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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 7 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing C# 22 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 16.54% 17.53% 11.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.00% 41.46% 31.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 15
Average daily rate £325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £330 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
50 41 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 37.59% 42.27% 35.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 23 37
Average daily rate £323 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £200 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 13
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -54.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
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#
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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -2 13 £325 -4.41% 6
Burton-upon-Trent 0 1 £250 +25.00% 4
Stafford - 1 £340 -
Burntwood - - - -
Cannock - - - -
Lichfield - - - - 4
Tamworth - - - -
C#
West Midlands

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 45 (90.00%) .NET
2 35 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 29 (58.00%) ASP.NET
4 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
5 21 (42.00%) JavaScript
5 21 (42.00%) HTML
6 20 (40.00%) SQL
7 18 (36.00%) CSS
8 15 (30.00%) Visual Studio
8 15 (30.00%) Ajax
9 14 (28.00%) VB.NET
10 13 (26.00%) Windows
10 13 (26.00%) MVC
10 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (24.00%) HTML5
11 12 (24.00%) WinForms
11 12 (24.00%) XML
12 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
13 10 (20.00%) TDD
13 10 (20.00%) WCF
14 9 (18.00%) CSS3
15 8 (16.00%) SOA
15 8 (16.00%) Client/Server
16 7 (14.00%) XHTML
16 7 (14.00%) SharePoint
16 7 (14.00%) VB
16 7 (14.00%) Intranet
16 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC
17 6 (12.00%) NHibernate
17 6 (12.00%) SharePoint Server

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (14.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (12.00%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (12.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (8.00%) MS Project Server
4 3 (6.00%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.00%) Node.js
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.00%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (22.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) Intranet
2 6 (12.00%) Internet
3 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 15 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.00%) JIRA
4 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.00%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.00%) Back Office
1 2 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 47 (94.00%) Developer
2 18 (36.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (18.00%) C# Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Web Developer
4 7 (14.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 7 (14.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Software Developer
5 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Lead Developer
6 3 (6.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.00%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.00%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Lotus Notes Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.00%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (90.00%) .NET
2 29 (58.00%) ASP.NET
3 21 (42.00%) HTML
4 18 (36.00%) CSS
5 15 (30.00%) Ajax
6 12 (24.00%) XML
6 12 (24.00%) WinForms
6 12 (24.00%) HTML5
7 10 (20.00%) WCF
8 9 (18.00%) CSS3
9 7 (14.00%) XHTML
9 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (12.00%) NHibernate
11 5 (10.00%) .NET Framework
11 5 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (8.00%) XSLT
13 3 (6.00%) XSD
13 3 (6.00%) ADO.NET
14 2 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (8.00%) N-Tier
3 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) EPoS
4 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) WURFL
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.00%) Windows
2 5 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (2.00%) Android
4 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.00%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) MVC
1 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.00%) TDD
3 8 (16.00%) SOA
4 6 (12.00%) OO
4 6 (12.00%) Workflow
4 6 (12.00%) Web Development
5 5 (10.00%) OOP
5 5 (10.00%) OOD
6 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.00%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.00%) Migration
8 2 (4.00%) SEO
8 2 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (4.00%) MVVM
9 1 (2.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.00%) JavaScript
2 20 (40.00%) SQL
3 14 (28.00%) VB.NET
4 7 (14.00%) VB
5 6 (12.00%) T-SQL
6 5 (10.00%) VBScript
7 2 (4.00%) VBA
7 2 (4.00%) LotusScript
8 1 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) Lotus
3 2 (4.00%) AccuRev
3 2 (4.00%) DevExpress
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle
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