Period
to 19 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 118 121 92
Rank change year-on-year +3 -29 +41
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 94 88 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.68% 1.61% 2.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 1.69% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 71 95
North West median daily rate £363 £363 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.21% +3.08%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £263
90th Percentile £479 £406 £575
England median daily rate £448 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +11.88% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
North West median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% +21.43%
England median hourly rate £45.00 £47.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year -4.26% +22.08% -3.75%

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 5,312 5,205 5,787
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.67% 95.52% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,328 3,316 3,726
North West median daily rate £401 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% - -
10th Percentile £244 £238 £238
90th Percentile £586 £596 £575
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 318 267 216
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £17.74 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.74% +1.37% -18.60%
10th Percentile £11.27 £11.25 £11.02
90th Percentile £47.65 £48.64 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.19 £18.39
% change year-on-year +2.80% -1.06% -0.62%

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 +4 68 £363 +3.57% 54
Cheshire -2 11 £388 +19.23% 17
Lancashire -13 9 £400 +6.67% 10
Merseyside -2 6 £293 -17.31% 3
C# .NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 94 (100.00%) C#
1 94 (100.00%) .NET
2 55 (58.51%) SQL Server
3 54 (57.45%) SQL
4 51 (54.26%) MVC
5 43 (45.74%) ASP.NET
6 34 (36.17%) VB.NET
7 31 (32.98%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (27.66%) JavaScript
9 24 (25.53%) Microsoft
10 23 (24.47%) .NET Framework
10 23 (24.47%) HTML
10 23 (24.47%) CSS
11 22 (23.40%) E-Commerce
12 21 (22.34%) WinForms
13 18 (19.15%) Degree
13 18 (19.15%) JIRA
13 18 (19.15%) Computer Science
13 18 (19.15%) WCF
13 18 (19.15%) WPF
13 18 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (19.15%) NoSQL
14 17 (18.09%) TDD
15 16 (17.02%) SQL Server 2000
15 16 (17.02%) AngularJS
16 14 (14.89%) AccuRev
16 14 (14.89%) Web Services
16 14 (14.89%) Web Development
17 13 (13.83%) CRM
18 12 (12.77%) RESTful

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 2 (2.13%) IIS
2 1 (1.06%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.06%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.06%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 10 (10.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.26%) GitHub
3 1 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.06%) Azure Functions
3 1 (1.06%) IaaS
3 1 (1.06%) PaaS
3 1 (1.06%) SaaS
3 1 (1.06%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (58.51%) SQL Server
2 18 (19.15%) NoSQL
3 16 (17.02%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (4.26%) Power BI
4 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.19%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.13%) RavenDB
6 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.06%) MySQL
7 1 (1.06%) QlikView
7 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (19.15%) JIRA
2 14 (14.89%) AccuRev
3 11 (11.70%) Visual Studio
4 5 (5.32%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.19%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.13%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.13%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.06%) Plastic SCM
7 1 (1.06%) Selenium
7 1 (1.06%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (4.26%) Finance
1 4 (4.26%) Law
2 3 (3.19%) Billing
3 2 (2.13%) Back Office
3 2 (2.13%) Legal
4 1 (1.06%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (45.74%) ASP.NET
3 23 (24.47%) .NET Framework
3 23 (24.47%) CSS
3 23 (24.47%) HTML
4 21 (22.34%) WinForms
5 18 (19.15%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (19.15%) WCF
5 18 (19.15%) WPF
6 16 (17.02%) AngularJS
7 14 (14.89%) Web Services
8 12 (12.77%) RESTful
9 11 (11.70%) XML
10 9 (9.57%) Entity Framework
10 9 (9.57%) HTML5
10 9 (9.57%) React
11 7 (7.45%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (6.38%) .NET Core
12 6 (6.38%) XHTML
13 5 (5.32%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.32%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (5.32%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.06%) Digital TV
3 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.06%) NHS
3 1 (1.06%) Semantic Web
3 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.32%) Windows
1 5 (5.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (54.26%) MVC
2 31 (32.98%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (23.40%) E-Commerce
4 18 (19.15%) Computer Science
5 17 (18.09%) TDD
6 14 (14.89%) Web Development
7 13 (13.83%) CRM
8 10 (10.64%) Software Engineering
9 9 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (8.51%) BDD
10 8 (8.51%) Scrum
11 7 (7.45%) Pair Programming
11 7 (7.45%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (7.45%) Test Automation
11 7 (7.45%) Unit Testing
11 7 (7.45%) Web Application Development
12 6 (6.38%) DevOps
12 6 (6.38%) OO
12 6 (6.38%) Waterfall
13 5 (5.32%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 94 (100.00%) C#
2 54 (57.45%) SQL
3 34 (36.17%) VB.NET
4 26 (27.66%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.38%) T-SQL
5 6 (6.38%) VB
6 3 (3.19%) C
6 3 (3.19%) VB6
6 3 (3.19%) VBA
7 2 (2.13%) Java
7 2 (2.13%) PHP
8 1 (1.06%) Erlang
8 1 (1.06%) F#
8 1 (1.06%) Go
8 1 (1.06%) Haskell
8 1 (1.06%) Perl
8 1 (1.06%) R
8 1 (1.06%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (19.15%) Degree
2 5 (5.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 24 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.13%) Google
2 2 (2.13%) Twitter
3 1 (1.06%) Xamarin