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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 8 17 6
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing C# 59 41 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 16.53% 9.60% 22.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.98% 30.15% 53.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 27 29
Average daily rate
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£315 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £304 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £375 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -9.09%
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
164 136 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 45.94% 31.85% 42.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 97 47
Average daily rate £330 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £413 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 2
Average hourly rate £36.75 £33.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% -17.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +24 37 £315 -9.49% 15
Bath -5 6 £350 +7.69% 10
Street -5 1 - -
C#
South West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 May 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#.

1 115 (92.74%) .NET
2 65 (52.42%) SQL
3 60 (48.39%) SQL Server
3 60 (48.39%) ASP.NET
4 55 (44.35%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (40.32%) Microsoft
6 40 (32.26%) .NET Framework
6 40 (32.26%) Security Cleared
7 33 (26.61%) MVC
8 32 (25.81%) Unit Testing
9 31 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 31 (25.00%) VB.NET
10 30 (24.19%) SQL Server 2008
11 27 (21.77%) VB
11 27 (21.77%) Scrum
11 27 (21.77%) WCF
12 25 (20.16%) Visual Studio
12 25 (20.16%) Team Foundation Server
13 24 (19.35%) Web Services
14 20 (16.13%) SOA
15 18 (14.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 18 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
16 16 (12.90%) BizTalk Server
16 16 (12.90%) JavaScript
17 15 (12.10%) Workflow
18 14 (11.29%) Retail
18 14 (11.29%) WPF
18 14 (11.29%) T-SQL
19 13 (10.48%) CRM
19 13 (10.48%) ITIL

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 16 (12.90%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (9.68%) CMS
3 8 (6.45%) K2 blackpearl
3 8 (6.45%) IIS
4 4 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.81%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.81%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (48.39%) SQL Server
2 30 (24.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (14.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (10.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (4.84%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.23%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.81%) DTS
8 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (20.16%) Visual Studio
1 25 (20.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.61%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.61%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.61%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.61%) Subversion
3 1 (0.81%) Selenium
3 1 (0.81%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.81%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
General
1 14 (11.29%) Retail
2 13 (10.48%) Manufacturing
3 11 (8.87%) Back Office
4 5 (4.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 91 (73.39%) Developer
2 60 (48.39%) .NET Developer
3 21 (16.94%) SQL Developer
4 20 (16.13%) Architect
5 17 (13.71%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (8.87%) C# Developer
7 10 (8.06%) Senior .NET Developer
7 10 (8.06%) Senior Developer
8 9 (7.26%) Database Developer
9 8 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (6.45%) BizTalk Developer
10 7 (5.65%) Software Engineer
11 5 (4.03%) Applications Developer
11 5 (4.03%) Senior BizTalk Developer
12 4 (3.23%) AWS Developer
12 4 (3.23%) Lead Solutions Architect
12 4 (3.23%) Team Leader
12 4 (3.23%) Lead Architect
12 4 (3.23%) Trainee Software Engineer
12 4 (3.23%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (92.74%) .NET
2 60 (48.39%) ASP.NET
3 40 (32.26%) .NET Framework
4 27 (21.77%) WCF
5 24 (19.35%) Web Services
6 18 (14.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (11.29%) WPF
8 13 (10.48%) Entity Framework
9 12 (9.68%) HTML
10 11 (8.87%) XML
11 9 (7.26%) jQuery
12 7 (5.65%) WF
12 7 (5.65%) WinForms
13 6 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 6 (4.84%) CSS
14 5 (4.03%) HTML5
15 3 (2.42%) ADO.NET
16 2 (1.61%) Ext JS
16 2 (1.61%) Sass
16 2 (1.61%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.68%) Management Information System
1 12 (9.68%) GIS
2 5 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.61%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.81%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.68%) Windows
2 1 (0.81%) Linux
2 1 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (44.35%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (26.61%) MVC
3 32 (25.81%) Unit Testing
4 27 (21.77%) Scrum
5 20 (16.13%) SOA
6 15 (12.10%) Workflow
7 13 (10.48%) CRM
7 13 (10.48%) ITIL
7 13 (10.48%) PRINCE2
7 13 (10.48%) Change Control
8 12 (9.68%) Information Security
8 12 (9.68%) UML
9 11 (8.87%) Content Management
10 9 (7.26%) Test Scripting
11 7 (5.65%) OO
11 7 (5.65%) BDD
12 6 (4.84%) Software Deployment
12 6 (4.84%) Asset Management
12 6 (4.84%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (4.84%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 65 (52.42%) SQL
2 31 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 27 (21.77%) VB
4 16 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 14 (11.29%) T-SQL
6 8 (6.45%) Java
7 6 (4.84%) VB6
8 4 (3.23%) Scala
8 4 (3.23%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.42%) C++
9 3 (2.42%) Perl
10 1 (0.81%) XAML
Qualifications
1 40 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 31 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (10.48%) ISEB
4 7 (5.65%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.61%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.48%) ISO 9000
2 12 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.81%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (1.61%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 50 (40.32%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.48%) Oracle
3 11 (8.87%) SAP
4 1 (0.81%) ESRI
4 1 (0.81%) Google
4 1 (0.81%) Sitecore
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