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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 19 25 9
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Contract jobs citing C# 6 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 4.05% 4.46% 11.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.22% 18.00% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 6
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£425 £400 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £395 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £438
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 £40.38 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +7.14%
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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
37 50 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 25.00% 24.75% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 31 8
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £278 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £51.30 £42.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% +86.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 13 (65.00%) SOA
3 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (55.00%) E-Commerce
4 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
4 11 (55.00%) WCF
5 10 (50.00%) jQuery
5 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (50.00%) MVC
6 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
8 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (25.00%) Sitecore
10 3 (15.00%) Retail
10 3 (15.00%) SQL
10 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
11 2 (10.00%) SOAP
11 2 (10.00%) Web Services
11 2 (10.00%) XML
11 2 (10.00%) C++
11 2 (10.00%) HTML
11 2 (10.00%) Java
11 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
11 2 (10.00%) Citrix
11 2 (10.00%) TIBCO
11 2 (10.00%) Telnet
11 2 (10.00%) Mule

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (10.00%) Mule
1 2 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Telnet
1 2 (10.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Architect
2 10 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (30.00%) Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 5 (25.00%) Web Architect
4 5 (25.00%) Senior Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Designer
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) COBOL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (55.00%) WCF
3 10 (50.00%) jQuery
4 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
5 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (10.00%) HTML
6 2 (10.00%) REST
6 2 (10.00%) SOAP
6 2 (10.00%) Web Services
6 2 (10.00%) XML
7 1 (5.00%) XSLT
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.00%) JSON
7 1 (5.00%) LINQ
7 1 (5.00%) CSS
7 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) SOA
2 11 (55.00%) E-Commerce
3 10 (50.00%) MVC
4 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
5 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) AOP
5 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Low Latency
5 2 (10.00%) Microservices
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (5.00%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (5.00%) Release Management
6 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) C++
2 2 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) COBOL
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Sitecore
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Retek
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