Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 11 6
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 76 59 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 15.35% 12.83% 16.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.57% 26.58% 43.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 41 56
Somerset median daily rate £394 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £228 £313 £246
90th Percentile £488 £575 £463
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 11
Somerset median hourly rate £43.00 - £40.00
10th Percentile £42.13 - £36.75
90th Percentile £43.38 - £42.25
South West median hourly rate £42.17 £45.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -6.28% +16.13% -3.43%

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 266 222 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 53.74% 48.26% 38.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 143 107
Somerset median daily rate £400 £400 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.48% +0.71%
10th Percentile £268 £307 £237
90th Percentile £536 £550 £463
South West median daily rate £416 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +11.00% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 26
Somerset median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +29.03% -8.55%
10th Percentile £38.50 £45.13 £31.38
90th Percentile £44.05 £53.75 £42.48
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £43.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.73% +8.13% +3.90%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +8 31 £440 +17.33% 22
Yeovil - 17 £350 - 2
Bath -14 15 £375 -11.76% 10
Street - 7 £250 -
Weston-super-Mare - 2 £310 -
Frome - 1 - -
C#
South West

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 44 (57.89%) .NET
2 41 (53.95%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (32.89%) Scrum
4 24 (31.58%) SQL
4 24 (31.58%) Security Cleared
5 23 (30.26%) Test Automation
6 21 (27.63%) Microsoft Azure
6 21 (27.63%) MVC
7 20 (26.32%) ASP.NET
8 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
9 17 (22.37%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (19.74%) SC Cleared
10 15 (19.74%) Java
10 15 (19.74%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (18.42%) PowerShell
12 12 (15.79%) Software Engineering
12 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
13 10 (13.16%) OO
14 9 (11.84%) UML
14 9 (11.84%) C++
14 9 (11.84%) BDD
15 8 (10.53%) Umbraco
15 8 (10.53%) Gherkin
15 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (10.53%) Continuous Deployment
16 7 (9.21%) Problem-Solving
16 7 (9.21%) Deployment Automation
16 7 (9.21%) Time Management
16 7 (9.21%) WCF
16 7 (9.21%) HTML

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 8 (10.53%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.63%) CMS
2 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.32%) IIS
3 1 (1.32%) Kentico
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (1.32%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (27.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.63%) Google Play
3 1 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) Big Data
3 3 (3.95%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (2.63%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.63%) SQLite
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (22.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.89%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.58%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (3.95%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.63%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.63%) Eclipse RCP
5 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.32%) NUnit
General
1 2 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.32%) Law
2 1 (1.32%) Local Government
2 1 (1.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 45 (59.21%) Developer
2 18 (23.68%) C# Developer
3 15 (19.74%) .NET Developer
4 12 (15.79%) Software Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Java Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Test Automation Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Test Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Umbraco Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Architect
8 5 (6.58%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.26%) Automation Test Lead
9 4 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) SQL Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Azure Developer
10 3 (3.95%) PowerShell Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Senior Automation Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Senior Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (57.89%) .NET
2 20 (26.32%) ASP.NET
3 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
3 8 (10.53%) Gherkin
4 7 (9.21%) HTML
4 7 (9.21%) WCF
5 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET Core
5 6 (7.89%) CSS
5 6 (7.89%) REST
6 5 (6.58%) AngularJS
6 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (6.58%) Entity Framework
6 5 (6.58%) HTML5
6 5 (6.58%) RESTful
6 5 (6.58%) Web Services
7 4 (5.26%) .NET Framework
7 4 (5.26%) Node.js
7 4 (5.26%) Polymer
7 4 (5.26%) WPF
8 3 (3.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.26%) User Experience
2 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.32%) Robotics
2 1 (1.32%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.95%) Windows
2 2 (2.63%) Android
2 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.32%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (53.95%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.89%) Scrum
3 23 (30.26%) Test Automation
4 21 (27.63%) MVC
5 15 (19.74%) Continuous Delivery
6 12 (15.79%) Software Engineering
7 10 (13.16%) OO
8 9 (11.84%) BDD
8 9 (11.84%) UML
9 8 (10.53%) Continuous Deployment
10 7 (9.21%) Deployment Automation
10 7 (9.21%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (9.21%) Time Management
11 5 (6.58%) Microservices
11 5 (6.58%) Web Development
12 4 (5.26%) DevOps
12 4 (5.26%) TOGAF
12 4 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (3.95%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (31.58%) SQL
2 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
3 15 (19.74%) Java
4 14 (18.42%) PowerShell
5 9 (11.84%) C++
6 2 (2.63%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.63%) VB
7 1 (1.32%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 15 (19.74%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.95%) DBS Check
3 3 (3.95%) ISEB
3 3 (3.95%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.95%) Xamarin
3 2 (2.63%) Apple
3 2 (2.63%) Google
4 1 (1.32%) Adobe
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle