The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills 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# over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 49 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -2
Contract jobs citing C# 23 55 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.45% 7.13% 7.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.71% 25.11% 24.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 42 27
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£365 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £520 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.78 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.64% -
C#
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
343 219 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.49% 28.40% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 122 106
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £520 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £33.00 £20.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

C#
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# within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
Warrington -13 4 £325 -36.27% 25
Crewe -6 3 £365 +12.30% 11
Chester -9 2 £290 +5.45% 20
Ellesmere Port - 1 - - 3
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing C# also 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 that cited C#.

1 64 (79.01%) .NET
2 41 (50.62%) SQL Server
3 31 (38.27%) MVC
4 30 (37.04%) HTML
4 30 (37.04%) JavaScript
5 26 (32.10%) ASP.NET
6 25 (30.86%) Microsoft
7 24 (29.63%) SQL
8 23 (28.40%) .NET Framework
9 22 (27.16%) CSS
10 21 (25.93%) Web Services
11 18 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (19.75%) jQuery
13 15 (18.52%) VB
13 15 (18.52%) MS Excel
14 13 (16.05%) N-Tier
14 13 (16.05%) WCF
15 12 (14.81%) Windows
15 12 (14.81%) Visual Studio
16 11 (13.58%) Open Source
16 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET MVC
16 11 (13.58%) HTML5
17 10 (12.35%) Resource Management
17 10 (12.35%) OOP
18 8 (9.88%) XML
18 8 (9.88%) T-SQL
18 8 (9.88%) Team Foundation Server
18 8 (9.88%) AngularJS
19 7 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
19 7 (8.64%) Scrum

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing C# also 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 that cited C#. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.94%) Node.js
2 3 (3.70%) IIS
3 2 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.23%) CMS
4 1 (1.23%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.23%) Apache
4 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.23%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) SaaS
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) ATM
2 1 (1.23%) GPRS
2 1 (1.23%) UMTS
2 1 (1.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (50.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.17%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.94%) QlikView
4 4 (4.94%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.94%) DTS
5 3 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.47%) SQLite
6 2 (2.47%) DB2
7 1 (1.23%) MS Access
7 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.23%) RavenDB
7 1 (1.23%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 12 (14.81%) Visual Studio
2 8 (9.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (7.41%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.70%) Grunt
4 3 (3.70%) Bower
4 3 (3.70%) gulp
4 3 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (2.47%) WebSpeed
5 2 (2.47%) NUnit
5 2 (2.47%) Subversion
5 2 (2.47%) JIRA
5 2 (2.47%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.47%) PVCS
6 1 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.23%) FxCop
6 1 (1.23%) StyleCop
6 1 (1.23%) Moq
6 1 (1.23%) Hudson
General
1 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.47%) Banking
2 2 (2.47%) Retail
2 2 (2.47%) Back Office
2 2 (2.47%) Legal
3 1 (1.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 58 (71.60%) Developer
2 26 (32.10%) .NET Developer
3 18 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 10 (12.35%) Development Team Leader
4 10 (12.35%) Team Leader
4 10 (12.35%) .NET Team Leader
4 10 (12.35%) Software Development Team Leader
4 10 (12.35%) Software Team Leader
4 10 (12.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (6.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Mobile Developer
7 4 (4.94%) CRM Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Report Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Windows Mobile Developer
8 3 (3.70%) SQL Developer
9 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Developer
9 2 (2.47%) Excel Specialist
9 2 (2.47%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (79.01%) .NET
2 30 (37.04%) HTML
3 26 (32.10%) ASP.NET
4 23 (28.40%) .NET Framework
5 22 (27.16%) CSS
6 21 (25.93%) Web Services
7 16 (19.75%) jQuery
8 13 (16.05%) WCF
9 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (13.58%) HTML5
10 8 (9.88%) AngularJS
10 8 (9.88%) XML
11 6 (7.41%) WPF
11 6 (7.41%) Entity Framework
11 6 (7.41%) CSS3
11 6 (7.41%) RESTful
12 5 (6.17%) REST
12 5 (6.17%) Ajax
12 5 (6.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) N-Tier
2 7 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.70%) EMV
4 3 (3.70%) Chip Card
4 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.47%) User Experience
5 2 (2.47%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.23%) Tandem
6 1 (1.23%) PDA
6 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.81%) Windows
2 5 (6.17%) Android
3 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.70%) Windows CE
3 3 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.23%) Linux
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (38.27%) MVC
2 18 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (13.58%) Open Source
4 10 (12.35%) Resource Management
4 10 (12.35%) OOP
5 7 (8.64%) Scrum
6 6 (7.41%) Software Engineering
6 6 (7.41%) TDD
6 6 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (6.17%) OO
7 5 (6.17%) CRM
7 5 (6.17%) SOA
7 5 (6.17%) Unit Testing
7 5 (6.17%) Web Development
7 5 (6.17%) Dependency Injection
7 5 (6.17%) Mentoring
7 5 (6.17%) Mobile Development
8 4 (4.94%) ETL
8 4 (4.94%) Workflow
9 3 (3.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.04%) JavaScript
2 24 (29.63%) SQL
3 15 (18.52%) VB
4 8 (9.88%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.94%) Java
6 3 (3.70%) C++
6 3 (3.70%) PHP
6 3 (3.70%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.70%) VBA
7 2 (2.47%) Python
7 2 (2.47%) XAML
7 2 (2.47%) VB6
7 2 (2.47%) Delphi
8 1 (1.23%) C
8 1 (1.23%) VBScript
8 1 (1.23%) Ruby
8 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.23%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.47%) Degree
3 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Puppet
1 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (30.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.47%) Sculptor
2 2 (2.47%) Progress
3 1 (1.23%) Twitter
3 1 (1.23%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.23%) Adobe
3 1 (1.23%) Apple
3 1 (1.23%) VMware
3 1 (1.23%) Sitecore
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £340 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Northwich, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £325 - £360 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Crewe
Computer Futures
Rate: £220 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Crewe
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £315 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Nantwich
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Sandbach
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Middlewich
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 25 days ago