The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 17 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 7 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.34% 7.34% 4.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.22% 16.16% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 1
Average daily rate
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£313 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £38.32 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +2.94%
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
46 99 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 35.11% 45.41% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 14
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 19 5
Average hourly rate £39.00 £31.56 £62.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.59% -49.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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#
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 31 October 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 12 (75.00%) .NET
2 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
3 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 9 (56.25%) HTML
3 9 (56.25%) CSS
4 8 (50.00%) MVC
4 8 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (43.75%) CSS3
6 6 (37.50%) HTML5
6 6 (37.50%) TDD
6 6 (37.50%) NHibernate
6 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
6 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
7 5 (31.25%) Scrum
7 5 (31.25%) Ajax
7 5 (31.25%) JSON
7 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
8 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (18.75%) Java
9 3 (18.75%) Web Services
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 3 (18.75%) Pair Programming
9 3 (18.75%) Web Development
9 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (18.75%) Refactoring
9 3 (18.75%) LINQ
9 3 (18.75%) User Stories
10 2 (12.50%) KnockoutJS

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 2 (12.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
2 1 (6.25%) JMeter
2 1 (6.25%) ReSharper
2 1 (6.25%) OpenSTA
2 1 (6.25%) FxCop
2 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.25%) MSBuild
2 1 (6.25%) T4 Templates
2 1 (6.25%) LoadUI
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Web Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) .NET
2 9 (56.25%) HTML
2 9 (56.25%) CSS
3 7 (43.75%) CSS3
4 6 (37.50%) NHibernate
4 6 (37.50%) HTML5
4 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 5 (31.25%) Ajax
5 5 (31.25%) JSON
6 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (18.75%) LINQ
7 3 (18.75%) Web Services
8 2 (12.50%) XML
8 2 (12.50%) XSLT
8 2 (12.50%) OOXML
8 2 (12.50%) WCF
8 2 (12.50%) WPF
8 2 (12.50%) WinForms
8 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (12.50%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (6.25%) CCTV
1 1 (6.25%) User Experience
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) MVC
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) TDD
4 5 (31.25%) Scrum
4 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (18.75%) Web Development
5 3 (18.75%) Refactoring
5 3 (18.75%) Pair Programming
5 3 (18.75%) User Stories
6 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
7 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 1 (6.25%) SOA
7 1 (6.25%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (18.75%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Twitter
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