Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 92 132
Rank change year-on-year -26 +40 -15
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 87 128 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.61% 2.09% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 2.21% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 95 93
North West median daily rate £363 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.21% +3.08% +4.00%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £205
90th Percentile £406 £575 £422
England median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
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 £47.00 £38.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +22.08% -3.75% +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 5,168 5,781 8,000
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.62% 94.35% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,299 3,725 4,825
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £238 £238 £225
90th Percentile £595 £575 £563
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 218 393
North West median hourly rate £17.62 £17.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.69% -18.60% +30.30%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.03 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.66 £47.50 £47.71
England median hourly rate £18.38 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.68% - +12.12%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 58 £350 +3.70% 43
Cheshire +5 10 £325 +20.93% 35
Merseyside +2 8 £354 +4.81% 4
Lancashire -8 5 £375 +25.00% 8
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 20 January 2018, 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 51 (58.62%) ASP.NET
4 48 (55.17%) SQL Server
5 47 (54.02%) JavaScript
6 44 (50.57%) SQL
7 37 (42.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 35 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (37.93%) AngularJS
10 32 (36.78%) TDD
11 29 (33.33%) jQuery
12 25 (28.74%) ASP.NET Web API
12 25 (28.74%) CSS
13 24 (27.59%) HTML
14 20 (22.99%) .NET Framework
15 17 (19.54%) Web Services
16 15 (17.24%) Scrum
16 15 (17.24%) Test Automation
17 13 (14.94%) Unit Testing
17 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
18 12 (13.79%) Refactoring
18 12 (13.79%) Entity Framework
19 11 (12.64%) SignalR
19 11 (12.64%) React
19 11 (12.64%) WPF
19 11 (12.64%) Kanban
20 10 (11.49%) WinForms
20 10 (11.49%) KnockoutJS
21 9 (10.34%) MongoDB

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 (5.75%) CMS
2 4 (4.60%) IIS
2 4 (4.60%) NServiceBus
3 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.15%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (1.15%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.30%) PaaS
4 1 (1.15%) GitHub
4 1 (1.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (55.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.34%) MongoDB
3 7 (8.05%) NoSQL
3 7 (8.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (6.90%) CouchDB
4 6 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (4.60%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.30%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (2.30%) MySQL
8 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.15%) QlikView
9 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (10.34%) TeamCity
2 8 (9.20%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (6.90%) JIRA
3 6 (6.90%) Selenium
3 6 (6.90%) SpecFlow
3 6 (6.90%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.60%) AccuRev
4 4 (4.60%) gulp
5 3 (3.45%) Subversion
6 2 (2.30%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (2.30%) Protractor
7 1 (1.15%) NUnit
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (8.05%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Law
2 4 (4.60%) Marketing
3 3 (3.45%) Banking
3 3 (3.45%) Legal
4 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.15%) Electronics
5 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.15%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (100.00%) .NET
2 51 (58.62%) ASP.NET
3 37 (42.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 33 (37.93%) AngularJS
5 29 (33.33%) jQuery
6 25 (28.74%) ASP.NET Web API
6 25 (28.74%) CSS
7 24 (27.59%) HTML
8 20 (22.99%) .NET Framework
9 17 (19.54%) Web Services
10 12 (13.79%) Entity Framework
11 11 (12.64%) React
11 11 (12.64%) SignalR
11 11 (12.64%) WPF
12 10 (11.49%) KnockoutJS
12 10 (11.49%) WinForms
13 9 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (9.20%) RESTful
14 8 (9.20%) WCF
15 6 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.60%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.30%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.30%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.30%) N-Tier
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 35 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (36.78%) TDD
4 15 (17.24%) Scrum
4 15 (17.24%) Test Automation
5 13 (14.94%) Unit Testing
6 12 (13.79%) Refactoring
7 11 (12.64%) Kanban
8 9 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (10.34%) Web Development
9 7 (8.05%) BDD
10 6 (6.90%) Pair Programming
11 5 (5.75%) CRM
11 5 (5.75%) Web Application Development
12 4 (4.60%) Agile Project Management
12 4 (4.60%) CQRS
12 4 (4.60%) Progressive Enhancement
12 4 (4.60%) Project Management
12 4 (4.60%) SMACSS
12 4 (4.60%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 87 (100.00%) C#
2 47 (54.02%) JavaScript
3 44 (50.57%) SQL
4 8 (9.20%) TypeScript
5 4 (4.60%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.30%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.15%) Java
7 1 (1.15%) Ruby
7 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (2.30%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) QA
2 2 (2.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Rancher
Vendors
1 13 (14.94%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.60%) Oracle
3 2 (2.30%) Capita
4 1 (1.15%) SAP
4 1 (1.15%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.15%) Xamarin