The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 13 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 243 236 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.46% 10.40% 10.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.70% 25.74% 26.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 150 167
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£375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £245 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £478 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 10
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.10 £22.25 £37.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £41.25 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -2.85%
C#
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 East of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
910 917 976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 35.41% 40.40% 40.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 503 538
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 93 70
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.18 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.71% -2.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £13.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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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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 +6 123 £400 +21.21% 95
Hertfordshire -2 48 £363 - 42
Essex +2 34 £400 +37.93% 29
Suffolk -7 22 £375 - 23
Bedfordshire -26 12 £563 +50.00% 22
Norfolk -15 5 £305 +10.90% 15
East Anglia - - - -
C#
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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#.

1 492 (90.11%) .NET
2 238 (43.59%) ASP.NET
3 237 (43.41%) Agile Software Development
4 174 (31.87%) MVC
5 171 (31.32%) SQL Server
6 161 (29.49%) JavaScript
7 154 (28.21%) HTML
8 150 (27.47%) SQL
9 134 (24.54%) TDD
10 123 (22.53%) CSS
10 123 (22.53%) Microsoft
10 123 (22.53%) jQuery
11 119 (21.79%) E-Commerce
12 116 (21.25%) .NET Framework
13 102 (18.68%) WCF
14 93 (17.03%) ASP.NET MVC
15 85 (15.57%) Windows
16 81 (14.84%) Scrum
17 73 (13.37%) Oracle
18 72 (13.19%) Web Services
19 67 (12.27%) Team Foundation Server
20 63 (11.54%) Finance
21 62 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
22 61 (11.17%) Visual Studio
23 60 (10.99%) OO
24 59 (10.81%) HTML5
25 58 (10.62%) XML
26 56 (10.26%) BDD
27 49 (8.97%) SOA
28 48 (8.79%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 30 (5.49%) BizTalk Server
2 26 (4.76%) CMS
3 25 (4.58%) SharePoint
4 22 (4.03%) IIS
5 13 (2.38%) Confluence
6 11 (2.01%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (1.83%) Umbraco
8 8 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.55%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.55%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.55%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.37%) Node.js
11 2 (0.37%) EPiServer CMS
11 2 (0.37%) Kentico
11 2 (0.37%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.18%) LiveLink
12 1 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 34 (6.23%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.83%) MS Office
3 5 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) Maya
4 1 (0.18%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (4.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.92%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.37%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.18%) Tridion
4 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 34 (6.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.83%) PaaS
4 8 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.37%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.18%) Office 365
7 1 (0.18%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.28%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.10%) FTP
3 5 (0.92%) 3G
3 5 (0.92%) 2G
3 5 (0.92%) Internet
3 5 (0.92%) LTE
3 5 (0.92%) 4G
3 5 (0.92%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (0.73%) Intranet
5 3 (0.55%) 3GPP
5 3 (0.55%) RIP
6 2 (0.37%) HTTP
6 2 (0.37%) GPRS
6 2 (0.37%) GSM
7 1 (0.18%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.18%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (31.32%) SQL Server
2 41 (7.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (6.23%) Oracle Database
4 27 (4.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 22 (4.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (2.93%) Oracle Database 10g
8 13 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (1.83%) NoSQL
10 8 (1.47%) Couchbase
10 8 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (1.10%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.10%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.10%) DTS
12 4 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.73%) MySQL
13 3 (0.55%) Oracle9i Database
14 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 67 (12.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 61 (11.17%) Visual Studio
3 36 (6.59%) SpecFlow
4 32 (5.86%) Git (software)
5 30 (5.49%) Jenkins
6 27 (4.95%) Selenium
7 23 (4.21%) NUnit
8 22 (4.03%) JIRA
9 16 (2.93%) Subversion
10 14 (2.56%) Jasmine
11 12 (2.20%) WebDriver
12 11 (2.01%) TeamCity
13 10 (1.83%) ReSharper
14 7 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 7 (1.28%) CruiseControl
14 7 (1.28%) Moq
15 6 (1.10%) QUnit
15 6 (1.10%) FinalBuilder
16 5 (0.92%) JUnit
16 5 (0.92%) Cucumber
General
1 63 (11.54%) Finance
2 22 (4.03%) Retail
3 12 (2.20%) Telecoms
4 10 (1.83%) Banking
4 10 (1.83%) Advertising
5 8 (1.47%) Marketing
6 7 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.92%) Legal
8 4 (0.73%) Electronics
9 3 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.37%) Law
10 2 (0.37%) Games
11 1 (0.18%) Automotive
11 1 (0.18%) Front Office
11 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 389 (71.25%) Developer
2 229 (41.94%) .NET Developer
3 166 (30.40%) C# Developer
4 139 (25.46%) C# .NET Developer
5 57 (10.44%) ASP.NET Developer
6 55 (10.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 45 (8.24%) Senior Developer
8 42 (7.69%) Architect
9 32 (5.86%) Software Developer
9 32 (5.86%) Analyst
10 30 (5.49%) Solutions Architect
11 27 (4.95%) Senior .NET Developer
12 22 (4.03%) Test Analyst
12 22 (4.03%) Software Engineer
13 20 (3.66%) Senior C# Developer
14 19 (3.48%) Web Developer
15 17 (3.11%) BizTalk Developer
15 17 (3.11%) CRM Developer
16 14 (2.56%) Programmer
17 13 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 492 (90.11%) .NET
2 238 (43.59%) ASP.NET
3 154 (28.21%) HTML
4 123 (22.53%) CSS
4 123 (22.53%) jQuery
5 116 (21.25%) .NET Framework
6 102 (18.68%) WCF
7 93 (17.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 72 (13.19%) Web Services
9 59 (10.81%) HTML5
10 58 (10.62%) XML
11 41 (7.51%) CSS3
12 39 (7.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 33 (6.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 32 (5.86%) WPF
15 31 (5.68%) LINQ
16 29 (5.31%) KnockoutJS
17 27 (4.95%) SOAP
18 25 (4.58%) Ajax
19 24 (4.40%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.11%) Computer Science
3 14 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 9 (1.65%) Inversion of Control
5 6 (1.10%) Kindle
6 4 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (0.73%) Visualisation
6 4 (0.73%) Blog
7 3 (0.55%) NHS
7 3 (0.55%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.55%) Online Banking
7 3 (0.55%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.37%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.37%) User Experience
8 2 (0.37%) Social Media
8 2 (0.37%) Statistics
8 2 (0.37%) PKI
8 2 (0.37%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.37%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.37%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 85 (15.57%) Windows
2 14 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (2.01%) UNIX
5 8 (1.47%) Linux
6 5 (0.92%) Windows Phone
7 4 (0.73%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.73%) Android
8 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.18%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.18%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (43.41%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (31.87%) MVC
3 134 (24.54%) TDD
4 119 (21.79%) E-Commerce
5 81 (14.84%) Scrum
6 62 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
7 60 (10.99%) OO
8 56 (10.26%) BDD
9 49 (8.97%) SOA
10 48 (8.79%) Software Engineering
11 33 (6.04%) Unit Testing
12 29 (5.31%) CRM
13 27 (4.95%) Configuration Management
14 25 (4.58%) OOD
15 24 (4.40%) Multithreading
16 23 (4.21%) Workflow
16 23 (4.21%) MVVM
17 22 (4.03%) Web Development
18 16 (2.93%) Test Automation
18 16 (2.93%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 161 (29.49%) JavaScript
2 150 (27.47%) SQL
3 46 (8.42%) VB.NET
4 41 (7.51%) T-SQL
5 35 (6.41%) Java
6 33 (6.04%) VB
7 25 (4.58%) Ruby
8 23 (4.21%) PL/SQL
9 21 (3.85%) C++
10 14 (2.56%) PowerShell
11 13 (2.38%) VBScript
12 9 (1.65%) VB6
13 7 (1.28%) VBA
14 6 (1.10%) C
15 5 (0.92%) PHP
15 5 (0.92%) Python
15 5 (0.92%) Groovy
16 4 (0.73%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.73%) Perl
17 2 (0.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 27 (4.95%) Degree
2 13 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.47%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.10%) MCITP
5 5 (0.92%) MCP
6 2 (0.37%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.37%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.37%) ISEB
6 2 (0.37%) HNC
6 2 (0.37%) HND
7 1 (0.18%) OCP
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.18%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.68%) QA
2 6 (1.10%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (0.92%) Firmware
2 3 (0.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (2.75%) Puppet
2 11 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.18%) SCOM
3 1 (0.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 123 (22.53%) Microsoft
2 73 (13.37%) Oracle
3 9 (1.65%) Sitecore
4 4 (0.73%) EPiServer
4 4 (0.73%) IBM
4 4 (0.73%) Sybase
5 3 (0.55%) Cognos
5 3 (0.55%) Twitter
5 3 (0.55%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.37%) Red Gate
6 2 (0.37%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (0.37%) Huawei
6 2 (0.37%) Telerik
6 2 (0.37%) Cisco
6 2 (0.37%) EMC
6 2 (0.37%) Nortel
6 2 (0.37%) Ericsson
6 2 (0.37%) SAP
6 2 (0.37%) Business Objects
6 2 (0.37%) ESRI
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