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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 7 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing C# 70 39 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 20.35% 17.97% 33.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.61% 37.50% 65.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 28 45
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£327 £323 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% +0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £365 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
144 104 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 41.86% 47.93% 51.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 81 62
Average daily rate £320 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £374 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.30 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.34% -44.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 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
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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 -2 25 £327 +1.86% 1
Bath +11 16 £333 +10.83% 26
Street -1 8 £305 -
Glastonbury 0 5 £450 +23.28%
Yeovil - 4 £450 - 1
Wells - 3 £305 -
Weston-super-Mare - - - -
Bridgwater - - - - 3
C#
South West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 September 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#.

1 130 (83.87%) .NET
2 105 (67.74%) SQL
3 103 (66.45%) Scrum
4 92 (59.35%) Agile Software Development
5 83 (53.55%) Security Cleared
6 80 (51.61%) ASP.NET
7 78 (50.32%) SC Cleared
8 70 (45.16%) Unit Testing
9 61 (39.35%) SQL Server
10 54 (34.84%) ASP.NET MVC
11 38 (24.52%) MVC
11 38 (24.52%) Team Foundation Server
12 36 (23.23%) TDD
13 32 (20.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 31 (20.00%) T-SQL
15 29 (18.71%) Back Office
16 26 (16.77%) HTML
16 26 (16.77%) .NET Framework
17 25 (16.13%) CSS
18 24 (15.48%) SOA
18 24 (15.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 23 (14.84%) Microsoft
20 22 (14.19%) Visual Studio
20 22 (14.19%) XML
20 22 (14.19%) JavaScript
21 21 (13.55%) Code Coverage
21 21 (13.55%) Automated Testing
21 21 (13.55%) Continuous Integration
22 20 (12.90%) K2 blackpearl
23 19 (12.26%) BDD

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 20 (12.90%) K2 blackpearl
2 9 (5.81%) Umbraco
2 9 (5.81%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.87%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (3.87%) CMS
4 5 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (2.58%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.29%) Escenic
6 2 (1.29%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (1.29%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.29%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.29%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.29%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.65%) IIS
7 1 (0.65%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (1.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.65%) PowerPivot
2 1 (0.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.65%) SaaS
1 1 (0.65%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (39.35%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (7.10%) MySQL
4 8 (5.16%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (4.52%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.29%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.29%) Big Data
8 2 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.65%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 38 (24.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (14.19%) Visual Studio
3 12 (7.74%) SpecFlow
4 7 (4.52%) Selenium
5 5 (3.23%) MSTest
6 2 (1.29%) JIRA
7 1 (0.65%) Moq
General
1 29 (18.71%) Back Office
2 8 (5.16%) Finance
3 5 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.58%) Marketing
4 4 (2.58%) Electronics
5 1 (0.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 126 (81.29%) Developer
2 84 (54.19%) .NET Developer
3 40 (25.81%) SQL Developer
4 11 (7.10%) C# Developer
5 10 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (5.16%) Analyst
7 6 (3.87%) Software Developer
7 6 (3.87%) Consultant
7 6 (3.87%) C++ Developer
7 6 (3.87%) Java Developer
8 5 (3.23%) Agile .NET Developer
8 5 (3.23%) Test Team Leader
8 5 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (3.23%) Team Leader
8 5 (3.23%) Programmer
8 5 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (3.23%) Test Analyst
8 5 (3.23%) Web Developer
9 4 (2.58%) Senior Developer
9 4 (2.58%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (83.87%) .NET
2 80 (51.61%) ASP.NET
3 54 (34.84%) ASP.NET MVC
4 32 (20.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 26 (16.77%) .NET Framework
5 26 (16.77%) HTML
6 25 (16.13%) CSS
7 24 (15.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 22 (14.19%) XML
9 17 (10.97%) WCF
10 11 (7.10%) jQuery
10 11 (7.10%) Web Services
11 10 (6.45%) WPF
11 10 (6.45%) Gherkin
12 9 (5.81%) XSLT
12 9 (5.81%) XHTML
13 7 (4.52%) WF
14 6 (3.87%) Managed Extensibility Framework
14 6 (3.87%) J2EE
14 6 (3.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.58%) DTV
1 4 (2.58%) GIS
2 2 (1.29%) User Experience
2 2 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.65%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.87%) Windows
2 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (66.45%) Scrum
2 92 (59.35%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (45.16%) Unit Testing
4 38 (24.52%) MVC
5 36 (23.23%) TDD
6 24 (15.48%) SOA
7 21 (13.55%) Code Coverage
7 21 (13.55%) Automated Testing
7 21 (13.55%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (12.26%) BDD
9 15 (9.68%) Software Testing
10 8 (5.16%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (4.52%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (4.52%) Web Design
11 7 (4.52%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (3.87%) Test Automation
12 6 (3.87%) Test Scripting
13 5 (3.23%) User Stories
13 5 (3.23%) Software Engineering
13 5 (3.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (67.74%) SQL
2 31 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 22 (14.19%) JavaScript
4 10 (6.45%) C++
4 10 (6.45%) VB.NET
5 8 (5.16%) Java
6 4 (2.58%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.94%) PHP
8 2 (1.29%) Scala
9 1 (0.65%) VB6
9 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 83 (53.55%) Security Cleared
2 78 (50.32%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.10%) ISEB
3 11 (7.10%) ISTQB
3 11 (7.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (3.87%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.23%) Degree
6 1 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.87%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.65%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 23 (14.84%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.74%) Sitecore
3 8 (5.16%) Oracle
4 6 (3.87%) SAP
5 4 (2.58%) Google
6 2 (1.29%) JBoss
7 1 (0.65%) ESRI
Bath, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £500 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £500 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £500 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bath
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bath
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £330 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago