The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stockport with a requirement for C# skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C# over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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#
Manchester / Stockport
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 17 9
Rank change year-on-year +10 -8  
Contract jobs citing C# 9 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport 23.08% 6.02% 2.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.13% 13.16% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 1
Median daily rate £331 £338 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.85% +8.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £308 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £371 £319
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.13 £39.28
% change year-on-year +4.91% -2.92%  

C# is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Stockport with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Stockport
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 32 38 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport 82.05% 45.78% 45.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 89 27
Median daily rate £355 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.11% +38.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £308 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £690 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

Job postings citing C# as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stockport.

Job vacancy trend for C# in Stockport

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C# in Stockport.

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Stockport

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# in Stockport.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Stockport

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Stockport region with a requirement for C#.

1 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
1 10 (83.33%) MVC
1 10 (83.33%) jQuery
1 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (66.67%) CSS
3 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Unit Testing
3 7 (58.33%) QA
4 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (50.00%) SMACSS
4 6 (50.00%) TDD
5 5 (41.67%) Progressive Enhancement
6 4 (33.33%) Refactoring
6 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 4 (33.33%) Sass
6 4 (33.33%) gulp
6 4 (33.33%) .NET Core
7 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (25.00%) RESTful
7 3 (25.00%) Selenium
7 3 (25.00%) Web Development
7 3 (25.00%) HTML
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
8 2 (16.67%) VB
8 2 (16.67%) Java
8 2 (16.67%) Web Services
8 2 (16.67%) Windows

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (8.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (33.33%) gulp
2 3 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (41.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (41.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Web Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C++ Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Full Stack Web Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
1 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 10 (83.33%) jQuery
2 8 (66.67%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) .NET Core
3 4 (33.33%) Sass
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) RESTful
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Core
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (16.67%) WPF
5 2 (16.67%) WSDL
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (8.33%) CSS3
6 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
6 1 (8.33%) HTML5
6 1 (8.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) MVC
2 8 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Unit Testing
4 6 (50.00%) SMACSS
4 6 (50.00%) TDD
4 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (41.67%) Progressive Enhancement
6 4 (33.33%) Refactoring
7 3 (25.00%) Web Development
8 2 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (16.67%) Project Management
9 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
9 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Docker