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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 3 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing C# 55 56 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 18.39% 19.58% 31.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.67% 42.42% 57.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 22 28
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£305 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.17% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 7
Average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +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
132 132 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 44.15% 46.15% 55.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 64 68
Average daily rate £310 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £424 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 15
Average hourly rate £9.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £35.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £35.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +3 30 £325 +1.56% 13
C#
East Midlands

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 92 (85.98%) .NET
2 69 (64.49%) ASP.NET
3 54 (50.47%) HTML
4 52 (48.60%) CSS
5 46 (42.99%) SQL
6 40 (37.38%) JavaScript
7 32 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (28.04%) SQL Server
8 30 (28.04%) MVC
9 27 (25.23%) HTML5
10 26 (24.30%) CSS3
10 26 (24.30%) jQuery
11 24 (22.43%) Visual Studio
12 21 (19.63%) E-Commerce
12 21 (19.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 20 (18.69%) VB.NET
14 19 (17.76%) Web Services
15 18 (16.82%) Software Engineering
16 17 (15.89%) WCF
16 17 (15.89%) .NET Framework
16 17 (15.89%) VB
16 17 (15.89%) SQL Server 2008
17 15 (14.02%) Microsoft
17 15 (14.02%) Finance
18 13 (12.15%) Waterfall
18 13 (12.15%) ASP.NET MVC
19 12 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
19 12 (11.21%) V-Model
19 12 (11.21%) Scrum
19 12 (11.21%) UML

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (2.80%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (2.80%) CMS
2 2 (1.87%) DNN
2 2 (1.87%) Drupal
2 2 (1.87%) Umbraco
2 2 (1.87%) IIS
2 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (10.28%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (9.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (28.04%) SQL Server
2 17 (15.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (9.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (7.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (6.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.80%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.87%) MySQL
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (22.43%) Visual Studio
2 10 (9.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.74%) Selenium
4 2 (1.87%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.87%) NUnit
4 2 (1.87%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.93%) Subversion
5 1 (0.93%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (14.02%) Finance
2 12 (11.21%) Retail
3 6 (5.61%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.80%) Publishing
5 1 (0.93%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 75 (70.09%) Developer
2 48 (44.86%) .NET Developer
3 45 (42.06%) C# Developer
4 36 (33.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (19.63%) ASP.NET Developer
6 20 (18.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 18 (16.82%) Software Engineer
8 11 (10.28%) Lead Software Engineer
9 10 (9.35%) Web Developer
10 7 (6.54%) VB.NET Developer
11 5 (4.67%) .NET Web Developer
11 5 (4.67%) Applications Developer
12 4 (3.74%) Junior
12 4 (3.74%) Junior C# Developer
12 4 (3.74%) Junior Developer
13 3 (2.80%) C# Software Engineer
13 3 (2.80%) Analyst
13 3 (2.80%) Applications Support
13 3 (2.80%) BizTalk Developer
14 2 (1.87%) Graduate C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (85.98%) .NET
2 69 (64.49%) ASP.NET
3 54 (50.47%) HTML
4 52 (48.60%) CSS
5 27 (25.23%) HTML5
6 26 (24.30%) jQuery
6 26 (24.30%) CSS3
7 21 (19.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 19 (17.76%) Web Services
9 17 (15.89%) .NET Framework
9 17 (15.89%) WCF
10 13 (12.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (7.48%) WPF
11 8 (7.48%) WinForms
12 6 (5.61%) XML
12 6 (5.61%) XHTML
13 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC 2
13 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (4.67%) Entity Framework
14 4 (3.74%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.41%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.74%) Life Science
3 4 (3.74%) SCADA
4 3 (2.80%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.87%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.93%) EPoS
6 1 (0.93%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.48%) Windows
2 3 (2.80%) Android
2 3 (2.80%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.80%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (28.04%) MVC
3 21 (19.63%) E-Commerce
4 18 (16.82%) Software Engineering
5 13 (12.15%) Waterfall
6 12 (11.21%) Scrum
6 12 (11.21%) UML
6 12 (11.21%) V-Model
7 8 (7.48%) Migration
8 6 (5.61%) TDD
9 5 (4.67%) Logistics
9 5 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (4.67%) Mentoring
9 5 (4.67%) SDLC
10 3 (2.80%) Web Development
10 3 (2.80%) Integration Testing
10 3 (2.80%) Multithreading
10 3 (2.80%) Software Testing
11 2 (1.87%) Extreme Programming
11 2 (1.87%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 46 (42.99%) SQL
2 40 (37.38%) JavaScript
3 20 (18.69%) VB.NET
4 17 (15.89%) VB
5 5 (4.67%) VBA
6 4 (3.74%) VB6
6 4 (3.74%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.80%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (9.35%) Degree
2 5 (4.67%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.28%) ISO 9001
1 11 (10.28%) TickIT
2 1 (0.93%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (14.02%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.87%) Oracle
3 1 (0.93%) Perforce
3 1 (0.93%) Xamarin
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