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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 6 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing C# 123 97 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.19% 10.75% 12.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.85% 26.87% 27.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 53 98
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £360 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
325 361 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 32.21% 40.02% 45.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 220 311
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 19 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £38.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% +120.00%
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 16 September 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 16 September 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#.

1 197 (81.74%) .NET
2 138 (57.26%) Agile Software Development
3 132 (54.77%) ASP.NET
4 127 (52.70%) SQL Server
5 91 (37.76%) SQL
6 80 (33.20%) MVC
7 75 (31.12%) JavaScript
8 60 (24.90%) .NET Framework
9 58 (24.07%) HTML
10 56 (23.24%) CSS
11 51 (21.16%) Web Services
11 51 (21.16%) ASP.NET MVC
12 48 (19.92%) Visual Studio
12 48 (19.92%) Microsoft
13 47 (19.50%) WCF
14 39 (16.18%) WinForms
14 39 (16.18%) XML
15 38 (15.77%) Java
15 38 (15.77%) VB.NET
15 38 (15.77%) TDD
16 37 (15.35%) SharePoint
17 36 (14.94%) Software Engineering
17 36 (14.94%) SQL Server 2008
18 29 (12.03%) SQL Server 2005
19 28 (11.62%) Oracle
19 28 (11.62%) Scrum
19 28 (11.62%) Enterprise Software
20 26 (10.79%) jQuery
20 26 (10.79%) Web Development
21 25 (10.37%) OO

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 37 (15.35%) SharePoint
2 23 (9.54%) BizTalk Server
3 20 (8.30%) SharePoint 2010
4 17 (7.05%) CMS
5 7 (2.90%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (2.07%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.66%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.41%) Kentico
8 1 (0.41%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.41%) IIS
8 1 (0.41%) MQSeries
Applications
1 11 (4.56%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.32%) InfoPath
3 5 (2.07%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (2.07%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.32%) Intranet
2 4 (1.66%) Internet
2 4 (1.66%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (52.70%) SQL Server
2 36 (14.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (12.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 21 (8.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (7.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (5.81%) Star Schema
7 7 (2.90%) MySQL
8 6 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (2.07%) EDRMS
10 3 (1.24%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.83%) QlikView
11 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.83%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.41%) MS Access
12 1 (0.41%) RavenDB
12 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 48 (19.92%) Visual Studio
2 24 (9.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (6.22%) Cucumber
4 13 (5.39%) Selenium
5 11 (4.56%) SoapUI
6 10 (4.15%) WebDriver
6 10 (4.15%) MSTest
7 8 (3.32%) JBehave
8 5 (2.07%) NUnit
8 5 (2.07%) Subversion
9 4 (1.66%) Git (software)
10 3 (1.24%) Maven
11 2 (0.83%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (0.83%) JUnit
11 2 (0.83%) Behat
12 1 (0.41%) Firebug
12 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 1 (0.41%) LLBLGen Pro
12 1 (0.41%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 24 (9.96%) Finance
2 5 (2.07%) Advertising
3 4 (1.66%) Retail
4 3 (1.24%) Back Office
5 2 (0.83%) Local Government
6 1 (0.41%) Marketing
6 1 (0.41%) Publishing
6 1 (0.41%) Automotive
6 1 (0.41%) Law
6 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 186 (77.18%) Developer
2 106 (43.98%) .NET Developer
3 44 (18.26%) C# Developer
4 29 (12.03%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (9.13%) Tester
6 19 (7.88%) SharePoint Developer
7 18 (7.47%) Software Engineer
8 14 (5.81%) WinForms Developer
9 13 (5.39%) C# Software Engineer
10 12 (4.98%) SQL Developer
10 12 (4.98%) Senior Developer
10 12 (4.98%) .NET Software Engineer
11 11 (4.56%) ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (4.56%) VB.NET Developer
12 10 (4.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (3.73%) Web Developer
13 9 (3.73%) Analyst
13 9 (3.73%) Software Developer
14 8 (3.32%) Manual Tester
14 8 (3.32%) Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (81.74%) .NET
2 132 (54.77%) ASP.NET
3 60 (24.90%) .NET Framework
4 58 (24.07%) HTML
5 56 (23.24%) CSS
6 51 (21.16%) Web Services
6 51 (21.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 47 (19.50%) WCF
8 39 (16.18%) XML
8 39 (16.18%) WinForms
9 26 (10.79%) jQuery
10 22 (9.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 20 (8.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 20 (8.30%) ASP.NET Web API
12 16 (6.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 14 (5.81%) HTML5
14 12 (4.98%) XHTML
15 11 (4.56%) Ajax
15 11 (4.56%) WPF
16 10 (4.15%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.62%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (6.22%) NHS
3 9 (3.73%) N-Tier
4 6 (2.49%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.66%) User Experience
5 4 (1.66%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.66%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.24%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (0.83%) iPhone
7 2 (0.83%) Open Source
8 1 (0.41%) Social Media
8 1 (0.41%) Wiki
8 1 (0.41%) Blog
8 1 (0.41%) EPoS
8 1 (0.41%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.41%) PKI
8 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.71%) Windows
2 5 (2.07%) Android
3 3 (1.24%) UNIX
4 2 (0.83%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.83%) Linux
4 2 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (57.26%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (33.20%) MVC
3 38 (15.77%) TDD
4 36 (14.94%) Software Engineering
5 28 (11.62%) Scrum
6 26 (10.79%) Web Development
7 25 (10.37%) OO
8 24 (9.96%) BDD
9 21 (8.71%) User Stories
9 21 (8.71%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (7.88%) Test Automation
10 19 (7.88%) Dependency Injection
11 18 (7.47%) Automated Testing
12 11 (4.56%) Workflow
12 11 (4.56%) Test Scripting
12 11 (4.56%) Performance Improvement
13 9 (3.73%) Mentoring
13 9 (3.73%) OOP
14 8 (3.32%) E-Commerce
14 8 (3.32%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 91 (37.76%) SQL
2 75 (31.12%) JavaScript
3 38 (15.77%) Java
3 38 (15.77%) VB.NET
4 22 (9.13%) Ruby
5 19 (7.88%) PHP
6 16 (6.64%) PowerShell
7 12 (4.98%) VB
8 11 (4.56%) T-SQL
9 8 (3.32%) C++
10 7 (2.90%) VB6
11 5 (2.07%) Python
11 5 (2.07%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.66%) VBA
13 3 (1.24%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.24%) X++
13 3 (1.24%) C
14 2 (0.83%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 10 (4.15%) ISEB
2 5 (2.07%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.66%) Degree
4 2 (0.83%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.83%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.30%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.41%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 48 (19.92%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.62%) Oracle
3 5 (2.07%) Kofax
3 5 (2.07%) Sitecore
4 4 (1.66%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.83%) Splunk
5 2 (0.83%) RedDot
5 2 (0.83%) Telerik
5 2 (0.83%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.41%) Open Text
6 1 (0.41%) Sybase
6 1 (0.41%) SAP
6 1 (0.41%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.41%) Appcelerator
6 1 (0.41%) Sencha
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