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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 15 25 18
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing C# 9 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.72% 2.55% 4.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.75% 8.89% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate
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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 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.57 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.48% -2.77%
Programming Languages Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
48 45 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 35.82% 28.66% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 15
Average daily rate £300 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £300 £208
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 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £45.29 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.64%
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 38 (86.36%) .NET
2 33 (75.00%) HTML
3 31 (70.45%) JavaScript
4 28 (63.64%) CSS
5 23 (52.27%) SQL
6 20 (45.45%) ASP.NET
7 19 (43.18%) TDD
8 18 (40.91%) Pair Programming
9 17 (38.64%) HTML5
10 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (36.36%) MVC
11 13 (29.55%) Web Services
11 13 (29.55%) T-SQL
12 12 (27.27%) XML
13 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
13 11 (25.00%) Scrum
13 11 (25.00%) Web Development
14 10 (22.73%) jQuery
14 10 (22.73%) CSS3
14 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
15 8 (18.18%) Visual Studio
15 8 (18.18%) Ajax
16 7 (15.91%) JSON
17 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
17 6 (13.64%) Oracle
17 6 (13.64%) Java
17 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
18 5 (11.36%) Linux
18 5 (11.36%) SOAP
18 5 (11.36%) C++

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.82%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (6.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (4.55%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) InfoPath
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) HTTP
2 1 (2.27%) DNS
2 1 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) MySQL
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.27%) JMeter
3 1 (2.27%) LoadUI
3 1 (2.27%) OpenSTA
General
1 2 (4.55%) Local Government
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 39 (88.64%) Developer
2 18 (40.91%) .NET Developer
3 13 (29.55%) Web Developer
4 11 (25.00%) C# Developer
5 6 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (11.36%) SharePoint Developer
6 5 (11.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Software Tester
7 4 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Tester
8 3 (6.82%) C# Web Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Junior Software Tester
9 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Web Applications Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Junior Tester
9 2 (4.55%) Applications Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (86.36%) .NET
2 33 (75.00%) HTML
3 28 (63.64%) CSS
4 20 (45.45%) ASP.NET
5 17 (38.64%) HTML5
6 13 (29.55%) Web Services
7 12 (27.27%) XML
8 10 (22.73%) jQuery
8 10 (22.73%) CSS3
9 8 (18.18%) Ajax
10 7 (15.91%) JSON
11 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (11.36%) SOAP
12 5 (11.36%) NHibernate
12 5 (11.36%) LINQ
13 4 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (6.82%) AngularJS
14 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
15 2 (4.55%) OOXML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Taxonomies
2 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.27%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Linux
2 4 (9.09%) UNIX
3 3 (6.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) TDD
2 18 (40.91%) Pair Programming
3 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (36.36%) MVC
4 11 (25.00%) Scrum
4 11 (25.00%) Web Development
5 5 (11.36%) User Stories
5 5 (11.36%) Refactoring
5 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 4 (9.09%) Manual Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 4 (9.09%) Requirements Management
6 4 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (9.09%) Workflow
7 3 (6.82%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.55%) Multithreading
8 2 (4.55%) Migration
9 1 (2.27%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 31 (70.45%) JavaScript
2 23 (52.27%) SQL
3 13 (29.55%) T-SQL
4 6 (13.64%) Java
5 5 (11.36%) C++
6 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
6 4 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 4 (9.09%) C
6 4 (9.09%) VBScript
6 4 (9.09%) VB
6 4 (9.09%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) ISEB
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle
3 3 (6.82%) Twitter
4 2 (4.55%) Kofax