The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Staffordshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 6 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing C# 17 33 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 14.53% 27.97% 14.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.95% 58.93% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 22
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£320 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £333 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
37 56 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 31.62% 47.46% 42.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 38 52
Average daily rate £301 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £378 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.41% +21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C#
West Midlands

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 9 £320 -1.53% 6
Stafford 0 1 - -
Cannock - 1 £300 - 2
Lichfield - - - - 2
Rugeley - - - -
Burton-upon-Trent - - - - 6
C#
West Midlands

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 37 (92.50%) .NET
2 29 (72.50%) SQL Server
3 22 (55.00%) ASP.NET
4 17 (42.50%) HTML
4 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
5 16 (40.00%) CSS
6 15 (37.50%) VB.NET
6 15 (37.50%) Ajax
7 14 (35.00%) SQL
8 12 (30.00%) XML
9 11 (27.50%) Windows
9 11 (27.50%) CSS3
10 9 (22.50%) WinForms
10 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
10 9 (22.50%) HTML5
10 9 (22.50%) Web Development
11 7 (17.50%) OO
11 7 (17.50%) VB
11 7 (17.50%) Web Services
11 7 (17.50%) .NET Framework
11 7 (17.50%) Degree
12 6 (15.00%) jQuery
12 6 (15.00%) XHTML
13 5 (12.50%) Back Office
13 5 (12.50%) MVC
13 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (12.50%) Apple iOS
14 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (10.00%) Windows 8
14 4 (10.00%) Windows Mobile

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (5.00%) Node.js
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.50%) ColdFusion
2 1 (2.50%) CMS
2 1 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.50%) Tridion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (72.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.50%) SQLite
5 1 (2.50%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.50%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.50%) Grunt
3 1 (2.50%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (2.50%) Yeoman
3 1 (2.50%) Bower
3 1 (2.50%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (2.50%) Xcode
3 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 5 (12.50%) Back Office
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (87.50%) Developer
2 18 (45.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 9 (22.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (20.00%) Web Developer
6 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Software Developer
8 3 (7.50%) VB.NET Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Architect
9 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Team Leader
9 2 (5.00%) SQL Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Development Team Leader
9 2 (5.00%) .NET Web Developer
9 2 (5.00%) .NET Team Leader
9 2 (5.00%) C# Web Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (92.50%) .NET
2 22 (55.00%) ASP.NET
3 17 (42.50%) HTML
4 16 (40.00%) CSS
5 15 (37.50%) Ajax
6 12 (30.00%) XML
7 11 (27.50%) CSS3
8 9 (22.50%) WinForms
8 9 (22.50%) HTML5
9 7 (17.50%) Web Services
9 7 (17.50%) .NET Framework
10 6 (15.00%) XHTML
10 6 (15.00%) jQuery
11 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (10.00%) WCF
12 3 (7.50%) WPF
12 3 (7.50%) XSLT
13 2 (5.00%) JSON
13 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
13 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (5.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (5.00%) Smartphone
1 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.00%) WURFL
2 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.50%) iPhone
2 1 (2.50%) iPad
2 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.50%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 4 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (10.00%) Windows Mobile
3 4 (10.00%) Android
4 2 (5.00%) Linux
4 2 (5.00%) VxWorks
4 2 (5.00%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Web Development
2 7 (17.50%) OO
3 5 (12.50%) MVC
4 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (10.00%) OOP
4 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.00%) Document Management
6 2 (5.00%) TDD
6 2 (5.00%) SOA
6 2 (5.00%) Project Management
6 2 (5.00%) SEO
6 2 (5.00%) Migration
6 2 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (5.00%) Web Application Development
7 1 (2.50%) iOS Development
7 1 (2.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) JavaScript
2 15 (37.50%) VB.NET
3 14 (35.00%) SQL
4 7 (17.50%) VB
5 3 (7.50%) Java
6 2 (5.00%) C++
6 2 (5.00%) VBScript
6 2 (5.00%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.50%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (2.50%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) AccuRev
3 1 (2.50%) Adobe
3 1 (2.50%) Lotus
3 1 (2.50%) Apple
3 1 (2.50%) Sitecore
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £300-£325
Posted: 6 days ago