The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for C# skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C# over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 7 16 14
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2  
Contract jobs citing C# 7 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 13.46% 2.56% 12.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.17% 5.13% 18.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 13
Median daily rate £375 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.21% +8.57%  

C# is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 24 39 90
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 46.15% 50.00% 64.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 65
Median daily rate £365 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £630 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 8
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.00 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £42.50 £43.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham citing C# as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C# in Cheltenham

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Cheltenham

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Cheltenham

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for C#.

1 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (50.00%) MVC
2 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (35.71%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) C++
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
5 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) Python
6 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
6 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
6 2 (14.29%) Hudson
6 2 (14.29%) High Availability
6 2 (14.29%) MapReduce
6 2 (14.29%) Big Data
6 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 2 (14.29%) Gradle
6 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 2 (14.29%) User Stories
6 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
6 2 (14.29%) Open Source

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Big Data
2 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Ant
1 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 2 (14.29%) Gradle
1 2 (14.29%) Hudson
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) InstallShield
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) C++ Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C++/C# Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) EJB
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) Java EE
4 2 (14.29%) JMS
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) XML
4 2 (14.29%) XSLT
5 1 (7.14%) DCOM
5 1 (7.14%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) MVC
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (14.29%) High Availability
4 2 (14.29%) MapReduce
4 2 (14.29%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) Open Source
4 2 (14.29%) Release Management
4 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) UML
4 2 (14.29%) User Stories
5 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C++
1 3 (21.43%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
2 2 (14.29%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
1 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft