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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 30 29 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -23
Contract jobs citing C# 15 21 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.12% 4.29% 13.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.36% 19.63% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 25
Average daily rate
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£425 £270 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.40% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £224 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £482 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.78 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.64% -
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
132 107 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 36.26% 21.88% 32.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 65 48
Average daily rate £407 £379 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.45% +26.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £258 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £473 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Average hourly rate £37.00 £15.06 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.68% -59.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +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 7 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 7 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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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 +8 7 £425 -14.14% 3
Preston -2 3 £425 +65.04% 5
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 7 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 26 (76.47%) .NET
2 22 (64.71%) SQL Server
3 21 (61.76%) ASP.NET
4 18 (52.94%) JavaScript
4 18 (52.94%) SQL
5 15 (44.12%) jQuery
6 14 (41.18%) MVC
7 13 (38.24%) .NET Framework
8 12 (35.29%) WCF
9 11 (32.35%) Entity Framework
10 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (26.47%) Visual Studio
12 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
13 6 (17.65%) LINQ
13 6 (17.65%) Ajax
13 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 5 (14.71%) WPF
14 5 (14.71%) HTML
14 5 (14.71%) CSS
14 5 (14.71%) TDD
15 4 (11.76%) Web Services
15 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
15 4 (11.76%) Windows
15 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
15 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 3 (8.82%) Ruby
16 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
16 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
16 3 (8.82%) Umbraco

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 (8.82%) MQSeries
1 3 (8.82%) Umbraco
2 2 (5.88%) Node.js
2 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.94%) Selenium
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (82.35%) Developer
2 16 (47.06%) .NET Developer
3 4 (11.76%) C# Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Lead Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 2 (5.88%) CRM Developer
4 2 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Applications Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Developer
5 1 (2.94%) SQL DBA
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Analyst Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (2.94%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (76.47%) .NET
2 21 (61.76%) ASP.NET
3 15 (44.12%) jQuery
4 13 (38.24%) .NET Framework
5 12 (35.29%) WCF
6 11 (32.35%) Entity Framework
7 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (17.65%) Ajax
8 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 6 (17.65%) LINQ
9 5 (14.71%) HTML
9 5 (14.71%) CSS
9 5 (14.71%) WPF
10 4 (11.76%) Web Services
11 3 (8.82%) XML
12 2 (5.88%) WinForms
12 2 (5.88%) Classic ASP
12 2 (5.88%) HTML5
12 2 (5.88%) RESTful
12 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Mainframe
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Tandem
3 1 (2.94%) Statistics
3 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) MVC
2 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
4 5 (14.71%) TDD
5 3 (8.82%) Scrum
5 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) CRM
6 2 (5.88%) BDD
6 2 (5.88%) Web Application Development
7 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.94%) Test Planning
7 1 (2.94%) SDLC
7 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.94%) V-Model
7 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.94%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.94%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.94%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (52.94%) JavaScript
1 18 (52.94%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
3 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
3 3 (8.82%) Ruby
4 2 (5.88%) VB
4 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.94%) VBScript
5 1 (2.94%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) VBA
5 1 (2.94%) VB6
5 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.94%) HND
3 1 (2.94%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) IBM
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle
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