The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bedfordshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 25 6 32
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +26
Contract jobs citing C# 24 31 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.99% 14.42% 3.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.35% 56.36% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 6
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£400 £365 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £350 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.57 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.48% -2.77%
Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
124 55 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 25.78% 25.58% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 23 41
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Average hourly rate £26.09 £32.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.33% -6.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £32.75 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.40 £32.75 £97.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C#
East of England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -14 9 £400 +1.58% 4
Bedford -14 3 £300 -21.31% 11
Dunstable - - - - 1
C#
East of England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 51 (89.47%) .NET
2 44 (77.19%) ASP.NET
3 34 (59.65%) SQL Server
4 31 (54.39%) HTML
4 31 (54.39%) E-Commerce
4 31 (54.39%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (43.86%) JavaScript
6 23 (40.35%) Scrum
7 22 (38.60%) TeamCity
8 21 (36.84%) Microsoft
8 21 (36.84%) MVC
9 20 (35.09%) Git (software)
10 18 (31.58%) TDD
11 16 (28.07%) Visual Studio
11 16 (28.07%) Web Services
11 16 (28.07%) XML
12 13 (22.81%) XSLT
13 12 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (19.30%) SQL
14 11 (19.30%) WCF
14 11 (19.30%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (15.79%) B2C
15 9 (15.79%) Workflow
15 9 (15.79%) Subversion
15 9 (15.79%) Software Engineering
16 8 (14.04%) IIS
16 8 (14.04%) WSDL
17 7 (12.28%) SharePoint
17 7 (12.28%) DevOps

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 8 (14.04%) IIS
2 7 (12.28%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.02%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (5.26%) Confluence
5 2 (3.51%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.75%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Office
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (59.65%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.75%) MySQL
6 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (38.60%) TeamCity
2 20 (35.09%) Git (software)
3 16 (28.07%) Visual Studio
4 11 (19.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (15.79%) Subversion
6 4 (7.02%) Selenium
6 4 (7.02%) FitNesse
6 4 (7.02%) JUnit
6 4 (7.02%) NUnit
6 4 (7.02%) RSpec
6 4 (7.02%) MSTest
6 4 (7.02%) Cucumber
6 4 (7.02%) SpecFlow
7 3 (5.26%) Log4Net
7 3 (5.26%) JIRA
8 2 (3.51%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (1.75%) FinalBuilder
General
1 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.51%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Retail
2 1 (1.75%) German Language
Job Titles
1 36 (63.16%) Developer
2 15 (26.32%) .NET Developer
3 10 (17.54%) Architect
4 9 (15.79%) Web Developer
5 7 (12.28%) C# Developer
5 7 (12.28%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Technical Architect
6 4 (7.02%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Configuration Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Test Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (89.47%) .NET
2 44 (77.19%) ASP.NET
3 31 (54.39%) HTML
4 16 (28.07%) Web Services
4 16 (28.07%) XML
5 13 (22.81%) XSLT
6 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (19.30%) WCF
8 8 (14.04%) WSDL
9 5 (8.77%) jQuery
10 4 (7.02%) CSS
10 4 (7.02%) Silverlight
11 3 (5.26%) .NET Framework
11 3 (5.26%) XSD
11 3 (5.26%) MSMQ
12 2 (3.51%) WF
12 2 (3.51%) Razor View Engine
13 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 1 (1.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.51%) CMDB
2 1 (1.75%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Windows
2 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (54.39%) E-Commerce
1 31 (54.39%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (40.35%) Scrum
3 21 (36.84%) MVC
4 18 (31.58%) TDD
5 12 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 9 (15.79%) Workflow
6 9 (15.79%) B2C
7 7 (12.28%) DevOps
8 6 (10.53%) Web Development
8 6 (10.53%) OO
9 5 (8.77%) CRM
9 5 (8.77%) Extreme Programming
9 5 (8.77%) Agile Testing
9 5 (8.77%) Kanban
10 4 (7.02%) Test Automation
10 4 (7.02%) Software Architecture
10 4 (7.02%) BDD
10 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.86%) JavaScript
2 11 (19.30%) SQL
3 5 (8.77%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.26%) VB
6 2 (3.51%) Java
7 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle
2 2 (3.51%) IBM
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