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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 3 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 53 24 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 39.26% 17.65% 24.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 71.62% 37.50% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 14 27
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£349 £309 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.95% -6.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £265 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £434 £350
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 £35.00 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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
74 64 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 54.81% 47.06% 62.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 41 56
Average daily rate £333 £290 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.65% -12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £342 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £10.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +8 16 £316 +4.43% 21
Stafford -1 6 £425 +25.00% 5
Burton-upon-Trent +4 3 £300 +20.00% 3
Lichfield - 2 £363 - 1
Cannock - - - -
Tamworth - - - - 4
Uttoxeter - - - -
C#
West Midlands

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 62 (89.86%) .NET
2 40 (57.97%) SQL
3 30 (43.48%) SQL Server
4 29 (42.03%) ASP.NET
5 24 (34.78%) SOA
6 21 (30.43%) Security Cleared
7 20 (28.99%) SC Cleared
8 19 (27.54%) IBM
9 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (20.29%) MVC
11 12 (17.39%) CSS
11 12 (17.39%) JavaScript
12 11 (15.94%) .NET Framework
13 10 (14.49%) TDD
13 10 (14.49%) Web Services
13 10 (14.49%) VB.NET
13 10 (14.49%) OO
14 9 (13.04%) XML
14 9 (13.04%) VB
14 9 (13.04%) Oracle
14 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
14 9 (13.04%) Razor View Engine
15 7 (10.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 7 (10.14%) HTML
15 7 (10.14%) Windows
15 7 (10.14%) WinForms
15 7 (10.14%) WCF
15 7 (10.14%) WPF
15 7 (10.14%) jQuery
16 6 (8.70%) Web Design

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.45%) MS Access
4 1 (1.45%) DataStage
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.25%) Subversion
3 2 (2.90%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.45%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (7.25%) Finance
1 5 (7.25%) Law
2 3 (4.35%) Back Office
3 1 (1.45%) Games
3 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (68.12%) Developer
2 23 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 11 (15.94%) C# Developer
4 9 (13.04%) Analyst
4 9 (13.04%) Architect
5 8 (11.59%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Programmer
8 4 (5.80%) Data Architect
8 4 (5.80%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Database Developer
8 4 (5.80%) .NET Architect
8 4 (5.80%) .NET Programmer
8 4 (5.80%) .NET Software Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Data Architect
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Architect
9 3 (4.35%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (89.86%) .NET
2 29 (42.03%) ASP.NET
3 12 (17.39%) CSS
4 11 (15.94%) .NET Framework
5 10 (14.49%) Web Services
6 9 (13.04%) XML
6 9 (13.04%) Razor View Engine
7 7 (10.14%) jQuery
7 7 (10.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 7 (10.14%) HTML
7 7 (10.14%) WCF
7 7 (10.14%) WPF
7 7 (10.14%) WinForms
8 5 (7.25%) SOAP
8 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (5.80%) RESTful
9 4 (5.80%) REST
9 4 (5.80%) LINQ
10 3 (4.35%) JSON
10 3 (4.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.90%) Open Source
4 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.45%) NHS
4 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.45%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.14%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) Linux
3 2 (2.90%) Android
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.78%) SOA
2 16 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (20.29%) MVC
4 10 (14.49%) OO
4 10 (14.49%) TDD
5 6 (8.70%) Software Engineering
5 6 (8.70%) Web Design
6 5 (7.25%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.80%) OOP
7 4 (5.80%) Migration
7 4 (5.80%) Scrum
7 4 (5.80%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.35%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.90%) Workflow
9 2 (2.90%) CRM
9 2 (2.90%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.90%) Waterfall
9 2 (2.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (57.97%) SQL
2 12 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 10 (14.49%) VB.NET
4 9 (13.04%) VB
5 6 (8.70%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.35%) VBScript
6 3 (4.35%) VB6
7 2 (2.90%) XAML
7 2 (2.90%) C++
8 1 (1.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 20 (28.99%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.35%) VCP4
4 2 (2.90%) Degree
5 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (27.54%) IBM
2 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.04%) Oracle
3 5 (7.25%) i2
4 3 (4.35%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.45%) HP
Stafford, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Neg. Good chance of Extension
Posted: 15 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + neg.
Posted: 27 days ago