Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 117 122
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 +52
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 108 86 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.81% 1.48% 1.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 1.57% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 68 97
North West median daily rate £370 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +7.69% +3.59%
10th Percentile £286 £282 £258
90th Percentile £425 £413 £390
England median daily rate £415 £380 £363
% change year-on-year +9.21% +4.83% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
North West median hourly rate £45.00 - £42.50
England median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +15.65%

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 5,661 5,479 6,868
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.09% 94.55% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,512 3,347 4,321
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £564 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 332 249 262
North West median hourly rate £19.25 £19.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.24% -7.91%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.06 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.00 £47.39
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +7.04%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +7 80 £368 +3.52% 47
Cheshire -14 19 £375 +15.38% 13
Merseyside +17 6 £250 -27.27% 6
Lancashire -11 2 £375 +42.86% 8
C# .NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 108 (100.00%) C#
1 108 (100.00%) .NET
2 68 (62.96%) MVC
3 56 (51.85%) SQL Server
4 53 (49.07%) SQL
5 48 (44.44%) ASP.NET
6 38 (35.19%) JavaScript
7 34 (31.48%) AngularJS
8 33 (30.56%) .NET Framework
9 26 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (19.44%) TDD
11 20 (18.52%) HTML
11 20 (18.52%) VB.NET
11 20 (18.52%) CSS
12 17 (15.74%) WinForms
12 17 (15.74%) Microsoft
13 16 (14.81%) Entity Framework
13 16 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (13.89%) E-Commerce
15 14 (12.96%) WCF
15 14 (12.96%) WPF
16 12 (11.11%) BDD
16 12 (11.11%) React
16 12 (11.11%) Unit Testing
16 12 (11.11%) Computer Science
16 12 (11.11%) Degree
16 12 (11.11%) Web Services
17 11 (10.19%) SQL Server 2000
18 10 (9.26%) NoSQL

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 (4.63%) CMS
2 3 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.93%) IIS
3 1 (0.93%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (51.85%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.19%) SQL Server 2000
3 10 (9.26%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.78%) RavenDB
5 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.85%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.85%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.85%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.93%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.93%) MySQL
7 1 (0.93%) QlikView
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (9.26%) JIRA
2 9 (8.33%) AccuRev
3 8 (7.41%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (2.78%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.85%) Selenium
5 2 (1.85%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.85%) Subversion
5 2 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.93%) Plastic SCM
6 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (5.56%) Finance
1 6 (5.56%) Law
1 6 (5.56%) Legal
2 4 (3.70%) Games
3 3 (2.78%) Back Office
4 2 (1.85%) Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Billing
5 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (100.00%) .NET
2 48 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 34 (31.48%) AngularJS
4 33 (30.56%) .NET Framework
5 21 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (18.52%) CSS
6 20 (18.52%) HTML
7 17 (15.74%) WinForms
8 16 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (14.81%) Entity Framework
9 14 (12.96%) WCF
9 14 (12.96%) WPF
10 12 (11.11%) React
10 12 (11.11%) Web Services
11 10 (9.26%) jQuery
12 9 (8.33%) .NET Core
13 7 (6.48%) HTML5
13 7 (6.48%) XML
14 6 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
14 6 (5.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (4.63%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.70%) User Experience
5 3 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.85%) Digital TV
6 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.85%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.93%) NHS
7 1 (0.93%) Online Games
7 1 (0.93%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.70%) Windows
1 4 (3.70%) Windows Server
2 2 (1.85%) Android
2 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (62.96%) MVC
2 26 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (19.44%) TDD
4 15 (13.89%) E-Commerce
5 12 (11.11%) BDD
5 12 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 9 (8.33%) Scrum
7 7 (6.48%) Pair Programming
7 7 (6.48%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (6.48%) Web Application Development
7 7 (6.48%) Web Development
8 6 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.56%) OOP
8 6 (5.56%) Software Engineering
9 5 (4.63%) OO
9 5 (4.63%) Test Automation
10 4 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (3.70%) Domain-Driven Design
10 4 (3.70%) Kanban
11 3 (2.78%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 108 (100.00%) C#
2 53 (49.07%) SQL
3 38 (35.19%) JavaScript
4 20 (18.52%) VB.NET
5 9 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.56%) VB
7 3 (2.78%) Java
7 3 (2.78%) Python
8 2 (1.85%) PHP
8 2 (1.85%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.85%) VBA
9 1 (0.93%) C
9 1 (0.93%) Erlang
9 1 (0.93%) F#
9 1 (0.93%) Go
9 1 (0.93%) Haskell
9 1 (0.93%) Perl
9 1 (0.93%) R
9 1 (0.93%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (11.11%) Degree
2 5 (4.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.78%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (15.74%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.85%) DevExpress
3 1 (0.93%) Xamarin