The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 91 89
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 34 69 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.32% 1.79% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.90% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 52 36
Median daily rate £325 £320 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +2.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £261 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £375 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +4.47% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.66% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year -1.48% +20.35%  

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 2453 3629 3440
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 94.93% 94.33% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1533 2172 1806
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 171 206
Median hourly rate £16.50 £24.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.25% +26.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.23 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +1 14 £350 +7.69% 25
Merseyside +5 7 £350 +7.69% 7
Cheshire 0 7 £325 +4.00% 25
Lancashire +19 2 £325 +30.00% 6
C# Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 123 (100.00%) C#
2 117 (95.12%) .NET
3 79 (64.23%) ASP.NET
4 71 (57.72%) MVC
5 64 (52.03%) JavaScript
6 53 (43.09%) HTML
6 53 (43.09%) SQL Server
7 47 (38.21%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (37.40%) CSS
9 44 (35.77%) SQL
9 44 (35.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 43 (34.96%) .NET Framework
11 25 (20.33%) Entity Framework
12 20 (16.26%) jQuery
12 20 (16.26%) Umbraco
13 16 (13.01%) NoSQL
13 16 (13.01%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (12.20%) Xamarin
14 15 (12.20%) Mobile App
14 15 (12.20%) VB.NET
14 15 (12.20%) Microsoft
14 15 (12.20%) Front End Development
15 14 (11.38%) Visual Studio
15 14 (11.38%) XML
16 13 (10.57%) Mobile Application Development
17 12 (9.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 12 (9.76%) AngularJS
18 11 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
18 11 (8.94%) WinForms
19 10 (8.13%) Scrum

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 20 (16.26%) Umbraco
2 9 (7.32%) CMS
3 7 (5.69%) EPiServer
4 6 (4.88%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (3.25%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.63%) DNN
6 2 (1.63%) Immediacy CMS
6 2 (1.63%) Kentico
6 2 (1.63%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.81%) Drupal
7 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.81%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.81%) IIS
7 1 (0.81%) JBoss
7 1 (0.81%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.63%) PaaS
2 2 (1.63%) SaaS
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.44%) HTTPS
1 3 (2.44%) Internet
1 3 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.81%) HTTP
2 1 (0.81%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (43.09%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.01%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.25%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (2.44%) SQLite
7 2 (1.63%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.63%) MySQL
7 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.81%) Firebird
8 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (11.38%) Visual Studio
2 6 (4.88%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.07%) NUnit
3 5 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.44%) JIRA
4 3 (2.44%) Subversion
5 2 (1.63%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.63%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.63%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.81%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (0.81%) Moq
6 1 (0.81%) Selenium
6 1 (0.81%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (3.25%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.63%) Advertising
3 1 (0.81%) Electronics
3 1 (0.81%) Law
3 1 (0.81%) Legal
3 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (95.12%) .NET
2 79 (64.23%) ASP.NET
3 53 (43.09%) HTML
4 46 (37.40%) CSS
5 44 (35.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 43 (34.96%) .NET Framework
7 25 (20.33%) Entity Framework
8 20 (16.26%) jQuery
9 16 (13.01%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (11.38%) XML
11 12 (9.76%) AngularJS
11 12 (9.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 11 (8.94%) WinForms
13 9 (7.32%) WCF
13 9 (7.32%) Web Services
14 8 (6.50%) HTML5
14 8 (6.50%) WPF
15 6 (4.88%) KnockoutJS
15 6 (4.88%) React
15 6 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.20%) Mobile App
2 11 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.25%) iPad
4 2 (1.63%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.63%) Tandem
4 2 (1.63%) User Experience
5 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.50%) Windows
2 5 (4.07%) Android
2 5 (4.07%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.44%) Windows 10
3 3 (2.44%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.81%) Unix
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (57.72%) MVC
2 47 (38.21%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (12.20%) Front End Development
4 13 (10.57%) Mobile Application Development
5 10 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (8.13%) Scrum
5 10 (8.13%) TDD
5 10 (8.13%) Web Development
6 8 (6.50%) OO
7 7 (5.69%) OOD
8 6 (4.88%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (4.07%) BDD
9 5 (4.07%) Unit Testing
10 4 (3.25%) Content Management
10 4 (3.25%) E-Commerce
10 4 (3.25%) Microservices
10 4 (3.25%) Migration
10 4 (3.25%) OOP
10 4 (3.25%) SDLC
10 4 (3.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 123 (100.00%) C#
2 64 (52.03%) JavaScript
3 44 (35.77%) SQL
4 15 (12.20%) VB.NET
5 6 (4.88%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.44%) Java
6 3 (2.44%) PHP
6 3 (2.44%) Python
7 2 (1.63%) COBOL
7 2 (1.63%) Ruby
7 2 (1.63%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.81%) C
8 1 (0.81%) C++
8 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.81%) Degree
3 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.81%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.63%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (12.20%) Microsoft
1 15 (12.20%) Xamarin
2 9 (7.32%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.63%) Alterian
3 2 (1.63%) Oracle
4 1 (0.81%) Kofax
4 1 (0.81%) Nintex
4 1 (0.81%) Perforce
4 1 (0.81%) Sun
4 1 (0.81%) Sybase
4 1 (0.81%) Telerik
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