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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 41 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +4
Contract jobs citing C# 38 67 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.43% 8.15% 6.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.28% 24.19% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 48 35
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £266 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £517 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.63 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -18.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +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
337 277 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 30.39% 33.70% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 149 138
Average daily rate £393 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.21% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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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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 -19 20 £393 -16.48% 21
Chester -8 4 £318 +15.45% 26
Crewe -8 2 £365 +12.30% 4
Northwich - 2 £340 - 1
Ellesmere Port - 1 - - 1
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 54 (78.26%) .NET
2 32 (46.38%) HTML
3 30 (43.48%) SQL Server
4 26 (37.68%) JavaScript
5 23 (33.33%) SQL
5 23 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 22 (31.88%) CSS
6 22 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (30.43%) MVC
8 20 (28.99%) Microsoft
9 17 (24.64%) Java
10 16 (23.19%) .NET Framework
10 16 (23.19%) jQuery
11 15 (21.74%) Web Services
12 13 (18.84%) Windows
13 12 (17.39%) Visual Studio
13 12 (17.39%) C++
14 11 (15.94%) VB
14 11 (15.94%) Python
14 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
15 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET MVC
16 9 (13.04%) Open Source
16 9 (13.04%) AngularJS
16 9 (13.04%) Ruby
17 8 (11.59%) Resource Management
17 8 (11.59%) WCF
17 8 (11.59%) UNIX
17 8 (11.59%) N-Tier
17 8 (11.59%) Mac OS X
17 8 (11.59%) Internet

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.80%) IIS
3 3 (4.35%) Umbraco
3 3 (4.35%) Node.js
4 2 (2.90%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.90%) CMS
5 1 (1.45%) Apache
5 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.45%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.59%) Internet
2 2 (2.90%) SMS
2 2 (2.90%) HTTP
3 1 (1.45%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.14%) NoSQL
3 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (7.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.90%) MySQL
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.90%) DB2
7 1 (1.45%) MS Access
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.45%) SQLite
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 7 (10.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (7.25%) Grunt
3 5 (7.25%) Bower
3 5 (7.25%) gulp
3 5 (7.25%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.35%) Subversion
5 2 (2.90%) Yeoman
6 1 (1.45%) Selenium
6 1 (1.45%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.45%) InstallShield
6 1 (1.45%) NUnit
General
1 2 (2.90%) Retail
2 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 44 (63.77%) Developer
2 13 (18.84%) C# Developer
3 10 (14.49%) .NET Developer
4 8 (11.59%) Java Developer
4 8 (11.59%) Team Leader
4 8 (11.59%) Development Team Leader
4 8 (11.59%) .NET Team Leader
4 8 (11.59%) Software Development Team Leader
4 8 (11.59%) Software Team Leader
5 5 (7.25%) CRM Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 4 (5.80%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Applications Support
7 3 (4.35%) Applications Support Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Head of Technology
8 2 (2.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (78.26%) .NET
2 32 (46.38%) HTML
3 23 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 22 (31.88%) CSS
5 16 (23.19%) .NET Framework
5 16 (23.19%) jQuery
6 15 (21.74%) Web Services
7 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (13.04%) AngularJS
9 8 (11.59%) RESTful
9 8 (11.59%) HTML5
9 8 (11.59%) WCF
10 7 (10.14%) WPF
11 6 (8.70%) Entity Framework
11 6 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (7.25%) XML
13 4 (5.80%) Ajax
13 4 (5.80%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET Web API
14 3 (4.35%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) N-Tier
2 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.80%) User Experience
2 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.84%) Windows
2 8 (11.59%) Linux
2 8 (11.59%) Mac OS X
2 8 (11.59%) UNIX
3 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.35%) Android
5 2 (2.90%) Windows CE
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.43%) MVC
3 9 (13.04%) Open Source
4 8 (11.59%) Resource Management
4 8 (11.59%) OOP
5 7 (10.14%) CRM
5 7 (10.14%) TDD
6 6 (8.70%) Unit Testing
7 5 (7.25%) Scrum
8 4 (5.80%) Software Engineering
8 4 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.35%) BDD
9 3 (4.35%) SOA
9 3 (4.35%) OO
9 3 (4.35%) Workflow
9 3 (4.35%) Migration
9 3 (4.35%) SDLC
9 3 (4.35%) Web Design
10 2 (2.90%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.68%) JavaScript
2 23 (33.33%) SQL
3 17 (24.64%) Java
4 12 (17.39%) C++
5 11 (15.94%) VB
5 11 (15.94%) Python
6 9 (13.04%) Ruby
7 5 (7.25%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.35%) PHP
9 2 (2.90%) C
9 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.90%) XAML
10 1 (1.45%) R
10 1 (1.45%) VBA
10 1 (1.45%) VBScript
10 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 20 (28.99%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.90%) Remedy
2 2 (2.90%) EPiServer
2 2 (2.90%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.45%) Twitter
3 1 (1.45%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.45%) Adobe
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle
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