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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 7 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 13 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 13.98% 10.99% 7.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.63% 37.04% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 4
Average daily rate
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£319 £350 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £350 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
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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
32 27 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 34.41% 29.67% 46.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 16
Average daily rate £328 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £267 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 8
Average hourly rate £39.00 £27.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.54% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.65 £19.04 £26.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £40.30 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £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 27 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 23 (82.14%) .NET
2 18 (64.29%) SQL Server
3 16 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 15 (53.57%) Visual Studio
4 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
5 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (42.86%) Windows
6 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 10 (35.71%) Silverlight
7 9 (32.14%) Load Balancing
7 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (32.14%) Open Source
7 9 (32.14%) Scrum
8 8 (28.57%) CSS
9 7 (25.00%) SQL
9 7 (25.00%) HTML
9 7 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 6 (21.43%) jQuery
10 6 (21.43%) MVC
10 6 (21.43%) TDD
11 5 (17.86%) Oracle
11 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
11 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
12 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
12 4 (14.29%) VB.NET
12 4 (14.29%) Web Services
12 4 (14.29%) MS Project

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (3.57%) IIS
1 1 (3.57%) LiveCycle
1 1 (3.57%) Confluence
1 1 (3.57%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Project
2 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.57%) MS Access
5 1 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (3.57%) RavenDB
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Visual Studio
2 7 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 3 (10.71%) SpecFlow
5 2 (7.14%) Selenium
5 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (3.57%) WATIR
6 1 (3.57%) JIRA
6 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.57%) Hudson
6 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (7.14%) Aerospace
1 2 (7.14%) Military
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Programmer
3 6 (21.43%) .NET Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Analyst Programmer
4 5 (17.86%) C# Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Software Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Programmer
6 2 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (82.14%) .NET
2 16 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 10 (35.71%) Silverlight
4 8 (28.57%) CSS
5 7 (25.00%) HTML
6 6 (21.43%) jQuery
7 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
7 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (14.29%) Web Services
9 3 (10.71%) HTML5
9 3 (10.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (10.71%) CSS3
9 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 2 (7.14%) Ajax
10 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (3.57%) Google Maps API
11 1 (3.57%) JSON
11 1 (3.57%) WCF
11 1 (3.57%) LINQ
11 1 (3.57%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Open Source
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Load Balancing
2 9 (32.14%) Scrum
3 6 (21.43%) MVC
3 6 (21.43%) TDD
4 3 (10.71%) Process Management
4 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.71%) Test Management
4 3 (10.71%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (10.71%) V-Model
4 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
5 2 (7.14%) BDD
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.57%) Manual Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Kanban
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.57%) Operations Management
6 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
4 3 (10.71%) C++
4 3 (10.71%) Ada
5 2 (7.14%) Java
6 1 (3.57%) VBA
6 1 (3.57%) VB
6 1 (3.57%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
6 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) ISEB
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe
3 1 (3.57%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) Telerik
3 1 (3.57%) Endeca
3 1 (3.57%) Google
3 1 (3.57%) RedPrairie