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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 19 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing C# 10 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 6.99% 6.00% 9.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.00% 24.00% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 11
Average daily rate
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£450 £365 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £339 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £371 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
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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
25 25 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 17.48% 25.00% 36.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 29
Average daily rate £450 £365 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -12.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £324 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £490
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 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 23 October 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 (77.78%) .NET
2 12 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (50.00%) XML
3 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 8 (44.44%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (44.44%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (38.89%) PowerShell
6 6 (33.33%) TDD
6 6 (33.33%) NUnit
6 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 5 (27.78%) Workflow
7 5 (27.78%) Finance
7 5 (27.78%) jQuery
7 5 (27.78%) PerformancePoint
8 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
8 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (22.22%) OO
8 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 4 (22.22%) MVC
9 3 (16.67%) CRM
9 3 (16.67%) OOD
9 3 (16.67%) Scrum

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 9 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (44.44%) SharePoint 2010
2 8 (44.44%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) PerformancePoint
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 6 (33.33%) NUnit
3 3 (16.67%) MSTest
4 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (11.11%) CRM Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Programmer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Games Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Games Programmer
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Architect
4 1 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) .NET
2 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (50.00%) XML
3 5 (27.78%) jQuery
4 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 3 (16.67%) WinForms
5 3 (16.67%) WCF
5 3 (16.67%) WF
5 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (11.11%) HTML
7 1 (5.56%) MFC
7 1 (5.56%) XSLT
7 1 (5.56%) CSS
7 1 (5.56%) NHibernate
7 1 (5.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (5.56%) Castle Windsor
7 1 (5.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Clustering
1 1 (5.56%) Taxonomies
1 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) TDD
3 5 (27.78%) Workflow
4 4 (22.22%) OO
4 4 (22.22%) MVC
5 3 (16.67%) CRM
5 3 (16.67%) OOD
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.11%) Investment Management
6 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
7 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) PowerShell
3 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.56%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
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