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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing C# 48 65 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 17.39% 21.04% 24.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.38% 44.22% 46.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 29 15
Average daily rate
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£285 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £249 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £355 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 2
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
116 147 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 42.03% 47.57% 51.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 69 56
Average daily rate £285 £295 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.38% -10.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £410 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 23 10
Average hourly rate £28.00 £37.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% +33.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £33.75 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £35.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 3 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 3 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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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 21 £290 +5.45% 11
C#
East Midlands

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 3 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 86 (78.90%) .NET
2 64 (58.72%) ASP.NET
3 53 (48.62%) HTML
4 52 (47.71%) CSS
5 44 (40.37%) JavaScript
6 37 (33.94%) SQL Server
7 34 (31.19%) SQL
8 29 (26.61%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (25.69%) HTML5
10 26 (23.85%) jQuery
11 24 (22.02%) MVC
11 24 (22.02%) CSS3
12 21 (19.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 21 (19.27%) Visual Studio
13 20 (18.35%) VB.NET
14 19 (17.43%) E-Commerce
15 16 (14.68%) WCF
15 16 (14.68%) .NET Framework
16 15 (13.76%) Team Foundation Server
17 14 (12.84%) SQL Server 2008
17 14 (12.84%) Web Services
18 13 (11.93%) Windows
18 13 (11.93%) VB
18 13 (11.93%) Retail
19 12 (11.01%) WPF
19 12 (11.01%) Software Engineering
19 12 (11.01%) Microsoft
19 12 (11.01%) Finance
19 12 (11.01%) Scrum
20 11 (10.09%) XML

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 6 (5.50%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.83%) CMS
2 2 (1.83%) DNN
2 2 (1.83%) Drupal
2 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (3.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (33.94%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (8.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (7.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (5.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (19.27%) Visual Studio
2 15 (13.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (5.50%) Selenium
4 3 (2.75%) NUnit
4 3 (2.75%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.83%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.83%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.92%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (11.93%) Retail
2 12 (11.01%) Finance
3 4 (3.67%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.75%) Publishing
4 3 (2.75%) Games
5 1 (0.92%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 83 (76.15%) Developer
2 50 (45.87%) C# Developer
3 48 (44.04%) .NET Developer
4 38 (34.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (22.94%) ASP.NET Developer
6 24 (22.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (11.01%) Software Engineer
8 8 (7.34%) Web Developer
9 7 (6.42%) VB.NET Developer
10 6 (5.50%) WPF Developer
10 6 (5.50%) Lead Software Engineer
10 6 (5.50%) BizTalk Developer
11 5 (4.59%) Analyst
11 5 (4.59%) Applications Developer
12 4 (3.67%) Junior
12 4 (3.67%) Junior Developer
12 4 (3.67%) .NET Web Developer
12 4 (3.67%) Junior C# Developer
13 3 (2.75%) SQL Developer
13 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (78.90%) .NET
2 64 (58.72%) ASP.NET
3 53 (48.62%) HTML
4 52 (47.71%) CSS
5 28 (25.69%) HTML5
6 26 (23.85%) jQuery
7 24 (22.02%) CSS3
8 21 (19.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 16 (14.68%) .NET Framework
9 16 (14.68%) WCF
10 14 (12.84%) Web Services
11 12 (11.01%) WPF
12 11 (10.09%) XML
13 9 (8.26%) WinForms
13 9 (8.26%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (5.50%) Entity Framework
14 6 (5.50%) Ajax
14 6 (5.50%) XHTML
15 4 (3.67%) SOAP
15 4 (3.67%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.67%) SCADA
3 3 (2.75%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.75%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.75%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.83%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.83%) Life Science
5 1 (0.92%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.93%) Windows
2 4 (3.67%) Android
3 3 (2.75%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.83%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.61%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (22.02%) MVC
3 19 (17.43%) E-Commerce
4 12 (11.01%) Scrum
4 12 (11.01%) Software Engineering
5 8 (7.34%) Waterfall
5 8 (7.34%) Migration
5 8 (7.34%) SDLC
6 7 (6.42%) TDD
7 6 (5.50%) UML
7 6 (5.50%) V-Model
8 4 (3.67%) Mobile Development
8 4 (3.67%) Android Development
9 3 (2.75%) iOS Development
9 3 (2.75%) Multithreading
9 3 (2.75%) Software Testing
9 3 (2.75%) Web Development
9 3 (2.75%) Integration Testing
9 3 (2.75%) CRM
10 2 (1.83%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 44 (40.37%) JavaScript
2 34 (31.19%) SQL
3 20 (18.35%) VB.NET
4 13 (11.93%) VB
5 5 (4.59%) VBA
6 4 (3.67%) C++
6 4 (3.67%) VB6
7 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.92%) Perl
8 1 (0.92%) Python
8 1 (0.92%) XAML
8 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (2.75%) Degree
2 1 (0.92%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.59%) ISO 9001
1 5 (4.59%) TickIT
2 3 (2.75%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (11.01%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.83%) Perforce
2 2 (1.83%) Oracle
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