The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had C# Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C# Developer
Rank 47 72 55
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -17
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 21 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.77% 0.56% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.01% 0.59% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 10
Median daily rate £275 £346 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.57% +4.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £318 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £383 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £341 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +5.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
C# Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
697 1018 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.07% 95.50% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 656 422
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 £250 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 43 64
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.16 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% +7.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.69 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £33.00 £36.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

C# Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured C# Developer in the job title.

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 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# Developer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Macclesfield - 3 £250 - 4
Warrington - 3 £325 - 1
Chester -3 2 £300 -9.09% 6
Congleton - 2 £275 -
C# Developer
North West

C# Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 Cheshire region featuring C# Developer in the job title.

1 37 (100.00%) C#
1 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (59.46%) SQL Server
3 21 (56.76%) MVC
4 18 (48.65%) SQL
5 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET
6 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
7 12 (32.43%) WCF
8 11 (29.73%) Web Services
9 9 (24.32%) AngularJS
9 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (24.32%) TDD
9 9 (24.32%) Manufacturing
10 7 (18.92%) .NET Framework
10 7 (18.92%) T-SQL
10 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (16.22%) CSS
11 6 (16.22%) OO
11 6 (16.22%) CRM
11 6 (16.22%) WPF
12 5 (13.51%) Retail
12 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
12 5 (13.51%) VB.NET
12 5 (13.51%) C++
12 5 (13.51%) HTML
12 5 (13.51%) Web Development
13 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (10.81%) iPad
13 4 (10.81%) Entity Framework
13 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4

C# Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (5.41%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Network Security
2 2 (5.41%) Internet
2 2 (5.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (59.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 9 (24.32%) Manufacturing
2 5 (13.51%) Retail
3 3 (8.11%) Games
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET
3 12 (32.43%) WCF
4 11 (29.73%) Web Services
5 9 (24.32%) AngularJS
6 7 (18.92%) .NET Framework
6 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (16.22%) CSS
7 6 (16.22%) WPF
8 5 (13.51%) HTML
9 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (10.81%) Entity Framework
9 4 (10.81%) jQuery
9 4 (10.81%) SOAP
10 3 (8.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 3 (8.11%) Unity DI Container
11 2 (5.41%) CSS3
11 2 (5.41%) HTML5
11 2 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (10.81%) iPad
2 3 (8.11%) Digital Media
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) MVC
2 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (24.32%) TDD
3 6 (16.22%) CRM
3 6 (16.22%) OO
4 5 (13.51%) Web Development
5 4 (10.81%) ERP
6 3 (8.11%) Automated Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (8.11%) MVVM
6 3 (8.11%) OOP
6 3 (8.11%) Translating Business Requirements
6 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Use Case
7 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.41%) Cross-Platform Development
7 2 (5.41%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (5.41%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.41%) Typography
7 2 (5.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (48.65%) SQL
3 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
4 7 (18.92%) T-SQL
5 5 (13.51%) C++
5 5 (13.51%) VB.NET
6 3 (8.11%) Java
6 3 (8.11%) PHP
7 2 (5.41%) VB
8 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.41%) SAP
2 1 (2.70%) Perforce