The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
North West / Cheshire
Rank 17 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 32 61 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.35% 6.54% 8.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.20% 16.85% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 49 46
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £375 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.73% +12.14%

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
186 362 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.90% 38.80% 37.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 242 181
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 4
Median hourly rate £44.95 £22.54 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+99.42% +14.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.48 £13.00 £13.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £31.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing C# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +21 13 £420 +31.25% 8
Chester -3 6 £415 +18.57% 11
Crewe +4 1 £313 - 6
Runcorn - 1 - - 5
Sandbach - 1 £370 - 2
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for C#.

1 45 (70.31%) .NET
2 31 (48.44%) SQL Server
3 30 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (35.94%) JavaScript
5 21 (32.81%) ASP.NET
6 19 (29.69%) MVC
6 19 (29.69%) .NET Framework
7 17 (26.56%) Visual Studio
8 16 (25.00%) HTML
9 14 (21.88%) Microsoft
9 14 (21.88%) TDD
9 14 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (21.88%) AngularJS
10 13 (20.31%) SQL
11 12 (18.75%) CSS
11 12 (18.75%) Scrum
11 12 (18.75%) jQuery
12 11 (17.19%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (17.19%) Node.js
13 10 (15.63%) Entity Framework
13 10 (15.63%) DevOps
13 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (15.63%) C++
14 9 (14.06%) OO
14 9 (14.06%) CRM
14 9 (14.06%) Dynamics CRM
14 9 (14.06%) Git (software)
15 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (12.50%) WPF
15 8 (12.50%) XML

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.69%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.13%) CMS
3 2 (3.13%) IIS
3 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.13%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.56%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) RS-232
1 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (48.44%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.81%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.69%) MySQL
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (26.56%) Visual Studio
2 9 (14.06%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.69%) Eclipse
4 3 (4.69%) NUnit
4 3 (4.69%) Selenium
5 2 (3.13%) IntelliJ
5 2 (3.13%) Jasmine
5 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.13%) Moq
6 1 (1.56%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.56%) Bower
6 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.56%) gulp
6 1 (1.56%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.56%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.56%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 7 (10.94%) Manufacturing
2 5 (7.81%) Advertising
3 3 (4.69%) Finance
4 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.56%) Games
4 1 (1.56%) Local Government
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (71.88%) Developer
2 17 (26.56%) .NET Developer
3 14 (21.88%) C# Developer
4 9 (14.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (12.50%) CRM Developer
6 6 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 5 (7.81%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Software Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (4.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.69%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (70.31%) .NET
2 21 (32.81%) ASP.NET
3 19 (29.69%) .NET Framework
4 16 (25.00%) HTML
5 14 (21.88%) AngularJS
5 14 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (18.75%) CSS
6 12 (18.75%) jQuery
7 11 (17.19%) Node.js
8 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (15.63%) Entity Framework
9 8 (12.50%) WPF
9 8 (12.50%) XML
10 7 (10.94%) JSON
11 6 (9.38%) RESTful
12 5 (7.81%) Ajax
12 5 (7.81%) Web Services
13 4 (6.25%) J2EE
13 4 (6.25%) WCF
13 4 (6.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) Device Driver
2 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.56%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) Windows
2 4 (6.25%) Android
3 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.13%) Linux
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (29.69%) MVC
3 14 (21.88%) TDD
4 12 (18.75%) Scrum
5 11 (17.19%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (15.63%) DevOps
7 9 (14.06%) CRM
7 9 (14.06%) OO
8 7 (10.94%) BDD
9 6 (9.38%) Software Engineering
10 5 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (7.81%) OWASP
10 5 (7.81%) Static Code Analysis
11 4 (6.25%) ETL
11 4 (6.25%) Migration
11 4 (6.25%) OOP
11 4 (6.25%) Project Management
11 4 (6.25%) Web Development
12 3 (4.69%) Microservices
12 3 (4.69%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 23 (35.94%) JavaScript
2 13 (20.31%) SQL
3 10 (15.63%) C++
4 8 (12.50%) Java
5 4 (6.25%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.13%) C
7 2 (3.13%) COBOL
7 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.13%) Scala
7 2 (3.13%) X++
8 1 (1.56%) Go
8 1 (1.56%) Groovy
8 1 (1.56%) Perl
8 1 (1.56%) PHP
8 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.56%) Python
8 1 (1.56%) Ruby
8 1 (1.56%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) PhD
2 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.56%) Degree
3 1 (1.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Docker
1 1 (1.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.13%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle
3 1 (1.56%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.56%) Telerik
3 1 (1.56%) Twitter
3 1 (1.56%) Xilinx
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