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 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 8 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1  
Contract jobs citing C# 4 2 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 9.76% 6.06% 29.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.18% 25.00% 67.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 35
Median daily rate £313 £450 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.55% +42.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £430 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £470 £579
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year - +2.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.56
% change year-on-year +12.00% -0.15%  

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 22 8 56
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 53.66% 24.24% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 51
Median daily rate £375 £431 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +31.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £400 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £475 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton 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 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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Taunton

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 25 (92.59%) .NET
1 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (74.07%) BDD
3 18 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (59.26%) TDD
5 14 (51.85%) Scrum
6 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
7 12 (44.44%) .NET Framework
8 11 (40.74%) Test Automation
8 11 (40.74%) Selenium
8 11 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (40.74%) Test Planning
8 11 (40.74%) SpecFlow
8 11 (40.74%) Gherkin
9 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
9 9 (33.33%) QA
10 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
11 7 (25.93%) Kanban
11 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
11 7 (25.93%) WPF
11 7 (25.93%) Automated Testing
12 6 (22.22%) SQL
13 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
13 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
13 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
13 5 (18.52%) MVC
13 5 (18.52%) Pair Programming
13 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (18.52%) Line Management
13 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.81%) NServiceBus
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) K2 blackpearl
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (40.74%) Selenium
2 11 (40.74%) SpecFlow
3 3 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 3 (11.11%) HP UFT
3 3 (11.11%) Sahi
3 3 (11.11%) WATIR
4 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.70%) NUnit
General
1 1 (3.70%) Back Office
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Developer
2 13 (48.15%) C# Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Developer in Test
4 7 (25.93%) Analyst
4 7 (25.93%) Test Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Manual Test Analyst
6 4 (14.81%) .NET Developer
7 3 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
7 3 (11.11%) SQL Developer
8 2 (7.41%) WPF Developer
9 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (92.59%) .NET
2 12 (44.44%) .NET Framework
3 11 (40.74%) Gherkin
4 7 (25.93%) WPF
5 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
5 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (11.11%) Web Services
6 3 (11.11%) XML
7 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (3.70%) WF
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (74.07%) BDD
3 16 (59.26%) TDD
4 14 (51.85%) Scrum
5 11 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (40.74%) Test Automation
5 11 (40.74%) Test Planning
6 7 (25.93%) Automated Testing
6 7 (25.93%) Kanban
6 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (18.52%) Line Management
7 5 (18.52%) MVC
7 5 (18.52%) Pair Programming
7 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
7 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Open Source
9 2 (7.41%) SDLC
9 2 (7.41%) Web Development
10 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
2 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) ISEB
4 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft