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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 21 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 3751 4076 4366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.11% 8.61% 9.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.05% 22.33% 24.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2663 2835 2909
Average daily rate
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£390 £375 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 67 104
Average hourly rate £37.88 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.21% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.35 £18.02 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
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
19695 18253 17803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.35% 38.55% 38.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13528 11922 10932
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 511 661
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 1840 £450 - 675
South East -14 582 £350 - 445
East of England -1 297 £375 +15.38% 208
Yorkshire +1 233 £325 +12.06% 210
South West -7 222 £325 - 227
North West -6 205 £320 +3.22% 301
West Midlands -4 167 £338 +9.57% 143
East Midlands -1 145 £325 +8.33% 96
North East +10 53 £341 +5.00% 45
Midlands -2 8 £300 -23.76% 3
South Coast - - - -
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 5852 (76.45%) .NET
2 3207 (41.89%) ASP.NET
3 3069 (40.09%) SQL Server
4 2725 (35.60%) SQL
5 2719 (35.52%) Agile Software Development
6 2433 (31.78%) JavaScript
7 2361 (30.84%) MVC
8 2218 (28.97%) HTML
9 1738 (22.70%) CSS
10 1656 (21.63%) Microsoft
11 1569 (20.50%) TDD
12 1407 (18.38%) WCF
13 1386 (18.11%) ASP.NET MVC
14 1332 (17.40%) jQuery
15 1199 (15.66%) .NET Framework
16 1187 (15.51%) Finance
17 1149 (15.01%) Java
18 1082 (14.13%) Web Services
19 1020 (13.32%) Windows
20 1019 (13.31%) Scrum
21 995 (13.00%) Visual Studio
22 986 (12.88%) XML
23 875 (11.43%) OO
24 844 (11.03%) HTML5
25 840 (10.97%) WPF
26 816 (10.66%) SQL Server 2008
27 800 (10.45%) Oracle
28 720 (9.41%) SharePoint
29 716 (9.35%) Banking
30 705 (9.21%) C++

C#
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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
1 720 (9.41%) SharePoint
2 389 (5.08%) CMS
3 326 (4.26%) IIS
4 298 (3.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 246 (3.21%) SharePoint 2013
6 243 (3.17%) BizTalk Server
7 194 (2.53%) Umbraco
8 141 (1.84%) Sitecore CMS
9 110 (1.44%) Node.js
10 65 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
11 46 (0.60%) WebSphere
11 46 (0.60%) Kentico
12 45 (0.59%) Tomcat
13 41 (0.54%) Apache
14 32 (0.42%) TIBCO EMS
14 32 (0.42%) Confluence
15 29 (0.38%) EPiServer CMS
16 24 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
17 19 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
17 19 (0.25%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 548 (7.16%) MS Excel
2 122 (1.59%) MS Office
3 62 (0.81%) InfoPath
4 50 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 31 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 30 (0.39%) MS Project
7 28 (0.37%) Photoshop
8 17 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
9 11 (0.14%) PowerPivot
10 7 (0.091%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.065%) Mingle
12 3 (0.039%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.026%) FastStats
13 2 (0.026%) Simulink
13 2 (0.026%) SPSS
14 1 (0.013%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.013%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.013%) S-PLUS
14 1 (0.013%) Maya
14 1 (0.013%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 388 (5.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 26 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 21 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
5 17 (0.22%) ION MarketView
6 16 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
7 12 (0.16%) Markit EDM
8 11 (0.14%) Tridion
8 11 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
8 11 (0.14%) IntelliMatch
9 10 (0.13%) Endur
10 8 (0.10%) Murex MxG2000
11 7 (0.091%) WebTrends
11 7 (0.091%) Remedy ITSM
11 7 (0.091%) Magento
12 6 (0.078%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
12 6 (0.078%) Agresso
13 5 (0.065%) BusinessWorks
13 5 (0.065%) Oracle BPM
14 4 (0.052%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 278 (3.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (0.63%) Office 365
4 43 (0.56%) SaaS
5 31 (0.40%) PaaS
6 30 (0.39%) GitHub
7 22 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
8 19 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (0.12%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
10 8 (0.10%) Force.com
10 8 (0.10%) IaaS
11 5 (0.065%) CloudFront
12 4 (0.052%) Heroku
13 2 (0.026%) MailChimp
13 2 (0.026%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.013%) Responsys
14 1 (0.013%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 132 (1.72%) HTTP
2 85 (1.11%) Intranet
3 77 (1.01%) Internet
4 64 (0.84%) TCP/IP
5 36 (0.47%) SSL
6 35 (0.46%) DNS
7 27 (0.35%) Extranet
8 25 (0.33%) LDAP
8 25 (0.33%) Firewall
9 20 (0.26%) SAN
10 17 (0.22%) FTP
11 15 (0.20%) 3G
12 14 (0.18%) Modbus
13 13 (0.17%) LTE
14 12 (0.16%) MQTT
15 11 (0.14%) 2G
15 11 (0.14%) Wireshark
15 11 (0.14%) Radio Access Network
16 9 (0.12%) NAS
17 8 (0.10%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3069 (40.09%) SQL Server
2 816 (10.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 475 (6.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 451 (5.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 344 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 316 (4.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 227 (2.97%) Relational Database
8 202 (2.64%) Oracle Database
9 186 (2.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 149 (1.95%) NoSQL
11 143 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
12 134 (1.75%) MySQL
13 93 (1.21%) MongoDB
14 77 (1.01%) Big Data
14 77 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
15 63 (0.82%) RDBMS
15 63 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
16 61 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
17 55 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 48 (0.63%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 995 (13.00%) Visual Studio
2 697 (9.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 386 (5.04%) NUnit
4 324 (4.23%) Selenium
5 285 (3.72%) Subversion
6 243 (3.17%) Git (software)
7 223 (2.91%) SpecFlow
8 158 (2.06%) JIRA
9 143 (1.87%) TeamCity
10 129 (1.69%) WebDriver
11 123 (1.61%) MSTest
12 101 (1.32%) Jenkins
13 89 (1.16%) JUnit
14 85 (1.11%) QuickTest Pro
14 85 (1.11%) Rhino Mocks
15 84 (1.10%) Moq
16 81 (1.06%) Cucumber
17 65 (0.85%) MSBuild
18 50 (0.65%) Maven
19 49 (0.64%) Eclipse
General
1 1187 (15.51%) Finance
2 716 (9.35%) Banking
3 542 (7.08%) Front Office
4 361 (4.72%) Investment Banking
5 160 (2.09%) Retail
6 136 (1.78%) Marketing
7 118 (1.54%) Advertising
8 117 (1.53%) Telecoms
9 114 (1.49%) Back Office
10 64 (0.84%) Games
11 57 (0.74%) Manufacturing
12 54 (0.71%) Publishing
13 52 (0.68%) Legal
14 51 (0.67%) Electronics
15 45 (0.59%) Financial Institution
16 37 (0.48%) Law
17 23 (0.30%) Billing
18 21 (0.27%) Automotive
19 11 (0.14%) Turkish Language
20 10 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5917 (77.30%) Developer
2 2331 (30.45%) .NET Developer
3 1939 (25.33%) C# Developer
4 1027 (13.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 582 (7.60%) Senior Developer
6 559 (7.30%) ASP.NET Developer
7 444 (5.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 414 (5.41%) Web Developer
9 367 (4.79%) Analyst
10 335 (4.38%) SharePoint Developer
11 283 (3.70%) Architect
12 274 (3.58%) Software Developer
13 232 (3.03%) Senior .NET Developer
14 229 (2.99%) CRM Developer
15 227 (2.97%) SQL Developer
16 216 (2.82%) Java Developer
17 192 (2.51%) Senior C# Developer
18 175 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
19 162 (2.12%) Consultant
20 159 (2.08%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5852 (76.45%) .NET
2 3207 (41.89%) ASP.NET
3 2218 (28.97%) HTML
4 1738 (22.70%) CSS
5 1407 (18.38%) WCF
6 1386 (18.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1332 (17.40%) jQuery
8 1199 (15.66%) .NET Framework
9 1082 (14.13%) Web Services
10 986 (12.88%) XML
11 844 (11.03%) HTML5
12 840 (10.97%) WPF
13 598 (7.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 520 (6.79%) Ajax
15 446 (5.83%) AngularJS
16 434 (5.67%) CSS3
17 364 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 355 (4.64%) WinForms
19 354 (4.62%) REST
20 336 (4.39%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 361 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
2 263 (3.44%) Computer Science
3 261 (3.41%) Fixed Income
4 217 (2.83%) Derivative
5 215 (2.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 157 (2.05%) User Experience
7 154 (2.01%) Open Source
7 154 (2.01%) N-Tier
8 152 (1.99%) Mobile App
9 107 (1.40%) Inversion of Control
10 103 (1.35%) Equities
11 100 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
12 94 (1.23%) Mathematics
13 83 (1.08%) Market Risk
14 76 (0.99%) Credit Risk
15 73 (0.95%) NHS
16 70 (0.91%) Management Information System
17 68 (0.89%) Grid Computing
18 64 (0.84%) Algorithms
19 61 (0.80%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1020 (13.32%) Windows
2 250 (3.27%) UNIX
3 243 (3.17%) Linux
4 126 (1.65%) Android
5 120 (1.57%) Apple iOS
6 87 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 82 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 48 (0.63%) Windows 7
9 43 (0.56%) Windows Phone
10 42 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
10 42 (0.55%) Windows 8
11 40 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 21 (0.27%) Windows XP
13 19 (0.25%) Windows NT
14 17 (0.22%) Windows CE
15 16 (0.21%) Mac OS X
16 15 (0.20%) Windows Phone 8
17 10 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 10 (0.13%) zOS
18 9 (0.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2719 (35.52%) Agile Software Development
2 2361 (30.84%) MVC
3 1569 (20.50%) TDD
4 1019 (13.31%) Scrum
5 875 (11.43%) OO
6 625 (8.16%) BDD
7 560 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
8 546 (7.13%) CRM
9 467 (6.10%) Web Development
10 438 (5.72%) E-Commerce
10 438 (5.72%) Unit Testing
11 411 (5.37%) Software Engineering
12 360 (4.70%) Multithreading
13 324 (4.23%) SOA
14 316 (4.13%) MVVM
15 291 (3.80%) OOP
16 240 (3.14%) Business Intelligence
16 240 (3.14%) Workflow
17 229 (2.99%) Test Automation
18 227 (2.97%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2725 (35.60%) SQL
2 2433 (31.78%) JavaScript
3 1149 (15.01%) Java
4 705 (9.21%) C++
5 644 (8.41%) T-SQL
6 501 (6.54%) VB.NET
7 332 (4.34%) VB
8 317 (4.14%) Python
9 247 (3.23%) PowerShell
10 232 (3.03%) PL/SQL
11 226 (2.95%) Ruby
12 181 (2.36%) VBA
13 169 (2.21%) PHP
14 146 (1.91%) C
15 127 (1.66%) VBScript
16 114 (1.49%) Scala
17 106 (1.38%) Perl
18 93 (1.21%) XAML
19 79 (1.03%) VB6
20 41 (0.54%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 407 (5.32%) Degree
2 362 (4.73%) Security Cleared
3 252 (3.29%) SC Cleared
4 106 (1.38%) ISTQB
5 96 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 92 (1.20%) ISEB
7 69 (0.90%) DV Cleared
8 45 (0.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 34 (0.44%) MCITP
10 27 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 21 (0.27%) MCTS
12 15 (0.20%) MCSD
13 13 (0.17%) MCP
13 13 (0.17%) BC Cleared
14 9 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (0.12%) PhD
14 9 (0.12%) MCSE
15 8 (0.10%) CTC Cleared
15 8 (0.10%) MCPD
15 8 (0.10%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 312 (4.08%) QA
2 19 (0.25%) SLA
3 17 (0.22%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.17%) ISO 9001
4 13 (0.17%) HL7
5 8 (0.10%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.078%) Basel III
6 6 (0.078%) GPG13
7 5 (0.065%) WAI
8 4 (0.052%) WCAG
9 3 (0.039%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.026%) EMIR
10 2 (0.026%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.026%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.013%) COBIT
11 1 (0.013%) DICOM
System Software
1 76 (0.99%) Active Directory
2 22 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.14%) HDFS
3 11 (0.14%) Apache Flume
3 11 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 11 (0.14%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.10%) XenApp
5 6 (0.078%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.078%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (0.065%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.052%) vSphere
7 4 (0.052%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.052%) Docker
7 4 (0.052%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.039%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.039%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.039%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.026%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.026%) vCloud
9 2 (0.026%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 44 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
2 38 (0.50%) Puppet
3 33 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (0.26%) SCCM
5 19 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
6 17 (0.22%) SCOrch
6 17 (0.22%) SCOM
7 11 (0.14%) Oozie
7 11 (0.14%) Ambari
8 8 (0.10%) logstash
8 8 (0.10%) WMI
9 6 (0.078%) Kibana
10 5 (0.065%) WSUS
10 5 (0.065%) OpenIDM
10 5 (0.065%) SCSM
11 4 (0.052%) HP SIM
11 4 (0.052%) SCVMM
11 4 (0.052%) EdgeSight
11 4 (0.052%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (0.039%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1656 (21.63%) Microsoft
2 800 (10.45%) Oracle
3 190 (2.48%) Sitecore
4 117 (1.53%) Sybase
5 109 (1.42%) TIBCO
6 91 (1.19%) HP
7 89 (1.16%) EPiServer
8 71 (0.93%) Telerik
9 66 (0.86%) SAP
10 53 (0.69%) Xamarin
11 47 (0.61%) Google
12 46 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
12 46 (0.60%) DevExpress
13 44 (0.57%) Adobe
14 42 (0.55%) IBM
15 36 (0.47%) Twitter
16 34 (0.44%) Informatica
17 30 (0.39%) RedDot
18 28 (0.37%) Open Text
18 28 (0.37%) Business Objects
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £450 - £650 Per Day limited company basis
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £350 - £400
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
North London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Red Sofa London
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £625 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £425 per day for 3 months (rolling)
Posted: 19 hours ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + Excellent & Neg
Posted: 22 hours ago