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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 10 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing C# 295 304 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.56% 9.51% 7.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.25% 23.94% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 213 149
Median daily rate £350 £350 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 9
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £35.60 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £46.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
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
1124 1270 1208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.23% 39.74% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 857 765
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 60 84
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.31 £34.00 £23.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +4 85 £385 +2.66% 49
Somerset +8 57 £300 -14.28% 25
Wiltshire +4 51 £363 +11.53% 9
Devon +7 34 £336 +3.41% 7
Gloucestershire 0 32 £350 -10.82% 23
Dorset -3 9 £300 -25.00% 37
Cornwall - 6 £300 - 1
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 December 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#.

1 424 (75.31%) .NET
2 251 (44.58%) SQL Server
3 248 (44.05%) JavaScript
4 246 (43.69%) Agile Software Development
5 240 (42.63%) ASP.NET
6 229 (40.67%) HTML
7 216 (38.37%) MVC
8 186 (33.04%) CSS
9 166 (29.48%) Microsoft
10 162 (28.77%) SQL
11 151 (26.82%) AngularJS
12 143 (25.40%) Scrum
13 137 (24.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 127 (22.56%) jQuery
15 121 (21.49%) ASP.NET Web API
16 112 (19.89%) TDD
17 100 (17.76%) Team Foundation Server
18 97 (17.23%) .NET Framework
19 91 (16.16%) Visual Studio
20 90 (15.99%) SharePoint
21 79 (14.03%) HTML5
22 77 (13.68%) Finance
23 75 (13.32%) WCF
24 71 (12.61%) Software Engineering
25 70 (12.43%) Microsoft Azure
25 70 (12.43%) Security Cleared
26 68 (12.08%) C++
27 62 (11.01%) Web Services
28 60 (10.66%) OO
29 58 (10.30%) BDD

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 90 (15.99%) SharePoint
2 35 (6.22%) IIS
3 26 (4.62%) CMS
4 22 (3.91%) SharePoint 2010
5 18 (3.20%) BizTalk Server
6 17 (3.02%) NServiceBus
7 15 (2.66%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (2.66%) SharePoint 2013
7 15 (2.66%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (1.24%) K2 blackpearl
8 7 (1.24%) Umbraco
9 5 (0.89%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.71%) Apache
11 3 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.53%) JBoss
12 2 (0.36%) Confluence
12 2 (0.36%) Kentico
12 2 (0.36%) Moodle
12 2 (0.36%) nginx
12 2 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (7.64%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.24%) MS Office
3 2 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.36%) HipChat
3 2 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 23 (4.09%) Dynamics AX
1 23 (4.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 21 (3.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) Maximo
3 1 (0.18%) nopCommerce
3 1 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 70 (12.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.84%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (2.84%) GitHub
4 11 (1.95%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.71%) SaaS
6 3 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.53%) Office 365
7 2 (0.36%) Google Play
8 1 (0.18%) Boomi
8 1 (0.18%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.95%) Internet
2 3 (0.53%) HTTP
3 2 (0.36%) Skype
3 2 (0.36%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.18%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.18%) Firewall
4 1 (0.18%) WebEx
4 1 (0.18%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (44.58%) SQL Server
2 45 (7.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 27 (4.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (4.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 25 (4.44%) Oracle Database
6 23 (4.09%) Hadoop
7 22 (3.91%) NoSQL
8 18 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (3.02%) MySQL
10 15 (2.66%) Relational Database
11 12 (2.13%) Big Data
11 12 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (1.60%) MongoDB
12 9 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (1.07%) PerformancePoint
13 6 (1.07%) PowerPivot
14 5 (0.89%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 100 (17.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 91 (16.16%) Visual Studio
3 46 (8.17%) Git (software)
4 36 (6.39%) TeamCity
5 35 (6.22%) Octopus Deploy
6 21 (3.73%) SpecFlow
7 17 (3.02%) Cucumber
8 15 (2.66%) NUnit
9 13 (2.31%) Jenkins
9 13 (2.31%) Selenium
10 12 (2.13%) Subversion
11 10 (1.78%) JIRA
12 6 (1.07%) SoapUI
13 5 (0.89%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.89%) Hudson
13 5 (0.89%) JUnit
13 5 (0.89%) ReSharper
13 5 (0.89%) WebDriver
14 3 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 3 (0.53%) Xcode
General
1 77 (13.68%) Finance
2 36 (6.39%) Telecoms
3 28 (4.97%) Manufacturing
4 26 (4.62%) Marketing
5 25 (4.44%) Electronics
6 20 (3.55%) Advertising
7 16 (2.84%) Banking
8 5 (0.89%) Retail
9 4 (0.71%) Back Office
10 3 (0.53%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.36%) Billing
11 2 (0.36%) Games
11 2 (0.36%) Legal
11 2 (0.36%) Military
11 2 (0.36%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 437 (77.62%) Developer
2 229 (40.67%) .NET Developer
3 183 (32.50%) C# Developer
4 113 (20.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 79 (14.03%) ASP.NET Developer
6 60 (10.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 59 (10.48%) Software Developer
8 55 (9.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 44 (7.82%) Sitecore Developer
10 39 (6.93%) Senior Developer
11 37 (6.57%) C# Software Developer
12 36 (6.39%) SQL Developer
13 31 (5.51%) Software Engineer
14 30 (5.33%) JavaScript Developer
15 28 (4.97%) .NET Software Developer
16 20 (3.55%) HTML Developer
17 19 (3.37%) Agile Developer
17 19 (3.37%) Java Developer
17 19 (3.37%) SharePoint Developer
17 19 (3.37%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 424 (75.31%) .NET
2 240 (42.63%) ASP.NET
3 229 (40.67%) HTML
4 186 (33.04%) CSS
5 151 (26.82%) AngularJS
6 137 (24.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 127 (22.56%) jQuery
8 121 (21.49%) ASP.NET Web API
9 97 (17.23%) .NET Framework
10 79 (14.03%) HTML5
11 75 (13.32%) WCF
12 62 (11.01%) Web Services
13 56 (9.95%) JSON
14 53 (9.41%) Entity Framework
15 51 (9.06%) REST
16 48 (8.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 40 (7.10%) LINQ
18 39 (6.93%) XML
19 38 (6.75%) SOAP
20 37 (6.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.64%) User Experience
2 15 (2.66%) Mobile App
2 15 (2.66%) Public Cloud
3 13 (2.31%) Client/Server
4 11 (1.95%) Blog
5 8 (1.42%) Digital Media
5 8 (1.42%) W3C
6 7 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.07%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.07%) iPad
7 6 (1.07%) N-Tier
8 5 (0.89%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.53%) Augmented Reality
9 3 (0.53%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.36%) Fintech
10 2 (0.36%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.36%) iPhone
10 2 (0.36%) RIA
10 2 (0.36%) Streaming Video
10 2 (0.36%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 54 (9.59%) Windows
2 13 (2.31%) Android
2 13 (2.31%) Apple iOS
3 12 (2.13%) Linux
4 9 (1.60%) Unix
5 7 (1.24%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.53%) Windows CE
7 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (43.69%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (38.37%) MVC
3 143 (25.40%) Scrum
4 112 (19.89%) TDD
5 71 (12.61%) Software Engineering
6 60 (10.66%) OO
7 58 (10.30%) BDD
8 53 (9.41%) Unit Testing
9 46 (8.17%) Continuous Integration
10 44 (7.82%) Kanban
10 44 (7.82%) Web Development
11 41 (7.28%) Automated Testing
11 41 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
11 41 (7.28%) E-Commerce
12 36 (6.39%) OOD
13 30 (5.33%) High Availability
14 29 (5.15%) Programme Management
14 29 (5.15%) SDLC
15 26 (4.62%) CRM
16 25 (4.44%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 248 (44.05%) JavaScript
2 162 (28.77%) SQL
3 68 (12.08%) C++
4 52 (9.24%) Java
5 50 (8.88%) VB.NET
6 46 (8.17%) T-SQL
7 26 (4.62%) Ruby
8 19 (3.37%) Python
9 16 (2.84%) Scala
9 16 (2.84%) VB
10 11 (1.95%) Objective-C
10 11 (1.95%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.42%) TypeScript
12 7 (1.24%) ActionScript
12 7 (1.24%) C
12 7 (1.24%) PHP
13 6 (1.07%) Apex Code
13 6 (1.07%) Perl
14 5 (0.89%) VB6
14 5 (0.89%) VC++
Qualifications
1 70 (12.43%) Security Cleared
2 52 (9.24%) SC Cleared
3 16 (2.84%) DV Cleared
4 11 (1.95%) Degree
5 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.36%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (8.53%) QA
2 4 (0.71%) ISO 14001
2 4 (0.71%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.18%) MISRA
3 1 (0.18%) MISRA C
System Software
1 4 (0.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.53%) Docker
2 3 (0.53%) LXC
3 2 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (3.20%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.53%) Puppet
3 2 (0.36%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 166 (29.48%) Microsoft
2 48 (8.53%) Sitecore
3 40 (7.10%) Oracle
4 23 (4.09%) SAP
5 16 (2.84%) Xamarin
6 8 (1.42%) Twitter
7 6 (1.07%) Apple
7 6 (1.07%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.07%) RedGate
7 6 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.07%) Sencha
7 6 (1.07%) Telerik
8 2 (0.36%) Adobe
8 2 (0.36%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.36%) Google
8 2 (0.36%) VMware
9 1 (0.18%) Dell
9 1 (0.18%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.18%) IBM
9 1 (0.18%) Pega
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