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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 12 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 31 14 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.78% 3.73% 6.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.96% 17.95% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 25
Median daily rate £375 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £588 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.38 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.94% +7.68%
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
97 78 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 27.48% 20.80% 25.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 52 90
Median daily rate £425 £372 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.32% -7.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £277 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £51.30 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +101.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +10 16 £450 -21.73% 10
Bedford -2 6 £275 -24.08% 2
C#
East of England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 30 (55.56%) .NET
2 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (37.04%) SOA
3 20 (37.04%) Microsoft
3 20 (37.04%) TDD
4 19 (35.19%) Selenium
4 19 (35.19%) E-Commerce
5 16 (29.63%) SOAP
6 15 (27.78%) Software Engineering
6 15 (27.78%) REST
7 14 (25.93%) SpecFlow
8 13 (24.07%) BDD
9 12 (22.22%) Microservices
9 12 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (22.22%) SQL
10 11 (20.37%) QA
10 11 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (20.37%) Test Automation
10 11 (20.37%) Reverse Engineering
11 10 (18.52%) WebDriver
11 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (18.52%) JIRA
11 10 (18.52%) TeamCity
12 9 (16.67%) Python
12 9 (16.67%) Automation Testing
12 9 (16.67%) SDET
12 9 (16.67%) JBehave
12 9 (16.67%) Cucumber
13 8 (14.81%) SoapUI
13 8 (14.81%) ATDD

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 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.41%) JBoss
3 2 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.70%) CMS
3 2 (3.70%) Confluence
3 2 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.85%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (1.85%) Mule
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (35.19%) Selenium
2 14 (25.93%) SpecFlow
3 10 (18.52%) JIRA
3 10 (18.52%) TeamCity
3 10 (18.52%) WebDriver
4 9 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 9 (16.67%) JBehave
5 8 (14.81%) Ant
5 8 (14.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (14.81%) Jenkins
5 8 (14.81%) JUnit
5 8 (14.81%) Maven
5 8 (14.81%) SoapUI
5 8 (14.81%) TestNG
6 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.70%) Jasmine
6 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.85%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.85%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (50.00%) Developer
2 15 (27.78%) Architect
3 12 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 12 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 10 (18.52%) .NET Developer
5 9 (16.67%) Test Engineer
6 8 (14.81%) Technical Architect
7 7 (12.96%) Developer in Test
8 6 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
8 6 (11.11%) Software Developer
8 6 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
9 5 (9.26%) Automation Tester
9 5 (9.26%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (9.26%) Designer
9 5 (9.26%) Senior C# Developer
9 5 (9.26%) Tester
10 4 (7.41%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (7.41%) Senior C# Software Developer
10 4 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (7.41%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (55.56%) .NET
2 16 (29.63%) SOAP
3 15 (27.78%) REST
4 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (14.81%) Middleware
6 6 (11.11%) WCF
7 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET
7 5 (9.26%) CSS
7 5 (9.26%) HTML
7 5 (9.26%) Web Services
8 4 (7.41%) .NET Framework
8 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
10 2 (3.70%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (3.70%) MSMQ
11 1 (1.85%) Apache Camel
11 1 (1.85%) Backbone.js
11 1 (1.85%) CSS3
11 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (7.41%) Linked Data
3 4 (7.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Android
1 4 (7.41%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.85%) AIX
2 1 (1.85%) Unix
2 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.04%) SOA
2 20 (37.04%) TDD
3 19 (35.19%) E-Commerce
4 15 (27.78%) Software Engineering
5 13 (24.07%) BDD
6 12 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (22.22%) Microservices
7 11 (20.37%) Reverse Engineering
7 11 (20.37%) Test Automation
8 9 (16.67%) Automation Testing
9 8 (14.81%) ATDD
9 8 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (14.81%) Defect Management
9 8 (14.81%) Feature Driven Development
10 7 (12.96%) Unit Testing
10 7 (12.96%) User Stories
11 6 (11.11%) Data Modelling
11 6 (11.11%) Open Source
12 5 (9.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) SQL
2 9 (16.67%) Python
3 8 (14.81%) Java
3 8 (14.81%) Perl
3 8 (14.81%) Ruby
4 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.70%) PHP
6 1 (1.85%) AWK
6 1 (1.85%) C
6 1 (1.85%) C++
6 1 (1.85%) COBOL
6 1 (1.85%) Korn
6 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.85%) sed
6 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.37%) QA
2 9 (16.67%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.85%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 20 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 6 (11.11%) Xamarin
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle
3 3 (5.56%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.70%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (1.85%) Remedy
5 1 (1.85%) WSO2
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