Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 13 38
Rank change year-on-year -10 +25 -21
Contract jobs citing C# 28 50 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 5.77% 8.53% 3.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.33% 25.00% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 41 23
Merseyside median daily rate £338 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% +3.17%
10th Percentile £265 £275 £281
90th Percentile £406 £425 £388
North West median daily rate £366 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +4.44% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - £9.00 -
North West median hourly rate £40.63 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -

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 Merseyside with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 210 200 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 43.30% 34.13% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 116 95
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £181
90th Percentile £488 £481 £475
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Merseyside median hourly rate £17.74 £23.25 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.70% +8.14% +14.67%
10th Percentile £12.32 £12.33 £20.75
90th Percentile £18.87 £33.28 £22.25
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +40.35% -24.00% +25.00%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing C# as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 24 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
Liverpool -16 18 £344 -1.79% 4
Southport +6 4 £363 - 2
St Helens - 2 £313 - 1
Prescot - 1 £270 -
C#
North West

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

1 22 (78.57%) .NET
2 16 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
4 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
6 8 (28.57%) SQL
6 8 (28.57%) NoSQL
7 7 (25.00%) Mobile App
7 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 7 (25.00%) jQuery
7 7 (25.00%) Web Services
7 7 (25.00%) Scrum
7 7 (25.00%) MVC
8 6 (21.43%) HTML
8 6 (21.43%) Java
8 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
9 5 (17.86%) React
9 5 (17.86%) Node.js
9 5 (17.86%) MongoDB
9 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
9 5 (17.86%) CSS
9 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
9 5 (17.86%) TDD
10 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
10 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
10 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
10 4 (14.29%) Python
10 4 (14.29%) XML
10 4 (14.29%) C++

C#
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 4 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (14.29%) nginx
1 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 4 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 4 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (7.14%) CMS
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (3.57%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.29%) PaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 5 (17.86%) MongoDB
4 4 (14.29%) Big Data
4 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.14%) MySQL
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (3.57%) Apache Hive
6 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.57%) Redis
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.29%) JIRA
2 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
4 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.14%) Selenium
4 2 (7.14%) SpecFlow
4 2 (7.14%) Subversion
5 1 (3.57%) MSTest
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Developer
2 11 (39.29%) .NET Developer
3 6 (21.43%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (21.43%) C# Developer
4 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Sitecore Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Angular Developer
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Junior
7 1 (3.57%) Junior Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (78.57%) .NET
2 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
3 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (25.00%) jQuery
3 7 (25.00%) Web Services
4 6 (21.43%) HTML
5 5 (17.86%) CSS
5 5 (17.86%) Node.js
5 5 (17.86%) React
6 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (14.29%) Entity Framework
6 4 (14.29%) REST
6 4 (14.29%) RESTful
6 4 (14.29%) XML
7 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
7 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (10.71%) JSON
7 3 (10.71%) SAML
7 3 (10.71%) SOAP
8 2 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (14.29%) iPad
4 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.14%) Credit Risk
5 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Android
1 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
1 2 (7.14%) Unix
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) MVC
2 7 (25.00%) Scrum
3 5 (17.86%) TDD
3 5 (17.86%) Test Automation
4 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (14.29%) DevOps
4 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 4 (14.29%) Open Source
5 3 (10.71%) OWASP
5 3 (10.71%) SDLC
5 3 (10.71%) Web Development
6 2 (7.14%) API Development
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
6 2 (7.14%) SOA
6 2 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 8 (28.57%) SQL
3 6 (21.43%) Java
4 4 (14.29%) C++
4 4 (14.29%) Groovy
4 4 (14.29%) Python
4 4 (14.29%) Ruby
4 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 2 (7.14%) F#
5 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
5 2 (7.14%) VBScript
6 1 (3.57%) Apple Swift
6 1 (3.57%) R
6 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Docker
1 4 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Ansible
1 4 (14.29%) Kubernetes
1 4 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (10.71%) Sitecore
4 2 (7.14%) Xamarin