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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 9 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 25 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.43% 16.81% 22.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.41% 54.29% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 20
Average daily rate
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£350 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £325 £333
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 £40.38 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +7.14%
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
88 35 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 54.32% 30.97% 40.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 26 34
Average daily rate £365 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.74% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £338 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £8.00 £13.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% -69.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

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#
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 3 September 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
Burton-upon-Trent - 5 £300 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent -7 3 £420 +29.23% 16
C#
West Midlands

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 48 (90.57%) .NET
2 25 (47.17%) SQL
3 24 (45.28%) SQL Server
4 18 (33.96%) ASP.NET
5 16 (30.19%) JavaScript
5 16 (30.19%) Microsoft
5 16 (30.19%) .NET Framework
6 14 (26.42%) VB
6 14 (26.42%) VB.NET
7 13 (24.53%) T-SQL
7 13 (24.53%) MS Excel
8 12 (22.64%) N-Tier
9 11 (20.75%) HTML
9 11 (20.75%) CSS
9 11 (20.75%) MVC
10 10 (18.87%) E-Commerce
10 10 (18.87%) OOP
10 10 (18.87%) Resource Management
10 10 (18.87%) jQuery
10 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (16.98%) OO
11 9 (16.98%) WinForms
11 9 (16.98%) Open Source
12 8 (15.09%) XML
13 7 (13.21%) Software Engineering
13 7 (13.21%) TDD
13 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
13 7 (13.21%) Relational Database
14 6 (11.32%) CSS3
14 6 (11.32%) SDLC

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2 (3.77%) IIS
2 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (24.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (45.28%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.21%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) MySQL
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.77%) Subversion
2 2 (3.77%) TestComplete
2 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.77%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.89%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.89%) Selenium
3 1 (1.89%) Xcode
3 1 (1.89%) NUnit
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
1 5 (9.43%) Games
2 2 (3.77%) Back Office
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (64.15%) Developer
2 20 (37.74%) .NET Developer
3 11 (20.75%) C# Developer
4 10 (18.87%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (16.98%) Team Leader
5 9 (16.98%) Development Team Leader
5 9 (16.98%) .NET Team Leader
5 9 (16.98%) Software Development Team Leader
5 9 (16.98%) Software Team Leader
6 4 (7.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Tester
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Programmer
7 3 (5.66%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) .NET Programmer
7 3 (5.66%) C# Programmer
7 3 (5.66%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (90.57%) .NET
2 18 (33.96%) ASP.NET
3 16 (30.19%) .NET Framework
4 11 (20.75%) CSS
4 11 (20.75%) HTML
5 10 (18.87%) jQuery
5 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (16.98%) WinForms
7 8 (15.09%) XML
8 6 (11.32%) WPF
8 6 (11.32%) HTML5
8 6 (11.32%) CSS3
9 4 (7.55%) Entity Framework
9 4 (7.55%) WCF
9 4 (7.55%) Web Services
10 3 (5.66%) LINQ
10 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (5.66%) Razor View Engine
11 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) N-Tier
2 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.66%) Online Games
3 3 (5.66%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.89%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.89%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) MVC
2 10 (18.87%) OOP
2 10 (18.87%) E-Commerce
2 10 (18.87%) Resource Management
3 9 (16.98%) OO
3 9 (16.98%) Open Source
4 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
4 7 (13.21%) TDD
4 7 (13.21%) Software Engineering
5 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.32%) SDLC
6 5 (9.43%) Automated Testing
6 5 (9.43%) Project Management
7 3 (5.66%) Web Development
7 3 (5.66%) BDD
7 3 (5.66%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (3.77%) Test Management
8 2 (3.77%) Test Scripting
8 2 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.77%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (47.17%) SQL
2 16 (30.19%) JavaScript
3 14 (26.42%) VB
3 14 (26.42%) VB.NET
4 13 (24.53%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.55%) C++
6 3 (5.66%) VBScript
6 3 (5.66%) ActionScript
6 3 (5.66%) VB6
7 2 (3.77%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.77%) XAML
7 2 (3.77%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.77%) C
8 1 (1.89%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (30.19%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) MKS
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