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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 4 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing C# 21 34 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 16.41% 20.61% 33.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.68% 47.89% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 11
Average daily rate
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£290 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £249 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +7.14%
C#
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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
47 71 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 36.72% 43.03% 50.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 17
Average daily rate £300 £308 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +11.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £230 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £380 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 18 3
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 31 July 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 31 July 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 35 (68.63%) .NET
2 24 (47.06%) SQL Server
3 23 (45.10%) ASP.NET
4 20 (39.22%) HTML
4 20 (39.22%) SQL
5 18 (35.29%) CSS
6 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 14 (27.45%) MVC
7 14 (27.45%) Visual Studio
8 13 (25.49%) .NET Framework
9 12 (23.53%) VB.NET
10 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (19.61%) WCF
11 10 (19.61%) Web Services
11 10 (19.61%) Finance
12 9 (17.65%) Windows
12 9 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (15.69%) XML
13 8 (15.69%) VB
14 7 (13.73%) E-Commerce
14 7 (13.73%) WinForms
14 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (13.73%) WPF
14 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (13.73%) Software Engineering
15 6 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
16 5 (9.80%) Migration
16 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
16 5 (9.80%) Microsoft

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.96%) CMS
2 1 (1.96%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 11 (21.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (13.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (27.45%) Visual Studio
2 9 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.88%) NUnit
4 2 (3.92%) Selenium
5 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.96%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (3.92%) Games
5 1 (1.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (74.51%) Developer
2 15 (29.41%) C# Developer
3 13 (25.49%) .NET Developer
4 8 (15.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Software Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) BizTalk Developer
7 5 (9.80%) Web Developer
7 5 (9.80%) VB.NET Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Applications Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Applications Support
9 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Lead Software Engineer
10 2 (3.92%) C# Web Developer
10 2 (3.92%) .NET Web Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Junior C# Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Graduate C# Developer
10 2 (3.92%) WPF Developer
10 2 (3.92%) Silverlight Developer
10 2 (3.92%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (68.63%) .NET
2 23 (45.10%) ASP.NET
3 20 (39.22%) HTML
4 18 (35.29%) CSS
5 13 (25.49%) .NET Framework
6 10 (19.61%) Web Services
6 10 (19.61%) WCF
7 8 (15.69%) XML
8 7 (13.73%) WPF
8 7 (13.73%) WinForms
9 5 (9.80%) Ajax
9 5 (9.80%) jQuery
10 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 4 (7.84%) CSS3
11 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (5.88%) Entity Framework
11 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (5.88%) Middleware
12 2 (3.92%) Silverlight
12 2 (3.92%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Client/Server
1 3 (5.88%) SCADA
1 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.92%) Life Science
3 1 (1.96%) EPoS
3 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) MVC
2 7 (13.73%) E-Commerce
2 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (13.73%) Software Engineering
3 5 (9.80%) Migration
3 5 (9.80%) Waterfall
4 3 (5.88%) CRM
4 3 (5.88%) SDLC
4 3 (5.88%) V-Model
4 3 (5.88%) UML
4 3 (5.88%) Software Testing
4 3 (5.88%) Web Development
5 2 (3.92%) TDD
5 2 (3.92%) ETL
5 2 (3.92%) CAD
5 2 (3.92%) Multithreading
5 2 (3.92%) Data Migration
6 1 (1.96%) 3D Modelling
6 1 (1.96%) BDD
6 1 (1.96%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 20 (39.22%) SQL
2 17 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 12 (23.53%) VB.NET
4 8 (15.69%) VB
5 2 (3.92%) VBA
5 2 (3.92%) VB6
5 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) ISO 9001
1 2 (3.92%) TickIT
2 1 (1.96%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle
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