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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 17 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 3914 4007 4093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.73% 7.80% 9.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.48% 21.01% 25.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2668 2702 2739
Average daily rate
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£388 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 88 83
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% -7.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.70 £26.70 £25.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.79 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
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
19112 19072 16198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.75% 37.12% 36.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12537 12507 10175
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 453 589
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.69 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -1 1794 £450 +5.88% 824
South East 0 741 £350 - 501
South West +13 295 £340 +4.61% 219
Yorkshire -6 234 £325 +8.33% 200
West Midlands 0 225 £348 +7.75% 195
East of England -7 220 £400 +22.60% 218
North West -19 186 £325 -3.70% 282
East Midlands -4 167 £325 +8.33% 129
North East -1 43 £280 +16.66% 64
Midlands +4 9 £470 +34.28% 2
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5570 (76.47%) .NET
2 2909 (39.94%) SQL Server
3 2893 (39.72%) ASP.NET
4 2597 (35.65%) Agile Software Development
5 2520 (34.60%) SQL
6 2357 (32.36%) JavaScript
7 2130 (29.24%) MVC
8 2032 (27.90%) HTML
9 1636 (22.46%) Microsoft
10 1629 (22.36%) CSS
11 1370 (18.81%) TDD
12 1348 (18.51%) jQuery
13 1332 (18.29%) WCF
14 1269 (17.42%) .NET Framework
15 1181 (16.21%) ASP.NET MVC
16 1179 (16.19%) Finance
17 1102 (15.13%) Java
18 1053 (14.46%) Web Services
19 1033 (14.18%) Scrum
20 1020 (14.00%) Visual Studio
21 948 (13.01%) XML
22 895 (12.29%) Windows
23 889 (12.20%) OO
24 787 (10.80%) WPF
25 764 (10.49%) Oracle
26 732 (10.05%) HTML5
27 681 (9.35%) Banking
28 673 (9.24%) SQL Server 2008
29 667 (9.16%) C++
30 631 (8.66%) T-SQL

C#
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 608 (8.35%) SharePoint
2 441 (6.05%) CMS
3 307 (4.21%) IIS
4 245 (3.36%) BizTalk Server
5 208 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
6 205 (2.81%) Umbraco
7 182 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
8 177 (2.43%) Sitecore CMS
9 101 (1.39%) Node.js
10 76 (1.04%) Kentico
11 48 (0.66%) Apache
12 42 (0.58%) WebSphere
12 42 (0.58%) Sitefinity
13 32 (0.44%) MQSeries
14 30 (0.41%) Tomcat
14 30 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
15 27 (0.37%) TIBCO EMS
16 23 (0.32%) OpenStack
17 22 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
17 22 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 473 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 115 (1.58%) MS Office
3 55 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 40 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 31 (0.43%) InfoPath
6 24 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 19 (0.26%) PowerPivot
8 17 (0.23%) Photoshop
9 16 (0.22%) MS Project
10 7 (0.096%) Simulink
10 7 (0.096%) Mingle
11 6 (0.082%) Maya
12 5 (0.069%) Doxygen
13 3 (0.041%) Adobe Illustrator
13 3 (0.041%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.014%) 3ds Max
14 1 (0.014%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 1 (0.014%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 304 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 42 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
3 25 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 24 (0.33%) Markit EDM
5 21 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
6 19 (0.26%) Endur
7 17 (0.23%) ION MarketView
8 14 (0.19%) Tridion
9 11 (0.15%) Front Arena
9 11 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
9 11 (0.15%) SmartPlant
10 7 (0.096%) IntelliMatch
10 7 (0.096%) Oracle Retail
10 7 (0.096%) Oracle BPM
10 7 (0.096%) Google Analytics
10 7 (0.096%) ZaiNet
10 7 (0.096%) Summit
11 6 (0.082%) Murex MxG2000
12 5 (0.069%) Magento
13 3 (0.041%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 252 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 71 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
3 60 (0.82%) Office 365
4 50 (0.69%) SaaS
5 28 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (0.26%) PaaS
7 16 (0.22%) GitHub
8 11 (0.15%) IaaS
9 9 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.069%) Yammer
11 3 (0.041%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.027%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.027%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.027%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.027%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.014%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.014%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.014%) Heroku
13 1 (0.014%) Rackspace Cloud
13 1 (0.014%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 121 (1.66%) HTTP
2 94 (1.29%) Internet
3 66 (0.91%) Intranet
4 57 (0.78%) TCP/IP
5 33 (0.45%) FTP
6 26 (0.36%) SSL
7 24 (0.33%) Firewall
8 22 (0.30%) DNS
9 20 (0.27%) SAN
10 17 (0.23%) NAS
10 17 (0.23%) NetScaler
11 15 (0.21%) HTTPS
11 15 (0.21%) LDAP
12 13 (0.18%) AMQP
13 11 (0.15%) VPN
14 10 (0.14%) Network Security
14 10 (0.14%) Modbus
15 9 (0.12%) 3G
16 8 (0.11%) SMTP
16 8 (0.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2909 (39.94%) SQL Server
2 673 (9.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 456 (6.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 382 (5.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 326 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 272 (3.73%) Oracle Database
7 250 (3.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 238 (3.27%) Relational Database
9 136 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
10 130 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 124 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
12 123 (1.69%) NoSQL
13 114 (1.57%) MongoDB
14 109 (1.50%) MySQL
15 81 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
16 77 (1.06%) MS Access
17 72 (0.99%) Big Data
18 68 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
19 65 (0.89%) Hadoop
20 63 (0.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1020 (14.00%) Visual Studio
2 621 (8.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 323 (4.43%) Selenium
4 313 (4.30%) NUnit
5 310 (4.26%) Subversion
6 283 (3.89%) Git (software)
7 208 (2.86%) SpecFlow
8 169 (2.32%) WebDriver
8 169 (2.32%) JIRA
9 166 (2.28%) TeamCity
10 121 (1.66%) Jenkins
11 93 (1.28%) Moq
12 90 (1.24%) Cucumber
13 84 (1.15%) MSTest
14 78 (1.07%) Rhino Mocks
15 74 (1.02%) JUnit
16 62 (0.85%) ReSharper
17 58 (0.80%) Maven
18 57 (0.78%) MSBuild
19 46 (0.63%) Eclipse
General
1 1179 (16.19%) Finance
2 681 (9.35%) Banking
3 531 (7.29%) Front Office
4 365 (5.01%) Investment Banking
5 163 (2.24%) Retail
6 125 (1.72%) Back Office
7 104 (1.43%) Marketing
8 93 (1.28%) Telecoms
9 87 (1.19%) Advertising
10 86 (1.18%) Games
11 61 (0.84%) Manufacturing
12 52 (0.71%) Publishing
13 45 (0.62%) Law
13 45 (0.62%) Legal
14 43 (0.59%) Electronics
15 25 (0.34%) Financial Institution
16 23 (0.32%) Billing
17 19 (0.26%) Military
18 16 (0.22%) Automotive
19 13 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5439 (74.67%) Developer
2 2137 (29.34%) .NET Developer
3 1840 (25.26%) C# Developer
4 943 (12.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 561 (7.70%) Senior Developer
6 467 (6.41%) ASP.NET Developer
7 441 (6.05%) Analyst
8 394 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 376 (5.16%) Architect
10 361 (4.96%) Web Developer
11 250 (3.43%) SharePoint Developer
12 240 (3.29%) Software Developer
13 224 (3.08%) SQL Developer
14 214 (2.94%) Java Developer
15 212 (2.91%) Senior .NET Developer
16 200 (2.75%) Senior C# Developer
17 150 (2.06%) Consultant
18 140 (1.92%) Software Engineer
19 139 (1.91%) Solutions Architect
19 139 (1.91%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5570 (76.47%) .NET
2 2893 (39.72%) ASP.NET
3 2032 (27.90%) HTML
4 1629 (22.36%) CSS
5 1348 (18.51%) jQuery
6 1332 (18.29%) WCF
7 1269 (17.42%) .NET Framework
8 1181 (16.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1053 (14.46%) Web Services
10 948 (13.01%) XML
11 787 (10.80%) WPF
12 732 (10.05%) HTML5
13 627 (8.61%) Entity Framework
14 560 (7.69%) AngularJS
15 421 (5.78%) CSS3
16 389 (5.34%) ASP.NET Web API
17 370 (5.08%) Ajax
18 342 (4.70%) LINQ
19 310 (4.26%) WinForms
20 307 (4.21%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 391 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
2 250 (3.43%) Derivative
3 234 (3.21%) Computer Science
4 214 (2.94%) Fixed Income
5 176 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 152 (2.09%) User Experience
7 141 (1.94%) N-Tier
8 140 (1.92%) Mobile App
9 133 (1.83%) Open Source
10 95 (1.30%) Hedge funds
11 91 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
11 91 (1.25%) Equities
12 84 (1.15%) Mathematics
13 74 (1.02%) Inversion of Control
14 73 (1.00%) Management Information System
15 68 (0.93%) Data Structures
16 67 (0.92%) Visualisation
17 59 (0.81%) Equity Derivative
18 57 (0.78%) Client/Server
19 50 (0.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 895 (12.29%) Windows
2 317 (4.35%) Linux
3 215 (2.95%) UNIX
4 135 (1.85%) Apple iOS
5 116 (1.59%) Android
6 83 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 47 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 43 (0.59%) Windows 7
9 40 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
10 38 (0.52%) Windows Phone
11 32 (0.44%) Windows 8
12 30 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
13 22 (0.30%) Windows CE
13 22 (0.30%) Windows XP
14 17 (0.23%) Solaris
15 15 (0.21%) Ubuntu
15 15 (0.21%) Windows Vista
16 12 (0.16%) Windows Phone 8
17 8 (0.11%) CentOS
18 7 (0.096%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2597 (35.65%) Agile Software Development
2 2130 (29.24%) MVC
3 1370 (18.81%) TDD
4 1033 (14.18%) Scrum
5 889 (12.20%) OO
6 511 (7.02%) BDD
7 500 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
8 456 (6.26%) CRM
9 452 (6.21%) Unit Testing
10 440 (6.04%) E-Commerce
11 414 (5.68%) Software Engineering
12 392 (5.38%) Web Development
13 376 (5.16%) Multithreading
14 364 (5.00%) SOA
15 286 (3.93%) OOP
16 229 (3.14%) Business Intelligence
17 217 (2.98%) MVVM
18 210 (2.88%) Workflow
19 195 (2.68%) OOD
20 187 (2.57%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2520 (34.60%) SQL
2 2357 (32.36%) JavaScript
3 1102 (15.13%) Java
4 667 (9.16%) C++
5 631 (8.66%) T-SQL
6 477 (6.55%) VB.NET
7 319 (4.38%) VB
8 300 (4.12%) Python
9 215 (2.95%) VBA
10 213 (2.92%) PowerShell
11 198 (2.72%) PL/SQL
12 187 (2.57%) Ruby
13 150 (2.06%) C
14 124 (1.70%) PHP
15 104 (1.43%) VB6
16 97 (1.33%) VBScript
17 88 (1.21%) Perl
18 84 (1.15%) XAML
19 62 (0.85%) Shell Script
20 60 (0.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 388 (5.33%) Security Cleared
2 386 (5.30%) Degree
3 231 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 105 (1.44%) DV Cleared
5 90 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 69 (0.95%) ISEB
7 46 (0.63%) ISTQB
8 17 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 15 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (0.21%) MCITP
9 15 (0.21%) MCSD
10 13 (0.18%) MCP
10 13 (0.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 11 (0.15%) MCAD
11 11 (0.15%) PhD
12 10 (0.14%) MCTS
13 9 (0.12%) HND
14 8 (0.11%) MCPD
15 6 (0.082%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 5 (0.069%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 259 (3.56%) QA
2 25 (0.34%) ISO 9001
3 15 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.19%) ISO 9000
4 14 (0.19%) SLA
4 14 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.16%) HL7
6 11 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
8 6 (0.082%) EMIR
9 5 (0.069%) COREP
9 5 (0.069%) FINREP
10 4 (0.055%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.027%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 2 (0.027%) WCAG
11 2 (0.027%) COBIT
11 2 (0.027%) MiFID
11 2 (0.027%) Basel III
11 2 (0.027%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.014%) CRD IV
System Software
1 89 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 40 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (0.33%) Hyper-V
4 21 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 20 (0.27%) XenDesktop
5 20 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (0.25%) XenApp
7 17 (0.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 16 (0.22%) Firmware
9 13 (0.18%) HDFS
10 12 (0.16%) Apache Flume
11 5 (0.069%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (0.069%) Forefront TMG
11 5 (0.069%) Oracle Clusterware
12 4 (0.055%) vSphere
12 4 (0.055%) ISA Server
12 4 (0.055%) Samba
13 2 (0.027%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.027%) Platform Symphony
14 1 (0.014%) KVM
Systems Management
1 62 (0.85%) Puppet
2 41 (0.56%) SCCM
3 31 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
4 27 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (0.30%) SCOM
6 17 (0.23%) SCVMM
7 16 (0.22%) HP SIM
7 16 (0.22%) EdgeSight
8 15 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
9 13 (0.18%) Oozie
10 10 (0.14%) Control-M
11 8 (0.11%) WMI
12 7 (0.096%) SCOrch
12 7 (0.096%) OpenIDM
13 6 (0.082%) Ansible
13 6 (0.082%) logstash
13 6 (0.082%) Vagrant
13 6 (0.082%) Kibana
14 5 (0.069%) SCSM
14 5 (0.069%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 1636 (22.46%) Microsoft
2 764 (10.49%) Oracle
3 248 (3.40%) Sitecore
4 104 (1.43%) Sybase
5 96 (1.32%) TIBCO
6 91 (1.25%) EPiServer
7 81 (1.11%) Telerik
8 79 (1.08%) IBM
9 65 (0.89%) VMware
10 62 (0.85%) HP
11 61 (0.84%) DevExpress
12 60 (0.82%) Xamarin
13 58 (0.80%) SAP
14 55 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
14 55 (0.76%) Twitter
15 41 (0.56%) Google
16 35 (0.48%) Ektron
16 35 (0.48%) Perforce
17 31 (0.43%) Adobe
18 30 (0.41%) Dell
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £650 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Oxbridge Answers
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
East Grinstead, West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Neg.
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £280 to £340 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £345 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago