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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 24 34 17
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Contract jobs citing C# 11 2 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.53% 0.83% 9.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.66% 2.00% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 14
Median daily rate £325 £290 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £290 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £290 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.15% +7.31%
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
127 100 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 63.82% 41.49% 38.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 75 40
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £463 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.09%

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 26 May 2016.

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 26 May 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 26 (89.66%) .NET
2 22 (75.86%) MVC
3 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
3 13 (44.83%) HTML
4 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
4 12 (41.38%) CSS
5 11 (37.93%) HTML5
6 10 (34.48%) Front End Development
7 9 (31.03%) CSS3
7 9 (31.03%) jQuery
7 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
8 8 (27.59%) XML
8 8 (27.59%) TDD
8 8 (27.59%) Mobile App
9 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
9 7 (24.14%) SQL
10 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
10 6 (20.69%) Web Development
11 5 (17.24%) WCF
11 5 (17.24%) WPF
11 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
11 5 (17.24%) Windows
12 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (13.79%) XAML
12 4 (13.79%) Validation
12 4 (13.79%) VB
12 4 (13.79%) VB.NET
12 4 (13.79%) Multithreading
12 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework

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 3 (10.34%) GeoServer
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) GIS
2 3 (10.34%) QGIS
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.45%) Neo4j
3 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) JUnit
3 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 3 (10.34%) Local Government
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (93.10%) Developer
2 19 (65.52%) .NET Developer
3 11 (37.93%) C# Developer
4 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 9 (31.03%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (24.14%) Senior Developer
7 5 (17.24%) Applications Developer
7 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (17.24%) HTML CSS Developer
7 5 (17.24%) HTML Developer
8 4 (13.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (13.79%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (13.79%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (13.79%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 4 (13.79%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (13.79%) Senior SQL Developer
8 4 (13.79%) Senior SQL Server Developer
8 4 (13.79%) SQL Developer
8 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Developer
8 4 (13.79%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (89.66%) .NET
2 13 (44.83%) HTML
3 12 (41.38%) CSS
4 11 (37.93%) HTML5
5 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
5 9 (31.03%) CSS3
5 9 (31.03%) jQuery
6 8 (27.59%) XML
7 5 (17.24%) WCF
7 5 (17.24%) WPF
8 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
8 4 (13.79%) Ajax
8 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (13.79%) Entity Framework
9 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (6.90%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (6.90%) Web Services
10 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (3.45%) JSP
10 1 (3.45%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) MVC
2 10 (34.48%) Front End Development
3 8 (27.59%) TDD
4 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
5 6 (20.69%) Web Development
6 4 (13.79%) Multithreading
6 4 (13.79%) Validation
7 3 (10.34%) Open Source
8 2 (6.90%) Change Management
8 2 (6.90%) ERP
8 2 (6.90%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (6.90%) OO
8 2 (6.90%) Pair Programming
8 2 (6.90%) Scrum
8 2 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (3.45%) CRM
9 1 (3.45%) Document Management
9 1 (3.45%) ETL
9 1 (3.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
2 7 (24.14%) SQL
3 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
4 4 (13.79%) VB
4 4 (13.79%) VB.NET
4 4 (13.79%) XAML
5 3 (10.34%) Python
6 2 (6.90%) Java
7 1 (3.45%) C++
7 1 (3.45%) Delphi
7 1 (3.45%) PHP
7 1 (3.45%) R
7 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft