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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 25 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing C# 44 71 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.69% 7.76% 6.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.12% 22.90% 19.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 42 27
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£325 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £243 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £338 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Average hourly rate £36.63 £42.50 £40.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.82% +3.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.93 £24.62 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.33 £48.50 £42.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
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
257 310 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 33.25% 33.88% 34.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 157 195
Average daily rate £325 £308 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.51% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £226 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 8
Average hourly rate £33.25 £31.56 £42.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.37% -25.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.54 £18.03 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £49.00 £43.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -12 17 £300 - 15
Macclesfield +3 7 £325 +36.84% 9
Crewe -4 7 £325 +8.33% 5
Chester +5 3 £275 -15.38% 22
Knutsford +12 2 £325 - 1
Ellesmere Port - - - - 1
Nantwich - - - - 3
Northwich - - - - 1
Runcorn - - - - 3
Sandbach - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 7
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 65 (62.50%) .NET
2 64 (61.54%) SQL
3 50 (48.08%) JavaScript
4 39 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 38 (36.54%) SQL Server
6 37 (35.58%) HTML
6 37 (35.58%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (29.81%) TDD
8 30 (28.85%) CSS
8 30 (28.85%) Web Services
9 28 (26.92%) MVC
10 22 (21.15%) Java
10 22 (21.15%) C++
10 22 (21.15%) T-SQL
11 21 (20.19%) BDD
12 20 (19.23%) Linux
13 19 (18.27%) Unit Testing
14 18 (17.31%) Windows
14 18 (17.31%) WinForms
15 17 (16.35%) Python
15 17 (16.35%) XML
15 17 (16.35%) PHP
15 17 (16.35%) Open Source
16 16 (15.38%) NoSQL
16 16 (15.38%) JSON
16 16 (15.38%) Ruby
17 15 (14.42%) WCF
17 15 (14.42%) Continuous Integration
18 14 (13.46%) RESTful
18 14 (13.46%) Scala

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 10 (9.62%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.77%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.88%) NServiceBus
4 2 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.92%) Node.js
4 2 (1.92%) IIS
5 1 (0.96%) CMS
5 1 (0.96%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.96%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.92%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.88%) Intranet
2 1 (0.96%) HTTP
2 1 (0.96%) DNS
2 1 (0.96%) LDAP
2 1 (0.96%) Internet
2 1 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (36.54%) SQL Server
2 16 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 12 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.88%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.96%) MS Access
9 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.96%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.96%) NUnit
4 1 (0.96%) JMeter
4 1 (0.96%) Xcode
4 1 (0.96%) T4 Templates
4 1 (0.96%) LoadUI
4 1 (0.96%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.96%) FxCop
4 1 (0.96%) OpenSTA
4 1 (0.96%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (0.96%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.96%) ReSharper
General
1 9 (8.65%) Finance
2 8 (7.69%) Back Office
3 3 (2.88%) Games
4 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.96%) Marketing
4 1 (0.96%) Banking
4 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 97 (93.27%) Developer
2 35 (33.65%) .NET Developer
3 24 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 11 (10.58%) ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (10.58%) Software Developer
5 10 (9.62%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 8 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 6 (5.77%) Web Developer
8 4 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (3.85%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (2.88%) SQL Developer
9 3 (2.88%) Applications Developer
10 2 (1.92%) WinForms Developer
10 2 (1.92%) C++/Java Developer
10 2 (1.92%) Agile C# Developer
10 2 (1.92%) .NET Web Developer
10 2 (1.92%) SharePoint Consultant
10 2 (1.92%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (62.50%) .NET
2 39 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 37 (35.58%) HTML
4 30 (28.85%) CSS
4 30 (28.85%) Web Services
5 18 (17.31%) WinForms
6 17 (16.35%) XML
7 16 (15.38%) JSON
8 15 (14.42%) WCF
9 14 (13.46%) RESTful
10 13 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (10.58%) Ajax
11 11 (10.58%) HTML5
12 10 (9.62%) jQuery
12 10 (9.62%) .NET Framework
13 9 (8.65%) WPF
13 9 (8.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 7 (6.73%) XHTML
15 6 (5.77%) CSS3
15 6 (5.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.35%) Open Source
2 5 (4.81%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.92%) Physics
4 1 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.96%) CCTV
4 1 (0.96%) Tandem
4 1 (0.96%) GIS
4 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.96%) User Experience
4 1 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.96%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.23%) Linux
2 18 (17.31%) Windows
3 2 (1.92%) UNIX
4 1 (0.96%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (0.96%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.96%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.96%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (35.58%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (29.81%) TDD
3 28 (26.92%) MVC
4 21 (20.19%) BDD
5 19 (18.27%) Unit Testing
6 15 (14.42%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (11.54%) Mentoring
8 7 (6.73%) Scrum
8 7 (6.73%) Software Engineering
8 7 (6.73%) Web Development
9 6 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (4.81%) Pair Programming
11 4 (3.85%) Test Automation
11 4 (3.85%) MVVM
11 4 (3.85%) E-Commerce
11 4 (3.85%) ETL
12 3 (2.88%) SOA
12 3 (2.88%) Migration
12 3 (2.88%) User Stories
12 3 (2.88%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 64 (61.54%) SQL
2 50 (48.08%) JavaScript
3 22 (21.15%) Java
3 22 (21.15%) C++
3 22 (21.15%) T-SQL
4 17 (16.35%) Python
4 17 (16.35%) PHP
5 16 (15.38%) Ruby
6 14 (13.46%) Scala
7 10 (9.62%) VB
8 6 (5.77%) VB.NET
9 4 (3.85%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.92%) Delphi
11 1 (0.96%) VBScript
11 1 (0.96%) VB6
11 1 (0.96%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.96%) XAML
11 1 (0.96%) R
11 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.96%) ISEB
2 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.96%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.81%) Oracle
3 2 (1.92%) Twitter
3 2 (1.92%) Sybase
4 1 (0.96%) ESRI
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