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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 13 7 20
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Contract jobs citing C# 309 300 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.85% 12.62% 7.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.20% 32.82% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 170 132
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£350 £384 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.79% +27.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £471 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
- +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 15
Average hourly rate £31.25 £32.00 £32.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% -0.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £9.23 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £41.00 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
1277 914 1263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.71% 38.44% 41.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 474 669
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £223 £248
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 51 69 127
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £9.23 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 28 August 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#
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 28 August 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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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 -4 95 £315 -10.00% 52
Suffolk -2 58 £400 +2.56% 34
Norfolk +4 45 £288 -14.81% 16
Hertfordshire -7 41 £350 -16.66% 39
Bedfordshire -13 34 £425 - 24
Essex -7 32 £350 -3.44% 18
East Anglia -10 1 £238 -42.42% 1
C#
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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#.

1 525 (90.67%) .NET
2 352 (60.79%) ASP.NET
3 304 (52.50%) SQL Server
4 238 (41.11%) MVC
5 207 (35.75%) HTML
6 196 (33.85%) JavaScript
7 177 (30.57%) SQL
8 163 (28.15%) Microsoft
9 155 (26.77%) WCF
10 154 (26.60%) ASP.NET MVC
11 146 (25.22%) CSS
12 141 (24.35%) jQuery
13 134 (23.14%) Agile Software Development
14 123 (21.24%) TDD
15 110 (19.00%) Web Services
16 107 (18.48%) Visual Studio
16 107 (18.48%) .NET Framework
17 93 (16.06%) Windows
18 87 (15.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 84 (14.51%) XML
20 82 (14.16%) SQL Server 2008
21 76 (13.13%) Team Foundation Server
22 67 (11.57%) CRM
22 67 (11.57%) E-Commerce
23 65 (11.23%) Scrum
23 65 (11.23%) HTML5
24 62 (10.71%) WPF
25 59 (10.19%) SharePoint
26 58 (10.02%) Dynamics CRM
27 47 (8.12%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 59 (10.19%) SharePoint
2 43 (7.43%) IIS
3 27 (4.66%) SharePoint 2010
4 19 (3.28%) CMS
5 16 (2.76%) BizTalk Server
6 14 (2.42%) Confluence
7 12 (2.07%) Umbraco
8 9 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (1.21%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.52%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.35%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 2 (0.35%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.35%) Documentum
13 2 (0.35%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.35%) Node.js
14 1 (0.17%) K2 blackpearl
14 1 (0.17%) Kentico
Applications
1 40 (6.91%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.90%) InfoPath
3 5 (0.86%) MS Office
4 3 (0.52%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 58 (10.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.35%) assyst
3 2 (0.35%) Tridion
3 2 (0.35%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (0.52%) CloudFront
3 3 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.52%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.17%) Force.com
4 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.90%) Internet
2 9 (1.55%) Intranet
3 5 (0.86%) HTTP
4 4 (0.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 304 (52.50%) SQL Server
2 87 (15.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 82 (14.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 45 (7.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (3.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (2.76%) MySQL
7 9 (1.55%) Big Data
7 9 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.21%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.21%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.69%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.52%) Couchbase
11 3 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.35%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.35%) DB2
13 1 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 107 (18.48%) Visual Studio
2 76 (13.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 45 (7.77%) Git (software)
4 34 (5.87%) TeamCity
5 27 (4.66%) JIRA
6 24 (4.15%) NUnit
7 19 (3.28%) Subversion
8 14 (2.42%) MSTest
9 13 (2.25%) SpecFlow
9 13 (2.25%) Selenium
10 9 (1.55%) CruiseControl
10 9 (1.55%) MSBuild
10 9 (1.55%) Moq
10 9 (1.55%) Jenkins
11 7 (1.21%) FinalBuilder
12 6 (1.04%) Rhino Mocks
12 6 (1.04%) Log4Net
13 5 (0.86%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.86%) Jasmine
14 4 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 41 (7.08%) Finance
2 12 (2.07%) Manufacturing
3 11 (1.90%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.38%) Banking
5 7 (1.21%) Retail
5 7 (1.21%) Marketing
6 5 (0.86%) Back Office
6 5 (0.86%) Advertising
7 3 (0.52%) Games
7 3 (0.52%) Legal
8 2 (0.35%) Front Office
9 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.17%) Law
9 1 (0.17%) French Language
9 1 (0.17%) German Language
9 1 (0.17%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 479 (82.73%) Developer
2 248 (42.83%) .NET Developer
3 168 (29.02%) C# Developer
4 141 (24.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 95 (16.41%) ASP.NET Developer
6 81 (13.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 53 (9.15%) Web Developer
8 46 (7.94%) CRM Developer
9 40 (6.91%) Senior Developer
10 37 (6.39%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 32 (5.53%) Senior .NET Developer
11 32 (5.53%) Software Engineer
12 29 (5.01%) Software Developer
13 25 (4.32%) SharePoint Developer
14 20 (3.45%) Senior C# Developer
15 18 (3.11%) Microsoft Developer
16 17 (2.94%) Architect
17 16 (2.76%) .NET Web Developer
18 14 (2.42%) WPF Developer
19 13 (2.25%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 525 (90.67%) .NET
2 352 (60.79%) ASP.NET
3 207 (35.75%) HTML
4 155 (26.77%) WCF
5 154 (26.60%) ASP.NET MVC
6 146 (25.22%) CSS
7 141 (24.35%) jQuery
8 110 (19.00%) Web Services
9 107 (18.48%) .NET Framework
10 84 (14.51%) XML
11 65 (11.23%) HTML5
12 62 (10.71%) WPF
13 47 (8.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 45 (7.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 42 (7.25%) LINQ
16 41 (7.08%) Ajax
17 40 (6.91%) Silverlight
17 40 (6.91%) SOAP
18 34 (5.87%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 29 (5.01%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (1.55%) N-Tier
1 9 (1.55%) Computer Science
2 8 (1.38%) NHS
3 7 (1.21%) Visualisation
4 6 (1.04%) Data Integration
4 6 (1.04%) Kindle
4 6 (1.04%) Mobile App
4 6 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (1.04%) Informatics
5 4 (0.69%) RIA
6 3 (0.52%) GIS
7 2 (0.35%) CMDB
7 2 (0.35%) Wiki
7 2 (0.35%) PKI
7 2 (0.35%) Social Media
8 1 (0.17%) iPad
8 1 (0.17%) FMCG
8 1 (0.17%) iPhone
8 1 (0.17%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.17%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 93 (16.06%) Windows
2 21 (3.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (1.38%) UNIX
6 5 (0.86%) Android
7 4 (0.69%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.35%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.17%) OpenVMS
9 1 (0.17%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (41.11%) MVC
2 134 (23.14%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (21.24%) TDD
4 67 (11.57%) CRM
4 67 (11.57%) E-Commerce
5 65 (11.23%) Scrum
6 47 (8.12%) Software Engineering
7 44 (7.60%) Unit Testing
8 42 (7.25%) OO
9 40 (6.91%) Workflow
9 40 (6.91%) MVVM
10 37 (6.39%) Web Development
11 30 (5.18%) OOP
12 28 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (4.15%) Migration
13 24 (4.15%) BDD
14 18 (3.11%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (2.94%) Multithreading
15 17 (2.94%) Kanban
15 17 (2.94%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 196 (33.85%) JavaScript
2 177 (30.57%) SQL
3 45 (7.77%) T-SQL
4 42 (7.25%) VB
4 42 (7.25%) VB.NET
5 40 (6.91%) PowerShell
6 29 (5.01%) C++
7 24 (4.15%) Java
8 18 (3.11%) XAML
9 17 (2.94%) PHP
10 15 (2.59%) PL/SQL
11 8 (1.38%) VB6
12 7 (1.21%) Python
13 5 (0.86%) VBScript
13 5 (0.86%) C
13 5 (0.86%) Ruby
13 5 (0.86%) VBA
14 4 (0.69%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.52%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.35%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 31 (5.35%) Degree
2 19 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (2.59%) MCITP
4 14 (2.42%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.04%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.35%) ISEB
6 2 (0.35%) MCP
6 2 (0.35%) HNC
6 2 (0.35%) HND
7 1 (0.17%) MCSE
7 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.17%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.70%) QA
2 6 (1.04%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.52%) HL7
System Software
1 12 (2.07%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.21%) Puppet
3 4 (0.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 163 (28.15%) Microsoft
2 45 (7.77%) Oracle
3 10 (1.73%) DevExpress
4 6 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (1.04%) Splunk
5 4 (0.69%) IBM
5 4 (0.69%) Business Objects
6 3 (0.52%) SAP
6 3 (0.52%) Cognos
6 3 (0.52%) Twitter
6 3 (0.52%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.35%) Red Gate
7 2 (0.35%) ION Trading
7 2 (0.35%) Telerik
7 2 (0.35%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.35%) Cisco
7 2 (0.35%) Sybase
7 2 (0.35%) EMC
7 2 (0.35%) Citrix
7 2 (0.35%) Actuate
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Rate: £300 - £410 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Rate: From £280 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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Dunstable, Bedfordshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
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Luton, Bedfordshire
Gold Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day for 6 Months
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Posted: 6 days ago
Loughton
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Suffolk
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Rate: £300 - £500 per day
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Sandy, Bedfordshire
RSPB
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Hertfordshire
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Essex
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Peterborough
Computer Futures
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Cambridge
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