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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 3 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 35 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 35.00% 8.22% 25.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 66.04% 24.00% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 6 4
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£413 £355 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.33% +14.51%
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 £35.25 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.67% -2.85%
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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
53 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 53.00% 34.25% 61.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 18 13
Average daily rate £375 £366 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.45% +18.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £328 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £400 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £19.30 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 2015.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 53 (89.83%) .NET
2 43 (72.88%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (69.49%) SQL
4 33 (55.93%) Scrum
5 32 (54.24%) ASP.NET
6 30 (50.85%) Unit Testing
7 29 (49.15%) Security Cleared
7 29 (49.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 28 (47.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 28 (47.46%) T-SQL
9 26 (44.07%) Team Foundation Server
9 26 (44.07%) SC Cleared
10 23 (38.98%) Automated Testing
11 22 (37.29%) Microsoft
12 20 (33.90%) Code Coverage
13 19 (32.20%) SQL Server
13 19 (32.20%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (27.12%) .NET Framework
15 14 (23.73%) Visual Studio
16 13 (22.03%) VB
16 13 (22.03%) ISEB
17 11 (18.64%) SOA
17 11 (18.64%) Test Scripting
18 10 (16.95%) Web Services
19 9 (15.25%) ITIL
19 9 (15.25%) PRINCE2
19 9 (15.25%) CRM
19 9 (15.25%) ISO 9000
19 9 (15.25%) GIS
19 9 (15.25%) Retail

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (13.56%) CMS
2 1 (1.69%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.20%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (44.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (23.73%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.78%) SpecFlow
4 3 (5.08%) Selenium
4 3 (5.08%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (15.25%) Retail
1 9 (15.25%) Manufacturing
2 8 (13.56%) Back Office
3 4 (6.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (74.58%) Developer
2 32 (54.24%) .NET Developer
3 18 (30.51%) SQL Developer
4 9 (15.25%) Architect
4 9 (15.25%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (15.25%) Database Developer
5 5 (8.47%) C# Developer
5 5 (8.47%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (1.69%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (1.69%) Senior Test Engineer
8 1 (1.69%) Senior Security Analyst
8 1 (1.69%) SQL Database Developer
8 1 (1.69%) Security Analyst
8 1 (1.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (89.83%) .NET
2 32 (54.24%) ASP.NET
3 29 (49.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (47.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 16 (27.12%) .NET Framework
6 10 (16.95%) Web Services
7 4 (6.78%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.69%) JSP
8 1 (1.69%) WCF
8 1 (1.69%) Silverlight
8 1 (1.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) GIS
2 8 (13.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (72.88%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (55.93%) Scrum
3 30 (50.85%) Unit Testing
4 23 (38.98%) Automated Testing
5 20 (33.90%) Code Coverage
6 19 (32.20%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (18.64%) SOA
7 11 (18.64%) Test Scripting
8 9 (15.25%) ITIL
8 9 (15.25%) PRINCE2
8 9 (15.25%) CRM
8 9 (15.25%) Change Control
9 8 (13.56%) TDD
9 8 (13.56%) Information Security
9 8 (13.56%) Content Management
9 8 (13.56%) Workflow
9 8 (13.56%) UML
10 6 (10.17%) MVC
11 5 (8.47%) BDD
12 4 (6.78%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 41 (69.49%) SQL
2 28 (47.46%) T-SQL
3 13 (22.03%) VB
4 4 (6.78%) Scala
4 4 (6.78%) Java
5 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (49.15%) Security Cleared
2 26 (44.07%) SC Cleared
3 13 (22.03%) ISEB
4 6 (10.17%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.25%) ISO 9000
2 8 (13.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.69%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 22 (37.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.56%) SAP
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle