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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank - 24 31
Contract jobs citing C# 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - 2.13% 1.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 10.00% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £369 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
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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
36 40 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 20.81% 21.28% 19.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 22 35
Average daily rate £450 £350 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
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 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 20 August 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) SOA
5 2 (28.57%) XSD
5 2 (28.57%) XSLT
5 2 (28.57%) UML
5 2 (28.57%) WCF
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 1 (14.29%) Use Case
6 1 (14.29%) jQuery
6 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
6 1 (14.29%) VB
6 1 (14.29%) Java

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) DB2
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) XSD
4 2 (28.57%) XSLT
4 2 (28.57%) WCF
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) J2EE
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) SOAP
5 1 (14.29%) Classic ASP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) C
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle