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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 10 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 54 90 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 14.17% 19.96% 15.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.14% 47.87% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 72 15
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£314 £321 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% +1.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £290 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £349 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.56 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -6.66%
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
168 188 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 44.09% 41.69% 35.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 143 27
Average daily rate £338 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £385 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 3
Average hourly rate £37.00 £33.84 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +78.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.29 £14.35 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.84 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.85%

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 28 May 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#
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 28 May 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 -1 25 £320 +1.58% 16
Bath -6 7 £310 -0.40% 10
Yeovil -2 3 £310 -3.12%
Street -3 1 - -
C#
South West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 May 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#.

1 114 (92.68%) .NET
2 63 (51.22%) SQL Server
3 60 (48.78%) SQL
4 59 (47.97%) ASP.NET
5 52 (42.28%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (40.65%) Microsoft
7 35 (28.46%) .NET Framework
8 33 (26.83%) Security Cleared
9 31 (25.20%) MVC
9 31 (25.20%) VB.NET
10 30 (24.39%) Unit Testing
11 29 (23.58%) WCF
12 27 (21.95%) SC Cleared
12 27 (21.95%) SQL Server 2008
13 25 (20.33%) Scrum
13 25 (20.33%) VB
13 25 (20.33%) Web Services
14 23 (18.70%) Visual Studio
15 21 (17.07%) Team Foundation Server
16 20 (16.26%) SOA
17 17 (13.82%) BizTalk Server
18 15 (12.20%) JavaScript
18 15 (12.20%) Workflow
18 15 (12.20%) WPF
18 15 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 14 (11.38%) Retail
19 14 (11.38%) CRM
19 14 (11.38%) ASP.NET MVC
20 13 (10.57%) Change Control
20 13 (10.57%) ITIL

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (13.82%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (9.76%) CMS
3 8 (6.50%) IIS
3 8 (6.50%) K2 blackpearl
4 4 (3.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.81%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (51.22%) SQL Server
2 27 (21.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (12.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (10.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (4.88%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (3.25%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.81%) DTS
Development Applications
1 23 (18.70%) Visual Studio
2 21 (17.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.63%) Subversion
3 2 (1.63%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.63%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.63%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.81%) ReSharper
General
1 14 (11.38%) Retail
2 13 (10.57%) Manufacturing
3 11 (8.94%) Back Office
4 4 (3.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 91 (73.98%) Developer
2 59 (47.97%) .NET Developer
3 19 (15.45%) Architect
3 19 (15.45%) SQL Developer
4 17 (13.82%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (8.13%) Senior .NET Developer
5 10 (8.13%) Senior Developer
6 9 (7.32%) Software Engineer
6 9 (7.32%) Database Developer
6 9 (7.32%) BizTalk Developer
7 8 (6.50%) C# Developer
8 7 (5.69%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (4.07%) Senior BizTalk Developer
10 4 (3.25%) Lead Architect
10 4 (3.25%) .NET Team Leader
10 4 (3.25%) .NET Software Engineer
10 4 (3.25%) Trainee Software Engineer
10 4 (3.25%) Trainee
10 4 (3.25%) Team Leader
10 4 (3.25%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (92.68%) .NET
2 59 (47.97%) ASP.NET
3 35 (28.46%) .NET Framework
4 29 (23.58%) WCF
5 25 (20.33%) Web Services
6 15 (12.20%) WPF
7 14 (11.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (8.94%) XML
9 10 (8.13%) Entity Framework
10 9 (7.32%) HTML
11 8 (6.50%) jQuery
12 7 (5.69%) WinForms
12 7 (5.69%) WF
13 5 (4.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 5 (4.07%) CSS
14 3 (2.44%) ADO.NET
15 2 (1.63%) Silverlight
15 2 (1.63%) LINQ
15 2 (1.63%) XSL
15 2 (1.63%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.76%) GIS
2 11 (8.94%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.76%) Windows
2 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.81%) Android
2 1 (0.81%) Linux
2 1 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (42.28%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (25.20%) MVC
3 30 (24.39%) Unit Testing
4 25 (20.33%) Scrum
5 20 (16.26%) SOA
6 15 (12.20%) Workflow
7 14 (11.38%) CRM
8 13 (10.57%) Change Control
8 13 (10.57%) ITIL
8 13 (10.57%) PRINCE2
9 12 (9.76%) Information Security
9 12 (9.76%) UML
10 11 (8.94%) Content Management
11 9 (7.32%) System Integration Testing
11 9 (7.32%) Test Scripting
12 8 (6.50%) Software Engineering
13 7 (5.69%) OO
14 6 (4.88%) Technical Architecture
14 6 (4.88%) Asset Management
14 6 (4.88%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 60 (48.78%) SQL
2 31 (25.20%) VB.NET
3 25 (20.33%) VB
4 15 (12.20%) JavaScript
5 12 (9.76%) T-SQL
6 8 (6.50%) Java
7 6 (4.88%) VB6
8 4 (3.25%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.25%) Scala
9 3 (2.44%) Perl
10 2 (1.63%) C++
11 1 (0.81%) XAML
Qualifications
1 33 (26.83%) Security Cleared
2 27 (21.95%) SC Cleared
3 13 (10.57%) ISEB
4 7 (5.69%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.57%) ISO 9000
2 12 (9.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.81%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (1.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 50 (40.65%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.76%) Oracle
3 11 (8.94%) SAP
4 1 (0.81%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.81%) ESRI
4 1 (0.81%) Google
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