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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 12 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 9 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 9.00% 9.09% 7.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.37% 29.41% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
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£351 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £365 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £33.75 - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -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 Portsmouth region.

Programming Languages Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19 34 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 19.00% 30.91% 31.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 11
Average daily rate £388 £350 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £215 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 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 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 9 (45.00%) Visual Studio
5 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (35.00%) Scrum
6 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (35.00%) Windows
6 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (30.00%) Load Balancing
7 6 (30.00%) Silverlight
7 6 (30.00%) HTML
7 6 (30.00%) CSS
7 6 (30.00%) TDD
8 5 (25.00%) MVC
8 5 (25.00%) SQL
8 5 (25.00%) jQuery
8 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (25.00%) Open Source
9 3 (15.00%) MS Project
9 3 (15.00%) Oracle
9 3 (15.00%) Web Services
9 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (15.00%) HTML5
9 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
9 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
9 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (15.00%) Ajax

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Project
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (5.00%) RavenDB
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.00%) DataStax
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (10.00%) Selenium
4 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (10.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
5 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.00%) Hudson
5 1 (5.00%) JIRA
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (5.00%) WATIR
General
1 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (5.00%) Military
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Programmer
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Tester
4 3 (15.00%) Software Tester
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) GIS Developer
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (30.00%) CSS
3 6 (30.00%) HTML
3 6 (30.00%) Silverlight
4 5 (25.00%) jQuery
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (15.00%) HTML5
5 3 (15.00%) Ajax
5 3 (15.00%) Web Services
6 2 (10.00%) WinForms
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (10.00%) CSS3
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (5.00%) PostGIS
7 1 (5.00%) SignalR
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (5.00%) JSON
7 1 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) GIS
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Scrum
3 6 (30.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (30.00%) TDD
4 5 (25.00%) MVC
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (10.00%) V-Model
6 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.00%) BDD
6 2 (10.00%) Test Management
6 2 (10.00%) UML
6 2 (10.00%) OO
6 2 (10.00%) OOD
6 2 (10.00%) Process Management
7 1 (5.00%) ITIL
7 1 (5.00%) SOA
7 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.00%) CRM
7 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) C++
4 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Telerik
3 1 (5.00%) Endeca
3 1 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) RedPrairie
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