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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 24 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs citing C# 10 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 3.65% 10.12% 5.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.33% 31.48% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 6
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£300 £235 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.65% -21.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.85%
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
75 54 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 27.37% 32.14% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 29 10
Average daily rate £380 £263 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.76% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £300 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Average hourly rate £16.75 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 2014, 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 15 (78.95%) .NET
2 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET
2 10 (52.63%) MVC
3 9 (47.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
5 7 (36.84%) CSS
6 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
6 6 (31.58%) HTML
6 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
7 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
7 5 (26.32%) SQL
8 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (21.05%) jQuery
8 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
8 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
9 3 (15.79%) TDD
9 3 (15.79%) Silverlight
9 3 (15.79%) Windows
9 3 (15.79%) C++
9 3 (15.79%) IIS
9 3 (15.79%) XML
9 3 (15.79%) XSLT
9 3 (15.79%) Web Development
10 2 (10.53%) CSS3
10 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
10 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (10.53%) HTML5

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.79%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) InfoPath
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) DTS
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) C# Developer
3 9 (47.37%) .NET Developer
4 8 (42.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (31.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (15.79%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (5.26%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (5.26%) C# Programmer
7 1 (5.26%) Tester
7 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Programmer
7 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) .NET
2 10 (52.63%) ASP.NET
3 7 (36.84%) CSS
4 6 (31.58%) HTML
4 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
6 4 (21.05%) jQuery
7 3 (15.79%) Silverlight
7 3 (15.79%) XML
7 3 (15.79%) XSLT
8 2 (10.53%) Ajax
8 2 (10.53%) HTML5
8 2 (10.53%) CSS3
8 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
8 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (5.26%) SignalR
9 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (5.26%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
1 1 (5.26%) Clustering
1 1 (5.26%) PKI
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows CE
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) MVC
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) TDD
3 3 (15.79%) Web Development
4 2 (10.53%) Workflow
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) Web Design
4 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
4 2 (10.53%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 3 (15.79%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) Delphi
4 1 (5.26%) C
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Axway