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 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 28 33
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5  
Contract jobs citing C# 31 70 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 5.46% 6.33% 4.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.03% 15.09% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 52 31
Median daily rate £339 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.23% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £448 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year - +2.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.33% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.56
% change year-on-year +12.00% -0.15%  

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 238 464 408
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 41.90% 41.95% 41.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 319 267
Median daily rate £425 £396 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.25% -0.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £291 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £538 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 2
Median hourly rate £44.95 £22.54 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +99.42% +14.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.48 £14.20 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £35.00 £22.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 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 3 months to 29 April 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#
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 3 months to 29 April 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
Chester -4 6 £377 +16.07% 6
Knutsford +10 5 £400 +33.33% 1
Warrington +24 4 £360 +10.76% 15
Crewe +2 3 £313 -16.38% 6
Wilmslow -1 1 £338 - 13
Sandbach - 1 £370 -
C#
North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 50 (76.92%) .NET
2 29 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (43.08%) JavaScript
4 27 (41.54%) SQL Server
5 23 (35.38%) ASP.NET
6 22 (33.85%) MVC
7 19 (29.23%) jQuery
8 16 (24.62%) .NET Framework
8 16 (24.62%) SQL
9 15 (23.08%) HTML
9 15 (23.08%) Scrum
9 15 (23.08%) AngularJS
10 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
11 13 (20.00%) Visual Studio
11 13 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (18.46%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (18.46%) TDD
13 11 (16.92%) Java
13 11 (16.92%) CSS
13 11 (16.92%) Node.js
14 10 (15.38%) Git (software)
15 9 (13.85%) DevOps
15 9 (13.85%) OO
15 9 (13.85%) C++
16 8 (12.31%) Mobile App
17 7 (10.77%) Mobile Application Development
17 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
17 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2008
17 7 (10.77%) CRM

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 5 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.15%) JBoss
3 3 (4.62%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.08%) CMS
4 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.08%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.54%) IIS
5 1 (1.54%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) InfoPath
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.62%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.54%) Office 365
3 1 (1.54%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) X.509
2 2 (3.08%) RS-232
2 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.54%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (41.54%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (9.23%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.62%) MySQL
6 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 10 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.15%) Cucumber
3 4 (6.15%) JIRA
3 4 (6.15%) JUnit
4 3 (4.62%) NUnit
4 3 (4.62%) Selenium
4 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.08%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.08%) IntelliJ
5 2 (3.08%) Jasmine
5 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.08%) Moq
5 2 (3.08%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.54%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.54%) Bower
6 1 (1.54%) gulp
6 1 (1.54%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.54%) ProC
General
1 5 (7.69%) Advertising
1 5 (7.69%) Banking
1 5 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.62%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Automotive
3 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Local Government
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (69.23%) Developer
2 19 (29.23%) .NET Developer
3 16 (24.62%) C# Developer
4 10 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (9.23%) CRM Developer
6 5 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Software Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Xamarin Developer
8 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (4.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.62%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.62%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (76.92%) .NET
2 23 (35.38%) ASP.NET
3 19 (29.23%) jQuery
4 16 (24.62%) .NET Framework
5 15 (23.08%) AngularJS
5 15 (23.08%) HTML
6 13 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (18.46%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (16.92%) CSS
8 11 (16.92%) Node.js
9 7 (10.77%) WPF
10 6 (9.23%) Entity Framework
10 6 (9.23%) JSON
10 6 (9.23%) RESTful
11 5 (7.69%) HTML5
11 5 (7.69%) XML
12 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 4 (6.15%) Hibernate
12 4 (6.15%) J2EE
12 4 (6.15%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Mobile App
2 6 (9.23%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.62%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.54%) iPad
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.77%) Windows
2 6 (9.23%) Android
3 4 (6.15%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.08%) Linux
5 1 (1.54%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.85%) MVC
3 15 (23.08%) Scrum
4 12 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (18.46%) TDD
5 9 (13.85%) DevOps
5 9 (13.85%) OO
6 7 (10.77%) CRM
6 7 (10.77%) Mobile Application Development
6 7 (10.77%) Software Engineering
7 6 (9.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (7.69%) OWASP
8 5 (7.69%) Static Code Analysis
9 4 (6.15%) Android Development
9 4 (6.15%) iOS Development
9 4 (6.15%) Migration
9 4 (6.15%) OOP
9 4 (6.15%) Pair Programming
9 4 (6.15%) Web Development
10 3 (4.62%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 28 (43.08%) JavaScript
2 16 (24.62%) SQL
3 11 (16.92%) Java
4 9 (13.85%) C++
5 4 (6.15%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.08%) COBOL
7 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.08%) Python
7 2 (3.08%) Scala
7 2 (3.08%) X++
8 1 (1.54%) C
8 1 (1.54%) Perl
8 1 (1.54%) PHP
8 1 (1.54%) Ruby
8 1 (1.54%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) PhD
1 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle
3 4 (6.15%) Xamarin
4 2 (3.08%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.08%) Twitter
5 1 (1.54%) Google
Warrington, Cheshire
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