The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 34 27 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Contract jobs citing C# 3 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.64% 1.71% 6.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.68% 4.55% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Median daily rate £323 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £297 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £345 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.55 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +5.46%
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
112 66 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 61.20% 37.71% 35.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 48 27
Median daily rate £413 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £301 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £20.78 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing C# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 July 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 Chester region with a requirement for C#.

1 22 (91.67%) .NET
2 18 (75.00%) MVC
3 13 (54.17%) HTML
4 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (50.00%) CSS
5 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
5 11 (45.83%) HTML5
6 10 (41.67%) jQuery
7 9 (37.50%) CSS3
8 7 (29.17%) Mobile App
8 7 (29.17%) Front End Development
9 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 6 (25.00%) XML
10 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
10 5 (20.83%) VB.NET
10 5 (20.83%) TDD
10 5 (20.83%) WCF
10 5 (20.83%) WPF
11 4 (16.67%) Multithreading
11 4 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
11 4 (16.67%) Entity Framework
11 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (16.67%) Ajax
11 4 (16.67%) XAML
11 4 (16.67%) Validation
11 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
11 4 (16.67%) VB
11 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 3 (12.50%) GeoServer
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) GIS
2 3 (12.50%) QGIS
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (8.33%) Spatial Data
4 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) Neo4j
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) JUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 3 (12.50%) Local Government
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 9 (37.50%) C# Developer
4 7 (29.17%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (29.17%) Senior Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Applications Developer
5 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 5 (20.83%) HTML CSS Developer
5 5 (20.83%) HTML Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Senior SQL Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Senior SQL Server Developer
6 4 (16.67%) SQL Developer
6 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Windows Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (91.67%) .NET
2 13 (54.17%) HTML
3 12 (50.00%) CSS
4 11 (45.83%) HTML5
5 10 (41.67%) jQuery
6 9 (37.50%) CSS3
7 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (25.00%) XML
8 5 (20.83%) WCF
8 5 (20.83%) WPF
9 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
9 4 (16.67%) Ajax
9 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (16.67%) Entity Framework
10 2 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (8.33%) Web Services
11 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (4.17%) JSON
11 1 (4.17%) OpenLayers
11 1 (4.17%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
1 4 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) MVC
2 7 (29.17%) Front End Development
3 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
3 5 (20.83%) TDD
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 4 (16.67%) Validation
5 3 (12.50%) Open Source
5 3 (12.50%) Web Development
6 2 (8.33%) Change Management
6 2 (8.33%) ERP
6 2 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (8.33%) Scrum
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) CRM
7 1 (4.17%) Document Management
7 1 (4.17%) ETL
7 1 (4.17%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.83%) VB.NET
3 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (16.67%) VB
3 4 (16.67%) XAML
4 3 (12.50%) Python
5 2 (8.33%) Java
6 1 (4.17%) PHP
6 1 (4.17%) R
6 1 (4.17%) SQL
6 1 (4.17%) VBA
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft