The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Dorset region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 7 21 30
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +9
Contract jobs citing C# 22 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 10.23% 5.33% 2.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.21% 16.05% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 3
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£350 £340 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
78 81 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 36.28% 33.20% 29.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 51 45
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £442 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 9
Average hourly rate £12.71 £16.11 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.10% -41.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £15.62 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.65 £16.60 £45.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C#
South West

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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 +17 15 £350 +14.28% 23
Poole +5 4 £308 -12.14% 8
Weymouth - - - -
Dorchester - - - -
C#
South West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 34 (94.44%) .NET
2 19 (52.78%) JavaScript
3 16 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 14 (38.89%) MVC
5 13 (36.11%) .NET Framework
5 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
6 12 (33.33%) HTML
7 11 (30.56%) CSS
7 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (27.78%) TDD
8 10 (27.78%) SQL
8 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (25.00%) SharePoint
9 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 8 (22.22%) BDD
10 8 (22.22%) Mobile App
11 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
11 7 (19.44%) HTML5
11 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
11 7 (19.44%) RDBMS
11 7 (19.44%) jQuery
12 6 (16.67%) Refactoring
12 6 (16.67%) Wiki
12 6 (16.67%) Code Coverage
12 6 (16.67%) NoSQL
12 6 (16.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
13 5 (13.89%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (13.89%) Intranet
13 5 (13.89%) Dynamics AX
13 5 (13.89%) CMS

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (13.89%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (13.89%) CMS
3 3 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (8.33%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) InfoPath
2 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.78%) MS Project
3 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Intranet
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
2 7 (19.44%) RDBMS
3 6 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
2 4 (11.11%) NUnit
3 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.56%) MSTest
4 2 (5.56%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.78%) Moq
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.78%) Ant
5 1 (2.78%) JUnit
5 1 (2.78%) JIRA
5 1 (2.78%) FitNesse
5 1 (2.78%) Subversion
5 1 (2.78%) Maven
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Back Office
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Developer
2 15 (41.67%) .NET Developer
3 10 (27.78%) C# Developer
4 7 (19.44%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (19.44%) SharePoint Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Programmer
6 2 (5.56%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) SharePoint Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) WPF Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Silverlight Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Digital Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Software Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (94.44%) .NET
2 16 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 13 (36.11%) .NET Framework
4 12 (33.33%) HTML
5 11 (30.56%) CSS
6 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (19.44%) HTML5
7 7 (19.44%) jQuery
8 4 (11.11%) REST
9 3 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (8.33%) CSS3
9 3 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (8.33%) Web Services
9 3 (8.33%) XML
9 3 (8.33%) WPF
10 2 (5.56%) Ajax
10 2 (5.56%) Silverlight
10 2 (5.56%) LINQ
10 2 (5.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 6 (16.67%) Wiki
3 3 (8.33%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.78%) iPhone
4 1 (2.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Android
1 2 (5.56%) UNIX
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) MVC
2 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.78%) TDD
4 8 (22.22%) BDD
5 6 (16.67%) Refactoring
5 6 (16.67%) Code Coverage
5 6 (16.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 4 (11.11%) Scrum
6 4 (11.11%) Workflow
6 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.33%) MVVM
7 3 (8.33%) CRM
7 3 (8.33%) System Testing
8 2 (5.56%) UML
8 2 (5.56%) OOD
8 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (2.78%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) JavaScript
2 10 (27.78%) SQL
3 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 3 (8.33%) VB.NET
4 3 (8.33%) Java
5 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.78%) Python
6 1 (2.78%) VB
6 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.78%) C++
6 1 (2.78%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.78%) MCSE
1 1 (2.78%) MCSD
1 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Telerik
3 2 (5.56%) EPiServer
3 2 (5.56%) TIBCO
3 2 (5.56%) Ektron
4 1 (2.78%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.78%) SAP
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) Sitecore
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