The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 8 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing C# 6 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 20.69% 22.22% 20.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.58% 36.36% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 7
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
- +2.12%
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%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Stockport region.

Programming Languages Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 65.52% 61.11% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 13
Average daily rate £320 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £19.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.28%
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 Stockport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Stockport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Stockport region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Stockport region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 4 (44.44%) C++
4 4 (44.44%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (33.33%) MVVM
5 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (33.33%) WPF
5 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) XML
6 2 (22.22%) IIS
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (22.22%) Ajax
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
7 1 (11.11%) ATM
7 1 (11.11%) EMV

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stockport 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 2 (22.22%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 4 (44.44%) C# Developer
4 3 (33.33%) Agile C# Developer
4 3 (33.33%) WPF Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) WPF
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) Ajax
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) EMV
1 1 (11.11%) Chip Card
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Scrum
1 6 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) MVVM
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
2 4 (44.44%) C++