The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South West region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 13 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing C# 252 184 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.92% 8.76% 9.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.99% 26.55% 26.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 124 161
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£325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £243 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £432 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 20
Average hourly rate £40.75 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.42% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 £30.20 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £37.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1096 693 1095
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.80% 32.98% 36.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 718 426 609
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £223 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 41 76
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 £20.06 £12.55 £20.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C#
England

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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 0 90 £325 - 26
Gloucestershire -3 39 £255 -30.13% 23
Bristol -8 34 £330 +24.52% 62
Wiltshire -15 34 £325 +3.58% 43
Dorset +16 23 £350 +2.94% 44
Devon +3 19 £375 +11.11% 8
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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#.

1 383 (83.99%) .NET
2 222 (48.68%) SQL
3 220 (48.25%) SQL Server
4 218 (47.81%) ASP.NET
5 145 (31.80%) MVC
6 141 (30.92%) Scrum
7 128 (28.07%) JavaScript
8 123 (26.97%) HTML
9 112 (24.56%) CSS
9 112 (24.56%) Security Cleared
10 99 (21.71%) SC Cleared
11 93 (20.39%) ASP.NET MVC
12 90 (19.74%) Microsoft
13 83 (18.20%) .NET Framework
14 74 (16.23%) Unit Testing
15 73 (16.01%) jQuery
16 72 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
17 70 (15.35%) SharePoint
17 70 (15.35%) Visual Studio
18 66 (14.47%) Team Foundation Server
19 64 (14.04%) T-SQL
20 62 (13.60%) TDD
21 60 (13.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 57 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
22 57 (12.50%) XML
23 50 (10.96%) VB.NET
24 48 (10.53%) WCF
25 39 (8.55%) Web Services
25 39 (8.55%) Back Office
26 38 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 70 (15.35%) SharePoint
2 32 (7.02%) CMS
3 31 (6.80%) SharePoint 2010
4 22 (4.82%) K2 blackpearl
5 21 (4.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 18 (3.95%) IIS
7 17 (3.73%) Sitecore CMS
8 15 (3.29%) BizTalk Server
8 15 (3.29%) Umbraco
9 7 (1.54%) Node.js
10 6 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.32%) MS Exchange
11 5 (1.10%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.88%) Kentico
13 3 (0.66%) Escenic
13 3 (0.66%) Adobe CQ
13 3 (0.66%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.66%) MS Project Server
13 3 (0.66%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.66%) MQSeries
Applications
1 24 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.32%) InfoPath
3 4 (0.88%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.66%) CATIA
4 3 (0.66%) Windchill
5 2 (0.44%) MS Project
5 2 (0.44%) MS Office
6 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.44%) Summit
5 1 (0.22%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.66%) Trello
3 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.22%) SaaS
3 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.63%) Intranet
2 7 (1.54%) HTTP
3 5 (1.10%) HTTPS
3 5 (1.10%) Internet
4 1 (0.22%) LDAP
4 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (48.25%) SQL Server
2 72 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (6.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 30 (6.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 24 (5.26%) Relational Database
7 19 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (3.95%) MySQL
9 15 (3.29%) RDBMS
10 14 (3.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (1.54%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (1.32%) NoSQL
13 5 (1.10%) Big Data
13 5 (1.10%) DTS
13 5 (1.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
14 4 (0.88%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 70 (15.35%) Visual Studio
2 66 (14.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (4.17%) Selenium
4 15 (3.29%) SpecFlow
5 12 (2.63%) NUnit
5 12 (2.63%) Subversion
6 9 (1.97%) Git (software)
7 8 (1.75%) MSTest
8 6 (1.32%) ReSharper
8 6 (1.32%) SoapUI
9 5 (1.10%) NuGet
9 5 (1.10%) JIRA
10 4 (0.88%) Mercurial
10 4 (0.88%) PhoneGap
10 4 (0.88%) Moq
11 3 (0.66%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.44%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.44%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.44%) Cucumber
General
1 39 (8.55%) Back Office
2 35 (7.68%) Finance
3 13 (2.85%) Marketing
4 12 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.97%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.54%) Banking
6 7 (1.54%) Retail
6 7 (1.54%) Electronics
7 5 (1.10%) Publishing
8 2 (0.44%) Automotive
9 1 (0.22%) Legal
9 1 (0.22%) Games
9 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 368 (80.70%) Developer
2 185 (40.57%) .NET Developer
3 85 (18.64%) C# Developer
4 67 (14.69%) SQL Developer
5 46 (10.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 38 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
7 33 (7.24%) ASP.NET Developer
8 28 (6.14%) Analyst
8 28 (6.14%) Web Developer
9 27 (5.92%) Programmer
10 24 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 18 (3.95%) Senior Developer
12 16 (3.51%) Test Analyst
12 16 (3.51%) Software Developer
13 14 (3.07%) .NET Web Developer
14 13 (2.85%) Consultant
15 10 (2.19%) Software Engineer
15 10 (2.19%) .NET Programmer
16 9 (1.97%) Senior .NET Developer
16 9 (1.97%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 383 (83.99%) .NET
2 218 (47.81%) ASP.NET
3 123 (26.97%) HTML
4 112 (24.56%) CSS
5 93 (20.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 83 (18.20%) .NET Framework
7 73 (16.01%) jQuery
8 60 (13.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 57 (12.50%) XML
10 48 (10.53%) WCF
11 39 (8.55%) Web Services
12 37 (8.11%) HTML5
13 33 (7.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 28 (6.14%) Ajax
15 27 (5.92%) WPF
16 22 (4.82%) CSS3
17 20 (4.39%) WinForms
18 17 (3.73%) JSON
18 17 (3.73%) LINQ
19 16 (3.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.39%) Mobile App
2 9 (1.97%) GIS
3 7 (1.54%) DTV
3 7 (1.54%) Computer Science
3 7 (1.54%) Open Source
4 6 (1.32%) Wiki
4 6 (1.32%) N-Tier
5 5 (1.10%) Data Integration
6 4 (0.88%) iPhone
6 4 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (0.88%) Taxonomies
7 3 (0.66%) iPad
7 3 (0.66%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (0.44%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.44%) Firmware
8 2 (0.44%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.22%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.22%) Replication
9 1 (0.22%) CCTV
9 1 (0.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 27 (5.92%) Windows
2 12 (2.63%) Android
3 11 (2.41%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.32%) Linux
5 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.44%) UNIX
7 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (31.80%) MVC
2 141 (30.92%) Scrum
3 74 (16.23%) Unit Testing
4 62 (13.60%) TDD
5 57 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (7.24%) BDD
7 31 (6.80%) SOA
8 30 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
9 27 (5.92%) OO
10 22 (4.82%) Software Engineering
11 21 (4.61%) Web Development
12 20 (4.39%) Code Coverage
13 19 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (3.95%) Software Testing
14 18 (3.95%) Test Automation
15 17 (3.73%) Project Management
16 16 (3.51%) E-Commerce
16 16 (3.51%) UML
17 15 (3.29%) User Acceptance Testing
18 12 (2.63%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 222 (48.68%) SQL
2 128 (28.07%) JavaScript
3 64 (14.04%) T-SQL
4 50 (10.96%) VB.NET
5 28 (6.14%) C++
6 24 (5.26%) Java
7 20 (4.39%) VB
8 18 (3.95%) PowerShell
9 14 (3.07%) VBA
10 13 (2.85%) PHP
11 8 (1.75%) PL/SQL
11 8 (1.75%) C
11 8 (1.75%) VB6
12 6 (1.32%) Perl
12 6 (1.32%) Python
13 4 (0.88%) Delphi
14 3 (0.66%) COBOL
14 3 (0.66%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
14 3 (0.66%) Scala
15 2 (0.44%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 112 (24.56%) Security Cleared
2 99 (21.71%) SC Cleared
3 18 (3.95%) Degree
4 17 (3.73%) DV Cleared
5 14 (3.07%) ISTQB
5 14 (3.07%) ISEB
6 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.22%) MCSD
7 1 (0.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.85%) QA
2 2 (0.44%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.44%) ISO 9002
2 2 (0.44%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.22%) WCAG
3 1 (0.22%) DICOM
3 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.22%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 90 (19.74%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.92%) Sitecore
3 22 (4.82%) Oracle
4 10 (2.19%) SAP
5 5 (1.10%) Telerik
6 4 (0.88%) JBoss
6 4 (0.88%) Google
7 3 (0.66%) Talend
7 3 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.66%) Remedy
8 2 (0.44%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.44%) Capita
8 2 (0.44%) MKS
8 2 (0.44%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.44%) HP
8 2 (0.44%) Citrix
8 2 (0.44%) PTC
8 2 (0.44%) Ektron
8 2 (0.44%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.22%) DevExpress
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