The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 5 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing C# 9 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 11.69% 10.71% 4.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.91% 32.14% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
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£319 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £350 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £350 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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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 Portsmouth region.

Programming Languages Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
22 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 28.57% 33.33% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 8
Average daily rate £325 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £498 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 5
Average hourly rate £39.00 £30.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.82% +2.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 20 (83.33%) .NET
2 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (45.83%) Visual Studio
4 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET
5 9 (37.50%) Windows
5 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 8 (33.33%) Scrum
7 6 (25.00%) HTML
7 6 (25.00%) CSS
7 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (25.00%) Load Balancing
7 6 (25.00%) Silverlight
7 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (20.83%) Open Source
8 5 (20.83%) jQuery
8 5 (20.83%) SQL
8 5 (20.83%) MVC
8 5 (20.83%) TDD
9 4 (16.67%) Oracle
9 4 (16.67%) Web Services
9 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
9 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
10 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
10 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (12.50%) HTML5

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (4.17%) Confluence
1 1 (4.17%) Node.js
1 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Project
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) DataStax
4 1 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (4.17%) RavenDB
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Visual Studio
2 6 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (12.50%) SpecFlow
4 2 (8.33%) Selenium
4 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.17%) Hudson
5 1 (4.17%) Bitbucket
5 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.17%) JIRA
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (4.17%) WATIR
General
1 2 (8.33%) Military
1 2 (8.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) .NET Developer
2 5 (20.83%) C# Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Programmer
3 4 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (12.50%) Software Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Software Programmer
5 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Operations Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (83.33%) .NET
2 11 (45.83%) ASP.NET
3 6 (25.00%) HTML
3 6 (25.00%) CSS
3 6 (25.00%) Silverlight
4 5 (20.83%) jQuery
5 4 (16.67%) Web Services
5 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (12.50%) HTML5
6 3 (12.50%) CSS3
7 2 (8.33%) WinForms
7 2 (8.33%) Ajax
7 2 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
8 1 (4.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Open Source
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Scrum
3 6 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (20.83%) MVC
4 5 (20.83%) TDD
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.50%) Test Management
5 3 (12.50%) Process Management
6 2 (8.33%) OOD
6 2 (8.33%) UML
6 2 (8.33%) OO
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
6 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) BDD
6 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.33%) V-Model
7 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
3 3 (12.50%) C++
4 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.33%) Ada
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby
5 1 (4.17%) VB
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) BC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) RedPrairie
3 1 (4.17%) Endeca
3 1 (4.17%) Google
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Telerik