The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 28 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 10 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 3.03% 7.02% 5.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.87% 26.67% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 5
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£300 £319 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £226 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £338
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 £35.00 £36.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
C#
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Programming Languages Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
92 45 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 27.88% 26.32% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 33 15
Average daily rate £385 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £550 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Northampton region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Northampton region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 (89.47%) .NET
2 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
3 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
4 8 (42.11%) SQL
4 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (36.84%) CSS
5 7 (36.84%) XML
5 7 (36.84%) XSLT
5 7 (36.84%) Windows
6 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
6 6 (31.58%) Web Services
7 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
7 5 (26.32%) HTML
7 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
7 5 (26.32%) UML
7 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
7 5 (26.32%) Subversion
7 5 (26.32%) Data Analysis
7 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
8 4 (21.05%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (21.05%) jQuery
8 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (21.05%) MVC
8 4 (21.05%) Finance
9 3 (15.79%) C++
9 3 (15.79%) IIS
9 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2013

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
2 4 (21.05%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (15.79%) IIS
3 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (5.26%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) DTS
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
2 5 (26.32%) Subversion
2 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) C# Developer
3 10 (52.63%) .NET Developer
4 9 (47.37%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (21.05%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (21.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (5.26%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Agile C# Developer
8 1 (5.26%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) .NET
2 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
3 7 (36.84%) CSS
3 7 (36.84%) XML
3 7 (36.84%) XSLT
4 6 (31.58%) Web Services
5 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
5 5 (26.32%) HTML
6 4 (21.05%) jQuery
6 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (15.79%) HTML5
8 2 (10.53%) Silverlight
8 2 (10.53%) CSS3
8 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
9 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (5.26%) SignalR
9 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (5.26%) LESS
9 1 (5.26%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
1 2 (10.53%) PKI
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Data Analysis
2 5 (26.32%) UML
3 4 (21.05%) MVC
4 2 (10.53%) Workflow
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Web Design
4 2 (10.53%) Web Development
5 1 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (5.26%) BDD
5 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) C++
4 2 (10.53%) Delphi
4 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Axway
3 1 (5.26%) Facebook
3 1 (5.26%) Twitter
3 1 (5.26%) Xamarin
3 1 (5.26%) Google