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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 8 22 30
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Contract jobs citing C# 21 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 9.21% 5.17% 2.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.14% 14.63% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £340 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -4.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
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
87 82 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 38.16% 35.34% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 50 40
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £258 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £444 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 10
Average hourly rate £12.71 £16.11 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.10% -41.41%
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 31 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 31 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 +18 14 £350 +33.33% 23
Poole +7 5 £315 -10.00% 11
Weymouth - - - -
Dorchester - - - - 1
C#
South West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 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 35 (94.59%) .NET
2 19 (51.35%) JavaScript
3 17 (45.95%) ASP.NET
4 15 (40.54%) MVC
5 13 (35.14%) .NET Framework
5 13 (35.14%) HTML
5 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
6 12 (32.43%) CSS
6 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (29.73%) SQL
7 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (27.03%) TDD
9 9 (24.32%) SharePoint
9 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
9 9 (24.32%) BDD
9 9 (24.32%) Mobile App
10 8 (21.62%) HTML5
10 8 (21.62%) jQuery
11 7 (18.92%) RDBMS
11 7 (18.92%) Visual Studio
11 7 (18.92%) Relational Database
12 6 (16.22%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 6 (16.22%) NoSQL
12 6 (16.22%) Code Coverage
12 6 (16.22%) CMS
12 6 (16.22%) Refactoring
12 6 (16.22%) Wiki
13 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
13 5 (13.51%) NUnit
13 5 (13.51%) Dynamics AX

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (24.32%) SharePoint
2 6 (16.22%) CMS
3 5 (13.51%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (8.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (8.11%) IIS
5 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) InfoPath
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.70%) MS Project
3 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) Intranet
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) RDBMS
2 7 (18.92%) Relational Database
3 6 (16.22%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Visual Studio
2 5 (13.51%) NUnit
3 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.11%) SpecFlow
4 2 (5.41%) MSTest
5 1 (2.70%) Moq
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.70%) Subversion
5 1 (2.70%) Maven
5 1 (2.70%) JIRA
5 1 (2.70%) FitNesse
5 1 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.70%) Ant
5 1 (2.70%) JUnit
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (78.38%) Developer
2 15 (40.54%) .NET Developer
3 10 (27.03%) C# Developer
4 7 (18.92%) SharePoint Developer
4 7 (18.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Programmer
6 2 (5.41%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (5.41%) SharePoint Consultant
7 1 (2.70%) .NET Technical Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.70%) .NET Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.70%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (2.70%) .NET Programmer
7 1 (2.70%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (94.59%) .NET
2 17 (45.95%) ASP.NET
3 13 (35.14%) HTML
3 13 (35.14%) .NET Framework
4 12 (32.43%) CSS
5 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (21.62%) HTML5
6 8 (21.62%) jQuery
7 5 (13.51%) REST
8 4 (10.81%) CSS3
8 4 (10.81%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (8.11%) WPF
9 3 (8.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (8.11%) Web Services
9 3 (8.11%) XML
10 2 (5.41%) Ajax
10 2 (5.41%) ADO.NET
10 2 (5.41%) WCF
10 2 (5.41%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Mobile App
2 6 (16.22%) Wiki
3 3 (8.11%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.70%) iPhone
4 1 (2.70%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) UNIX
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
1 2 (5.41%) Android
2 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) MVC
2 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.03%) TDD
4 9 (24.32%) BDD
5 6 (16.22%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 6 (16.22%) Refactoring
5 6 (16.22%) Code Coverage
6 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Workflow
7 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (10.81%) Scrum
8 3 (8.11%) CRM
8 3 (8.11%) System Testing
8 3 (8.11%) MVVM
9 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.41%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (5.41%) UML
9 2 (5.41%) OOD
10 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) JavaScript
2 11 (29.73%) SQL
3 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
4 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
4 3 (8.11%) Java
5 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.70%) VB
6 1 (2.70%) Python
6 1 (2.70%) VB6
6 1 (2.70%) C++
6 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) MCSD
1 1 (2.70%) MCSE
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Telerik
2 3 (8.11%) EPiServer
3 2 (5.41%) TIBCO
3 2 (5.41%) Ektron
4 1 (2.70%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.70%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) SAP
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