The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 3 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing C# 62 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 32.63% 18.11% 23.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 63.27% 46.00% 44.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 13 19
Average daily rate
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£345 £310 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.29% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £350
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 £35.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
C#
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
98 50 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 51.58% 39.37% 51.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 31 38
Average daily rate £335 £308 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.94% -6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £331 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £16.75 - £15.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

C#
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +4 16 £322 +1.41% 11
Burton-upon-Trent +2 7 £300 +20.00% 3
Stafford -1 7 £388 +13.97% 3
Lichfield - 2 £363 - 3
Cannock - - - -
Tamworth - - - - 6
Uttoxeter - - - -
C#
West Midlands

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 68 (89.47%) .NET
2 42 (55.26%) SQL
3 36 (47.37%) SQL Server
4 30 (39.47%) ASP.NET
5 25 (32.89%) SOA
6 22 (28.95%) Security Cleared
7 21 (27.63%) SC Cleared
7 21 (27.63%) IBM
8 18 (23.68%) MVC
9 17 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (21.05%) .NET Framework
10 16 (21.05%) JavaScript
11 14 (18.42%) CSS
12 12 (15.79%) OO
13 11 (14.47%) VB
13 11 (14.47%) TDD
14 10 (13.16%) Oracle
14 10 (13.16%) XML
14 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
14 10 (13.16%) Razor View Engine
15 9 (11.84%) Entity Framework
15 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (11.84%) HTML
16 8 (10.53%) VB.NET
16 8 (10.53%) Web Services
16 8 (10.53%) WinForms
16 8 (10.53%) WCF
16 8 (10.53%) WPF
16 8 (10.53%) jQuery
17 7 (9.21%) Software Engineering

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.32%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.32%) DataStage
4 1 (1.32%) MS Access
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.58%) Subversion
3 2 (2.63%) TestComplete
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.32%) Xcode
4 1 (1.32%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (6.58%) Finance
1 5 (6.58%) Law
2 4 (5.26%) Back Office
3 2 (2.63%) Retail
3 2 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 50 (65.79%) Developer
2 24 (31.58%) .NET Developer
3 14 (18.42%) C# Developer
4 10 (13.16%) Analyst
4 10 (13.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Architect
6 6 (7.89%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Team Leader
7 5 (6.58%) Development Team Leader
7 5 (6.58%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) .NET Software Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) .NET Programmer
7 5 (6.58%) Software Development Team Leader
7 5 (6.58%) Software Team Leader
7 5 (6.58%) Software Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Programmer
7 5 (6.58%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.26%) C# Programmer
8 4 (5.26%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (89.47%) .NET
2 30 (39.47%) ASP.NET
3 16 (21.05%) .NET Framework
4 14 (18.42%) CSS
5 10 (13.16%) XML
5 10 (13.16%) Razor View Engine
6 9 (11.84%) Entity Framework
6 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (11.84%) HTML
7 8 (10.53%) Web Services
7 8 (10.53%) WinForms
7 8 (10.53%) WCF
7 8 (10.53%) WPF
7 8 (10.53%) jQuery
8 5 (6.58%) LINQ
8 5 (6.58%) SOAP
8 5 (6.58%) CSS3
9 4 (5.26%) REST
9 4 (5.26%) HTML5
9 4 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) N-Tier
2 4 (5.26%) Open Source
2 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.32%) NHS
4 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.58%) Windows
2 3 (3.95%) Linux
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.32%) Android
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.89%) SOA
2 18 (23.68%) MVC
3 17 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (15.79%) OO
5 11 (14.47%) TDD
6 7 (9.21%) Software Engineering
6 7 (9.21%) E-Commerce
7 6 (7.89%) OOP
7 6 (7.89%) Web Design
8 5 (6.58%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (5.26%) Resource Management
9 4 (5.26%) Migration
9 4 (5.26%) Scrum
10 3 (3.95%) Web Development
10 3 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (3.95%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.95%) Project Management
10 3 (3.95%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (2.63%) Test Automation
11 2 (2.63%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 42 (55.26%) SQL
2 16 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 11 (14.47%) VB
4 8 (10.53%) VB.NET
5 7 (9.21%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.26%) VBScript
7 3 (3.95%) VB6
8 2 (2.63%) C++
8 2 (2.63%) XAML
9 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.32%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (28.95%) Security Cleared
2 21 (27.63%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (27.63%) IBM
2 10 (13.16%) Oracle
2 10 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.89%) i2
4 3 (3.95%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.63%) MKS
6 1 (1.32%) HP
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