The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 12 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing C# 13 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 8.50% 7.10% 10.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.39% 28.95% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 17
Median daily rate £588 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.23% +13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.15% +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
33 38 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 21.57% 24.52% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 35 29
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £225 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Median hourly rate £46.07 - £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton region citing C# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 May 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 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Luton region with a requirement for C#.

1 32 (86.49%) .NET
2 29 (78.38%) SOA
3 26 (70.27%) Software Engineering
4 22 (59.46%) SOAP
4 22 (59.46%) REST
5 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
5 21 (56.76%) Microservices
6 18 (48.65%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (48.65%) Reverse Engineering
7 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (37.84%) SQL
8 14 (37.84%) Low Latency
9 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (29.73%) Hybrid Cloud
10 11 (29.73%) WCF
10 11 (29.73%) E-Commerce
11 10 (27.03%) TDD
11 10 (27.03%) Middleware
11 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET
11 10 (27.03%) Unit Testing
12 9 (24.32%) JIRA
12 9 (24.32%) Confluence
12 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
13 8 (21.62%) Red Hat
13 8 (21.62%) Data Modelling
13 8 (21.62%) Software Architecture
14 7 (18.92%) User Stories
14 7 (18.92%) AOP
14 7 (18.92%) Multithreading
15 6 (16.22%) Data Transformation

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (24.32%) Confluence
2 6 (16.22%) JBoss
3 2 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.41%) Mule
3 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.70%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (2.70%) CMS
4 1 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) JIRA
2 5 (13.51%) TeamCity
3 4 (10.81%) NUnit
3 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.41%) SoapUI
4 2 (5.41%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.70%) ProC
5 1 (2.70%) Toad
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Architect
2 15 (40.54%) Developer
3 11 (29.73%) Technical Architect
4 9 (24.32%) Senior Developer
5 7 (18.92%) Designer
6 6 (16.22%) .NET Developer
6 6 (16.22%) Senior Designer
6 6 (16.22%) Software Engineer
7 5 (13.51%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (10.81%) .NET Designer
8 4 (10.81%) Integration Architect
9 3 (8.11%) C# Developer
9 3 (8.11%) Integration Developer
9 3 (8.11%) Messaging Architect
9 3 (8.11%) Messaging Developer
9 3 (8.11%) Middleware Architect
9 3 (8.11%) SOA Designer
9 3 (8.11%) SOA Developer
10 2 (5.41%) C# Architect
10 2 (5.41%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (86.49%) .NET
2 22 (59.46%) REST
2 22 (59.46%) SOAP
3 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (29.73%) WCF
5 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET
5 10 (27.03%) Middleware
6 5 (13.51%) .NET Framework
7 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (10.81%) RESTful
8 2 (5.41%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (5.41%) HTML
8 2 (5.41%) MSMQ
8 2 (5.41%) Web Services
9 1 (2.70%) Apache Camel
9 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (48.65%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (29.73%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) AIX
3 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (78.38%) SOA
2 26 (70.27%) Software Engineering
3 21 (56.76%) Microservices
4 18 (48.65%) Reverse Engineering
5 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (37.84%) Low Latency
7 11 (29.73%) E-Commerce
8 10 (27.03%) TDD
8 10 (27.03%) Unit Testing
9 8 (21.62%) Data Modelling
9 8 (21.62%) Software Architecture
10 7 (18.92%) AOP
10 7 (18.92%) Multithreading
10 7 (18.92%) User Stories
11 6 (16.22%) Data Transformation
12 5 (13.51%) BDD
12 5 (13.51%) MVC
12 5 (13.51%) Scrum
12 5 (13.51%) SOLID
13 4 (10.81%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) Java
2 2 (5.41%) Ruby
2 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.70%) AWK
3 1 (2.70%) C
3 1 (2.70%) C++
3 1 (2.70%) COBOL
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) Korn
3 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.70%) Python
3 1 (2.70%) sed
3 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
1 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.62%) Red Hat
3 5 (13.51%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.41%) IBM
5 1 (2.70%) Apigee
5 1 (2.70%) Mashery
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle
5 1 (2.70%) Remedy
5 1 (2.70%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.70%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.70%) WSO2