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 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 5 3 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing C# 57 49 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 24.15% 26.20% 14.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.97% 52.69% 40.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 40 25
Average daily rate
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£400 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
124 93 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 52.54% 49.73% 34.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 70 58
Average daily rate £375 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 14
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +84.61%
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 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 August 2014.

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 August 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
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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 -14 9 £400 +2.56% 19
Bury St Edmunds +5 8 £338 -15.62% 2
Lowestoft - - - - 2
Newmarket - - - -
Southwold - - - - 1
Stowmarket - - - - 1
C#
East of England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 92 (89.32%) .NET
2 64 (62.14%) SQL Server
3 60 (58.25%) ASP.NET
3 60 (58.25%) WCF
4 53 (51.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 44 (42.72%) MVC
6 40 (38.83%) CRM
7 38 (36.89%) Dynamics CRM
8 37 (35.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 36 (34.95%) SQL Server 2008
10 33 (32.04%) Microsoft
11 29 (28.16%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (26.21%) XML
14 26 (25.24%) SQL
15 25 (24.27%) SharePoint
16 24 (23.30%) SOAP
17 23 (22.33%) Web Services
18 20 (19.42%) Team Foundation Server
19 18 (17.48%) jQuery
19 18 (17.48%) Windows
20 17 (16.50%) JavaScript
20 17 (16.50%) User Acceptance Testing
20 17 (16.50%) QA
20 17 (16.50%) TDD
21 16 (15.53%) Workflow
22 15 (14.56%) Finance
22 15 (14.56%) MVVM
23 14 (13.59%) HTML
23 14 (13.59%) WPF

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 25 (24.27%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.74%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (3.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (3.88%) IIS
4 3 (2.91%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (12.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.88%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 38 (36.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.91%) Intranet
2 1 (0.97%) Internet
2 1 (0.97%) HTTP
2 1 (0.97%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (62.14%) SQL Server
2 53 (51.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 37 (35.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (34.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (19.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (6.80%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.91%) NuGet
4 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.97%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.97%) Moq
General
1 15 (14.56%) Finance
2 4 (3.88%) Advertising
3 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.97%) Retail
4 1 (0.97%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 96 (93.20%) Developer
2 41 (39.81%) .NET Developer
3 31 (30.10%) CRM Developer
4 26 (25.24%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 26 (25.24%) C# Developer
5 22 (21.36%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (14.56%) Senior Developer
7 14 (13.59%) Senior .NET Developer
8 9 (8.74%) Microsoft Developer
8 9 (8.74%) Senior C# Developer
9 8 (7.77%) SharePoint Developer
10 7 (6.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (6.80%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.88%) Applications Developer
11 4 (3.88%) Salesforce.com Developer
12 3 (2.91%) Software Engineer
12 3 (2.91%) Web Developer
12 3 (2.91%) Lead Developer
13 2 (1.94%) Consultant
13 2 (1.94%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (89.32%) .NET
2 60 (58.25%) ASP.NET
2 60 (58.25%) WCF
3 29 (28.16%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (26.21%) XML
5 24 (23.30%) SOAP
6 23 (22.33%) Web Services
7 18 (17.48%) jQuery
8 14 (13.59%) WPF
8 14 (13.59%) Silverlight
8 14 (13.59%) HTML
9 13 (12.62%) Reactive Extensions
9 13 (12.62%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 11 (10.68%) CSS
11 9 (8.74%) .NET Framework
12 8 (7.77%) XSLT
13 7 (6.80%) Ajax
14 6 (5.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 6 (5.83%) LINQ
15 5 (4.85%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.80%) N-Tier
2 6 (5.83%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.48%) Windows
2 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.97%) Windows 8
2 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (42.72%) MVC
2 40 (38.83%) CRM
3 28 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (16.50%) TDD
4 17 (16.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (15.53%) Workflow
6 15 (14.56%) MVVM
7 9 (8.74%) Migration
7 9 (8.74%) Data Migration
8 8 (7.77%) Project Planning
9 7 (6.80%) Unit Testing
9 7 (6.80%) Data Modelling
10 5 (4.85%) Software Engineering
11 4 (3.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (3.88%) Data Transformation
12 3 (2.91%) Automated Testing
12 3 (2.91%) Web Development
12 3 (2.91%) OO
12 3 (2.91%) OOD
12 3 (2.91%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 26 (25.24%) SQL
2 17 (16.50%) JavaScript
3 9 (8.74%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.91%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.94%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.97%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.97%) XAML
6 1 (0.97%) VB
6 1 (0.97%) C
6 1 (0.97%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (12.62%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (10.68%) MCITP
3 8 (7.77%) Degree
4 6 (5.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.50%) QA
Vendors
1 33 (32.04%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.85%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.97%) Nintex
3 1 (0.97%) CheckPoint
3 1 (0.97%) Business Objects
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