The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 6 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 6.67% 11.11% 8.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% 66.67% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Average daily rate £375 £469 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +134.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
C#
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Programming Languages Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 33.33% 16.67% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 4
Average daily rate £450 £300 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing C# also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C#.

1 5 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (20.00%) Selenium
5 1 (20.00%) WCF
5 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Subversion
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (20.00%) OOD
5 1 (20.00%) ETL
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) T-SQL

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing C# also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C#. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) ETL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft