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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 15 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 236 295 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.55% 9.75% 10.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.36% 25.24% 28.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 210 173
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 12
Average hourly rate £35.75 £36.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.37% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.15 £28.00 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.35 £42.75 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.46% +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
1159 1169 916
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.08% 38.63% 38.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 706 467
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £233 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 56 87
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £25.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 27 July 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 27 July 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 0 111 £350 +7.69% 69
Hertfordshire -4 44 £350 - 37
Suffolk -2 35 £413 +10.00% 19
Essex -16 21 £400 +14.28% 20
Bedfordshire -2 16 £366 -8.62% 19
Norfolk -16 11 £300 +5.72% 5
C#
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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#.

1 347 (76.77%) .NET
2 179 (39.60%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (34.73%) ASP.NET
4 149 (32.96%) SQL Server
5 142 (31.42%) MVC
6 115 (25.44%) XML
7 107 (23.67%) JavaScript
8 106 (23.45%) SQL
9 105 (23.23%) Microsoft
9 105 (23.23%) TDD
10 88 (19.47%) WCF
11 85 (18.81%) E-Commerce
12 78 (17.26%) HTML
13 76 (16.81%) Web Services
14 67 (14.82%) .NET Framework
15 61 (13.50%) jQuery
15 61 (13.50%) CSS
16 59 (13.05%) Scrum
17 57 (12.61%) Windows
18 55 (12.17%) ASP.NET MVC
19 54 (11.95%) SOAP
20 48 (10.62%) BizTalk Server
21 41 (9.07%) SharePoint
21 41 (9.07%) Software Engineering
22 40 (8.85%) Java
23 39 (8.63%) Finance
24 38 (8.41%) KnockoutJS
25 35 (7.74%) C++
25 35 (7.74%) Visual Studio
26 33 (7.30%) XSLT

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 48 (10.62%) BizTalk Server
2 41 (9.07%) SharePoint
3 26 (5.75%) CMS
4 18 (3.98%) IIS
5 17 (3.76%) SharePoint 2010
6 15 (3.32%) Sitecore CMS
6 15 (3.32%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (1.77%) Documentum
8 4 (0.88%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.88%) Node.js
9 3 (0.66%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.66%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.66%) ArchestrA
10 2 (0.44%) Mule
10 2 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.22%) Facebook Platform
11 1 (0.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 29 (6.42%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.33%) MS Office
3 5 (1.11%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.11%) Simulink
3 5 (1.11%) Doxygen
4 2 (0.44%) MS Project
5 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 15 (3.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.33%) Tridion
3 4 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.44%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.88%) Office 365
3 4 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.66%) SaaS
4 3 (0.66%) Rackspace Cloud
4 3 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.22%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.21%) Internet
2 7 (1.55%) LDAP
3 6 (1.33%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (1.11%) 4G
4 5 (1.11%) 3G
4 5 (1.11%) Telnet
4 5 (1.11%) 2G
5 4 (0.88%) NGN
5 4 (0.88%) Wireless
5 4 (0.88%) Intranet
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%) 3GPP
7 2 (0.44%) HTTP
7 2 (0.44%) Network Security
8 1 (0.22%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (32.96%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (4.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (3.98%) MongoDB
4 18 (3.98%) NoSQL
5 15 (3.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (2.21%) RavenDB
8 8 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.55%) MySQL
10 6 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.11%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.88%) Sybase ASE
12 4 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.66%) Relational Database
13 3 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 35 (7.74%) Visual Studio
2 30 (6.64%) Selenium
3 27 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (4.65%) Jasmine
5 19 (4.20%) WebDriver
6 18 (3.98%) SpecFlow
7 16 (3.54%) Subversion
8 14 (3.10%) Git (software)
9 10 (2.21%) NUnit
10 9 (1.99%) Jenkins
11 8 (1.77%) JIRA
12 6 (1.33%) Cucumber
13 5 (1.11%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.11%) Grunt
13 5 (1.11%) gulp
14 4 (0.88%) MSBuild
14 4 (0.88%) SoapUI
14 4 (0.88%) Maven
14 4 (0.88%) LoadRunner
14 4 (0.88%) Xcode
General
1 39 (8.63%) Finance
2 16 (3.54%) Retail
3 12 (2.65%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.43%) Banking
5 6 (1.33%) Electronics
5 6 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.11%) Advertising
6 5 (1.11%) Games
7 3 (0.66%) Marketing
8 2 (0.44%) Local Government
8 2 (0.44%) Publishing
9 1 (0.22%) Automotive
9 1 (0.22%) Law
9 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.22%) Back Office
9 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 330 (73.01%) Developer
2 150 (33.19%) .NET Developer
3 107 (23.67%) C# Developer
4 80 (17.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 48 (10.62%) Architect
6 40 (8.85%) BizTalk Developer
7 27 (5.97%) Senior Developer
8 26 (5.75%) ASP.NET Developer
9 25 (5.53%) Analyst
10 23 (5.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 23 (5.09%) Agile .NET Developer
11 21 (4.65%) Web Developer
12 19 (4.20%) Software Developer
13 18 (3.98%) Agile C# Developer
13 18 (3.98%) SharePoint Developer
14 17 (3.76%) Test Analyst
14 17 (3.76%) Software Engineer
15 16 (3.54%) Solutions Architect
16 13 (2.88%) Senior .NET Developer
17 11 (2.43%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 347 (76.77%) .NET
2 157 (34.73%) ASP.NET
3 115 (25.44%) XML
4 88 (19.47%) WCF
5 78 (17.26%) HTML
6 76 (16.81%) Web Services
7 67 (14.82%) .NET Framework
8 61 (13.50%) CSS
8 61 (13.50%) jQuery
9 55 (12.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 54 (11.95%) SOAP
11 38 (8.41%) KnockoutJS
12 33 (7.30%) AngularJS
12 33 (7.30%) XSLT
13 31 (6.86%) WPF
14 28 (6.19%) Entity Framework
14 28 (6.19%) ASP.NET Web API
15 25 (5.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 22 (4.87%) HTML5
17 20 (4.42%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.32%) N-Tier
3 14 (3.10%) Client/Server
4 12 (2.65%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.21%) User Experience
6 8 (1.77%) PKI
7 7 (1.55%) Mathematics
8 6 (1.33%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.33%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.11%) 3D Graphics
10 4 (0.88%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.88%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.88%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.66%) Kindle
11 3 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.66%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (0.66%) NHS
12 2 (0.44%) RIA
12 2 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
13 1 (0.22%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 57 (12.61%) Windows
2 10 (2.21%) Linux
3 7 (1.55%) Android
3 7 (1.55%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.11%) UNIX
5 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
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
1 179 (39.60%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (31.42%) MVC
3 105 (23.23%) TDD
4 85 (18.81%) E-Commerce
5 59 (13.05%) Scrum
6 41 (9.07%) Software Engineering
7 28 (6.19%) BDD
8 26 (5.75%) OO
9 20 (4.42%) CRM
9 20 (4.42%) SOA
9 20 (4.42%) SDLC
10 19 (4.20%) Content Management
11 18 (3.98%) MVVM
12 17 (3.76%) Unit Testing
12 17 (3.76%) Workflow
13 15 (3.32%) Data Mapping
14 14 (3.10%) UML
14 14 (3.10%) Web Development
15 13 (2.88%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (2.43%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 107 (23.67%) JavaScript
2 106 (23.45%) SQL
3 40 (8.85%) Java
4 35 (7.74%) C++
5 26 (5.75%) VB
6 21 (4.65%) T-SQL
6 21 (4.65%) C
7 19 (4.20%) VB.NET
7 19 (4.20%) PowerShell
8 11 (2.43%) Python
9 8 (1.77%) Ruby
10 7 (1.55%) PHP
11 6 (1.33%) Delphi
11 6 (1.33%) Pascal
12 5 (1.11%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.88%) VBA
13 4 (0.88%) VBScript
13 4 (0.88%) Perl
14 3 (0.66%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.44%) RPG
Qualifications
1 27 (5.97%) Degree
2 9 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.11%) CISSP
3 5 (1.11%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.66%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.66%) MCP
5 2 (0.44%) ISEB
5 2 (0.44%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.22%) MCSD
6 1 (0.22%) HND
6 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.22%) MCTS
6 1 (0.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.75%) QA
2 3 (0.66%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.44%) SLA
4 1 (0.22%) HL7
System Software
1 12 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.88%) Terminal Services
2 4 (0.88%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (1.11%) 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
3 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 105 (23.23%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.09%) Oracle
3 21 (4.65%) Sitecore
4 12 (2.65%) EMC
5 11 (2.43%) Google
6 9 (1.99%) Kofax
7 8 (1.77%) Citrix
7 8 (1.77%) CheckPoint
8 7 (1.55%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.88%) Apple
9 4 (0.88%) Sybase
9 4 (0.88%) Symantec
9 4 (0.88%) Wonderware
9 4 (0.88%) Twitter
9 4 (0.88%) Rackspace
10 3 (0.66%) 3PAR
10 3 (0.66%) IBM
10 3 (0.66%) Dell
10 3 (0.66%) JD Edwards
10 3 (0.66%) ServiceNow
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Ipswich
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Suffolk
Lynx Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £330 - £390 Per Day 12 Month Rolling Contract (36 Month potential)
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350.00 - £387.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £325.00 - £387.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 13 days ago
Suffolk
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago