Period
to 26 September 2018

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 6 months to 26 September 2018 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.

C#
North West > Manchester
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 14 23
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9 +7
Contract jobs citing C# 378 244 239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.90% 8.35% 6.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.10% 20.75% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 176 176
Manchester median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £300 £297 £280
90th Percentile £475 £450 £425
North West median daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +7.14% +4.48% -4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 0
Manchester median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% - -
North West median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year -1.25% +12.68% -8.39%

C# is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,448 1,176 1,272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 45.59% 40.26% 35.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 798 887
Manchester median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £256
90th Percentile £556 £525 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 42 26
Manchester median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +22.81% -18.57%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £14.56
90th Percentile £42.75 £48.68 £44.38
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £39.13 £28.50
% change year-on-year -10.54% +37.28% -22.97%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing C# as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

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 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Manchester

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 26 September 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 +2 11 £375 +13.21% 8
Bolton +5 5 £350 +40.00% 13
Altrincham -4 4 £408 +5.16% 20
Sale - 4 £390 - 7
Bury +2 3 £375 - 14
Wigan - 3 £375 - 3
Salford -6 2 - - 12
Cheadle - 2 £348 - 2
C#
North West

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for C#.

1 309 (81.75%) .NET
2 153 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (37.04%) SQL
4 137 (36.24%) MVC
5 128 (33.86%) SQL Server
6 123 (32.54%) JavaScript
7 120 (31.75%) ASP.NET
8 97 (25.66%) HTML
9 93 (24.60%) CSS
10 91 (24.07%) AngularJS
11 80 (21.16%) Microsoft
12 58 (15.34%) Web Services
12 58 (15.34%) .NET Framework
13 57 (15.08%) TDD
13 57 (15.08%) ASP.NET Web API
14 50 (13.23%) E-Commerce
15 48 (12.70%) Test Automation
16 47 (12.43%) jQuery
17 45 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
18 43 (11.38%) HTML5
18 43 (11.38%) React
19 42 (11.11%) VB.NET
20 41 (10.85%) WinForms
21 38 (10.05%) Visual Studio
21 38 (10.05%) Degree
21 38 (10.05%) Git (software)
22 37 (9.79%) JIRA
23 36 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
24 35 (9.26%) Entity Framework
24 35 (9.26%) WPF

C#
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 22 (5.82%) CMS
2 16 (4.23%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (2.65%) Orchard CMS
4 5 (1.32%) OpenEdge
5 4 (1.06%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.79%) Confluence
6 3 (0.79%) Drupal
7 2 (0.53%) IIS
8 1 (0.26%) Apache
8 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.26%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 16 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (1.32%) Visualfiles
3 4 (1.06%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 45 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.91%) Dynamics 365
3 11 (2.91%) GitHub
4 10 (2.65%) SaaS
5 4 (1.06%) BrowserStack
6 3 (0.79%) Boomi
6 3 (0.79%) PaaS
7 2 (0.53%) npm
7 2 (0.53%) Serverless
8 1 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.26%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.26%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.26%) IaaS
8 1 (0.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.06%) Internet
1 4 (1.06%) SMS
2 1 (0.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (33.86%) SQL Server
2 29 (7.67%) NoSQL
3 19 (5.03%) SQL Server 2000
4 17 (4.50%) RavenDB
5 13 (3.44%) MySQL
6 12 (3.17%) RDBMS
6 12 (3.17%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.91%) MongoDB
8 10 (2.65%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.26%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.26%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.26%) Riak
11 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 38 (10.05%) Git (software)
1 38 (10.05%) Visual Studio
2 37 (9.79%) JIRA
3 30 (7.94%) Selenium
4 19 (5.03%) AccuRev
5 15 (3.97%) Jenkins
6 12 (3.17%) NUnit
6 12 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
6 12 (3.17%) SpecFlow
7 10 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (2.65%) TeamCity
7 10 (2.65%) Visual Studio Team System
8 9 (2.38%) Jasmine
9 8 (2.12%) JMeter
9 8 (2.12%) WebDriver
10 5 (1.32%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.06%) Bitbucket
11 4 (1.06%) Subversion
12 3 (0.79%) Gatling
12 3 (0.79%) The Grinder
General
1 23 (6.08%) Games
2 16 (4.23%) Law
2 16 (4.23%) Legal
3 13 (3.44%) Banking
4 12 (3.17%) Finance
4 12 (3.17%) Retail
5 10 (2.65%) Back Office
6 5 (1.32%) Automotive
7 4 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.06%) Publishing
8 3 (0.79%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.79%) Marketing
9 2 (0.53%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.26%) Advertising
10 1 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 277 (73.28%) Developer
2 164 (43.39%) .NET Developer
3 113 (29.89%) C# Developer
4 80 (21.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 46 (12.17%) Full Stack Developer
6 30 (7.94%) SQL Developer
7 26 (6.88%) Software Developer
8 20 (5.29%) Angular Developer
9 19 (5.03%) ASP.NET Developer
10 17 (4.50%) Analyst
10 17 (4.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 17 (4.50%) Tester
11 16 (4.23%) React Developer
11 16 (4.23%) VB.NET Developer
12 14 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 14 (3.70%) C# Software Developer
12 14 (3.70%) Senior Developer
13 11 (2.91%) .NET Software Developer
13 11 (2.91%) C# VB.NET Developer
14 10 (2.65%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 309 (81.75%) .NET
2 120 (31.75%) ASP.NET
3 97 (25.66%) HTML
4 93 (24.60%) CSS
5 91 (24.07%) AngularJS
6 58 (15.34%) .NET Framework
6 58 (15.34%) Web Services
7 57 (15.08%) ASP.NET Web API
8 47 (12.43%) jQuery
9 43 (11.38%) HTML5
9 43 (11.38%) React
10 41 (10.85%) WinForms
11 36 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
12 35 (9.26%) Entity Framework
12 35 (9.26%) WPF
13 31 (8.20%) WCF
14 30 (7.94%) .NET Core
14 30 (7.94%) XML
15 25 (6.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 24 (6.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.88%) Computer Science
2 18 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (2.12%) Semantic Web
5 7 (1.85%) Algorithms
5 7 (1.85%) Online Gambling
5 7 (1.85%) User Experience
6 6 (1.59%) 3D Graphics
6 6 (1.59%) Hedge funds
6 6 (1.59%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.59%) NHS
6 6 (1.59%) Online Games
7 5 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (0.79%) Fintech
9 2 (0.53%) Digital TV
9 2 (0.53%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.26%) Life Science
10 1 (0.26%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.26%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 13 (3.44%) Windows
2 9 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.32%) Android
3 5 (1.32%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.79%) Linux
5 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (36.24%) MVC
3 57 (15.08%) TDD
4 50 (13.23%) E-Commerce
5 48 (12.70%) Test Automation
6 32 (8.47%) Scrum
7 30 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (7.41%) BDD
9 26 (6.88%) CRM
9 26 (6.88%) Software Engineering
10 25 (6.61%) DevOps
11 24 (6.35%) Web Development
12 23 (6.08%) Unit Testing
13 18 (4.76%) SOLID
14 17 (4.50%) Workflow
15 16 (4.23%) OO
16 15 (3.97%) Web Application Development
17 14 (3.70%) Front End Development
17 14 (3.70%) Problem-Solving
18 13 (3.44%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 140 (37.04%) SQL
2 123 (32.54%) JavaScript
3 42 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 31 (8.20%) Java
5 20 (5.29%) T-SQL
6 19 (5.03%) C++
7 17 (4.50%) VB
8 16 (4.23%) TypeScript
9 12 (3.17%) Python
10 7 (1.85%) Objective-C
10 7 (1.85%) VBScript
11 6 (1.59%) C
11 6 (1.59%) PHP
12 4 (1.06%) Erlang
13 3 (0.79%) Apple Swift
13 3 (0.79%) Go
13 3 (0.79%) R
14 2 (0.53%) ES6
14 2 (0.53%) F#
14 2 (0.53%) VC++
Qualifications
1 38 (10.05%) Degree
2 12 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.32%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.53%) MCTS
4 2 (0.53%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.26%) ISEB
5 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.26%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.44%) QA
2 6 (1.59%) WAI
System Software
1 16 (4.23%) Docker
2 8 (2.12%) Varnish
3 1 (0.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (2.91%) Kibana
2 6 (1.59%) Puppet
3 5 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.79%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.26%) WMI
Vendors
1 80 (21.16%) Microsoft
2 5 (1.32%) Oracle
3 4 (1.06%) Aderant
3 4 (1.06%) Splunk
4 3 (0.79%) Dell
4 3 (0.79%) Informatica
4 3 (0.79%) MuleSoft
4 3 (0.79%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.53%) DevExpress
5 2 (0.53%) Google
5 2 (0.53%) Sitecore
5 2 (0.53%) SmartCo
5 2 (0.53%) Telerik
6 1 (0.26%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.26%) iManage
6 1 (0.26%) Pega
6 1 (0.26%) SAP
6 1 (0.26%) WorldPay