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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 17 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing C# 21 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 11.48% - 8.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.38% - 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 7
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£600 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -
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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
52 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 28.42% 13.16% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 8 14
Average daily rate £430 £283 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.21% -13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £410 £340
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 - £42.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 38 (97.44%) .NET
2 24 (61.54%) E-Commerce
3 18 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (41.03%) ASP.NET
4 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (30.77%) SOA
5 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 11 (28.21%) Windows
6 11 (28.21%) Git (software)
7 10 (25.64%) TeamCity
7 10 (25.64%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
7 10 (25.64%) SQL
7 10 (25.64%) CMS
8 9 (23.08%) Retail
8 9 (23.08%) PowerShell
9 8 (20.51%) JIRA
9 8 (20.51%) Scrum
9 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
9 8 (20.51%) VB
9 8 (20.51%) Confluence
9 8 (20.51%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (17.95%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
10 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
10 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (15.38%) .NET Framework
11 6 (15.38%) IIS

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (25.64%) CMS
2 8 (20.51%) Confluence
3 6 (15.38%) IIS
4 5 (12.82%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.56%) Kentico
5 1 (2.56%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.56%) MQSeries
Applications
1 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) Maya
2 1 (2.56%) 3ds Max
2 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (25.64%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (17.95%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Git (software)
2 10 (25.64%) TeamCity
3 8 (20.51%) JIRA
4 7 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (12.82%) FinalBuilder
6 3 (7.69%) Log4Net
7 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
7 2 (5.13%) NUnit
8 1 (2.56%) NSubstitute
8 1 (2.56%) MSTest
8 1 (2.56%) Artifactory
8 1 (2.56%) ReSharper
8 1 (2.56%) Xcode
8 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (23.08%) Retail
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Electronics
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Developer
2 9 (23.08%) Architect
2 9 (23.08%) .NET Developer
2 9 (23.08%) C# Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Software Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (17.95%) Configuration Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Web Architect
5 6 (15.38%) Software Configuration Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Web Developer
7 3 (7.69%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (5.13%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (5.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Head of Development
8 2 (5.13%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (97.44%) .NET
2 16 (41.03%) ASP.NET
3 6 (15.38%) .NET Framework
3 6 (15.38%) HTML
4 5 (12.82%) Web Services
5 4 (10.26%) MSMQ
5 4 (10.26%) jQuery
6 3 (7.69%) CSS
7 2 (5.13%) XML
7 2 (5.13%) WCF
7 2 (5.13%) WPF
7 2 (5.13%) CSS3
7 2 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (2.56%) REST
8 1 (2.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (2.56%) RESTful
8 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.56%) Autofac
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Kinect
1 1 (2.56%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (2.56%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
1 1 (2.56%) Physics
1 1 (2.56%) CMDB
1 1 (2.56%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) DTV
1 1 (2.56%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) E-Commerce
2 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.77%) SOA
4 8 (20.51%) Scrum
4 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
5 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (15.38%) OO
6 6 (15.38%) MVC
6 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
7 4 (10.26%) Web Development
7 4 (10.26%) DevOps
8 3 (7.69%) TDD
8 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.69%) Mobile Commerce
9 2 (5.13%) OOP
9 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.13%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (5.13%) Software Architecture
10 1 (2.56%) Image Processing
10 1 (2.56%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) SQL
2 9 (23.08%) PowerShell
3 8 (20.51%) VB
4 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.69%) C++
6 2 (5.13%) Java
6 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.13%) Python
7 1 (2.56%) Golang
7 1 (2.56%) Lua
7 1 (2.56%) Ruby
7 1 (2.56%) PHP
7 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (10.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Sitecore
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle
4 2 (5.13%) Sybase
5 1 (2.56%) hybris
5 1 (2.56%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.56%) KANA
5 1 (2.56%) Adobe
5 1 (2.56%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.56%) SAP