The first table below looks at the demand for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 17 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 Guildford 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 12 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing C# 21 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 9.55% 12.08% 9.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.34% 32.05% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 7
Average daily rate £360 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £213 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.22%
Programming Languages Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
67 78 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 30.45% 37.68% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 33 21
Average daily rate £350 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £213 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 5
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
C#
Surrey

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 24 (80.00%) .NET
2 17 (56.67%) WCF
3 12 (40.00%) SQL
3 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 11 (36.67%) C++
5 9 (30.00%) MVC
5 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (30.00%) WPF
6 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (26.67%) Web Services
6 8 (26.67%) XML
6 8 (26.67%) Scrum
7 7 (23.33%) Games
7 7 (23.33%) Finance
7 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
7 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (20.00%) REST
8 6 (20.00%) MySQL
8 6 (20.00%) Oracle
9 5 (16.67%) J2EE
9 5 (16.67%) Perl
9 5 (16.67%) C
9 5 (16.67%) Java
9 5 (16.67%) UNIX
9 5 (16.67%) Windows
9 5 (16.67%) Python
9 5 (16.67%) MS Excel

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 3 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.33%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) SNMP
1 5 (16.67%) TELNET
1 5 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (13.33%) 2G
2 4 (13.33%) 4G
2 4 (13.33%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (20.00%) MySQL
4 5 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (3.33%) MS Access
7 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.33%) JUnit
5 1 (3.33%) NUnit
5 1 (3.33%) Selenium
5 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
1 7 (23.33%) Games
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 5 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Test Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 4 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Architect
4 4 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Design Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (80.00%) .NET
2 17 (56.67%) WCF
3 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (30.00%) WPF
5 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (26.67%) Web Services
5 8 (26.67%) XML
6 6 (20.00%) REST
7 5 (16.67%) J2EE
8 4 (13.33%) LINQ
9 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
9 3 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (6.67%) Silverlight
10 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (6.67%) ADO.NET
10 2 (6.67%) Middleware
11 1 (3.33%) DAO
11 1 (3.33%) NHibernate
11 1 (3.33%) CSS
11 1 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) CMDB
2 1 (3.33%) Online Games
2 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) UNIX
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) MVC
2 8 (26.67%) Scrum
3 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (16.67%) ETL
4 5 (16.67%) Web Development
4 5 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 4 (13.33%) Game Development
5 4 (13.33%) Regression Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Automated Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Code Coverage
6 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (10.00%) Software Architecture
6 3 (10.00%) Process Architecture
6 3 (10.00%) Load Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.67%) UML
7 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) SQL
2 11 (36.67%) C++
3 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.67%) Perl
4 5 (16.67%) Java
4 5 (16.67%) C
4 5 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle
3 5 (16.67%) Nortel
3 5 (16.67%) Ericsson
3 5 (16.67%) Huawei
3 5 (16.67%) Greenplum
3 5 (16.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 5 (16.67%) Talend
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