The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 16 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing C# 11 28 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 7.59% 18.30% 12.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.73% 52.83% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 5
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £270 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £410 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Peterborough region.

Programming Languages Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
37 53 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 25.52% 34.64% 28.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 25 10
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £270 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 27 (90.00%) .NET
2 24 (80.00%) jQuery
3 23 (76.67%) JavaScript
3 23 (76.67%) Oracle
4 20 (66.67%) MVC
4 20 (66.67%) .NET Framework
5 19 (63.33%) WCF
5 19 (63.33%) Multithreading
5 19 (63.33%) OO
5 19 (63.33%) CSS
5 19 (63.33%) HTML
5 19 (63.33%) SQL
6 18 (60.00%) XHTML
6 18 (60.00%) OOD
7 16 (53.33%) Visual Studio
7 16 (53.33%) Windows
8 15 (50.00%) Finance
9 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (36.67%) TDD
10 11 (36.67%) Scrum
10 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET
11 8 (26.67%) Unit Testing
12 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
13 5 (16.67%) SOA
13 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
14 3 (10.00%) Degree
14 3 (10.00%) SQL Server

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 1 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (53.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.33%) Selenium
2 1 (3.33%) FitNesse
2 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (96.67%) Developer
2 20 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 19 (63.33%) .NET Developer
4 13 (43.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Graduate Software Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Graduate
6 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Junior
7 1 (3.33%) Junior Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Junior Software Developer
7 1 (3.33%) IT Graduate
7 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Test Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (90.00%) .NET
2 24 (80.00%) jQuery
3 20 (66.67%) .NET Framework
4 19 (63.33%) WCF
4 19 (63.33%) HTML
4 19 (63.33%) CSS
5 18 (60.00%) XHTML
6 11 (36.67%) ASP.NET
7 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (3.33%) RESTful
8 1 (3.33%) HTML5
8 1 (3.33%) CSS3
8 1 (3.33%) SOAP
8 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) MVC
2 19 (63.33%) Multithreading
2 19 (63.33%) OO
3 18 (60.00%) OOD
4 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (36.67%) TDD
5 11 (36.67%) Scrum
6 8 (26.67%) Unit Testing
7 5 (16.67%) SOA
8 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
8 2 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (3.33%) Code Coverage
9 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
9 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) JavaScript
2 19 (63.33%) SQL
3 3 (10.00%) VB
4 2 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) C++
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
5 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (76.67%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft