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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 5 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing C# 31 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 16.23% 14.56% 20.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.26% 46.94% 43.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 11
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£354 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £358 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.56 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -6.66%
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
77 49 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 40.31% 31.01% 46.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 30 25
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £285 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £370 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Average hourly rate £16.75 - £15.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +1 10 £339 +4.23% 9
Burton-upon-Trent - 4 £250 - 1
Stafford -1 1 £350 - 1
Tamworth - 1 £325 - 4
C#
West Midlands

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 79 (94.05%) .NET
2 46 (54.76%) SQL
3 43 (51.19%) SQL Server
4 33 (39.29%) ASP.NET
5 25 (29.76%) SOA
6 23 (27.38%) .NET Framework
7 21 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 21 (25.00%) IBM
8 20 (23.81%) JavaScript
8 20 (23.81%) SC Cleared
9 19 (22.62%) MVC
10 17 (20.24%) CSS
11 16 (19.05%) VB
11 16 (19.05%) Microsoft
11 16 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (16.67%) XML
13 13 (15.48%) MS Excel
13 13 (15.48%) N-Tier
13 13 (15.48%) HTML
14 12 (14.29%) OO
14 12 (14.29%) jQuery
14 12 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (13.10%) Open Source
15 11 (13.10%) Resource Management
15 11 (13.10%) TDD
15 11 (13.10%) OOP
15 11 (13.10%) Web Services
16 10 (11.90%) E-Commerce
16 10 (11.90%) VB.NET
16 10 (11.90%) Oracle

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.38%) IIS
3 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (15.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (51.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.95%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.19%) MS Access
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.95%) Subversion
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.38%) TestComplete
3 2 (2.38%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.19%) Xcode
4 1 (1.19%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.19%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (5.95%) Law
2 4 (4.76%) Back Office
3 3 (3.57%) Finance
3 3 (3.57%) Retail
4 2 (2.38%) Games
5 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (63.10%) Developer
2 29 (34.52%) .NET Developer
3 14 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 12 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 12 (14.29%) Development Team Leader
4 12 (14.29%) Software Team Leader
4 12 (14.29%) Software Development Team Leader
5 11 (13.10%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (13.10%) .NET Team Leader
6 9 (10.71%) Architect
7 8 (9.52%) Analyst
8 6 (7.14%) Web Developer
8 6 (7.14%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.95%) Software Engineer
9 5 (5.95%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.76%) C# Programmer
10 4 (4.76%) .NET Programmer
10 4 (4.76%) .NET Architect
10 4 (4.76%) .NET Software Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (94.05%) .NET
2 33 (39.29%) ASP.NET
3 23 (27.38%) .NET Framework
4 17 (20.24%) CSS
5 14 (16.67%) XML
6 13 (15.48%) HTML
7 12 (14.29%) jQuery
7 12 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (13.10%) Web Services
9 10 (11.90%) WinForms
9 10 (11.90%) WPF
10 9 (10.71%) WCF
10 9 (10.71%) Entity Framework
10 9 (10.71%) Razor View Engine
11 7 (8.33%) CSS3
12 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 6 (7.14%) HTML5
12 6 (7.14%) SOAP
13 5 (5.95%) LINQ
13 5 (5.95%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.48%) N-Tier
2 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.19%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.19%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.19%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.14%) Windows
2 3 (3.57%) Linux
3 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.19%) Android
4 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.76%) SOA
2 19 (22.62%) MVC
3 16 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (14.29%) OO
5 11 (13.10%) Open Source
5 11 (13.10%) Resource Management
5 11 (13.10%) TDD
5 11 (13.10%) OOP
6 10 (11.90%) E-Commerce
7 8 (9.52%) Software Engineering
8 7 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (4.76%) SDLC
9 4 (4.76%) Web Development
10 3 (3.57%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.57%) Project Management
10 3 (3.57%) Web Design
10 3 (3.57%) Migration
10 3 (3.57%) Scrum
10 3 (3.57%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 46 (54.76%) SQL
2 20 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 16 (19.05%) VB
4 10 (11.90%) VB.NET
5 9 (10.71%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.76%) XAML
6 4 (4.76%) VBScript
6 4 (4.76%) C++
7 2 (2.38%) VB6
8 1 (1.19%) VC++
8 1 (1.19%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.19%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (25.00%) IBM
2 16 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.90%) Oracle
4 6 (7.14%) i2
5 3 (3.57%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.38%) MKS
7 1 (1.19%) HP
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