The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Leeds region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 4 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 140 99 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.20% 11.37% 12.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.35% 27.20% 26.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 52 102
Average daily rate
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£316 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £42.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.04% +147.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
396 364 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 37.32% 41.79% 47.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 206 344
Average daily rate £320 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £194 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 6
Average hourly rate £14.00 £36.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.90% +116.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £14.45 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £19.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C#
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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 30 July 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 30 July 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#.

1 217 (84.44%) .NET
2 143 (55.64%) SQL Server
3 129 (50.19%) ASP.NET
4 119 (46.30%) SQL
5 79 (30.74%) Agile Software Development
6 76 (29.57%) MVC
7 75 (29.18%) JavaScript
8 59 (22.96%) HTML
8 59 (22.96%) Microsoft
9 57 (22.18%) Web Services
10 56 (21.79%) .NET Framework
11 55 (21.40%) CSS
12 52 (20.23%) ASP.NET MVC
13 51 (19.84%) VB.NET
14 48 (18.68%) Visual Studio
14 48 (18.68%) WCF
15 46 (17.90%) Scrum
16 44 (17.12%) WinForms
17 40 (15.56%) XML
17 40 (15.56%) Enterprise Software
18 39 (15.18%) Java
18 39 (15.18%) TDD
19 36 (14.01%) SharePoint
20 35 (13.62%) Oracle
21 34 (13.23%) SQL Server 2005
21 34 (13.23%) SQL Server 2008
22 33 (12.84%) Software Engineering
23 31 (12.06%) OO
24 30 (11.67%) Finance
25 29 (11.28%) BDD

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 36 (14.01%) SharePoint
2 24 (9.34%) BizTalk Server
3 18 (7.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 14 (5.45%) CMS
5 10 (3.89%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (1.95%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.17%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.78%) nginx
8 2 (0.78%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.39%) IIS
9 1 (0.39%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.39%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 18 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.89%) InfoPath
3 7 (2.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.33%) Intranet
2 5 (1.95%) Internet
2 5 (1.95%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (55.64%) SQL Server
2 34 (13.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 34 (13.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (8.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (8.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (5.45%) Star Schema
5 8 (3.11%) MySQL
6 7 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.33%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.56%) EDRMS
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.39%) MS Access
10 1 (0.39%) QlikView
10 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 48 (18.68%) Visual Studio
2 27 (10.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.89%) WebDriver
3 10 (3.89%) Selenium
4 9 (3.50%) Cucumber
4 9 (3.50%) SoapUI
5 8 (3.11%) JBehave
6 4 (1.56%) MSTest
7 3 (1.17%) Maven
7 3 (1.17%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.78%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.78%) Behat
8 2 (0.78%) NUnit
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.78%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.78%) JUnit
9 1 (0.39%) JMeter
9 1 (0.39%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.39%) Firebug
9 1 (0.39%) JIRA
General
1 30 (11.67%) Finance
2 9 (3.50%) Back Office
3 6 (2.33%) Advertising
4 4 (1.56%) Retail
5 3 (1.17%) Local Government
6 2 (0.78%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.78%) Banking
6 2 (0.78%) Publishing
6 2 (0.78%) Law
7 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 194 (75.49%) Developer
2 101 (39.30%) .NET Developer
3 49 (19.07%) C# Developer
4 34 (13.23%) Tester
5 32 (12.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 22 (8.56%) Software Engineer
7 20 (7.78%) SQL Developer
8 18 (7.00%) SharePoint Developer
9 16 (6.23%) VB.NET Developer
10 15 (5.84%) WinForms Developer
11 13 (5.06%) Manual Tester
11 13 (5.06%) Functional Tester
11 13 (5.06%) .NET Software Engineer
11 13 (5.06%) C# Software Engineer
12 12 (4.67%) Senior Developer
13 11 (4.28%) Analyst
13 11 (4.28%) Software Developer
13 11 (4.28%) Automation Tester
14 10 (3.89%) ASP.NET Developer
15 9 (3.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (84.44%) .NET
2 129 (50.19%) ASP.NET
3 59 (22.96%) HTML
4 57 (22.18%) Web Services
5 56 (21.79%) .NET Framework
6 55 (21.40%) CSS
7 52 (20.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 48 (18.68%) WCF
9 44 (17.12%) WinForms
10 40 (15.56%) XML
11 25 (9.73%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 23 (8.95%) jQuery
13 22 (8.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 20 (7.78%) ASP.NET Web API
15 17 (6.61%) WPF
16 14 (5.45%) LINQ
17 13 (5.06%) XHTML
17 13 (5.06%) Ajax
17 13 (5.06%) HTML5
18 12 (4.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 40 (15.56%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (6.23%) NHS
3 8 (3.11%) N-Tier
4 7 (2.72%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.95%) Open Source
6 4 (1.56%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.17%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.17%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.17%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (1.17%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.78%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.39%) DTV
9 1 (0.39%) EPoS
9 1 (0.39%) iPhone
9 1 (0.39%) Wiki
9 1 (0.39%) Blog
9 1 (0.39%) PKI
9 1 (0.39%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (9.73%) Windows
2 5 (1.95%) Linux
3 4 (1.56%) Android
3 4 (1.56%) UNIX
4 2 (0.78%) Mac OS
4 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.78%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.39%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (30.74%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (29.57%) MVC
3 46 (17.90%) Scrum
4 39 (15.18%) TDD
5 33 (12.84%) Software Engineering
6 31 (12.06%) OO
7 29 (11.28%) BDD
8 27 (10.51%) Web Development
9 21 (8.17%) User Stories
9 21 (8.17%) Dependency Injection
10 20 (7.78%) Automated Testing
11 17 (6.61%) Test Scripting
12 16 (6.23%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (5.06%) Migration
13 13 (5.06%) Test Automation
14 11 (4.28%) OOP
14 11 (4.28%) Kanban
14 11 (4.28%) Performance Improvement
15 10 (3.89%) Unit Testing
15 10 (3.89%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 119 (46.30%) SQL
2 75 (29.18%) JavaScript
3 51 (19.84%) VB.NET
4 39 (15.18%) Java
5 22 (8.56%) Ruby
6 20 (7.78%) PHP
7 15 (5.84%) PowerShell
8 13 (5.06%) VB
9 10 (3.89%) C++
10 8 (3.11%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.72%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.33%) VB6
12 6 (2.33%) Python
13 5 (1.95%) VBA
14 4 (1.56%) C
15 3 (1.17%) Embedded C
15 3 (1.17%) X++
16 2 (0.78%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 9 (3.50%) ISEB
2 6 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.95%) Degree
4 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.39%) MCSE
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.51%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.39%) ISO 9002
2 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (0.78%) Capistrano
1 2 (0.78%) Puppet
1 2 (0.78%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 59 (22.96%) Microsoft
2 35 (13.62%) Oracle
3 5 (1.95%) Sitecore
4 4 (1.56%) Splunk
4 4 (1.56%) Kofax
5 3 (1.17%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.78%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.78%) Adobe
7 1 (0.39%) Open Text
7 1 (0.39%) RedDot
7 1 (0.39%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.39%) Sybase
7 1 (0.39%) SAP
7 1 (0.39%) Citrix
7 1 (0.39%) HP
7 1 (0.39%) Telerik
7 1 (0.39%) Capita
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