The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 5 - 9
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing C# 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 13.33% - 5.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 66.67% - 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£350 - £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -6.66%
C#
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Home Counties
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 20.00% 5.88% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Average daily rate £350 £220 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

C#
Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

C#
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Home Counties 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) XAML
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework

C#
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Home Counties 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Software Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Software Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) WPF Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) WinForms
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) XAML
1 2 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft