The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 5 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 41 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 17.90% 6.33% 8.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 54.67% 20.29% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 8
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
C#
South West

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

Programming Languages Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
75 69 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 32.75% 31.22% 45.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 33 45
Average daily rate £255 £415 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.55% +32.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £347 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £488 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 8
Average hourly rate £32.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

C#
Hourly Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

C# Hourly Rate Histogram in Dorset

C#
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +4 16 £305 -12.85% 23
Poole +3 15 £250 - 24
Wareham - - - -
Dorchester - - - -
Ferndown - - - -
C#
South West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 43 (75.44%) .NET
2 25 (43.86%) ASP.NET
3 24 (42.11%) Visual Studio
4 21 (36.84%) Windows
5 19 (33.33%) HTML
5 19 (33.33%) jQuery
6 18 (31.58%) JavaScript
7 17 (29.82%) C++
7 17 (29.82%) CSS
8 16 (28.07%) Software Engineering
9 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
9 15 (26.32%) Windows CE
9 15 (26.32%) MVC
10 14 (24.56%) SQL Server
11 12 (21.05%) HTML5
12 11 (19.30%) C
13 10 (17.54%) SQL
13 10 (17.54%) CSS3
13 10 (17.54%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (17.54%) Subversion
14 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (15.79%) OO
14 9 (15.79%) SharePoint
15 8 (14.04%) UML
15 8 (14.04%) Java
15 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET MVC
16 7 (12.28%) SharePoint 2010
16 7 (12.28%) REST
16 7 (12.28%) .NET Framework
16 7 (12.28%) Web Services

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 7 (12.28%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (12.28%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (5.26%) CMS
4 1 (1.75%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (42.11%) Visual Studio
2 10 (17.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (17.54%) Subversion
3 1 (1.75%) Moq
General
1 3 (5.26%) Billing
1 3 (5.26%) Games
2 1 (1.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (70.18%) Developer
2 11 (19.30%) Software Engineer
3 9 (15.79%) .NET Developer
4 8 (14.04%) C# Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Programmer
6 6 (10.53%) Web Developer
6 6 (10.53%) SharePoint Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Senior Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Software Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET Programmer
9 3 (5.26%) C# Programmer
9 3 (5.26%) Graphics Programmer
9 3 (5.26%) .NET Programmer
9 3 (5.26%) Senior Systems Developer
9 3 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (75.44%) .NET
2 25 (43.86%) ASP.NET
3 19 (33.33%) HTML
3 19 (33.33%) jQuery
4 17 (29.82%) CSS
5 12 (21.05%) HTML5
6 10 (17.54%) CSS3
7 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (12.28%) REST
8 7 (12.28%) .NET Framework
8 7 (12.28%) Web Services
9 6 (10.53%) SOAP
10 5 (8.77%) Kendo UI
10 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (5.26%) WPF
11 3 (5.26%) Ajax
11 3 (5.26%) OpenGL
11 3 (5.26%) DirectX
11 3 (5.26%) XML
11 3 (5.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Smartcard
2 4 (7.02%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (7.02%) Mathematics
2 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.26%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (3.51%) User Experience
5 1 (1.75%) Physics
5 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.84%) Windows
2 15 (26.32%) Windows CE
3 7 (12.28%) Windows 8
4 3 (5.26%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.75%) Windows XP Embedded
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) Software Engineering
2 15 (26.32%) MVC
3 9 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.79%) OO
4 8 (14.04%) UML
5 7 (12.28%) OOD
5 7 (12.28%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (5.26%) Game Development
6 3 (5.26%) Web Design
7 2 (3.51%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.51%) CRM
8 1 (1.75%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.75%) System Testing
8 1 (1.75%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (1.75%) Software Architecture
8 1 (1.75%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.75%) TDD
8 1 (1.75%) Workflow
8 1 (1.75%) Migration
8 1 (1.75%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.58%) JavaScript
2 17 (29.82%) C++
3 11 (19.30%) C
4 10 (17.54%) SQL
5 8 (14.04%) Java
6 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.75%) VB
6 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) MCP
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.51%) MCSD
4 1 (1.75%) Degree
4 1 (1.75%) PhD
Vendors
1 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Telerik
3 3 (5.26%) Sitecore
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (1.75%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
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