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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 4 3 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs citing C# 39 73 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 22.03% 38.83% 11.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.88% 65.18% 31.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 60 19
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£400 £380 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £250 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
85 112 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 48.02% 59.57% 34.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 85 76
Average daily rate £375 £390 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £241 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -6 12 £403 +3.20% 7
Bury St Edmunds +3 3 £303 -5.46% 1
Halesworth - - - -
Southwold - - - -
Stowmarket - - - -
C#
East of England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 94 (90.38%) .NET
2 61 (58.65%) WCF
3 60 (57.69%) SQL Server
4 52 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 51 (49.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 46 (44.23%) CRM
7 44 (42.31%) Dynamics CRM
8 43 (41.35%) MVC
9 40 (38.46%) Microsoft
10 34 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (32.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 32 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
12 27 (25.96%) SharePoint
12 27 (25.96%) XML
13 25 (24.04%) SOAP
13 25 (24.04%) Web Services
14 24 (23.08%) SQL
14 24 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
15 23 (22.12%) Windows
16 19 (18.27%) Workflow
16 19 (18.27%) TDD
17 18 (17.31%) Team Foundation Server
18 17 (16.35%) MS Excel
19 16 (15.38%) Finance
19 16 (15.38%) MVVM
20 15 (14.42%) User Acceptance Testing
20 15 (14.42%) Security Cleared
20 15 (14.42%) QA
21 14 (13.46%) Reactive Extensions
21 14 (13.46%) Managed Extensibility Framework

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 27 (25.96%) SharePoint
2 12 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (4.81%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (3.85%) IIS
4 4 (3.85%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (16.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.85%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 44 (42.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.88%) Intranet
2 1 (0.96%) Internet
2 1 (0.96%) HTTP
2 1 (0.96%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (57.69%) SQL Server
2 51 (49.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 34 (32.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (17.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.96%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.96%) NuGet
3 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (15.38%) Finance
2 8 (7.69%) Advertising
3 1 (0.96%) Retail
3 1 (0.96%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 96 (92.31%) Developer
2 40 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 34 (32.69%) CRM Developer
4 28 (26.92%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 28 (26.92%) C# Developer
5 24 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (13.46%) Senior .NET Developer
6 14 (13.46%) Senior Developer
7 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Developer
8 9 (8.65%) Senior C# Developer
9 8 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
10 7 (6.73%) BizTalk Developer
10 7 (6.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (6.73%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.85%) Applications Developer
11 4 (3.85%) Applications Architect
11 4 (3.85%) Architect
12 3 (2.88%) Technical Architect
12 3 (2.88%) Solutions Architect
12 3 (2.88%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (90.38%) .NET
2 61 (58.65%) WCF
3 52 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 27 (25.96%) XML
5 25 (24.04%) SOAP
5 25 (24.04%) Web Services
6 24 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (13.46%) Reactive Extensions
7 14 (13.46%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 12 (11.54%) Silverlight
9 11 (10.58%) WPF
9 11 (10.58%) jQuery
10 10 (9.62%) HTML
11 7 (6.73%) CSS
11 7 (6.73%) .NET Framework
12 6 (5.77%) XSLT
13 5 (4.81%) Ajax
14 4 (3.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 3 (2.88%) WF
15 3 (2.88%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.77%) Data Integration
2 5 (4.81%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.12%) Windows
2 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (44.23%) CRM
2 43 (41.35%) MVC
3 34 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (18.27%) TDD
4 19 (18.27%) Workflow
5 16 (15.38%) MVVM
6 15 (14.42%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (8.65%) Data Migration
7 9 (8.65%) Migration
8 8 (7.69%) Data Modelling
8 8 (7.69%) Project Planning
9 6 (5.77%) Unit Testing
10 4 (3.85%) Data Architecture
10 4 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (3.85%) Data Management
10 4 (3.85%) Zachman Framework
10 4 (3.85%) Document Management
10 4 (3.85%) Software Engineering
10 4 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (3.85%) UML
Programming Languages
1 24 (23.08%) SQL
2 13 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 8 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 6 (5.77%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.96%) C
6 1 (0.96%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.96%) XAML
6 1 (0.96%) VB
6 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (14.42%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (11.54%) MCITP
3 9 (8.65%) Degree
4 7 (6.73%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.42%) QA
Vendors
1 40 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle
3 1 (0.96%) CheckPoint
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