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 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 7 3 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing C# 29 80 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 19.46% 43.72% 10.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.28% 74.77% 23.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 5
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£320 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £205 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
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
67 107 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 44.97% 58.47% 46.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 29 26
Average daily rate £318 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £369 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 21
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
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 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#
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

C# Daily Rate Histogram 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 16 September 2014, 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 52 (85.25%) .NET
2 37 (60.66%) SQL Server
3 35 (57.38%) HTML
4 32 (52.46%) CSS
5 28 (45.90%) JavaScript
6 25 (40.98%) MVC
6 25 (40.98%) ASP.NET
6 25 (40.98%) jQuery
7 21 (34.43%) SQL
8 16 (26.23%) .NET Framework
9 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (22.95%) HTML5
10 13 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (21.31%) Oracle
10 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
11 12 (19.67%) Visual Studio
12 11 (18.03%) WCF
13 9 (14.75%) CSS3
13 9 (14.75%) VB.NET
13 9 (14.75%) IIS
14 8 (13.11%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (13.11%) Ajax
15 7 (11.48%) WinForms
15 7 (11.48%) XML
15 7 (11.48%) Windows
15 7 (11.48%) Relational Database
16 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 6 (9.84%) Oracle Reports
16 6 (9.84%) Web Services
16 6 (9.84%) WPF

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 9 (14.75%) IIS
2 2 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.64%) Drupal
3 1 (1.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.28%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (60.66%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (11.48%) Relational Database
4 6 (9.84%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.64%) QlikView
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.64%) VLDB
7 1 (1.64%) OLAP
7 1 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (19.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.56%) NUnit
2 4 (6.56%) Moq
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Blend
4 1 (1.64%) Toad
4 1 (1.64%) NSubstitute
General
1 5 (8.20%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Publishing
2 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (95.08%) Developer
2 35 (57.38%) C# Developer
3 28 (45.90%) .NET Developer
4 18 (29.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (18.03%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (14.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (13.11%) Web Developer
8 7 (11.48%) Software Developer
9 6 (9.84%) VB.NET Developer
9 6 (9.84%) C# Software Developer
10 3 (4.92%) SQL Developer
10 3 (4.92%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (3.28%) SQL DBA
11 2 (3.28%) PHP Developer
11 2 (3.28%) Senior Java Developer
11 2 (3.28%) Java Developer
11 2 (3.28%) SQL Server DBA
11 2 (3.28%) Analyst
11 2 (3.28%) DBA
11 2 (3.28%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (85.25%) .NET
2 35 (57.38%) HTML
3 32 (52.46%) CSS
4 25 (40.98%) ASP.NET
4 25 (40.98%) jQuery
5 16 (26.23%) .NET Framework
6 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (22.95%) HTML5
7 11 (18.03%) WCF
8 9 (14.75%) CSS3
9 8 (13.11%) Ajax
10 7 (11.48%) WinForms
10 7 (11.48%) XML
11 6 (9.84%) Web Services
11 6 (9.84%) WPF
11 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (8.20%) JSON
13 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 4 (6.56%) StructureMap
13 4 (6.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (4.92%) User Experience
3 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.64%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.64%) Replication
4 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.48%) Windows
2 4 (6.56%) Windows XP
2 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (6.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.98%) MVC
2 13 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (8.20%) Scrum
3 5 (8.20%) UML
4 4 (6.56%) Unit Testing
4 4 (6.56%) MVVM
5 2 (3.28%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (3.28%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.28%) Web Design
5 2 (3.28%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.28%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.64%) Data Modelling
6 1 (1.64%) OO
6 1 (1.64%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.64%) TDD
6 1 (1.64%) Logistics
6 1 (1.64%) Android Development
6 1 (1.64%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.90%) JavaScript
2 21 (34.43%) SQL
3 9 (14.75%) VB.NET
4 5 (8.20%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.56%) VB
6 3 (4.92%) XAML
7 2 (3.28%) VB6
7 2 (3.28%) PHP
7 2 (3.28%) C++
7 2 (3.28%) Java
8 1 (1.64%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.64%) MCSE
3 1 (1.64%) MCSA
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) Oracle
1 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.92%) Telerik
3 2 (3.28%) Siemens