The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Southampton 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 21 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing C# 23 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.53% 6.75% 5.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.69% 21.88% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £379 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.61% +8.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £340 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £404 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
130 96 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 36.93% 30.87% 31.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 50 45
Average daily rate £350 £311 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.44% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £412 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 13
Average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.63 £12.45 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £44.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014, 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 32 (80.00%) .NET
2 20 (50.00%) SQL
3 19 (47.50%) SQL Server
3 19 (47.50%) ASP.NET
4 15 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 13 (32.50%) Scrum
6 10 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 9 (22.50%) HTML
7 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (20.00%) MVC
8 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (17.50%) ISO 9001
9 7 (17.50%) Java
9 7 (17.50%) Windows
9 7 (17.50%) Unit Testing
9 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (17.50%) Degree
9 7 (17.50%) jQuery
10 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
10 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
10 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
10 6 (15.00%) ITIL
10 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
10 6 (15.00%) CSS
10 6 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (15.00%) C
10 6 (15.00%) Python

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 10 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.50%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (2.50%) CMS
2 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) InfoPath
1 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (15.00%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (47.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.50%) Selenium
3 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.50%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.50%) NUnit
General
1 5 (12.50%) Back Office
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Front Office
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Electronics
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (65.00%) Developer
2 13 (32.50%) .NET Developer
2 13 (32.50%) C# Developer
3 6 (15.00%) SQL DBA
3 6 (15.00%) DBA
3 6 (15.00%) Administrator
4 5 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Python Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Tester
7 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.00%) QA Tester
7 2 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Android Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Umbraco Developer
8 1 (2.50%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Automated Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (80.00%) .NET
2 19 (47.50%) ASP.NET
3 9 (22.50%) HTML
3 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (17.50%) jQuery
5 6 (15.00%) CSS
5 6 (15.00%) WebSockets
5 6 (15.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (10.00%) HTML5
7 3 (7.50%) WCF
8 2 (5.00%) XML
8 2 (5.00%) Ajax
8 2 (5.00%) CSS3
8 2 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (2.50%) LINQ to SQL
9 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (2.50%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (2.50%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Replication
2 2 (5.00%) FMCG
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.00%) Android
4 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Scrum
2 8 (20.00%) MVC
3 7 (17.50%) Unit Testing
3 7 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (15.00%) ITIL
4 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (15.00%) ETL
4 6 (15.00%) Web Application Development
5 5 (12.50%) BDD
5 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (7.50%) TDD
6 3 (7.50%) SOA
7 2 (5.00%) OO
7 2 (5.00%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.00%) Software Architecture
8 1 (2.50%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) SQL
2 15 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.50%) Java
4 6 (15.00%) C
4 6 (15.00%) Python
4 6 (15.00%) PHP
4 6 (15.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (15.00%) VB
5 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.50%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Nintex
2 1 (2.50%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.50%) BT
2 1 (2.50%) Adobe
2 1 (2.50%) SAP
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