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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 24 8 16
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Contract jobs citing C# 6 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.95% 13.56% 4.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.50% 40.00% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
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£338 £310 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% -9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £283 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £612 £390 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.85%
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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 Cheltenham region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
80 20 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 52.63% 33.90% 47.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 12 19
Average daily rate £458 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.23% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £290 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 14
Average hourly rate £39.00 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) C++
3 6 (54.55%) DHTML
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) Web Services
3 6 (54.55%) XML
3 6 (54.55%) XSD
3 6 (54.55%) XSLT
3 6 (54.55%) WCF
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
4 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
5 4 (36.36%) Java
5 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (27.27%) LINQ
6 3 (27.27%) VB
6 3 (27.27%) IIS
7 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
7 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
7 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (9.09%) Python
8 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
8 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (27.27%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Developer
3 5 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 5 (45.45%) C# Developer
4 4 (36.36%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (36.36%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (27.27%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C++ Team Leader
6 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (9.09%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) DHTML
3 6 (54.55%) Web Services
3 6 (54.55%) XML
3 6 (54.55%) XSD
3 6 (54.55%) XSLT
3 6 (54.55%) WCF
4 3 (27.27%) LINQ
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Workflow
1 1 (9.09%) Migration
1 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
1 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
1 6 (54.55%) C++
2 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) VB.NET
4 3 (27.27%) VB
5 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
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