The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 4 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing C# 72 69 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 24.41% 20.47% 19.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 49.66% 44.23% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 59 31
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£369 £325 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.38% -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +7.14%
C#
South West

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

Programming Languages Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
145 156 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 49.15% 46.29% 47.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 109 81
Average daily rate £369 £315 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.98% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 10 2
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £29.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +18.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.74 £21.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.40 £37.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

C#
Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

C# Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

C#
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Taunton +6 31 £369 +11.83% 22
Bath +1 21 £350 +7.69% 7
Yeovil 0 13 - - 2
C#
South West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 96 (76.80%) .NET
2 68 (54.40%) SQL
2 68 (54.40%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (45.60%) SQL Server
4 55 (44.00%) ASP.NET
5 49 (39.20%) Microsoft
6 44 (35.20%) Scrum
7 42 (33.60%) .NET Framework
8 40 (32.00%) HTML
9 31 (24.80%) UML
10 29 (23.20%) Software Engineering
11 28 (22.40%) WCF
11 28 (22.40%) Security Cleared
12 27 (21.60%) Unit Testing
12 27 (21.60%) MVC
13 26 (20.80%) Web Services
14 25 (20.00%) CSS
14 25 (20.00%) Windows
14 25 (20.00%) C++
14 25 (20.00%) JavaScript
15 24 (19.20%) SC Cleared
16 21 (16.80%) WPF
16 21 (16.80%) Web Development
17 20 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
18 19 (15.20%) Oracle
18 19 (15.20%) OO
18 19 (15.20%) SOA
19 18 (14.40%) Java
20 17 (13.60%) IIS
20 17 (13.60%) BizTalk Server

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 17 (13.60%) IIS
1 17 (13.60%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (10.40%) CMS
2 13 (10.40%) Apache
2 13 (10.40%) Tomcat
3 11 (8.80%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.20%) EPiServer CMS
5 2 (1.60%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.80%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.80%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (0.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Summit
1 1 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.80%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (45.60%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (8.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (7.20%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.20%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.40%) Big Data
7 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (10.40%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.80%) Selenium
4 5 (4.00%) SpecFlow
5 3 (2.40%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.80%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.80%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.80%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.80%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (8.00%) Back Office
1 10 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 9 (7.20%) Finance
3 7 (5.60%) Retail
4 1 (0.80%) Publishing
4 1 (0.80%) Military
Job Titles
1 74 (59.20%) Developer
2 45 (36.00%) .NET Developer
3 19 (15.20%) SQL Developer
3 19 (15.20%) Software Engineer
4 17 (13.60%) Architect
5 13 (10.40%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (6.40%) Web Developer
6 8 (6.40%) BizTalk Developer
7 7 (5.60%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.00%) Consultant
8 5 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (3.20%) Lead Architect
9 4 (3.20%) .NET Software Engineer
9 4 (3.20%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.20%) AWS Developer
9 4 (3.20%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (3.20%) Integration Architect
9 4 (3.20%) Analyst
9 4 (3.20%) Test Analyst
10 3 (2.40%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (76.80%) .NET
2 55 (44.00%) ASP.NET
3 42 (33.60%) .NET Framework
4 40 (32.00%) HTML
5 28 (22.40%) WCF
6 26 (20.80%) Web Services
7 25 (20.00%) CSS
8 21 (16.80%) WPF
9 13 (10.40%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (10.40%) JSP
10 11 (8.80%) Entity Framework
11 8 (6.40%) WF
11 8 (6.40%) XML
12 7 (5.60%) SOAP
13 5 (4.00%) WinForms
13 5 (4.00%) jQuery
14 4 (3.20%) HTML5
15 2 (1.60%) JSON
15 2 (1.60%) REST
15 2 (1.60%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.40%) GIS
1 8 (6.40%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.40%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.00%) Windows
2 12 (9.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.60%) Linux
3 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.80%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (54.40%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (35.20%) Scrum
3 31 (24.80%) UML
4 29 (23.20%) Software Engineering
5 27 (21.60%) MVC
5 27 (21.60%) Unit Testing
6 21 (16.80%) Web Development
7 19 (15.20%) OO
7 19 (15.20%) SOA
8 16 (12.80%) ITIL
9 14 (11.20%) Automated Testing
10 12 (9.60%) Workflow
11 10 (8.00%) Content Management
11 10 (8.00%) Change Control
12 9 (7.20%) BDD
12 9 (7.20%) Time Management
12 9 (7.20%) Information Security
12 9 (7.20%) Refactoring
12 9 (7.20%) CRM
12 9 (7.20%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 68 (54.40%) SQL
2 25 (20.00%) C++
2 25 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 18 (14.40%) Java
4 14 (11.20%) VB
5 13 (10.40%) VB.NET
6 5 (4.00%) VB6
7 4 (3.20%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.40%) Perl
8 3 (2.40%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.80%) VBScript
9 1 (0.80%) Ada
9 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.80%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (22.40%) Security Cleared
2 24 (19.20%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.80%) ISEB
4 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.40%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.40%) Degree
4 3 (2.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.60%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (7.20%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.80%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.80%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.80%) WCAG
2 1 (0.80%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) HIPAA
Vendors
1 49 (39.20%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.20%) Oracle
3 8 (6.40%) SAP
4 5 (4.00%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.60%) ESRI
6 1 (0.80%) Sitecore
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