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 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 35 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 41 43 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.76% 5.50% 5.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.24% 15.69% 14.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 33 21
Average daily rate
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£338 £315 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £424 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.67% -2.85%
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
335 274 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 38.91% 35.04% 38.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 209 158
Average daily rate £400 £323 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.03% +9.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 15
Average hourly rate £44.00 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.30 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.13 £42.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 79 (84.04%) .NET
2 54 (57.45%) ASP.NET
3 41 (43.62%) JavaScript
4 40 (42.55%) MVC
5 37 (39.36%) HTML
5 37 (39.36%) SQL Server
6 32 (34.04%) CSS
7 28 (29.79%) jQuery
8 27 (28.72%) SQL
9 25 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (24.47%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (21.28%) Microsoft
12 19 (20.21%) Visual Studio
13 17 (18.09%) WCF
14 15 (15.96%) Umbraco
14 15 (15.96%) Java
15 14 (14.89%) Scrum
15 14 (14.89%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
16 11 (11.70%) .NET Framework
16 11 (11.70%) TDD
17 10 (10.64%) VB.NET
17 10 (10.64%) Oracle
17 10 (10.64%) XML
17 10 (10.64%) SharePoint
17 10 (10.64%) WPF
18 9 (9.57%) Unit Testing
18 9 (9.57%) Sitecore
18 9 (9.57%) Oracle Database
18 9 (9.57%) Web Services

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 15 (15.96%) Umbraco
2 10 (10.64%) SharePoint
3 9 (9.57%) CMS
4 6 (6.38%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (5.32%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (5.32%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (3.19%) LiveCycle
6 3 (3.19%) Kentico
7 2 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.06%) Sitefinity
8 1 (1.06%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.13%) MS Project
3 1 (1.06%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.06%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.06%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (39.36%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (9.57%) Oracle Database
4 8 (8.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (6.38%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (6.38%) Relational Database
5 6 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (5.32%) MS Access
7 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.06%) ActiveReports
10 1 (1.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (20.21%) Visual Studio
2 14 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (8.51%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.38%) Selenium
4 6 (6.38%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.26%) Subversion
5 4 (4.26%) WebDriver
6 3 (3.19%) Maven
6 3 (3.19%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (3.19%) Hudson
6 3 (3.19%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (2.13%) Ant
7 2 (2.13%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.13%) NetBeans
7 2 (2.13%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.13%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.06%) TestNG
8 1 (1.06%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.06%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.06%) Log4Net
General
1 8 (8.51%) Finance
2 6 (6.38%) Marketing
3 5 (5.32%) Electronics
3 5 (5.32%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.26%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.06%) Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Back Office
5 1 (1.06%) Advertising
5 1 (1.06%) Law
5 1 (1.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 70 (74.47%) Developer
2 31 (32.98%) .NET Developer
3 15 (15.96%) C# Developer
4 12 (12.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (9.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (9.57%) Umbraco Developer
6 8 (8.51%) Analyst
7 7 (7.45%) SharePoint Developer
7 7 (7.45%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Web Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Software Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) Programmer
10 4 (4.26%) Test Analyst
10 4 (4.26%) Analyst Programmer
11 3 (3.19%) Sitecore Developer
11 3 (3.19%) Test Engineer
11 3 (3.19%) Tester
12 2 (2.13%) Software Developer
12 2 (2.13%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (84.04%) .NET
2 54 (57.45%) ASP.NET
3 37 (39.36%) HTML
4 32 (34.04%) CSS
5 28 (29.79%) jQuery
6 23 (24.47%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (18.09%) WCF
8 11 (11.70%) .NET Framework
9 10 (10.64%) XML
9 10 (10.64%) WPF
10 9 (9.57%) Web Services
11 7 (7.45%) Ajax
11 7 (7.45%) HTML5
12 6 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 6 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 5 (5.32%) JSON
13 5 (5.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 4 (4.26%) WinForms
14 4 (4.26%) RESTful
14 4 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.32%) Mathematics
3 4 (4.26%) DTV
3 4 (4.26%) Open Source
4 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.13%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.06%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.06%) Physics
6 1 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.06%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.06%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.06%) User Experience
6 1 (1.06%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.32%) Android
1 5 (5.32%) Apple iOS
2 4 (4.26%) Windows
2 4 (4.26%) Linux
3 2 (2.13%) UNIX
4 1 (1.06%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (42.55%) MVC
2 25 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (14.89%) Scrum
4 11 (11.70%) TDD
5 9 (9.57%) Unit Testing
6 6 (6.38%) Software Engineering
6 6 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (4.26%) SOA
7 4 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (4.26%) Programme Management
7 4 (4.26%) Waterfall
7 4 (4.26%) Test Automation
7 4 (4.26%) Automation Testing
7 4 (4.26%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (3.19%) Test Scripting
8 3 (3.19%) V-Model
8 3 (3.19%) Data Analysis
8 3 (3.19%) Web Development
8 3 (3.19%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.19%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 41 (43.62%) JavaScript
2 27 (28.72%) SQL
3 15 (15.96%) Java
4 10 (10.64%) VB.NET
5 7 (7.45%) PL/SQL
6 5 (5.32%) C++
6 5 (5.32%) VB
7 4 (4.26%) PHP
7 4 (4.26%) VB6
8 3 (3.19%) Python
9 2 (2.13%) Perl
9 2 (2.13%) VBA
9 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.13%) Ruby
10 1 (1.06%) Groovy
10 1 (1.06%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.06%) XAML
10 1 (1.06%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.06%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (8.51%) Security Cleared
1 8 (8.51%) Degree
2 4 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.19%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.19%) ISEB
4 2 (2.13%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.06%) HNC
5 1 (1.06%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) HL7
Vendors
1 20 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.64%) Oracle
3 9 (9.57%) Sitecore
4 5 (5.32%) SAP
5 3 (3.19%) EPiServer
5 3 (3.19%) Adobe
6 1 (1.06%) Ektron
6 1 (1.06%) Cerner
6 1 (1.06%) CODA
6 1 (1.06%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.06%) Sage
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 28000-29500 Per Annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago