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 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 19 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing C# 237 212 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.20% 8.98% 8.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.55% 25.79% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 142 129
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£330 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £261 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £24.20 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £38.00 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -
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
1212 822 1077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.81% 34.80% 40.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 788 522 595
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £245 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 65 86
Average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% -13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £19.37 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 December 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#
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 19 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 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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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 73 £325 -15.03% 32
Bristol -21 43 £350 - 54
Wiltshire -9 42 £368 +13.07% 34
Gloucestershire -7 34 £350 +19.65% 29
Dorset +1 16 £350 +7.69% 38
Devon -16 11 £325 +22.64% 15
Cornwall - - - - 1
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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#.

1 387 (82.87%) .NET
2 228 (48.82%) ASP.NET
3 225 (48.18%) SQL
4 184 (39.40%) SQL Server
5 154 (32.98%) Agile Software Development
6 142 (30.41%) JavaScript
7 134 (28.69%) HTML
8 116 (24.84%) MVC
9 115 (24.63%) Microsoft
10 114 (24.41%) Scrum
11 109 (23.34%) CSS
11 109 (23.34%) ASP.NET MVC
12 95 (20.34%) Security Cleared
13 92 (19.70%) Visual Studio
14 87 (18.63%) Team Foundation Server
15 82 (17.56%) SC Cleared
16 78 (16.70%) Unit Testing
17 74 (15.85%) jQuery
18 73 (15.63%) T-SQL
19 61 (13.06%) WCF
19 61 (13.06%) SQL Server 2008
20 60 (12.85%) .NET Framework
21 59 (12.63%) Web Services
22 58 (12.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
23 57 (12.21%) VB.NET
24 56 (11.99%) Java
24 56 (11.99%) XML
25 53 (11.35%) HTML5
26 50 (10.71%) Finance
27 46 (9.85%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 46 (9.85%) SharePoint
2 39 (8.35%) CMS
3 28 (6.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 24 (5.14%) Umbraco
5 21 (4.50%) Sitecore CMS
6 18 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
7 15 (3.21%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (2.14%) Node.js
8 10 (2.14%) IIS
9 8 (1.71%) K2 blackpearl
10 4 (0.86%) MS Project Server
11 3 (0.64%) LiveCycle
11 3 (0.64%) Kentico
12 2 (0.43%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.43%) NetWeaver
13 1 (0.21%) Oracle Application Server
13 1 (0.21%) CICS
13 1 (0.21%) JBoss
13 1 (0.21%) Apache
13 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 27 (5.78%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.71%) MS Project
3 2 (0.43%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.43%) MS Office
4 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.21%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 15 (3.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.43%) SAP ECC
3 2 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.43%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.43%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.21%) LabWindows
4 1 (0.21%) Summit
4 1 (0.21%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.43%) Office 365
3 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.07%) Multicast
2 2 (0.43%) Intranet
2 2 (0.43%) 3G
3 1 (0.21%) HTTP
3 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.21%) Internet
3 1 (0.21%) Extranet
3 1 (0.21%) DMZ
3 1 (0.21%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (39.40%) SQL Server
2 61 (13.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (6.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 24 (5.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (4.71%) Relational Database
6 17 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (3.64%) Oracle Database
7 15 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
8 13 (2.78%) MySQL
9 12 (2.57%) RDBMS
10 10 (2.14%) DB2
11 8 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (1.28%) MS Access
12 6 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (1.07%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
15 3 (0.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 92 (19.70%) Visual Studio
2 87 (18.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (4.28%) Selenium
4 18 (3.85%) SpecFlow
5 14 (3.00%) Git (software)
5 14 (3.00%) Subversion
6 13 (2.78%) Jenkins
7 8 (1.71%) Cucumber
8 7 (1.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 6 (1.28%) Hudson
9 6 (1.28%) WebDriver
9 6 (1.28%) NUnit
10 5 (1.07%) Maven
11 4 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (0.86%) Ant
11 4 (0.86%) JUnit
12 3 (0.64%) QuickTest Pro
13 2 (0.43%) Selenium IDE
13 2 (0.43%) TeamCity
General
1 50 (10.71%) Finance
2 24 (5.14%) Marketing
3 22 (4.71%) Back Office
4 20 (4.28%) Telecoms
5 18 (3.85%) Electronics
6 17 (3.64%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.36%) Retail
8 9 (1.93%) Banking
9 6 (1.28%) Retail Banking
10 5 (1.07%) Games
11 2 (0.43%) Law
11 2 (0.43%) Advertising
11 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.21%) Front Office
12 1 (0.21%) Automotive
12 1 (0.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 365 (78.16%) Developer
2 168 (35.97%) .NET Developer
3 81 (17.34%) C# Developer
4 57 (12.21%) C# .NET Developer
5 47 (10.06%) SQL Developer
6 31 (6.64%) ASP.NET Developer
7 29 (6.21%) Senior Developer
7 29 (6.21%) Software Developer
8 28 (6.00%) SharePoint Developer
9 27 (5.78%) Web Developer
10 26 (5.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 25 (5.35%) Analyst
12 21 (4.50%) Programmer
13 17 (3.64%) Test Analyst
13 17 (3.64%) Architect
14 16 (3.43%) Consultant
15 15 (3.21%) Umbraco Developer
16 14 (3.00%) Senior .NET Developer
17 13 (2.78%) Applications Developer
18 12 (2.57%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 387 (82.87%) .NET
2 228 (48.82%) ASP.NET
3 134 (28.69%) HTML
4 109 (23.34%) CSS
4 109 (23.34%) ASP.NET MVC
5 74 (15.85%) jQuery
6 61 (13.06%) WCF
7 60 (12.85%) .NET Framework
8 59 (12.63%) Web Services
9 58 (12.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 56 (11.99%) XML
11 53 (11.35%) HTML5
12 37 (7.92%) CSS3
13 24 (5.14%) XSLT
14 22 (4.71%) JSON
15 20 (4.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 19 (4.07%) REST
17 18 (3.85%) WinForms
18 16 (3.43%) WPF
19 15 (3.21%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (3.21%) DTV
1 15 (3.21%) Open Source
2 13 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 12 (2.57%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (2.57%) Mathematics
3 12 (2.57%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.36%) Mobile App
5 10 (2.14%) User Experience
6 5 (1.07%) 3D Graphics
6 5 (1.07%) N-Tier
7 4 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.86%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (0.86%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.64%) GIS
8 3 (0.64%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.43%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.43%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.43%) Wiki
10 1 (0.21%) Replication
10 1 (0.21%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 45 (9.64%) Windows
2 17 (3.64%) Linux
3 14 (3.00%) UNIX
4 12 (2.57%) Apple iOS
4 12 (2.57%) Android
5 10 (2.14%) zOS
6 7 (1.50%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.64%) Windows CE
8 2 (0.43%) Solaris
9 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (32.98%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (24.84%) MVC
3 114 (24.41%) Scrum
4 78 (16.70%) Unit Testing
5 46 (9.85%) TDD
6 45 (9.64%) Automated Testing
7 43 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (6.85%) Code Coverage
9 27 (5.78%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (5.57%) Software Engineering
11 25 (5.35%) BDD
12 24 (5.14%) SOA
13 22 (4.71%) OO
14 18 (3.85%) Test Scripting
15 17 (3.64%) Migration
16 15 (3.21%) Programme Management
16 15 (3.21%) Digital Marketing
17 14 (3.00%) Software Testing
17 14 (3.00%) E-Commerce
18 13 (2.78%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 225 (48.18%) SQL
2 142 (30.41%) JavaScript
3 73 (15.63%) T-SQL
4 57 (12.21%) VB.NET
5 56 (11.99%) Java
6 28 (6.00%) C++
7 26 (5.57%) VB
8 19 (4.07%) PL/SQL
9 10 (2.14%) C
9 10 (2.14%) Delphi
9 10 (2.14%) VB6
10 7 (1.50%) PHP
10 7 (1.50%) Scala
10 7 (1.50%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.28%) Python
11 6 (1.28%) VBA
12 4 (0.86%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.64%) Embedded C
13 3 (0.64%) COBOL
13 3 (0.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 95 (20.34%) Security Cleared
2 82 (17.56%) SC Cleared
3 18 (3.85%) ISEB
4 16 (3.43%) ISTQB
5 10 (2.14%) Degree
5 10 (2.14%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.64%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.21%) HNC
9 1 (0.21%) HND
9 1 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.36%) QA
2 4 (0.86%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.64%) SLA
3 3 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.43%) WCAG
5 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.21%) HL7
5 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (0.86%) Puppet
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.21%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 115 (24.63%) Microsoft
2 42 (8.99%) Oracle
3 32 (6.85%) SAP
4 28 (6.00%) Sitecore
5 10 (2.14%) IBM
5 10 (2.14%) Sun
6 7 (1.50%) EPiServer
7 6 (1.28%) Sencha
8 5 (1.07%) Google
9 3 (0.64%) Telerik
9 3 (0.64%) Adobe
10 2 (0.43%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.21%) Cerner
11 1 (0.21%) CODA
11 1 (0.21%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.21%) Ektron
11 1 (0.21%) DevExpress
11 1 (0.21%) Talend
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