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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 22 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 3508 3945 3894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.14% 7.48% 7.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.39% 19.43% 20.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2549 2923 2634
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £578 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 79 44
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £30.00 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
20167 20306 19331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 41.02% 38.49% 36.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 13972 13967 12588
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 481 385
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +9.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.66 £17.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -8 1432 £450 -2.70% 645
South East +2 609 £375 - 327
South West -4 285 £350 - 183
North West +18 268 £335 +0.75% 224
West Midlands +11 253 £350 - 139
Yorkshire +5 243 £345 -1.42% 155
East of England -2 172 £381 +3.45% 209
East Midlands -2 142 £350 +6.87% 110
North East -12 88 £344 +5.84% 31
Midlands -1 9 £500 +11.11% 3
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 5186 (75.77%) .NET
2 2753 (40.23%) SQL Server
3 2704 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
4 2581 (37.71%) ASP.NET
5 2556 (37.35%) JavaScript
6 2463 (35.99%) MVC
7 2270 (33.17%) SQL
8 2189 (31.98%) HTML
9 1675 (24.47%) Microsoft
10 1670 (24.40%) CSS
11 1418 (20.72%) TDD
12 1240 (18.12%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1159 (16.93%) .NET Framework
14 1152 (16.83%) jQuery
15 1118 (16.34%) AngularJS
16 1102 (16.10%) Finance
17 972 (14.20%) Web Services
18 940 (13.73%) Java
19 921 (13.46%) Scrum
20 911 (13.31%) WCF
21 889 (12.99%) HTML5
22 873 (12.76%) Windows
23 815 (11.91%) Visual Studio
24 804 (11.75%) XML
25 771 (11.27%) Team Foundation Server
26 767 (11.21%) ASP.NET Web API
27 713 (10.42%) BDD
27 713 (10.42%) Web Development
28 668 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
29 634 (9.26%) Entity Framework

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
1 552 (8.07%) SharePoint
2 361 (5.27%) CMS
3 291 (4.25%) IIS
4 207 (3.02%) BizTalk Server
5 163 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 145 (2.12%) Umbraco
7 140 (2.05%) Sitecore CMS
8 131 (1.91%) SharePoint 2010
9 104 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
10 95 (1.39%) Confluence
11 42 (0.61%) NServiceBus
12 41 (0.60%) Apache
13 39 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
14 34 (0.50%) EPiServer CMS
15 29 (0.42%) MS Exchange
16 28 (0.41%) Apache Spark
16 28 (0.41%) Kentico
17 27 (0.39%) Sitefinity
17 27 (0.39%) Tomcat
18 25 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 570 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 86 (1.26%) MS Office
3 31 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (0.41%) InfoPath
5 19 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
6 16 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.088%) SketchUp
8 5 (0.073%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.058%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.058%) MS Project
10 3 (0.044%) Mingle
11 2 (0.029%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.029%) FrameMaker
11 2 (0.029%) HipChat
12 1 (0.015%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.015%) GIMP
12 1 (0.015%) Maya
12 1 (0.015%) Revit
Business Applications
1 365 (5.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 57 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
3 26 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 18 (0.26%) RMDS
5 16 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
6 13 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
7 10 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
8 9 (0.13%) Magento
8 9 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
9 8 (0.12%) Eloqua
10 7 (0.10%) Beauchamp
10 7 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
10 7 (0.10%) Visualfiles
11 5 (0.073%) AWD
11 5 (0.073%) Endur
11 5 (0.073%) OpenText MBPM
12 4 (0.058%) Dynamics NAV
12 4 (0.058%) ION MarketView
12 4 (0.058%) Sage 200
12 4 (0.058%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 668 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 308 (4.50%) Amazon AWS
3 129 (1.88%) Office 365
4 67 (0.98%) SaaS
5 64 (0.94%) GitHub
6 55 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
7 38 (0.56%) PaaS
8 34 (0.50%) IaaS
9 23 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
9 23 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
10 22 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
11 20 (0.29%) Amazon S3
11 20 (0.29%) Yammer
12 11 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.073%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (0.073%) Amazon SQS
13 5 (0.073%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 5 (0.073%) Route 53
13 5 (0.073%) Trello
14 4 (0.058%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 167 (2.44%) HTTP
2 127 (1.86%) Internet
3 69 (1.01%) Network Security
4 53 (0.77%) TCP/IP
5 42 (0.61%) DNS
5 42 (0.61%) Intranet
6 35 (0.51%) Kerberos
7 32 (0.47%) SSL
8 30 (0.44%) Firewall
9 18 (0.26%) LAN
10 17 (0.25%) LDAP
11 14 (0.20%) WAN
12 12 (0.18%) SNMP
13 11 (0.16%) VPN
14 10 (0.15%) SAN
15 9 (0.13%) DHCP
15 9 (0.13%) SMTP
16 8 (0.12%) FTP
16 8 (0.12%) Intrusion Detection
17 7 (0.10%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2753 (40.23%) SQL Server
2 415 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 415 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 371 (5.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 306 (4.47%) NoSQL
4 306 (4.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 265 (3.87%) Relational Database
6 216 (3.16%) MongoDB
7 174 (2.54%) Oracle Database
8 143 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 122 (1.78%) MySQL
10 108 (1.58%) Hadoop
11 100 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
12 97 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
13 85 (1.24%) SQL Server 2014
14 82 (1.20%) RDBMS
15 73 (1.07%) Big Data
16 71 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 58 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
18 56 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 815 (11.91%) Visual Studio
2 771 (11.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 428 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 359 (5.25%) Selenium
5 276 (4.03%) JIRA
6 266 (3.89%) SpecFlow
7 256 (3.74%) NUnit
8 247 (3.61%) TeamCity
9 228 (3.33%) Jenkins
9 228 (3.33%) Subversion
10 147 (2.15%) Octopus Deploy
11 142 (2.07%) WebDriver
12 141 (2.06%) Cucumber
13 95 (1.39%) JUnit
14 75 (1.10%) MSTest
15 67 (0.98%) Moq
16 66 (0.96%) NuGet
17 60 (0.88%) Grunt
18 56 (0.82%) Jasmine
18 56 (0.82%) SoapUI
General
1 1102 (16.10%) Finance
2 480 (7.01%) Banking
3 332 (4.85%) Front Office
4 206 (3.01%) Retail
5 192 (2.81%) Investment Banking
6 151 (2.21%) Advertising
7 138 (2.02%) Marketing
8 129 (1.88%) Back Office
9 107 (1.56%) Manufacturing
10 92 (1.34%) Financial Institution
11 73 (1.07%) Games
12 72 (1.05%) Telecoms
13 54 (0.79%) Law
14 49 (0.72%) Publishing
15 46 (0.67%) Legal
16 44 (0.64%) Electronics
17 20 (0.29%) Aerospace
18 17 (0.25%) Billing
18 17 (0.25%) German Language
19 16 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5135 (75.03%) Developer
2 2438 (35.62%) .NET Developer
3 2286 (33.40%) C# Developer
4 1335 (19.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 636 (9.29%) ASP.NET Developer
6 570 (8.33%) SQL Developer
7 567 (8.28%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 484 (7.07%) Senior Developer
9 456 (6.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 309 (4.51%) Analyst
11 303 (4.43%) JavaScript Developer
12 287 (4.19%) Software Developer
13 271 (3.96%) Full Stack Developer
14 249 (3.64%) Agile Developer
15 241 (3.52%) CRM Developer
16 240 (3.51%) Web Developer
17 232 (3.39%) Architect
18 215 (3.14%) Senior C# Developer
19 209 (3.05%) Senior .NET Developer
20 203 (2.97%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5186 (75.77%) .NET
2 2581 (37.71%) ASP.NET
3 2189 (31.98%) HTML
4 1670 (24.40%) CSS
5 1240 (18.12%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1159 (16.93%) .NET Framework
7 1152 (16.83%) jQuery
8 1118 (16.34%) AngularJS
9 972 (14.20%) Web Services
10 911 (13.31%) WCF
11 889 (12.99%) HTML5
12 804 (11.75%) XML
13 767 (11.21%) ASP.NET Web API
14 634 (9.26%) Entity Framework
15 515 (7.52%) WPF
16 457 (6.68%) REST
17 414 (6.05%) CSS3
18 352 (5.14%) RESTful
19 350 (5.11%) JSON
19 350 (5.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 306 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
2 233 (3.40%) Computer Science
3 188 (2.75%) User Experience
4 166 (2.43%) Derivative
5 160 (2.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 140 (2.05%) Mobile App
7 136 (1.99%) Fixed Income
8 131 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
9 108 (1.58%) Mathematics
10 95 (1.39%) N-Tier
11 92 (1.34%) Algorithms
12 90 (1.32%) Digital Media
13 86 (1.26%) Inversion of Control
14 81 (1.18%) Hedge funds
15 74 (1.08%) Data Structures
15 74 (1.08%) Management Information System
16 65 (0.95%) Equities
17 53 (0.77%) Public Cloud
18 49 (0.72%) Market Risk
19 48 (0.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 873 (12.76%) Windows
2 271 (3.96%) Linux
3 211 (3.08%) Windows Server
4 133 (1.94%) Android
5 118 (1.72%) Unix
6 114 (1.67%) Apple iOS
7 74 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 72 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (0.44%) Windows Phone
10 27 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (0.35%) Windows 7
11 24 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
12 19 (0.28%) Solaris
12 19 (0.28%) Windows 10
13 16 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (0.19%) Windows 8
15 10 (0.15%) Windows CE
16 9 (0.13%) Ubuntu
17 6 (0.088%) Windows XP
18 5 (0.073%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2704 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
2 2463 (35.99%) MVC
3 1418 (20.72%) TDD
4 921 (13.46%) Scrum
5 713 (10.42%) BDD
5 713 (10.42%) Web Development
6 629 (9.19%) OO
7 538 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
7 538 (7.86%) Software Engineering
8 530 (7.74%) CRM
9 468 (6.84%) Unit Testing
10 438 (6.40%) E-Commerce
11 347 (5.07%) SDLC
12 311 (4.54%) DevOps
13 300 (4.38%) Multithreading
14 281 (4.11%) SOLID
15 275 (4.02%) SOA
16 272 (3.97%) Migration
17 248 (3.62%) Automated Testing
18 246 (3.59%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 2556 (37.35%) JavaScript
2 2270 (33.17%) SQL
3 940 (13.73%) Java
4 586 (8.56%) C++
5 585 (8.55%) T-SQL
6 429 (6.27%) VB.NET
7 391 (5.71%) Python
8 342 (5.00%) PowerShell
9 273 (3.99%) VB
10 235 (3.43%) Ruby
11 216 (3.16%) C
12 215 (3.14%) PHP
13 193 (2.82%) VBA
14 148 (2.16%) PL/SQL
15 123 (1.80%) Perl
16 119 (1.74%) Scala
17 117 (1.71%) TypeScript
18 96 (1.40%) VBScript
19 90 (1.32%) XAML
20 69 (1.01%) VB6
Qualifications
1 387 (5.65%) Security Cleared
2 384 (5.61%) Degree
3 254 (3.71%) SC Cleared
4 99 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 75 (1.10%) DV Cleared
6 58 (0.85%) ISTQB
7 45 (0.66%) ISEB
8 42 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
9 37 (0.54%) MCSE
10 30 (0.44%) MCITP
11 24 (0.35%) MCSD
12 20 (0.29%) MCP
13 19 (0.28%) CISSP
14 17 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 16 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 16 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
15 16 (0.23%) PhD
16 15 (0.22%) DBS Check
17 13 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
17 13 (0.19%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 266 (3.89%) QA
2 38 (0.56%) SDET
3 37 (0.54%) SLA
4 27 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
5 17 (0.25%) MiFID
6 16 (0.23%) Data Quality
7 13 (0.19%) ISO 9001
8 11 (0.16%) MISRA
8 11 (0.16%) PCI DSS
9 9 (0.13%) WCAG
10 8 (0.12%) ISO 14001
10 8 (0.12%) MISRA C
11 6 (0.088%) DO-178B
12 4 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 12207
13 3 (0.044%) Actionable Recommendations
14 2 (0.029%) COBIT
14 2 (0.029%) HL7
14 2 (0.029%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 1 (0.015%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 1 (0.015%) WAI
System Software
1 165 (2.41%) Active Directory
2 60 (0.88%) Docker
3 33 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (0.42%) Hyper-V
5 20 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
6 12 (0.18%) VMware ESX
7 7 (0.10%) Apache Flume
8 6 (0.088%) KVM
8 6 (0.088%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (0.073%) vSphere
10 3 (0.044%) Firmware
10 3 (0.044%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.044%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.044%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.029%) GridGain
11 2 (0.029%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.029%) XenServer
12 1 (0.015%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.015%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 110 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
2 76 (1.11%) Puppet
3 40 (0.58%) Ansible
4 22 (0.32%) Kibana
4 22 (0.32%) SCOM
5 17 (0.25%) Control-M
6 13 (0.19%) SCCM
7 11 (0.16%) Nagios
8 10 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (0.13%) CA Single Sign-On
9 9 (0.13%) logstash
10 8 (0.12%) WSUS
11 7 (0.10%) Nessus
12 6 (0.088%) BladeLogic
12 6 (0.088%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 6 (0.088%) ITRS Geneos
12 6 (0.088%) Terraform
13 5 (0.073%) HP Fortify
13 5 (0.073%) Microsoft Clustering
13 5 (0.073%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 1675 (24.47%) Microsoft
2 607 (8.87%) Oracle
3 255 (3.73%) Sitecore
4 110 (1.61%) Xamarin
5 101 (1.48%) EPiServer
6 98 (1.43%) Google
7 72 (1.05%) SAP
8 63 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
9 53 (0.77%) HP
10 51 (0.75%) VMware
11 48 (0.70%) DevExpress
12 43 (0.63%) Atlassian
13 42 (0.61%) Red Hat
14 41 (0.60%) IBM
14 41 (0.60%) Telerik
14 41 (0.60%) TIBCO
15 36 (0.53%) Sybase
16 29 (0.42%) Informatica
17 28 (0.41%) Twitter
18 26 (0.38%) Splunk
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £225.00 - £250.0 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £ excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Allen Lane Interim & Permanent Recruitment
Rate: From £450 to £475 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South Yorkshire
Modis International
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £300 - 500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On application
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: ££excellent
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Venn Group
Rate: £160 - £190 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 2 days ago