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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 7 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing C# 30 56 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 19.74% 37.09% 12.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.39% 70.00% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 4
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£315 £275 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £185 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £326 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
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
62 80 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 40.79% 52.98% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 26 26
Average daily rate £315 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 12
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 20 August 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 20 August 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 56 (83.58%) .NET
2 43 (64.18%) SQL Server
3 34 (50.75%) HTML
4 31 (46.27%) CSS
5 29 (43.28%) JavaScript
6 28 (41.79%) MVC
7 25 (37.31%) SQL
7 25 (37.31%) ASP.NET
8 24 (35.82%) jQuery
9 17 (25.37%) .NET Framework
10 16 (23.88%) HTML5
11 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
11 14 (20.90%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (19.40%) Oracle
13 12 (17.91%) Visual Studio
13 12 (17.91%) WCF
14 10 (14.93%) WinForms
14 10 (14.93%) CSS3
15 9 (13.43%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (13.43%) VB.NET
15 9 (13.43%) T-SQL
16 8 (11.94%) IIS
16 8 (11.94%) XML
16 8 (11.94%) Windows
17 7 (10.45%) Ajax
17 7 (10.45%) Relational Database
18 6 (8.96%) Scrum
18 6 (8.96%) WPF
18 6 (8.96%) Oracle Reports
18 6 (8.96%) Web Services

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 8 (11.94%) IIS
2 2 (2.99%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.49%) Drupal
3 1 (1.49%) WordPress
3 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.99%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (64.18%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (10.45%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.96%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.49%) QlikView
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.49%) OLAP
8 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.49%) DTS
8 1 (1.49%) VLDB
8 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (17.91%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.46%) NUnit
3 4 (5.97%) Moq
4 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (1.49%) Toad
5 1 (1.49%) NSubstitute
General
1 5 (7.46%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Publishing
2 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 64 (95.52%) Developer
2 40 (59.70%) C# Developer
3 31 (46.27%) .NET Developer
4 21 (31.34%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (16.42%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (14.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (10.45%) VB.NET Developer
7 7 (10.45%) Software Developer
7 7 (10.45%) Web Developer
8 6 (8.96%) C# Software Developer
8 6 (8.96%) SQL Developer
9 3 (4.48%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.99%) SQL DBA
10 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Analyst
10 2 (2.99%) DBA
10 2 (2.99%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Java Developer
10 2 (2.99%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (83.58%) .NET
2 34 (50.75%) HTML
3 31 (46.27%) CSS
4 25 (37.31%) ASP.NET
5 24 (35.82%) jQuery
6 17 (25.37%) .NET Framework
7 16 (23.88%) HTML5
8 14 (20.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (17.91%) WCF
10 10 (14.93%) CSS3
10 10 (14.93%) WinForms
11 8 (11.94%) XML
12 7 (10.45%) Ajax
13 6 (8.96%) Web Services
13 6 (8.96%) WPF
14 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 4 (5.97%) JSON
15 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 4 (5.97%) StructureMap
15 4 (5.97%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.49%) Smartcard
2 1 (1.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.94%) Windows
2 4 (5.97%) Windows XP
2 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (5.97%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.79%) MVC
2 6 (8.96%) Scrum
3 5 (7.46%) UML
3 5 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (5.97%) Unit Testing
4 4 (5.97%) MVVM
4 4 (5.97%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (4.48%) TDD
6 2 (2.99%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (2.99%) E-Commerce
6 2 (2.99%) Web Design
6 2 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.49%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.49%) Data Modelling
7 1 (1.49%) ETL
7 1 (1.49%) OOP
7 1 (1.49%) OO
7 1 (1.49%) Business Analysis
7 1 (1.49%) Logistics
7 1 (1.49%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 29 (43.28%) JavaScript
2 25 (37.31%) SQL
3 9 (13.43%) T-SQL
3 9 (13.43%) VB.NET
4 4 (5.97%) VB
5 3 (4.48%) XAML
6 2 (2.99%) VB6
6 2 (2.99%) C++
6 2 (2.99%) Java
7 1 (1.49%) PHP
7 1 (1.49%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.49%) MCSE
3 1 (1.49%) MCSA
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
2 13 (19.40%) Oracle
3 3 (4.48%) Telerik
4 2 (2.99%) Siemens
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