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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 32 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 44 64 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.66% 8.30% 8.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.10% 22.30% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 51 43
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £20.25 - £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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
336 287 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 35.59% 37.22% 32.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 183 149
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 15
Average hourly rate £16.00 £35.50 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.92% +4.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.28 £20.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.00 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 10 February 2016.

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#
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

C# Hourly Rate Histogram 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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -12 14 £323 +17.27% 15
Chester +4 11 £350 +9.37% 17
Knutsford -10 2 £300 -18.36% 5
Wilmslow - 2 £375 - 4
Crewe - 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 £290 - 6
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 80 (81.63%) .NET
2 56 (57.14%) SQL
3 47 (47.96%) SQL Server
4 42 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 35 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (35.71%) MVC
6 34 (34.69%) JavaScript
7 31 (31.63%) HTML
8 29 (29.59%) .NET Framework
9 28 (28.57%) CSS
10 26 (26.53%) T-SQL
11 23 (23.47%) jQuery
12 22 (22.45%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (20.41%) Web Services
13 20 (20.41%) TDD
14 19 (19.39%) Visual Studio
15 17 (17.35%) Microsoft
15 17 (17.35%) Team Foundation Server
16 16 (16.33%) Entity Framework
17 15 (15.31%) Finance
18 14 (14.29%) XML
19 13 (13.27%) SharePoint
19 13 (13.27%) AngularJS
20 12 (12.24%) Java
20 12 (12.24%) ASP.NET Web API
21 11 (11.22%) SQL Server 2012
22 10 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
22 10 (10.20%) HTML5
22 10 (10.20%) VB.NET
22 10 (10.20%) XSLT

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 13 (13.27%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.08%) IIS
2 4 (4.08%) Node.js
3 3 (3.06%) CMS
4 2 (2.04%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.02%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.02%) 3ds Max
2 1 (1.02%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.02%) MS Office
2 1 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.02%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.02%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) Internet
2 3 (3.06%) HTTP
2 3 (3.06%) LDAP
3 2 (2.04%) DNS
3 2 (2.04%) SAN
3 2 (2.04%) VoIP
3 2 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (47.96%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (8.16%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 6 (6.12%) NoSQL
7 5 (5.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (5.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.02%) GIS
9 1 (1.02%) MySQL
9 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.02%) QGIS
9 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 19 (19.39%) Visual Studio
2 17 (17.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (9.18%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.08%) Selenium
4 4 (4.08%) WebDriver
5 3 (3.06%) JIRA
5 3 (3.06%) Subversion
5 3 (3.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (2.04%) Moq
7 1 (1.02%) Bower
7 1 (1.02%) Grunt
7 1 (1.02%) gulp
7 1 (1.02%) JUnit
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.02%) Yeoman
General
1 15 (15.31%) Finance
2 5 (5.10%) Banking
3 4 (4.08%) Retail
4 2 (2.04%) Billing
4 2 (2.04%) Games
4 2 (2.04%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Advertising
5 1 (1.02%) Legal
5 1 (1.02%) Local Government
5 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 69 (70.41%) Developer
2 41 (41.84%) .NET Developer
3 37 (37.76%) C# Developer
4 25 (25.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 15 (15.31%) ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (12.24%) Analyst
7 12 (12.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (7.14%) Programmer
9 6 (6.12%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (6.12%) SQL Analyst
9 6 (6.12%) SQL Developer
10 5 (5.10%) Analyst Programmer
10 5 (5.10%) Architect
10 5 (5.10%) Java Developer
10 5 (5.10%) Technical Architect
10 5 (5.10%) Tester
10 5 (5.10%) Web Developer
11 4 (4.08%) Analyst Developer
11 4 (4.08%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (81.63%) .NET
2 42 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 31 (31.63%) HTML
4 29 (29.59%) .NET Framework
5 28 (28.57%) CSS
6 23 (23.47%) jQuery
7 22 (22.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (20.41%) Web Services
9 16 (16.33%) Entity Framework
10 14 (14.29%) XML
11 13 (13.27%) AngularJS
12 12 (12.24%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (10.20%) HTML5
13 10 (10.20%) XSLT
14 9 (9.18%) JSON
15 8 (8.16%) WCF
16 6 (6.12%) RESTful
16 6 (6.12%) SOAP
17 5 (5.10%) KnockoutJS
17 5 (5.10%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.06%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.04%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.02%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.02%) User Experience
4 1 (1.02%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.14%) Windows
2 4 (4.08%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.06%) Linux
3 3 (3.06%) Mac OS X
3 3 (3.06%) Unix
3 3 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.04%) Android
4 2 (2.04%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (35.71%) MVC
2 20 (20.41%) TDD
3 10 (10.20%) Front End Development
4 8 (8.16%) Scrum
5 7 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 7 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
6 6 (6.12%) Regression Testing
6 6 (6.12%) Waterfall
6 6 (6.12%) Web Development
7 5 (5.10%) Automated Testing
7 5 (5.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.08%) CRM
8 4 (4.08%) OO
8 4 (4.08%) OOP
8 4 (4.08%) Software Engineering
8 4 (4.08%) Unit Testing
8 4 (4.08%) Web Design
8 4 (4.08%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (57.14%) SQL
2 34 (34.69%) JavaScript
3 26 (26.53%) T-SQL
4 12 (12.24%) Java
5 10 (10.20%) VB.NET
6 9 (9.18%) C++
7 4 (4.08%) Python
8 3 (3.06%) C
8 3 (3.06%) Lua
8 3 (3.06%) Ruby
9 2 (2.04%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.04%) PHP
9 2 (2.04%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.02%) Delphi
10 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (5.10%) Degree
1 5 (5.10%) ISEB
1 5 (5.10%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.04%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.04%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (17.35%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.08%) Oracle
3 3 (3.06%) DevExpress
3 3 (3.06%) Telerik
4 2 (2.04%) Cisco
4 2 (2.04%) Citrix
4 2 (2.04%) EPiServer
4 2 (2.04%) VMware
5 1 (1.02%) Google
5 1 (1.02%) MobileIron
5 1 (1.02%) Remedy
5 1 (1.02%) Sitecore
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