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 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 21 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing C# 3 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 2.22% 3.31% 12.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.88% 12.90% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
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£400 £388 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +40.90%
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 £40.19 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.17% +7.14%
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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
51 31 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 37.78% 25.62% 42.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 12
Average daily rate £410 £340 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% +36.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £33.50 - £19.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

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#
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#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (88.89%) SQL Server
3 13 (72.22%) VB
4 12 (66.67%) N-Tier
5 11 (61.11%) MS Excel
6 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
6 10 (55.56%) OOP
6 10 (55.56%) .NET Framework
6 10 (55.56%) Resource Management
6 10 (55.56%) Open Source
7 5 (27.78%) Back Office
8 4 (22.22%) CSS
8 4 (22.22%) HTML
8 4 (22.22%) SQL
9 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 3 (16.67%) jQuery
9 3 (16.67%) Sitecore
10 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
10 2 (11.11%) Google Analytics
10 2 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (11.11%) HTML5
10 2 (11.11%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (11.11%) REST
10 2 (11.11%) CSS3
10 2 (11.11%) Analytics
10 2 (11.11%) Content Management
10 2 (11.11%) JSON
10 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (11.11%) Ajax
10 2 (11.11%) Omniture

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (11.11%) CMS
1 2 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (61.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Google Analytics
1 2 (11.11%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (27.78%) Back Office
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Team Leader
1 10 (55.56%) Development Team Leader
1 10 (55.56%) .NET Team Leader
1 10 (55.56%) Software Development Team Leader
1 10 (55.56%) Software Team Leader
2 7 (38.89%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (55.56%) .NET Framework
3 4 (22.22%) CSS
3 4 (22.22%) HTML
4 3 (16.67%) jQuery
5 2 (11.11%) HTML5
5 2 (11.11%) REST
5 2 (11.11%) CSS3
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 2 (11.11%) SOAP
5 2 (11.11%) Web Services
5 2 (11.11%) XML
5 2 (11.11%) WinForms
5 2 (11.11%) Ajax
5 2 (11.11%) JSON
6 1 (5.56%) WCF
6 1 (5.56%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.56%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) OOP
1 10 (55.56%) Resource Management
1 10 (55.56%) Open Source
2 2 (11.11%) Analytics
2 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (5.56%) Web Development
3 1 (5.56%) TDD
3 1 (5.56%) B2B
3 1 (5.56%) B2C
3 1 (5.56%) Workflow
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) VB
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Sitecore
3 2 (11.11%) Adobe
3 2 (11.11%) Omniture
3 2 (11.11%) Google