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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 19 26 9
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Contract jobs citing C# 5 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.10% 4.05% 9.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.20% 7.41% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Average daily rate £363 £363 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £300 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £680 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
C#
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
49 81 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 50.00% 54.73% 29.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 58 8
Average daily rate £400 £478 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.31% +54.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £346 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £525 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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#
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 5 February 2016, 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 14 (82.35%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
3 7 (41.18%) HTML
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
3 7 (41.18%) MVC
3 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
4 6 (35.29%) Finance
5 5 (29.41%) CSS
5 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
5 5 (29.41%) Entity Framework
5 5 (29.41%) WCF
6 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
6 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (17.65%) Java
7 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
7 3 (17.65%) XML
8 2 (11.76%) Windows
8 2 (11.76%) C
8 2 (11.76%) C++
8 2 (11.76%) VB
8 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
8 2 (11.76%) TDD
8 2 (11.76%) VB6

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) AMQP
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.88%) MySQL
4 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Xcode
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) .NET Developer
2 9 (52.94%) C# Developer
3 7 (41.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (23.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (11.76%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
6 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
7 1 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) C/C++ Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Administrator
7 1 (5.88%) Software Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
3 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
3 7 (41.18%) HTML
4 5 (29.41%) AngularJS
4 5 (29.41%) CSS
4 5 (29.41%) Entity Framework
4 5 (29.41%) WCF
5 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (17.65%) XML
7 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET
7 1 (5.88%) Cocoa
7 1 (5.88%) COM+
7 1 (5.88%) HTML5
7 1 (5.88%) JMS
7 1 (5.88%) Web Services
7 1 (5.88%) WinForms
7 1 (5.88%) WSDL
7 1 (5.88%) XML Schema
7 1 (5.88%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) MVC
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Scrum
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.76%) System Testing
3 2 (11.76%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) C
4 2 (11.76%) C++
4 2 (11.76%) VB
4 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
4 2 (11.76%) VB6
5 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) MCAD
3 1 (5.88%) MCITP
3 1 (5.88%) MCPD
3 1 (5.88%) MCSD
3 1 (5.88%) MCTS
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.88%) Xamarin