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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 3 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing C# 63 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 29.30% 16.54% 17.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 56.76% 44.00% 41.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 15 11
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£369 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -1.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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
111 50 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 51.63% 37.59% 42.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 33 23
Average daily rate £345 £323 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.97% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £370 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £15.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 - £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 - £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 April 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 April 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 +3 15 £325 - 13
Burton-upon-Trent +5 7 £300 +20.00% 2
Stafford +2 6 £388 +13.97% 5
Lichfield - 2 £363 - 2
C#
West Midlands

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 74 (91.36%) .NET
2 44 (54.32%) SQL
3 40 (49.38%) SQL Server
4 29 (35.80%) ASP.NET
5 25 (30.86%) SOA
6 22 (27.16%) Security Cleared
7 21 (25.93%) SC Cleared
7 21 (25.93%) IBM
8 20 (24.69%) .NET Framework
9 19 (23.46%) MVC
10 17 (20.99%) JavaScript
11 16 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (18.52%) CSS
12 15 (18.52%) VB
12 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
13 13 (16.05%) XML
14 11 (13.58%) OO
14 11 (13.58%) MS Excel
14 11 (13.58%) N-Tier
14 11 (13.58%) HTML
14 11 (13.58%) TDD
15 10 (12.35%) Razor View Engine
15 10 (12.35%) Oracle
15 10 (12.35%) Web Services
16 9 (11.11%) OOP
16 9 (11.11%) Resource Management
16 9 (11.11%) WCF
16 9 (11.11%) WPF
16 9 (11.11%) WinForms
16 9 (11.11%) Open Source

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.23%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (13.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (49.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.94%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.23%) MS Access
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.17%) Subversion
3 2 (2.47%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (2.47%) TestComplete
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.23%) Xcode
4 1 (1.23%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (6.17%) Law
2 4 (4.94%) Back Office
2 4 (4.94%) Finance
3 2 (2.47%) Games
3 2 (2.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (62.96%) Developer
2 25 (30.86%) .NET Developer
3 15 (18.52%) C# Developer
4 11 (13.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (12.35%) Software Team Leader
5 10 (12.35%) Team Leader
5 10 (12.35%) Development Team Leader
5 10 (12.35%) Software Development Team Leader
6 9 (11.11%) .NET Team Leader
6 9 (11.11%) Analyst
6 9 (11.11%) Architect
7 6 (7.41%) Web Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Programmer
8 5 (6.17%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (6.17%) Software Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Software Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) .NET Software Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) .NET Programmer
9 4 (4.94%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (91.36%) .NET
2 29 (35.80%) ASP.NET
3 20 (24.69%) .NET Framework
4 15 (18.52%) CSS
5 13 (16.05%) XML
6 11 (13.58%) HTML
7 10 (12.35%) Web Services
7 10 (12.35%) Razor View Engine
8 9 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (11.11%) WCF
8 9 (11.11%) WPF
8 9 (11.11%) WinForms
9 8 (9.88%) jQuery
9 8 (9.88%) Entity Framework
10 6 (7.41%) CSS3
10 6 (7.41%) SOAP
11 5 (6.17%) LINQ
11 5 (6.17%) REST
11 5 (6.17%) HTML5
12 4 (4.94%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) N-Tier
2 9 (11.11%) Open Source
3 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.23%) NHS
5 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.17%) Windows
2 3 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.23%) Android
3 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.86%) SOA
2 19 (23.46%) MVC
3 16 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (13.58%) TDD
4 11 (13.58%) OO
5 9 (11.11%) OOP
5 9 (11.11%) Resource Management
6 8 (9.88%) Software Engineering
6 8 (9.88%) E-Commerce
7 6 (7.41%) Web Design
8 5 (6.17%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (4.94%) Migration
9 4 (4.94%) Scrum
10 3 (3.70%) Project Management
10 3 (3.70%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (3.70%) Web Development
10 3 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (2.47%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.47%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 44 (54.32%) SQL
2 17 (20.99%) JavaScript
3 15 (18.52%) VB
4 8 (9.88%) VB.NET
4 8 (9.88%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.94%) VBScript
6 3 (3.70%) C++
6 3 (3.70%) XAML
6 3 (3.70%) VB6
7 1 (1.23%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 22 (27.16%) Security Cleared
2 21 (25.93%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (25.93%) IBM
2 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.35%) Oracle
4 6 (7.41%) i2
5 3 (3.70%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.47%) MKS
7 1 (1.23%) HP
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