The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 20 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 10 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing C# 29 102 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 12.18% 32.38% 18.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.21% 51.26% 41.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 38 21
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£325 £275 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £341 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 17
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
C#
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Programming Languages Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
96 199 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 40.34% 63.17% 44.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 86 55
Average daily rate £325 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £211 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £375 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 37
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Leicestershire region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Leicestershire region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

C#
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -5 16 £320 +28.00% 20
Ashby-de-la-Zouch 0 1 £395 +17.03%
Loughborough -6 1 - - 1
Lutterworth - - - -
Market Harborough - - - - 1
C#
East Midlands

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 75 (84.27%) .NET
2 43 (48.31%) HTML
3 41 (46.07%) JavaScript
4 37 (41.57%) SQL Server
5 35 (39.33%) ASP.NET
5 35 (39.33%) CSS
6 29 (32.58%) SQL
7 26 (29.21%) jQuery
8 25 (28.09%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (26.97%) MVC
10 21 (23.60%) XML
11 18 (20.22%) WinForms
11 18 (20.22%) .NET Framework
12 17 (19.10%) XSLT
12 17 (19.10%) HTML5
13 16 (17.98%) Visual Studio
13 16 (17.98%) WPF
14 15 (16.85%) Web Services
14 15 (16.85%) Microsoft
14 15 (16.85%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (15.73%) Oracle
15 14 (15.73%) Scrum
16 12 (13.48%) Windows
16 12 (13.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 11 (12.36%) CSS3
17 11 (12.36%) IIS
18 10 (11.24%) LDAP
18 10 (11.24%) N-Tier
18 10 (11.24%) XAML
18 10 (11.24%) WCF

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 11 (12.36%) IIS
2 3 (3.37%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.37%) CMS
3 2 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.25%) Kentico
3 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.12%) Drupal
4 1 (1.12%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.12%) WordPress
4 1 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.24%) LDAP
2 2 (2.25%) FTP
2 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.25%) Intranet
2 2 (2.25%) Internet
2 2 (2.25%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (41.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (7.87%) Relational Database
4 6 (6.74%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.25%) MS Access
6 2 (2.25%) DTS
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.12%) QlikView
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.12%) VLDB
7 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.12%) OLAP
7 1 (1.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (17.98%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.87%) NUnit
3 5 (5.62%) Moq
4 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (1.12%) NSubstitute
5 1 (1.12%) JIRA
5 1 (1.12%) Toad
General
1 5 (5.62%) Finance
2 3 (3.37%) Retail
3 2 (2.25%) Advertising
3 2 (2.25%) Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Back Office
4 1 (1.12%) Publishing
4 1 (1.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 82 (92.13%) Developer
2 49 (55.06%) C# Developer
3 34 (38.20%) .NET Developer
4 24 (26.97%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (13.48%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (12.36%) Web Developer
7 10 (11.24%) Software Developer
7 10 (11.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (8.99%) WPF Developer
9 6 (6.74%) C# Software Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Senior Developer
11 4 (4.49%) Java Developer
12 3 (3.37%) Analyst
12 3 (3.37%) Senior Software Developer
13 2 (2.25%) SQL DBA
13 2 (2.25%) Architect
13 2 (2.25%) Software Engineer
13 2 (2.25%) Technical Architect
13 2 (2.25%) DBA
13 2 (2.25%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (84.27%) .NET
2 43 (48.31%) HTML
3 35 (39.33%) ASP.NET
3 35 (39.33%) CSS
4 26 (29.21%) jQuery
5 21 (23.60%) XML
6 18 (20.22%) WinForms
6 18 (20.22%) .NET Framework
7 17 (19.10%) HTML5
7 17 (19.10%) XSLT
8 16 (17.98%) WPF
9 15 (16.85%) Web Services
9 15 (16.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (13.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 11 (12.36%) CSS3
12 10 (11.24%) WCF
13 9 (10.11%) Ajax
14 7 (7.87%) Castle Windsor
14 7 (7.87%) Managed Extensibility Framework
15 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) N-Tier
2 4 (4.49%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (3.37%) User Experience
3 3 (3.37%) Smartcard
4 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.12%) Replication
5 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.12%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.48%) Windows
2 4 (4.49%) Windows XP
2 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (4.49%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.09%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (26.97%) MVC
3 14 (15.73%) Scrum
4 7 (7.87%) UML
4 7 (7.87%) Kanban
5 5 (5.62%) Unit Testing
5 5 (5.62%) E-Commerce
5 5 (5.62%) TDD
6 4 (4.49%) OOP
6 4 (4.49%) OO
6 4 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (4.49%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (3.37%) MVVM
8 2 (2.25%) Waterfall
8 2 (2.25%) BDD
8 2 (2.25%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (2.25%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.25%) Web Design
9 1 (1.12%) Workflow
9 1 (1.12%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 41 (46.07%) JavaScript
2 29 (32.58%) SQL
3 10 (11.24%) XAML
4 9 (10.11%) C++
5 7 (7.87%) VB.NET
6 6 (6.74%) Java
6 6 (6.74%) VB
7 2 (2.25%) C
7 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.25%) PHP
7 2 (2.25%) VB6
8 1 (1.12%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (3.37%) Degree
2 2 (2.25%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.12%) MCSE
3 1 (1.12%) MCSA
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) WAI
Vendors
1 15 (16.85%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.73%) Oracle
3 4 (4.49%) Telerik
4 2 (2.25%) Siemens
5 1 (1.12%) Perforce
5 1 (1.12%) Motorola
5 1 (1.12%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.12%) Sitecore
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