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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 9 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing C# 15 28 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 10.87% 18.79% 31.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.61% 43.75% 56.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 13
Average daily rate
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£275 £235 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.02% -25.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £217 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £302 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 15
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -2.85%
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
49 64 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 35.51% 42.95% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 23
Average daily rate £275 £260 £266
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £213 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £311 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 25
Average hourly rate - £29.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -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#
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 23 January 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 25 (89.29%) .NET
2 19 (67.86%) ASP.NET
3 18 (64.29%) JavaScript
4 17 (60.71%) HTML
4 17 (60.71%) jQuery
5 15 (53.57%) CSS
6 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 8 (28.57%) .NET Framework
8 8 (28.57%) Oracle
8 8 (28.57%) MVC
9 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (25.00%) HTML5
10 5 (17.86%) JSON
10 5 (17.86%) CSS3
10 5 (17.86%) IIS
10 5 (17.86%) SQL
11 4 (14.29%) Ajax
11 4 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (10.71%) LINQ
12 3 (10.71%) WPF
12 3 (10.71%) Telerik
12 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (10.71%) C++
12 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
12 3 (10.71%) Windows
12 3 (10.71%) Web Services
12 3 (10.71%) XML
12 3 (10.71%) XSLT

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 5 (17.86%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.57%) CMS
2 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Modbus
1 1 (3.57%) Intranet
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.14%) Subversion
2 2 (7.14%) MSTest
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Blend
3 1 (3.57%) Toad
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
2 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (96.43%) Developer
2 20 (71.43%) C# Developer
3 13 (46.43%) .NET Developer
4 10 (35.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
8 2 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (7.14%) WPF Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Sitecore Developer
9 1 (3.57%) PHP Web Developer
9 1 (3.57%) WinForms Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (3.57%) PHP Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Database Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (89.29%) .NET
2 19 (67.86%) ASP.NET
3 17 (60.71%) HTML
3 17 (60.71%) jQuery
4 15 (53.57%) CSS
5 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 8 (28.57%) .NET Framework
7 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (25.00%) HTML5
8 5 (17.86%) JSON
8 5 (17.86%) CSS3
9 4 (14.29%) Ajax
9 4 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (10.71%) LINQ
10 3 (10.71%) WPF
10 3 (10.71%) Web Services
10 3 (10.71%) XML
10 3 (10.71%) XSLT
11 2 (7.14%) WCF
11 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) User Experience
1 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
1 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
1 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) VMS
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.57%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) MVC
2 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (7.14%) Web Design
3 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
4 1 (3.57%) Android Development
4 1 (3.57%) iOS Development
4 1 (3.57%) MVVM
4 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.57%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.57%) UML
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 5 (17.86%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) C++
4 2 (7.14%) C
4 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.57%) XAML
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.71%) Telerik
4 1 (3.57%) EPiServer
4 1 (3.57%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.57%) Siemens
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