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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 20 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Contract jobs citing C# 31 33 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.55% 14.86% 11.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.90% 36.26% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 30
Average daily rate
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£250 £365 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.50% +6.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £303 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £425 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -10.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
208 91 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 43.97% 40.99% 46.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 46 109
Average daily rate £375 £363 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -4.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 20
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
Cirencester +1 12 £225 -38.35% 2
Gloucester -5 7 £300 -25.00% 13
Cheltenham -13 3 £355 -2.06% 13
Berkeley - - - -
Tetbury - - - - 2
Tewkesbury - - - -
C#
South West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 34 (69.39%) .NET
2 26 (53.06%) SQL Server
3 22 (44.90%) SQL
4 19 (38.78%) ASP.NET
5 17 (34.69%) T-SQL
5 17 (34.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (32.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (24.49%) Software Engineering
7 12 (24.49%) VB.NET
8 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (20.41%) OO
10 9 (18.37%) C++
11 8 (16.33%) SharePoint
11 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
11 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (16.33%) Scrum
12 7 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
12 7 (14.29%) QA
12 7 (14.29%) IIS
12 7 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
13 6 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (12.24%) Relational Database
13 6 (12.24%) HTML
13 6 (12.24%) Project Management
13 6 (12.24%) MSMQ
13 6 (12.24%) Business Analysis
13 6 (12.24%) MVC
14 5 (10.20%) Finance
14 5 (10.20%) Marketing

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 8 (16.33%) SharePoint
2 7 (14.29%) IIS
3 6 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (10.20%) MS Exchange
5 3 (6.12%) Node.js
6 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.04%) Mule
6 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (53.06%) SQL Server
2 17 (34.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (32.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (12.24%) Relational Database
7 4 (8.16%) DTS
8 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
9 1 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (2.04%) TKPROF
9 1 (2.04%) OLTP
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Subversion
2 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.08%) LabVIEW
2 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.04%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.04%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.04%) JUnit
3 1 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.04%) Selenium
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
1 5 (10.20%) Marketing
2 2 (4.08%) Electronics
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (79.59%) Developer
2 16 (32.65%) C# Developer
3 14 (28.57%) SQL Developer
4 12 (24.49%) .NET Developer
5 8 (16.33%) Software Engineer
6 6 (12.24%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Programmer
8 3 (6.12%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) SQL Programmer
8 3 (6.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (6.12%) C# Programmer
9 2 (4.08%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (4.08%) C Software Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Delphi Developer
9 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.08%) VB.NET Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) C++ Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (69.39%) .NET
2 19 (38.78%) ASP.NET
3 7 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 6 (12.24%) MSMQ
4 6 (12.24%) HTML
5 5 (10.20%) CSS
5 5 (10.20%) Web Services
6 4 (8.16%) .NET Framework
7 3 (6.12%) XML
7 3 (6.12%) jQuery
8 2 (4.08%) HTML5
8 2 (4.08%) Silverlight
9 1 (2.04%) WCF
9 1 (2.04%) WPF
9 1 (2.04%) XHTML
9 1 (2.04%) XML Schema
9 1 (2.04%) Middleware
9 1 (2.04%) WinForms
9 1 (2.04%) NHibernate
9 1 (2.04%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
1 4 (8.16%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (4.08%) Firmware
3 1 (2.04%) DTV
3 1 (2.04%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.04%) Replication
3 1 (2.04%) CCTV
3 1 (2.04%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Linux
2 4 (8.16%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) Software Engineering
2 10 (20.41%) OO
3 8 (16.33%) Scrum
4 7 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (12.24%) Business Analysis
5 6 (12.24%) Project Management
5 6 (12.24%) MVC
6 5 (10.20%) UML
7 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.08%) Software Testing
8 2 (4.08%) Web Development
8 2 (4.08%) Reverse Engineering
9 1 (2.04%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.04%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (2.04%) MVVM
9 1 (2.04%) High Availability
9 1 (2.04%) Embedded Software Development
9 1 (2.04%) Build Automation
9 1 (2.04%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.90%) SQL
2 17 (34.69%) T-SQL
3 12 (24.49%) VB.NET
4 9 (18.37%) C++
5 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 5 (10.20%) Java
6 5 (10.20%) VBA
7 4 (8.16%) C
7 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
7 4 (8.16%) PHP
8 3 (6.12%) VB
8 3 (6.12%) Perl
8 3 (6.12%) Delphi
8 3 (6.12%) VB6
9 2 (4.08%) MATLAB
9 2 (4.08%) Embedded C
10 1 (2.04%) Embedded C++
10 1 (2.04%) XPath
10 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.16%) Degree
3 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) ISEB
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.04%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) SAP
3 1 (2.04%) JBoss
3 1 (2.04%) Serena