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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 30 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing C# 49 62 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.40% 7.03% 6.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.76% 16.36% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 48 30
Average daily rate
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£323 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.20% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £354 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
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
332 379 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 36.56% 42.97% 34.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 296 129
Average daily rate £375 £335 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +8.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £426 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 12
Average hourly rate £38.20 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.90% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £14.25 £14.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.03 £37.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015, 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 73 (82.02%) .NET
2 49 (55.06%) ASP.NET
3 48 (53.93%) MVC
4 40 (44.94%) HTML
5 38 (42.70%) JavaScript
6 34 (38.20%) CSS
7 33 (37.08%) SQL Server
8 27 (30.34%) SQL
9 25 (28.09%) jQuery
10 23 (25.84%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (24.72%) ASP.NET MVC
12 21 (23.60%) Visual Studio
13 20 (22.47%) Microsoft
14 16 (17.98%) Java
14 16 (17.98%) Team Foundation Server
15 15 (16.85%) Scrum
16 14 (15.73%) WCF
17 12 (13.48%) .NET Framework
17 12 (13.48%) Umbraco
18 11 (12.36%) CMS
18 11 (12.36%) SharePoint
18 11 (12.36%) SQL Server 2008
19 10 (11.24%) Oracle Database
19 10 (11.24%) HTML5
19 10 (11.24%) WPF
19 10 (11.24%) Oracle
19 10 (11.24%) VB.NET
20 8 (8.99%) TDD
20 8 (8.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 8 (8.99%) XML

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 12 (13.48%) Umbraco
2 11 (12.36%) CMS
2 11 (12.36%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.87%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (6.74%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (4.49%) LiveCycle
6 2 (2.25%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.12%) Kentico
7 1 (1.12%) Sitefinity
7 1 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.37%) MS Project
3 1 (1.12%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.12%) MS Office
3 1 (1.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.12%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (37.08%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (11.24%) Oracle Database
4 8 (8.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (7.87%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (6.74%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (6.74%) MS Access
7 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (3.37%) Relational Database
10 2 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (2.25%) Big Data
11 1 (1.12%) ActiveReports
11 1 (1.12%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 21 (23.60%) Visual Studio
2 16 (17.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (7.87%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.74%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.62%) WebDriver
5 5 (5.62%) Selenium
6 4 (4.49%) Subversion
6 4 (4.49%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (3.37%) Hudson
7 3 (3.37%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.37%) Maven
8 2 (2.25%) NetBeans
8 2 (2.25%) Ant
9 1 (1.12%) TestNG
9 1 (1.12%) FitNesse
9 1 (1.12%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.12%) Rational Rhapsody
9 1 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (1.12%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (1.12%) JUnit
General
1 7 (7.87%) Marketing
1 7 (7.87%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.49%) Electronics
2 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.12%) Banking
3 1 (1.12%) Games
3 1 (1.12%) Back Office
3 1 (1.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 66 (74.16%) Developer
2 31 (34.83%) .NET Developer
3 12 (13.48%) C# Developer
4 11 (12.36%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (11.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (11.24%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (8.99%) Web Developer
7 6 (6.74%) Analyst
7 6 (6.74%) SharePoint Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Umbraco Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Analyst Programmer
8 5 (5.62%) Programmer
9 4 (4.49%) Test Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) AWS Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.37%) .NET Web Developer
11 2 (2.25%) Senior Developer
11 2 (2.25%) Senior Software Engineer
11 2 (2.25%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (82.02%) .NET
2 49 (55.06%) ASP.NET
3 40 (44.94%) HTML
4 34 (38.20%) CSS
5 25 (28.09%) jQuery
6 22 (24.72%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (15.73%) WCF
8 12 (13.48%) .NET Framework
9 10 (11.24%) HTML5
9 10 (11.24%) WPF
10 8 (8.99%) XML
11 7 (7.87%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 7 (7.87%) Web Services
12 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 5 (5.62%) Entity Framework
12 5 (5.62%) CSS3
12 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (5.62%) Ajax
13 4 (4.49%) RESTful
14 3 (3.37%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.62%) Open Source
2 4 (4.49%) DTV
2 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.25%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.25%) User Experience
4 2 (2.25%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.25%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.25%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.12%) Physics
5 1 (1.12%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.12%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.62%) Windows
2 4 (4.49%) Linux
3 1 (1.12%) Android
3 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (53.93%) MVC
2 23 (25.84%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (16.85%) Scrum
4 8 (8.99%) TDD
4 8 (8.99%) Web Development
5 6 (6.74%) Software Engineering
5 6 (6.74%) Unit Testing
5 6 (6.74%) Waterfall
6 5 (5.62%) V-Model
6 5 (5.62%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (4.49%) Data Analysis
7 4 (4.49%) Programme Management
7 4 (4.49%) OO
7 4 (4.49%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (4.49%) SOA
7 4 (4.49%) Test Scripting
7 4 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (3.37%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.37%) CRM
8 3 (3.37%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (42.70%) JavaScript
2 27 (30.34%) SQL
3 16 (17.98%) Java
4 10 (11.24%) VB.NET
5 7 (7.87%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.49%) VB
7 3 (3.37%) VBA
7 3 (3.37%) VB6
8 2 (2.25%) XAML
8 2 (2.25%) Ruby
8 2 (2.25%) C++
8 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.12%) Groovy
9 1 (1.12%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.12%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.12%) Python
9 1 (1.12%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (8.99%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.49%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.37%) Degree
4 2 (2.25%) ISEB
5 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.12%) HND
5 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (22.47%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.24%) Oracle
3 4 (4.49%) SAP
3 4 (4.49%) Adobe
3 4 (4.49%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.12%) Ektron
4 1 (1.12%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.12%) CODA
4 1 (1.12%) Sage
4 1 (1.12%) OpenText
4 1 (1.12%) RedDot
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