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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 17 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing C# 56 67 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.59% 7.49% 9.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.21% 24.63% 30.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 41 48
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£300 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £350 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.67% -2.85%
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
264 272 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 35.77% 30.39% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 146 142
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £202 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 14
Average hourly rate £36.00 £31.56 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.08% +57.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.77 £17.20 £9.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.06 £44.46
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -2 16 £275 -15.38% 26
Knutsford +10 8 £368 - 2
Chester -9 6 £320 - 15
Runcorn +6 2 - - 3
Sandbach - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - - 6
Daresbury - - - -
Alderley Edge - - - -
Crewe - - - - 3
Ellesmere Port - - - - 1
Frodsham - - - -
Macclesfield - - - - 8
Nantwich - - - - 1
Northwich - - - -
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 73 (76.84%) .NET
2 46 (48.42%) SQL Server
3 39 (41.05%) HTML
3 39 (41.05%) SQL
3 39 (41.05%) MVC
4 35 (36.84%) JavaScript
5 31 (32.63%) ASP.NET
6 27 (28.42%) Web Services
7 26 (27.37%) CSS
7 26 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (24.21%) Visual Studio
9 22 (23.16%) .NET Framework
10 20 (21.05%) Windows
11 19 (20.00%) jQuery
12 18 (18.95%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (17.89%) TDD
14 16 (16.84%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (15.79%) LINQ
15 15 (15.79%) Microsoft
16 14 (14.74%) OO
16 14 (14.74%) WCF
17 12 (12.63%) Git (software)
18 11 (11.58%) Java
18 11 (11.58%) SOA
19 10 (10.53%) T-SQL
19 10 (10.53%) IIS
19 10 (10.53%) Finance
19 10 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
19 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
20 9 (9.47%) SC Cleared

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (10.53%) IIS
2 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.11%) JBoss
3 2 (2.11%) Apache
3 2 (2.11%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.11%) Node.js
3 2 (2.11%) Kinematics
4 1 (1.05%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.05%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.05%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.05%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.26%) SaaS
2 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.05%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.26%) ATM
2 4 (4.21%) HTTP
3 1 (1.05%) LDAP
3 1 (1.05%) Intranet
3 1 (1.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (48.42%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.21%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.21%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.16%) SQLite
4 3 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.11%) MySQL
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (1.05%) RavenDB
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 23 (24.21%) Visual Studio
2 12 (12.63%) Git (software)
3 9 (9.47%) NUnit
4 8 (8.42%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.21%) FxCop
6 3 (3.16%) StyleCop
6 3 (3.16%) Moq
6 3 (3.16%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.11%) Subversion
7 2 (2.11%) Maven
7 2 (2.11%) Ant
7 2 (2.11%) MSTest
8 1 (1.05%) T4 Templates
8 1 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.05%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.05%) Hudson
8 1 (1.05%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.05%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.05%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 10 (10.53%) Finance
2 7 (7.37%) Banking
3 6 (6.32%) Back Office
4 3 (3.16%) Games
5 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.05%) Retail
6 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (86.32%) Developer
2 44 (46.32%) .NET Developer
3 14 (14.74%) C# Developer
4 12 (12.63%) SQL Developer
5 7 (7.37%) Web Developer
6 6 (6.32%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.16%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (3.16%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.11%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (2.11%) .NET Web Developer
10 2 (2.11%) Senior C# Developer
10 2 (2.11%) Middleware Developer
10 2 (2.11%) Mobile Developer
10 2 (2.11%) Windows Mobile Developer
10 2 (2.11%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (76.84%) .NET
2 39 (41.05%) HTML
3 31 (32.63%) ASP.NET
4 27 (28.42%) Web Services
5 26 (27.37%) CSS
6 22 (23.16%) .NET Framework
7 19 (20.00%) jQuery
8 18 (18.95%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (15.79%) LINQ
10 14 (14.74%) WCF
11 9 (9.47%) HTML5
11 9 (9.47%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 9 (9.47%) XML
12 8 (8.42%) REST
12 8 (8.42%) CSS3
13 7 (7.37%) JSON
13 7 (7.37%) Ajax
13 7 (7.37%) NHibernate
14 6 (6.32%) WinForms
15 5 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.37%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.32%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.26%) EMV
5 4 (4.21%) Chip Card
6 2 (2.11%) Physics
7 1 (1.05%) W3C
7 1 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.05%) GIS
7 1 (1.05%) Tandem
7 1 (1.05%) PDA
7 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.05%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.05%) Windows
2 7 (7.37%) Linux
2 7 (7.37%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.05%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (41.05%) MVC
2 26 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (17.89%) TDD
4 16 (16.84%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (14.74%) OO
6 11 (11.58%) SOA
7 9 (9.47%) Data Management
8 8 (8.42%) MVVM
9 7 (7.37%) Dependency Injection
9 7 (7.37%) Validation
9 7 (7.37%) Scrum
9 7 (7.37%) Web Development
10 6 (6.32%) BDD
11 5 (5.26%) Mobile Application Development
11 5 (5.26%) Domain-Driven Design
11 5 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (4.21%) Software Engineering
12 4 (4.21%) Workflow
12 4 (4.21%) Test Automation
13 3 (3.16%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 39 (41.05%) SQL
2 35 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 11 (11.58%) Java
4 10 (10.53%) T-SQL
5 7 (7.37%) C++
6 6 (6.32%) VB
7 5 (5.26%) PHP
8 4 (4.21%) Ruby
8 4 (4.21%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.11%) Python
11 1 (1.05%) R
11 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.05%) VBA
11 1 (1.05%) VBScript
11 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (9.47%) SC Cleared
1 9 (9.47%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.11%) Docker
3 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.16%) Puppet
2 2 (2.11%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.16%) Oracle
2 3 (3.16%) VMware
3 2 (2.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.05%) ESRI
Cheshire
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £335 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Runcorn
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago