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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 11 19 5
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Contract jobs citing C# 15 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 11.28% 2.70% 15.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.27% 7.32% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 9
Average daily rate
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£331 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.69% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £343 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £367 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +7.14%
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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
55 41 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 41.35% 36.94% 54.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 16 22
Average daily rate £386 £405 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.62% +15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £330 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 32 (88.89%) .NET
2 22 (61.11%) ASP.NET
3 19 (52.78%) HTML
4 18 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 14 (38.89%) SQL
6 13 (36.11%) MVC
7 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 11 (30.56%) Web Services
8 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (27.78%) Finance
9 10 (27.78%) XML
9 10 (27.78%) .NET Framework
10 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (22.22%) Selenium
11 8 (22.22%) SpecFlow
11 8 (22.22%) CSS
11 8 (22.22%) IIS
11 8 (22.22%) T-SQL
11 8 (22.22%) VB
12 7 (19.44%) C++
12 7 (19.44%) COM+
12 7 (19.44%) XSL
12 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (19.44%) VB6
12 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (19.44%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (16.67%) WCF
13 6 (16.67%) WSDL
13 6 (16.67%) XML Schema

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (22.22%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (5.56%) MySQL
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Selenium
1 8 (22.22%) SpecFlow
2 7 (19.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (13.89%) MSTest
3 5 (13.89%) NUnit
4 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.78%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 31 (86.11%) Developer
2 14 (38.89%) C# Developer
3 13 (36.11%) .NET Developer
4 8 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Software Developer
5 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (13.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) AWS Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Systems Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Tester
8 1 (2.78%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Systems Support
8 1 (2.78%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.78%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (88.89%) .NET
2 22 (61.11%) ASP.NET
3 19 (52.78%) HTML
4 11 (30.56%) Web Services
5 10 (27.78%) XML
5 10 (27.78%) .NET Framework
6 8 (22.22%) CSS
7 7 (19.44%) COM+
7 7 (19.44%) XSL
7 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (16.67%) WCF
8 6 (16.67%) WSDL
8 6 (16.67%) XML Schema
8 6 (16.67%) ADO.NET
9 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
10 3 (8.33%) Castle Windsor
10 3 (8.33%) HTML5
11 2 (5.56%) Entity Framework
11 2 (5.56%) LINQ
11 2 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) MVC
2 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
4 4 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 4 (11.11%) Software Delivery
5 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 3 (8.33%) Web Development
6 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Scrum
6 2 (5.56%) Time Management
7 1 (2.78%) Kanban
7 1 (2.78%) SDLC
7 1 (2.78%) MVVM
7 1 (2.78%) Automation Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.78%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (2.78%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (2.78%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.78%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.78%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) SQL
2 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 8 (22.22%) VB
4 7 (19.44%) VB6
4 7 (19.44%) C++
5 4 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.56%) Java
7 1 (2.78%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Infragistics
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