The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Chester region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 13 25 15
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Contract jobs citing C# 9 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.77% 2.55% 5.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.57% 8.70% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
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£275 £300 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -36.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
46 46 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 34.59% 29.30% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 17
Average daily rate £275 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £276 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £406 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -20.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C#
Cheshire

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#
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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014, 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 34 (87.18%) .NET
2 28 (71.79%) JavaScript
2 28 (71.79%) HTML
3 24 (61.54%) CSS
4 21 (53.85%) SQL
5 18 (46.15%) ASP.NET
6 17 (43.59%) TDD
7 16 (41.03%) Pair Programming
8 15 (38.46%) MVC
8 15 (38.46%) HTML5
9 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (30.77%) T-SQL
11 10 (25.64%) Web Services
11 10 (25.64%) XML
11 10 (25.64%) Scrum
11 10 (25.64%) Web Development
12 9 (23.08%) CSS3
12 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
12 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
13 8 (20.51%) Ajax
13 8 (20.51%) jQuery
14 7 (17.95%) JSON
14 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
15 5 (12.82%) Oracle
15 5 (12.82%) Java
15 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
15 5 (12.82%) Refactoring
15 5 (12.82%) NHibernate
15 5 (12.82%) LINQ
15 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (5.13%) Node.js
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) InfoPath
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) DNS
2 1 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) MySQL
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.56%) JMeter
3 1 (2.56%) OpenSTA
3 1 (2.56%) LoadUI
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
1 1 (2.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 35 (89.74%) Developer
2 16 (41.03%) .NET Developer
3 12 (30.77%) Web Developer
4 9 (23.08%) C# Developer
5 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (10.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (10.26%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Software Tester
7 3 (7.69%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Tester
8 2 (5.13%) Junior Software Tester
8 2 (5.13%) Applications Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Junior
8 2 (5.13%) C# Web Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Web Applications Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Junior Tester
9 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (87.18%) .NET
2 28 (71.79%) HTML
3 24 (61.54%) CSS
4 18 (46.15%) ASP.NET
5 15 (38.46%) HTML5
6 10 (25.64%) Web Services
6 10 (25.64%) XML
7 9 (23.08%) CSS3
8 8 (20.51%) Ajax
8 8 (20.51%) jQuery
9 7 (17.95%) JSON
10 5 (12.82%) NHibernate
10 5 (12.82%) LINQ
10 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (10.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (10.26%) SOAP
12 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
12 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
13 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Taxonomies
1 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.56%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 3 (7.69%) UNIX
2 3 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) TDD
2 16 (41.03%) Pair Programming
3 15 (38.46%) MVC
4 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (25.64%) Scrum
5 10 (25.64%) Web Development
6 5 (12.82%) Refactoring
6 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (12.82%) User Stories
7 3 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (7.69%) Workflow
7 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 3 (7.69%) Requirements Management
7 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 3 (7.69%) Manual Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.13%) Multithreading
8 2 (5.13%) Migration
9 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 28 (71.79%) JavaScript
2 21 (53.85%) SQL
3 12 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 5 (12.82%) Java
5 4 (10.26%) C++
6 3 (7.69%) C
6 3 (7.69%) VBScript
6 3 (7.69%) VB
6 3 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) ISEB
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) Twitter
4 2 (5.13%) Kofax
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