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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 6 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing C# 33 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 13.92% 6.48% 9.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.86% 18.18% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 7
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£253 £383 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.98% +39.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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
77 77 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 32.49% 35.65% 41.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 39 30
Average daily rate £263 £416 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.93% +51.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £325 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £482 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 7
Average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -14.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 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#
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 4 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 15 £305 -12.85% 29
Poole - 12 £250 - 24
Wareham - - - -
Dorchester - - - -
Ferndown - - - - 1
C#
South West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 4 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 39 (79.59%) .NET
2 24 (48.98%) ASP.NET
3 18 (36.73%) Visual Studio
4 17 (34.69%) JavaScript
4 17 (34.69%) HTML
4 17 (34.69%) jQuery
5 15 (30.61%) C++
5 15 (30.61%) CSS
6 14 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 14 (28.57%) MVC
7 12 (24.49%) Windows
8 11 (22.45%) C
8 11 (22.45%) HTML5
8 11 (22.45%) Software Engineering
9 10 (20.41%) Subversion
9 10 (20.41%) SQL
10 9 (18.37%) SharePoint
10 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (18.37%) CSS3
11 8 (16.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (14.29%) Windows CE
12 7 (14.29%) Java
12 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (14.29%) .NET Framework
12 7 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (12.24%) Windows 8
13 6 (12.24%) REST
13 6 (12.24%) Embedded Software Development

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 (18.37%) SharePoint
2 7 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (6.12%) CMS
3 3 (6.12%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.08%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (36.73%) Visual Studio
2 10 (20.41%) Subversion
3 8 (16.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.04%) Moq
General
1 4 (8.16%) Games
2 3 (6.12%) Billing
3 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (67.35%) Developer
2 9 (18.37%) Software Engineer
2 9 (18.37%) .NET Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Programmer
4 6 (12.24%) SharePoint Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Web Developer
4 6 (12.24%) C# Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Graphics Programmer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.12%) C# Programmer
7 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET Programmer
7 3 (6.12%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) .NET Programmer
8 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.08%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (79.59%) .NET
2 24 (48.98%) ASP.NET
3 17 (34.69%) HTML
3 17 (34.69%) jQuery
4 15 (30.61%) CSS
5 11 (22.45%) HTML5
6 9 (18.37%) CSS3
7 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 6 (12.24%) REST
8 6 (12.24%) Web Services
9 5 (10.20%) SOAP
9 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (8.16%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 4 (8.16%) Kendo UI
10 4 (8.16%) OpenGL
10 4 (8.16%) DirectX
11 3 (6.12%) XML
11 3 (6.12%) WPF
11 3 (6.12%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Smartcard
2 5 (10.20%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.20%) Mathematics
3 4 (8.16%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (4.08%) User Experience
5 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.04%) Wiki
5 1 (2.04%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Windows
2 7 (14.29%) Windows CE
3 6 (12.24%) Windows 8
4 3 (6.12%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.04%) Windows XP Embedded
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) MVC
2 11 (22.45%) Software Engineering
3 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.24%) Embedded Software Development
4 6 (12.24%) UML
5 4 (8.16%) Game Development
5 4 (8.16%) OO
6 3 (6.12%) Web Design
6 3 (6.12%) OOD
7 2 (4.08%) TDD
7 2 (4.08%) CRM
7 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.04%) Workflow
8 1 (2.04%) Migration
8 1 (2.04%) Code Coverage
8 1 (2.04%) SOA
8 1 (2.04%) ITIL
8 1 (2.04%) RAD
8 1 (2.04%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 1 (2.04%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.69%) JavaScript
2 15 (30.61%) C++
3 11 (22.45%) C
4 10 (20.41%) SQL
5 7 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.04%) VB
6 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) MCP
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.08%) MCSD
4 1 (2.04%) PhD
4 1 (2.04%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) Telerik
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle
3 3 (6.12%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.04%) EPiServer
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