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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 26 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 4 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.41% 10.91% 14.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.76% 50.00% 41.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 9
Average daily rate
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£550 £475 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +39.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £505 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.67% -2.85%
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
41 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 24.70% 21.82% 34.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 21
Average daily rate £415 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £200 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 (96.97%) .NET
2 19 (57.58%) E-Commerce
3 14 (42.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (36.36%) SOA
5 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
5 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
6 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET
7 8 (24.24%) Retail
7 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (24.24%) SQL
7 8 (24.24%) CMS
8 7 (21.21%) Windows
8 7 (21.21%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (15.15%) Oracle
9 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
9 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
9 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
9 5 (15.15%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (15.15%) Sitecore
9 5 (15.15%) jQuery
10 4 (12.12%) Confluence
10 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (12.12%) TeamCity
10 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
10 4 (12.12%) JIRA
10 4 (12.12%) VB
10 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
10 4 (12.12%) OO

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (24.24%) CMS
2 5 (15.15%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (12.12%) Confluence
4 2 (6.06%) IIS
5 1 (3.03%) MQSeries
5 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
5 1 (3.03%) Kentico
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) Maya
2 1 (3.03%) 3ds Max
2 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (21.21%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) TeamCity
1 4 (12.12%) JIRA
2 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.06%) FinalBuilder
3 2 (6.06%) NUnit
3 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.03%) Xcode
4 1 (3.03%) Log4Net
4 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.03%) ReSharper
4 1 (3.03%) NSubstitute
4 1 (3.03%) MSTest
General
1 8 (24.24%) Retail
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Electronics
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) Architect
3 9 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (27.27%) C# Developer
4 7 (21.21%) Web Architect
4 7 (21.21%) .NET Developer
5 6 (18.18%) Software Engineer
6 5 (15.15%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (12.12%) Software Configuration Engineer
7 4 (12.12%) Configuration Engineer
8 3 (9.09%) Senior Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Digital Architect
9 2 (6.06%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 2 (6.06%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Head of Development
9 2 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
10 1 (3.03%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (96.97%) .NET
2 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 5 (15.15%) jQuery
4 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
5 3 (9.09%) Web Services
5 3 (9.09%) CSS
6 2 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (6.06%) CSS3
6 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (6.06%) WCF
6 2 (6.06%) WPF
6 2 (6.06%) HTML
6 2 (6.06%) XML
6 2 (6.06%) MSMQ
7 1 (3.03%) Middleware
7 1 (3.03%) WinForms
7 1 (3.03%) XSLT
7 1 (3.03%) SOAP
7 1 (3.03%) JSON
7 1 (3.03%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) DTV
1 1 (3.03%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
1 1 (3.03%) Physics
1 1 (3.03%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (3.03%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.03%) Android
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Phone
3 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) E-Commerce
2 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (36.36%) SOA
3 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
4 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (12.12%) OO
4 4 (12.12%) Scrum
4 4 (12.12%) MVC
5 3 (9.09%) Mobile Commerce
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Web Development
6 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.06%) OOP
7 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.03%) Workflow
7 1 (3.03%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.03%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
3 4 (12.12%) VB
3 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.09%) C++
5 2 (6.06%) Java
5 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.06%) Python
6 1 (3.03%) C
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
6 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.03%) Lua
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby
6 1 (3.03%) Golang
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle
2 5 (15.15%) Sitecore
3 2 (6.06%) Sybase
4 1 (3.03%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.03%) Adobe
4 1 (3.03%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) KANA
4 1 (3.03%) EPiServer
4 1 (3.03%) hybris
Luton, Bedfordshire
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