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 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 28 6 22
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +16
Contract jobs citing C# 7 30 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 2.83% 17.14% 3.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.97% 42.86% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
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£233 £205 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.41% -43.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £324 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.24% -0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +2.94%
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
78 70 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 31.58% 40.00% 26.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 27 21
Average daily rate £425 £265 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.37% -26.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £210 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £388 £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 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 October 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 19 (76.00%) .NET
2 16 (64.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (56.00%) MVC
4 12 (48.00%) HTML
5 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
6 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (32.00%) XML
8 7 (28.00%) CSS
8 7 (28.00%) XSLT
8 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (24.00%) jQuery
9 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
10 5 (20.00%) XSL
10 5 (20.00%) SQL
10 5 (20.00%) Intranet
10 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
10 5 (20.00%) InfoPath
11 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
11 4 (16.00%) WCF
11 4 (16.00%) Windows
12 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
12 3 (12.00%) TDD
12 3 (12.00%) Scrum
12 3 (12.00%) HTML5
12 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (12.00%) CSS3
12 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Developer
2 13 (52.00%) C# Developer
3 12 (48.00%) .NET Developer
4 11 (44.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (36.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (12.00%) C# Web Developer
7 3 (12.00%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Analyst
7 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Applications Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Programmer
8 2 (8.00%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Web Applications Developer
8 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Developer
8 2 (8.00%) C# Application Developer
8 2 (8.00%) .NET Applications Developer
9 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analyst
9 1 (4.00%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (76.00%) .NET
2 16 (64.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (48.00%) HTML
4 8 (32.00%) XML
5 7 (28.00%) XSLT
5 7 (28.00%) CSS
5 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (24.00%) jQuery
7 5 (20.00%) XSL
8 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
8 4 (16.00%) WCF
9 3 (12.00%) HTML5
9 3 (12.00%) CSS3
9 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 2 (8.00%) WPF
10 2 (8.00%) Silverlight
10 2 (8.00%) XHTML
10 2 (8.00%) Ajax
11 1 (4.00%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) MVC
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) TDD
3 3 (12.00%) Scrum
4 2 (8.00%) Workflow
4 2 (8.00%) SOA
4 2 (8.00%) Web Development
4 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.00%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (4.00%) OO
5 1 (4.00%) Web Design
5 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) PHP
4 2 (8.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft