Period
to 18 November 2019

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 18 November 2019 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
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 10 12
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 +7
Contract jobs citing C# 204 390 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 7.44% 12.63% 9.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.83% 27.90% 21.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 298 204
Manchester median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £290
90th Percentile £480 £475 £488
North West median daily rate £388 £375 £366
% change year-on-year +3.33% +2.59% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
Manchester median hourly rate - £30.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.00% -
North West median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25% +6.67%

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 1,144 1,398 1,244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 41.74% 45.27% 42.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 855 978 885
Manchester median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £293
90th Percentile £556 £560 £531
North West median daily rate £418 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.38% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 32
Manchester median hourly rate £25.26 £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.80% -14.29% +46.05%
10th Percentile £14.76 £16.75 £11.75
90th Percentile £45.68 £39.30 £47.70
North West median hourly rate £30.00 £33.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% -15.63% +35.48%

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 18 November 2019.

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 18 November 2019. 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
Bolton -5 5 £338 -15.63% 15
Stockport +1 4 £385 +10.00% 11
Wigan - 4 £388 - 4
Oldham - 4 £525 - 4
Salford +13 2 £346 - 11
Cheadle +4 2 £388 +11.51% 2
Altrincham -5 1 £413 +1.23% 5
Rochdale - 1 £388 - 1
C#
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, 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#.

1 179 (87.75%) .NET
2 86 (42.16%) MVC
3 72 (35.29%) SQL
4 61 (29.90%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (25.98%) SQL Server
6 48 (23.53%) JavaScript
7 44 (21.57%) Azure
8 43 (21.08%) ASP.NET
9 42 (20.59%) Unit Testing
9 42 (20.59%) AngularJS
10 37 (18.14%) .NET Core
11 34 (16.67%) NoSQL
11 34 (16.67%) HTML
12 33 (16.18%) CSS
13 30 (14.71%) NUnit
13 30 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
14 27 (13.24%) MongoDB
15 26 (12.75%) VBA
16 25 (12.25%) MS Visio
16 25 (12.25%) Test Automation
17 24 (11.76%) Law
17 24 (11.76%) Microservices
17 24 (11.76%) React
18 23 (11.27%) AWS
19 22 (10.78%) .NET Framework
19 22 (10.78%) Java
20 21 (10.29%) TDD
21 20 (9.80%) Software Engineering
21 20 (9.80%) DevOps
22 18 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web API

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 11 (5.39%) Umbraco
2 4 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.98%) CMS
3 2 (0.98%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.49%) Confluence
4 1 (0.49%) Drupal
4 1 (0.49%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.49%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 25 (12.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.49%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 44 (21.57%) Azure
2 23 (11.27%) AWS
3 7 (3.43%) Serverless
4 5 (2.45%) Power Platform
5 4 (1.96%) GCP
5 4 (1.96%) SaaS
6 2 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.98%) Azure Functions
6 2 (0.98%) Boomi
7 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.49%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.49%) AWS CodePipeline
7 1 (0.49%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.49%) GitHub
7 1 (0.49%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.49%) iTunes
7 1 (0.49%) npm
7 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.47%) HTTP
2 2 (0.98%) FTP
3 1 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (25.98%) SQL Server
2 34 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 27 (13.24%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.45%) Power BI
5 5 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (0.98%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.98%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.49%) MySQL
8 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.49%) Redis
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 30 (14.71%) NUnit
2 11 (5.39%) Selenium
3 10 (4.90%) JIRA
4 7 (3.43%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (2.94%) LoadRunner
5 6 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.94%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.45%) Git (software)
6 5 (2.45%) gulp
6 5 (2.45%) JMeter
6 5 (2.45%) LoadUI
6 5 (2.45%) NeoLoad
7 4 (1.96%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.96%) Grunt
7 4 (1.96%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.47%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.47%) Moq
8 3 (1.47%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.47%) webpack
9 2 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 24 (11.76%) Law
2 16 (7.84%) Finance
3 14 (6.86%) Public Sector
4 11 (5.39%) Publishing
5 5 (2.45%) Automotive
6 2 (0.98%) Banking
6 2 (0.98%) Games
6 2 (0.98%) Retail
7 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.49%) Back Office
7 1 (0.49%) Electronics
7 1 (0.49%) Legal
7 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 149 (73.04%) Developer
2 101 (49.51%) .NET Developer
3 42 (20.59%) C# Developer
4 34 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (12.25%) Software Developer
6 22 (10.78%) Senior Developer
7 18 (8.82%) Senior .NET Developer
8 17 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
9 14 (6.86%) Software Engineer
10 13 (6.37%) C# Software Developer
11 10 (4.90%) Full Stack Developer
11 10 (4.90%) Tester
12 9 (4.41%) VB.NET Developer
13 8 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 8 (3.92%) SQL Developer
14 7 (3.43%) Integration Developer
15 6 (2.94%) Architect
15 6 (2.94%) C# Software Engineer
15 6 (2.94%) C# VB.NET Developer
16 5 (2.45%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (87.75%) .NET
2 43 (21.08%) ASP.NET
3 42 (20.59%) AngularJS
4 37 (18.14%) .NET Core
5 34 (16.67%) HTML
6 33 (16.18%) CSS
7 24 (11.76%) React
8 22 (10.78%) .NET Framework
9 18 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web API
10 16 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (6.37%) jQuery
12 12 (5.88%) Web Services
13 11 (5.39%) Entity Framework
13 11 (5.39%) Node.js
13 11 (5.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 11 (5.39%) WCF
13 11 (5.39%) WinForms
14 10 (4.90%) HTML5
14 10 (4.90%) RESTful
15 9 (4.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.35%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.47%) NHS
6 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.49%) Clustering
6 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.49%) iPhone
6 1 (0.49%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.49%) PlayStation
6 1 (0.49%) User Experience
6 1 (0.49%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.45%) Android
1 5 (2.45%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.98%) Windows
3 1 (0.49%) Linux
3 1 (0.49%) Unix
3 1 (0.49%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (42.16%) MVC
2 61 (29.90%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (20.59%) Unit Testing
4 25 (12.25%) Test Automation
5 24 (11.76%) Microservices
6 21 (10.29%) TDD
7 20 (9.80%) DevOps
7 20 (9.80%) Software Engineering
8 18 (8.82%) OO
9 15 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (6.37%) Scrum
10 13 (6.37%) SOLID
11 12 (5.88%) BDD
11 12 (5.88%) Test Strategy
12 11 (5.39%) Sprint Planning
13 9 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (4.41%) Kanban
14 8 (3.92%) CRM
14 8 (3.92%) ETL
14 8 (3.92%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 72 (35.29%) SQL
2 48 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 26 (12.75%) VBA
4 22 (10.78%) Java
5 13 (6.37%) VB.NET
6 11 (5.39%) Python
7 8 (3.92%) C
8 6 (2.94%) TypeScript
9 4 (1.96%) C++
9 4 (1.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 4 (1.96%) PHP
9 4 (1.96%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.47%) ActionScript
10 3 (1.47%) Scala
10 3 (1.47%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.98%) ActionScript 2.0
11 2 (0.98%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.49%) ActionScript 3.0
12 1 (0.49%) F#
12 1 (0.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (1.47%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.98%) Degree
3 1 (0.49%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.98%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.98%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.49%) Rancher
Vendors
1 17 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.45%) Oracle
3 4 (1.96%) Xamarin
4 3 (1.47%) Google
5 2 (0.98%) Dell
5 2 (0.98%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.49%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.49%) Northgate
6 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.49%) Sitecore