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 26 June 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.

C#
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 29 34
Rank change year-on-year +14 +5  
Contract jobs citing C# 108 97 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 7.74% 5.49% 4.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.85% 17.86% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 67 52
Median daily rate £345 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.42% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £292 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +2.85% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.84%  

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 518 543 485
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 37.11% 30.73% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 371 313
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 11
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +84.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £26.40 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 26 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Manchester

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Manchester over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 26 June 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
Stockport +10 9 £331 -1.85% 10
Altrincham - 3 £300 - 3
Salford +5 2 £300 -14.28% 4
Bury 0 1 - - 4
C#
North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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#.

1 187 (85.78%) .NET
2 125 (57.34%) MVC
3 108 (49.54%) JavaScript
4 104 (47.71%) ASP.NET
5 97 (44.50%) Agile Software Development
6 86 (39.45%) SQL Server
6 86 (39.45%) HTML
7 84 (38.53%) CSS
8 71 (32.57%) jQuery
9 69 (31.65%) SQL
10 57 (26.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 45 (20.64%) HTML5
11 45 (20.64%) Scrum
12 42 (19.27%) TDD
12 42 (19.27%) ASP.NET Web API
13 40 (18.35%) Microsoft
14 38 (17.43%) AngularJS
15 37 (16.97%) Continuous Integration
16 33 (15.14%) Unit Testing
17 32 (14.68%) .NET Framework
17 32 (14.68%) Greenfield Project
18 26 (11.93%) Team Foundation Server
18 26 (11.93%) Test Automation
19 25 (11.47%) Web Services
20 23 (10.55%) Git (software)
20 23 (10.55%) Entity Framework
21 21 (9.63%) CRM
21 21 (9.63%) Web Development
21 21 (9.63%) QA
21 21 (9.63%) Sass

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 20 (9.17%) CMS
1 20 (9.17%) Umbraco
2 8 (3.67%) EPiServer
3 6 (2.75%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (2.29%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.83%) Confluence
6 1 (0.46%) Apache
6 1 (0.46%) Drupal
6 1 (0.46%) JBoss
6 1 (0.46%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 19 (8.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.46%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.46%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.46%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (0.46%) BrowserStack
4 1 (0.46%) GitHub
4 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.92%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (0.46%) DNS
2 1 (0.46%) RS-232
2 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (39.45%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (6.42%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (1.38%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.92%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.92%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.46%) Big Data
6 1 (0.46%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (11.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (10.55%) Git (software)
3 15 (6.88%) NUnit
4 14 (6.42%) gulp
5 13 (5.96%) Selenium
6 10 (4.59%) Visual Studio
7 9 (4.13%) JIRA
8 6 (2.75%) SpecFlow
9 4 (1.83%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.83%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.38%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.92%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.92%) Subversion
11 2 (0.92%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.46%) AccuRev
12 1 (0.46%) Hudson
12 1 (0.46%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.46%) MSTest
12 1 (0.46%) NuGet
12 1 (0.46%) TestComplete
General
1 8 (3.67%) Finance
1 8 (3.67%) Telecoms
2 6 (2.75%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.83%) Back Office
4 3 (1.38%) Advertising
4 3 (1.38%) Games
5 2 (0.92%) Law
5 2 (0.92%) Legal
6 1 (0.46%) Banking
6 1 (0.46%) Electronics
6 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 172 (78.90%) Developer
2 88 (40.37%) .NET Developer
3 39 (17.89%) C# Developer
4 34 (15.60%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (10.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 18 (8.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 18 (8.26%) Senior Developer
7 16 (7.34%) CRM Developer
7 16 (7.34%) Software Developer
8 14 (6.42%) Full Stack Developer
8 14 (6.42%) Umbraco Developer
9 12 (5.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 11 (5.05%) Sitecore Developer
11 10 (4.59%) Lead Developer
12 8 (3.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 8 (3.67%) Senior .NET Developer
13 6 (2.75%) Angular Developer
13 6 (2.75%) Architect
13 6 (2.75%) EPiServer Developer
14 5 (2.29%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (85.78%) .NET
2 104 (47.71%) ASP.NET
3 86 (39.45%) HTML
4 84 (38.53%) CSS
5 71 (32.57%) jQuery
6 57 (26.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 45 (20.64%) HTML5
8 42 (19.27%) ASP.NET Web API
9 38 (17.43%) AngularJS
10 32 (14.68%) .NET Framework
11 25 (11.47%) Web Services
12 23 (10.55%) Entity Framework
13 21 (9.63%) Sass
14 17 (7.80%) CSS3
15 16 (7.34%) WPF
16 13 (5.96%) .NET Core
17 11 (5.05%) REST
18 10 (4.59%) RESTful
19 9 (4.13%) WinForms
20 8 (3.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.68%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.50%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.83%) Fintech
4 4 (1.83%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.83%) User Experience
5 2 (0.92%) Blackberry
5 2 (0.92%) iPad
5 2 (0.92%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.46%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.46%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.21%) Windows
2 4 (1.83%) Android
2 4 (1.83%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.92%) Linux
3 2 (0.92%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.46%) CentOS
4 1 (0.46%) Mesosphere
4 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.46%) VxWorks
4 1 (0.46%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (57.34%) MVC
2 97 (44.50%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (20.64%) Scrum
4 42 (19.27%) TDD
5 37 (16.97%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (15.14%) Unit Testing
7 26 (11.93%) Test Automation
8 21 (9.63%) CRM
8 21 (9.63%) Web Development
9 18 (8.26%) Data Modelling
10 17 (7.80%) OO
11 16 (7.34%) Refactoring
12 15 (6.88%) Progressive Enhancement
12 15 (6.88%) SMACSS
13 12 (5.50%) OOP
13 12 (5.50%) Software Engineering
14 11 (5.05%) BDD
15 10 (4.59%) OOD
16 9 (4.13%) E-Commerce
17 8 (3.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (49.54%) JavaScript
2 69 (31.65%) SQL
3 17 (7.80%) C++
4 11 (5.05%) Java
4 11 (5.05%) VB.NET
5 6 (2.75%) TypeScript
6 2 (0.92%) Apple Swift
6 2 (0.92%) C
6 2 (0.92%) VB
6 2 (0.92%) X++
7 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.46%) Python
7 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.46%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (5.50%) Degree
2 2 (0.92%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.63%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.46%) Puppet
1 1 (0.46%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 40 (18.35%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.05%) Sitecore
3 7 (3.21%) Oracle
4 3 (1.38%) SAP
4 3 (1.38%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.92%) JD Edwards
5 2 (0.92%) Siebel
6 1 (0.46%) CA
6 1 (0.46%) Kofax
6 1 (0.46%) Northgate
6 1 (0.46%) Pega
6 1 (0.46%) RedPrairie
6 1 (0.46%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.46%) Wonderware
Bury, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £375 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £340 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago