The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Somerset 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 13 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 44 49 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 10.35% 24.26% 30.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.21% 55.06% 56.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 30
Average daily rate £325 £310 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -10.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £321 £414
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
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
141 89 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 33.18% 44.06% 53.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 46 51
Average daily rate £330 £310 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £323 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
C#
South West

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#
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 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
Bath -2 12 £325 - 35
Taunton -21 9 £348 +12.09% 4
Street 0 4 - - 1
Yeovil - 3 £320 - 3
Wells - - - - 1
Bridgwater - - - - 6
C#
South West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 79 (91.86%) .NET
2 63 (73.26%) SQL Server
3 47 (54.65%) ASP.NET
4 41 (47.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 38 (44.19%) SQL
6 35 (40.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 34 (39.53%) MVC
8 32 (37.21%) Team Foundation Server
9 30 (34.88%) jQuery
10 28 (32.56%) Security Cleared
10 28 (32.56%) CSS
11 27 (31.40%) XML
11 27 (31.40%) SQL Server 2005
11 27 (31.40%) SC Cleared
12 26 (30.23%) Visual Studio
13 24 (27.91%) .NET Framework
14 23 (26.74%) JavaScript
14 23 (26.74%) HTML
15 20 (23.26%) Scrum
16 19 (22.09%) BizTalk Server
16 19 (22.09%) Microsoft
16 19 (22.09%) ASP.NET MVC
17 18 (20.93%) SharePoint
17 18 (20.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 17 (19.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 16 (18.60%) HTML5
19 16 (18.60%) WCF
19 16 (18.60%) VB.NET
20 12 (13.95%) XSLT
20 12 (13.95%) SQL Server 2012

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 19 (22.09%) BizTalk Server
2 18 (20.93%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.14%) CMS
4 5 (5.81%) WebSphere
4 5 (5.81%) WebLogic
4 5 (5.81%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.81%) MQSeries
4 5 (5.81%) Escenic
4 5 (5.81%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (3.49%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.49%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.33%) Kentico
7 1 (1.16%) IIS
7 1 (1.16%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 5 (5.81%) MS Office
2 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (73.26%) SQL Server
2 41 (47.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (40.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (31.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (20.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (19.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (13.95%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (5.81%) Hadoop
8 5 (5.81%) Big Data
8 5 (5.81%) MySQL
9 3 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 32 (37.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (30.23%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.65%) MSTest
3 4 (4.65%) PhoneGap
4 2 (2.33%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.16%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (1.16%) NUnit
General
1 6 (6.98%) Finance
1 6 (6.98%) Publishing
2 5 (5.81%) Back Office
3 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.16%) Games
3 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 73 (84.88%) Developer
2 37 (43.02%) .NET Developer
3 20 (23.26%) Senior Developer
4 17 (19.77%) BizTalk Developer
5 15 (17.44%) SharePoint Developer
6 11 (12.79%) Senior BizTalk Developer
6 11 (12.79%) Senior .NET Developer
7 9 (10.47%) Analyst
8 8 (9.30%) SQL Developer
9 6 (6.98%) Consultant
10 5 (5.81%) Programmer
10 5 (5.81%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (5.81%) Java Programmer
10 5 (5.81%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (5.81%) Java Developer
10 5 (5.81%) Developer Analyst
10 5 (5.81%) Senior Programmer
10 5 (5.81%) Senior Java Programmer
11 4 (4.65%) .NET Web Developer
11 4 (4.65%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (91.86%) .NET
2 47 (54.65%) ASP.NET
3 30 (34.88%) jQuery
4 28 (32.56%) CSS
5 27 (31.40%) XML
6 24 (27.91%) .NET Framework
7 23 (26.74%) HTML
8 19 (22.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (18.60%) HTML5
9 16 (18.60%) WCF
10 12 (13.95%) XSLT
11 11 (12.79%) Ajax
11 11 (12.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 10 (11.63%) Ext JS
13 9 (10.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 7 (8.14%) Sass
14 7 (8.14%) LESS
15 5 (5.81%) CSS3
15 5 (5.81%) Ruby on Rails
15 5 (5.81%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.65%) Data Integration
2 4 (4.65%) iPhone
2 4 (4.65%) Augmented Reality
2 4 (4.65%) iPad
3 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.81%) Android
1 5 (5.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (39.53%) MVC
2 20 (23.26%) Scrum
3 11 (12.79%) Incident Management
3 11 (12.79%) Unit Testing
3 11 (12.79%) BDD
4 9 (10.47%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (9.30%) Workflow
6 6 (6.98%) TDD
6 6 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (5.81%) Web Development
7 5 (5.81%) Software Engineering
7 5 (5.81%) Software Testing
7 5 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (5.81%) Information Management
7 5 (5.81%) Code Coverage
7 5 (5.81%) UML
7 5 (5.81%) OOP
7 5 (5.81%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (5.81%) RUP
7 5 (5.81%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 38 (44.19%) SQL
2 23 (26.74%) JavaScript
3 16 (18.60%) VB.NET
4 10 (11.63%) PowerShell
5 9 (10.47%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.81%) Scala
6 5 (5.81%) C++
6 5 (5.81%) Java
7 4 (4.65%) VB
8 3 (3.49%) PHP
9 1 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (32.56%) Security Cleared
2 27 (31.40%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.98%) Degree
4 1 (1.16%) ISEB
4 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.16%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (22.09%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.14%) Oracle
3 5 (5.81%) JBoss
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