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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 9 4 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing C# 10 27 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 17.86% 30.00% 8.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.48% 60.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 6
Average daily rate £400 £450 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +26.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £360 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £724 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
C#
Somerset

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
23 45 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 41.07% 50.00% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 41 18
Average daily rate £400 £400 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £675 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 45 (91.84%) .NET
2 39 (79.59%) HTML
3 34 (69.39%) SQL
4 33 (67.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 32 (65.31%) JavaScript
5 32 (65.31%) SQL Server
5 32 (65.31%) IIS
5 32 (65.31%) ASP.NET
5 32 (65.31%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (65.31%) Automated Testing
6 29 (59.18%) Unit Testing
7 27 (55.10%) Windows
8 23 (46.94%) Scrum
9 21 (42.86%) Oracle
9 21 (42.86%) Windows Server
10 20 (40.82%) SpecFlow
10 20 (40.82%) C++
10 20 (40.82%) SharePoint
10 20 (40.82%) Software Engineering
10 20 (40.82%) .NET Framework
11 19 (38.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (38.78%) Security Cleared
12 18 (36.73%) SC Cleared
12 18 (36.73%) CSS
13 17 (34.69%) UML
13 17 (34.69%) Selenium
13 17 (34.69%) WCF
14 15 (30.61%) ITIL
14 15 (30.61%) Service Delivery
15 14 (28.57%) Refactoring

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 32 (65.31%) IIS
2 20 (40.82%) SharePoint
3 7 (14.29%) CMS
4 5 (10.20%) EPiServer CMS
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (4.08%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (65.31%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 33 (67.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (40.82%) SpecFlow
3 17 (34.69%) Selenium
4 9 (18.37%) Jenkins
4 9 (18.37%) TeamCity
5 8 (16.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (14.29%) Back Office
2 3 (6.12%) Finance
3 2 (4.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (85.71%) Developer
2 29 (59.18%) .NET Developer
3 7 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 6 (12.24%) C# Developer
5 5 (10.20%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (8.16%) EPiServer Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Agile Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) Applications Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Architect
9 1 (2.04%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (91.84%) .NET
2 39 (79.59%) HTML
3 32 (65.31%) ASP.NET
4 20 (40.82%) .NET Framework
5 18 (36.73%) CSS
6 17 (34.69%) WCF
7 12 (24.49%) HTML5
8 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (16.33%) Web Services
11 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
11 2 (4.08%) CSS3
12 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 1 (2.04%) Entity Framework
12 1 (2.04%) jQuery
12 1 (2.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 27 (55.10%) Windows
2 21 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 19 (38.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (65.31%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (65.31%) Automated Testing
2 29 (59.18%) Unit Testing
3 23 (46.94%) Scrum
4 20 (40.82%) Software Engineering
5 17 (34.69%) UML
6 15 (30.61%) ITIL
6 15 (30.61%) Service Delivery
7 14 (28.57%) MVC
7 14 (28.57%) Refactoring
8 10 (20.41%) Release Management
9 9 (18.37%) Dependency Injection
10 6 (12.24%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (10.20%) Change Management
11 5 (10.20%) Line Management
11 5 (10.20%) OO
11 5 (10.20%) OOD
11 5 (10.20%) Web Development
12 4 (8.16%) BDD
13 3 (6.12%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 34 (69.39%) SQL
2 32 (65.31%) JavaScript
3 20 (40.82%) C++
4 9 (18.37%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (38.78%) Security Cleared
2 18 (36.73%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (4.08%) WCAG
2 1 (2.04%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (42.86%) Oracle
2 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.29%) EPiServer
4 2 (4.08%) Sitecore