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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 14 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 15 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 6.82% 8.19% 9.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.48% 18.92% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 11
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£375 £316 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +5.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Average hourly rate £40.25 £27.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.36% -27.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.05 £21.50 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.45 £27.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -
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
77 74 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 35.00% 43.27% 36.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 39 44
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £257 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 13
Average hourly rate £43.00 £32.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.37% -1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £22.75 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £37.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 +11 11 £325 +4.00% 30
Poole -4 2 £413 +33.06% 3
Wareham - - - - 1
Weymouth - - - - 1
Dorchester - - - - 1
Ferndown - - - - 1
C#
South West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 23 (79.31%) .NET
2 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET
3 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
3 10 (34.48%) MVC
4 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (31.03%) HTML
5 7 (24.14%) SQL
5 7 (24.14%) CSS
6 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
6 6 (20.69%) jQuery
6 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (20.69%) HTML5
6 6 (20.69%) BDD
7 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
7 5 (17.24%) Subversion
7 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
7 5 (17.24%) TDD
7 5 (17.24%) CMS
8 4 (13.79%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (13.79%) Games
8 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
8 4 (13.79%) OpenGL
8 4 (13.79%) DirectX
8 4 (13.79%) C
8 4 (13.79%) C++
8 4 (13.79%) Mathematics
8 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
8 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (13.79%) Multicast

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 5 (17.24%) CMS
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.90%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Multicast
2 1 (3.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
1 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.34%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
2 5 (17.24%) Subversion
3 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (10.34%) SpecFlow
4 3 (10.34%) NUnit
5 1 (3.45%) Moq
5 1 (3.45%) JIRA
5 1 (3.45%) FitNesse
5 1 (3.45%) Maven
5 1 (3.45%) Ant
5 1 (3.45%) JUnit
General
1 4 (13.79%) Games
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) .NET Developer
3 8 (27.59%) C# Developer
4 7 (24.14%) Programmer
5 4 (13.79%) Graphics Programmer
5 4 (13.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Programmer
6 3 (10.34%) C# Programmer
6 3 (10.34%) .NET Programmer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (6.90%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Sitecore Developer
8 1 (3.45%) VB Programmer
8 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 1 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Junior Software Developer
8 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (79.31%) .NET
2 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET
3 9 (31.03%) HTML
4 7 (24.14%) CSS
5 6 (20.69%) jQuery
5 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (20.69%) HTML5
6 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
7 4 (13.79%) OpenGL
7 4 (13.79%) DirectX
7 4 (13.79%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 4 (13.79%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (13.79%) REST
8 3 (10.34%) CSS3
8 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (10.34%) XML
9 2 (6.90%) WPF
9 2 (6.90%) Kendo UI
9 2 (6.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
2 4 (13.79%) 3D Graphics
2 4 (13.79%) Mathematics
2 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.34%) User Experience
3 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Wiki
4 1 (3.45%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
1 3 (10.34%) Windows CE
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) MVC
2 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) BDD
4 5 (17.24%) TDD
5 4 (13.79%) Game Development
6 3 (10.34%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 3 (10.34%) Refactoring
6 3 (10.34%) Integration Testing
6 3 (10.34%) CRM
6 3 (10.34%) Code Coverage
7 2 (6.90%) Scrum
7 2 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (3.45%) Data Transformation
8 1 (3.45%) System Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.45%) OOD
8 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.45%) OOP
8 1 (3.45%) OO
8 1 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
2 7 (24.14%) SQL
3 4 (13.79%) C
3 4 (13.79%) C++
4 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.45%) VB
5 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.45%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) EPiServer
3 2 (6.90%) Telerik
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com