The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for C# skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C# over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C#
South West / Dorset
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 25 14
Rank change year-on-year +8 -11  
Contract jobs citing C# 8 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 6.06% 3.15% 5.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.90% 7.34% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 7
Median daily rate £348 £300 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.83% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £255 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £385 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.63 £37.50 £39.28
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.51%  

C# is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 62 109 66
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 46.97% 42.91% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 79 30
Median daily rate £345 £385 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.38% +18.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
Median hourly rate £39.50 £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.28% -2.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing C# as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C# in Dorset

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Dorset

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Dorset over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Dorset

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Dorset

C#
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +7 5 £345 +53.33% 21
C#
South West

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for C#.

1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Selenium
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (26.67%) CSS
3 4 (26.67%) MVC
3 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
4 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (20.00%) JMeter
4 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Advertising
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) WCF
5 2 (13.33%) WPF
5 2 (13.33%) EPiServer
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
5 2 (13.33%) BDD

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) EPiServer
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Selenium
2 3 (20.00%) JMeter
2 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
5 1 (6.67%) CRM Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (6.67%) EPiServer Developer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
3 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (13.33%) WCF
4 2 (13.33%) WPF
5 1 (6.67%) Ajax
5 1 (6.67%) Classic ASP
5 1 (6.67%) jQuery
5 1 (6.67%) Kendo UI
5 1 (6.67%) LINQ
5 1 (6.67%) Node.js
5 1 (6.67%) SignalR
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) WinForms
5 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) MVC
2 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
3 3 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
4 2 (13.33%) SDLC
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Content Management
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) SOLID
5 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
3 1 (6.67%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Epicor
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Sitecore