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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
England / South West
Rank 10 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 297 230 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.54% 7.68% 7.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.49% 19.17% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 161 145
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 8
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.00 £32.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £46.69 £38.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.58%

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
1007 1200 1095
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.14% 40.08% 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 799 712
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 70 72
Median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £31.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £56.53 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +9 92 £400 +14.28% 62
Somerset +12 57 £300 -20.00% 16
Wiltshire +9 55 £383 +13.33% 25
Devon +10 34 £335 +3.07% 12
Gloucestershire +4 28 £335 -16.25% 23
Dorset 0 9 £381 +8.92% 24
Cornwall - 2 - - 1
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 January 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#.

1 436 (74.53%) .NET
2 270 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 252 (43.08%) SQL Server
4 242 (41.37%) ASP.NET
5 238 (40.68%) JavaScript
6 215 (36.75%) MVC
7 211 (36.07%) HTML
8 178 (30.43%) CSS
9 162 (27.69%) Microsoft
10 161 (27.52%) Scrum
11 159 (27.18%) SQL
12 138 (23.59%) ASP.NET MVC
13 131 (22.39%) AngularJS
14 122 (20.85%) Team Foundation Server
15 117 (20.00%) jQuery
16 115 (19.66%) ASP.NET Web API
17 104 (17.78%) .NET Framework
18 101 (17.26%) TDD
19 99 (16.92%) Visual Studio
20 88 (15.04%) Finance
21 85 (14.53%) Software Engineering
22 82 (14.02%) Security Cleared
23 76 (12.99%) SharePoint
24 72 (12.31%) WCF
25 67 (11.45%) C++
26 64 (10.94%) Microsoft Azure
27 62 (10.60%) HTML5
28 61 (10.43%) Unit Testing
28 61 (10.43%) OO
29 60 (10.26%) SC Cleared

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 76 (12.99%) SharePoint
2 36 (6.15%) IIS
3 28 (4.79%) CMS
4 21 (3.59%) Sitecore CMS
5 20 (3.42%) NServiceBus
6 16 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
7 14 (2.39%) BizTalk Server
7 14 (2.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 10 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (1.20%) K2 blackpearl
10 6 (1.03%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.68%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.51%) Apache
12 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.34%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.34%) Confluence
13 2 (0.34%) Kentico
13 2 (0.34%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 43 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.03%) MS Office
3 2 (0.34%) HipChat
3 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 25 (4.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 20 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.17%) Maximo
5 1 (0.17%) nopCommerce
5 1 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 64 (10.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (1.88%) GitHub
5 8 (1.37%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.68%) Office 365
7 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.51%) SaaS
8 2 (0.34%) Google Play
9 1 (0.17%) Boomi
9 1 (0.17%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.17%) Slack
9 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.59%) Internet
2 3 (0.51%) Skype
3 2 (0.34%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.17%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.17%) Firewall
4 1 (0.17%) HTTP
4 1 (0.17%) Intranet
4 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.17%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (43.08%) SQL Server
2 53 (9.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 32 (5.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (4.27%) Oracle Database
7 21 (3.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 21 (3.59%) NoSQL
8 20 (3.42%) Hadoop
8 20 (3.42%) MySQL
9 18 (3.08%) Big Data
10 13 (2.22%) Relational Database
11 12 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (2.05%) MongoDB
11 12 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
14 7 (1.20%) DTS
14 7 (1.20%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 122 (20.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 99 (16.92%) Visual Studio
3 41 (7.01%) Git (software)
4 25 (4.27%) SpecFlow
5 22 (3.76%) Octopus Deploy
5 22 (3.76%) TeamCity
6 21 (3.59%) Selenium
7 14 (2.39%) Cucumber
7 14 (2.39%) NUnit
8 11 (1.88%) Jenkins
9 10 (1.71%) WebDriver
10 9 (1.54%) JIRA
11 8 (1.37%) SoapUI
12 7 (1.20%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.85%) Rational DOORS
13 5 (0.85%) ReSharper
13 5 (0.85%) Subversion
14 3 (0.51%) HP UFT
14 3 (0.51%) Hudson
14 3 (0.51%) NuGet
General
1 88 (15.04%) Finance
2 38 (6.50%) Telecoms
3 31 (5.30%) Manufacturing
4 28 (4.79%) Electronics
4 28 (4.79%) Marketing
5 23 (3.93%) Advertising
6 18 (3.08%) Banking
7 4 (0.68%) Aerospace
7 4 (0.68%) Back Office
7 4 (0.68%) Retail
8 3 (0.51%) Billing
8 3 (0.51%) Games
8 3 (0.51%) Military
9 2 (0.34%) Legal
9 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 441 (75.38%) Developer
2 244 (41.71%) .NET Developer
3 201 (34.36%) C# Developer
4 124 (21.20%) C# .NET Developer
5 75 (12.82%) ASP.NET Developer
6 59 (10.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 58 (9.91%) Software Developer
8 51 (8.72%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 43 (7.35%) C# Software Developer
10 42 (7.18%) Sitecore Developer
11 41 (7.01%) SQL Developer
12 40 (6.84%) Software Engineer
13 37 (6.32%) Senior Developer
14 32 (5.47%) .NET Software Developer
15 28 (4.79%) JavaScript Developer
16 23 (3.93%) Tester
17 21 (3.59%) Analyst
18 19 (3.25%) Java Developer
18 19 (3.25%) Senior .NET Developer
18 19 (3.25%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 436 (74.53%) .NET
2 242 (41.37%) ASP.NET
3 211 (36.07%) HTML
4 178 (30.43%) CSS
5 138 (23.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 131 (22.39%) AngularJS
7 117 (20.00%) jQuery
8 115 (19.66%) ASP.NET Web API
9 104 (17.78%) .NET Framework
10 72 (12.31%) WCF
11 62 (10.60%) HTML5
12 54 (9.23%) Web Services
13 51 (8.72%) WPF
14 50 (8.55%) Entity Framework
14 50 (8.55%) REST
15 42 (7.18%) JSON
15 42 (7.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 41 (7.01%) SOAP
17 33 (5.64%) Ajax
17 33 (5.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (7.69%) User Experience
2 15 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 14 (2.39%) W3C
4 10 (1.71%) Public Cloud
5 9 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (1.54%) Blog
5 9 (1.54%) Digital Media
6 8 (1.37%) Algorithms
7 7 (1.20%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.03%) iPad
8 6 (1.03%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.03%) RIA
9 5 (0.85%) Internet of Things
10 3 (0.51%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.34%) Fintech
11 2 (0.34%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (0.34%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.34%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.17%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.17%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 58 (9.91%) Windows
2 12 (2.05%) Android
3 11 (1.88%) Apple iOS
3 11 (1.88%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.37%) Linux
5 7 (1.20%) Unix
6 3 (0.51%) Windows CE
7 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (36.75%) MVC
3 161 (27.52%) Scrum
4 101 (17.26%) TDD
5 85 (14.53%) Software Engineering
6 61 (10.43%) OO
6 61 (10.43%) Unit Testing
7 58 (9.91%) BDD
8 51 (8.72%) Kanban
9 44 (7.52%) Web Development
10 43 (7.35%) Automated Testing
10 43 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
11 38 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (6.32%) OOD
13 33 (5.64%) SDLC
14 32 (5.47%) Programme Management
15 31 (5.30%) Test Automation
16 30 (5.13%) High Availability
17 29 (4.96%) E-Commerce
18 26 (4.44%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 238 (40.68%) JavaScript
2 159 (27.18%) SQL
3 67 (11.45%) C++
4 58 (9.91%) VB.NET
5 55 (9.40%) T-SQL
6 54 (9.23%) Java
7 19 (3.25%) Python
8 14 (2.39%) Scala
9 13 (2.22%) C
9 13 (2.22%) Ruby
9 13 (2.22%) VB
10 11 (1.88%) ActionScript
10 11 (1.88%) PowerShell
11 10 (1.71%) PHP
12 9 (1.54%) Apex Code
13 8 (1.37%) TypeScript
14 7 (1.20%) Objective-C
15 6 (1.03%) VBScript
16 5 (0.85%) VB6
16 5 (0.85%) VC++
Qualifications
1 82 (14.02%) Security Cleared
2 60 (10.26%) SC Cleared
3 17 (2.91%) DV Cleared
4 8 (1.37%) Degree
5 4 (0.68%) ISEB
5 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (9.40%) QA
2 9 (1.54%) ISO 14001
2 9 (1.54%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.17%) MISRA
3 1 (0.17%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.17%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (0.68%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.51%) Docker
2 3 (0.51%) LXC
3 2 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.34%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 162 (27.69%) Microsoft
2 46 (7.86%) Sitecore
3 42 (7.18%) Oracle
4 25 (4.27%) SAP
5 24 (4.10%) Xamarin
6 12 (2.05%) Apple
7 9 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.03%) Twitter
9 5 (0.85%) RedGate
9 5 (0.85%) Sencha
10 4 (0.68%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.51%) HP
11 3 (0.51%) Telerik
12 2 (0.34%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.34%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.34%) Google
12 2 (0.34%) VMware
13 1 (0.17%) Altera
13 1 (0.17%) Capita
13 1 (0.17%) OpenText
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