Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for C# skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C# over the 6 months to 26 July 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.

C#
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 32 42
Rank change year-on-year +6 +10 -19
Contract jobs citing C# 77 119 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 6.23% 6.35% 3.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.52% 15.12% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 87 89
Cheshire median daily rate £361 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.15% -18.75% +14.29%
North West median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 1
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.54% -13.33% -7.57%
10th Percentile £30.00 £21.31 £36.25
90th Percentile £45.50 £37.38 £38.75
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £34.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year +16.79% -2.14% -13.73%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 496 787 698
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 40.13% 41.97% 36.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 556 467
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £388 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.39% -1.90% +12.86%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £264
90th Percentile £502 £500 £575
North West median daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 8
Cheshire median hourly rate £37.48 £22.54 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.26% -37.82% +8.12%
10th Percentile £30.00 £13.00 £19.78
90th Percentile £53.00 £36.25 £40.25
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +23.08% -9.72% +25.22%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing C# as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for C# in Cheshire

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Cheshire

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Cheshire over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Cheshire

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Cheshire

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Cheshire over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C# in Cheshire

C#
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# within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +14 22 £363 +11.54% 7
Chester +11 15 £335 +3.08% 11
Knutsford +12 7 £400 +33.33% 1
Crewe +3 6 £413 +10.37% 7
Wilmslow -2 3 £338 +9.76% 8
Runcorn +2 1 - - 2
Sandbach - 1 £370 - 1
Nantwich - 1 - -
C#
North West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for C#.

1 64 (83.12%) .NET
2 34 (44.16%) MVC
2 34 (44.16%) ASP.NET
3 32 (41.56%) SQL Server
3 32 (41.56%) JavaScript
4 29 (37.66%) SQL
5 26 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (31.17%) .NET Framework
7 23 (29.87%) jQuery
8 21 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 20 (25.97%) TDD
10 18 (23.38%) ASP.NET Web API
11 17 (22.08%) Entity Framework
11 17 (22.08%) AngularJS
12 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (19.48%) C++
12 15 (19.48%) HTML
13 14 (18.18%) CSS
13 14 (18.18%) JSON
14 13 (16.88%) WCF
15 12 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (15.58%) RESTful
15 12 (15.58%) Scrum
16 11 (14.29%) Finance
16 11 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (14.29%) Software Engineering
16 11 (14.29%) Java
16 11 (14.29%) T-SQL
17 10 (12.99%) SharePoint
17 10 (12.99%) Degree

C#
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 10 (12.99%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.39%) Kinematics
3 6 (7.79%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (7.79%) JBoss
4 5 (6.49%) IIS
5 3 (3.90%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (3.90%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.60%) Apache
6 2 (2.60%) NServiceBus
7 1 (1.30%) Confluence
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.30%) PegaRULES
7 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.30%) Pega PRPC
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.90%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (3.90%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (3.90%) Office 365
2 3 (3.90%) OneDrive
2 3 (3.90%) Yammer
3 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.30%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) X.509
2 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.90%) DNS
4 2 (2.60%) Intranet
5 1 (1.30%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.30%) FTP
5 1 (1.30%) HTTP
5 1 (1.30%) RS-232
5 1 (1.30%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (41.56%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (10.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (7.79%) MongoDB
5 6 (7.79%) MySQL
6 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.90%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Visual Studio
2 8 (10.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 6 (7.79%) Cucumber
4 6 (7.79%) JUnit
4 6 (7.79%) SpecFlow
5 5 (6.49%) JIRA
5 5 (6.49%) Moq
6 4 (5.19%) NUnit
7 3 (3.90%) Jasmine
7 3 (3.90%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.60%) FxCop
8 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.60%) MSBuild
8 2 (2.60%) ReSharper
8 2 (2.60%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.60%) T4 Templates
9 1 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.30%) Protractor
9 1 (1.30%) TestComplete
General
1 11 (14.29%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Banking
2 8 (10.39%) Games
3 4 (5.19%) Retail
4 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.60%) Advertising
6 1 (1.30%) Automotive
6 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Local Government
6 1 (1.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (76.62%) Developer
2 37 (48.05%) .NET Developer
3 27 (35.06%) C# Developer
4 18 (23.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (12.99%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (12.99%) Software Developer
6 7 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
6 7 (9.09%) C++ Developer
6 7 (9.09%) C++/C# Developer
7 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) SQL Developer
8 4 (5.19%) C++ Games Developer
8 4 (5.19%) C++ Software Developer
8 4 (5.19%) CRM Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Games Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.90%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (3.90%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (83.12%) .NET
2 34 (44.16%) ASP.NET
3 24 (31.17%) .NET Framework
4 23 (29.87%) jQuery
5 18 (23.38%) ASP.NET Web API
6 17 (22.08%) AngularJS
6 17 (22.08%) Entity Framework
7 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (19.48%) HTML
8 14 (18.18%) CSS
8 14 (18.18%) JSON
9 13 (16.88%) WCF
10 12 (15.58%) RESTful
11 8 (10.39%) HTML5
11 8 (10.39%) REST
11 8 (10.39%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 8 (10.39%) Web Services
12 6 (7.79%) CSS3
12 6 (7.79%) Hibernate
12 6 (7.79%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.79%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (5.19%) iPad
3 4 (5.19%) Robotics
4 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.90%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.60%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.60%) Device Driver
5 2 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.60%) Replication
6 1 (1.30%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.49%) Windows
2 3 (3.90%) Android
3 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.60%) Linux
4 1 (1.30%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (44.16%) MVC
2 26 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (25.97%) TDD
4 12 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (15.58%) Scrum
5 11 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 9 (11.69%) Mathematics
6 9 (11.69%) OO
7 8 (10.39%) Linear Algebra
8 7 (9.09%) DevOps
8 7 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
9 6 (7.79%) Test Automation
10 5 (6.49%) BDD
10 5 (6.49%) CRM
10 5 (6.49%) SOA
11 4 (5.19%) ITIL
11 4 (5.19%) TOGAF
11 4 (5.19%) Web Development
12 3 (3.90%) Load Balancing
12 3 (3.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (41.56%) JavaScript
2 29 (37.66%) SQL
3 15 (19.48%) C++
4 11 (14.29%) Java
4 11 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.49%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.19%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.30%) C
7 1 (1.30%) Groovy
7 1 (1.30%) Perl
7 1 (1.30%) PHP
7 1 (1.30%) Python
7 1 (1.30%) Scala
7 1 (1.30%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.30%) VBA
7 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) ISEB
2 1 (1.30%) PhD
2 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) COBIT
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.90%) UAG
3 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.30%) Firmware
4 1 (1.30%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) CA Service Virtualization
1 1 (1.30%) SCCM
1 1 (1.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.39%) NVIDIA
3 7 (9.09%) Oracle
4 6 (7.79%) DevExpress
5 2 (2.60%) VMware
5 2 (2.60%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.30%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.30%) CA
6 1 (1.30%) Citrix
6 1 (1.30%) Google
6 1 (1.30%) Pega
6 1 (1.30%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.30%) Telerik
6 1 (1.30%) Twitter
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
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