The first table below looks at the demand for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Exeter 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 17 4 12
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Contract jobs citing C# 6 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 5.66% 19.51% 9.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.50% 40.68% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 3
Average daily rate £320 £325 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +51.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Average hourly rate - £36.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +265.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.22%
Programming Languages Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
48 59 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 45.28% 47.97% 61.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 24
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £351 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £36.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.38% +265.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
C#
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C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Exeter region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Exeter region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Exeter region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (76.47%) ASP.NET
3 9 (52.94%) TDD
3 9 (52.94%) Web Services
3 9 (52.94%) SQL
4 8 (47.06%) HTML
4 8 (47.06%) XML
4 8 (47.06%) MVC
4 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
5 7 (41.18%) CSS
5 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
5 7 (41.18%) T-SQL
6 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
6 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
7 5 (29.41%) Scrum
7 5 (29.41%) WCF
7 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
7 5 (29.41%) VB.NET
7 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 5 (29.41%) Change Control
7 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (29.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (23.53%) XSLT
8 4 (23.53%) SOA
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
8 4 (23.53%) XPath
8 4 (23.53%) XQuery

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 2 (11.76%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) HTTP
1 3 (17.65%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) MS Access
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
2 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
3 3 (17.65%) NUnit
3 3 (17.65%) Subversion
3 3 (17.65%) ReSharper
3 3 (17.65%) NuGet
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
1 13 (76.47%) .NET Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Web Developer
2 6 (35.29%) .NET Web Developer
3 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Agile .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (76.47%) ASP.NET
3 9 (52.94%) Web Services
4 8 (47.06%) HTML
4 8 (47.06%) XML
4 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 7 (41.18%) .NET Framework
5 7 (41.18%) CSS
6 5 (29.41%) WCF
6 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (29.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (23.53%) XSLT
8 3 (17.65%) Spring
8 3 (17.65%) JSON
8 3 (17.65%) Ninject
8 3 (17.65%) REST
8 3 (17.65%) CSS3
8 3 (17.65%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) TDD
2 8 (47.06%) MVC
3 5 (29.41%) Scrum
3 5 (29.41%) Change Control
4 4 (23.53%) SOA
4 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
5 3 (17.65%) User Stories
6 2 (11.76%) Software Architecture
6 2 (11.76%) OO
6 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.88%) Web Design
7 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) ITIL
7 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (5.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) T-SQL
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 5 (29.41%) VB.NET
5 4 (23.53%) XPath
5 4 (23.53%) XQuery
6 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.88%) VB6
6 1 (5.88%) VBA
6 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) MCAD
1 2 (11.76%) MCSD
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) DevExpress
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft