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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 4 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 52 58 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 18.06% 17.21% 15.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.94% 42.65% 33.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 25 12
Average daily rate
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£300 £270 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £309 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 3
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -6.66%
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
124 136 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 43.06% 40.36% 44.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 70 51
Average daily rate £288 £300 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -8.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £230 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £370 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 23 8
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 28 £300 +13.20% 5
Market Harborough - 2 £300 -
C#
East Midlands

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 70 (77.78%) .NET
2 51 (56.67%) ASP.NET
3 47 (52.22%) HTML
4 45 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 45 (50.00%) CSS
5 38 (42.22%) SQL Server
6 30 (33.33%) jQuery
7 24 (26.67%) HTML5
8 22 (24.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 21 (23.33%) MVC
10 20 (22.22%) SQL
10 20 (22.22%) .NET Framework
11 19 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (21.11%) CSS3
12 17 (18.89%) WCF
13 14 (15.56%) VB.NET
14 13 (14.44%) XML
14 13 (14.44%) Windows
15 12 (13.33%) Visual Studio
15 12 (13.33%) Web Services
16 11 (12.22%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (12.22%) Team Foundation Server
17 10 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
17 10 (11.11%) WPF
17 10 (11.11%) WinForms
18 9 (10.00%) Retail
18 9 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 9 (10.00%) E-Commerce
18 9 (10.00%) Finance
18 9 (10.00%) Microsoft

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 6 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.33%) IIS
2 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.22%) DNN
3 2 (2.22%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) Internet
2 1 (1.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (42.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (7.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.11%) Informix
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 11 (12.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (6.67%) Selenium
4 4 (4.44%) NUnit
5 3 (3.33%) MSTest
5 3 (3.33%) WebDriver
5 3 (3.33%) Subversion
6 2 (2.22%) CruiseControl
6 2 (2.22%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.11%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (10.00%) Retail
1 9 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.33%) Games
2 3 (3.33%) Publishing
3 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 75 (83.33%) Developer
2 46 (51.11%) C# Developer
3 43 (47.78%) .NET Developer
4 35 (38.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (25.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 23 (25.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (7.78%) VB.NET Developer
7 6 (6.67%) BizTalk Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Applications Developer
9 4 (4.44%) WPF Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Web Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Applications Support
10 3 (3.33%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Developer
10 3 (3.33%) C# Software Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) SQL Developer
11 2 (2.22%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (77.78%) .NET
2 51 (56.67%) ASP.NET
3 47 (52.22%) HTML
4 45 (50.00%) CSS
5 30 (33.33%) jQuery
6 24 (26.67%) HTML5
7 22 (24.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 20 (22.22%) .NET Framework
9 19 (21.11%) CSS3
10 17 (18.89%) WCF
11 13 (14.44%) XML
12 12 (13.33%) Web Services
13 10 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (11.11%) WPF
13 10 (11.11%) WinForms
14 9 (10.00%) Entity Framework
15 7 (7.78%) Ajax
15 7 (7.78%) JSON
16 6 (6.67%) LINQ
17 4 (4.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.44%) SCADA
2 3 (3.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.22%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.11%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.11%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.44%) Windows
2 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.22%) Android
3 2 (2.22%) UNIX
4 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.11%) VMS
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.33%) MVC
2 19 (21.11%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (6.67%) Scrum
4 6 (6.67%) Migration
4 6 (6.67%) SDLC
5 5 (5.56%) Waterfall
5 5 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 5 (5.56%) TDD
6 3 (3.33%) Change Control
6 3 (3.33%) CRM
6 3 (3.33%) Web Development
6 3 (3.33%) Software Testing
6 3 (3.33%) Integration Testing
6 3 (3.33%) Multithreading
7 2 (2.22%) Extreme Programming
7 2 (2.22%) Web Design
7 2 (2.22%) Data Migration
7 2 (2.22%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (2.22%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 20 (22.22%) SQL
3 14 (15.56%) VB.NET
4 6 (6.67%) VB
5 4 (4.44%) C++
6 3 (3.33%) VBA
7 1 (1.11%) Python
7 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.11%) Perl
7 1 (1.11%) XAML
7 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.44%) Oracle
3 2 (2.22%) Perforce
4 1 (1.11%) Telerik
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