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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 11 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 100 89 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 10.30% 10.14% 11.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.36% 24.59% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 53 88
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £266 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £350 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
309 362 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 31.82% 41.23% 41.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 238 267
Average daily rate £325 £325 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +160.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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#.

1 190 (82.25%) .NET
2 134 (58.01%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (56.28%) ASP.NET
4 118 (51.08%) SQL Server
5 87 (37.66%) SQL
6 81 (35.06%) MVC
7 79 (34.20%) JavaScript
8 61 (26.41%) .NET Framework
9 58 (25.11%) HTML
10 56 (24.24%) CSS
11 55 (23.81%) Web Services
12 52 (22.51%) ASP.NET MVC
13 48 (20.78%) WCF
14 44 (19.05%) Visual Studio
15 41 (17.75%) Microsoft
15 41 (17.75%) TDD
16 38 (16.45%) WinForms
17 37 (16.02%) XML
17 37 (16.02%) SQL Server 2008
18 35 (15.15%) VB.NET
19 34 (14.72%) Java
20 33 (14.29%) SharePoint
21 32 (13.85%) Software Engineering
22 31 (13.42%) Oracle
23 29 (12.55%) SQL Server 2005
23 29 (12.55%) jQuery
24 28 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
24 28 (12.12%) Web Development
25 26 (11.26%) Scrum
26 25 (10.82%) Enterprise Software

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 33 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 20 (8.66%) BizTalk Server
3 17 (7.36%) CMS
3 17 (7.36%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (1.73%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.73%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.30%) Kentico
7 2 (0.87%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (0.43%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.43%) IIS
8 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (4.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.46%) InfoPath
3 5 (2.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.16%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.60%) Intranet
2 4 (1.73%) FTP
3 3 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (51.08%) SQL Server
2 37 (16.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (12.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (8.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (7.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (6.06%) Star Schema
7 6 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.60%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.60%) MySQL
8 5 (2.16%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (1.73%) RavenDB
9 4 (1.73%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.73%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.30%) EDRMS
11 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.87%) QlikView
11 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.43%) MS Access
12 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 44 (19.05%) Visual Studio
2 28 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (6.49%) Cucumber
4 13 (5.63%) Selenium
5 11 (4.76%) MSTest
5 11 (4.76%) SoapUI
6 10 (4.33%) WebDriver
7 9 (3.90%) Subversion
8 8 (3.46%) JBehave
9 7 (3.03%) Git (software)
10 6 (2.60%) NUnit
11 3 (1.30%) LLBLGen Pro
11 3 (1.30%) Maven
11 3 (1.30%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 2 (0.87%) Behat
12 2 (0.87%) JUnit
12 2 (0.87%) QuickTest Pro
13 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 1 (0.43%) Firebug
General
1 24 (10.39%) Finance
2 4 (1.73%) Retail
3 3 (1.30%) Advertising
3 3 (1.30%) Back Office
4 1 (0.43%) Publishing
4 1 (0.43%) Automotive
4 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 179 (77.49%) Developer
2 106 (45.89%) .NET Developer
3 41 (17.75%) C# Developer
4 29 (12.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (8.66%) Tester
6 16 (6.93%) SharePoint Developer
7 15 (6.49%) Software Engineer
8 13 (5.63%) WinForms Developer
9 12 (5.19%) .NET Software Engineer
10 11 (4.76%) SQL Developer
11 10 (4.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (4.33%) VB.NET Developer
11 10 (4.33%) C# Software Engineer
11 10 (4.33%) ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (4.33%) Web Developer
11 10 (4.33%) Senior Developer
12 9 (3.90%) Analyst
12 9 (3.90%) Software Developer
13 8 (3.46%) Automation Tester
14 7 (3.03%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (82.25%) .NET
2 130 (56.28%) ASP.NET
3 61 (26.41%) .NET Framework
4 58 (25.11%) HTML
5 56 (24.24%) CSS
6 55 (23.81%) Web Services
7 52 (22.51%) ASP.NET MVC
8 48 (20.78%) WCF
9 38 (16.45%) WinForms
10 37 (16.02%) XML
11 29 (12.55%) jQuery
12 23 (9.96%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 22 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 21 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
15 16 (6.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 13 (5.63%) NHibernate
17 12 (5.19%) HTML5
17 12 (5.19%) XHTML
18 11 (4.76%) Ajax
18 11 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.82%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (6.93%) NHS
3 10 (4.33%) N-Tier
4 6 (2.60%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.16%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.73%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.73%) iPhone
7 3 (1.30%) User Experience
8 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.43%) EPoS
8 1 (0.43%) Social Media
8 1 (0.43%) Open Source
8 1 (0.43%) Wiki
8 1 (0.43%) Blog
8 1 (0.43%) PKI
8 1 (0.43%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 22 (9.52%) Windows
2 7 (3.03%) Android
3 4 (1.73%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (1.30%) UNIX
5 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.87%) Linux
6 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (58.01%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (35.06%) MVC
3 41 (17.75%) TDD
4 32 (13.85%) Software Engineering
5 28 (12.12%) Web Development
6 26 (11.26%) Scrum
7 24 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (9.96%) OO
9 22 (9.52%) BDD
10 21 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
11 19 (8.23%) Automated Testing
11 19 (8.23%) Test Automation
11 19 (8.23%) User Stories
12 11 (4.76%) Performance Improvement
13 9 (3.90%) Test Scripting
14 8 (3.46%) ATDD
14 8 (3.46%) Mentoring
14 8 (3.46%) Unit Testing
14 8 (3.46%) Workflow
14 8 (3.46%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 87 (37.66%) SQL
2 79 (34.20%) JavaScript
3 35 (15.15%) VB.NET
4 34 (14.72%) Java
5 20 (8.66%) Ruby
6 18 (7.79%) PHP
7 13 (5.63%) PowerShell
8 12 (5.19%) VB
9 9 (3.90%) T-SQL
10 7 (3.03%) C++
10 7 (3.03%) VB6
11 5 (2.16%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.73%) Python
13 3 (1.30%) VBA
13 3 (1.30%) X++
14 2 (0.87%) Delphi
15 1 (0.43%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (4.33%) ISEB
2 5 (2.16%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.30%) Degree
4 2 (0.87%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.79%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.43%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 41 (17.75%) Microsoft
2 31 (13.42%) Oracle
3 4 (1.73%) Xamarin
3 4 (1.73%) Sitecore
4 3 (1.30%) RedDot
4 3 (1.30%) Kofax
4 3 (1.30%) Sencha
4 3 (1.30%) EPiServer
4 3 (1.30%) Appcelerator
5 2 (0.87%) Splunk
5 2 (0.87%) Open Text
5 2 (0.87%) Telerik
6 1 (0.43%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.43%) Sybase
6 1 (0.43%) SAP
6 1 (0.43%) Twitter
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