Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 7 4
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 0
Contract jobs citing C# 99 65 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 19.76% 12.90% 18.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.26% 31.10% 46.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 38 63
Somerset median daily rate £420 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +15.38% -12.58%
10th Percentile £320 £313 £213
90th Percentile £653 £443 £445
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 19
Somerset median hourly rate £43.00 £42.25 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.78% +3.05% -3.24%
10th Percentile £41.65 £38.13 £37.55
90th Percentile £44.35 £44.40 £43.00
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £39.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.18% -0.63% -3.61%

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 289 209 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 57.68% 41.47% 38.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 135 102
Somerset median daily rate £413 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +15.94% -1.43%
10th Percentile £309 £268 £231
90th Percentile £572 £498 £474
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £370
% change year-on-year +9.68% +4.73% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 36
Somerset median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +6.88% -6.43%
10th Percentile £38.50 £23.43 £31.50
90th Percentile £45.10 £53.75 £43.38
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% -

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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 2018. 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
Taunton +12 36 £481 +26.23% 25
Bath -8 32 £383 -4.38% 14
Yeovil +6 16 £350 - 2
Weston-super-Mare - 2 £310 - 4
Street -7 1 £445 -
Bridgwater - 1 £325 - 1
C#
South West

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for C#.

1 55 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (43.43%) Security Cleared
3 40 (40.40%) .NET
4 39 (39.39%) Test Automation
5 33 (33.33%) Scrum
6 28 (28.28%) MVC
6 28 (28.28%) Continuous Delivery
6 28 (28.28%) Continuous Deployment
7 26 (26.26%) SQL
8 25 (25.25%) ASP.NET
9 24 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 24 (24.24%) DV Cleared
10 23 (23.23%) BDD
11 19 (19.19%) GIS
11 19 (19.19%) Acceptance Criteria
12 17 (17.17%) JavaScript
12 17 (17.17%) Microsoft Azure
12 17 (17.17%) Security Testing
13 16 (16.16%) SQL Server
14 15 (15.15%) Software Engineering
14 15 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (14.14%) Test Strategy
15 14 (14.14%) HTML
16 13 (13.13%) CSS
16 13 (13.13%) QA
17 12 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
17 12 (12.12%) Git (software)
18 11 (11.11%) Java
19 10 (10.10%) OO
19 10 (10.10%) ASP.NET Web API

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 7 (7.07%) Umbraco
2 6 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.03%) IIS
4 2 (2.02%) CMS
5 1 (1.01%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (4.04%) InfoPath
1 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.01%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (1.01%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.01%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.02%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (2.02%) Google Play
3 1 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.01%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.19%) GIS
2 16 (16.16%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.04%) Big Data
4 3 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.02%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.02%) SQLite
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 24 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (12.12%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.07%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (6.06%) Visual Studio
5 4 (4.04%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.04%) Eclipse
5 4 (4.04%) Eclipse RCP
6 3 (3.03%) Selenium
7 1 (1.01%) JBehave
7 1 (1.01%) JIRA
7 1 (1.01%) NUnit
7 1 (1.01%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.01%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (1.01%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.01%) Electronics
2 1 (1.01%) Law
2 1 (1.01%) Local Government
2 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.01%) Marketing
2 1 (1.01%) Multimedia
2 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (47.47%) Developer
2 28 (28.28%) Test Leader
3 22 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 13 (13.13%) Automation Test Lead
4 13 (13.13%) C# Developer
5 9 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 7 (7.07%) Umbraco Developer
7 4 (4.04%) Applications Consultant
7 4 (4.04%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (4.04%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (4.04%) C# Software Engineer
7 4 (4.04%) Consultant
7 4 (4.04%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.04%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (4.04%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.03%) Testing Consultant
8 3 (3.03%) Xamarin Developer
9 2 (2.02%) Azure Developer
9 2 (2.02%) iOS Android Developer
9 2 (2.02%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (40.40%) .NET
2 25 (25.25%) ASP.NET
3 15 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (14.14%) HTML
5 13 (13.13%) CSS
6 10 (10.10%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (9.09%) HTML5
8 8 (8.08%) .NET Core
8 8 (8.08%) WCF
9 7 (7.07%) Gherkin
10 6 (6.06%) .NET Framework
10 6 (6.06%) Entity Framework
11 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 5 (5.05%) Web Services
12 4 (4.04%) Node.js
13 3 (3.03%) AngularJS
13 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET Core
13 3 (3.03%) REST
13 3 (3.03%) Vue.js
13 3 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.05%) User Experience
2 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.02%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.01%) Fintech
3 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.01%) Robotics
3 1 (1.01%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.06%) Windows
2 2 (2.02%) Android
2 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.01%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (39.39%) Test Automation
3 33 (33.33%) Scrum
4 28 (28.28%) Continuous Delivery
4 28 (28.28%) Continuous Deployment
4 28 (28.28%) MVC
5 23 (23.23%) BDD
6 19 (19.19%) Acceptance Criteria
7 17 (17.17%) Security Testing
8 15 (15.15%) Software Engineering
9 14 (14.14%) Test Strategy
10 12 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (10.10%) OO
12 9 (9.09%) UML
13 8 (8.08%) Problem-Solving
14 5 (5.05%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (5.05%) Microservices
14 5 (5.05%) SDLC
14 5 (5.05%) Time Management
15 4 (4.04%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (26.26%) SQL
2 17 (17.17%) JavaScript
3 11 (11.11%) Java
4 9 (9.09%) C++
5 4 (4.04%) PowerShell
5 4 (4.04%) VBA
6 3 (3.03%) TypeScript
6 3 (3.03%) VB
7 2 (2.02%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.01%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.01%) Delphi
8 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (43.43%) Security Cleared
2 24 (24.24%) DV Cleared
3 9 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.04%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (4.04%) Degree
5 3 (3.03%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.13%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (4.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.03%) Xamarin
3 2 (2.02%) Apple
3 2 (2.02%) Civica
3 2 (2.02%) Google
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle
4 1 (1.01%) Adobe
4 1 (1.01%) SAP