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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 19 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 3673 4133 4240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.28% 8.75% 9.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.22% 22.88% 24.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2617 2839 2870
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 76 120
Average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.18 £18.25 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £41.54 £44.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -
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
19115 18064 17340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.89% 38.25% 38.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13233 11695 10759
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £553 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 526 693
Average hourly rate £35.50 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £14.01 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.95 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 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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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 -3 1799 £450 - 592
South East -9 599 £351 +0.14% 407
East of England 0 298 £388 +21.09% 165
South West -6 237 £330 -2.22% 196
North West -3 219 £306 -1.37% 250
Yorkshire -5 207 £325 +9.06% 204
West Midlands -9 150 £338 +7.14% 132
East Midlands -8 120 £325 +8.33% 79
North East +1 38 £325 - 36
Midlands +5 7 £300 - 1
South Coast - - - -
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 5830 (76.99%) .NET
2 3087 (40.77%) ASP.NET
3 3064 (40.46%) SQL Server
4 2707 (35.75%) SQL
5 2672 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2406 (31.77%) JavaScript
7 2267 (29.94%) MVC
8 2203 (29.09%) HTML
9 1734 (22.90%) CSS
10 1648 (21.76%) Microsoft
11 1501 (19.82%) TDD
12 1371 (18.11%) WCF
13 1324 (17.49%) ASP.NET MVC
14 1318 (17.41%) jQuery
15 1185 (15.65%) Finance
16 1183 (15.62%) .NET Framework
17 1156 (15.27%) Java
18 1080 (14.26%) Web Services
19 1031 (13.62%) Visual Studio
19 1031 (13.62%) Scrum
20 1002 (13.23%) Windows
21 992 (13.10%) XML
22 910 (12.02%) OO
23 838 (11.07%) Oracle
24 831 (10.97%) HTML5
25 804 (10.62%) WPF
26 789 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
27 718 (9.48%) SharePoint
28 710 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
29 696 (9.19%) Banking

C#
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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
1 718 (9.48%) SharePoint
2 407 (5.38%) CMS
3 323 (4.27%) IIS
4 298 (3.94%) SharePoint 2010
5 242 (3.20%) BizTalk Server
6 240 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
7 189 (2.50%) Umbraco
8 155 (2.05%) Sitecore CMS
9 113 (1.49%) Node.js
10 62 (0.82%) Kentico
10 62 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
11 50 (0.66%) WebSphere
12 44 (0.58%) Tomcat
13 43 (0.57%) Apache
14 33 (0.44%) Confluence
15 28 (0.37%) EPiServer CMS
15 28 (0.37%) TIBCO EMS
16 21 (0.28%) Oracle Coherence
17 20 (0.26%) WebLogic
18 19 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 528 (6.97%) MS Excel
2 129 (1.70%) MS Office
3 59 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 56 (0.74%) InfoPath
5 32 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
6 31 (0.41%) MS Project
7 26 (0.34%) Photoshop
8 25 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
9 10 (0.13%) PowerPivot
10 8 (0.11%) Mingle
11 7 (0.092%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.040%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.026%) FastStats
13 2 (0.026%) Simulink
13 2 (0.026%) SPSS
14 1 (0.013%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.013%) PrintSoft PReS
14 1 (0.013%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.013%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.013%) Maya
Business Applications
1 376 (4.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 24 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 23 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
5 18 (0.24%) Markit EDM
6 17 (0.22%) ION MarketView
7 14 (0.18%) Endur
8 13 (0.17%) IntelliMatch
9 11 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
9 11 (0.15%) Tridion
10 9 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
10 9 (0.12%) SmartPlant
11 8 (0.11%) Murex MxG2000
12 7 (0.092%) Oracle BPM
13 6 (0.079%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
13 6 (0.079%) Magento
13 6 (0.079%) Oracle Applications
13 6 (0.079%) WebTrends
13 6 (0.079%) Agresso
13 6 (0.079%) ZaiNet
Cloud Services
1 275 (3.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
3 49 (0.65%) Office 365
4 40 (0.53%) SaaS
5 35 (0.46%) PaaS
6 29 (0.38%) GitHub
7 18 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (0.15%) IaaS
10 7 (0.092%) Force.com
10 7 (0.092%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.053%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.053%) Heroku
12 2 (0.026%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.026%) MailChimp
13 1 (0.013%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.013%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.013%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.013%) Responsys
13 1 (0.013%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 134 (1.77%) HTTP
2 82 (1.08%) Intranet
3 77 (1.02%) Internet
4 64 (0.85%) TCP/IP
5 37 (0.49%) SSL
6 35 (0.46%) DNS
7 29 (0.38%) Firewall
8 28 (0.37%) FTP
9 25 (0.33%) LDAP
10 24 (0.32%) Extranet
11 18 (0.24%) Modbus
12 17 (0.22%) SAN
13 15 (0.20%) 3G
13 15 (0.20%) MQTT
14 13 (0.17%) HTTPS
14 13 (0.17%) LTE
15 12 (0.16%) NAS
16 11 (0.15%) Wireshark
16 11 (0.15%) 2G
16 11 (0.15%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3064 (40.46%) SQL Server
2 789 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 442 (5.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 439 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 337 (4.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 300 (3.96%) SQL Server 2005
7 238 (3.14%) Oracle Database
8 237 (3.13%) Relational Database
9 171 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 143 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
11 124 (1.64%) NoSQL
12 123 (1.62%) MySQL
13 106 (1.40%) MongoDB
14 78 (1.03%) Big Data
15 77 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
16 69 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
17 63 (0.83%) RDBMS
18 61 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
19 54 (0.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 54 (0.71%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1031 (13.62%) Visual Studio
2 710 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 381 (5.03%) NUnit
4 327 (4.32%) Selenium
5 307 (4.05%) Subversion
6 255 (3.37%) Git (software)
7 224 (2.96%) SpecFlow
8 171 (2.26%) JIRA
9 151 (1.99%) TeamCity
10 138 (1.82%) WebDriver
11 128 (1.69%) Jenkins
12 121 (1.60%) MSTest
13 93 (1.23%) JUnit
14 92 (1.22%) Moq
15 85 (1.12%) Rhino Mocks
16 80 (1.06%) Cucumber
17 71 (0.94%) QuickTest Pro
18 66 (0.87%) MSBuild
19 56 (0.74%) Maven
20 48 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1185 (15.65%) Finance
2 696 (9.19%) Banking
3 518 (6.84%) Front Office
4 354 (4.68%) Investment Banking
5 153 (2.02%) Retail
6 140 (1.85%) Marketing
7 124 (1.64%) Telecoms
8 116 (1.53%) Advertising
9 114 (1.51%) Back Office
10 69 (0.91%) Games
11 54 (0.71%) Manufacturing
12 49 (0.65%) Publishing
12 49 (0.65%) Legal
13 48 (0.63%) Electronics
14 46 (0.61%) Financial Institution
15 42 (0.55%) Law
16 30 (0.40%) Billing
17 22 (0.29%) Automotive
18 11 (0.15%) Turkish Language
19 10 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5780 (76.33%) Developer
2 2259 (29.83%) .NET Developer
3 1877 (24.79%) C# Developer
4 979 (12.93%) C# .NET Developer
5 573 (7.57%) Senior Developer
6 528 (6.97%) ASP.NET Developer
7 423 (5.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 401 (5.30%) Web Developer
9 370 (4.89%) Analyst
10 323 (4.27%) SharePoint Developer
11 313 (4.13%) Architect
12 282 (3.72%) Software Developer
13 236 (3.12%) Senior .NET Developer
14 231 (3.05%) SQL Developer
15 216 (2.85%) Java Developer
16 214 (2.83%) CRM Developer
17 200 (2.64%) Senior C# Developer
18 167 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM Developer
19 165 (2.18%) Consultant
20 149 (1.97%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5830 (76.99%) .NET
2 3087 (40.77%) ASP.NET
3 2203 (29.09%) HTML
4 1734 (22.90%) CSS
5 1371 (18.11%) WCF
6 1324 (17.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1318 (17.41%) jQuery
8 1183 (15.62%) .NET Framework
9 1080 (14.26%) Web Services
10 992 (13.10%) XML
11 831 (10.97%) HTML5
12 804 (10.62%) WPF
13 567 (7.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 505 (6.67%) Ajax
15 469 (6.19%) AngularJS
16 433 (5.72%) CSS3
17 352 (4.65%) REST
18 346 (4.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 342 (4.52%) WinForms
20 330 (4.36%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 366 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
2 269 (3.55%) Computer Science
3 245 (3.24%) Fixed Income
4 227 (3.00%) Derivative
5 200 (2.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 156 (2.06%) User Experience
7 150 (1.98%) Mobile App
8 143 (1.89%) Open Source
9 139 (1.84%) N-Tier
10 104 (1.37%) Mathematics
10 104 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
11 96 (1.27%) Equities
12 90 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
13 88 (1.16%) Management Information System
14 76 (1.00%) NHS
15 74 (0.98%) Market Risk
16 72 (0.95%) Grid Computing
17 67 (0.88%) Credit Risk
18 65 (0.86%) Algorithms
19 64 (0.85%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1002 (13.23%) Windows
2 253 (3.34%) Linux
2 253 (3.34%) UNIX
3 115 (1.52%) Android
3 115 (1.52%) Apple iOS
4 96 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 77 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 48 (0.63%) Windows 7
7 45 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
8 42 (0.55%) Windows Phone
9 37 (0.49%) Windows 8
10 35 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 27 (0.36%) Windows XP
12 20 (0.26%) Windows NT
13 18 (0.24%) Mac OS X
13 18 (0.24%) Windows CE
14 15 (0.20%) Windows Vista
15 14 (0.18%) Windows Phone 8
16 12 (0.16%) Solaris
17 10 (0.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2672 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2267 (29.94%) MVC
3 1501 (19.82%) TDD
4 1031 (13.62%) Scrum
5 910 (12.02%) OO
6 591 (7.81%) BDD
7 553 (7.30%) Continuous Integration
8 515 (6.80%) CRM
9 452 (5.97%) Web Development
10 435 (5.74%) E-Commerce
11 425 (5.61%) Software Engineering
12 385 (5.08%) Unit Testing
13 349 (4.61%) Multithreading
14 335 (4.42%) SOA
15 294 (3.88%) OOP
16 285 (3.76%) MVVM
17 245 (3.24%) Automated Testing
18 242 (3.20%) Business Intelligence
19 233 (3.08%) Workflow
20 216 (2.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2707 (35.75%) SQL
2 2406 (31.77%) JavaScript
3 1156 (15.27%) Java
4 688 (9.09%) C++
5 644 (8.51%) T-SQL
6 510 (6.74%) VB.NET
7 320 (4.23%) Python
8 301 (3.98%) VB
9 247 (3.26%) PowerShell
10 240 (3.17%) PL/SQL
11 226 (2.98%) Ruby
12 179 (2.36%) VBA
13 151 (1.99%) C
14 144 (1.90%) PHP
15 133 (1.76%) VBScript
16 98 (1.29%) Perl
17 95 (1.25%) XAML
17 95 (1.25%) Scala
18 75 (0.99%) VB6
19 47 (0.62%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 409 (5.40%) Degree
2 341 (4.50%) Security Cleared
3 237 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 91 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 86 (1.14%) ISEB
6 84 (1.11%) ISTQB
7 60 (0.79%) DV Cleared
8 35 (0.46%) MCITP
9 28 (0.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 25 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 20 (0.26%) MCTS
12 11 (0.15%) MCSD
12 11 (0.15%) MCP
12 11 (0.15%) BC Cleared
13 10 (0.13%) PhD
14 8 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
14 8 (0.11%) HND
15 7 (0.092%) MCSE
16 6 (0.079%) Cisco Certification
16 6 (0.079%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 309 (4.08%) QA
2 18 (0.24%) PCI DSS
3 16 (0.21%) SLA
3 16 (0.21%) ISO 9001
4 13 (0.17%) HL7
5 9 (0.12%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.079%) GPG13
8 5 (0.066%) WAI
8 5 (0.066%) Basel III
9 4 (0.053%) WCAG
10 3 (0.040%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.040%) EMIR
10 3 (0.040%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.026%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.026%) COBIT
12 1 (0.013%) DICOM
System Software
1 79 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 27 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.20%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.16%) HDFS
4 12 (0.16%) Apache Flume
5 11 (0.15%) XenApp
5 11 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 9 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 9 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.092%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.079%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.066%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (0.066%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (0.066%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.066%) vSphere
9 5 (0.066%) Forefront TMG
10 4 (0.053%) Docker
11 2 (0.026%) vCloud
11 2 (0.026%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.026%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 52 (0.69%) Puppet
2 39 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
3 37 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (0.29%) SCCM
5 20 (0.26%) SCOM
6 18 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
6 18 (0.24%) SCOrch
7 12 (0.16%) Oozie
8 11 (0.15%) Ambari
9 9 (0.12%) WMI
10 8 (0.11%) logstash
11 7 (0.092%) SCVMM
11 7 (0.092%) HP SIM
11 7 (0.092%) EdgeSight
12 6 (0.079%) Kibana
12 6 (0.079%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 5 (0.066%) Data Guard
13 5 (0.066%) OpenIDM
13 5 (0.066%) SCSM
14 4 (0.053%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1648 (21.76%) Microsoft
2 838 (11.07%) Oracle
3 204 (2.69%) Sitecore
4 111 (1.47%) Sybase
5 97 (1.28%) TIBCO
6 87 (1.15%) EPiServer
7 83 (1.10%) Telerik
8 74 (0.98%) HP
9 67 (0.88%) SAP
10 55 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
11 51 (0.67%) Xamarin
12 50 (0.66%) Google
13 48 (0.63%) IBM
14 45 (0.59%) Adobe
15 43 (0.57%) DevExpress
16 39 (0.52%) Twitter
17 35 (0.46%) VMware
18 32 (0.42%) Informatica
19 28 (0.37%) Business Objects
20 27 (0.36%) RedDot
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £340 - £385 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
LA International
Rate: £263.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Glastonbury, Somerset
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hatstand Ltd
Rate: £45000 - £60000 per annum (benefits + bonus)
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: 400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Consultia Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £270 - £330 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £675 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Rate: £300 - £370 per day
Posted: Yesterday