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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 33 34 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Contract jobs citing C# 3 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.19% 5.36% 7.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.23% 10.53% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 11
Average daily rate £400 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £103.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -63.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +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
71 190 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 28.06% 50.94% 45.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 105 79
Average daily rate £388 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 16
Average hourly rate £32.75 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £9.70 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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#
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 12 February 2016, 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 (78.05%) .NET
2 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
3 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (41.46%) SQL Server
5 16 (39.02%) Visual Studio
6 15 (36.59%) Software Engineering
7 12 (29.27%) OOD
7 12 (29.27%) HTML
7 12 (29.27%) Moq
8 11 (26.83%) jQuery
8 11 (26.83%) CSS
8 11 (26.83%) MVC
9 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET
9 10 (24.39%) Windows
9 10 (24.39%) C++
10 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
10 9 (21.95%) WCF
10 9 (21.95%) Network Security
10 9 (21.95%) Jasmine
11 8 (19.51%) TDD
11 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
11 8 (19.51%) SQL
12 7 (17.07%) OO
12 7 (17.07%) Scrum
12 7 (17.07%) Git (software)
12 7 (17.07%) REST
13 6 (14.63%) AngularJS
13 6 (14.63%) SDLC
13 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (7.32%) IIS
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle Spatial
1 3 (7.32%) Umbraco
2 2 (4.88%) Confluence
3 1 (2.44%) CMS
3 1 (2.44%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) Network Security
1 9 (21.95%) TCP/IP
2 6 (14.63%) CTI
3 3 (7.32%) Internet
4 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (41.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (39.02%) Visual Studio
2 12 (29.27%) Moq
3 9 (21.95%) Jasmine
4 7 (17.07%) Git (software)
5 6 (14.63%) NUnit
6 5 (12.20%) Cucumber
6 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
7 4 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (7.32%) RubyMine
8 3 (7.32%) Selenium
8 3 (7.32%) SpecFlow
8 3 (7.32%) Subversion
9 2 (4.88%) JIRA
9 2 (4.88%) JMeter
9 2 (4.88%) JUnit
9 2 (4.88%) LabVIEW
9 2 (4.88%) TeamCity
9 2 (4.88%) TortoiseSVN
10 1 (2.44%) FitNesse
10 1 (2.44%) WATIR
General
1 3 (7.32%) Electronics
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
1 3 (7.32%) Retail
2 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (53.66%) Developer
2 14 (34.15%) Software Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Software Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) C# Developer
5 5 (12.20%) .NET Developer
5 5 (12.20%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Development Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Automation Tester
7 3 (7.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Tester
8 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (4.88%) QA Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Quality Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Ruby Automation Tester
8 2 (4.88%) Selenium Tester
8 2 (4.88%) Software Tester
9 1 (2.44%) HTML Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Software Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (78.05%) .NET
2 12 (29.27%) HTML
3 11 (26.83%) CSS
3 11 (26.83%) jQuery
4 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET
5 9 (21.95%) WCF
6 7 (17.07%) REST
7 6 (14.63%) .NET Framework
7 6 (14.63%) AngularJS
7 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (14.63%) COM
7 6 (14.63%) LINQ
7 6 (14.63%) NHibernate
7 6 (14.63%) SOAP
7 6 (14.63%) STL
7 6 (14.63%) XML
8 5 (12.20%) Ajax
8 5 (12.20%) Entity Framework
8 5 (12.20%) WPF
9 4 (9.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (7.32%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (4.88%) NHS
2 2 (4.88%) Physics
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) Software Engineering
3 12 (29.27%) OOD
4 11 (26.83%) MVC
5 8 (19.51%) TDD
6 7 (17.07%) OO
6 7 (17.07%) Scrum
7 6 (14.63%) Multithreading
7 6 (14.63%) SDLC
8 5 (12.20%) Automated Testing
8 5 (12.20%) Load Testing
8 5 (12.20%) Manual Testing
9 4 (9.76%) BDD
9 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
9 4 (9.76%) Logistics
9 4 (9.76%) Web Development
10 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (7.32%) DevOps
10 3 (7.32%) Migration
10 3 (7.32%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) C++
2 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
2 8 (19.51%) SQL
3 4 (9.76%) Ruby
4 3 (7.32%) Python
4 3 (7.32%) VB
4 3 (7.32%) VB6
5 2 (4.88%) Java
5 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.44%) C
6 1 (2.44%) Perl
6 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) Embarcadero
4 1 (2.44%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.44%) NICE Systems
4 1 (2.44%) Serena
4 1 (2.44%) Wind River
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