The first table below looks at the demand for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the East of England region.

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.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 10 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing C# 295 260 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.75% 10.87% 8.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.24% 28.38% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 173 157
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £231 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £459 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 15
Average hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £32.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +16.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £9.23 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £38.50 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1169 916 1216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.63% 38.29% 40.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 706 467 629
Average daily rate £350 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 87 144
Average hourly rate £36.00 £33.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C#
England

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

C#
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

C#
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

C# Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

C#
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -1 108 £325 -7.14% 84
Suffolk -2 63 £375 +9.01% 17
Hertfordshire -2 40 £350 -9.67% 30
Norfolk -4 29 £284 +3.18% 16
Essex -15 28 £350 +27.27% 40
Bedfordshire -21 24 £400 +9.58% 35
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing C# also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C#.

1 534 (87.68%) .NET
2 369 (60.59%) ASP.NET
3 327 (53.69%) SQL Server
4 246 (40.39%) MVC
5 216 (35.47%) HTML
6 202 (33.17%) JavaScript
7 167 (27.42%) SQL
8 160 (26.27%) Microsoft
9 159 (26.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 156 (25.62%) WCF
11 142 (23.32%) jQuery
12 139 (22.82%) CSS
13 131 (21.51%) Visual Studio
14 130 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
15 122 (20.03%) TDD
16 107 (17.57%) Web Services
17 97 (15.93%) XML
18 96 (15.76%) .NET Framework
19 91 (14.94%) SQL Server 2008
20 85 (13.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 78 (12.81%) Windows
22 69 (11.33%) HTML5
23 67 (11.00%) WPF
24 63 (10.34%) Oracle
25 62 (10.18%) E-Commerce
26 60 (9.85%) SharePoint
27 59 (9.69%) CRM
28 55 (9.03%) Scrum
28 55 (9.03%) Software Engineering
29 54 (8.87%) Team Foundation Server

C#
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing C# also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C#. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 60 (9.85%) SharePoint
2 35 (5.75%) IIS
3 30 (4.93%) SharePoint 2010
4 15 (2.46%) CMS
5 12 (1.97%) Umbraco
5 12 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (1.81%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (0.99%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.49%) Confluence
10 2 (0.33%) Documentum
10 2 (0.33%) Apache
10 2 (0.33%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.33%) Node.js
11 1 (0.16%) K2 blackpearl
11 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 1 (0.16%) Jadu
11 1 (0.16%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 35 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.13%) InfoPath
3 7 (1.15%) MS Office
4 3 (0.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 48 (7.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.33%) assyst
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.16%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.49%) CloudFront
3 3 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.49%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.16%) SaaS
4 1 (0.16%) Office 365
4 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.16%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.97%) Internet
2 8 (1.31%) Intranet
3 7 (1.15%) HTTP
4 3 (0.49%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.49%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.16%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.16%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 327 (53.69%) SQL Server
2 91 (14.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 85 (13.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 49 (8.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 23 (3.78%) MySQL
6 20 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
7 19 (3.12%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (1.48%) Big Data
10 7 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (0.99%) Relational Database
12 5 (0.82%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.66%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.66%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
15 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
15 2 (0.33%) DB2
16 1 (0.16%) RavenDB
16 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 131 (21.51%) Visual Studio
2 54 (8.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 39 (6.40%) Git (software)
4 29 (4.76%) NUnit
5 26 (4.27%) TeamCity
5 26 (4.27%) Subversion
6 19 (3.12%) MSTest
7 17 (2.79%) JIRA
8 15 (2.46%) Selenium
9 12 (1.97%) Moq
9 12 (1.97%) SpecFlow
10 10 (1.64%) JUnit
11 9 (1.48%) MSBuild
12 8 (1.31%) Cucumber
13 7 (1.15%) FitNesse
13 7 (1.15%) CruiseControl
14 6 (0.99%) ReSharper
14 6 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 5 (0.82%) Rhino Mocks
15 5 (0.82%) Eclipse
General
1 40 (6.57%) Finance
2 15 (2.46%) Manufacturing
3 13 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.48%) Banking
4 9 (1.48%) Retail
5 8 (1.31%) Back Office
6 6 (0.99%) Games
7 5 (0.82%) Advertising
8 4 (0.66%) Online Betting
9 3 (0.49%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.33%) Electronics
10 2 (0.33%) Front Office
10 2 (0.33%) Marketing
11 1 (0.16%) French Language
11 1 (0.16%) German Language
11 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.16%) Automotive
11 1 (0.16%) Law
11 1 (0.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 503 (82.59%) Developer
2 271 (44.50%) .NET Developer
3 193 (31.69%) C# Developer
4 162 (26.60%) C# .NET Developer
5 117 (19.21%) ASP.NET Developer
6 101 (16.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 56 (9.20%) Web Developer
8 41 (6.73%) Senior Developer
9 38 (6.24%) Software Engineer
10 37 (6.08%) CRM Developer
11 33 (5.42%) Senior .NET Developer
12 32 (5.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 31 (5.09%) SharePoint Developer
14 29 (4.76%) Software Developer
15 25 (4.11%) Senior C# Developer
16 20 (3.28%) Microsoft Developer
17 17 (2.79%) Architect
18 15 (2.46%) WPF Developer
18 15 (2.46%) .NET Web Developer
18 15 (2.46%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 534 (87.68%) .NET
2 369 (60.59%) ASP.NET
3 216 (35.47%) HTML
4 159 (26.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 156 (25.62%) WCF
6 142 (23.32%) jQuery
7 139 (22.82%) CSS
8 107 (17.57%) Web Services
9 97 (15.93%) XML
10 96 (15.76%) .NET Framework
11 69 (11.33%) HTML5
12 67 (11.00%) WPF
13 44 (7.22%) Ajax
14 43 (7.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 43 (7.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 38 (6.24%) SOAP
16 37 (6.08%) XSLT
16 37 (6.08%) Silverlight
16 37 (6.08%) LINQ
17 31 (5.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 9 (1.48%) N-Tier
2 8 (1.31%) Computer Science
3 7 (1.15%) Mobile App
3 7 (1.15%) NHS
4 6 (0.99%) Informatics
4 6 (0.99%) Visualisation
4 6 (0.99%) Data Integration
4 6 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (0.99%) Kindle
5 5 (0.82%) Blog
5 5 (0.82%) RIA
6 4 (0.66%) GIS
6 4 (0.66%) Kinect
7 2 (0.33%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.33%) Wiki
7 2 (0.33%) CMDB
7 2 (0.33%) iPhone
8 1 (0.16%) iPad
8 1 (0.16%) Open Source
8 1 (0.16%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 78 (12.81%) Windows
2 11 (1.81%) Android
3 10 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (1.15%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (0.82%) UNIX
6 2 (0.33%) Linux
7 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (40.39%) MVC
2 130 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (20.03%) TDD
4 62 (10.18%) E-Commerce
5 59 (9.69%) CRM
6 55 (9.03%) Scrum
6 55 (9.03%) Software Engineering
7 53 (8.70%) Unit Testing
8 46 (7.55%) OO
9 35 (5.75%) Workflow
10 34 (5.58%) Web Development
11 31 (5.09%) MVVM
11 31 (5.09%) OOP
12 25 (4.11%) Migration
13 23 (3.78%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (3.61%) BDD
15 19 (3.12%) User Acceptance Testing
16 17 (2.79%) SOA
16 17 (2.79%) Kanban
17 16 (2.63%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 202 (33.17%) JavaScript
2 167 (27.42%) SQL
3 51 (8.37%) T-SQL
4 40 (6.57%) C++
5 35 (5.75%) Java
6 34 (5.58%) VB.NET
7 32 (5.25%) PowerShell
8 26 (4.27%) PHP
9 25 (4.11%) VB
10 22 (3.61%) XAML
11 9 (1.48%) Ruby
11 9 (1.48%) VB6
11 9 (1.48%) C
12 8 (1.31%) Python
13 6 (0.99%) Delphi
14 4 (0.66%) MATLAB
14 4 (0.66%) Embedded C
14 4 (0.66%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.49%) Apex Code
15 3 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (4.60%) Degree
2 12 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (1.97%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.48%) MCITP
4 6 (0.99%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.33%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.16%) MCPD
6 1 (0.16%) MCSE
6 1 (0.16%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.42%) QA
2 6 (0.99%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.49%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (1.48%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (0.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.16%) Puppet
3 1 (0.16%) SCCM
3 1 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 160 (26.27%) Microsoft
2 63 (10.34%) Oracle
3 10 (1.64%) DevExpress
4 9 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (0.99%) Splunk
6 3 (0.49%) SAP
7 2 (0.33%) Hitachi
7 2 (0.33%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.33%) Citrix
7 2 (0.33%) Motorola
7 2 (0.33%) NetApp
7 2 (0.33%) IBM
7 2 (0.33%) EMC
7 2 (0.33%) Intel
7 2 (0.33%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.33%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.16%) Nintex
8 1 (0.16%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.16%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.16%) Lagan
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
X4 Group
Rate: £22 - 32 per hour
Posted: 20 hours ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Essex
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Wymondham
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago