The first table below looks at the demand for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 18 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 Welwyn Garden City 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 18 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing C# 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 1.35% 11.11% 8.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.00% 27.27% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £325 - £275
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 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +31.14%
Programming Languages Category
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
25 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 33.78% 40.74% 38.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 8
Average daily rate £280 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £310 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
C#
Hertfordshire

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) NUnit
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) VB
5 2 (22.22%) Internet
5 2 (22.22%) SOA
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
5 2 (22.22%) VB6
5 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Code Coverage
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) NCover
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 2 (22.22%) NHibernate
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 2 (22.22%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) NUnit
2 2 (22.22%) NCover
3 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Build Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) C# Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) NHibernate
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 1 (11.11%) WCF
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Code Coverage
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) VB
2 2 (22.22%) VB6
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle