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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 27 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 3279 3685 3837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 6.65% 7.48% 8.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.17% 19.73% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2441 2610 2669
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 55 63
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £22.07 £25.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.61 £52.17 £54.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.15% +7.31%
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
19102 18681 17982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.73% 37.89% 37.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13327 12560 12043
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 386 425
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.45 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.88% +2.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.00 £17.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.36 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -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 26 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 26 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 26 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 1532 £475 +4.39% 660
South East -3 643 £375 +7.14% 371
South West -6 229 £350 +1.08% 147
West Midlands -2 175 £363 +9.43% 133
North West +2 173 £338 +3.84% 257
Yorkshire -7 169 £350 +7.69% 187
East of England -3 154 £375 - 166
East Midlands -5 126 £325 +0.38% 99
North East -19 60 £320 +2.40% 32
Midlands -5 12 £450 +50.00% 3
South Coast - 2 - -
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 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 4989 (73.98%) .NET
2 2673 (39.64%) SQL Server
3 2467 (36.58%) Agile Software Development
4 2421 (35.90%) ASP.NET
5 2345 (34.77%) SQL
6 2324 (34.46%) JavaScript
7 2323 (34.45%) MVC
8 1906 (28.26%) HTML
9 1673 (24.81%) Microsoft
10 1570 (23.28%) CSS
11 1320 (19.57%) TDD
12 1237 (18.34%) Finance
13 1228 (18.21%) ASP.NET MVC
14 1154 (17.11%) .NET Framework
15 1083 (16.06%) jQuery
16 1030 (15.27%) Java
17 944 (14.00%) Windows
18 941 (13.95%) AngularJS
19 878 (13.02%) WCF
20 848 (12.57%) HTML5
21 827 (12.26%) Scrum
22 821 (12.17%) Web Services
23 797 (11.82%) Visual Studio
24 743 (11.02%) Web Development
25 683 (10.13%) OO
26 677 (10.04%) Team Foundation Server
27 675 (10.01%) XML
28 654 (9.70%) WPF
29 652 (9.67%) ASP.NET Web API
30 635 (9.42%) 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
1 470 (6.97%) SharePoint
2 312 (4.63%) IIS
3 297 (4.40%) CMS
4 184 (2.73%) Node.js
5 139 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
6 124 (1.84%) Umbraco
7 114 (1.69%) Confluence
8 112 (1.66%) Sitecore CMS
9 110 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
10 107 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
11 67 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
12 53 (0.79%) Apache
13 47 (0.70%) JBoss
14 39 (0.58%) Tomcat
15 37 (0.55%) WebSphere
16 30 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
17 27 (0.40%) Skype for Business
18 24 (0.36%) MS Exchange
19 23 (0.34%) Oracle Coherence
20 22 (0.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 589 (8.73%) MS Excel
2 116 (1.72%) MS Office
3 31 (0.46%) InfoPath
4 27 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.18%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.074%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.074%) MS Project
8 4 (0.059%) Simulink
9 3 (0.044%) GIMP
10 2 (0.030%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.030%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.015%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.015%) Mingle
11 1 (0.015%) Revit
Business Applications
1 330 (4.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (0.52%) Endur
3 29 (0.43%) RMDS
4 17 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 15 (0.22%) ION MarketView
6 14 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 10 (0.15%) Magento
7 10 (0.15%) Markit EDM
8 9 (0.13%) Front Arena
9 8 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
10 7 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
10 7 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
11 6 (0.089%) Beauchamp
11 6 (0.089%) Global One
11 6 (0.089%) Infor CRM
12 5 (0.074%) Oracle EBS
12 5 (0.074%) Remedy ITSM
12 5 (0.074%) thinkFolio
13 4 (0.059%) Dynamics NAV
13 4 (0.059%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 485 (7.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 166 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
3 96 (1.42%) Office 365
4 59 (0.87%) SaaS
5 42 (0.62%) GitHub
6 36 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
7 34 (0.50%) PaaS
8 28 (0.42%) IaaS
9 21 (0.31%) Yammer
10 19 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
11 12 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 11 (0.16%) Amazon S3
12 11 (0.16%) Route 53
13 10 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 9 (0.13%) OneDrive
15 8 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
15 8 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
16 7 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
17 6 (0.089%) Amazon ELB
17 6 (0.089%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 179 (2.65%) HTTP
2 118 (1.75%) Internet
3 67 (0.99%) TCP/IP
4 62 (0.92%) Intranet
5 60 (0.89%) SSL
6 53 (0.79%) DNS
7 43 (0.64%) Network Security
8 29 (0.43%) Firewall
9 24 (0.36%) Kerberos
9 24 (0.36%) VPN
10 20 (0.30%) Extranet
11 19 (0.28%) LDAP
11 19 (0.28%) SNMP
12 16 (0.24%) SMTP
13 15 (0.22%) IPsec
14 12 (0.18%) DHCP
14 12 (0.18%) NetScaler
14 12 (0.18%) SAN
15 11 (0.16%) BGP
15 11 (0.16%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2673 (39.64%) SQL Server
2 458 (6.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 437 (6.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 409 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 357 (5.29%) Relational Database
6 290 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 204 (3.02%) NoSQL
8 197 (2.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 193 (2.86%) MongoDB
10 170 (2.52%) Oracle Database
11 129 (1.91%) RDBMS
12 115 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
13 114 (1.69%) MySQL
14 92 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
15 81 (1.20%) Big Data
16 78 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
17 64 (0.95%) Hadoop
18 58 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
19 52 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
20 47 (0.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 797 (11.82%) Visual Studio
2 677 (10.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 354 (5.25%) Git (software)
4 339 (5.03%) Selenium
5 289 (4.29%) NUnit
6 276 (4.09%) JIRA
7 262 (3.88%) Subversion
8 253 (3.75%) Jenkins
9 245 (3.63%) SpecFlow
10 152 (2.25%) TeamCity
11 124 (1.84%) WebDriver
12 121 (1.79%) Cucumber
13 102 (1.51%) JUnit
14 90 (1.33%) Moq
15 80 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
16 78 (1.16%) MSTest
17 59 (0.87%) MSBuild
18 54 (0.80%) Jasmine
19 50 (0.74%) Eclipse
20 47 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1237 (18.34%) Finance
2 605 (8.97%) Banking
3 499 (7.40%) Front Office
4 249 (3.69%) Investment Banking
5 151 (2.24%) Retail
6 113 (1.68%) Back Office
7 112 (1.66%) Marketing
8 105 (1.56%) Financial Institution
9 75 (1.11%) Advertising
10 69 (1.02%) Games
11 61 (0.90%) Law
12 58 (0.86%) Telecoms
13 54 (0.80%) Legal
14 49 (0.73%) Manufacturing
15 27 (0.40%) Electronics
16 23 (0.34%) Local Government
16 23 (0.34%) Publishing
17 18 (0.27%) Automotive
18 17 (0.25%) Military
19 15 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5068 (75.15%) Developer
2 2364 (35.05%) C# Developer
3 2355 (34.92%) .NET Developer
4 1395 (20.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 733 (10.87%) ASP.NET Developer
6 650 (9.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 622 (9.22%) SQL Developer
8 550 (8.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 508 (7.53%) Senior Developer
10 348 (5.16%) Analyst
11 306 (4.54%) Software Developer
12 291 (4.31%) Web Developer
13 282 (4.18%) JavaScript Developer
14 252 (3.74%) Architect
15 240 (3.56%) Senior .NET Developer
16 235 (3.48%) Java Developer
16 235 (3.48%) Senior C# Developer
17 211 (3.13%) CRM Developer
17 211 (3.13%) Software Engineer
17 211 (3.13%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4989 (73.98%) .NET
2 2421 (35.90%) ASP.NET
3 1906 (28.26%) HTML
4 1570 (23.28%) CSS
5 1228 (18.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1154 (17.11%) .NET Framework
7 1083 (16.06%) jQuery
8 941 (13.95%) AngularJS
9 878 (13.02%) WCF
10 848 (12.57%) HTML5
11 821 (12.17%) Web Services
12 675 (10.01%) XML
13 654 (9.70%) WPF
14 652 (9.67%) ASP.NET Web API
15 584 (8.66%) Entity Framework
16 448 (6.64%) CSS3
17 428 (6.35%) REST
18 327 (4.85%) RESTful
19 319 (4.73%) SOAP
20 296 (4.39%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 373 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
2 268 (3.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 225 (3.34%) Computer Science
4 211 (3.13%) Derivative
5 176 (2.61%) User Experience
6 155 (2.30%) Fixed Income
7 123 (1.82%) Mathematics
8 116 (1.72%) Mobile App
9 109 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
10 104 (1.54%) Hedge funds
11 99 (1.47%) Equities
12 96 (1.42%) N-Tier
13 86 (1.28%) Inversion of Control
14 79 (1.17%) Management Information System
15 69 (1.02%) Visualisation
16 67 (0.99%) Market Risk
17 57 (0.85%) Digital Media
17 57 (0.85%) Fintech
18 56 (0.83%) Data Integration
19 50 (0.74%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 944 (14.00%) Windows
2 317 (4.70%) Linux
3 255 (3.78%) Windows Server
4 151 (2.24%) Unix
5 91 (1.35%) Android
6 78 (1.16%) Apple iOS
7 67 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 59 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 34 (0.50%) Windows Phone
10 33 (0.49%) Mac OS X
11 30 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 26 (0.39%) Windows 10
13 20 (0.30%) Windows 7
13 20 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
14 18 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
15 15 (0.22%) Solaris
15 15 (0.22%) Ubuntu
16 14 (0.21%) AIX
17 11 (0.16%) zOS
18 8 (0.12%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2467 (36.58%) Agile Software Development
2 2323 (34.45%) MVC
3 1320 (19.57%) TDD
4 827 (12.26%) Scrum
5 743 (11.02%) Web Development
6 683 (10.13%) OO
7 616 (9.13%) BDD
8 549 (8.14%) Software Engineering
9 488 (7.24%) Unit Testing
10 479 (7.10%) CRM
11 465 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
12 393 (5.83%) Multithreading
13 389 (5.77%) E-Commerce
14 344 (5.10%) SDLC
15 330 (4.89%) SOA
16 261 (3.87%) MVVM
17 253 (3.75%) Business Intelligence
18 248 (3.68%) Migration
19 236 (3.50%) Front End Development
20 232 (3.44%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 2345 (34.77%) SQL
2 2324 (34.46%) JavaScript
3 1030 (15.27%) Java
4 635 (9.42%) C++
5 585 (8.67%) T-SQL
6 447 (6.63%) Python
7 422 (6.26%) PowerShell
8 385 (5.71%) VB.NET
9 328 (4.86%) VB
10 273 (4.05%) Ruby
11 257 (3.81%) VBA
12 197 (2.92%) C
13 179 (2.65%) PHP
14 167 (2.48%) Perl
15 142 (2.11%) VBScript
16 137 (2.03%) PL/SQL
17 133 (1.97%) Scala
18 132 (1.96%) XAML
19 76 (1.13%) Shell Script
19 76 (1.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 403 (5.98%) Degree
2 324 (4.80%) Security Cleared
3 202 (3.00%) SC Cleared
4 110 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 84 (1.25%) ISEB
6 77 (1.14%) ISTQB
7 65 (0.96%) DV Cleared
8 49 (0.73%) MCSD
9 37 (0.55%) PhD
10 31 (0.46%) MCITP
11 29 (0.43%) MCSE
12 27 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
13 19 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 19 (0.28%) MCTS
14 15 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 15 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
14 15 (0.22%) MCAD
15 13 (0.19%) MCPD
16 12 (0.18%) CISSP
17 11 (0.16%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 237 (3.51%) QA
2 30 (0.44%) SLA
3 26 (0.39%) WCAG
4 21 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
5 20 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 16 (0.24%) SDET
7 12 (0.18%) MiFID
8 8 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.10%) ISO 14001
10 5 (0.074%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.074%) WAI
11 3 (0.044%) EMIR
11 3 (0.044%) HL7
11 3 (0.044%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.030%) DO-178B
12 2 (0.030%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.030%) GPG13
12 2 (0.030%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.015%) Basel II
13 1 (0.015%) COBIT
System Software
1 136 (2.02%) Active Directory
2 47 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (0.62%) Docker
4 38 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 27 (0.40%) vSphere
6 13 (0.19%) Apache Flume
7 8 (0.12%) VMware ESX
8 6 (0.089%) Time Sharing Option
9 4 (0.059%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.044%) Firmware
10 3 (0.044%) HDFS
11 2 (0.030%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.030%) GridGain
11 2 (0.030%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.030%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.030%) XenApp
11 2 (0.030%) XenServer
12 1 (0.015%) Cygwin
12 1 (0.015%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.015%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 72 (1.07%) Puppet
2 36 (0.53%) Kibana
2 36 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (0.36%) Ansible
3 24 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
4 22 (0.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 22 (0.33%) SCCM
5 18 (0.27%) logstash
6 15 (0.22%) Control-M
7 13 (0.19%) SCOM
8 12 (0.18%) Nagios
9 10 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
10 9 (0.13%) EdgeSight
10 9 (0.13%) Ganglia
10 9 (0.13%) HP SIM
10 9 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (0.074%) AirWatch
11 5 (0.074%) Grafana
11 5 (0.074%) Kubernetes
12 4 (0.059%) StatsD
Vendors
1 1673 (24.81%) Microsoft
2 606 (8.99%) Oracle
3 179 (2.65%) Sitecore
4 88 (1.30%) Google
5 86 (1.28%) HP
6 85 (1.26%) TIBCO
7 77 (1.14%) Telerik
8 72 (1.07%) Red Hat
9 69 (1.02%) VMware
10 63 (0.93%) IBM
11 58 (0.86%) Xamarin
12 57 (0.85%) Sybase
13 55 (0.82%) EPiServer
14 53 (0.79%) SAP
15 51 (0.76%) DevExpress
16 49 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
17 42 (0.62%) Splunk
18 39 (0.58%) Citrix
19 35 (0.52%) Atlassian
20 33 (0.49%) ION Trading
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Red10
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LEXSTRA
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Herefordshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Excellent and Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £180 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £360 - £380 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago