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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 22 37 21
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Contract jobs citing C# 55 42 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.95% 3.67% 5.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.10% 13.33% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 28 33
Median daily rate £325 £346 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.13% +6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £284 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £465 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £36.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +2.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
288 315 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.41% 27.51% 33.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 233 138
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 11
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +12.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £22.75 £17.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £37.50 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +4 13 £325 -18.75% 5
Macclesfield +5 6 £316 -1.17% 5
Wilmslow - 4 £341 - 6
Chester +3 3 £300 -3.22% 12
Northwich -1 2 £325 -4.41% 3
Congleton - 2 £275 -
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 80 (86.96%) .NET
2 46 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 46 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 45 (48.91%) JavaScript
4 43 (46.74%) MVC
5 38 (41.30%) SQL
6 31 (33.70%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (26.09%) HTML
8 23 (25.00%) CSS
9 22 (23.91%) TDD
9 22 (23.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (19.57%) Microsoft
11 17 (18.48%) Web Services
11 17 (18.48%) WCF
12 16 (17.39%) CRM
13 13 (14.13%) jQuery
13 13 (14.13%) Dynamics CRM
14 12 (13.04%) AngularJS
15 11 (11.96%) .NET Framework
15 11 (11.96%) Manufacturing
15 11 (11.96%) SharePoint
15 11 (11.96%) Java
16 10 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 10 (10.87%) Web Development
17 9 (9.78%) Team Foundation Server
17 9 (9.78%) SQL Server 2008
17 9 (9.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 9 (9.78%) C++
17 9 (9.78%) VB
17 9 (9.78%) MS Excel

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 11 (11.96%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.17%) IIS
3 1 (1.09%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.09%) ArcSDE
3 1 (1.09%) CMS
3 1 (1.09%) Kinematics
3 1 (1.09%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.09%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (9.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (14.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.43%) Internet
2 3 (3.26%) Network Security
3 2 (2.17%) Intranet
4 1 (1.09%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (9.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (9.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.52%) Oracle Database
4 6 (6.52%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (6.52%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.09%) GIS
6 1 (1.09%) MySQL
6 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (9.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.17%) JIRA
5 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.09%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.09%) Moq
5 1 (1.09%) NUnit
5 1 (1.09%) Subversion
General
1 11 (11.96%) Manufacturing
2 6 (6.52%) Retail
3 5 (5.43%) Games
3 5 (5.43%) Law
4 4 (4.35%) Finance
4 4 (4.35%) Publishing
5 2 (2.17%) Advertising
6 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 82 (89.13%) Developer
2 49 (53.26%) .NET Developer
3 34 (36.96%) C# Developer
4 27 (29.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (20.65%) SQL Developer
6 16 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 13 (14.13%) CRM Developer
7 13 (14.13%) Senior Developer
8 11 (11.96%) ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (10.87%) Senior SQL Developer
10 8 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 8 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
11 6 (6.52%) Architect
11 6 (6.52%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (6.52%) Oracle Developer
11 6 (6.52%) PL/SQL Developer
11 6 (6.52%) Technical Architect
12 5 (5.43%) C# VB.NET Developer
12 5 (5.43%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 5 (5.43%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (86.96%) .NET
2 46 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 24 (26.09%) HTML
4 23 (25.00%) CSS
5 22 (23.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (18.48%) WCF
6 17 (18.48%) Web Services
7 13 (14.13%) jQuery
8 12 (13.04%) AngularJS
9 11 (11.96%) .NET Framework
10 9 (9.78%) XML
11 8 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 8 (8.70%) Entity Framework
12 6 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (6.52%) CAML
12 6 (6.52%) HTML5
12 6 (6.52%) RESTful
13 5 (5.43%) Ajax
13 5 (5.43%) Silverlight
13 5 (5.43%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (5.43%) iPad
2 4 (4.35%) Data Integration
2 4 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.26%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.17%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.17%) Robotics
5 1 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.09%) NHS
5 1 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.70%) Windows
2 3 (3.26%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (46.74%) MVC
2 31 (33.70%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (23.91%) TDD
4 16 (17.39%) CRM
5 10 (10.87%) Web Development
6 9 (9.78%) Workflow
7 6 (6.52%) Data Protection
7 6 (6.52%) Open Source
7 6 (6.52%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (5.43%) Business Development
8 5 (5.43%) Data Management
8 5 (5.43%) OWASP
8 5 (5.43%) Scrum
8 5 (5.43%) Unit Testing
8 5 (5.43%) User Stories
9 4 (4.35%) ERP
9 4 (4.35%) Front End Development
9 4 (4.35%) Project Planning
9 4 (4.35%) SOA
9 4 (4.35%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (48.91%) JavaScript
2 38 (41.30%) SQL
3 11 (11.96%) Java
4 9 (9.78%) C++
4 9 (9.78%) VB
5 8 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 8 (8.70%) VB.NET
6 6 (6.52%) FQL
6 6 (6.52%) PL/SQL
6 6 (6.52%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.26%) PHP
8 1 (1.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (5.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 18 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.52%) Oracle
2 6 (6.52%) ServiceNow
3 3 (3.26%) SAP
4 1 (1.09%) ESRI
4 1 (1.09%) Perforce
4 1 (1.09%) Xamarin