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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 10 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 12 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 9.02% 9.00% 10.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.49% 50.00% 32.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 3
Average daily rate £319 £333 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.13% -16.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £47.83 £33.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
C#
Hampshire

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
49 18 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 36.84% 18.00% 32.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 12 13
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £277 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 9
Average hourly rate £40.50 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.49 £30.00 £20.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £36.00 £36.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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#
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

C# Daily Rate Histogram 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 13 February 2016, 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 14 (51.85%) Software Engineering
2 12 (44.44%) WPF
2 12 (44.44%) .NET
2 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 12 (44.44%) Visual Studio
3 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (33.33%) C++
4 9 (33.33%) Windows
4 9 (33.33%) UML
5 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
5 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
6 6 (22.22%) SQL
6 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 5 (18.52%) RESTful
8 4 (14.81%) SDLC
8 4 (14.81%) MVVM
8 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
8 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (14.81%) WCF
8 4 (14.81%) C
8 4 (14.81%) CSS
8 4 (14.81%) MVC
8 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
8 4 (14.81%) Workflow
8 4 (14.81%) Finance
8 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
8 4 (14.81%) Programme Management
9 3 (11.11%) VMware
9 3 (11.11%) Migration

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (3.70%) Drupal
1 1 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.41%) MS Project
2 1 (3.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) MariaDB
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (11.11%) Eclipse
4 2 (7.41%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (7.41%) Rational Rose
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
1 4 (14.81%) Manufacturing
2 3 (11.11%) Aerospace
3 2 (7.41%) Military
4 1 (3.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) C# Developer
3 10 (37.04%) Software Engineer
4 7 (25.93%) .NET Developer
5 6 (22.22%) C# Software Developer
5 6 (22.22%) Software Developer
6 5 (18.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (14.81%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
9 2 (7.41%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (7.41%) Android Developer
9 2 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
10 1 (3.70%) Architect
10 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 1 (3.70%) CRM Architect
10 1 (3.70%) CRM Solutions Architect
10 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Administrator
10 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) .NET
1 12 (44.44%) WPF
2 5 (18.52%) RESTful
3 4 (14.81%) CSS
3 4 (14.81%) WCF
4 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 3 (11.11%) Android SDK
4 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 3 (11.11%) Entity Framework
4 3 (11.11%) HTML
4 3 (11.11%) jQuery
4 3 (11.11%) Middleware
4 3 (11.11%) SOAP
4 3 (11.11%) Web Services
5 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
5 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.70%) Django
6 1 (3.70%) WinForms
6 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Android
3 2 (7.41%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Software Engineering
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) UML
4 4 (14.81%) MVC
4 4 (14.81%) MVVM
4 4 (14.81%) Programme Management
4 4 (14.81%) SDLC
4 4 (14.81%) Workflow
5 3 (11.11%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) OO
5 3 (11.11%) Software Architecture
5 3 (11.11%) Software Delivery
5 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Web Development
6 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Requirements Management
6 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) C++
2 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
3 6 (22.22%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) C
5 3 (11.11%) Java
5 3 (11.11%) VBScript
6 2 (7.41%) Ada
6 2 (7.41%) Ada 83
6 2 (7.41%) Ada 95
6 2 (7.41%) XAML
7 1 (3.70%) Delphi
7 1 (3.70%) Pascal
7 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.70%) Python
7 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) MCAD
2 1 (3.70%) MCITP
2 1 (3.70%) MCSD
2 1 (3.70%) MCTS
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco
2 3 (11.11%) VMware
2 3 (11.11%) Xamarin
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (3.70%) Telerik
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