The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 26 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 2.56% 0.61% 1.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.69% 6.67% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £323 £250 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.00% -17.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £250 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £309
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.19 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.47% +7.17%
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
52 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 33.33% 9.09% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 8 21
Median daily rate £410 £290 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.37% -35.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £480 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax region citing C# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for C#.

1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) RUP
3 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) V-Model
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) Testopia
3 2 (28.57%) Ranorex
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) RESTful

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
1 2 (28.57%) Ranorex
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) Testopia
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Test Manager
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# WCF Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Finance Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
4 1 (14.29%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (28.57%) WCF
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) RUP
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) V-Model
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft