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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 20 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 230 182 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.91% 8.14% 10.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.66% 21.88% 29.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 129 176
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£330 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 23
Average hourly rate £37.25 £42.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.86% +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £35.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
C#
England

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
1170 832 1133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 35.16% 37.21% 36.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 718 533 587
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 61 98
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -17.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.13 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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#
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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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
Somerset 0 72 £325 - 33
Bristol +9 56 £320 +6.66% 66
Wiltshire -11 42 £350 +11.11% 36
Gloucestershire -23 21 £294 -19.52% 29
Devon -7 20 £500 +60.00% 15
Dorset 0 12 £320 -5.88% 35
Cornwall - - - - 1
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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#.

1 394 (82.77%) .NET
2 242 (50.84%) SQL
3 228 (47.90%) ASP.NET
4 198 (41.60%) SQL Server
5 177 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
6 148 (31.09%) Scrum
7 137 (28.78%) JavaScript
8 127 (26.68%) MVC
9 125 (26.26%) HTML
10 117 (24.58%) Security Cleared
11 114 (23.95%) CSS
12 104 (21.85%) ASP.NET MVC
13 101 (21.22%) SC Cleared
14 100 (21.01%) Microsoft
15 99 (20.80%) Unit Testing
16 75 (15.76%) .NET Framework
17 72 (15.13%) T-SQL
18 70 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
19 66 (13.87%) jQuery
19 66 (13.87%) SharePoint
20 62 (13.03%) Visual Studio
20 62 (13.03%) TDD
21 61 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
22 53 (11.13%) XML
23 52 (10.92%) VB.NET
23 52 (10.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 46 (9.66%) Web Services
25 45 (9.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
26 43 (9.03%) WCF
27 40 (8.40%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 66 (13.87%) SharePoint
2 36 (7.56%) CMS
3 29 (6.09%) SharePoint 2010
4 26 (5.46%) Umbraco
5 23 (4.83%) SharePoint 2013
6 22 (4.62%) K2 blackpearl
7 21 (4.41%) Sitecore CMS
8 18 (3.78%) IIS
9 14 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (1.68%) Node.js
11 6 (1.26%) MS Exchange
11 6 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.84%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.63%) Kentico
13 3 (0.63%) MS Project Server
14 2 (0.42%) MQSeries
14 2 (0.42%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.42%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.42%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 28 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.05%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.63%) MS Project
4 2 (0.42%) MS Office
4 2 (0.42%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.21%) CATIA
5 1 (0.21%) Windchill
5 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (3.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.21%) LabWindows
4 1 (0.21%) Summit
4 1 (0.21%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.21%) SaaS
3 1 (0.21%) Office 365
3 1 (0.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.10%) Intranet
2 4 (0.84%) Internet
3 3 (0.63%) Multicast
4 2 (0.42%) HTTP
4 2 (0.42%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.21%) LDAP
5 1 (0.21%) DMZ
5 1 (0.21%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (41.60%) SQL Server
2 61 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 31 (6.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (6.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 30 (6.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (4.62%) RDBMS
7 21 (4.41%) MySQL
8 15 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (1.68%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (1.47%) NoSQL
13 6 (1.26%) DB2
14 5 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
15 4 (0.84%) DTS
15 4 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
15 4 (0.84%) Oracle Database
15 4 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
16 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 70 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 62 (13.03%) Visual Studio
3 23 (4.83%) Selenium
4 22 (4.62%) SpecFlow
5 14 (2.94%) Subversion
6 8 (1.68%) NUnit
7 6 (1.26%) Git (software)
7 6 (1.26%) MSTest
8 4 (0.84%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.63%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.63%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.63%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.63%) JIRA
10 2 (0.42%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.42%) JUnit
10 2 (0.42%) ReSharper
10 2 (0.42%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.42%) NuGet
10 2 (0.42%) Selenium IDE
General
1 40 (8.40%) Finance
2 39 (8.19%) Back Office
3 22 (4.62%) Marketing
4 20 (4.20%) Telecoms
4 20 (4.20%) Manufacturing
5 18 (3.78%) Electronics
6 8 (1.68%) Banking
7 6 (1.26%) Retail
8 4 (0.84%) Publishing
8 4 (0.84%) Games
9 2 (0.42%) Law
10 1 (0.21%) Billing
10 1 (0.21%) Legal
10 1 (0.21%) Automotive
10 1 (0.21%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 371 (77.94%) Developer
2 192 (40.34%) .NET Developer
3 84 (17.65%) C# Developer
4 71 (14.92%) SQL Developer
5 50 (10.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 35 (7.35%) SharePoint Developer
7 34 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 34 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
8 27 (5.67%) Analyst
9 23 (4.83%) Programmer
10 21 (4.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 20 (4.20%) Software Developer
12 18 (3.78%) Test Analyst
13 17 (3.57%) Senior Developer
14 16 (3.36%) Consultant
15 13 (2.73%) Software Engineer
16 11 (2.31%) .NET Web Developer
17 10 (2.10%) Tester
17 10 (2.10%) Umbraco Developer
18 9 (1.89%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 394 (82.77%) .NET
2 228 (47.90%) ASP.NET
3 125 (26.26%) HTML
4 114 (23.95%) CSS
5 104 (21.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 75 (15.76%) .NET Framework
7 66 (13.87%) jQuery
8 53 (11.13%) XML
9 52 (10.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 46 (9.66%) Web Services
11 45 (9.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 43 (9.03%) WCF
13 39 (8.19%) HTML5
14 28 (5.88%) CSS3
15 23 (4.83%) Ajax
16 19 (3.99%) XSLT
17 16 (3.36%) JSON
17 16 (3.36%) WPF
18 15 (3.15%) REST
19 14 (2.94%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 15 (3.15%) DTV
2 14 (2.94%) User Experience
3 13 (2.73%) Mobile App
3 13 (2.73%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.52%) GIS
5 10 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.10%) Open Source
6 7 (1.47%) Wiki
7 6 (1.26%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.26%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.05%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (0.84%) Taxonomies
10 3 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.63%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (0.63%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (0.63%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.42%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.21%) CCTV
12 1 (0.21%) RIA
12 1 (0.21%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 29 (6.09%) Windows
2 10 (2.10%) UNIX
3 9 (1.89%) Apple iOS
3 9 (1.89%) Android
4 8 (1.68%) Linux
5 6 (1.26%) zOS
6 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (31.09%) Scrum
3 127 (26.68%) MVC
4 99 (20.80%) Unit Testing
5 62 (13.03%) TDD
6 38 (7.98%) BDD
7 35 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
8 34 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (6.93%) Code Coverage
10 32 (6.72%) SOA
11 30 (6.30%) OO
12 29 (6.09%) Automated Testing
13 27 (5.67%) Software Engineering
14 22 (4.62%) Project Management
15 21 (4.41%) Software Testing
16 18 (3.78%) Test Automation
17 17 (3.57%) UML
18 15 (3.15%) Digital Marketing
18 15 (3.15%) Programme Management
19 13 (2.73%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 242 (50.84%) SQL
2 137 (28.78%) JavaScript
3 72 (15.13%) T-SQL
4 52 (10.92%) VB.NET
5 35 (7.35%) Java
6 31 (6.51%) C++
7 16 (3.36%) PowerShell
8 15 (3.15%) VB
8 15 (3.15%) PHP
9 12 (2.52%) PL/SQL
10 10 (2.10%) VBA
11 9 (1.89%) Delphi
12 8 (1.68%) C
13 7 (1.47%) Python
14 6 (1.26%) VB6
15 5 (1.05%) Perl
16 4 (0.84%) Embedded C
17 3 (0.63%) COBOL
18 2 (0.42%) VC++
18 2 (0.42%) Scala
Qualifications
1 117 (24.58%) Security Cleared
2 101 (21.22%) SC Cleared
3 19 (3.99%) ISEB
4 18 (3.78%) ISTQB
5 16 (3.36%) Degree
6 13 (2.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (2.10%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.21%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.21%) MCSE
9 1 (0.21%) HNC
9 1 (0.21%) HND
9 1 (0.21%) MCSD
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.36%) QA
2 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.21%) WCAG
2 1 (0.21%) HL7
2 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (0.21%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 100 (21.01%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.51%) Sitecore
3 26 (5.46%) Oracle
4 25 (5.25%) SAP
5 6 (1.26%) IBM
5 6 (1.26%) Sun
5 6 (1.26%) Google
6 5 (1.05%) EPiServer
7 3 (0.63%) JBoss
7 3 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.42%) Remedy
8 2 (0.42%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.42%) Telerik
9 1 (0.21%) Talend
9 1 (0.21%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.21%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.21%) Serena
9 1 (0.21%) ESRI
9 1 (0.21%) Cerner
9 1 (0.21%) CODA
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