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 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 22 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing C# 19 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 8.88% 5.95% 9.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.93% 20.83% 32.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 9
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£425 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £485 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
56 24 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 26.17% 28.57% 29.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 14 25
Average daily rate £425 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £45.43 £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.91% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 October 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 1 October 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 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (78.13%) ASP.NET
3 23 (71.88%) Git (software)
4 21 (65.63%) TeamCity
4 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (62.50%) E-Commerce
6 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 16 (50.00%) HTML
6 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 16 (50.00%) Scrum
7 14 (43.75%) MVC
8 13 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (37.50%) TDD
10 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
11 10 (31.25%) Windows
11 10 (31.25%) PowerShell
12 9 (28.13%) JIRA
12 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (28.13%) Confluence
12 9 (28.13%) Opscode Chef
12 9 (28.13%) VB
12 9 (28.13%) SQL
13 8 (25.00%) OO
13 8 (25.00%) DevOps
13 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
14 7 (21.88%) IIS
15 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
15 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 9 (28.13%) Confluence
2 7 (21.88%) IIS
3 3 (9.38%) CMS
4 1 (3.13%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (71.88%) Git (software)
2 21 (65.63%) TeamCity
3 9 (28.13%) JIRA
4 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (15.63%) FinalBuilder
6 4 (12.50%) Log4Net
7 2 (6.25%) NUnit
7 2 (6.25%) Artifactory
8 1 (3.13%) ReSharper
8 1 (3.13%) MSTest
8 1 (3.13%) NSubstitute
8 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (9.38%) Retail
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) .NET Developer
3 8 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Configuration Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Software Configuration Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Software Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Web Developer
6 5 (15.63%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (9.38%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.25%) C# Web Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Software Manager
9 1 (3.13%) C# Software Developer
9 1 (3.13%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (3.13%) WPF Developer
9 1 (3.13%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (78.13%) ASP.NET
3 16 (50.00%) HTML
4 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
4 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (15.63%) MSMQ
5 5 (15.63%) Web Services
6 2 (6.25%) CSS
6 2 (6.25%) WCF
6 2 (6.25%) WPF
6 2 (6.25%) jQuery
7 1 (3.13%) RESTful
7 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (3.13%) CSS3
7 1 (3.13%) Autofac
7 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (3.13%) WF
7 1 (3.13%) Silverlight
7 1 (3.13%) LINQ
7 1 (3.13%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) CMDB
2 1 (3.13%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (62.50%) E-Commerce
3 16 (50.00%) Scrum
4 14 (43.75%) MVC
5 13 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (37.50%) TDD
7 11 (34.38%) Software Engineering
8 8 (25.00%) OO
8 8 (25.00%) DevOps
9 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
10 5 (15.63%) Agile Testing
10 5 (15.63%) Kanban
10 5 (15.63%) Extreme Programming
11 4 (12.50%) Web Development
11 4 (12.50%) Software Architecture
12 2 (6.25%) OOP
12 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
13 1 (3.13%) Revenue Management
13 1 (3.13%) Yield Management
13 1 (3.13%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (31.25%) PowerShell
3 9 (28.13%) VB
3 9 (28.13%) SQL
4 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.25%) Java
4 2 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) C
5 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Sybase
4 1 (3.13%) TIBCO