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 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 21 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 60 56 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.81% 6.25% 7.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.69% 17.89% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 42 48
Average daily rate £350 £350 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £277 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £423 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.15% +7.31%
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
290 313 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 32.92% 34.93% 42.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 234 304
Average daily rate £361 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 9
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.40 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +32.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 May 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 1 May 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#.

1 102 (84.30%) .NET
2 79 (65.29%) MVC
3 73 (60.33%) ASP.NET
4 68 (56.20%) SQL Server
5 63 (52.07%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (48.76%) JavaScript
7 53 (43.80%) SQL
7 53 (43.80%) ASP.NET MVC
8 48 (39.67%) HTML
9 43 (35.54%) CSS
10 38 (31.40%) Microsoft
11 36 (29.75%) Scrum
12 25 (20.66%) WCF
13 24 (19.83%) AngularJS
14 23 (19.01%) ASP.NET Web API
15 22 (18.18%) .NET Framework
15 22 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
16 21 (17.36%) TDD
16 21 (17.36%) Ruby
17 20 (16.53%) Software Engineering
17 20 (16.53%) Web Services
18 19 (15.70%) E-Commerce
18 19 (15.70%) Amazon AWS
18 19 (15.70%) Relational Database
18 19 (15.70%) BDD
19 18 (14.88%) jQuery
19 18 (14.88%) RDBMS
20 17 (14.05%) OO
20 17 (14.05%) T-SQL
20 17 (14.05%) SQL Server 2008

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 13 (10.74%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.44%) IIS
3 8 (6.61%) CMS
4 7 (5.79%) Umbraco
5 6 (4.96%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.48%) Kentico
6 3 (2.48%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.83%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.83%) Node.js
7 1 (0.83%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (4.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (3.31%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (15.70%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.96%) Office 365
4 3 (2.48%) PaaS
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.83%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.96%) Internet
1 6 (4.96%) Kerberos
2 5 (4.13%) Intranet
3 3 (2.48%) HTTP
4 1 (0.83%) Extranet
4 1 (0.83%) Firewall
4 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (56.20%) SQL Server
2 19 (15.70%) Relational Database
3 18 (14.88%) RDBMS
4 17 (14.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (11.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (8.26%) MySQL
7 9 (7.44%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (7.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (4.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.83%) RavenDB
12 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (9.92%) Cucumber
1 12 (9.92%) SpecFlow
2 11 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 10 (8.26%) Git (software)
4 8 (6.61%) Capybara
4 8 (6.61%) JIRA
4 8 (6.61%) Selenium
4 8 (6.61%) WebDriver
5 6 (4.96%) NUnit
6 5 (4.13%) Moq
6 5 (4.13%) Rhino Mocks
6 5 (4.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (4.13%) WATIR
7 3 (2.48%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.65%) MSTest
8 2 (1.65%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.83%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.83%) NuGet
9 1 (0.83%) Subversion
General
1 8 (6.61%) Finance
2 7 (5.79%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.96%) Electronics
3 6 (4.96%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.96%) Marketing
4 1 (0.83%) Games
4 1 (0.83%) Law
Job Titles
1 92 (76.03%) Developer
2 64 (52.89%) .NET Developer
3 40 (33.06%) C# Developer
4 31 (25.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (24.79%) ASP.NET Developer
6 25 (20.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 21 (17.36%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 11 (9.09%) Software Developer
9 10 (8.26%) Agile Developer
9 10 (8.26%) Software Engineer
10 9 (7.44%) Agile .NET Developer
10 9 (7.44%) Senior .NET Developer
10 9 (7.44%) Senior Developer
11 8 (6.61%) C# Software Developer
11 8 (6.61%) SharePoint Developer
12 7 (5.79%) Agile C# Developer
12 7 (5.79%) Azure Developer
12 7 (5.79%) C# Software Engineer
12 7 (5.79%) Consultant
12 7 (5.79%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (84.30%) .NET
2 73 (60.33%) ASP.NET
3 53 (43.80%) ASP.NET MVC
4 48 (39.67%) HTML
5 43 (35.54%) CSS
6 25 (20.66%) WCF
7 24 (19.83%) AngularJS
8 23 (19.01%) ASP.NET Web API
9 22 (18.18%) .NET Framework
10 20 (16.53%) Web Services
11 18 (14.88%) jQuery
12 17 (14.05%) HTML5
13 16 (13.22%) REST
14 13 (10.74%) Dojo
15 12 (9.92%) Entity Framework
15 12 (9.92%) RabbitMQ
16 9 (7.44%) JSON
17 8 (6.61%) Behat
17 8 (6.61%) RESTful
17 8 (6.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.74%) User Experience
2 4 (3.31%) Client/Server
2 4 (3.31%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.48%) Blog
4 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.83%) iPhone
4 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.83%) Oculus Rift
4 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.83%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.74%) Windows
2 6 (4.96%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.31%) Android
4 3 (2.48%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.48%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.48%) Windows 8
4 3 (2.48%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (65.29%) MVC
2 63 (52.07%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (29.75%) Scrum
4 21 (17.36%) TDD
5 20 (16.53%) Software Engineering
6 19 (15.70%) BDD
6 19 (15.70%) E-Commerce
7 17 (14.05%) OO
8 11 (9.09%) Microservices
9 10 (8.26%) High Availability
9 10 (8.26%) Software Testing
10 9 (7.44%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (7.44%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (7.44%) SDLC
11 8 (6.61%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (6.61%) Integration Testing
11 8 (6.61%) Test Automation
11 8 (6.61%) Web Design
11 8 (6.61%) Web Development
12 6 (4.96%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (48.76%) JavaScript
2 53 (43.80%) SQL
3 21 (17.36%) Ruby
4 17 (14.05%) T-SQL
5 7 (5.79%) Perl
5 7 (5.79%) PowerShell
5 7 (5.79%) Python
6 3 (2.48%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.65%) Java
8 1 (0.83%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.83%) X++
8 1 (0.83%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (4.13%) Degree
1 5 (4.13%) ISEB
1 5 (4.13%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (1.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.83%) Ansible
2 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (31.40%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.61%) Rally
3 6 (4.96%) Nintex
3 6 (4.96%) SAP
4 1 (0.83%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle
4 1 (0.83%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.83%) Xamarin
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