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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 6 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing C# 36 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 16.14% 6.96% 7.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.43% 21.05% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 6
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.14% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
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
70 76 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 31.39% 33.04% 49.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 37 52
Average daily rate £263 £418 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.12% +28.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £350 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £494 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 10
Average hourly rate £32.00 £42.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +32.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +7 14 £313 -10.71% 17
Poole +3 11 £250 - 13
Dorchester - - - -
Ferndown - - - -
C#
South West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 43 (79.63%) .NET
2 26 (48.15%) ASP.NET
3 23 (42.59%) Visual Studio
4 21 (38.89%) jQuery
5 20 (37.04%) HTML
5 20 (37.04%) JavaScript
6 19 (35.19%) Windows
7 18 (33.33%) CSS
7 18 (33.33%) MVC
8 17 (31.48%) SQL Server
9 16 (29.63%) C++
9 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
9 16 (29.63%) Software Engineering
10 13 (24.07%) Windows CE
11 12 (22.22%) HTML5
12 10 (18.52%) SharePoint
12 10 (18.52%) C
12 10 (18.52%) CSS3
12 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (16.67%) Subversion
13 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (16.67%) OO
14 8 (14.81%) UML
14 8 (14.81%) Java
14 8 (14.81%) SQL
14 8 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (14.81%) SharePoint 2010
14 8 (14.81%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (12.96%) REST
15 7 (12.96%) Embedded Software Development

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (18.52%) SharePoint
2 8 (14.81%) SharePoint 2010
2 8 (14.81%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (9.26%) CMS
4 4 (7.41%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (3.70%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.85%) DNN
6 1 (1.85%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (31.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (42.59%) Visual Studio
2 9 (16.67%) Subversion
3 8 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.85%) Moq
General
1 3 (5.56%) Billing
2 2 (3.70%) Games
3 1 (1.85%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (72.22%) Developer
2 11 (20.37%) Software Engineer
3 9 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 6 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Programmer
5 5 (9.26%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Systems Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Systems Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (3.70%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.70%) .NET Programmer
8 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (79.63%) .NET
2 26 (48.15%) ASP.NET
3 21 (38.89%) jQuery
4 20 (37.04%) HTML
5 18 (33.33%) CSS
6 12 (22.22%) HTML5
7 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (18.52%) CSS3
8 7 (12.96%) REST
8 7 (12.96%) Web Services
8 7 (12.96%) .NET Framework
9 6 (11.11%) SOAP
10 5 (9.26%) Kendo UI
10 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (5.56%) WCF
11 3 (5.56%) Ajax
12 2 (3.70%) RESTful
12 2 (3.70%) WPF
12 2 (3.70%) Silverlight
12 2 (3.70%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Smartcard
2 4 (7.41%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.56%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.70%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (3.70%) User Experience
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.85%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.19%) Windows
2 13 (24.07%) Windows CE
3 7 (12.96%) Windows 8
4 3 (5.56%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.85%) Windows XP Embedded
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) MVC
2 16 (29.63%) Software Engineering
3 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (16.67%) OO
4 8 (14.81%) UML
5 7 (12.96%) OOD
5 7 (12.96%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.56%) CRM
6 3 (5.56%) Web Design
7 2 (3.70%) Game Development
8 1 (1.85%) Mobile Development
8 1 (1.85%) TDD
8 1 (1.85%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.85%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.85%) System Testing
8 1 (1.85%) Time Management
8 1 (1.85%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (1.85%) Software Architecture
8 1 (1.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.04%) JavaScript
2 16 (29.63%) C++
3 10 (18.52%) C
4 8 (14.81%) SQL
4 8 (14.81%) Java
5 1 (1.85%) PHP
5 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) MCP
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.70%) MCSD
4 1 (1.85%) PhD
4 1 (1.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.41%) Telerik
2 4 (7.41%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.70%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle
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