Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton 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 26 July 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#
Somerset > Taunton
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 16 5
Rank change year-on-year +8 -11 +7
Contract jobs citing C# 27 2 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 25.23% 2.50% 28.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.54% 16.67% 72.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 2 62
Taunton median daily rate £365 £450 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.89% +34.73% +2.77%
10th Percentile £285 £418 £288
90th Percentile £400 £483 £686
Somerset median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year - +10.29% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Taunton median hourly rate - - -
Somerset median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £38.50
% change year-on-year -1.78% +9.74% -

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 Taunton with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Taunton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 65 12 94
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 60.75% 15.00% 39.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 7 86
Taunton median daily rate £386 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.12% +25.00% -2.51%
10th Percentile £309 £347 £290
90th Percentile £440 £469 £540
Somerset median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +9.59% +4.29% +7.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Taunton median hourly rate - - -
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £40.88 £41.00
% change year-on-year +16.21% -0.30% +17.65%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

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

Job vacancy trend for C# in Taunton

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Taunton

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Taunton over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Taunton

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Taunton region with a requirement for C#.

1 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (77.78%) .NET
3 20 (74.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (70.37%) Test Automation
5 18 (66.67%) Scrum
5 18 (66.67%) BDD
6 15 (55.56%) Security Cleared
7 11 (40.74%) MVC
7 11 (40.74%) Java
8 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
9 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET
9 9 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
10 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
10 8 (29.63%) SQL
11 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (22.22%) Test Planning
12 6 (22.22%) SpecFlow
12 6 (22.22%) Gherkin
12 6 (22.22%) TDD
12 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
12 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (22.22%) Selenium
13 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
13 4 (14.81%) IntelliJ
13 4 (14.81%) WPF
13 4 (14.81%) Web Development
13 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
14 3 (11.11%) User Stories

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
2 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (74.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (22.22%) Selenium
2 6 (22.22%) SpecFlow
2 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
3 4 (14.81%) IntelliJ
4 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.41%) HP UFT
4 2 (7.41%) Sahi
4 2 (7.41%) WATIR
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 7 (25.93%) C# Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Test Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) SQL Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Developer in Test
6 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Lead Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) UAT Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Lead .NET Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior Test Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
9 1 (3.70%) .NET Software Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) QA Automation Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Senior Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (77.78%) .NET
2 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (22.22%) Gherkin
5 4 (14.81%) WPF
6 3 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 3 (11.11%) WCF
7 2 (7.41%) Web Services
7 2 (7.41%) XML
8 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (3.70%) CSS
8 1 (3.70%) CSS3
8 1 (3.70%) HTML
8 1 (3.70%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (70.37%) Test Automation
3 18 (66.67%) BDD
3 18 (66.67%) Scrum
4 11 (40.74%) MVC
5 9 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
6 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (22.22%) TDD
6 6 (22.22%) Test Planning
7 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
7 4 (14.81%) Web Development
8 3 (11.11%) Pair Programming
8 3 (11.11%) SDLC
8 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (11.11%) User Stories
9 2 (7.41%) Line Management
9 2 (7.41%) Open Source
9 2 (7.41%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Java
2 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
2 8 (29.63%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) Ruby
4 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 10 (37.04%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA