Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 16 25
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9 -8
Contract jobs citing C# 286 245 266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.44% 8.20% 6.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.84% 19.97% 18.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 188 183
Manchester median daily rate £370 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +15.38% +3.17%
10th Percentile £268 £300 £250
90th Percentile £488 £488 £438
North West median daily rate £350 £360 £325
% change year-on-year -2.78% +10.77% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year -5.88% +14.09% -0.67%

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 1,252 1,227 1,403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 45.71% 41.06% 36.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 877 843
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £275 £266 £241
90th Percentile £563 £503 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 51
Manchester median hourly rate £18.07 £23.67 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.64% -18.40% +18.37%
10th Percentile £13.50 £14.44 £13.50
90th Percentile £41.83 £46.25 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -2.50% +8.11% +13.85%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +4 20 £350 +13.82% 8
Bolton +4 9 £244 -32.76% 24
Salford +12 4 £250 -37.50% 12
Altrincham 0 3 £375 +15.38% 10
Wigan -2 2 £325 +1.96% 5
C#
North West

For the 6 months to 20 February 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#.

1 236 (82.52%) .NET
2 121 (42.31%) JavaScript
2 121 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (41.61%) MVC
4 113 (39.51%) ASP.NET
5 110 (38.46%) SQL Server
6 99 (34.62%) SQL
7 90 (31.47%) AngularJS
8 85 (29.72%) CSS
9 80 (27.97%) HTML
10 70 (24.48%) ASP.NET Web API
11 63 (22.03%) Microsoft
12 55 (19.23%) WPF
12 55 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
13 54 (18.88%) TDD
14 49 (17.13%) jQuery
15 44 (15.38%) .NET Framework
16 40 (13.99%) Web Services
17 36 (12.59%) HTML5
18 33 (11.54%) Test Automation
18 33 (11.54%) Visual Studio
18 33 (11.54%) E-Commerce
18 33 (11.54%) Web Development
19 31 (10.84%) Scrum
19 31 (10.84%) WinForms
19 31 (10.84%) React
20 30 (10.49%) Greenfield Project
21 29 (10.14%) Front End Development
22 28 (9.79%) Software Engineering
23 27 (9.44%) Entity Framework

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 (6.29%) CMS
2 12 (4.20%) Umbraco
3 11 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.75%) IIS
5 3 (1.05%) Confluence
6 2 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.70%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.70%) NServiceBus
6 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.35%) ArchestrA
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.35%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (1.05%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (6.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.40%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.40%) Magento
3 1 (0.35%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.35%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (5.59%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.50%) PaaS
4 6 (2.10%) iPaaS
5 5 (1.75%) IaaS
6 4 (1.40%) Boomi
6 4 (1.40%) GitHub
6 4 (1.40%) SaaS
7 3 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.05%) npm
7 3 (1.05%) Serverless
8 2 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.45%) Internet
2 3 (1.05%) Bluetooth
2 3 (1.05%) Intranet
2 3 (1.05%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.05%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.35%) CTI
3 1 (0.35%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.35%) Firewall
3 1 (0.35%) Network Security
3 1 (0.35%) VLAN
3 1 (0.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.29%) MongoDB
2 18 (6.29%) NoSQL
3 17 (5.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (5.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (2.80%) MySQL
5 8 (2.80%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.10%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (2.10%) CouchDB
6 6 (2.10%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.40%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.70%) Big Data
9 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.35%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.35%) Redis
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 33 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 26 (9.09%) JIRA
3 16 (5.59%) Git (software)
4 15 (5.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (3.50%) Selenium
5 10 (3.50%) SpecFlow
6 9 (3.15%) AccuRev
6 9 (3.15%) TeamCity
7 8 (2.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (2.80%) Bitbucket
8 7 (2.45%) Grunt
8 7 (2.45%) SonarQube
8 7 (2.45%) Subversion
9 5 (1.75%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.40%) NUnit
10 4 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (1.40%) ReSharper
11 3 (1.05%) eggPlant
11 3 (1.05%) MSI
11 3 (1.05%) WinDbg
General
1 16 (5.59%) Finance
2 13 (4.55%) Back Office
3 12 (4.20%) Legal
4 11 (3.85%) Law
5 10 (3.50%) Games
6 7 (2.45%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.10%) Marketing
8 4 (1.40%) Advertising
8 4 (1.40%) Retail
8 4 (1.40%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.70%) Electronics
10 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 216 (75.52%) Developer
2 81 (28.32%) .NET Developer
3 72 (25.17%) C# Developer
4 44 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (7.69%) SQL Developer
6 21 (7.34%) Angular Developer
6 21 (7.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 20 (6.99%) Full Stack Developer
8 18 (6.29%) Software Developer
9 17 (5.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 17 (5.94%) JavaScript Developer
10 16 (5.59%) CRM Developer
10 16 (5.59%) Web Developer
11 15 (5.24%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 14 (4.90%) ASP.NET Developer
12 14 (4.90%) React Developer
13 13 (4.55%) Architect
14 12 (4.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 11 (3.85%) WPF Developer
16 9 (3.15%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (82.52%) .NET
2 113 (39.51%) ASP.NET
3 90 (31.47%) AngularJS
4 85 (29.72%) CSS
5 80 (27.97%) HTML
6 70 (24.48%) ASP.NET Web API
7 55 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 55 (19.23%) WPF
8 49 (17.13%) jQuery
9 44 (15.38%) .NET Framework
10 40 (13.99%) Web Services
11 36 (12.59%) HTML5
12 31 (10.84%) React
12 31 (10.84%) WinForms
13 27 (9.44%) Entity Framework
14 26 (9.09%) CSS3
14 26 (9.09%) Node.js
15 24 (8.39%) REST
16 22 (7.69%) WCF
17 17 (5.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.49%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.15%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.45%) Data Structures
4 6 (2.10%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.40%) User Experience
6 3 (1.05%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.70%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.70%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.35%) Digital Signage
8 1 (0.35%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.35%) Fintech
8 1 (0.35%) FMCG
8 1 (0.35%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.35%) NHS
8 1 (0.35%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 17 (5.94%) Windows
2 9 (3.15%) Android
3 7 (2.45%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.75%) Linux
5 3 (1.05%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.05%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.05%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.05%) Windows Vista
6 2 (0.70%) Unix
7 1 (0.35%) CentOS
7 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (41.61%) MVC
3 54 (18.88%) TDD
4 33 (11.54%) E-Commerce
4 33 (11.54%) Test Automation
4 33 (11.54%) Web Development
5 31 (10.84%) Scrum
6 29 (10.14%) Front End Development
7 28 (9.79%) Software Engineering
8 25 (8.74%) DevOps
9 24 (8.39%) BDD
10 20 (6.99%) CRM
11 18 (6.29%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (6.29%) Unit Testing
12 15 (5.24%) SDLC
12 15 (5.24%) Waterfall
13 13 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (4.20%) OO
14 12 (4.20%) SEO
15 11 (3.85%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 121 (42.31%) JavaScript
2 99 (34.62%) SQL
3 21 (7.34%) C++
4 18 (6.29%) VB.NET
5 16 (5.59%) VB
6 15 (5.24%) T-SQL
7 14 (4.90%) TypeScript
8 13 (4.55%) Java
9 9 (3.15%) Python
10 8 (2.80%) PHP
11 7 (2.45%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.45%) Ruby
12 5 (1.75%) XPath
13 4 (1.40%) C
13 4 (1.40%) Go
14 3 (1.05%) Apple Swift
14 3 (1.05%) XAML
15 2 (0.70%) Groovy
15 2 (0.70%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (2.45%) Degree
2 1 (0.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.35%) MCTS
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.85%) QA
2 4 (1.40%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.35%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (2.45%) Docker
2 5 (1.75%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (1.05%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.75%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.05%) Puppet
3 2 (0.70%) Ansible
3 2 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.35%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 63 (22.03%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.85%) Sitecore
2 11 (3.85%) Xamarin
3 7 (2.45%) DevExpress
3 7 (2.45%) Oracle
4 6 (2.10%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.40%) Capita
5 4 (1.40%) Informatica
5 4 (1.40%) MuleSoft
5 4 (1.40%) SAP
5 4 (1.40%) SnapLogic
5 4 (1.40%) Zend
6 3 (1.05%) Adobe
6 3 (1.05%) BT
6 3 (1.05%) HP
7 2 (0.70%) Blue Prism
7 2 (0.70%) Google
7 2 (0.70%) Nintex
7 2 (0.70%) Rackspace
7 2 (0.70%) TIBCO