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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 6 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 72 41 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 23.23% 16.53% 16.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.68% 33.33% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 26 20
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£350 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £488 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £38.25 £33.84 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.03% -15.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.85%
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
151 123 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 48.71% 49.60% 49.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 84 51
Average daily rate £350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 5
Average hourly rate £38.25 £31.92 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.83% -3.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £19.30 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £37.14 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +9 35 £413 +16.33% 3
Bath +5 11 £316 -4.52% 13
Street -3 7 £330 -12.00%
Yeovil -2 4 - - 1
Bridgwater - - - -
Clevedon - - - -
Wells - - - -
Weston-super-Mare - - - -
C#
South West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 January 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#.

1 120 (86.33%) .NET
2 91 (65.47%) SQL
3 72 (51.80%) ASP.NET
3 72 (51.80%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (43.88%) Scrum
5 58 (41.73%) SQL Server
6 55 (39.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 53 (38.13%) Security Cleared
8 49 (35.25%) Unit Testing
9 48 (34.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 46 (33.09%) SC Cleared
10 46 (33.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 45 (32.37%) T-SQL
12 42 (30.22%) Microsoft
13 35 (25.18%) Automated Testing
14 33 (23.74%) MVC
15 28 (20.14%) Code Coverage
15 28 (20.14%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (18.71%) .NET Framework
17 25 (17.99%) Visual Studio
18 22 (15.83%) SQL Server 2008
19 20 (14.39%) WCF
19 20 (14.39%) Web Services
19 20 (14.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 19 (13.67%) VB
21 17 (12.23%) Back Office
22 15 (10.79%) HTML
23 14 (10.07%) JavaScript
23 14 (10.07%) CSS
24 13 (9.35%) SOA

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 12 (8.63%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (6.47%) CMS
3 6 (4.32%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.16%) IIS
4 3 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.16%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.72%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.72%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (41.73%) SQL Server
2 22 (15.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (14.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (6.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (5.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.88%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.44%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 48 (34.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (17.99%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.88%) SpecFlow
4 3 (2.16%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.16%) Selenium
5 2 (1.44%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.44%) Subversion
5 2 (1.44%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.44%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.72%) ReSharper
General
1 17 (12.23%) Back Office
2 11 (7.91%) Manufacturing
3 10 (7.19%) Retail
4 8 (5.76%) Finance
5 3 (2.16%) Marketing
5 3 (2.16%) Electronics
5 3 (2.16%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 117 (84.17%) Developer
2 70 (50.36%) .NET Developer
3 34 (24.46%) SQL Developer
4 20 (14.39%) C# Developer
5 12 (8.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (7.19%) Senior .NET Developer
6 10 (7.19%) Senior Developer
6 10 (7.19%) Architect
7 9 (6.47%) Database Developer
8 8 (5.76%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (5.04%) BizTalk Developer
10 5 (3.60%) Senior BizTalk Developer
10 5 (3.60%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.60%) Agile .NET Developer
11 4 (2.88%) SharePoint Developer
11 4 (2.88%) Java Developer
11 4 (2.88%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (2.88%) Applications Developer
11 4 (2.88%) Analyst
11 4 (2.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (86.33%) .NET
2 72 (51.80%) ASP.NET
3 55 (39.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 46 (33.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 26 (18.71%) .NET Framework
6 20 (14.39%) Web Services
6 20 (14.39%) WCF
7 15 (10.79%) HTML
8 14 (10.07%) CSS
9 11 (7.91%) XML
10 9 (6.47%) HTML5
10 9 (6.47%) jQuery
11 8 (5.76%) WinForms
12 6 (4.32%) WPF
13 5 (3.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 4 (2.88%) Gherkin
14 4 (2.88%) CSS3
14 4 (2.88%) J2EE
15 3 (2.16%) ADO.NET
16 2 (1.44%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.47%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.76%) GIS
3 4 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.16%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.16%) DTV
5 2 (1.44%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.72%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.91%) Windows
2 1 (0.72%) Android
2 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (51.80%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (43.88%) Scrum
3 49 (35.25%) Unit Testing
4 35 (25.18%) Automated Testing
5 33 (23.74%) MVC
6 28 (20.14%) Code Coverage
6 28 (20.14%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (9.35%) SOA
8 12 (8.63%) Test Scripting
9 11 (7.91%) TDD
10 10 (7.19%) CRM
10 10 (7.19%) Workflow
11 8 (5.76%) ETL
11 8 (5.76%) ITIL
11 8 (5.76%) PRINCE2
11 8 (5.76%) UML
11 8 (5.76%) Change Control
12 7 (5.04%) Information Security
12 7 (5.04%) Content Management
13 6 (4.32%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 91 (65.47%) SQL
2 45 (32.37%) T-SQL
3 19 (13.67%) VB
4 14 (10.07%) JavaScript
5 12 (8.63%) VB.NET
6 9 (6.47%) Java
7 6 (4.32%) C++
8 4 (2.88%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.88%) Scala
9 1 (0.72%) XAML
9 1 (0.72%) VB6
9 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 53 (38.13%) Security Cleared
2 46 (33.09%) SC Cleared
3 12 (8.63%) ISEB
4 7 (5.04%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.16%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.44%) Degree
6 2 (1.44%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.72%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.76%) ISO 9000
2 7 (5.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.88%) QA
4 1 (0.72%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (1.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 42 (30.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.63%) Oracle
2 12 (8.63%) SAP
3 2 (1.44%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.72%) Google
Bath, Avon
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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