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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 33 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 22 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.30% 4.76% 3.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.84% 11.03% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 4
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£350 £294 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.14% -15.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £378 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £170.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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
203 145 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 48.92% 43.15% 36.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 93 29
Average daily rate £375 £313 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.48 £31.90 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £160.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 2 March 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 23 (60.53%) JavaScript
2 22 (57.89%) .NET
3 13 (34.21%) SQL
4 12 (31.58%) AngularJS
5 11 (28.95%) MVC
5 11 (28.95%) Windows
5 11 (28.95%) Python
6 10 (26.32%) Visual Studio
6 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
7 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
9 7 (18.42%) Java
9 7 (18.42%) Web Services
9 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
9 7 (18.42%) WebSockets
9 7 (18.42%) MQTT
9 7 (18.42%) Modbus
9 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (15.79%) ERP
10 6 (15.79%) T-SQL
10 6 (15.79%) PCI DSS
10 6 (15.79%) Multithreading
10 6 (15.79%) IronPython
10 6 (15.79%) Turkish Language
11 5 (13.16%) jQuery
11 5 (13.16%) Windows 7
11 5 (13.16%) HTML
11 5 (13.16%) CSS
11 5 (13.16%) Microsoft

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 4 (10.53%) CMS
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.89%) Umbraco
3 2 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (5.26%) Kentico
4 1 (2.63%) Node.js
4 1 (2.63%) Sitefinity
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.63%) Immediacy CMS
4 1 (2.63%) IIS
4 1 (2.63%) DNN
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Office
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
1 7 (18.42%) Modbus
1 7 (18.42%) MQTT
2 3 (7.89%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.63%) Intranet
3 1 (2.63%) Internet
3 1 (2.63%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.63%) Selenium
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (15.79%) Turkish Language
2 2 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Military
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (81.58%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) Software Developer
3 11 (28.95%) C# Developer
3 11 (28.95%) .NET Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Python Developer
5 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (13.16%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Software Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Web Developer
8 2 (5.26%) CRM Developer
8 2 (5.26%) C++/C# Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) C++ Software Developer
8 2 (5.26%) C++ Developer
9 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Automation Test Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (57.89%) .NET
2 12 (31.58%) AngularJS
3 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET
4 8 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (18.42%) Web Services
5 7 (18.42%) WebSockets
6 5 (13.16%) jQuery
6 5 (13.16%) HTML
6 5 (13.16%) CSS
7 3 (7.89%) HTML5
7 3 (7.89%) WCF
8 2 (5.26%) XML
8 2 (5.26%) XHTML
8 2 (5.26%) CSS3
9 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (2.63%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (2.63%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (2.63%) Kendo UI
9 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) Streaming Video
3 2 (5.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Streaming Music
4 1 (2.63%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.63%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.63%) Windows CE
3 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) MVC
2 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.79%) ERP
3 6 (15.79%) Multithreading
4 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.26%) Scrum
5 2 (5.26%) OO
5 2 (5.26%) CRM
5 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.26%) Content Management
6 1 (2.63%) Web Development
6 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.63%) TDD
6 1 (2.63%) SEO
6 1 (2.63%) Workflow
6 1 (2.63%) Validation
6 1 (2.63%) Migration
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL
6 1 (2.63%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) JavaScript
2 13 (34.21%) SQL
3 11 (28.95%) Python
4 7 (18.42%) Java
5 6 (15.79%) IronPython
5 6 (15.79%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.26%) C++
6 2 (5.26%) VC++
7 1 (2.63%) Ruby
7 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.63%) Delphi
7 1 (2.63%) PHP
7 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) VCP4
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) EPiServer
3 2 (5.26%) Sitecore
3 2 (5.26%) Telerik
4 1 (2.63%) Alterian
4 1 (2.63%) Ektron
4 1 (2.63%) Nintex
4 1 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) Borland
4 1 (2.63%) Apple
4 1 (2.63%) VMware
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