The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 17 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing C# 24 24 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.50% 6.06% 7.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.80% 28.92% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 20
Median daily rate £588 £600 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £388 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £638 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £37.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +7.31%
C#
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
71 83 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 22.19% 20.96% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 57 48
Median daily rate £360 £445 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.10% +18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £603 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 5
Median hourly rate £46.07 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing C# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Bedfordshire region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

C#
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -1 13 £600 -3.03% 12
Bedford +2 2 £388 -20.10% 6
Dunstable - 1 £608 - 1
C#
East of England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for C#.

1 53 (85.48%) .NET
2 39 (62.90%) Software Engineering
3 37 (59.68%) SOA
4 31 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 27 (43.55%) SOAP
6 26 (41.94%) REST
6 26 (41.94%) Microservices
7 22 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (35.48%) Reverse Engineering
8 19 (30.65%) ASP.NET Web API
9 18 (29.03%) Low Latency
9 18 (29.03%) SQL
10 15 (24.19%) Middleware
11 14 (22.58%) Unit Testing
11 14 (22.58%) WCF
11 14 (22.58%) Hybrid Cloud
12 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET
13 12 (19.35%) MS Excel
13 12 (19.35%) User Stories
14 11 (17.74%) Red Hat
14 11 (17.74%) TDD
14 11 (17.74%) SC Cleared
14 11 (17.74%) Security Cleared
15 10 (16.13%) Multithreading
15 10 (16.13%) Confluence
15 10 (16.13%) Software Architecture
15 10 (16.13%) JIRA
15 10 (16.13%) E-Commerce
16 9 (14.52%) JBoss

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 10 (16.13%) Confluence
2 9 (14.52%) JBoss
3 2 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.23%) Mule
3 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.61%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (1.61%) CMS
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.61%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (16.13%) JIRA
2 7 (11.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.45%) NUnit
3 4 (6.45%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (6.45%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (6.45%) TeamCity
4 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (3.23%) ProC
5 2 (3.23%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.23%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.61%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.61%) Subversion
6 1 (1.61%) Toad
General
1 3 (4.84%) Retail
2 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.61%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (45.16%) Developer
2 22 (35.48%) Architect
3 18 (29.03%) Senior Developer
4 16 (25.81%) Technical Architect
5 14 (22.58%) Software Engineer
6 11 (17.74%) .NET Developer
7 9 (14.52%) Designer
8 8 (12.90%) Senior Designer
9 6 (9.68%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (8.06%) .NET Designer
10 5 (8.06%) C# Developer
11 4 (6.45%) Lead Developer
11 4 (6.45%) SOA Designer
11 4 (6.45%) SOA Developer
12 3 (4.84%) C# .NET Developer
12 3 (4.84%) Integration Architect
12 3 (4.84%) Integration Developer
12 3 (4.84%) Senior Architect
12 3 (4.84%) Senior Software Engineer
12 3 (4.84%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (85.48%) .NET
2 27 (43.55%) SOAP
3 26 (41.94%) REST
4 19 (30.65%) ASP.NET Web API
5 15 (24.19%) Middleware
6 14 (22.58%) WCF
7 13 (20.97%) ASP.NET
8 5 (8.06%) .NET Framework
9 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (6.45%) MSMQ
9 4 (6.45%) RESTful
9 4 (6.45%) WPF
10 2 (3.23%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (3.23%) HTML
10 2 (3.23%) Web Services
11 1 (1.61%) Apache Camel
11 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (22.58%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.61%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.45%) Linux
2 3 (4.84%) Windows
3 2 (3.23%) Unix
4 1 (1.61%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (62.90%) Software Engineering
2 37 (59.68%) SOA
3 26 (41.94%) Microservices
4 22 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (35.48%) Reverse Engineering
5 18 (29.03%) Low Latency
6 14 (22.58%) Unit Testing
7 12 (19.35%) User Stories
8 11 (17.74%) TDD
9 10 (16.13%) E-Commerce
9 10 (16.13%) Multithreading
9 10 (16.13%) Software Architecture
10 9 (14.52%) Data Modelling
11 8 (12.90%) AOP
12 7 (11.29%) Data Transformation
12 7 (11.29%) MVC
13 4 (6.45%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
13 4 (6.45%) Loose Coupling
13 4 (6.45%) SOLID
13 4 (6.45%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.03%) SQL
2 5 (8.06%) C
2 5 (8.06%) C++
3 3 (4.84%) Ada
3 3 (4.84%) Python
4 2 (3.23%) COBOL
4 2 (3.23%) Java
4 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.23%) Ruby
4 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.61%) AWK
5 1 (1.61%) Korn
5 1 (1.61%) sed
5 1 (1.61%) VB
5 1 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) SC Cleared
1 11 (17.74%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.68%) Degree
3 2 (3.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 31 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.74%) Red Hat
3 6 (9.68%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.23%) IBM
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle
5 1 (1.61%) Apigee
5 1 (1.61%) Mashery
5 1 (1.61%) Remedy
5 1 (1.61%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.61%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.61%) WSO2