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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 5 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 61 22 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 20.68% 8.27% 12.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.61% 25.88% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 15 14
Average daily rate £293 £275 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.36% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £241 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £333 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.25 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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
154 85 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 52.20% 31.95% 44.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 53 65
Average daily rate £288 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £190 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £360 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.05 £30.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 31 £293 +6.36% 12
C#
East Midlands

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 99 (90.00%) .NET
2 62 (56.36%) SQL
3 60 (54.55%) SQL Server
4 51 (46.36%) Visual Studio
5 46 (41.82%) ASP.NET
5 46 (41.82%) Microsoft
6 41 (37.27%) MVC
7 40 (36.36%) HTML
8 39 (35.45%) CSS
9 36 (32.73%) Windows
9 36 (32.73%) High Availability
10 35 (31.82%) .NET Framework
11 32 (29.09%) JavaScript
12 29 (26.36%) Oracle
13 28 (25.45%) TCP/IP
14 27 (24.55%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (23.64%) Siemens
15 26 (23.64%) Relational Database
15 26 (23.64%) Windows Server
16 25 (22.73%) Modbus
17 23 (20.91%) HTML5
17 23 (20.91%) E-Commerce
18 20 (18.18%) CSS3
19 17 (15.45%) jQuery
20 16 (14.55%) WCF
21 15 (13.64%) Web Services
22 13 (11.82%) SQL Server 2008
22 13 (11.82%) Team Foundation Server
23 12 (10.91%) Retail
23 12 (10.91%) Logistics

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (4.55%) DNN
2 3 (2.73%) IIS
2 3 (2.73%) Node.js
2 3 (2.73%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.82%) CMS
3 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (8.18%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.36%) MS Office
2 7 (6.36%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.82%) IaaS
1 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (25.45%) TCP/IP
2 25 (22.73%) Modbus
3 1 (0.91%) Firewall
3 1 (0.91%) Internet
3 1 (0.91%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 26 (23.64%) Relational Database
3 13 (11.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.91%) Datazen
6 1 (0.91%) GIS
6 1 (0.91%) MySQL
6 1 (0.91%) Power BI
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 51 (46.36%) Visual Studio
2 13 (11.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.55%) CruiseControl
3 5 (4.55%) Selenium
3 5 (4.55%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.73%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.73%) git-flow
5 1 (0.91%) Bower
5 1 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.91%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.91%) Subversion
5 1 (0.91%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 12 (10.91%) Retail
2 10 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 8 (7.27%) Finance
4 1 (0.91%) Back Office
4 1 (0.91%) French Language
4 1 (0.91%) German Language
4 1 (0.91%) Italian Language
4 1 (0.91%) Publishing
4 1 (0.91%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 87 (79.09%) Developer
2 62 (56.36%) .NET Developer
3 57 (51.82%) C# Developer
4 44 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (14.55%) SQL Developer
6 14 (12.73%) ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (12.73%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 12 (10.91%) C# WCF Developer
7 12 (10.91%) WCF Developer
8 11 (10.00%) Software Engineer
9 10 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (6.36%) Lead Software Engineer
10 7 (6.36%) Oracle Developer
10 7 (6.36%) Senior .NET Developer
10 7 (6.36%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.73%) Applications Developer
11 3 (2.73%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (2.73%) Software Developer
11 3 (2.73%) Systems Engineer
11 3 (2.73%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (90.00%) .NET
2 46 (41.82%) ASP.NET
3 40 (36.36%) HTML
4 39 (35.45%) CSS
5 35 (31.82%) .NET Framework
6 23 (20.91%) HTML5
7 20 (18.18%) CSS3
8 17 (15.45%) jQuery
9 16 (14.55%) WCF
10 15 (13.64%) Web Services
11 11 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (8.18%) AngularJS
12 9 (8.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 9 (8.18%) XHTML
13 6 (5.45%) JSON
14 5 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 5 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 5 (4.55%) Entity Framework
15 4 (3.64%) REST
15 4 (3.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.18%) Algorithms
1 9 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.27%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.36%) Life Science
4 2 (1.82%) User Experience
5 1 (0.91%) Clustering
5 1 (0.91%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 36 (32.73%) Windows
2 26 (23.64%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.64%) Windows Phone
4 3 (2.73%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.82%) Android
5 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.91%) Linux
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (37.27%) MVC
2 36 (32.73%) High Availability
3 27 (24.55%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (20.91%) E-Commerce
5 12 (10.91%) Logistics
6 11 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 10 (9.09%) TDD
8 9 (8.18%) V-Model
8 9 (8.18%) Waterfall
9 8 (7.27%) Scrum
9 8 (7.27%) UML
10 6 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (4.55%) Front End Development
11 5 (4.55%) Multithreading
11 5 (4.55%) MVVM
11 5 (4.55%) Web Design
12 4 (3.64%) Mentoring
13 3 (2.73%) Responsive Web Design
14 2 (1.82%) BDD
14 2 (1.82%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (56.36%) SQL
2 32 (29.09%) JavaScript
3 10 (9.09%) VB
4 7 (6.36%) VB.NET
5 4 (3.64%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.64%) TypeScript
6 3 (2.73%) ECMAScript
7 2 (1.82%) C++
7 2 (1.82%) Perl
7 2 (1.82%) Python
7 2 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (8.18%) Degree
2 5 (4.55%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (0.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.27%) ISO 9001
1 8 (7.27%) TickIT
2 2 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) SCCM
1 1 (0.91%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (41.82%) Microsoft
2 29 (26.36%) Oracle
3 26 (23.64%) Siemens
4 2 (1.82%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.91%) Cisco
5 1 (0.91%) Dell
5 1 (0.91%) EMC
5 1 (0.91%) HP
5 1 (0.91%) IBM
5 1 (0.91%) SAP
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