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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 28 22 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing C# 16 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.82% 5.65% 6.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.03% 19.77% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 6
Average daily rate
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£338 £275 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £189 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £386 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.54% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £23.25 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
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
145 86 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 43.67% 28.57% 29.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 55 29
Average daily rate £348 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.31% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £418 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 8
Average hourly rate £24.44 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.64% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.90 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £36.00 £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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#
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#
Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

C# Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (65.22%) .NET
2 21 (45.65%) JavaScript
3 16 (34.78%) SQL
3 16 (34.78%) Python
4 15 (32.61%) Windows
5 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (28.26%) Windows 7
7 12 (26.09%) WebSockets
7 12 (26.09%) AngularJS
7 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
7 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET
7 12 (26.09%) Modbus
7 12 (26.09%) MQTT
8 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
8 11 (23.91%) Java
8 11 (23.91%) Scrum
9 10 (21.74%) Web Services
9 10 (21.74%) T-SQL
9 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
10 9 (19.57%) MVC
11 6 (13.04%) TDD
11 6 (13.04%) .NET Framework
11 6 (13.04%) Turkish Language
11 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing
11 6 (13.04%) PCI DSS
11 6 (13.04%) ERP
11 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (10.87%) SOAP
12 5 (10.87%) HTML

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (6.52%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.52%) CMS
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle Spatial
2 2 (4.35%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.17%) Kentico
3 1 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.17%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
1 12 (26.09%) Modbus
1 12 (26.09%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.70%) SoapUI
2 4 (8.70%) SpecFlow
2 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.52%) Subversion
3 3 (6.52%) FitNesse
3 3 (6.52%) Hudson
3 3 (6.52%) Cucumber
3 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.17%) Selenium
5 1 (2.17%) NUnit
5 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (13.04%) Turkish Language
2 3 (6.52%) Back Office
3 2 (4.35%) Front Office
4 1 (2.17%) Finance
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (76.09%) Developer
2 15 (32.61%) C# Developer
3 14 (30.43%) .NET Developer
4 10 (21.74%) Software Developer
5 7 (15.22%) Software Engineer
5 7 (15.22%) Python Developer
6 4 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.52%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Tester
8 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Technical Support
9 1 (2.17%) 2nd Line Support
9 1 (2.17%) Applications Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Test Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (65.22%) .NET
2 12 (26.09%) WebSockets
2 12 (26.09%) AngularJS
2 12 (26.09%) ASP.NET
3 10 (21.74%) Web Services
3 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (13.04%) .NET Framework
5 5 (10.87%) SOAP
5 5 (10.87%) HTML
5 5 (10.87%) WCF
5 5 (10.87%) jQuery
5 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 4 (8.70%) CSS
7 3 (6.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (4.35%) CSS3
8 2 (4.35%) HTML5
8 2 (4.35%) XML
9 1 (2.17%) XHTML
9 1 (2.17%) WinForms
9 1 (2.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Algorithms
2 3 (6.52%) User Experience
3 2 (4.35%) FMCG
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 15 (32.61%) Windows
2 13 (28.26%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.17%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Windows CE
3 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.91%) Scrum
3 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
4 9 (19.57%) MVC
5 6 (13.04%) TDD
5 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing
5 6 (13.04%) ERP
6 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (10.87%) BDD
7 4 (8.70%) OO
8 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.52%) User Stories
9 2 (4.35%) OOD
9 2 (4.35%) SOA
10 1 (2.17%) B2B
10 1 (2.17%) UML
10 1 (2.17%) OOP
10 1 (2.17%) Code Coverage
10 1 (2.17%) SEO
10 1 (2.17%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) JavaScript
2 16 (34.78%) SQL
2 16 (34.78%) Python
3 11 (23.91%) Java
4 10 (21.74%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.17%) Delphi
5 1 (2.17%) PHP
5 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.17%) Borland
3 1 (2.17%) BT
3 1 (2.17%) Telerik
3 1 (2.17%) Sitecore
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