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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 16 9 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs citing C# 18 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 7.86% 9.21% 5.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.66% 24.14% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 9
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£308 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £285 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £350 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
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
73 87 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 31.88% 38.16% 35.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 58 50
Average daily rate £325 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £243 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 2
Average hourly rate £41.24 £12.71 £16.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+224.46% -21.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.63 £11.97 £15.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £31.90 £16.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 3 August 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#
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 3 August 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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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 0 15 £300 -14.28% 21
Poole -2 1 £300 -4.76% 11
C#
South West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 35 (83.33%) .NET
2 18 (42.86%) Windows
3 17 (40.48%) SQL Server
4 14 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 12 (28.57%) HTML
5 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 12 (28.57%) MVC
6 11 (26.19%) CSS
6 11 (26.19%) Visual Studio
6 11 (26.19%) jQuery
7 10 (23.81%) Web Services
8 9 (21.43%) Windows CE
9 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
9 8 (19.05%) WCF
9 8 (19.05%) Unit Testing
10 7 (16.67%) Web Development
10 7 (16.67%) Banking
10 7 (16.67%) QA
10 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (16.67%) VMware
10 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
10 7 (16.67%) SOAP
10 7 (16.67%) C++
10 7 (16.67%) vSphere
11 6 (14.29%) CSS3
11 6 (14.29%) Java
11 6 (14.29%) SQL
11 6 (14.29%) Windows XP
11 6 (14.29%) UML

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.76%) CMS
3 2 (4.76%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.38%) DNN
4 1 (2.38%) Kentico
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (40.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) MySQL
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.90%) Subversion
2 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.38%) JBehave
4 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (64.29%) Developer
2 12 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 8 (19.05%) C# Developer
4 4 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Systems Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Team Leader
7 1 (2.38%) Java Team Leader
7 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (83.33%) .NET
2 14 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 12 (28.57%) HTML
4 11 (26.19%) jQuery
4 11 (26.19%) CSS
5 10 (23.81%) Web Services
6 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (19.05%) WCF
7 7 (16.67%) SOAP
8 6 (14.29%) CSS3
8 6 (14.29%) HTML5
9 5 (11.90%) REST
9 5 (11.90%) AngularJS
10 4 (9.52%) Ajax
11 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
12 2 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (4.76%) Kendo UI
12 2 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 1 (2.38%) .NET Compact Framework
13 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (4.76%) User Experience
2 2 (4.76%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) Windows
2 9 (21.43%) Windows CE
3 6 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
4 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (11.90%) Linux
5 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) MVC
2 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
2 8 (19.05%) Unit Testing
3 7 (16.67%) Web Development
4 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.29%) UML
5 5 (11.90%) OO
5 5 (11.90%) Data Security
5 5 (11.90%) Patch Management
6 4 (9.52%) OOD
6 4 (9.52%) SOA
7 3 (7.14%) SDLC
7 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.76%) API Integration
8 2 (4.76%) TDD
8 2 (4.76%) Web Design
8 2 (4.76%) Embedded Software Development
9 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.38%) Workflow
9 1 (2.38%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 7 (16.67%) C++
3 6 (14.29%) Java
3 6 (14.29%) SQL
4 5 (11.90%) VBScript
4 5 (11.90%) Perl
4 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
4 5 (11.90%) Bash Shell
5 3 (7.14%) VB.NET
5 3 (7.14%) C
5 3 (7.14%) PHP
6 2 (4.76%) VB
6 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.76%) VB6
7 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) MCP
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.38%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (16.67%) vSphere
2 5 (11.90%) VMware ESX
3 3 (7.14%) XenApp
4 2 (4.76%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) VMware
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle
3 5 (11.90%) Symantec
4 3 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (2.38%) Telerik
5 1 (2.38%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.38%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.38%) DevExpress
Dorset
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per hour + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £34 - £40 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 24 days ago