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 26 July 2016 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 24 49 17
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -32
Contract jobs citing C# 48 21 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.23% 2.29% 8.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.81% 7.24% 25.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 17 47
Median daily rate £323 £350 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.85% +3.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £311 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £39.40 £36.57
% change year-on-year
+0.25% +7.73%
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
324 290 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 42.02% 31.62% 31.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 201 133
Median daily rate £388 £365 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% -2.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £296 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +87.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 26 July 2016.

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 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +23 24 £325 - 15
Chester -3 4 £320 -1.53% 8
Macclesfield - 3 £325 - 6
Wilmslow - 2 £308 - 4
Northwich -2 1 £325 -5.10% 2
Runcorn - 1 £213 - 1
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 95 (79.83%) .NET
2 57 (47.90%) SQL Server
3 50 (42.02%) JavaScript
3 50 (42.02%) MVC
4 49 (41.18%) ASP.NET
5 40 (33.61%) HTML
6 38 (31.93%) CSS
7 37 (31.09%) SQL
8 34 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (21.85%) Web Services
9 26 (21.85%) jQuery
10 23 (19.33%) Microsoft
11 20 (16.81%) TDD
11 20 (16.81%) .NET Framework
11 20 (16.81%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (15.97%) HTML5
12 19 (15.97%) Java
13 18 (15.13%) Web Development
14 15 (12.61%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (12.61%) CSS3
15 14 (11.76%) WCF
16 13 (10.92%) Finance
16 13 (10.92%) T-SQL
16 13 (10.92%) SharePoint
17 12 (10.08%) VB
17 12 (10.08%) MS Excel
17 12 (10.08%) WPF
17 12 (10.08%) Mobile App
18 11 (9.24%) AngularJS
18 11 (9.24%) PowerShell

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 13 (10.92%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.88%) GeoServer
3 4 (3.36%) IIS
4 3 (2.52%) CMS
5 1 (0.84%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.84%) ArcSDE
5 1 (0.84%) Kinematics
5 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.84%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (10.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (6.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.88%) Internet
2 6 (5.04%) LDAP
3 3 (2.52%) Network Security
4 1 (0.84%) DNS
4 1 (0.84%) Intranet
4 1 (0.84%) SAN
4 1 (0.84%) Skype
4 1 (0.84%) VoIP
4 1 (0.84%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (47.90%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.56%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (6.72%) GIS
3 8 (6.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (5.88%) QGIS
5 6 (5.04%) Spatial Data
5 6 (5.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (4.20%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.20%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (4.20%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (4.20%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.68%) MySQL
8 2 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.84%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (12.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (9.24%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.04%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.52%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.52%) Selenium
5 2 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.68%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.68%) CMake
5 2 (1.68%) Gradle
5 2 (1.68%) InstallShield
5 2 (1.68%) JUnit
5 2 (1.68%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.68%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.68%) TestComplete
5 2 (1.68%) WiX
6 1 (0.84%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.84%) JIRA
6 1 (0.84%) Moq
6 1 (0.84%) Subversion
6 1 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (10.92%) Finance
2 8 (6.72%) Banking
2 8 (6.72%) Games
3 7 (5.88%) Local Government
4 6 (5.04%) Retail
5 5 (4.20%) Law
6 4 (3.36%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.52%) Billing
8 2 (1.68%) Publishing
9 1 (0.84%) Advertising
9 1 (0.84%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 100 (84.03%) Developer
2 48 (40.34%) .NET Developer
3 43 (36.13%) C# Developer
4 23 (19.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 14 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 14 (11.76%) SQL Developer
6 10 (8.40%) HTML CSS Developer
6 10 (8.40%) HTML Developer
7 9 (7.56%) Applications Developer
7 9 (7.56%) ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (7.56%) Senior SQL Developer
8 7 (5.88%) Architect
8 7 (5.88%) GIS Developer
9 6 (5.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (5.04%) CRM Developer
9 6 (5.04%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (5.04%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (5.04%) Technical Architect
10 5 (4.20%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (79.83%) .NET
2 49 (41.18%) ASP.NET
3 40 (33.61%) HTML
4 38 (31.93%) CSS
5 26 (21.85%) jQuery
5 26 (21.85%) Web Services
6 20 (16.81%) .NET Framework
6 20 (16.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (15.97%) HTML5
8 15 (12.61%) CSS3
9 14 (11.76%) WCF
10 12 (10.08%) WPF
11 11 (9.24%) AngularJS
11 11 (9.24%) XML
12 10 (8.40%) Ajax
12 10 (8.40%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (8.40%) Entity Framework
13 8 (6.72%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 7 (5.88%) CAML
15 6 (5.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.08%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.20%) iPad
3 4 (3.36%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.36%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.52%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.52%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.52%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.68%) User Experience
6 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.84%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.84%) NHS
6 1 (0.84%) Robotics
6 1 (0.84%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.84%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.40%) Windows
2 5 (4.20%) Linux
3 4 (3.36%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (1.68%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.84%) Android
5 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (42.02%) MVC
2 34 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (16.81%) TDD
4 18 (15.13%) Web Development
5 11 (9.24%) CRM
5 11 (9.24%) Open Source
6 10 (8.40%) OO
7 9 (7.56%) Front End Development
8 8 (6.72%) Change Management
8 8 (6.72%) Scrum
9 7 (5.88%) E-Commerce
9 7 (5.88%) Unit Testing
10 6 (5.04%) Data Protection
10 6 (5.04%) OOP
10 6 (5.04%) Systems Analysis
10 6 (5.04%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (5.04%) Translating Business Requirements
11 5 (4.20%) Automated Testing
11 5 (4.20%) Data Management
11 5 (4.20%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 50 (42.02%) JavaScript
2 37 (31.09%) SQL
3 19 (15.97%) Java
4 13 (10.92%) T-SQL
5 12 (10.08%) VB
6 11 (9.24%) C++
6 11 (9.24%) PowerShell
7 9 (7.56%) VB.NET
8 7 (5.88%) Python
9 6 (5.04%) FQL
10 5 (4.20%) PHP
10 5 (4.20%) PL/SQL
11 4 (3.36%) XAML
12 2 (1.68%) PHP 5
12 2 (1.68%) VBA
13 1 (0.84%) C
13 1 (0.84%) R
13 1 (0.84%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (6.72%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.20%) Degree
3 3 (2.52%) ISEB
3 3 (2.52%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.52%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.68%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.84%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (19.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.04%) ServiceNow
3 5 (4.20%) Oracle
4 4 (3.36%) VMware
5 3 (2.52%) MobileIron
6 2 (1.68%) IBM
6 2 (1.68%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.68%) WSO2
7 1 (0.84%) Cisco
7 1 (0.84%) Citrix
7 1 (0.84%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.84%) ESRI
7 1 (0.84%) SAP
7 1 (0.84%) Xamarin
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