The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 8 7 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +21
Contract jobs citing C# 26 30 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 10.79% 15.96% 4.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 36.14% 10.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 4
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£358 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.16% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -
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South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Programming Languages Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
78 83 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 32.37% 44.15% 41.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 39 68
Average daily rate £375 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £237 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 2
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £90.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Sheffield region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Sheffield region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 33 (73.33%) .NET
2 28 (62.22%) ASP.NET
3 24 (53.33%) SQL Server
3 24 (53.33%) MVC
4 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (37.78%) TDD
5 17 (37.78%) Web Services
6 14 (31.11%) CSS
6 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
6 14 (31.11%) SQL
6 14 (31.11%) CRM
6 14 (31.11%) Dynamics CRM
7 13 (28.89%) .NET Framework
7 13 (28.89%) Silverlight
7 13 (28.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (28.89%) HTML
8 12 (26.67%) XML
8 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 12 (26.67%) WCF
8 12 (26.67%) jQuery
9 11 (24.44%) WPF
9 11 (24.44%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (24.44%) Scrum
10 9 (20.00%) Unit Testing
10 9 (20.00%) Ajax
10 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (17.78%) SharePoint
12 7 (15.56%) IIS

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 8 (17.78%) SharePoint
2 7 (15.56%) IIS
3 4 (8.89%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (31.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (28.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (4.44%) MS Access
7 1 (2.22%) MySQL
7 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
1 3 (6.67%) Retail
2 2 (4.44%) Back Office
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (80.00%) Developer
2 20 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 10 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 7 (15.56%) CRM Developer
5 6 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Silverlight Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Team Leader
9 2 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Development Team Leader
9 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (4.44%) .NET Team Leader
9 2 (4.44%) Web Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Consultant
10 1 (2.22%) Applications Consultant
10 1 (2.22%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (73.33%) .NET
2 28 (62.22%) ASP.NET
3 17 (37.78%) Web Services
4 14 (31.11%) CSS
5 13 (28.89%) .NET Framework
5 13 (28.89%) Silverlight
5 13 (28.89%) HTML
6 12 (26.67%) XML
6 12 (26.67%) WCF
6 12 (26.67%) jQuery
7 11 (24.44%) WPF
7 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (20.00%) Ajax
9 6 (13.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 6 (13.33%) Hibernate
10 3 (6.67%) RESTful
10 3 (6.67%) NHibernate
10 3 (6.67%) LINQ
11 2 (4.44%) REST
11 2 (4.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.22%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) MVC
2 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (37.78%) TDD
4 14 (31.11%) CRM
5 11 (24.44%) Scrum
6 9 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 7 (15.56%) Test Scripting
8 4 (8.89%) Workflow
9 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.67%) Data Management
9 3 (6.67%) Project Management
9 3 (6.67%) SOA
9 3 (6.67%) ETL
9 3 (6.67%) BDD
9 3 (6.67%) Web Development
10 2 (4.44%) Release Management
10 2 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (4.44%) Requirements Management
10 2 (4.44%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (4.44%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) JavaScript
1 14 (31.11%) SQL
2 5 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.67%) Java
4 2 (4.44%) VB
4 2 (4.44%) VBA
5 1 (2.22%) XAML
5 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.22%) PHP
5 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle
2 1 (2.22%) Siebel
2 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.22%) NetSuite