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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 7 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 27 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 18.12% 23.08% 39.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 49.09% 63.16% 76.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 11
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£325 £321 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.16% -3.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £293 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £342 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
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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
55 19 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 36.91% 36.54% 51.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 14 11
Average daily rate £332 £318 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.64% -9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £281 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £352 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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 18 September 2014.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 61 (91.04%) SQL
2 60 (89.55%) Scrum
3 53 (79.10%) Security Cleared
4 52 (77.61%) SC Cleared
5 51 (76.12%) .NET
6 47 (70.15%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (61.19%) Unit Testing
8 36 (53.73%) ASP.NET
9 29 (43.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (29.85%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (26.87%) TDD
11 18 (26.87%) T-SQL
12 17 (25.37%) SOA
12 17 (25.37%) MVC
12 17 (25.37%) .NET Framework
12 17 (25.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 17 (25.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 15 (22.39%) K2 blackpearl
14 14 (20.90%) Automated Testing
14 14 (20.90%) Back Office
15 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
15 13 (19.40%) Code Coverage
15 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
15 13 (19.40%) Visual Studio
16 12 (17.91%) BDD
16 12 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (17.91%) SpecFlow
17 11 (16.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 11 (16.42%) ISEB
17 11 (16.42%) Software Testing

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (22.39%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (29.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (19.40%) Visual Studio
3 12 (17.91%) SpecFlow
4 6 (8.96%) Selenium
General
1 14 (20.90%) Back Office
2 2 (2.99%) Finance
3 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (80.60%) Developer
2 47 (70.15%) .NET Developer
3 26 (38.81%) SQL Developer
4 6 (8.96%) C# Developer
4 6 (8.96%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Team Leader
5 5 (7.46%) Test Team Leader
5 5 (7.46%) Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Test Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Graduate
6 4 (5.97%) Graduate Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Tester
8 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (1.49%) Senior Tester
9 1 (1.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (1.49%) Test Leader
9 1 (1.49%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (76.12%) .NET
2 36 (53.73%) ASP.NET
3 29 (43.28%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (25.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 17 (25.37%) .NET Framework
4 17 (25.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 10 (14.93%) Gherkin
6 7 (10.45%) WCF
7 5 (7.46%) WPF
7 5 (7.46%) WF
7 5 (7.46%) CSS
7 5 (7.46%) HTML
7 5 (7.46%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 5 (7.46%) Task Parallel Library
8 4 (5.97%) XML
8 4 (5.97%) LINQ
8 4 (5.97%) jQuery
8 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (2.99%) LINQ to SQL
10 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) GIS
2 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (89.55%) Scrum
2 47 (70.15%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (61.19%) Unit Testing
4 18 (26.87%) TDD
5 17 (25.37%) SOA
5 17 (25.37%) MVC
6 14 (20.90%) Automated Testing
7 13 (19.40%) Code Coverage
8 12 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (17.91%) BDD
9 11 (16.42%) Software Testing
10 6 (8.96%) Test Scripting
11 5 (7.46%) User Stories
12 4 (5.97%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (5.97%) Test Management
13 3 (4.48%) Project Management
14 2 (2.99%) Security Testing
14 2 (2.99%) Test Automation
14 2 (2.99%) Integration Testing
15 1 (1.49%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 61 (91.04%) SQL
2 18 (26.87%) T-SQL
3 8 (11.94%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.46%) C++
5 2 (2.99%) PHP
Qualifications
1 53 (79.10%) Security Cleared
2 52 (77.61%) SC Cleared
3 11 (16.42%) ISEB
3 11 (16.42%) ISTQB
3 11 (16.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (7.46%) DV Cleared
5 4 (5.97%) Degree
6 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.49%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 13 (19.40%) Microsoft