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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 17 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing C# 32 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.14% 6.55% 7.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.98% 15.70% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 4
Average daily rate £210 £200 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £329 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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
178 172 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 45.29% 41.75% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 118 51
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -15.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 +3 13 £210 +5.00% 3
Burnley +21 1 £350 +27.27%
Blackburn +3 1 £338 +14.89% 5
Blackpool -12 1 - -
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 72 (87.80%) .NET
2 55 (67.07%) Visual Studio
3 53 (64.63%) SQL Server
4 47 (57.32%) ASP.NET
5 36 (43.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 28 (34.15%) HTML
7 27 (32.93%) VB
8 24 (29.27%) JavaScript
9 22 (26.83%) CSS
9 22 (26.83%) Windows
10 21 (25.61%) Java
11 20 (24.39%) TDD
12 19 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (21.95%) Internet
14 17 (20.73%) SQL
14 17 (20.73%) Oracle
15 16 (19.51%) VB.NET
15 16 (19.51%) Linux
15 16 (19.51%) Unix
15 16 (19.51%) SharePoint
15 16 (19.51%) Mac OS X
15 16 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (18.29%) PowerShell
16 15 (18.29%) CAML
16 15 (18.29%) Team Foundation Server
16 15 (18.29%) FQL
16 15 (18.29%) C++
17 14 (17.07%) HTML5
17 14 (17.07%) Oracle Database
18 13 (15.85%) Git (software)

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 16 (19.51%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.76%) Node.js
3 6 (7.32%) Apache
3 6 (7.32%) IIS
3 6 (7.32%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (3.66%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.95%) Internet
2 9 (10.98%) HTTP
3 6 (7.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (64.63%) SQL Server
2 36 (43.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (17.07%) Oracle Database
4 9 (10.98%) RDBMS
4 9 (10.98%) Relational Database
5 8 (9.76%) MongoDB
5 8 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (6.10%) MySQL
6 5 (6.10%) SQLite
7 3 (3.66%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 55 (67.07%) Visual Studio
2 15 (18.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (15.85%) Git (software)
4 9 (10.98%) Eclipse
4 9 (10.98%) Jenkins
4 9 (10.98%) Rational DOORS
5 8 (9.76%) ClearCase
5 8 (9.76%) Subversion
6 6 (7.32%) JUnit
6 6 (7.32%) NUnit
6 6 (7.32%) PHPUnit
7 4 (4.88%) Rational Robot
8 3 (3.66%) Hudson
8 3 (3.66%) IntelliJ
8 3 (3.66%) Maven
9 1 (1.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (1.22%) eggPlant
9 1 (1.22%) NuGet
9 1 (1.22%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.22%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (3.66%) Finance
2 2 (2.44%) Avionics
2 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.44%) Military
3 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.22%) Banking
3 1 (1.22%) Retail
3 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (82.93%) Developer
2 34 (41.46%) C# Developer
3 25 (30.49%) .NET Developer
4 20 (24.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (17.07%) Digital Developer
6 9 (10.98%) Software Developer
7 8 (9.76%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (8.54%) Java Developer
9 5 (6.10%) Analyst
9 5 (6.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (4.88%) HTML Developer
10 4 (4.88%) Programmer
10 4 (4.88%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.88%) Web Developer
11 3 (3.66%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.66%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 3 (3.66%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 3 (3.66%) VB Developer
11 3 (3.66%) VB.NET Developer
12 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (87.80%) .NET
2 47 (57.32%) ASP.NET
3 28 (34.15%) HTML
4 22 (26.83%) CSS
5 15 (18.29%) CAML
6 14 (17.07%) HTML5
7 13 (15.85%) jQuery
8 12 (14.63%) .NET Framework
8 12 (14.63%) XML
9 11 (13.41%) Web Services
10 9 (10.98%) AngularJS
11 8 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (9.76%) WinForms
11 8 (9.76%) WPF
12 7 (8.54%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
13 6 (7.32%) Entity Framework
13 6 (7.32%) XSD
13 6 (7.32%) XSLT
14 5 (6.10%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.76%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.10%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.22%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.83%) Windows
2 16 (19.51%) Linux
2 16 (19.51%) Mac OS X
2 16 (19.51%) Unix
3 7 (8.54%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.39%) TDD
2 19 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (14.63%) MVC
4 9 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (10.98%) Data Management
4 9 (10.98%) Responsive Web Design
4 9 (10.98%) Web Design
5 8 (9.76%) Front End Development
5 8 (9.76%) Software Engineering
6 7 (8.54%) Project Planning
7 6 (7.32%) Automated Testing
7 6 (7.32%) ITIL
8 5 (6.10%) OO
8 5 (6.10%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (6.10%) Requirements Management
8 5 (6.10%) SOLID
8 5 (6.10%) Time Management
9 4 (4.88%) BDD
9 4 (4.88%) UML
10 3 (3.66%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 27 (32.93%) VB
2 24 (29.27%) JavaScript
3 21 (25.61%) Java
4 17 (20.73%) SQL
5 16 (19.51%) VB.NET
6 15 (18.29%) C++
6 15 (18.29%) FQL
6 15 (18.29%) PowerShell
7 10 (12.20%) Python
7 10 (12.20%) Ruby
8 9 (10.98%) VB6
9 5 (6.10%) C
9 5 (6.10%) PHP
9 5 (6.10%) VBA
9 5 (6.10%) VBScript
9 5 (6.10%) VC++
Qualifications
1 12 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.20%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.76%) Degree
4 2 (2.44%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.32%) Active Directory
1 6 (7.32%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 17 (20.73%) Oracle
2 10 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.98%) IBM
4 1 (1.22%) DevExpress
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