The first table below looks at the demand for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the St Albans region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank - 8 2
Contract jobs citing C# 0 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans - 3.23% 28.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 9.09% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Average daily rate - £400 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +31.14%
Programming Languages Category
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
8 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 26.67% 35.48% 64.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 10
Average daily rate £256 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.87% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £344 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
C#
Hertfordshire

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the St Albans region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

C#
Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the St Albans region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the St Albans region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

C#
Top 21 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the St Albans 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 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database

C#
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the St Albans 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Architect
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle