The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 23 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 3474 3889 3930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.02% 7.35% 7.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.41% 19.06% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2559 2885 2660
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 70 44
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.33 £30.00 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £52.17 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.38 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.94% +7.68%
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
19959 20405 19046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.33% 38.59% 37.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 13809 13912 12291
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 452 380
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing C# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 August 2016.

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 28 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 1518 £460 -3.15% 601
South East +1 600 £375 - 349
North West +17 259 £335 -4.28% 256
Yorkshire +7 258 £340 -2.85% 162
South West -4 239 £363 +3.57% 178
West Midlands +1 221 £350 +6.06% 124
East of England -8 161 £388 +3.33% 173
East Midlands -4 144 £336 +0.37% 116
North East -38 47 £350 +16.66% 42
Midlands -2 13 £475 +5.55% 6
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for C#.

1 5109 (74.91%) .NET
2 2715 (39.81%) SQL Server
3 2651 (38.87%) Agile Software Development
4 2547 (37.35%) JavaScript
5 2533 (37.14%) ASP.NET
6 2464 (36.13%) MVC
7 2255 (33.06%) SQL
8 2172 (31.85%) HTML
9 1701 (24.94%) CSS
10 1644 (24.11%) Microsoft
11 1399 (20.51%) TDD
12 1252 (18.36%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1180 (17.30%) jQuery
14 1143 (16.76%) Finance
15 1112 (16.30%) .NET Framework
16 1071 (15.70%) AngularJS
17 978 (14.34%) Java
18 925 (13.56%) HTML5
19 917 (13.45%) Scrum
20 900 (13.20%) Web Services
21 874 (12.82%) WCF
22 841 (12.33%) Windows
23 788 (11.55%) Visual Studio
24 742 (10.88%) Team Foundation Server
25 741 (10.87%) ASP.NET Web API
26 740 (10.85%) XML
27 705 (10.34%) Web Development
28 694 (10.18%) BDD
29 635 (9.31%) Microsoft Azure
30 634 (9.30%) OO

C#
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 538 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 349 (5.12%) CMS
3 298 (4.37%) IIS
4 190 (2.79%) BizTalk Server
5 164 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
6 140 (2.05%) Sitecore CMS
6 140 (2.05%) Umbraco
7 132 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
8 107 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
9 95 (1.39%) Confluence
10 41 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
11 37 (0.54%) Apache
12 36 (0.53%) NServiceBus
13 33 (0.48%) EPiServer CMS
14 31 (0.45%) JBoss
15 29 (0.43%) MS Exchange
15 29 (0.43%) Tomcat
15 29 (0.43%) WebSphere
16 28 (0.41%) Apache Spark
17 23 (0.34%) Kentico
Applications
1 567 (8.31%) MS Excel
2 91 (1.33%) MS Office
3 33 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (0.38%) InfoPath
5 21 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 15 (0.22%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.073%) MS Project
7 5 (0.073%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.044%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.044%) Mingle
8 3 (0.044%) SketchUp
9 2 (0.029%) FrameMaker
9 2 (0.029%) HipChat
10 1 (0.015%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.015%) GIMP
10 1 (0.015%) Revit
10 1 (0.015%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 364 (5.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 46 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
3 24 (0.35%) RMDS
4 23 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 17 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
6 11 (0.16%) Magento
7 10 (0.15%) Endur
7 10 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
8 9 (0.13%) ION MarketView
8 9 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
9 8 (0.12%) Beauchamp
9 8 (0.12%) Eloqua
9 8 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
10 7 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
11 5 (0.073%) OpenText MBPM
11 5 (0.073%) Oracle Applications
11 5 (0.073%) Visualfiles
12 4 (0.059%) Markit EDM
12 4 (0.059%) SimCorp Dimension
13 3 (0.044%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 635 (9.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 292 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
3 120 (1.76%) Office 365
4 63 (0.92%) GitHub
5 53 (0.78%) SaaS
6 52 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
7 34 (0.50%) PaaS
8 30 (0.44%) IaaS
9 26 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
10 22 (0.32%) Amazon S3
11 21 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
12 17 (0.25%) Yammer
13 13 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
14 12 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
15 6 (0.088%) Amazon ELB
15 6 (0.088%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 6 (0.088%) Route 53
16 5 (0.073%) Amazon EMR
16 5 (0.073%) Amazon SQS
17 3 (0.044%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 186 (2.73%) HTTP
2 126 (1.85%) Internet
3 67 (0.98%) Network Security
4 56 (0.82%) TCP/IP
5 49 (0.72%) DNS
6 44 (0.65%) Intranet
7 34 (0.50%) Kerberos
7 34 (0.50%) SSL
8 21 (0.31%) Firewall
9 20 (0.29%) VPN
10 19 (0.28%) LAN
11 17 (0.25%) LDAP
12 16 (0.23%) IPsec
13 15 (0.22%) DHCP
13 15 (0.22%) WAN
14 13 (0.19%) SNMP
15 12 (0.18%) SAN
15 12 (0.18%) Software-Defined Networking
16 11 (0.16%) BGP
16 11 (0.16%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2715 (39.81%) SQL Server
2 428 (6.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 419 (6.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 357 (5.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 281 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 280 (4.11%) NoSQL
7 278 (4.08%) Relational Database
8 228 (3.34%) MongoDB
9 178 (2.61%) Oracle Database
10 153 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 130 (1.91%) MySQL
12 113 (1.66%) Hadoop
13 98 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
14 88 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
15 87 (1.28%) RDBMS
16 76 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
17 75 (1.10%) Big Data
18 73 (1.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 59 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
20 56 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 788 (11.55%) Visual Studio
2 742 (10.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 429 (6.29%) Git (software)
4 347 (5.09%) Selenium
5 269 (3.94%) JIRA
5 269 (3.94%) SpecFlow
6 259 (3.80%) NUnit
7 258 (3.78%) Subversion
8 257 (3.77%) Jenkins
9 242 (3.55%) TeamCity
10 141 (2.07%) Octopus Deploy
11 140 (2.05%) WebDriver
12 129 (1.89%) Cucumber
13 108 (1.58%) JUnit
14 67 (0.98%) Moq
14 67 (0.98%) MSTest
15 59 (0.87%) MSBuild
15 59 (0.87%) NuGet
16 57 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 56 (0.82%) Jasmine
General
1 1143 (16.76%) Finance
2 509 (7.46%) Banking
3 387 (5.67%) Front Office
4 204 (2.99%) Investment Banking
5 199 (2.92%) Retail
6 151 (2.21%) Marketing
7 132 (1.94%) Back Office
8 114 (1.67%) Advertising
9 108 (1.58%) Financial Institution
10 88 (1.29%) Manufacturing
11 77 (1.13%) Telecoms
12 73 (1.07%) Games
13 60 (0.88%) Law
14 55 (0.81%) Legal
15 44 (0.65%) Publishing
16 43 (0.63%) Electronics
17 22 (0.32%) Aerospace
18 16 (0.23%) German Language
18 16 (0.23%) Local Government
19 13 (0.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5137 (75.32%) Developer
2 2395 (35.12%) .NET Developer
3 2329 (34.15%) C# Developer
4 1334 (19.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 642 (9.41%) ASP.NET Developer
6 606 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 581 (8.52%) SQL Developer
8 495 (7.26%) Senior Developer
9 477 (6.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 317 (4.65%) Analyst
11 295 (4.33%) JavaScript Developer
12 274 (4.02%) Software Developer
13 252 (3.70%) Agile Developer
14 245 (3.59%) CRM Developer
15 239 (3.50%) Web Developer
16 233 (3.42%) Full Stack Developer
17 229 (3.36%) Architect
18 221 (3.24%) Senior C# Developer
19 210 (3.08%) Java Developer
20 203 (2.98%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5109 (74.91%) .NET
2 2533 (37.14%) ASP.NET
3 2172 (31.85%) HTML
4 1701 (24.94%) CSS
5 1252 (18.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1180 (17.30%) jQuery
7 1112 (16.30%) .NET Framework
8 1071 (15.70%) AngularJS
9 925 (13.56%) HTML5
10 900 (13.20%) Web Services
11 874 (12.82%) WCF
12 741 (10.87%) ASP.NET Web API
13 740 (10.85%) XML
14 587 (8.61%) Entity Framework
15 539 (7.90%) WPF
16 451 (6.61%) CSS3
17 449 (6.58%) REST
18 343 (5.03%) JSON
19 337 (4.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 333 (4.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 343 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
2 244 (3.58%) Computer Science
3 200 (2.93%) Derivative
4 191 (2.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 190 (2.79%) User Experience
6 154 (2.26%) Fixed Income
7 138 (2.02%) Mobile App
8 127 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
9 108 (1.58%) Mathematics
10 95 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
11 93 (1.36%) Hedge funds
12 91 (1.33%) N-Tier
13 88 (1.29%) Digital Media
14 85 (1.25%) Management Information System
15 84 (1.23%) Algorithms
16 79 (1.16%) Equities
17 64 (0.94%) Data Structures
18 61 (0.89%) Public Cloud
19 48 (0.70%) Visualisation
20 47 (0.69%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 841 (12.33%) Windows
2 279 (4.09%) Linux
3 231 (3.39%) Windows Server
4 126 (1.85%) Android
5 113 (1.66%) Apple iOS
6 111 (1.63%) Unix
7 74 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 62 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 33 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 28 (0.41%) Windows Phone
11 26 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
12 19 (0.28%) Windows 10
13 18 (0.26%) Windows 7
14 17 (0.25%) Solaris
14 17 (0.25%) Ubuntu
15 14 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (0.19%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.073%) CentOS
17 5 (0.073%) Windows CE
17 5 (0.073%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2651 (38.87%) Agile Software Development
2 2464 (36.13%) MVC
3 1399 (20.51%) TDD
4 917 (13.45%) Scrum
5 705 (10.34%) Web Development
6 694 (10.18%) BDD
7 634 (9.30%) OO
8 532 (7.80%) CRM
9 524 (7.68%) Continuous Integration
9 524 (7.68%) Software Engineering
10 466 (6.83%) Unit Testing
11 437 (6.41%) E-Commerce
12 350 (5.13%) SDLC
13 323 (4.74%) DevOps
14 319 (4.68%) Multithreading
15 299 (4.38%) SOA
16 276 (4.05%) SOLID
17 272 (3.99%) Migration
18 261 (3.83%) Automated Testing
19 246 (3.61%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 2547 (37.35%) JavaScript
2 2255 (33.06%) SQL
3 978 (14.34%) Java
4 601 (8.81%) C++
5 553 (8.11%) T-SQL
6 393 (5.76%) VB.NET
7 388 (5.69%) Python
8 379 (5.56%) PowerShell
9 282 (4.13%) Ruby
10 258 (3.78%) VB
11 213 (3.12%) PHP
11 213 (3.12%) VBA
12 208 (3.05%) C
13 148 (2.17%) PL/SQL
14 135 (1.98%) Scala
15 128 (1.88%) Perl
16 116 (1.70%) TypeScript
17 102 (1.50%) XAML
18 98 (1.44%) VBScript
19 55 (0.81%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 399 (5.85%) Degree
2 363 (5.32%) Security Cleared
3 241 (3.53%) SC Cleared
4 99 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 75 (1.10%) DV Cleared
6 63 (0.92%) ISTQB
7 58 (0.85%) ISEB
8 36 (0.53%) MCSE
9 35 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
10 32 (0.47%) MCSD
11 26 (0.38%) MCITP
12 25 (0.37%) PhD
13 19 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 16 (0.23%) CISSP
14 16 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 16 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
14 16 (0.23%) MCP
14 16 (0.23%) MCSA
15 14 (0.21%) CISM
15 14 (0.21%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 258 (3.78%) QA
2 37 (0.54%) SLA
3 35 (0.51%) SDET
4 27 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
5 16 (0.23%) MiFID
6 15 (0.22%) Data Quality
7 13 (0.19%) ISO 9001
8 12 (0.18%) WCAG
9 9 (0.13%) PCI DSS
10 8 (0.12%) ISO 14001
11 5 (0.073%) DO-178B
12 4 (0.059%) MISRA
12 4 (0.059%) MISRA C
13 3 (0.044%) Actionable Recommendations
13 3 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 12207
13 3 (0.044%) WAI
14 2 (0.029%) COBIT
14 2 (0.029%) HL7
14 2 (0.029%) ISO20022
15 1 (0.015%) ISO13485
System Software
1 142 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 60 (0.88%) Docker
3 38 (0.56%) Hyper-V
3 38 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (0.18%) VMware ESX
6 11 (0.16%) Apache Flume
6 11 (0.16%) vSphere
7 6 (0.088%) KVM
8 5 (0.073%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.059%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.044%) Firmware
10 3 (0.044%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.044%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.029%) GridGain
11 2 (0.029%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.029%) XenServer
12 1 (0.015%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.015%) Platform Symphony
12 1 (0.015%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 110 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
2 79 (1.16%) Puppet
3 40 (0.59%) Ansible
4 27 (0.40%) Kibana
5 19 (0.28%) SCOM
6 18 (0.26%) Control-M
7 16 (0.23%) HP Operations Orchestration
8 15 (0.22%) SCCM
9 13 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
10 12 (0.18%) logstash
10 12 (0.18%) Nagios
11 11 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 6 (0.088%) BladeLogic
12 6 (0.088%) EdgeSight
12 6 (0.088%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 6 (0.088%) Grafana
12 6 (0.088%) HP SIM
12 6 (0.088%) ITRS Geneos
12 6 (0.088%) StatsD
12 6 (0.088%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1644 (24.11%) Microsoft
2 607 (8.90%) Oracle
3 242 (3.55%) Sitecore
4 112 (1.64%) Google
5 90 (1.32%) EPiServer
6 81 (1.19%) Xamarin
7 68 (1.00%) SAP
8 64 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
9 58 (0.85%) VMware
10 57 (0.84%) HP
11 56 (0.82%) TIBCO
12 55 (0.81%) IBM
13 51 (0.75%) DevExpress
14 50 (0.73%) Red Hat
15 41 (0.60%) Sybase
15 41 (0.60%) Telerik
16 33 (0.48%) Atlassian
17 32 (0.47%) Citrix
18 28 (0.41%) Splunk
19 27 (0.40%) Twitter
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £160 - £180 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: up to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £595 - £645 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Haysfm
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Competitive Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £480 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Oliver Thomas Group
Rate: From £380 to £399 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Spring Technology
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day + Long term contracts
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Graham Matthews
Rate: From £180 to £220 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Malling, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Rate: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £200.00 - £290.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago