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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 6 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 32 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 13.11% 4.96% 6.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.51% 11.88% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 7
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£325 £315 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £290 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £335 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +7.14%
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
79 101 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 32.38% 41.74% 34.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 60 30
Average daily rate £335 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 5
Average hourly rate £41.24 £43.00 £16.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.09% +166.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £13.00 £13.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £37.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +9 18 £325 - 20
Poole +2 4 £320 +1.58% 7
C#
South West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 42 (85.71%) .NET
2 23 (46.94%) Windows
3 21 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 16 (32.65%) Visual Studio
5 14 (28.57%) MVC
5 14 (28.57%) Windows CE
6 13 (26.53%) HTML
7 12 (24.49%) CSS
7 12 (24.49%) Unit Testing
8 11 (22.45%) OOD
9 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
9 10 (20.41%) jQuery
9 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
9 10 (20.41%) WCF
10 9 (18.37%) Web Development
10 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (18.37%) UML
10 9 (18.37%) OO
10 9 (18.37%) Web Services
11 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET
11 8 (16.33%) C++
11 8 (16.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (14.29%) vSphere
12 7 (14.29%) QA
12 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (14.29%) Banking
12 7 (14.29%) Java
12 7 (14.29%) SOAP
12 7 (14.29%) Scrum
12 7 (14.29%) VMware

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.12%) CMS
2 2 (4.08%) Umbraco
2 2 (4.08%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.04%) Kentico
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.04%) DNN
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (32.65%) Visual Studio
2 8 (16.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (12.24%) SpecFlow
4 4 (8.16%) Subversion
4 4 (8.16%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.04%) JBehave
6 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (4.08%) Military
3 1 (2.04%) Electronics
3 1 (2.04%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (61.22%) Developer
2 16 (32.65%) .NET Developer
3 11 (22.45%) C# Developer
4 7 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Team Leader
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Team Leader
6 3 (6.12%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Java Team Leader
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Systems Developer
7 2 (4.08%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) .NET Analyst Programmer
7 2 (4.08%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Systems Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (85.71%) .NET
2 13 (26.53%) HTML
3 12 (24.49%) CSS
4 10 (20.41%) WCF
4 10 (20.41%) jQuery
5 9 (18.37%) Web Services
6 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET
7 7 (14.29%) SOAP
8 6 (12.24%) .NET Framework
8 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (12.24%) REST
8 6 (12.24%) .NET Compact Framework
9 4 (8.16%) AngularJS
9 4 (8.16%) XML
10 3 (6.12%) Ajax
11 2 (4.08%) JSON
11 2 (4.08%) CSS3
11 2 (4.08%) HTML5
11 2 (4.08%) RESTful
11 2 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.04%) User Experience
2 1 (2.04%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.94%) Windows
2 14 (28.57%) Windows CE
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (10.20%) Linux
3 5 (10.20%) Windows XP
3 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.20%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) MVC
2 12 (24.49%) Unit Testing
3 11 (22.45%) OOD
4 10 (20.41%) Software Engineering
5 9 (18.37%) Web Development
5 9 (18.37%) UML
5 9 (18.37%) OO
5 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (14.29%) Scrum
7 5 (10.20%) Data Security
7 5 (10.20%) BDD
7 5 (10.20%) Patch Management
8 4 (8.16%) SDLC
8 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.16%) Multithreading
8 4 (8.16%) SOA
9 3 (6.12%) TDD
9 3 (6.12%) Manual Testing
10 2 (4.08%) System Testing
10 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
2 8 (16.33%) C++
3 7 (14.29%) Java
4 6 (12.24%) SQL
5 5 (10.20%) VBScript
5 5 (10.20%) Perl
5 5 (10.20%) PowerShell
5 5 (10.20%) Bash Shell
6 4 (8.16%) C
7 3 (6.12%) VB.NET
7 3 (6.12%) PHP
8 2 (4.08%) VB
8 2 (4.08%) VB6
9 1 (2.04%) Ruby
9 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (14.29%) vSphere
2 5 (10.20%) VMware ESX
3 3 (6.12%) XenApp
4 2 (4.08%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.04%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) VMware
2 6 (12.24%) Oracle
3 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.20%) Symantec
4 3 (6.12%) Citrix
5 2 (4.08%) IBM
5 2 (4.08%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.04%) DevExpress
6 1 (2.04%) EPiServer
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