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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 20 12 24
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs citing C# 16 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.67% 7.73% 2.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.81% 21.54% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 2
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£338 £390 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% +38.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £318 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £433 £286
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £31.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +7.14%
C#
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
108 65 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 38.30% 35.91% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 36 38
Average daily rate £350 £313 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +2.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £422 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Average hourly rate - £22.69 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, 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 32 (82.05%) .NET
2 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (46.15%) ASP.NET
4 17 (43.59%) SQL Server
5 14 (35.90%) MVC
6 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 12 (30.77%) WCF
7 11 (28.21%) WPF
7 11 (28.21%) Unit Testing
7 11 (28.21%) HTML
7 11 (28.21%) CSS
8 10 (25.64%) OO
8 10 (25.64%) Umbraco
9 8 (20.51%) Test Scripting
9 8 (20.51%) Web Services
9 8 (20.51%) TDD
10 6 (15.38%) Scrum
10 6 (15.38%) NoSQL
11 5 (12.82%) MongoDB
11 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
11 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
11 5 (12.82%) SQL
12 4 (10.26%) Java
12 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
12 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
12 4 (10.26%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (7.69%) Build Automation
13 3 (7.69%) Web Development
13 3 (7.69%) Scala
13 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 10 (25.64%) Umbraco
2 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (5.13%) Node.js
4 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (5.13%) CMS
4 2 (5.13%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.56%) Apache
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (2.56%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
1 1 (2.56%) Kerberos
1 1 (2.56%) DNS
1 1 (2.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (43.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 5 (12.82%) MongoDB
4 3 (7.69%) MySQL
4 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.56%) MS Access
6 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.56%) HBase
6 1 (2.56%) Redis
6 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.13%) NUnit
2 2 (5.13%) Maven
2 2 (5.13%) Jasmine
2 2 (5.13%) Yeoman
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.56%) Grunt
3 1 (2.56%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (5.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Billing
2 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (89.74%) Developer
2 16 (41.03%) .NET Developer
3 12 (30.77%) C# Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Umbraco Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 3 (7.69%) CRM Developer
5 3 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) WPF Developer
6 2 (5.13%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Programmer
7 1 (2.56%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.56%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Graduate
7 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (82.05%) .NET
2 18 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 12 (30.77%) WCF
4 11 (28.21%) WPF
4 11 (28.21%) HTML
4 11 (28.21%) CSS
5 8 (20.51%) Web Services
6 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
7 3 (7.69%) jQuery
7 3 (7.69%) XML
7 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (5.13%) SignalR
8 2 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (5.13%) Entity Framework
8 2 (5.13%) Castle Windsor
8 2 (5.13%) REST
8 2 (5.13%) CSS3
8 2 (5.13%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (5.13%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.56%) E-Learning
1 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
1 1 (2.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.90%) MVC
3 11 (28.21%) Unit Testing
4 10 (25.64%) OO
5 8 (20.51%) Test Scripting
5 8 (20.51%) TDD
6 6 (15.38%) Scrum
7 3 (7.69%) Workflow
7 3 (7.69%) CRM
7 3 (7.69%) Web Development
7 3 (7.69%) Build Automation
8 2 (5.13%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (5.13%) MVVM
8 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.13%) SOA
9 1 (2.56%) Migration
9 1 (2.56%) UML
9 1 (2.56%) Document Management
9 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.56%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 5 (12.82%) SQL
3 4 (10.26%) Java
4 3 (7.69%) C++
4 3 (7.69%) Scala
5 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.13%) VBA
5 2 (5.13%) PHP
5 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.56%) VB
6 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.56%) Python
6 1 (2.56%) VB6
6 1 (2.56%) Ruby
6 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.56%) Go
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
1 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Puppet
1 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.56%) Ansible
1 1 (2.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) EPiServer
2 2 (5.13%) Sitecore
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) IBM
3 1 (2.56%) SaltStack