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 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 22 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing C# 3471 3902 3951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.81% 7.70% 7.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.75% 20.41% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2560 2715 2707
Median daily rate £410 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 49 76
Median hourly rate £38.00 £37.56 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +5.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £22.47 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £47.79 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.62 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.31% +7.48%
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
19559 19120 18607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.38% 37.72% 37.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13604 12629 12311
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 413 443
Median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.00 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the England region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -5 1624 £475 +5.55% 606
South East -4 662 £375 +7.14% 382
South West -4 233 £350 - 146
North West 0 198 £325 - 223
West Midlands -8 197 £375 +11.11% 158
Yorkshire -6 185 £369 +13.46% 151
East of England -2 166 £375 -6.25% 165
East Midlands -6 132 £325 - 95
North East -17 56 £320 +13.27% 32
Midlands -6 9 £300 -36.17% 2
South Coast - 2 - -
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 5133 (73.88%) .NET
2 2767 (39.82%) SQL Server
3 2495 (35.91%) Agile Software Development
4 2482 (35.72%) SQL
5 2477 (35.65%) ASP.NET
6 2371 (34.12%) JavaScript
7 2315 (33.32%) MVC
8 1923 (27.68%) HTML
9 1715 (24.68%) Microsoft
10 1590 (22.88%) CSS
11 1314 (18.91%) TDD
12 1299 (18.70%) Finance
13 1251 (18.01%) ASP.NET MVC
14 1201 (17.29%) .NET Framework
15 1079 (15.53%) jQuery
16 1019 (14.67%) Java
17 972 (13.99%) Windows
18 967 (13.92%) AngularJS
19 908 (13.07%) WCF
20 854 (12.29%) HTML5
21 848 (12.20%) Scrum
22 831 (11.96%) Web Services
23 798 (11.49%) Visual Studio
24 749 (10.78%) Web Development
25 703 (10.12%) OO
26 685 (9.86%) XML
27 683 (9.83%) WPF
28 681 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
29 668 (9.61%) Banking
30 662 (9.53%) C++

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
1 472 (6.79%) SharePoint
2 318 (4.58%) IIS
3 289 (4.16%) CMS
4 190 (2.73%) Node.js
5 138 (1.99%) SharePoint 2013
6 124 (1.78%) BizTalk Server
6 124 (1.78%) Umbraco
7 110 (1.58%) Sitecore CMS
8 108 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
9 107 (1.54%) Confluence
10 59 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
11 55 (0.79%) Apache
12 42 (0.60%) JBoss
13 40 (0.58%) WebSphere
14 37 (0.53%) Tomcat
15 29 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
16 24 (0.35%) Oracle Coherence
16 24 (0.35%) Skype for Business
17 22 (0.32%) Apache Spark
17 22 (0.32%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 589 (8.48%) MS Excel
2 121 (1.74%) MS Office
3 36 (0.52%) InfoPath
4 26 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (0.16%) MS Visio
7 10 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.072%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.058%) Simulink
10 3 (0.043%) GIMP
10 3 (0.043%) MS Project
11 2 (0.029%) 3ds Max
11 2 (0.029%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.014%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.014%) Mingle
12 1 (0.014%) Revit
Business Applications
1 330 (4.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (0.55%) Endur
3 23 (0.33%) RMDS
4 18 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 15 (0.22%) Front Arena
6 13 (0.19%) ION MarketView
6 13 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
7 12 (0.17%) Markit EDM
7 12 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 10 (0.14%) Magento
9 8 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
10 7 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
10 7 (0.10%) thinkFolio
11 6 (0.086%) Global One
11 6 (0.086%) Infor CRM
12 5 (0.072%) Oracle EBS
13 4 (0.058%) Dynamics NAV
13 4 (0.058%) Remedy ITSM
13 4 (0.058%) Workday HCM
14 3 (0.043%) Tercero
Cloud Services
1 492 (7.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 173 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
3 89 (1.28%) Office 365
4 63 (0.91%) SaaS
5 47 (0.68%) GitHub
6 43 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
7 38 (0.55%) PaaS
8 31 (0.45%) IaaS
9 19 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
10 16 (0.23%) Yammer
11 14 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 13 (0.19%) Route 53
13 11 (0.16%) Amazon S3
14 9 (0.13%) OneDrive
15 8 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 7 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
16 7 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
17 6 (0.086%) Amazon ELB
17 6 (0.086%) Amazon SQS
18 5 (0.072%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 160 (2.30%) HTTP
2 122 (1.76%) Internet
3 71 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 57 (0.82%) Intranet
5 46 (0.66%) SSL
6 41 (0.59%) DNS
7 36 (0.52%) Network Security
8 34 (0.49%) Firewall
9 28 (0.40%) Kerberos
10 22 (0.32%) LDAP
11 20 (0.29%) Modbus
11 20 (0.29%) SNMP
11 20 (0.29%) VPN
12 17 (0.24%) Extranet
12 17 (0.24%) SMTP
13 14 (0.20%) IPsec
14 12 (0.17%) NetScaler
15 11 (0.16%) CTI
15 11 (0.16%) DHCP
16 10 (0.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2767 (39.82%) SQL Server
2 482 (6.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 454 (6.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 447 (6.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 366 (5.27%) Relational Database
6 302 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 214 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 192 (2.76%) NoSQL
9 189 (2.72%) MongoDB
10 173 (2.49%) Oracle Database
11 135 (1.94%) RDBMS
12 121 (1.74%) MySQL
13 113 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
14 91 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
15 86 (1.24%) Big Data
16 84 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
17 63 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
18 58 (0.83%) Hadoop
18 58 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
19 54 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 798 (11.49%) Visual Studio
2 681 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 364 (5.24%) Git (software)
4 347 (4.99%) Selenium
5 286 (4.12%) NUnit
6 273 (3.93%) Subversion
7 267 (3.84%) SpecFlow
8 263 (3.79%) JIRA
9 236 (3.40%) Jenkins
10 145 (2.09%) TeamCity
11 139 (2.00%) Cucumber
12 120 (1.73%) WebDriver
13 101 (1.45%) Moq
14 93 (1.34%) JUnit
15 79 (1.14%) MSTest
16 75 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
17 63 (0.91%) MSBuild
18 56 (0.81%) Jasmine
19 48 (0.69%) Eclipse
20 47 (0.68%) Maven
General
1 1299 (18.70%) Finance
2 668 (9.61%) Banking
3 535 (7.70%) Front Office
4 285 (4.10%) Investment Banking
5 140 (2.01%) Retail
6 121 (1.74%) Marketing
7 117 (1.68%) Back Office
8 115 (1.66%) Financial Institution
9 81 (1.17%) Advertising
10 80 (1.15%) Games
11 58 (0.83%) Telecoms
12 56 (0.81%) Legal
13 55 (0.79%) Law
14 50 (0.72%) Manufacturing
15 28 (0.40%) Electronics
16 24 (0.35%) Local Government
17 18 (0.26%) Military
18 17 (0.24%) Billing
18 17 (0.24%) Publishing
19 16 (0.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5181 (74.57%) Developer
2 2483 (35.74%) C# Developer
3 2393 (34.44%) .NET Developer
4 1456 (20.96%) C# .NET Developer
5 750 (10.79%) ASP.NET Developer
6 659 (9.48%) SQL Developer
7 649 (9.34%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 569 (8.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 528 (7.60%) Senior Developer
10 358 (5.15%) Analyst
11 303 (4.36%) Software Developer
11 303 (4.36%) Web Developer
12 287 (4.13%) JavaScript Developer
13 278 (4.00%) Architect
14 254 (3.66%) Senior .NET Developer
15 252 (3.63%) Senior C# Developer
16 234 (3.37%) Software Engineer
17 229 (3.30%) WPF Developer
18 224 (3.22%) Java Developer
19 212 (3.05%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5133 (73.88%) .NET
2 2477 (35.65%) ASP.NET
3 1923 (27.68%) HTML
4 1590 (22.88%) CSS
5 1251 (18.01%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1201 (17.29%) .NET Framework
7 1079 (15.53%) jQuery
8 967 (13.92%) AngularJS
9 908 (13.07%) WCF
10 854 (12.29%) HTML5
11 831 (11.96%) Web Services
12 685 (9.86%) XML
13 683 (9.83%) WPF
14 648 (9.33%) ASP.NET Web API
15 594 (8.55%) Entity Framework
16 445 (6.40%) CSS3
17 434 (6.25%) REST
18 344 (4.95%) RESTful
19 313 (4.50%) SOAP
20 310 (4.46%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 366 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
2 268 (3.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 224 (3.22%) Computer Science
4 222 (3.20%) Derivative
5 189 (2.72%) User Experience
6 162 (2.33%) Fixed Income
7 124 (1.78%) Mathematics
7 124 (1.78%) Mobile App
8 114 (1.64%) Hedge funds
9 109 (1.57%) Equities
10 105 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
11 93 (1.34%) N-Tier
12 78 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
13 77 (1.11%) Management Information System
14 72 (1.04%) Market Risk
14 72 (1.04%) Visualisation
15 71 (1.02%) Fintech
16 53 (0.76%) Equity Derivative
17 52 (0.75%) Client/Server
17 52 (0.75%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 972 (13.99%) Windows
2 303 (4.36%) Linux
3 263 (3.79%) Windows Server
4 174 (2.50%) Unix
5 112 (1.61%) Android
6 95 (1.37%) Apple iOS
7 68 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 62 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 41 (0.59%) Mac OS X
10 27 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 26 (0.37%) Windows Phone
12 25 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
13 23 (0.33%) Windows 10
14 21 (0.30%) Windows 7
15 18 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
16 17 (0.24%) AIX
16 17 (0.24%) Solaris
16 17 (0.24%) Ubuntu
17 11 (0.16%) HPUX
17 11 (0.16%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2495 (35.91%) Agile Software Development
2 2315 (33.32%) MVC
3 1314 (18.91%) TDD
4 848 (12.20%) Scrum
5 749 (10.78%) Web Development
6 703 (10.12%) OO
7 638 (9.18%) BDD
8 560 (8.06%) Software Engineering
9 486 (6.99%) Unit Testing
10 471 (6.78%) CRM
11 456 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
12 420 (6.04%) Multithreading
13 391 (5.63%) E-Commerce
14 350 (5.04%) SOA
15 329 (4.74%) SDLC
16 284 (4.09%) MVVM
17 255 (3.67%) Business Intelligence
18 236 (3.40%) Front End Development
19 234 (3.37%) Migration
20 230 (3.31%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2482 (35.72%) SQL
2 2371 (34.12%) JavaScript
3 1019 (14.67%) Java
4 662 (9.53%) C++
5 620 (8.92%) T-SQL
6 457 (6.58%) Python
7 424 (6.10%) PowerShell
8 400 (5.76%) VB.NET
9 321 (4.62%) VB
10 277 (3.99%) VBA
11 276 (3.97%) Ruby
12 208 (2.99%) C
13 171 (2.46%) Perl
14 167 (2.40%) PHP
15 138 (1.99%) PL/SQL
15 138 (1.99%) VBScript
16 129 (1.86%) XAML
17 121 (1.74%) Scala
18 91 (1.31%) Shell Script
19 75 (1.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 417 (6.00%) Degree
2 322 (4.63%) Security Cleared
3 200 (2.88%) SC Cleared
4 100 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 89 (1.28%) ISEB
6 74 (1.07%) ISTQB
7 62 (0.89%) DV Cleared
8 42 (0.60%) MCSD
9 35 (0.50%) PhD
10 32 (0.46%) MCITP
11 22 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
12 21 (0.30%) MCTS
13 19 (0.27%) MCSE
14 17 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 17 (0.24%) MCAD
15 14 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
16 13 (0.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 13 (0.19%) MCPD
17 11 (0.16%) CEH
17 11 (0.16%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 243 (3.50%) QA
2 32 (0.46%) SLA
3 23 (0.33%) WCAG
4 22 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
5 20 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 16 (0.23%) SDET
7 12 (0.17%) MiFID
8 6 (0.086%) ISO 14001
8 6 (0.086%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.072%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.072%) WAI
10 4 (0.058%) HL7
11 3 (0.043%) EMIR
11 3 (0.043%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.029%) DO-178B
12 2 (0.029%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.029%) GPG13
12 2 (0.029%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.014%) Basel II
13 1 (0.014%) COBIT
System Software
1 132 (1.90%) Active Directory
2 45 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (0.53%) Hyper-V
4 35 (0.50%) Docker
5 28 (0.40%) vSphere
6 11 (0.16%) Apache Flume
7 6 (0.086%) Firmware
7 6 (0.086%) Time Sharing Option
8 5 (0.072%) HDFS
8 5 (0.072%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.058%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.029%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.029%) GridGain
10 2 (0.029%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.029%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.029%) XenApp
11 1 (0.014%) Cygwin
11 1 (0.014%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.014%) KVM
11 1 (0.014%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 61 (0.88%) Puppet
2 31 (0.45%) Kibana
3 27 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
4 26 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (0.32%) Ansible
5 22 (0.32%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 20 (0.29%) SCCM
7 17 (0.24%) logstash
8 16 (0.23%) Control-M
9 12 (0.17%) SCOM
10 9 (0.13%) EdgeSight
10 9 (0.13%) Ganglia
10 9 (0.13%) HP SIM
10 9 (0.13%) Nagios
10 9 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 8 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
12 5 (0.072%) AirWatch
12 5 (0.072%) Kubernetes
13 4 (0.058%) Grafana
13 4 (0.058%) StatsD
Vendors
1 1715 (24.68%) Microsoft
2 616 (8.87%) Oracle
3 171 (2.46%) Sitecore
4 88 (1.27%) TIBCO
5 87 (1.25%) Google
6 83 (1.19%) Telerik
7 80 (1.15%) HP
8 71 (1.02%) Red Hat
9 68 (0.98%) VMware
10 65 (0.94%) DevExpress
11 64 (0.92%) Sybase
12 63 (0.91%) IBM
13 56 (0.81%) EPiServer
13 56 (0.81%) Xamarin
14 43 (0.62%) SAP
15 41 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
16 36 (0.52%) Citrix
17 35 (0.50%) Splunk
18 32 (0.46%) DataSynapse
19 31 (0.45%) Reuters
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Manchester, Lancashire
Stott & May
Rate: £320 - £360 per annum
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Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
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Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
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Manchester, Lancashire
Spencer Knight Recruitment
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City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £700 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Greater Manchester
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £225 per day
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Exeter, Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
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London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
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South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
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London
Oliver Bernard
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Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 19 hours ago
Kent
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £290 - £300 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £385 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
The Information Consulting Services Ltd
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Bristol, Avon
Premier IT
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Lichfield, Staffordshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
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Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £375 to £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
I4 Recruitment
Rate: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Pudsey, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday