The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 27 30 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Contract jobs citing C# 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.86% 3.15% 2.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.23% 7.02% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -
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%
C#
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Programming Languages Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
71 57 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 44.10% 44.88% 47.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 19
Average daily rate £375 £360 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -12.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Watford

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 8 (66.67%) Retail
4 7 (58.33%) Windows
4 7 (58.33%) Firmware
4 7 (58.33%) WPF
4 7 (58.33%) Oracle Retail
5 6 (50.00%) WCF
6 5 (41.67%) ADO.NET
6 5 (41.67%) HTML5
7 3 (25.00%) CSS
7 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) jQuery
8 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 2 (16.67%) XML
8 2 (16.67%) MVC
8 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
9 1 (8.33%) 2G
9 1 (8.33%) Workflow
9 1 (8.33%) Validation
9 1 (8.33%) CMS
9 1 (8.33%) OpenText
9 1 (8.33%) LiveLink
9 1 (8.33%) RedDot
9 1 (8.33%) UNIX

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) LiveLink
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
1 1 (8.33%) 3GPP
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) 3G
1 1 (8.33%) 2G
1 1 (8.33%) LTE
1 1 (8.33%) 4G
1 1 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Firmware Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) HTML
3 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 7 (58.33%) WPF
5 6 (50.00%) WCF
6 5 (41.67%) ADO.NET
6 5 (41.67%) HTML5
7 3 (25.00%) jQuery
7 3 (25.00%) CSS
8 2 (16.67%) XML
8 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (8.33%) XACML
9 1 (8.33%) SPML
9 1 (8.33%) OpenID
9 1 (8.33%) SAML
9 1 (8.33%) Ajax
9 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
9 1 (8.33%) JSON
9 1 (8.33%) SOAP
9 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) PKI
1 1 (8.33%) RIA
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (8.33%) Workflow
2 1 (8.33%) Validation
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) Logistics
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (8.33%) Change Control
2 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (8.33%) CRM
2 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (8.33%) B2B
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CISSP
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Firmware
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Nortel
2 1 (8.33%) Ericsson
2 1 (8.33%) OpenText
2 1 (8.33%) RedDot
2 1 (8.33%) Huawei
2 1 (8.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks