The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
North West / Cheshire
Rank 12 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 37 48 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.51% 5.45% 7.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.90% 15.34% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 43 43
Median daily rate £400 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £291 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.58%

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
177 313 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 35.90% 35.53% 34.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 222 162
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £524 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Median hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -63.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £13.00 £30.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing C# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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
Warrington +25 15 £488 +55.37% 12
Chester +4 9 £400 +14.28% 10
Macclesfield -3 3 £410 +38.98% 8
Wilmslow +2 1 £376 +0.26% 3
Runcorn - 1 - - 3
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for C#.

1 54 (72.00%) .NET
2 36 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (46.67%) SQL Server
4 32 (42.67%) JavaScript
5 27 (36.00%) ASP.NET
6 26 (34.67%) SQL
7 23 (30.67%) MVC
8 21 (28.00%) HTML
9 20 (26.67%) .NET Framework
10 19 (25.33%) Visual Studio
10 19 (25.33%) Microsoft
11 18 (24.00%) CSS
12 15 (20.00%) AngularJS
13 14 (18.67%) TDD
14 13 (17.33%) Dynamics CRM
14 13 (17.33%) Windows
14 13 (17.33%) CRM
14 13 (17.33%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (16.00%) Entity Framework
15 12 (16.00%) jQuery
15 12 (16.00%) Manufacturing
15 12 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (14.67%) Scrum
16 11 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (14.67%) WCF
17 10 (13.33%) XML
18 9 (12.00%) Web Services
18 9 (12.00%) C++
18 9 (12.00%) Workflow
18 9 (12.00%) SharePoint

C#
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 9 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.67%) CMS
2 2 (2.67%) IIS
2 2 (2.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.67%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.33%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (17.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) Intranet
2 1 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (10.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.33%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.00%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.00%) MySQL
7 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (25.33%) Visual Studio
2 8 (10.67%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.00%) Selenium
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (2.67%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.67%) NUnit
6 1 (1.33%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.33%) Bower
6 1 (1.33%) gulp
6 1 (1.33%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.33%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.33%) JIRA
6 1 (1.33%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.33%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.33%) Moq
6 1 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 12 (16.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.33%) Advertising
3 3 (4.00%) Finance
4 2 (2.67%) Publishing
4 2 (2.67%) Retail
5 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.33%) Games
5 1 (1.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (82.67%) Developer
2 27 (36.00%) .NET Developer
3 23 (30.67%) C# Developer
4 16 (21.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (17.33%) CRM Developer
6 8 (10.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 8 (10.67%) SQL Developer
7 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Developer
9 5 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (5.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (5.33%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (5.33%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.33%) SharePoint Developer
11 3 (4.00%) Agile .NET Developer
11 3 (4.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (4.00%) Software Engineer
11 3 (4.00%) WCF Developer
11 3 (4.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (72.00%) .NET
2 27 (36.00%) ASP.NET
3 21 (28.00%) HTML
4 20 (26.67%) .NET Framework
5 18 (24.00%) CSS
6 15 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 13 (17.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (16.00%) Entity Framework
8 12 (16.00%) jQuery
9 11 (14.67%) WCF
10 10 (13.33%) XML
11 9 (12.00%) Node.js
11 9 (12.00%) Web Services
12 8 (10.67%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (9.33%) WinForms
13 7 (9.33%) WPF
14 6 (8.00%) Ajax
14 6 (8.00%) RESTful
15 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) Data Integration
2 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.67%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.33%) Windows
2 3 (4.00%) Android
2 3 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.67%) Linux
4 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (30.67%) MVC
3 14 (18.67%) TDD
4 13 (17.33%) CRM
5 11 (14.67%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (14.67%) Scrum
6 9 (12.00%) DevOps
6 9 (12.00%) Workflow
7 7 (9.33%) OO
8 6 (8.00%) BDD
8 6 (8.00%) Business Development
8 6 (8.00%) User Stories
9 5 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (6.67%) OWASP
9 5 (6.67%) Static Code Analysis
10 4 (5.33%) Migration
10 4 (5.33%) Project Management
10 4 (5.33%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.33%) Unit Testing
10 4 (5.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (42.67%) JavaScript
2 26 (34.67%) SQL
3 9 (12.00%) C++
4 6 (8.00%) Java
4 6 (8.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (8.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (5.33%) VB
6 2 (2.67%) C
6 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.67%) X++
7 1 (1.33%) COBOL
7 1 (1.33%) Go
7 1 (1.33%) Groovy
7 1 (1.33%) Perl
7 1 (1.33%) PHP
7 1 (1.33%) Python
7 1 (1.33%) Ruby
7 1 (1.33%) Scala
7 1 (1.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) Degree
4 1 (1.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 19 (25.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.00%) SAP
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle
3 2 (2.67%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.33%) Perforce
4 1 (1.33%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.33%) Telerik
4 1 (1.33%) Twitter
4 1 (1.33%) Xilinx
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