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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 12 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing C# 114 120 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 10.34% 12.45% 12.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.44% 27.52% 34.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 77 57
Average daily rate
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£325 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £265 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £377 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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
508 436 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 46.10% 45.23% 35.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 325 143
Average daily rate £350 £318 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% +5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% +25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015, 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#.

1 166 (77.93%) .NET
2 122 (57.28%) ASP.NET
3 109 (51.17%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (50.70%) JavaScript
5 89 (41.78%) MVC
6 79 (37.09%) SQL
7 69 (32.39%) SQL Server
7 69 (32.39%) HTML
8 67 (31.46%) CSS
9 58 (27.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 55 (25.82%) TDD
11 54 (25.35%) Web Services
12 53 (24.88%) jQuery
13 48 (22.54%) .NET Framework
14 45 (21.13%) Microsoft
15 43 (20.19%) ASP.NET Web API
16 34 (15.96%) WCF
17 33 (15.49%) Java
18 32 (15.02%) Continuous Integration
19 31 (14.55%) Web Development
20 30 (14.08%) JSON
21 29 (13.62%) Visual Studio
22 27 (12.68%) SharePoint
23 26 (12.21%) OO
23 26 (12.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 25 (11.74%) ASP.NET MVC 3
25 24 (11.27%) Team Foundation Server
26 23 (10.80%) Windows
27 22 (10.33%) Dependency Injection
27 22 (10.33%) Automated Testing

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 27 (12.68%) SharePoint
2 13 (6.10%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (4.23%) CMS
4 6 (2.82%) Apache ServiceMix
5 5 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.41%) IIS
7 3 (1.41%) Apache
7 3 (1.41%) Kentico
8 1 (0.47%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (3.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.41%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (7.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.94%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.10%) Office 365
2 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.47%) SaaS
4 1 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.10%) Intranet
2 6 (2.82%) Firewall
3 5 (2.35%) CTI
4 1 (0.47%) SSL
4 1 (0.47%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.47%) SSH
4 1 (0.47%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (32.39%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (7.04%) Relational Database
4 13 (6.10%) NoSQL
5 9 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (3.29%) Pentaho
6 7 (3.29%) MySQL
7 5 (2.35%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.35%) RavenDB
7 5 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (2.35%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.41%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.47%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 29 (13.62%) Visual Studio
2 24 (11.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (9.39%) Subversion
4 19 (8.92%) Git (software)
5 18 (8.45%) NUnit
6 14 (6.57%) Selenium
7 12 (5.63%) Rhino Mocks
7 12 (5.63%) Cucumber
8 10 (4.69%) Jenkins
9 8 (3.76%) SpecFlow
9 8 (3.76%) Maven
10 6 (2.82%) JIRA
10 6 (2.82%) JUnit
10 6 (2.82%) JMeter
10 6 (2.82%) QUnit
11 4 (1.88%) MSTest
12 3 (1.41%) LLBLGen Pro
12 3 (1.41%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 1 (0.47%) MorphX
General
1 18 (8.45%) Finance
2 4 (1.88%) Back Office
2 4 (1.88%) Law
3 2 (0.94%) Investment Banking
3 2 (0.94%) Advertising
3 2 (0.94%) Banking
3 2 (0.94%) Retail
4 1 (0.47%) Billing
4 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.47%) Automotive
4 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 164 (77.00%) Developer
2 97 (45.54%) .NET Developer
3 31 (14.55%) C# Developer
4 28 (13.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (8.92%) Senior Developer
6 18 (8.45%) SQL Developer
7 16 (7.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (7.04%) SharePoint Developer
9 13 (6.10%) ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (5.63%) Agile Coach
11 9 (4.23%) Architect
12 8 (3.76%) Xamarin Developer
13 7 (3.29%) Web Developer
13 7 (3.29%) Senior .NET Developer
14 6 (2.82%) Tester
14 6 (2.82%) Mobile Developer
15 5 (2.35%) Agile Tester
15 5 (2.35%) Microsoft Developer
15 5 (2.35%) VB6 Developer
15 5 (2.35%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (77.93%) .NET
2 122 (57.28%) ASP.NET
3 69 (32.39%) HTML
4 67 (31.46%) CSS
5 58 (27.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 54 (25.35%) Web Services
7 53 (24.88%) jQuery
8 48 (22.54%) .NET Framework
9 43 (20.19%) ASP.NET Web API
10 34 (15.96%) WCF
11 30 (14.08%) JSON
12 26 (12.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 25 (11.74%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 21 (9.86%) XML
15 20 (9.39%) NHibernate
16 19 (8.92%) Ajax
17 16 (7.51%) Hibernate
18 15 (7.04%) REST
18 15 (7.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 11 (5.16%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.39%) NHS
2 11 (5.16%) User Experience
3 9 (4.23%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.82%) Smartcard
4 6 (2.82%) PKI
5 5 (2.35%) IVR
5 5 (2.35%) Open Source
6 3 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.41%) iPhone
6 3 (1.41%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.41%) W3C
7 1 (0.47%) GIS
7 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.80%) Windows
2 16 (7.51%) Android
3 12 (5.63%) Windows Mobile
4 8 (3.76%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.82%) CentOS
6 5 (2.35%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.47%) UNIX
7 1 (0.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (51.17%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (41.78%) MVC
3 55 (25.82%) TDD
4 32 (15.02%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (14.55%) Web Development
6 26 (12.21%) OO
7 22 (10.33%) Automated Testing
7 22 (10.33%) Dependency Injection
8 18 (8.45%) Scrum
9 17 (7.98%) Software Engineering
9 17 (7.98%) CRM
10 16 (7.51%) Unit Testing
11 10 (4.69%) Test Automation
11 10 (4.69%) ATDD
11 10 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (4.23%) Mentoring
12 9 (4.23%) Refactoring
13 8 (3.76%) Workflow
13 8 (3.76%) OOP
14 7 (3.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (50.70%) JavaScript
2 79 (37.09%) SQL
3 33 (15.49%) Java
4 18 (8.45%) Ruby
4 18 (8.45%) Python
5 9 (4.23%) VB
5 9 (4.23%) VB.NET
6 8 (3.76%) T-SQL
6 8 (3.76%) C++
7 7 (3.29%) PHP
7 7 (3.29%) VB6
7 7 (3.29%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.88%) Perl
9 2 (0.94%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.47%) C
10 1 (0.47%) X++
10 1 (0.47%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (4.69%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.41%) VCP4
2 3 (1.41%) Degree
3 2 (0.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.47%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.47%) COBIT
1 1 (0.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (3.29%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 45 (21.13%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.51%) Xamarin
3 15 (7.04%) Oracle
4 6 (2.82%) Red Hat
4 6 (2.82%) Splunk
4 6 (2.82%) Cisco
5 3 (1.41%) Sencha
5 3 (1.41%) Appcelerator
6 2 (0.94%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.94%) SAP
6 2 (0.94%) Open Text
6 2 (0.94%) RedDot
7 1 (0.47%) Telerik
7 1 (0.47%) Kofax
7 1 (0.47%) Perforce
7 1 (0.47%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.47%) Twitter
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