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 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 13 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing C# 19 28 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 10.44% 19.05% 10.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.94% 45.16% 47.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 9
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£375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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%
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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
68 62 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 37.36% 42.18% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 17 20
Average daily rate £400 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £24.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.41% -
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 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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 37 (92.50%) .NET
2 30 (75.00%) MVC
3 27 (67.50%) SQL
3 27 (67.50%) JavaScript
4 26 (65.00%) CSS
5 25 (62.50%) HTML
5 25 (62.50%) ASP.NET
6 20 (50.00%) jQuery
7 16 (40.00%) WCF
7 16 (40.00%) Visual Studio
8 15 (37.50%) Oracle
8 15 (37.50%) OO
8 15 (37.50%) Unit Testing
8 15 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (35.00%) Multithreading
9 14 (35.00%) .NET Framework
9 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (35.00%) Windows
10 13 (32.50%) XHTML
10 13 (32.50%) OOD
11 11 (27.50%) Finance
12 10 (25.00%) Scrum
13 8 (20.00%) TDD
13 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
14 7 (17.50%) Ajax
15 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
15 5 (12.50%) SOA
16 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
17 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
17 3 (7.50%) AngularJS

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (2.50%) IIS
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.50%) MSTest
3 1 (2.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.50%) Selenium
3 1 (2.50%) FitNesse
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Back Office
3 1 (2.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (95.00%) Developer
2 25 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 15 (37.50%) C# Developer
4 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (17.50%) Web Developer
7 6 (15.00%) .NET Web Developer
8 4 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Junior Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Junior
10 2 (5.00%) Graduate
10 2 (5.00%) Graduate Software Developer
10 2 (5.00%) Graduate Developer
10 2 (5.00%) Junior Software Developer
10 2 (5.00%) IT Graduate
11 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Developer
11 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Administrator
11 1 (2.50%) Test Architect
11 1 (2.50%) Junior SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (92.50%) .NET
2 26 (65.00%) CSS
3 25 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 25 (62.50%) HTML
4 20 (50.00%) jQuery
5 16 (40.00%) WCF
6 15 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (35.00%) .NET Framework
8 13 (32.50%) XHTML
9 7 (17.50%) Ajax
10 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
11 2 (5.00%) HTML5
11 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 2 (5.00%) Razor View Engine
11 2 (5.00%) Web Services
11 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
12 1 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (2.50%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (75.00%) MVC
2 15 (37.50%) OO
2 15 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 14 (35.00%) Multithreading
3 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (32.50%) OOD
5 10 (25.00%) Scrum
6 8 (20.00%) TDD
7 5 (12.50%) SOA
8 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
9 2 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (2.50%) Kanban
10 1 (2.50%) Test Automation
10 1 (2.50%) Test Scripting
10 1 (2.50%) Code Coverage
10 1 (2.50%) OOP
10 1 (2.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (67.50%) JavaScript
1 27 (67.50%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) VB
2 3 (7.50%) Java
3 2 (5.00%) C++
3 2 (5.00%) PHP
4 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.50%) VB6
4 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Sage
3 1 (2.50%) Twitter