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 21 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 15 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing C# 97 102 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.74% 10.64% 9.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.86% 24.52% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 51 56
Average daily rate
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£325 £298 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.06% -6.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £200 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £359 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.88 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.21% -
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
465 416 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 41.89% 43.38% 40.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 260 219
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 £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 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 21 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 21 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 (79.22%) .NET
2 144 (62.34%) ASP.NET
3 129 (55.84%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (44.16%) SQL Server
5 94 (40.69%) JavaScript
6 91 (39.39%) MVC
7 86 (37.23%) SQL
8 72 (31.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 68 (29.44%) .NET Framework
10 67 (29.00%) Web Services
11 51 (22.08%) HTML
12 49 (21.21%) CSS
13 48 (20.78%) TDD
14 44 (19.05%) WCF
15 39 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
15 39 (16.88%) SQL Server 2008
16 38 (16.45%) Web Development
17 37 (16.02%) jQuery
18 36 (15.58%) Java
18 36 (15.58%) ASP.NET Web API
19 35 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC 3
20 34 (14.72%) Dependency Injection
20 34 (14.72%) Software Engineering
21 32 (13.85%) Automated Testing
21 32 (13.85%) XML
22 30 (12.99%) Microsoft
23 28 (12.12%) Visual Studio
24 27 (11.69%) Oracle
25 26 (11.26%) SQL Server 2005
26 24 (10.39%) NHS

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 (10.39%) SharePoint
2 15 (6.49%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
4 12 (5.19%) CMS
5 4 (1.73%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (1.73%) Apache ServiceMix
6 3 (1.30%) IIS
6 3 (1.30%) Kentico
7 2 (0.87%) EPiServer CMS
7 2 (0.87%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.43%) Apache
8 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.16%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (4.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.87%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.43%) SaaS
2 1 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.16%) Intranet
2 4 (1.73%) Firewall
3 3 (1.30%) CTI
4 1 (0.43%) SSL
4 1 (0.43%) Internet
4 1 (0.43%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.43%) SSH
4 1 (0.43%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (44.16%) SQL Server
2 39 (16.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (11.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 22 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (7.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (6.06%) Star Schema
7 12 (5.19%) NoSQL
8 7 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (3.03%) Relational Database
8 7 (3.03%) MySQL
9 5 (2.16%) RDBMS
9 5 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.16%) Pentaho
9 5 (2.16%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (2.16%) RavenDB
10 4 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.30%) EDRMS
11 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.30%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 28 (12.12%) Visual Studio
2 21 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (6.49%) Subversion
4 14 (6.06%) Cucumber
5 12 (5.19%) Git (software)
5 12 (5.19%) MSTest
6 6 (2.60%) NUnit
6 6 (2.60%) Selenium
7 5 (2.16%) SoapUI
8 4 (1.73%) JUnit
8 4 (1.73%) JMeter
8 4 (1.73%) QUnit
8 4 (1.73%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.30%) Maven
9 3 (1.30%) LLBLGen Pro
9 3 (1.30%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 2 (0.87%) JBehave
10 2 (0.87%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.87%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (0.43%) JIRA
General
1 15 (6.49%) Finance
2 4 (1.73%) Back Office
3 2 (0.87%) Retail
4 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.43%) Automotive
4 1 (0.43%) Law
4 1 (0.43%) Advertising
4 1 (0.43%) Publishing
4 1 (0.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 184 (79.65%) Developer
2 114 (49.35%) .NET Developer
3 44 (19.05%) C# Developer
4 32 (13.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (7.36%) SQL Developer
6 16 (6.93%) Senior Developer
6 16 (6.93%) Agile Coach
7 14 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (6.06%) SharePoint Developer
8 12 (5.19%) ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (4.76%) Software Engineer
10 10 (4.33%) C# Software Engineer
10 10 (4.33%) Analyst
10 10 (4.33%) Tester
10 10 (4.33%) .NET Software Engineer
10 10 (4.33%) WinForms Developer
11 9 (3.90%) Software Developer
12 8 (3.46%) Web Developer
12 8 (3.46%) Senior .NET Developer
13 5 (2.16%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (79.22%) .NET
2 144 (62.34%) ASP.NET
3 72 (31.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 68 (29.44%) .NET Framework
5 67 (29.00%) Web Services
6 51 (22.08%) HTML
7 49 (21.21%) CSS
8 44 (19.05%) WCF
9 37 (16.02%) jQuery
10 36 (15.58%) ASP.NET Web API
11 35 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 32 (13.85%) XML
13 23 (9.96%) WinForms
14 18 (7.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 17 (7.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 16 (6.93%) Ajax
17 13 (5.63%) NHibernate
18 12 (5.19%) WPF
18 12 (5.19%) JSON
19 11 (4.76%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.39%) NHS
2 21 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.16%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.16%) PKI
3 5 (2.16%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.16%) N-Tier
4 4 (1.73%) Smartcard
5 3 (1.30%) IVR
5 3 (1.30%) iPhone
6 2 (0.87%) User Experience
7 1 (0.43%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.43%) Open Source
7 1 (0.43%) Social Media
7 1 (0.43%) Wiki
7 1 (0.43%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.43%) EPoS
7 1 (0.43%) GIS
7 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.79%) Windows
2 6 (2.60%) Android
3 4 (1.73%) Windows Mobile
3 4 (1.73%) CentOS
4 3 (1.30%) UNIX
5 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.43%) Linux
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (55.84%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (39.39%) MVC
3 48 (20.78%) TDD
4 39 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (16.45%) Web Development
6 34 (14.72%) Dependency Injection
6 34 (14.72%) Software Engineering
7 32 (13.85%) Automated Testing
8 21 (9.09%) Test Automation
9 18 (7.79%) OO
10 17 (7.36%) Scrum
11 16 (6.93%) ATDD
12 15 (6.49%) User Stories
12 15 (6.49%) Refactoring
13 13 (5.63%) Workflow
14 11 (4.76%) Performance Improvement
14 11 (4.76%) BDD
15 10 (4.33%) CRM
16 8 (3.46%) Mentoring
16 8 (3.46%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 94 (40.69%) JavaScript
2 86 (37.23%) SQL
3 36 (15.58%) Java
4 20 (8.66%) Ruby
5 13 (5.63%) PowerShell
6 12 (5.19%) VB.NET
7 10 (4.33%) Python
7 10 (4.33%) VB
8 9 (3.90%) PHP
9 7 (3.03%) T-SQL
9 7 (3.03%) VB6
10 6 (2.60%) C++
11 1 (0.43%) C
11 1 (0.43%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.73%) ISEB
3 3 (1.30%) Degree
3 3 (1.30%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.87%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.43%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.43%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 5 (2.16%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 30 (12.99%) Microsoft
2 27 (11.69%) Oracle
3 7 (3.03%) Xamarin
4 6 (2.60%) Splunk
5 4 (1.73%) Cisco
5 4 (1.73%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.30%) Kofax
6 3 (1.30%) RedDot
6 3 (1.30%) Sencha
6 3 (1.30%) Appcelerator
7 2 (0.87%) Telerik
7 2 (0.87%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.87%) Open Text
8 1 (0.43%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.43%) Twitter
8 1 (0.43%) Sybase
8 1 (0.43%) SAP
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