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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 5 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing C# 53 55 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 15.54% 15.76% 13.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.06% 34.16% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 20 14
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£300 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £239 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £321 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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
143 161 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 41.94% 46.13% 43.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 84 57
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £237 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 32 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £23.80 £9.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +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 27 April 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 27 April 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 0 25 £340 +23.63% 8
Market Harborough - 2 £300 -
C#
East Midlands

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 54 (76.06%) .NET
2 39 (54.93%) ASP.NET
3 38 (53.52%) JavaScript
4 35 (49.30%) HTML
4 35 (49.30%) CSS
5 31 (43.66%) SQL Server
6 27 (38.03%) jQuery
7 20 (28.17%) HTML5
8 19 (26.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 18 (25.35%) .NET Framework
10 17 (23.94%) MVC
11 16 (22.54%) CSS3
12 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (19.72%) WCF
13 12 (16.90%) Windows
14 11 (15.49%) XML
15 10 (14.08%) Visual Studio
15 10 (14.08%) VB.NET
15 10 (14.08%) SQL
15 10 (14.08%) Web Services
16 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET MVC
17 8 (11.27%) Team Foundation Server
17 8 (11.27%) WPF
17 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
17 8 (11.27%) Entity Framework
18 7 (9.86%) E-Commerce
19 6 (8.45%) BizTalk Server
19 6 (8.45%) WinForms
19 6 (8.45%) LINQ
19 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2008

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (8.45%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.23%) IIS
3 2 (2.82%) Apache
3 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.82%) DNN
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) Internet
2 1 (1.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (43.66%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.41%) Informix
Development Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Visual Studio
2 8 (11.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.63%) Selenium
4 3 (4.23%) NUnit
4 3 (4.23%) MSTest
4 3 (4.23%) Subversion
5 2 (2.82%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.82%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.82%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (7.04%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Retail
3 3 (4.23%) Publishing
3 3 (4.23%) Games
4 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.82%) Back Office
5 1 (1.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (87.32%) Developer
2 38 (53.52%) C# Developer
3 35 (49.30%) .NET Developer
4 28 (39.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (28.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 20 (28.17%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (8.45%) BizTalk Developer
7 5 (7.04%) WPF Developer
7 5 (7.04%) VB.NET Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.23%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (2.82%) QA Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Applications Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (76.06%) .NET
2 39 (54.93%) ASP.NET
3 35 (49.30%) CSS
3 35 (49.30%) HTML
4 27 (38.03%) jQuery
5 20 (28.17%) HTML5
6 19 (26.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 18 (25.35%) .NET Framework
8 16 (22.54%) CSS3
9 14 (19.72%) WCF
10 11 (15.49%) XML
11 10 (14.08%) Web Services
12 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (11.27%) Entity Framework
13 8 (11.27%) WPF
14 6 (8.45%) LINQ
14 6 (8.45%) JSON
14 6 (8.45%) WinForms
14 6 (8.45%) Ajax
15 3 (4.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) SCADA
2 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.82%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.90%) Windows
2 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.82%) UNIX
3 2 (2.82%) VMS
3 2 (2.82%) Android
4 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.94%) MVC
2 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (9.86%) E-Commerce
4 5 (7.04%) TDD
4 5 (7.04%) Software Engineering
5 4 (5.63%) Waterfall
6 3 (4.23%) Change Control
6 3 (4.23%) CRM
6 3 (4.23%) Scrum
6 3 (4.23%) Migration
7 2 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.82%) OO
7 2 (2.82%) ETL
7 2 (2.82%) CAD
7 2 (2.82%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.82%) Extreme Programming
7 2 (2.82%) Web Design
7 2 (2.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.82%) 3D Modelling
7 2 (2.82%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 38 (53.52%) JavaScript
2 10 (14.08%) SQL
2 10 (14.08%) VB.NET
3 5 (7.04%) VB
4 4 (5.63%) C++
5 2 (2.82%) VBA
6 1 (1.41%) Python
6 1 (1.41%) XAML
6 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.41%) Java
6 1 (1.41%) Perl
6 1 (1.41%) C
6 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle
3 2 (2.82%) Telerik
4 1 (1.41%) Perforce
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