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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 2 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Contract jobs citing C# 53 60 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 20.31% 16.81% 10.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.80% 37.04% 31.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 40 24
Average daily rate £350 £318 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% -2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £299 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £522 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +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
121 162 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 46.36% 45.38% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 92 90
Average daily rate £338 £329 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% -0.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £506 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 15 7
Average hourly rate £42.25 £36.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.75% +10.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.80 £32.52 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -2.73%

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bath +9 26 £350 - 13
Yeovil - 13 - -
Taunton -1 2 £450 +42.85% 5
Street +3 1 £290 -
C#
South West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 48 (57.83%) .NET
2 39 (46.99%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (42.17%) Software Engineering
4 34 (40.96%) C++
5 32 (38.55%) SQL
6 29 (34.94%) SQL Server
7 28 (33.73%) Scrum
8 26 (31.33%) ASP.NET
9 23 (27.71%) Java
10 22 (26.51%) JavaScript
10 22 (26.51%) Time Management
11 21 (25.30%) HTML
11 21 (25.30%) UML
11 21 (25.30%) SharePoint
12 20 (24.10%) OO
12 20 (24.10%) Microsoft
13 19 (22.89%) User Experience
14 18 (21.69%) MVC
15 17 (20.48%) Security Cleared
16 13 (15.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 12 (14.46%) WCF
18 11 (13.25%) Team Foundation Server
18 11 (13.25%) Windows
18 11 (13.25%) IIS
19 10 (12.05%) .NET Framework
20 9 (10.84%) Unit Testing
20 9 (10.84%) CSS
20 9 (10.84%) Web Services
20 9 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
21 8 (9.64%) CRM

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 21 (25.30%) SharePoint
2 11 (13.25%) IIS
3 7 (8.43%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (6.02%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (4.82%) CMS
5 4 (4.82%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (4.82%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.41%) Apache
6 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) Revit
Business Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) Office 365
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.41%) DNS
2 2 (2.41%) Firewall
2 2 (2.41%) VPN
3 1 (1.20%) Extranet
3 1 (1.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (34.94%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.41%) Biml
5 2 (2.41%) Power BI
5 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.20%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (1.20%) PowerPivot
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (13.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.02%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.41%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.41%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.41%) Subversion
4 1 (1.20%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (8.43%) Aerospace
2 5 (6.02%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.61%) Military
4 2 (2.41%) Advertising
4 2 (2.41%) Back Office
4 2 (2.41%) Electronics
4 2 (2.41%) Marketing
4 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 64 (77.11%) Developer
2 22 (26.51%) .NET Developer
3 18 (21.69%) C# Developer
4 15 (18.07%) Software Engineer
5 13 (15.66%) Software Developer
6 11 (13.25%) Java Developer
7 10 (12.05%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (9.64%) SQL Developer
9 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 6 (7.23%) Consultant
9 6 (7.23%) Java Engineer
9 6 (7.23%) Java Software Engineer
10 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Developer
11 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (4.82%) BizTalk Developer
11 4 (4.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 4 (4.82%) C# Software Developer
11 4 (4.82%) CRM Developer
11 4 (4.82%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 4 (4.82%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (57.83%) .NET
2 26 (31.33%) ASP.NET
3 21 (25.30%) HTML
4 12 (14.46%) WCF
5 10 (12.05%) .NET Framework
6 9 (10.84%) CSS
6 9 (10.84%) Web Services
7 7 (8.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (7.23%) XML
9 4 (4.82%) WPF
10 3 (3.61%) jQuery
10 3 (3.61%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (2.41%) Classic ASP
11 2 (2.41%) Entity Framework
11 2 (2.41%) JSP
11 2 (2.41%) LINQ
11 2 (2.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.89%) User Experience
2 2 (2.41%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.25%) Windows
2 7 (8.43%) Windows Server
2 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.41%) Android
3 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (46.99%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (42.17%) Software Engineering
3 28 (33.73%) Scrum
4 22 (26.51%) Time Management
5 21 (25.30%) UML
6 20 (24.10%) OO
7 18 (21.69%) MVC
8 9 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (10.84%) Unit Testing
9 8 (9.64%) Automated Testing
9 8 (9.64%) CRM
9 8 (9.64%) TDD
9 8 (9.64%) Web Development
10 6 (7.23%) BDD
11 5 (6.02%) Programme Management
12 4 (4.82%) ITIL
12 4 (4.82%) Refactoring
12 4 (4.82%) Service Delivery
13 3 (3.61%) Data Modelling
14 2 (2.41%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 34 (40.96%) C++
2 32 (38.55%) SQL
3 23 (27.71%) Java
4 22 (26.51%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.23%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.61%) C
6 3 (3.61%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.61%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.61%) VBA
7 2 (2.41%) Ada
8 1 (1.20%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 17 (20.48%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.41%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 20 (24.10%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.43%) Oracle
3 4 (4.82%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.41%) SAP
5 1 (1.20%) Autodesk
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