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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 26 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing C# 178 246 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 5.98% 7.63% 7.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.17% 20.36% 20.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 164 110
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £264 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 4
Average hourly rate £43.75 £32.50 £38.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -14.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £32.00 £29.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.88 £38.25 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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
1173 1208 904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.38% 37.47% 34.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 759 777 544
Average daily rate £370 £386 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.20% +18.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 75 45
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.40 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.75% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.80 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the South West region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bristol +11 60 £350 - 72
Wiltshire -11 33 £338 -10.00% 29
Devon +8 20 £333 +6.40% 10
Gloucestershire -3 20 £400 +3.89% 21
Somerset -17 20 £375 -6.25% 30
Dorset -9 12 £375 +47.05% 29
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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#.

1 427 (80.11%) .NET
2 259 (48.59%) JavaScript
3 241 (45.22%) ASP.NET
4 234 (43.90%) HTML
5 233 (43.71%) SQL Server
6 231 (43.34%) MVC
7 222 (41.65%) Agile Software Development
8 199 (37.34%) SQL
9 198 (37.15%) CSS
10 139 (26.08%) Scrum
11 134 (25.14%) .NET Framework
12 126 (23.64%) ASP.NET MVC
13 125 (23.45%) Microsoft
14 101 (18.95%) Security Cleared
15 100 (18.76%) Windows
16 99 (18.57%) Software Engineering
17 94 (17.64%) WCF
18 93 (17.45%) C++
19 82 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
20 81 (15.20%) Visual Studio
21 80 (15.01%) Web Services
21 80 (15.01%) HTML5
22 77 (14.45%) jQuery
23 74 (13.88%) TDD
24 73 (13.70%) AngularJS
25 69 (12.95%) OO
25 69 (12.95%) Unit Testing
26 68 (12.76%) Entity Framework
27 66 (12.38%) UML
28 64 (12.01%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 64 (12.01%) IIS
2 61 (11.44%) SharePoint
3 27 (5.07%) CMS
4 16 (3.00%) Apache
5 15 (2.81%) SharePoint 2013
6 14 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (2.06%) Node.js
7 11 (2.06%) Umbraco
8 9 (1.69%) SAS
9 8 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.31%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.94%) EPiServer CMS
11 5 (0.94%) Kentico
12 4 (0.75%) LiveLink
12 4 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.38%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.38%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (3.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.13%) MS Office
3 4 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.75%) InfoPath
3 4 (0.75%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.38%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 8 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
1 8 (1.50%) Payment Gateway
1 8 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.38%) BPCS
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.19%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 45 (8.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.88%) SaaS
4 6 (1.13%) GitHub
5 3 (0.56%) Office 365
5 3 (0.56%) PaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.19%) IaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.81%) TCP/IP
2 13 (2.44%) Internet
3 9 (1.69%) LDAP
4 4 (0.75%) Intranet
5 3 (0.56%) Firewall
5 3 (0.56%) RS-232
5 3 (0.56%) SSL
6 2 (0.38%) HTTP
6 2 (0.38%) SNMP
7 1 (0.19%) AMQP
7 1 (0.19%) DNS
7 1 (0.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (43.71%) SQL Server
2 36 (6.75%) Relational Database
3 27 (5.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (3.38%) MySQL
6 16 (3.00%) RDBMS
7 13 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (2.06%) SQL Server 2014
9 10 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (1.50%) Big Data
12 6 (1.13%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (0.94%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 4 (0.75%) BusinessObjects XI
14 4 (0.75%) NoSQL
14 4 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 82 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 81 (15.20%) Visual Studio
3 49 (9.19%) SpecFlow
4 41 (7.69%) Selenium
5 23 (4.32%) NUnit
6 15 (2.81%) Git (software)
7 13 (2.44%) TeamCity
8 12 (2.25%) Jenkins
8 12 (2.25%) Rational DOORS
9 11 (2.06%) Cucumber
10 9 (1.69%) JUnit
10 9 (1.69%) Moq
10 9 (1.69%) Rhino Mocks
11 7 (1.31%) WebDriver
12 6 (1.13%) JIRA
13 5 (0.94%) MSTest
13 5 (0.94%) ReSharper
14 4 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
14 4 (0.75%) Xcode
15 3 (0.56%) Android Studio
General
1 45 (8.44%) Finance
2 17 (3.19%) Telecoms
3 15 (2.81%) Back Office
4 14 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 10 (1.88%) Banking
5 10 (1.88%) Electronics
5 10 (1.88%) Marketing
6 7 (1.31%) Military
7 5 (0.94%) Publishing
8 3 (0.56%) Advertising
8 3 (0.56%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.38%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.38%) Games
9 2 (0.38%) Law
9 2 (0.38%) Local Government
9 2 (0.38%) Retail
10 1 (0.19%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 399 (74.86%) Developer
2 198 (37.15%) .NET Developer
3 154 (28.89%) C# Developer
4 91 (17.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 53 (9.94%) ASP.NET Developer
5 53 (9.94%) Software Engineer
6 49 (9.19%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 45 (8.44%) Software Developer
8 38 (7.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 36 (6.75%) SQL Developer
10 34 (6.38%) Web Developer
11 31 (5.82%) Senior Developer
12 23 (4.32%) C# Software Engineer
12 23 (4.32%) Senior .NET Developer
13 22 (4.13%) Java Developer
14 20 (3.75%) Analyst
14 20 (3.75%) Senior C# Developer
15 18 (3.38%) Consultant
16 17 (3.19%) Angular Developer
17 16 (3.00%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 427 (80.11%) .NET
2 241 (45.22%) ASP.NET
3 234 (43.90%) HTML
4 198 (37.15%) CSS
5 134 (25.14%) .NET Framework
6 126 (23.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 94 (17.64%) WCF
8 80 (15.01%) HTML5
8 80 (15.01%) Web Services
9 77 (14.45%) jQuery
10 73 (13.70%) AngularJS
11 68 (12.76%) Entity Framework
12 63 (11.82%) ASP.NET Web API
13 48 (9.01%) XML
14 36 (6.75%) CSS3
14 36 (6.75%) WPF
15 35 (6.57%) REST
16 25 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 23 (4.32%) KnockoutJS
18 20 (3.75%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.57%) User Experience
2 24 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (3.94%) Mobile App
4 17 (3.19%) Client/Server
5 12 (2.25%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.25%) Inversion of Control
6 9 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.31%) Digital Media
8 6 (1.13%) AS400
8 6 (1.13%) Embedded Systems
8 6 (1.13%) iSeries
9 5 (0.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 4 (0.75%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.38%) Mathematics
13 1 (0.19%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.19%) Internet of Things
13 1 (0.19%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.19%) Physics
13 1 (0.19%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 100 (18.76%) Windows
2 37 (6.94%) Windows Server
3 31 (5.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (3.56%) Unix
5 14 (2.63%) Android
6 11 (2.06%) Apple iOS
6 11 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.88%) Windows CE
8 9 (1.69%) Linux
9 4 (0.75%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.56%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.19%) Solaris
11 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (43.34%) MVC
2 222 (41.65%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (26.08%) Scrum
4 99 (18.57%) Software Engineering
5 74 (13.88%) TDD
6 69 (12.95%) OO
6 69 (12.95%) Unit Testing
7 66 (12.38%) UML
8 56 (10.51%) Automated Testing
9 48 (9.01%) Web Development
10 44 (8.26%) BDD
11 28 (5.25%) ITIL
11 28 (5.25%) OOD
12 27 (5.07%) E-Commerce
13 26 (4.88%) Time Management
14 24 (4.50%) SOA
15 22 (4.13%) Service Delivery
16 21 (3.94%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (3.75%) Business Intelligence
17 20 (3.75%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 259 (48.59%) JavaScript
2 199 (37.34%) SQL
3 93 (17.45%) C++
4 55 (10.32%) Java
5 31 (5.82%) VB.NET
6 29 (5.44%) C
7 26 (4.88%) Ruby
8 25 (4.69%) T-SQL
8 25 (4.69%) VB
9 22 (4.13%) Python
10 18 (3.38%) PL/SQL
10 18 (3.38%) TypeScript
11 17 (3.19%) Perl
12 14 (2.63%) PowerShell
13 11 (2.06%) VBScript
14 9 (1.69%) Shell Script
15 8 (1.50%) PHP
16 6 (1.13%) RPG
16 6 (1.13%) VC++
17 5 (0.94%) VB6
Qualifications
1 101 (18.95%) Security Cleared
2 62 (11.63%) SC Cleared
3 31 (5.82%) DV Cleared
4 29 (5.44%) Degree
5 9 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.75%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.56%) ISEB
7 3 (0.56%) MCAD
7 3 (0.56%) MCITP
7 3 (0.56%) MCSD
7 3 (0.56%) MCTS
8 2 (0.38%) HNC
8 2 (0.38%) HND
8 2 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.38%) MCPD
9 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) CISSP
9 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.19%) MCP
9 1 (0.19%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.63%) QA
2 7 (1.31%) ISO 14001
2 7 (1.31%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.56%) Basel II
3 3 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.38%) WCAG
5 1 (0.19%) SDET
5 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.50%) Firmware
3 6 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.56%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.56%) vSphere
4 3 (0.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (0.94%) Kibana
2 3 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 125 (23.45%) Microsoft
2 53 (9.94%) Oracle
3 15 (2.81%) EPiServer
4 10 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (1.50%) SAP
5 8 (1.50%) Xamarin
6 7 (1.31%) IBM
6 7 (1.31%) Sitecore
7 6 (1.13%) ESRI
7 6 (1.13%) Infor
7 6 (1.13%) VMware
8 5 (0.94%) Teradata
9 4 (0.75%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.75%) Citrix
9 4 (0.75%) MAPICS
10 3 (0.56%) Altera
10 3 (0.56%) Apple
10 3 (0.56%) Sencha
10 3 (0.56%) Symantec
10 3 (0.56%) Xilinx
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wiltshire
Modis International
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
FT Select
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Melksham, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 - £410 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 11 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 15 days ago
Somerset
aap3
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago
Cornwall
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Devon
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 24 days ago