The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
England / South West
Rank 13 28 17
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Contract jobs citing C# 279 178 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.29% 5.95% 7.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.91% 15.42% 21.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 133 174
Median daily rate £358 £350 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% -2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £300 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £434 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 9 7
Median hourly rate £41.50 £44.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.68% +37.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.79% +11.78%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1077 1154 1196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.71% 38.56% 37.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 680 724 770
Median daily rate £389 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 95 59
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.59% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.60 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing C# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

C#
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the South West region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in the South West

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the South West region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

C#
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

C# Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

C#
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +12 82 £375 +7.14% 56
Wiltshire +19 57 £413 +22.22% 22
Somerset +11 56 £300 -20.00% 20
Gloucestershire +5 26 £358 -10.62% 16
Devon +4 25 £275 -17.29% 16
Dorset +4 10 £388 +3.33% 29
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for C#.

1 422 (72.14%) .NET
2 261 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
3 247 (42.22%) ASP.NET
4 228 (38.97%) JavaScript
5 214 (36.58%) MVC
6 212 (36.24%) SQL Server
7 193 (32.99%) HTML
8 168 (28.72%) CSS
9 156 (26.67%) Microsoft
9 156 (26.67%) Scrum
10 149 (25.47%) SQL
11 134 (22.91%) ASP.NET MVC
12 123 (21.03%) Team Foundation Server
13 114 (19.49%) AngularJS
14 110 (18.80%) jQuery
15 102 (17.44%) Finance
16 100 (17.09%) Visual Studio
17 98 (16.75%) .NET Framework
18 95 (16.24%) Software Engineering
19 91 (15.56%) Security Cleared
20 87 (14.87%) ASP.NET Web API
21 81 (13.85%) TDD
22 72 (12.31%) WCF
23 71 (12.14%) C++
24 68 (11.62%) SharePoint
24 68 (11.62%) SC Cleared
25 67 (11.45%) OO
26 66 (11.28%) HTML5
27 61 (10.43%) Windows
27 61 (10.43%) Java

C#
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 68 (11.62%) SharePoint
2 36 (6.15%) IIS
3 29 (4.96%) CMS
4 22 (3.76%) Sitecore CMS
5 20 (3.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 15 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (2.22%) NServiceBus
8 7 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.85%) Apache
10 4 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.68%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.68%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.34%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.34%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.34%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 41 (7.01%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.68%) MS Office
3 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 31 (5.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 31 (5.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.17%) Maximo
4 1 (0.17%) nopCommerce
4 1 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 42 (7.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.03%) GitHub
4 5 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.68%) Office 365
6 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.34%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.34%) Google Play
7 2 (0.34%) SaaS
8 1 (0.17%) Boomi
8 1 (0.17%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.17%) Slack
8 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.27%) Internet
2 7 (1.20%) Bluetooth
3 3 (0.51%) Intranet
3 3 (0.51%) Skype
4 2 (0.34%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.17%) Firewall
5 1 (0.17%) LAN
5 1 (0.17%) RS-232
5 1 (0.17%) RS-485
5 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.17%) WAN
5 1 (0.17%) WebEx
5 1 (0.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (36.24%) SQL Server
2 48 (8.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 38 (6.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (4.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (3.76%) MySQL
6 22 (3.76%) Oracle Database
7 18 (3.08%) Big Data
8 13 (2.22%) Relational Database
9 12 (2.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 12 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (1.88%) Hadoop
11 10 (1.71%) NoSQL
11 10 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (1.54%) MongoDB
13 8 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
14 7 (1.20%) DTS
14 7 (1.20%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 123 (21.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 100 (17.09%) Visual Studio
3 44 (7.52%) Git (software)
4 38 (6.50%) Selenium
5 37 (6.32%) SpecFlow
6 28 (4.79%) Cucumber
7 13 (2.22%) Jenkins
7 13 (2.22%) WebDriver
8 11 (1.88%) Eclipse
9 10 (1.71%) JIRA
9 10 (1.71%) Rational DOORS
10 9 (1.54%) Jasmine
10 9 (1.54%) SoapUI
11 7 (1.20%) HP UFT
11 7 (1.20%) ReSharper
11 7 (1.20%) Subversion
12 6 (1.03%) NUnit
12 6 (1.03%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
14 4 (0.68%) NuGet
General
1 102 (17.44%) Finance
2 42 (7.18%) Telecoms
3 39 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 34 (5.81%) Electronics
5 32 (5.47%) Marketing
6 24 (4.10%) Advertising
7 16 (2.74%) Banking
8 7 (1.20%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.68%) Military
10 3 (0.51%) Back Office
10 3 (0.51%) Billing
10 3 (0.51%) Games
10 3 (0.51%) Retail
11 1 (0.17%) Legal
11 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 428 (73.16%) Developer
2 222 (37.95%) .NET Developer
3 177 (30.26%) C# Developer
4 106 (18.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 75 (12.82%) ASP.NET Developer
6 58 (9.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 56 (9.57%) Software Developer
8 52 (8.89%) Software Engineer
9 48 (8.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 40 (6.84%) C# Software Developer
11 37 (6.32%) Senior Developer
12 32 (5.47%) Sitecore Developer
13 31 (5.30%) .NET Software Developer
14 30 (5.13%) SQL Developer
15 29 (4.96%) JavaScript Developer
16 24 (4.10%) SharePoint Developer
16 24 (4.10%) Tester
17 21 (3.59%) Java Developer
18 20 (3.42%) Senior .NET Developer
18 20 (3.42%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 422 (72.14%) .NET
2 247 (42.22%) ASP.NET
3 193 (32.99%) HTML
4 168 (28.72%) CSS
5 134 (22.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 114 (19.49%) AngularJS
7 110 (18.80%) jQuery
8 98 (16.75%) .NET Framework
9 87 (14.87%) ASP.NET Web API
10 72 (12.31%) WCF
11 66 (11.28%) HTML5
12 54 (9.23%) Web Services
13 53 (9.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 52 (8.89%) WPF
15 49 (8.38%) Entity Framework
16 48 (8.21%) REST
17 43 (7.35%) SOAP
18 38 (6.50%) Ajax
19 36 (6.15%) XML
20 35 (5.98%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.21%) User Experience
2 17 (2.91%) W3C
3 15 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 12 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (1.54%) Digital Media
6 8 (1.37%) Algorithms
6 8 (1.37%) Client/Server
7 7 (1.20%) RIA
8 6 (1.03%) iPad
9 5 (0.85%) Internet of Things
10 4 (0.68%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.51%) Blog
11 3 (0.51%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.51%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.34%) CCTV
12 2 (0.34%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.34%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (0.34%) VHDL
12 2 (0.34%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.17%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 61 (10.43%) Windows
2 14 (2.39%) Windows Server
3 11 (1.88%) Android
4 10 (1.71%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.37%) Linux
6 3 (0.51%) Unix
7 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.34%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (36.58%) MVC
3 156 (26.67%) Scrum
4 95 (16.24%) Software Engineering
5 81 (13.85%) TDD
6 67 (11.45%) OO
7 60 (10.26%) BDD
8 50 (8.55%) Web Development
9 49 (8.38%) Business Intelligence
10 48 (8.21%) Unit Testing
11 39 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (6.32%) Programme Management
12 37 (6.32%) SDLC
13 36 (6.15%) CRM
14 35 (5.98%) Automated Testing
14 35 (5.98%) OOD
15 33 (5.64%) Kanban
16 32 (5.47%) UML
17 31 (5.30%) Digital Marketing
18 30 (5.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 228 (38.97%) JavaScript
2 149 (25.47%) SQL
3 71 (12.14%) C++
4 61 (10.43%) Java
5 48 (8.21%) VB.NET
6 47 (8.03%) T-SQL
7 20 (3.42%) Python
8 19 (3.25%) C
9 14 (2.39%) ActionScript
9 14 (2.39%) PowerShell
10 10 (1.71%) VB
11 9 (1.54%) Apex Code
11 9 (1.54%) Embedded C
11 9 (1.54%) TypeScript
12 8 (1.37%) PHP
12 8 (1.37%) Ruby
12 8 (1.37%) Scala
13 7 (1.20%) Ada
13 7 (1.20%) VBScript
14 5 (0.85%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 91 (15.56%) Security Cleared
2 68 (11.62%) SC Cleared
3 18 (3.08%) DV Cleared
4 7 (1.20%) Degree
5 4 (0.68%) ISEB
5 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (8.03%) QA
2 5 (0.85%) ISO 14001
2 5 (0.85%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.17%) MISRA
3 1 (0.17%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.17%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.51%) Docker
2 3 (0.51%) LXC
3 2 (0.34%) Firmware
3 2 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.34%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 156 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 42 (7.18%) Oracle
3 36 (6.15%) Sitecore
4 31 (5.30%) SAP
5 23 (3.93%) Xamarin
6 15 (2.56%) Apple
7 13 (2.22%) Sencha
8 9 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.85%) Twitter
10 4 (0.68%) HP
10 4 (0.68%) RedGate
11 3 (0.51%) Google
11 3 (0.51%) Telerik
12 2 (0.34%) Altera
12 2 (0.34%) CA Agile Central
12 2 (0.34%) Capita
12 2 (0.34%) IBM
12 2 (0.34%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.34%) VMware
13 1 (0.17%) Dell
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