Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 115 103
Rank change year-on-year +6 -12 +69
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 111 90 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.85% 1.56% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 1.65% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 72 101
North West median daily rate £363 £353 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.84% +4.44% +8.00%
10th Percentile £306 £290 £250
90th Percentile £446 £412 £575
England median daily rate £425 £388 £366
% change year-on-year +9.68% +5.80% +1.74%
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 £43.75 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +6.25%

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 5,680 5,469 6,565
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.96% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,563 3,438 4,221
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £240 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £578 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 351 249 239
North West median hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £16.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.92% -21.86%
10th Percentile £11.11 £11.25 £11.03
90th Percentile £45.50 £47.50 £45.15
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.06
% change year-on-year -1.04% +3.52% +1.46%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +10 83 £363 +2.84% 45
Cheshire -4 18 £381 +17.31% 14
Lancashire -14 5 £400 +33.33% 8
Merseyside -5 3 £305 -15.86% 4
C# .NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 111 (100.00%) C#
1 111 (100.00%) .NET
2 69 (62.16%) MVC
3 62 (55.86%) SQL Server
4 57 (51.35%) SQL
5 50 (45.05%) ASP.NET
6 35 (31.53%) JavaScript
7 34 (30.63%) .NET Framework
8 33 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (29.73%) VB.NET
9 28 (25.23%) AngularJS
10 26 (23.42%) HTML
10 26 (23.42%) CSS
11 24 (21.62%) WinForms
12 22 (19.82%) ASP.NET MVC
12 22 (19.82%) E-Commerce
13 21 (18.92%) Microsoft
14 20 (18.02%) WPF
15 18 (16.22%) Degree
15 18 (16.22%) Computer Science
16 17 (15.32%) JIRA
16 17 (15.32%) WCF
16 17 (15.32%) TDD
16 17 (15.32%) NoSQL
17 15 (13.51%) AccuRev
17 15 (13.51%) SQL Server 2000
17 15 (13.51%) Web Services
18 14 (12.61%) Entity Framework
18 14 (12.61%) ASP.NET Web API
19 11 (9.91%) React

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 (4.50%) CMS
2 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.90%) IIS
3 1 (0.90%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.90%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 8 (7.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.80%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (55.86%) SQL Server
2 17 (15.32%) NoSQL
3 15 (13.51%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.70%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.80%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.80%) RavenDB
6 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.90%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.90%) MySQL
7 1 (0.90%) QlikView
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (15.32%) JIRA
2 15 (13.51%) AccuRev
3 7 (6.31%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.60%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (2.70%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.80%) Selenium
6 2 (1.80%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.90%) Plastic SCM
7 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (5.41%) Law
1 6 (5.41%) Legal
2 4 (3.60%) Finance
3 3 (2.70%) Games
4 2 (1.80%) Back Office
4 2 (1.80%) Banking
5 1 (0.90%) Billing
5 1 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (100.00%) .NET
2 50 (45.05%) ASP.NET
3 34 (30.63%) .NET Framework
4 28 (25.23%) AngularJS
5 26 (23.42%) CSS
5 26 (23.42%) HTML
6 24 (21.62%) WinForms
7 22 (19.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (18.02%) WPF
9 17 (15.32%) WCF
10 15 (13.51%) Web Services
11 14 (12.61%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (12.61%) Entity Framework
12 11 (9.91%) React
13 10 (9.01%) RESTful
13 10 (9.01%) XML
14 9 (8.11%) jQuery
15 7 (6.31%) HTML5
16 6 (5.41%) .NET Core
16 6 (5.41%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.22%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.21%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.60%) User Experience
5 3 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.80%) Digital TV
6 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.80%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.90%) NHS
7 1 (0.90%) Online Games
7 1 (0.90%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.50%) Windows
1 5 (4.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (1.80%) Android
2 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (62.16%) MVC
2 33 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (19.82%) E-Commerce
4 17 (15.32%) TDD
5 11 (9.91%) Web Development
6 10 (9.01%) Unit Testing
7 9 (8.11%) BDD
7 9 (8.11%) Software Engineering
8 8 (7.21%) CRM
8 8 (7.21%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (7.21%) Scrum
9 7 (6.31%) Pair Programming
9 7 (6.31%) Web Application Development
10 6 (5.41%) OO
10 6 (5.41%) Test Automation
10 6 (5.41%) Waterfall
11 5 (4.50%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (4.50%) Mentoring
11 5 (4.50%) OOP
12 4 (3.60%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 111 (100.00%) C#
2 57 (51.35%) SQL
3 35 (31.53%) JavaScript
4 33 (29.73%) VB.NET
5 9 (8.11%) VB
6 8 (7.21%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.70%) C
7 3 (2.70%) PHP
7 3 (2.70%) Python
7 3 (2.70%) VB6
8 2 (1.80%) Java
8 2 (1.80%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.90%) Erlang
9 1 (0.90%) F#
9 1 (0.90%) Go
9 1 (0.90%) Haskell
9 1 (0.90%) Perl
9 1 (0.90%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (16.22%) Degree
2 5 (4.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 21 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.80%) DevExpress
3 1 (0.90%) Xamarin