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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 6 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 41 14 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.92% 4.06% 8.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.05% 19.44% 33.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 30
Median daily rate £438 £575 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.91% +35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £352 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £588 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £39.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
105 72 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 30.52% 20.87% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 47 89
Median daily rate £438 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £46.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% -13.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +11 27 £444 -24.46% 10
Bedford -1 7 £345 -3.08% 5
C#
East of England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 33 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (50.88%) .NET
3 24 (42.11%) Selenium
4 23 (40.35%) TDD
5 22 (38.60%) E-Commerce
6 20 (35.09%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (31.58%) BDD
7 18 (31.58%) SpecFlow
8 17 (29.82%) SOA
9 16 (28.07%) Test Automation
9 16 (28.07%) QA
10 15 (26.32%) TeamCity
11 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
11 13 (22.81%) SharePoint
11 13 (22.81%) ATDD
11 13 (22.81%) Cucumber
11 13 (22.81%) WebDriver
11 13 (22.81%) Feature Driven Development
11 13 (22.81%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (22.81%) SDET
12 12 (21.05%) SoapUI
12 12 (21.05%) Jenkins
12 12 (21.05%) Python
12 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
12 12 (21.05%) JBehave
12 12 (21.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (21.05%) Ruby
13 11 (19.30%) JIRA
13 11 (19.30%) TestNG
13 11 (19.30%) JUnit

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 13 (22.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.51%) CMS
3 2 (3.51%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.75%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (1.75%) JBoss
4 1 (1.75%) Mule
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (42.11%) Selenium
2 18 (31.58%) SpecFlow
3 15 (26.32%) TeamCity
4 13 (22.81%) Cucumber
4 13 (22.81%) WebDriver
5 12 (21.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (21.05%) JBehave
5 12 (21.05%) Jenkins
5 12 (21.05%) SoapUI
6 11 (19.30%) JIRA
6 11 (19.30%) JUnit
6 11 (19.30%) TestNG
7 10 (17.54%) Ant
7 10 (17.54%) Maven
8 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.51%) Jasmine
8 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (1.75%) Retail
1 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Developer
2 17 (29.82%) Architect
3 14 (24.56%) Test Engineer
4 11 (19.30%) C# Developer
4 11 (19.30%) Test Automation Engineer
5 9 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (12.28%) Developer in Test
6 7 (12.28%) Senior Developer
7 6 (10.53%) .NET Developer
7 6 (10.53%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (10.53%) Software Developer
8 5 (8.77%) Automation Tester
8 5 (8.77%) Consultant
8 5 (8.77%) Senior C# Developer
8 5 (8.77%) Technical Architect
8 5 (8.77%) Tester
9 4 (7.02%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (7.02%) Senior C# Software Developer
9 4 (7.02%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (7.02%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (50.88%) .NET
2 10 (17.54%) REST
2 10 (17.54%) Web Services
3 8 (14.04%) SOAP
4 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET
5 5 (8.77%) CSS
6 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (7.02%) HTML
6 4 (7.02%) WCF
7 3 (5.26%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.26%) Middleware
8 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.51%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (3.51%) jQuery
8 2 (3.51%) MSMQ
9 1 (1.75%) Apache Camel
9 1 (1.75%) CSS3
9 1 (1.75%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Linked Data
2 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.02%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.51%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.75%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Android
1 5 (8.77%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (40.35%) TDD
3 22 (38.60%) E-Commerce
4 20 (35.09%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (31.58%) BDD
6 17 (29.82%) SOA
7 16 (28.07%) Test Automation
8 13 (22.81%) ATDD
8 13 (22.81%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (22.81%) Feature Driven Development
9 11 (19.30%) Defect Management
10 9 (15.79%) Automation Testing
10 9 (15.79%) Business Development
10 9 (15.79%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (15.79%) Presales
10 9 (15.79%) Supplier Management
10 9 (15.79%) TOGAF
11 6 (10.53%) Open Source
11 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
11 6 (10.53%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.05%) Python
1 12 (21.05%) Ruby
2 11 (19.30%) Java
2 11 (19.30%) Perl
2 11 (19.30%) SQL
3 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.51%) PHP
5 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (28.07%) QA
2 13 (22.81%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (15.79%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.53%) Xamarin
3 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.26%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.51%) IBM
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle
5 1 (1.75%) WSO2