The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 19 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 6 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 5.50% 7.78% 5.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.29% 29.17% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
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£340 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £303 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £438 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
C#
London

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

Programming Languages Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
42 24 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 38.53% 26.67% 38.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 28
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £15.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 11 (84.62%) .NET
1 11 (84.62%) ASP.NET
2 10 (76.92%) Visual Studio
2 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 8 (61.54%) XML
5 7 (53.85%) SQL
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
5 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
5 7 (53.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (53.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (46.15%) jQuery
6 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
6 6 (46.15%) Finance
6 6 (46.15%) MVC
7 5 (38.46%) TDD
7 5 (38.46%) PerformancePoint
8 4 (30.77%) NUnit
8 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (30.77%) Workflow
8 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
9 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
9 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
9 3 (23.08%) WCF
9 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
9 3 (23.08%) MSTest
10 2 (15.38%) Investment Management
10 2 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
1 7 (53.85%) SharePoint 2010
1 7 (53.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
3 1 (7.69%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) PerformancePoint
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (15.38%) MySQL
5 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Visual Studio
2 4 (30.77%) NUnit
3 3 (23.08%) MSTest
4 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) .NET
1 11 (84.62%) ASP.NET
2 8 (61.54%) XML
3 6 (46.15%) jQuery
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
4 3 (23.08%) WCF
5 2 (15.38%) WF
5 2 (15.38%) WinForms
5 2 (15.38%) HTML
5 2 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (7.69%) CSS3
6 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (7.69%) HTML5
6 1 (7.69%) CSS
6 1 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) MVC
2 5 (38.46%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) Workflow
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
5 2 (15.38%) Investment Management
5 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) OO
6 1 (7.69%) OOD
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
4 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
5 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
5 2 (15.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft