Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £355 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 103 161
Rank change year-on-year -14 +58 -50
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 87 135 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.53% 1.96% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 2.08% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 103 64
North West median daily rate £355 £338 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.19% +8.00% -2.34%
10th Percentile £290 £253 £209
90th Percentile £413 £575 £446
England median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
North West median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +21.43% -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

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 5392 6506 8112
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 94.36% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3395 4186 4845
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £250 £234
90th Percentile £588 £550 £571
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 240 403
North West median hourly rate £18.75 £16.11 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.41% -21.43% +28.13%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.04 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.91 £50.06
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +8 58 £350 - 20
Cheshire +2 16 £325 +20.93% 15
Merseyside 0 6 £375 +7.14% 1
Lancashire +2 1 £300 -11.11% 4
Cumbria - 1 - -
C# .NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 87 (100.00%) C#
1 87 (100.00%) .NET
2 56 (64.37%) MVC
3 53 (60.92%) ASP.NET
4 43 (49.43%) SQL
5 40 (45.98%) SQL Server
6 39 (44.83%) JavaScript
7 34 (39.08%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (39.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 32 (36.78%) jQuery
9 31 (35.63%) TDD
10 27 (31.03%) CSS
11 26 (29.89%) .NET Framework
12 25 (28.74%) ASP.NET Web API
13 20 (22.99%) AngularJS
13 20 (22.99%) HTML
14 18 (20.69%) Entity Framework
15 17 (19.54%) Unit Testing
16 16 (18.39%) Test Automation
17 15 (17.24%) Scrum
17 15 (17.24%) Web Development
18 11 (12.64%) TypeScript
18 11 (12.64%) WCF
18 11 (12.64%) Git (software)
18 11 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
18 11 (12.64%) Finance
18 11 (12.64%) Web Services
19 10 (11.49%) Microsoft
20 9 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
20 9 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 8 (9.20%) CMS
2 5 (5.75%) NServiceBus
2 5 (5.75%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.60%) Umbraco
4 3 (3.45%) IIS
5 2 (2.30%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.15%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (1.15%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) GitHub
2 1 (1.15%) npm
2 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) Intranet
1 1 (1.15%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (45.98%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.75%) MySQL
4 5 (5.75%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.45%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.30%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.15%) QlikView
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (12.64%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (9.20%) gulp
4 6 (6.90%) Visual Studio
5 4 (4.60%) JIRA
5 4 (4.60%) SpecFlow
5 4 (4.60%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.45%) NUnit
6 3 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (3.45%) Protractor
7 2 (2.30%) AccuRev
7 2 (2.30%) Subversion
8 1 (1.15%) FxCop
8 1 (1.15%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.15%) NuGet
8 1 (1.15%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.15%) Selenium
8 1 (1.15%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.15%) T4 Templates
General
1 11 (12.64%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Law
3 4 (4.60%) Legal
3 4 (4.60%) Marketing
4 2 (2.30%) Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.30%) Retail
5 1 (1.15%) Electronics
5 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (100.00%) .NET
2 53 (60.92%) ASP.NET
3 34 (39.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 32 (36.78%) jQuery
5 27 (31.03%) CSS
6 26 (29.89%) .NET Framework
7 25 (28.74%) ASP.NET Web API
8 20 (22.99%) AngularJS
8 20 (22.99%) HTML
9 18 (20.69%) Entity Framework
10 11 (12.64%) WCF
10 11 (12.64%) Web Services
11 9 (10.34%) Sass
11 9 (10.34%) WPF
12 8 (9.20%) WinForms
13 7 (8.05%) .NET Core
14 6 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (6.90%) KnockoutJS
15 5 (5.75%) HTML5
15 5 (5.75%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.45%) Credit Risk
2 3 (3.45%) iPad
2 3 (3.45%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.30%) Linux
1 2 (2.30%) Unix
1 2 (2.30%) Windows
1 2 (2.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (64.37%) MVC
2 34 (39.08%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (35.63%) TDD
4 17 (19.54%) Unit Testing
5 16 (18.39%) Test Automation
6 15 (17.24%) Scrum
6 15 (17.24%) Web Development
7 11 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (10.34%) Refactoring
9 8 (9.20%) SMACSS
10 7 (8.05%) Agile Project Management
10 7 (8.05%) Progressive Enhancement
10 7 (8.05%) Project Management
11 6 (6.90%) SOLID
12 5 (5.75%) SOA
13 4 (4.60%) Asset Management
13 4 (4.60%) CRM
14 3 (3.45%) Kanban
14 3 (3.45%) OO
14 3 (3.45%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 87 (100.00%) C#
2 43 (49.43%) SQL
3 39 (44.83%) JavaScript
4 11 (12.64%) TypeScript
5 4 (4.60%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.45%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.15%) Java
8 1 (1.15%) Ruby
8 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (2.30%) Degree
1 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.20%) QA
2 2 (2.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (1.15%) Rancher
Vendors
1 10 (11.49%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.30%) Capita
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle
2 2 (2.30%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.15%) SAP
3 1 (1.15%) Xamarin