The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 2 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 23 14 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 37.10% 24.14% 39.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 71.88% 48.28% 61.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 33
Median daily rate £278 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £329 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.58%

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
32 29 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 51.61% 50.00% 64.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 28 53
Median daily rate £280 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £338 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Taunton region citing C# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Taunton region with a requirement for C#.

1 47 (90.38%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (88.46%) .NET
3 37 (71.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 33 (63.46%) Scrum
5 29 (55.77%) SQL Server
6 24 (46.15%) BDD
7 23 (44.23%) Security Cleared
8 22 (42.31%) Automated Testing
9 20 (38.46%) Kanban
10 18 (34.62%) Unit Testing
10 18 (34.62%) .NET Framework
11 17 (32.69%) TDD
12 16 (30.77%) QA
12 16 (30.77%) SC Cleared
13 13 (25.00%) Pair Programming
13 13 (25.00%) Software Engineering
13 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
13 13 (25.00%) SpecFlow
14 12 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
14 12 (23.08%) Line Management
14 12 (23.08%) ASP.NET
15 11 (21.15%) Visual Studio
15 11 (21.15%) Continuous Delivery
16 10 (19.23%) Gherkin
16 10 (19.23%) NServiceBus
16 10 (19.23%) MVC
16 10 (19.23%) WPF
16 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
17 9 (17.31%) SQL
18 8 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (19.23%) NServiceBus
2 5 (9.62%) IIS
2 5 (9.62%) K2 blackpearl
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (55.77%) SQL Server
2 12 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 37 (71.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 11 (21.15%) Visual Studio
4 6 (11.54%) Cucumber
4 6 (11.54%) Git (software)
4 6 (11.54%) Selenium
5 1 (1.92%) NUnit
General
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (59.62%) Developer
2 17 (32.69%) C# Developer
3 13 (25.00%) Analyst
3 13 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 10 (19.23%) .NET Developer
5 8 (15.38%) Software Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (9.62%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Developer in Test
6 5 (9.62%) Manual Test Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) SQL Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Tester
7 3 (5.77%) Web Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Web Applications Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Web Test Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) WPF Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (88.46%) .NET
2 18 (34.62%) .NET Framework
3 12 (23.08%) ASP.NET
4 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (19.23%) Gherkin
4 10 (19.23%) WPF
5 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (9.62%) WF
7 4 (7.69%) CSS
7 4 (7.69%) HTML
8 2 (3.85%) Entity Framework
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (90.38%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (63.46%) Scrum
3 24 (46.15%) BDD
4 22 (42.31%) Automated Testing
5 20 (38.46%) Kanban
6 18 (34.62%) Unit Testing
7 17 (32.69%) TDD
8 13 (25.00%) Pair Programming
8 13 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 12 (23.08%) Line Management
10 11 (21.15%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (19.23%) MVC
12 8 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (13.46%) Manual Testing
14 6 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (11.54%) Test Automation
14 6 (11.54%) Test Planning
15 5 (9.62%) Software Testing
15 5 (9.62%) Web Development
15 5 (9.62%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) SQL
2 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (44.23%) Security Cleared
2 16 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (30.77%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Microsoft