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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 20 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 6 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.48% 2.41% 10.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.50% 5.41% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 8
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£295 - £305
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 - £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
48 37 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 35.82% 44.58% 50.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 4 14
Average daily rate £375 £350 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £350 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £504 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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#
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Watford region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

C# Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 August 2014, 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 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) jQuery
3 4 (44.44%) Ajax
3 4 (44.44%) JSON
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) Web Development
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (33.33%) WCF
4 3 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 2 (22.22%) Workflow
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) CRM
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Retail

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) Sybase ASE
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) DB2
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Applications Developer
5 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Specialist
5 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (11.11%) CRM Developer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
2 6 (66.67%) jQuery
3 4 (44.44%) JSON
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) Ajax
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (33.33%) WCF
5 1 (11.11%) LINQ
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (11.11%) CSS3
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (11.11%) Kendo UI
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Web Development
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Workflow
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) B2B
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Sybase
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