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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 10 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 292 276 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 10.40% 11.47% 11.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.94% 27.66% 28.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 164 211
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£388 £315 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.01% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 10
Average hourly rate £41.50 £34.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.05% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £22.90 £30.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £45.00 £50.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -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
1045 998 1077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.22% 41.46% 40.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 662 524 576
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 112 86
Average hourly rate £41.00 £36.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £13.15 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 December 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#
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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 0 133 £400 +23.07% 42
Hertfordshire +7 52 £355 -8.32% 31
Essex -3 38 £399 +41.15% 21
Suffolk -2 36 £375 +7.14% 15
Bedfordshire -12 22 £600 +140.00% 10
Norfolk -12 12 £300 +9.09% 13
East Anglia - - - -
C#
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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#.

1 535 (91.77%) .NET
2 268 (45.97%) ASP.NET
3 259 (44.43%) Agile Software Development
4 207 (35.51%) MVC
5 201 (34.48%) SQL Server
6 167 (28.64%) JavaScript
6 167 (28.64%) SQL
7 166 (28.47%) HTML
8 154 (26.42%) TDD
9 139 (23.84%) Microsoft
10 137 (23.50%) CSS
11 121 (20.75%) .NET Framework
12 117 (20.07%) jQuery
13 116 (19.90%) E-Commerce
14 114 (19.55%) ASP.NET MVC
15 110 (18.87%) WCF
16 95 (16.30%) Windows
17 90 (15.44%) Web Services
18 88 (15.09%) Scrum
19 75 (12.86%) Team Foundation Server
20 72 (12.35%) Visual Studio
21 66 (11.32%) XML
21 66 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
22 64 (10.98%) Finance
23 62 (10.63%) OO
24 59 (10.12%) Oracle
24 59 (10.12%) HTML5
25 51 (8.75%) Software Engineering
25 51 (8.75%) BDD
26 49 (8.40%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 32 (5.49%) BizTalk Server
2 30 (5.15%) SharePoint
3 28 (4.80%) IIS
4 27 (4.63%) CMS
5 15 (2.57%) Confluence
6 13 (2.23%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (1.54%) Umbraco
8 8 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.69%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.51%) Node.js
11 3 (0.51%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.51%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.34%) ColdFusion
12 2 (0.34%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.34%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
12 2 (0.34%) Kentico
12 2 (0.34%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 40 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.89%) MS Office
3 5 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.34%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.17%) Maya
5 1 (0.17%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 36 (6.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.34%) Tridion
2 2 (0.34%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.72%) PaaS
4 9 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.51%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.17%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.17%) Office 365
6 1 (0.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.20%) Intranet
1 7 (1.20%) Internet
1 7 (1.20%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.03%) FTP
3 5 (0.86%) 3G
3 5 (0.86%) 2G
3 5 (0.86%) LTE
3 5 (0.86%) 4G
3 5 (0.86%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (0.51%) 3GPP
4 3 (0.51%) RIP
5 2 (0.34%) HTTP
6 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.17%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 47 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (4.29%) Oracle Database
5 24 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (1.72%) NoSQL
7 9 (1.54%) SQL Server 2000
7 9 (1.54%) MySQL
8 8 (1.37%) Couchbase
8 8 (1.37%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.03%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (0.86%) DTS
12 4 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.51%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 75 (12.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 72 (12.35%) Visual Studio
3 39 (6.69%) Git (software)
4 33 (5.66%) NUnit
5 31 (5.32%) Jenkins
6 29 (4.97%) JIRA
7 25 (4.29%) SpecFlow
8 21 (3.60%) TeamCity
8 21 (3.60%) Subversion
9 16 (2.74%) Selenium
10 15 (2.57%) Jasmine
11 11 (1.89%) CruiseControl
12 10 (1.72%) ReSharper
12 10 (1.72%) Moq
13 7 (1.20%) FinalBuilder
13 7 (1.20%) MSTest
13 7 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 6 (1.03%) JUnit
14 6 (1.03%) QUnit
14 6 (1.03%) Cucumber
General
1 64 (10.98%) Finance
2 16 (2.74%) Retail
3 13 (2.23%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.06%) Advertising
4 12 (2.06%) Banking
5 9 (1.54%) Marketing
6 6 (1.03%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.69%) Legal
8 3 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.34%) Back Office
9 2 (0.34%) Electronics
9 2 (0.34%) Law
9 2 (0.34%) Games
10 1 (0.17%) German Language
10 1 (0.17%) Local Government
10 1 (0.17%) Automotive
10 1 (0.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 437 (74.96%) Developer
2 248 (42.54%) .NET Developer
3 175 (30.02%) C# Developer
4 145 (24.87%) C# .NET Developer
5 72 (12.35%) ASP.NET Developer
6 59 (10.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 47 (8.06%) Senior Developer
8 37 (6.35%) Architect
9 35 (6.00%) Software Developer
10 30 (5.15%) CRM Developer
11 29 (4.97%) Web Developer
11 29 (4.97%) Senior .NET Developer
12 26 (4.46%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 25 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
14 24 (4.12%) Software Engineer
15 23 (3.95%) Analyst
16 22 (3.77%) Senior C# Developer
17 17 (2.92%) BizTalk Developer
18 14 (2.40%) Programmer
19 13 (2.23%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 535 (91.77%) .NET
2 268 (45.97%) ASP.NET
3 166 (28.47%) HTML
4 137 (23.50%) CSS
5 121 (20.75%) .NET Framework
6 117 (20.07%) jQuery
7 114 (19.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 110 (18.87%) WCF
9 90 (15.44%) Web Services
10 66 (11.32%) XML
11 59 (10.12%) HTML5
12 44 (7.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 43 (7.38%) CSS3
14 32 (5.49%) SOAP
15 30 (5.15%) WPF
15 30 (5.15%) LINQ
15 30 (5.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 29 (4.97%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 27 (4.63%) Ajax
18 24 (4.12%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (2.74%) Computer Science
3 14 (2.40%) Mobile App
4 8 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
4 8 (1.37%) Kindle
5 5 (0.86%) NHS
5 5 (0.86%) User Experience
6 4 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (0.69%) Visualisation
6 4 (0.69%) Blog
7 3 (0.51%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.51%) Online Banking
7 3 (0.51%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.34%) iPhone
8 2 (0.34%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.34%) Informatics
8 2 (0.34%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.34%) PKI
8 2 (0.34%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.34%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 95 (16.30%) Windows
2 19 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (2.06%) UNIX
5 8 (1.37%) Linux
6 7 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.69%) Windows Phone
7 4 (0.69%) Android
8 3 (0.51%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.17%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.17%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (44.43%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (35.51%) MVC
3 154 (26.42%) TDD
4 116 (19.90%) E-Commerce
5 88 (15.09%) Scrum
6 66 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
7 62 (10.63%) OO
8 51 (8.75%) Software Engineering
8 51 (8.75%) BDD
9 43 (7.38%) CRM
9 43 (7.38%) SOA
10 37 (6.35%) Unit Testing
11 29 (4.97%) Workflow
11 29 (4.97%) Configuration Management
11 29 (4.97%) Web Development
12 27 (4.63%) MVVM
13 23 (3.95%) OOD
14 20 (3.43%) Multithreading
15 19 (3.26%) OOP
16 18 (3.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 167 (28.64%) JavaScript
1 167 (28.64%) SQL
2 49 (8.40%) VB.NET
3 42 (7.20%) T-SQL
4 40 (6.86%) Java
5 37 (6.35%) VB
6 23 (3.95%) PowerShell
6 23 (3.95%) PL/SQL
7 22 (3.77%) C++
8 20 (3.43%) Ruby
9 13 (2.23%) VBScript
10 8 (1.37%) C
10 8 (1.37%) PHP
10 8 (1.37%) VB6
11 7 (1.20%) VBA
12 5 (0.86%) Python
12 5 (0.86%) Groovy
13 4 (0.69%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.69%) Perl
14 1 (0.17%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 28 (4.80%) Degree
2 16 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (1.72%) MCITP
3 10 (1.72%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.86%) MCP
5 4 (0.69%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.34%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.34%) HNC
6 2 (0.34%) HND
6 2 (0.34%) ISEB
7 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.17%) OCP
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.17%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.77%) QA
2 8 (1.37%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (2.74%) Puppet
2 13 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.17%) SCOM
3 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 139 (23.84%) Microsoft
2 59 (10.12%) Oracle
3 9 (1.54%) Sitecore
4 5 (0.86%) EPiServer
4 5 (0.86%) IBM
5 4 (0.69%) Cognos
5 4 (0.69%) Sybase
6 3 (0.51%) Business Objects
6 3 (0.51%) Twitter
6 3 (0.51%) Telerik
7 2 (0.34%) Huawei
7 2 (0.34%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 2 (0.34%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.34%) Red Gate
7 2 (0.34%) Splunk
7 2 (0.34%) SAP
7 2 (0.34%) Cisco
7 2 (0.34%) Nortel
7 2 (0.34%) Actuate
7 2 (0.34%) Ericsson
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