The first table below looks at the demand for the C# Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C# Developer
Rank 47 60 56
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 19 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.37% 0.91% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.52% 1.00% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 7
Average daily rate
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£331 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £350 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +26.12%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
754 698 789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.90% 91.00% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 283 435
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 46 46
Average hourly rate £15.50 £31.56 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.87% +52.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.13 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
C# Developer
North West

C# Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# Developer in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C# Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

C# Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# Developer across the Cheshire region.

C# Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

C# Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# Developer across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

C# Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

C# Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

C# Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

C# Developer
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# Developer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 4 £275 - 1
Knutsford - 3 £350 -
Warrington - 2 £300 - 1
Macclesfield - 1 £338 -
Nantwich - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 2
Crewe - - - -
Ellesmere Port - - - -
C# Developer
North West

C# Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited C# Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with C# Developer in their job title.

1 28 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (75.00%) .NET
3 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
3 15 (53.57%) SQL
4 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 12 (42.86%) TDD
6 11 (39.29%) HTML
7 10 (35.71%) T-SQL
7 10 (35.71%) MVC
8 8 (28.57%) CSS
9 7 (25.00%) WCF
9 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (25.00%) HTML5
10 6 (21.43%) WinForms
10 6 (21.43%) WPF
10 6 (21.43%) jQuery
10 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
11 5 (17.86%) Web Development
11 5 (17.86%) Pair Programming
12 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
12 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
12 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (14.29%) N-Tier
12 4 (14.29%) Web Services
12 4 (14.29%) BDD
12 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC

C# Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited C# Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with C# Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) IIS
1 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Node.js
2 1 (3.57%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Intranet
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) .NET
2 14 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (39.29%) HTML
4 8 (28.57%) CSS
5 7 (25.00%) WCF
5 7 (25.00%) HTML5
6 6 (21.43%) jQuery
6 6 (21.43%) WPF
6 6 (21.43%) WinForms
7 4 (14.29%) Web Services
7 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (10.71%) CSS3
8 3 (10.71%) LINQ
8 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (7.14%) Ajax
9 2 (7.14%) NHibernate
9 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
9 2 (7.14%) JSON
10 1 (3.57%) OOXML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.57%) CCTV
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) TDD
2 10 (35.71%) MVC
3 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.86%) Web Development
4 5 (17.86%) Pair Programming
5 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (14.29%) BDD
6 3 (10.71%) Scrum
7 2 (7.14%) Data Management
7 2 (7.14%) ETL
7 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.14%) Multithreading
7 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.14%) MVVM
7 2 (7.14%) Refactoring
7 2 (7.14%) User Stories
8 1 (3.57%) Use Case
8 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.57%) OO
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
2 15 (53.57%) SQL
3 10 (35.71%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
4 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.57%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Twitter
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