The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Taunton region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 4 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing C# 54 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 31.40% 23.64% 21.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 63.53% 81.25% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 10 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £293 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £351 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
85 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 49.42% 29.09% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 11 5
Average daily rate £325 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £365
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 £35.00 £35.00
C#
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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 2014.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 57 (90.48%) SQL
2 56 (88.89%) Scrum
3 51 (80.95%) Security Cleared
4 50 (79.37%) SC Cleared
5 47 (74.60%) .NET
6 37 (58.73%) Unit Testing
7 32 (50.79%) ASP.NET
8 26 (41.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (26.98%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (26.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 17 (26.98%) .NET Framework
10 16 (25.40%) TDD
10 16 (25.40%) SOA
10 16 (25.40%) MVC
11 15 (23.81%) K2 blackpearl
12 14 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 14 (22.22%) Back Office
12 14 (22.22%) T-SQL
13 13 (20.63%) SQL Server
13 13 (20.63%) Visual Studio
13 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
14 12 (19.05%) SpecFlow
14 12 (19.05%) BDD
15 11 (17.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 11 (17.46%) ISEB
15 11 (17.46%) Software Testing
15 11 (17.46%) ISTQB
16 10 (15.87%) Code Coverage
16 10 (15.87%) Gherkin
16 10 (15.87%) Continuous Integration

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 15 (23.81%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (26.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (20.63%) Visual Studio
3 12 (19.05%) SpecFlow
4 6 (9.52%) Selenium
General
1 14 (22.22%) Back Office
2 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.59%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (79.37%) Developer
2 44 (69.84%) .NET Developer
3 26 (41.27%) SQL Developer
4 7 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 7 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Team Leader
5 5 (7.94%) Test Team Leader
5 5 (7.94%) Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Graduate
6 4 (6.35%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Tester
8 2 (3.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (1.59%) Test Leader
9 1 (1.59%) Agile Test Analyst
9 1 (1.59%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (74.60%) .NET
2 32 (50.79%) ASP.NET
3 26 (41.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (26.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 17 (26.98%) .NET Framework
5 14 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 10 (15.87%) Gherkin
7 7 (11.11%) WCF
8 5 (7.94%) WPF
8 5 (7.94%) WF
8 5 (7.94%) CSS
8 5 (7.94%) HTML
8 5 (7.94%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 5 (7.94%) Task Parallel Library
9 4 (6.35%) XML
9 4 (6.35%) LINQ
9 4 (6.35%) jQuery
9 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (3.17%) LINQ to SQL
11 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (88.89%) Scrum
2 37 (58.73%) Unit Testing
3 16 (25.40%) MVC
3 16 (25.40%) TDD
3 16 (25.40%) SOA
4 12 (19.05%) BDD
5 11 (17.46%) Software Testing
6 10 (15.87%) Code Coverage
6 10 (15.87%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (11.11%) Automated Testing
8 6 (9.52%) Test Scripting
9 5 (7.94%) User Stories
10 4 (6.35%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (6.35%) Test Management
11 3 (4.76%) Project Management
12 2 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (3.17%) Integration Testing
12 2 (3.17%) Security Testing
12 2 (3.17%) Test Automation
13 1 (1.59%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 57 (90.48%) SQL
2 14 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 8 (12.70%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.94%) C++
5 2 (3.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (80.95%) Security Cleared
2 50 (79.37%) SC Cleared
3 11 (17.46%) ISEB
3 11 (17.46%) ISTQB
3 11 (17.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (6.35%) Degree
4 4 (6.35%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) ISO 9001
1 2 (3.17%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 13 (20.63%) Microsoft