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 31 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 27 16 5
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Contract jobs citing C# 8 15 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 2.76% 7.18% 22.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.81% 24.19% 63.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 4
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£320 £315 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +26.00%
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%
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
74 62 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 25.52% 29.67% 35.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 42 10
Average daily rate £325 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £245 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £479 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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#
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 31 August 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 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 4 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) Jasmine
4 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) Marketing
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) VB
6 1 (8.33%) C
6 1 (8.33%) C++
6 1 (8.33%) HTML
6 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (8.33%) MS Project
6 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
6 1 (8.33%) SAP
6 1 (8.33%) CSS
6 1 (8.33%) Web Services

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (8.33%) Simulink
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (8.33%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Automotive
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Publishing
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (8.33%) Front Office
3 1 (8.33%) Electronics
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (8.33%) CRM Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (8.33%) WCF
5 1 (8.33%) RESTful
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (8.33%) HTML5
5 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
5 1 (8.33%) CSS3
5 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) Web Services
5 1 (8.33%) XML
5 1 (8.33%) XSD
5 1 (8.33%) XSL
5 1 (8.33%) WinForms
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) DTV
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Refactoring
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Time Management
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) ETL
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VB
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) SAP
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Informatica