The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 21 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 3945 3877 4520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.44% 7.67% 9.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.20% 20.57% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2920 2609 3132
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 52 79
Average hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.70 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.30 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +7.14%
C#
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20542 18847 18889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.73% 37.28% 39.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14038 12128 12106
Average daily rate £410 £393 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 469 397 520
Average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in England

C#
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the England region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in England

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in England

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the England region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in England

C#
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

C# Hourly Rate Histogram in England

C#
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 4 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
London 0 1829 £475 +5.55% 780
South East -2 713 £375 +7.14% 514
South West +8 340 £350 +7.69% 254
East of England -2 246 £375 +7.14% 150
Yorkshire -9 219 £350 +7.69% 175
North West -21 193 £350 +7.69% 325
East Midlands +2 172 £325 +4.83% 190
West Midlands -8 144 £338 - 227
North East -12 86 £308 -12.14% 53
Midlands +7 10 £450 +50.00% 1
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 5779 (75.38%) .NET
2 3173 (41.39%) SQL Server
3 2944 (38.40%) Agile Software Development
4 2924 (38.14%) ASP.NET
5 2712 (35.38%) SQL
6 2445 (31.89%) MVC
7 2381 (31.06%) JavaScript
8 2066 (26.95%) HTML
9 1693 (22.08%) Microsoft
10 1675 (21.85%) CSS
11 1633 (21.30%) TDD
12 1447 (18.88%) Finance
13 1306 (17.04%) jQuery
14 1294 (16.88%) WCF
15 1270 (16.57%) .NET Framework
16 1256 (16.38%) ASP.NET MVC
17 1135 (14.81%) Web Services
18 1118 (14.58%) Scrum
19 1019 (13.29%) Java
20 970 (12.65%) Windows
21 959 (12.51%) Visual Studio
22 877 (11.44%) XML
23 872 (11.37%) WPF
24 846 (11.04%) Banking
25 830 (10.83%) AngularJS
26 805 (10.50%) HTML5
27 792 (10.33%) C++
28 785 (10.24%) OO
29 714 (9.31%) Team Foundation Server
30 709 (9.25%) BDD

C#
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 562 (7.33%) SharePoint
2 392 (5.11%) CMS
3 362 (4.72%) IIS
4 257 (3.35%) BizTalk Server
5 232 (3.03%) Umbraco
6 223 (2.91%) SharePoint 2013
7 182 (2.37%) SharePoint 2010
8 137 (1.79%) Node.js
9 131 (1.71%) Sitecore CMS
10 62 (0.81%) Tomcat
11 60 (0.78%) Apache
12 51 (0.67%) MQSeries
13 43 (0.56%) JBoss
14 35 (0.46%) Kentico
15 29 (0.38%) Sitefinity
15 29 (0.38%) WebSphere
16 27 (0.35%) SAS
17 25 (0.33%) NServiceBus
17 25 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
18 23 (0.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 548 (7.15%) MS Excel
2 113 (1.47%) MS Office
3 38 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 33 (0.43%) InfoPath
4 33 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 23 (0.30%) Photoshop
6 19 (0.25%) PowerPivot
7 18 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
8 11 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (0.12%) MS Project
10 7 (0.091%) Mingle
11 6 (0.078%) Maya
12 5 (0.065%) Doxygen
12 5 (0.065%) Simulink
13 2 (0.026%) SPSS
14 1 (0.013%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.013%) FastStats
14 1 (0.013%) GNU Octave
14 1 (0.013%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 278 (3.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 22 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 14 (0.18%) Endur
5 12 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
6 8 (0.10%) Summit
7 7 (0.091%) Tridion
7 7 (0.091%) Magento
7 7 (0.091%) Visualfiles
8 5 (0.065%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.065%) Markit EDM
8 5 (0.065%) Front Arena
8 5 (0.065%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.052%) Maximo
9 4 (0.052%) Adaptiv
9 4 (0.052%) SmartPlant
9 4 (0.052%) IntelliMatch
9 4 (0.052%) Aligne
10 3 (0.039%) Line 50
10 3 (0.039%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 286 (3.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 107 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
3 86 (1.12%) Office 365
4 33 (0.43%) SaaS
5 25 (0.33%) GitHub
6 19 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.17%) IaaS
8 11 (0.14%) Google Analytics
9 9 (0.12%) PaaS
9 9 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
10 7 (0.091%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.078%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (0.078%) Google Drive
12 5 (0.065%) Google Apps
13 4 (0.052%) Adobe Analytics
14 3 (0.039%) Rackspace Cloud
14 3 (0.039%) Boomi
14 3 (0.039%) Force.com
15 2 (0.026%) Sage Pay
16 1 (0.013%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 140 (1.83%) HTTP
2 112 (1.46%) Internet
3 65 (0.85%) Intranet
4 56 (0.73%) TCP/IP
5 30 (0.39%) SSL
6 27 (0.35%) DNS
7 23 (0.30%) FTP
8 17 (0.22%) Firewall
8 17 (0.22%) LDAP
9 15 (0.20%) SAN
10 14 (0.18%) SMTP
10 14 (0.18%) Wireshark
11 13 (0.17%) DHCP
12 11 (0.14%) Kerberos
13 10 (0.13%) SNMP
13 10 (0.13%) LAN
14 9 (0.12%) VPN
14 9 (0.12%) Wireless
14 9 (0.12%) IPsec
14 9 (0.12%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3173 (41.39%) SQL Server
2 636 (8.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 468 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 448 (5.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 372 (4.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 298 (3.89%) Relational Database
7 218 (2.84%) Oracle Database
7 218 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 198 (2.58%) NoSQL
9 189 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
10 186 (2.43%) MongoDB
11 174 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
12 137 (1.79%) MySQL
13 91 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
14 76 (0.99%) RDBMS
15 71 (0.93%) Big Data
16 66 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
17 62 (0.81%) MS Access
18 58 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
18 58 (0.76%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 959 (12.51%) Visual Studio
2 714 (9.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 431 (5.62%) Selenium
4 344 (4.49%) Git (software)
4 344 (4.49%) Subversion
5 330 (4.30%) NUnit
6 260 (3.39%) SpecFlow
7 226 (2.95%) TeamCity
8 190 (2.48%) WebDriver
9 168 (2.19%) JIRA
9 168 (2.19%) Jenkins
10 161 (2.10%) Cucumber
11 73 (0.95%) ReSharper
12 71 (0.93%) MSTest
13 69 (0.90%) Rhino Mocks
14 67 (0.87%) MSBuild
15 65 (0.85%) SoapUI
16 59 (0.77%) Moq
17 58 (0.76%) Maven
18 53 (0.69%) Jasmine
General
1 1447 (18.88%) Finance
2 846 (11.04%) Banking
3 574 (7.49%) Front Office
4 460 (6.00%) Investment Banking
5 192 (2.50%) Retail
6 121 (1.58%) Back Office
7 119 (1.55%) Marketing
8 76 (0.99%) Telecoms
9 73 (0.95%) Games
10 72 (0.94%) Manufacturing
11 69 (0.90%) Advertising
12 62 (0.81%) Legal
13 58 (0.76%) Financial Institution
14 44 (0.57%) Electronics
15 42 (0.55%) Publishing
16 39 (0.51%) Law
17 35 (0.46%) Military
18 19 (0.25%) Automotive
19 18 (0.23%) French Language
20 14 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5751 (75.02%) Developer
2 2162 (28.20%) .NET Developer
3 1881 (24.54%) C# Developer
4 880 (11.48%) C# .NET Developer
5 571 (7.45%) Senior Developer
6 497 (6.48%) Analyst
7 424 (5.53%) ASP.NET Developer
8 377 (4.92%) Web Developer
9 336 (4.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 294 (3.84%) Architect
11 259 (3.38%) Software Engineer
12 243 (3.17%) Software Developer
13 234 (3.05%) Senior C# Developer
14 228 (2.97%) SQL Developer
15 194 (2.53%) SharePoint Developer
16 191 (2.49%) WPF Developer
17 190 (2.48%) Test Analyst
18 182 (2.37%) Java Developer
19 175 (2.28%) Senior .NET Developer
20 159 (2.07%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5779 (75.38%) .NET
2 2924 (38.14%) ASP.NET
3 2066 (26.95%) HTML
4 1675 (21.85%) CSS
5 1306 (17.04%) jQuery
6 1294 (16.88%) WCF
7 1270 (16.57%) .NET Framework
8 1256 (16.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1135 (14.81%) Web Services
10 877 (11.44%) XML
11 872 (11.37%) WPF
12 830 (10.83%) AngularJS
13 805 (10.50%) HTML5
14 663 (8.65%) Entity Framework
15 615 (8.02%) ASP.NET Web API
16 450 (5.87%) CSS3
17 419 (5.47%) SOAP
18 342 (4.46%) KnockoutJS
19 323 (4.21%) REST
20 304 (3.97%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 429 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
2 282 (3.68%) Derivative
3 220 (2.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 216 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 194 (2.53%) N-Tier
6 182 (2.37%) Fixed Income
7 164 (2.14%) User Experience
8 158 (2.06%) Mobile App
9 110 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
10 100 (1.30%) Equities
10 100 (1.30%) Credit Risk
11 98 (1.28%) Mathematics
12 90 (1.17%) Hedge funds
13 84 (1.10%) Market Risk
14 83 (1.08%) Client/Server
15 74 (0.97%) Equity Derivative
16 72 (0.94%) Data Structures
17 69 (0.90%) Management Information System
18 68 (0.89%) Inversion of Control
19 42 (0.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 970 (12.65%) Windows
2 309 (4.03%) Linux
3 238 (3.10%) UNIX
4 151 (1.97%) Apple iOS
5 141 (1.84%) Android
6 84 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 60 (0.78%) Windows 7
8 57 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 48 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 34 (0.44%) Windows 8
11 33 (0.43%) Mac OS X
12 28 (0.37%) Windows CE
13 27 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
14 19 (0.25%) Windows Phone
15 14 (0.18%) SUSE
16 13 (0.17%) Windows XP
17 10 (0.13%) Ubuntu
18 9 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 5 (0.065%) Windows Phone 8
19 5 (0.065%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2944 (38.40%) Agile Software Development
2 2445 (31.89%) MVC
3 1633 (21.30%) TDD
4 1118 (14.58%) Scrum
5 785 (10.24%) OO
6 709 (9.25%) BDD
7 592 (7.72%) Continuous Integration
8 547 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 545 (7.11%) Unit Testing
10 446 (5.82%) SDLC
11 445 (5.80%) CRM
12 436 (5.69%) E-Commerce
13 410 (5.35%) Web Development
14 388 (5.06%) Multithreading
15 369 (4.81%) SOA
16 360 (4.70%) Business Intelligence
17 292 (3.81%) Test Automation
18 271 (3.54%) MVVM
19 239 (3.12%) Migration
20 233 (3.04%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2712 (35.38%) SQL
2 2381 (31.06%) JavaScript
3 1019 (13.29%) Java
4 792 (10.33%) C++
5 700 (9.13%) T-SQL
6 441 (5.75%) VB.NET
7 385 (5.02%) VB
8 307 (4.00%) Python
9 306 (3.99%) PowerShell
10 217 (2.83%) VBA
11 214 (2.79%) Ruby
12 154 (2.01%) C
13 151 (1.97%) PL/SQL
14 132 (1.72%) PHP
15 101 (1.32%) VBScript
16 100 (1.30%) Perl
17 92 (1.20%) VB6
18 78 (1.02%) Scala
19 75 (0.98%) Shell Script
20 68 (0.89%) XAML
Qualifications
1 424 (5.53%) Degree
2 314 (4.10%) Security Cleared
3 167 (2.18%) SC Cleared
4 91 (1.19%) DV Cleared
5 78 (1.02%) ISEB
6 64 (0.83%) ISTQB
7 62 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (0.26%) PhD
9 16 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 15 (0.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 15 (0.20%) HND
11 11 (0.14%) MCSD
12 10 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (0.10%) MCP
13 8 (0.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 7 (0.091%) MCAD
14 7 (0.091%) CISSP
14 7 (0.091%) MCITP
15 6 (0.078%) MCPD
15 6 (0.078%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 347 (4.53%) QA
2 20 (0.26%) SLA
3 19 (0.25%) ISO 9001
4 17 (0.22%) HL7
5 15 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 13 (0.17%) TickIT
6 13 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (0.16%) ISO 9000
8 9 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
9 7 (0.091%) EMIR
10 5 (0.065%) COREP
10 5 (0.065%) FINREP
10 5 (0.065%) IEC 61508
11 4 (0.052%) BS25999
11 4 (0.052%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.039%) MiFID
12 3 (0.039%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.039%) Basel II
12 3 (0.039%) Basel III
13 2 (0.026%) CRD IV
System Software
1 106 (1.38%) Active Directory
2 56 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
4 27 (0.35%) Hyper-V
5 16 (0.21%) HDFS
6 12 (0.16%) Docker
7 11 (0.14%) vSphere
8 10 (0.13%) Firmware
9 9 (0.12%) XenDesktop
9 9 (0.12%) GridGain
10 8 (0.10%) XenApp
10 8 (0.10%) VMware ESX
11 6 (0.078%) Terminal Services
11 6 (0.078%) Apache Flume
12 5 (0.065%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.052%) Varnish
13 4 (0.052%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.052%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 2 (0.026%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.026%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 52 (0.68%) Puppet
2 47 (0.61%) SCCM
3 31 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
5 17 (0.22%) ITRS Geneos
6 16 (0.21%) Vagrant
6 16 (0.21%) BladeLogic
7 14 (0.18%) Control-M
7 14 (0.18%) Ansible
8 11 (0.14%) logstash
9 10 (0.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 10 (0.13%) SCOM
10 8 (0.10%) Nagios
10 8 (0.10%) CA Single Sign-On
11 7 (0.091%) WMI
11 7 (0.091%) Icinga
12 6 (0.078%) CA LISA
12 6 (0.078%) Oozie
13 5 (0.065%) SCOrch
14 4 (0.052%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 1693 (22.08%) Microsoft
2 685 (8.94%) Oracle
3 212 (2.77%) Sitecore
4 136 (1.77%) Sybase
5 103 (1.34%) EPiServer
6 95 (1.24%) VMware
7 81 (1.06%) TIBCO
8 71 (0.93%) Telerik
9 69 (0.90%) IBM
10 62 (0.81%) DevExpress
11 59 (0.77%) SAP
12 57 (0.74%) Xamarin
13 56 (0.73%) HP
14 54 (0.70%) Perforce
15 50 (0.65%) Google
16 47 (0.61%) Twitter
17 43 (0.56%) Adobe
18 38 (0.50%) Citrix
19 35 (0.46%) Bloomberg
20 30 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
West London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hampshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
PCR
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + likely extensions
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + £market rates
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
North East
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £280 - 315 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £500 - 525 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
West Midlands
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 22 hours ago
East Riding
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
DCS Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday