Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 20 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# Developer
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 78 124
Rank change year-on-year -19 +46 -49
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 113 177 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.99% 2.61% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 2.76% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 134 104
North West median daily rate £363 £336 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.81% +7.17% -1.95%
10th Percentile £295 £250 £210
90th Percentile £414 £574 £450
England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 2
North West median hourly rate £41.25 £38.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +6.21% -
10th Percentile £30.50 £24.50 £33.78
90th Percentile £46.25 £42.50 £38.53
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +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 5401 6405 8133
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.89% 94.40% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3398 4132 4864
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £250 £231
90th Percentile £588 £550 £568
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 234 404
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £16.11 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.96% -20.46% +26.25%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.01 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.53 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured C# Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 20 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# Developer in the North West over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 20 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 +2 76 £359 +4.36% 32
Cheshire -3 18 £325 +8.33% 26
Lancashire -2 6 £315 -3.08% 10
Merseyside -3 6 £375 +7.14% 2
Cumbria - 1 - -
C# Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 113 (100.00%) C#
2 106 (93.81%) .NET
3 63 (55.75%) MVC
4 57 (50.44%) ASP.NET
5 53 (46.90%) SQL
6 48 (42.48%) SQL Server
7 46 (40.71%) JavaScript
8 43 (38.05%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (32.74%) TDD
9 37 (32.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 36 (31.86%) jQuery
11 31 (27.43%) .NET Framework
11 31 (27.43%) CSS
12 27 (23.89%) AngularJS
12 27 (23.89%) ASP.NET Web API
13 23 (20.35%) HTML
14 22 (19.47%) WPF
14 22 (19.47%) Entity Framework
15 20 (17.70%) Test Automation
16 19 (16.81%) Unit Testing
17 18 (15.93%) Web Development
18 16 (14.16%) Scrum
18 16 (14.16%) Web Services
19 14 (12.39%) Microsoft
20 13 (11.50%) Visual Studio
20 13 (11.50%) WinForms
20 13 (11.50%) WCF
20 13 (11.50%) Team Foundation Server
21 12 (10.62%) Continuous Integration
21 12 (10.62%) Finance

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 8 (7.08%) CMS
2 5 (4.42%) NServiceBus
2 5 (4.42%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.42%) Umbraco
3 3 (2.65%) IIS
4 2 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.77%) Kinematics
4 2 (1.77%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.65%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.88%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.88%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) GitHub
1 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.88%) npm
2 1 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) Intranet
1 1 (0.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (42.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (6.19%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.31%) MySQL
5 5 (4.42%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.54%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.65%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.88%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.88%) QlikView
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (11.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 13 (11.50%) Visual Studio
2 11 (9.73%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.08%) gulp
4 5 (4.42%) SpecFlow
4 5 (4.42%) TeamCity
5 4 (3.54%) JIRA
5 4 (3.54%) Selenium
6 3 (2.65%) ClearCase
6 3 (2.65%) NUnit
6 3 (2.65%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (2.65%) Protractor
6 3 (2.65%) Rational Robot
7 2 (1.77%) AccuRev
7 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.77%) Subversion
7 2 (1.77%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.88%) FxCop
8 1 (0.88%) MSTest
8 1 (0.88%) ReSharper
General
1 12 (10.62%) Finance
2 5 (4.42%) Law
3 4 (3.54%) Legal
3 4 (3.54%) Marketing
3 4 (3.54%) Retail
4 2 (1.77%) Banking
4 2 (1.77%) Games
4 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.88%) Advertising
5 1 (0.88%) Electronics
5 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (93.81%) .NET
2 57 (50.44%) ASP.NET
3 37 (32.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 36 (31.86%) jQuery
5 31 (27.43%) .NET Framework
5 31 (27.43%) CSS
6 27 (23.89%) AngularJS
6 27 (23.89%) ASP.NET Web API
7 23 (20.35%) HTML
8 22 (19.47%) Entity Framework
8 22 (19.47%) WPF
9 16 (14.16%) Web Services
10 13 (11.50%) WCF
10 13 (11.50%) WinForms
11 9 (7.96%) KnockoutJS
11 9 (7.96%) Sass
11 9 (7.96%) XML
12 8 (7.08%) .NET Core
13 7 (6.19%) HTML5
14 6 (5.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.96%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.65%) Credit Risk
3 3 (2.65%) iPad
3 3 (2.65%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.77%) RIA
5 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.88%) NHS
5 1 (0.88%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.31%) Windows
2 2 (1.77%) Linux
2 2 (1.77%) Unix
2 2 (1.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (55.75%) MVC
2 43 (38.05%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (32.74%) TDD
4 20 (17.70%) Test Automation
5 19 (16.81%) Unit Testing
6 18 (15.93%) Web Development
7 16 (14.16%) Scrum
8 12 (10.62%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (8.85%) Refactoring
10 8 (7.08%) SMACSS
10 8 (7.08%) SOLID
11 7 (6.19%) Agile Project Management
11 7 (6.19%) Progressive Enhancement
11 7 (6.19%) Project Management
12 6 (5.31%) SOA
13 5 (4.42%) CRM
13 5 (4.42%) E-Commerce
13 5 (4.42%) OO
14 4 (3.54%) Asset Management
14 4 (3.54%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 113 (100.00%) C#
2 53 (46.90%) SQL
3 46 (40.71%) JavaScript
4 11 (9.73%) TypeScript
5 5 (4.42%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.54%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.54%) VB
7 3 (2.65%) VB6
8 2 (1.77%) C++
8 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.88%) Java
9 1 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (4.42%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.54%) Degree
3 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.08%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.77%) Rancher
2 1 (0.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 14 (12.39%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.42%) Oracle
3 2 (1.77%) Capita
3 2 (1.77%) NVIDIA
3 2 (1.77%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.88%) SAP
4 1 (0.88%) Xamarin