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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 18 5 19
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Contract jobs citing C# 13 45 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 6.02% 23.81% 4.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.40% 65.22% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £250 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -29.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £218 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £250 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
67 69 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 31.02% 36.51% 25.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 13 27
Average daily rate £375 £250 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -30.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £211 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £120.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 12 September 2014.

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 12 September 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 28 (77.78%) .NET
2 20 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 18 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 17 (47.22%) HTML
4 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
5 15 (41.67%) XML
6 14 (38.89%) MVC
7 10 (27.78%) PowerShell
7 10 (27.78%) WCF
7 10 (27.78%) XSLT
7 10 (27.78%) SharePoint
8 9 (25.00%) Intranet
8 9 (25.00%) SQL
8 9 (25.00%) InfoPath
9 8 (22.22%) XSL
9 8 (22.22%) CSS
9 8 (22.22%) Windows
9 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (19.44%) jQuery
11 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (16.67%) SOA
12 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (13.89%) AppFabric
13 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
13 4 (11.11%) HTML5
13 4 (11.11%) Microsoft

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 10 (27.78%) SharePoint
2 6 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) Intranet
2 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Selenium
1 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 33 (91.67%) Developer
2 13 (36.11%) .NET Developer
3 12 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 11 (30.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (27.78%) SharePoint Developer
6 8 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (16.67%) BizTalk Developer
8 5 (13.89%) Analyst
9 4 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
10 3 (8.33%) Web Developer
10 3 (8.33%) Programmer
10 3 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
10 3 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
11 2 (5.56%) .NET Programmer
11 2 (5.56%) C# Application Developer
11 2 (5.56%) .NET Applications Developer
11 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
11 2 (5.56%) Applications Developer
11 2 (5.56%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (77.78%) .NET
2 20 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 17 (47.22%) HTML
4 15 (41.67%) XML
5 10 (27.78%) XSLT
5 10 (27.78%) WCF
6 8 (22.22%) XSL
6 8 (22.22%) CSS
7 7 (19.44%) jQuery
8 5 (13.89%) AppFabric
9 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (11.11%) HTML5
9 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
9 4 (11.11%) XHTML
10 3 (8.33%) Ajax
10 3 (8.33%) WPF
10 3 (8.33%) CSS3
10 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 2 (5.56%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) N-Tier
1 1 (2.78%) RIA
1 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) MVC
2 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.67%) SOA
4 3 (8.33%) Scrum
4 3 (8.33%) TDD
5 2 (5.56%) OO
5 2 (5.56%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.78%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (2.78%) OO PHP
6 1 (2.78%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.78%) OOP
6 1 (2.78%) Workflow
6 1 (2.78%) Automated Testing
6 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.78%) Web Development
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.78%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.78%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (27.78%) PowerShell
3 9 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (8.33%) PHP
5 2 (5.56%) C++
6 1 (2.78%) Java
6 1 (2.78%) Perl
6 1 (2.78%) C
6 1 (2.78%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Perforce
2 1 (2.78%) ION Trading
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle