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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 22 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs citing C# 63 81 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.97% 10.10% 7.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.21% 28.62% 27.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 44 35
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£300 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -5.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £40.57 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +102.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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
297 283 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 37.59% 35.29% 26.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 130 101
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £193 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 12
Average hourly rate £23.00 £34.06 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.46% +70.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £20.60 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.20 £140.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 17 £275 -15.38% 30
Chester -13 9 £320 -8.57% 15
Runcorn +6 4 - - 3
Knutsford -4 4 £495 +52.30% 6
Crewe 0 1 £225 - 5
Ellesmere Port - - - - 2
Sandbach - - - -
Macclesfield - - - - 12
Nantwich - - - - 1
Northwich - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - - 5
Winsford - - - -
Daresbury - - - -
Alderley Edge - - - -
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 81 (80.20%) .NET
2 48 (47.52%) SQL Server
3 43 (42.57%) MVC
4 40 (39.60%) HTML
4 40 (39.60%) SQL
5 37 (36.63%) JavaScript
6 32 (31.68%) ASP.NET
7 28 (27.72%) CSS
8 25 (24.75%) Visual Studio
8 25 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (23.76%) Web Services
10 22 (21.78%) .NET Framework
10 22 (21.78%) jQuery
11 17 (16.83%) TDD
11 17 (16.83%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (15.84%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (14.85%) LINQ
13 15 (14.85%) Microsoft
14 14 (13.86%) OO
14 14 (13.86%) Windows
15 13 (12.87%) Git (software)
15 13 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (11.88%) WCF
16 12 (11.88%) XML
16 12 (11.88%) T-SQL
16 12 (11.88%) SOA
17 11 (10.89%) Java
17 11 (10.89%) REST
18 10 (9.90%) Finance
18 10 (9.90%) Web Development

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 10 (9.90%) IIS
2 3 (2.97%) Node.js
3 2 (1.98%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.98%) JBoss
3 2 (1.98%) Apache
3 2 (1.98%) CMS
4 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.99%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 6 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.95%) SaaS
2 1 (0.99%) IaaS
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.95%) ATM
2 4 (3.96%) HTTP
3 1 (0.99%) GPRS
3 1 (0.99%) UMTS
3 1 (0.99%) Intranet
3 1 (0.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (47.52%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.95%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (4.95%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.96%) QlikView
5 4 (3.96%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.96%) DTS
6 3 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.97%) SQLite
7 2 (1.98%) MySQL
8 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.99%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 25 (24.75%) Visual Studio
2 13 (12.87%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.92%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.92%) NUnit
4 4 (3.96%) FxCop
4 4 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.96%) TeamCity
5 3 (2.97%) JIRA
5 3 (2.97%) Subversion
5 3 (2.97%) StyleCop
5 3 (2.97%) Moq
6 2 (1.98%) MSTest
6 2 (1.98%) PVCS
6 2 (1.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.98%) Ant
6 2 (1.98%) WebSpeed
6 2 (1.98%) Maven
7 1 (0.99%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.99%) Selenium
7 1 (0.99%) T4 Templates
General
1 10 (9.90%) Finance
2 7 (6.93%) Banking
3 2 (1.98%) Legal
3 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.98%) Back Office
4 1 (0.99%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.99%) Games
4 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 88 (87.13%) Developer
2 45 (44.55%) .NET Developer
3 18 (17.82%) C# Developer
4 11 (10.89%) SQL Developer
5 10 (9.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (8.91%) Web Developer
7 7 (6.93%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (5.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.94%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (3.96%) Software Developer
10 3 (2.97%) Report Developer
10 3 (2.97%) .NET Web Developer
10 3 (2.97%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (2.97%) Mobile Developer
10 3 (2.97%) Automation Engineer
10 3 (2.97%) Windows Mobile Developer
11 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Specialist
11 2 (1.98%) Middleware Developer
11 2 (1.98%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (80.20%) .NET
2 40 (39.60%) HTML
3 32 (31.68%) ASP.NET
4 28 (27.72%) CSS
5 24 (23.76%) Web Services
6 22 (21.78%) .NET Framework
6 22 (21.78%) jQuery
7 17 (16.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (14.85%) LINQ
9 12 (11.88%) WCF
9 12 (11.88%) XML
10 11 (10.89%) REST
11 9 (8.91%) JSON
11 9 (8.91%) HTML5
12 8 (7.92%) CSS3
12 8 (7.92%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 8 (7.92%) Ajax
13 7 (6.93%) NHibernate
14 6 (5.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (5.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.93%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.94%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.95%) N-Tier
4 5 (4.95%) EMV
5 4 (3.96%) Chip Card
6 2 (1.98%) Open Source
7 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.99%) PDA
7 1 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.99%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.86%) Windows
2 7 (6.93%) Windows Mobile
2 7 (6.93%) Linux
3 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.98%) Android
4 1 (0.99%) Windows CE
4 1 (0.99%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.99%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (42.57%) MVC
2 25 (24.75%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (16.83%) TDD
4 16 (15.84%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (13.86%) OO
6 12 (11.88%) SOA
7 10 (9.90%) Web Development
8 9 (8.91%) Data Management
9 8 (7.92%) MVVM
9 8 (7.92%) Scrum
10 7 (6.93%) Validation
10 7 (6.93%) Dependency Injection
11 6 (5.94%) BDD
11 6 (5.94%) Software Engineering
12 5 (4.95%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (4.95%) Mobile Application Development
12 5 (4.95%) Domain-Driven Design
13 4 (3.96%) Test Automation
13 4 (3.96%) Mentoring
13 4 (3.96%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 40 (39.60%) SQL
2 37 (36.63%) JavaScript
3 12 (11.88%) T-SQL
4 11 (10.89%) Java
5 6 (5.94%) VB
5 6 (5.94%) VB.NET
6 5 (4.95%) C++
6 5 (4.95%) PHP
7 4 (3.96%) Ruby
8 3 (2.97%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.98%) Delphi
9 2 (1.98%) VBA
9 2 (1.98%) VB6
10 1 (0.99%) Python
10 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (8.91%) SC Cleared
1 9 (8.91%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.96%) VCP4
3 2 (1.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) Puppet
2 2 (1.98%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (14.85%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.97%) VMware
2 3 (2.97%) Oracle
3 2 (1.98%) Sculptor
3 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.98%) Progress
4 1 (0.99%) Apple
4 1 (0.99%) Sitecore
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