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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 15 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 257 314 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.23% 9.98% 12.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.43% 24.36% 33.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 216 173
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
Average hourly rate £39.00 £31.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.80% -2.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +7.14%
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
1199 1289 927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.39% 40.96% 38.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 701 809 478
Average daily rate £363 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 50 71
Average hourly rate £39.00 £34.50 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% +0.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £20.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £57.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.10% +2.94%

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 2 September 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#
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 2 September 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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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 0 104 £365 +16.80% 74
Suffolk +1 55 £413 +3.12% 6
Hertfordshire +11 51 £353 +0.71% 48
Essex -10 24 £400 +14.28% 14
Bedfordshire -5 16 £575 +35.29% 8
Norfolk -16 9 £275 -4.34% 3
C#
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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#.

1 349 (77.04%) .NET
2 178 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (35.76%) ASP.NET
4 159 (35.10%) MVC
5 152 (33.55%) SQL Server
6 117 (25.83%) TDD
7 116 (25.61%) JavaScript
8 114 (25.17%) XML
9 110 (24.28%) SQL
10 102 (22.52%) Microsoft
11 99 (21.85%) WCF
12 83 (18.32%) HTML
13 80 (17.66%) Web Services
14 73 (16.11%) .NET Framework
15 69 (15.23%) E-Commerce
15 69 (15.23%) Scrum
16 60 (13.25%) SOAP
16 60 (13.25%) CSS
16 60 (13.25%) Windows
17 59 (13.02%) jQuery
18 52 (11.48%) ASP.NET MVC
19 51 (11.26%) BizTalk Server
20 50 (11.04%) Software Engineering
21 46 (10.15%) Visual Studio
22 41 (9.05%) Entity Framework
23 40 (8.83%) Finance
24 39 (8.61%) KnockoutJS
25 37 (8.17%) ASP.NET Web API
26 35 (7.73%) SharePoint
27 34 (7.51%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 51 (11.26%) BizTalk Server
2 35 (7.73%) SharePoint
3 25 (5.52%) CMS
4 22 (4.86%) IIS
5 19 (4.19%) SharePoint 2010
6 14 (3.09%) Sitecore CMS
7 12 (2.65%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (1.77%) Documentum
9 6 (1.32%) Mule
10 5 (1.10%) Confluence
11 4 (0.88%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.66%) Node.js
12 3 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.66%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.66%) Apache ServiceMix
13 2 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.44%) ColdFusion
13 2 (0.44%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.22%) Sitefinity
14 1 (0.22%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 33 (7.28%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.32%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (1.32%) MS Office
3 5 (1.10%) Doxygen
3 5 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.88%) Simulink
5 2 (0.44%) MS Project
6 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 20 (4.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.66%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.88%) Office 365
4 3 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.66%) SaaS
4 3 (0.66%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.22%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.87%) Internet
2 7 (1.55%) LDAP
3 6 (1.32%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (1.10%) 4G
4 5 (1.10%) 3G
4 5 (1.10%) Telnet
4 5 (1.10%) 2G
5 4 (0.88%) NGN
5 4 (0.88%) Wireless
6 3 (0.66%) LTE
6 3 (0.66%) SSH
6 3 (0.66%) VLAN
6 3 (0.66%) DHCP
6 3 (0.66%) SNMP
6 3 (0.66%) DNS
7 2 (0.44%) Intranet
7 2 (0.44%) 3GPP
8 1 (0.22%) HTTP
8 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (33.55%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (4.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (3.97%) NoSQL
4 18 (3.97%) MongoDB
5 12 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (2.21%) RavenDB
7 9 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (1.99%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.77%) MySQL
8 8 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.88%) Sybase ASE
11 4 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 46 (10.15%) Visual Studio
2 32 (7.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (4.86%) Selenium
4 20 (4.42%) Git (software)
4 20 (4.42%) Jasmine
5 14 (3.09%) Subversion
6 11 (2.43%) NUnit
7 10 (2.21%) SpecFlow
8 9 (1.99%) JIRA
9 8 (1.77%) WebDriver
9 8 (1.77%) Jenkins
10 7 (1.55%) SoapUI
11 6 (1.32%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.10%) Grunt
12 5 (1.10%) gulp
13 4 (0.88%) Maven
13 4 (0.88%) LoadRunner
13 4 (0.88%) Xcode
14 3 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 3 (0.66%) eggPlant
General
1 40 (8.83%) Finance
2 11 (2.43%) Telecoms
3 9 (1.99%) Banking
4 8 (1.77%) Retail
4 8 (1.77%) Publishing
5 7 (1.55%) Marketing
6 6 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.32%) Multimedia
7 5 (1.10%) Games
7 5 (1.10%) Electronics
8 3 (0.66%) Back Office
8 3 (0.66%) Advertising
9 2 (0.44%) Local Government
10 1 (0.22%) Military
10 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.22%) Automotive
10 1 (0.22%) Law
10 1 (0.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 338 (74.61%) Developer
2 148 (32.67%) .NET Developer
3 92 (20.31%) C# Developer
4 64 (14.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 50 (11.04%) Architect
6 42 (9.27%) BizTalk Developer
7 24 (5.30%) Senior Developer
8 23 (5.08%) Web Developer
9 22 (4.86%) Software Developer
9 22 (4.86%) ASP.NET Developer
10 19 (4.19%) Analyst
11 17 (3.75%) Software Engineer
11 17 (3.75%) Agile .NET Developer
12 16 (3.53%) SharePoint Developer
13 14 (3.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (3.09%) Test Analyst
13 14 (3.09%) Technical Architect
14 13 (2.87%) CRM Developer
15 12 (2.65%) Solutions Architect
16 11 (2.43%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 349 (77.04%) .NET
2 162 (35.76%) ASP.NET
3 114 (25.17%) XML
4 99 (21.85%) WCF
5 83 (18.32%) HTML
6 80 (17.66%) Web Services
7 73 (16.11%) .NET Framework
8 60 (13.25%) SOAP
8 60 (13.25%) CSS
9 59 (13.02%) jQuery
10 52 (11.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 41 (9.05%) Entity Framework
12 39 (8.61%) KnockoutJS
13 37 (8.17%) ASP.NET Web API
14 30 (6.62%) AngularJS
14 30 (6.62%) WPF
15 25 (5.52%) XSLT
15 25 (5.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 25 (5.52%) HTML5
16 23 (5.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.42%) Computer Science
3 17 (3.75%) N-Tier
4 15 (3.31%) Client/Server
4 15 (3.31%) User Experience
5 11 (2.43%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.77%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (1.77%) PKI
7 7 (1.55%) Mathematics
7 7 (1.55%) Digital Media
8 6 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.32%) Social Media
9 5 (1.10%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.10%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (1.10%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.88%) Mobile Banking
10 4 (0.88%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.44%) RIA
12 1 (0.22%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 60 (13.25%) Windows
2 10 (2.21%) Linux
3 7 (1.55%) Android
3 7 (1.55%) Apple iOS
3 7 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (1.32%) UNIX
5 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.88%) Windows CE
5 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.44%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.22%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.22%) Solaris
7 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (35.10%) MVC
3 117 (25.83%) TDD
4 69 (15.23%) Scrum
4 69 (15.23%) E-Commerce
5 50 (11.04%) Software Engineering
6 32 (7.06%) OO
7 26 (5.74%) CRM
7 26 (5.74%) SOA
8 22 (4.86%) Content Management
9 21 (4.64%) Web Development
9 21 (4.64%) MVVM
10 19 (4.19%) BDD
10 19 (4.19%) SDLC
11 18 (3.97%) UML
12 17 (3.75%) Unit Testing
13 16 (3.53%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (3.31%) Data Modelling
15 14 (3.09%) Workflow
16 13 (2.87%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 116 (25.61%) JavaScript
2 110 (24.28%) SQL
3 34 (7.51%) Java
4 31 (6.84%) C++
5 22 (4.86%) VB
6 20 (4.42%) C
7 19 (4.19%) VB.NET
7 19 (4.19%) PowerShell
8 18 (3.97%) T-SQL
9 11 (2.43%) Python
10 7 (1.55%) Pascal
10 7 (1.55%) Delphi
11 5 (1.10%) PHP
11 5 (1.10%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.88%) VBScript
12 4 (0.88%) Perl
13 3 (0.66%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.66%) VBA
13 3 (0.66%) Ruby
14 2 (0.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 34 (7.51%) Degree
2 8 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.10%) CISSP
4 4 (0.88%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.66%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.66%) MCP
6 1 (0.22%) MCSD
6 1 (0.22%) HND
6 1 (0.22%) ISEB
6 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.22%) MCTS
6 1 (0.22%) MCITP
6 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.86%) QA
2 3 (0.66%) SLA
3 1 (0.22%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (2.87%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.10%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.88%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.22%) XenServer
4 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (0.88%) SCOrch
2 4 (0.88%) SCCM
2 4 (0.88%) SCOM
2 4 (0.88%) Puppet
3 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 102 (22.52%) Microsoft
2 19 (4.19%) Sitecore
3 18 (3.97%) Oracle
4 11 (2.43%) EMC
5 10 (2.21%) Google
6 9 (1.99%) Kofax
7 8 (1.77%) CheckPoint
8 6 (1.32%) Citrix
8 6 (1.32%) Adobe
8 6 (1.32%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.88%) Sybase
9 4 (0.88%) Apple
9 4 (0.88%) Symantec
9 4 (0.88%) Rackspace
10 3 (0.66%) Twitter
10 3 (0.66%) 3PAR
10 3 (0.66%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.66%) JD Edwards
10 3 (0.66%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.66%) Dell
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