The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 8 13 1
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs citing C# 11 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 14.29% 6.82% 25.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.73% 20.00% 62.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
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£375 £301 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.48% -16.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £223 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £362 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £33.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Woking region.

Programming Languages Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
37 30 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 48.05% 34.09% 40.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 5
Average daily rate £275 £280 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £243 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £363 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £36.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Woking

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 33 (97.06%) .NET
2 31 (91.18%) SQL Server
3 28 (82.35%) WCF
4 27 (79.41%) WPF
4 27 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (67.65%) Scrum
6 22 (64.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 21 (61.76%) Visual Studio
8 19 (55.88%) Web Services
9 17 (50.00%) Software Engineering
10 15 (44.12%) LINQ
11 14 (41.18%) Office 365
12 13 (38.24%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (32.35%) XML
13 11 (32.35%) Windows
13 11 (32.35%) SQL
14 10 (29.41%) SOAP
14 10 (29.41%) Automated Testing
14 10 (29.41%) QA
14 10 (29.41%) REST
15 9 (26.47%) Amazon AWS
15 9 (26.47%) BDD
15 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
16 8 (23.53%) Software Testing
16 8 (23.53%) ISEB
16 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
16 8 (23.53%) DevOps
16 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
17 7 (20.59%) Opscode Chef

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (41.18%) Office 365
2 9 (26.47%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
1 1 (2.94%) LAN
1 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.94%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (91.18%) SQL Server
2 13 (38.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (17.65%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (64.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (61.76%) Visual Studio
3 7 (20.59%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (8.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Software Engineer
2 11 (32.35%) Developer
3 9 (26.47%) .NET Developer
4 8 (23.53%) Analyst
4 8 (23.53%) Test Analyst
5 7 (20.59%) C# Developer
6 6 (17.65%) Tester
6 6 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (14.71%) Test Engineer
8 4 (11.76%) Agile Test Analyst
9 3 (8.82%) C# Software Engineer
9 3 (8.82%) QA Analyst
9 3 (8.82%) .NET Software Engineer
10 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
10 2 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
11 1 (2.94%) Agile .NET Developer
11 1 (2.94%) Automation Tester
11 1 (2.94%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (97.06%) .NET
2 28 (82.35%) WCF
3 27 (79.41%) WPF
4 19 (55.88%) Web Services
5 15 (44.12%) LINQ
6 11 (32.35%) XML
7 10 (29.41%) SOAP
7 10 (29.41%) REST
8 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET
9 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
9 2 (5.88%) CSLA.NET
9 2 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (2.94%) RESTful
10 1 (2.94%) WF
10 1 (2.94%) Silverlight
10 1 (2.94%) MSMQ
10 1 (2.94%) XSLT
10 1 (2.94%) HTML
10 1 (2.94%) CSS
10 1 (2.94%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.94%) SCADA
2 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.94%) Physics
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (67.65%) Scrum
3 17 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 10 (29.41%) Automated Testing
5 9 (26.47%) BDD
6 8 (23.53%) Software Testing
6 8 (23.53%) DevOps
7 7 (20.59%) Content Management
8 4 (11.76%) MVC
9 3 (8.82%) CRM
9 3 (8.82%) Migration
10 2 (5.88%) TDD
10 2 (5.88%) OO
10 2 (5.88%) OOD
10 2 (5.88%) Workflow
10 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
11 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (2.94%) Integration Testing
11 1 (2.94%) User Stories
11 1 (2.94%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (32.35%) SQL
2 7 (20.59%) Python
3 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
4 2 (5.88%) C
4 2 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) ISEB
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.94%) PhD
3 1 (2.94%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (29.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) VMware