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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 12 28 11
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -17
Contract jobs citing C# 286 190 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.10% 6.51% 9.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.42% 17.87% 24.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 101 139
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£350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 16
Average hourly rate £33.75 £45.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £35.00 £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
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
1171 1063 957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.27% 36.42% 39.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 648 550
Average daily rate £375 £336 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% +5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 45 65
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £13.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 30 March 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#
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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 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 +4 68 £328 -0.60% 48
Wiltshire +2 58 £375 -6.25% 31
Bristol -1 48 £325 +8.33% 65
Gloucestershire +11 42 £364 +32.27% 27
Dorset +13 40 £253 -27.85% 58
Devon +7 17 £298 -5.55% 12
Cornwall - 3 £363 - 3
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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#.

1 428 (83.43%) .NET
2 252 (49.12%) ASP.NET
3 210 (40.94%) SQL Server
4 206 (40.16%) SQL
5 180 (35.09%) JavaScript
6 171 (33.33%) HTML
7 165 (32.16%) MVC
8 155 (30.21%) Agile Software Development
9 150 (29.24%) Microsoft
10 133 (25.93%) CSS
11 120 (23.39%) Visual Studio
12 106 (20.66%) .NET Framework
13 101 (19.69%) ASP.NET MVC
14 96 (18.71%) jQuery
15 91 (17.74%) Scrum
16 81 (15.79%) Security Cleared
17 78 (15.20%) Team Foundation Server
18 77 (15.01%) WCF
19 66 (12.87%) Web Services
20 65 (12.67%) XML
20 65 (12.67%) Windows
21 64 (12.48%) Unit Testing
22 62 (12.09%) SC Cleared
23 61 (11.89%) Java
24 60 (11.70%) SQL Server 2008
25 57 (11.11%) Oracle
26 56 (10.92%) HTML5
27 55 (10.72%) VB.NET
28 51 (9.94%) Finance
29 50 (9.75%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (7.99%) CMS
2 37 (7.21%) SharePoint
3 20 (3.90%) IIS
3 20 (3.90%) SharePoint 2010
4 18 (3.51%) Umbraco
4 18 (3.51%) SharePoint 2013
5 16 (3.12%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (2.34%) Node.js
7 11 (2.14%) Sitecore CMS
8 9 (1.75%) K2 blackpearl
9 3 (0.58%) LiveCycle
10 2 (0.39%) NetWeaver
10 2 (0.39%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.19%) Kentico
11 1 (0.19%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.19%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (4.09%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.17%) MS Project
3 2 (0.39%) MS Office
4 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.39%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.39%) Summit
3 2 (0.39%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.39%) SAP ECC
4 1 (0.19%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 35 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.58%) Intranet
1 3 (0.58%) Multicast
2 2 (0.39%) 3G
2 2 (0.39%) Internet
3 1 (0.19%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (40.94%) SQL Server
2 60 (11.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (5.07%) SQL Server 2005
4 26 (5.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (4.09%) Oracle Database
6 17 (3.31%) Relational Database
7 15 (2.92%) MongoDB
8 14 (2.73%) MySQL
9 12 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (2.14%) SQL Server 2000
11 10 (1.95%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (1.56%) MS Access
13 7 (1.36%) Couchbase
14 6 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (0.97%) RDBMS
16 4 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
16 4 (0.78%) DB2
16 4 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 120 (23.39%) Visual Studio
2 78 (15.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (3.51%) Subversion
4 17 (3.31%) Git (software)
5 15 (2.92%) Jenkins
6 11 (2.14%) NUnit
6 11 (2.14%) Selenium
7 10 (1.95%) MSTest
8 8 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 6 (1.17%) WebDriver
9 6 (1.17%) Hudson
10 5 (0.97%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.97%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (0.78%) Log4Net
11 4 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (0.78%) Maven
11 4 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (0.58%) Ant
12 3 (0.58%) Eclipse
General
1 51 (9.94%) Finance
2 35 (6.82%) Retail
3 23 (4.48%) Manufacturing
4 22 (4.29%) Back Office
4 22 (4.29%) Marketing
5 9 (1.75%) Electronics
5 9 (1.75%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.36%) Banking
7 6 (1.17%) Retail Banking
7 6 (1.17%) Games
8 3 (0.58%) Billing
9 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.39%) Advertising
9 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.19%) Automotive
10 1 (0.19%) Law
10 1 (0.19%) Publishing
10 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 395 (77.00%) Developer
2 196 (38.21%) .NET Developer
3 84 (16.37%) C# Developer
4 59 (11.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 41 (7.99%) SQL Developer
6 40 (7.80%) ASP.NET Developer
7 37 (7.21%) Software Developer
7 37 (7.21%) Senior Developer
8 32 (6.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 31 (6.04%) Software Engineer
10 29 (5.65%) Web Developer
10 29 (5.65%) Architect
11 24 (4.68%) Analyst
12 23 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
13 22 (4.29%) Senior .NET Developer
14 18 (3.51%) SharePoint Developer
15 14 (2.73%) AWS Developer
15 14 (2.73%) Programmer
16 13 (2.53%) Database Developer
16 13 (2.53%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 428 (83.43%) .NET
2 252 (49.12%) ASP.NET
3 171 (33.33%) HTML
4 133 (25.93%) CSS
5 106 (20.66%) .NET Framework
6 101 (19.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 96 (18.71%) jQuery
8 77 (15.01%) WCF
9 66 (12.87%) Web Services
10 65 (12.67%) XML
11 56 (10.92%) HTML5
12 40 (7.80%) Entity Framework
13 38 (7.41%) WPF
14 34 (6.63%) CSS3
14 34 (6.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 28 (5.46%) ASP.NET Web API
16 25 (4.87%) LINQ
17 24 (4.68%) REST
17 24 (4.68%) Ajax
18 20 (3.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (4.09%) Management Information System
2 13 (2.53%) GIS
3 11 (2.14%) User Experience
4 10 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.75%) DTV
6 8 (1.56%) Mathematics
6 8 (1.56%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.36%) Smartcard
8 6 (1.17%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.97%) Open Source
10 4 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (0.78%) 3D Graphics
11 3 (0.58%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.39%) Physics
12 2 (0.39%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.39%) W3C
12 2 (0.39%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.39%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 65 (12.67%) Windows
2 19 (3.70%) Linux
3 15 (2.92%) Windows CE
4 10 (1.95%) Ubuntu
5 9 (1.75%) Android
5 9 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.56%) Windows 8
7 5 (0.97%) UNIX
8 4 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (0.78%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.78%) zOS
9 1 (0.19%) Solaris
9 1 (0.19%) Windows XP Embedded
9 1 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (32.16%) MVC
2 155 (30.21%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (17.74%) Scrum
4 64 (12.48%) Unit Testing
5 44 (8.58%) Software Engineering
6 41 (7.99%) TDD
7 37 (7.21%) OO
7 37 (7.21%) SOA
8 32 (6.24%) E-Commerce
9 31 (6.04%) CRM
10 29 (5.65%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (5.65%) BDD
11 27 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
12 25 (4.87%) UML
13 24 (4.68%) Web Development
14 23 (4.48%) Automated Testing
15 21 (4.09%) OOD
16 20 (3.90%) Content Management
17 19 (3.70%) Test Scripting
18 18 (3.51%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 206 (40.16%) SQL
2 180 (35.09%) JavaScript
3 61 (11.89%) Java
4 55 (10.72%) VB.NET
5 50 (9.75%) T-SQL
6 46 (8.97%) C++
7 45 (8.77%) VB
8 17 (3.31%) PL/SQL
9 14 (2.73%) C
10 11 (2.14%) VB6
11 9 (1.75%) X++
12 7 (1.36%) XAML
12 7 (1.36%) Scala
13 6 (1.17%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.17%) Delphi
14 4 (0.78%) VBA
14 4 (0.78%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.58%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.58%) Ruby
16 2 (0.39%) XPath
Qualifications
1 81 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 62 (12.09%) SC Cleared
3 24 (4.68%) ISEB
4 14 (2.73%) DV Cleared
5 12 (2.34%) Degree
6 9 (1.75%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.97%) MCP
8 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.39%) MCSD
9 2 (0.39%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.19%) HND
10 1 (0.19%) PhD
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (2.73%) ISO 9000
3 7 (1.36%) QA
4 5 (0.97%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.58%) SLA
6 2 (0.39%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.39%) WCAG
7 1 (0.19%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (0.97%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (2.14%) Puppet
2 4 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.19%) WMI
Vendors
1 150 (29.24%) Microsoft
2 57 (11.11%) Oracle
3 29 (5.65%) SAP
4 16 (3.12%) Sitecore
5 7 (1.36%) IBM
6 6 (1.17%) Sencha
7 5 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.78%) Telerik
8 4 (0.78%) Sun
9 3 (0.58%) Adobe
10 2 (0.39%) Apple
10 2 (0.39%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.39%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.39%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.39%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.19%) Ektron
11 1 (0.19%) Twitter
11 1 (0.19%) CODA
11 1 (0.19%) Sage
11 1 (0.19%) Google
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