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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 6 2 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing C# 21 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 16.94% 20.75% 14.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.22% 52.38% 28.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 20
Average daily rate
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£320 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £286 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £337 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
41 42 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 33.06% 39.62% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 56
Average daily rate £313 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £365 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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 -1 13 £325 -1.51% 3
Cannock - 1 £300 - 2
Lichfield - - - -
Rugeley - - - -
Stafford - - - - 3
Tamworth - - - - 2
Burton-upon-Trent - - - - 3
C#
West Midlands

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 40 (95.24%) .NET
2 31 (73.81%) SQL Server
3 21 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 20 (47.62%) SQL
5 18 (42.86%) VB.NET
5 18 (42.86%) Windows
6 15 (35.71%) JavaScript
7 14 (33.33%) HTML
7 14 (33.33%) CSS
8 13 (30.95%) WinForms
9 12 (28.57%) Web Services
9 12 (28.57%) VB
9 12 (28.57%) Ajax
10 11 (26.19%) Back Office
11 10 (23.81%) XML
12 9 (21.43%) CSS3
13 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
14 7 (16.67%) HTML5
14 7 (16.67%) Web Development
14 7 (16.67%) .NET Framework
14 7 (16.67%) Degree
15 6 (14.29%) jQuery
15 6 (14.29%) Apple iOS
16 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
16 5 (11.90%) Android
17 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
17 4 (9.52%) Windows Mobile
17 4 (9.52%) WCF
17 4 (9.52%) TDD
17 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 1 (2.38%) IIS
1 1 (2.38%) ColdFusion
1 1 (2.38%) CMS
1 1 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (2.38%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.38%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (73.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.38%) SQLite
4 1 (2.38%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) JIRA
1 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.38%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (2.38%) Xcode
2 1 (2.38%) Jasmine
2 1 (2.38%) Grunt
2 1 (2.38%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (2.38%) Yeoman
2 1 (2.38%) Bower
General
1 11 (26.19%) Back Office
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (88.10%) Developer
2 23 (54.76%) .NET Developer
3 9 (21.43%) C# Developer
4 8 (19.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Web Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Software Developer
6 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (9.52%) VB.NET Developer
7 4 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Platform Architect
9 2 (4.76%) Mobility Architect
9 2 (4.76%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.76%) .NET Web Developer
9 2 (4.76%) .NET Team Leader
9 2 (4.76%) C# Web Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Team Leader
9 2 (4.76%) SQL Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (95.24%) .NET
2 21 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (33.33%) CSS
3 14 (33.33%) HTML
4 13 (30.95%) WinForms
5 12 (28.57%) Ajax
5 12 (28.57%) Web Services
6 10 (23.81%) XML
7 9 (21.43%) CSS3
8 7 (16.67%) HTML5
8 7 (16.67%) .NET Framework
9 6 (14.29%) jQuery
10 4 (9.52%) XSLT
10 4 (9.52%) XHTML
10 4 (9.52%) WCF
11 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (7.14%) JSON
12 2 (4.76%) wxWidgets
12 2 (4.76%) Qt
12 2 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) N-Tier
1 3 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.76%) Smartphone
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.76%) WURFL
2 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) iPhone
3 1 (2.38%) iPad
3 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.38%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.38%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 5 (11.90%) Android
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (9.52%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.76%) BlackBerry OS
5 2 (4.76%) Linux
5 2 (4.76%) VxWorks
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) Web Development
2 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
2 4 (9.52%) TDD
2 4 (9.52%) OOP
2 4 (9.52%) OO
2 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce
2 4 (9.52%) MVC
2 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
3 3 (7.14%) SOA
3 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (4.76%) Document Management
4 2 (4.76%) Project Management
4 2 (4.76%) SEO
4 2 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.76%) Web Application Development
4 2 (4.76%) Line Management
5 1 (2.38%) Low Latency
5 1 (2.38%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (47.62%) SQL
2 18 (42.86%) VB.NET
3 15 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 12 (28.57%) VB
5 3 (7.14%) Java
6 2 (4.76%) C++
6 2 (4.76%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.38%) VB6
7 1 (2.38%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (2.38%) VBScript
7 1 (2.38%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) AccuRev
3 1 (2.38%) Adobe
3 1 (2.38%) Apple
3 1 (2.38%) Sitecore