The first table below looks at the demand for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Thames Valley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 22 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 Thames Valley 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 5 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing C# 1 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 9.09% 52.94% 17.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% 90.00% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 4
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£450 £450 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.57 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.48% -2.77%
Programming Languages Category
Thames Valley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
5 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 45.45% 58.82% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 6
Average daily rate £450 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
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 the Thames Valley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Thames Valley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

C#
Daily Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Thames Valley region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Thames Valley region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in the Thames Valley

C#
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Thames Valley 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 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 11 (100.00%) XML
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) SOA
1 11 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 11 (100.00%) WCF
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (100.00%) AppFabric
2 2 (18.18%) WF
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared

C#
Top Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Thames Valley 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 11 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
1 11 (100.00%) BizTalk Developer
2 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 11 (100.00%) XML
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) WCF
1 11 (100.00%) AppFabric
2 2 (18.18%) WF
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) SOA
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared