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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 13 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing C# 13 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 9.70% 0.89% 4.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.84% 2.33% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 2
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£400 £370 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +28.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £370 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £370 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.78 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.64% -
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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
69 43 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 51.49% 38.39% 34.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 13 17
Average daily rate £408 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.44% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 28 (87.50%) .NET
2 22 (68.75%) ASP.NET
3 18 (56.25%) SQL Server
3 18 (56.25%) HTML
4 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (40.63%) MVC
6 13 (40.63%) SQL
6 13 (40.63%) CSS
7 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (28.13%) MSTest
8 9 (28.13%) NUnit
9 8 (25.00%) Web Services
9 8 (25.00%) Selenium
9 8 (25.00%) SpecFlow
9 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
10 7 (21.88%) XML
10 7 (21.88%) MySQL
11 6 (18.75%) Finance
11 6 (18.75%) WCF
12 5 (15.63%) Castle Windsor
12 5 (15.63%) Degree
12 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (15.63%) Scrum
12 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
12 5 (15.63%) T-SQL
13 4 (12.50%) VB
13 4 (12.50%) VB.NET
13 4 (12.50%) C++

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 18 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.88%) MySQL
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.25%) Couchbase
5 2 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) NUnit
1 9 (28.13%) MSTest
2 8 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 8 (25.00%) Selenium
3 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
3 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 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 29 (90.63%) Developer
2 14 (43.75%) .NET Developer
3 10 (31.25%) C# Developer
4 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Software Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Software Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Applications Developer
8 1 (3.13%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Automation Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Web Applications Developer
8 1 (3.13%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (3.13%) .NET Applications Developer
8 1 (3.13%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (87.50%) .NET
2 22 (68.75%) ASP.NET
3 18 (56.25%) HTML
4 13 (40.63%) CSS
5 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (25.00%) Web Services
7 7 (21.88%) XML
7 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
8 6 (18.75%) WCF
9 5 (15.63%) Castle Windsor
10 4 (12.50%) XSL
11 3 (9.38%) WSDL
11 3 (9.38%) XML Schema
11 3 (9.38%) COM+
11 3 (9.38%) REST
11 3 (9.38%) WPF
11 3 (9.38%) jQuery
12 2 (6.25%) Silverlight
12 2 (6.25%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) MVC
3 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
3 5 (15.63%) Scrum
4 4 (12.50%) TDD
4 4 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Web Development
5 3 (9.38%) Software Delivery
5 3 (9.38%) BDD
5 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.25%) MVVM
6 2 (6.25%) Time Management
6 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Progressive Enhancement
6 2 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (6.25%) CQRS
6 2 (6.25%) Mobile First
6 2 (6.25%) SOA
7 1 (3.13%) Change Management
7 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (40.63%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) T-SQL
4 4 (12.50%) VB
4 4 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 4 (12.50%) C++
5 3 (9.38%) Java
5 3 (9.38%) VB6
6 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Infragistics