The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 3 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing C# 7 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 16.67% 10.71% 6.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 53.85% 30.00% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
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£325 £238 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Macclesfield region.

Programming Languages Category
Macclesfield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
13 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Macclesfield 30.95% 35.71% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 11
Average daily rate £325 £240 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Macclesfield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Macclesfield region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in Macclesfield

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Macclesfield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Macclesfield region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Macclesfield

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Macclesfield 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 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) Web Services
3 9 (81.82%) Windows
3 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
4 8 (72.73%) VB
4 8 (72.73%) Back Office
4 8 (72.73%) WinForms
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
7 1 (9.09%) Dojo
7 1 (9.09%) WCF
7 1 (9.09%) jQuery
7 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (9.09%) WinRT
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Phone
7 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
7 1 (9.09%) IIS
7 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
7 1 (9.09%) MVC
7 1 (9.09%) XAML

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Macclesfield 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 1 (9.09%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (72.73%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (81.82%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Software Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) Web Services
3 8 (72.73%) WinForms
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 1 (9.09%) Dojo
5 1 (9.09%) WCF
5 1 (9.09%) jQuery
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (9.09%) WinRT
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
1 1 (9.09%) MVC
1 1 (9.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) VB
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
3 1 (9.09%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft