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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 8 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 14 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 12.07% 9.80% 11.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.90% 32.26% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 6
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£330 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 - £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
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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
39 31 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 33.62% 30.39% 53.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 21
Average daily rate £330 £315 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.67% -13.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £467 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 7
Average hourly rate £39.00 £19.13 £28.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.92% -32.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £17.00 £26.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £31.05 £35.00
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 21 April 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 19 (82.61%) .NET
2 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
3 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
4 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
4 10 (43.48%) Visual Studio
4 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
5 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (30.43%) CSS
6 7 (30.43%) Windows
6 7 (30.43%) HTML
6 7 (30.43%) MVC
6 7 (30.43%) Scrum
7 6 (26.09%) jQuery
8 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
8 5 (21.74%) SQL
8 5 (21.74%) Web Services
9 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
9 4 (17.39%) Silverlight
9 4 (17.39%) TDD
9 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
9 4 (17.39%) Open Source
9 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
10 3 (13.04%) HTML5
10 3 (13.04%) Entity Framework
10 3 (13.04%) CSS3
10 3 (13.04%) Test Management
10 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (4.35%) IIS
1 1 (4.35%) CMS
1 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
1 1 (4.35%) LiveCycle
1 1 (4.35%) Confluence
1 1 (4.35%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) DataStax
4 1 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (4.35%) RavenDB
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) MS Access
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Visual Studio
2 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (13.04%) SpecFlow
4 2 (8.70%) Selenium
4 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
4 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.35%) Bitbucket
5 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.35%) Hudson
5 1 (4.35%) JIRA
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (4.35%) WATIR
General
1 2 (8.70%) Aerospace
1 2 (8.70%) Military
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) .NET Developer
3 5 (21.74%) C# Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Tester
5 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (13.04%) Programmer
5 3 (13.04%) Software Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) .NET
2 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
3 7 (30.43%) CSS
3 7 (30.43%) HTML
4 6 (26.09%) jQuery
5 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
5 5 (21.74%) Web Services
6 4 (17.39%) Silverlight
6 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (13.04%) HTML5
7 3 (13.04%) Entity Framework
7 3 (13.04%) CSS3
8 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (8.70%) SOAP
9 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET
9 1 (4.35%) Classic ASP
9 1 (4.35%) MSMQ
9 1 (4.35%) Cocoa
9 1 (4.35%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Open Source
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) MVC
2 7 (30.43%) Scrum
3 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
3 4 (17.39%) TDD
4 3 (13.04%) Test Management
4 3 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.04%) Process Management
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.70%) BDD
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) iOS Development
6 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.35%) Mobile Development
6 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Kanban
6 1 (4.35%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
3 3 (13.04%) C++
3 3 (13.04%) Ada
4 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) VBA
5 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) VB
5 1 (4.35%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby
5 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe
3 1 (4.35%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Endeca
3 1 (4.35%) RedPrairie
3 1 (4.35%) Xamarin