The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 17 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing C# 27 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 13.11% 6.10% 7.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.55% 20.00% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 4 7
Average daily rate
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£475 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £485 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Programming Languages Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
58 25 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 28.16% 30.49% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 16 23
Average daily rate £425 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £45.43 £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.91% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Luton region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in Luton

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Luton region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Luton region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (47.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (44.44%) ASP.NET
5 14 (38.89%) Git (software)
6 13 (36.11%) TeamCity
7 11 (30.56%) SQL
7 11 (30.56%) Scrum
8 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
9 9 (25.00%) SOA
9 9 (25.00%) Windows
9 9 (25.00%) HTML
9 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 9 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (25.00%) PowerShell
10 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (22.22%) JIRA
10 8 (22.22%) Confluence
10 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
10 8 (22.22%) VB
10 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
10 8 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (19.44%) OO
11 7 (19.44%) CMS
11 7 (19.44%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (19.44%) Retail
11 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
12 6 (16.67%) .NET Framework
12 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 8 (22.22%) Confluence
2 7 (19.44%) CMS
3 6 (16.67%) IIS
4 3 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.78%) MQSeries
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (47.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (38.89%) Git (software)
2 13 (36.11%) TeamCity
3 8 (22.22%) JIRA
4 7 (19.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (13.89%) FinalBuilder
6 3 (8.33%) Log4Net
7 2 (5.56%) NUnit
8 1 (2.78%) NSubstitute
8 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.78%) ReSharper
8 1 (2.78%) Artifactory
8 1 (2.78%) MSTest
General
1 7 (19.44%) Retail
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 7 (19.44%) Software Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Configuration Engineer
5 6 (16.67%) Architect
5 6 (16.67%) Software Configuration Engineer
6 5 (13.89%) Web Developer
6 5 (13.89%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Web Architect
8 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 3 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Head of Development
9 2 (5.56%) C# Web Developer
9 2 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
10 1 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 9 (25.00%) HTML
4 6 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 4 (11.11%) Web Services
5 4 (11.11%) MSMQ
6 3 (8.33%) CSS
7 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (5.56%) CSS3
7 2 (5.56%) WCF
7 2 (5.56%) WPF
7 2 (5.56%) jQuery
7 2 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.78%) XML
8 1 (2.78%) XSLT
8 1 (2.78%) SOAP
8 1 (2.78%) Middleware
8 1 (2.78%) WinForms
8 1 (2.78%) WF
8 1 (2.78%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) CMDB
1 1 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (30.56%) Scrum
4 9 (25.00%) SOA
5 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (19.44%) OO
6 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
7 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 6 (16.67%) MVC
8 5 (13.89%) Web Development
8 5 (13.89%) TDD
9 4 (11.11%) DevOps
10 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (8.33%) Software Architecture
11 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
11 2 (5.56%) Mobile Commerce
11 2 (5.56%) OOP
12 1 (2.78%) RUP
12 1 (2.78%) DSDM
12 1 (2.78%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) SQL
2 9 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 8 (22.22%) VB
4 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.56%) Java
4 2 (5.56%) C++
5 1 (2.78%) C
5 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) Sitecore
3 2 (5.56%) Sybase
4 1 (2.78%) TIBCO
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