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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 20 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing C# 18 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 8.53% 7.87% 10.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.14% 26.92% 31.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 8
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£425 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
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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
56 26 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 26.54% 29.21% 32.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 15 24
Average daily rate £425 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £45.43 £22.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.91% -47.05%
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 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 18 September 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 18 September 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 35 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 24 (68.57%) Git (software)
4 21 (60.00%) TeamCity
5 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (57.14%) E-Commerce
6 19 (54.29%) SQL Server
7 17 (48.57%) HTML
7 17 (48.57%) JavaScript
7 17 (48.57%) Scrum
8 15 (42.86%) MVC
9 12 (34.29%) TDD
9 12 (34.29%) Windows
9 12 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (31.43%) PowerShell
10 11 (31.43%) IIS
11 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
12 9 (25.71%) VB
12 9 (25.71%) Web Services
12 9 (25.71%) JIRA
12 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (25.71%) Confluence
12 9 (25.71%) Opscode Chef
13 8 (22.86%) DevOps
13 8 (22.86%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (22.86%) OO
13 8 (22.86%) SQL
14 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
14 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
14 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 11 (31.43%) IIS
2 9 (25.71%) Confluence
3 3 (8.57%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (8.57%) CMS
4 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.86%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (54.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (68.57%) Git (software)
2 21 (60.00%) TeamCity
3 9 (25.71%) JIRA
4 8 (22.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (14.29%) FinalBuilder
6 4 (11.43%) Log4Net
7 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
7 2 (5.71%) Artifactory
8 1 (2.86%) MSTest
8 1 (2.86%) NUnit
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (74.29%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Configuration Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) Software Configuration Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 7 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Web Developer
6 5 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (8.57%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (5.71%) C# Web Developer
8 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (5.71%) BizTalk Developer
8 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.86%) .NET Software Developer
9 1 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (85.71%) ASP.NET
3 17 (48.57%) HTML
4 9 (25.71%) Web Services
5 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 5 (14.29%) WCF
7 4 (11.43%) XML
7 4 (11.43%) XSLT
7 4 (11.43%) MSMQ
8 3 (8.57%) XSD
8 3 (8.57%) jQuery
9 2 (5.71%) Silverlight
9 2 (5.71%) CSS
10 1 (2.86%) SOAP
10 1 (2.86%) LINQ
10 1 (2.86%) RESTful
10 1 (2.86%) WPF
10 1 (2.86%) WF
10 1 (2.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) CMDB
2 1 (2.86%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) E-Commerce
1 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (48.57%) Scrum
3 15 (42.86%) MVC
4 12 (34.29%) TDD
4 12 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 8 (22.86%) OO
6 8 (22.86%) DevOps
7 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 5 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
8 5 (14.29%) Agile Testing
8 5 (14.29%) Kanban
9 4 (11.43%) Software Architecture
9 4 (11.43%) Web Development
10 2 (5.71%) Workflow
10 2 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (5.71%) OOP
11 1 (2.86%) UML
11 1 (2.86%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) JavaScript
2 11 (31.43%) PowerShell
3 9 (25.71%) VB
4 8 (22.86%) SQL
5 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.86%) C++
6 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (11.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Sybase
3 1 (2.86%) IBM
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