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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 6 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 28 17 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.83% 14.41% 28.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.36% 44.74% 59.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 22
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £386 £333
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 £40.38 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +7.14%
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
77 38 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 49.04% 32.20% 47.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 24 39
Average daily rate £363 £301 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.63% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £405 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% -69.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 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 -5 6 £415 +29.68% 11
Burton-upon-Trent - 4 £300 - 1
Tamworth - 1 £325 - 3
C#
West Midlands

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 88 (95.65%) .NET
2 49 (53.26%) SQL
3 43 (46.74%) SQL Server
4 36 (39.13%) ASP.NET
5 27 (29.35%) .NET Framework
6 26 (28.26%) SOA
7 24 (26.09%) JavaScript
8 21 (22.83%) IBM
8 21 (22.83%) Security Cleared
9 20 (21.74%) SC Cleared
10 18 (19.57%) VB
10 18 (19.57%) MVC
11 17 (18.48%) CSS
11 17 (18.48%) Microsoft
12 16 (17.39%) XML
12 16 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (16.30%) TDD
13 15 (16.30%) OO
13 15 (16.30%) HTML
13 15 (16.30%) jQuery
14 14 (15.22%) MS Excel
14 14 (15.22%) WinForms
15 13 (14.13%) VB.NET
15 13 (14.13%) N-Tier
15 13 (14.13%) ASP.NET MVC
16 12 (13.04%) T-SQL
17 11 (11.96%) WPF
17 11 (11.96%) Resource Management
17 11 (11.96%) Web Services
17 11 (11.96%) Open Source

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.26%) IIS
3 1 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (46.74%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.09%) MySQL
5 1 (1.09%) MS Access
5 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.52%) Subversion
3 2 (2.17%) TestComplete
3 2 (2.17%) HP UFT
3 2 (2.17%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.09%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.09%) Xcode
4 1 (1.09%) NUnit
4 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.09%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.09%) Selenium
General
1 5 (5.43%) Law
2 4 (4.35%) Back Office
2 4 (4.35%) Games
3 3 (3.26%) Retail
3 3 (3.26%) Finance
4 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 59 (64.13%) Developer
2 28 (30.43%) .NET Developer
3 18 (19.57%) C# Developer
4 15 (16.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (13.04%) Software Development Team Leader
5 12 (13.04%) Software Team Leader
5 12 (13.04%) Team Leader
5 12 (13.04%) Development Team Leader
6 11 (11.96%) .NET Team Leader
7 9 (9.78%) Architect
8 7 (7.61%) Software Engineer
8 7 (7.61%) Analyst
8 7 (7.61%) Senior Developer
9 6 (6.52%) Programmer
9 6 (6.52%) .NET Software Engineer
9 6 (6.52%) C# Software Engineer
9 6 (6.52%) .NET Programmer
9 6 (6.52%) C# Programmer
10 5 (5.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (5.43%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (95.65%) .NET
2 36 (39.13%) ASP.NET
3 27 (29.35%) .NET Framework
4 17 (18.48%) CSS
5 16 (17.39%) XML
6 15 (16.30%) HTML
6 15 (16.30%) jQuery
7 14 (15.22%) WinForms
8 13 (14.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (11.96%) Entity Framework
9 11 (11.96%) WPF
9 11 (11.96%) Web Services
10 9 (9.78%) CSS3
10 9 (9.78%) WCF
11 8 (8.70%) HTML5
12 7 (7.61%) LINQ
13 6 (6.52%) Razor View Engine
13 6 (6.52%) SOAP
14 5 (5.43%) REST
14 5 (5.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) N-Tier
2 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.09%) Online Games
4 1 (1.09%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.09%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.09%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.09%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.09%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.70%) Windows
2 3 (3.26%) Linux
2 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.17%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.26%) SOA
2 18 (19.57%) MVC
3 16 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (16.30%) TDD
4 15 (16.30%) OO
5 11 (11.96%) Resource Management
5 11 (11.96%) Open Source
6 10 (10.87%) Software Engineering
6 10 (10.87%) OOP
7 9 (9.78%) E-Commerce
8 8 (8.70%) Unit Testing
9 6 (6.52%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (5.43%) Web Development
10 5 (5.43%) Automated Testing
10 5 (5.43%) SDLC
11 4 (4.35%) Scrum
11 4 (4.35%) Project Management
12 3 (3.26%) Service Delivery
12 3 (3.26%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 49 (53.26%) SQL
2 24 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 18 (19.57%) VB
4 13 (14.13%) VB.NET
5 12 (13.04%) T-SQL
6 6 (6.52%) VBScript
7 2 (2.17%) C++
7 2 (2.17%) XAML
7 2 (2.17%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.17%) VB6
8 1 (1.09%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.09%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.09%) VC++
Qualifications
1 21 (22.83%) Security Cleared
2 20 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (22.83%) IBM
2 17 (18.48%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.87%) Oracle
4 6 (6.52%) i2
5 3 (3.26%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.17%) MKS
7 1 (1.09%) HP
Staffordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago