The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 8 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing C# 6 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 12.00% 7.27% 9.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.58% 22.22% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Median daily rate £275 £362 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.08% +20.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £343 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £373 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.38 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.94% +7.68%
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
19 18 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 38.00% 32.73% 46.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 29
Median daily rate £275 £339 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.81% +12.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £374 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford region citing C# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 August 2016, 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 Bedford region with a requirement for C#.

1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Android
2 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
2 3 (37.50%) SpecFlow
2 3 (37.50%) Xamarin
2 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Process Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SpecFlow
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Automation Tester
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Android Tester
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (25.00%) iOS Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Automation Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Tester
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Android
1 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) MVVM
3 1 (12.50%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Process Management
3 1 (12.50%) Product Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Xamarin
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft