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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 18 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing C# 8 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 5.48% 6.33% 3.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.18% 17.24% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £350 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
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
44 29 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 30.14% 36.71% 39.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 29
Average daily rate £350 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £404 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 30 October 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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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 -3 4 £350 - 4
Market Drayton - - - -
Shrewsbury - - - - 1
C#
West Midlands

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) SOAP
2 8 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 8 (66.67%) Scrum
2 8 (66.67%) RESTful
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (33.33%) Web Development
4 4 (33.33%) CMS
5 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (8.33%) EnCE
5 1 (8.33%) Data Extraction
5 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (8.33%) Sitecore
5 1 (8.33%) Finance
5 1 (8.33%) UNIX
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) VB.NET

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Technical Leader
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Investigator
3 1 (8.33%) Forensic Investigator
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) SOAP
2 8 (66.67%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 8 (66.67%) Scrum
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (33.33%) Web Development
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) EnCE
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Sitecore
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle