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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 14 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing C# 30 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.43% 6.04% 7.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.41% 23.26% 21.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 7
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £304 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £427 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
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
147 86 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 41.29% 25.98% 34.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 49 50
Average daily rate £350 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 17
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.65 £12.25 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 20 August 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 20 August 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 (69.57%) .NET
2 21 (45.65%) JavaScript
3 20 (43.48%) ASP.NET
4 18 (39.13%) SQL
5 17 (36.96%) SQL Server
6 15 (32.61%) Python
6 15 (32.61%) Scrum
7 13 (28.26%) Windows
8 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
8 12 (26.09%) Windows 7
8 12 (26.09%) WebSockets
8 12 (26.09%) Modbus
8 12 (26.09%) AngularJS
8 12 (26.09%) MQTT
9 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
9 10 (21.74%) SharePoint
9 10 (21.74%) Java
10 9 (19.57%) BDD
11 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
12 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (15.22%) ISO 9001
12 7 (15.22%) MVC
12 7 (15.22%) HTML
12 7 (15.22%) Degree
12 7 (15.22%) TDD
12 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
12 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 6 (13.04%) Web Application Development
13 6 (13.04%) jQuery

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (2.17%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.17%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
1 1 (2.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
1 12 (26.09%) Modbus
1 12 (26.09%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.96%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (8.70%) SoapUI
1 4 (8.70%) SpecFlow
2 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.52%) FitNesse
2 3 (6.52%) Cucumber
2 3 (6.52%) Hudson
2 3 (6.52%) Subversion
3 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.17%) NUnit
4 1 (2.17%) Selenium
4 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (10.87%) Back Office
2 2 (4.35%) Front Office
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Electronics
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (63.04%) Developer
2 18 (39.13%) C# Developer
3 14 (30.43%) .NET Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Python Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Software Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) DBA
5 6 (13.04%) Administrator
5 6 (13.04%) SQL DBA
5 6 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Tester
7 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.17%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (69.57%) .NET
2 20 (43.48%) ASP.NET
3 12 (26.09%) WebSockets
3 12 (26.09%) AngularJS
4 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (15.22%) HTML
5 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 6 (13.04%) jQuery
6 6 (13.04%) .NET Framework
7 4 (8.70%) HTML5
7 4 (8.70%) CSS
7 4 (8.70%) SOAP
8 3 (6.52%) Web Services
8 3 (6.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (6.52%) WCF
9 2 (4.35%) CSS3
10 1 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (2.17%) XML
10 1 (2.17%) XSLT
10 1 (2.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Replication
2 2 (4.35%) FMCG
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.17%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Windows
2 12 (26.09%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.35%) Android
4 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) Scrum
2 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
3 9 (19.57%) BDD
4 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
4 7 (15.22%) TDD
4 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (15.22%) MVC
5 6 (13.04%) ITIL
5 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2
5 6 (13.04%) ETL
5 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.04%) Web Application Development
6 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.52%) User Stories
7 3 (6.52%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (6.52%) SOA
8 2 (4.35%) OO
8 2 (4.35%) Software Architecture
9 1 (2.17%) Automation Testing
9 1 (2.17%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) JavaScript
2 18 (39.13%) SQL
3 15 (32.61%) Python
4 10 (21.74%) Java
5 6 (13.04%) C
5 6 (13.04%) PHP
5 6 (13.04%) T-SQL
5 6 (13.04%) VB
6 1 (2.17%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Degree
2 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
2 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) SAP
3 1 (2.17%) Adobe
3 1 (2.17%) BT
3 1 (2.17%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.17%) Nintex
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