The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 22 6 21
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +15
Contract jobs citing C# 17 51 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.86% 16.24% 4.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.53% 49.51% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 13
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£318 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £208 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £250 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
C#
East Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
97 103 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 27.71% 32.80% 27.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 33 49
Average daily rate £338 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £14.96 £35.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.25% +84.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £35.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.99 £35.00 £120.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

C#
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -16 11 £325 +30.00% 15
Daventry -1 2 £300 +50.00% 1
Kettering - - - - 5
Brackley - - - -
Corby - - - - 2
Towcester - - - - 1
C#
East Midlands

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 39 (84.78%) .NET
2 29 (63.04%) ASP.NET
3 24 (52.17%) SQL Server
4 22 (47.83%) HTML
4 22 (47.83%) JavaScript
5 21 (45.65%) MVC
6 20 (43.48%) XML
7 15 (32.61%) WCF
8 12 (26.09%) SharePoint
8 12 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (23.91%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (23.91%) XSLT
9 11 (23.91%) CSS
10 10 (21.74%) SQL
11 9 (19.57%) Windows
11 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
11 9 (19.57%) Ajax
11 9 (19.57%) jQuery
12 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
13 7 (15.22%) SOA
13 7 (15.22%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (13.04%) Intranet
14 6 (13.04%) XSL
14 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (13.04%) InfoPath
15 5 (10.87%) HTML5
15 5 (10.87%) AppFabric
15 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
15 5 (10.87%) Visual Studio

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 12 (26.09%) SharePoint
2 7 (15.22%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.35%) CMS
4 2 (4.35%) WordPress
5 1 (2.17%) IIS
5 1 (2.17%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) Intranet
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 12 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (23.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.17%) Selenium
2 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (89.13%) Developer
2 19 (41.30%) .NET Developer
3 18 (39.13%) C# Developer
4 17 (36.96%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (28.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 13 (28.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (17.39%) SharePoint Developer
7 7 (15.22%) BizTalk Developer
8 6 (13.04%) Web Developer
9 4 (8.70%) .NET Web Developer
9 4 (8.70%) C# Web Developer
10 3 (6.52%) C# Application Developer
10 3 (6.52%) .NET Applications Developer
10 3 (6.52%) Web Applications Developer
10 3 (6.52%) Applications Developer
10 3 (6.52%) Analyst
11 2 (4.35%) Consultant
11 2 (4.35%) Programmer
11 2 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
11 2 (4.35%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (84.78%) .NET
2 29 (63.04%) ASP.NET
3 22 (47.83%) HTML
4 20 (43.48%) XML
5 15 (32.61%) WCF
6 11 (23.91%) XSLT
6 11 (23.91%) CSS
7 9 (19.57%) Ajax
7 9 (19.57%) jQuery
8 6 (13.04%) XSL
8 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (10.87%) HTML5
9 5 (10.87%) AppFabric
10 4 (8.70%) CSS3
10 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
11 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (6.52%) XHTML
12 2 (4.35%) Web Services
12 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.17%) RIA
1 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.57%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.17%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) MVC
2 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.22%) SOA
4 4 (8.70%) Workflow
5 3 (6.52%) TDD
5 3 (6.52%) Scrum
6 2 (4.35%) OO
6 2 (4.35%) CRM
6 2 (4.35%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.17%) Web Development
7 1 (2.17%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.17%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.17%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.17%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.17%) Manual Testing
7 1 (2.17%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (2.17%) OO PHP
7 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.17%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 22 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 10 (21.74%) SQL
3 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
4 4 (8.70%) PHP
5 2 (4.35%) C++
6 1 (2.17%) PHP5
6 1 (2.17%) C
6 1 (2.17%) Java
6 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) ISEB
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) Perforce