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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 17 13 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing C# 233 267 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.04% 8.69% 6.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.69% 23.48% 17.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 181 123
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 9
Median hourly rate £42.25 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £32.00 £29.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.85 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.62 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.31% +7.48%
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
1074 1137 1185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.07% 37.02% 37.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 697 729
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 65 66
Median hourly rate £42.25 £35.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.19 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £44.50 £47.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

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 4 May 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#
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 4 May 2016.

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 4 May 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 -3 60 £350 - 53
Somerset +6 55 £363 +15.07% 22
Wiltshire -1 47 £325 -18.75% 19
Devon +6 20 £350 +19.65% 12
Dorset -12 15 £425 +39.34% 16
Gloucestershire -24 13 £325 -10.95% 20
Cornwall +2 1 £200 -44.82% 1
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 May 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#.

1 316 (74.88%) .NET
2 189 (44.79%) SQL Server
3 183 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
4 178 (42.18%) SQL
5 174 (41.23%) MVC
6 172 (40.76%) JavaScript
7 171 (40.52%) ASP.NET
8 161 (38.15%) HTML
9 146 (34.60%) CSS
10 123 (29.15%) Microsoft
11 110 (26.07%) Scrum
12 107 (25.36%) ASP.NET MVC
13 78 (18.48%) jQuery
14 75 (17.77%) OO
15 69 (16.35%) .NET Framework
16 68 (16.11%) Software Engineering
17 64 (15.17%) C++
18 63 (14.93%) WCF
18 63 (14.93%) AngularJS
19 62 (14.69%) Web Services
20 60 (14.22%) SharePoint
21 57 (13.51%) Java
22 54 (12.80%) Windows
22 54 (12.80%) TDD
23 53 (12.56%) Security Cleared
24 48 (11.37%) ASP.NET Web API
25 42 (9.95%) User Experience
26 41 (9.72%) Visual Studio
26 41 (9.72%) Team Foundation Server
27 40 (9.48%) Entity Framework

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 60 (14.22%) SharePoint
2 36 (8.53%) IIS
3 23 (5.45%) BizTalk Server
3 23 (5.45%) CMS
4 14 (3.32%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (2.61%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (2.61%) Umbraco
6 10 (2.37%) SAS
7 6 (1.42%) Apache
7 6 (1.42%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (1.18%) Skype for Business
8 5 (1.18%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.71%) Kentico
11 2 (0.47%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.47%) Node.js
12 1 (0.24%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.24%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 17 (4.03%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.32%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) MS Office
4 1 (0.24%) Revit
Business Applications
1 19 (4.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.71%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.24%) Magento
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 40 (9.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.84%) Office 365
4 9 (2.13%) SaaS
5 7 (1.66%) GitHub
6 3 (0.71%) PaaS
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.66%) Internet
1 7 (1.66%) Kerberos
2 6 (1.42%) Intranet
2 6 (1.42%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.95%) Firewall
3 4 (0.95%) HTTP
4 2 (0.47%) DNS
4 2 (0.47%) Extranet
4 2 (0.47%) VPN
5 1 (0.24%) AMQP
5 1 (0.24%) LDAP
5 1 (0.24%) RTP
5 1 (0.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (44.79%) SQL Server
2 33 (7.82%) Relational Database
3 29 (6.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (6.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 27 (6.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (5.69%) RDBMS
6 15 (3.55%) MySQL
6 15 (3.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (1.42%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.42%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (1.42%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (0.95%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.47%) Biml
12 2 (0.47%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.47%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 41 (9.72%) Team Foundation Server
1 41 (9.72%) Visual Studio
2 28 (6.64%) JIRA
3 24 (5.69%) Selenium
4 19 (4.50%) Git (software)
5 18 (4.27%) SpecFlow
6 14 (3.32%) NUnit
6 14 (3.32%) WebDriver
7 13 (3.08%) Cucumber
8 10 (2.37%) Capybara
9 6 (1.42%) WATIR
10 4 (0.95%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.95%) Moq
10 4 (0.95%) MSTest
10 4 (0.95%) Rhino Mocks
11 3 (0.71%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (0.71%) Subversion
12 2 (0.47%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
13 1 (0.24%) eggPlant
General
1 30 (7.11%) Finance
2 14 (3.32%) Manufacturing
3 12 (2.84%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.37%) Electronics
5 9 (2.13%) Marketing
6 7 (1.66%) Aerospace
7 6 (1.42%) Back Office
8 5 (1.18%) Advertising
8 5 (1.18%) Military
9 4 (0.95%) Banking
10 3 (0.71%) Games
10 3 (0.71%) Law
11 2 (0.47%) Local Government
12 1 (0.24%) Publishing
12 1 (0.24%) Retail
Job Titles
1 314 (74.41%) Developer
2 162 (38.39%) .NET Developer
3 126 (29.86%) C# Developer
4 86 (20.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 62 (14.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 56 (13.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 48 (11.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 48 (11.37%) Software Developer
8 30 (7.11%) Software Engineer
9 29 (6.87%) Senior Developer
10 21 (4.98%) Angular Developer
10 21 (4.98%) SQL Developer
11 20 (4.74%) Consultant
12 19 (4.50%) SharePoint Developer
13 18 (4.27%) Analyst
13 18 (4.27%) C# Software Developer
14 17 (4.03%) Architect
15 16 (3.79%) Agile Developer
15 16 (3.79%) Senior Software Developer
16 15 (3.55%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 316 (74.88%) .NET
2 171 (40.52%) ASP.NET
3 161 (38.15%) HTML
4 146 (34.60%) CSS
5 107 (25.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 78 (18.48%) jQuery
7 69 (16.35%) .NET Framework
8 63 (14.93%) AngularJS
8 63 (14.93%) WCF
9 62 (14.69%) Web Services
10 48 (11.37%) ASP.NET Web API
11 40 (9.48%) Entity Framework
11 40 (9.48%) HTML5
12 39 (9.24%) XML
13 37 (8.77%) REST
14 20 (4.74%) JSON
15 15 (3.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 15 (3.55%) Dojo
15 15 (3.55%) RESTful
16 14 (3.32%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.95%) User Experience
2 26 (6.16%) Mobile App
3 8 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (1.42%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.18%) Blackberry
5 5 (1.18%) iPhone
5 5 (1.18%) Mathematics
6 4 (0.95%) Blog
6 4 (0.95%) Client/Server
6 4 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (0.71%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (0.47%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.47%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.24%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.24%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.24%) Physics
9 1 (0.24%) PKI
9 1 (0.24%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.24%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 54 (12.80%) Windows
2 21 (4.98%) Windows Server
3 16 (3.79%) Android
3 16 (3.79%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.18%) Linux
6 3 (0.71%) Unix
6 3 (0.71%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.71%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.24%) Solaris
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (41.23%) MVC
3 110 (26.07%) Scrum
4 75 (17.77%) OO
5 68 (16.11%) Software Engineering
6 54 (12.80%) TDD
7 35 (8.29%) BDD
8 32 (7.58%) Time Management
8 32 (7.58%) UML
9 30 (7.11%) Web Development
10 26 (6.16%) Automated Testing
11 23 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (5.45%) E-Commerce
12 22 (5.21%) Unit Testing
13 21 (4.98%) CRM
13 21 (4.98%) Software Testing
14 20 (4.74%) SDLC
15 19 (4.50%) Mentoring
16 18 (4.27%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (4.27%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 178 (42.18%) SQL
2 172 (40.76%) JavaScript
3 64 (15.17%) C++
4 57 (13.51%) Java
5 37 (8.77%) T-SQL
6 32 (7.58%) Ruby
7 29 (6.87%) PowerShell
8 26 (6.16%) C
9 20 (4.74%) Python
10 19 (4.50%) VB.NET
11 14 (3.32%) Objective-C
12 13 (3.08%) PHP
13 11 (2.61%) VBScript
14 9 (2.13%) MATLAB
14 9 (2.13%) R
14 9 (2.13%) VB
15 8 (1.90%) VC++
16 7 (1.66%) Perl
17 4 (0.95%) Apex Code
17 4 (0.95%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (12.56%) Security Cleared
2 28 (6.64%) Degree
3 24 (5.69%) SC Cleared
4 16 (3.79%) ISEB
4 16 (3.79%) ISTQB
5 15 (3.55%) DV Cleared
6 11 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.66%) MCAD
7 7 (1.66%) MCITP
7 7 (1.66%) MCSD
7 7 (1.66%) MCTS
8 6 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.47%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.24%) CISSP
10 1 (0.24%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.24%) GWAPT
10 1 (0.24%) MCPD
10 1 (0.24%) OSCE
10 1 (0.24%) OSCP
10 1 (0.24%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.27%) QA
2 6 (1.42%) ISO 14001
2 6 (1.42%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.47%) SLA
4 1 (0.24%) Basel II
4 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (2.84%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.95%) Firmware
3 3 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.18%) Kibana
2 4 (0.95%) AirWatch
3 3 (0.71%) SCCM
4 2 (0.47%) Ansible
4 2 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.47%) Puppet
5 1 (0.24%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 123 (29.15%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.40%) Oracle
3 10 (2.37%) Rally
4 9 (2.13%) SAP
5 8 (1.90%) Apple
5 8 (1.90%) Nintex
6 7 (1.66%) EPiServer
6 7 (1.66%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.18%) RedGate
7 5 (1.18%) Twitter
8 4 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.71%) Sencha
9 3 (0.71%) Telerik
9 3 (0.71%) VMware
10 2 (0.47%) Google
10 2 (0.47%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.24%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.24%) Autodesk
11 1 (0.24%) Cisco
11 1 (0.24%) Teradata
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £270 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £290 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Premier IT
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham
Capita plc
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £300 - £375 per day +
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Activus
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £28,013 to £36,842 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £39,785 to £48,614 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
South West England
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £290 - £310 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Weymouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Bath
People Source Consulting
Rate: £360 - £420 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago