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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
UK / England
Rank 21 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 3083 3507 3306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.42% 7.54% 7.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.36% 19.27% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2204 2460 2383
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 81 29
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £18.80 £28.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £49.37 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.58%

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
16794 18197 17274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.43% 39.10% 37.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 11585 12400 11783
Median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £576 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 484 379
Median hourly rate £41.25 £38.75 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +10.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -6 1345 £450 -5.26% 611
South East +6 498 £395 +9.72% 362
South West +10 297 £350 - 151
North West +7 219 £350 +6.06% 225
East Midlands +3 189 £350 +16.66% 113
East of England -1 172 £350 - 187
West Midlands -4 170 £350 +1.44% 167
Yorkshire -14 122 £340 +0.74% 135
North East -10 73 £450 +26.76% 26
Midlands +5 6 £525 +5.00% 2
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 4875 (73.34%) .NET
2 2730 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
3 2615 (39.34%) SQL Server
4 2303 (34.65%) ASP.NET
5 2296 (34.54%) JavaScript
6 2295 (34.53%) MVC
7 2192 (32.98%) SQL
8 1868 (28.10%) HTML
9 1636 (24.61%) Microsoft
10 1473 (22.16%) CSS
11 1376 (20.70%) TDD
12 1138 (17.12%) AngularJS
13 1114 (16.76%) Finance
14 1096 (16.49%) .NET Framework
15 1075 (16.17%) ASP.NET MVC
16 1002 (15.07%) jQuery
16 1002 (15.07%) Scrum
17 902 (13.57%) Web Services
18 865 (13.01%) Java
19 834 (12.55%) Windows
20 823 (12.38%) WCF
21 805 (12.11%) ASP.NET Web API
22 792 (11.92%) XML
23 751 (11.30%) Team Foundation Server
24 746 (11.22%) Visual Studio
25 695 (10.46%) HTML5
26 688 (10.35%) Microsoft Azure
27 683 (10.28%) BDD
28 654 (9.84%) Entity Framework
29 639 (9.61%) 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
1 461 (6.94%) SharePoint
2 311 (4.68%) CMS
3 271 (4.08%) IIS
4 202 (3.04%) BizTalk Server
5 149 (2.24%) Umbraco
6 134 (2.02%) Sitecore CMS
7 131 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
8 103 (1.55%) Confluence
9 100 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
10 61 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
11 57 (0.86%) Apache
12 54 (0.81%) NServiceBus
13 39 (0.59%) Apache Spark
14 35 (0.53%) Tomcat
15 29 (0.44%) Kentico
16 27 (0.41%) Sitefinity
17 26 (0.39%) WebLogic
18 25 (0.38%) nginx
19 22 (0.33%) MS Exchange
20 19 (0.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 487 (7.33%) MS Excel
2 73 (1.10%) MS Office
3 31 (0.47%) InfoPath
4 20 (0.30%) Photoshop
5 18 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.090%) 3ds Max
6 6 (0.090%) LaTeX
6 6 (0.090%) SketchUp
7 5 (0.075%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.060%) MS Project
9 3 (0.045%) Doxygen
9 3 (0.045%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.030%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.030%) FrameMaker
10 2 (0.030%) HipChat
11 1 (0.015%) CATIA
11 1 (0.015%) Maya
11 1 (0.015%) Mingle
11 1 (0.015%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 343 (5.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 107 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
3 43 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 25 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
5 15 (0.23%) RMDS
6 13 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
7 11 (0.17%) ION MarketView
8 10 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
9 9 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
10 8 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
11 5 (0.075%) Sage 200
11 5 (0.075%) thinkFolio
11 5 (0.075%) Unit4 Business World
11 5 (0.075%) Visualfiles
12 3 (0.045%) Adobe Campaign
12 3 (0.045%) Sage 50
12 3 (0.045%) SAP HCM
12 3 (0.045%) Summit
12 3 (0.045%) Teamcenter
12 3 (0.045%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 688 (10.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 286 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
3 114 (1.72%) Office 365
4 90 (1.35%) PaaS
5 79 (1.19%) IaaS
6 74 (1.11%) SaaS
7 67 (1.01%) GitHub
8 47 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
9 32 (0.48%) Amazon S3
10 22 (0.33%) Google Analytics
11 21 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
12 20 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
13 18 (0.27%) Yammer
14 16 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
15 11 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
15 11 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
16 9 (0.14%) Boomi
17 7 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 7 (0.11%) Data Lake Analytics
17 7 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 134 (2.02%) HTTP
2 90 (1.35%) Internet
3 70 (1.05%) TCP/IP
4 35 (0.53%) Intranet
5 30 (0.45%) Network Security
6 28 (0.42%) Firewall
7 26 (0.39%) DNS
8 23 (0.35%) SSL
9 22 (0.33%) Kerberos
10 21 (0.32%) AMQP
11 19 (0.29%) LDAP
12 14 (0.21%) LAN
13 12 (0.18%) Bluetooth
14 11 (0.17%) Broadband
14 11 (0.17%) Ethernet
14 11 (0.17%) HTTPS
14 11 (0.17%) SNMP
15 10 (0.15%) DHCP
15 10 (0.15%) Extranet
15 10 (0.15%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2615 (39.34%) SQL Server
2 430 (6.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 413 (6.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 355 (5.34%) NoSQL
5 351 (5.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 312 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 218 (3.28%) Relational Database
8 200 (3.01%) MongoDB
9 147 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
10 136 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 132 (1.99%) Oracle Database
12 126 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
13 114 (1.72%) MySQL
14 111 (1.67%) Big Data
15 107 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
16 104 (1.56%) Hadoop
17 73 (1.10%) Power BI
18 52 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
18 52 (0.78%) RDBMS
19 50 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 751 (11.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 746 (11.22%) Visual Studio
3 463 (6.97%) Git (software)
4 395 (5.94%) Selenium
5 290 (4.36%) JIRA
6 257 (3.87%) SpecFlow
7 248 (3.73%) NUnit
8 228 (3.43%) Subversion
9 223 (3.35%) TeamCity
10 219 (3.29%) Jenkins
11 186 (2.80%) WebDriver
12 169 (2.54%) Cucumber
13 124 (1.87%) Octopus Deploy
14 112 (1.68%) Moq
15 97 (1.46%) MSTest
16 91 (1.37%) Grunt
17 77 (1.16%) JUnit
18 62 (0.93%) SoapUI
19 60 (0.90%) gulp
20 56 (0.84%) Bower
General
1 1114 (16.76%) Finance
2 502 (7.55%) Banking
3 313 (4.71%) Front Office
4 245 (3.69%) Advertising
5 201 (3.02%) Retail
6 176 (2.65%) Investment Banking
7 142 (2.14%) Manufacturing
8 134 (2.02%) Marketing
9 124 (1.87%) Back Office
10 95 (1.43%) Games
11 91 (1.37%) Telecoms
12 70 (1.05%) Financial Institution
13 62 (0.93%) Electronics
14 45 (0.68%) Legal
15 43 (0.65%) Publishing
16 31 (0.47%) Aerospace
17 27 (0.41%) Retail Banking
18 24 (0.36%) Law
19 19 (0.29%) Automotive
19 19 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 4991 (75.09%) Developer
2 2331 (35.07%) .NET Developer
3 2192 (32.98%) C# Developer
4 1312 (19.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 512 (7.70%) SQL Developer
6 511 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
7 467 (7.03%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 452 (6.80%) Senior Developer
9 396 (5.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 316 (4.75%) Software Developer
11 309 (4.65%) Analyst
12 286 (4.30%) Full Stack Developer
13 259 (3.90%) JavaScript Developer
14 237 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
15 235 (3.54%) Architect
16 227 (3.42%) Angular Developer
17 214 (3.22%) Sitecore Developer
18 208 (3.13%) Senior C# Developer
19 199 (2.99%) Java Developer
19 199 (2.99%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4875 (73.34%) .NET
2 2303 (34.65%) ASP.NET
3 1868 (28.10%) HTML
4 1473 (22.16%) CSS
5 1138 (17.12%) AngularJS
6 1096 (16.49%) .NET Framework
7 1075 (16.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1002 (15.07%) jQuery
9 902 (13.57%) Web Services
10 823 (12.38%) WCF
11 805 (12.11%) ASP.NET Web API
12 792 (11.92%) XML
13 695 (10.46%) HTML5
14 654 (9.84%) Entity Framework
15 589 (8.86%) WPF
16 446 (6.71%) REST
17 383 (5.76%) RESTful
18 329 (4.95%) CSS3
19 319 (4.80%) SOAP
20 312 (4.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 291 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
2 223 (3.35%) Computer Science
3 207 (3.11%) Mobile App
4 206 (3.10%) User Experience
5 156 (2.35%) Fixed Income
6 136 (2.05%) Derivative
7 126 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 104 (1.56%) Algorithms
9 102 (1.53%) Mathematics
10 83 (1.25%) Equities
11 81 (1.22%) Management Information System
12 75 (1.13%) Data Structures
13 70 (1.05%) N-Tier
14 69 (1.04%) Inversion of Control
15 68 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
16 65 (0.98%) Fintech
17 59 (0.89%) Market Risk
18 57 (0.86%) Hedge funds
19 49 (0.74%) Virtual Team
19 49 (0.74%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 834 (12.55%) Windows
2 321 (4.83%) Linux
3 161 (2.42%) Android
4 145 (2.18%) Unix
5 140 (2.11%) Windows Server
6 134 (2.02%) Apple iOS
7 47 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 46 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (0.32%) Windows 7
11 20 (0.30%) Windows 8
11 20 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
12 18 (0.27%) Solaris
13 14 (0.21%) Ubuntu
14 13 (0.20%) CentOS
14 13 (0.20%) Windows Phone
15 10 (0.15%) Windows 10
16 9 (0.14%) Windows CE
16 9 (0.14%) Windows XP
17 8 (0.12%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2730 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
2 2295 (34.53%) MVC
3 1376 (20.70%) TDD
4 1002 (15.07%) Scrum
5 683 (10.28%) BDD
6 639 (9.61%) OO
7 599 (9.01%) Continuous Integration
8 552 (8.30%) Web Development
9 526 (7.91%) Software Engineering
10 440 (6.62%) Unit Testing
11 421 (6.33%) CRM
12 390 (5.87%) E-Commerce
13 340 (5.12%) SDLC
14 319 (4.80%) DevOps
15 298 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
16 278 (4.18%) Multithreading
17 265 (3.99%) SOLID
18 263 (3.96%) Automated Testing
19 262 (3.94%) Migration
20 261 (3.93%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 2296 (34.54%) JavaScript
2 2192 (32.98%) SQL
3 865 (13.01%) Java
4 631 (9.49%) T-SQL
5 545 (8.20%) C++
6 430 (6.47%) Python
7 406 (6.11%) VB.NET
8 277 (4.17%) PowerShell
9 223 (3.35%) C
10 219 (3.29%) VB
11 206 (3.10%) Ruby
12 135 (2.03%) PHP
13 134 (2.02%) Scala
14 133 (2.00%) Perl
15 122 (1.84%) VBA
16 121 (1.82%) TypeScript
17 91 (1.37%) PL/SQL
18 78 (1.17%) XAML
19 77 (1.16%) Shell Script
20 60 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 386 (5.81%) Security Cleared
2 324 (4.87%) Degree
3 237 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 64 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 59 (0.89%) DV Cleared
6 32 (0.48%) ISEB
7 30 (0.45%) ISTQB
8 28 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
9 23 (0.35%) PhD
10 18 (0.27%) CISSP
10 18 (0.27%) MCITP
11 14 (0.21%) MCSE
12 13 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 12 (0.18%) CISM
13 12 (0.18%) MCTS
14 10 (0.15%) GIAC
14 10 (0.15%) MCSD
15 9 (0.14%) GCIH
15 9 (0.14%) MCP
16 8 (0.12%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 314 (4.72%) QA
2 57 (0.86%) SDET
3 24 (0.36%) SLA
4 22 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
5 17 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 14 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 13 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 11 (0.17%) MISRA
9 9 (0.14%) ISO 14001
10 8 (0.12%) Basel III
10 8 (0.12%) MISRA C
10 8 (0.12%) WCAG
11 5 (0.075%) CRD IV
11 5 (0.075%) HL7
11 5 (0.075%) MiFID
12 3 (0.045%) Actionable Recommendations
12 3 (0.045%) DO-178B
12 3 (0.045%) ISO/IEC 12207
12 3 (0.045%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.045%) TickIT
System Software
1 141 (2.12%) Active Directory
2 65 (0.98%) Docker
3 46 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
5 20 (0.30%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (0.11%) Firmware
7 7 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
7 7 (0.11%) vSphere
8 5 (0.075%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.045%) LXC
9 3 (0.045%) XenApp
9 3 (0.045%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.030%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.030%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.015%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.015%) Gluster
11 1 (0.015%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.015%) vCloud
11 1 (0.015%) Xen
Systems Management
1 71 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
2 62 (0.93%) Puppet
3 44 (0.66%) Ansible
4 21 (0.32%) WMI
5 20 (0.30%) SCOM
6 18 (0.27%) Kibana
7 12 (0.18%) Grafana
8 11 (0.17%) Nessus
8 11 (0.17%) SCCM
8 11 (0.17%) WSUS
9 10 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
11 7 (0.11%) WebSphere Cast Iron
12 6 (0.090%) Control-M
12 6 (0.090%) Kubernetes
12 6 (0.090%) SELinux
13 5 (0.075%) logstash
14 4 (0.060%) HP Fortify
14 4 (0.060%) Perfmon
14 4 (0.060%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1636 (24.61%) Microsoft
2 503 (7.57%) Oracle
3 288 (4.33%) Sitecore
4 170 (2.56%) Xamarin
5 103 (1.55%) Google
6 88 (1.32%) SAP
7 69 (1.04%) EPiServer
7 69 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
8 56 (0.84%) VMware
9 55 (0.83%) Atlassian
10 46 (0.69%) Sybase
11 43 (0.65%) Telerik
11 43 (0.65%) TIBCO
12 40 (0.60%) DevExpress
13 35 (0.53%) HP
14 29 (0.44%) Red Hat
15 25 (0.38%) ION Trading
16 24 (0.36%) Adobe
16 24 (0.36%) Reuters
17 23 (0.35%) Bloomberg
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £40.26 per hour
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Livedrive
Rate: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £382 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £650 - £950 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
East Anglia
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rate
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
West Midlands
Premier IT
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + 7.5hr working day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
Oscar
Rate: £225 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £240.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday