) Northgate
8 1 (0.42%) Alterian
8 1 (0.42%) HP
8 1 (0.42%) Kofax
8 1 (0.42%) Nintex
8 1 (0.42%) Sun
8 1 (0.42%) Sybase
8 1 (0.42%) Wonderware
Greater Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £301 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £200 - £300 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago