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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 10 9 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Contract jobs citing C# 26 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.35% 9.86% 7.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.59% 32.95% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 25
Median daily rate £381 £556 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.46% -7.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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
85 88 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 30.58% 29.93% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 54 75
Median daily rate £413 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 23 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £36.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +10.45%
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 2 December 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 2 December 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 12 £438 -25.53% 3
Bedford +2 3 £350 +3.70% 1
C#
East of England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 39 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (50.79%) .NET
3 28 (44.44%) Selenium
4 27 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (41.27%) TDD
6 23 (36.51%) SpecFlow
7 21 (33.33%) BDD
8 20 (31.75%) Test Automation
9 19 (30.16%) QA
9 19 (30.16%) SQL Server
9 19 (30.16%) E-Commerce
10 17 (26.98%) TeamCity
10 17 (26.98%) Continuous Delivery
11 16 (25.40%) SDET
11 16 (25.40%) Feature Driven Development
11 16 (25.40%) Cucumber
11 16 (25.40%) ATDD
12 15 (23.81%) SoapUI
12 15 (23.81%) WebDriver
12 15 (23.81%) Ruby
12 15 (23.81%) Python
12 15 (23.81%) Web Services
13 14 (22.22%) SQL
13 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
13 14 (22.22%) JIRA
13 14 (22.22%) JBehave
14 13 (20.63%) Defect Management
14 13 (20.63%) TestNG
14 13 (20.63%) Perl
14 13 (20.63%) 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 (20.63%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.59%) GitHub
3 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (30.16%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (44.44%) Selenium
2 23 (36.51%) SpecFlow
3 17 (26.98%) TeamCity
4 16 (25.40%) Cucumber
5 15 (23.81%) SoapUI
5 15 (23.81%) WebDriver
6 14 (22.22%) JBehave
6 14 (22.22%) JIRA
7 13 (20.63%) JUnit
7 13 (20.63%) TestNG
8 12 (19.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (19.05%) Jenkins
9 10 (15.87%) Ant
9 10 (15.87%) Maven
10 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio
11 2 (3.17%) Jasmine
11 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (1.59%) Appium
12 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
12 1 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (7.94%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Advertising
2 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (39.68%) Developer
2 18 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 18 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 14 (22.22%) Test Automation Engineer
4 12 (19.05%) .NET Developer
5 10 (15.87%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (14.29%) Architect
6 9 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (11.11%) Automation Tester
7 7 (11.11%) Developer in Test
7 7 (11.11%) Tester
8 6 (9.52%) C# Software Developer
8 6 (9.52%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (9.52%) Senior Test Engineer
8 6 (9.52%) Software Developer
9 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 5 (7.94%) Senior C# Developer
9 5 (7.94%) Senior Developer
9 5 (7.94%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
10 4 (6.35%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (50.79%) .NET
2 15 (23.81%) Web Services
3 12 (19.05%) ASP.NET
4 9 (14.29%) CSS
5 8 (12.70%) AngularJS
5 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (12.70%) HTML
6 7 (11.11%) jQuery
7 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (9.52%) Entity Framework
8 4 (6.35%) REST
9 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (3.17%) Gherkin
9 2 (3.17%) WinForms
10 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.59%) HTML5
10 1 (1.59%) JSON
10 1 (1.59%) RESTful
10 1 (1.59%) XML
10 1 (1.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Linked Data
2 5 (7.94%) Blockchain
2 5 (7.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.59%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.11%) Android
1 7 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (41.27%) TDD
4 21 (33.33%) BDD
5 20 (31.75%) Test Automation
6 19 (30.16%) E-Commerce
7 17 (26.98%) Continuous Delivery
8 16 (25.40%) ATDD
8 16 (25.40%) Feature Driven Development
9 13 (20.63%) Defect Management
10 10 (15.87%) Automation Testing
11 9 (14.29%) Business Development
11 9 (14.29%) Document Composition
11 9 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (14.29%) Presales
11 9 (14.29%) SOA
11 9 (14.29%) Supplier Management
11 9 (14.29%) TOGAF
12 8 (12.70%) API Testing
12 8 (12.70%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.81%) Python
1 15 (23.81%) Ruby
2 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 14 (22.22%) SQL
3 13 (20.63%) Perl
4 11 (17.46%) Java
5 1 (1.59%) PHP
5 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (30.16%) QA
2 16 (25.40%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.70%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.59%) Nintex
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle
3 1 (1.59%) Sitecore