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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 27 34 7
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -27
Contract jobs citing C# 13 16 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.93% 3.68% 13.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.04% 12.70% 39.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 28
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 £325 £254 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £484 £325
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 £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
108 126 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 32.63% 28.97% 34.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 79 54
Average daily rate £425 £378 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% +25.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £270 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 9
Average hourly rate - £36.67 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +7 5 £425 -14.14% 4
Preston +8 4 £425 +65.04% 12
Lancaster - 1 £325 - 2
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (75.00%) .NET
2 18 (64.29%) ASP.NET
3 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
3 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
3 15 (53.57%) jQuery
4 14 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 14 (50.00%) SQL
5 12 (42.86%) MVC
6 11 (39.29%) Entity Framework
7 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (28.57%) WCF
9 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
9 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (25.00%) Visual Studio
10 6 (21.43%) Ajax
10 6 (21.43%) LINQ
10 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 5 (17.86%) TDD
11 5 (17.86%) Windows
12 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
12 4 (14.29%) Ruby
12 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
13 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
13 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
13 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (10.71%) Finance
13 3 (10.71%) Mainframe
13 3 (10.71%) IBM
13 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (10.71%) MQSeries
2 2 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) Node.js
3 1 (3.57%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.57%) Selenium
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Developer
2 11 (39.29%) .NET Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Applications Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Lead Developer
4 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 2 (7.14%) CRM Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Umbraco Developer
5 1 (3.57%) AWS Developer
5 1 (3.57%) SQL DBA
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (3.57%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) .NET
2 18 (64.29%) ASP.NET
3 15 (53.57%) jQuery
4 14 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 11 (39.29%) Entity Framework
6 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (28.57%) WCF
8 6 (21.43%) Ajax
8 6 (21.43%) LINQ
8 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (10.71%) HTML
9 3 (10.71%) XML
10 2 (7.14%) RESTful
10 2 (7.14%) WPF
10 2 (7.14%) CSS
10 2 (7.14%) Web Services
10 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (3.57%) Silverlight
11 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Mainframe
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Tandem
3 1 (3.57%) Statistics
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) UNIX
3 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) MVC
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (17.86%) TDD
4 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) CRM
5 2 (7.14%) BDD
5 2 (7.14%) Web Application Development
5 2 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.57%) Test Planning
6 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.57%) V-Model
6 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.57%) Validation
6 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) JavaScript
2 14 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (14.29%) Ruby
4 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.14%) Java
6 1 (3.57%) C++
6 1 (3.57%) VBScript
6 1 (3.57%) VB
6 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.57%) Python
6 1 (3.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.57%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) HND
4 1 (3.57%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) IBM
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