The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 27 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 9 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 29 45 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 14.15% 15.96% 21.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.19% 31.91% 50.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 44 22
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£513 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.25% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £324 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.56 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -6.66%
C#
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Programming Languages Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
74 141 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 36.10% 50.00% 42.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 116 39
Average daily rate £420 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £36.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.94% -2.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

C#
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Ipswich -1 20 £550 +44.26% 6
Bury St Edmunds -1 2 £413 +20.00% 1
C#
East of England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 33 (71.74%) .NET
2 32 (69.57%) SQL Server
3 30 (65.22%) XML
4 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
5 17 (36.96%) Web Services
6 16 (34.78%) Windows
7 15 (32.61%) ADO
7 15 (32.61%) VB
7 15 (32.61%) BizTalk Server
7 15 (32.61%) .NET Framework
8 14 (30.43%) WCF
8 14 (30.43%) Visual Studio
8 14 (30.43%) SOAP
9 13 (28.26%) Client/Server
10 12 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (23.91%) SDLC
12 10 (21.74%) N-Tier
13 9 (19.57%) Process Management
13 9 (19.57%) Kofax
13 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (19.57%) Document Management
14 8 (17.39%) Content Management
14 8 (17.39%) Documentum
14 8 (17.39%) EMC
14 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
15 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
15 7 (15.22%) NUnit
15 7 (15.22%) Jenkins
15 7 (15.22%) Business Process Improvement
15 7 (15.22%) Castle Windsor

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 15 (32.61%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (17.39%) Documentum
3 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) FTP
1 1 (2.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (69.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (30.43%) Visual Studio
2 12 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (15.22%) Jenkins
3 7 (15.22%) NUnit
3 7 (15.22%) JIRA
3 7 (15.22%) ReSharper
4 6 (13.04%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (58.70%) Developer
2 19 (41.30%) Architect
3 14 (30.43%) BizTalk Developer
4 7 (15.22%) AWS Architect
4 7 (15.22%) .NET Developer
5 6 (13.04%) IT Architect
6 5 (10.87%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Integration Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.35%) AWS Developer
9 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Consultant
9 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Architect
9 1 (2.17%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.17%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Business Process Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (71.74%) .NET
2 30 (65.22%) XML
3 17 (36.96%) Web Services
4 15 (32.61%) .NET Framework
4 15 (32.61%) ADO
5 14 (30.43%) SOAP
5 14 (30.43%) WCF
6 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
7 7 (15.22%) Castle Windsor
8 3 (6.52%) HTML
9 2 (4.35%) CSS
9 2 (4.35%) Google Maps API
10 1 (2.17%) RESTful
10 1 (2.17%) HTML5
10 1 (2.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Client/Server
2 10 (21.74%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.78%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Android
2 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) SDLC
2 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (19.57%) Process Management
2 9 (19.57%) Document Management
3 8 (17.39%) Content Management
4 7 (15.22%) Process Improvement
4 7 (15.22%) Business Process Improvement
5 6 (13.04%) TDD
6 5 (10.87%) OO
6 5 (10.87%) OOD
7 4 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (6.52%) Project Planning
8 3 (6.52%) UML
8 3 (6.52%) CRM
8 3 (6.52%) Zachman Framework
8 3 (6.52%) TOGAF
9 2 (4.35%) Data Modelling
9 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.35%) Scrum
10 1 (2.17%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) VB
2 4 (8.70%) SQL
3 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) MCP
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.57%) Kofax
3 8 (17.39%) EMC
4 3 (6.52%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.35%) OpenText
5 2 (4.35%) Google