Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 27 27
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 70 75 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 5.69% 5.83% 4.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.50% 18.12% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 58 74
Cheshire median daily rate £325 £350 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +3.32% +4.23%
10th Percentile £258 £244 £269
90th Percentile £425 £465 £509
North West median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £25.25
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

C# is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 400 414 646
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 32.49% 32.17% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 309 458
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.23% +13.14%
10th Percentile £263 £270 £263
90th Percentile £550 £488 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 12
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.49% +11.43% -50.00%
10th Percentile £27.00 £11.75 £12.55
90th Percentile £38.75 £34.13 £38.75
North West median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.65% +4.05% +13.71%

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 21 January 2018.

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 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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 +1 13 £350 -14.11% 23
Chester +3 10 £365 +12.31% 21
Knutsford -12 5 £319 +6.25% 5
Crewe -17 3 £400 +14.29% 22
Northwich 0 1 - - 1
C#
North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 61 (87.14%) .NET
2 35 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 33 (47.14%) SQL Server
4 31 (44.29%) JavaScript
5 30 (42.86%) SQL
6 29 (41.43%) MVC
7 20 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (28.57%) HTML
8 19 (27.14%) CSS
9 15 (21.43%) Git (software)
9 15 (21.43%) AngularJS
10 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (17.14%) TDD
10 12 (17.14%) jQuery
10 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
11 11 (15.71%) Web Services
11 11 (15.71%) Java
11 11 (15.71%) Banking
11 11 (15.71%) Test Automation
12 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (14.29%) Entity Framework
12 10 (14.29%) .NET Framework
13 9 (12.86%) Marketing
13 9 (12.86%) Finance
13 9 (12.86%) Visual Studio
14 8 (11.43%) VB.NET
14 8 (11.43%) Workflow
14 8 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (10.00%) IIS
15 7 (10.00%) Windows

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 7 (10.00%) IIS
2 6 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.57%) Umbraco
3 5 (7.14%) CMS
4 3 (4.29%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.86%) NServiceBus
5 2 (2.86%) SAS
5 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.43%) Confluence
6 1 (1.43%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.86%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.86%) Office 365
3 1 (1.43%) PaaS
3 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) DNS
1 1 (1.43%) FTP
1 1 (1.43%) HTTP
1 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (47.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.29%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.86%) EDRMS
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.43%) MySQL
5 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.86%) Visual Studio
3 8 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (8.57%) TeamCity
5 5 (7.14%) JMeter
5 5 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (5.71%) gulp
6 4 (5.71%) HP UFT
6 4 (5.71%) Selenium
7 3 (4.29%) Bitbucket
7 3 (4.29%) SpecFlow
7 3 (4.29%) Subversion
8 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.86%) JIRA
8 2 (2.86%) Protractor
8 2 (2.86%) webpack
9 1 (1.43%) CMake
9 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.43%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.43%) T4 Templates
General
1 11 (15.71%) Banking
2 9 (12.86%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Marketing
3 1 (1.43%) Back Office
3 1 (1.43%) Games
3 1 (1.43%) Legal
3 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (80.00%) Developer
2 38 (54.29%) .NET Developer
3 17 (24.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 12 (17.14%) Full Stack Developer
5 11 (15.71%) C# Developer
6 10 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (4.29%) CRM Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Java Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Lead .NET Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Lead Developer
8 2 (2.86%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.86%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (87.14%) .NET
2 35 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 20 (28.57%) HTML
4 19 (27.14%) CSS
5 15 (21.43%) AngularJS
6 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (17.14%) jQuery
7 11 (15.71%) Web Services
8 10 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (14.29%) Entity Framework
9 5 (7.14%) HTML5
9 5 (7.14%) JSON
9 5 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (7.14%) WCF
10 4 (5.71%) RESTful
11 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (4.29%) LINQ
11 3 (4.29%) Ninject
11 3 (4.29%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.29%) User Experience
3 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.43%) DataPower
4 1 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.00%) Windows
2 5 (7.14%) Linux
3 4 (5.71%) Unix
4 1 (1.43%) Android
4 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (41.43%) MVC
2 20 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (17.14%) TDD
4 11 (15.71%) Test Automation
5 8 (11.43%) Workflow
6 7 (10.00%) CRM
7 6 (8.57%) OO
7 6 (8.57%) Scrum
8 5 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.14%) ITIL
8 5 (7.14%) Performance Testing
8 5 (7.14%) SOA
8 5 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (5.71%) Content Management
9 4 (5.71%) DevOps
9 4 (5.71%) Migration
9 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.71%) Time Management
10 3 (4.29%) Document Management
10 3 (4.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 31 (44.29%) JavaScript
2 30 (42.86%) SQL
3 11 (15.71%) Java
4 8 (11.43%) VB.NET
5 6 (8.57%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.14%) C++
6 5 (7.14%) VBScript
7 4 (5.71%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.71%) TypeScript
7 4 (5.71%) VB
8 2 (2.86%) PHP
9 1 (1.43%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.43%) Go
9 1 (1.43%) Groovy
9 1 (1.43%) Perl
9 1 (1.43%) Python
9 1 (1.43%) R
9 1 (1.43%) Ruby
9 1 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) ISEB
1 4 (5.71%) MCSA
1 4 (5.71%) MCSE
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.43%) Degree
3 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.43%) Docker
3 1 (1.43%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.43%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.00%) Oracle
3 5 (7.14%) HP
4 4 (5.71%) Fortinet
5 3 (4.29%) DevExpress
5 3 (4.29%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.86%) VMware
7 1 (1.43%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.43%) CA
7 1 (1.43%) Twitter
7 1 (1.43%) Xamarin