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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 9 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing C# 10 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 9.80% 7.07% 13.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.03% 25.93% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 10
Average daily rate
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£330 £338 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £338 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £338 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -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
37 27 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 36.27% 27.27% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 29
Average daily rate £330 £321 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.96% -11.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £398 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 8
Average hourly rate £39.00 £21.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.39% -21.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.10 £17.00 £26.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £48.40 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 May 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 16 (80.00%) .NET
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (35.00%) Windows
4 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (30.00%) Scrum
6 5 (25.00%) MVC
6 5 (25.00%) Web Services
6 5 (25.00%) HTML
6 5 (25.00%) CSS
6 5 (25.00%) jQuery
6 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (20.00%) Open Source
7 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (20.00%) Silverlight
7 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) SQL
8 3 (15.00%) Process Management
8 3 (15.00%) TDD
8 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
8 3 (15.00%) C++
8 3 (15.00%) Ada
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
1 1 (5.00%) LiveCycle
1 1 (5.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (5.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (15.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (10.00%) Selenium
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (5.00%) WATIR
5 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.00%) Hudson
5 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (10.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (10.00%) Military
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Software Tester
5 3 (15.00%) Tester
5 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (15.00%) Programmer
6 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) .NET
2 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (25.00%) Web Services
3 5 (25.00%) HTML
3 5 (25.00%) CSS
3 5 (25.00%) jQuery
4 4 (20.00%) Silverlight
4 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (10.00%) CSS3
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (10.00%) HTML5
6 2 (10.00%) Entity Framework
6 2 (10.00%) SOAP
7 1 (5.00%) Cocoa
7 1 (5.00%) Ajax
7 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET
7 1 (5.00%) Classic ASP
7 1 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Open Source
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Scrum
3 5 (25.00%) MVC
4 3 (15.00%) Process Management
4 3 (15.00%) TDD
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (15.00%) Test Management
5 2 (10.00%) BDD
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.00%) SOA
6 1 (5.00%) OO
6 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.00%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) C++
3 3 (15.00%) Ada
4 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) VBA
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe
3 1 (5.00%) Xamarin