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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
South West / Somerset
Rank 4 9 4
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5  
Contract jobs citing C# 46 35 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 21.70% 13.21% 21.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.70% 28.93% 55.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 55
Median daily rate £313 £338 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.40% +2.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £305 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £433 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.77% -  
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 Somerset with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 122 121 132
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 57.55% 45.66% 38.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 57 83
Median daily rate £350 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 42 8
Median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.77% +17.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £31.20 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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
Taunton +7 15 £261 -42.11% 8
Bath 0 13 £388 +14.81% 10
Yeovil +5 12 - -
Clevedon - 1 - -
C#
South West

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 25 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 Somerset region with a requirement for C#.

1 84 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (66.67%) .NET
3 60 (58.82%) Scrum
4 46 (45.10%) Security Cleared
5 37 (36.27%) SC Cleared
6 36 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 36 (35.29%) SQL Server
7 34 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 33 (32.35%) BDD
9 30 (29.41%) SQL
10 27 (26.47%) Java
11 23 (22.55%) .NET Framework
11 23 (22.55%) C++
11 23 (22.55%) OO
11 23 (22.55%) MVC
12 22 (21.57%) Microsoft
12 22 (21.57%) ASP.NET
12 22 (21.57%) Time Management
13 21 (20.59%) SpecFlow
13 21 (20.59%) UML
14 20 (19.61%) TDD
15 18 (17.65%) Gherkin
16 17 (16.67%) Git (software)
16 17 (16.67%) HTML
16 17 (16.67%) Selenium
17 16 (15.69%) Finance
17 16 (15.69%) Test Automation
18 15 (14.71%) Visual Studio
18 15 (14.71%) QA
18 15 (14.71%) Automated Testing

C#
Top Related 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 5 (4.90%) NServiceBus
2 3 (2.94%) Apache
2 3 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.94%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.96%) CMS
3 2 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.96%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.98%) IIS
4 1 (0.98%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.98%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.98%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (1.96%) MySQL
7 2 (1.96%) PerformancePoint
7 2 (1.96%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.98%) Big Data
8 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.98%) Power BI
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 36 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (20.59%) SpecFlow
3 17 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 17 (16.67%) Selenium
4 15 (14.71%) Visual Studio
5 12 (11.76%) Cucumber
6 9 (8.82%) Eclipse
6 9 (8.82%) Rational DOORS
7 6 (5.88%) HP UFT
7 6 (5.88%) JIRA
8 5 (4.90%) Sahi
8 5 (4.90%) WATIR
9 2 (1.96%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.98%) NuGet
10 1 (0.98%) NUnit
General
1 16 (15.69%) Finance
2 7 (6.86%) Aerospace
3 5 (4.90%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.94%) Military
5 1 (0.98%) Back Office
5 1 (0.98%) Billing
5 1 (0.98%) Games
Job Titles
1 60 (58.82%) Developer
2 31 (30.39%) C# Developer
3 25 (24.51%) .NET Developer
4 18 (17.65%) Software Engineer
5 14 (13.73%) Analyst
5 14 (13.73%) Test Analyst
6 13 (12.75%) Java Engineer
6 13 (12.75%) Java Software Engineer
7 12 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (10.78%) Developer in Test
9 7 (6.86%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (6.86%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 7 (6.86%) Software Developer
9 7 (6.86%) SQL Developer
10 6 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
10 6 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (5.88%) HTML Developer
10 6 (5.88%) Manual Test Analyst
11 5 (4.90%) C# Software Engineer
11 5 (4.90%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (66.67%) .NET
2 23 (22.55%) .NET Framework
3 22 (21.57%) ASP.NET
4 18 (17.65%) Gherkin
5 17 (16.67%) HTML
6 13 (12.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (10.78%) CSS
7 11 (10.78%) HTML5
7 11 (10.78%) WPF
8 9 (8.82%) XML
9 7 (6.86%) Entity Framework
10 6 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 6 (5.88%) jQuery
10 6 (5.88%) LINQ
10 6 (5.88%) Web Services
11 4 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (2.94%) AngularJS
12 3 (2.94%) Ext JS
12 3 (2.94%) JSP
13 2 (1.96%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.78%) User Experience
2 6 (5.88%) RIA
3 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.98%) Animation
4 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.98%) CMDB
4 1 (0.98%) HTC Vive
4 1 (0.98%) Oculus Rift
4 1 (0.98%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (58.82%) Scrum
3 34 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 33 (32.35%) BDD
5 23 (22.55%) MVC
5 23 (22.55%) OO
6 22 (21.57%) Time Management
7 21 (20.59%) UML
8 20 (19.61%) TDD
9 16 (15.69%) Test Automation
10 15 (14.71%) Automated Testing
11 14 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (13.73%) Kanban
11 14 (13.73%) Test Planning
11 14 (13.73%) Web Development
12 9 (8.82%) Unit Testing
13 8 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (6.86%) Manual Testing
15 6 (5.88%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 30 (29.41%) SQL
2 27 (26.47%) Java
3 23 (22.55%) C++
4 6 (5.88%) Ada
4 6 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.90%) Ruby
5 5 (4.90%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.98%) C
7 1 (0.98%) PHP
Qualifications
1 46 (45.10%) Security Cleared
2 37 (36.27%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.92%) ISEB
4 2 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.96%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.98%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.71%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (21.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.90%) Oracle
3 2 (1.96%) Sitecore