The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 28 March 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#
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 7 7
Rank change year-on-year -15 0  
Contract jobs citing C# 12 22 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 7.19% 14.77% 18.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.64% 33.85% 38.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 21
Median daily rate £305 £315 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.17% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £290 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £411 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.21% +8.57%  

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 Leicester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Leicester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 88 65 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 52.69% 43.62% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 23 52
Median daily rate £340 £300 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £405 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Median hourly rate £18.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.14% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester 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 Leicester

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Leicester

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Leicester over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Leicester

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Leicester region with a requirement for C#.

1 32 (84.21%) .NET
2 23 (60.53%) MVC
3 22 (57.89%) SQL
3 22 (57.89%) ASP.NET
4 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
5 19 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
7 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (39.47%) HTML
10 12 (31.58%) CSS
11 10 (26.32%) .NET Framework
11 10 (26.32%) jQuery
12 9 (23.68%) Visual Studio
12 9 (23.68%) Web Services
13 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
14 7 (18.42%) HTML5
14 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
15 6 (15.79%) WCF
15 6 (15.79%) Degree
15 6 (15.79%) Logistics
15 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
16 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web API
16 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
16 5 (13.16%) High Availability
16 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
16 5 (13.16%) Project Management
16 5 (13.16%) Advertising
16 5 (13.16%) Scrum

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 3 (7.89%) CMS
1 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) PaaS
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.63%) Profibus
1 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.26%) Grunt
2 2 (5.26%) gulp
2 2 (5.26%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (5.26%) Mocha
2 2 (5.26%) Selenium
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) NUnit
3 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (13.16%) Advertising
2 4 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (86.84%) Developer
2 17 (44.74%) C# Developer
3 16 (42.11%) .NET Developer
4 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (26.32%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (23.68%) Software Developer
6 7 (18.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (18.42%) C# Software Developer
6 7 (18.42%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (18.42%) SQL Developer
7 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 6 (15.79%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (15.79%) Senior Developer
8 5 (13.16%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (13.16%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 5 (13.16%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (13.16%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (13.16%) Senior C# Software Developer
8 5 (13.16%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 5 (13.16%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (84.21%) .NET
2 22 (57.89%) ASP.NET
3 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 15 (39.47%) HTML
5 12 (31.58%) CSS
6 10 (26.32%) .NET Framework
6 10 (26.32%) jQuery
7 9 (23.68%) Web Services
8 7 (18.42%) HTML5
9 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
9 6 (15.79%) WCF
10 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (13.16%) XML
11 4 (10.53%) Ajax
11 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (10.53%) SOAP
11 4 (10.53%) XSLT
12 3 (7.89%) RESTful
12 3 (7.89%) WPF
12 3 (7.89%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) EPoS
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) MVC
2 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 6 (15.79%) Logistics
5 5 (13.16%) High Availability
5 5 (13.16%) Project Management
5 5 (13.16%) Scrum
5 5 (13.16%) UML
5 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
6 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.89%) Front End Development
7 3 (7.89%) SOLID
7 3 (7.89%) TDD
7 3 (7.89%) V-Model
8 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) SQL
2 18 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
4 3 (7.89%) C++
5 2 (5.26%) Java
6 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) MCSD
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.26%) TickIT
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.63%) Perforce
3 1 (2.63%) Siemens
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