The first table below looks at the demand for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 21 7 16
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Contract jobs citing C# 76 141 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.90% 13.62% 8.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.41% 41.72% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 93 45
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
355 338 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 27.54% 32.66% 32.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 191 155
Average daily rate £345 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £219 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £12.50 £21.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £22.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C#
South East

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

C#
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -14 54 £413 +10.00% 17
Beaconsfield +3 4 £280 - 1
High Wycombe -12 4 £300 -11.11% 4
Amersham - 3 £325 -
Marlow +2 1 - - 3
Aylesbury +1 1 £293 -10.00% 4
Buckingham - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Newport Pagnell - - - -
C#
South East

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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#.

1 132 (79.04%) .NET
2 80 (47.90%) ASP.NET
3 71 (42.51%) SQL
4 70 (41.92%) MVC
5 64 (38.32%) Scrum
6 59 (35.33%) TDD
6 59 (35.33%) Finance
6 59 (35.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 57 (34.13%) Continuous Integration
7 57 (34.13%) OO
8 54 (32.34%) Agile Software Development
9 50 (29.94%) SQL Server
10 46 (27.54%) Oracle
11 43 (25.75%) Visual Studio
12 42 (25.15%) JavaScript
13 40 (23.95%) Team Foundation Server
14 39 (23.35%) BDD
14 39 (23.35%) jQuery
15 36 (21.56%) HTML
16 35 (20.96%) WCF
17 34 (20.36%) .NET Framework
17 34 (20.36%) SOA
18 29 (17.37%) Microsoft
19 28 (16.77%) N-Tier
19 28 (16.77%) CSS
19 28 (16.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 27 (16.17%) Oracle Database
21 26 (15.57%) Selenium
22 25 (14.97%) Automated Testing
23 22 (13.17%) Web Development

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (7.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (4.19%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (3.59%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.59%) CMS
4 4 (2.40%) Content Management Server
5 2 (1.20%) DNN
5 2 (1.20%) Kentico
5 2 (1.20%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.20%) Papyrus
6 1 (0.60%) Apache
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (1.80%) MS Office
2 1 (0.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (6.59%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (2.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.20%) Exstream
4 1 (0.60%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.20%) WEP
2 1 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.60%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (29.94%) SQL Server
2 27 (16.17%) Oracle Database
3 15 (8.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (7.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (7.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.20%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.60%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 43 (25.75%) Visual Studio
2 40 (23.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (15.57%) Selenium
4 20 (11.98%) NUnit
4 20 (11.98%) WebDriver
5 12 (7.19%) JMeter
6 11 (6.59%) SoapUI
6 11 (6.59%) PhantomJS
7 4 (2.40%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (1.80%) JIRA
9 2 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.60%) Subversion
10 1 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.60%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.60%) PhoneGap
10 1 (0.60%) SpecFlow
General
1 59 (35.33%) Finance
2 9 (5.39%) Automotive
3 8 (4.79%) Retail
4 7 (4.19%) Banking
5 6 (3.59%) Marketing
6 4 (2.40%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.40%) Electronics
6 4 (2.40%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.20%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 93 (55.69%) Developer
2 46 (27.54%) .NET Developer
3 30 (17.96%) C# Developer
4 23 (13.77%) Analyst
5 21 (12.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (12.57%) Test Analyst
6 19 (11.38%) Development Manager
7 14 (8.38%) Web Development Manager
7 14 (8.38%) Web Manager
7 14 (8.38%) Web Developer
8 12 (7.19%) ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (5.99%) Senior Developer
10 9 (5.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (4.79%) ScrumMaster
11 8 (4.79%) Agile C# Developer
11 8 (4.79%) Software Developer
11 8 (4.79%) Test Engineer
12 7 (4.19%) Software Engineer
12 7 (4.19%) Agile Test Analyst
12 7 (4.19%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (79.04%) .NET
2 80 (47.90%) ASP.NET
3 59 (35.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 39 (23.35%) jQuery
5 36 (21.56%) HTML
6 35 (20.96%) WCF
7 34 (20.36%) .NET Framework
8 28 (16.77%) CSS
8 28 (16.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 18 (10.78%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 17 (10.18%) LINQ
10 17 (10.18%) Web Services
11 16 (9.58%) HTML5
12 13 (7.78%) SOAP
13 11 (6.59%) XML
13 11 (6.59%) WPF
13 11 (6.59%) CSS3
13 11 (6.59%) Razor View Engine
14 10 (5.99%) Backbone.js
14 10 (5.99%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.77%) N-Tier
2 9 (5.39%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.40%) DTV
4 3 (1.80%) CESG
4 3 (1.80%) EPoS
4 3 (1.80%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.20%) Physics
5 2 (1.20%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.20%) PDA
5 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.60%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.60%) Social Media
6 1 (0.60%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.60%) iPhone
6 1 (0.60%) Chemistry
6 1 (0.60%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.78%) Windows
2 6 (3.59%) Windows NT
2 6 (3.59%) UNIX
3 2 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (1.20%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.20%) Windows CE
4 1 (0.60%) Linux
4 1 (0.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (41.92%) MVC
2 64 (38.32%) Scrum
3 59 (35.33%) TDD
4 57 (34.13%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (34.13%) OO
5 54 (32.34%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (23.35%) BDD
7 34 (20.36%) SOA
8 25 (14.97%) Automated Testing
9 22 (13.17%) Web Development
10 21 (12.57%) Domain-Driven Design
11 17 (10.18%) Waterfall
12 13 (7.78%) PRINCE2
13 11 (6.59%) Matrix Management
13 11 (6.59%) Software Testing
14 10 (5.99%) Configuration Management
15 8 (4.79%) Software Engineering
15 8 (4.79%) Test Automation
16 7 (4.19%) Automation Testing
17 6 (3.59%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (42.51%) SQL
2 42 (25.15%) JavaScript
3 18 (10.78%) Java
3 18 (10.78%) PL/SQL
4 12 (7.19%) T-SQL
5 10 (5.99%) VB
6 7 (4.19%) PHP
7 6 (3.59%) C++
7 6 (3.59%) VBScript
8 5 (2.99%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.40%) TypeScript
9 4 (2.40%) Python
9 4 (2.40%) Perl
10 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.20%) Bourne shell
10 2 (1.20%) VBA
11 1 (0.60%) C
11 1 (0.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (2.99%) Degree
2 3 (1.80%) ISEB
2 3 (1.80%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.80%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.80%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.20%) PhD
4 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.19%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) SLA
2 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (6.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (27.54%) Oracle
2 29 (17.37%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.19%) SAP
4 2 (1.20%) HP
5 1 (0.60%) Motorola
5 1 (0.60%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.60%) Twitter
5 1 (0.60%) Google
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