The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 8 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 30.77% 21.43% 25.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 57.14% 42.86% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate £325 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £300 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
C#
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Programming Languages Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
14 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 53.85% 50.00% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 3
Average daily rate £325 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £18.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +131.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Bolton region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Bolton region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (75.00%) jQuery
4 5 (62.50%) TDD
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) HTML
4 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
5 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
6 3 (37.50%) SQL
6 3 (37.50%) N-Tier
6 3 (37.50%) OO
6 3 (37.50%) XML
7 2 (25.00%) XSLT
7 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
7 2 (25.00%) Web Services
7 2 (25.00%) Intranet
7 2 (25.00%) Web Development
7 2 (25.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 2 (25.00%) Single Responsibility Principle
7 2 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (12.50%) AngularJS

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 6 (75.00%) jQuery
4 5 (62.50%) HTML
5 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (37.50%) XML
7 2 (25.00%) Web Services
7 2 (25.00%) XSLT
8 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
8 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (12.50%) CSS3
8 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
8 1 (12.50%) HTML5
8 1 (12.50%) React
8 1 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (62.50%) E-Commerce
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 2 (25.00%) Single Responsibility Principle
4 2 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) ERP
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) VB.NET