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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 10 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing C# 14 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 8.92% 11.11% 7.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.15% 48.89% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 4
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£619 £375 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £323 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £425 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -9.09%
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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
41 45 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 26.11% 22.73% 36.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 33 14
Average daily rate £425 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £335 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £485 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £38.75 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +211.99%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 12 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 12 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 11 (61.11%) SOA
3 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (61.11%) jQuery
4 10 (55.56%) MVC
5 9 (50.00%) WCF
5 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (44.44%) KnockoutJS
6 8 (44.44%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
7 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (27.78%) Sitecore
9 3 (16.67%) Oracle
9 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (16.67%) Retail
10 2 (11.11%) CMS
10 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (11.11%) SQL
10 2 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
10 2 (11.11%) HTML
10 2 (11.11%) Web Services
10 2 (11.11%) XML
10 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 2 (11.11%) CMS
1 2 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (5.56%) NServiceBus
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (44.44%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) Telnet
1 1 (5.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Architect
1 12 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
2 7 (38.89%) Web Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 4 (22.22%) Developer
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Designer
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) COBOL Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 12 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 11 (61.11%) jQuery
4 9 (50.00%) WCF
4 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (44.44%) KnockoutJS
6 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (11.11%) HTML
7 2 (11.11%) Web Services
7 2 (11.11%) XML
7 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (5.56%) REST
8 1 (5.56%) XSLT
8 1 (5.56%) CSS
8 1 (5.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 11 (61.11%) SOA
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (55.56%) MVC
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.56%) Content Management
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
1 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) Go
2 1 (5.56%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) C++
2 1 (5.56%) COBOL
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
2 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Sitecore
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) hybris
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Retek
4 1 (5.56%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) KANA