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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 13 9 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing C# 302 303 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.80% 12.92% 7.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.93% 32.69% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 163 124
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£350 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £467 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 16
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £34.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +13.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
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
1262 927 1238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.95% 39.51% 40.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 807 473 627
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 74 117
Average hourly rate £37.00 £34.25 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.02% -4.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.46 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.70 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 18 September 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 18 September 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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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 -3 80 £315 -16.00% 82
Hertfordshire -5 48 £350 -16.66% 37
Norfolk +13 44 £288 -30.30% 16
Suffolk -3 42 £400 +5.26% 18
Essex -4 41 £350 -11.11% 19
Bedfordshire -12 40 £425 +6.25% 22
East Anglia -7 4 £238 -42.42%
C#
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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#.

1 546 (92.86%) .NET
2 359 (61.05%) ASP.NET
3 293 (49.83%) SQL Server
4 243 (41.33%) MVC
5 209 (35.54%) HTML
6 206 (35.03%) Agile Software Development
7 196 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 189 (32.14%) SQL
9 161 (27.38%) Microsoft
10 160 (27.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 151 (25.68%) CSS
12 148 (25.17%) WCF
13 146 (24.83%) jQuery
14 118 (20.07%) TDD
15 112 (19.05%) .NET Framework
16 110 (18.71%) Web Services
17 102 (17.35%) Visual Studio
18 94 (15.99%) Windows
19 84 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 80 (13.61%) SQL Server 2008
20 80 (13.61%) XML
21 70 (11.90%) CRM
21 70 (11.90%) Scrum
21 70 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
22 65 (11.05%) E-Commerce
23 64 (10.88%) HTML5
24 61 (10.37%) Dynamics CRM
25 55 (9.35%) WPF
26 54 (9.18%) SharePoint
27 50 (8.50%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 54 (9.18%) SharePoint
2 42 (7.14%) IIS
3 29 (4.93%) SharePoint 2010
4 24 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
5 23 (3.91%) CMS
6 15 (2.55%) Umbraco
7 14 (2.38%) Confluence
8 9 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (1.36%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
10 5 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.68%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.51%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.34%) EPiServer CMS
13 2 (0.34%) Node.js
13 2 (0.34%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 2 (0.34%) Documentum
13 2 (0.34%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 42 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.87%) InfoPath
3 4 (0.68%) MS Office
4 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 61 (10.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.34%) assyst
3 2 (0.34%) Tridion
3 2 (0.34%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (0.51%) CloudFront
3 3 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.51%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.17%) Force.com
4 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.21%) Internet
2 9 (1.53%) Intranet
3 6 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.68%) HTTP
5 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 293 (49.83%) SQL Server
2 84 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 80 (13.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 43 (7.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (1.53%) Big Data
7 9 (1.53%) Oracle Database
7 9 (1.53%) MySQL
8 7 (1.19%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.68%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.68%) Couchbase
12 3 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.34%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.34%) DB2
14 1 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 102 (17.35%) Visual Studio
2 70 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 42 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 34 (5.78%) TeamCity
5 28 (4.76%) JIRA
6 25 (4.25%) NUnit
7 18 (3.06%) Subversion
7 18 (3.06%) SpecFlow
8 16 (2.72%) Selenium
9 12 (2.04%) MSTest
10 11 (1.87%) Jenkins
11 10 (1.70%) CruiseControl
12 9 (1.53%) Moq
12 9 (1.53%) MSBuild
13 7 (1.19%) FinalBuilder
13 7 (1.19%) Rhino Mocks
14 6 (1.02%) Jasmine
14 6 (1.02%) Eclipse
14 6 (1.02%) Log4Net
15 5 (0.85%) QUnit
General
1 46 (7.82%) Finance
2 11 (1.87%) Manufacturing
2 11 (1.87%) Telecoms
3 9 (1.53%) Advertising
3 9 (1.53%) Marketing
4 8 (1.36%) Banking
4 8 (1.36%) Retail
5 5 (0.85%) Back Office
6 3 (0.51%) Legal
7 2 (0.34%) Games
8 1 (0.17%) Law
8 1 (0.17%) Electronics
8 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.17%) French Language
8 1 (0.17%) German Language
8 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 490 (83.33%) Developer
2 258 (43.88%) .NET Developer
3 169 (28.74%) C# Developer
4 142 (24.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 100 (17.01%) ASP.NET Developer
6 84 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 49 (8.33%) Web Developer
8 46 (7.82%) CRM Developer
9 43 (7.31%) Senior Developer
10 38 (6.46%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 31 (5.27%) Software Developer
12 30 (5.10%) Senior .NET Developer
13 26 (4.42%) Software Engineer
14 23 (3.91%) SharePoint Developer
15 19 (3.23%) Microsoft Developer
15 19 (3.23%) Architect
15 19 (3.23%) Senior C# Developer
16 16 (2.72%) .NET Web Developer
17 12 (2.04%) Consultant
17 12 (2.04%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 546 (92.86%) .NET
2 359 (61.05%) ASP.NET
3 209 (35.54%) HTML
4 160 (27.21%) ASP.NET MVC
5 151 (25.68%) CSS
6 148 (25.17%) WCF
7 146 (24.83%) jQuery
8 112 (19.05%) .NET Framework
9 110 (18.71%) Web Services
10 80 (13.61%) XML
11 64 (10.88%) HTML5
12 55 (9.35%) WPF
13 50 (8.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 48 (8.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 43 (7.31%) Ajax
16 38 (6.46%) Silverlight
17 36 (6.12%) SOAP
18 34 (5.78%) LINQ
18 34 (5.78%) CSS3
19 32 (5.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 22 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (2.21%) Computer Science
3 8 (1.36%) User Experience
3 8 (1.36%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (1.19%) Visualisation
4 7 (1.19%) NHS
5 6 (1.02%) N-Tier
5 6 (1.02%) Data Integration
5 6 (1.02%) Kindle
6 5 (0.85%) Informatics
7 3 (0.51%) GIS
8 2 (0.34%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.34%) CMDB
8 2 (0.34%) PKI
8 2 (0.34%) Social Media
8 2 (0.34%) RIA
8 2 (0.34%) iPhone
8 2 (0.34%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 94 (15.99%) Windows
2 22 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (1.53%) UNIX
6 5 (0.85%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.85%) Android
7 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone 7
8 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.17%) OpenVMS
8 1 (0.17%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (41.33%) MVC
2 206 (35.03%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (20.07%) TDD
4 70 (11.90%) Scrum
4 70 (11.90%) CRM
5 65 (11.05%) E-Commerce
6 47 (7.99%) OO
7 46 (7.82%) Unit Testing
8 44 (7.48%) Software Engineering
9 38 (6.46%) Workflow
10 37 (6.29%) Web Development
11 33 (5.61%) OOP
11 33 (5.61%) MVVM
12 31 (5.27%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (4.93%) BDD
14 23 (3.91%) Migration
15 18 (3.06%) Configuration Management
16 17 (2.89%) User Acceptance Testing
17 16 (2.72%) Multithreading
17 16 (2.72%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 196 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 189 (32.14%) SQL
3 48 (8.16%) T-SQL
4 45 (7.65%) VB.NET
5 41 (6.97%) PowerShell
6 40 (6.80%) VB
7 27 (4.59%) C++
8 23 (3.91%) Java
9 20 (3.40%) PL/SQL
10 12 (2.04%) XAML
11 10 (1.70%) PHP
12 7 (1.19%) Python
13 6 (1.02%) VBA
13 6 (1.02%) C
14 5 (0.85%) VBScript
14 5 (0.85%) VB6
15 4 (0.68%) Ruby
15 4 (0.68%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.68%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.34%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 35 (5.95%) Degree
2 20 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (2.55%) MCITP
4 14 (2.38%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.02%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.51%) MCP
7 2 (0.34%) HNC
7 2 (0.34%) HND
7 2 (0.34%) ISEB
8 1 (0.17%) MCSE
8 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.17%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.61%) QA
2 6 (1.02%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.51%) HL7
System Software
1 12 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.34%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.19%) Puppet
3 4 (0.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 161 (27.38%) Microsoft
2 50 (8.50%) Oracle
3 6 (1.02%) DevExpress
3 6 (1.02%) Splunk
4 5 (0.85%) IBM
5 4 (0.68%) Cognos
5 4 (0.68%) Sybase
5 4 (0.68%) EPiServer
5 4 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.51%) Twitter
6 3 (0.51%) Business Objects
6 3 (0.51%) SAP
7 2 (0.34%) Cisco
7 2 (0.34%) EMC
7 2 (0.34%) Citrix
7 2 (0.34%) Actuate
7 2 (0.34%) NetApp
7 2 (0.34%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.34%) Telerik
7 2 (0.34%) Sitecore
Suffolk
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bedfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Gold Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Rate: £380 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Rate: £28000 - £37000 per annum + pension, cycle to work, buy-sell holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £320.95 - £401.19 per day + negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £410 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Hertfordshire
TRG
Rate: 350-450 Per Day
Posted: 13 days ago
Epping
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Norwich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 22 days ago