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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 21 7 15
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Contract jobs citing C# 5 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.17% 15.71% 7.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.26% 26.19% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 5
Average daily rate
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£340 £363 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% +54.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £298 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £364 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
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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
54 42 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 45.00% 60.00% 44.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 17
Average daily rate £425 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -17.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
3 2 (28.57%) VB
3 2 (28.57%) DHTML
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) XSD
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) XSLT
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (14.29%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (14.29%) MVVM
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (14.29%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) WPF
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) DHTML
3 2 (28.57%) XSD
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) XSLT
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (14.29%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (14.29%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) WPF
4 1 (14.29%) XHTML
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) XSL
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (14.29%) MVVM
1 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (14.29%) System Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Web Development
1 1 (14.29%) Workflow
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
2 2 (28.57%) VB
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Serena
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
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