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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 4 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 37 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 35.24% 4.35% 17.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 60.66% 16.67% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 2 4
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£326 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.20% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £375 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -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
61 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 58.10% 26.09% 54.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 8 12
Average daily rate £330 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 2014.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 52 (86.67%) .NET
2 51 (85.00%) SQL
3 44 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (70.00%) Scrum
5 39 (65.00%) ASP.NET
6 36 (60.00%) Unit Testing
7 33 (55.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 31 (51.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 31 (51.67%) Security Cleared
8 31 (51.67%) T-SQL
9 30 (50.00%) SC Cleared
10 26 (43.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 23 (38.33%) Automated Testing
12 22 (36.67%) Code Coverage
13 21 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (31.67%) SQL Server
15 15 (25.00%) Visual Studio
16 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
16 13 (21.67%) TDD
17 11 (18.33%) Test Scripting
18 8 (13.33%) .NET Framework
18 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
18 8 (13.33%) Back Office
18 8 (13.33%) SOA
19 7 (11.67%) MVC
19 7 (11.67%) BDD
20 6 (10.00%) K2 blackpearl
20 6 (10.00%) SpecFlow
20 6 (10.00%) Gherkin
20 6 (10.00%) ISEB

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (10.00%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (43.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (10.00%) SpecFlow
4 3 (5.00%) Selenium
4 3 (5.00%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (13.33%) Back Office
2 5 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 52 (86.67%) Developer
2 40 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 22 (36.67%) SQL Developer
4 9 (15.00%) Database Developer
5 7 (11.67%) C# Developer
5 7 (11.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (1.67%) Test Engineer
9 1 (1.67%) Security Analyst
9 1 (1.67%) Test Team Leader
9 1 (1.67%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.67%) Team Leader
9 1 (1.67%) Senior Test Engineer
9 1 (1.67%) Senior Security Analyst
9 1 (1.67%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (86.67%) .NET
2 39 (65.00%) ASP.NET
3 33 (55.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 31 (51.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 8 (13.33%) .NET Framework
6 6 (10.00%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.67%) HTML
7 1 (1.67%) WCF
7 1 (1.67%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (1.67%) CSS
7 1 (1.67%) Web Services
7 1 (1.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (70.00%) Scrum
3 36 (60.00%) Unit Testing
4 23 (38.33%) Automated Testing
5 22 (36.67%) Code Coverage
6 21 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (21.67%) TDD
8 11 (18.33%) Test Scripting
9 8 (13.33%) SOA
10 7 (11.67%) MVC
10 7 (11.67%) BDD
11 6 (10.00%) Software Testing
12 4 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (6.67%) Integration Testing
12 4 (6.67%) Web Accessibility
13 3 (5.00%) Test Automation
13 3 (5.00%) User Stories
13 3 (5.00%) Manual Testing
14 2 (3.33%) Security Testing
14 2 (3.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (85.00%) SQL
2 31 (51.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (6.67%) VB
3 4 (6.67%) Java
3 4 (6.67%) Scala
4 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (51.67%) Security Cleared
2 30 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.00%) ISEB
4 5 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 5 (8.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle
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