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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 28 26 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing C# 31 51 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.84% 5.04% 5.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.34% 17.06% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 39 29
Median daily rate £375 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £285 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £500 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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
169 299 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.37% 29.57% 33.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 216 133
Median daily rate £376 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.95% +9.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £284 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 10
Median hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -62.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £13.00 £30.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £15.70 £39.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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
Chester +5 8 £350 -6.66% 8
Warrington +3 8 £400 +27.49% 8
Macclesfield -1 3 £410 +32.25% 1
Wilmslow -1 2 £376 +0.26% 4
Crewe -2 1 £350 -12.50% 4
Knutsford - 1 £300 - 1
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 77 (83.70%) .NET
2 47 (51.09%) JavaScript
3 44 (47.83%) SQL Server
4 41 (44.57%) SQL
5 38 (41.30%) ASP.NET
6 33 (35.87%) MVC
7 32 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (28.26%) CSS
8 26 (28.26%) HTML
9 22 (23.91%) Microsoft
10 21 (22.83%) TDD
10 21 (22.83%) .NET Framework
10 21 (22.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (21.74%) CRM
12 18 (19.57%) Dynamics CRM
13 17 (18.48%) Visual Studio
14 16 (17.39%) Web Services
15 14 (15.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 14 (15.22%) Manufacturing
15 14 (15.22%) Entity Framework
15 14 (15.22%) AngularJS
16 13 (14.13%) MS Excel
16 13 (14.13%) jQuery
17 12 (13.04%) WCF
18 11 (11.96%) Workflow
18 11 (11.96%) XML
19 10 (10.87%) Windows
19 10 (10.87%) C++
19 10 (10.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 10 (10.87%) Web Development

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 8 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.17%) CMS
2 2 (2.17%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.09%) IIS
3 1 (1.09%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (14.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 18 (19.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) Intranet
1 2 (2.17%) Network Security
2 1 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (10.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.09%) MySQL
8 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (18.48%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.09%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.09%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.09%) JIRA
5 1 (1.09%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.09%) Moq
5 1 (1.09%) NUnit
5 1 (1.09%) Selenium
5 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 14 (15.22%) Manufacturing
2 5 (5.43%) Advertising
2 5 (5.43%) Retail
3 4 (4.35%) Publishing
4 3 (3.26%) Finance
4 3 (3.26%) Games
5 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.09%) Marketing
5 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 89 (96.74%) Developer
2 45 (48.91%) .NET Developer
3 31 (33.70%) C# Developer
4 24 (26.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (19.57%) CRM Developer
6 15 (16.30%) SQL Developer
7 12 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 11 (11.96%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 9 (9.78%) Senior Developer
10 8 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (7.61%) Full Stack Developer
11 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Developer
12 6 (6.52%) PL/SQL Developer
12 6 (6.52%) Senior SQL Developer
13 5 (5.43%) C# VB.NET Developer
13 5 (5.43%) Excel Developer
13 5 (5.43%) Oracle Developer
13 5 (5.43%) Senior .NET Developer
13 5 (5.43%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
13 5 (5.43%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (83.70%) .NET
2 38 (41.30%) ASP.NET
3 26 (28.26%) CSS
3 26 (28.26%) HTML
4 21 (22.83%) .NET Framework
4 21 (22.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (17.39%) Web Services
6 14 (15.22%) AngularJS
6 14 (15.22%) Entity Framework
7 13 (14.13%) jQuery
8 12 (13.04%) WCF
9 11 (11.96%) XML
10 9 (9.78%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (7.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (6.52%) RESTful
12 6 (6.52%) WinForms
13 5 (5.43%) Ajax
13 5 (5.43%) WPF
14 4 (4.35%) CSS3
14 4 (4.35%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.43%) Data Integration
1 5 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.35%) iPad
3 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.17%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.17%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.09%) Robotics
5 1 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.87%) Windows
2 3 (3.26%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.09%) Android
3 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (35.87%) MVC
2 32 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (22.83%) TDD
4 20 (21.74%) CRM
5 11 (11.96%) Workflow
6 10 (10.87%) Web Development
7 7 (7.61%) BDD
8 6 (6.52%) Business Development
8 6 (6.52%) Unit Testing
8 6 (6.52%) User Stories
9 5 (5.43%) Scrum
9 5 (5.43%) SOA
10 4 (4.35%) Continuous Deployment
10 4 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.35%) Project Management
10 4 (4.35%) Project Planning
10 4 (4.35%) Workflow Development
11 3 (3.26%) Front End Development
11 3 (3.26%) Game Development
11 3 (3.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (51.09%) JavaScript
2 41 (44.57%) SQL
3 10 (10.87%) C++
4 9 (9.78%) T-SQL
4 9 (9.78%) VB.NET
5 6 (6.52%) PL/SQL
6 5 (5.43%) Java
7 3 (3.26%) VB
8 2 (2.17%) C
8 2 (2.17%) PHP
8 2 (2.17%) X++
9 1 (1.09%) Go
9 1 (1.09%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Docker
Vendors
1 22 (23.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.43%) Oracle
3 3 (3.26%) SAP
3 3 (3.26%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.09%) Perforce
4 1 (1.09%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.09%) Telerik
4 1 (1.09%) Xilinx
Chester
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Rate: £430 per day + competitive
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