The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 7 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 33 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 20.00% 13.29% 15.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.31% 31.67% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 11
Average daily rate £293 £275 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.36% +17.02%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.25 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
C#
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Programming Languages Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
78 60 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 47.27% 41.96% 42.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 37 29
Average daily rate £300 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £357 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 11
Average hourly rate £40.25 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.16% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £30.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Leicester region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Leicester region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 62 (91.18%) .NET
2 41 (60.29%) SQL
3 38 (55.88%) SQL Server
4 37 (54.41%) Visual Studio
4 37 (54.41%) Microsoft
5 34 (50.00%) .NET Framework
6 33 (48.53%) Windows
7 32 (47.06%) High Availability
8 27 (39.71%) Oracle
9 25 (36.76%) TCP/IP
9 25 (36.76%) Relational Database
9 25 (36.76%) Windows Server
10 24 (35.29%) Modbus
10 24 (35.29%) Siemens
10 24 (35.29%) HTML
10 24 (35.29%) JavaScript
11 19 (27.94%) ASP.NET
12 18 (26.47%) CSS
12 18 (26.47%) MVC
13 15 (22.06%) HTML5
14 12 (17.65%) jQuery
14 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (14.71%) Manufacturing
16 9 (13.24%) Logistics
16 9 (13.24%) CSS3
16 9 (13.24%) AngularJS
17 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 8 (11.76%) Entity Framework
17 8 (11.76%) Web Services
18 7 (10.29%) Team Foundation Server

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 6 (8.82%) Node.js
2 3 (4.41%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.94%) CMS
3 2 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.35%) MS Office
2 5 (7.35%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (36.76%) TCP/IP
2 24 (35.29%) Modbus
3 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (55.88%) SQL Server
2 25 (36.76%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.35%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.47%) Datazen
6 1 (1.47%) GIS
6 1 (1.47%) MySQL
6 1 (1.47%) Power BI
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 37 (54.41%) Visual Studio
2 7 (10.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (8.82%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.82%) git-flow
4 1 (1.47%) Bower
4 1 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.47%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.47%) Subversion
4 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 10 (14.71%) Manufacturing
2 5 (7.35%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Back Office
3 1 (1.47%) French Language
3 1 (1.47%) German Language
3 1 (1.47%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 58 (85.29%) Developer
2 40 (58.82%) C# Developer
3 36 (52.94%) .NET Developer
4 29 (42.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (10.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Oracle Developer
6 6 (8.82%) Applications Developer
7 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Lead Software Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.41%) C# WCF Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Umbraco Developer
8 3 (4.41%) WCF Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Web Developer
10 1 (1.47%) Administrator
10 1 (1.47%) DBA
10 1 (1.47%) Internet Developer
10 1 (1.47%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (91.18%) .NET
2 34 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 24 (35.29%) HTML
4 19 (27.94%) ASP.NET
5 18 (26.47%) CSS
6 15 (22.06%) HTML5
7 12 (17.65%) jQuery
8 9 (13.24%) AngularJS
8 9 (13.24%) CSS3
9 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (11.76%) Entity Framework
9 8 (11.76%) Web Services
10 7 (10.29%) RESTful
11 6 (8.82%) LINQ
11 6 (8.82%) Sass
11 6 (8.82%) WCF
12 4 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (4.41%) REST
13 3 (4.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Life Science
2 6 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (48.53%) Windows
2 25 (36.76%) Windows Server
3 6 (8.82%) Windows 10
4 5 (7.35%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.47%) Android
5 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (47.06%) High Availability
2 18 (26.47%) MVC
3 12 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (13.24%) Logistics
5 6 (8.82%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (8.82%) TDD
6 5 (7.35%) UML
6 5 (7.35%) V-Model
6 5 (7.35%) Waterfall
7 4 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.88%) Front End Development
7 4 (5.88%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.41%) MVVM
8 3 (4.41%) Scrum
9 2 (2.94%) SDLC
9 2 (2.94%) User Stories
10 1 (1.47%) Dashboard Development
10 1 (1.47%) Identity Access Management
10 1 (1.47%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.47%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (60.29%) SQL
2 24 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.82%) TypeScript
4 5 (7.35%) ECMAScript
5 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.88%) VB
6 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Degree
2 3 (4.41%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) ISO 9001
1 5 (7.35%) TickIT
2 3 (4.41%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 37 (54.41%) Microsoft
2 27 (39.71%) Oracle
3 24 (35.29%) Siemens
4 1 (1.47%) SAP
4 1 (1.47%) Xamarin
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