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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 18 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing C# 3902 4446 4820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.48% 9.35% 9.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.22% 23.62% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2640 3090 3080
Average daily rate
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£375 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 71 103
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £24.00 £20.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £51.00 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
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
19301 18820 19960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.98% 39.60% 37.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12579 12134 11983
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 501 688
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.97 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 18 September 2014.

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 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 -5 1811 £438 -2.77% 710
South East -7 661 £350 - 415
East of England -4 302 £350 -10.25% 191
Yorkshire 0 246 £325 +8.33% 218
South West -3 229 £330 +1.53% 232
North West -9 221 £325 +8.33% 286
West Midlands -9 199 £338 +12.50% 163
East Midlands -3 141 £315 +14.54% 109
North East +2 88 £350 +10.23% 54
Midlands -15 4 - - 1
South Coast - - - -
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 5999 (76.84%) .NET
2 3521 (45.10%) ASP.NET
3 3410 (43.68%) SQL Server
4 2730 (34.97%) Agile Software Development
5 2727 (34.93%) SQL
6 2515 (32.21%) JavaScript
7 2469 (31.63%) MVC
8 2293 (29.37%) HTML
9 1787 (22.89%) CSS
10 1667 (21.35%) Microsoft
11 1519 (19.46%) WCF
12 1509 (19.33%) TDD
13 1421 (18.20%) ASP.NET MVC
14 1387 (17.77%) jQuery
15 1208 (15.47%) .NET Framework
16 1156 (14.81%) Web Services
17 1146 (14.68%) Finance
18 1122 (14.37%) Windows
19 1117 (14.31%) XML
20 1092 (13.99%) Visual Studio
21 1045 (13.39%) Scrum
22 1011 (12.95%) Java
23 931 (11.93%) SQL Server 2008
24 853 (10.93%) WPF
25 852 (10.91%) Oracle
26 843 (10.80%) OO
27 793 (10.16%) HTML5
28 751 (9.62%) SharePoint
29 749 (9.59%) Banking
30 724 (9.27%) Team Foundation Server

C#
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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
1 751 (9.62%) SharePoint
2 439 (5.62%) CMS
3 391 (5.01%) IIS
4 315 (4.03%) SharePoint 2010
5 274 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
6 238 (3.05%) Umbraco
7 231 (2.96%) SharePoint 2013
8 157 (2.01%) Sitecore CMS
9 133 (1.70%) Node.js
10 93 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
11 42 (0.54%) WebSphere
12 37 (0.47%) Tomcat
12 37 (0.47%) Kentico
13 31 (0.40%) Confluence
14 28 (0.36%) Apache
14 28 (0.36%) Oracle Coherence
15 26 (0.33%) WebLogic
15 26 (0.33%) K2 blackpearl
16 25 (0.32%) EPiServer CMS
17 23 (0.29%) MQSeries
Applications
1 521 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 118 (1.51%) MS Office
3 97 (1.24%) InfoPath
4 37 (0.47%) Photoshop
5 29 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 23 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 22 (0.28%) MS Project
8 20 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (0.077%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.064%) PowerPivot
11 4 (0.051%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.038%) SPSS
12 3 (0.038%) Mingle
13 2 (0.026%) FastStats
13 2 (0.026%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.026%) Simulink
13 2 (0.026%) Maya
14 1 (0.013%) CATIA
14 1 (0.013%) InDesign
14 1 (0.013%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 310 (3.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
3 39 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 35 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
5 14 (0.18%) Tridion
5 14 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 11 (0.14%) Markit EDM
7 9 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
7 9 (0.12%) Endur
7 9 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
7 9 (0.12%) ION MarketView
8 7 (0.090%) Google Analytics
8 7 (0.090%) WebTrends
9 6 (0.077%) Agresso
9 6 (0.077%) Murex MxG2000
9 6 (0.077%) Remedy ITSM
10 5 (0.064%) BusinessWorks
11 4 (0.051%) Oracle BPM
11 4 (0.051%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
12 3 (0.038%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 273 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (0.76%) Office 365
3 58 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
4 49 (0.63%) SaaS
5 37 (0.47%) PaaS
6 28 (0.36%) GitHub
7 23 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
8 17 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (0.15%) Force.com
10 9 (0.12%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.090%) IaaS
11 7 (0.090%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.064%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.026%) Heroku
14 1 (0.013%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.013%) Gitorious
Communications & Networking
1 132 (1.69%) HTTP
2 82 (1.05%) Intranet
2 82 (1.05%) Internet
3 63 (0.81%) TCP/IP
4 34 (0.44%) DNS
4 34 (0.44%) LDAP
5 31 (0.40%) SAN
6 27 (0.35%) Extranet
7 26 (0.33%) SSL
8 15 (0.19%) Firewall
9 14 (0.18%) Modbus
10 12 (0.15%) MQTT
11 11 (0.14%) DHCP
12 9 (0.12%) FTP
13 8 (0.10%) VoIP
13 8 (0.10%) SPDY
13 8 (0.10%) Wireshark
14 7 (0.090%) tcpdump
14 7 (0.090%) Wireless
14 7 (0.090%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3410 (43.68%) SQL Server
2 931 (11.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 544 (6.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 493 (6.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 371 (4.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 339 (4.34%) SQL Server 2005
7 270 (3.46%) Relational Database
8 193 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 180 (2.31%) MySQL
10 165 (2.11%) Oracle Database
11 158 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
12 141 (1.81%) NoSQL
13 95 (1.22%) MongoDB
14 84 (1.08%) RDBMS
15 77 (0.99%) Big Data
16 74 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
17 70 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
18 57 (0.73%) OLAP
18 57 (0.73%) DTS
19 55 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1092 (13.99%) Visual Studio
2 724 (9.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 341 (4.37%) NUnit
4 314 (4.02%) Selenium
5 248 (3.18%) Subversion
6 230 (2.95%) Git (software)
7 212 (2.72%) SpecFlow
8 190 (2.43%) TeamCity
9 150 (1.92%) JIRA
10 130 (1.67%) WebDriver
11 117 (1.50%) MSTest
12 110 (1.41%) QuickTest Pro
13 91 (1.17%) Cucumber
14 84 (1.08%) Jenkins
15 77 (0.99%) Rhino Mocks
16 72 (0.92%) MSBuild
17 69 (0.88%) JUnit
18 64 (0.82%) FitNesse
19 59 (0.76%) Moq
20 45 (0.58%) CruiseControl
General
1 1146 (14.68%) Finance
2 749 (9.59%) Banking
3 492 (6.30%) Front Office
4 373 (4.78%) Investment Banking
5 166 (2.13%) Back Office
6 161 (2.06%) Retail
7 143 (1.83%) Marketing
8 114 (1.46%) Telecoms
9 101 (1.29%) Advertising
10 78 (1.00%) Games
10 78 (1.00%) Manufacturing
11 56 (0.72%) Legal
12 53 (0.68%) Publishing
13 51 (0.65%) Financial Institution
14 50 (0.64%) Electronics
15 35 (0.45%) Law
16 20 (0.26%) Automotive
17 16 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
18 11 (0.14%) Billing
19 10 (0.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6001 (76.87%) Developer
2 2497 (31.98%) .NET Developer
3 1968 (25.21%) C# Developer
4 1109 (14.21%) C# .NET Developer
5 657 (8.42%) ASP.NET Developer
6 527 (6.75%) Senior Developer
7 523 (6.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 463 (5.93%) Web Developer
9 409 (5.24%) Analyst
10 366 (4.69%) SharePoint Developer
11 264 (3.38%) Software Developer
12 249 (3.19%) SQL Developer
13 237 (3.04%) Senior .NET Developer
14 224 (2.87%) Architect
15 207 (2.65%) Software Engineer
16 193 (2.47%) CRM Developer
17 189 (2.42%) Consultant
18 167 (2.14%) Senior C# Developer
19 164 (2.10%) .NET Web Developer
20 161 (2.06%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5999 (76.84%) .NET
2 3521 (45.10%) ASP.NET
3 2293 (29.37%) HTML
4 1787 (22.89%) CSS
5 1519 (19.46%) WCF
6 1421 (18.20%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1387 (17.77%) jQuery
8 1208 (15.47%) .NET Framework
9 1156 (14.81%) Web Services
10 1117 (14.31%) XML
11 853 (10.93%) WPF
12 793 (10.16%) HTML5
13 626 (8.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 546 (6.99%) Ajax
15 434 (5.56%) LINQ
16 407 (5.21%) CSS3
17 378 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 365 (4.68%) WinForms
19 361 (4.62%) REST
20 338 (4.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 340 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
2 251 (3.22%) Computer Science
3 209 (2.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 193 (2.47%) Fixed Income
5 177 (2.27%) Derivative
6 158 (2.02%) User Experience
7 156 (2.00%) N-Tier
8 138 (1.77%) Mobile App
9 118 (1.51%) Open Source
10 107 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
11 98 (1.26%) Equities
12 91 (1.17%) Market Risk
13 89 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
14 73 (0.94%) Mathematics
15 69 (0.88%) Credit Risk
15 69 (0.88%) Hedge funds
16 65 (0.83%) Visualisation
17 58 (0.74%) Client/Server
18 55 (0.70%) NHS
19 53 (0.68%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1122 (14.37%) Windows
2 249 (3.19%) UNIX
3 229 (2.93%) Linux
4 120 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 111 (1.42%) Android
6 106 (1.36%) Apple iOS
7 104 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 67 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 66 (0.85%) Windows 7
10 65 (0.83%) Windows 8
11 41 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
12 40 (0.51%) Windows Phone
13 34 (0.44%) Windows XP
14 18 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
15 15 (0.19%) Windows CE
16 13 (0.17%) Windows NT
17 12 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 12 (0.15%) Mac OS X
18 7 (0.090%) Windows Vista
19 6 (0.077%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2730 (34.97%) Agile Software Development
2 2469 (31.63%) MVC
3 1509 (19.33%) TDD
4 1045 (13.39%) Scrum
5 843 (10.80%) OO
6 627 (8.03%) BDD
7 526 (6.74%) Unit Testing
8 512 (6.56%) Web Development
9 511 (6.55%) CRM
10 507 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
11 457 (5.85%) Software Engineering
12 410 (5.25%) E-Commerce
13 337 (4.32%) Multithreading
14 311 (3.98%) OOP
15 308 (3.95%) SOA
16 298 (3.82%) MVVM
17 268 (3.43%) Workflow
18 267 (3.42%) Business Intelligence
19 261 (3.34%) Test Automation
20 219 (2.81%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2727 (34.93%) SQL
2 2515 (32.21%) JavaScript
3 1011 (12.95%) Java
4 691 (8.85%) C++
5 632 (8.10%) T-SQL
6 555 (7.11%) VB.NET
7 381 (4.88%) VB
8 354 (4.53%) Python
9 253 (3.24%) PowerShell
10 234 (3.00%) Ruby
11 207 (2.65%) PL/SQL
12 199 (2.55%) PHP
13 176 (2.25%) C
14 155 (1.99%) VBA
15 128 (1.64%) Perl
15 128 (1.64%) Scala
16 113 (1.45%) VBScript
17 110 (1.41%) XAML
18 86 (1.10%) VB6
19 41 (0.53%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 466 (5.97%) Degree
2 400 (5.12%) Security Cleared
3 311 (3.98%) SC Cleared
4 159 (2.04%) ISTQB
5 112 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 111 (1.42%) ISEB
7 84 (1.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 74 (0.95%) DV Cleared
9 32 (0.41%) MCITP
10 29 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 24 (0.31%) MCSD
12 21 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
13 20 (0.26%) MCTS
14 19 (0.24%) MCSE
15 18 (0.23%) CCNA
16 14 (0.18%) PhD
17 11 (0.14%) MCP
17 11 (0.14%) BC Cleared
18 9 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
19 8 (0.10%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 375 (4.80%) QA
2 20 (0.26%) ISO 9001
3 19 (0.24%) SLA
3 19 (0.24%) HL7
4 13 (0.17%) Basel III
5 10 (0.13%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.090%) Dodd-Frank
8 6 (0.077%) GPG13
8 6 (0.077%) EMIR
9 4 (0.051%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.026%) CRD IV
10 2 (0.026%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.026%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.026%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.013%) DICOM
11 1 (0.013%) WCAG
11 1 (0.013%) WAI
System Software
1 95 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 10 (0.13%) Apache Flume
2 10 (0.13%) HDFS
3 7 (0.090%) XenApp
4 6 (0.077%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.064%) NDS
6 4 (0.051%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.038%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.038%) vSphere
8 2 (0.026%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.026%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.026%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.026%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.026%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.026%) Platform Symphony
9 1 (0.013%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.013%) Squid
9 1 (0.013%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 51 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
2 48 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
3 42 (0.54%) SCCM
4 33 (0.42%) Puppet
5 13 (0.17%) WSUS
6 12 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
6 12 (0.15%) SCOrch
7 10 (0.13%) Oozie
7 10 (0.13%) WMI
7 10 (0.13%) Ambari
8 9 (0.12%) SCOM
9 7 (0.090%) Control-M
9 7 (0.090%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 5 (0.064%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (0.064%) OpenView
11 3 (0.038%) Nagios
11 3 (0.038%) logstash
11 3 (0.038%) Salt
12 2 (0.026%) Opsview
12 2 (0.026%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1667 (21.35%) Microsoft
2 852 (10.91%) Oracle
3 215 (2.75%) Sitecore
4 142 (1.82%) Sybase
4 142 (1.82%) HP
5 93 (1.19%) EPiServer
6 69 (0.88%) SAP
7 66 (0.85%) TIBCO
8 56 (0.72%) Telerik
9 55 (0.70%) DevExpress
10 49 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
11 41 (0.53%) IBM
12 38 (0.49%) Google
13 36 (0.46%) Xamarin
14 34 (0.44%) Twitter
15 33 (0.42%) Adobe
16 28 (0.36%) Business Objects
17 27 (0.35%) Ektron
18 24 (0.31%) Open Text
18 24 (0.31%) RedDot
Bedfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 45 minutes ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £420 per day + Fuel Card
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £150 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £405 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £360.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate value
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 21 hours ago