Period
to 13 October 2019

The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 13 October 2019.

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
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 131 108 107
Rank change year-on-year -23 -1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 68 110 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.31% 1.87% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.97% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 95 71
North West median daily rate £375 £363 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.11% +5.19%
10th Percentile £314 £286 £290
90th Percentile £438 £429 £413
England median daily rate £425 £425 £385
% change year-on-year - +10.39% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
North West median hourly rate - £45.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.00% +17.65%
England median hourly rate £60.00 £43.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year +37.14% -2.78% +5.88%

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 4,863 5,582 5,336
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.75% 94.93% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,182 3,446 3,294
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £225 £238 £250
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 350 246
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +3.23% +18.32%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.16 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.00 £47.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.06 £18.70
% change year-on-year +10.76% -3.44% +1.08%

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 13 October 2019.

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 13 October 2019. 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 -17 36 £375 +3.45% 48
Cheshire +13 22 £375 -1.64% 12
Merseyside -6 6 £375 +50.00% 4
Lancashire +15 4 £210 -44.00% 5
C# .NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 October 2019, 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 68 (100.00%) C#
1 68 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (57.35%) MVC
3 37 (54.41%) SQL
4 26 (38.24%) SQL Server
5 25 (36.76%) JavaScript
6 24 (35.29%) ASP.NET
6 24 (35.29%) .NET Framework
7 22 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (27.94%) .NET Core
9 18 (26.47%) Law
10 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 16 (23.53%) Azure
12 14 (20.59%) AngularJS
12 14 (20.59%) VB.NET
13 13 (19.12%) HTML
13 13 (19.12%) CSS
13 13 (19.12%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (17.65%) JIRA
15 11 (16.18%) React
16 9 (13.24%) Entity Framework
16 9 (13.24%) WCF
16 9 (13.24%) WPF
16 9 (13.24%) NoSQL
17 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
17 8 (11.76%) HTML5
17 8 (11.76%) jQuery
17 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2000
17 8 (11.76%) Visual Studio
17 8 (11.76%) WinForms

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 3 (4.41%) Confluence
2 1 (1.47%) IIS
2 1 (1.47%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.53%) Azure
2 3 (4.41%) AWS
2 3 (4.41%) GitHub
2 3 (4.41%) Serverless
3 1 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.24%) NoSQL
3 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.47%) Firebird
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (17.65%) JIRA
2 8 (11.76%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.35%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.35%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.35%) TeamCity
4 4 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.94%) AccuRev
5 2 (2.94%) NUnit
6 1 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 18 (26.47%) Law
2 3 (4.41%) Finance
3 2 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.47%) Automotive
4 1 (1.47%) Back Office
4 1 (1.47%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (35.29%) .NET Framework
2 24 (35.29%) ASP.NET
3 19 (27.94%) .NET Core
4 14 (20.59%) AngularJS
5 13 (19.12%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (19.12%) CSS
5 13 (19.12%) HTML
6 11 (16.18%) React
7 9 (13.24%) Entity Framework
7 9 (13.24%) WCF
7 9 (13.24%) WPF
8 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (11.76%) HTML5
8 8 (11.76%) jQuery
8 8 (11.76%) WinForms
9 6 (8.82%) CSS3
10 5 (7.35%) Vue.js
10 5 (7.35%) Web Services
11 4 (5.88%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) Unix
2 1 (1.47%) Windows
2 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (57.35%) MVC
2 22 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (7.35%) DevOps
3 5 (7.35%) E-Commerce
3 5 (7.35%) TDD
3 5 (7.35%) Unit Testing
4 4 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (5.88%) Project Management
4 4 (5.88%) Scrum
4 4 (5.88%) SDLC
4 4 (5.88%) Web Development
5 3 (4.41%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (4.41%) Microservices
5 3 (4.41%) Web Application Development
6 2 (2.94%) BDD
6 2 (2.94%) ERP
6 2 (2.94%) Front End Development
6 2 (2.94%) Kanban
6 2 (2.94%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 68 (100.00%) C#
2 37 (54.41%) SQL
3 25 (36.76%) JavaScript
4 14 (20.59%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.41%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.94%) C
6 2 (2.94%) VBA
7 1 (1.47%) C++
7 1 (1.47%) Delphi
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) Docker
2 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.41%) Atlassian