The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C# Developer
North West / Merseyside
Rank 31 36 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.48% 0.89% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 0.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Median daily rate £350 £310 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +4.47% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year -1.48% +20.35%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 309 322 314
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 95.67% 95.55% 91.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 215 149
Median daily rate £368 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.12% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 13
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.84 £15.75 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside that featured C# Developer in the job title.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 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
Liverpool +7 7 £350 +7.69% 5
Wirral - 1 £300 -
C# Developer
North West

C# Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
4 10 (71.43%) MVC
5 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (42.86%) EPiServer
6 6 (42.86%) CSS
6 6 (42.86%) HTML
6 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 6 (42.86%) SQL
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 5 (35.71%) Umbraco
7 5 (35.71%) HTML5
7 5 (35.71%) Sitecore
8 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
8 4 (28.57%) CMS
9 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
9 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (21.43%) CSS3
9 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
10 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
11 1 (7.14%) Law
11 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
11 1 (7.14%) OO
11 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
11 1 (7.14%) N-Tier

C# Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 6 (42.86%) EPiServer
2 5 (35.71%) Umbraco
3 4 (28.57%) CMS
4 2 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (7.14%) DNN
5 1 (7.14%) Immediacy CMS
5 1 (7.14%) Kentico
5 1 (7.14%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.14%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (42.86%) CSS
4 6 (42.86%) HTML
5 5 (35.71%) HTML5
6 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
6 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (21.43%) CSS3
6 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
7 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (7.14%) jQuery
7 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (7.14%) LINQ
7 1 (7.14%) LINQ to SQL
7 1 (7.14%) RESTful
7 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (7.14%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
1 1 (7.14%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) MVC
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) BDD
3 1 (7.14%) Content Management
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) Functional Programming
3 1 (7.14%) Logistics
3 1 (7.14%) OO
3 1 (7.14%) OOD
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (7.14%) SOLID
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
3 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
3 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
1 5 (35.71%) Sitecore
2 1 (7.14%) Alterian