The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 21 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 13 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 6.37% 6.72% 5.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.13% 21.43% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 4
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£400 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
C#
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
99 42 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 48.53% 31.34% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 17 20
Average daily rate £425 £300 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £228 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £473 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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#
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

C# Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -7 3 £300 -5.88% 4
Market Drayton - 1 - - 2
Shrewsbury - - - -
C#
West Midlands

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
3 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
4 10 (47.62%) VB
5 9 (42.86%) N-Tier
5 9 (42.86%) .NET Framework
6 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
7 7 (33.33%) OOP
7 7 (33.33%) Resource Management
7 7 (33.33%) Open Source
8 6 (28.57%) HTML
8 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
9 5 (23.81%) SQL
9 5 (23.81%) CSS
9 5 (23.81%) Back Office
9 5 (23.81%) jQuery
9 5 (23.81%) Sitecore
10 3 (14.29%) Finance
10 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
10 3 (14.29%) SOAP
10 3 (14.29%) Web Services
10 3 (14.29%) XML
10 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
11 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
11 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (9.52%) Analytics
11 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (9.52%) Google Analytics
11 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (9.52%) Sitecore CMS

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) CMS
2 2 (9.52%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (9.52%) Google Analytics
1 2 (9.52%) SiteCatalyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (76.19%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MSBuild
2 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.76%) MSI
2 1 (4.76%) MSTest
2 1 (4.76%) WiX
General
1 5 (23.81%) Back Office
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 7 (33.33%) Development Team Leader
2 7 (33.33%) .NET Team Leader
2 7 (33.33%) Software Development Team Leader
2 7 (33.33%) Software Team Leader
3 4 (19.05%) .NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Sitecore Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (9.52%) CRM Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 6 (28.57%) HTML
4 5 (23.81%) jQuery
4 5 (23.81%) CSS
5 3 (14.29%) SOAP
5 3 (14.29%) Web Services
5 3 (14.29%) XML
5 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 2 (9.52%) WinForms
6 2 (9.52%) Ajax
6 2 (9.52%) HTML5
6 2 (9.52%) REST
6 2 (9.52%) CSS3
6 2 (9.52%) JSON
6 2 (9.52%) WCF
7 1 (4.76%) WPF
7 1 (4.76%) WF
7 1 (4.76%) LINQ
7 1 (4.76%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) N-Tier
2 7 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) OOP
1 7 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 2 (9.52%) Analytics
2 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
2 2 (9.52%) CRM
2 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
2 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (9.52%) Content Management
3 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.76%) TDD
3 1 (4.76%) B2B
3 1 (4.76%) B2C
3 1 (4.76%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) VB
2 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) MCTS
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Sitecore
3 2 (9.52%) Adobe
3 2 (9.52%) Omniture
3 2 (9.52%) Google
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle