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 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 23 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing C# 28 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 6.71% 8.06% 4.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.05% 28.57% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £235 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.29% -20.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £193 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £300
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#
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
133 77 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 31.89% 28.21% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 42 15
Average daily rate £331 £264 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.59% -12.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £200 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £325 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.75 £21.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.23% -40.00%
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 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#
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 24 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -14 10 £300 +27.65% 11
Towcester - - - - 1
Daventry - - - - 1
Kettering - - - - 1
C#
East Midlands

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 40 (90.91%) .NET
2 32 (72.73%) ASP.NET
3 24 (54.55%) MVC
3 24 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 24 (54.55%) HTML
4 21 (47.73%) JavaScript
4 21 (47.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (45.45%) CSS
6 17 (38.64%) jQuery
7 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (34.09%) Visual Studio
8 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
8 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (22.73%) Workflow
9 10 (22.73%) HTML5
10 8 (18.18%) CSS3
10 8 (18.18%) SharePoint
10 8 (18.18%) SQL
11 7 (15.91%) IIS
11 7 (15.91%) XML
11 7 (15.91%) Windows
11 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (15.91%) Web Development
12 6 (13.64%) .NET Framework
12 6 (13.64%) Silverlight
12 6 (13.64%) SignalR
12 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
12 6 (13.64%) Ajax
13 5 (11.36%) XSLT

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 7 (15.91%) IIS
3 2 (4.55%) CMS
3 2 (4.55%) WordPress
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.27%) DTS
Development Applications
1 21 (47.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (34.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.27%) Selenium
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Advertising
3 1 (2.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 39 (88.64%) Developer
2 28 (63.64%) C# Developer
3 21 (47.73%) .NET Developer
4 20 (45.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (34.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Agile .NET Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Agile C# Developer
7 3 (6.82%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (4.55%) CRM Technical Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Functional Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) CRM Consultant
9 1 (2.27%) C# Web Developer
9 1 (2.27%) .NET Web Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Tester
9 1 (2.27%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (90.91%) .NET
2 32 (72.73%) ASP.NET
3 24 (54.55%) HTML
4 20 (45.45%) CSS
5 17 (38.64%) jQuery
6 15 (34.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (22.73%) HTML5
8 8 (18.18%) CSS3
9 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (15.91%) XML
10 6 (13.64%) Ajax
10 6 (13.64%) .NET Framework
10 6 (13.64%) Silverlight
10 6 (13.64%) SignalR
11 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 5 (11.36%) LINQ
11 5 (11.36%) XSLT
12 4 (9.09%) AngularJS
13 3 (6.82%) Web Services
13 3 (6.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Blog
2 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.27%) Clustering
2 1 (2.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.27%) UNIX
3 1 (2.27%) Windows CE
3 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) MVC
2 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (22.73%) Workflow
4 7 (15.91%) Web Development
5 5 (11.36%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (6.82%) TDD
6 3 (6.82%) Scrum
7 2 (4.55%) Web Design
7 2 (4.55%) OO
7 2 (4.55%) CRM
7 2 (4.55%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.55%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.55%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.27%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (2.27%) Manual Testing
8 1 (2.27%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.27%) Migration
8 1 (2.27%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (47.73%) JavaScript
2 8 (18.18%) SQL
3 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.82%) C++
5 2 (4.55%) R
6 1 (2.27%) C
6 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.27%) Delphi
6 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) ISEB
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) Axway