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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 26 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 10 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.82% 7.81% 6.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.80% 20.55% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 10
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£315 £333 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +6.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £301 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £346 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
102 73 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 38.93% 38.02% 31.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 35 40
Average daily rate £393 £358 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.79% +24.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 16
Average hourly rate £43.00 £34.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +23.63%
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 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#
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 30 September 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 +2 3 £325 - 23
Poole -1 3 £315 -3.07% 6
Weymouth - - - - 2
Wimborne - - - -
Dorchester - - - - 1
Ferndown - - - -
C#
South West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 25 (83.33%) .NET
2 17 (56.67%) JavaScript
2 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (36.67%) HTML
4 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 10 (33.33%) CSS
4 10 (33.33%) TDD
4 10 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 10 (33.33%) BDD
5 9 (30.00%) MVC
6 8 (26.67%) SharePoint
6 8 (26.67%) RDBMS
6 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (26.67%) HTML5
6 8 (26.67%) Relational Database
7 7 (23.33%) Mobile App
7 7 (23.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 7 (23.33%) NoSQL
7 7 (23.33%) Refactoring
7 7 (23.33%) Wiki
7 7 (23.33%) Code Coverage
7 7 (23.33%) SQL
7 7 (23.33%) User Experience
8 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
8 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (20.00%) jQuery
9 5 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
9 5 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 8 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (10.00%) CMS
4 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) InfoPath
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Intranet
2 3 (10.00%) Multicast
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) RDBMS
1 8 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 7 (23.33%) NoSQL
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (13.33%) Subversion
3 3 (10.00%) NUnit
3 3 (10.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (3.33%) Maven
5 1 (3.33%) JIRA
5 1 (3.33%) FitNesse
5 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (3.33%) Ant
5 1 (3.33%) JUnit
General
1 3 (10.00%) Games
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Developer
2 12 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (30.00%) C# Developer
4 7 (23.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 5 (16.67%) Programmer
7 3 (10.00%) Graphics Programmer
8 2 (6.67%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) SharePoint Consultant
8 2 (6.67%) Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Consultant
8 2 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
9 1 (3.33%) ASP Developer
9 1 (3.33%) SQL Developer
9 1 (3.33%) C# Web Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (83.33%) .NET
2 11 (36.67%) HTML
3 10 (33.33%) CSS
3 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 10 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (26.67%) HTML5
5 6 (20.00%) jQuery
6 4 (13.33%) CSS3
6 4 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (10.00%) REST
7 3 (10.00%) XML
7 3 (10.00%) OpenGL
7 3 (10.00%) DirectX
7 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (10.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (3.33%) Spring
8 1 (3.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Wiki
1 7 (23.33%) Mobile App
1 7 (23.33%) User Experience
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) 3D Graphics
3 3 (10.00%) Taxonomies
3 3 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) UNIX
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) TDD
2 10 (33.33%) BDD
3 9 (30.00%) MVC
4 7 (23.33%) Code Coverage
4 7 (23.33%) Refactoring
4 7 (23.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Workflow
6 3 (10.00%) CRM
6 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (10.00%) System Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Game Development
7 2 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (6.67%) Scrum
8 1 (3.33%) Project Management
8 1 (3.33%) Security Management
8 1 (3.33%) ERP
8 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (23.33%) SQL
3 4 (13.33%) C++
3 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (10.00%) C
4 3 (10.00%) Java
4 3 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.33%) Python
5 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) MCSD
1 1 (3.33%) MCSE
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) EPiServer
3 2 (6.67%) Telerik
4 1 (3.33%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) JD Edwards
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