The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 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 Watford 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 28 15 19
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing C# 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.01% 2.44% 3.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.56% 5.00% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate £300 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +32.23%
Programming Languages Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
61 40 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 45.86% 48.78% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 15
Average daily rate £360 £414 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.99% +27.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.14% +2.94%
C#
Hertfordshire

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 23 April 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 (72.73%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) MVC
5 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 3 (27.27%) XML
5 3 (27.27%) OO
6 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
6 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
6 2 (18.18%) CSS
6 2 (18.18%) MS Office
6 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
6 2 (18.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (18.18%) ADO.NET
6 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 2 (18.18%) TDD
6 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 2 (18.18%) JSON
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (18.18%) jQuery

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) DB2
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
1 2 (18.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 5 (45.45%) C# Developer
4 4 (36.36%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Coach
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Applications Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (9.09%) FoxPro Developer
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) ADO.NET
5 2 (18.18%) JSON
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (18.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (9.09%) Kendo UI
6 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (9.09%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (9.09%) WCF
6 1 (9.09%) WPF
6 1 (9.09%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (9.09%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) MVC
2 3 (27.27%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Kanban
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Logistics
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) OOD
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 1 (9.09%) VB
5 1 (9.09%) FoxPro (VFP)
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft