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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 25 21 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing C# 21 17 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.87% 5.09% 10.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.29% 23.61% 27.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £372 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% +6.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £263 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £460 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £324 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.24% -0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +2.94%
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 72 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 41.06% 21.56% 36.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 41 36
Average daily rate £350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 17
Average hourly rate £23.13 £17.11 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.15% -32.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.38 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 29 (65.91%) .NET
2 23 (52.27%) JavaScript
3 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (34.09%) Python
4 13 (29.55%) SQL
4 13 (29.55%) Windows
4 13 (29.55%) Scrum
4 13 (29.55%) Windows 7
5 12 (27.27%) WebSockets
5 12 (27.27%) Modbus
5 12 (27.27%) AngularJS
5 12 (27.27%) MQTT
5 12 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 10 (22.73%) Software Engineering
8 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (20.45%) BDD
8 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
9 8 (18.18%) T-SQL
9 8 (18.18%) Java
10 7 (15.91%) HTML
10 7 (15.91%) Web Services
10 7 (15.91%) TDD
10 7 (15.91%) MVC
10 7 (15.91%) jQuery
11 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
11 6 (13.64%) .NET Framework
12 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
12 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (6.82%) CMS
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle Spatial
1 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.27%) Kentico
3 1 (2.27%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Office
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.27%) TCP/IP
1 12 (27.27%) Modbus
1 12 (27.27%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (9.09%) SoapUI
1 4 (9.09%) SpecFlow
2 3 (6.82%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.82%) FitNesse
2 3 (6.82%) Cucumber
2 3 (6.82%) Hudson
2 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.82%) Subversion
3 1 (2.27%) Selenium
3 1 (2.27%) NUnit
3 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (9.09%) Turkish Language
2 3 (6.82%) Back Office
3 2 (4.55%) Front Office
4 1 (2.27%) Finance
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (75.00%) Developer
2 18 (40.91%) C# Developer
3 16 (36.36%) .NET Developer
4 8 (18.18%) Software Developer
5 7 (15.91%) Software Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) Python Developer
5 7 (15.91%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (6.82%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Tester
7 2 (4.55%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Technical Support
8 1 (2.27%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (2.27%) Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) QA Tester
8 1 (2.27%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (65.91%) .NET
2 12 (27.27%) WebSockets
2 12 (27.27%) AngularJS
3 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (15.91%) HTML
5 7 (15.91%) Web Services
5 7 (15.91%) jQuery
6 6 (13.64%) .NET Framework
7 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (9.09%) WCF
8 4 (9.09%) HTML5
8 4 (9.09%) SOAP
9 3 (6.82%) CSS
9 3 (6.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (2.27%) CSS3
10 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 1 (2.27%) Razor View Engine
10 1 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.55%) FMCG
3 2 (4.55%) User Experience
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Windows
1 13 (29.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (29.55%) Scrum
3 10 (22.73%) Software Engineering
4 9 (20.45%) BDD
5 7 (15.91%) TDD
5 7 (15.91%) MVC
6 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
7 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (9.09%) ERP
9 3 (6.82%) OO
9 3 (6.82%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (6.82%) User Stories
10 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
10 2 (4.55%) SOA
11 1 (2.27%) B2B
11 1 (2.27%) Code Coverage
11 1 (2.27%) OOD
11 1 (2.27%) UML
11 1 (2.27%) OOP
11 1 (2.27%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 23 (52.27%) JavaScript
2 15 (34.09%) Python
3 13 (29.55%) SQL
4 8 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 8 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.27%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.27%) Borland
3 1 (2.27%) BT
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