Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 13 18
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 +8
Contract jobs citing C# 384 268 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.40% 9.18% 7.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.18% 21.61% 20.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 198 213
Manchester median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £280
90th Percentile £475 £488 £474
North West median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 0
Manchester median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% - -
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% -13.33%

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 1,413 1,240 1,370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 45.62% 42.49% 37.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 983 874 985
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £294 £263
90th Percentile £560 £531 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 33 25
Manchester median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +48.94% -35.62%
10th Percentile £16.88 £11.75 £14.05
90th Percentile £41.73 £47.40 £42.85
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £31.01
% change year-on-year -12.50% +28.98% -17.30%

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 +3 11 £350 -3.45% 16
Bolton +5 7 £400 +60.00% 15
Altrincham -1 6 £400 +3.23% 19
Sale - 6 £405 - 2
Bury +1 3 £375 - 11
Cheadle - 2 £348 - 3
Salford -9 1 - - 5
C#
North West

For the 6 months to 12 November 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#.

1 310 (80.73%) .NET
2 158 (41.15%) SQL
3 151 (39.32%) Agile Software Development
4 128 (33.33%) MVC
5 122 (31.77%) SQL Server
6 113 (29.43%) ASP.NET
7 107 (27.86%) JavaScript
8 95 (24.74%) AngularJS
9 91 (23.70%) HTML
10 88 (22.92%) CSS
11 79 (20.57%) Microsoft
12 58 (15.10%) VB.NET
12 58 (15.10%) WinForms
13 57 (14.84%) Web Services
14 55 (14.32%) E-Commerce
14 55 (14.32%) .NET Framework
14 55 (14.32%) jQuery
15 54 (14.06%) Test Automation
16 49 (12.76%) Microsoft Azure
17 48 (12.50%) JIRA
18 47 (12.24%) Degree
19 45 (11.72%) WPF
19 45 (11.72%) React
20 44 (11.46%) HTML5
20 44 (11.46%) TDD
21 42 (10.94%) ASP.NET Web API
22 41 (10.68%) WCF
23 39 (10.16%) NoSQL
24 38 (9.90%) Git (software)
25 36 (9.38%) CRM

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 18 (4.69%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.91%) CMS
3 7 (1.82%) Drupal
4 5 (1.30%) OpenEdge
4 5 (1.30%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.52%) Confluence
6 1 (0.26%) Apache
6 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.26%) IIS
6 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 26 (6.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.30%) Visualfiles
3 4 (1.04%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 49 (12.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (4.17%) Dynamics 365
3 15 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (3.39%) GitHub
5 10 (2.60%) SaaS
6 7 (1.82%) Boomi
7 4 (1.04%) Serverless
8 3 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.78%) Azure Functions
8 3 (0.78%) PaaS
9 2 (0.52%) BrowserStack
9 2 (0.52%) npm
10 1 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.26%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.26%) IaaS
10 1 (0.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.86%) SMS
2 2 (0.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (31.77%) SQL Server
2 39 (10.16%) NoSQL
3 24 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
4 23 (5.99%) MySQL
5 19 (4.95%) RavenDB
6 10 (2.60%) MongoDB
6 10 (2.60%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.08%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.82%) MariaDB
9 6 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.78%) Power BI
11 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.52%) MS Access
12 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (12.50%) JIRA
2 38 (9.90%) Git (software)
3 33 (8.59%) Visual Studio
4 30 (7.81%) AccuRev
5 29 (7.55%) Selenium
6 16 (4.17%) Jenkins
7 14 (3.65%) TeamCity
8 13 (3.39%) Visual Studio Team System
9 11 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
9 11 (2.86%) SpecFlow
9 11 (2.86%) WebDriver
10 9 (2.34%) Jasmine
10 9 (2.34%) JMeter
11 5 (1.30%) Bitbucket
12 4 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (0.78%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.78%) Gatling
13 3 (0.78%) gulp
13 3 (0.78%) NUnit
13 3 (0.78%) Subversion
General
1 18 (4.69%) Legal
2 17 (4.43%) Games
2 17 (4.43%) Law
3 15 (3.91%) Retail
4 14 (3.65%) Billing
4 14 (3.65%) Finance
5 13 (3.39%) Banking
6 9 (2.34%) Back Office
7 6 (1.56%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.30%) Automotive
9 3 (0.78%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.52%) Marketing
11 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 295 (76.82%) Developer
2 178 (46.35%) .NET Developer
3 117 (30.47%) C# Developer
4 83 (21.61%) C# .NET Developer
5 42 (10.94%) Full Stack Developer
6 37 (9.64%) Software Developer
7 34 (8.85%) SQL Developer
8 28 (7.29%) VB.NET Developer
9 23 (5.99%) C# Software Developer
9 23 (5.99%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 19 (4.95%) ASP.NET Developer
11 18 (4.69%) Analyst
11 18 (4.69%) Angular Developer
12 17 (4.43%) Tester
13 16 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 14 (3.65%) .NET Software Developer
15 13 (3.39%) Consultant
15 13 (3.39%) Senior Developer
16 12 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 11 (2.86%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (80.73%) .NET
2 113 (29.43%) ASP.NET
3 95 (24.74%) AngularJS
4 91 (23.70%) HTML
5 88 (22.92%) CSS
6 58 (15.10%) WinForms
7 57 (14.84%) Web Services
8 55 (14.32%) .NET Framework
8 55 (14.32%) jQuery
9 45 (11.72%) React
9 45 (11.72%) WPF
10 44 (11.46%) HTML5
11 42 (10.94%) ASP.NET Web API
12 41 (10.68%) WCF
13 35 (9.11%) XML
14 32 (8.33%) RESTful
15 29 (7.55%) SOAP
16 28 (7.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 26 (6.77%) CSS3
18 25 (6.51%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 20 (5.21%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (3.39%) Semantic Web
4 10 (2.60%) NHS
5 9 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (1.82%) Online Gambling
7 6 (1.56%) 3D Graphics
7 6 (1.56%) Hedge funds
7 6 (1.56%) Online Games
7 6 (1.56%) User Experience
8 4 (1.04%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.04%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.78%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.52%) Digital TV
11 1 (0.26%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.26%) Fintech
11 1 (0.26%) Life Science
11 1 (0.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.43%) Windows
2 9 (2.34%) Linux
3 7 (1.82%) CentOS
4 6 (1.56%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.56%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.04%) Android
6 2 (0.52%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.52%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.52%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (39.32%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (33.33%) MVC
3 55 (14.32%) E-Commerce
4 54 (14.06%) Test Automation
5 44 (11.46%) TDD
6 36 (9.38%) CRM
7 26 (6.77%) DevOps
8 25 (6.51%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (5.99%) Web Development
10 22 (5.73%) BDD
10 22 (5.73%) Software Engineering
11 19 (4.95%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (4.95%) Workflow
12 18 (4.69%) OO
12 18 (4.69%) Scrum
12 18 (4.69%) SOLID
13 17 (4.43%) OOP
13 17 (4.43%) Web Application Development
14 16 (4.17%) Mentoring
14 16 (4.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 158 (41.15%) SQL
2 107 (27.86%) JavaScript
3 58 (15.10%) VB.NET
4 32 (8.33%) Java
5 21 (5.47%) VB
6 18 (4.69%) TypeScript
7 17 (4.43%) PHP
8 15 (3.91%) C++
8 15 (3.91%) T-SQL
9 13 (3.39%) Perl
9 13 (3.39%) Python
10 8 (2.08%) VBScript
11 6 (1.56%) R
12 4 (1.04%) Erlang
12 4 (1.04%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.04%) VB6
13 3 (0.78%) Go
14 2 (0.52%) F#
14 2 (0.52%) Haskell
14 2 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (12.24%) Degree
2 12 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.30%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.52%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) ISEB
6 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.26%) MCTS
6 1 (0.26%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.91%) QA
2 8 (2.08%) WAI
3 2 (0.52%) SLA
4 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (4.43%) Docker
2 2 (0.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.52%) XenApp
3 1 (0.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (1.30%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.78%) Puppet
3 2 (0.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 79 (20.57%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.17%) Oracle
3 7 (1.82%) Dell
3 7 (1.82%) Informatica
3 7 (1.82%) MuleSoft
3 7 (1.82%) Red Hat
4 4 (1.04%) Aderant
4 4 (1.04%) Google
5 3 (0.78%) Splunk
5 3 (0.78%) Telerik
6 2 (0.52%) Citrix
6 2 (0.52%) DevExpress
6 2 (0.52%) Ivanti
6 2 (0.52%) VMware
6 2 (0.52%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.52%) Xerox
7 1 (0.26%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.26%) HP
7 1 (0.26%) SAP
7 1 (0.26%) Sitecore