The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 3 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing C# 26 54 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 28.26% 31.58% 23.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 76.47% 62.79% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 47 10
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £296 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.78 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +7.14%
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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 Taunton region.

Programming Languages Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
34 86 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 36.96% 50.29% 30.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 70 13
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 60 (93.75%) .NET
2 56 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (57.81%) Unit Testing
4 34 (53.13%) ASP.NET
5 32 (50.00%) SQL
6 30 (46.88%) Security Cleared
7 29 (45.31%) .NET Framework
8 25 (39.06%) SC Cleared
8 25 (39.06%) Scrum
9 22 (34.38%) SQL Server
10 19 (29.69%) UML
11 18 (28.13%) Oracle
12 17 (26.56%) ITIL
12 17 (26.56%) Automated Testing
13 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
14 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
15 14 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (20.31%) VB.NET
17 12 (18.75%) HTML
17 12 (18.75%) IIS
17 12 (18.75%) ISEB
17 12 (18.75%) Windows
17 12 (18.75%) Workflow
18 11 (17.19%) SharePoint
18 11 (17.19%) SOA
18 11 (17.19%) C++
18 11 (17.19%) WPF
19 10 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 10 (15.63%) Change Control
19 10 (15.63%) VB

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 12 (18.75%) IIS
2 11 (17.19%) SharePoint
3 9 (14.06%) CMS
4 8 (12.50%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (1.56%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.81%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.81%) Selenium
3 4 (6.25%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (15.63%) Back Office
1 10 (15.63%) Manufacturing
2 8 (12.50%) Retail
3 2 (3.13%) Finance
4 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (70.31%) Developer
2 43 (67.19%) .NET Developer
3 24 (37.50%) SQL Developer
4 10 (15.63%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (15.63%) Architect
5 5 (7.81%) C# Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Development Team Leader
7 3 (4.69%) .NET Team Leader
8 2 (3.13%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (1.56%) Automation Tester
9 1 (1.56%) Automation Analyst
9 1 (1.56%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (1.56%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (93.75%) .NET
2 34 (53.13%) ASP.NET
3 29 (45.31%) .NET Framework
4 12 (18.75%) HTML
5 11 (17.19%) WPF
6 10 (15.63%) Web Services
7 9 (14.06%) Entity Framework
8 7 (10.94%) WF
9 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (6.25%) WCF
11 1 (1.56%) XML
11 1 (1.56%) SOAP
11 1 (1.56%) REST
11 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) GIS
1 9 (14.06%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.75%) Windows
2 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (57.81%) Unit Testing
3 25 (39.06%) Scrum
4 19 (29.69%) UML
5 17 (26.56%) ITIL
5 17 (26.56%) Automated Testing
6 12 (18.75%) Workflow
7 11 (17.19%) SOA
8 10 (15.63%) PRINCE2
8 10 (15.63%) Information Security
8 10 (15.63%) Change Control
9 9 (14.06%) CRM
9 9 (14.06%) MVC
9 9 (14.06%) Software Engineering
9 9 (14.06%) Content Management
10 8 (12.50%) Refactoring
10 8 (12.50%) Service Delivery
11 7 (10.94%) BDD
12 6 (9.38%) Line Management
13 5 (7.81%) ArchiMate
Programming Languages
1 32 (50.00%) SQL
2 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (20.31%) VB.NET
4 11 (17.19%) C++
5 10 (15.63%) VB
6 3 (4.69%) Perl
7 1 (1.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 30 (46.88%) Security Cleared
2 25 (39.06%) SC Cleared
3 12 (18.75%) ISEB
4 3 (4.69%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.69%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.63%) ISO 9000
1 10 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.56%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.56%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 18 (28.13%) Oracle
2 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
3 9 (14.06%) SAP
4 1 (1.56%) ESRI