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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 17 5 15
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Contract jobs citing C# 2 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.96% 16.67% 4.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.76% 41.86% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 2
Average daily rate
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£263 £365 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.08% +23.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.85%
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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 Croydon region.

Programming Languages Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
17 43 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 16.67% 39.81% 31.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 30 20
Average daily rate £384 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.13% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £319 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.99 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 2014, 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 14 (87.50%) .NET
2 11 (68.75%) Visual Studio
3 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
5 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (50.00%) SQL
5 8 (50.00%) XML
5 8 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
6 7 (43.75%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (43.75%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (37.50%) TDD
7 6 (37.50%) NUnit
7 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
7 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
8 5 (31.25%) MVC
8 5 (31.25%) Workflow
8 5 (31.25%) Finance
8 5 (31.25%) jQuery
8 5 (31.25%) PerformancePoint
8 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
9 4 (25.00%) WinForms
10 3 (18.75%) Scrum
10 3 (18.75%) CRM
10 3 (18.75%) OOD
10 3 (18.75%) Windows

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 8 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (43.75%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (43.75%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (6.25%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) PerformancePoint
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (12.50%) MySQL
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Visual Studio
2 6 (37.50%) NUnit
3 3 (18.75%) MSTest
4 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 2 (12.50%) CRM Developer
5 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) .NET
2 10 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 8 (50.00%) XML
4 5 (31.25%) jQuery
4 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (25.00%) WinForms
5 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (18.75%) WCF
6 3 (18.75%) WF
7 1 (6.25%) NHibernate
7 1 (6.25%) XSLT
7 1 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (6.25%) Castle Windsor
7 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
1 1 (6.25%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) TDD
3 5 (31.25%) MVC
3 5 (31.25%) Workflow
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
4 3 (18.75%) OO
4 3 (18.75%) CRM
4 3 (18.75%) OOD
5 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 2 (12.50%) Investment Management
6 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
3 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 2 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft