Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 18 27
Rank change year-on-year +5 +9 -13
Contract jobs citing C# 276 280 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 9.32% 7.95% 5.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.92% 20.76% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 211 158
Manchester median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £288 £281 £263
90th Percentile £488 £475 £423
North West median daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +5.57% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 8
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 - £36.25
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +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 1259 1349 1281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 42.53% 38.29% 33.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 972 786
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £292 £263 £238
90th Percentile £531 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 23 46
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.94% -32.86% +66.67%
10th Percentile £11.75 £14.30 £13.44
90th Percentile £47.70 £43.00 £42.00
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £29.01 £37.50
% change year-on-year +37.87% -22.63% +30.43%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +6 16 £363 +11.54% 7
Altrincham 0 13 £388 +19.23% 6
Salford +2 4 £300 -25.00% 1
Bolton -8 4 £250 -20.00% 5
Wigan 0 1 £313 +4.17% 3
Oldham -1 1 £275 - 3
Bury -2 1 - - 2
C#
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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#.

1 236 (85.51%) .NET
2 122 (44.20%) JavaScript
3 115 (41.67%) MVC
4 111 (40.22%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (40.22%) ASP.NET
5 104 (37.68%) CSS
6 101 (36.59%) SQL Server
7 91 (32.97%) HTML
8 82 (29.71%) SQL
9 81 (29.35%) AngularJS
10 61 (22.10%) ASP.NET Web API
11 59 (21.38%) ASP.NET MVC
12 58 (21.01%) TDD
13 56 (20.29%) jQuery
14 52 (18.84%) WPF
15 46 (16.67%) Microsoft
16 43 (15.58%) HTML5
17 38 (13.77%) Web Services
17 38 (13.77%) CSS3
18 37 (13.41%) .NET Framework
19 36 (13.04%) Web Development
19 36 (13.04%) Greenfield Project
20 34 (12.32%) Scrum
21 33 (11.96%) Unit Testing
22 30 (10.87%) WinForms
23 28 (10.14%) Front End Development
24 26 (9.42%) TypeScript
24 26 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
25 24 (8.70%) Test Automation
26 23 (8.33%) Visual Studio

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 (6.52%) Umbraco
2 16 (5.80%) CMS
3 12 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.17%) NServiceBus
5 5 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.81%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.72%) IIS
8 1 (0.36%) Apache
8 1 (0.36%) ArchestrA
8 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.36%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.36%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (6.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.17%) Visualfiles
3 4 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.90%) GitHub
1 8 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (0.72%) Office 365
4 2 (0.72%) PaaS
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.36%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.36%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.36%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.45%) Intranet
2 2 (0.72%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.36%) CTI
3 1 (0.36%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.36%) Internet
3 1 (0.36%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (36.59%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (5.07%) MongoDB
4 13 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (4.35%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.45%) MySQL
7 4 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.09%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.72%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.36%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.36%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.36%) Redis
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 23 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 20 (7.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (4.71%) Git (software)
4 11 (3.99%) gulp
5 10 (3.62%) Selenium
6 9 (3.26%) JIRA
7 7 (2.54%) Cucumber
8 6 (2.17%) SpecFlow
9 5 (1.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.81%) Bitbucket
9 5 (1.81%) NUnit
9 5 (1.81%) WebDriver
10 4 (1.45%) Grunt
10 4 (1.45%) SonarQube
11 3 (1.09%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.72%) AccuRev
12 2 (0.72%) Gerrit
12 2 (0.72%) IBM UrbanCode
12 2 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
12 2 (0.72%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (7.25%) Finance
2 12 (4.35%) Back Office
3 8 (2.90%) Law
3 8 (2.90%) Legal
3 8 (2.90%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.45%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.09%) Advertising
5 3 (1.09%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.09%) Marketing
5 3 (1.09%) Retail
6 2 (0.72%) Games
7 1 (0.36%) Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Electronics
7 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 218 (78.99%) Developer
2 93 (33.70%) .NET Developer
3 76 (27.54%) C# Developer
4 59 (21.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 27 (9.78%) Angular Developer
7 22 (7.97%) ASP.NET Developer
8 21 (7.61%) Full Stack Developer
8 21 (7.61%) Web Developer
9 20 (7.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 19 (6.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 16 (5.80%) JavaScript Developer
12 15 (5.43%) CRM Developer
12 15 (5.43%) Sitecore Developer
13 14 (5.07%) .NET Web Developer
13 14 (5.07%) Technical Leader
14 13 (4.71%) C# Web Developer
15 12 (4.35%) SQL Developer
16 11 (3.99%) Dynamics CRM Developer
16 11 (3.99%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (85.51%) .NET
2 111 (40.22%) ASP.NET
3 104 (37.68%) CSS
4 91 (32.97%) HTML
5 81 (29.35%) AngularJS
6 61 (22.10%) ASP.NET Web API
7 59 (21.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 56 (20.29%) jQuery
9 52 (18.84%) WPF
10 43 (15.58%) HTML5
11 38 (13.77%) CSS3
11 38 (13.77%) Web Services
12 37 (13.41%) .NET Framework
13 30 (10.87%) WinForms
14 22 (7.97%) Entity Framework
15 21 (7.61%) WCF
16 18 (6.52%) Angular 2
17 17 (6.16%) Node.js
18 15 (5.43%) React
19 12 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.04%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.26%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.81%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.09%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.09%) NHS
6 2 (0.72%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.36%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.36%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.36%) Fintech
7 1 (0.36%) Mobile Games
7 1 (0.36%) Replication
7 1 (0.36%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.43%) Windows
2 5 (1.81%) Android
3 4 (1.45%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.09%) Linux
5 1 (0.36%) Mesosphere
5 1 (0.36%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (41.67%) MVC
2 111 (40.22%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (21.01%) TDD
4 36 (13.04%) Web Development
5 34 (12.32%) Scrum
6 33 (11.96%) Unit Testing
7 28 (10.14%) Front End Development
8 26 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (8.70%) Test Automation
10 21 (7.61%) CRM
11 20 (7.25%) Software Engineering
12 15 (5.43%) BDD
12 15 (5.43%) Mentoring
12 15 (5.43%) Project Management
13 13 (4.71%) E-Commerce
14 12 (4.35%) Prototyping
14 12 (4.35%) SOLID
15 11 (3.99%) Data Management
15 11 (3.99%) Refactoring
15 11 (3.99%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 122 (44.20%) JavaScript
2 82 (29.71%) SQL
3 26 (9.42%) TypeScript
4 19 (6.88%) C++
5 13 (4.71%) T-SQL
5 13 (4.71%) VB.NET
6 12 (4.35%) VB
7 11 (3.99%) Java
8 5 (1.81%) Python
9 4 (1.45%) C
9 4 (1.45%) Ruby
10 3 (1.09%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.09%) XAML
11 2 (0.72%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.72%) Groovy
11 2 (0.72%) PHP
11 2 (0.72%) XPath
12 1 (0.36%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.36%) Perl
12 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (3.62%) Degree
2 4 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.35%) QA
2 2 (0.72%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (3.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.17%) Rancher
2 3 (1.09%) Ansible
2 3 (1.09%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.36%) Puppet
4 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.36%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 46 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.16%) Sitecore
3 10 (3.62%) Xamarin
4 7 (2.54%) DevExpress
5 4 (1.45%) Siebel
6 3 (1.09%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.09%) Nintex
7 2 (0.72%) Capita
7 2 (0.72%) LexisNexis
7 2 (0.72%) Oracle
8 1 (0.36%) Citrix
8 1 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.36%) SAP
8 1 (0.36%) Twitter
8 1 (0.36%) VMware
8 1 (0.36%) Wonderware