The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 19 6 35
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +29
Contract jobs citing C# 16 28 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 7.37% 15.38% 1.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.67% 33.33% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 0
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£340 £274 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.20% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.67% -2.85%
C#
West Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
60 84 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 27.65% 46.15% 28.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 39 46
Average daily rate £340 £320 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £253 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £175.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.14% +1309.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £15.70 £10.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £175.00 £12.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 44 (91.67%) .NET
2 39 (81.25%) SQL Server
3 33 (68.75%) ASP.NET
4 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (50.00%) SOA
6 21 (43.75%) WCF
7 20 (41.67%) Finance
8 19 (39.58%) CSS
9 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
10 16 (33.33%) MVC
11 15 (31.25%) XML
12 14 (29.17%) HTML
12 14 (29.17%) Web Services
12 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
13 13 (27.08%) Oracle
13 13 (27.08%) jQuery
14 12 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (20.83%) SQL
16 9 (18.75%) Unit Testing
16 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
16 9 (18.75%) Waterfall
17 8 (16.67%) Mentoring
17 8 (16.67%) CMS
17 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
19 6 (12.50%) T-SQL
19 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
19 6 (12.50%) .NET Framework
19 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
20 5 (10.42%) Coaching

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 (16.67%) CMS
2 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.33%) Umbraco
2 4 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 4 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Office 365
1 2 (4.17%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (81.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.17%) Subversion
3 2 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (4.17%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.17%) Selenium
3 2 (4.17%) Hudson
3 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.17%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
General
1 20 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Developer
2 14 (29.17%) Architect
2 14 (29.17%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 11 (22.92%) .NET Developer
5 9 (18.75%) C# Developer
6 8 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
6 8 (16.67%) C# Web Developer
7 7 (14.58%) Analyst
7 7 (14.58%) Test Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) Consultant
9 3 (6.25%) ScrumMaster
9 3 (6.25%) Tester
10 2 (4.17%) Web Test Analyst
10 2 (4.17%) Web Analyst
10 2 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
10 2 (4.17%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (91.67%) .NET
2 33 (68.75%) ASP.NET
3 21 (43.75%) WCF
4 19 (39.58%) CSS
5 15 (31.25%) XML
6 14 (29.17%) HTML
6 14 (29.17%) Web Services
7 13 (27.08%) jQuery
8 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (12.50%) .NET Framework
10 4 (8.33%) XHTML
11 2 (4.17%) Ajax
11 2 (4.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 1 (2.08%) Velocity
12 1 (2.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (50.00%) SOA
3 16 (33.33%) MVC
4 9 (18.75%) Unit Testing
4 9 (18.75%) Waterfall
5 8 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.42%) Coaching
7 5 (10.42%) Zachman Framework
7 5 (10.42%) TOGAF
8 4 (8.33%) TDD
8 4 (8.33%) CRM
9 3 (6.25%) OO
9 3 (6.25%) Scrum
10 2 (4.17%) Document Management
10 2 (4.17%) Regression Testing
10 2 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.17%) Test Strategy
11 1 (2.08%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 10 (20.83%) SQL
3 6 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.25%) Java
5 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) ISEB
2 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 13 (27.08%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) HP