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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 10 29 8
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -21
Contract jobs citing C# 20 8 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 8.77% 3.15% 14.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.73% 8.08% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 22
Average daily rate
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£375 £525 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £403 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £525 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
88 99 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 38.60% 38.98% 51.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 65 90
Average daily rate £325 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £177 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 5
Average hourly rate £15.50 £28.75 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.08% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £27.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 22 September 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 22 September 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 29 (85.29%) .NET
2 23 (67.65%) SQL Server
2 23 (67.65%) ASP.NET
3 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 12 (35.29%) MVC
4 11 (32.35%) WCF
5 8 (23.53%) .NET Framework
5 8 (23.53%) Silverlight
5 8 (23.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (20.59%) TDD
6 7 (20.59%) Web Services
7 6 (17.65%) SQL
8 5 (14.71%) HTML
8 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
8 5 (14.71%) CSS
8 5 (14.71%) WPF
9 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (11.76%) XML
9 4 (11.76%) Hibernate
10 3 (8.82%) SOA
10 3 (8.82%) CRM
10 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
10 3 (8.82%) RESTful
10 3 (8.82%) jQuery
10 3 (8.82%) LINQ
10 3 (8.82%) Retail
10 3 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (67.65%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 3 (8.82%) Retail
2 2 (5.88%) Advertising
2 2 (5.88%) Back Office
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (91.18%) Developer
2 19 (55.88%) C# Developer
3 12 (35.29%) .NET Developer
4 5 (14.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Silverlight Developer
6 2 (5.88%) CRM Developer
6 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.94%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.94%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (85.29%) .NET
2 23 (67.65%) ASP.NET
3 11 (32.35%) WCF
4 8 (23.53%) .NET Framework
4 8 (23.53%) Silverlight
4 8 (23.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 7 (20.59%) Web Services
6 5 (14.71%) CSS
6 5 (14.71%) HTML
6 5 (14.71%) WPF
7 4 (11.76%) XML
7 4 (11.76%) Hibernate
7 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (8.82%) NHibernate
8 3 (8.82%) LINQ
8 3 (8.82%) jQuery
8 3 (8.82%) RESTful
9 2 (5.88%) HTML5
9 2 (5.88%) CSS3
10 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) MVC
2 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.59%) TDD
3 3 (8.82%) CRM
3 3 (8.82%) SOA
4 2 (5.88%) Web Application Development
5 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.94%) EAI
5 1 (2.94%) Workflow
5 1 (2.94%) Migration
5 1 (2.94%) Content Management
5 1 (2.94%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.94%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (2.94%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (2.94%) Web Development
5 1 (2.94%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.88%) VB
5 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) HL7
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle
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Rate: £270 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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Rate: £350 - £430 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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Rate: £280 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 20 days ago