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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 21 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 3376 3469 3881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.26% 7.45% 8.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.83% 19.63% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2391 2459 2552
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 30 70
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £32.00 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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
17933 17670 17036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.58% 37.97% 37.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12294 11854 10829
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 479 402 462
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.85 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.39 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 13 February 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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 1559 £475 +5.55% 824
South East -6 504 £353 -5.36% 467
North West -3 266 £325 +6.29% 303
Yorkshire +2 261 £350 +7.69% 214
East of England -1 190 £370 -1.33% 158
West Midlands +4 188 £350 - 210
South West -12 173 £350 -2.09% 193
East Midlands +4 157 £300 -6.25% 141
North East +5 71 £366 +12.69% 39
Midlands -3 1 £500 +70.94% 2
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5499 (76.01%) .NET
2 3075 (42.50%) SQL Server
3 2822 (39.00%) ASP.NET
4 2749 (38.00%) SQL
5 2575 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
6 2565 (35.45%) JavaScript
7 2414 (33.37%) MVC
8 2098 (29.00%) HTML
9 1719 (23.76%) CSS
10 1697 (23.46%) Microsoft
11 1492 (20.62%) TDD
12 1344 (18.58%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1331 (18.40%) .NET Framework
14 1302 (18.00%) Finance
15 1158 (16.01%) jQuery
16 1079 (14.91%) AngularJS
16 1079 (14.91%) WCF
17 995 (13.75%) Windows
18 957 (13.23%) Visual Studio
19 919 (12.70%) Web Services
20 906 (12.52%) HTML5
21 900 (12.44%) Java
22 837 (11.57%) Scrum
23 767 (10.60%) Team Foundation Server
24 766 (10.59%) XML
25 740 (10.23%) OO
26 733 (10.13%) C++
27 693 (9.58%) Entity Framework
28 690 (9.54%) WPF
29 680 (9.40%) Banking

C#
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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
1 495 (6.84%) SharePoint
2 372 (5.14%) IIS
3 285 (3.94%) CMS
4 182 (2.52%) Node.js
5 172 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 162 (2.24%) BizTalk Server
7 142 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
8 136 (1.88%) Umbraco
9 101 (1.40%) Sitecore CMS
10 79 (1.09%) Apache
11 76 (1.05%) Confluence
12 51 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
13 46 (0.64%) Tomcat
14 28 (0.39%) EPiServer CMS
14 28 (0.39%) Kentico
14 28 (0.39%) WebSphere
15 25 (0.35%) JBoss
15 25 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
16 23 (0.32%) Apache Solr
17 20 (0.28%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 533 (7.37%) MS Excel
2 118 (1.63%) MS Office
3 30 (0.41%) InfoPath
4 26 (0.36%) Photoshop
5 24 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
6 23 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
7 19 (0.26%) MS Visio
8 17 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
9 8 (0.11%) MS Project
10 7 (0.097%) Simulink
11 3 (0.041%) 3ds Max
11 3 (0.041%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.028%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.028%) CATIA
12 2 (0.028%) GIMP
13 1 (0.014%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 270 (3.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.44%) Endur
3 29 (0.40%) Front Arena
4 24 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 18 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
6 14 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 10 (0.14%) Markit EDM
7 10 (0.14%) Workday HCM
8 8 (0.11%) RMDS
8 8 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
9 7 (0.097%) Oracle EBS
9 7 (0.097%) thinkFolio
10 5 (0.069%) Infor CRM
10 5 (0.069%) ION MarketView
11 3 (0.041%) Adaptiv
11 3 (0.041%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (0.041%) Magento
11 3 (0.041%) Oracle 11i
11 3 (0.041%) Oracle BPM
11 3 (0.041%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 436 (6.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 177 (2.45%) Amazon AWS
3 67 (0.93%) GitHub
4 65 (0.90%) Office 365
5 63 (0.87%) SaaS
6 54 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
7 31 (0.43%) PaaS
8 22 (0.30%) IaaS
9 18 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (0.18%) Google Analytics
11 12 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 12 (0.17%) Yammer
12 10 (0.14%) Route 53
13 7 (0.097%) Amazon S3
13 7 (0.097%) Google Cloud Platform
14 6 (0.083%) Amazon SQS
14 6 (0.083%) OneDrive
15 4 (0.055%) Adobe Analytics
15 4 (0.055%) Heroku
15 4 (0.055%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 131 (1.81%) Internet
2 112 (1.55%) HTTP
3 90 (1.24%) TCP/IP
4 79 (1.09%) Intranet
5 39 (0.54%) SSL
6 32 (0.44%) LDAP
7 27 (0.37%) Modbus
8 26 (0.36%) DNS
8 26 (0.36%) Firewall
9 20 (0.28%) SNMP
10 17 (0.23%) Extranet
10 17 (0.23%) FTP
11 15 (0.21%) SMTP
12 13 (0.18%) Kerberos
13 11 (0.15%) Bluetooth
13 11 (0.15%) CTI
13 11 (0.15%) Network Security
14 10 (0.14%) Remote Desktop
14 10 (0.14%) VPN
15 8 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3075 (42.50%) SQL Server
2 540 (7.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 468 (6.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 431 (5.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 353 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 336 (4.64%) Relational Database
7 215 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 181 (2.50%) MongoDB
9 178 (2.46%) Oracle Database
10 173 (2.39%) NoSQL
11 120 (1.66%) MySQL
12 115 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
13 108 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
14 107 (1.48%) RDBMS
15 79 (1.09%) Big Data
16 78 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
17 70 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
18 69 (0.95%) MS Access
19 65 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
20 61 (0.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 957 (13.23%) Visual Studio
2 767 (10.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 364 (5.03%) Selenium
4 358 (4.95%) Git (software)
5 316 (4.37%) SpecFlow
6 277 (3.83%) NUnit
7 275 (3.80%) Subversion
8 198 (2.74%) Jenkins
9 195 (2.70%) JIRA
10 182 (2.52%) TeamCity
11 146 (2.02%) Cucumber
12 111 (1.53%) Moq
13 106 (1.47%) WebDriver
14 84 (1.16%) MSTest
15 68 (0.94%) Jasmine
15 68 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
16 55 (0.76%) Eclipse
17 52 (0.72%) HP UFT
18 50 (0.69%) JUnit
19 48 (0.66%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1302 (18.00%) Finance
2 680 (9.40%) Banking
3 526 (7.27%) Front Office
4 335 (4.63%) Investment Banking
5 155 (2.14%) Retail
6 113 (1.56%) Back Office
7 110 (1.52%) Marketing
8 87 (1.20%) Advertising
8 87 (1.20%) Financial Institution
9 81 (1.12%) Games
10 73 (1.01%) Manufacturing
11 52 (0.72%) Telecoms
12 41 (0.57%) Legal
12 41 (0.57%) Publishing
13 38 (0.53%) Law
14 27 (0.37%) Electronics
15 25 (0.35%) Military
16 15 (0.21%) Local Government
17 13 (0.18%) Automotive
18 12 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5435 (75.12%) Developer
2 2655 (36.70%) C# Developer
3 2549 (35.23%) .NET Developer
4 1560 (21.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 831 (11.49%) ASP.NET Developer
6 700 (9.68%) SQL Developer
7 662 (9.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 637 (8.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 529 (7.31%) Senior Developer
10 392 (5.42%) Analyst
11 348 (4.81%) Web Developer
12 316 (4.37%) Software Developer
13 312 (4.31%) JavaScript Developer
14 288 (3.98%) Architect
15 260 (3.59%) Software Engineer
16 251 (3.47%) Senior .NET Developer
16 251 (3.47%) Senior C# Developer
17 233 (3.22%) Java Developer
18 230 (3.18%) WPF Developer
19 214 (2.96%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5499 (76.01%) .NET
2 2822 (39.00%) ASP.NET
3 2098 (29.00%) HTML
4 1719 (23.76%) CSS
5 1344 (18.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1331 (18.40%) .NET Framework
7 1158 (16.01%) jQuery
8 1079 (14.91%) AngularJS
8 1079 (14.91%) WCF
9 919 (12.70%) Web Services
10 906 (12.52%) HTML5
11 766 (10.59%) XML
12 693 (9.58%) Entity Framework
13 690 (9.54%) WPF
14 647 (8.94%) ASP.NET Web API
15 442 (6.11%) CSS3
16 390 (5.39%) REST
17 363 (5.02%) RESTful
18 347 (4.80%) WinForms
19 335 (4.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 371 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 248 (3.43%) Computer Science
3 235 (3.25%) Derivative
4 224 (3.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 190 (2.63%) User Experience
6 155 (2.14%) Fixed Income
7 139 (1.92%) N-Tier
8 126 (1.74%) Hedge funds
9 125 (1.73%) Mathematics
10 110 (1.52%) Mobile App
11 104 (1.44%) Equities
12 102 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
13 73 (1.01%) Market Risk
14 70 (0.97%) Fintech
14 70 (0.97%) Inversion of Control
15 67 (0.93%) Equity Derivative
16 63 (0.87%) Management Information System
16 63 (0.87%) Visualisation
17 59 (0.82%) Client/Server
18 50 (0.69%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 995 (13.75%) Windows
2 311 (4.30%) Linux
3 230 (3.18%) Unix
4 224 (3.10%) Windows Server
5 121 (1.67%) Android
6 96 (1.33%) Apple iOS
7 86 (1.19%) Mac OS X
8 78 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 50 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 49 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 46 (0.64%) Windows 7
12 21 (0.29%) AIX
12 21 (0.29%) Solaris
13 18 (0.25%) Windows 8
14 17 (0.23%) Windows Phone
15 16 (0.22%) HPUX
15 16 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
16 15 (0.21%) Windows CE
17 11 (0.15%) Windows XP
18 9 (0.12%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2575 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
2 2414 (33.37%) MVC
3 1492 (20.62%) TDD
4 837 (11.57%) Scrum
5 740 (10.23%) OO
6 670 (9.26%) BDD
7 628 (8.68%) Software Engineering
8 510 (7.05%) Unit Testing
9 493 (6.81%) Continuous Integration
10 438 (6.05%) Web Development
11 381 (5.27%) CRM
12 376 (5.20%) E-Commerce
13 371 (5.13%) SOA
14 369 (5.10%) Multithreading
15 332 (4.59%) SDLC
16 286 (3.95%) Business Intelligence
17 273 (3.77%) MVVM
18 272 (3.76%) Front End Development
19 248 (3.43%) Automated Testing
20 222 (3.07%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2749 (38.00%) SQL
2 2565 (35.45%) JavaScript
3 900 (12.44%) Java
4 733 (10.13%) C++
5 670 (9.26%) T-SQL
6 458 (6.33%) VB.NET
7 445 (6.15%) Python
8 337 (4.66%) VB
9 331 (4.57%) PowerShell
10 272 (3.76%) VBA
11 259 (3.58%) Ruby
12 211 (2.92%) C
13 164 (2.27%) Perl
14 156 (2.16%) PL/SQL
15 117 (1.62%) VBScript
16 107 (1.48%) PHP
17 103 (1.42%) XAML
18 96 (1.33%) Shell Script
19 90 (1.24%) Scala
20 78 (1.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 476 (6.58%) Degree
2 380 (5.25%) Security Cleared
3 233 (3.22%) SC Cleared
4 93 (1.29%) DV Cleared
5 83 (1.15%) ISEB
6 82 (1.13%) ISTQB
7 66 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 24 (0.33%) PhD
9 20 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 20 (0.28%) MCSD
10 18 (0.25%) HND
11 17 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
12 16 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 14 (0.19%) MCITP
14 10 (0.14%) MCAD
14 10 (0.14%) MCPD
14 10 (0.14%) MCTS
15 9 (0.12%) AWS Certification
16 8 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
16 8 (0.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 249 (3.44%) QA
2 31 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
3 24 (0.33%) WCAG
4 21 (0.29%) Data Quality
5 19 (0.26%) SLA
6 15 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 13 (0.18%) SDET
8 8 (0.11%) HL7
8 8 (0.11%) TickIT
9 7 (0.097%) ISO 14001
9 7 (0.097%) MiFID
10 4 (0.055%) EMIR
11 3 (0.041%) Basel II
11 3 (0.041%) Dodd-Frank
11 3 (0.041%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 3 (0.041%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.041%) WAI
12 2 (0.028%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 2 (0.028%) GPG13
12 2 (0.028%) MISRA
System Software
1 99 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 29 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (0.39%) Docker
4 20 (0.28%) Hyper-V
5 18 (0.25%) vSphere
6 15 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (0.17%) Firmware
7 12 (0.17%) HDFS
8 10 (0.14%) Time Sharing Option
9 5 (0.069%) BitLocker
10 4 (0.055%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.055%) XenApp
11 3 (0.041%) KVM
11 3 (0.041%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.014%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.014%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.014%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.014%) Varnish
12 1 (0.014%) vCloud
12 1 (0.014%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 62 (0.86%) Puppet
2 32 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (0.41%) SCCM
4 28 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
5 19 (0.26%) Kibana
6 15 (0.21%) logstash
7 10 (0.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 9 (0.12%) Ansible
8 9 (0.12%) Ganglia
8 9 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
8 9 (0.12%) Nagios
9 8 (0.11%) Control-M
9 8 (0.11%) SCOM
10 7 (0.097%) Oracle Identity Management
11 6 (0.083%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 4 (0.055%) yum
13 3 (0.041%) CA Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.041%) Kubernetes
13 3 (0.041%) Pingdom
14 2 (0.028%) MOM
Vendors
1 1697 (23.46%) Microsoft
2 614 (8.49%) Oracle
3 163 (2.25%) Sitecore
4 86 (1.19%) EPiServer
5 80 (1.11%) Telerik
6 77 (1.06%) Sybase
7 69 (0.95%) HP
8 67 (0.93%) DevExpress
9 58 (0.80%) Xamarin
10 55 (0.76%) IBM
11 54 (0.75%) TIBCO
12 53 (0.73%) Google
13 49 (0.68%) VMware
14 46 (0.64%) SAP
15 42 (0.58%) Red Hat
16 40 (0.55%) Twitter
17 39 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
18 38 (0.53%) Adobe
19 37 (0.51%) Splunk
20 31 (0.43%) Atlassian
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
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Rate: £45 - £55 per hour
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Rate: £350.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
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Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Contract-Permanent
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £330 per day + negotiable
Posted: 23 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Montagu Olsen Associates
Rate: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £650.00 - £680.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £680.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £280 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
NDK Consulting.co.uk Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £40 to £45 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday