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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 25 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 19 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.76% 6.19% 3.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.03% 17.82% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +18.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £194 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £383 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.86% -1.42%
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
158 101 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 47.88% 34.71% 31.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 68 29
Average daily rate £350 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £184 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 10
Average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £40.00 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 30 (57.69%) .NET
2 27 (51.92%) JavaScript
3 22 (42.31%) Python
4 20 (38.46%) Windows
5 18 (34.62%) AngularJS
6 16 (30.77%) SQL
7 15 (28.85%) TCP/IP
7 15 (28.85%) WebSockets
7 15 (28.85%) Modbus
7 15 (28.85%) MQTT
8 14 (26.92%) Windows 7
8 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (23.08%) ASP.NET
10 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
10 11 (21.15%) Java
10 11 (21.15%) Scrum
11 10 (19.23%) T-SQL
11 10 (19.23%) Web Services
11 10 (19.23%) Software Engineering
11 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (17.31%) Visual Studio
12 9 (17.31%) MVC
13 6 (11.54%) ERP
13 6 (11.54%) Multithreading
13 6 (11.54%) PCI DSS
13 6 (11.54%) TDD
13 6 (11.54%) .NET Framework
13 6 (11.54%) Turkish Language
13 6 (11.54%) Unit Testing
13 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 3 (5.77%) Oracle Spatial
1 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.77%) CMS
2 2 (3.85%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.92%) Kentico
3 1 (1.92%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.85%) TCP/IP
1 15 (28.85%) Modbus
1 15 (28.85%) MQTT
2 2 (3.85%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.69%) SoapUI
3 4 (7.69%) SpecFlow
4 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.77%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.77%) FitNesse
4 3 (5.77%) Hudson
4 3 (5.77%) Subversion
5 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.92%) Selenium
6 1 (1.92%) NUnit
General
1 6 (11.54%) Turkish Language
2 3 (5.77%) Back Office
3 2 (3.85%) Front Office
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (76.92%) Developer
2 20 (38.46%) C# Developer
3 14 (26.92%) .NET Developer
4 12 (23.08%) Software Developer
4 12 (23.08%) Python Developer
5 8 (15.38%) Software Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Web Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Tester
9 2 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
10 1 (1.92%) UX Designer
10 1 (1.92%) Designer
10 1 (1.92%) Senior Designer
10 1 (1.92%) Automation Tester
10 1 (1.92%) Automation Analyst
10 1 (1.92%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (57.69%) .NET
2 18 (34.62%) AngularJS
3 15 (28.85%) WebSockets
4 12 (23.08%) ASP.NET
5 10 (19.23%) Web Services
5 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (11.54%) .NET Framework
7 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 5 (9.62%) jQuery
7 5 (9.62%) WCF
7 5 (9.62%) SOAP
7 5 (9.62%) HTML
8 4 (7.69%) CSS
9 3 (5.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (3.85%) XML
10 2 (3.85%) CSS3
10 2 (3.85%) HTML5
11 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 1 (1.92%) Razor View Engine
11 1 (1.92%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) User Experience
2 3 (5.77%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.85%) FMCG
4 1 (1.92%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.92%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (38.46%) Windows
2 14 (26.92%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.92%) Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.92%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (21.15%) Scrum
3 10 (19.23%) Software Engineering
4 9 (17.31%) MVC
5 6 (11.54%) ERP
5 6 (11.54%) Multithreading
5 6 (11.54%) TDD
5 6 (11.54%) Unit Testing
6 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (9.62%) BDD
7 4 (7.69%) OO
8 3 (5.77%) User Stories
8 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.85%) OOD
9 2 (3.85%) SOA
10 1 (1.92%) MVVM
10 1 (1.92%) Waterfall
10 1 (1.92%) Dependency Injection
10 1 (1.92%) Software Architecture
10 1 (1.92%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (51.92%) JavaScript
2 22 (42.31%) Python
3 16 (30.77%) SQL
4 11 (21.15%) Java
5 10 (19.23%) T-SQL
6 5 (9.62%) IronPython
7 1 (1.92%) Ruby
7 1 (1.92%) VC++
7 1 (1.92%) C++
7 1 (1.92%) Delphi
7 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.77%) Oracle
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.92%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.92%) Telerik
3 1 (1.92%) BT
3 1 (1.92%) Borland
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