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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 16 5 24
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +19
Contract jobs citing C# 40 42 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.33% 15.16% 6.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.00% 41.18% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 14
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£425 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £466 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
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
125 102 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 26.04% 36.82% 31.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 48 64
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Average hourly rate £46.47 £22.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.51% -36.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.64 £22.50 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.29 £37.75 £89.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 September 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 September 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 -7 18 £425 +13.33% 8
Bedford -5 9 £313 - 9
Dunstable - - - -
C#
East of England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 65 (90.28%) .NET
2 52 (72.22%) ASP.NET
3 33 (45.83%) HTML
3 33 (45.83%) JavaScript
4 32 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 32 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (41.67%) E-Commerce
5 30 (41.67%) TeamCity
6 29 (40.28%) Git (software)
7 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
7 23 (31.94%) MVC
8 22 (30.56%) Scrum
9 21 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 19 (26.39%) TDD
10 19 (26.39%) Windows
11 18 (25.00%) SQL
12 17 (23.61%) IIS
13 16 (22.22%) Web Services
13 16 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (22.22%) PowerShell
14 15 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
14 15 (20.83%) XML
15 14 (19.44%) VB
15 14 (19.44%) Confluence
15 14 (19.44%) Opscode Chef
16 12 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (16.67%) Configuration Management
17 11 (15.28%) CSS
17 11 (15.28%) Software Engineering
17 11 (15.28%) JIRA

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (23.61%) IIS
2 14 (19.44%) Confluence
3 6 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (6.94%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.56%) CMS
5 4 (5.56%) WebSphere
6 3 (4.17%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (2.78%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.78%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.39%) MySQL
5 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (41.67%) TeamCity
2 29 (40.28%) Git (software)
3 21 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (15.28%) JIRA
5 10 (13.89%) Visual Studio
6 7 (9.72%) FinalBuilder
7 6 (8.33%) Log4Net
7 6 (8.33%) Subversion
8 2 (2.78%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.39%) MSTest
9 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (1.39%) Selenium
9 1 (1.39%) NUnit
General
1 5 (6.94%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Legal
3 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.78%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) German Language
4 1 (1.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (68.06%) Developer
2 21 (29.17%) .NET Developer
3 15 (20.83%) C# Developer
4 13 (18.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (16.67%) Configuration Engineer
6 9 (12.50%) Web Developer
7 8 (11.11%) Senior Developer
7 8 (11.11%) Software Engineer
7 8 (11.11%) Software Configuration Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Consultant
10 3 (4.17%) Technical Architect
10 3 (4.17%) Architect
10 3 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
10 3 (4.17%) .NET Web Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
11 2 (2.78%) CRM Consultant
11 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (90.28%) .NET
2 52 (72.22%) ASP.NET
3 33 (45.83%) HTML
4 16 (22.22%) Web Services
5 15 (20.83%) XML
6 11 (15.28%) CSS
6 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (13.89%) jQuery
7 10 (13.89%) WCF
8 9 (12.50%) XSLT
9 8 (11.11%) .NET Framework
10 6 (8.33%) Silverlight
10 6 (8.33%) MSMQ
11 4 (5.56%) Middleware
11 4 (5.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 3 (4.17%) HTML5
12 3 (4.17%) Razor View Engine
12 3 (4.17%) XSD
12 3 (4.17%) WSDL
12 3 (4.17%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.78%) CMDB
2 2 (2.78%) Social Media
3 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.39%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.39%) Windows
2 12 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.17%) UNIX
5 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.39%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (41.67%) E-Commerce
3 23 (31.94%) MVC
4 22 (30.56%) Scrum
5 19 (26.39%) TDD
6 16 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 11 (15.28%) Software Engineering
9 9 (12.50%) OO
10 8 (11.11%) DevOps
11 7 (9.72%) Workflow
12 5 (6.94%) Agile Testing
12 5 (6.94%) UML
12 5 (6.94%) CRM
12 5 (6.94%) Web Development
12 5 (6.94%) Kanban
12 5 (6.94%) Extreme Programming
13 4 (5.56%) Logistics
13 4 (5.56%) B2C
13 4 (5.56%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 33 (45.83%) JavaScript
2 18 (25.00%) SQL
3 16 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 14 (19.44%) VB
5 8 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.94%) Java
7 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.78%) C
7 2 (2.78%) C++
8 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) ISEB
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (19.44%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (9.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.33%) Oracle
3 5 (6.94%) IBM
4 2 (2.78%) Sybase
5 1 (1.39%) Facebook
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