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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 34 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 13 30 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.82% 8.50% 6.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.90% 22.06% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £291 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £383
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#
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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
146 136 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 42.94% 38.53% 30.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 98 51
Average daily rate £340 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 12
Average hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £27.63 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 3 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 3 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 (70.97%) .NET
2 14 (45.16%) ASP.NET
3 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
3 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (35.48%) HTML
4 11 (35.48%) SQL
4 11 (35.48%) CSS
5 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
6 9 (29.03%) jQuery
7 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
8 7 (22.58%) MVC
9 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
9 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
9 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
9 6 (19.35%) HTML5
10 5 (16.13%) WebDriver
10 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
10 5 (16.13%) Selenium
10 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (16.13%) TDD
10 5 (16.13%) Content Management
10 5 (16.13%) CRM
10 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
11 4 (12.90%) Oracle
11 4 (12.90%) Java
11 4 (12.90%) XHTML
11 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (12.90%) Migration

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.90%) CMS
2 4 (12.90%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Spatial
4 2 (6.45%) Umbraco
4 2 (6.45%) IIS
4 2 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.23%) Kentico
5 1 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) InfoPath
2 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.23%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) Extranet
2 2 (6.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.23%) MS Access
5 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
1 5 (16.13%) Selenium
1 5 (16.13%) WebDriver
2 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.68%) Subversion
3 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
3 3 (9.68%) Hudson
3 3 (9.68%) SoapUI
3 3 (9.68%) SpecFlow
3 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.68%) FitNesse
4 2 (6.45%) JMeter
4 2 (6.45%) NSubstitute
5 1 (3.23%) LabVIEW
5 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.23%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
1 2 (6.45%) Legal
2 1 (3.23%) Advertising
2 1 (3.23%) Military
2 1 (3.23%) Electronics
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) .NET Developer
3 4 (12.90%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Software Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Team Leader
4 3 (9.68%) Automation Team Leader
4 3 (9.68%) CRM Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Software Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Web Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Test Team Leader
5 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Sitecore Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (70.97%) .NET
2 14 (45.16%) ASP.NET
3 11 (35.48%) CSS
3 11 (35.48%) HTML
4 9 (29.03%) jQuery
5 6 (19.35%) HTML5
6 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
7 4 (12.90%) XHTML
8 3 (9.68%) SOAP
8 3 (9.68%) Web Services
8 3 (9.68%) CSS3
9 2 (6.45%) Entity Framework
9 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 2 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
10 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (3.23%) Ajax
10 1 (3.23%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) W3C
3 1 (3.23%) GIS
3 1 (3.23%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (22.58%) MVC
3 5 (16.13%) CRM
3 5 (16.13%) TDD
3 5 (16.13%) Content Management
3 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (16.13%) Test Automation
4 4 (12.90%) Migration
4 4 (12.90%) Coaching
4 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.68%) SDLC
5 3 (9.68%) User Stories
5 3 (9.68%) DevOps
5 3 (9.68%) Scrum
5 3 (9.68%) BDD
6 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Security Testing
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) JavaScript
2 11 (35.48%) SQL
3 4 (12.90%) Java
4 3 (9.68%) Python
5 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
5 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.23%) VBA
6 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.23%) C++
6 1 (3.23%) PHP
6 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
1 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) Telerik
3 3 (9.68%) ESRI
4 2 (6.45%) VMware
4 2 (6.45%) Nintex
4 2 (6.45%) EPiServer
4 2 (6.45%) Apple
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Embarcadero
5 1 (3.23%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.23%) Xamarin
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