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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 5 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 30 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 18.99% 13.07% 11.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.54% 29.49% 26.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 3
Average daily rate
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£336 £260 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.32% -17.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £252 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £359 £317
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
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
74 78 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 46.84% 44.32% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 33 18
Average daily rate £301 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.16% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £389 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 15
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 28 (71.79%) .NET
2 21 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 18 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 16 (41.03%) HTML
4 16 (41.03%) CSS
5 15 (38.46%) jQuery
6 11 (28.21%) .NET Framework
7 10 (25.64%) Windows
8 9 (23.08%) MVC
9 8 (20.51%) HTML5
9 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (20.51%) Web Services
10 7 (17.95%) XML
11 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
11 6 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 6 (15.38%) CSS3
11 6 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (15.38%) WCF
12 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (12.82%) SQL
13 4 (10.26%) VB
13 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (10.26%) Finance
13 4 (10.26%) Ajax
13 4 (10.26%) LINQ
14 3 (7.69%) WPF
14 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
14 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.13%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) CMS
3 1 (2.56%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Intranet
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.13%) NUnit
3 2 (5.13%) Subversion
3 2 (5.13%) MSTest
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Back Office
3 2 (5.13%) Games
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (92.31%) Developer
2 19 (48.72%) C# Developer
3 17 (43.59%) .NET Developer
4 12 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (23.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (15.38%) BizTalk Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Software Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) WPF Developer
9 2 (5.13%) C# Software Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Developer
9 2 (5.13%) SQL Developer
10 1 (2.56%) Senior Software Developer
10 1 (2.56%) Database Developer
10 1 (2.56%) SQL Database Developer
10 1 (2.56%) VB.NET Developer
10 1 (2.56%) C++ Software Engineer
10 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
10 1 (2.56%) Web Developer
10 1 (2.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (71.79%) .NET
2 21 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 16 (41.03%) CSS
3 16 (41.03%) HTML
4 15 (38.46%) jQuery
5 11 (28.21%) .NET Framework
6 8 (20.51%) Web Services
6 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 8 (20.51%) HTML5
7 7 (17.95%) XML
8 6 (15.38%) WCF
8 6 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 6 (15.38%) CSS3
9 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (10.26%) Ajax
10 4 (10.26%) LINQ
11 3 (7.69%) WPF
11 3 (7.69%) JSON
11 3 (7.69%) Middleware
12 2 (5.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) SCADA
2 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.13%) VMS
4 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) MVC
2 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 3 (7.69%) CRM
3 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
4 2 (5.13%) Migration
4 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.13%) ETL
4 2 (5.13%) CAD
5 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.56%) Web Development
5 1 (2.56%) Multithreading
5 1 (2.56%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.56%) 3D Modelling
5 1 (2.56%) Change Control
5 1 (2.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 5 (12.82%) SQL
3 4 (10.26%) VB
4 3 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.13%) VBA
5 2 (5.13%) C++
6 1 (2.56%) C
6 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) Telerik
4 1 (2.56%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.56%) Sitecore
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