Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 6 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 +3
Contract jobs citing C# 67 79 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 13.14% 16.99% 23.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.46% 46.20% 47.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 65 108
Somerset median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £313 £218 £275
90th Percentile £438 £447 £400
South West median daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +5.71% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 27
Somerset median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.63% -4.76% +9.80%
10th Percentile £38.13 £37.65 £30.00
90th Percentile £44.40 £43.00 £48.40
South West median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +3.85% -4.88% +2.50%

C# is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 213 171 346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 41.76% 36.77% 49.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 109 209
Somerset median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £275 £234 £263
90th Percentile £513 £463 £428
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +6.90% -2.03% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 53
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -6.43% +22.14%
10th Percentile £27.55 £31.50 £30.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £46.00 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.18% +12.14%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing C# as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +7 36 £375 +15.38% 16
Taunton -6 18 £375 +7.14% 2
Street +1 4 - - 1
Yeovil -6 4 - -
Frome - 3 £325 -
Clevedon - 1 £475 - 1
C#
South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 46 (68.66%) .NET
2 32 (47.76%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (43.28%) MVC
4 24 (35.82%) ASP.NET
5 22 (32.84%) SQL Server
5 22 (32.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (31.34%) JavaScript
6 21 (31.34%) Scrum
7 19 (28.36%) Test Automation
8 18 (26.87%) SQL
9 17 (25.37%) HTML
9 17 (25.37%) Security Cleared
10 16 (23.88%) Java
10 16 (23.88%) CSS
11 15 (22.39%) ASP.NET MVC
12 13 (19.40%) SC Cleared
13 11 (16.42%) C++
13 11 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (16.42%) BDD
13 11 (16.42%) AngularJS
14 10 (14.93%) Web Development
14 10 (14.93%) Software Engineering
15 9 (13.43%) NoSQL
16 8 (11.94%) Amazon AWS
16 8 (11.94%) Jenkins
16 8 (11.94%) DevOps
16 8 (11.94%) jQuery
17 7 (10.45%) Python
17 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
18 6 (8.96%) Acceptance Criteria

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 5 (7.46%) SharePoint
1 5 (7.46%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.97%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (5.97%) nginx
2 4 (5.97%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.97%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (4.48%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.99%) CMS
4 2 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.99%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.49%) Apache
5 1 (1.49%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.94%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.97%) PaaS
3 1 (1.49%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (32.84%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.43%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.46%) Big Data
4 4 (5.97%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (32.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (11.94%) Jenkins
3 6 (8.96%) Selenium
4 5 (7.46%) NUnit
4 5 (7.46%) Visual Studio
5 4 (5.97%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.99%) Ant
6 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.99%) FxCop
6 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.99%) HP UFT
6 2 (2.99%) JIRA
6 2 (2.99%) JUnit
6 2 (2.99%) Maven
6 2 (2.99%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (2.99%) ReSharper
6 2 (2.99%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.99%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.49%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.49%) webpack
General
1 5 (7.46%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Advertising
2 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.49%) Automotive
2 1 (1.49%) French Language
2 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.49%) Marketing
2 1 (1.49%) Military
2 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (53.73%) Developer
2 24 (35.82%) .NET Developer
3 12 (17.91%) C# Developer
4 8 (11.94%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Software Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Test Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Consultant
8 4 (5.97%) Java Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) PowerShell Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.97%) SQL Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.48%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (4.48%) C# Web Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Lead Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Test Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) UAT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (68.66%) .NET
2 24 (35.82%) ASP.NET
3 17 (25.37%) HTML
4 16 (23.88%) CSS
5 15 (22.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (16.42%) AngularJS
7 8 (11.94%) jQuery
8 5 (7.46%) .NET Core
8 5 (7.46%) HTML5
8 5 (7.46%) React
8 5 (7.46%) WCF
9 4 (5.97%) Gherkin
9 4 (5.97%) Node.js
9 4 (5.97%) RESTful
9 4 (5.97%) Web Services
9 4 (5.97%) WPF
10 3 (4.48%) .NET Framework
10 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (4.48%) REST
11 2 (2.99%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.97%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (5.97%) iPad
3 2 (2.99%) User Experience
4 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.49%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.49%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (47.76%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (43.28%) MVC
3 21 (31.34%) Scrum
4 19 (28.36%) Test Automation
5 11 (16.42%) BDD
5 11 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (14.93%) Software Engineering
6 10 (14.93%) Web Development
7 8 (11.94%) DevOps
8 6 (8.96%) Acceptance Criteria
8 6 (8.96%) OO
8 6 (8.96%) Unit Testing
9 5 (7.46%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (7.46%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (7.46%) UML
10 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.97%) Integration Testing
10 4 (5.97%) OOP
10 4 (5.97%) Open Source
10 4 (5.97%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (31.34%) JavaScript
2 18 (26.87%) SQL
3 16 (23.88%) Java
4 11 (16.42%) C++
5 7 (10.45%) Python
6 6 (8.96%) Groovy
6 6 (8.96%) Ruby
7 5 (7.46%) PowerShell
8 4 (5.97%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.99%) Ada
9 2 (2.99%) Jython
9 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.99%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.99%) VBScript
10 1 (1.49%) C
10 1 (1.49%) ES6
10 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (25.37%) Security Cleared
2 13 (19.40%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.49%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) Docker
1 4 (5.97%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) Ansible
1 4 (5.97%) Kubernetes
1 4 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (5.97%) Puppet
2 2 (2.99%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.48%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.99%) CA
3 2 (2.99%) HP