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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 12 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 9 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 9.28% 6.67% 4.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.50% 16.28% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 5
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £340 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £410 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.58%

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
40 43 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 41.24% 40.95% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 39 29
Median daily rate £415 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.85% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

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#
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Chester region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

C# Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 January 2017, 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 7 (53.85%) .NET
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (38.46%) OO
2 5 (38.46%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) MVC
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) J2EE
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) RESTful
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) JSON
4 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
4 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
4 3 (23.08%) Node.js
4 3 (23.08%) DevOps
5 2 (15.38%) Xamarin
5 2 (15.38%) User Stories
5 2 (15.38%) Web Application Development
5 2 (15.38%) Apache Camel
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
5 2 (15.38%) Pair Programming
5 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 2 (15.38%) BDD
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft

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 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
2 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
2 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Agile .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Agile C# Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Developer
3 2 (15.38%) ASP Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Xamarin Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.69%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.69%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) J2EE
2 3 (23.08%) JSON
2 3 (23.08%) Node.js
2 3 (23.08%) RESTful
2 3 (23.08%) XML
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
3 2 (15.38%) Apache Camel
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (15.38%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
4 1 (7.69%) LINQ
4 1 (7.69%) MvvmCross
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (38.46%) OO
2 5 (38.46%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) MVC
4 3 (23.08%) DevOps
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) BDD
5 2 (15.38%) Pair Programming
5 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 2 (15.38%) User Stories
5 2 (15.38%) Web Application Development
6 1 (7.69%) CMMI
6 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) RUP
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) COBOL
4 1 (7.69%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Xamarin
2 1 (7.69%) Perforce
2 1 (7.69%) Telerik
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