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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 29 25 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing C# 4 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.27% 1.99% 4.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.96% 5.88% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Median daily rate £310 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £345 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.38 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.94% +7.68%
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
101 51 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 57.39% 33.77% 36.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 42 28
Median daily rate £425 £373 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.09% +18.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £438 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

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 26 August 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 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) MVC
3 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (33.33%) WCF
5 5 (33.33%) jQuery
5 5 (33.33%) HTML
5 5 (33.33%) CSS
6 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (26.67%) HTML5
6 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
6 4 (26.67%) TDD
7 3 (20.00%) WPF
7 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (20.00%) XML
7 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
7 3 (20.00%) Entity Framework
7 3 (20.00%) CSS3
8 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
8 2 (13.33%) User Stories
8 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
8 2 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
8 2 (13.33%) VB
8 2 (13.33%) Windows
8 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
8 2 (13.33%) Web Services
8 2 (13.33%) ERP

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 1 (6.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.67%) Advertising
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (86.67%) .NET Developer
3 9 (60.00%) C# Developer
4 8 (53.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Developer
6 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 5 (33.33%) Senior Developer
7 4 (26.67%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (26.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 4 (26.67%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (26.67%) Senior SQL Developer
7 4 (26.67%) Senior SQL Server Developer
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (20.00%) ASP Developer
9 2 (13.33%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (13.33%) Agile C# Developer
9 2 (13.33%) Applications Developer
9 2 (13.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 2 (13.33%) Mobile Developer
9 2 (13.33%) Windows Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) CSS
2 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (33.33%) jQuery
2 5 (33.33%) WCF
3 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (26.67%) HTML5
4 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (20.00%) CSS3
4 3 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (20.00%) WPF
4 3 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 1 (6.67%) Ajax
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (6.67%) JSON
6 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (6.67%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) MVC
2 4 (26.67%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (13.33%) ERP
3 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (13.33%) Multithreading
3 2 (13.33%) Scrum
3 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (13.33%) User Stories
3 2 (13.33%) Validation
4 1 (6.67%) CMMI
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) RUP
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (13.33%) VB
3 2 (13.33%) XAML
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Perforce