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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 28 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Contract jobs citing C# 24 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.81% 9.19% 6.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.92% 31.65% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 12
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£600 £244 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+146.15% -26.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -
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
83 79 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.10% 29.04% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 47 29
Average daily rate £415 £275 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.90% -12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £406 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Average hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.47% +18.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £22.75 £30.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
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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 - 21 £600 - 5
Bedford - - - - 4
Dunstable - - - -
Leighton Buzzard - - - - 2
C#
East of England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 62 (96.88%) .NET
2 32 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 30 (46.88%) E-Commerce
4 25 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 21 (32.81%) Microsoft
7 18 (28.13%) Windows
7 18 (28.13%) JavaScript
8 17 (26.56%) TeamCity
9 16 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (25.00%) Git (software)
10 15 (23.44%) SQL
11 14 (21.88%) HTML
11 14 (21.88%) PowerShell
12 13 (20.31%) Confluence
12 13 (20.31%) Opscode Chef
12 13 (20.31%) MVC
12 13 (20.31%) VB
12 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
12 13 (20.31%) MS Excel
13 12 (18.75%) SOA
13 12 (18.75%) CMS
14 11 (17.19%) Scrum
14 11 (17.19%) Configuration Management
14 11 (17.19%) IIS
14 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (15.63%) jQuery
15 10 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
15 10 (15.63%) CSS
15 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 13 (20.31%) Confluence
2 12 (18.75%) CMS
3 11 (17.19%) IIS
4 6 (9.38%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (6.25%) WebSphere
6 3 (4.69%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (4.69%) MQSeries
7 2 (3.13%) Umbraco
7 2 (3.13%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 1 (1.56%) Kentico
8 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (20.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) Maya
2 1 (1.56%) 3ds Max
2 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (10.94%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.31%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.69%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (26.56%) TeamCity
2 16 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 10 (15.63%) JIRA
4 7 (10.94%) FinalBuilder
5 5 (7.81%) Log4Net
6 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio
7 3 (4.69%) Subversion
8 2 (3.13%) NUnit
9 1 (1.56%) MSTest
9 1 (1.56%) NSubstitute
9 1 (1.56%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.56%) Xcode
9 1 (1.56%) ReSharper
9 1 (1.56%) Selenium
9 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (15.63%) Retail
2 4 (6.25%) Finance
3 3 (4.69%) Legal
4 2 (3.13%) Games
5 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.56%) Electronics
5 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) German Language
5 1 (1.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (50.00%) Developer
2 18 (28.13%) .NET Developer
3 14 (21.88%) C# Developer
4 11 (17.19%) Configuration Engineer
5 10 (15.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (15.63%) Architect
5 10 (15.63%) Senior Developer
6 9 (14.06%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (14.06%) Software Engineer
7 7 (10.94%) Software Configuration Engineer
8 6 (9.38%) Web Developer
8 6 (9.38%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (9.38%) Web Architect
9 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.69%) Head of Development
10 3 (4.69%) Software Developer
10 3 (4.69%) .NET Web Developer
10 3 (4.69%) Senior C# Developer
11 2 (3.13%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (96.88%) .NET
2 32 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (21.88%) HTML
4 10 (15.63%) jQuery
4 10 (15.63%) CSS
5 9 (14.06%) Web Services
5 9 (14.06%) .NET Framework
6 6 (9.38%) MSMQ
6 6 (9.38%) XML
6 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (7.81%) Middleware
8 4 (6.25%) WCF
8 4 (6.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 4 (6.25%) HTML5
9 3 (4.69%) Silverlight
9 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (4.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (4.69%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (3.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.13%) Social Media
3 1 (1.56%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.56%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (1.56%) Kinect
3 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.56%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.56%) Physics
3 1 (1.56%) CMDB
3 1 (1.56%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.13%) Windows
2 11 (17.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.69%) UNIX
5 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.56%) Android
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.56%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.88%) E-Commerce
2 25 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.31%) MVC
4 12 (18.75%) SOA
5 11 (17.19%) Scrum
5 11 (17.19%) Configuration Management
6 10 (15.63%) Software Engineering
7 9 (14.06%) TDD
7 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (10.94%) OO
9 5 (7.81%) Web Development
9 5 (7.81%) UML
10 4 (6.25%) Logistics
10 4 (6.25%) DevOps
11 3 (4.69%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (4.69%) Mobile Commerce
12 2 (3.13%) OOP
12 2 (3.13%) Project Management
12 2 (3.13%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.13%) JavaScript
2 15 (23.44%) SQL
3 14 (21.88%) PowerShell
4 13 (20.31%) VB
5 6 (9.38%) Java
6 4 (6.25%) C++
7 3 (4.69%) C
7 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.13%) Python
8 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.56%) Golang
9 1 (1.56%) Lua
9 1 (1.56%) Ruby
9 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.56%) PHP
9 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (20.31%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (10.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (32.81%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.94%) Oracle
3 6 (9.38%) Sitecore
4 4 (6.25%) IBM
5 2 (3.13%) Sybase
6 1 (1.56%) hybris
6 1 (1.56%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.56%) Facebook
6 1 (1.56%) KANA
6 1 (1.56%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.56%) Adobe
6 1 (1.56%) SAP