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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 8 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing C# 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 13.64% - 8.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% - 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£561 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
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
18 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 40.91% 10.81% 47.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 5
Average daily rate £320 £265 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -24.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £265 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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#
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

C# Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (42.86%) WCF
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (28.57%) Xamarin
5 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 2 (28.57%) SOA
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (14.29%) NUnit
6 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 1 (14.29%) Automotive
6 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Facebook Platform
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) NUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Application Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (42.86%) WCF
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (14.29%) LESS
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Xamarin
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Google
3 1 (14.29%) Facebook
3 1 (14.29%) Twitter