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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 21 6 24
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +18
Contract jobs citing C# 34 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.63% 13.58% 6.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.36% 42.86% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 13
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£425 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £351 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
129 84 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 25.15% 31.70% 33.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 35 58
Average daily rate £400 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £227 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -47.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 August 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 August 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 -11 14 £425 -5.55% 11
Bedford -9 8 £300 -14.28% 8
Dunstable - - - - 2
C#
East of England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 61 (89.71%) .NET
2 55 (80.88%) ASP.NET
3 34 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 34 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 33 (48.53%) HTML
5 30 (44.12%) JavaScript
5 30 (44.12%) TeamCity
6 29 (42.65%) Git (software)
7 28 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (33.82%) Scrum
9 22 (32.35%) MVC
9 22 (32.35%) Microsoft
10 21 (30.88%) Team Foundation Server
11 20 (29.41%) TDD
12 19 (27.94%) Windows
13 18 (26.47%) Web Services
14 17 (25.00%) XML
14 17 (25.00%) IIS
15 16 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (22.06%) PowerShell
16 15 (22.06%) SQL
16 15 (22.06%) Microsoft Azure
17 14 (20.59%) Confluence
17 14 (20.59%) Opscode Chef
17 14 (20.59%) VB
18 13 (19.12%) Visual Studio
19 12 (17.65%) XSLT
19 12 (17.65%) Configuration Management
19 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
19 12 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 17 (25.00%) IIS
2 14 (20.59%) Confluence
3 7 (10.29%) SharePoint
4 6 (8.82%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (4.41%) CMS
5 3 (4.41%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.94%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.94%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 2 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.47%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (44.12%) TeamCity
2 29 (42.65%) Git (software)
3 21 (30.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (19.12%) Visual Studio
5 11 (16.18%) JIRA
6 9 (13.24%) Subversion
7 7 (10.29%) FinalBuilder
8 6 (8.82%) Log4Net
9 2 (2.94%) Artifactory
10 1 (1.47%) NUnit
10 1 (1.47%) Selenium
10 1 (1.47%) MSTest
10 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (5.88%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Legal
3 2 (2.94%) Retail
3 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 42 (61.76%) Developer
2 18 (26.47%) .NET Developer
3 12 (17.65%) Configuration Engineer
4 10 (14.71%) C# Developer
4 10 (14.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (13.24%) Web Developer
6 8 (11.76%) Software Engineer
6 8 (11.76%) Software Configuration Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) Architect
7 6 (8.82%) Technical Architect
7 6 (8.82%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (5.88%) Consultant
9 4 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
10 3 (4.41%) .NET Web Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Senior C# Developer
11 2 (2.94%) Middleware Consultant
11 2 (2.94%) CRM Developer
11 2 (2.94%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
11 2 (2.94%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (89.71%) .NET
2 55 (80.88%) ASP.NET
3 33 (48.53%) HTML
4 18 (26.47%) Web Services
5 17 (25.00%) XML
6 12 (17.65%) XSLT
6 12 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (16.18%) WCF
8 8 (11.76%) CSS
9 7 (10.29%) jQuery
10 6 (8.82%) WSDL
10 6 (8.82%) MSMQ
10 6 (8.82%) .NET Framework
10 6 (8.82%) Silverlight
11 3 (4.41%) WF
11 3 (4.41%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 3 (4.41%) Middleware
11 3 (4.41%) XSD
11 3 (4.41%) Razor View Engine
12 2 (2.94%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.94%) CMDB
2 1 (1.47%) AS400
2 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.94%) Windows
2 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.94%) UNIX
5 1 (1.47%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 28 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (33.82%) Scrum
4 22 (32.35%) MVC
5 20 (29.41%) TDD
6 16 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (17.65%) Configuration Management
8 11 (16.18%) Software Engineering
9 9 (13.24%) Workflow
10 8 (11.76%) DevOps
11 7 (10.29%) OO
11 7 (10.29%) B2C
12 5 (7.35%) Kanban
12 5 (7.35%) Web Development
12 5 (7.35%) Extreme Programming
12 5 (7.35%) CRM
12 5 (7.35%) Agile Testing
13 4 (5.88%) Software Architecture
13 4 (5.88%) UML
14 3 (4.41%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.12%) JavaScript
2 15 (22.06%) PowerShell
2 15 (22.06%) SQL
3 14 (20.59%) VB
4 7 (10.29%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.88%) Java
6 2 (2.94%) C
6 2 (2.94%) C++
7 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.47%) Degree
1 1 (1.47%) ISEB
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (20.59%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (10.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.88%) IBM
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle
4 1 (1.47%) Sybase
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