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 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 18 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 236 182 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.51% 7.31% 9.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.72% 21.09% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 112 139
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£350 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £246 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 18
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.84 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% -12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £28.37 £32.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £40.77 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.67% -2.85%
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
1139 863 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.24% 34.66% 41.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 741 531 589
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 49 100
Average hourly rate £36.45 £32.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.90% -14.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 £14.80 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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 +3 70 £350 -6.66% 21
Bristol -8 41 £338 +7.14% 63
Wiltshire -8 36 £375 +15.38% 23
Gloucestershire +3 34 £385 +31.62% 49
Dorset +12 27 £255 -36.25% 70
Devon -7 13 £313 +17.92% 10
Cornwall - - - -
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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#.

1 379 (83.30%) .NET
2 222 (48.79%) ASP.NET
3 203 (44.62%) SQL
4 181 (39.78%) SQL Server
5 151 (33.19%) JavaScript
6 141 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
7 137 (30.11%) HTML
8 132 (29.01%) Microsoft
9 129 (28.35%) MVC
10 111 (24.40%) ASP.NET MVC
11 109 (23.96%) CSS
12 96 (21.10%) Scrum
13 92 (20.22%) Team Foundation Server
14 90 (19.78%) Visual Studio
15 85 (18.68%) Security Cleared
16 84 (18.46%) jQuery
17 71 (15.60%) WCF
18 69 (15.16%) .NET Framework
19 67 (14.73%) Unit Testing
19 67 (14.73%) SC Cleared
20 66 (14.51%) Web Services
21 65 (14.29%) T-SQL
22 63 (13.85%) SQL Server 2008
23 59 (12.97%) XML
24 58 (12.75%) Java
24 58 (12.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
25 53 (11.65%) Windows
26 52 (11.43%) VB.NET
26 52 (11.43%) HTML5
27 48 (10.55%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 41 (9.01%) SharePoint
2 32 (7.03%) CMS
3 26 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 23 (5.05%) Umbraco
5 18 (3.96%) BizTalk Server
6 17 (3.74%) SharePoint 2013
7 13 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
8 11 (2.42%) Node.js
9 9 (1.98%) IIS
10 4 (0.88%) MS Project Server
11 3 (0.66%) Kentico
11 3 (0.66%) LiveCycle
12 2 (0.44%) NetWeaver
13 1 (0.22%) K2 blackpearl
13 1 (0.22%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 19 (4.18%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.76%) MS Project
3 1 (0.22%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.22%) MS Office
3 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.44%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.44%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.44%) SAP ECC
4 1 (0.22%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.22%) Summit
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 33 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.32%) Multicast
2 2 (0.44%) Intranet
2 2 (0.44%) 3G
3 1 (0.22%) DMZ
3 1 (0.22%) Internet
3 1 (0.22%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (39.78%) SQL Server
2 63 (13.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (6.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 26 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (3.52%) Oracle Database
6 16 (3.52%) Relational Database
6 16 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (2.20%) DB2
8 9 (1.98%) SQL Server 2000
9 8 (1.76%) MS Access
9 8 (1.76%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (1.54%) MySQL
11 6 (1.32%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
14 3 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 92 (20.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 90 (19.78%) Visual Studio
3 17 (3.74%) Subversion
4 16 (3.52%) Git (software)
4 16 (3.52%) Jenkins
5 12 (2.64%) Selenium
6 8 (1.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 8 (1.76%) SpecFlow
7 7 (1.54%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.32%) Hudson
9 5 (1.10%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.88%) Maven
10 4 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.66%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (0.66%) Ant
11 3 (0.66%) NUnit
12 2 (0.44%) NetBeans
12 2 (0.44%) JUnit
12 2 (0.44%) Toad
General
1 39 (8.57%) Finance
2 27 (5.93%) Retail
3 20 (4.40%) Back Office
4 18 (3.96%) Manufacturing
5 17 (3.74%) Marketing
6 14 (3.08%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.42%) Electronics
8 8 (1.76%) Banking
9 7 (1.54%) Games
10 6 (1.32%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.66%) Billing
11 3 (0.66%) Advertising
12 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.44%) Law
13 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 347 (76.26%) Developer
2 162 (35.60%) .NET Developer
3 72 (15.82%) C# Developer
4 52 (11.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 40 (8.79%) SQL Developer
6 36 (7.91%) Senior Developer
7 32 (7.03%) Software Developer
8 28 (6.15%) ASP.NET Developer
8 28 (6.15%) Architect
9 25 (5.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 25 (5.49%) SharePoint Developer
10 22 (4.84%) Analyst
10 22 (4.84%) Web Developer
11 21 (4.62%) Programmer
12 20 (4.40%) Senior .NET Developer
13 18 (3.96%) Solutions Architect
14 17 (3.74%) Software Engineer
15 15 (3.30%) Umbraco Developer
15 15 (3.30%) Consultant
16 12 (2.64%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 379 (83.30%) .NET
2 222 (48.79%) ASP.NET
3 137 (30.11%) HTML
4 111 (24.40%) ASP.NET MVC
5 109 (23.96%) CSS
6 84 (18.46%) jQuery
7 71 (15.60%) WCF
8 69 (15.16%) .NET Framework
9 66 (14.51%) Web Services
10 59 (12.97%) XML
11 58 (12.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 52 (11.43%) HTML5
13 32 (7.03%) CSS3
14 24 (5.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 23 (5.05%) JSON
15 23 (5.05%) XSLT
16 21 (4.62%) Ajax
17 19 (4.18%) WPF
18 18 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC 3
18 18 (3.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.18%) Management Information System
2 15 (3.30%) Computer Science
3 14 (3.08%) Mathematics
4 12 (2.64%) GIS
5 10 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.20%) Open Source
6 9 (1.98%) DTV
7 8 (1.76%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.54%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.10%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.88%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.88%) Smartcard
10 4 (0.88%) IBM Mainframe
10 4 (0.88%) User Experience
11 3 (0.66%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.44%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.44%) Physics
12 2 (0.44%) Mobile Banking
12 2 (0.44%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 53 (11.65%) Windows
2 18 (3.96%) Linux
3 13 (2.86%) Android
3 13 (2.86%) Apple iOS
3 13 (2.86%) UNIX
4 10 (2.20%) Ubuntu
4 10 (2.20%) zOS
5 5 (1.10%) Windows 8
5 5 (1.10%) Windows CE
6 3 (0.66%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.22%) Solaris
7 1 (0.22%) Windows XP Embedded
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (28.35%) MVC
3 96 (21.10%) Scrum
4 67 (14.73%) Unit Testing
5 40 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (8.57%) TDD
7 38 (8.35%) Automated Testing
8 30 (6.59%) Code Coverage
8 30 (6.59%) Software Engineering
9 25 (5.49%) E-Commerce
9 25 (5.49%) CRM
10 24 (5.27%) OO
11 23 (5.05%) SOA
12 19 (4.18%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (3.96%) Test Scripting
13 18 (3.96%) BDD
13 18 (3.96%) UML
14 17 (3.74%) Migration
15 14 (3.08%) ITIL
16 13 (2.86%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 203 (44.62%) SQL
2 151 (33.19%) JavaScript
3 65 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 58 (12.75%) Java
5 52 (11.43%) VB.NET
6 41 (9.01%) VB
7 38 (8.35%) C++
8 15 (3.30%) C
9 12 (2.64%) PL/SQL
9 12 (2.64%) Delphi
10 10 (2.20%) VB6
11 7 (1.54%) Scala
12 6 (1.32%) Python
13 5 (1.10%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.10%) PHP
14 4 (0.88%) XAML
14 4 (0.88%) VBA
15 3 (0.66%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.66%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.66%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 85 (18.68%) Security Cleared
2 67 (14.73%) SC Cleared
3 17 (3.74%) ISEB
4 13 (2.86%) DV Cleared
5 11 (2.42%) Degree
6 8 (1.76%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.66%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.44%) MCP
9 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.22%) MCSD
9 1 (0.22%) HNC
9 1 (0.22%) HND
9 1 (0.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (1.98%) QA
2 9 (1.98%) ISO 9000
3 4 (0.88%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.66%) SLA
5 2 (0.44%) WCAG
6 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.22%) HL7
6 1 (0.22%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 4 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 132 (29.01%) Microsoft
2 48 (10.55%) Oracle
3 31 (6.81%) SAP
4 17 (3.74%) Sitecore
5 10 (2.20%) Sun
5 10 (2.20%) IBM
6 6 (1.32%) Sencha
7 5 (1.10%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.66%) Adobe
8 3 (0.66%) Telerik
9 2 (0.44%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.44%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.22%) Talend
10 1 (0.22%) Twitter
10 1 (0.22%) Ektron
10 1 (0.22%) Cerner
10 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.22%) CODA
10 1 (0.22%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.22%) Sage
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wiltshire
Roc Search
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Dorset
Austin Fraser
Rate: £35 per hour
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheltenham
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gloucestershire
TRG
Rate: 300-400 Per Day 300-400 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £280 - £330 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £28 - £36 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £30 - 35 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Exposed Solutions
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £Please Quote
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £300 - 340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago