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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 52 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +6
Contract jobs citing C# 20 64 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.08% 8.17% 7.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.83% 26.02% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 48 28
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £262 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £520 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.46% +7.14%
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
293 246 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 30.49% 31.42% 32.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 135 117
Average daily rate £365 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £520 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -50.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 27 July 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 27 July 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
Crewe -2 3 £365 +12.30% 8
Chester -13 3 £325 +18.18% 19
Warrington -21 3 £325 -36.27% 15
Northwich 0 1 £343 -19.41% 2
Ellesmere Port - 1 - - 2
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 55 (78.57%) .NET
2 37 (52.86%) SQL Server
3 26 (37.14%) JavaScript
3 26 (37.14%) MVC
4 25 (35.71%) ASP.NET
5 24 (34.29%) SQL
5 24 (34.29%) HTML
6 21 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 19 (27.14%) .NET Framework
8 18 (25.71%) CSS
8 18 (25.71%) Web Services
9 16 (22.86%) jQuery
9 16 (22.86%) VB
10 14 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
11 13 (18.57%) N-Tier
12 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (15.71%) Open Source
13 11 (15.71%) Windows
13 11 (15.71%) Visual Studio
14 10 (14.29%) OOP
14 10 (14.29%) Resource Management
15 9 (12.86%) AngularJS
16 8 (11.43%) TDD
16 8 (11.43%) T-SQL
17 7 (10.00%) XML
17 7 (10.00%) WCF
17 7 (10.00%) WPF
17 7 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
17 7 (10.00%) RESTful

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 4 (5.71%) Node.js
2 2 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.43%) CMS
3 1 (1.43%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.43%) IIS
3 1 (1.43%) Apache
3 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.29%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) ATM
2 1 (1.43%) GPRS
2 1 (1.43%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (52.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.71%) QlikView
4 4 (5.71%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.71%) DTS
4 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.29%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.86%) DB2
7 1 (1.43%) MS Access
7 1 (1.43%) SQLite
7 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Visual Studio
2 7 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.71%) Grunt
3 4 (5.71%) Bower
3 4 (5.71%) gulp
3 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (2.86%) PVCS
5 2 (2.86%) WebSpeed
5 2 (2.86%) Subversion
5 2 (2.86%) JIRA
6 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.43%) NUnit
6 1 (1.43%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (2.86%) Back Office
1 2 (2.86%) Legal
1 2 (2.86%) Retail
2 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (70.00%) Developer
2 19 (27.14%) .NET Developer
3 17 (24.29%) C# Developer
4 10 (14.29%) Development Team Leader
4 10 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 10 (14.29%) Software Development Team Leader
4 10 (14.29%) .NET Team Leader
4 10 (14.29%) Software Team Leader
5 7 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 4 (5.71%) CRM Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Report Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.86%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.86%) C++ Developer
10 2 (2.86%) Web Developer
10 2 (2.86%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (78.57%) .NET
2 25 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 24 (34.29%) HTML
4 19 (27.14%) .NET Framework
5 18 (25.71%) CSS
5 18 (25.71%) Web Services
6 16 (22.86%) jQuery
7 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (12.86%) AngularJS
9 7 (10.00%) HTML5
9 7 (10.00%) RESTful
9 7 (10.00%) XML
9 7 (10.00%) WCF
9 7 (10.00%) WPF
10 6 (8.57%) Entity Framework
11 5 (7.14%) REST
11 5 (7.14%) Ajax
11 5 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (5.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) N-Tier
2 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.86%) User Experience
4 1 (1.43%) EMV
4 1 (1.43%) Chip Card
4 1 (1.43%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.71%) Windows
2 4 (5.71%) Android
3 3 (4.29%) Windows CE
4 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.14%) MVC
2 14 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (15.71%) Open Source
4 10 (14.29%) Resource Management
4 10 (14.29%) OOP
5 8 (11.43%) TDD
6 6 (8.57%) Scrum
6 6 (8.57%) CRM
6 6 (8.57%) Unit Testing
6 6 (8.57%) Software Engineering
7 4 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.71%) ETL
7 4 (5.71%) Web Development
8 3 (4.29%) OO
8 3 (4.29%) Workflow
8 3 (4.29%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.86%) Mobile Development
9 2 (2.86%) SDLC
9 2 (2.86%) Software Architecture
9 2 (2.86%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.14%) JavaScript
2 24 (34.29%) SQL
3 16 (22.86%) VB
4 8 (11.43%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.71%) C++
5 4 (5.71%) Java
6 3 (4.29%) PHP
6 3 (4.29%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.86%) VBA
7 2 (2.86%) Python
7 2 (2.86%) XAML
7 2 (2.86%) VB6
7 2 (2.86%) C
7 2 (2.86%) Delphi
8 1 (1.43%) VBScript
8 1 (1.43%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (2.86%) Degree
1 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 21 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.86%) Sculptor
2 2 (2.86%) Progress
3 1 (1.43%) Twitter
3 1 (1.43%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.43%) Adobe
3 1 (1.43%) Apple
3 1 (1.43%) Sitecore
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Cheshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £340 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago