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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 20 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 6 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.82% 4.40% 9.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.00% 12.12% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 8
Average daily rate
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£275 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 - £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £287 - £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +2.94%
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
40 33 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 25.48% 36.26% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 8 26
Average daily rate £355 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £415 £463
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 - £46.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 31 October 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 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (58.33%) jQuery
4 6 (50.00%) MVC
4 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) Ajax
6 3 (25.00%) Web Development
6 3 (25.00%) CSS
6 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle
7 2 (16.67%) Web Services
7 2 (16.67%) CRM
7 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
7 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) Workflow
7 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 2 (16.67%) JSON
7 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
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 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) Sybase ASE
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) C# Developer
3 6 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (8.33%) CRM Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (58.33%) jQuery
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (33.33%) Ajax
5 3 (25.00%) CSS
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 2 (16.67%) JSON
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (8.33%) CSS3
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (8.33%) Kendo UI
7 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (8.33%) XML
7 1 (8.33%) HTML5
7 1 (8.33%) WCF
7 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) RIA
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) Web Development
3 2 (16.67%) Workflow
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Logistics
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) B2B
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Sybase
3 1 (8.33%) Nortel
3 1 (8.33%) Ericsson
3 1 (8.33%) Huawei
3 1 (8.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks