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 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 21 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 3411 3837 3756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.46% 7.57% 7.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.28% 19.39% 19.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2413 2738 2664
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 69 34
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £13.75 £21.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
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
18663 19791 19639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.81% 39.06% 37.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12938 13612 13517
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 506 402
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 December 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 December 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 December 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 -2 1470 £450 -3.22% 566
South East +4 553 £390 +11.42% 359
South West +4 300 £350 - 174
North West +7 261 £363 +13.28% 195
West Midlands -5 205 £350 -2.77% 139
East Midlands +2 202 £350 +7.69% 96
East of England +4 190 £350 -0.14% 165
Yorkshire -6 155 £349 +4.17% 113
North East -8 93 £400 +16.36% 20
Midlands -2 2 £475 +52.00% 2
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 5122 (74.32%) .NET
2 2800 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 2736 (39.70%) SQL Server
4 2497 (36.23%) ASP.NET
5 2480 (35.98%) JavaScript
6 2388 (34.65%) MVC
7 2304 (33.43%) SQL
8 2102 (30.50%) HTML
9 1733 (25.15%) Microsoft
10 1660 (24.09%) CSS
11 1396 (20.26%) TDD
12 1209 (17.54%) AngularJS
13 1171 (16.99%) .NET Framework
14 1169 (16.96%) ASP.NET MVC
15 1108 (16.08%) Finance
16 1105 (16.03%) jQuery
17 987 (14.32%) Scrum
18 967 (14.03%) Web Services
19 911 (13.22%) Java
20 888 (12.88%) WCF
21 868 (12.59%) XML
22 822 (11.93%) Windows
23 801 (11.62%) ASP.NET Web API
24 792 (11.49%) Visual Studio
25 781 (11.33%) HTML5
26 766 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
27 714 (10.36%) Microsoft Azure
28 691 (10.03%) BDD
29 687 (9.97%) Entity Framework
30 664 (9.63%) T-SQL

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
1 523 (7.59%) SharePoint
2 343 (4.98%) CMS
3 274 (3.98%) IIS
4 227 (3.29%) BizTalk Server
5 160 (2.32%) Umbraco
6 152 (2.21%) SharePoint 2013
7 148 (2.15%) Sitecore CMS
8 112 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
9 107 (1.55%) Confluence
10 101 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
11 53 (0.77%) Apache
12 51 (0.74%) NServiceBus
13 44 (0.64%) Apache Spark
14 34 (0.49%) Sitefinity
15 32 (0.46%) Kentico
16 31 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
17 29 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 24 (0.35%) Tomcat
18 24 (0.35%) WebLogic
19 23 (0.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 523 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 75 (1.09%) MS Office
3 34 (0.49%) InfoPath
4 22 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
6 16 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.087%) LaTeX
7 6 (0.087%) SketchUp
8 5 (0.073%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.058%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.044%) Doxygen
10 3 (0.044%) MS Project
10 3 (0.044%) MS Visio
11 2 (0.029%) 3ds Max
11 2 (0.029%) FrameMaker
11 2 (0.029%) HipChat
11 2 (0.029%) Mingle
12 1 (0.015%) Maya
12 1 (0.015%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 352 (5.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 100 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
3 37 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 22 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
5 17 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
6 14 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
7 11 (0.16%) RMDS
8 9 (0.13%) Eloqua
9 8 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
9 8 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
10 5 (0.073%) Endur
10 5 (0.073%) Sage 200
10 5 (0.073%) Unit4 Business World
10 5 (0.073%) Visualfiles
11 3 (0.044%) Adobe Campaign
11 3 (0.044%) Relativity
11 3 (0.044%) SAP HCM
11 3 (0.044%) Summit
12 2 (0.029%) Dynamics GP
12 2 (0.029%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 714 (10.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 331 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
3 121 (1.76%) Office 365
4 86 (1.25%) SaaS
5 75 (1.09%) PaaS
6 66 (0.96%) GitHub
7 65 (0.94%) IaaS
8 61 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
9 30 (0.44%) Amazon S3
10 28 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
11 25 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
12 24 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
13 21 (0.30%) Yammer
14 16 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
15 12 (0.17%) Google Analytics
16 10 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
17 8 (0.12%) Boomi
17 8 (0.12%) Data Lake Analytics
18 7 (0.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 7 (0.10%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 141 (2.05%) HTTP
2 102 (1.48%) Internet
3 50 (0.73%) TCP/IP
4 37 (0.54%) Network Security
5 33 (0.48%) Intranet
6 29 (0.42%) Kerberos
7 28 (0.41%) Firewall
8 27 (0.39%) DNS
9 26 (0.38%) LDAP
10 16 (0.23%) LAN
11 13 (0.19%) AMQP
11 13 (0.19%) SNMP
12 11 (0.16%) Broadband
12 11 (0.16%) SSL
12 11 (0.16%) WAN
13 10 (0.15%) Ethernet
14 9 (0.13%) DHCP
14 9 (0.13%) HTTPS
14 9 (0.13%) SMTP
15 8 (0.12%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2736 (39.70%) SQL Server
2 448 (6.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 407 (5.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 377 (5.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 340 (4.93%) NoSQL
6 310 (4.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 225 (3.26%) Relational Database
8 210 (3.05%) MongoDB
9 154 (2.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 149 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
11 148 (2.15%) Oracle Database
12 136 (1.97%) Hadoop
13 120 (1.74%) MySQL
14 113 (1.64%) Big Data
15 97 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
16 88 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
17 75 (1.09%) Power BI
18 68 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 54 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
20 53 (0.77%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 792 (11.49%) Visual Studio
2 766 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 442 (6.41%) Git (software)
4 374 (5.43%) Selenium
5 277 (4.02%) JIRA
6 260 (3.77%) SpecFlow
7 253 (3.67%) NUnit
8 246 (3.57%) TeamCity
9 238 (3.45%) Subversion
10 219 (3.18%) Jenkins
11 168 (2.44%) WebDriver
12 150 (2.18%) Cucumber
13 144 (2.09%) Octopus Deploy
14 94 (1.36%) Moq
15 93 (1.35%) MSTest
16 84 (1.22%) Grunt
17 73 (1.06%) JUnit
18 62 (0.90%) SoapUI
19 59 (0.86%) Bower
20 57 (0.83%) Eclipse
General
1 1108 (16.08%) Finance
2 491 (7.12%) Banking
3 316 (4.59%) Front Office
4 238 (3.45%) Retail
5 234 (3.40%) Advertising
6 183 (2.66%) Investment Banking
7 141 (2.05%) Manufacturing
8 140 (2.03%) Marketing
9 129 (1.87%) Back Office
10 92 (1.33%) Games
10 92 (1.33%) Telecoms
11 71 (1.03%) Financial Institution
12 56 (0.81%) Electronics
13 51 (0.74%) Publishing
14 48 (0.70%) Legal
15 30 (0.44%) Law
16 29 (0.42%) Aerospace
17 24 (0.35%) Retail Banking
18 19 (0.28%) Military
19 17 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 5173 (75.06%) Developer
2 2397 (34.78%) .NET Developer
3 2218 (32.18%) C# Developer
4 1321 (19.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 558 (8.10%) ASP.NET Developer
6 533 (7.73%) SQL Developer
7 497 (7.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 467 (6.78%) Senior Developer
9 419 (6.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 305 (4.43%) JavaScript Developer
11 303 (4.40%) Analyst
12 297 (4.31%) Full Stack Developer
13 296 (4.29%) Software Developer
14 243 (3.53%) Architect
15 229 (3.32%) Senior .NET Developer
16 222 (3.22%) CRM Developer
17 220 (3.19%) Angular Developer
18 216 (3.13%) Web Developer
19 214 (3.11%) Sitecore Developer
20 208 (3.02%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5122 (74.32%) .NET
2 2497 (36.23%) ASP.NET
3 2102 (30.50%) HTML
4 1660 (24.09%) CSS
5 1209 (17.54%) AngularJS
6 1171 (16.99%) .NET Framework
7 1169 (16.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1105 (16.03%) jQuery
9 967 (14.03%) Web Services
10 888 (12.88%) WCF
11 868 (12.59%) XML
12 801 (11.62%) ASP.NET Web API
13 781 (11.33%) HTML5
14 687 (9.97%) Entity Framework
15 534 (7.75%) WPF
16 439 (6.37%) REST
17 375 (5.44%) RESTful
18 362 (5.25%) CSS3
19 346 (5.02%) JSON
20 337 (4.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 314 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
2 244 (3.54%) Computer Science
3 213 (3.09%) User Experience
4 198 (2.87%) Mobile App
5 147 (2.13%) Derivative
6 140 (2.03%) Fixed Income
7 139 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 102 (1.48%) Algorithms
8 102 (1.48%) Mathematics
9 90 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
10 89 (1.29%) Management Information System
11 87 (1.26%) Data Structures
12 80 (1.16%) Inversion of Control
12 80 (1.16%) N-Tier
13 71 (1.03%) Equities
14 70 (1.02%) Hedge funds
15 65 (0.94%) Visualisation
16 58 (0.84%) Digital Media
17 53 (0.77%) Market Risk
18 52 (0.75%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 822 (11.93%) Windows
2 287 (4.16%) Linux
3 176 (2.55%) Android
4 162 (2.35%) Windows Server
5 153 (2.22%) Apple iOS
6 137 (1.99%) Unix
7 64 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 59 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (0.36%) Windows 7
10 24 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
11 22 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (0.26%) Solaris
13 15 (0.22%) Windows 8
13 15 (0.22%) Windows Phone
14 13 (0.19%) Windows 10
15 10 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (0.13%) Windows XP
17 8 (0.12%) CentOS
17 8 (0.12%) Windows Phone 8
18 7 (0.10%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2800 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 2388 (34.65%) MVC
3 1396 (20.26%) TDD
4 987 (14.32%) Scrum
5 691 (10.03%) BDD
6 642 (9.32%) Web Development
7 641 (9.30%) OO
8 587 (8.52%) Continuous Integration
9 573 (8.31%) Software Engineering
10 467 (6.78%) Unit Testing
11 458 (6.65%) CRM
12 438 (6.36%) E-Commerce
13 351 (5.09%) SDLC
14 333 (4.83%) DevOps
15 284 (4.12%) Business Intelligence
16 279 (4.05%) Multithreading
17 273 (3.96%) SOLID
18 264 (3.83%) Front End Development
19 250 (3.63%) SOA
20 249 (3.61%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2480 (35.98%) JavaScript
2 2304 (33.43%) SQL
3 911 (13.22%) Java
4 664 (9.63%) T-SQL
5 562 (8.15%) C++
6 427 (6.20%) Python
7 418 (6.07%) VB.NET
8 294 (4.27%) PowerShell
9 218 (3.16%) Ruby
10 214 (3.11%) C
11 211 (3.06%) VB
12 151 (2.19%) PHP
13 143 (2.07%) VBA
14 140 (2.03%) Perl
15 132 (1.92%) TypeScript
16 118 (1.71%) Scala
17 115 (1.67%) PL/SQL
18 85 (1.23%) XAML
19 78 (1.13%) VBScript
20 67 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 392 (5.69%) Security Cleared
2 360 (5.22%) Degree
3 240 (3.48%) SC Cleared
4 77 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 75 (1.09%) DV Cleared
6 30 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
7 29 (0.42%) ISEB
8 28 (0.41%) ISTQB
9 24 (0.35%) MCITP
10 22 (0.32%) MCSE
11 20 (0.29%) PhD
12 18 (0.26%) CISSP
13 13 (0.19%) MCSD
14 12 (0.17%) CISM
14 12 (0.17%) DBS Check
14 12 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 12 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
14 12 (0.17%) MCSA
15 11 (0.16%) MCP
15 11 (0.16%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 308 (4.47%) QA
2 55 (0.80%) SDET
3 28 (0.41%) SLA
4 27 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
5 17 (0.25%) Data Quality
6 13 (0.19%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.17%) MISRA
7 12 (0.17%) PCI DSS
8 11 (0.16%) MiFID
9 9 (0.13%) MISRA C
10 8 (0.12%) Basel III
10 8 (0.12%) WCAG
11 5 (0.073%) CRD IV
11 5 (0.073%) ISO 14001
12 4 (0.058%) DO-178B
12 4 (0.058%) HL7
12 4 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 12207
13 3 (0.044%) Actionable Recommendations
13 3 (0.044%) TickIT
14 2 (0.029%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 154 (2.23%) Active Directory
2 75 (1.09%) Docker
3 49 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
5 24 (0.35%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
8 8 (0.12%) vSphere
9 6 (0.087%) Firmware
9 6 (0.087%) KVM
10 5 (0.073%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.073%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.058%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.044%) LXC
12 3 (0.044%) XenApp
13 2 (0.029%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.029%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.015%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.015%) Time Sharing Option
14 1 (0.015%) Xen
Systems Management
1 119 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
2 85 (1.23%) Puppet
3 48 (0.70%) Ansible
4 25 (0.36%) SCOM
5 13 (0.19%) Kibana
6 11 (0.16%) CA Single Sign-On
6 11 (0.16%) Control-M
6 11 (0.16%) Nessus
7 10 (0.15%) SCCM
7 10 (0.15%) WSUS
8 8 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (0.12%) Terraform
9 7 (0.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 7 (0.10%) logstash
9 7 (0.10%) WebSphere Cast Iron
9 7 (0.10%) WMI
10 6 (0.087%) HP Fortify
10 6 (0.087%) Microsoft Clustering
10 6 (0.087%) SELinux
11 5 (0.073%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1733 (25.15%) Microsoft
2 536 (7.78%) Oracle
3 291 (4.22%) Sitecore
4 173 (2.51%) Xamarin
5 99 (1.44%) Google
6 83 (1.20%) SAP
7 81 (1.18%) EPiServer
8 75 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
9 66 (0.96%) VMware
10 58 (0.84%) Atlassian
11 47 (0.68%) DevExpress
12 45 (0.65%) Sybase
13 43 (0.62%) Telerik
14 35 (0.51%) HP
15 34 (0.49%) TIBCO
16 32 (0.46%) Red Hat
17 30 (0.44%) Adobe
18 28 (0.41%) IBM
19 23 (0.33%) Informatica
19 23 (0.33%) Tableau
Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: ££competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £355 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day 3 Month Rolling Contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Searchability
Rate: £280 - £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Suffolk
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Thomas Group
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago