The first table below looks at the demand for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Shropshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 17 8 19
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Contract jobs citing C# 3 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 2.68% 13.27% 2.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.71% 30.23% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
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£388 £275 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -16.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £215 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £275 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.57 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.48% -2.77%
Programming Languages Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
28 43 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 25.00% 43.88% 45.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 36
Average daily rate £330 £250 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £430 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.48 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C#
West Midlands

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

C#
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -1 3 £388 +63.15% 3
Ludlow - - - -
Shrewsbury - - - - 2
C#
West Midlands

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) WPF
3 6 (46.15%) MVC
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (30.77%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (30.77%) Silverlight
4 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
4 4 (30.77%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) WinForms
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) SOAP
6 2 (15.38%) RESTful
6 2 (15.38%) TDD
7 1 (7.69%) NUnit
7 1 (7.69%) Banking
7 1 (7.69%) VB6
7 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
7 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (7.69%) Sitecore
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (7.69%) MSTest
7 1 (7.69%) HTML5
7 1 (7.69%) CSS3
7 1 (7.69%) Web Services
7 1 (7.69%) XML
7 1 (7.69%) XSD

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 4 (30.77%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) NUnit
1 1 (7.69%) MSTest
1 1 (7.69%) JUnit
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Software Developer
2 6 (46.15%) .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Graduate Software Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Graduate Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Graduate
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) VB6 Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Manager
5 1 (7.69%) VB Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Development Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) WPF
3 4 (30.77%) Silverlight
3 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
4 3 (23.08%) WinForms
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
5 2 (15.38%) SOAP
5 2 (15.38%) RESTful
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.69%) HTML5
6 1 (7.69%) CSS3
6 1 (7.69%) Web Services
6 1 (7.69%) XML
6 1 (7.69%) XSD
6 1 (7.69%) CSS
6 1 (7.69%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
2 2 (15.38%) Scrum
2 2 (15.38%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) VB6
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Sitecore
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
Telford, Shropshire
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