The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 20 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 60 44 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.10% 5.06% 5.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.07% 12.29% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 34 34
Average daily rate £350 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £279 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £485 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
C#
South West

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

Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
332 358 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 39.29% 41.15% 36.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 273 221
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £500 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 5 8
Average hourly rate £37.50 £44.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% +35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £35.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £42.50
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 Bristol

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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#.

1 110 (87.30%) .NET
2 86 (68.25%) MVC
3 77 (61.11%) JavaScript
4 74 (58.73%) ASP.NET
5 62 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (47.62%) SQL Server
7 59 (46.83%) HTML
8 56 (44.44%) CSS
9 54 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
10 42 (33.33%) SQL
11 36 (28.57%) Scrum
12 33 (26.19%) Microsoft
13 30 (23.81%) TDD
14 29 (23.02%) AngularJS
15 26 (20.63%) Amazon AWS
15 26 (20.63%) WCF
16 25 (19.84%) Web Services
16 25 (19.84%) E-Commerce
16 25 (19.84%) Microsoft Azure
17 24 (19.05%) .NET Framework
18 23 (18.25%) HTML5
18 23 (18.25%) ASP.NET Web API
19 22 (17.46%) BDD
20 21 (16.67%) jQuery
21 20 (15.87%) Entity Framework
22 18 (14.29%) Ruby
22 18 (14.29%) OO
23 17 (13.49%) Visual Studio
24 16 (12.70%) Relational Database
24 16 (12.70%) CSS3

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 11 (8.73%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.35%) Umbraco
3 7 (5.56%) CMS
3 7 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (4.76%) Node.js
5 5 (3.97%) Kentico
6 4 (3.17%) LiveLink
7 3 (2.38%) IIS
8 1 (0.79%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (3.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (6.35%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (3.97%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 26 (20.63%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (19.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.38%) PaaS
4 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.79%) IaaS
4 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.94%) Internet
2 3 (2.38%) Intranet
2 3 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.79%) Firewall
3 1 (0.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.70%) Relational Database
3 14 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (10.32%) RDBMS
4 13 (10.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (7.94%) MySQL
6 8 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (6.35%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (3.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (3.17%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.38%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.59%) Big Data
10 2 (1.59%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.59%) RavenDB
10 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (13.49%) Visual Studio
2 11 (8.73%) NUnit
3 9 (7.14%) Moq
3 9 (7.14%) Rhino Mocks
3 9 (7.14%) SpecFlow
4 8 (6.35%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.59%) MSTest
7 2 (1.59%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (11.90%) Finance
1 15 (11.90%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.35%) Marketing
3 7 (5.56%) Electronics
3 7 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (74.60%) Developer
2 52 (41.27%) .NET Developer
3 43 (34.13%) C# Developer
4 28 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (17.46%) ASP.NET Developer
6 20 (15.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (15.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 14 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
8 14 (11.11%) Senior Developer
9 13 (10.32%) Software Engineer
10 12 (9.52%) Software Developer
11 11 (8.73%) C# Software Engineer
12 10 (7.94%) C# Software Developer
13 9 (7.14%) Agile C# Developer
13 9 (7.14%) Agile Developer
13 9 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
13 9 (7.14%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (7.14%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 9 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
14 8 (6.35%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (87.30%) .NET
2 74 (58.73%) ASP.NET
3 59 (46.83%) HTML
4 56 (44.44%) CSS
5 54 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 29 (23.02%) AngularJS
7 26 (20.63%) WCF
8 25 (19.84%) Web Services
9 24 (19.05%) .NET Framework
10 23 (18.25%) ASP.NET Web API
10 23 (18.25%) HTML5
11 21 (16.67%) jQuery
12 20 (15.87%) Entity Framework
13 16 (12.70%) CSS3
14 15 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 12 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 11 (8.73%) REST
17 10 (7.94%) RESTful
18 9 (7.14%) JSON
19 8 (6.35%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.14%) User Experience
2 8 (6.35%) Client/Server
3 6 (4.76%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.79%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.76%) Android
2 3 (2.38%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (68.25%) MVC
2 62 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (28.57%) Scrum
4 30 (23.81%) TDD
5 25 (19.84%) E-Commerce
6 22 (17.46%) BDD
7 18 (14.29%) OO
8 15 (11.90%) Software Engineering
9 12 (9.52%) High Availability
10 9 (7.14%) Automated Testing
10 9 (7.14%) Kanban
11 8 (6.35%) OOP
12 7 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
12 7 (5.56%) OOD
12 7 (5.56%) Programme Management
12 7 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (5.56%) Web Design
12 7 (5.56%) Web Development
13 6 (4.76%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 77 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 42 (33.33%) SQL
3 18 (14.29%) Ruby
4 11 (8.73%) T-SQL
5 9 (7.14%) Perl
5 9 (7.14%) Python
6 5 (3.97%) TypeScript
7 4 (3.17%) Java
8 3 (2.38%) C
8 3 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.17%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.59%) Degree
3 2 (1.59%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (2.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 33 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.56%) SAP
2 7 (5.56%) Xamarin
3 5 (3.97%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (3.17%) Oracle
5 2 (1.59%) Remedy
5 2 (1.59%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.79%) Citrix
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