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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 13 25 10
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Contract jobs citing C# 280 201 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.91% 6.23% 10.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.81% 16.69% 26.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 115 133
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£350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £402 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £29.10 £36.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £55.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
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
1176 1204 912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.43% 37.31% 38.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 744 508
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 59 55
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £15.25 £16.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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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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
Somerset +8 60 £320 -1.53% 39
Wiltshire +7 56 £400 +18.51% 31
Bristol 0 51 £350 +12.00% 53
Gloucestershire +12 48 £364 +45.50% 28
Dorset +11 33 £305 -12.85% 41
Devon +8 18 £298 -5.55% 13
Cornwall - 3 £363 - 2
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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#.

1 438 (85.71%) .NET
2 249 (48.73%) ASP.NET
3 222 (43.44%) SQL Server
4 191 (37.38%) SQL
5 187 (36.59%) JavaScript
6 182 (35.62%) MVC
7 170 (33.27%) HTML
8 164 (32.09%) Agile Software Development
9 151 (29.55%) Microsoft
10 136 (26.61%) CSS
11 115 (22.50%) Visual Studio
12 109 (21.33%) .NET Framework
13 99 (19.37%) ASP.NET MVC
14 97 (18.98%) jQuery
15 90 (17.61%) WCF
16 84 (16.44%) Scrum
17 77 (15.07%) Security Cleared
18 74 (14.48%) Web Services
19 70 (13.70%) Team Foundation Server
20 62 (12.13%) SQL Server 2008
21 60 (11.74%) Windows
22 59 (11.55%) SC Cleared
23 58 (11.35%) HTML5
24 57 (11.15%) Unit Testing
25 56 (10.96%) XML
26 52 (10.18%) Java
27 51 (9.98%) VB.NET
28 50 (9.78%) Finance
29 47 (9.20%) Oracle
30 44 (8.61%) Entity Framework

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (8.02%) CMS
2 37 (7.24%) SharePoint
3 26 (5.09%) IIS
4 21 (4.11%) SharePoint 2010
5 20 (3.91%) BizTalk Server
6 19 (3.72%) Umbraco
6 19 (3.72%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (2.35%) Node.js
8 11 (2.15%) Sitecore CMS
9 9 (1.76%) K2 blackpearl
10 3 (0.59%) LiveCycle
11 2 (0.39%) Kentico
11 2 (0.39%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.20%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.20%) Sitefinity
12 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.20%) DNN
Applications
1 18 (3.52%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.17%) MS Project
3 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.20%) MS Office
3 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.20%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 14 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.20%) Summit
3 1 (0.20%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 38 (7.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.39%) Office 365
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.59%) Intranet
1 3 (0.59%) Internet
2 2 (0.39%) Multicast
2 2 (0.39%) 3G
3 1 (0.20%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (43.44%) SQL Server
2 62 (12.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (5.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 27 (5.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (4.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (3.33%) MongoDB
6 17 (3.33%) Oracle Database
7 15 (2.94%) MySQL
7 15 (2.94%) Relational Database
7 15 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (2.54%) SQL Server 2000
9 9 (1.76%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (1.57%) MS Access
11 7 (1.37%) Couchbase
11 7 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.98%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
15 3 (0.59%) ActiveReports
Development Applications
1 115 (22.50%) Visual Studio
2 70 (13.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 14 (2.74%) Subversion
5 12 (2.35%) Selenium
6 10 (1.96%) Jenkins
6 10 (1.96%) MSTest
6 10 (1.96%) NUnit
7 6 (1.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 5 (0.98%) WebDriver
9 4 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (0.78%) SpecFlow
9 4 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.78%) Log4Net
10 3 (0.59%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.59%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.39%) ReSharper
11 2 (0.39%) Hudson
11 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.39%) Bitbucket
General
1 50 (9.78%) Finance
2 40 (7.83%) Retail
3 24 (4.70%) Manufacturing
4 21 (4.11%) Marketing
5 20 (3.91%) Back Office
6 13 (2.54%) Electronics
7 10 (1.96%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.37%) Banking
9 6 (1.17%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.17%) Games
10 3 (0.59%) Advertising
10 3 (0.59%) Billing
11 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.39%) Law
11 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.20%) Automotive
12 1 (0.20%) Publishing
12 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 404 (79.06%) Developer
2 206 (40.31%) .NET Developer
3 82 (16.05%) C# Developer
4 58 (11.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 40 (7.83%) ASP.NET Developer
6 38 (7.44%) Software Developer
7 35 (6.85%) SQL Developer
8 32 (6.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 32 (6.26%) Web Developer
9 31 (6.07%) Software Engineer
9 31 (6.07%) Senior Developer
10 29 (5.68%) Architect
11 23 (4.50%) Solutions Architect
12 21 (4.11%) Analyst
13 20 (3.91%) Senior .NET Developer
14 18 (3.52%) SharePoint Developer
15 15 (2.94%) Applications Developer
16 13 (2.54%) .NET Web Developer
16 13 (2.54%) Database Developer
17 12 (2.35%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 438 (85.71%) .NET
2 249 (48.73%) ASP.NET
3 170 (33.27%) HTML
4 136 (26.61%) CSS
5 109 (21.33%) .NET Framework
6 99 (19.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 97 (18.98%) jQuery
8 90 (17.61%) WCF
9 74 (14.48%) Web Services
10 58 (11.35%) HTML5
11 56 (10.96%) XML
12 44 (8.61%) Entity Framework
13 39 (7.63%) WPF
14 37 (7.24%) CSS3
15 33 (6.46%) ASP.NET Web API
16 28 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 24 (4.70%) LINQ
18 23 (4.50%) REST
19 22 (4.31%) SOAP
20 20 (3.91%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 15 (2.94%) User Experience
3 13 (2.54%) GIS
4 10 (1.96%) DTV
5 9 (1.76%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.57%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (1.37%) Smartcard
8 6 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.98%) N-Tier
9 5 (0.98%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.78%) Open Source
10 4 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (0.59%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.59%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.59%) 3D Graphics
11 3 (0.59%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (0.59%) FMCG
12 2 (0.39%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.39%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 60 (11.74%) Windows
2 18 (3.52%) Linux
3 14 (2.74%) Apple iOS
4 13 (2.54%) Windows CE
5 11 (2.15%) Ubuntu
6 9 (1.76%) Android
6 9 (1.76%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.59%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.20%) UNIX
9 1 (0.20%) Windows XP Embedded
9 1 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (35.62%) MVC
2 164 (32.09%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (16.44%) Scrum
4 57 (11.15%) Unit Testing
5 43 (8.41%) TDD
6 40 (7.83%) Software Engineering
7 38 (7.44%) OO
8 33 (6.46%) CRM
8 33 (6.46%) SOA
9 30 (5.87%) E-Commerce
10 26 (5.09%) BDD
10 26 (5.09%) Business Intelligence
11 25 (4.89%) UML
11 25 (4.89%) Web Development
12 22 (4.31%) OOD
13 21 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (3.72%) Content Management
14 19 (3.72%) Workflow
15 18 (3.52%) Waterfall
16 17 (3.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 191 (37.38%) SQL
2 187 (36.59%) JavaScript
3 52 (10.18%) Java
4 51 (9.98%) VB.NET
5 43 (8.41%) VB
6 41 (8.02%) C++
7 38 (7.44%) T-SQL
8 15 (2.94%) PL/SQL
9 14 (2.74%) VB6
10 13 (2.54%) C
11 10 (1.96%) X++
12 8 (1.57%) TypeScript
13 7 (1.37%) XAML
13 7 (1.37%) Scala
14 6 (1.17%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.98%) Objective-C
16 4 (0.78%) Perl
16 4 (0.78%) Apple Swift
17 3 (0.59%) Ruby
17 3 (0.59%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 77 (15.07%) Security Cleared
2 59 (11.55%) SC Cleared
3 20 (3.91%) ISEB
4 16 (3.13%) DV Cleared
5 12 (2.35%) Degree
6 5 (0.98%) MCP
6 5 (0.98%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.39%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.39%) MCSD
9 1 (0.20%) PhD
9 1 (0.20%) HND
9 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.74%) ISO 9000
2 13 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.15%) QA
4 2 (0.39%) WCAG
4 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.20%) SLA
5 1 (0.20%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (1.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (1.96%) Puppet
2 3 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.20%) WMI
Vendors
1 151 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 47 (9.20%) Oracle
3 22 (4.31%) SAP
4 18 (3.52%) Sitecore
5 8 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.17%) Sencha
7 3 (0.59%) Telerik
7 3 (0.59%) IBM
7 3 (0.59%) Adobe
7 3 (0.59%) Xamarin
7 3 (0.59%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.39%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.39%) Twitter
8 2 (0.39%) Apple
9 1 (0.20%) OpenText
9 1 (0.20%) RedDot
9 1 (0.20%) VMware
9 1 (0.20%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.20%) ESRI
9 1 (0.20%) Google
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