The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Northamptonshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 13 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs citing C# 32 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 8.86% 2.60% 4.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.68% 14.29% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 6
Average daily rate £325 £275 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £260 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £338 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +31.14%
Programming Languages Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
101 42 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 27.98% 18.18% 23.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 27 60
Average daily rate £325 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £116 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £460 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £16.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
C#
East Midlands

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +4 19 £363 +26.08% 10
Kettering - 1 £325 - 1
Towcester - - - - 3
Wellingborough - - - - 2
C#
East Midlands

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 47 (87.04%) .NET
2 32 (59.26%) SQL Server
2 32 (59.26%) ASP.NET
3 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
4 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
5 15 (27.78%) HTML
6 14 (25.93%) MVC
6 14 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (24.07%) Windows
7 13 (24.07%) SharePoint
8 12 (22.22%) XML
8 12 (22.22%) WCF
9 11 (20.37%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (20.37%) Visual Studio
10 10 (18.52%) CSS
11 9 (16.67%) SQL
12 8 (14.81%) jQuery
13 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (12.96%) Workflow
14 6 (11.11%) .NET Framework
14 6 (11.11%) Ajax
14 6 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 5 (9.26%) AppFabric
15 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
15 5 (9.26%) LINQ
15 5 (9.26%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (9.26%) Scrum
15 5 (9.26%) SOA

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (24.07%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (9.26%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (7.41%) IIS
5 3 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.85%) DNN
6 1 (1.85%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) InfoPath
2 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (59.26%) SQL Server
2 14 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (20.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.70%) Selenium
2 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.85%) Moq
3 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.85%) MSTest
3 1 (1.85%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Banking
2 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (87.04%) Developer
2 24 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 20 (37.04%) C# Developer
4 19 (35.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (27.78%) ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (14.81%) SharePoint Developer
8 7 (12.96%) Software Developer
9 5 (9.26%) BizTalk Developer
10 4 (7.41%) Analyst
10 4 (7.41%) C# Software Developer
10 4 (7.41%) .NET Software Developer
11 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 3 (5.56%) Web Developer
11 3 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
12 2 (3.70%) Software Engineer
12 2 (3.70%) SQL Developer
12 2 (3.70%) Test Engineer
12 2 (3.70%) C# Software Engineer
12 2 (3.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (87.04%) .NET
2 32 (59.26%) ASP.NET
3 15 (27.78%) HTML
4 12 (22.22%) XML
4 12 (22.22%) WCF
5 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (18.52%) CSS
7 8 (14.81%) jQuery
8 6 (11.11%) .NET Framework
8 6 (11.11%) Ajax
8 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (9.26%) AppFabric
9 5 (9.26%) LINQ
10 4 (7.41%) HTML5
11 3 (5.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (5.56%) WF
11 3 (5.56%) WinForms
11 3 (5.56%) XSL
11 3 (5.56%) XSLT
12 2 (3.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) RIA
1 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.07%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Windows CE
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) MVC
2 7 (12.96%) Workflow
3 5 (9.26%) Scrum
3 5 (9.26%) SOA
3 5 (9.26%) ETL
3 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (7.41%) Test Automation
5 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.70%) CRM
6 2 (3.70%) Automated Testing
6 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.70%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.70%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (1.85%) Business Analysis
7 1 (1.85%) Content Management
7 1 (1.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.85%) SEO
7 1 (1.85%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
2 9 (16.67%) SQL
3 4 (7.41%) C++
3 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.70%) VB
4 2 (3.70%) C
5 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) ISEB
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (1.85%) MCITP
4 1 (1.85%) MCTS
4 1 (1.85%) MCPD
4 1 (1.85%) MCSD
4 1 (1.85%) MCSE
Vendors
1 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) DevExpress
3 2 (3.70%) ION Trading
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