Period
to 23 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £370 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

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# .NET Developer
England > North West
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 131 150
Rank change year-on-year +9 +19 -1
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 107 73 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.74% 1.29% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 1.36% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 53 72
North West median daily rate £370 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.63% +3.85% -
10th Percentile £300 £246 £258
90th Percentile £438 £408 £388
England median daily rate £410 £382 £363
% change year-on-year +7.33% +5.38% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +81.05%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5,848 5,357 7,285
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.09% 94.41% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,640 3,249 4,452
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £231 £250
90th Percentile £575 £544 £538
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 282 303
North West median hourly rate £19.03 £22.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.47% +17.11% +2.81%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £11.26
90th Percentile £50.25 £51.35 £47.39
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £19.00
% change year-on-year +3.31% -4.74% +8.57%

C# .NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for C# .NET Developer in the North West

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# .NET Developer in the North West

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer in the North West over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# .NET Developer in the North West

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# .NET Developer in the North West

C# .NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 July 2018. 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
Manchester +14 76 £370 +5.71% 63
Cheshire -4 22 £375 +15.38% 21
Merseyside +16 5 £250 -25.93% 4
Lancashire -12 1 - - 13
C# .NET Developer
England

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, C# .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region featuring C# .NET Developer in the job title.

1 107 (100.00%) C#
1 107 (100.00%) .NET
2 67 (62.62%) MVC
3 54 (50.47%) SQL
4 51 (47.66%) SQL Server
5 45 (42.06%) ASP.NET
6 36 (33.64%) JavaScript
7 32 (29.91%) AngularJS
8 29 (27.10%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (26.17%) .NET Framework
10 25 (23.36%) TDD
11 22 (20.56%) ASP.NET Web API
12 20 (18.69%) CSS
13 19 (17.76%) Microsoft
13 19 (17.76%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (15.89%) WCF
14 17 (15.89%) HTML
15 16 (14.95%) Microsoft Azure
16 14 (13.08%) WPF
16 14 (13.08%) Entity Framework
17 13 (12.15%) WinForms
18 12 (11.21%) Web Services
18 12 (11.21%) BDD
18 12 (11.21%) .NET Core
19 11 (10.28%) Amazon AWS
19 11 (10.28%) jQuery
20 10 (9.35%) VB.NET
20 10 (9.35%) Finance
20 10 (9.35%) React
21 9 (8.41%) REST

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (4.67%) CMS
1 5 (4.67%) NServiceBus
2 4 (3.74%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.93%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.87%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (10.28%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.87%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (1.87%) GitHub
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.93%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.87%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (47.66%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.54%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (5.61%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.74%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.80%) RavenDB
6 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.87%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.87%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.93%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (6.54%) JIRA
2 6 (5.61%) AccuRev
2 6 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.67%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.67%) TeamCity
3 5 (4.67%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.74%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (2.80%) Protractor
6 2 (1.87%) Subversion
7 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.93%) FxCop
7 1 (0.93%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.93%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.93%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.93%) Selenium
7 1 (0.93%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.93%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.93%) T4 Templates
General
1 10 (9.35%) Finance
2 5 (4.67%) Law
2 5 (4.67%) Legal
3 4 (3.74%) Games
4 3 (2.80%) Back Office
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (100.00%) .NET
2 45 (42.06%) ASP.NET
3 32 (29.91%) AngularJS
4 28 (26.17%) .NET Framework
5 22 (20.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 20 (18.69%) CSS
7 19 (17.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (15.89%) HTML
8 17 (15.89%) WCF
9 14 (13.08%) Entity Framework
9 14 (13.08%) WPF
10 13 (12.15%) WinForms
11 12 (11.21%) .NET Core
11 12 (11.21%) Web Services
12 11 (10.28%) jQuery
13 10 (9.35%) React
14 9 (8.41%) REST
15 8 (7.48%) SOAP
16 7 (6.54%) XML
17 5 (4.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.48%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (5.61%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.67%) User Experience
4 4 (3.74%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.87%) Fintech
6 2 (1.87%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.93%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.93%) DataPower
7 1 (0.93%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.93%) NHS
7 1 (0.93%) Online Games
7 1 (0.93%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.80%) Windows
1 3 (2.80%) Windows Server
2 2 (1.87%) Android
2 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.87%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (62.62%) MVC
2 29 (27.10%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (23.36%) TDD
4 12 (11.21%) BDD
5 9 (8.41%) E-Commerce
6 8 (7.48%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (7.48%) Scrum
7 6 (5.61%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (5.61%) SDLC
7 6 (5.61%) Unit Testing
8 5 (4.67%) CRM
8 5 (4.67%) DevOps
8 5 (4.67%) Mobile Application Development
8 5 (4.67%) SOA
8 5 (4.67%) Web Development
9 3 (2.80%) Coaching
9 3 (2.80%) CQRS
9 3 (2.80%) Microservices
9 3 (2.80%) OOP
9 3 (2.80%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 107 (100.00%) C#
2 54 (50.47%) SQL
3 36 (33.64%) JavaScript
4 10 (9.35%) VB.NET
5 9 (8.41%) T-SQL
6 7 (6.54%) VB
7 5 (4.67%) TypeScript
8 4 (3.74%) Java
9 3 (2.80%) Python
10 2 (1.87%) ES6
10 2 (1.87%) VBA
11 1 (0.93%) Erlang
11 1 (0.93%) F#
11 1 (0.93%) Go
11 1 (0.93%) Haskell
11 1 (0.93%) PHP
11 1 (0.93%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (2.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 19 (17.76%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.74%) Xamarin
3 2 (1.87%) Capita
3 2 (1.87%) DevExpress
3 2 (1.87%) Oracle
4 1 (0.93%) BT
4 1 (0.93%) CA