The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 31 37 30
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing C# 17 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.79% 3.23% 5.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.94% 8.38% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 8
Average daily rate £275 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.15% +7.31%
C#
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
171 167 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 38.08% 38.48% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 113 76
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £565 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 7
Average hourly rate £43.00 £45.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.49% +51.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.81 £26.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £46.09 £32.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

C#
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston - 7 £379 - 3
Blackburn - 2 - - 2
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 34 (73.91%) .NET
2 33 (71.74%) Visual Studio
3 19 (41.30%) SQL Server
4 18 (39.13%) Oracle
5 17 (36.96%) Windows
6 16 (34.78%) XML
7 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET
7 13 (28.26%) Oracle Database
8 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (23.91%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
9 10 (21.74%) Relational Database
9 10 (21.74%) Rational DOORS
9 10 (21.74%) C++
9 10 (21.74%) SQL
10 9 (19.57%) RDBMS
10 9 (19.57%) IBM
11 8 (17.39%) OO
11 8 (17.39%) ClearCase
11 8 (17.39%) VB
11 8 (17.39%) Management Information System
11 8 (17.39%) WinForms
11 8 (17.39%) WPF
11 8 (17.39%) .NET Framework
12 7 (15.22%) Requirements Management
12 7 (15.22%) Project Planning
12 7 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
12 7 (15.22%) VC++
13 6 (13.04%) XSD

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (4.35%) Node.js
2 1 (2.17%) Apache
2 1 (2.17%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (41.30%) SQL Server
2 13 (28.26%) Oracle Database
3 11 (23.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (21.74%) Relational Database
5 9 (19.57%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 33 (71.74%) Visual Studio
2 10 (21.74%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (17.39%) ClearCase
4 7 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (8.70%) Rational Robot
6 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.35%) NUnit
7 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.17%) gulp
7 1 (2.17%) InstallShield
7 1 (2.17%) JIRA
7 1 (2.17%) JUnit
7 1 (2.17%) PHPUnit
7 1 (2.17%) Selenium
7 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.17%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (10.87%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Avionics
3 2 (4.35%) Military
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (78.26%) Developer
2 17 (36.96%) C# Developer
3 15 (32.61%) .NET Developer
4 10 (21.74%) Software Developer
5 9 (19.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Database Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Database Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Lead Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Lead Software Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) VB.NET Developer
10 1 (2.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 1 (2.17%) Information Systems Engineer
10 1 (2.17%) Senior WinForms Developer
10 1 (2.17%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (73.91%) .NET
2 16 (34.78%) XML
3 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET
4 8 (17.39%) .NET Framework
4 8 (17.39%) WinForms
4 8 (17.39%) WPF
5 6 (13.04%) Entity Framework
5 6 (13.04%) XSD
5 6 (13.04%) XSLT
6 5 (10.87%) HTML
7 4 (8.70%) CSS
7 4 (8.70%) jQuery
8 3 (6.52%) HTML5
9 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (4.35%) CSS3
9 2 (4.35%) SOAP
10 1 (2.17%) CAML
10 1 (2.17%) LINQ
10 1 (2.17%) WCF
10 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.17%) Unix
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
3 8 (17.39%) OO
4 7 (15.22%) Project Planning
4 7 (15.22%) Requirements Management
5 6 (13.04%) TDD
6 5 (10.87%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (10.87%) SOLID
7 3 (6.52%) Automated Testing
7 3 (6.52%) MVC
8 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.35%) Issue Tracking
8 2 (4.35%) Kanban
8 2 (4.35%) Programme Management
8 2 (4.35%) Scrum
8 2 (4.35%) SDLC
8 2 (4.35%) UML
8 2 (4.35%) Web Development
9 1 (2.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) C++
1 10 (21.74%) SQL
2 8 (17.39%) VB
3 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
3 7 (15.22%) VC++
4 5 (10.87%) VB.NET
5 4 (8.70%) VB6
6 3 (6.52%) Java
7 1 (2.17%) FQL
7 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.17%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) Oracle
2 9 (19.57%) IBM
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.17%) DevExpress
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