The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 16 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing C# 100 104 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.51% 10.99% 9.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.66% 24.88% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 51 62
Average daily rate
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£328 £300 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -7.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £200 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £359 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
C#
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
484 418 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 41.19% 44.19% 41.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 264 235
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +80.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Leeds region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Leeds region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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#.

1 183 (79.91%) .NET
2 142 (62.01%) ASP.NET
3 127 (55.46%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (43.67%) SQL Server
5 93 (40.61%) JavaScript
6 89 (38.86%) MVC
7 82 (35.81%) SQL
8 71 (31.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 68 (29.69%) Web Services
10 67 (29.26%) .NET Framework
11 50 (21.83%) HTML
12 48 (20.96%) CSS
13 47 (20.52%) TDD
14 44 (19.21%) WCF
15 39 (17.03%) Continuous Integration
15 39 (17.03%) SQL Server 2008
16 38 (16.59%) jQuery
17 37 (16.16%) Web Development
17 37 (16.16%) Java
18 36 (15.72%) ASP.NET Web API
19 35 (15.28%) ASP.NET MVC 3
20 34 (14.85%) Dependency Injection
21 33 (14.41%) Software Engineering
22 32 (13.97%) Automated Testing
22 32 (13.97%) XML
23 29 (12.66%) Visual Studio
23 29 (12.66%) Microsoft
24 26 (11.35%) SQL Server 2005
25 25 (10.92%) Oracle
26 24 (10.48%) NHS

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 24 (10.48%) SharePoint
2 15 (6.55%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (5.68%) SharePoint 2010
4 12 (5.24%) CMS
5 4 (1.75%) Apache ServiceMix
5 4 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (1.31%) IIS
6 3 (1.31%) Kentico
7 2 (0.87%) EPiServer CMS
7 2 (0.87%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.44%) Apache
8 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (2.62%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.18%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (4.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.87%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.44%) SaaS
2 1 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.18%) Intranet
2 4 (1.75%) CTI
2 4 (1.75%) Firewall
3 1 (0.44%) Internet
3 1 (0.44%) SSL
3 1 (0.44%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.44%) SSH
3 1 (0.44%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (43.67%) SQL Server
2 39 (17.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (11.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 22 (9.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (7.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (6.11%) Star Schema
7 11 (4.80%) NoSQL
8 8 (3.49%) Relational Database
9 7 (3.06%) MySQL
9 7 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (2.18%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.18%) Pentaho
10 5 (2.18%) MongoDB
10 5 (2.18%) RavenDB
10 5 (2.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.31%) EDRMS
12 3 (1.31%) QlikView
12 3 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (12.66%) Visual Studio
2 21 (9.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (6.55%) Subversion
4 13 (5.68%) Cucumber
5 12 (5.24%) MSTest
5 12 (5.24%) Git (software)
6 6 (2.62%) NUnit
7 5 (2.18%) Selenium
8 4 (1.75%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.75%) QUnit
8 4 (1.75%) SoapUI
8 4 (1.75%) JUnit
8 4 (1.75%) JMeter
9 3 (1.31%) Maven
9 3 (1.31%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 3 (1.31%) LLBLGen Pro
10 1 (0.44%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.44%) JIRA
10 1 (0.44%) JBehave
10 1 (0.44%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (6.55%) Finance
2 4 (1.75%) Back Office
2 4 (1.75%) Law
3 2 (0.87%) Retail
4 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.44%) Advertising
4 1 (0.44%) Publishing
4 1 (0.44%) Automotive
4 1 (0.44%) Banking
4 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 182 (79.48%) Developer
2 111 (48.47%) .NET Developer
3 42 (18.34%) C# Developer
4 31 (13.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (7.42%) SQL Developer
6 16 (6.99%) Senior Developer
6 16 (6.99%) Agile Coach
7 14 (6.11%) SharePoint Developer
7 14 (6.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (5.24%) ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (4.37%) Software Engineer
9 10 (4.37%) Analyst
10 9 (3.93%) C# Software Engineer
10 9 (3.93%) Software Developer
10 9 (3.93%) WinForms Developer
10 9 (3.93%) .NET Software Engineer
11 8 (3.49%) Senior .NET Developer
11 8 (3.49%) Web Developer
12 7 (3.06%) Architect
13 6 (2.62%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (79.91%) .NET
2 142 (62.01%) ASP.NET
3 71 (31.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 68 (29.69%) Web Services
5 67 (29.26%) .NET Framework
6 50 (21.83%) HTML
7 48 (20.96%) CSS
8 44 (19.21%) WCF
9 38 (16.59%) jQuery
10 36 (15.72%) ASP.NET Web API
11 35 (15.28%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 32 (13.97%) XML
13 21 (9.17%) WinForms
14 17 (7.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 17 (7.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 16 (6.99%) Ajax
16 13 (5.68%) JSON
16 13 (5.68%) NHibernate
17 12 (5.24%) WPF
18 11 (4.80%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.48%) NHS
2 19 (8.30%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.18%) N-Tier
3 5 (2.18%) PKI
3 5 (2.18%) Open Source
3 5 (2.18%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.75%) Smartcard
4 4 (1.75%) IVR
5 3 (1.31%) iPhone
6 2 (0.87%) User Experience
7 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.44%) GIS
7 1 (0.44%) EPoS
7 1 (0.44%) Wiki
7 1 (0.44%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.44%) Social Media
7 1 (0.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.73%) Windows
2 7 (3.06%) Android
3 5 (2.18%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (1.75%) CentOS
5 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.87%) UNIX
6 1 (0.44%) Linux
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (55.46%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (38.86%) MVC
3 47 (20.52%) TDD
4 39 (17.03%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (16.16%) Web Development
6 34 (14.85%) Dependency Injection
7 33 (14.41%) Software Engineering
8 32 (13.97%) Automated Testing
9 20 (8.73%) Test Automation
10 17 (7.42%) Scrum
11 16 (6.99%) OO
11 16 (6.99%) ATDD
12 15 (6.55%) Refactoring
13 14 (6.11%) User Stories
14 13 (5.68%) Workflow
15 11 (4.80%) CRM
15 11 (4.80%) Performance Improvement
16 10 (4.37%) BDD
16 10 (4.37%) Mentoring
17 8 (3.49%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 93 (40.61%) JavaScript
2 82 (35.81%) SQL
3 37 (16.16%) Java
4 23 (10.04%) Ruby
5 14 (6.11%) Python
6 13 (5.68%) PowerShell
7 10 (4.37%) VB.NET
7 10 (4.37%) C++
8 8 (3.49%) VB
9 7 (3.06%) T-SQL
9 7 (3.06%) PHP
10 6 (2.62%) VB6
11 1 (0.44%) XAML
11 1 (0.44%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (3.49%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.31%) ISEB
2 3 (1.31%) Degree
2 3 (1.31%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.87%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.18%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.44%) COBIT
2 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 5 (2.18%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 29 (12.66%) Microsoft
2 25 (10.92%) Oracle
3 8 (3.49%) Xamarin
4 5 (2.18%) Splunk
5 4 (1.75%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.75%) Cisco
6 3 (1.31%) Kofax
6 3 (1.31%) RedDot
6 3 (1.31%) Appcelerator
6 3 (1.31%) Sencha
7 2 (0.87%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.87%) Telerik
7 2 (0.87%) Open Text
8 1 (0.44%) SAP
8 1 (0.44%) Sybase
8 1 (0.44%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.44%) Twitter
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