The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 21 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing C# 3 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.59% 10.29% 8.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.82% 29.17% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 19 8
Average daily rate £400 £350 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +18.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £272 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £433 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
C#
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Programming Languages Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
44 72 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 37.93% 35.29% 33.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 55 32
Average daily rate £375 £338 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +14.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £248 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £448 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Average hourly rate £41.25 £33.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.13% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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#
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 10 February 2016, 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 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) MVC
3 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
4 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (38.46%) Java
5 5 (38.46%) Windows
5 5 (38.46%) Linux
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
7 3 (23.08%) Razor View Engine
7 3 (23.08%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (23.08%) jQuery
7 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
7 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (23.08%) Web Services
7 3 (23.08%) XML
7 3 (23.08%) DTS
7 3 (23.08%) FTP
7 3 (23.08%) DHTML

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (23.08%) JBoss
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) FTP
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) DTS
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.69%) Big Data
4 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (23.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (23.08%) Games
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Software Developer
3 3 (23.08%) .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Agile .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Angular Developer
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Developer in Test
5 1 (7.69%) Games Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Telecoms Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
4 3 (23.08%) ADO.NET
4 3 (23.08%) Ajax
4 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (23.08%) DHTML
4 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 3 (23.08%) jQuery
4 3 (23.08%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (23.08%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 3 (23.08%) WinForms
4 3 (23.08%) XML
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (15.38%) Reactive Extensions
5 2 (15.38%) Task Parallel Library
5 2 (15.38%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) MVC
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Database Tuning
4 2 (15.38%) Game Development
4 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Kanban
4 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
4 2 (15.38%) SOA
4 2 (15.38%) SOLID
4 2 (15.38%) Test-First Development
4 2 (15.38%) Use Case
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
4 3 (23.08%) VBScript
5 2 (15.38%) C++
5 2 (15.38%) Perl
5 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
1 2 (15.38%) KVM
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Cadence
2 2 (15.38%) Veeam
2 2 (15.38%) VMware