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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 12 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing C# 325 191 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 10.31% 8.48% 12.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.17% 21.95% 29.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 111 262
Average daily rate £330 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £241 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £610 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 9 12
Average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £39.50 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +31.14%
Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1196 870 1339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.93% 38.63% 42.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 481 667
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 75 128
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £27.33 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +11 138 £325 +13.04% 94
Essex 0 61 £325 +30.00% 28
Suffolk 0 39 £375 +7.14% 18
Hertfordshire -17 36 £313 -37.50% 47
Bedfordshire +4 33 £375 +13.20% 28
Norfolk +1 24 £300 +9.09% 12
East Anglia -3 2 - - 1
C#
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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#.

1 458 (80.35%) .NET
2 309 (54.21%) ASP.NET
3 295 (51.75%) SQL Server
4 215 (37.72%) MVC
5 195 (34.21%) HTML
6 194 (34.04%) JavaScript
7 146 (25.61%) SQL
8 145 (25.44%) CSS
9 143 (25.09%) Agile Software Development
10 142 (24.91%) TDD
11 134 (23.51%) Web Services
12 133 (23.33%) Microsoft
13 129 (22.63%) ASP.NET MVC
14 124 (21.75%) WCF
15 117 (20.53%) Visual Studio
16 116 (20.35%) XML
17 112 (19.65%) jQuery
18 96 (16.84%) Windows
19 84 (14.74%) SQL Server 2008
20 82 (14.39%) .NET Framework
21 81 (14.21%) OO
22 77 (13.51%) HTML5
23 66 (11.58%) WPF
24 64 (11.23%) Oracle
25 63 (11.05%) Team Foundation Server
26 59 (10.35%) Software Engineering
27 58 (10.18%) E-Commerce
28 57 (10.00%) SOAP
29 56 (9.82%) Unit Testing
30 55 (9.65%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 53 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 29 (5.09%) IIS
3 18 (3.16%) SharePoint 2010
4 16 (2.81%) CMS
4 16 (2.81%) Node.js
5 13 (2.28%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (2.11%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.70%) Papyrus
7 4 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.53%) Apache
9 2 (0.35%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.35%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.35%) AquaLogic
9 2 (0.35%) Kentico
10 1 (0.18%) Confluence
10 1 (0.18%) DNN
10 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 33 (5.79%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.46%) MS Office
3 5 (0.88%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.70%) Mingle
5 3 (0.53%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.35%) XMetaL
7 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 35 (6.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.70%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.93%) SaaS
1 11 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.18%) Trello
3 1 (0.18%) Office 365
3 1 (0.18%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.23%) Internet
2 6 (1.05%) Intranet
2 6 (1.05%) HTTP
3 4 (0.70%) DNS
4 3 (0.53%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.35%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.35%) Firewall
5 2 (0.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 295 (51.75%) SQL Server
2 84 (14.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 50 (8.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 37 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (5.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (2.98%) MySQL
7 14 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (2.28%) RavenDB
8 13 (2.28%) Neo4j
9 12 (2.11%) MongoDB
10 8 (1.40%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.88%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.88%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.70%) EDRMS
13 4 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
15 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
15 2 (0.35%) DB2
15 2 (0.35%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 117 (20.53%) Visual Studio
2 63 (11.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 55 (9.65%) Git (software)
4 35 (6.14%) NUnit
5 24 (4.21%) TeamCity
6 23 (4.04%) Subversion
7 18 (3.16%) MSTest
8 13 (2.28%) Selenium
9 8 (1.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 8 (1.40%) JUnit
10 7 (1.23%) ReSharper
11 6 (1.05%) SpecFlow
11 6 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (0.88%) Jenkins
12 5 (0.88%) Cucumber
12 5 (0.88%) Moq
12 5 (0.88%) CruiseControl
13 4 (0.70%) FitNesse
13 4 (0.70%) RSpec
14 3 (0.53%) WatiN
General
1 47 (8.25%) Finance
2 17 (2.98%) Retail
3 16 (2.81%) Marketing
4 15 (2.63%) Legal
5 10 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 10 (1.75%) Back Office
6 8 (1.40%) Games
7 6 (1.05%) Electronics
8 5 (0.88%) Banking
9 4 (0.70%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.70%) Advertising
9 4 (0.70%) Online Betting
10 3 (0.53%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.35%) Front Office
12 1 (0.18%) French Language
12 1 (0.18%) Automotive
12 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 446 (78.25%) Developer
2 217 (38.07%) .NET Developer
3 180 (31.58%) C# Developer
4 130 (22.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 85 (14.91%) ASP.NET Developer
6 72 (12.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 55 (9.65%) Web Developer
8 34 (5.96%) Senior Developer
9 32 (5.61%) Software Engineer
10 30 (5.26%) Architect
11 26 (4.56%) Software Developer
12 20 (3.51%) SharePoint Developer
13 19 (3.33%) Analyst
14 18 (3.16%) .NET Web Developer
14 18 (3.16%) Solutions Architect
15 17 (2.98%) WPF Developer
15 17 (2.98%) Senior C# Developer
16 16 (2.81%) Senior .NET Developer
16 16 (2.81%) Programmer
17 14 (2.46%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 458 (80.35%) .NET
2 309 (54.21%) ASP.NET
3 195 (34.21%) HTML
4 145 (25.44%) CSS
5 134 (23.51%) Web Services
6 129 (22.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 124 (21.75%) WCF
8 116 (20.35%) XML
9 112 (19.65%) jQuery
10 82 (14.39%) .NET Framework
11 77 (13.51%) HTML5
12 66 (11.58%) WPF
13 57 (10.00%) SOAP
14 52 (9.12%) XSLT
15 49 (8.60%) Ajax
16 43 (7.54%) CSS3
17 42 (7.37%) Silverlight
18 38 (6.67%) LINQ
19 34 (5.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 32 (5.61%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.21%) N-Tier
2 13 (2.28%) Mobile App
3 7 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (1.23%) Open Source
3 7 (1.23%) Wiki
4 5 (0.88%) Visualisation
4 5 (0.88%) Blog
5 4 (0.70%) Blackberry
5 4 (0.70%) NHS
5 4 (0.70%) GIS
5 4 (0.70%) Computer Science
5 4 (0.70%) iPhone
5 4 (0.70%) RIA
5 4 (0.70%) Kinect
6 3 (0.53%) Data Integration
6 3 (0.53%) LLPG
6 3 (0.53%) Informatics
7 2 (0.35%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.35%) Ontologies
7 2 (0.35%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 96 (16.84%) Windows
2 13 (2.28%) Windows 8
2 13 (2.28%) Android
2 13 (2.28%) Linux
3 8 (1.40%) CentOS
4 7 (1.23%) UNIX
5 6 (1.05%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.70%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.35%) Windows CE
8 2 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (37.72%) MVC
2 143 (25.09%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (24.91%) TDD
4 81 (14.21%) OO
5 59 (10.35%) Software Engineering
6 58 (10.18%) E-Commerce
7 56 (9.82%) Unit Testing
8 49 (8.60%) Scrum
9 43 (7.54%) CRM
10 41 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
11 34 (5.96%) SOA
12 32 (5.61%) MVVM
13 31 (5.44%) Multithreading
14 28 (4.91%) CQRS
14 28 (4.91%) Workflow
15 25 (4.39%) BDD
16 22 (3.86%) Domain-Driven Design
17 21 (3.68%) UML
18 20 (3.51%) OOD
19 19 (3.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 194 (34.04%) JavaScript
2 146 (25.61%) SQL
3 54 (9.47%) Java
4 47 (8.25%) C++
5 45 (7.89%) T-SQL
6 35 (6.14%) VB.NET
7 32 (5.61%) VB
8 29 (5.09%) PHP
8 29 (5.09%) XAML
9 26 (4.56%) PowerShell
10 19 (3.33%) VB6
11 12 (2.11%) Python
11 12 (2.11%) C
12 9 (1.58%) Ruby
12 9 (1.58%) PL/SQL
13 8 (1.40%) VBScript
14 7 (1.23%) VBA
14 7 (1.23%) Delphi
15 6 (1.05%) MATLAB
15 6 (1.05%) Perl
Qualifications
1 41 (7.19%) Degree
2 10 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.40%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.53%) MCP
5 2 (0.35%) ISEB
5 2 (0.35%) MCSD
5 2 (0.35%) MCSE
5 2 (0.35%) MCTS
5 2 (0.35%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.18%) MCITP
6 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.33%) QA
2 3 (0.53%) HL7
3 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (0.35%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (0.35%) SCOM
2 1 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 133 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 64 (11.23%) Oracle
3 9 (1.58%) DevExpress
4 8 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (0.70%) HP
5 4 (0.70%) ESRI
5 4 (0.70%) Lagan
5 4 (0.70%) Civica
6 3 (0.53%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.35%) Intel
7 2 (0.35%) BEA
7 2 (0.35%) Plumtree
7 2 (0.35%) Hitachi
7 2 (0.35%) Motorola
7 2 (0.35%) Cognos
7 2 (0.35%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.18%) Perforce
8 1 (0.18%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.18%) IBM
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £470 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Excellent market rate paid weekly
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford
Blue Town Online
Rate: £20k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
Eames Consulting
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Austin Fraser
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Norfolk
Experis IT
Rate: £280 - £320 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Rate: From £340 to £360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £45 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Norwich
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Norwich
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Ipswich
Polkadotfrog
Posted: 9 days ago
Ipswich
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Hertfordshire
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 11 days ago