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 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 18 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 13 64 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.12% 22.54% 26.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.57% 36.16% 55.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 29
Average daily rate
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£325 £269 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.93% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £341 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 20
Average hourly rate - £35.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
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
70 177 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 27.56% 62.32% 47.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 95 57
Average daily rate £300 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £364 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 34
Average hourly rate - £34.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 November 2014.

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 November 2014. 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 -12 7 £320 +31.95% 13
Loughborough - - - - 1
Lutterworth - - - - 2
Market Harborough - - - - 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - - 2
Coalville - - - -
Hinckley - - - - 1
C#
East Midlands

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 59 (85.51%) .NET
2 36 (52.17%) HTML
3 32 (46.38%) ASP.NET
4 31 (44.93%) JavaScript
5 30 (43.48%) CSS
6 29 (42.03%) SQL
7 27 (39.13%) SQL Server
8 22 (31.88%) jQuery
9 17 (24.64%) MVC
10 16 (23.19%) .NET Framework
10 16 (23.19%) Visual Studio
11 14 (20.29%) Oracle
11 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (18.84%) WPF
12 13 (18.84%) HTML5
12 13 (18.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 12 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (17.39%) XML
14 11 (15.94%) XSLT
14 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
15 10 (14.49%) WinForms
16 9 (13.04%) C++
17 8 (11.59%) Web Services
18 7 (10.14%) UML
18 7 (10.14%) IIS
18 7 (10.14%) WCF
18 7 (10.14%) CSS3
18 7 (10.14%) Relational Database
19 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 7 (10.14%) IIS
2 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.35%) CMS
3 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.90%) Kentico
3 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.45%) Drupal
4 1 (1.45%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.45%) WordPress
4 1 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) LDAP
2 2 (2.90%) Modbus
2 2 (2.90%) FTP
2 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.90%) Intranet
2 2 (2.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.14%) Relational Database
3 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.90%) MS Access
4 2 (2.90%) DTS
5 1 (1.45%) VLDB
5 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.45%) MySQL
5 1 (1.45%) OLAP
5 1 (1.45%) QlikView
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 16 (23.19%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.35%) NUnit
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Blend
3 1 (1.45%) Toad
3 1 (1.45%) JIRA
3 1 (1.45%) Moq
General
1 4 (5.80%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Advertising
4 1 (1.45%) Back Office
4 1 (1.45%) Publishing
4 1 (1.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 62 (89.86%) Developer
2 36 (52.17%) C# Developer
3 27 (39.13%) .NET Developer
4 19 (27.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (17.39%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (14.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (13.04%) Software Developer
8 7 (10.14%) Web Developer
9 6 (8.70%) C# Software Developer
10 5 (7.25%) Senior Developer
10 5 (7.25%) WPF Developer
11 4 (5.80%) Java Developer
11 4 (5.80%) Analyst
12 3 (4.35%) Senior Software Developer
13 2 (2.90%) Technical Architect
13 2 (2.90%) DBA
13 2 (2.90%) PHP Developer
13 2 (2.90%) Senior Java Developer
13 2 (2.90%) SQL DBA
13 2 (2.90%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (85.51%) .NET
2 36 (52.17%) HTML
3 32 (46.38%) ASP.NET
4 30 (43.48%) CSS
5 22 (31.88%) jQuery
6 16 (23.19%) .NET Framework
7 13 (18.84%) WPF
7 13 (18.84%) HTML5
7 13 (18.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 12 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (17.39%) XML
9 11 (15.94%) XSLT
10 10 (14.49%) WinForms
11 8 (11.59%) Web Services
12 7 (10.14%) WCF
12 7 (10.14%) CSS3
13 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 6 (8.70%) Ajax
14 4 (5.80%) Struts
14 4 (5.80%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.35%) User Experience
3 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.45%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.45%) Replication
4 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (1.45%) VMS
2 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.64%) MVC
2 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.14%) UML
4 6 (8.70%) Scrum
5 5 (7.25%) TDD
5 5 (7.25%) Unit Testing
6 4 (5.80%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (5.80%) OOP
6 4 (5.80%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.35%) OO
7 3 (4.35%) Kanban
7 3 (4.35%) MVVM
8 2 (2.90%) Waterfall
8 2 (2.90%) BDD
8 2 (2.90%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (2.90%) Web Design
8 2 (2.90%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.45%) Data Modelling
9 1 (1.45%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 31 (44.93%) JavaScript
2 29 (42.03%) SQL
3 9 (13.04%) C++
4 6 (8.70%) XAML
4 6 (8.70%) Java
5 4 (5.80%) VB
5 4 (5.80%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.90%) C
6 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.90%) PHP
7 1 (1.45%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.45%) MCSE
3 1 (1.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) WAI
Vendors
1 14 (20.29%) Oracle
2 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.25%) Telerik
4 2 (2.90%) Siemens
5 1 (1.45%) Motorola
5 1 (1.45%) Perforce
5 1 (1.45%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.45%) Sitecore
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