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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 37 31 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Contract jobs citing C# 11 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.51% 5.03% 7.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.59% 19.70% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £237 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £380 £304
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -6.66%
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
167 132 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 38.04% 25.53% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 91 45
Average daily rate £375 £375 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £413 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 6
Average hourly rate £45.50 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.66% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 - 3 £325 - 4
Preston -7 1 £425 +65.04% 13
C#
North West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 35 (89.74%) .NET
2 28 (71.79%) JavaScript
3 25 (64.10%) SQL Server
4 24 (61.54%) SQL
4 24 (61.54%) MVC
5 22 (56.41%) ASP.NET
6 16 (41.03%) HTML
7 14 (35.90%) CSS
8 12 (30.77%) Telecoms
8 12 (30.77%) .NET Framework
8 12 (30.77%) WCF
9 11 (28.21%) jQuery
9 11 (28.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (28.21%) HTML5
9 11 (28.21%) Entity Framework
9 11 (28.21%) Visual Studio
10 10 (25.64%) Classic ASP
10 10 (25.64%) Oracle
10 10 (25.64%) PL/SQL
10 10 (25.64%) CSS3
10 10 (25.64%) PhoneGap
10 10 (25.64%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (25.64%) Oracle Database
10 10 (25.64%) Umbraco
11 9 (23.08%) Unit Testing
12 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
13 6 (15.38%) LINQ
13 6 (15.38%) Ajax
13 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (25.64%) Umbraco
2 3 (7.69%) MQSeries
3 2 (5.13%) Node.js
3 2 (5.13%) CMS
4 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (64.10%) SQL Server
2 10 (25.64%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (25.64%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.13%) Subversion
4 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 12 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (66.67%) Developer
2 18 (46.15%) .NET Developer
3 4 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (10.26%) C# Developer
4 2 (5.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (5.13%) CRM Developer
4 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 2 (5.13%) Senior C# Software Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (5.13%) Applications Developer
4 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Developer
5 1 (2.56%) SQL DBA
5 1 (2.56%) Lead Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Web Developer
5 1 (2.56%) DBA
5 1 (2.56%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (89.74%) .NET
2 22 (56.41%) ASP.NET
3 16 (41.03%) HTML
4 14 (35.90%) CSS
5 12 (30.77%) .NET Framework
5 12 (30.77%) WCF
6 11 (28.21%) jQuery
6 11 (28.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (28.21%) HTML5
6 11 (28.21%) Entity Framework
7 10 (25.64%) Classic ASP
7 10 (25.64%) CSS3
7 10 (25.64%) PhoneGap
8 6 (15.38%) LINQ
8 6 (15.38%) Ajax
8 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 5 (12.82%) WPF
10 3 (7.69%) Web Services
11 2 (5.13%) RESTful
11 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Tandem
3 1 (2.56%) Replication
3 1 (2.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) MVC
2 9 (23.08%) Unit Testing
3 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
4 4 (10.26%) Scrum
5 3 (7.69%) TDD
6 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.13%) System Testing
6 2 (5.13%) BDD
6 2 (5.13%) Web Application Development
6 2 (5.13%) CRM
6 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.56%) Validation
7 1 (2.56%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.56%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.56%) Test Planning
7 1 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.56%) V-Model
7 1 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 28 (71.79%) JavaScript
2 24 (61.54%) SQL
3 10 (25.64%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.69%) Ruby
4 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 3 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.56%) VBA
5 1 (2.56%) VBScript
5 1 (2.56%) VB
5 1 (2.56%) Java
5 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB
2 1 (2.56%) HND
2 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Oracle
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) Twitter
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