Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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# Developer
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 40 55
Rank change year-on-year -6 +15 -12
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 6 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.23% 2.51% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 2.66% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 5
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £326 £275 £281
90th Percentile £406 £456 £410
North West median daily rate £355 £336 £315
% change year-on-year +5.58% +6.75% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £41.25 £38.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.21% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Merseyside
Contract vacancies in Merseyside with a recognized job title 466 563 730
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.69% 94.15% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 333 353
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £203 £213 £159
90th Percentile £550 £513 £526
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 31
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.13% +3.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £19.31 £25.01 £23.75
North West median hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +17.19% -21.95% +27.81%

C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings that featured C# Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for C# Developer in Merseyside

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C# Developer in Merseyside.

Contractor daily rate trend for C# Developer in Merseyside

C# Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# Developer in Merseyside.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# Developer in Merseyside

C# Developer
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# Developer within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 19 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
Southport +4 2 £363 +3.57%
Liverpool -10 1 - - 1
St Helens - 1 £325 -
C# Developer
North West

C# Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, C# Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region featuring C# Developer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 2 (33.33%) Credit Risk
4 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) OWASP
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) Autofac
4 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) Subversion

C# Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (33.33%) CMS
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) OpenText MBPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Autofac
4 2 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) SAML
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) Spring
4 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) OWASP
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle