The median contractor rate for a C# .NET Developer was £241 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

C# .NET Developer
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 74 72
Rank change year-on-year +22 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a C# .NET Developer 6 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.94% 0.87% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.92% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 1
Median daily rate £241 £325 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.76% -10.95%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +1.49% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +1.12% +87.36%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 605 868 947
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 94.53% 94.35% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 627 569
Median daily rate £405 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 27 49
Median hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -4.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £21.40 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

C# .NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured C# .NET Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for C# .NET Developer in Cheshire

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# .NET Developer in Cheshire

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer in Cheshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# .NET Developer in Cheshire

C# .NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# .NET Developer in Cheshire

C# .NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# .NET Developer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +21 1 - - 2
Chester +12 1 £500 +53.84% 5
Crewe - 1 - - 1
C# .NET Developer
North West

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, C# .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region featuring C# .NET Developer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 5 (45.45%) MVC
4 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
5 3 (27.27%) RESTful
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) Entity Framework
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 2 (18.18%) Moq
6 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
6 2 (18.18%) Xamarin
6 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
6 2 (18.18%) Android Development
6 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
6 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
6 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
6 2 (18.18%) Web Services
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft

C# .NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Moq
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) FxCop
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Jasmine
2 1 (9.09%) MSBuild
2 1 (9.09%) NUnit
2 1 (9.09%) ReSharper
2 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
2 1 (9.09%) T4 Templates
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (27.27%) Entity Framework
4 3 (27.27%) RESTful
5 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) WCF
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
6 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (9.09%) CSS
6 1 (9.09%) Express
6 1 (9.09%) JSON
6 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (9.09%) Ninject
6 1 (9.09%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
2 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (9.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Android
1 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Android Development
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (9.09%) Microservices
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
4 1 (9.09%) COBOL
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Xamarin
2 1 (9.09%) DevExpress