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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 18 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 3646 3833 3838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.53% 7.96% 8.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.84% 21.27% 24.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2600 2671 2594
Average daily rate
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£390 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 59 82
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.07 £23.00 £22.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £55.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -6.66%
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
18380 18021 15987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.94% 37.42% 37.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12427 12052 10098
Average daily rate £400 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 424 582
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 1817 £463 +8.82% 756
South East -3 630 £350 -2.77% 432
South West +2 246 £338 +3.84% 219
Yorkshire 0 246 £325 +8.33% 204
East of England -6 194 £373 +4.24% 174
West Midlands -6 165 £325 - 172
East Midlands -3 164 £320 +6.66% 114
North West -23 139 £325 - 339
North East -13 30 £306 +25.96% 58
Midlands +13 14 £300 - 2
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 5521 (76.16%) .NET
2 2952 (40.72%) SQL Server
3 2881 (39.74%) ASP.NET
4 2676 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
5 2482 (34.24%) SQL
6 2356 (32.50%) JavaScript
7 2186 (30.16%) MVC
8 1995 (27.52%) HTML
9 1617 (22.31%) Microsoft
10 1566 (21.60%) CSS
11 1345 (18.55%) TDD
12 1325 (18.28%) jQuery
13 1315 (18.14%) WCF
14 1293 (17.84%) .NET Framework
15 1239 (17.09%) Finance
16 1190 (16.42%) ASP.NET MVC
17 1091 (15.05%) Web Services
18 1037 (14.31%) Scrum
19 1025 (14.14%) Java
20 987 (13.62%) Visual Studio
21 918 (12.66%) XML
22 870 (12.00%) Windows
23 847 (11.68%) OO
24 781 (10.77%) WPF
25 749 (10.33%) Oracle
26 729 (10.06%) HTML5
27 702 (9.68%) Banking
28 666 (9.19%) Entity Framework
29 662 (9.13%) C++
30 649 (8.95%) AngularJS

C#
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 566 (7.81%) SharePoint
2 433 (5.97%) CMS
3 304 (4.19%) IIS
4 238 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
5 229 (3.16%) Umbraco
6 199 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
7 162 (2.23%) Sitecore CMS
7 162 (2.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 101 (1.39%) Node.js
9 72 (0.99%) Kentico
10 44 (0.61%) Apache
11 43 (0.59%) Sitefinity
12 35 (0.48%) WebSphere
12 35 (0.48%) MQSeries
13 26 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
14 23 (0.32%) Tomcat
15 22 (0.30%) DNN
15 22 (0.30%) WebLogic
16 21 (0.29%) Confluence
17 20 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 471 (6.50%) MS Excel
2 92 (1.27%) MS Office
3 42 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 36 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 29 (0.40%) InfoPath
6 21 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 20 (0.28%) PowerPivot
8 17 (0.23%) Photoshop
9 10 (0.14%) MS Project
10 8 (0.11%) Simulink
11 6 (0.083%) Maya
11 6 (0.083%) Mingle
12 5 (0.069%) Doxygen
13 3 (0.041%) Fireworks
14 2 (0.028%) Adobe Illustrator
15 1 (0.014%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 1 (0.014%) FastStats
15 1 (0.014%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 261 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
3 25 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 18 (0.25%) Markit EDM
5 17 (0.23%) Endur
6 16 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
7 14 (0.19%) Tridion
8 11 (0.15%) SmartPlant
8 11 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
8 11 (0.15%) Front Arena
9 10 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
10 9 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
11 8 (0.11%) Summit
12 7 (0.097%) Oracle Retail
13 6 (0.083%) ION MarketView
14 5 (0.069%) Murex MxG2000
15 4 (0.055%) Magento
16 3 (0.041%) ZaiNet
16 3 (0.041%) Remedy ITSM
16 3 (0.041%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 256 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 100 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
3 65 (0.90%) Office 365
4 45 (0.62%) SaaS
5 22 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (0.22%) GitHub
7 15 (0.21%) PaaS
8 12 (0.17%) IaaS
9 10 (0.14%) Google Analytics
9 10 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.069%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.041%) Yammer
11 3 (0.041%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.041%) Boomi
11 3 (0.041%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.028%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.028%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.028%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.028%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.014%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 133 (1.83%) HTTP
2 87 (1.20%) Internet
3 63 (0.87%) Intranet
4 54 (0.74%) TCP/IP
5 32 (0.44%) SSL
6 27 (0.37%) FTP
7 23 (0.32%) SAN
8 21 (0.29%) DNS
9 19 (0.26%) Firewall
10 18 (0.25%) LDAP
11 16 (0.22%) NAS
11 16 (0.22%) NetScaler
12 13 (0.18%) HTTPS
13 12 (0.17%) VPN
13 12 (0.17%) Network Security
14 11 (0.15%) Kerberos
15 10 (0.14%) Wireshark
15 10 (0.14%) Modbus
16 9 (0.12%) SMTP
17 7 (0.097%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2952 (40.72%) SQL Server
2 637 (8.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 444 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 387 (5.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 356 (4.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 273 (3.77%) Oracle Database
7 244 (3.37%) Relational Database
8 209 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
9 148 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
10 146 (2.01%) NoSQL
11 144 (1.99%) MongoDB
12 138 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
13 136 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 118 (1.63%) MySQL
15 84 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
16 68 (0.94%) MS Access
17 63 (0.87%) Big Data
18 58 (0.80%) RDBMS
19 56 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
20 55 (0.76%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 987 (13.62%) Visual Studio
2 599 (8.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 344 (4.75%) Selenium
4 314 (4.33%) NUnit
5 308 (4.25%) Subversion
6 306 (4.22%) Git (software)
7 207 (2.86%) SpecFlow
8 196 (2.70%) TeamCity
9 183 (2.52%) WebDriver
10 167 (2.30%) JIRA
11 134 (1.85%) Jenkins
12 106 (1.46%) Cucumber
13 78 (1.08%) Moq
13 78 (1.08%) MSTest
14 75 (1.03%) Rhino Mocks
15 72 (0.99%) ReSharper
16 63 (0.87%) Maven
17 54 (0.74%) MSBuild
18 45 (0.62%) JUnit
19 40 (0.55%) Jasmine
General
1 1239 (17.09%) Finance
2 702 (9.68%) Banking
3 501 (6.91%) Front Office
4 394 (5.44%) Investment Banking
5 179 (2.47%) Retail
6 121 (1.67%) Back Office
7 102 (1.41%) Marketing
8 85 (1.17%) Games
9 84 (1.16%) Telecoms
10 66 (0.91%) Advertising
11 64 (0.88%) Manufacturing
12 46 (0.63%) Electronics
13 44 (0.61%) Legal
14 43 (0.59%) Publishing
15 38 (0.52%) Law
16 36 (0.50%) Financial Institution
17 27 (0.37%) Military
18 19 (0.26%) Automotive
19 14 (0.19%) Billing
19 14 (0.19%) French Language
Job Titles
1 5395 (74.42%) Developer
2 2174 (29.99%) .NET Developer
3 1831 (25.26%) C# Developer
4 952 (13.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 525 (7.24%) Senior Developer
6 474 (6.54%) ASP.NET Developer
7 460 (6.35%) Analyst
8 393 (5.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 379 (5.23%) Web Developer
10 346 (4.77%) Architect
11 231 (3.19%) Software Developer
12 221 (3.05%) SQL Developer
13 216 (2.98%) SharePoint Developer
14 191 (2.63%) Senior .NET Developer
15 190 (2.62%) Senior C# Developer
16 184 (2.54%) Software Engineer
17 181 (2.50%) Java Developer
18 148 (2.04%) C++ Developer
19 141 (1.95%) CRM Developer
19 141 (1.95%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5521 (76.16%) .NET
2 2881 (39.74%) ASP.NET
3 1995 (27.52%) HTML
4 1566 (21.60%) CSS
5 1325 (18.28%) jQuery
6 1315 (18.14%) WCF
7 1293 (17.84%) .NET Framework
8 1190 (16.42%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1091 (15.05%) Web Services
10 918 (12.66%) XML
11 781 (10.77%) WPF
12 729 (10.06%) HTML5
13 666 (9.19%) Entity Framework
14 649 (8.95%) AngularJS
15 458 (6.32%) ASP.NET Web API
16 408 (5.63%) CSS3
17 352 (4.86%) Ajax
18 344 (4.75%) LINQ
19 320 (4.41%) SOAP
20 290 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 373 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
2 261 (3.60%) Derivative
3 233 (3.21%) Computer Science
4 187 (2.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 182 (2.51%) Fixed Income
6 160 (2.21%) Mobile App
7 158 (2.18%) User Experience
8 141 (1.95%) N-Tier
9 100 (1.38%) Hedge funds
10 92 (1.27%) Equities
11 90 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
12 85 (1.17%) Client/Server
13 79 (1.09%) Mathematics
14 73 (1.01%) Inversion of Control
15 71 (0.98%) Management Information System
15 71 (0.98%) Data Structures
16 63 (0.87%) Visualisation
17 59 (0.81%) Equity Derivative
18 47 (0.65%) Credit Risk
19 45 (0.62%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 870 (12.00%) Windows
2 326 (4.50%) Linux
3 217 (2.99%) UNIX
4 138 (1.90%) Apple iOS
5 122 (1.68%) Android
6 80 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 47 (0.65%) Windows 7
8 37 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 35 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 34 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
11 33 (0.46%) Windows Phone
12 30 (0.41%) Windows 8
13 21 (0.29%) Windows CE
14 18 (0.25%) Solaris
15 16 (0.22%) Ubuntu
16 14 (0.19%) Windows XP
17 10 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
18 8 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 7 (0.097%) CentOS
19 7 (0.097%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2676 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
2 2186 (30.16%) MVC
3 1345 (18.55%) TDD
4 1037 (14.31%) Scrum
5 847 (11.68%) OO
6 511 (7.05%) BDD
7 510 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
8 480 (6.62%) Software Engineering
9 475 (6.55%) Unit Testing
10 454 (6.26%) E-Commerce
11 428 (5.90%) CRM
12 403 (5.56%) SDLC
13 354 (4.88%) Multithreading
14 350 (4.83%) Web Development
15 343 (4.73%) SOA
16 278 (3.84%) OOP
17 248 (3.42%) Business Intelligence
18 201 (2.77%) Workflow
19 200 (2.76%) MVVM
20 191 (2.63%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2482 (34.24%) SQL
2 2356 (32.50%) JavaScript
3 1025 (14.14%) Java
4 662 (9.13%) C++
5 634 (8.75%) T-SQL
6 444 (6.12%) VB.NET
7 306 (4.22%) Python
8 302 (4.17%) VB
9 225 (3.10%) PowerShell
10 192 (2.65%) Ruby
11 189 (2.61%) VBA
12 182 (2.51%) PL/SQL
13 157 (2.17%) C
14 118 (1.63%) PHP
15 98 (1.35%) Perl
16 96 (1.32%) VB6
17 83 (1.14%) VBScript
18 82 (1.13%) Shell Script
19 77 (1.06%) XAML
20 68 (0.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 408 (5.63%) Degree
2 372 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 209 (2.88%) SC Cleared
4 106 (1.46%) DV Cleared
5 84 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 61 (0.84%) ISEB
7 36 (0.50%) ISTQB
8 18 (0.25%) MCSD
9 15 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 15 (0.21%) MCP
9 15 (0.21%) MCITP
10 13 (0.18%) MCAD
11 12 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (0.14%) HND
12 10 (0.14%) PhD
12 10 (0.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 9 (0.12%) CISSP
14 8 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 7 (0.097%) MCTS
16 6 (0.083%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 278 (3.84%) QA
2 25 (0.34%) ISO 9001
3 14 (0.19%) SLA
3 14 (0.19%) ISO 9000
3 14 (0.19%) Data Quality
4 13 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
5 11 (0.15%) HL7
6 7 (0.097%) EMIR
7 5 (0.069%) COREP
7 5 (0.069%) FINREP
7 5 (0.069%) IEC 61508
8 3 (0.041%) BS25999
8 3 (0.041%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.041%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.028%) COBIT
9 2 (0.028%) MiFID
9 2 (0.028%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 2 (0.028%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.028%) Basel III
System Software
1 85 (1.17%) Active Directory
2 53 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
4 22 (0.30%) Hyper-V
5 19 (0.26%) XenDesktop
5 19 (0.26%) Firmware
6 18 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (0.23%) XenApp
8 15 (0.21%) HDFS
8 15 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 12 (0.17%) Apache Flume
10 5 (0.069%) vSphere
11 4 (0.055%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.055%) Samba
11 4 (0.055%) ISA Server
11 4 (0.055%) Varnish
11 4 (0.055%) Oracle Clusterware
12 2 (0.028%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.028%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.028%) Docker
Systems Management
1 70 (0.97%) Puppet
2 46 (0.63%) SCCM
3 32 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
4 29 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
5 16 (0.22%) SCOM
6 15 (0.21%) SCVMM
6 15 (0.21%) Control-M
7 13 (0.18%) Vagrant
7 13 (0.18%) Oozie
7 13 (0.18%) WMI
8 12 (0.17%) HP SIM
8 12 (0.17%) EdgeSight
8 12 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
9 7 (0.097%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 5 (0.069%) CA Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.055%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (0.055%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (0.055%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (0.055%) Data Guard
11 4 (0.055%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1617 (22.31%) Microsoft
2 749 (10.33%) Oracle
3 233 (3.21%) Sitecore
4 105 (1.45%) Sybase
5 98 (1.35%) EPiServer
6 93 (1.28%) Telerik
7 89 (1.23%) VMware
7 89 (1.23%) IBM
8 72 (0.99%) TIBCO
9 69 (0.95%) DevExpress
10 68 (0.94%) HP
11 67 (0.92%) SAP
12 59 (0.81%) Xamarin
13 57 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
13 57 (0.79%) Twitter
14 45 (0.62%) Google
15 40 (0.55%) Citrix
16 36 (0.50%) Perforce
17 34 (0.47%) Ektron
18 31 (0.43%) Dell
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Essex
Cyber Team
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Essex
Cyber Team
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day 3 Month Contract
Posted: 1 hour ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hampshire
Venn Group
Rate: £8 - £10 Per Hour £19,500 when made permanent
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 hours ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Essex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Dunnhumby
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Witham, Essex
Network ITR
Rate: 450 to 500 per day GBP
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Midlands
Montash
Rate: £120 - £180 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leicestershire
Venn Group
Rate: £275 - £330 Per Day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Midlands
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago