Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 21 July 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# Developer
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 47 46
Rank change year-on-year +17 -1 -7
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 7 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.66% 2.36% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.75% 2.47% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 3
Chester median daily rate £325 £325 £325
10th Percentile £260 £285 £291
90th Percentile £473 £347 £368
Cheshire median daily rate £325 £319 £313
% change year-on-year +1.96% +2.00% -8.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £30.00 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Chester. 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
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 255 364 408
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 96.96% 95.29% 96.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 299 238
Chester median daily rate £382 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.63% - +20.30%
10th Percentile £250 £255 £304
90th Percentile £481 £500 £514
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £410 £400
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 43
Chester median hourly rate £14.00 £16.42 £20.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.74% -21.70% -40.09%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.25 £13.60
90th Percentile £35.40 £30.88 £43.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% -9.09% -5.71%

C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings that featured C# Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for C# Developer in Chester

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# Developer in Chester

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# Developer in Chester over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# Developer in Chester

C# Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# Developer in Chester

C# Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, C# 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 Chester region featuring C# Developer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) MySQL
4 3 (42.86%) iPad
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
6 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET
6 1 (14.29%) C++
6 1 (14.29%) COBOL
6 1 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (14.29%) CSS
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) OO
6 1 (14.29%) SOA
6 1 (14.29%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Automotive
6 1 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) Banking
6 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (14.29%) Intranet

C# Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) FxCop
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) MSBuild
2 1 (14.29%) ReSharper
2 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 1 (14.29%) T4 Templates
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Automotive
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
3 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET
5 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) CSS3
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) WCF
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) iPad
2 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
2 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Memory Management
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Remarketing
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) COBOL
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Twitter