The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 8 15 22
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs citing C# 17 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 16.67% 6.62% 2.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 73.91% 52.63% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 4
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
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#
West Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
23 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 22.55% 12.58% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 17
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Halifax

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 21 (77.78%) Web Services
2 21 (77.78%) WCF
3 13 (48.15%) .NET Framework
4 12 (44.44%) MVC
5 11 (40.74%) Finance
5 11 (40.74%) TDD
6 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 9 (33.33%) HTML
7 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
7 7 (25.93%) jQuery
8 6 (22.22%) CSS
8 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
9 5 (18.52%) Oracle
9 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
9 5 (18.52%) XML
9 5 (18.52%) Windows
9 5 (18.52%) WinForms
9 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
11 3 (11.11%) XPath
11 3 (11.11%) XSD
11 3 (11.11%) XSLT
11 3 (11.11%) SOAP
11 3 (11.11%) SQL
11 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
11 3 (11.11%) VB

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 (7.41%) CMS
1 2 (7.41%) Kentico
1 2 (7.41%) Umbraco
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Bluetooth
1 2 (7.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Back Office
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (100.00%) Developer
2 23 (85.19%) .NET Developer
2 23 (85.19%) C# Developer
3 19 (70.37%) C# .NET Developer
4 16 (59.26%) WCF Developer
5 14 (51.85%) C# WCF Developer
6 5 (18.52%) WinForms Developer
7 3 (11.11%) VB Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Applications Developer
8 2 (7.41%) C# Application Developer
8 2 (7.41%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (7.41%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 2 (7.41%) CMS Developer
8 2 (7.41%) HTML CSS Developer
8 2 (7.41%) HTML Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
8 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
8 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (7.41%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (7.41%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (77.78%) WCF
2 21 (77.78%) Web Services
3 13 (48.15%) .NET Framework
4 9 (33.33%) HTML
5 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
5 7 (25.93%) jQuery
6 6 (22.22%) CSS
7 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (18.52%) WinForms
7 5 (18.52%) XML
8 3 (11.11%) SOAP
8 3 (11.11%) XSD
8 3 (11.11%) XSLT
9 2 (7.41%) HTML5
9 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) MVC
2 11 (40.74%) TDD
3 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.41%) Android Development
4 2 (7.41%) Front End Development
4 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 3 (11.11%) VB
2 3 (11.11%) XPath
3 2 (7.41%) C
3 2 (7.41%) C++
3 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
3 2 (7.41%) VB6
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) EPiServer
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft