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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 7 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing C# 10 25 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 14.49% 39.68% 6.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.25% 67.57% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Average daily rate
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£313 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
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
32 37 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 46.38% 58.73% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 7 8
Average daily rate £385 £219 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.00% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £146 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £301 £413
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 £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (40.00%) Middleware
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Logistics
4 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
4 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (40.00%) XML
4 4 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) IBM
4 4 (40.00%) UML
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (30.00%) MVC
5 3 (30.00%) UNIX
5 3 (30.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
6 2 (20.00%) jQuery
6 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (20.00%) WCF
6 2 (20.00%) Silverlight
6 2 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (20.00%) Windows

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 2 (20.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (10.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Middleware Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Middleware Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (40.00%) XML
2 4 (40.00%) Middleware
2 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (20.00%) WCF
4 2 (20.00%) Silverlight
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (10.00%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (10.00%) LINQ
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) UML
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Logistics
2 3 (30.00%) TDD
2 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) OOD
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle