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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 21 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing C# 3744 3896 4312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.27% 7.89% 9.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.98% 21.17% 23.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2772 2646 2987
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 45 71
Average hourly rate £42.75 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.38 £22.10 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £50.15 £53.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +7.14%
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
19729 18403 18045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.29% 37.28% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13465 11975 11391
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 383 511
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £14.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 0 1767 £488 +12.06% 728
South East -2 684 £368 +5.00% 417
South West -1 301 £350 +7.69% 237
East of England -6 232 £375 +7.14% 163
Yorkshire -10 221 £325 +1.56% 171
East Midlands +1 173 £325 +3.17% 148
West Midlands -7 159 £325 -3.70% 163
North West -32 140 £340 +4.61% 320
North East -9 58 £306 +2.08% 36
Midlands +12 15 £450 +50.00% 3
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5826 (75.58%) .NET
2 3116 (40.43%) SQL Server
3 3020 (39.18%) ASP.NET
4 2911 (37.77%) Agile Software Development
5 2660 (34.51%) SQL
6 2417 (31.36%) JavaScript
7 2407 (31.23%) MVC
8 2031 (26.35%) HTML
9 1645 (21.34%) Microsoft
10 1621 (21.03%) CSS
11 1565 (20.30%) TDD
12 1420 (18.42%) Finance
13 1354 (17.57%) jQuery
14 1317 (17.09%) .NET Framework
15 1301 (16.88%) WCF
16 1292 (16.76%) ASP.NET MVC
17 1146 (14.87%) Scrum
18 1137 (14.75%) Web Services
19 1020 (13.23%) Java
20 950 (12.32%) Visual Studio
21 930 (12.07%) Windows
22 873 (11.33%) WPF
23 869 (11.27%) XML
24 829 (10.76%) Banking
25 797 (10.34%) OO
26 793 (10.29%) AngularJS
27 788 (10.22%) HTML5
28 762 (9.89%) C++
29 718 (9.31%) Oracle
29 718 (9.31%) Entity Framework

C#
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 559 (7.25%) SharePoint
2 422 (5.47%) CMS
3 333 (4.32%) IIS
4 263 (3.41%) BizTalk Server
5 234 (3.04%) Umbraco
6 219 (2.84%) SharePoint 2013
7 168 (2.18%) SharePoint 2010
8 152 (1.97%) Sitecore CMS
9 127 (1.65%) Node.js
10 49 (0.64%) Tomcat
10 49 (0.64%) MQSeries
11 48 (0.62%) Apache
12 44 (0.57%) Kentico
13 39 (0.51%) JBoss
14 34 (0.44%) WebSphere
15 33 (0.43%) Sitefinity
16 27 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
17 26 (0.34%) SAS
18 25 (0.32%) WebLogic
18 25 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 537 (6.97%) MS Excel
2 98 (1.27%) MS Office
3 32 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 32 (0.42%) InfoPath
3 32 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 22 (0.29%) PowerPivot
5 21 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
6 18 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.13%) MS Project
8 8 (0.10%) Simulink
9 7 (0.091%) Mingle
10 6 (0.078%) Maya
11 5 (0.065%) Doxygen
12 4 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
13 2 (0.026%) SPSS
13 2 (0.026%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.013%) GNU Octave
14 1 (0.013%) Siemens NX
14 1 (0.013%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 272 (3.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
3 20 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 17 (0.22%) Endur
5 15 (0.19%) Tridion
6 11 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
7 9 (0.12%) Markit EDM
8 8 (0.10%) Front Arena
8 8 (0.10%) Summit
9 6 (0.078%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (0.078%) Magento
9 6 (0.078%) ION MarketView
10 5 (0.065%) IntelliMatch
11 4 (0.052%) Aligne
11 4 (0.052%) Maximo
11 4 (0.052%) Oracle EBS
12 3 (0.039%) Oracle Applications
12 3 (0.039%) Pivotal CRM
12 3 (0.039%) RMDS
12 3 (0.039%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 281 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 99 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 76 (0.99%) Office 365
4 36 (0.47%) SaaS
5 18 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (0.22%) GitHub
7 10 (0.13%) IaaS
7 10 (0.13%) Google Analytics
8 9 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (0.091%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.065%) PaaS
10 5 (0.065%) Google Apps
10 5 (0.065%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.065%) Google Drive
11 3 (0.039%) Boomi
11 3 (0.039%) Rackspace Cloud
11 3 (0.039%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.026%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.026%) Force.com
12 2 (0.026%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 112 (1.45%) HTTP
2 98 (1.27%) Internet
3 68 (0.88%) Intranet
4 39 (0.51%) TCP/IP
5 30 (0.39%) SSL
6 23 (0.30%) DNS
7 19 (0.25%) FTP
7 19 (0.25%) LDAP
8 18 (0.23%) Firewall
9 15 (0.19%) SAN
10 14 (0.18%) Wireshark
11 12 (0.16%) AMQP
12 11 (0.14%) SMTP
13 10 (0.13%) NetScaler
14 9 (0.12%) DHCP
14 9 (0.12%) Kerberos
14 9 (0.12%) LAN
15 8 (0.10%) SNMP
15 8 (0.10%) Extranet
15 8 (0.10%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3116 (40.43%) SQL Server
2 669 (8.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 459 (5.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 438 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 404 (5.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 280 (3.63%) Relational Database
7 233 (3.02%) Oracle Database
8 214 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
9 191 (2.48%) NoSQL
10 186 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 182 (2.36%) MongoDB
12 175 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
13 141 (1.83%) MySQL
14 104 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
15 70 (0.91%) MS Access
16 67 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
17 64 (0.83%) RDBMS
18 62 (0.80%) Big Data
19 61 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
20 57 (0.74%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 950 (12.32%) Visual Studio
2 663 (8.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 432 (5.60%) Selenium
4 348 (4.51%) Subversion
5 326 (4.23%) NUnit
6 325 (4.22%) Git (software)
7 246 (3.19%) SpecFlow
8 210 (2.72%) WebDriver
9 197 (2.56%) TeamCity
10 183 (2.37%) JIRA
11 149 (1.93%) Cucumber
12 130 (1.69%) Jenkins
13 80 (1.04%) MSTest
14 78 (1.01%) MSBuild
14 78 (1.01%) ReSharper
15 65 (0.84%) Rhino Mocks
15 65 (0.84%) Moq
16 59 (0.77%) Maven
17 56 (0.73%) JUnit
18 52 (0.67%) Eclipse
General
1 1420 (18.42%) Finance
2 829 (10.76%) Banking
3 595 (7.72%) Front Office
4 462 (5.99%) Investment Banking
5 193 (2.50%) Retail
6 141 (1.83%) Back Office
7 107 (1.39%) Marketing
8 88 (1.14%) Games
9 68 (0.88%) Telecoms
10 66 (0.86%) Manufacturing
11 63 (0.82%) Legal
12 61 (0.79%) Advertising
13 46 (0.60%) Financial Institution
14 43 (0.56%) Law
15 41 (0.53%) Electronics
16 38 (0.49%) Publishing
17 35 (0.45%) Military
18 20 (0.26%) Automotive
19 19 (0.25%) French Language
20 11 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5800 (75.25%) Developer
2 2271 (29.46%) .NET Developer
3 1922 (24.94%) C# Developer
4 952 (12.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 585 (7.59%) Senior Developer
6 484 (6.28%) Analyst
7 469 (6.08%) ASP.NET Developer
8 378 (4.90%) Web Developer
9 365 (4.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 326 (4.23%) Architect
11 238 (3.09%) Software Developer
12 230 (2.98%) Software Engineer
12 230 (2.98%) Senior C# Developer
13 228 (2.96%) SQL Developer
14 210 (2.72%) SharePoint Developer
15 193 (2.50%) Senior .NET Developer
16 189 (2.45%) Java Developer
17 175 (2.27%) C++ Developer
18 169 (2.19%) WPF Developer
19 157 (2.04%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5826 (75.58%) .NET
2 3020 (39.18%) ASP.NET
3 2031 (26.35%) HTML
4 1621 (21.03%) CSS
5 1354 (17.57%) jQuery
6 1317 (17.09%) .NET Framework
7 1301 (16.88%) WCF
8 1292 (16.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1137 (14.75%) Web Services
10 873 (11.33%) WPF
11 869 (11.27%) XML
12 793 (10.29%) AngularJS
13 788 (10.22%) HTML5
14 718 (9.31%) Entity Framework
15 587 (7.62%) ASP.NET Web API
16 449 (5.83%) CSS3
17 406 (5.27%) SOAP
18 351 (4.55%) LINQ
19 332 (4.31%) KnockoutJS
20 328 (4.26%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 412 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
2 278 (3.61%) Derivative
3 244 (3.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 199 (2.58%) Fixed Income
4 199 (2.58%) Computer Science
5 166 (2.15%) N-Tier
5 166 (2.15%) Mobile App
6 159 (2.06%) User Experience
7 106 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
8 101 (1.31%) Hedge funds
8 101 (1.31%) Equities
9 91 (1.18%) Mathematics
10 85 (1.10%) Client/Server
11 79 (1.02%) Credit Risk
12 77 (1.00%) Inversion of Control
13 75 (0.97%) Equity Derivative
14 65 (0.84%) Management Information System
14 65 (0.84%) Data Structures
15 62 (0.80%) Market Risk
16 50 (0.65%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 930 (12.07%) Windows
2 335 (4.35%) Linux
3 227 (2.94%) UNIX
4 159 (2.06%) Apple iOS
5 141 (1.83%) Android
6 78 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 54 (0.70%) Windows 7
8 51 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 45 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 30 (0.39%) Windows 8
11 24 (0.31%) Windows Phone
12 22 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
12 22 (0.29%) Windows CE
13 14 (0.18%) SUSE
14 13 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 12 (0.16%) Windows XP
16 11 (0.14%) Ubuntu
16 11 (0.14%) Mac OS X
17 8 (0.10%) Windows Phone 8
18 6 (0.078%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2911 (37.77%) Agile Software Development
2 2407 (31.23%) MVC
3 1565 (20.30%) TDD
4 1146 (14.87%) Scrum
5 797 (10.34%) OO
6 645 (8.37%) BDD
7 576 (7.47%) Unit Testing
8 541 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
9 535 (6.94%) Software Engineering
10 463 (6.01%) E-Commerce
11 451 (5.85%) CRM
12 448 (5.81%) SDLC
13 409 (5.31%) Web Development
14 399 (5.18%) Multithreading
15 359 (4.66%) SOA
16 308 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
17 267 (3.46%) Test Automation
18 265 (3.44%) MVVM
19 242 (3.14%) OOP
20 232 (3.01%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2660 (34.51%) SQL
2 2417 (31.36%) JavaScript
3 1020 (13.23%) Java
4 762 (9.89%) C++
5 672 (8.72%) T-SQL
6 454 (5.89%) VB.NET
7 344 (4.46%) VB
8 285 (3.70%) Python
9 261 (3.39%) PowerShell
10 223 (2.89%) VBA
11 168 (2.18%) Ruby
12 166 (2.15%) PL/SQL
13 152 (1.97%) C
14 129 (1.67%) PHP
15 108 (1.40%) Perl
15 108 (1.40%) VB6
16 91 (1.18%) VBScript
17 81 (1.05%) Shell Script
18 74 (0.96%) Objective-C
18 74 (0.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 416 (5.40%) Degree
2 358 (4.64%) Security Cleared
3 194 (2.52%) SC Cleared
4 109 (1.41%) DV Cleared
5 83 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 74 (0.96%) ISEB
7 57 (0.74%) ISTQB
8 18 (0.23%) MCSD
9 17 (0.22%) PhD
10 16 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 15 (0.19%) HND
12 13 (0.17%) MCAD
13 12 (0.16%) MCITP
13 12 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 11 (0.14%) MCP
15 9 (0.12%) CISSP
16 8 (0.10%) MCTS
16 8 (0.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 7 (0.091%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 322 (4.18%) QA
2 19 (0.25%) Data Quality
3 17 (0.22%) SLA
4 16 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.19%) HL7
6 14 (0.18%) ISO 9000
6 14 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 10 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
8 7 (0.091%) EMIR
9 5 (0.065%) COREP
9 5 (0.065%) FINREP
9 5 (0.065%) IEC 61508
10 4 (0.052%) BS25999
10 4 (0.052%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.052%) TickIT
11 3 (0.039%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.039%) Basel II
11 3 (0.039%) MiFID
11 3 (0.039%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.026%) Basel III
System Software
1 103 (1.34%) Active Directory
2 55 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
4 23 (0.30%) Hyper-V
5 14 (0.18%) HDFS
6 11 (0.14%) vSphere
7 10 (0.13%) XenDesktop
7 10 (0.13%) XenApp
7 10 (0.13%) Firmware
8 9 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (0.12%) GridGain
9 8 (0.10%) Docker
9 8 (0.10%) VMware ESX
10 7 (0.091%) Apache Flume
11 6 (0.078%) Terminal Services
11 6 (0.078%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (0.052%) Varnish
13 3 (0.039%) Oracle Clusterware
13 3 (0.039%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.026%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 72 (0.93%) Puppet
2 55 (0.71%) SCCM
3 32 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
5 19 (0.25%) Vagrant
6 17 (0.22%) Control-M
7 16 (0.21%) BladeLogic
8 15 (0.19%) Ansible
8 15 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
9 12 (0.16%) SCOM
10 9 (0.12%) WMI
11 8 (0.10%) CA Single Sign-On
11 8 (0.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 7 (0.091%) Oozie
13 6 (0.078%) SCVMM
13 6 (0.078%) logstash
14 5 (0.065%) SCOrch
15 4 (0.052%) Pingdom
15 4 (0.052%) CA LISA
15 4 (0.052%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1645 (21.34%) Microsoft
2 718 (9.31%) Oracle
3 229 (2.97%) Sitecore
4 120 (1.56%) Sybase
5 96 (1.25%) EPiServer
6 88 (1.14%) IBM
7 87 (1.13%) TIBCO
8 85 (1.10%) Telerik
9 82 (1.06%) VMware
10 63 (0.82%) SAP
10 63 (0.82%) HP
10 63 (0.82%) DevExpress
11 54 (0.70%) Twitter
11 54 (0.70%) Xamarin
12 49 (0.64%) Perforce
13 48 (0.62%) Google
14 42 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
15 39 (0.51%) Citrix
16 33 (0.43%) Bloomberg
17 32 (0.42%) Adobe
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