The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stafford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 3 3 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing C# 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stafford 12.50% 15.38% 9.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 50.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.85%
C#
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Stafford region.

Programming Languages Category
Stafford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stafford 25.00% 30.77% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £260 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.14%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Stafford

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Stafford

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Stafford

C#
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Stafford

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stafford 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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Stafford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stafford 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft