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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 21 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 220 249 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.46% 8.03% 8.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.70% 20.84% 21.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 181 172
Median daily rate £350 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 6
Median hourly rate £42.25 £30.00 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.83% -26.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £28.75 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.35 £43.50 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +17.69%
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
1117 1195 1186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.88% 38.55% 39.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 797 780
Median daily rate £365 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 72 55
Median hourly rate £39.00 £36.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.19 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.80 £55.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -3 54 £338 -6.89% 50
Wiltshire +6 50 £325 -3.70% 11
Somerset +7 39 £390 +24.80% 9
Devon +9 26 £325 +6.55% 6
Gloucestershire -18 21 £350 -4.76% 16
Dorset -13 8 £300 +1.69% 21
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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#.

1 295 (71.43%) .NET
2 174 (42.13%) MVC
3 173 (41.89%) Agile Software Development
4 171 (41.40%) SQL
5 168 (40.68%) HTML
5 168 (40.68%) JavaScript
6 167 (40.44%) SQL Server
7 163 (39.47%) ASP.NET
8 153 (37.05%) CSS
9 112 (27.12%) Microsoft
10 104 (25.18%) ASP.NET MVC
11 94 (22.76%) jQuery
12 88 (21.31%) Scrum
13 77 (18.64%) AngularJS
14 74 (17.92%) OO
15 65 (15.74%) TDD
16 61 (14.77%) SharePoint
17 60 (14.53%) .NET Framework
18 57 (13.80%) Java
19 56 (13.56%) Web Services
19 56 (13.56%) Visual Studio
20 55 (13.32%) WCF
21 52 (12.59%) C++
21 52 (12.59%) ASP.NET Web API
22 46 (11.14%) Software Engineering
23 45 (10.90%) Team Foundation Server
24 43 (10.41%) Windows
25 39 (9.44%) Finance
25 39 (9.44%) Entity Framework
26 38 (9.20%) Security Cleared

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 61 (14.77%) SharePoint
2 32 (7.75%) IIS
3 26 (6.30%) BizTalk Server
4 19 (4.60%) CMS
5 14 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
5 14 (3.39%) Umbraco
6 11 (2.66%) Tomcat
7 10 (2.42%) SAS
8 9 (2.18%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (1.69%) JBoss
11 5 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (1.21%) NServiceBus
12 4 (0.97%) Apache
12 4 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.97%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.24%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.24%) Kentico
13 1 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 18 (4.36%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.66%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.24%) Revit
Business Applications
1 29 (7.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (3.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.24%) Magento
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 37 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.42%) Office 365
4 8 (1.94%) GitHub
4 8 (1.94%) SaaS
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.69%) Kerberos
2 6 (1.45%) Internet
2 6 (1.45%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.21%) Intranet
4 3 (0.73%) Firewall
4 3 (0.73%) HTTP
5 2 (0.48%) DNS
5 2 (0.48%) Extranet
5 2 (0.48%) SSL
5 2 (0.48%) VPN
6 1 (0.24%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.24%) RTP
6 1 (0.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (40.44%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.30%) SQL Server 2012
2 26 (6.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (6.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (5.81%) Relational Database
5 14 (3.39%) MySQL
5 14 (3.39%) RDBMS
5 14 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (2.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (2.18%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.94%) NoSQL
8 8 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.69%) Hadoop
9 7 (1.69%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (1.21%) RavenDB
12 4 (0.97%) GIS
13 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 56 (13.56%) Visual Studio
2 45 (10.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 36 (8.72%) JIRA
4 34 (8.23%) Git (software)
5 27 (6.54%) Selenium
6 16 (3.87%) SpecFlow
6 16 (3.87%) WebDriver
7 14 (3.39%) Cucumber
8 13 (3.15%) NUnit
9 11 (2.66%) Capybara
10 10 (2.42%) Subversion
10 10 (2.42%) TeamCity
11 9 (2.18%) Jenkins
12 8 (1.94%) WATIR
13 7 (1.69%) Hudson
13 7 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
14 4 (0.97%) Eclipse
15 3 (0.73%) Artifactory
15 3 (0.73%) NuGet
15 3 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
General
1 39 (9.44%) Finance
2 19 (4.60%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.36%) Manufacturing
4 16 (3.87%) Marketing
5 15 (3.63%) Electronics
6 8 (1.94%) Aerospace
7 4 (0.97%) Advertising
7 4 (0.97%) Back Office
7 4 (0.97%) Banking
7 4 (0.97%) Games
8 3 (0.73%) Military
8 3 (0.73%) Retail
9 2 (0.48%) Law
9 2 (0.48%) Local Government
10 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 322 (77.97%) Developer
2 161 (38.98%) .NET Developer
3 119 (28.81%) C# Developer
4 85 (20.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 66 (15.98%) ASP.NET Developer
6 63 (15.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 53 (12.83%) Software Developer
8 51 (12.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 24 (5.81%) C# Software Developer
10 23 (5.57%) CRM Developer
10 23 (5.57%) SQL Developer
11 22 (5.33%) Angular Developer
11 22 (5.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 21 (5.08%) Agile Developer
12 21 (5.08%) Consultant
13 20 (4.84%) Senior Developer
14 19 (4.60%) .NET Software Developer
14 19 (4.60%) Analyst
14 19 (4.60%) Software Engineer
15 18 (4.36%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 295 (71.43%) .NET
2 168 (40.68%) HTML
3 163 (39.47%) ASP.NET
4 153 (37.05%) CSS
5 104 (25.18%) ASP.NET MVC
6 94 (22.76%) jQuery
7 77 (18.64%) AngularJS
8 60 (14.53%) .NET Framework
9 56 (13.56%) Web Services
10 55 (13.32%) WCF
11 52 (12.59%) ASP.NET Web API
12 39 (9.44%) Entity Framework
13 38 (9.20%) JSON
14 35 (8.47%) XML
15 33 (7.99%) HTML5
16 32 (7.75%) REST
17 25 (6.05%) SOAP
18 21 (5.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 18 (4.36%) LINQ
20 16 (3.87%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.30%) User Experience
2 23 (5.57%) Mobile App
3 7 (1.69%) Blackberry
3 7 (1.69%) iPhone
4 6 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.21%) Computer Science
6 4 (0.97%) Blog
7 3 (0.73%) Data Integration
7 3 (0.73%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.73%) W3C
8 2 (0.48%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.48%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.24%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.24%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.24%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.24%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.24%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.24%) NHS
9 1 (0.24%) PKI
9 1 (0.24%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 43 (10.41%) Windows
2 17 (4.12%) Android
3 15 (3.63%) Apple iOS
4 13 (3.15%) Windows Server
5 12 (2.91%) Linux
6 9 (2.18%) Unix
7 4 (0.97%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (0.73%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.73%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.73%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (42.13%) MVC
2 173 (41.89%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (21.31%) Scrum
4 74 (17.92%) OO
5 65 (15.74%) TDD
6 46 (11.14%) Software Engineering
7 33 (7.99%) BDD
8 30 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
8 30 (7.26%) CRM
9 25 (6.05%) Web Development
10 24 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (5.81%) UML
11 23 (5.57%) OOD
11 23 (5.57%) SDLC
11 23 (5.57%) Time Management
12 21 (5.08%) Software Testing
13 20 (4.84%) E-Commerce
14 19 (4.60%) Programme Management
15 18 (4.36%) DevOps
16 17 (4.12%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 171 (41.40%) SQL
2 168 (40.68%) JavaScript
3 57 (13.80%) Java
4 52 (12.59%) C++
5 31 (7.51%) Ruby
5 31 (7.51%) T-SQL
6 27 (6.54%) Python
6 27 (6.54%) VB.NET
7 23 (5.57%) C
7 23 (5.57%) PowerShell
8 16 (3.87%) Objective-C
9 14 (3.39%) PHP
10 13 (3.15%) Perl
11 12 (2.91%) VB
12 11 (2.66%) PL/SQL
13 9 (2.18%) Bash Shell
13 9 (2.18%) MATLAB
13 9 (2.18%) R
14 5 (1.21%) VBScript
15 4 (0.97%) VC++
Qualifications
1 38 (9.20%) Security Cleared
2 22 (5.33%) Degree
3 18 (4.36%) ISEB
3 18 (4.36%) ISTQB
4 15 (3.63%) DV Cleared
5 14 (3.39%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.94%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.21%) MCAD
8 5 (1.21%) MCITP
8 5 (1.21%) MCSD
8 5 (1.21%) MCTS
9 3 (0.73%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.24%) CISSP
10 1 (0.24%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.24%) GWAPT
10 1 (0.24%) OSCE
10 1 (0.24%) OSCP
10 1 (0.24%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.84%) QA
2 8 (1.94%) ISO 14001
2 8 (1.94%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.48%) SLA
4 1 (0.24%) Basel II
4 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (2.66%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (2.42%) Puppet
3 5 (1.21%) Kibana
4 4 (0.97%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.73%) Ansible
6 2 (0.48%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 112 (27.12%) Microsoft
2 32 (7.75%) Oracle
3 18 (4.36%) Sitecore
4 15 (3.63%) SAP
5 12 (2.91%) Rally
6 9 (2.18%) Apple
7 8 (1.94%) Nintex
8 7 (1.69%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.69%) RedGate
8 7 (1.69%) Twitter
9 5 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.97%) ESRI
11 3 (0.73%) Sencha
12 2 (0.48%) EPiServer
13 1 (0.24%) Autodesk
13 1 (0.24%) Cisco
13 1 (0.24%) Google
13 1 (0.24%) HP
13 1 (0.24%) JD Edwards
13 1 (0.24%) Xamarin
South West
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Austin Fraser
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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Bristol, Avon
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Bristol, Avon
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IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
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IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
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Computer Futures
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Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Bath
People Source Consulting
Rate: £360 - £420 per annum
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