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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 15 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 67 57 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.15% 6.91% 7.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.10% 20.73% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 35 33
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£325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £225 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £325 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
- +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Average hourly rate £36.63 £45.00 £40.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.61% +10.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.93 £41.00 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.33 £49.00 £42.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
278 275 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 33.82% 33.33% 38.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 138 224
Average daily rate £350 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 8
Average hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £42.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -5.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £30.47 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.15 £50.00 £43.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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 0 31 £470 +56.66% 11
Macclesfield +2 8 £325 +36.84% 5
Chester +6 7 £275 -10.20% 11
Crewe -4 6 £325 +8.33% 5
Knutsford +9 2 £325 - 1
Ellesmere Port - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - - 5
Nantwich - - - - 2
Northwich - - - - 3
Runcorn - - - - 1
Sandbach - - - -
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 (65.18%) .NET
2 70 (62.50%) SQL
3 59 (52.68%) JavaScript
4 46 (41.07%) HTML
5 42 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 40 (35.71%) SQL Server
7 39 (34.82%) CSS
7 39 (34.82%) TDD
8 34 (30.36%) MVC
8 34 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (27.68%) Web Services
10 27 (24.11%) T-SQL
11 24 (21.43%) Java
11 24 (21.43%) C++
12 22 (19.64%) BDD
13 21 (18.75%) JSON
13 21 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (17.86%) Linux
15 19 (16.96%) Unit Testing
16 18 (16.07%) Open Source
16 18 (16.07%) HTML5
16 18 (16.07%) Python
16 18 (16.07%) XML
16 18 (16.07%) Windows
16 18 (16.07%) WinForms
17 17 (15.18%) PHP
17 17 (15.18%) NoSQL
17 17 (15.18%) Ruby
18 16 (14.29%) Ajax
18 16 (14.29%) Visual Studio

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 11 (9.82%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.36%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.68%) NServiceBus
4 2 (1.79%) IIS
4 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.79%) Node.js
5 1 (0.89%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.89%) CMS
5 1 (0.89%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.79%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.68%) Intranet
2 1 (0.89%) Internet
2 1 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.89%) LDAP
2 1 (0.89%) HTTP
2 1 (0.89%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 17 (15.18%) NoSQL
3 12 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (9.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.79%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.89%) MySQL
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.89%) MS Access
8 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 16 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.89%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.89%) JMeter
4 1 (0.89%) Xcode
4 1 (0.89%) NUnit
4 1 (0.89%) JIRA
4 1 (0.89%) OpenSTA
4 1 (0.89%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (0.89%) LoadUI
General
1 9 (8.04%) Finance
2 8 (7.14%) Back Office
3 3 (2.68%) Games
4 1 (0.89%) Banking
4 1 (0.89%) Marketing
4 1 (0.89%) Law
4 1 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 102 (91.07%) Developer
2 36 (32.14%) .NET Developer
3 26 (23.21%) C# Developer
4 12 (10.71%) ASP.NET Developer
5 11 (9.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (9.82%) Web Developer
5 11 (9.82%) Software Developer
6 9 (8.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (7.14%) Java Developer
7 8 (7.14%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.46%) Applications Developer
9 4 (3.57%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (3.57%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (2.68%) SQL Developer
10 3 (2.68%) .NET Web Developer
11 2 (1.79%) Web Applications Developer
11 2 (1.79%) Consultant
11 2 (1.79%) DBA
11 2 (1.79%) Junior
11 2 (1.79%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (65.18%) .NET
2 46 (41.07%) HTML
3 42 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 39 (34.82%) CSS
5 31 (27.68%) Web Services
6 21 (18.75%) JSON
7 18 (16.07%) HTML5
7 18 (16.07%) XML
7 18 (16.07%) WinForms
8 16 (14.29%) Ajax
9 15 (13.39%) RESTful
10 14 (12.50%) WCF
11 13 (11.61%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (10.71%) jQuery
12 12 (10.71%) CSS3
13 11 (9.82%) .NET Framework
13 11 (9.82%) LINQ
14 10 (8.93%) NHibernate
15 9 (8.04%) WPF
15 9 (8.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.07%) Open Source
2 5 (4.46%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.79%) Physics
5 1 (0.89%) Life Science
5 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.89%) GIS
5 1 (0.89%) Tandem
5 1 (0.89%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.86%) Linux
2 18 (16.07%) Windows
3 2 (1.79%) UNIX
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.89%) Android
4 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.89%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (0.89%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (34.82%) TDD
2 34 (30.36%) MVC
2 34 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (19.64%) BDD
4 21 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (16.96%) Unit Testing
6 14 (12.50%) Scrum
7 13 (11.61%) Pair Programming
8 9 (8.04%) Web Development
8 9 (8.04%) Refactoring
8 9 (8.04%) User Stories
9 7 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 7 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (5.36%) Test Automation
11 5 (4.46%) E-Commerce
12 4 (3.57%) ETL
12 4 (3.57%) MVVM
13 3 (2.68%) Migration
13 3 (2.68%) Project Management
14 2 (1.79%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 70 (62.50%) SQL
2 59 (52.68%) JavaScript
3 27 (24.11%) T-SQL
4 24 (21.43%) C++
4 24 (21.43%) Java
5 18 (16.07%) Python
6 17 (15.18%) Ruby
6 17 (15.18%) PHP
7 14 (12.50%) Scala
8 11 (9.82%) VB
9 6 (5.36%) VB.NET
10 4 (3.57%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.79%) VBScript
11 2 (1.79%) Delphi
12 1 (0.89%) C
12 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.89%) XAML
12 1 (0.89%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.89%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (1.79%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.89%) ISEB
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.89%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (0.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (13.39%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.36%) Oracle
3 2 (1.79%) Sybase
3 2 (1.79%) Twitter
4 1 (0.89%) ESRI
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