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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 18 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 215 326 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.15% 10.46% 9.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.97% 27.33% 23.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 185 123
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£400 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £428 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 25 9
Average hourly rate £36.25 £39.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £29.10 £39.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
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
897 1193 879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 33.99% 38.26% 38.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 650 479
Average daily rate £370 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 77 79
Average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £26.00 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -1 106 £350 +6.87% 84
Suffolk +2 34 £413 +10.00% 29
Hertfordshire -1 32 £361 +11.15% 40
Essex -12 27 £330 +2.32% 18
Bedfordshire -6 24 £600 +60.00% 24
Norfolk -9 8 £400 +33.33% 12
East Anglia +1 2 £319 -
C#
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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#.

1 361 (78.82%) .NET
2 197 (43.01%) Agile Software Development
3 160 (34.93%) ASP.NET
4 149 (32.53%) SQL Server
5 134 (29.26%) MVC
6 118 (25.76%) E-Commerce
7 115 (25.11%) HTML
7 115 (25.11%) JavaScript
8 112 (24.45%) Microsoft
9 109 (23.80%) TDD
10 106 (23.14%) SQL
11 105 (22.93%) .NET Framework
12 94 (20.52%) XML
13 92 (20.09%) CSS
14 90 (19.65%) jQuery
15 89 (19.43%) WCF
16 64 (13.97%) ASP.NET MVC
17 61 (13.32%) Windows
18 60 (13.10%) Oracle
19 58 (12.66%) Web Services
20 57 (12.45%) BDD
21 56 (12.23%) Scrum
22 51 (11.14%) Visual Studio
23 47 (10.26%) Finance
24 46 (10.04%) OO
25 44 (9.61%) QA
26 43 (9.39%) SpecFlow
27 40 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
27 40 (8.73%) Java
28 39 (8.52%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 31 (6.77%) BizTalk Server
2 24 (5.24%) SharePoint
3 18 (3.93%) CMS
4 12 (2.62%) IIS
5 10 (2.18%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (1.75%) Documentum
7 6 (1.31%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.87%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.66%) ArchestrA
9 3 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.66%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.44%) Node.js
10 2 (0.44%) Confluence
10 2 (0.44%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.22%) LiveLink
11 1 (0.22%) Facebook Platform
11 1 (0.22%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (2.62%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.18%) MS Office
3 5 (1.09%) Doxygen
4 4 (0.87%) Simulink
4 4 (0.87%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.22%) Maya
5 1 (0.22%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.22%) MS Project
5 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (1.53%) Oracle Retail
2 5 (1.09%) Tridion
3 4 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (1.97%) PaaS
4 6 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.44%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.44%) Office 365
5 2 (0.44%) SaaS
6 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.31%) FTP
2 5 (1.09%) 2G
2 5 (1.09%) 3G
2 5 (1.09%) 4G
2 5 (1.09%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (1.09%) LTE
3 4 (0.87%) Intranet
3 4 (0.87%) Internet
4 3 (0.66%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.66%) GPRS
4 3 (0.66%) GSM
4 3 (0.66%) 3GPP
5 2 (0.44%) Network Security
6 1 (0.22%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.22%) HTTP
6 1 (0.22%) RIP
6 1 (0.22%) SNMP
6 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.22%) Telnet
6 1 (0.22%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (32.53%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (5.24%) Oracle Database
4 21 (4.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (4.15%) Oracle Database 10g
6 15 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.31%) DTS
9 5 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (1.09%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.87%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.87%) MySQL
11 3 (0.66%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (0.66%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.44%) Couchbase
12 2 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.22%) DB2
13 1 (0.22%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 51 (11.14%) Visual Studio
2 43 (9.39%) SpecFlow
3 38 (8.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 38 (8.30%) Selenium
4 28 (6.11%) WebDriver
5 23 (5.02%) Jenkins
6 19 (4.15%) Git (software)
7 17 (3.71%) JIRA
8 15 (3.28%) Subversion
8 15 (3.28%) NUnit
9 13 (2.84%) Jasmine
10 9 (1.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 9 (1.97%) ReSharper
11 7 (1.53%) Moq
12 6 (1.31%) TeamCity
12 6 (1.31%) Cucumber
13 5 (1.09%) JUnit
14 4 (0.87%) MSBuild
14 4 (0.87%) QUnit
14 4 (0.87%) Mocha
General
1 47 (10.26%) Finance
2 22 (4.80%) Retail
3 13 (2.84%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.97%) Manufacturing
4 9 (1.97%) Electronics
5 8 (1.75%) Banking
6 7 (1.53%) Advertising
7 6 (1.31%) Games
8 2 (0.44%) Marketing
8 2 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.44%) Automotive
8 2 (0.44%) Law
9 1 (0.22%) Front Office
9 1 (0.22%) Legal
9 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 295 (64.41%) Developer
2 159 (34.72%) .NET Developer
3 137 (29.91%) C# Developer
4 102 (22.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 56 (12.23%) Architect
6 51 (11.14%) Analyst
7 38 (8.30%) Test Analyst
8 36 (7.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 32 (6.99%) Solutions Architect
10 29 (6.33%) Senior Developer
11 27 (5.90%) ASP.NET Developer
12 25 (5.46%) BizTalk Developer
12 25 (5.46%) Software Developer
13 24 (5.24%) Agile .NET Developer
14 23 (5.02%) Agile C# Developer
15 20 (4.37%) Senior .NET Developer
16 16 (3.49%) Senior C# Developer
17 11 (2.40%) Web Developer
18 10 (2.18%) Senior Architect
18 10 (2.18%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 361 (78.82%) .NET
2 160 (34.93%) ASP.NET
3 115 (25.11%) HTML
4 105 (22.93%) .NET Framework
5 94 (20.52%) XML
6 92 (20.09%) CSS
7 90 (19.65%) jQuery
8 89 (19.43%) WCF
9 64 (13.97%) ASP.NET MVC
10 58 (12.66%) Web Services
11 39 (8.52%) HTML5
12 37 (8.08%) SOAP
12 37 (8.08%) KnockoutJS
13 32 (6.99%) CSS3
14 29 (6.33%) XSLT
15 25 (5.46%) WinForms
16 24 (5.24%) Entity Framework
17 23 (5.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 23 (5.02%) AngularJS
18 22 (4.80%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.06%) Client/Server
2 14 (3.06%) N-Tier
3 10 (2.18%) Mobile App
4 9 (1.97%) Inversion of Control
4 9 (1.97%) Kindle
5 8 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.31%) Visualisation
6 6 (1.31%) 3D Graphics
7 5 (1.09%) NHS
7 5 (1.09%) Mathematics
8 3 (0.66%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.66%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.66%) Open Source
8 3 (0.66%) Statistics
9 2 (0.44%) EMV
9 2 (0.44%) User Experience
10 1 (0.22%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.22%) Artificial Intelligence
10 1 (0.22%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 61 (13.32%) Windows
2 7 (1.53%) Linux
3 6 (1.31%) Android
3 6 (1.31%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.87%) UNIX
5 3 (0.66%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.44%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (43.01%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (29.26%) MVC
3 118 (25.76%) E-Commerce
4 109 (23.80%) TDD
5 57 (12.45%) BDD
6 56 (12.23%) Scrum
7 46 (10.04%) OO
8 40 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (7.21%) Software Engineering
10 32 (6.99%) SOA
11 28 (6.11%) OOD
12 26 (5.68%) Multithreading
13 22 (4.80%) Unit Testing
14 21 (4.59%) Data Mapping
14 21 (4.59%) Continuous Delivery
15 20 (4.37%) Content Management
16 17 (3.71%) Configuration Management
17 14 (3.06%) Test Automation
17 14 (3.06%) Pair Programming
18 12 (2.62%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 115 (25.11%) JavaScript
2 106 (23.14%) SQL
3 40 (8.73%) Java
4 31 (6.77%) Ruby
5 28 (6.11%) T-SQL
5 28 (6.11%) VB
6 23 (5.02%) C++
7 21 (4.59%) VB.NET
8 13 (2.84%) VBScript
9 10 (2.18%) C
10 7 (1.53%) Python
10 7 (1.53%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.09%) VB6
11 5 (1.09%) VBA
11 5 (1.09%) Groovy
12 4 (0.87%) Perl
12 4 (0.87%) PHP
12 4 (0.87%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.66%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.44%) X++
Qualifications
1 15 (3.28%) Degree
2 8 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (0.87%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.87%) MCP
4 3 (0.66%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.44%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.44%) ISEB
6 1 (0.22%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.22%) OCP
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (9.61%) QA
2 9 (1.97%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.53%) Firmware
2 2 (0.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (1.97%) Puppet
2 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 112 (24.45%) Microsoft
2 60 (13.10%) Oracle
3 11 (2.40%) EMC
4 10 (2.18%) Sitecore
5 9 (1.97%) Kofax
6 4 (0.87%) Wonderware
6 4 (0.87%) Xamarin
6 4 (0.87%) CheckPoint
7 3 (0.66%) OpenText
7 3 (0.66%) IBM
7 3 (0.66%) Twitter
7 3 (0.66%) Nintex
7 3 (0.66%) Google
8 2 (0.44%) Huawei
8 2 (0.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 2 (0.44%) Ericsson
8 2 (0.44%) Nortel
8 2 (0.44%) Citrix
8 2 (0.44%) Cognos
8 2 (0.44%) SAP
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