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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 13 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing C# 16 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 9.14% 8.13% 10.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.06% 32.50% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 18
Average daily rate £600 £625 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £405 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £638 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.15% +7.31%
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
34 40 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 19.43% 25.00% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 32 31
Average daily rate £360 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £638 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £46.07 - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016, 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 40 (86.96%) .NET
2 32 (69.57%) SOA
2 32 (69.57%) Software Engineering
3 23 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 22 (47.83%) SOAP
4 22 (47.83%) REST
4 22 (47.83%) Microservices
5 19 (41.30%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (41.30%) Reverse Engineering
6 18 (39.13%) SQL
7 17 (36.96%) Low Latency
8 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (30.43%) ASP.NET
10 13 (28.26%) WCF
10 13 (28.26%) Unit Testing
10 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (26.09%) Middleware
11 12 (26.09%) Hybrid Cloud
12 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
12 10 (21.74%) Software Architecture
12 10 (21.74%) Multithreading
12 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
12 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
12 10 (21.74%) TDD
13 9 (19.57%) JIRA
13 9 (19.57%) Confluence
13 9 (19.57%) E-Commerce
13 9 (19.57%) Data Modelling
14 8 (17.39%) Red Hat
14 8 (17.39%) AOP

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 9 (19.57%) Confluence
2 6 (13.04%) JBoss
3 2 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.35%) Mule
3 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.17%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) JIRA
2 4 (8.70%) NUnit
2 4 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.70%) TeamCity
3 3 (6.52%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (6.52%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (4.35%) ProC
4 2 (4.35%) SoapUI
4 2 (4.35%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.17%) Toad
General
1 1 (2.17%) Finance
1 1 (2.17%) Legal
1 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Architect
2 15 (32.61%) Developer
3 14 (30.43%) Technical Architect
4 12 (26.09%) Software Engineer
5 9 (19.57%) Senior Developer
6 7 (15.22%) Designer
7 6 (13.04%) .NET Developer
7 6 (13.04%) Senior Designer
8 5 (10.87%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (8.70%) .NET Designer
10 3 (6.52%) C# Developer
10 3 (6.52%) Integration Architect
10 3 (6.52%) Integration Developer
10 3 (6.52%) Messaging Architect
10 3 (6.52%) Messaging Developer
10 3 (6.52%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (6.52%) SOA Designer
10 3 (6.52%) SOA Developer
11 2 (4.35%) Data Architect
11 2 (4.35%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (86.96%) .NET
2 22 (47.83%) REST
2 22 (47.83%) SOAP
3 14 (30.43%) ASP.NET
4 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (28.26%) WCF
5 12 (26.09%) Middleware
6 5 (10.87%) .NET Framework
7 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (8.70%) MSMQ
7 4 (8.70%) RESTful
8 2 (4.35%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (4.35%) HTML
8 2 (4.35%) Web Services
9 1 (2.17%) Apache Camel
9 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (41.30%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (26.09%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Unix
2 2 (4.35%) Windows
3 1 (2.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (69.57%) SOA
1 32 (69.57%) Software Engineering
2 22 (47.83%) Microservices
3 19 (41.30%) Reverse Engineering
4 17 (36.96%) Low Latency
5 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (28.26%) Unit Testing
7 10 (21.74%) Multithreading
7 10 (21.74%) Software Architecture
7 10 (21.74%) TDD
8 9 (19.57%) Data Modelling
8 9 (19.57%) E-Commerce
9 8 (17.39%) AOP
10 7 (15.22%) User Stories
11 6 (13.04%) Data Transformation
12 5 (10.87%) Scrum
13 4 (8.70%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
13 4 (8.70%) Loose Coupling
13 4 (8.70%) MVC
13 4 (8.70%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) C++
3 4 (8.70%) C
4 3 (6.52%) Ada
5 2 (4.35%) COBOL
5 2 (4.35%) Java
5 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.35%) Python
5 2 (4.35%) Ruby
5 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.17%) AWK
6 1 (2.17%) Korn
6 1 (2.17%) sed
6 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
1 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.87%) Degree
3 2 (4.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.39%) Red Hat
3 5 (10.87%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.35%) IBM
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (2.17%) Apigee
5 1 (2.17%) Mashery
5 1 (2.17%) Remedy
5 1 (2.17%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.17%) WSO2