The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Luton region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 9 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 22 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 11.00% 6.85% 9.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 19.23% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 6
Average daily rate £375 £331 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £364 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +31.14%
Programming Languages Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
44 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 22.00% 35.62% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 14 12
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £178 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £338 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £38.75 £12.42 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+211.99% -39.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
C#
Bedfordshire

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 April 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 April 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 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (68.75%) ASP.NET
3 19 (59.38%) SQL Server
3 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (53.13%) Scrum
5 15 (46.88%) MVC
6 13 (40.63%) E-Commerce
7 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
8 11 (34.38%) Git (software)
8 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (31.25%) TeamCity
9 10 (31.25%) HTML
9 10 (31.25%) SOA
9 10 (31.25%) TDD
10 9 (28.13%) Web Services
11 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 8 (25.00%) Unit Testing
12 7 (21.88%) WCF
12 7 (21.88%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
13 6 (18.75%) Web Development
14 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
14 5 (15.63%) Selenium
14 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
14 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
14 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
14 5 (15.63%) Cucumber
14 5 (15.63%) BDD
14 5 (15.63%) IIS

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (21.88%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (15.63%) IIS
3 4 (12.50%) Papyrus
4 3 (9.38%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.13%) Confluence
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.13%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Exstream
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (59.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.13%) MySQL
5 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Git (software)
2 10 (31.25%) TeamCity
3 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
4 5 (15.63%) Selenium
4 5 (15.63%) Cucumber
5 4 (12.50%) JUnit
5 4 (12.50%) NUnit
5 4 (12.50%) SpecFlow
5 4 (12.50%) RSpec
5 4 (12.50%) MSTest
5 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (12.50%) FitNesse
6 1 (3.13%) Artifactory
6 1 (3.13%) JIRA
6 1 (3.13%) Log4Net
General
1 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Architect
3 5 (15.63%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.38%) BizTalk Developer
5 3 (9.38%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Designer
6 2 (6.25%) Test Automation Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) C# Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (68.75%) ASP.NET
3 11 (34.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (31.25%) HTML
5 9 (28.13%) Web Services
6 7 (21.88%) WCF
7 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
8 3 (9.38%) XML
8 3 (9.38%) XSD
8 3 (9.38%) XSLT
9 1 (3.13%) Silverlight
9 1 (3.13%) jQuery
9 1 (3.13%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.13%) CMDB
2 1 (3.13%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (53.13%) Scrum
3 15 (46.88%) MVC
4 13 (40.63%) E-Commerce
5 10 (31.25%) SOA
5 10 (31.25%) TDD
6 8 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 6 (18.75%) Web Development
8 5 (15.63%) Automated Testing
8 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
8 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
8 5 (15.63%) BDD
9 4 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
9 4 (12.50%) Agile Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Kanban
10 3 (9.38%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (9.38%) OO
11 2 (6.25%) Workflow
11 2 (6.25%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.38%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) VBA
3 2 (6.25%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) IBM