The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 8 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 23 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 14.84% 2.75% 6.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.23% 6.00% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 3
Average daily rate
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£405 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.27% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £275 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -6.66%
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Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
99 50 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 63.87% 45.87% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 21 18
Average daily rate £438 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £275 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 27 (84.38%) .NET
2 21 (65.63%) ASP.NET
3 18 (56.25%) HTML
4 17 (53.13%) JavaScript
5 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (37.50%) MVC
7 12 (37.50%) SQL
7 12 (37.50%) CSS
8 9 (28.13%) Web Services
8 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (25.00%) MSTest
9 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (25.00%) NUnit
9 8 (25.00%) XML
10 7 (21.88%) MySQL
10 7 (21.88%) SpecFlow
10 7 (21.88%) Selenium
11 6 (18.75%) WCF
11 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
11 6 (18.75%) T-SQL
11 6 (18.75%) Java
11 6 (18.75%) C++
11 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
11 6 (18.75%) Finance
12 5 (15.63%) Scrum
12 5 (15.63%) Degree
12 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (15.63%) Castle Windsor
13 4 (12.50%) TDD

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 4 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.88%) MySQL
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (6.25%) Couchbase
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MSTest
1 8 (25.00%) NUnit
2 7 (21.88%) SpecFlow
2 7 (21.88%) Selenium
3 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Aerospace
2 2 (6.25%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 27 (84.38%) Developer
2 13 (40.63%) .NET Developer
3 9 (28.13%) C# Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Software Developer
4 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (15.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Team Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Java Team Leader
6 2 (6.25%) C++ Team Leader
7 1 (3.13%) Tester
7 1 (3.13%) AWS Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (84.38%) .NET
2 21 (65.63%) ASP.NET
3 18 (56.25%) HTML
4 12 (37.50%) CSS
5 9 (28.13%) Web Services
5 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (25.00%) XML
7 6 (18.75%) WCF
7 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
8 5 (15.63%) Castle Windsor
9 4 (12.50%) XSLT
10 3 (9.38%) XSD
10 3 (9.38%) XSL
10 3 (9.38%) DHTML
10 3 (9.38%) REST
10 3 (9.38%) LINQ
10 3 (9.38%) jQuery
11 2 (6.25%) WPF
11 2 (6.25%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) MVC
3 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
4 5 (15.63%) Scrum
5 4 (12.50%) TDD
6 3 (9.38%) Automated Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Software Delivery
6 3 (9.38%) BDD
6 3 (9.38%) Web Development
7 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.25%) MVVM
7 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Progressive Enhancement
7 2 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (6.25%) CQRS
7 2 (6.25%) SOA
8 1 (3.13%) UML
8 1 (3.13%) OO
8 1 (3.13%) RUP
8 1 (3.13%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) JavaScript
2 12 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (18.75%) T-SQL
3 6 (18.75%) Java
3 6 (18.75%) C++
4 4 (12.50%) VB
4 4 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.25%) VB6
6 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) Infragistics
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