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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 11 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing C# 328 224 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.81% 7.08% 8.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.60% 19.56% 24.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 142 133
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 5 10
Average hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £36.80 £34.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.69 £42.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +7.14%
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
1281 1145 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.30% 36.21% 35.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 722 477
Average daily rate £375 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 51 60
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £15.25 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Bristol +13 83 £325 +4.00% 57
Somerset +3 68 £375 +15.38% 30
Gloucestershire +15 67 £359 +43.50% 51
Wiltshire 0 43 £338 - 39
Dorset +9 27 £325 +1.56% 51
Devon -7 17 £320 -22.89% 21
Cornwall - 1 - -
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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#.

1 451 (78.57%) .NET
2 255 (44.43%) SQL Server
3 247 (43.03%) ASP.NET
4 210 (36.59%) SQL
5 205 (35.71%) MVC
6 193 (33.62%) Agile Software Development
7 188 (32.75%) JavaScript
8 163 (28.40%) HTML
9 144 (25.09%) Microsoft
10 125 (21.78%) CSS
11 118 (20.56%) .NET Framework
12 91 (15.85%) Scrum
13 84 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
14 83 (14.46%) Windows
15 82 (14.29%) Visual Studio
15 82 (14.29%) WCF
16 81 (14.11%) Web Services
17 78 (13.59%) C++
18 77 (13.41%) Software Engineering
19 73 (12.72%) Team Foundation Server
20 66 (11.50%) TDD
21 65 (11.32%) Oracle
21 65 (11.32%) jQuery
21 65 (11.32%) Security Cleared
22 64 (11.15%) Web Development
23 62 (10.80%) Unit Testing
24 60 (10.45%) Finance
25 59 (10.28%) VB.NET
26 56 (9.76%) XML
26 56 (9.76%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 47 (8.19%) IIS
2 41 (7.14%) CMS
3 33 (5.75%) SharePoint
4 30 (5.23%) Umbraco
5 29 (5.05%) BizTalk Server
6 16 (2.79%) Tomcat
7 15 (2.61%) SharePoint 2013
8 13 (2.26%) Apache
9 9 (1.57%) SAS
9 9 (1.57%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (1.05%) Node.js
11 5 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.87%) Kentico
11 5 (0.87%) JBoss
12 2 (0.35%) Confluence
12 2 (0.35%) K2 blackpearl
13 1 (0.17%) EPiServer CMS
13 1 (0.17%) LiveCycle
13 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.17%) DNN
Applications
1 24 (4.18%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.22%) MS Office
3 5 (0.87%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.35%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (1.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.35%) BPCS
6 1 (0.17%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.35%) SaaS
3 2 (0.35%) Office 365
4 1 (0.17%) Sage Pay
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.74%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.70%) Internet
3 2 (0.35%) VoIP
3 2 (0.35%) HTTP
3 2 (0.35%) SNMP
3 2 (0.35%) X.509
3 2 (0.35%) IPsec
4 1 (0.17%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.17%) Extranet
4 1 (0.17%) SSL
4 1 (0.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (44.43%) SQL Server
2 37 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (4.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 21 (3.66%) Relational Database
6 20 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (3.14%) SQL Server 2000
9 17 (2.96%) MySQL
10 12 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (2.09%) MongoDB
11 10 (1.74%) Oracle Database
12 8 (1.39%) BusinessObjects XI
12 8 (1.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 8 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (0.87%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.87%) NoSQL
14 4 (0.70%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 82 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 73 (12.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (5.75%) SpecFlow
4 30 (5.23%) Selenium
5 16 (2.79%) NUnit
6 15 (2.61%) Git (software)
7 9 (1.57%) WebDriver
7 9 (1.57%) MSTest
8 7 (1.22%) Rational DOORS
9 6 (1.05%) Jenkins
9 6 (1.05%) Cucumber
9 6 (1.05%) JIRA
9 6 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (0.87%) Rhino Mocks
11 4 (0.70%) Subversion
12 3 (0.52%) Calabash
12 3 (0.52%) Hudson
13 2 (0.35%) Log4Net
13 2 (0.35%) ReSharper
General
1 60 (10.45%) Finance
2 30 (5.23%) Retail
3 25 (4.36%) Manufacturing
4 19 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.96%) Back Office
6 16 (2.79%) Electronics
7 13 (2.26%) Marketing
8 12 (2.09%) Banking
9 3 (0.52%) Military
9 3 (0.52%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.35%) Advertising
10 2 (0.35%) Publishing
10 2 (0.35%) Law
10 2 (0.35%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.17%) Automotive
11 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 412 (71.78%) Developer
2 196 (34.15%) .NET Developer
3 92 (16.03%) C# Developer
4 55 (9.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 48 (8.36%) Software Engineer
6 41 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
7 32 (5.57%) Software Developer
8 30 (5.23%) SQL Developer
9 28 (4.88%) Web Developer
9 28 (4.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 26 (4.53%) Architect
11 25 (4.36%) Analyst
11 25 (4.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 16 (2.79%) Solutions Architect
13 15 (2.61%) Applications Developer
13 15 (2.61%) SharePoint Developer
13 15 (2.61%) AWS Developer
14 14 (2.44%) Consultant
15 13 (2.26%) Test Analyst
15 13 (2.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 451 (78.57%) .NET
2 247 (43.03%) ASP.NET
3 163 (28.40%) HTML
4 125 (21.78%) CSS
5 118 (20.56%) .NET Framework
6 84 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 82 (14.29%) WCF
8 81 (14.11%) Web Services
9 65 (11.32%) jQuery
10 56 (9.76%) WPF
10 56 (9.76%) XML
11 46 (8.01%) AngularJS
12 43 (7.49%) Entity Framework
12 43 (7.49%) ASP.NET Web API
13 38 (6.62%) SOAP
14 30 (5.23%) HTML5
15 25 (4.36%) CSS3
16 16 (2.79%) WinForms
17 15 (2.61%) XSL
17 15 (2.61%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (2.79%) User Experience
2 15 (2.61%) Management Information System
3 13 (2.26%) Computer Science
3 13 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (2.09%) GIS
5 10 (1.74%) DTV
6 9 (1.57%) Data Structures
7 8 (1.39%) Digital Media
8 7 (1.22%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (1.22%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.05%) iSeries
9 6 (1.05%) AS400
9 6 (1.05%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.05%) Algorithms
10 5 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.70%) Economics
12 3 (0.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 3 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.52%) W3C
12 3 (0.52%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 83 (14.46%) Windows
2 18 (3.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (2.79%) Linux
4 14 (2.44%) UNIX
5 13 (2.26%) Windows CE
6 12 (2.09%) Apple iOS
7 11 (1.92%) Android
8 7 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.87%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.87%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.35%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (35.71%) MVC
2 193 (33.62%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (15.85%) Scrum
4 77 (13.41%) Software Engineering
5 66 (11.50%) TDD
6 64 (11.15%) Web Development
7 62 (10.80%) Unit Testing
8 46 (8.01%) OO
9 44 (7.67%) UML
10 41 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
11 34 (5.92%) ITIL
12 32 (5.57%) BDD
13 30 (5.23%) SOA
14 29 (5.05%) Automated Testing
15 27 (4.70%) E-Commerce
16 24 (4.18%) SDLC
17 20 (3.48%) CRM
18 19 (3.31%) Content Management
18 19 (3.31%) Continuous Integration
19 18 (3.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 210 (36.59%) SQL
2 188 (32.75%) JavaScript
3 78 (13.59%) C++
4 59 (10.28%) VB.NET
5 55 (9.58%) Java
6 42 (7.32%) VB
7 34 (5.92%) T-SQL
8 26 (4.53%) PL/SQL
9 19 (3.31%) Perl
10 15 (2.61%) Python
10 15 (2.61%) Shell Script
10 15 (2.61%) VB6
11 13 (2.26%) Ruby
11 13 (2.26%) TypeScript
12 12 (2.09%) X++
12 12 (2.09%) C
13 10 (1.74%) PowerShell
14 8 (1.39%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.39%) VBScript
15 7 (1.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 65 (11.32%) Security Cleared
2 50 (8.71%) SC Cleared
3 32 (5.57%) Degree
4 18 (3.14%) ISEB
5 15 (2.61%) ISTQB
6 13 (2.26%) DV Cleared
7 6 (1.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.52%) HNC
9 3 (0.52%) HND
9 3 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.17%) MCP
10 1 (0.17%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.57%) QA
2 12 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (2.09%) ISO 9000
3 3 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.52%) Basel II
4 2 (0.35%) WCAG
4 2 (0.35%) SLA
5 1 (0.17%) BS25999
5 1 (0.17%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (1.39%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.22%) vSphere
3 5 (0.87%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.70%) Firmware
5 3 (0.52%) XenApp
6 2 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (0.87%) Puppet
2 3 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 144 (25.09%) Microsoft
2 65 (11.32%) Oracle
3 22 (3.83%) SAP
3 22 (3.83%) Sitecore
4 9 (1.57%) Xamarin
5 8 (1.39%) ESRI
6 7 (1.22%) VMware
6 7 (1.22%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.05%) Infor
7 6 (1.05%) OpenText
7 6 (1.05%) IBM
7 6 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.87%) Symantec
8 5 (0.87%) Teradata
8 5 (0.87%) EPiServer
9 4 (0.70%) MAPICS
10 3 (0.52%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.52%) Apple
10 3 (0.52%) Citrix
11 2 (0.35%) Xilinx
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
X4 Group
Rate: £30 - 32 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £301 - £430 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Search Consultancy
Rate: £350.00 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300 - £350.00 per annum + Negotiable Depending on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - 420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Taunton
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350.00 - £387.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West England
People Source
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago