The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C# .NET Developer
England / North West
Rank 103 124 101
Rank change year-on-year +21 -23  
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 29 34 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.12% 0.89% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.94% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 30
Median daily rate £325 £325 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £375 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +4.47% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £51.31 £33.75
% change year-on-year -15.70% +52.02%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2453 3621 3439
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 95.00% 94.35% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1539 2157 1805
Median daily rate £378 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 172 206
Median hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.00% +31.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.37 £11.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured C# .NET Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 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
Manchester +10 13 £350 +7.69% 21
Merseyside +6 6 £338 +3.84% 4
Cheshire +19 5 £220 -32.30% 20
Lancashire +17 1 £325 +30.00% 4
C# .NET Developer
England

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, C# .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring C# .NET Developer in the job title.

1 91 (100.00%) C#
1 91 (100.00%) .NET
2 54 (59.34%) ASP.NET
3 51 (56.04%) MVC
4 47 (51.65%) JavaScript
5 44 (48.35%) HTML
6 38 (41.76%) SQL Server
7 37 (40.66%) .NET Framework
8 36 (39.56%) CSS
9 30 (32.97%) SQL
9 30 (32.97%) ASP.NET MVC
10 28 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (25.27%) Entity Framework
12 16 (17.58%) Umbraco
12 16 (17.58%) NoSQL
12 16 (17.58%) Mobile App
12 16 (17.58%) Front End Development
13 15 (16.48%) Xamarin
13 15 (16.48%) jQuery
14 14 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
15 12 (13.19%) ASP.NET Web API
15 12 (13.19%) Microsoft
16 11 (12.09%) XML
17 10 (10.99%) VB.NET
17 10 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (10.99%) AngularJS
18 9 (9.89%) WCF
19 8 (8.79%) TDD
19 8 (8.79%) Web Services
19 8 (8.79%) Visual Studio

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 16 (17.58%) Umbraco
2 6 (6.59%) CMS
3 4 (4.40%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.40%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (3.30%) EPiServer
5 2 (2.20%) DNN
5 2 (2.20%) Immediacy CMS
5 2 (2.20%) Kentico
5 2 (2.20%) Sitefinity
6 1 (1.10%) Drupal
6 1 (1.10%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.20%) PaaS
2 2 (2.20%) SaaS
3 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) HTTPS
1 3 (3.30%) Internet
1 3 (3.30%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.10%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (41.76%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.58%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.40%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (3.30%) SQLite
6 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.10%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.10%) MySQL
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.40%) NUnit
3 3 (3.30%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.20%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.20%) Subversion
5 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.10%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.10%) Moq
General
1 1 (1.10%) Law
1 1 (1.10%) Legal
1 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (100.00%) .NET
2 54 (59.34%) ASP.NET
3 44 (48.35%) HTML
4 37 (40.66%) .NET Framework
5 36 (39.56%) CSS
6 30 (32.97%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (25.27%) Entity Framework
8 15 (16.48%) jQuery
9 12 (13.19%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (12.09%) XML
11 10 (10.99%) AngularJS
12 9 (9.89%) WCF
13 8 (8.79%) Web Services
14 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 6 (6.59%) KnockoutJS
16 5 (5.49%) HTML5
16 5 (5.49%) React
16 5 (5.49%) RESTful
16 5 (5.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 5 (5.49%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.58%) Mobile App
2 10 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.20%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.20%) iPad
3 2 (2.20%) Tandem
3 2 (2.20%) User Experience
4 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.10%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.49%) Android
1 5 (5.49%) Apple iOS
2 4 (4.40%) Windows
3 3 (3.30%) Windows 10
3 3 (3.30%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.10%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (56.04%) MVC
2 28 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (17.58%) Front End Development
4 14 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
5 8 (8.79%) TDD
6 7 (7.69%) OO
6 7 (7.69%) Scrum
7 6 (6.59%) OOD
8 5 (5.49%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (5.49%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (4.40%) BDD
9 4 (4.40%) Microservices
9 4 (4.40%) Migration
9 4 (4.40%) Validation
10 3 (3.30%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (3.30%) Multithreading
10 3 (3.30%) OOP
10 3 (3.30%) Project Management
10 3 (3.30%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.30%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 91 (100.00%) C#
2 47 (51.65%) JavaScript
3 30 (32.97%) SQL
4 10 (10.99%) VB.NET
5 4 (4.40%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.30%) PHP
6 3 (3.30%) Python
7 2 (2.20%) Java
7 2 (2.20%) Ruby
7 2 (2.20%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.10%) COBOL
8 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (16.48%) Xamarin
2 12 (13.19%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.40%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.20%) Alterian
5 1 (1.10%) Kofax
5 1 (1.10%) Nintex
5 1 (1.10%) Telerik