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 28 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 23 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing C# 54 64 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.16% 7.09% 8.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.42% 16.67% 25.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 48 39
Average daily rate
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£350 £316 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.67% -2.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £247 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £354 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.56 £35.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -10.82%
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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
310 384 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 35.39% 42.52% 32.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 310 109
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £235 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 7
Average hourly rate £36.40 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.36% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £27.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 28 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 28 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 83 (85.57%) .NET
2 54 (55.67%) MVC
3 52 (53.61%) ASP.NET
4 41 (42.27%) SQL Server
5 38 (39.18%) JavaScript
6 37 (38.14%) HTML
7 32 (32.99%) CSS
8 31 (31.96%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (26.80%) SQL
10 25 (25.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 24 (24.74%) jQuery
12 19 (19.59%) Microsoft
13 16 (16.49%) Visual Studio
14 15 (15.46%) Scrum
14 15 (15.46%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (15.46%) WCF
15 14 (14.43%) Umbraco
15 14 (14.43%) CMS
15 14 (14.43%) Web Services
16 13 (13.40%) .NET Framework
17 12 (12.37%) Java
18 11 (11.34%) TDD
18 11 (11.34%) SharePoint
19 10 (10.31%) WPF
19 10 (10.31%) SQL Server 2008
20 9 (9.28%) HTML5
20 9 (9.28%) Marketing
20 9 (9.28%) Finance
20 9 (9.28%) VB.NET
21 8 (8.25%) Web Development

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 14 (14.43%) CMS
1 14 (14.43%) Umbraco
2 11 (11.34%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.19%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (5.15%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.09%) LiveCycle
6 2 (2.06%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.03%) IIS
7 1 (1.03%) Kentico
7 1 (1.03%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 4 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.06%) MS Project
3 1 (1.03%) MS Office
3 1 (1.03%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (5.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.03%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (42.27%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (7.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (5.15%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (5.15%) MS Access
5 5 (5.15%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.06%) Big Data
8 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.03%) ActiveReports
9 1 (1.03%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 16 (16.49%) Visual Studio
2 15 (15.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (6.19%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.12%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.09%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (3.09%) Selenium
5 3 (3.09%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.03%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.03%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.03%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (1.03%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.03%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.03%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.03%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.03%) Log4Net
6 1 (1.03%) Subversion
6 1 (1.03%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.03%) Calabash
General
1 9 (9.28%) Finance
1 9 (9.28%) Marketing
2 5 (5.15%) Manufacturing
2 5 (5.15%) Electronics
2 5 (5.15%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.09%) Retail
4 1 (1.03%) Back Office
4 1 (1.03%) Advertising
4 1 (1.03%) Games
4 1 (1.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (81.44%) Developer
2 41 (42.27%) .NET Developer
3 15 (15.46%) C# Developer
4 13 (13.40%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (12.37%) ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (12.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (10.31%) Web Developer
7 6 (6.19%) iOS Developer
8 5 (5.15%) SharePoint Developer
8 5 (5.15%) Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) Analyst Programmer
9 4 (4.12%) Programmer
9 4 (4.12%) .NET Web Developer
9 4 (4.12%) AWS Developer
9 4 (4.12%) Umbraco Developer
10 3 (3.09%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.09%) Software Developer
11 2 (2.06%) Architect
11 2 (2.06%) Test Engineer
11 2 (2.06%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (85.57%) .NET
2 52 (53.61%) ASP.NET
3 37 (38.14%) HTML
4 32 (32.99%) CSS
5 25 (25.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (24.74%) jQuery
7 15 (15.46%) WCF
8 14 (14.43%) Web Services
9 13 (13.40%) .NET Framework
10 10 (10.31%) WPF
11 9 (9.28%) HTML5
12 7 (7.22%) XML
12 7 (7.22%) AngularJS
13 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (6.19%) Entity Framework
13 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 5 (5.15%) CSS3
15 4 (4.12%) RESTful
15 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.22%) User Experience
2 5 (5.15%) DTV
2 5 (5.15%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.12%) Open Source
4 3 (3.09%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.09%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.09%) FMCG
5 2 (2.06%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.03%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.03%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.03%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.03%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.03%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.25%) Apple iOS
2 4 (4.12%) Windows
3 2 (2.06%) Linux
3 2 (2.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (55.67%) MVC
2 31 (31.96%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (15.46%) Scrum
4 11 (11.34%) TDD
5 8 (8.25%) Web Development
6 6 (6.19%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (6.19%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (6.19%) Unit Testing
6 6 (6.19%) CRM
6 6 (6.19%) iOS Development
7 5 (5.15%) Waterfall
7 5 (5.15%) OO
7 5 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (5.15%) B2B
7 5 (5.15%) Programme Management
8 4 (4.12%) Software Engineering
8 4 (4.12%) V-Model
9 3 (3.09%) Content Management
9 3 (3.09%) Data Analysis
9 3 (3.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 38 (39.18%) JavaScript
2 26 (26.80%) SQL
3 12 (12.37%) Java
4 9 (9.28%) VB.NET
5 5 (5.15%) PL/SQL
5 5 (5.15%) Objective-C
5 5 (5.15%) Apple Swift
6 4 (4.12%) VB
7 3 (3.09%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.09%) VB6
8 2 (2.06%) Ruby
8 2 (2.06%) XAML
8 2 (2.06%) C++
8 2 (2.06%) VBA
9 1 (1.03%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (1.03%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.22%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.15%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.09%) Degree
4 1 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.03%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.03%) HND
4 1 (1.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.22%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (19.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.15%) Oracle
2 5 (5.15%) SAP
3 4 (4.12%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.09%) Adobe
4 3 (3.09%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.03%) Ektron
5 1 (1.03%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.03%) CODA
5 1 (1.03%) Sage
5 1 (1.03%) Remedy
5 1 (1.03%) OpenText
5 1 (1.03%) RedDot
5 1 (1.03%) EPiServer
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