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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 35 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 14 30 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.61% 8.17% 5.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.59% 20.00% 21.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 24 8
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£360 £400 £379
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £290 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +7.14%
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
146 150 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 37.63% 40.87% 26.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 108 47
Average daily rate £350 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £249 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 13
Average hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +85.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.65 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
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 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 31 August 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 31 August 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 22 (75.86%) .NET
2 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET
2 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (37.93%) CSS
3 11 (37.93%) HTML
3 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
3 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
4 10 (34.48%) jQuery
5 8 (27.59%) SQL
6 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
7 6 (20.69%) TDD
7 6 (20.69%) MVC
7 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
7 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
7 6 (20.69%) HTML5
8 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
8 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (17.24%) SDLC
8 5 (17.24%) Java
8 5 (17.24%) Oracle
9 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
9 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (13.79%) Scrum
9 4 (13.79%) Content Management
9 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
9 4 (13.79%) Selenium
9 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
9 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
9 4 (13.79%) WebDriver

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.34%) CMS
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Spatial
1 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.45%) Kentico
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.34%) InfoPath
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Agresso
1 1 (3.45%) Visualfiles
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) Extranet
2 1 (3.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.90%) MySQL
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
1 4 (13.79%) Selenium
1 4 (13.79%) WebDriver
1 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.34%) Subversion
2 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
2 3 (10.34%) Hudson
2 3 (10.34%) SoapUI
2 3 (10.34%) SpecFlow
2 3 (10.34%) FitNesse
3 2 (6.90%) JMeter
3 2 (6.90%) NSubstitute
4 1 (3.45%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (3.45%) LabVIEW
4 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.45%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (3.45%) Electronics
1 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Law
1 1 (3.45%) Legal
1 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) .NET Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Software Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Team Leader
4 3 (10.34%) Test Team Leader
4 3 (10.34%) Automation Team Leader
4 3 (10.34%) Software Developer
4 3 (10.34%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.45%) CRM Developer
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Sitecore Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (75.86%) .NET
2 13 (44.83%) ASP.NET
3 11 (37.93%) CSS
3 11 (37.93%) HTML
4 10 (34.48%) jQuery
5 6 (20.69%) HTML5
6 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
7 3 (10.34%) SOAP
7 3 (10.34%) Web Services
7 3 (10.34%) XHTML
7 3 (10.34%) Entity Framework
7 3 (10.34%) CSS3
8 2 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (6.90%) Ajax
9 1 (3.45%) Classic ASP
9 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
9 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.45%) W3C
2 1 (3.45%) GIS
2 1 (3.45%) Physics
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) TDD
2 6 (20.69%) MVC
3 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (17.24%) SDLC
4 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
4 4 (13.79%) Content Management
4 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
4 4 (13.79%) Scrum
5 3 (10.34%) Migration
5 3 (10.34%) CRM
5 3 (10.34%) BDD
5 3 (10.34%) User Stories
5 3 (10.34%) DevOps
5 3 (10.34%) Coaching
6 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.90%) Web Development
6 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
3 5 (17.24%) Java
4 3 (10.34%) Python
5 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.45%) Ruby
6 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.45%) C++
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) ESRI
3 3 (10.34%) Telerik
4 2 (6.90%) EPiServer
4 2 (6.90%) Xamarin
5 1 (3.45%) Nintex
5 1 (3.45%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.45%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) Embarcadero
5 1 (3.45%) Apple
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