Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 125 141
Rank change year-on-year -6 +16 -20
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 88 71 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.53% 1.32% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.39% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 49 85
North West median daily rate £370 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.85% - -
10th Percentile £313 £239 £235
90th Percentile £438 £379 £388
England median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £175.00 £43.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year +302.30% +2.96% +53.64%

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 5,495 5,096 7,455
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.33% 94.70% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,418 3,151 4,471
North West median daily rate £400 £378 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.96% -3.21% +4.00%
10th Percentile £237 £219 £228
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 264 328
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.00 £47.55
England median hourly rate £18.68 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.68% - +11.76%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 +13 58 £368 +8.89% 45
Cheshire -16 14 £375 +44.23% 25
Merseyside +8 5 £325 - 7
Lancashire -14 5 £375 +36.36% 15
C# .NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 88 (100.00%) C#
1 88 (100.00%) .NET
2 53 (60.23%) MVC
2 53 (60.23%) SQL Server
3 43 (48.86%) SQL
3 43 (48.86%) ASP.NET
4 34 (38.64%) TDD
5 32 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 31 (35.23%) AngularJS
7 26 (29.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (26.14%) ASP.NET Web API
10 20 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
11 19 (21.59%) Web Services
11 19 (21.59%) CSS
11 19 (21.59%) Microsoft
12 18 (20.45%) BDD
13 17 (19.32%) jQuery
13 17 (19.32%) .NET Framework
13 17 (19.32%) HTML
13 17 (19.32%) React
14 14 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
15 12 (13.64%) WCF
15 12 (13.64%) WPF
15 12 (13.64%) Scrum
16 11 (12.50%) .NET Core
17 10 (11.36%) TeamCity
17 10 (11.36%) Kanban
17 10 (11.36%) Entity Framework
17 10 (11.36%) 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 5 (5.68%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.14%) IIS
2 1 (1.14%) PegaRULES
2 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.27%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (2.27%) GitHub
3 2 (2.27%) PaaS
4 1 (1.14%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.14%) IaaS
4 1 (1.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) Internet
2 1 (1.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (60.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.82%) CouchDB
2 6 (6.82%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.68%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.41%) RavenDB
5 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (11.36%) TeamCity
2 9 (10.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (6.82%) JIRA
3 6 (6.82%) Selenium
3 6 (6.82%) SpecFlow
3 6 (6.82%) Visual Studio
4 5 (5.68%) AccuRev
4 5 (5.68%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (3.41%) Protractor
7 1 (1.14%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.14%) FxCop
7 1 (1.14%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.14%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.14%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.14%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.14%) Subversion
7 1 (1.14%) T4 Templates
General
1 8 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (1.14%) Advertising
3 1 (1.14%) Back Office
3 1 (1.14%) Games
3 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (48.86%) ASP.NET
3 31 (35.23%) AngularJS
4 26 (29.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (26.14%) ASP.NET Web API
6 19 (21.59%) CSS
6 19 (21.59%) Web Services
7 17 (19.32%) .NET Framework
7 17 (19.32%) HTML
7 17 (19.32%) jQuery
7 17 (19.32%) React
8 12 (13.64%) WCF
8 12 (13.64%) WPF
9 11 (12.50%) .NET Core
10 10 (11.36%) Entity Framework
10 10 (11.36%) RESTful
11 9 (10.23%) WinForms
12 8 (9.09%) SignalR
12 8 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (7.95%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.68%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.27%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.27%) Fintech
4 2 (2.27%) User Experience
5 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.14%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.14%) DataPower
5 1 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.14%) NHS
5 1 (1.14%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.14%) Linux
1 1 (1.14%) Windows
1 1 (1.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (60.23%) MVC
2 34 (38.64%) TDD
3 24 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (20.45%) BDD
5 12 (13.64%) Scrum
6 10 (11.36%) Kanban
7 8 (9.09%) CRM
7 8 (9.09%) Unit Testing
8 7 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (7.95%) Deployment Automation
8 7 (7.95%) DevOps
9 6 (6.82%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.82%) Pair Programming
9 6 (6.82%) Refactoring
9 6 (6.82%) SDLC
9 6 (6.82%) Test Automation
10 5 (5.68%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (5.68%) CQRS
10 5 (5.68%) SOA
10 5 (5.68%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 88 (100.00%) C#
2 43 (48.86%) SQL
3 32 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.95%) VB.NET
5 4 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.55%) TypeScript
5 4 (4.55%) VB
6 2 (2.27%) ES6
6 2 (2.27%) Java
7 1 (1.14%) Erlang
7 1 (1.14%) F#
7 1 (1.14%) Go
7 1 (1.14%) Haskell
7 1 (1.14%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 19 (21.59%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.55%) Oracle
2 4 (4.55%) Xamarin
3 2 (2.27%) Capita
4 1 (1.14%) BT
4 1 (1.14%) CA
4 1 (1.14%) Sitecore