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 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 25 30
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5  
Contract jobs citing C# 28 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 8.43% 5.12% 2.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.18% 14.53% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 9
Median daily rate £325 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £290 £86
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £346 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +2.85% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.63 £38.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +4.83% -0.64%  

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 163 117 89
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 49.10% 35.24% 23.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 62 47
Median daily rate £375 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +4.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £450 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.80 £18.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.87% +1.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £9.00 £14.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £18.80 £20.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

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 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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 +6 20 £325 - 14
Southport +3 7 £375 +11.11% 1
C#
North West

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 52 (91.23%) .NET
2 31 (54.39%) ASP.NET
3 30 (52.63%) MVC
4 22 (38.60%) JavaScript
4 22 (38.60%) Sitecore
5 20 (35.09%) SQL Server
6 19 (33.33%) SQL
7 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
8 13 (22.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (21.05%) HTML
9 12 (21.05%) CSS
10 9 (15.79%) XML
10 9 (15.79%) Scrum
10 9 (15.79%) MongoDB
10 9 (15.79%) Web Development
10 9 (15.79%) .NET Framework
10 9 (15.79%) Umbraco
11 8 (14.04%) NoSQL
11 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 8 (14.04%) Relational Database
12 7 (12.28%) Android
12 7 (12.28%) Sitecore CMS
12 7 (12.28%) jQuery
12 7 (12.28%) CMS
12 7 (12.28%) Oracle
12 7 (12.28%) SAML
13 6 (10.53%) Apple iOS
13 6 (10.53%) HTML5
13 6 (10.53%) Entity Framework

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 9 (15.79%) Umbraco
2 7 (12.28%) CMS
2 7 (12.28%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (7.02%) EPiServer
4 2 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.75%) Confluence
5 1 (1.75%) IIS
5 1 (1.75%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.75%) CloudFront
2 1 (1.75%) GitHub
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.09%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.79%) MongoDB
3 8 (14.04%) NoSQL
3 8 (14.04%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.51%) GIS
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.75%) Ingres
5 1 (1.75%) MS Access
5 1 (1.75%) MySQL
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.51%) JIRA
3 2 (3.51%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.75%) Moq
4 1 (1.75%) MSTest
4 1 (1.75%) NUnit
4 1 (1.75%) Subversion
4 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 1 (1.75%) Finance
1 1 (1.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 43 (75.44%) Developer
2 20 (35.09%) .NET Developer
3 18 (31.58%) Sitecore Developer
4 13 (22.81%) C# Developer
5 8 (14.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Umbraco Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.26%) .NET Software Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Architect
8 3 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) CMS Developer
8 3 (5.26%) EPiServer Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Sitecore Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (91.23%) .NET
2 31 (54.39%) ASP.NET
3 13 (22.81%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (21.05%) CSS
4 12 (21.05%) HTML
5 9 (15.79%) .NET Framework
5 9 (15.79%) XML
6 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (12.28%) jQuery
7 7 (12.28%) SAML
8 6 (10.53%) Entity Framework
8 6 (10.53%) HTML5
9 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (5.26%) AngularJS
10 3 (5.26%) CSS3
10 3 (5.26%) LINQ
10 3 (5.26%) Web Services
10 3 (5.26%) WinForms
11 2 (3.51%) JSON
11 2 (3.51%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.26%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.51%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Fintech
3 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Android
2 6 (10.53%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.02%) Windows
4 1 (1.75%) Linux
4 1 (1.75%) Unix
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (52.63%) MVC
2 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.79%) Scrum
3 9 (15.79%) Web Development
4 5 (8.77%) Software Engineering
5 4 (7.02%) Logistics
5 4 (7.02%) OO
5 4 (7.02%) Test Automation
6 3 (5.26%) Analytics
6 3 (5.26%) OOD
6 3 (5.26%) TDD
7 2 (3.51%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.51%) Content Management
7 2 (3.51%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (3.51%) Data Management
7 2 (3.51%) Performance Optimisation
7 2 (3.51%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (3.51%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.51%) Web Analytics
7 2 (3.51%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 22 (38.60%) JavaScript
2 19 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (8.77%) Apple Swift
3 5 (8.77%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.75%) Java
4 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.75%) VB
4 1 (1.75%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) Degree
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 22 (38.60%) Sitecore
2 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.28%) Oracle
4 5 (8.77%) Xamarin
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