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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 15 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing C# 23 19 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.49% 5.01% 8.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.70% 26.03% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 24
Median daily rate £588 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.87% +6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.15% +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
61 73 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.87% 19.26% 21.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 59 57
Median daily rate £355 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £225 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 10
Median hourly rate £46.07 - £26.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 30 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 30 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 +2 13 £588 +38.23% 9
Bedford +3 1 £350 -6.66% 12
Dunstable - 1 £608 - 1
C#
East of England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 46 (85.19%) .NET
2 34 (62.96%) SOA
3 32 (59.26%) Software Engineering
4 30 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 27 (50.00%) SOAP
6 26 (48.15%) REST
7 25 (46.30%) Microservices
8 24 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (38.89%) Reverse Engineering
9 21 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (37.04%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (27.78%) SQL
11 15 (27.78%) Low Latency
12 13 (24.07%) Middleware
12 13 (24.07%) E-Commerce
12 13 (24.07%) Hybrid Cloud
13 12 (22.22%) User Stories
13 12 (22.22%) WCF
13 12 (22.22%) TDD
14 11 (20.37%) Unit Testing
14 11 (20.37%) MS Excel
14 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET
14 11 (20.37%) Red Hat
15 10 (18.52%) Confluence
15 10 (18.52%) JIRA
16 9 (16.67%) Data Modelling
16 9 (16.67%) JBoss
17 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
17 8 (14.81%) MVC
17 8 (14.81%) Software Architecture

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 (18.52%) Confluence
2 9 (16.67%) JBoss
3 3 (5.56%) CMS
3 3 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.70%) Mule
4 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.85%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (20.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) JIRA
2 8 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (9.26%) TeamCity
4 4 (7.41%) NUnit
5 2 (3.70%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.70%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.85%) ProC
6 1 (1.85%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.85%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (1.85%) Toad
General
1 2 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (53.70%) Developer
2 20 (37.04%) Architect
3 18 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 14 (25.93%) Technical Architect
5 10 (18.52%) .NET Developer
6 9 (16.67%) Designer
7 8 (14.81%) Senior Designer
8 7 (12.96%) Software Engineer
9 6 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (9.26%) .NET Designer
10 5 (9.26%) C# Developer
11 4 (7.41%) Integration Architect
11 4 (7.41%) Lead Developer
11 4 (7.41%) SOA Designer
11 4 (7.41%) SOA Developer
12 3 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
12 3 (5.56%) Integration Developer
12 3 (5.56%) Middleware Architect
12 3 (5.56%) Senior Architect
12 3 (5.56%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (85.19%) .NET
2 27 (50.00%) SOAP
3 26 (48.15%) REST
4 20 (37.04%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (24.07%) Middleware
6 12 (22.22%) WCF
7 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET
8 5 (9.26%) .NET Framework
8 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (7.41%) RESTful
9 4 (7.41%) WPF
10 2 (3.70%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (3.70%) HTML
10 2 (3.70%) MSMQ
10 2 (3.70%) Web Services
11 1 (1.85%) Apache Camel
11 1 (1.85%) CSS
11 1 (1.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (24.07%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Linux
2 3 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (1.85%) AIX
3 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (62.96%) SOA
2 32 (59.26%) Software Engineering
3 25 (46.30%) Microservices
4 24 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (38.89%) Reverse Engineering
6 15 (27.78%) Low Latency
7 13 (24.07%) E-Commerce
8 12 (22.22%) TDD
8 12 (22.22%) User Stories
9 11 (20.37%) Unit Testing
10 9 (16.67%) Data Modelling
11 8 (14.81%) MVC
11 8 (14.81%) Software Architecture
12 7 (12.96%) AOP
12 7 (12.96%) Data Transformation
12 7 (12.96%) Multithreading
13 6 (11.11%) Scrum
14 5 (9.26%) BDD
14 5 (9.26%) SOLID
15 4 (7.41%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) Java
2 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.70%) Ruby
2 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.85%) AWK
3 1 (1.85%) C
3 1 (1.85%) C++
3 1 (1.85%) COBOL
3 1 (1.85%) Korn
3 1 (1.85%) PHP
3 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.85%) Python
3 1 (1.85%) sed
3 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
1 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 30 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.37%) Red Hat
3 6 (11.11%) Atlassian
4 3 (5.56%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.70%) IBM
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle
6 1 (1.85%) Apigee
6 1 (1.85%) Mashery
6 1 (1.85%) Remedy
6 1 (1.85%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.85%) WSO2