The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for C# skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C# over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
North West / Merseyside
Rank 11 19 26
Rank change year-on-year +8 +7  
Contract jobs citing C# 29 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 8.95% 6.49% 3.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.85% 16.30% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 6
Median daily rate £325 £318 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.36% -21.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £291 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £373 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.21% +8.57%  

C# is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 108 135 70
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 33.33% 39.82% 20.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 104 44
Median daily rate £350 £369 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.08% +27.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £291 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing C# as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C# in Merseyside

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Merseyside

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Merseyside over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Merseyside

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Merseyside

C#
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# within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 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 +17 24 £338 +3.84% 18
Wirral 0 2 £300 - 1
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for C#.

1 48 (80.00%) .NET
2 37 (61.67%) ASP.NET
3 34 (56.67%) SQL Server
4 31 (51.67%) MVC
5 22 (36.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (35.00%) SQL
7 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (28.33%) HTML
9 16 (26.67%) JavaScript
10 14 (23.33%) CSS
10 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
11 13 (21.67%) XML
12 11 (18.33%) Windows
12 11 (18.33%) Sitecore
13 10 (16.67%) .NET Framework
13 10 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
14 9 (15.00%) Umbraco
15 8 (13.33%) EPiServer
15 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (13.33%) HTML5
15 8 (13.33%) CSS3
15 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
15 8 (13.33%) Visual Studio
16 7 (11.67%) Entity Framework
16 7 (11.67%) jQuery
17 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 6 (10.00%) PowerShell
17 6 (10.00%) XSLT
17 6 (10.00%) VB.NET
17 6 (10.00%) VBScript

C#
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 9 (15.00%) Umbraco
2 8 (13.33%) EPiServer
3 6 (10.00%) CMS
4 5 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 4 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.67%) Confluence
6 1 (1.67%) DNN
6 1 (1.67%) Immediacy CMS
6 1 (1.67%) Kentico
6 1 (1.67%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.00%) InfoPath
2 3 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.00%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) Firewall
2 3 (5.00%) Extranet
2 3 (5.00%) Internet
2 3 (5.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (56.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (6.67%) GIS
5 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.33%) MS Access
6 2 (3.33%) RavenDB
6 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.67%) JIRA
5 1 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Games
2 1 (1.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 51 (85.00%) Developer
2 30 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 14 (23.33%) C# Developer
4 10 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (13.33%) Sitecore Developer
6 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 7 (11.67%) EPiServer Developer
6 7 (11.67%) Software Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Umbraco Developer
8 4 (6.67%) CMS Developer
8 4 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Support Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Applications Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Architect
9 3 (5.00%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (5.00%) SQL Developer
9 3 (5.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (80.00%) .NET
2 37 (61.67%) ASP.NET
3 22 (36.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (28.33%) HTML
5 14 (23.33%) CSS
6 13 (21.67%) XML
7 10 (16.67%) .NET Framework
8 8 (13.33%) CSS3
8 8 (13.33%) HTML5
9 7 (11.67%) Entity Framework
9 7 (11.67%) jQuery
10 6 (10.00%) AngularJS
10 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (10.00%) XSLT
11 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 4 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (6.67%) WF
12 3 (5.00%) JSON
12 3 (5.00%) WCF
12 3 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Fintech
2 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) User Experience
3 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) Android
3 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (51.67%) MVC
2 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.00%) Scrum
4 5 (8.33%) Analytics
4 5 (8.33%) TDD
4 5 (8.33%) Web Development
5 4 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 4 (6.67%) Data Management
5 4 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 4 (6.67%) SDLC
5 4 (6.67%) SOA
5 4 (6.67%) Workflow
6 3 (5.00%) DevOps
6 3 (5.00%) Logistics
6 3 (5.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (5.00%) Web Application Development
7 2 (3.33%) Content Management
7 2 (3.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (3.33%) Web Analytics
7 2 (3.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.00%) SQL
2 16 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (10.00%) VB.NET
3 6 (10.00%) VBScript
4 3 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.67%) Degree
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.33%) Sitecore
3 3 (5.00%) Google
3 3 (5.00%) Nintex
4 1 (1.67%) Alterian
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