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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 21 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 222 182 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.62% 8.12% 8.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.50% 22.95% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 127 126
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£325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £400 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 13
Average hourly rate £39.13 £27.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.27% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £23.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £34.42 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
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
1200 793 1039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 35.80% 35.39% 38.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 748 520 550
Average daily rate £375 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £240 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 66 86
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.90 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.71% -11.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £20.00 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £40.00 £50.00
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 28 November 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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -1 62 £325 -13.33% 29
Bristol -13 51 £328 -6.42% 56
Wiltshire -13 38 £360 +12.50% 35
Gloucestershire -4 28 £325 +12.06% 49
Dorset +4 15 £375 +17.18% 41
Devon -20 13 £450 +69.81% 15
Cornwall - - - -
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 November 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#.

1 366 (82.06%) .NET
2 223 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 211 (47.31%) SQL
4 170 (38.12%) SQL Server
5 167 (37.44%) Agile Software Development
6 132 (29.60%) JavaScript
7 123 (27.58%) HTML
8 121 (27.13%) Scrum
9 105 (23.54%) MVC
10 104 (23.32%) CSS
11 103 (23.09%) ASP.NET MVC
12 100 (22.42%) Microsoft
13 95 (21.30%) Security Cleared
14 82 (18.39%) Team Foundation Server
14 82 (18.39%) Unit Testing
15 81 (18.16%) SC Cleared
16 79 (17.71%) Visual Studio
17 78 (17.49%) T-SQL
18 69 (15.47%) jQuery
19 57 (12.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 57 (12.78%) VB.NET
20 56 (12.56%) Web Services
21 55 (12.33%) .NET Framework
21 55 (12.33%) SQL Server 2008
22 51 (11.43%) XML
23 49 (10.99%) TDD
24 48 (10.76%) Finance
24 48 (10.76%) WCF
25 47 (10.54%) HTML5
25 47 (10.54%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 47 (10.54%) SharePoint
2 39 (8.74%) CMS
3 27 (6.05%) SharePoint 2010
4 21 (4.71%) Umbraco
4 21 (4.71%) Sitecore CMS
5 17 (3.81%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (2.69%) K2 blackpearl
7 11 (2.47%) IIS
8 10 (2.24%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (1.57%) Node.js
10 4 (0.90%) MS Project Server
11 3 (0.67%) LiveCycle
12 2 (0.45%) Kentico
12 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.45%) NetWeaver
12 2 (0.45%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.22%) Oracle Application Server
13 1 (0.22%) Apache
13 1 (0.22%) JBoss
13 1 (0.22%) CICS
Applications
1 27 (6.05%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.57%) MS Project
3 2 (0.45%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.45%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.45%) MS Office
4 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (3.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.45%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.45%) SAP ECC
3 2 (0.45%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.22%) Summit
4 1 (0.22%) LabWindows
4 1 (0.22%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.45%) Office 365
2 2 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.90%) Multicast
2 2 (0.45%) 3G
3 1 (0.22%) LDAP
3 1 (0.22%) DMZ
3 1 (0.22%) Intranet
3 1 (0.22%) Internet
3 1 (0.22%) Extranet
3 1 (0.22%) HTTP
3 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (38.12%) SQL Server
2 55 (12.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (7.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 24 (5.38%) Relational Database
4 24 (5.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (5.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (3.59%) Oracle Database
6 16 (3.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (3.14%) SQL Server 2000
8 13 (2.91%) RDBMS
8 13 (2.91%) MySQL
9 10 (2.24%) DB2
10 8 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.12%) MS Access
12 5 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.67%) DTS
14 3 (0.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 82 (18.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 79 (17.71%) Visual Studio
3 19 (4.26%) Selenium
4 18 (4.04%) SpecFlow
5 13 (2.91%) Subversion
6 8 (1.79%) Cucumber
6 8 (1.79%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.79%) Git (software)
7 6 (1.35%) Hudson
7 6 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (1.35%) NUnit
8 5 (1.12%) WebDriver
9 4 (0.90%) SoapUI
9 4 (0.90%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (0.90%) JUnit
9 4 (0.90%) Maven
10 3 (0.67%) Ant
10 3 (0.67%) JIRA
10 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.45%) Selenium IDE
General
1 48 (10.76%) Finance
2 23 (5.16%) Marketing
3 20 (4.48%) Telecoms
4 18 (4.04%) Back Office
4 18 (4.04%) Electronics
5 16 (3.59%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.02%) Banking
6 9 (2.02%) Retail
7 6 (1.35%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.90%) Games
9 2 (0.45%) Law
9 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.45%) Advertising
10 1 (0.22%) Front Office
10 1 (0.22%) Automotive
10 1 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 344 (77.13%) Developer
2 163 (36.55%) .NET Developer
3 87 (19.51%) C# Developer
4 58 (13.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 50 (11.21%) SQL Developer
6 31 (6.95%) ASP.NET Developer
7 28 (6.28%) SharePoint Developer
7 28 (6.28%) Web Developer
8 27 (6.05%) Analyst
9 25 (5.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 21 (4.71%) Test Analyst
10 21 (4.71%) Software Developer
10 21 (4.71%) Senior Developer
11 20 (4.48%) Programmer
12 15 (3.36%) Architect
13 14 (3.14%) Consultant
14 12 (2.69%) Umbraco Developer
15 11 (2.47%) Software Engineer
16 10 (2.24%) Sitecore Developer
16 10 (2.24%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 366 (82.06%) .NET
2 223 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 123 (27.58%) HTML
4 104 (23.32%) CSS
5 103 (23.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 69 (15.47%) jQuery
7 57 (12.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 56 (12.56%) Web Services
9 55 (12.33%) .NET Framework
10 51 (11.43%) XML
11 48 (10.76%) WCF
12 47 (10.54%) HTML5
13 31 (6.95%) CSS3
14 22 (4.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 22 (4.93%) XSLT
15 20 (4.48%) JSON
16 19 (4.26%) REST
17 16 (3.59%) WinForms
18 15 (3.36%) Ajax
18 15 (3.36%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (3.36%) DTV
1 15 (3.36%) Mobile App
2 14 (3.14%) Open Source
3 12 (2.69%) Computer Science
3 12 (2.69%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.47%) User Experience
5 10 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.24%) Mathematics
6 4 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (0.90%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (0.90%) N-Tier
6 4 (0.90%) Mainframe
6 4 (0.90%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (0.67%) GIS
7 3 (0.67%) Data Integration
7 3 (0.67%) Wiki
7 3 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.45%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.22%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (9.87%) Windows
2 15 (3.36%) Linux
2 15 (3.36%) Android
2 15 (3.36%) Apple iOS
3 14 (3.14%) UNIX
4 10 (2.24%) zOS
5 5 (1.12%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.67%) Windows CE
7 2 (0.45%) Solaris
8 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (37.44%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (27.13%) Scrum
3 105 (23.54%) MVC
4 82 (18.39%) Unit Testing
5 49 (10.99%) TDD
6 45 (10.09%) Automated Testing
7 42 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (7.62%) Code Coverage
9 28 (6.28%) Software Engineering
10 26 (5.83%) SOA
10 26 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
11 24 (5.38%) BDD
12 21 (4.71%) OO
13 16 (3.59%) Test Automation
13 16 (3.59%) Migration
14 15 (3.36%) Programme Management
14 15 (3.36%) Web Development
14 15 (3.36%) Digital Marketing
15 14 (3.14%) Software Testing
16 12 (2.69%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 211 (47.31%) SQL
2 132 (29.60%) JavaScript
3 78 (17.49%) T-SQL
4 57 (12.78%) VB.NET
5 44 (9.87%) Java
6 29 (6.50%) C++
7 21 (4.71%) VB
8 18 (4.04%) PL/SQL
9 10 (2.24%) C
9 10 (2.24%) Delphi
10 9 (2.02%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.79%) VBA
11 8 (1.79%) VB6
12 7 (1.57%) PHP
13 6 (1.35%) Python
14 4 (0.90%) Embedded C
14 4 (0.90%) COBOL
14 4 (0.90%) Perl
15 3 (0.67%) Ruby
15 3 (0.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 95 (21.30%) Security Cleared
2 81 (18.16%) SC Cleared
3 18 (4.04%) ISEB
4 16 (3.59%) ISTQB
5 11 (2.47%) DV Cleared
6 9 (2.02%) Degree
7 8 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.67%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.22%) HNC
10 1 (0.22%) HND
10 1 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.69%) QA
2 4 (0.90%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.67%) SLA
3 3 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.45%) WCAG
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.22%) HL7
5 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.22%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 100 (22.42%) Microsoft
2 38 (8.52%) Oracle
3 32 (7.17%) SAP
4 27 (6.05%) Sitecore
5 10 (2.24%) IBM
5 10 (2.24%) Sun
6 6 (1.35%) Sencha
7 5 (1.12%) EPiServer
8 4 (0.90%) Google
9 3 (0.67%) Adobe
10 2 (0.45%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.45%) Telerik
11 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.22%) Cerner
11 1 (0.22%) CODA
11 1 (0.22%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.22%) DevExpress
11 1 (0.22%) Talend
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Posted: 22 hours ago
Taunton
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £350 - £400 per day all inclusive
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £350 - £50 per day all inclusive
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Edge Specialist Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Reed Professional Services
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
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Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 per day
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Roc Search
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Bristol, Avon
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Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
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Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £380 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
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Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
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