The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 10 29 8
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -21
Contract jobs citing C# 34 15 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.43% 3.86% 11.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.38% 18.52% 45.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 23
Average daily rate £370 £600 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.33% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £638 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.20 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
C#
East of England

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

Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
105 81 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 32.21% 20.82% 26.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 57 49
Average daily rate £375 £363 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 2 3
Average hourly rate £47.50 £26.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.69% -32.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £25.20 £18.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £26.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

C#
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +14 28 £370 -41.38% 8
Bedford +2 1 £413 -12.00% 3
C#
East of England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 57 (90.48%) .NET
2 41 (65.08%) Software Engineering
3 36 (57.14%) SOA
4 34 (53.97%) Microsoft
5 26 (41.27%) Low Latency
6 25 (39.68%) REST
6 25 (39.68%) SOAP
6 25 (39.68%) WCF
7 24 (38.10%) SQL
8 23 (36.51%) Microservices
9 21 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
10 19 (30.16%) SQL Server
10 19 (30.16%) Hybrid Cloud
11 18 (28.57%) ASP.NET
12 15 (23.81%) MSMQ
12 15 (23.81%) Confluence
12 15 (23.81%) JIRA
13 14 (22.22%) Data Transformation
14 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (20.63%) Unit Testing
14 13 (20.63%) Security Cleared
15 12 (19.05%) SC Cleared
16 11 (17.46%) Atlassian
17 10 (15.87%) Multithreading
17 10 (15.87%) Software Architecture
17 10 (15.87%) MVC
17 10 (15.87%) MS Excel
17 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET Web API
18 9 (14.29%) Data Modelling

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 15 (23.81%) Confluence
2 8 (12.70%) Mule
3 7 (11.11%) Apache ServiceMix
4 5 (7.94%) JBoss
5 1 (1.59%) Apache
5 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.59%) CMS
5 1 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.59%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (15.87%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (30.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (23.81%) JIRA
2 8 (12.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (9.52%) Visual Studio
4 5 (7.94%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (7.94%) Rational Rhapsody
5 4 (6.35%) NUnit
5 4 (6.35%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.17%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.17%) SpecFlow
6 2 (3.17%) Subversion
7 1 (1.59%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.59%) ProC
7 1 (1.59%) Selenium
General
1 2 (3.17%) Legal
2 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.59%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (46.03%) Architect
2 23 (36.51%) Technical Architect
3 18 (28.57%) Developer
4 14 (22.22%) Software Engineer
5 10 (15.87%) Senior Developer
6 8 (12.70%) .NET Developer
7 7 (11.11%) Messaging Architect
8 4 (6.35%) C# Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Data Architect
8 4 (6.35%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) .NET Architect
9 3 (4.76%) .NET Technical Architect
9 3 (4.76%) Designer
9 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
9 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Data Architect
9 3 (4.76%) Integration Architect
9 3 (4.76%) Lead Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Senior Designer
9 3 (4.76%) Team Leader
10 2 (3.17%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (90.48%) .NET
2 25 (39.68%) REST
2 25 (39.68%) SOAP
2 25 (39.68%) WCF
3 18 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 15 (23.81%) MSMQ
5 10 (15.87%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (12.70%) Middleware
7 7 (11.11%) Apache Camel
7 7 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (7.94%) .NET Framework
9 4 (6.35%) RESTful
10 3 (4.76%) Web Services
10 3 (4.76%) WPF
11 2 (3.17%) Razor View Engine
12 1 (1.59%) ActiveMQ
12 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 1 (1.59%) Entity Framework
12 1 (1.59%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (30.16%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.59%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.35%) Linux
2 2 (3.17%) Windows
3 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (65.08%) Software Engineering
2 36 (57.14%) SOA
3 26 (41.27%) Low Latency
4 23 (36.51%) Microservices
5 21 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
6 14 (22.22%) Data Transformation
7 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (20.63%) Unit Testing
8 10 (15.87%) Multithreading
8 10 (15.87%) MVC
8 10 (15.87%) Software Architecture
9 9 (14.29%) Data Modelling
9 9 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
9 9 (14.29%) TDD
10 7 (11.11%) AOP
10 7 (11.11%) Open Source
11 6 (9.52%) Scrum
12 5 (7.94%) Signal Processing
12 5 (7.94%) UML
12 5 (7.94%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.10%) SQL
2 6 (9.52%) C++
3 5 (7.94%) Ada
3 5 (7.94%) C
4 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.17%) Java
5 2 (3.17%) Python
5 2 (3.17%) Ruby
6 1 (1.59%) COBOL
6 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) Security Cleared
2 12 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 8 (12.70%) Degree
4 2 (3.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
Vendors
1 34 (53.97%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.46%) Atlassian
3 7 (11.11%) WSO2
4 6 (9.52%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.59%) Apigee
5 1 (1.59%) IBM
5 1 (1.59%) Mashery
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle
5 1 (1.59%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.59%) TIBCO
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