The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Lancashire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 33 6 25
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +19
Contract jobs citing C# 16 38 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.53% 14.07% 5.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.11% 40.86% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 28 17
Average daily rate
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£285 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
122 93 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 26.93% 34.44% 38.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 53 111
Average daily rate £378 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.83% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £325 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 7
Average hourly rate £36.67 £37.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.21% +10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £30.00 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C#
North West

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -16 7 £258 -14.16% 8
Blackpool - 1 £495 - 1
Burnley - - - -
Chorley - - - - 3
Colne - - - -
Lancaster - - - - 1
Morecambe - - - -
Newton-le-Willows - - - -
Ormskirk - - - - 1
Skelmersdale - - - -
Blackburn - - - - 4
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 35 (89.74%) .NET
2 25 (64.10%) TDD
3 21 (53.85%) WPF
4 19 (48.72%) Unit Testing
5 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (41.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (41.03%) Sybase
6 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
6 16 (41.03%) SQL
7 15 (38.46%) VB.NET
8 12 (30.77%) MVVM
8 12 (30.77%) CSS
8 12 (30.77%) HTML
8 12 (30.77%) Scrum
9 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
10 10 (25.64%) Hibernate
10 10 (25.64%) jQuery
11 9 (23.08%) XML
11 9 (23.08%) Java
12 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
12 8 (20.51%) Ajax
13 7 (17.95%) .NET Framework
13 7 (17.95%) Scala
13 7 (17.95%) Inversion of Control
13 7 (17.95%) BDD
13 7 (17.95%) WinForms
13 7 (17.95%) Web Services
13 7 (17.95%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (15.38%) OOD
14 6 (15.38%) HTML5

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (12.82%) WebLogic
1 5 (12.82%) Tomcat
1 5 (12.82%) MQSeries
1 5 (12.82%) CMS
1 5 (12.82%) WebSphere
1 5 (12.82%) Escenic
1 5 (12.82%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (2.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) InDesign
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.95%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (12.82%) Hadoop
3 5 (12.82%) MySQL
3 5 (12.82%) Big Data
4 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (41.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.69%) Subversion
3 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.56%) JIRA
4 1 (2.56%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.56%) T4 Templates
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Law
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (92.31%) Developer
2 15 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 10 (25.64%) C# Developer
4 8 (20.51%) Software Developer
5 6 (15.38%) Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) Senior Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Programmer
6 5 (12.82%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) Java Developer
6 5 (12.82%) SQL Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Java Programmer
6 5 (12.82%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Developer Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) Senior Programmer
6 5 (12.82%) Senior Java Programmer
6 5 (12.82%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (12.82%) WPF Developer
7 4 (10.26%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (10.26%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (7.69%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (89.74%) .NET
2 21 (53.85%) WPF
3 12 (30.77%) CSS
3 12 (30.77%) HTML
4 10 (25.64%) Hibernate
4 10 (25.64%) jQuery
5 9 (23.08%) XML
6 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET
6 8 (20.51%) Ajax
7 7 (17.95%) .NET Framework
7 7 (17.95%) Web Services
7 7 (17.95%) WinForms
8 6 (15.38%) HTML5
8 6 (15.38%) CSS3
9 5 (12.82%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (12.82%) LAMP
9 5 (12.82%) Spring
9 5 (12.82%) JSF
9 5 (12.82%) Java RMI
9 5 (12.82%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (10.26%) N-Tier
3 3 (7.69%) Open Source
4 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.56%) NHS
5 1 (2.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) TDD
2 19 (48.72%) Unit Testing
3 17 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (30.77%) MVVM
4 12 (30.77%) Scrum
5 7 (17.95%) BDD
6 6 (15.38%) OOD
7 5 (12.82%) RUP
7 5 (12.82%) UML
7 5 (12.82%) OOP
7 5 (12.82%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (12.82%) MVC
8 2 (5.13%) OO
8 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.56%) Time Management
9 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
9 1 (2.56%) Product Management
9 1 (2.56%) Software Architecture
9 1 (2.56%) Agile Project Management
9 1 (2.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
1 16 (41.03%) SQL
2 15 (38.46%) VB.NET
3 9 (23.08%) Java
4 7 (17.95%) Scala
5 5 (12.82%) VB
5 5 (12.82%) T-SQL
6 4 (10.26%) VB6
6 4 (10.26%) Ruby
7 3 (7.69%) Python
7 3 (7.69%) C++
8 2 (5.13%) PHP
9 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.56%) VBScript
9 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Sybase
2 5 (12.82%) JBoss
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle
3 3 (7.69%) Telerik
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) Adobe
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