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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 33 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing C# 18 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.26% 4.43% 4.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.84% 11.94% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 9
Average daily rate
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£356 £300 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -15.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £217 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £368 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -9.09%
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
166 134 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 39.24% 37.12% 31.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 101 50
Average daily rate £375 £315 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 16
Average hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 25 (64.10%) JavaScript
2 23 (58.97%) .NET
3 17 (43.59%) ASP.NET
4 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 12 (30.77%) Python
6 12 (30.77%) Visual Studio
7 11 (28.21%) SQL
7 11 (28.21%) MVC
8 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
8 10 (25.64%) Windows
9 9 (23.08%) CSS
9 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (20.51%) HTML
10 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
11 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
11 7 (17.95%) jQuery
11 7 (17.95%) WebSockets
11 7 (17.95%) Modbus
11 7 (17.95%) MQTT
12 6 (15.38%) Multithreading
12 6 (15.38%) IronPython
12 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
13 5 (12.82%) Content Management
13 5 (12.82%) Telerik
13 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
13 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
13 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (12.82%) Degree
14 4 (10.26%) CMS

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.26%) CMS
2 4 (10.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (7.69%) Umbraco
4 2 (5.13%) IIS
4 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (5.13%) Kentico
5 1 (2.56%) Node.js
5 1 (2.56%) Sitefinity
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (2.56%) DNN
5 1 (2.56%) Immediacy CMS
5 1 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) InfoPath
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
2 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
1 7 (17.95%) Modbus
1 7 (17.95%) MQTT
2 3 (7.69%) Ethernet
3 2 (5.13%) Intranet
3 2 (5.13%) Internet
3 2 (5.13%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.56%) Hudson
3 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.56%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.56%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.56%) Selenium
3 1 (2.56%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.56%) Subversion
3 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (5.13%) Legal
2 1 (2.56%) Advertising
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Electronics
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Turkish Language
2 1 (2.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (76.92%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) .NET Developer
2 11 (28.21%) C# Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Python Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Software Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (10.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (10.26%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.69%) CRM Developer
6 3 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (5.13%) C++/C# Developer
7 2 (5.13%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (5.13%) C++ Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Automation Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (58.97%) .NET
2 17 (43.59%) ASP.NET
3 13 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 9 (23.08%) CSS
4 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (20.51%) HTML
6 7 (17.95%) jQuery
6 7 (17.95%) WebSockets
7 4 (10.26%) XHTML
7 4 (10.26%) HTML5
8 3 (7.69%) Entity Framework
8 3 (7.69%) Web Services
8 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
9 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 2 (5.13%) WCF
9 2 (5.13%) SOAP
9 2 (5.13%) CSS3
10 1 (2.56%) Ninject
10 1 (2.56%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.69%) User Experience
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.56%) Streaming Music
4 1 (2.56%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.13%) Android
4 1 (2.56%) Windows CE
4 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.56%) Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.21%) MVC
3 6 (15.38%) Multithreading
4 5 (12.82%) Content Management
5 4 (10.26%) CRM
5 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.69%) Migration
6 3 (7.69%) Scrum
7 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.13%) TDD
7 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.13%) ERP
7 2 (5.13%) Workflow
7 2 (5.13%) Validation
7 2 (5.13%) Coaching
7 2 (5.13%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.56%) BDD
8 1 (2.56%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (2.56%) MVVM
8 1 (2.56%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (64.10%) JavaScript
2 12 (30.77%) Python
3 11 (28.21%) SQL
4 6 (15.38%) IronPython
5 3 (7.69%) Java
5 3 (7.69%) C++
6 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.13%) Ruby
6 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.13%) PHP
6 2 (5.13%) VC++
7 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.56%) VBA
7 1 (2.56%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
1 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Telerik
3 3 (7.69%) EPiServer
4 2 (5.13%) VMware
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 2 (5.13%) Apple
4 2 (5.13%) Nintex
5 1 (2.56%) Ektron
5 1 (2.56%) Embarcadero
5 1 (2.56%) HP
5 1 (2.56%) ESRI
5 1 (2.56%) Alterian
5 1 (2.56%) Sitecore