The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 / Somerset
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 4 10
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6  
Contract jobs citing C# 32 39 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 15.31% 15.98% 11.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.81% 42.86% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 22
Median daily rate £400 £390 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +24.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £339 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £361
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Median hourly rate - £40.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +35.00%  
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 Somerset with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 124 91 156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 59.33% 37.30% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 50 87
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 26
Median hourly rate £50.00 £38.75 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +4.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £32.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.45 £55.00
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 Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Somerset

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Somerset

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Somerset

C#
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Somerset 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
Bath -3 15 £500 +33.33% 7
Taunton - 15 £375 - 2
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 Somerset region with a requirement for C#.

1 52 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (61.84%) .NET
3 37 (48.68%) Scrum
4 34 (44.74%) Java
5 30 (39.47%) Security Cleared
5 30 (39.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 29 (38.16%) Test Automation
7 28 (36.84%) BDD
8 23 (30.26%) SC Cleared
9 16 (21.05%) SQL
9 16 (21.05%) ASP.NET
10 15 (19.74%) SQL Server
10 15 (19.74%) MVC
10 15 (19.74%) Software Engineering
11 14 (18.42%) TDD
11 14 (18.42%) C++
11 14 (18.42%) OO
12 13 (17.11%) UML
12 13 (17.11%) Time Management
12 13 (17.11%) Selenium
13 12 (15.79%) .NET Framework
13 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
13 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
13 12 (15.79%) SpecFlow
13 12 (15.79%) Gherkin
14 11 (14.47%) Test Planning
14 11 (14.47%) Continuous Delivery
14 11 (14.47%) Visual Studio
14 11 (14.47%) Eclipse
15 10 (13.16%) Continuous Integration

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (3.95%) CMS
1 3 (3.95%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.63%) Apache
2 2 (2.63%) NServiceBus
2 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.32%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.84%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.32%) Big Data
4 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.32%) MS Access
4 1 (1.32%) Power BI
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (39.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (17.11%) Selenium
3 12 (15.79%) SpecFlow
4 11 (14.47%) Eclipse
4 11 (14.47%) Visual Studio
5 7 (9.21%) Cucumber
5 7 (9.21%) Git (software)
5 7 (9.21%) Rational DOORS
6 6 (7.89%) HP UFT
7 5 (6.58%) JIRA
7 5 (6.58%) Sahi
7 5 (6.58%) WATIR
8 4 (5.26%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.63%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.32%) MSTest
10 1 (1.32%) NUnit
General
1 7 (9.21%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 44 (57.89%) Developer
2 18 (23.68%) .NET Developer
3 17 (22.37%) C# Developer
4 9 (11.84%) Developer in Test
5 8 (10.53%) Software Developer
5 8 (10.53%) Software Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) Java Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Java Software Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Test Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) Java Developer
7 6 (7.89%) SQL Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Architect
8 5 (6.58%) AWS Architect
8 5 (6.58%) Technical Architect
8 5 (6.58%) Test Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Lead Developer
9 4 (5.26%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (61.84%) .NET
2 16 (21.05%) ASP.NET
3 12 (15.79%) .NET Framework
3 12 (15.79%) Gherkin
4 10 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (9.21%) CSS
6 6 (7.89%) HTML
6 6 (7.89%) Web Services
6 6 (7.89%) WPF
6 6 (7.89%) XML
7 4 (5.26%) Entity Framework
8 3 (3.95%) jQuery
8 3 (3.95%) WCF
9 2 (2.63%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.63%) JSP
10 1 (1.32%) Apache Camel
10 1 (1.32%) CryEngine
10 1 (1.32%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (1.32%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 1 (1.32%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) User Experience
2 7 (9.21%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (6.58%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.95%) RIA
5 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.32%) Animation
5 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.32%) CMDB
5 1 (1.32%) HTC Vive
5 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.32%) Oculus Rift
5 1 (1.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (48.68%) Scrum
3 29 (38.16%) Test Automation
4 28 (36.84%) BDD
5 15 (19.74%) MVC
5 15 (19.74%) Software Engineering
6 14 (18.42%) OO
6 14 (18.42%) TDD
7 13 (17.11%) Time Management
7 13 (17.11%) UML
8 11 (14.47%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (14.47%) Test Planning
9 10 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (13.16%) DevOps
10 9 (11.84%) Continuous Deployment
10 9 (11.84%) Web Development
11 6 (7.89%) SDLC
11 6 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (6.58%) Release Management
12 5 (6.58%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (44.74%) Java
2 16 (21.05%) SQL
3 14 (18.42%) C++
4 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.58%) Ada
5 5 (6.58%) PowerShell
5 5 (6.58%) Python
5 5 (6.58%) Ruby
6 1 (1.32%) C
6 1 (1.32%) PHP
6 1 (1.32%) VB
6 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (39.47%) Security Cleared
2 23 (30.26%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.58%) AWS Certification
4 3 (3.95%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.95%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.95%) ISEB
5 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.32%) MCP
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.63%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle
3 1 (1.32%) Telerik
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