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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 13 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing C# 253 172 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.32% 8.03% 9.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.33% 24.12% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 126 147
Average daily rate
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£325 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 27
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -10.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1133 713 1035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.26% 33.27% 33.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 447 561
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 43 85
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.06 £13.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £50.00
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 31 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#
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 31 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 89 £325 - 22
Bristol 0 42 £319 +15.90% 73
Wiltshire -16 36 £325 +8.33% 29
Gloucestershire -12 33 £308 -16.89% 33
Dorset +14 21 £350 +2.94% 47
Devon +1 21 £373 +14.61% 18
Cornwall - - - - 1
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 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#.

1 406 (85.65%) .NET
2 233 (49.16%) SQL
2 233 (49.16%) ASP.NET
3 219 (46.20%) SQL Server
4 144 (30.38%) MVC
4 144 (30.38%) Scrum
5 133 (28.06%) JavaScript
6 131 (27.64%) HTML
7 119 (25.11%) CSS
8 115 (24.26%) Security Cleared
9 104 (21.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 101 (21.31%) SC Cleared
11 94 (19.83%) Microsoft
12 87 (18.35%) .NET Framework
13 84 (17.72%) Unit Testing
14 74 (15.61%) jQuery
15 72 (15.19%) Visual Studio
16 71 (14.98%) SharePoint
17 68 (14.35%) SQL Server 2008
18 67 (14.14%) Team Foundation Server
18 67 (14.14%) T-SQL
19 59 (12.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 59 (12.45%) TDD
20 56 (11.81%) XML
21 54 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
22 48 (10.13%) VB.NET
23 46 (9.70%) HTML5
24 44 (9.28%) Finance
25 43 (9.07%) WCF
26 41 (8.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 71 (14.98%) SharePoint
2 36 (7.59%) CMS
3 30 (6.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 24 (5.06%) SharePoint 2013
5 22 (4.64%) K2 blackpearl
5 22 (4.64%) IIS
6 19 (4.01%) Umbraco
6 19 (4.01%) Sitecore CMS
7 13 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (1.90%) Node.js
9 6 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (1.27%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.84%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.42%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.42%) Apache
12 2 (0.42%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.42%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.42%) Kentico
12 2 (0.42%) Escenic
Applications
1 28 (5.91%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.27%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.63%) PowerPivot
3 3 (0.63%) CATIA
3 3 (0.63%) Windchill
4 2 (0.42%) MS Project
4 2 (0.42%) MS Office
5 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (2.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.42%) Summit
5 1 (0.21%) LabWindows
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.21%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.42%) Trello
3 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.21%) SaaS
3 1 (0.21%) Office 365
3 1 (0.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.53%) Intranet
2 7 (1.48%) HTTP
3 5 (1.05%) HTTPS
4 4 (0.84%) Internet
5 1 (0.21%) Extranet
5 1 (0.21%) LDAP
5 1 (0.21%) DMZ
5 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (46.20%) SQL Server
2 68 (14.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (8.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (6.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (6.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 29 (6.12%) Relational Database
7 24 (5.06%) MySQL
8 21 (4.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (4.22%) RDBMS
10 18 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (2.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (1.48%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (1.48%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (1.27%) NoSQL
14 5 (1.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (1.05%) DTS
15 4 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
15 4 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
15 4 (0.84%) Big Data
15 4 (0.84%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 72 (15.19%) Visual Studio
2 67 (14.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (4.43%) Selenium
4 20 (4.22%) SpecFlow
5 14 (2.95%) Subversion
6 13 (2.74%) NUnit
7 10 (2.11%) Git (software)
8 8 (1.69%) MSTest
9 6 (1.27%) ReSharper
9 6 (1.27%) SoapUI
10 5 (1.05%) NuGet
10 5 (1.05%) JIRA
11 4 (0.84%) Moq
12 3 (0.63%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.63%) PhoneGap
12 3 (0.63%) Mercurial
12 3 (0.63%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.63%) LabVIEW
12 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (0.42%) LoadRunner
General
1 44 (9.28%) Finance
2 40 (8.44%) Back Office
3 19 (4.01%) Marketing
4 18 (3.80%) Manufacturing
5 14 (2.95%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.74%) Electronics
7 7 (1.48%) Banking
7 7 (1.48%) Retail
8 5 (1.05%) Publishing
9 3 (0.63%) Automotive
10 1 (0.21%) Law
10 1 (0.21%) Legal
10 1 (0.21%) Games
10 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 377 (79.54%) Developer
2 193 (40.72%) .NET Developer
3 85 (17.93%) C# Developer
4 70 (14.77%) SQL Developer
5 51 (10.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 39 (8.23%) SharePoint Developer
7 37 (7.81%) ASP.NET Developer
7 37 (7.81%) Web Developer
8 27 (5.70%) Analyst
8 27 (5.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 24 (5.06%) Programmer
10 19 (4.01%) Software Developer
11 16 (3.38%) Senior Developer
12 15 (3.16%) Test Analyst
12 15 (3.16%) .NET Web Developer
13 13 (2.74%) Consultant
13 13 (2.74%) Software Engineer
14 11 (2.32%) .NET Programmer
15 10 (2.11%) Tester
16 9 (1.90%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 406 (85.65%) .NET
2 233 (49.16%) ASP.NET
3 131 (27.64%) HTML
4 119 (25.11%) CSS
5 104 (21.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 87 (18.35%) .NET Framework
7 74 (15.61%) jQuery
8 59 (12.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 56 (11.81%) XML
10 46 (9.70%) HTML5
11 43 (9.07%) WCF
12 41 (8.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 37 (7.81%) Web Services
14 30 (6.33%) CSS3
15 25 (5.27%) WPF
16 23 (4.85%) Ajax
17 19 (4.01%) WinForms
17 19 (4.01%) REST
18 17 (3.59%) JSON
18 17 (3.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.22%) Mobile App
2 12 (2.53%) DTV
3 9 (1.90%) GIS
4 7 (1.48%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.48%) Open Source
5 6 (1.27%) Wiki
5 6 (1.27%) N-Tier
6 4 (0.84%) Taxonomies
6 4 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (0.63%) Data Integration
7 3 (0.63%) iPhone
8 2 (0.42%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (0.42%) iPad
8 2 (0.42%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.42%) Firmware
8 2 (0.42%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.21%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.21%) Replication
9 1 (0.21%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.21%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 27 (5.70%) Windows
2 11 (2.32%) Android
3 10 (2.11%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.48%) Linux
5 4 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.63%) UNIX
7 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (30.38%) Scrum
1 144 (30.38%) MVC
2 84 (17.72%) Unit Testing
3 59 (12.45%) TDD
4 54 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (7.59%) BDD
6 35 (7.38%) Business Intelligence
7 32 (6.75%) SOA
8 28 (5.91%) Software Engineering
9 27 (5.70%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (5.27%) Code Coverage
10 25 (5.27%) OO
11 22 (4.64%) Web Development
12 21 (4.43%) Software Testing
13 18 (3.80%) Project Management
14 17 (3.59%) UML
14 17 (3.59%) Test Automation
15 16 (3.38%) E-Commerce
15 16 (3.38%) Automated Testing
16 14 (2.95%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 233 (49.16%) SQL
2 133 (28.06%) JavaScript
3 67 (14.14%) T-SQL
4 48 (10.13%) VB.NET
5 29 (6.12%) C++
6 23 (4.85%) Java
7 17 (3.59%) VB
8 16 (3.38%) PowerShell
9 14 (2.95%) VBA
9 14 (2.95%) PHP
10 12 (2.53%) PL/SQL
11 8 (1.69%) C
11 8 (1.69%) Python
11 8 (1.69%) VB6
12 7 (1.48%) Perl
13 3 (0.63%) COBOL
13 3 (0.63%) Delphi
14 2 (0.42%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.42%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.42%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
Qualifications
1 115 (24.26%) Security Cleared
2 101 (21.31%) SC Cleared
3 18 (3.80%) DV Cleared
3 18 (3.80%) ISEB
4 17 (3.59%) ISTQB
4 17 (3.59%) Degree
5 13 (2.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.21%) MCSD
7 1 (0.21%) MCSE
7 1 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.53%) QA
2 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.42%) ISO 9002
2 2 (0.42%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.21%) WCAG
3 1 (0.21%) DICOM
3 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.21%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 94 (19.83%) Microsoft
2 28 (5.91%) Sitecore
3 24 (5.06%) Oracle
4 17 (3.59%) SAP
5 6 (1.27%) Google
6 4 (0.84%) EPiServer
6 4 (0.84%) Telerik
7 3 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.63%) Remedy
7 3 (0.63%) JBoss
8 2 (0.42%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.42%) HP
8 2 (0.42%) Citrix
8 2 (0.42%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.42%) Capita
8 2 (0.42%) MKS
8 2 (0.42%) Ektron
8 2 (0.42%) Talend
8 2 (0.42%) PTC
9 1 (0.21%) Xamarin
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Bath
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Rate: £280 - £300 per day + (Potentially higher)
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Rate: £300 - £310 per day
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Rate: £30 - £42 per hour + competitive
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Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £270 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £25000 - £27000 per annum + FIXED TERM CONTRACT
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Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Street
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £250 - £310 per day
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Swindon, Wiltshire
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Rate: £250 - 300 per day
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Bristol
People Source
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Bristol
People Source
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