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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 46 25 16
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -9
Contract jobs citing C# 35 49 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.56% 6.13% 9.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.91% 22.07% 31.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 36 33
Average daily rate
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£368 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.94% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £222 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £437
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 £37.56 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -6.66%
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
393 222 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 40.02% 27.75% 29.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 119 98
Average daily rate £408 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £32.75 - £50.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.95 - £27.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.55 - £51.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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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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 -5 9 £375 +50.00% 31
Crewe +1 4 £225 -30.76% 7
Chester -16 2 £290 -17.14% 10
Macclesfield -4 1 - - 3
Ellesmere Port - 1 £288 - 1
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 77 (78.57%) .NET
2 51 (52.04%) SQL Server
3 35 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 34 (34.69%) SQL
4 34 (34.69%) HTML
5 29 (29.59%) MVC
6 26 (26.53%) ASP.NET
7 25 (25.51%) Web Services
7 25 (25.51%) .NET Framework
8 24 (24.49%) Microsoft
9 21 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (20.41%) CSS
11 19 (19.39%) Windows
12 18 (18.37%) Visual Studio
12 18 (18.37%) jQuery
13 15 (15.31%) VB
14 14 (14.29%) MS Excel
14 14 (14.29%) WCF
15 13 (13.27%) N-Tier
16 11 (11.22%) Open Source
17 10 (10.20%) Resource Management
17 10 (10.20%) OOP
18 9 (9.18%) Data Management
18 9 (9.18%) SC Cleared
18 9 (9.18%) Security Cleared
18 9 (9.18%) ASP.NET MVC
19 8 (8.16%) HTML5
19 8 (8.16%) Git (software)
19 8 (8.16%) Unit Testing
19 8 (8.16%) Continuous Integration

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 7 (7.14%) IIS
2 2 (2.04%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.04%) Node.js
2 2 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.04%) CMS
2 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.06%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) SaaS
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.12%) ATM
2 1 (1.02%) GPRS
2 1 (1.02%) UMTS
2 1 (1.02%) HTTP
2 1 (1.02%) Intranet
2 1 (1.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (52.04%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.10%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.08%) SQLite
5 4 (4.08%) QlikView
5 4 (4.08%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.08%) DTS
6 3 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.06%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.04%) DB2
7 2 (2.04%) MySQL
8 1 (1.02%) MS Access
8 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.02%) Event Store
8 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.02%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 18 (18.37%) Visual Studio
2 8 (8.16%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.08%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.08%) Subversion
4 4 (4.08%) NUnit
5 3 (3.06%) Moq
5 3 (3.06%) FxCop
5 3 (3.06%) StyleCop
6 2 (2.04%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.04%) JIRA
6 2 (2.04%) PVCS
6 2 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (2.04%) WebSpeed
7 1 (1.02%) Grunt
7 1 (1.02%) Bower
7 1 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.02%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.02%) Hudson
7 1 (1.02%) Selenium
General
1 4 (4.08%) Finance
2 3 (3.06%) Banking
2 3 (3.06%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.04%) Back Office
3 2 (2.04%) Legal
3 2 (2.04%) Retail
4 1 (1.02%) Games
Job Titles
1 74 (75.51%) Developer
2 35 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 21 (21.43%) C# Developer
4 12 (12.24%) SQL Developer
5 10 (10.20%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (10.20%) Software Team Leader
5 10 (10.20%) Development Team Leader
5 10 (10.20%) Team Leader
5 10 (10.20%) .NET Team Leader
5 10 (10.20%) Software Development Team Leader
6 6 (6.12%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (5.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 4 (4.08%) CRM Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Mobile Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Web Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.06%) Report Developer
9 3 (3.06%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.06%) Windows Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (78.57%) .NET
2 34 (34.69%) HTML
3 26 (26.53%) ASP.NET
4 25 (25.51%) Web Services
4 25 (25.51%) .NET Framework
5 20 (20.41%) CSS
6 18 (18.37%) jQuery
7 14 (14.29%) WCF
8 9 (9.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (8.16%) HTML5
9 8 (8.16%) XML
10 6 (6.12%) Entity Framework
10 6 (6.12%) REST
10 6 (6.12%) AngularJS
11 5 (5.10%) J2EE
11 5 (5.10%) Ajax
11 5 (5.10%) JSON
11 5 (5.10%) CSS3
11 5 (5.10%) LINQ
12 4 (4.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.27%) N-Tier
2 7 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.12%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.10%) EMV
5 4 (4.08%) Chip Card
6 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.02%) PDA
7 1 (1.02%) Tandem
7 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.39%) Windows
2 7 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
3 5 (5.10%) Android
4 4 (4.08%) Linux
5 3 (3.06%) Windows CE
5 3 (3.06%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.59%) MVC
2 21 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (11.22%) Open Source
4 10 (10.20%) Resource Management
4 10 (10.20%) OOP
5 9 (9.18%) Data Management
6 8 (8.16%) Unit Testing
6 8 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (8.16%) TDD
6 8 (8.16%) Software Engineering
7 7 (7.14%) Scrum
7 7 (7.14%) Validation
8 6 (6.12%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (6.12%) OO
9 5 (5.10%) SOA
9 5 (5.10%) CRM
9 5 (5.10%) Web Development
9 5 (5.10%) Workflow
9 5 (5.10%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (5.10%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 34 (34.69%) SQL
3 15 (15.31%) VB
4 7 (7.14%) Java
4 7 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.10%) PHP
5 5 (5.10%) C++
6 4 (4.08%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.06%) Python
7 3 (3.06%) VBA
8 2 (2.04%) Ruby
8 2 (2.04%) VB6
8 2 (2.04%) Delphi
9 1 (1.02%) VBScript
9 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.02%) R
9 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (9.18%) SC Cleared
1 9 (9.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.02%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (24.49%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.06%) VMware
3 2 (2.04%) Sculptor
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle
3 2 (2.04%) Progress
4 1 (1.02%) Apple
4 1 (1.02%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.02%) Twitter
4 1 (1.02%) Sitecore
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