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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 17 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 9 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 6.62% 5.04% 4.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.43% 15.00% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Average daily rate £375 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £460 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.22%
Programming Languages Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
42 40 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 30.88% 33.61% 40.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 44
Average daily rate £300 £475 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +38.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £268 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £565 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
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#
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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Shrewsbury - 3 £425 - 2
Telford -5 2 £319 +27.50%
Ludlow - - - -
C#
West Midlands

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (75.00%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) WPF
3 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
4 6 (37.50%) XML
4 6 (37.50%) MVC
5 5 (31.25%) WinForms
6 4 (25.00%) Silverlight
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle
7 3 (18.75%) HTML
7 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (18.75%) Windows
7 3 (18.75%) TDD
7 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
7 3 (18.75%) Degree
8 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
8 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) UNIX
8 2 (12.50%) ProC
8 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
8 2 (12.50%) Data Mining
8 2 (12.50%) Perl
8 2 (12.50%) C
8 2 (12.50%) C++

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (18.75%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Data Mining
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) ActiveReports
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) ProC
2 1 (6.25%) NUnit
2 1 (6.25%) MSTest
2 1 (6.25%) JUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Software Developer
2 5 (31.25%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Graduate Software Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Graduate Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Graduate
3 3 (18.75%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (12.50%) UNIX Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Manager
5 1 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) UI Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) WPF Developer
5 1 (6.25%) UI Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) VB Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) WPF
3 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
4 6 (37.50%) XML
5 5 (31.25%) WinForms
6 4 (25.00%) Silverlight
7 3 (18.75%) HTML
7 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
8 2 (12.50%) CSS
8 2 (12.50%) Web Services
9 1 (6.25%) XSD
9 1 (6.25%) XSLT
9 1 (6.25%) jQuery
9 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (6.25%) HTML5
9 1 (6.25%) REST
9 1 (6.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (18.75%) TDD
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) C
3 2 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) VB
4 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.25%) VB6
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle