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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 18 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 230 190 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.27% 8.60% 9.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.97% 24.77% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 134 159
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 22
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
1152 767 1111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.40% 34.72% 35.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 471 582
Average daily rate £350 £326 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.36% +0.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 55 98
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £49.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 21 August 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#
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 21 August 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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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 0 76 £325 -4.25% 26
Bristol +2 41 £300 +9.09% 60
Wiltshire -18 41 £325 +4.00% 42
Gloucestershire -18 29 £268 -26.71% 49
Devon +1 20 £368 +17.60% 19
Dorset +5 17 £325 -2.25% 33
Cornwall - - - - 1
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 August 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#.

1 387 (84.50%) .NET
2 231 (50.44%) SQL
3 230 (50.22%) ASP.NET
4 203 (44.32%) SQL Server
5 147 (32.10%) Scrum
6 127 (27.73%) JavaScript
6 127 (27.73%) MVC
7 124 (27.07%) HTML
8 116 (25.33%) Security Cleared
9 113 (24.67%) CSS
10 107 (23.36%) ASP.NET MVC
11 102 (22.27%) SC Cleared
12 98 (21.40%) Unit Testing
13 84 (18.34%) Microsoft
14 78 (17.03%) .NET Framework
15 75 (16.38%) T-SQL
16 69 (15.07%) Team Foundation Server
17 65 (14.19%) SharePoint
17 65 (14.19%) jQuery
18 64 (13.97%) SQL Server 2008
19 63 (13.76%) Visual Studio
20 58 (12.66%) TDD
21 55 (12.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 52 (11.35%) XML
23 51 (11.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
24 46 (10.04%) Agile Software Development
25 44 (9.61%) VB.NET
25 44 (9.61%) Back Office
26 42 (9.17%) HTML5
27 40 (8.73%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 65 (14.19%) SharePoint
2 34 (7.42%) CMS
3 28 (6.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 23 (5.02%) SharePoint 2013
5 22 (4.80%) K2 blackpearl
6 19 (4.15%) Umbraco
6 19 (4.15%) Sitecore CMS
6 19 (4.15%) IIS
7 12 (2.62%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (1.97%) Node.js
9 6 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (1.31%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.87%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.66%) Kentico
12 2 (0.44%) Escenic
12 2 (0.44%) Adobe CQ
12 2 (0.44%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.44%) Apache
12 2 (0.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (5.46%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.53%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.44%) CATIA
3 2 (0.44%) Windchill
3 2 (0.44%) MS Office
4 1 (0.22%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (3.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.44%) Summit
5 1 (0.22%) LabWindows
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.22%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.22%) SaaS
2 1 (0.22%) Office 365
2 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.40%) Intranet
2 4 (0.87%) Internet
2 4 (0.87%) HTTP
3 3 (0.66%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.44%) Multicast
5 1 (0.22%) LDAP
5 1 (0.22%) DMZ
5 1 (0.22%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (44.32%) SQL Server
2 64 (13.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (6.77%) Relational Database
3 31 (6.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 30 (6.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (6.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (5.02%) MySQL
6 20 (4.37%) RDBMS
7 14 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (1.31%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (1.31%) NoSQL
12 4 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (0.87%) Big Data
12 4 (0.87%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.87%) DTS
12 4 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 69 (15.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 63 (13.76%) Visual Studio
3 20 (4.37%) Selenium
3 20 (4.37%) SpecFlow
4 14 (3.06%) Subversion
5 9 (1.97%) NUnit
6 8 (1.75%) Git (software)
7 6 (1.31%) SoapUI
7 6 (1.31%) MSTest
8 5 (1.09%) JIRA
9 3 (0.66%) ReSharper
9 3 (0.66%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.66%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.66%) NuGet
9 3 (0.66%) LabVIEW
10 2 (0.44%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.44%) JUnit
10 2 (0.44%) JMeter
10 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 44 (9.61%) Back Office
2 40 (8.73%) Finance
3 20 (4.37%) Manufacturing
3 20 (4.37%) Marketing
4 16 (3.49%) Electronics
4 16 (3.49%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.53%) Banking
5 7 (1.53%) Retail
6 4 (0.87%) Publishing
7 3 (0.66%) Games
8 2 (0.44%) Automotive
9 1 (0.22%) Law
9 1 (0.22%) Legal
9 1 (0.22%) Billing
9 1 (0.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 366 (79.91%) Developer
2 196 (42.79%) .NET Developer
3 77 (16.81%) C# Developer
4 76 (16.59%) SQL Developer
5 47 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 38 (8.30%) SharePoint Developer
7 34 (7.42%) Web Developer
8 33 (7.21%) ASP.NET Developer
9 25 (5.46%) Analyst
10 21 (4.59%) Programmer
10 21 (4.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 20 (4.37%) Software Developer
12 15 (3.28%) Test Analyst
13 14 (3.06%) Software Engineer
14 13 (2.84%) Senior Developer
15 11 (2.40%) Consultant
15 11 (2.40%) .NET Web Developer
16 10 (2.18%) Tester
17 8 (1.75%) Java Developer
17 8 (1.75%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 387 (84.50%) .NET
2 230 (50.22%) ASP.NET
3 124 (27.07%) HTML
4 113 (24.67%) CSS
5 107 (23.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 78 (17.03%) .NET Framework
7 65 (14.19%) jQuery
8 55 (12.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 52 (11.35%) XML
10 51 (11.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 42 (9.17%) HTML5
12 40 (8.73%) WCF
13 35 (7.64%) Web Services
14 29 (6.33%) CSS3
15 23 (5.02%) Ajax
16 18 (3.93%) REST
17 17 (3.71%) WPF
18 16 (3.49%) XSLT
19 15 (3.28%) JSON
20 14 (3.06%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 15 (3.28%) Mobile App
2 14 (3.06%) DTV
3 13 (2.84%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.62%) GIS
5 7 (1.53%) Open Source
6 6 (1.31%) Mathematics
6 6 (1.31%) Wiki
7 4 (0.87%) Taxonomies
7 4 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (0.66%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.66%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.44%) Firmware
9 2 (0.44%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.22%) Replication
10 1 (0.22%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.22%) CCTV
10 1 (0.22%) RIA
10 1 (0.22%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (4.59%) Windows
2 10 (2.18%) Android
2 10 (2.18%) Apple iOS
3 7 (1.53%) Linux
4 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (0.66%) UNIX
5 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (32.10%) Scrum
2 127 (27.73%) MVC
3 98 (21.40%) Unit Testing
4 58 (12.66%) TDD
5 46 (10.04%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (7.86%) BDD
7 33 (7.21%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (7.21%) SOA
7 33 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
7 33 (7.21%) Code Coverage
8 29 (6.33%) OO
9 27 (5.90%) Software Engineering
10 26 (5.68%) Automated Testing
11 21 (4.59%) Software Testing
12 19 (4.15%) Project Management
13 17 (3.71%) Test Automation
14 16 (3.49%) UML
14 16 (3.49%) Web Development
15 14 (3.06%) Programme Management
15 14 (3.06%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 231 (50.44%) SQL
2 127 (27.73%) JavaScript
3 75 (16.38%) T-SQL
4 44 (9.61%) VB.NET
5 34 (7.42%) C++
6 24 (5.24%) Java
7 16 (3.49%) PHP
8 15 (3.28%) PowerShell
9 12 (2.62%) PL/SQL
9 12 (2.62%) VB
10 11 (2.40%) VBA
11 10 (2.18%) C
12 7 (1.53%) Python
13 6 (1.31%) Perl
13 6 (1.31%) VB6
14 3 (0.66%) COBOL
14 3 (0.66%) Delphi
14 3 (0.66%) Embedded C
15 2 (0.44%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 116 (25.33%) Security Cleared
2 102 (22.27%) SC Cleared
3 17 (3.71%) ISEB
3 17 (3.71%) Degree
4 16 (3.49%) ISTQB
5 14 (3.06%) DV Cleared
6 13 (2.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.22%) MCSD
8 1 (0.22%) HNC
8 1 (0.22%) HND
8 1 (0.22%) MCSE
8 1 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.84%) QA
2 2 (0.44%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.44%) ISO 9002
2 2 (0.44%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.22%) WCAG
3 1 (0.22%) DICOM
3 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.22%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 84 (18.34%) Microsoft
2 28 (6.11%) Sitecore
3 24 (5.24%) Oracle
4 18 (3.93%) SAP
5 6 (1.31%) Google
6 5 (1.09%) EPiServer
7 3 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.66%) JBoss
8 2 (0.44%) HP
8 2 (0.44%) Citrix
8 2 (0.44%) Remedy
8 2 (0.44%) Telerik
8 2 (0.44%) Capita
9 1 (0.22%) ESRI
9 1 (0.22%) MKS
9 1 (0.22%) Serena
9 1 (0.22%) PTC
9 1 (0.22%) CODA
9 1 (0.22%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.22%) Business Objects
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wiltshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Network ITR
Rate: 300 to 330 per day GBP
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Sanderson
Posted: 2 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
SmartSourcing plc
Rate: please quote daily rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £42 per hour + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Taunton
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bath
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £320 - £400 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 15 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Gloucestershire
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 20 days ago