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 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 12 21 12
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing C# 19 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 12.84% 3.48% 6.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.59% 7.02% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 3
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£425 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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 £37.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
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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
97 57 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 65.54% 49.57% 41.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 27 21
Average daily rate £425 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 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 £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 April 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 24 April 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 25 (92.59%) .NET
2 19 (70.37%) HTML
3 18 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
4 17 (62.96%) ASP.NET
5 13 (48.15%) SQL
6 11 (40.74%) CSS
7 10 (37.04%) XML
8 9 (33.33%) Web Services
8 9 (33.33%) MVC
8 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (29.63%) C++
9 8 (29.63%) WCF
9 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
10 7 (25.93%) MySQL
10 7 (25.93%) Finance
11 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
11 6 (22.22%) Java
11 6 (22.22%) XSLT
11 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (18.52%) LINQ
12 5 (18.52%) XSD
12 5 (18.52%) DHTML
12 5 (18.52%) IIS
12 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
12 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
12 5 (18.52%) Degree
13 4 (14.81%) NUnit

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (18.52%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.93%) MySQL
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.41%) Couchbase
4 2 (7.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 4 (14.81%) NUnit
2 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (14.81%) MSTest
3 2 (7.41%) Selenium
3 2 (7.41%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Aerospace
2 2 (7.41%) Games
3 1 (3.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 14 (51.85%) .NET Developer
3 8 (29.63%) C# Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 6 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Team Leader
7 2 (7.41%) Technical Team Leader
7 2 (7.41%) Java Team Leader
7 2 (7.41%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (7.41%) C++ Team Leader
7 2 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (92.59%) .NET
2 19 (70.37%) HTML
3 17 (62.96%) ASP.NET
4 11 (40.74%) CSS
5 10 (37.04%) XML
6 9 (33.33%) Web Services
7 8 (29.63%) WCF
7 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (22.22%) XSLT
10 5 (18.52%) LINQ
10 5 (18.52%) XSD
10 5 (18.52%) DHTML
10 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
11 4 (14.81%) Castle Windsor
12 3 (11.11%) REST
13 2 (7.41%) XSL
13 2 (7.41%) SOAP
13 2 (7.41%) WPF
13 2 (7.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) MVC
1 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
3 4 (14.81%) Scrum
3 4 (14.81%) Software Delivery
4 3 (11.11%) BDD
4 3 (11.11%) Web Development
4 3 (11.11%) TDD
5 2 (7.41%) SOA
5 2 (7.41%) MVVM
5 2 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (7.41%) CQRS
5 2 (7.41%) Progressive Enhancement
6 1 (3.70%) Automation Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Load Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 13 (48.15%) SQL
3 8 (29.63%) C++
4 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
5 6 (22.22%) Java
6 4 (14.81%) VB.NET
7 3 (11.11%) VB
8 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Infragistics