Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 20 November 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#
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 30 32
Rank change year-on-year +13 +2 -12
Contract jobs citing C# 13 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 6.10% 3.72% 3.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.57% 7.33% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 13
Chester median daily rate £340 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% - +6.12%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £264
90th Percentile £500 £438 £385
Cheshire median daily rate £335 £325 £339
% change year-on-year +3.08% -4.06% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.54% -13.33% +2.39%

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 Chester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 74 150 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 34.74% 50.68% 36.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 134 90
Chester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +17.19%
10th Percentile £303 £300 £290
90th Percentile £481 £488 £500
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Chester median hourly rate - - £33.00
Cheshire median hourly rate £31.00 £21.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +47.62% -40.00% +2.94%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for C# in Chester

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Chester

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Chester over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Chester

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Chester

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Chester region with a requirement for C#.

1 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) MVC
3 7 (53.85%) SOA
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
3 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
4 5 (38.46%) WCF
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) MySQL
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 3 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
6 3 (23.08%) ADO.NET
6 3 (23.08%) Web Services
6 3 (23.08%) Credit Risk
6 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
6 3 (23.08%) ReSharper
6 3 (23.08%) SoapUI
6 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
6 3 (23.08%) FxCop
6 3 (23.08%) iPad
6 3 (23.08%) MSBuild
6 3 (23.08%) T4 Templates
6 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
6 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (23.08%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (15.38%) webpack
7 2 (15.38%) TypeScript

C#
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) PegaRULES
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (7.69%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) MySQL
3 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) FxCop
1 3 (23.08%) MSBuild
1 3 (23.08%) ReSharper
1 3 (23.08%) SoapUI
1 3 (23.08%) T4 Templates
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) gulp
2 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
2 2 (15.38%) webpack
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (69.23%) .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# Developer
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) MySQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# WCF Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Database Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Umbraco Developer
5 1 (7.69%) VBA Developer
5 1 (7.69%) WCF Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 5 (38.46%) WCF
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
4 3 (23.08%) ADO.NET
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (15.38%) Ninject
5 2 (15.38%) OAuth2
6 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.69%) CSS
6 1 (7.69%) HTML
6 1 (7.69%) jQuery
6 1 (7.69%) RESTful
6 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Credit Risk
1 3 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (23.08%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (23.08%) iPad
2 2 (15.38%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) MVC
2 7 (53.85%) SOA
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) CRM
4 2 (15.38%) Single Customer View
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Facilities Management
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) OOP
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) TypeScript
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) VBA
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) CA
2 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Pega