The first table below looks at the demand for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Swindon region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 26 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing C# 18 31 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.28% 7.87% 8.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.69% 32.29% 34.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 13
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£325 £305 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -12.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £221 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £503 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
87 96 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 20.67% 24.37% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 56 48
Average daily rate £325 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £245 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 2
Average hourly rate £20.06 £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.13% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C#
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C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 34 (89.47%) .NET
2 22 (57.89%) ASP.NET
3 21 (55.26%) SQL Server
4 18 (47.37%) SQL
5 17 (44.74%) JavaScript
6 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
7 15 (39.47%) HTML
8 13 (34.21%) CSS
9 11 (28.95%) Finance
10 9 (23.68%) Visual Studio
11 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (21.05%) .NET Framework
11 8 (21.05%) jQuery
12 7 (18.42%) MVC
12 7 (18.42%) CMS
13 6 (15.79%) MySQL
13 6 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
13 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (15.79%) Ajax
13 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (13.16%) Content Management
14 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
14 5 (13.16%) Sitecore CMS
14 5 (13.16%) Sitecore
14 5 (13.16%) T-SQL

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 7 (18.42%) CMS
2 5 (13.16%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (55.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (15.79%) MySQL
3 6 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (10.53%) RDBMS
5 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
6 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (7.89%) OLAP
7 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (5.26%) MS Access
7 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (5.26%) QlikView
7 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (2.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.89%) Selenium
3 2 (5.26%) LoadRunner
3 2 (5.26%) JMeter
3 2 (5.26%) JIRA
3 2 (5.26%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.63%) Selenium IDE
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Marketing
3 2 (5.26%) Back Office
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Electronics
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (81.58%) Developer
2 14 (36.84%) .NET Developer
3 12 (31.58%) Web Developer
4 10 (26.32%) C# Developer
4 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (18.42%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (15.79%) .NET Web Developer
7 5 (13.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (13.16%) Software Developer
8 4 (10.53%) Analyst
9 3 (7.89%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (5.26%) Performance Tester
10 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
10 2 (5.26%) Programmer
10 2 (5.26%) Lead Developer
10 2 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
10 2 (5.26%) SQL Developer
10 2 (5.26%) Tester
10 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 2 (5.26%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (89.47%) .NET
2 22 (57.89%) ASP.NET
3 15 (39.47%) HTML
4 13 (34.21%) CSS
5 8 (21.05%) .NET Framework
5 8 (21.05%) jQuery
6 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (15.79%) Ajax
7 4 (10.53%) LAMP
7 4 (10.53%) ADO.NET
7 4 (10.53%) XML
7 4 (10.53%) HTML5
7 4 (10.53%) CSS3
8 3 (7.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (7.89%) WCF
9 2 (5.26%) SOAP
9 2 (5.26%) Spring
9 2 (5.26%) MDX
9 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Open Source
2 1 (2.63%) E-Learning
2 1 (2.63%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.63%) Android
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) MVC
2 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (13.16%) Content Management
4 3 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
4 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
4 3 (7.89%) Web Development
4 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.89%) CRM
5 2 (5.26%) Project Management
5 2 (5.26%) Scrum
5 2 (5.26%) Change Management
5 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.26%) SOA
5 2 (5.26%) ETL
5 2 (5.26%) Migration
5 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing
5 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.26%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) SQL
2 17 (44.74%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.16%) T-SQL
3 5 (13.16%) VB
4 3 (7.89%) VBA
4 3 (7.89%) Java
5 2 (5.26%) C++
5 2 (5.26%) Python
5 2 (5.26%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) ISO 9002
2 1 (2.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Sitecore
3 3 (7.89%) SAP
4 2 (5.26%) HP
4 2 (5.26%) Citrix
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle
4 2 (5.26%) Business Objects
4 2 (5.26%) Capita
5 1 (2.63%) DevExpress
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Rate: £200 - £270 per day
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