The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Somerset region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 5 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 102 40 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 27.95% 20.20% 20.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 56.67% 48.78% 48.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 25 21
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£325 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £299 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £365 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
180 82 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 49.32% 41.41% 41.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 53 37
Average daily rate £325 £323 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% -3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £239 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £365 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C#
South West

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 July 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 28 July 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
(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
Taunton +1 54 £325 - 1
Bath +6 17 £308 +2.50% 4
Glastonbury 0 5 £450 +23.28% 1
Yeovil - 5 £450 -
Street -3 4 £315 - 4
Wells - 3 £305 -
Bridgwater - - - - 1
C#
South West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 July 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#.

1 119 (83.22%) .NET
2 95 (66.43%) SQL
3 88 (61.54%) Scrum
4 76 (53.15%) ASP.NET
5 74 (51.75%) Security Cleared
6 69 (48.25%) SC Cleared
7 66 (46.15%) SQL Server
8 59 (41.26%) Unit Testing
9 45 (31.47%) ASP.NET MVC
10 42 (29.37%) MVC
11 35 (24.48%) Team Foundation Server
12 32 (22.38%) TDD
13 30 (20.98%) .NET Framework
14 29 (20.28%) Visual Studio
15 28 (19.58%) Back Office
15 28 (19.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 27 (18.88%) HTML
17 25 (17.48%) CSS
18 24 (16.78%) XML
18 24 (16.78%) T-SQL
18 24 (16.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 23 (16.08%) JavaScript
20 22 (15.38%) SOA
21 20 (13.99%) K2 blackpearl
22 18 (12.59%) BDD
23 16 (11.19%) WCF
23 16 (11.19%) SQL Server 2008
23 16 (11.19%) Microsoft
24 15 (10.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 15 (10.49%) Software Testing

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (13.99%) K2 blackpearl
2 9 (6.29%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (4.90%) Umbraco
4 6 (4.20%) CMS
5 5 (3.50%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.10%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.40%) Escenic
7 2 (1.40%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (1.40%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.40%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.40%) IIS
7 2 (1.40%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.40%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.70%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.70%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.70%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (1.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.70%) PowerPivot
2 1 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.40%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.40%) Trello
2 1 (0.70%) SaaS
2 1 (0.70%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (10.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (7.69%) MySQL
5 8 (5.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (5.59%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (4.90%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.40%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.40%) Big Data
11 1 (0.70%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 35 (24.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (20.28%) Visual Studio
3 12 (8.39%) SpecFlow
4 7 (4.90%) Selenium
5 5 (3.50%) MSTest
6 2 (1.40%) PhoneGap
6 2 (1.40%) JIRA
7 1 (0.70%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.70%) Moq
General
1 28 (19.58%) Back Office
2 6 (4.20%) Finance
3 5 (3.50%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.80%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.10%) Marketing
5 3 (2.10%) Electronics
6 1 (0.70%) Games
6 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 114 (79.72%) Developer
2 78 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 36 (25.17%) SQL Developer
4 10 (6.99%) C# Developer
5 9 (6.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (5.59%) Analyst
6 8 (5.59%) Senior Developer
7 7 (4.90%) Web Developer
8 6 (4.20%) Consultant
8 6 (4.20%) C++ Developer
8 6 (4.20%) BizTalk Developer
9 5 (3.50%) Senior BizTalk Developer
9 5 (3.50%) Team Leader
9 5 (3.50%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (3.50%) Test Team Leader
9 5 (3.50%) Test Analyst
10 4 (2.80%) Graduate
10 4 (2.80%) Software Developer
10 4 (2.80%) Test Consultant
10 4 (2.80%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (83.22%) .NET
2 76 (53.15%) ASP.NET
3 45 (31.47%) ASP.NET MVC
4 30 (20.98%) .NET Framework
5 28 (19.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 27 (18.88%) HTML
7 25 (17.48%) CSS
8 24 (16.78%) XML
8 24 (16.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 16 (11.19%) WCF
10 13 (9.09%) jQuery
11 10 (6.99%) WPF
11 10 (6.99%) Gherkin
12 9 (6.29%) XSLT
12 9 (6.29%) XHTML
13 7 (4.90%) HTML5
14 6 (4.20%) Managed Extensibility Framework
14 6 (4.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (4.20%) Web Services
14 6 (4.20%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.50%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.80%) GIS
3 3 (2.10%) DTV
3 3 (2.10%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.40%) iPhone
4 2 (1.40%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (1.40%) iPad
4 2 (1.40%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.70%) RIA
5 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.10%) Windows
2 2 (1.40%) Android
2 2 (1.40%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (61.54%) Scrum
2 59 (41.26%) Unit Testing
3 42 (29.37%) MVC
4 32 (22.38%) TDD
5 22 (15.38%) SOA
6 18 (12.59%) BDD
7 15 (10.49%) Software Testing
8 14 (9.79%) Code Coverage
8 14 (9.79%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (5.59%) Automated Testing
10 8 (5.59%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (4.90%) Software Engineering
11 7 (4.90%) Web Design
11 7 (4.90%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (4.20%) Test Automation
12 6 (4.20%) Test Scripting
13 5 (3.50%) User Stories
13 5 (3.50%) Project Management
13 5 (3.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 95 (66.43%) SQL
2 24 (16.78%) T-SQL
3 23 (16.08%) JavaScript
4 10 (6.99%) C++
5 9 (6.29%) VB.NET
6 5 (3.50%) Java
7 4 (2.80%) VB
8 3 (2.10%) PHP
9 2 (1.40%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.40%) Scala
10 1 (0.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 74 (51.75%) Security Cleared
2 69 (48.25%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.69%) ISEB
3 11 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 11 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (6.29%) Degree
5 5 (3.50%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.40%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.40%) ISO 14001
1 2 (1.40%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (11.19%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.69%) Sitecore
3 6 (4.20%) Oracle
4 5 (3.50%) SAP
5 4 (2.80%) Google
6 2 (1.40%) JBoss
7 1 (0.70%) ESRI
Street
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £250 - £310 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
People Source
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Street
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £310 per day + +
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £360 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Street, Somerset
People Source Consulting
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + (Potentially higher)
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 to £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glastonbury
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 21 days ago