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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 6 14 6
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing C# 41 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 30.83% 7.87% 24.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 73.21% 35.71% 56.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 7 9
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.28% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £723 £375 £326
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 £35.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
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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
56 28 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 42.11% 22.05% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 20 14
Average daily rate £340 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £305 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £400 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 26 March 2015.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 72 (92.31%) .NET
2 58 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (58.97%) SQL
4 41 (52.56%) Security Cleared
5 40 (51.28%) Unit Testing
6 38 (48.72%) ASP.NET
7 35 (44.87%) Scrum
7 35 (44.87%) SC Cleared
8 30 (38.46%) .NET Framework
9 27 (34.62%) Microsoft
10 24 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 23 (29.49%) SQL Server
12 19 (24.36%) T-SQL
12 19 (24.36%) Automated Testing
12 19 (24.36%) Team Foundation Server
12 19 (24.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 17 (21.79%) VB
13 17 (21.79%) ISEB
14 14 (17.95%) SOA
14 14 (17.95%) Visual Studio
15 13 (16.67%) Web Services
15 13 (16.67%) ITIL
15 13 (16.67%) PRINCE2
15 13 (16.67%) ISO 9000
15 13 (16.67%) Code Coverage
15 13 (16.67%) Manufacturing
15 13 (16.67%) Change Control
15 13 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 12 (15.38%) Workflow

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 11 (14.10%) CMS
2 9 (11.54%) K2 blackpearl
3 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.28%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.49%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (24.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (17.95%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.13%) SpecFlow
4 3 (3.85%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 13 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 12 (15.38%) Back Office
2 12 (15.38%) Retail
3 4 (5.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 59 (75.64%) Developer
2 47 (60.26%) .NET Developer
3 27 (34.62%) SQL Developer
4 13 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 13 (16.67%) Architect
5 9 (11.54%) Database Developer
6 6 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (2.56%) AWS Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Software Developer
10 1 (1.28%) Security Analyst
10 1 (1.28%) Test Engineer
10 1 (1.28%) VB.NET Developer
10 1 (1.28%) Senior Test Engineer
10 1 (1.28%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (92.31%) .NET
2 38 (48.72%) ASP.NET
3 30 (38.46%) .NET Framework
4 24 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (24.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 13 (16.67%) Web Services
7 10 (12.82%) WPF
8 8 (10.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 6 (7.69%) WF
10 4 (5.13%) Gherkin
11 1 (1.28%) JSP
11 1 (1.28%) WinForms
11 1 (1.28%) WCF
11 1 (1.28%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) GIS
2 11 (14.10%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (51.28%) Unit Testing
3 35 (44.87%) Scrum
4 19 (24.36%) Automated Testing
5 14 (17.95%) SOA
6 13 (16.67%) ITIL
6 13 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 13 (16.67%) Code Coverage
6 13 (16.67%) Change Control
6 13 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (15.38%) Workflow
7 12 (15.38%) Information Security
7 12 (15.38%) UML
7 12 (15.38%) CRM
8 11 (14.10%) Content Management
8 11 (14.10%) MVC
8 11 (14.10%) Test Scripting
8 11 (14.10%) BDD
9 6 (7.69%) TDD
10 4 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (58.97%) SQL
2 19 (24.36%) T-SQL
3 17 (21.79%) VB
4 12 (15.38%) VB.NET
5 4 (5.13%) Java
5 4 (5.13%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 41 (52.56%) Security Cleared
2 35 (44.87%) SC Cleared
3 17 (21.79%) ISEB
4 8 (10.26%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.67%) ISO 9000
2 12 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.28%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.28%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.28%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 27 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.10%) SAP
3 6 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (1.28%) ESRI
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