The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 24 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# Developer
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 94 113
Rank change year-on-year +7 +19  
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 48 61 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.66% 1.60% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 1.69% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 55 29
Median daily rate £338 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £375 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £346 £328 £325
% change year-on-year +5.72% +0.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.63 £43.00 £22.88
% change year-on-year -14.82% +87.97%  

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 2718 3611 3541
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 93.72% 94.78% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1600 2238 2030
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 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 132 203
Median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.00 £45.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured C# Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for C# Developer in the North West

C# 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# Developer in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for C# Developer in the North West

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# Developer in the North West over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# Developer in the North West

C# 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# Developer in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# Developer in the North West

C# 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# Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 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 -2 24 £350 +3.70% 40
Cheshire +27 14 £281 -13.46% 18
Merseyside -2 5 £363 +11.53% 9
Lancashire +7 2 £225 -45.12% 5
C# Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, C# 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# Developer in the job title.

1 85 (100.00%) C#
2 76 (89.41%) .NET
3 54 (63.53%) ASP.NET
4 52 (61.18%) MVC
5 41 (48.24%) JavaScript
6 39 (45.88%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 30 (35.29%) SQL
9 27 (31.76%) SQL Server
9 27 (31.76%) .NET Framework
10 26 (30.59%) CSS
11 24 (28.24%) HTML
12 23 (27.06%) jQuery
13 22 (25.88%) Entity Framework
14 17 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
15 16 (18.82%) Scrum
15 16 (18.82%) TDD
16 15 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
17 14 (16.47%) Unit Testing
18 13 (15.29%) Web Development
19 12 (14.12%) AngularJS
20 11 (12.94%) Test Automation
20 11 (12.94%) HTML5
21 10 (11.76%) Git (software)
22 9 (10.59%) QA
22 9 (10.59%) Microsoft
22 9 (10.59%) Web Services
22 9 (10.59%) OO
23 8 (9.41%) XML
23 8 (9.41%) C++

C# 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 7 (8.24%) Umbraco
2 6 (7.06%) Kinematics
3 5 (5.88%) CMS
4 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.53%) EPiServer
5 3 (3.53%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (2.35%) Confluence
7 1 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.18%) Drupal
7 1 (1.18%) IIS
7 1 (1.18%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.18%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) AMQP
1 1 (1.18%) HTTP
1 1 (1.18%) Internet
1 1 (1.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (31.76%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 5 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.71%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.18%) Firebird
5 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.18%) MySQL
5 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.41%) JIRA
2 8 (9.41%) Visual Studio
3 7 (8.24%) gulp
4 6 (7.06%) NUnit
4 6 (7.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.53%) Selenium
5 3 (3.53%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.35%) Moq
6 2 (2.35%) Subversion
7 1 (1.18%) AccuRev
7 1 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.18%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.18%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.18%) Rational Robot
7 1 (1.18%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.18%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (7.06%) Games
2 4 (4.71%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.35%) Law
3 2 (2.35%) Legal
3 2 (2.35%) Retail
4 1 (1.18%) Automotive
4 1 (1.18%) Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (89.41%) .NET
2 54 (63.53%) ASP.NET
3 34 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (31.76%) .NET Framework
5 26 (30.59%) CSS
6 24 (28.24%) HTML
7 23 (27.06%) jQuery
8 22 (25.88%) Entity Framework
9 17 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (14.12%) AngularJS
11 11 (12.94%) HTML5
12 9 (10.59%) Web Services
13 8 (9.41%) XML
14 7 (8.24%) RESTful
14 7 (8.24%) Sass
14 7 (8.24%) WCF
15 6 (7.06%) .NET Core
15 6 (7.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 6 (7.06%) CSS3
15 6 (7.06%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.24%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.71%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.71%) Robotics
4 2 (2.35%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.35%) iPad
4 2 (2.35%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.18%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.18%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.88%) Windows
2 4 (4.71%) Android
2 4 (4.71%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.53%) Linux
4 1 (1.18%) Unix
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (61.18%) MVC
2 39 (45.88%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (18.82%) Scrum
3 16 (18.82%) TDD
4 15 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (16.47%) Unit Testing
6 13 (15.29%) Web Development
7 11 (12.94%) Test Automation
8 9 (10.59%) OO
9 8 (9.41%) Refactoring
9 8 (9.41%) SMACSS
10 6 (7.06%) Linear Algebra
10 6 (7.06%) Mathematics
10 6 (7.06%) OOD
10 6 (7.06%) Progressive Enhancement
11 5 (5.88%) Continuous Deployment
11 5 (5.88%) Project Management
12 4 (4.71%) Agile Project Management
12 4 (4.71%) OOP
12 4 (4.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 85 (100.00%) C#
2 41 (48.24%) JavaScript
3 30 (35.29%) SQL
4 8 (9.41%) C++
4 8 (9.41%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.35%) Apple Swift
5 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.35%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.18%) C
6 1 (1.18%) COBOL
6 1 (1.18%) Java
6 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.18%) Python
6 1 (1.18%) VB
6 1 (1.18%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (8.24%) Degree
2 5 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.18%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.59%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (10.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.06%) NVIDIA
2 6 (7.06%) Oracle
3 5 (5.88%) Sitecore
4 4 (4.71%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.18%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.18%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.18%) Google
5 1 (1.18%) Kofax
5 1 (1.18%) Perforce
5 1 (1.18%) Twitter
5 1 (1.18%) VMware
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £340 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago