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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 30 6 28
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +22
Contract jobs citing C# 17 40 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.23% 13.99% 5.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.60% 42.11% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 29 15
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£285 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £244 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
125 95 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 31.09% 33.22% 42.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 52 106
Average daily rate £355 £300 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £325 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
Average hourly rate £36.67 £37.50 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.21% +6.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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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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 -15 7 £270 -10.00% 6
Blackpool - 2 £495 - 2
Blackburn 0 1 - - 4
Skelmersdale - - - -
Burnley - - - -
Chorley - - - - 3
Colne - - - -
Lancaster - - - - 2
Morecambe - - - -
Newton-le-Willows - - - -
Ormskirk - - - -
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 39 (90.70%) .NET
2 25 (58.14%) TDD
3 23 (53.49%) WPF
4 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (44.19%) Unit Testing
6 18 (41.86%) SQL
7 17 (39.53%) VB.NET
8 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
8 16 (37.21%) Sybase
9 15 (34.88%) SQL Server
9 15 (34.88%) Scrum
9 15 (34.88%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (32.56%) MVVM
11 12 (27.91%) HTML
11 12 (27.91%) ASP.NET
11 12 (27.91%) CSS
12 10 (23.26%) Hibernate
12 10 (23.26%) jQuery
13 9 (20.93%) Java
13 9 (20.93%) VB
14 8 (18.60%) XML
14 8 (18.60%) Ajax
15 7 (16.28%) T-SQL
15 7 (16.28%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (16.28%) WinForms
15 7 (16.28%) Scala
15 7 (16.28%) Inversion of Control
15 7 (16.28%) BDD
16 6 (13.95%) Web Services
16 6 (13.95%) OOD

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 5 (11.63%) Tomcat
1 5 (11.63%) MQSeries
1 5 (11.63%) CMS
1 5 (11.63%) WebSphere
1 5 (11.63%) Escenic
1 5 (11.63%) WebLogic
1 5 (11.63%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (4.65%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.88%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.28%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (11.63%) Hadoop
3 5 (11.63%) MySQL
3 5 (11.63%) Big Data
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (34.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.65%) Subversion
2 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.33%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.33%) T4 Templates
3 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Law
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (90.70%) Developer
2 18 (41.86%) .NET Developer
3 10 (23.26%) C# Developer
4 9 (20.93%) Software Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) SQL Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Java Programmer
6 5 (11.63%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Developer Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Senior Programmer
6 5 (11.63%) Senior Java Programmer
6 5 (11.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (11.63%) WPF Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Senior Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Programmer
6 5 (11.63%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Java Developer
7 4 (9.30%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (9.30%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (90.70%) .NET
2 23 (53.49%) WPF
3 12 (27.91%) ASP.NET
3 12 (27.91%) CSS
3 12 (27.91%) HTML
4 10 (23.26%) Hibernate
4 10 (23.26%) jQuery
5 8 (18.60%) Ajax
5 8 (18.60%) XML
6 7 (16.28%) WinForms
7 6 (13.95%) Web Services
7 6 (13.95%) HTML5
7 6 (13.95%) CSS3
8 5 (11.63%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework
8 5 (11.63%) Struts
8 5 (11.63%) EJB
8 5 (11.63%) J2EE
8 5 (11.63%) Spring
8 5 (11.63%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (9.30%) N-Tier
3 3 (6.98%) Open Source
4 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.33%) NHS
5 1 (2.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (58.14%) TDD
2 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (44.19%) Unit Testing
4 15 (34.88%) Scrum
5 14 (32.56%) MVVM
6 7 (16.28%) BDD
7 6 (13.95%) MVC
7 6 (13.95%) OOD
8 5 (11.63%) RUP
8 5 (11.63%) UML
8 5 (11.63%) OOP
8 5 (11.63%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
10 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.65%) CRM
11 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
11 1 (2.33%) Mobile Commerce
11 1 (2.33%) Project Management
11 1 (2.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) SQL
2 17 (39.53%) VB.NET
3 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
4 9 (20.93%) Java
4 9 (20.93%) VB
5 7 (16.28%) Scala
5 7 (16.28%) T-SQL
6 4 (9.30%) VB6
6 4 (9.30%) Ruby
7 3 (6.98%) VBScript
7 3 (6.98%) Python
7 3 (6.98%) C++
8 2 (4.65%) PHP
8 2 (4.65%) XAML
9 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Sybase
2 5 (11.63%) JBoss
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) Telerik
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.33%) Adobe
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