The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 19 32 25
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs citing C# 12 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.90% 3.86% 4.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.64% 10.40% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 14
Median daily rate £350 £280 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £225 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £37.62 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.97% +7.48%
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
88 125 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 35.92% 37.09% 34.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 95 86
Median daily rate £375 £373 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +18.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £437 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £32.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -27.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing C# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

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 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for C#.

1 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) Visual Studio
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (21.43%) HTML
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 3 (21.43%) CSS
6 3 (21.43%) Web Services
6 3 (21.43%) OO
6 3 (21.43%) MVC
6 3 (21.43%) Scrum
7 2 (14.29%) WinForms
7 2 (14.29%) TDD
7 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Selenium
7 2 (14.29%) Statistics
7 2 (14.29%) Use Case
7 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
7 2 (14.29%) Linux
7 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 2 (14.29%) C++
7 2 (14.29%) Front End Development

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (14.29%) HDInsight
2 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.14%) GoogleTest
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
3 1 (7.14%) JMeter
3 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Local Government
1 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
2 5 (35.71%) C# Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Azure SQL DBA
4 2 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) DBA
4 2 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 2 (14.29%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 2 (14.29%) WinForms
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
1 2 (14.29%) Statistics
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) MVC
2 3 (21.43%) OO
2 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) BDD
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
3 2 (14.29%) High Availability
3 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) RedGate