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 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 4 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing C# 19 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 16.52% 22.22% 13.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 54.29% 54.17% 31.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 21
Average daily rate
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£323 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £333 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £319
% change year-on-year
- +1.88%
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
35 48 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 30.43% 41.03% 43.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 33 51
Average daily rate £310 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £256 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £341 £344
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 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 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 1 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 12 £325 -1.51% 5
Cannock - 1 £300 - 2
Lichfield - - - - 1
Rugeley - - - -
Stafford - - - - 1
Burton-upon-Trent - - - - 3
C#
West Midlands

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 (97.56%) .NET
2 32 (78.05%) SQL Server
3 20 (48.78%) ASP.NET
4 19 (46.34%) SQL
5 17 (41.46%) Windows
6 16 (39.02%) VB.NET
7 14 (34.15%) HTML
7 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
7 14 (34.15%) WinForms
8 13 (31.71%) CSS
8 13 (31.71%) Web Services
8 13 (31.71%) VB
8 13 (31.71%) Ajax
9 11 (26.83%) XML
9 11 (26.83%) Back Office
10 9 (21.95%) CSS3
11 8 (19.51%) Web Development
11 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
12 7 (17.07%) .NET Framework
12 7 (17.07%) Degree
12 7 (17.07%) HTML5
13 5 (12.20%) Apple iOS
13 5 (12.20%) WCF
13 5 (12.20%) jQuery
13 5 (12.20%) XHTML
14 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
14 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
14 4 (9.76%) XSLT
14 4 (9.76%) OOP
14 4 (9.76%) OO

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (2.44%) IIS
1 1 (2.44%) ColdFusion
1 1 (2.44%) CMS
1 1 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (2.44%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.44%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (78.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.44%) SQLite
5 1 (2.44%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) JIRA
1 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.44%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (2.44%) Xcode
2 1 (2.44%) Jasmine
2 1 (2.44%) Grunt
2 1 (2.44%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (2.44%) Yeoman
2 1 (2.44%) Bower
General
1 11 (26.83%) Back Office
2 3 (7.32%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (90.24%) Developer
2 23 (56.10%) .NET Developer
3 10 (24.39%) C# Developer
4 9 (21.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (17.07%) Web Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Software Developer
6 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (9.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (7.32%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (7.32%) VB.NET Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Architect
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Team Leader
9 2 (4.88%) SQL Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Development Team Leader
9 2 (4.88%) .NET Web Developer
9 2 (4.88%) .NET Team Leader
9 2 (4.88%) C# Web Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Platform Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (97.56%) .NET
2 20 (48.78%) ASP.NET
3 14 (34.15%) HTML
3 14 (34.15%) WinForms
4 13 (31.71%) Ajax
4 13 (31.71%) Web Services
4 13 (31.71%) CSS
5 11 (26.83%) XML
6 9 (21.95%) CSS3
7 7 (17.07%) HTML5
7 7 (17.07%) .NET Framework
8 5 (12.20%) jQuery
8 5 (12.20%) WCF
8 5 (12.20%) XHTML
9 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (9.76%) XSLT
10 3 (7.32%) JSON
10 3 (7.32%) WPF
11 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (4.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.88%) Smartphone
2 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.88%) WURFL
3 1 (2.44%) iPhone
3 1 (2.44%) iPad
3 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.44%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 17 (41.46%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Apple iOS
3 4 (9.76%) Windows 8
3 4 (9.76%) Windows Mobile
3 4 (9.76%) Android
4 2 (4.88%) Linux
4 2 (4.88%) VxWorks
4 2 (4.88%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Web Development
2 4 (9.76%) Unit Testing
2 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
2 4 (9.76%) OOP
2 4 (9.76%) OO
2 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
2 4 (9.76%) MVC
3 3 (7.32%) SOA
3 3 (7.32%) TDD
3 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (4.88%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.88%) Project Management
4 2 (4.88%) SEO
4 2 (4.88%) Web Application Development
4 2 (4.88%) Document Management
5 1 (2.44%) Low Latency
5 1 (2.44%) iOS Development
5 1 (2.44%) Workflow
5 1 (2.44%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (46.34%) SQL
2 16 (39.02%) VB.NET
3 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
4 13 (31.71%) VB
5 3 (7.32%) Java
6 2 (4.88%) C++
6 2 (4.88%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.44%) VB6
7 1 (2.44%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (2.44%) VBScript
7 1 (2.44%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) AccuRev
3 1 (2.44%) Adobe
3 1 (2.44%) Apple
3 1 (2.44%) Sitecore