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 1 September 2015 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 3 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 31 28 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 18.90% 18.42% 41.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.47% 45.90% 73.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 17
Average daily rate
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£325 £320 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £273 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 7
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +7.14%
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
73 61 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 44.51% 40.13% 55.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 26 29
Average daily rate £350 £315 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £425 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 10
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015, 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 48 (81.36%) .NET
2 29 (49.15%) HTML
2 29 (49.15%) ASP.NET
3 28 (47.46%) SQL
4 26 (44.07%) CSS
5 22 (37.29%) JavaScript
6 21 (35.59%) SQL Server
7 18 (30.51%) Visual Studio
7 18 (30.51%) MVC
8 14 (23.73%) Web Services
8 14 (23.73%) .NET Framework
8 14 (23.73%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (22.03%) WCF
10 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (20.34%) Finance
11 11 (18.64%) Software Engineering
12 10 (16.95%) jQuery
12 10 (16.95%) CSS3
12 10 (16.95%) VB
12 10 (16.95%) VB.NET
13 9 (15.25%) E-Commerce
13 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
13 9 (15.25%) Waterfall
14 8 (13.56%) V-Model
14 8 (13.56%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (13.56%) Degree
14 8 (13.56%) UML
14 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
14 8 (13.56%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 3 (5.08%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (5.08%) CMS
2 2 (3.39%) Drupal
2 2 (3.39%) Umbraco
2 2 (3.39%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (11.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.59%) SQL Server
2 14 (23.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (13.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (11.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.39%) MySQL
8 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (30.51%) Visual Studio
2 8 (13.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.39%) NUnit
3 2 (3.39%) Selenium
4 1 (1.69%) Subversion
4 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (20.34%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 39 (66.10%) Developer
2 16 (27.12%) .NET Developer
3 14 (23.73%) C# Developer
4 11 (18.64%) Software Engineer
5 9 (15.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (13.56%) Web Developer
7 7 (11.86%) Lead Software Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) VB.NET Developer
8 5 (8.47%) Applications Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Applications Support
9 3 (5.08%) BizTalk Developer
9 3 (5.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.08%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.39%) SQL DBA
10 2 (3.39%) Junior Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Web Applications Developer
10 2 (3.39%) DBA
10 2 (3.39%) Data Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (81.36%) .NET
2 29 (49.15%) ASP.NET
2 29 (49.15%) HTML
3 26 (44.07%) CSS
4 14 (23.73%) Web Services
4 14 (23.73%) .NET Framework
5 13 (22.03%) WCF
6 10 (16.95%) jQuery
6 10 (16.95%) CSS3
7 7 (11.86%) HTML5
7 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (11.86%) WinForms
8 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (8.47%) WPF
9 5 (8.47%) XML
9 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 3 (5.08%) REST
10 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (5.08%) Ajax
10 3 (5.08%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.78%) Life Science
2 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.08%) SCADA
4 1 (1.69%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.69%) EPoS
4 1 (1.69%) GIS
4 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Windows
2 1 (1.69%) Android
2 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) MVC
2 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (18.64%) Software Engineering
4 9 (15.25%) E-Commerce
4 9 (15.25%) Waterfall
5 8 (13.56%) V-Model
5 8 (13.56%) UML
6 5 (8.47%) Migration
7 4 (6.78%) SDLC
8 3 (5.08%) TDD
8 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.08%) Software Testing
8 3 (5.08%) Web Development
8 3 (5.08%) Logistics
9 2 (3.39%) Multithreading
9 2 (3.39%) Data Migration
9 2 (3.39%) CRM
10 1 (1.69%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.69%) Data Analysis
10 1 (1.69%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (47.46%) SQL
2 22 (37.29%) JavaScript
3 10 (16.95%) VB
3 10 (16.95%) VB.NET
4 4 (6.78%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.39%) VBA
5 2 (3.39%) VB6
6 1 (1.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) ISO 9001
1 7 (11.86%) TickIT
2 1 (1.69%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle
3 1 (1.69%) Xamarin