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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 27 30 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -25
Contract jobs citing C# 29 18 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.88% 4.39% 14.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.57% 13.85% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 30
Average daily rate
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£425 £285 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.12% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £270 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £386 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +7.14%
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
199 130 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 40.37% 31.71% 33.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 76 51
Average daily rate £442 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £270 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £473 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.67 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.08% -2.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015. 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
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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
Blackpool -4 20 £428 - 4
Preston -1 3 £388 +43.51% 7
Lancaster - 1 £325 -
Lytham St Annes - 1 - -
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 (85.00%) .NET
2 25 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 21 (52.50%) SQL Server
4 19 (47.50%) JavaScript
4 19 (47.50%) SQL
5 18 (45.00%) jQuery
6 16 (40.00%) Java
6 16 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (37.50%) HTML
7 15 (37.50%) CSS
7 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (37.50%) TDD
8 14 (35.00%) .NET Framework
8 14 (35.00%) Linux
8 14 (35.00%) UNIX
8 14 (35.00%) Internet
8 14 (35.00%) Visual Studio
8 14 (35.00%) Mac OS X
9 13 (32.50%) Git (software)
10 12 (30.00%) Ruby
10 12 (30.00%) Windows
11 11 (27.50%) C++
11 11 (27.50%) VB
11 11 (27.50%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (25.00%) CAML
12 10 (25.00%) FQL
12 10 (25.00%) Web Services
12 10 (25.00%) Python
12 10 (25.00%) SharePoint
12 10 (25.00%) PowerShell

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 10 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (15.00%) IIS
3 4 (10.00%) Apache
3 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (5.00%) Node.js
4 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) GitHub
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.00%) Internet
2 8 (20.00%) HTTP
3 4 (10.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (52.50%) SQL Server
2 11 (27.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 8 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (12.50%) NoSQL
6 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
6 4 (10.00%) SQLite
6 4 (10.00%) RDBMS
6 4 (10.00%) MySQL
7 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Visual Studio
2 13 (32.50%) Git (software)
3 8 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 8 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (17.50%) Subversion
5 4 (10.00%) Maven
5 4 (10.00%) JUnit
5 4 (10.00%) IntelliJ
5 4 (10.00%) NUnit
5 4 (10.00%) PHPUnit
5 4 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (10.00%) Hudson
General
1 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 31 (77.50%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Web Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.50%) SQL DBA
7 1 (2.50%) Systems Test Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Systems Support Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Analyst Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Programmer
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (85.00%) .NET
2 25 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 18 (45.00%) jQuery
4 15 (37.50%) HTML
4 15 (37.50%) CSS
5 14 (35.00%) .NET Framework
6 10 (25.00%) Web Services
6 10 (25.00%) CAML
7 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (17.50%) Entity Framework
8 7 (17.50%) WCF
9 5 (12.50%) Ajax
9 5 (12.50%) LINQ
9 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (10.00%) REST
10 4 (10.00%) HTML5
10 4 (10.00%) Django
10 4 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (10.00%) XML
10 4 (10.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) Tandem
5 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) UNIX
1 14 (35.00%) Linux
1 14 (35.00%) Mac OS X
2 12 (30.00%) Windows
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (37.50%) TDD
2 9 (22.50%) Data Management
3 8 (20.00%) MVC
3 8 (20.00%) Web Design
3 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 4 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (10.00%) ITIL
5 4 (10.00%) BDD
6 3 (7.50%) Web Accessibility
6 3 (7.50%) UML
7 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.00%) Scrum
7 2 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (5.00%) Web Application Development
8 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) JavaScript
1 19 (47.50%) SQL
2 16 (40.00%) Java
3 12 (30.00%) Ruby
4 11 (27.50%) VB
4 11 (27.50%) C++
5 10 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 10 (25.00%) FQL
5 10 (25.00%) Python
6 8 (20.00%) VB.NET
7 5 (12.50%) VBScript
8 4 (10.00%) C
8 4 (10.00%) PHP
8 4 (10.00%) VBA
9 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.50%) VC++
10 1 (2.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Degree
1 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) HND
4 1 (2.50%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (10.00%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle
1 4 (10.00%) IBM
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
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