The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 26 April 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 / Gloucestershire
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 42 14
Rank change year-on-year +23 -28  
Contract jobs citing C# 28 13 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 7.73% 2.74% 10.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.18% 5.88% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 38
Median daily rate £370 £325 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.84% -10.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £297 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £426 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year - +1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +9.21% +2.70%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 146 221 285
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 40.33% 46.53% 59.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 99 184
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £305 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 18
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.10 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.62% +3.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £38.00 £40.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Gloucestershire

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Gloucestershire

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Gloucestershire

C#
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 26 April 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
Gloucester +9 12 £425 -22.72% 7
Cheltenham +5 6 £370 +13.84% 3
Cirencester -1 3 £330 +4.76% 4
C#
South West

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for C#.

1 46 (86.79%) .NET
2 31 (58.49%) SQL Server
3 29 (54.72%) JavaScript
4 27 (50.94%) ASP.NET
4 27 (50.94%) MVC
5 18 (33.96%) HTML
6 17 (32.08%) AngularJS
6 17 (32.08%) CSS
7 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
9 14 (26.42%) SQL
9 14 (26.42%) T-SQL
9 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (26.42%) HTML5
9 14 (26.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (22.64%) .NET Framework
10 12 (22.64%) jQuery
11 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
11 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (20.75%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
12 10 (18.87%) VB.NET
13 9 (16.98%) Finance
14 8 (15.09%) LINQ
14 8 (15.09%) Scrum
14 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (15.09%) Entity Framework
14 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (13.21%) Xamarin

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 5 (9.43%) IIS
2 4 (7.55%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.77%) Apache Pig
4 2 (3.77%) Sitefinity
4 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.89%) Confluence
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (58.49%) SQL Server
2 14 (26.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (13.21%) DTS
4 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (7.55%) Big Data
5 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (5.66%) Hadoop
6 3 (5.66%) MySQL
6 3 (5.66%) Redis
7 2 (3.77%) Apache Hive
7 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.89%) MS Access
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (11.32%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.55%) Subversion
4 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.66%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.89%) Ant
5 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.89%) Gradle
5 1 (1.89%) Hudson
5 1 (1.89%) IDA Disassembler
5 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.89%) JIRA
5 1 (1.89%) Metasploit
5 1 (1.89%) Selenium
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Electronics
2 2 (3.77%) Games
3 1 (1.89%) Advertising
3 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (73.58%) Developer
2 33 (62.26%) .NET Developer
3 21 (39.62%) C# Developer
4 18 (33.96%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (18.87%) SQL Developer
6 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Developer
6 7 (13.21%) T-SQL Developer
7 6 (11.32%) Software Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (7.55%) C# Software Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) .NET Software Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) Java Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.77%) C++ Software Engineer
10 2 (3.77%) Consultant
10 2 (3.77%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
10 2 (3.77%) Python Software Engineer
10 2 (3.77%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (3.77%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (86.79%) .NET
2 27 (50.94%) ASP.NET
3 18 (33.96%) HTML
4 17 (32.08%) AngularJS
4 17 (32.08%) CSS
5 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (26.42%) HTML5
7 12 (22.64%) .NET Framework
7 12 (22.64%) jQuery
8 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (15.09%) Entity Framework
9 8 (15.09%) LINQ
10 7 (13.21%) Silverlight
10 7 (13.21%) WCF
11 6 (11.32%) CSS3
11 6 (11.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (9.43%) Web Services
13 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (7.55%) JSON
13 4 (7.55%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.32%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (11.32%) User Experience
3 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Android
2 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.89%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) MVC
2 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
4 8 (15.09%) Scrum
5 7 (13.21%) CRM
6 6 (11.32%) TDD
7 5 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (9.43%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.55%) OO
8 4 (7.55%) Process Management
8 4 (7.55%) User Stories
9 3 (5.66%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (3.77%) Coaching
10 2 (3.77%) Configuration Management
10 2 (3.77%) Continuous Deployment
10 2 (3.77%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.77%) Mobile Development
10 2 (3.77%) Software Delivery
10 2 (3.77%) UML
Programming Languages
1 29 (54.72%) JavaScript
2 14 (26.42%) SQL
2 14 (26.42%) T-SQL
3 10 (18.87%) VB.NET
4 4 (7.55%) C++
4 4 (7.55%) Java
4 4 (7.55%) Python
5 3 (5.66%) TypeScript
6 2 (3.77%) C
6 2 (3.77%) Embedded C
6 2 (3.77%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.89%) Perl
7 1 (1.89%) VC++
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.66%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) Xamarin
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle
4 2 (3.77%) Twitter
5 1 (1.89%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.89%) Google
5 1 (1.89%) IBM
5 1 (1.89%) Kofax
5 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.89%) RedGate
5 1 (1.89%) SAP
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