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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 5 6 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing C# 74 41 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 22.09% 19.71% 14.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.29% 39.81% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 30 16
Average daily rate
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£325 £390 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
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 £38.25 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -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
175 103 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 52.24% 49.52% 50.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 73 52
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £406 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 6
Average hourly rate £38.13 £31.90 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.51% -17.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £28.30 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.10 £37.14 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +7 37 £326 -13.20% 7
Bath +1 8 £315 -11.26% 6
Yeovil -2 4 - -
Street -5 4 £328 -12.66%
Bridgwater - - - -
Clevedon - - - -
Wells - - - -
Weston-super-Mare - - - -
C#
South West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 December 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#.

1 120 (85.11%) .NET
2 98 (69.50%) SQL
3 79 (56.03%) ASP.NET
4 76 (53.90%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (51.77%) Scrum
6 59 (41.84%) ASP.NET MVC
7 56 (39.72%) Security Cleared
8 55 (39.01%) Unit Testing
8 55 (39.01%) SQL Server
9 52 (36.88%) SC Cleared
10 47 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 45 (31.91%) T-SQL
12 43 (30.50%) Team Foundation Server
13 35 (24.82%) Automated Testing
14 31 (21.99%) Microsoft
14 31 (21.99%) MVC
15 29 (20.57%) Code Coverage
15 29 (20.57%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (17.73%) Visual Studio
17 19 (13.48%) Back Office
18 18 (12.77%) TDD
18 18 (12.77%) .NET Framework
18 18 (12.77%) HTML
18 18 (12.77%) JavaScript
18 18 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
19 17 (12.06%) CSS
19 17 (12.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 15 (10.64%) WCF
21 13 (9.22%) Web Services
22 12 (8.51%) Test Scripting

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (7.09%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (5.67%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.96%) K2 blackpearl
4 5 (3.55%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (3.55%) CMS
5 3 (2.13%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.71%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.71%) Office 365
2 1 (0.71%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (39.01%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (12.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.42%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.71%) MySQL
8 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 43 (30.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (17.73%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.26%) SpecFlow
4 3 (2.13%) Selenium
4 3 (2.13%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.71%) ReSharper
General
1 19 (13.48%) Back Office
2 8 (5.67%) Finance
3 3 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.13%) Electronics
3 3 (2.13%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.13%) Marketing
4 1 (0.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 120 (85.11%) Developer
2 74 (52.48%) .NET Developer
3 33 (23.40%) SQL Developer
4 21 (14.89%) C# Developer
5 13 (9.22%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (6.38%) Database Developer
7 6 (4.26%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (4.26%) Senior Developer
7 6 (4.26%) BizTalk Developer
7 6 (4.26%) Agile .NET Developer
8 5 (3.55%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (3.55%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (3.55%) Analyst
8 5 (3.55%) Test Analyst
8 5 (3.55%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (2.84%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (2.84%) Software Developer
9 4 (2.84%) Applications Developer
9 4 (2.84%) Java Developer
9 4 (2.84%) Senior BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (85.11%) .NET
2 79 (56.03%) ASP.NET
3 59 (41.84%) ASP.NET MVC
4 47 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 18 (12.77%) .NET Framework
5 18 (12.77%) HTML
6 17 (12.06%) CSS
7 15 (10.64%) WCF
8 13 (9.22%) Web Services
9 8 (5.67%) XML
9 8 (5.67%) jQuery
10 7 (4.96%) HTML5
10 7 (4.96%) WinForms
11 6 (4.26%) Gherkin
12 5 (3.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 4 (2.84%) CSS3
13 4 (2.84%) Google Maps API
13 4 (2.84%) WPF
13 4 (2.84%) J2EE
14 3 (2.13%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.13%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.13%) DTV
3 2 (1.42%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.42%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.42%) User Experience
4 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.71%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.67%) Windows
2 1 (0.71%) Android
2 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (53.90%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (51.77%) Scrum
3 55 (39.01%) Unit Testing
4 35 (24.82%) Automated Testing
5 31 (21.99%) MVC
6 29 (20.57%) Code Coverage
6 29 (20.57%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (12.77%) TDD
8 12 (8.51%) Test Scripting
9 11 (7.80%) SOA
10 8 (5.67%) ETL
10 8 (5.67%) BDD
11 6 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (4.26%) Software Testing
12 5 (3.55%) Integration Testing
12 5 (3.55%) Web Accessibility
13 4 (2.84%) Kimball Methodology
13 4 (2.84%) Software Engineering
13 4 (2.84%) Migration
13 4 (2.84%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 98 (69.50%) SQL
2 45 (31.91%) T-SQL
3 18 (12.77%) JavaScript
4 12 (8.51%) VB.NET
5 10 (7.09%) Java
6 9 (6.38%) VB
7 5 (3.55%) C++
8 4 (2.84%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.84%) Scala
9 1 (0.71%) VB6
9 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 56 (39.72%) Security Cleared
2 52 (36.88%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.26%) ISEB
4 5 (3.55%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.55%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.42%) Degree
5 2 (1.42%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.71%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.84%) QA
Vendors
1 31 (21.99%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.38%) Oracle
3 6 (4.26%) Sitecore
4 5 (3.55%) SAP
4 5 (3.55%) Google
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