The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 28 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 32 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +5
Contract jobs citing C# 20 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.88% 7.30% 2.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.24% 16.39% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 3
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£350 £281 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £194 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £368 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £103.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.59% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.67% -2.85%
C#
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
178 122 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 52.35% 44.53% 32.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 74 27
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 9
Average hourly rate £22.81 £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.96% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.88 £13.40 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £160.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Southampton region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Southampton region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 23 (63.89%) JavaScript
2 21 (58.33%) .NET
3 16 (44.44%) Python
4 15 (41.67%) AngularJS
5 14 (38.89%) Windows
6 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
6 10 (27.78%) MQTT
6 10 (27.78%) WebSockets
6 10 (27.78%) Modbus
7 9 (25.00%) Web Services
7 9 (25.00%) Visual Studio
7 9 (25.00%) SQL
7 9 (25.00%) Java
7 9 (25.00%) MVC
8 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (22.22%) Windows 7
9 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
10 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
10 6 (16.67%) ERP
10 6 (16.67%) IronPython
10 6 (16.67%) PCI DSS
10 6 (16.67%) Turkish Language
10 6 (16.67%) Multithreading
10 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (11.11%) Scrum
11 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
11 4 (11.11%) jQuery
11 4 (11.11%) Degree
11 4 (11.11%) Computer Science

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 2 (5.56%) Oracle Spatial
1 2 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.78%) Kentico
2 1 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
1 10 (27.78%) MQTT
1 10 (27.78%) Modbus
2 3 (8.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.56%) Subversion
3 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.56%) FitNesse
3 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.56%) Hudson
3 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.56%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (16.67%) Turkish Language
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (80.56%) Developer
2 14 (38.89%) C# Developer
3 10 (27.78%) Software Developer
3 10 (27.78%) .NET Developer
4 9 (25.00%) Python Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Software Engineer
6 5 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (5.56%) C++ Software Developer
9 2 (5.56%) C++ Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
9 2 (5.56%) C++/C# Developer
10 1 (2.78%) Applications Developer
10 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
10 1 (2.78%) Technical Support
10 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support
10 1 (2.78%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (58.33%) .NET
2 15 (41.67%) AngularJS
3 10 (27.78%) WebSockets
4 9 (25.00%) Web Services
5 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET
6 4 (11.11%) jQuery
7 3 (8.33%) CSS
7 3 (8.33%) SOAP
7 3 (8.33%) HTML
7 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.56%) XML
8 2 (5.56%) HTML5
8 2 (5.56%) WCF
8 2 (5.56%) CSS3
9 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (2.78%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (2.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (2.78%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Streaming Video
3 2 (5.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.78%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Windows CE
3 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) MVC
2 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (16.67%) ERP
3 6 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 4 (11.11%) Scrum
4 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.56%) TDD
5 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.56%) OO
5 2 (5.56%) BDD
5 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.56%) User Stories
6 1 (2.78%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.78%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.78%) MVVM
6 1 (2.78%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.78%) OOP
6 1 (2.78%) B2B
6 1 (2.78%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) JavaScript
2 16 (44.44%) Python
3 9 (25.00%) SQL
3 9 (25.00%) Java
4 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 6 (16.67%) IronPython
5 2 (5.56%) VC++
5 2 (5.56%) C++
6 1 (2.78%) Delphi
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
6 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle
1 2 (5.56%) EPiServer
2 1 (2.78%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.78%) Borland
2 1 (2.78%) Telerik
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