The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 10 7 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs citing C# 10 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 8.55% 14.77% 11.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.48% 44.00% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 17
Median daily rate £438 £588 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% -2.08%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
C#
Bedfordshire

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
29 50 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 24.79% 33.56% 28.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 31 45
Median daily rate £390 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £337 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £606 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £45.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% -11.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton region citing C# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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#
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 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Luton region with a requirement for C#.

1 30 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (57.58%) QA
3 19 (57.58%) TDD
3 19 (57.58%) Test Automation
3 19 (57.58%) BDD
4 18 (54.55%) SpecFlow
4 18 (54.55%) E-Commerce
5 17 (51.52%) Selenium
6 16 (48.48%) ATDD
6 16 (48.48%) Feature Driven Development
6 16 (48.48%) TeamCity
6 16 (48.48%) Continuous Delivery
6 16 (48.48%) SDET
7 15 (45.45%) WebDriver
7 15 (45.45%) Cucumber
7 15 (45.45%) .NET
8 14 (42.42%) JBehave
9 13 (39.39%) TestNG
9 13 (39.39%) SoapUI
9 13 (39.39%) Defect Management
9 13 (39.39%) JUnit
9 13 (39.39%) Perl
9 13 (39.39%) Python
9 13 (39.39%) Ruby
9 13 (39.39%) JIRA
10 12 (36.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (36.36%) Jenkins
11 11 (33.33%) Java
11 11 (33.33%) SQL Server

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (30.30%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (27.27%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (54.55%) SpecFlow
2 17 (51.52%) Selenium
3 16 (48.48%) TeamCity
4 15 (45.45%) Cucumber
4 15 (45.45%) WebDriver
5 14 (42.42%) JBehave
6 13 (39.39%) JIRA
6 13 (39.39%) JUnit
6 13 (39.39%) SoapUI
6 13 (39.39%) TestNG
7 12 (36.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 12 (36.36%) Jenkins
8 10 (30.30%) Ant
8 10 (30.30%) Maven
9 2 (6.06%) Jasmine
9 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Test Engineer
2 11 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
3 10 (30.30%) Developer
4 9 (27.27%) Architect
4 9 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (24.24%) C# Developer
6 6 (18.18%) C# Software Developer
6 6 (18.18%) Developer in Test
6 6 (18.18%) Senior Test Engineer
6 6 (18.18%) Software Developer
7 5 (15.15%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (12.12%) .NET Developer
8 4 (12.12%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
8 4 (12.12%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (12.12%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (12.12%) Senior C# Software Developer
8 4 (12.12%) Senior Developer
8 4 (12.12%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (12.12%) Senior Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) .NET
2 9 (27.27%) Web Services
3 4 (12.12%) REST
4 2 (6.06%) WinForms
5 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.03%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (57.58%) BDD
3 19 (57.58%) TDD
3 19 (57.58%) Test Automation
4 18 (54.55%) E-Commerce
5 16 (48.48%) ATDD
5 16 (48.48%) Continuous Delivery
5 16 (48.48%) Feature Driven Development
6 13 (39.39%) Defect Management
7 9 (27.27%) Business Development
7 9 (27.27%) Document Composition
7 9 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (27.27%) Presales
7 9 (27.27%) SOA
7 9 (27.27%) Supplier Management
7 9 (27.27%) TOGAF
8 7 (21.21%) API Testing
9 2 (6.06%) QA Automation
9 2 (6.06%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) Perl
1 13 (39.39%) Python
1 13 (39.39%) Ruby
2 11 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.06%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (57.58%) QA
2 16 (48.48%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft