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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 29 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing C# 51 59 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.12% 7.27% 7.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.69% 24.18% 26.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 33 33
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £40.57 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
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
402 244 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 40.36% 30.09% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 115 94
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £160 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 6
Average hourly rate £19.75 £40.57 £45.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.31% -11.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £30.52 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £140.00 £51.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -12 11 £375 +50.00% 27
Chester -23 5 £325 -7.14% 17
Crewe -1 3 £225 -30.76% 9
Runcorn - 3 - - 6
Knutsford +2 1 £495 +52.30% 4
Macclesfield -7 1 - - 5
Ellesmere Port - 1 £288 - 1
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 84 (79.25%) .NET
2 55 (51.89%) SQL Server
3 41 (38.68%) HTML
4 37 (34.91%) JavaScript
5 36 (33.96%) MVC
6 35 (33.02%) SQL
7 34 (32.08%) ASP.NET
8 29 (27.36%) Web Services
9 27 (25.47%) CSS
10 26 (24.53%) jQuery
11 25 (23.58%) .NET Framework
12 24 (22.64%) Visual Studio
12 24 (22.64%) Microsoft
13 20 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (17.92%) Windows
15 17 (16.04%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (14.15%) OO
17 13 (12.26%) XML
17 13 (12.26%) VB
17 13 (12.26%) MS Excel
17 13 (12.26%) LINQ
17 13 (12.26%) WCF
18 11 (10.38%) N-Tier
19 10 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
19 10 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
19 10 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
20 9 (8.49%) SC Cleared
20 9 (8.49%) Security Cleared
20 9 (8.49%) HTML5
20 9 (8.49%) Open Source

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (6.60%) IIS
2 2 (1.89%) CMS
2 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.89%) Umbraco
2 2 (1.89%) Node.js
3 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (12.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.83%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) SaaS
2 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.94%) IaaS
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.66%) ATM
2 3 (2.83%) HTTP
3 1 (0.94%) GPRS
3 1 (0.94%) UMTS
3 1 (0.94%) Intranet
3 1 (0.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (51.89%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (6.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.72%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.77%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.77%) DTS
6 4 (3.77%) QlikView
7 3 (2.83%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.83%) SQLite
7 3 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.89%) MySQL
8 2 (1.89%) DB2
9 1 (0.94%) Event Store
9 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.94%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.94%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 24 (22.64%) Visual Studio
2 9 (8.49%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.60%) NUnit
4 6 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.77%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.83%) FxCop
6 3 (2.83%) StyleCop
6 3 (2.83%) Moq
6 3 (2.83%) JIRA
6 3 (2.83%) Subversion
7 2 (1.89%) PVCS
7 2 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.89%) WebSpeed
7 2 (1.89%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.94%) Bower
8 1 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.94%) Grunt
8 1 (0.94%) Selenium
8 1 (0.94%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.94%) Hudson
General
1 6 (5.66%) Banking
1 6 (5.66%) Finance
2 3 (2.83%) Retail
2 3 (2.83%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.89%) Legal
3 2 (1.89%) Back Office
4 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 83 (78.30%) Developer
2 40 (37.74%) .NET Developer
3 20 (18.87%) C# Developer
4 12 (11.32%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (11.32%) SQL Developer
5 8 (7.55%) .NET Team Leader
5 8 (7.55%) Software Development Team Leader
5 8 (7.55%) Development Team Leader
5 8 (7.55%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (7.55%) Team Leader
5 8 (7.55%) Web Developer
5 8 (7.55%) Software Team Leader
6 7 (6.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (6.60%) Senior Developer
7 4 (3.77%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (3.77%) Software Developer
7 4 (3.77%) CRM Developer
7 4 (3.77%) Mobile Developer
7 4 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 3 (2.83%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (79.25%) .NET
2 41 (38.68%) HTML
3 34 (32.08%) ASP.NET
4 29 (27.36%) Web Services
5 27 (25.47%) CSS
6 26 (24.53%) jQuery
7 25 (23.58%) .NET Framework
8 17 (16.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (12.26%) XML
9 13 (12.26%) LINQ
9 13 (12.26%) WCF
10 9 (8.49%) HTML5
11 8 (7.55%) Entity Framework
11 8 (7.55%) REST
11 8 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 7 (6.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (6.60%) RESTful
13 6 (5.66%) JSON
13 6 (5.66%) CSS3
14 5 (4.72%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.38%) N-Tier
2 10 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.49%) Open Source
4 7 (6.60%) Management Information System
5 6 (5.66%) Mobile App
6 5 (4.72%) EMV
7 4 (3.77%) Chip Card
8 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.94%) W3C
9 1 (0.94%) PDA
9 1 (0.94%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.92%) Windows
2 7 (6.60%) Windows Mobile
3 6 (5.66%) Linux
4 5 (4.72%) Android
5 3 (2.83%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.83%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.94%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.94%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.96%) MVC
2 20 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (14.15%) OO
4 10 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (8.49%) OOP
5 9 (8.49%) TDD
5 9 (8.49%) Data Management
6 8 (7.55%) Software Engineering
6 8 (7.55%) Resource Management
7 7 (6.60%) Web Development
7 7 (6.60%) Validation
8 6 (5.66%) Scrum
8 6 (5.66%) SOA
8 6 (5.66%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (5.66%) Unit Testing
9 5 (4.72%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (4.72%) Mobile Development
9 5 (4.72%) Mentoring
9 5 (4.72%) MVVM
9 5 (4.72%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 37 (34.91%) JavaScript
2 35 (33.02%) SQL
3 13 (12.26%) VB
4 7 (6.60%) T-SQL
4 7 (6.60%) Java
5 6 (5.66%) VB.NET
6 5 (4.72%) C++
6 5 (4.72%) PHP
7 3 (2.83%) VBA
7 3 (2.83%) Python
8 2 (1.89%) VB6
8 2 (1.89%) Ruby
8 2 (1.89%) Delphi
9 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (8.49%) SC Cleared
1 9 (8.49%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (22.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.83%) Oracle
2 3 (2.83%) VMware
3 2 (1.89%) Progress
3 2 (1.89%) Sculptor
4 1 (0.94%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.94%) Twitter
4 1 (0.94%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.94%) Apple
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