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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 5 17 9
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing C# 27 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 28.72% 3.85% 22.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 61.36% 25.00% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 2 7
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£325 £338 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £308 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £368 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
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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
44 8 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 46.81% 15.38% 47.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 5 13
Average daily rate £325 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £300 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 28 November 2014.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 52 (89.66%) SQL
2 51 (87.93%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (86.21%) Scrum
4 47 (81.03%) .NET
5 40 (68.97%) ASP.NET
6 39 (67.24%) Unit Testing
6 39 (67.24%) Security Cleared
7 38 (65.52%) SC Cleared
8 33 (56.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 31 (53.45%) T-SQL
9 31 (53.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 27 (46.55%) Team Foundation Server
11 25 (43.10%) Automated Testing
12 22 (37.93%) Code Coverage
13 21 (36.21%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (29.31%) TDD
15 11 (18.97%) BDD
15 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
15 11 (18.97%) SOA
16 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
16 10 (17.24%) ISEB
16 10 (17.24%) Visual Studio
16 10 (17.24%) K2 blackpearl
16 10 (17.24%) Software Testing
16 10 (17.24%) SpecFlow
16 10 (17.24%) Gherkin
17 9 (15.52%) ISTQB
18 8 (13.79%) Test Scripting
19 7 (12.07%) Back Office
19 7 (12.07%) MVC

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 10 (17.24%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (46.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (17.24%) Visual Studio
2 10 (17.24%) SpecFlow
3 5 (8.62%) Selenium
4 3 (5.17%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (12.07%) Back Office
2 4 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 46 (79.31%) Developer
2 41 (70.69%) .NET Developer
3 22 (37.93%) SQL Developer
4 8 (13.79%) Analyst
4 8 (13.79%) Test Analyst
5 7 (12.07%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (12.07%) C# Developer
5 7 (12.07%) Senior Test Analyst
5 7 (12.07%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Test Team Leader
7 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Database Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Team Leader
8 1 (1.72%) Test Engineer
8 1 (1.72%) Senior Test Engineer
8 1 (1.72%) Senior Security Analyst
8 1 (1.72%) Security Analyst
8 1 (1.72%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (1.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (81.03%) .NET
2 40 (68.97%) ASP.NET
3 33 (56.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 31 (53.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 10 (17.24%) Gherkin
6 5 (8.62%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.72%) HTML
7 1 (1.72%) CSS
7 1 (1.72%) Web Services
7 1 (1.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (87.93%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (86.21%) Scrum
3 39 (67.24%) Unit Testing
4 25 (43.10%) Automated Testing
5 22 (37.93%) Code Coverage
6 21 (36.21%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (29.31%) TDD
8 11 (18.97%) BDD
8 11 (18.97%) SOA
9 10 (17.24%) Software Testing
10 8 (13.79%) Test Scripting
11 7 (12.07%) MVC
12 5 (8.62%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (8.62%) Integration Testing
13 4 (6.90%) Test Automation
13 4 (6.90%) User Stories
14 3 (5.17%) Regression Testing
14 3 (5.17%) Manual Testing
14 3 (5.17%) Test Management
14 3 (5.17%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (89.66%) SQL
2 31 (53.45%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.72%) VB
4 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 39 (67.24%) Security Cleared
2 38 (65.52%) SC Cleared
3 10 (17.24%) ISEB
4 9 (15.52%) ISTQB
5 7 (12.07%) DV Cleared
6 6 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
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