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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 15 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 36 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 8.89% 10.00% 12.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.81% 31.51% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 13
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £448 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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
173 73 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 42.72% 31.74% 43.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 45 51
Average daily rate £375 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £40.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.75% +40.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £40.00 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £40.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 46 (88.46%) .NET
2 31 (59.62%) ASP.NET
3 27 (51.92%) JavaScript
4 26 (50.00%) HTML
4 26 (50.00%) CSS
5 19 (36.54%) SQL
6 18 (34.62%) jQuery
7 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (32.69%) SQL Server
8 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
8 15 (28.85%) MVC
9 13 (25.00%) .NET Framework
10 12 (23.08%) Umbraco
11 11 (21.15%) TDD
11 11 (21.15%) CMS
11 11 (21.15%) CRM
12 10 (19.23%) Dynamics CRM
13 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (15.38%) IIS
14 8 (15.38%) T-SQL
14 8 (15.38%) SOAP
14 8 (15.38%) Web Services
14 8 (15.38%) XML
14 8 (15.38%) SSL
15 7 (13.46%) AngularJS
15 7 (13.46%) SharePoint
15 7 (13.46%) Data Protection
16 6 (11.54%) NUnit
16 6 (11.54%) RESTful
16 6 (11.54%) OO

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 12 (23.08%) Umbraco
2 11 (21.15%) CMS
3 8 (15.38%) IIS
4 7 (13.46%) SharePoint
5 6 (11.54%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.38%) SSL
2 6 (11.54%) DNS
3 5 (9.62%) Internet
4 4 (7.69%) Extranet
4 4 (7.69%) Intranet
5 1 (1.92%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (32.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.85%) GIS
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) NUnit
2 2 (3.85%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.92%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.92%) JIRA
3 1 (1.92%) JMeter
3 1 (1.92%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.92%) Moq
3 1 (1.92%) NSubstitute
3 1 (1.92%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (1.92%) Selenium
3 1 (1.92%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (5.77%) Advertising
2 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (80.77%) Developer
2 15 (28.85%) C# Developer
3 14 (26.92%) .NET Developer
4 9 (17.31%) CRM Developer
5 8 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 8 (15.38%) Umbraco Developer
6 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Developer
6 7 (13.46%) Web Developer
7 6 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (11.54%) Consultant
8 5 (9.62%) SharePoint Consultant
9 4 (7.69%) Angular Developer
9 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (7.69%) SQL Developer
10 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 3 (5.77%) C# Web Developer
10 3 (5.77%) CMS Developer
11 2 (3.85%) Agile .NET Developer
11 2 (3.85%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (88.46%) .NET
2 31 (59.62%) ASP.NET
3 26 (50.00%) CSS
3 26 (50.00%) HTML
4 18 (34.62%) jQuery
5 13 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (15.38%) SOAP
7 8 (15.38%) Web Services
7 8 (15.38%) XML
8 7 (13.46%) AngularJS
9 6 (11.54%) RESTful
10 4 (7.69%) Entity Framework
10 4 (7.69%) WPF
11 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (5.77%) WCF
12 2 (3.85%) HTML5
12 2 (3.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (3.85%) Smartcard
2 1 (1.92%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (1.92%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.92%) Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.85%) MVC
3 11 (21.15%) CRM
3 11 (21.15%) TDD
4 7 (13.46%) Data Protection
5 6 (11.54%) OO
5 6 (11.54%) Secure Coding
6 5 (9.62%) Content Management
7 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 4 (7.69%) Scrum
8 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.77%) CRUD
8 3 (5.77%) Project Management
8 3 (5.77%) SDLC
8 3 (5.77%) SOLID
8 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.85%) Business Analysis
9 2 (3.85%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.85%) Waterfall
9 2 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (51.92%) JavaScript
2 19 (36.54%) SQL
3 8 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.92%) C
4 1 (1.92%) Java
4 1 (1.92%) Perl
4 1 (1.92%) Python
4 1 (1.92%) Ruby
4 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) WCAG
2 1 (1.92%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) Ektron
2 2 (3.85%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.92%) HP
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle
3 1 (1.92%) Tableau
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