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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 13 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing C# 253 228 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.48% 7.61% 8.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.04% 19.93% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 156 103
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£350 £325 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £39.50 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% -5.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £29.10 £34.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -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
1098 1144 747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.81% 38.18% 36.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 754 440
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 71 49
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £15.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.10 £46.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 +1 60 £325 - 63
Somerset 0 56 £314 -3.38% 43
Gloucestershire +10 45 £395 +54.90% 37
Wiltshire +7 38 £400 +18.51% 39
Dorset +2 20 £263 -25.00% 36
Devon +5 18 £313 -2.34% 18
Cornwall - 3 £363 - 1
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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#.

1 428 (83.59%) .NET
2 245 (47.85%) ASP.NET
3 230 (44.92%) SQL Server
4 182 (35.55%) SQL
5 181 (35.35%) MVC
6 173 (33.79%) JavaScript
7 163 (31.84%) Agile Software Development
8 156 (30.47%) HTML
9 147 (28.71%) Microsoft
10 124 (24.22%) CSS
11 104 (20.31%) Visual Studio
12 101 (19.73%) .NET Framework
13 95 (18.55%) ASP.NET MVC
14 87 (16.99%) jQuery
15 82 (16.02%) WCF
16 76 (14.84%) Scrum
17 72 (14.06%) Web Services
18 62 (12.11%) Security Cleared
19 59 (11.52%) SQL Server 2008
20 58 (11.33%) Java
21 56 (10.94%) Team Foundation Server
22 55 (10.74%) Windows
23 53 (10.35%) VB.NET
24 50 (9.77%) Oracle
25 48 (9.38%) XML
25 48 (9.38%) Software Engineering
25 48 (9.38%) Unit Testing
26 47 (9.18%) SC Cleared
26 47 (9.18%) TDD
27 45 (8.79%) VB

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 36 (7.03%) CMS
2 32 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 26 (5.08%) IIS
4 25 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
5 21 (4.10%) Umbraco
6 17 (3.32%) SharePoint 2010
7 16 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (1.76%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (1.56%) K2 blackpearl
9 8 (1.56%) Node.js
10 3 (0.59%) LiveCycle
11 2 (0.39%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.39%) Kentico
12 1 (0.20%) DNN
12 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.20%) Sitefinity
12 1 (0.20%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.78%) MS Project
3 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.20%) MS Office
3 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.20%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 12 (2.34%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.20%) Summit
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.20%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 37 (7.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.20%) SaaS
3 1 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.59%) Intranet
1 3 (0.59%) Internet
2 2 (0.39%) Multicast
3 1 (0.20%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (44.92%) SQL Server
2 59 (11.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 24 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (3.52%) MongoDB
7 17 (3.32%) MySQL
8 15 (2.93%) Oracle Database
8 15 (2.93%) SQL Server 2000
9 13 (2.54%) Relational Database
10 11 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (1.76%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (1.56%) MS Access
13 7 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 7 (1.37%) Couchbase
14 5 (0.98%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
16 3 (0.59%) ActiveReports
16 3 (0.59%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 104 (20.31%) Visual Studio
2 56 (10.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (3.91%) Selenium
4 16 (3.13%) SpecFlow
5 14 (2.73%) Subversion
5 14 (2.73%) NUnit
5 14 (2.73%) MSTest
6 13 (2.54%) Git (software)
7 8 (1.56%) Jenkins
8 7 (1.37%) WebDriver
9 6 (1.17%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (0.98%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (0.98%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.78%) Log4Net
12 3 (0.59%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.59%) Calabash
12 3 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 2 (0.39%) Toad
13 2 (0.39%) MSBuild
13 2 (0.39%) Bitbucket
General
1 42 (8.20%) Finance
2 39 (7.62%) Retail
3 22 (4.30%) Manufacturing
4 20 (3.91%) Back Office
5 18 (3.52%) Marketing
6 11 (2.15%) Electronics
7 9 (1.76%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.17%) Games
9 3 (0.59%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.59%) Billing
9 3 (0.59%) Banking
10 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.39%) Advertising
10 2 (0.39%) Law
11 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.20%) Publishing
11 1 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 395 (77.15%) Developer
2 208 (40.63%) .NET Developer
3 77 (15.04%) C# Developer
4 55 (10.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 47 (9.18%) ASP.NET Developer
6 36 (7.03%) Software Developer
7 35 (6.84%) Software Engineer
8 33 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 30 (5.86%) Architect
9 30 (5.86%) SQL Developer
10 29 (5.66%) Web Developer
11 26 (5.08%) Senior Developer
12 23 (4.49%) Analyst
13 22 (4.30%) Solutions Architect
14 17 (3.32%) Senior .NET Developer
15 16 (3.13%) SharePoint Developer
16 15 (2.93%) Applications Developer
17 13 (2.54%) AWS Developer
17 13 (2.54%) Database Developer
18 11 (2.15%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 428 (83.59%) .NET
2 245 (47.85%) ASP.NET
3 156 (30.47%) HTML
4 124 (24.22%) CSS
5 101 (19.73%) .NET Framework
6 95 (18.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 87 (16.99%) jQuery
8 82 (16.02%) WCF
9 72 (14.06%) Web Services
10 48 (9.38%) XML
11 45 (8.79%) HTML5
12 37 (7.23%) WPF
13 35 (6.84%) Entity Framework
13 35 (6.84%) ASP.NET Web API
14 31 (6.05%) CSS3
15 24 (4.69%) REST
16 23 (4.49%) SOAP
17 20 (3.91%) LINQ
17 20 (3.91%) AngularJS
18 19 (3.71%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (2.73%) GIS
1 14 (2.73%) Management Information System
1 14 (2.73%) User Experience
2 9 (1.76%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (1.76%) Computer Science
3 8 (1.56%) DTV
3 8 (1.56%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.37%) Smartcard
5 6 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (0.98%) Open Source
7 4 (0.78%) N-Tier
7 4 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (0.78%) Mathematics
7 4 (0.78%) Data Structures
7 4 (0.78%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.59%) FMCG
8 3 (0.59%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (0.59%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.39%) W3C
9 2 (0.39%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 55 (10.74%) Windows
2 14 (2.73%) Apple iOS
3 13 (2.54%) Linux
4 12 (2.34%) Windows CE
5 9 (1.76%) Windows 8
6 8 (1.56%) Android
7 7 (1.37%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.59%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.20%) Windows XP Embedded
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (35.35%) MVC
2 163 (31.84%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (14.84%) Scrum
4 48 (9.38%) Software Engineering
4 48 (9.38%) Unit Testing
5 47 (9.18%) TDD
6 38 (7.42%) OO
7 37 (7.23%) E-Commerce
8 34 (6.64%) SOA
9 31 (6.05%) CRM
10 29 (5.66%) BDD
11 25 (4.88%) UML
12 24 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (4.10%) OOD
13 21 (4.10%) Web Development
14 20 (3.91%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (3.71%) Workflow
15 19 (3.71%) Content Management
16 18 (3.52%) Waterfall
17 17 (3.32%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 182 (35.55%) SQL
2 173 (33.79%) JavaScript
3 58 (11.33%) Java
4 53 (10.35%) VB.NET
5 45 (8.79%) VB
6 38 (7.42%) C++
7 30 (5.86%) T-SQL
8 16 (3.13%) VB6
9 15 (2.93%) PL/SQL
10 14 (2.73%) C
11 12 (2.34%) X++
12 8 (1.56%) Objective-C
12 8 (1.56%) TypeScript
13 7 (1.37%) Ruby
13 7 (1.37%) Scala
14 6 (1.17%) XAML
14 6 (1.17%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.98%) Apple Swift
15 5 (0.98%) Python
16 3 (0.59%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 62 (12.11%) Security Cleared
2 47 (9.18%) SC Cleared
3 19 (3.71%) ISEB
4 15 (2.93%) Degree
5 14 (2.73%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.56%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.98%) MCP
8 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.39%) MCSD
11 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.20%) HND
11 1 (0.20%) PhD
11 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.52%) QA
2 14 (2.73%) ISO 9000
3 12 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.20%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.20%) SLA
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (1.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (1.95%) Puppet
2 3 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.20%) WMI
Vendors
1 147 (28.71%) Microsoft
2 50 (9.77%) Oracle
3 20 (3.91%) SAP
4 16 (3.13%) Sitecore
5 8 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.59%) Atlassian
6 3 (0.59%) EPiServer
6 3 (0.59%) DevExpress
6 3 (0.59%) Sencha
6 3 (0.59%) Xamarin
6 3 (0.59%) OpenText
6 3 (0.59%) IBM
6 3 (0.59%) Adobe
7 2 (0.39%) Apple
7 2 (0.39%) ESRI
7 2 (0.39%) Telerik
7 2 (0.39%) Twitter
8 1 (0.20%) Ektron
8 1 (0.20%) Google
8 1 (0.20%) RedDot
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