The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 26 June 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.

C# .NET Developer
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 120 117
Rank change year-on-year +10 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 32 45 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.09% 1.20% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 1.27% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 41 23
Median daily rate £338 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% -1.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £313 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £387
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £336 £325
% change year-on-year +1.11% +3.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +4.65% +81.05%  

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 2764 3554 3498
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 93.76% 94.75% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1625 2206 2024
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 132 197
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.68% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £43.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 26 June 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 +6 21 £345 +2.22% 22
Cheshire +23 6 £241 -25.76% 17
Merseyside -7 2 £325 - 8
Lancashire +4 1 £225 - 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 26 June 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 61 (100.00%) C#
1 61 (100.00%) .NET
2 45 (73.77%) ASP.NET
3 42 (68.85%) MVC
4 33 (54.10%) JavaScript
5 29 (47.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (37.70%) .NET Framework
8 22 (36.07%) SQL
9 21 (34.43%) SQL Server
9 21 (34.43%) CSS
10 20 (32.79%) Entity Framework
11 19 (31.15%) HTML
12 18 (29.51%) jQuery
13 16 (26.23%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (19.67%) TDD
14 12 (19.67%) Unit Testing
14 12 (19.67%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (16.39%) Web Development
15 10 (16.39%) Scrum
16 9 (14.75%) Test Automation
16 9 (14.75%) AngularJS
17 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
17 8 (13.11%) HTML5
17 8 (13.11%) QA
17 8 (13.11%) OO
18 7 (11.48%) VB.NET
18 7 (11.48%) Web Services
18 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
18 7 (11.48%) Refactoring

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 (8.20%) Umbraco
2 4 (6.56%) CMS
2 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.92%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.28%) Confluence
5 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.64%) Drupal
5 1 (1.64%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (34.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Git (software)
1 6 (9.84%) gulp
2 5 (8.20%) NUnit
2 5 (8.20%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.92%) JIRA
3 3 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.28%) Moq
4 2 (3.28%) Selenium
5 1 (1.64%) AccuRev
5 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.64%) FxCop
5 1 (1.64%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.64%) jspm
5 1 (1.64%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.64%) MSTest
5 1 (1.64%) NuGet
5 1 (1.64%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.64%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.64%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.64%) T4 Templates
General
1 3 (4.92%) Finance
1 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.28%) Law
2 2 (3.28%) Legal
2 2 (3.28%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (100.00%) .NET
2 45 (73.77%) ASP.NET
3 29 (47.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (37.70%) .NET Framework
5 21 (34.43%) CSS
6 20 (32.79%) Entity Framework
7 19 (31.15%) HTML
8 18 (29.51%) jQuery
9 16 (26.23%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (14.75%) AngularJS
11 8 (13.11%) HTML5
12 7 (11.48%) RESTful
12 7 (11.48%) Web Services
13 6 (9.84%) Sass
13 6 (9.84%) WCF
14 5 (8.20%) .NET Core
15 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Core
16 3 (4.92%) CSS3
16 3 (4.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.84%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.28%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.28%) iPad
3 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.28%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.64%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.28%) Android
1 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.64%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (68.85%) MVC
2 27 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (19.67%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (19.67%) TDD
3 12 (19.67%) Unit Testing
4 10 (16.39%) Scrum
4 10 (16.39%) Web Development
5 9 (14.75%) Test Automation
6 8 (13.11%) OO
7 7 (11.48%) Refactoring
7 7 (11.48%) SMACSS
8 6 (9.84%) OOD
9 5 (8.20%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (8.20%) Progressive Enhancement
10 4 (6.56%) Microservices
10 4 (6.56%) Project Management
11 3 (4.92%) Domain-Driven Design
11 3 (4.92%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (4.92%) Multithreading
11 3 (4.92%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 61 (100.00%) C#
2 33 (54.10%) JavaScript
3 22 (36.07%) SQL
4 7 (11.48%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.28%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.64%) COBOL
6 1 (1.64%) Python
6 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.64%) Degree
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.11%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.92%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.28%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.64%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.64%) Kofax
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