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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 17 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 10 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 6.25% 4.41% 8.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.45% 28.57% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £315 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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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
22 21 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 13.75% 15.44% 26.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 28
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £376 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 17 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) Web Services
2 9 (90.00%) XML
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (60.00%) WCF
3 6 (60.00%) SOAP
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (10.00%) CSS
5 1 (10.00%) XHTML
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Legal
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) CSS3

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
1 10 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) Web Services
2 9 (90.00%) XML
3 6 (60.00%) WCF
3 6 (60.00%) SOAP
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) CSS3
4 1 (10.00%) XHTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL