The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 18 32 17
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -15
Contract jobs citing C# 42 12 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.75% 3.35% 10.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.33% 9.30% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 3 18
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£364 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.27% -15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 9
Average hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
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 Gloucestershire region.

Programming Languages Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
274 129 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 57.08% 36.03% 62.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 73 137
Average daily rate £425 £350 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 21
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £23.10 £23.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

C#
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 31 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cheltenham +3 18 £425 +54.54% 11
Gloucester +10 11 £390 - 5
Stroud - - - - 1
Tewkesbury - - - -
Cirencester - - - - 3
Berkeley - - - -
C#
South West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 69 (90.79%) .NET
2 52 (68.42%) HTML
3 51 (67.11%) JavaScript
4 43 (56.58%) SQL Server
5 41 (53.95%) CSS
6 40 (52.63%) SQL
7 39 (51.32%) ASP.NET
8 24 (31.58%) MVC
9 19 (25.00%) T-SQL
9 19 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 19 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (21.05%) .NET Framework
11 16 (21.05%) XML
11 16 (21.05%) HTML5
11 16 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (19.74%) MongoDB
12 15 (19.74%) CSS3
12 15 (19.74%) Finance
13 14 (18.42%) Visual Studio
13 14 (18.42%) SC Cleared
14 13 (17.11%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (17.11%) jQuery
14 13 (17.11%) Web Services
15 12 (15.79%) Linux
15 12 (15.79%) C++
15 12 (15.79%) WCF
16 11 (14.47%) MySQL
16 11 (14.47%) Node.js
17 10 (13.16%) VB.NET

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 11 (14.47%) Node.js
2 7 (9.21%) IIS
3 2 (2.63%) MQSeries
3 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.32%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (56.58%) SQL Server
2 15 (19.74%) MongoDB
3 13 (17.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (14.47%) MySQL
5 7 (9.21%) Couchbase
6 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (2.63%) MS Access
10 1 (1.32%) DTS
10 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.32%) SQLite
10 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (18.42%) Visual Studio
2 9 (11.84%) NUnit
2 9 (11.84%) MSTest
3 8 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (2.63%) Toad
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Blend
6 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (19.74%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Aerospace
2 2 (2.63%) Games
3 1 (1.32%) Marketing
3 1 (1.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 70 (92.11%) Developer
2 37 (48.68%) .NET Developer
3 20 (26.32%) C# Developer
3 20 (26.32%) Software Developer
4 15 (19.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Senior Developer
6 7 (9.21%) Software Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Agile .NET Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.95%) SQL Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) C# Software Engineer
11 2 (2.63%) Analyst Developer
11 2 (2.63%) Programmer
11 2 (2.63%) VB.NET Developer
11 2 (2.63%) Analyst
11 2 (2.63%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (90.79%) .NET
2 52 (68.42%) HTML
3 41 (53.95%) CSS
4 39 (51.32%) ASP.NET
5 19 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (21.05%) HTML5
6 16 (21.05%) .NET Framework
6 16 (21.05%) XML
6 16 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
7 15 (19.74%) CSS3
8 13 (17.11%) jQuery
8 13 (17.11%) Web Services
9 12 (15.79%) WCF
10 9 (11.84%) REST
10 9 (11.84%) XSLT
11 8 (10.53%) LINQ
12 7 (9.21%) Castle Windsor
13 6 (7.89%) XSD
13 6 (7.89%) XSL
13 6 (7.89%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.95%) N-Tier
1 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.63%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.79%) Linux
2 10 (13.16%) Ubuntu
3 5 (6.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.58%) MVC
2 18 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (13.16%) Scrum
4 9 (11.84%) Software Engineering
5 8 (10.53%) TDD
5 8 (10.53%) BDD
6 7 (9.21%) Progressive Enhancement
6 7 (9.21%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (9.21%) CQRS
6 7 (9.21%) SOA
7 6 (7.89%) Software Delivery
8 5 (6.58%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (5.26%) Web Development
10 3 (3.95%) MVVM
10 3 (3.95%) UML
11 2 (2.63%) OO
11 2 (2.63%) CRM
11 2 (2.63%) Time Management
11 2 (2.63%) Unit Testing
12 1 (1.32%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (67.11%) JavaScript
2 40 (52.63%) SQL
3 19 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 12 (15.79%) C++
5 10 (13.16%) VB.NET
6 7 (9.21%) Java
7 4 (5.26%) VB
8 3 (3.95%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.63%) VB6
9 2 (2.63%) C
9 2 (2.63%) Delphi
10 1 (1.32%) COBOL
10 1 (1.32%) PHP
10 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.32%) XPath
10 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.32%) VBA
10 1 (1.32%) Python
10 1 (1.32%) XAML
Qualifications
1 19 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.42%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.58%) Degree
4 4 (5.26%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.26%) Oracle
3 2 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (1.32%) Infragistics
4 1 (1.32%) VMware
4 1 (1.32%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.32%) Twitter
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £43.00 - £45.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago