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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 16 6 24
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Contract jobs citing C# 49 38 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.45% 13.38% 5.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.84% 33.63% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 14 13
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£450 £288 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.52% -14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £206 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £459 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +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
123 113 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 26.23% 39.79% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 63 42
Average daily rate £400 £301 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.11% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £223 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Average hourly rate £47.72 £37.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.24% +10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.89 £22.50 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.54 £42.50 £54.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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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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 0 29 £538 +38.70% 5
Bedford -7 7 £325 +42.85% 9
Dunstable - - - -
Leighton Buzzard - - - -
C#
East of England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 66 (90.41%) .NET
2 39 (53.42%) ASP.NET
3 34 (46.58%) E-Commerce
4 30 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (35.62%) JavaScript
6 24 (32.88%) HTML
6 24 (32.88%) Microsoft
7 23 (31.51%) Microsoft Azure
8 22 (30.14%) TeamCity
9 21 (28.77%) SQL
9 21 (28.77%) SQL Server
10 20 (27.40%) Team Foundation Server
11 19 (26.03%) Git (software)
12 17 (23.29%) MVC
13 16 (21.92%) Scrum
13 16 (21.92%) Windows
14 14 (19.18%) PowerShell
15 13 (17.81%) Confluence
15 13 (17.81%) Opscode Chef
15 13 (17.81%) TDD
15 13 (17.81%) CSS
15 13 (17.81%) VB
16 12 (16.44%) IIS
16 12 (16.44%) MS Excel
16 12 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (16.44%) jQuery
17 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2008
17 11 (15.07%) XML
17 11 (15.07%) Configuration Management
18 10 (13.70%) SOA

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (17.81%) Confluence
2 12 (16.44%) IIS
3 10 (13.70%) CMS
4 4 (5.48%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.48%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (4.11%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (4.11%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.74%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 2 (2.74%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.37%) Kentico
7 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (16.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.74%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 23 (31.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (12.33%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (8.22%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.77%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.11%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (30.14%) TeamCity
2 20 (27.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (26.03%) Git (software)
4 10 (13.70%) JIRA
5 8 (10.96%) Visual Studio
6 7 (9.59%) FinalBuilder
7 5 (6.85%) Log4Net
7 5 (6.85%) Subversion
8 2 (2.74%) NUnit
9 1 (1.37%) NSubstitute
9 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (1.37%) MSTest
9 1 (1.37%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.37%) ReSharper
9 1 (1.37%) Selenium
General
1 8 (10.96%) Retail
2 3 (4.11%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Legal
3 1 (1.37%) German Language
3 1 (1.37%) Banking
3 1 (1.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (54.79%) Developer
2 20 (27.40%) .NET Developer
3 14 (19.18%) C# Developer
4 11 (15.07%) Configuration Engineer
4 11 (15.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (13.70%) Senior Developer
6 9 (12.33%) Web Developer
6 9 (12.33%) Architect
7 8 (10.96%) Software Engineer
8 7 (9.59%) Software Configuration Engineer
9 6 (8.22%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (8.22%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (6.85%) Web Architect
11 4 (5.48%) Consultant
11 4 (5.48%) .NET Web Developer
11 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (5.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (4.11%) Head of Development
12 3 (4.11%) Senior C# Developer
12 3 (4.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (90.41%) .NET
2 39 (53.42%) ASP.NET
3 24 (32.88%) HTML
4 13 (17.81%) CSS
5 12 (16.44%) jQuery
6 11 (15.07%) XML
7 10 (13.70%) Web Services
8 9 (12.33%) .NET Framework
9 8 (10.96%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (8.22%) MSMQ
10 6 (8.22%) WCF
11 5 (6.85%) Silverlight
11 5 (6.85%) Middleware
11 5 (6.85%) XSLT
12 4 (5.48%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 4 (5.48%) HTML5
12 4 (5.48%) Razor View Engine
13 3 (4.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 2 (2.74%) WSDL
14 2 (2.74%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.74%) Social Media
3 1 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.37%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.37%) CMDB
3 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.92%) Windows
2 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.11%) UNIX
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.37%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (46.58%) E-Commerce
2 30 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (23.29%) MVC
4 16 (21.92%) Scrum
5 13 (17.81%) TDD
6 12 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (15.07%) Configuration Management
8 10 (13.70%) SOA
9 9 (12.33%) Software Engineering
10 8 (10.96%) OO
11 6 (8.22%) CRM
11 6 (8.22%) Web Development
12 5 (6.85%) UML
13 4 (5.48%) Logistics
13 4 (5.48%) DevOps
14 3 (4.11%) Software Architecture
14 3 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
14 3 (4.11%) B2C
15 2 (2.74%) OOP
15 2 (2.74%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 26 (35.62%) JavaScript
2 21 (28.77%) SQL
3 14 (19.18%) PowerShell
4 13 (17.81%) VB
5 8 (10.96%) T-SQL
6 6 (8.22%) Java
7 3 (4.11%) C
7 3 (4.11%) C++
8 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.74%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (17.81%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (9.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (32.88%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.59%) Oracle
3 4 (5.48%) IBM
3 4 (5.48%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.74%) Sybase
5 1 (1.37%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.37%) Facebook
5 1 (1.37%) TIBCO
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