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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 20 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing C# 3888 4334 4598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.29% 9.05% 9.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.53% 22.93% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2687 2993 2967
Average daily rate
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£380 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £324 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.24% -0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 73 98
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £22.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +2.94%
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
19912 18902 19003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.35% 39.45% 38.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 13427 12324 11451
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 523 641
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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
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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 1848 £450 - 717
South East -8 644 £350 - 443
East of England -3 303 £375 - 205
Yorkshire +1 246 £325 +9.06% 220
South West -10 227 £327 +2.26% 290
North West -12 200 £325 +4.83% 313
West Midlands -9 186 £350 +16.56% 140
East Midlands -2 148 £325 +8.33% 112
North East +9 86 £350 +16.66% 55
Midlands -10 7 £250 -31.03%
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5995 (76.62%) .NET
2 3405 (43.52%) ASP.NET
3 3237 (41.37%) SQL Server
4 2785 (35.60%) Agile Software Development
5 2724 (34.82%) SQL
6 2504 (32.00%) JavaScript
7 2459 (31.43%) MVC
8 2262 (28.91%) HTML
9 1745 (22.30%) CSS
10 1686 (21.55%) Microsoft
11 1575 (20.13%) TDD
12 1447 (18.49%) WCF
13 1428 (18.25%) ASP.NET MVC
14 1361 (17.40%) jQuery
15 1230 (15.72%) .NET Framework
16 1169 (14.94%) Finance
17 1125 (14.38%) Web Services
18 1073 (13.71%) Java
19 1070 (13.68%) Windows
20 1049 (13.41%) Scrum
21 1038 (13.27%) XML
22 1013 (12.95%) Visual Studio
23 886 (11.32%) WPF
24 882 (11.27%) OO
25 850 (10.86%) Oracle
26 840 (10.74%) SQL Server 2008
27 827 (10.57%) HTML5
28 754 (9.64%) Banking
29 722 (9.23%) C++
30 712 (9.10%) SharePoint

C#
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 712 (9.10%) SharePoint
2 411 (5.25%) CMS
3 369 (4.72%) IIS
4 296 (3.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 262 (3.35%) BizTalk Server
6 234 (2.99%) SharePoint 2013
7 221 (2.82%) Umbraco
8 146 (1.87%) Sitecore CMS
9 124 (1.58%) Node.js
10 76 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
11 43 (0.55%) Kentico
12 42 (0.54%) Tomcat
13 38 (0.49%) WebSphere
14 36 (0.46%) Confluence
15 34 (0.43%) Apache
16 29 (0.37%) K2 blackpearl
17 28 (0.36%) EPiServer CMS
17 28 (0.36%) Oracle Coherence
18 26 (0.33%) TIBCO EMS
19 18 (0.23%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 531 (6.79%) MS Excel
2 105 (1.34%) MS Office
3 80 (1.02%) InfoPath
4 37 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 34 (0.43%) Photoshop
6 29 (0.37%) MS Project
7 25 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (0.077%) PowerPivot
9 6 (0.077%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.064%) Mingle
11 3 (0.038%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.026%) AutoCAD
12 2 (0.026%) Simulink
12 2 (0.026%) SPSS
12 2 (0.026%) Maya
12 2 (0.026%) FastStats
13 1 (0.013%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.013%) MotionBuilder
13 1 (0.013%) HumanIK
Business Applications
1 359 (4.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 45 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
3 33 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
3 33 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 15 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
5 13 (0.17%) Tridion
5 13 (0.17%) IntelliMatch
6 11 (0.14%) ION MarketView
7 10 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
7 10 (0.13%) Markit EDM
8 7 (0.089%) Remedy ITSM
8 7 (0.089%) Murex MxG2000
8 7 (0.089%) Endur
8 7 (0.089%) WebTrends
9 6 (0.077%) Agresso
9 6 (0.077%) Google Analytics
9 6 (0.077%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
10 5 (0.064%) Magento
10 5 (0.064%) BusinessWorks
11 4 (0.051%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 261 (3.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (0.55%) Office 365
4 40 (0.51%) SaaS
5 31 (0.40%) PaaS
6 30 (0.38%) GitHub
7 23 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
8 20 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (0.14%) Force.com
10 9 (0.12%) Amazon S3
11 8 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (0.077%) IaaS
13 5 (0.064%) CloudFront
14 4 (0.051%) Heroku
15 2 (0.026%) MailChimp
16 1 (0.013%) Gitorious
16 1 (0.013%) Responsys
16 1 (0.013%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 125 (1.60%) HTTP
2 84 (1.07%) Intranet
3 81 (1.04%) Internet
4 56 (0.72%) TCP/IP
5 35 (0.45%) SSL
6 32 (0.41%) DNS
7 29 (0.37%) SAN
8 28 (0.36%) LDAP
9 26 (0.33%) Extranet
10 16 (0.20%) Firewall
11 14 (0.18%) FTP
11 14 (0.18%) Modbus
12 12 (0.15%) MQTT
13 11 (0.14%) Wireshark
14 9 (0.12%) LTE
14 9 (0.12%) SPDY
14 9 (0.12%) 3G
15 8 (0.10%) SNMP
15 8 (0.10%) DHCP
15 8 (0.10%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3237 (41.37%) SQL Server
2 840 (10.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 526 (6.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 480 (6.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 337 (4.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 320 (4.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 261 (3.34%) Relational Database
8 192 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 182 (2.33%) Oracle Database
10 151 (1.93%) MySQL
10 151 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
11 148 (1.89%) NoSQL
12 99 (1.27%) MongoDB
13 82 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
14 78 (1.00%) Big Data
15 76 (0.97%) RDBMS
16 73 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
17 55 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
18 47 (0.60%) RavenDB
18 47 (0.60%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1013 (12.95%) Visual Studio
2 706 (9.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 390 (4.98%) NUnit
4 319 (4.08%) Selenium
5 275 (3.51%) Subversion
6 232 (2.97%) Git (software)
7 213 (2.72%) SpecFlow
8 162 (2.07%) TeamCity
9 151 (1.93%) JIRA
10 126 (1.61%) MSTest
11 120 (1.53%) WebDriver
12 109 (1.39%) QuickTest Pro
13 93 (1.19%) Jenkins
14 88 (1.12%) Rhino Mocks
15 83 (1.06%) Cucumber
16 74 (0.95%) Moq
17 72 (0.92%) JUnit
18 71 (0.91%) MSBuild
19 51 (0.65%) Maven
20 50 (0.64%) FitNesse
General
1 1169 (14.94%) Finance
2 754 (9.64%) Banking
3 539 (6.89%) Front Office
4 374 (4.78%) Investment Banking
5 164 (2.10%) Retail
6 154 (1.97%) Back Office
7 141 (1.80%) Marketing
8 115 (1.47%) Telecoms
9 104 (1.33%) Advertising
10 83 (1.06%) Games
11 66 (0.84%) Manufacturing
12 49 (0.63%) Legal
12 49 (0.63%) Financial Institution
13 47 (0.60%) Electronics
14 46 (0.59%) Publishing
15 26 (0.33%) Law
16 19 (0.24%) Automotive
17 15 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
17 15 (0.19%) Billing
18 9 (0.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6068 (77.56%) Developer
2 2478 (31.67%) .NET Developer
3 2012 (25.72%) C# Developer
4 1093 (13.97%) C# .NET Developer
5 621 (7.94%) ASP.NET Developer
6 564 (7.21%) Senior Developer
7 489 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 440 (5.62%) Web Developer
9 389 (4.97%) Analyst
10 326 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
11 270 (3.45%) Software Developer
12 251 (3.21%) Architect
12 251 (3.21%) SQL Developer
13 244 (3.12%) Senior .NET Developer
14 217 (2.77%) CRM Developer
15 184 (2.35%) Java Developer
16 178 (2.28%) Consultant
17 177 (2.26%) Software Engineer
18 176 (2.25%) Senior C# Developer
19 168 (2.15%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5995 (76.62%) .NET
2 3405 (43.52%) ASP.NET
3 2262 (28.91%) HTML
4 1745 (22.30%) CSS
5 1447 (18.49%) WCF
6 1428 (18.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1361 (17.40%) jQuery
8 1230 (15.72%) .NET Framework
9 1125 (14.38%) Web Services
10 1038 (13.27%) XML
11 886 (11.32%) WPF
12 827 (10.57%) HTML5
13 615 (7.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 539 (6.89%) Ajax
15 406 (5.19%) CSS3
16 388 (4.96%) AngularJS
17 367 (4.69%) WinForms
18 361 (4.61%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 352 (4.50%) REST
20 351 (4.49%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 348 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
2 267 (3.41%) Computer Science
3 237 (3.03%) Fixed Income
4 222 (2.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 208 (2.66%) Derivative
6 163 (2.08%) N-Tier
7 161 (2.06%) User Experience
8 142 (1.81%) Open Source
9 141 (1.80%) Mobile App
10 114 (1.46%) Equities
11 99 (1.27%) Mathematics
11 99 (1.27%) Inversion of Control
12 93 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
13 91 (1.16%) Market Risk
14 76 (0.97%) Credit Risk
15 67 (0.86%) Hedge funds
16 65 (0.83%) Algorithms
16 65 (0.83%) Management Information System
17 64 (0.82%) Grid Computing
18 63 (0.81%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1070 (13.68%) Windows
2 262 (3.35%) UNIX
3 233 (2.98%) Linux
4 117 (1.50%) Android
5 116 (1.48%) Apple iOS
6 106 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 90 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 59 (0.75%) Windows 7
9 53 (0.68%) Windows 8
10 46 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 42 (0.54%) Windows Phone
11 42 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
12 26 (0.33%) Windows XP
13 19 (0.24%) Windows Phone 8
14 17 (0.22%) Windows NT
15 16 (0.20%) Mac OS X
16 15 (0.19%) Windows CE
17 13 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 10 (0.13%) zOS
19 7 (0.089%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2785 (35.60%) Agile Software Development
2 2459 (31.43%) MVC
3 1575 (20.13%) TDD
4 1049 (13.41%) Scrum
5 882 (11.27%) OO
6 635 (8.12%) BDD
7 570 (7.29%) CRM
8 556 (7.11%) Continuous Integration
9 505 (6.45%) Web Development
10 488 (6.24%) Unit Testing
11 444 (5.67%) E-Commerce
12 425 (5.43%) Software Engineering
13 353 (4.51%) Multithreading
14 329 (4.21%) SOA
15 304 (3.89%) MVVM
16 294 (3.76%) OOP
17 253 (3.23%) Workflow
18 252 (3.22%) Test Automation
19 245 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
20 218 (2.79%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2724 (34.82%) SQL
2 2504 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 1073 (13.71%) Java
4 722 (9.23%) C++
5 625 (7.99%) T-SQL
6 512 (6.54%) VB.NET
7 359 (4.59%) VB
8 322 (4.12%) Python
9 250 (3.20%) PowerShell
10 237 (3.03%) PL/SQL
11 216 (2.76%) Ruby
12 177 (2.26%) PHP
13 159 (2.03%) C
14 152 (1.94%) VBA
15 122 (1.56%) VBScript
16 121 (1.55%) Perl
17 119 (1.52%) Scala
18 95 (1.21%) XAML
19 84 (1.07%) VB6
20 45 (0.58%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 447 (5.71%) Degree
2 417 (5.33%) Security Cleared
3 307 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 150 (1.92%) ISTQB
5 98 (1.25%) ISEB
6 97 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 81 (1.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 80 (1.02%) DV Cleared
9 33 (0.42%) MCITP
10 31 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 22 (0.28%) MCSD
12 19 (0.24%) MCTS
13 16 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
14 15 (0.19%) BC Cleared
14 15 (0.19%) MCSE
15 13 (0.17%) CCNA
16 12 (0.15%) MCP
17 9 (0.12%) PhD
17 9 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
18 8 (0.10%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 335 (4.28%) QA
2 20 (0.26%) SLA
3 18 (0.23%) ISO 9001
4 16 (0.20%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.18%) HL7
6 11 (0.14%) Basel III
7 7 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.077%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.077%) GPG13
9 5 (0.064%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.064%) WAI
10 3 (0.038%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.038%) WCAG
11 2 (0.026%) EMIR
11 2 (0.026%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.013%) COBIT
12 1 (0.013%) DICOM
System Software
1 81 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 11 (0.14%) Apache Flume
3 11 (0.14%) HDFS
4 7 (0.089%) XenApp
5 6 (0.077%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.051%) vSphere
6 4 (0.051%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.051%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.038%) Docker
8 2 (0.026%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.026%) Platform Symphony
8 2 (0.026%) vCloud
8 2 (0.026%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (0.026%) Firmware
8 2 (0.026%) NDS
8 2 (0.026%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.026%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.026%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 49 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
2 36 (0.46%) Puppet
2 36 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (0.33%) SCCM
4 21 (0.27%) ITRS Geneos
5 12 (0.15%) SCOrch
6 11 (0.14%) Oozie
6 11 (0.14%) Ambari
7 10 (0.13%) WMI
7 10 (0.13%) SCOM
8 9 (0.12%) WSUS
9 7 (0.089%) Control-M
9 7 (0.089%) logstash
10 4 (0.051%) Kibana
10 4 (0.051%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (0.051%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.038%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.038%) Nagios
11 3 (0.038%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 2 (0.026%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1686 (21.55%) Microsoft
2 850 (10.86%) Oracle
3 192 (2.45%) Sitecore
4 133 (1.70%) Sybase
4 133 (1.70%) HP
5 98 (1.25%) EPiServer
6 88 (1.12%) TIBCO
7 71 (0.91%) Telerik
8 70 (0.89%) SAP
9 51 (0.65%) DevExpress
10 47 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
11 46 (0.59%) IBM
11 46 (0.59%) Google
12 45 (0.58%) Xamarin
13 44 (0.56%) Adobe
14 37 (0.47%) Business Objects
15 33 (0.42%) Twitter
16 31 (0.40%) Informatica
17 28 (0.36%) RedDot
18 26 (0.33%) Open Text
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £625 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per annum for 6 Months
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £999.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Godalming, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £350
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £351.56 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Petersfield, Hampshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 280 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Stourport-On-Severn, Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kingsbridge, Devon
Connectus
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday