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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 14 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 262 248 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.42% 8.60% 8.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.92% 22.08% 26.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 169 113
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£338 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 7
Average hourly rate £34.63 £40.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.03% +16.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.60 £30.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.68 £43.55 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.78 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.64% -
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
1195 1123 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.39% 38.93% 33.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 739 409
Average daily rate £375 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 52 40
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £20.06 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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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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
Bristol +21 79 £363 +8.20% 81
Somerset -5 50 £320 -1.31% 37
Gloucestershire 0 43 £368 +45.54% 29
Wiltshire +1 34 £335 +3.07% 33
Devon -5 21 £305 -16.43% 15
Dorset -8 11 £315 -10.00% 24
Cornwall - 1 - -
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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#.

1 456 (81.72%) .NET
2 284 (50.90%) ASP.NET
3 240 (43.01%) SQL Server
4 208 (37.28%) MVC
5 197 (35.30%) Agile Software Development
6 194 (34.77%) SQL
6 194 (34.77%) JavaScript
7 172 (30.82%) HTML
8 150 (26.88%) CSS
9 149 (26.70%) Microsoft
10 117 (20.97%) .NET Framework
11 110 (19.71%) ASP.NET MVC
12 98 (17.56%) Scrum
13 86 (15.41%) jQuery
14 85 (15.23%) Visual Studio
15 81 (14.52%) Web Services
16 76 (13.62%) WCF
17 69 (12.37%) TDD
18 67 (12.01%) Unit Testing
19 64 (11.47%) Software Engineering
19 64 (11.47%) Oracle
20 63 (11.29%) Security Cleared
21 61 (10.93%) C++
22 59 (10.57%) Windows
23 58 (10.39%) Finance
24 57 (10.22%) Team Foundation Server
25 55 (9.86%) XML
26 51 (9.14%) Java
26 51 (9.14%) VB.NET
26 51 (9.14%) ASP.NET Web API

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 41 (7.35%) SharePoint
2 40 (7.17%) CMS
3 30 (5.38%) IIS
4 26 (4.66%) BizTalk Server
4 26 (4.66%) SharePoint 2013
5 22 (3.94%) Umbraco
6 16 (2.87%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (1.61%) Apache
7 9 (1.61%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.43%) K2 blackpearl
9 7 (1.25%) SAS
10 6 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (1.08%) Node.js
11 3 (0.54%) Kentico
12 2 (0.36%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.36%) Confluence
13 1 (0.18%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.18%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 20 (3.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.90%) MS Office
2 5 (0.90%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.36%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.18%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (2.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (2.15%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.18%) Summit
5 1 (0.18%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 40 (7.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.36%) SaaS
3 2 (0.36%) Office 365
4 1 (0.18%) Sage Pay
4 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.72%) Internet
2 3 (0.54%) Intranet
3 2 (0.36%) X.509
3 2 (0.36%) IPsec
3 2 (0.36%) VoIP
3 2 (0.36%) HTTP
4 1 (0.18%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (43.01%) SQL Server
2 43 (7.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (3.76%) MySQL
5 20 (3.58%) SQL Server 2005
5 20 (3.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (3.41%) Relational Database
7 16 (2.87%) MongoDB
8 14 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (2.15%) Oracle Database
10 12 (2.15%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (1.25%) Couchbase
11 7 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 7 (1.25%) BusinessObjects XI
11 7 (1.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 5 (0.90%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.54%) MS Access
13 3 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 85 (15.23%) Visual Studio
2 57 (10.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (4.66%) Selenium
4 24 (4.30%) NUnit
5 23 (4.12%) SpecFlow
6 17 (3.05%) MSTest
7 12 (2.15%) Subversion
8 10 (1.79%) WebDriver
9 8 (1.43%) Git (software)
10 7 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (1.08%) Rhino Mocks
12 5 (0.90%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.72%) Jenkins
13 4 (0.72%) Log4Net
13 4 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
14 3 (0.54%) JIRA
14 3 (0.54%) Calabash
15 2 (0.36%) Bitbucket
15 2 (0.36%) Rational DOORS
15 2 (0.36%) Eclipse
General
1 58 (10.39%) Finance
2 44 (7.89%) Retail
3 32 (5.73%) Manufacturing
4 22 (3.94%) Marketing
5 17 (3.05%) Electronics
6 16 (2.87%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.87%) Back Office
7 7 (1.25%) Banking
8 4 (0.72%) Games
9 3 (0.54%) Law
9 3 (0.54%) Billing
9 3 (0.54%) Advertising
10 2 (0.36%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.18%) Automotive
11 1 (0.18%) Publishing
11 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 415 (74.37%) Developer
2 216 (38.71%) .NET Developer
3 97 (17.38%) C# Developer
4 69 (12.37%) C# .NET Developer
5 56 (10.04%) ASP.NET Developer
6 46 (8.24%) Software Engineer
7 38 (6.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 37 (6.63%) Architect
9 35 (6.27%) Software Developer
10 30 (5.38%) SQL Developer
11 29 (5.20%) Web Developer
12 26 (4.66%) Solutions Architect
12 26 (4.66%) SharePoint Developer
13 23 (4.12%) Analyst
14 21 (3.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 20 (3.58%) Senior Developer
16 14 (2.51%) Applications Developer
16 14 (2.51%) Agile .NET Developer
17 13 (2.33%) .NET Web Developer
18 12 (2.15%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 456 (81.72%) .NET
2 284 (50.90%) ASP.NET
3 172 (30.82%) HTML
4 150 (26.88%) CSS
5 117 (20.97%) .NET Framework
6 110 (19.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 86 (15.41%) jQuery
8 81 (14.52%) Web Services
9 76 (13.62%) WCF
10 55 (9.86%) XML
11 51 (9.14%) ASP.NET Web API
12 42 (7.53%) Entity Framework
13 41 (7.35%) HTML5
14 40 (7.17%) WPF
15 32 (5.73%) SOAP
16 31 (5.56%) AngularJS
17 28 (5.02%) CSS3
18 23 (4.12%) REST
19 21 (3.76%) Ajax
20 19 (3.41%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 20 (3.58%) Management Information System
2 18 (3.23%) GIS
3 15 (2.69%) User Experience
4 14 (2.51%) DTV
5 9 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.25%) Smartcard
6 7 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.08%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.08%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.08%) Mobile App
8 5 (0.90%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.72%) Economics
9 4 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.54%) FMCG
10 3 (0.54%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (0.54%) W3C
11 2 (0.36%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.36%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 59 (10.57%) Windows
2 12 (2.15%) Windows CE
3 11 (1.97%) Linux
3 11 (1.97%) Apple iOS
4 9 (1.61%) Windows 8
5 7 (1.25%) UNIX
6 6 (1.08%) Windows XP
7 5 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.90%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.90%) Android
8 4 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.54%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.18%) Windows XP Embedded
10 1 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (37.28%) MVC
2 197 (35.30%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (17.56%) Scrum
4 69 (12.37%) TDD
5 67 (12.01%) Unit Testing
6 64 (11.47%) Software Engineering
7 48 (8.60%) OO
8 47 (8.42%) Web Development
9 41 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
10 39 (6.99%) E-Commerce
11 38 (6.81%) UML
12 37 (6.63%) SOA
12 37 (6.63%) BDD
13 32 (5.73%) CRM
14 26 (4.66%) ITIL
15 25 (4.48%) SDLC
16 24 (4.30%) Workflow
16 24 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
16 24 (4.30%) Content Management
17 20 (3.58%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 194 (34.77%) JavaScript
1 194 (34.77%) SQL
2 61 (10.93%) C++
3 51 (9.14%) Java
3 51 (9.14%) VB.NET
4 38 (6.81%) VB
5 35 (6.27%) T-SQL
6 21 (3.76%) PL/SQL
7 14 (2.51%) C
8 12 (2.15%) Shell Script
8 12 (2.15%) X++
9 10 (1.79%) VB6
9 10 (1.79%) Perl
10 9 (1.61%) Ruby
10 9 (1.61%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.43%) Objective-C
12 7 (1.25%) TypeScript
12 7 (1.25%) XAML
13 6 (1.08%) VBScript
13 6 (1.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 63 (11.29%) Security Cleared
2 50 (8.96%) SC Cleared
3 24 (4.30%) ISEB
4 23 (4.12%) Degree
5 14 (2.51%) DV Cleared
6 12 (2.15%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.90%) MCP
9 4 (0.72%) HND
10 3 (0.54%) HNC
10 3 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.36%) MCSD
12 1 (0.18%) PhD
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.12%) QA
2 18 (3.23%) ISO 9000
3 16 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.54%) Basel II
5 2 (0.36%) SLA
6 1 (0.18%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.18%) BS25999
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.54%) VMware ESX
2 3 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.54%) XenApp
2 3 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (1.25%) Puppet
2 1 (0.18%) WMI
Vendors
1 149 (26.70%) Microsoft
2 64 (11.47%) Oracle
3 30 (5.38%) SAP
4 11 (1.97%) Sitecore
5 8 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (1.25%) Business Objects
6 7 (1.25%) Atlassian
7 5 (0.90%) OpenText
8 4 (0.72%) Teradata
8 4 (0.72%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.54%) VMware
9 3 (0.54%) DevExpress
9 3 (0.54%) IBM
9 3 (0.54%) Citrix
9 3 (0.54%) Symantec
10 2 (0.36%) ESRI
10 2 (0.36%) Apple
11 1 (0.18%) CODA
11 1 (0.18%) Sage
11 1 (0.18%) Infragistics
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