The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 32 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Contract jobs citing C# 3 30 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.24% 12.24% 2.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.26% 28.04% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 17 4
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£325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.57 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
C#
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Programming Languages Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
92 107 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 38.02% 43.67% 24.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 47 14
Average daily rate £401 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.79% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £140 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £376 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Chester region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in Chester

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Chester region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) MVC
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) Web Services
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) WCF
5 2 (18.18%) WF
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 2 (18.18%) HTML5
5 2 (18.18%) CSS3
5 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
5 2 (18.18%) Workflow
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
5 2 (18.18%) VBA
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 1 (9.09%) IIS
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Excel Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) Web Services
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) WCF
5 2 (18.18%) WF
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) HTML5
5 2 (18.18%) CSS3
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 2 (18.18%) XML
6 1 (9.09%) NHibernate
6 1 (9.09%) DHTML
6 1 (9.09%) Classic ASP
6 1 (9.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) MVC
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Workflow
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Development
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) VBA
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VBScript
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Sitecore
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
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