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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 15 19 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing C# 268 211 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.43% 7.49% 10.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.31% 21.27% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 116 153
Average daily rate
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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 £262 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £463 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 19
Average hourly rate £32.00 £43.75 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.85% +6.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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
1201 992 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.76% 35.20% 41.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 773 584 595
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 36 88
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.81 £14.20 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £44.00 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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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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 +4 69 £365 +1.38% 25
Bristol -5 48 £350 +11.11% 65
Wiltshire -9 46 £365 +16.80% 27
Gloucestershire +9 44 £383 +34.21% 36
Dorset +9 33 £255 -33.33% 50
Devon -2 14 £299 -14.64% 20
Cornwall - 1 - - 2
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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#.

1 403 (84.31%) .NET
2 240 (50.21%) ASP.NET
3 197 (41.21%) SQL
4 196 (41.00%) SQL Server
5 171 (35.77%) JavaScript
6 154 (32.22%) HTML
7 150 (31.38%) MVC
8 149 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
9 136 (28.45%) Microsoft
10 127 (26.57%) CSS
11 105 (21.97%) ASP.NET MVC
12 100 (20.92%) Visual Studio
13 94 (19.67%) Scrum
14 91 (19.04%) jQuery
15 88 (18.41%) .NET Framework
16 83 (17.36%) Security Cleared
17 81 (16.95%) Team Foundation Server
18 73 (15.27%) WCF
19 65 (13.60%) Web Services
20 64 (13.39%) SC Cleared
21 63 (13.18%) XML
22 62 (12.97%) Unit Testing
23 60 (12.55%) SQL Server 2008
24 59 (12.34%) Java
25 57 (11.92%) HTML5
26 55 (11.51%) Windows
27 54 (11.30%) VB.NET
28 53 (11.09%) T-SQL
28 53 (11.09%) Oracle
29 46 (9.62%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 37 (7.74%) SharePoint
2 33 (6.90%) CMS
3 22 (4.60%) SharePoint 2010
4 21 (4.39%) Umbraco
5 18 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
6 16 (3.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (2.51%) Sitecore CMS
8 11 (2.30%) Node.js
8 11 (2.30%) IIS
9 7 (1.46%) K2 blackpearl
10 3 (0.63%) LiveCycle
10 3 (0.63%) MS Project Server
11 2 (0.42%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.42%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.42%) Kentico
12 1 (0.21%) Sitefinity
12 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.46%) MS Project
3 2 (0.42%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.21%) MS Office
4 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.21%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.42%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.42%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.42%) SAP ECC
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.21%) Summit
4 1 (0.21%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 32 (6.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.84%) Multicast
2 2 (0.42%) 3G
2 2 (0.42%) Intranet
3 1 (0.21%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (41.00%) SQL Server
2 60 (12.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (5.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 26 (5.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (4.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (3.97%) Relational Database
7 18 (3.77%) Oracle Database
8 17 (3.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (2.93%) MySQL
10 13 (2.72%) MongoDB
11 8 (1.67%) MS Access
11 8 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (1.46%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.26%) DB2
14 5 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (1.05%) Couchbase
15 4 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
16 3 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 100 (20.92%) Visual Studio
2 81 (16.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (3.97%) Subversion
4 18 (3.77%) Git (software)
5 16 (3.35%) Jenkins
6 12 (2.51%) Selenium
7 9 (1.88%) NUnit
8 8 (1.67%) MSTest
8 8 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 7 (1.46%) SpecFlow
10 6 (1.26%) Cucumber
10 6 (1.26%) Hudson
11 5 (1.05%) WebDriver
12 4 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
12 4 (0.84%) Maven
12 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (0.63%) QuickTest Pro
13 3 (0.63%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.63%) Ant
13 3 (0.63%) TeamCity
General
1 46 (9.62%) Finance
2 32 (6.69%) Retail
3 22 (4.60%) Marketing
4 21 (4.39%) Manufacturing
5 20 (4.18%) Back Office
6 13 (2.72%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.30%) Electronics
8 8 (1.67%) Banking
9 7 (1.46%) Games
10 6 (1.26%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.63%) Billing
12 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.42%) Advertising
12 2 (0.42%) Law
13 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 367 (76.78%) Developer
2 181 (37.87%) .NET Developer
3 85 (17.78%) C# Developer
4 59 (12.34%) C# .NET Developer
5 41 (8.58%) SQL Developer
6 40 (8.37%) Senior Developer
7 39 (8.16%) ASP.NET Developer
8 32 (6.69%) Software Developer
9 29 (6.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 28 (5.86%) Architect
11 24 (5.02%) Analyst
11 24 (5.02%) Web Developer
12 23 (4.81%) Senior .NET Developer
13 21 (4.39%) Solutions Architect
14 19 (3.97%) Software Engineer
15 18 (3.77%) SharePoint Developer
16 16 (3.35%) Programmer
17 13 (2.72%) Consultant
17 13 (2.72%) Database Developer
17 13 (2.72%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 403 (84.31%) .NET
2 240 (50.21%) ASP.NET
3 154 (32.22%) HTML
4 127 (26.57%) CSS
5 105 (21.97%) ASP.NET MVC
6 91 (19.04%) jQuery
7 88 (18.41%) .NET Framework
8 73 (15.27%) WCF
9 65 (13.60%) Web Services
10 63 (13.18%) XML
11 57 (11.92%) HTML5
12 44 (9.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 36 (7.53%) CSS3
14 30 (6.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 24 (5.02%) WPF
16 22 (4.60%) XSLT
17 21 (4.39%) Ajax
17 21 (4.39%) LINQ
17 21 (4.39%) REST
17 21 (4.39%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 18 (3.77%) Management Information System
2 11 (2.30%) GIS
3 10 (2.09%) Computer Science
3 10 (2.09%) DTV
4 9 (1.88%) Mathematics
5 8 (1.67%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.46%) Open Source
6 7 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.26%) N-Tier
7 6 (1.26%) Smartcard
8 5 (1.05%) 3D Graphics
8 5 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.84%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.63%) User Experience
10 3 (0.63%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.42%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.42%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.42%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.42%) Physics
11 2 (0.42%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 55 (11.51%) Windows
2 20 (4.18%) Linux
3 10 (2.09%) Ubuntu
3 10 (2.09%) Android
3 10 (2.09%) Apple iOS
4 8 (1.67%) UNIX
5 7 (1.46%) Windows 8
5 7 (1.46%) Windows CE
6 6 (1.26%) zOS
7 4 (0.84%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.21%) Windows XP Embedded
9 1 (0.21%) Solaris
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (31.38%) MVC
2 149 (31.17%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (19.67%) Scrum
4 62 (12.97%) Unit Testing
5 45 (9.41%) TDD
6 33 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (6.69%) E-Commerce
7 32 (6.69%) SOA
8 30 (6.28%) Software Engineering
9 29 (6.07%) Automated Testing
10 28 (5.86%) CRM
11 22 (4.60%) OO
11 22 (4.60%) BDD
12 20 (4.18%) UML
13 19 (3.97%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (3.97%) Code Coverage
13 19 (3.97%) Test Scripting
14 17 (3.56%) Migration
15 15 (3.14%) ITIL
15 15 (3.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 197 (41.21%) SQL
2 171 (35.77%) JavaScript
3 59 (12.34%) Java
4 54 (11.30%) VB.NET
5 53 (11.09%) T-SQL
6 43 (9.00%) VB
7 42 (8.79%) C++
8 15 (3.14%) C
9 11 (2.30%) PL/SQL
10 10 (2.09%) VB6
11 8 (1.67%) Delphi
12 7 (1.46%) XAML
12 7 (1.46%) Scala
13 6 (1.26%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.05%) Python
15 4 (0.84%) TypeScript
15 4 (0.84%) VBA
16 3 (0.63%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.63%) Ruby
17 2 (0.42%) XPath
Qualifications
1 83 (17.36%) Security Cleared
2 64 (13.39%) SC Cleared
3 20 (4.18%) ISEB
4 14 (2.93%) DV Cleared
5 11 (2.30%) VCP4
6 10 (2.09%) Degree
7 8 (1.67%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.05%) MCP
9 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.42%) MCSD
10 2 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.42%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.21%) HND
11 1 (0.21%) PhD
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (2.30%) ISO 9000
3 7 (1.46%) QA
4 4 (0.84%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.63%) SLA
6 2 (0.42%) WCAG
7 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.21%) HL7
7 1 (0.21%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (1.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (1.88%) Puppet
2 4 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.21%) WMI
Vendors
1 136 (28.45%) Microsoft
2 53 (11.09%) Oracle
3 30 (6.28%) SAP
4 15 (3.14%) Sitecore
5 9 (1.88%) IBM
6 6 (1.26%) Sun
6 6 (1.26%) Sencha
7 5 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.84%) Telerik
9 3 (0.63%) Adobe
9 3 (0.63%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.42%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.42%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.42%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.21%) Cerner
11 1 (0.21%) CODA
11 1 (0.21%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.21%) Sage
11 1 (0.21%) Google
11 1 (0.21%) TIBCO
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Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
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Somerset
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Swindon
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Rate: £300 - £380 per day
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Bath
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Poole
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Bristol, Avon
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Rate: £300 - £330 per day
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Rate: £200 - £300 per day
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Taunton
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
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Barnstaple
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
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