The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 13 12 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs citing C# 31 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 7.89% 8.36% 4.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.62% 32.86% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 12
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£365 £250 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.00% -30.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £135 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £299 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
C#
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Programming Languages Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
121 70 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 30.79% 25.45% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 39 69
Average daily rate £320 £275 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -29.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £31.50 £21.75 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.82% -29.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Coventry region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Coventry region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 59 (96.72%) .NET
2 44 (72.13%) ASP.NET
3 33 (54.10%) MVC
4 30 (49.18%) JavaScript
5 28 (45.90%) SQL Server
6 26 (42.62%) SQL
7 25 (40.98%) TDD
8 22 (36.07%) HTML
9 19 (31.15%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (27.87%) T-SQL
10 17 (27.87%) CSS
11 16 (26.23%) .NET Framework
12 14 (22.95%) VB.NET
13 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
14 12 (19.67%) Windows
14 12 (19.67%) WPF
15 11 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (18.03%) Ajax
15 11 (18.03%) WCF
15 11 (18.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 10 (16.39%) jQuery
16 10 (16.39%) WinForms
16 10 (16.39%) Relational Database
17 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 9 (14.75%) BDD
18 8 (13.11%) Scrum
18 8 (13.11%) CSS3
19 7 (11.48%) Responsive Web Design
19 7 (11.48%) Razor View Engine
19 7 (11.48%) Semantic HTML

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 (8.20%) CMS
2 2 (3.28%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.64%) Sitefinity
3 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (45.90%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.39%) Relational Database
3 7 (11.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (6.56%) MySQL
5 4 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.92%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.84%) NUnit
3 5 (8.20%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.20%) MSBuild
4 3 (4.92%) Selenium
5 2 (3.28%) JMeter
5 2 (3.28%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.28%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.28%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.28%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.64%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.64%) Moq
6 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.64%) Subversion
6 1 (1.64%) JIRA
6 1 (1.64%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.64%) NBehave
General
1 4 (6.56%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 50 (81.97%) Developer
2 29 (47.54%) .NET Developer
3 16 (26.23%) C# Developer
4 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (13.11%) SQL Developer
5 8 (13.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (9.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Architect
8 4 (6.56%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.92%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (4.92%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.92%) WinForms Developer
10 2 (3.28%) QA Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Agile .NET Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Agile C# Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Test Engineer
10 2 (3.28%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Consultant
10 2 (3.28%) Programmer
10 2 (3.28%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (96.72%) .NET
2 44 (72.13%) ASP.NET
3 22 (36.07%) HTML
4 19 (31.15%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (27.87%) CSS
6 16 (26.23%) .NET Framework
7 12 (19.67%) WPF
8 11 (18.03%) WCF
8 11 (18.03%) Ajax
8 11 (18.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 10 (16.39%) WinForms
9 10 (16.39%) jQuery
10 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 8 (13.11%) CSS3
12 7 (11.48%) Semantic HTML
12 7 (11.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (11.48%) Razor View Engine
12 7 (11.48%) NHibernate
13 5 (8.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) NHS
2 1 (1.64%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.67%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (54.10%) MVC
2 25 (40.98%) TDD
3 11 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (14.75%) BDD
5 8 (13.11%) Scrum
6 7 (11.48%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (11.48%) Functional Programming
7 6 (9.84%) Unit Testing
7 6 (9.84%) Migration
8 5 (8.20%) OOP
8 5 (8.20%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (6.56%) MVVM
9 4 (6.56%) ETL
9 4 (6.56%) Content Management
10 3 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (4.92%) AOP
10 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.92%) OO
11 2 (3.28%) Regression Testing
11 2 (3.28%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 30 (49.18%) JavaScript
2 26 (42.62%) SQL
3 17 (27.87%) T-SQL
4 14 (22.95%) VB.NET
5 4 (6.56%) XAML
6 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.28%) C
8 1 (1.64%) Java
8 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.64%) VBScript
8 1 (1.64%) VB
8 1 (1.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.64%) Degree
1 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle
2 3 (4.92%) Ektron
3 2 (3.28%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.64%) HP
4 1 (1.64%) Perforce
4 1 (1.64%) EPiServer
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