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 24 August 2016 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 17 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing C# 240 322 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.25% 9.60% 7.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.92% 24.81% 20.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 227 149
Median daily rate £363 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £426 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 31 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -7.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.38 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.94% +7.68%
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
1147 1298 1128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.43% 38.71% 36.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 869 718
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 98 48
Median hourly rate £41.50 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.73% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £19.90 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 24 August 2016.

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#
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 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +4 94 £375 +15.38% 53
Gloucestershire -10 28 £328 -10.88% 23
Wiltshire -9 27 £325 -3.70% 19
Devon +13 23 £295 -7.81% 18
Somerset -7 23 £405 +8.00% 37
Dorset -15 11 £344 +5.76% 31
Cornwall +5 1 £350 -
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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#.

1 361 (76.00%) .NET
2 215 (45.26%) SQL Server
3 209 (44.00%) JavaScript
3 209 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
4 196 (41.26%) HTML
5 194 (40.84%) MVC
6 193 (40.63%) ASP.NET
7 172 (36.21%) SQL
8 167 (35.16%) CSS
9 125 (26.32%) AngularJS
10 123 (25.89%) Microsoft
11 119 (25.05%) ASP.NET MVC
12 113 (23.79%) jQuery
13 109 (22.95%) TDD
14 103 (21.68%) Scrum
15 100 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
16 79 (16.63%) SharePoint
17 72 (15.16%) Visual Studio
18 69 (14.53%) .NET Framework
19 67 (14.11%) Team Foundation Server
20 66 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
21 65 (13.68%) Web Services
22 64 (13.47%) WCF
23 58 (12.21%) OO
24 57 (12.00%) C++
25 55 (11.58%) HTML5
26 53 (11.16%) BDD
26 53 (11.16%) Finance
27 51 (10.74%) Java
28 50 (10.53%) JSON

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 79 (16.63%) SharePoint
2 38 (8.00%) IIS
3 28 (5.89%) SharePoint 2010
4 26 (5.47%) CMS
5 25 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
6 15 (3.16%) Sitecore CMS
6 15 (3.16%) Umbraco
7 14 (2.95%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (2.95%) NServiceBus
8 12 (2.53%) Tomcat
9 9 (1.89%) JBoss
10 8 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (1.26%) K2 blackpearl
11 6 (1.26%) SAS
12 5 (1.05%) Apache
13 3 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.63%) Skype for Business
14 2 (0.42%) Moodle
14 2 (0.42%) nginx
14 2 (0.42%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (5.89%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.11%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.63%) MS Office
4 2 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.42%) HipChat
5 1 (0.21%) Revit
Business Applications
1 25 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (4.42%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (3.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.21%) Magento
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 66 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (3.16%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (3.16%) GitHub
4 11 (2.32%) Amazon S3
5 8 (1.68%) Office 365
6 5 (1.05%) SaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.47%) Kerberos
2 5 (1.05%) HTTP
2 5 (1.05%) Internet
3 4 (0.84%) Intranet
4 2 (0.42%) SSL
4 2 (0.42%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.21%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.21%) Extranet
5 1 (0.21%) RTP
5 1 (0.21%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (45.26%) SQL Server
2 37 (7.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 26 (5.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (5.05%) Hadoop
4 24 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (4.84%) NoSQL
6 22 (4.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 18 (3.79%) Relational Database
8 15 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (2.95%) MySQL
9 14 (2.95%) Oracle Database
10 13 (2.74%) RDBMS
11 12 (2.53%) MongoDB
12 10 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
15 5 (1.05%) RavenDB
15 5 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 4 (0.84%) GIS
Development Applications
1 72 (15.16%) Visual Studio
2 67 (14.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 43 (9.05%) Git (software)
4 40 (8.42%) TeamCity
5 36 (7.58%) Octopus Deploy
6 35 (7.37%) JIRA
7 24 (5.05%) Selenium
8 19 (4.00%) SpecFlow
9 17 (3.58%) NUnit
10 16 (3.37%) Cucumber
11 13 (2.74%) Subversion
12 12 (2.53%) WebDriver
13 11 (2.32%) Jenkins
14 9 (1.89%) Hudson
15 8 (1.68%) Capybara
16 6 (1.26%) WATIR
17 5 (1.05%) JUnit
18 3 (0.63%) Eclipse
18 3 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
18 3 (0.63%) Xcode
General
1 53 (11.16%) Finance
2 22 (4.63%) Telecoms
3 20 (4.21%) Marketing
4 19 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 17 (3.58%) Electronics
6 8 (1.68%) Banking
7 7 (1.47%) Aerospace
8 6 (1.26%) Games
9 5 (1.05%) Advertising
10 4 (0.84%) Retail
11 2 (0.42%) Back Office
11 2 (0.42%) Military
11 2 (0.42%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.21%) Law
12 1 (0.21%) Legal
12 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 374 (78.74%) Developer
2 193 (40.63%) .NET Developer
3 141 (29.68%) C# Developer
4 101 (21.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 71 (14.95%) ASP.NET Developer
6 67 (14.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 55 (11.58%) Software Developer
8 53 (11.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 42 (8.84%) Sitecore Developer
10 34 (7.16%) SQL Developer
11 29 (6.11%) C# Software Developer
12 24 (5.05%) Senior Developer
13 23 (4.84%) Agile Developer
14 22 (4.63%) CRM Developer
15 21 (4.42%) .NET Software Developer
15 21 (4.42%) Dynamics CRM Developer
16 19 (4.00%) Agile .NET Developer
17 18 (3.79%) Agile C# Developer
17 18 (3.79%) Analyst
17 18 (3.79%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 361 (76.00%) .NET
2 196 (41.26%) HTML
3 193 (40.63%) ASP.NET
4 167 (35.16%) CSS
5 125 (26.32%) AngularJS
6 119 (25.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 113 (23.79%) jQuery
8 100 (21.05%) ASP.NET Web API
9 69 (14.53%) .NET Framework
10 65 (13.68%) Web Services
11 64 (13.47%) WCF
12 55 (11.58%) HTML5
13 50 (10.53%) JSON
14 39 (8.21%) Entity Framework
14 39 (8.21%) XML
15 37 (7.79%) REST
16 33 (6.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 30 (6.32%) SOAP
18 26 (5.47%) LINQ
19 21 (4.42%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.74%) User Experience
2 15 (3.16%) Mobile App
3 14 (2.95%) Blog
3 14 (2.95%) Public Cloud
4 7 (1.47%) iPhone
5 6 (1.26%) Blackberry
5 6 (1.26%) Client/Server
6 4 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (0.84%) Digital Media
6 4 (0.84%) Mathematics
6 4 (0.84%) Visualisation
7 3 (0.63%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.63%) Data Integration
7 3 (0.63%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (0.63%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.63%) W3C
8 2 (0.42%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.42%) SCORM
8 2 (0.42%) Streaming Video
8 2 (0.42%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 45 (9.47%) Windows
2 15 (3.16%) Linux
3 14 (2.95%) Android
4 13 (2.74%) Apple iOS
5 12 (2.53%) Unix
6 11 (2.32%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (0.63%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.42%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.21%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (40.84%) MVC
3 109 (22.95%) TDD
4 103 (21.68%) Scrum
5 58 (12.21%) OO
6 53 (11.16%) BDD
7 43 (9.05%) Software Engineering
8 42 (8.84%) E-Commerce
9 39 (8.21%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (7.37%) DevOps
11 33 (6.95%) Web Development
12 31 (6.53%) Unit Testing
13 30 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
14 28 (5.89%) Kanban
15 27 (5.68%) Automated Testing
16 26 (5.47%) Test Automation
17 25 (5.26%) Continuous Deployment
17 25 (5.26%) CRM
18 23 (4.84%) Microservices
19 21 (4.42%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 209 (44.00%) JavaScript
2 172 (36.21%) SQL
3 57 (12.00%) C++
4 51 (10.74%) Java
5 41 (8.63%) Ruby
5 41 (8.63%) T-SQL
5 41 (8.63%) VB.NET
6 22 (4.63%) PowerShell
7 21 (4.42%) Python
8 17 (3.58%) C
8 17 (3.58%) Objective-C
9 13 (2.74%) VB
10 12 (2.53%) Perl
11 11 (2.32%) PL/SQL
11 11 (2.32%) Scala
12 10 (2.11%) PHP
13 9 (1.89%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.26%) MATLAB
14 6 (1.26%) R
15 5 (1.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (8.84%) Security Cleared
2 24 (5.05%) SC Cleared
3 19 (4.00%) Degree
4 13 (2.74%) DV Cleared
4 13 (2.74%) ISEB
4 13 (2.74%) ISTQB
5 8 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.84%) MCAD
7 4 (0.84%) MCITP
7 4 (0.84%) MCSD
7 4 (0.84%) MCTS
8 3 (0.63%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.16%) QA
2 8 (1.68%) ISO 14001
2 8 (1.68%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.42%) SLA
4 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (0.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (5.68%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (2.53%) Puppet
3 3 (0.63%) AirWatch
3 3 (0.63%) Ansible
4 2 (0.42%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 123 (25.89%) Microsoft
2 42 (8.84%) Sitecore
3 32 (6.74%) Oracle
4 17 (3.58%) SAP
5 10 (2.11%) Red Hat
6 8 (1.68%) Nintex
6 8 (1.68%) Rally
6 8 (1.68%) Twitter
7 7 (1.47%) RedGate
8 6 (1.26%) Apple
9 5 (1.05%) Sencha
10 4 (0.84%) ESRI
11 3 (0.63%) Telerik
12 2 (0.42%) Adobe
12 2 (0.42%) Atlassian
13 1 (0.21%) HP
13 1 (0.21%) JD Edwards
13 1 (0.21%) Pega
13 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.21%) Serena
Taunton, Somerset
Spring Technology
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day + Long term contracts
Posted: 5 hours ago
Somerset
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Spring Technology
Rate: £200.00 - £240.00 per day + long term contracts
Posted: 5 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Reed Technology
Rate: £185 - £220 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £16 - £26 per hour
Posted: 22 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Difrent
Rate: Up to £400 per day 12 month contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Difrent
Rate: From £375 to £400 per day 24 months contract
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £320 - £360 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Old Street - London
Gorkana
Rate: £0 - £500+ per day
Posted: 9 days ago
South West England
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago