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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 19 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 3678 3895 4062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.35% 8.01% 9.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.12% 21.28% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2692 2698 2770
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 50 80
Average hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £20.00 £22.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.65 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.78 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.64% -
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
19240 18305 17182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.47% 37.66% 38.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13119 12031 10794
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.32% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 389 546
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.03 £16.15 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £49.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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 +2 1834 £475 +7.95% 798
South East -5 608 £350 - 458
South West 0 260 £338 +3.84% 219
Yorkshire -6 216 £325 +4.83% 201
East of England -9 205 £375 +7.14% 181
West Midlands -1 183 £325 -1.51% 181
East Midlands -2 168 £314 +4.58% 121
North West -29 129 £328 +0.76% 332
North East +2 54 £300 +17.64% 47
Midlands +7 15 £300 - 3
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 5782 (76.07%) .NET
2 3043 (40.03%) SQL Server
3 3036 (39.94%) ASP.NET
4 2822 (37.13%) Agile Software Development
5 2583 (33.98%) SQL
6 2463 (32.40%) JavaScript
7 2364 (31.10%) MVC
8 2032 (26.73%) HTML
9 1659 (21.83%) Microsoft
10 1623 (21.35%) CSS
11 1493 (19.64%) TDD
12 1367 (17.98%) .NET Framework
13 1360 (17.89%) jQuery
14 1350 (17.76%) Finance
15 1341 (17.64%) WCF
16 1299 (17.09%) ASP.NET MVC
17 1122 (14.76%) Web Services
18 1094 (14.39%) Scrum
19 1018 (13.39%) Java
20 967 (12.72%) Visual Studio
21 939 (12.35%) Windows
22 881 (11.59%) XML
23 860 (11.31%) WPF
24 840 (11.05%) OO
25 783 (10.30%) Banking
26 776 (10.21%) HTML5
27 750 (9.87%) Oracle
28 738 (9.71%) Entity Framework
29 727 (9.56%) AngularJS
30 717 (9.43%) C++

C#
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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
1 581 (7.64%) SharePoint
2 417 (5.49%) CMS
3 315 (4.14%) IIS
4 245 (3.22%) BizTalk Server
5 231 (3.04%) Umbraco
6 214 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
7 169 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
8 147 (1.93%) Sitecore CMS
9 108 (1.42%) Node.js
10 55 (0.72%) Kentico
11 48 (0.63%) MQSeries
12 44 (0.58%) Tomcat
12 44 (0.58%) Apache
13 36 (0.47%) Sitefinity
14 35 (0.46%) WebSphere
15 28 (0.37%) JBoss
16 27 (0.36%) Confluence
17 26 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
18 25 (0.33%) SAS
19 23 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 517 (6.80%) MS Excel
2 89 (1.17%) MS Office
3 37 (0.49%) InfoPath
4 35 (0.46%) MS Visio
5 33 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 23 (0.30%) PowerPivot
7 20 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
8 19 (0.25%) Photoshop
9 10 (0.13%) MS Project
10 8 (0.11%) Simulink
11 7 (0.092%) Maya
12 5 (0.066%) Doxygen
13 4 (0.053%) Mingle
14 3 (0.039%) Adobe Illustrator
14 3 (0.039%) Fireworks
15 2 (0.026%) SPSS
16 1 (0.013%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 1 (0.013%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 263 (3.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
3 22 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 19 (0.25%) Endur
5 15 (0.20%) Tridion
6 12 (0.16%) Markit EDM
7 10 (0.13%) Front Arena
8 9 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
8 9 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
9 8 (0.11%) Summit
10 7 (0.092%) Dynamics NAV
10 7 (0.092%) Oracle Retail
10 7 (0.092%) IntelliMatch
11 6 (0.079%) ION MarketView
12 5 (0.066%) Murex MxG2000
13 4 (0.053%) Maximo
13 4 (0.053%) Oracle Applications
13 4 (0.053%) Magento
13 4 (0.053%) Aligne
14 3 (0.039%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 274 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 96 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
3 79 (1.04%) Office 365
4 42 (0.55%) SaaS
5 23 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (0.24%) GitHub
7 11 (0.14%) Google Analytics
8 10 (0.13%) IaaS
9 9 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.079%) PaaS
11 5 (0.066%) Google Apps
12 4 (0.053%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.053%) Google Drive
13 3 (0.039%) Yammer
13 3 (0.039%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.039%) Boomi
13 3 (0.039%) Rackspace Cloud
13 3 (0.039%) SuccessFactors
14 2 (0.026%) Adobe Analytics
14 2 (0.026%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 134 (1.76%) HTTP
2 95 (1.25%) Internet
3 68 (0.89%) Intranet
4 49 (0.64%) TCP/IP
5 36 (0.47%) SSL
6 22 (0.29%) DNS
7 20 (0.26%) Firewall
8 18 (0.24%) SAN
8 18 (0.24%) LDAP
9 17 (0.22%) FTP
10 14 (0.18%) Kerberos
11 13 (0.17%) AMQP
12 12 (0.16%) NetScaler
13 11 (0.14%) NAS
13 11 (0.14%) SMTP
14 10 (0.13%) Wireshark
15 9 (0.12%) Network Security
15 9 (0.12%) VPN
16 8 (0.11%) 3G
16 8 (0.11%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3043 (40.03%) SQL Server
2 645 (8.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 471 (6.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 411 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 373 (4.91%) SQL Server 2012
6 266 (3.50%) Oracle Database
7 258 (3.39%) Relational Database
8 204 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
9 186 (2.45%) NoSQL
10 171 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 163 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
12 160 (2.10%) MongoDB
13 137 (1.80%) MySQL
14 132 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
15 83 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
16 66 (0.87%) MS Access
17 63 (0.83%) RDBMS
17 63 (0.83%) Big Data
18 57 (0.75%) Hadoop
19 51 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 967 (12.72%) Visual Studio
2 647 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 391 (5.14%) Selenium
4 341 (4.49%) Subversion
5 331 (4.35%) NUnit
6 327 (4.30%) Git (software)
7 227 (2.99%) SpecFlow
8 205 (2.70%) TeamCity
9 204 (2.68%) WebDriver
10 178 (2.34%) JIRA
11 121 (1.59%) Jenkins
11 121 (1.59%) Cucumber
12 84 (1.11%) MSTest
13 77 (1.01%) Rhino Mocks
14 70 (0.92%) Moq
15 68 (0.89%) ReSharper
16 67 (0.88%) Maven
17 66 (0.87%) MSBuild
18 53 (0.70%) Eclipse
19 51 (0.67%) Jasmine
General
1 1350 (17.76%) Finance
2 783 (10.30%) Banking
3 573 (7.54%) Front Office
4 434 (5.71%) Investment Banking
5 205 (2.70%) Retail
6 135 (1.78%) Back Office
7 101 (1.33%) Marketing
8 82 (1.08%) Games
9 71 (0.93%) Telecoms
10 67 (0.88%) Manufacturing
11 61 (0.80%) Advertising
12 58 (0.76%) Legal
13 47 (0.62%) Electronics
14 41 (0.54%) Financial Institution
14 41 (0.54%) Publishing
15 39 (0.51%) Law
16 34 (0.45%) Military
17 20 (0.26%) Automotive
18 19 (0.25%) French Language
19 13 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5704 (75.04%) Developer
2 2287 (30.09%) .NET Developer
3 1942 (25.55%) C# Developer
4 995 (13.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 562 (7.39%) Senior Developer
6 502 (6.60%) ASP.NET Developer
7 468 (6.16%) Analyst
8 411 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 377 (4.96%) Web Developer
10 337 (4.43%) Architect
11 233 (3.07%) SharePoint Developer
12 232 (3.05%) Software Developer
13 213 (2.80%) SQL Developer
14 211 (2.78%) Senior C# Developer
15 207 (2.72%) Software Engineer
16 193 (2.54%) Senior .NET Developer
17 183 (2.41%) Java Developer
18 169 (2.22%) C++ Developer
19 160 (2.10%) WPF Developer
20 146 (1.92%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5782 (76.07%) .NET
2 3036 (39.94%) ASP.NET
3 2032 (26.73%) HTML
4 1623 (21.35%) CSS
5 1367 (17.98%) .NET Framework
6 1360 (17.89%) jQuery
7 1341 (17.64%) WCF
8 1299 (17.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1122 (14.76%) Web Services
10 881 (11.59%) XML
11 860 (11.31%) WPF
12 776 (10.21%) HTML5
13 738 (9.71%) Entity Framework
14 727 (9.56%) AngularJS
15 557 (7.33%) ASP.NET Web API
16 429 (5.64%) CSS3
17 353 (4.64%) SOAP
18 352 (4.63%) LINQ
19 331 (4.35%) Ajax
20 321 (4.22%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 386 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
2 278 (3.66%) Derivative
3 221 (2.91%) Computer Science
4 218 (2.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 204 (2.68%) Fixed Income
6 167 (2.20%) User Experience
7 164 (2.16%) N-Tier
8 157 (2.07%) Mobile App
9 103 (1.36%) Hedge funds
10 98 (1.29%) Equities
11 97 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
12 91 (1.20%) Client/Server
13 89 (1.17%) Mathematics
14 71 (0.93%) Equity Derivative
14 71 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
15 70 (0.92%) Data Structures
16 66 (0.87%) Management Information System
17 60 (0.79%) Credit Risk
18 58 (0.76%) Visualisation
19 47 (0.62%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 939 (12.35%) Windows
2 338 (4.45%) Linux
3 230 (3.03%) UNIX
4 147 (1.93%) Apple iOS
5 137 (1.80%) Android
6 83 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 55 (0.72%) Windows 7
8 46 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 42 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 34 (0.45%) Windows 8
11 31 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
12 30 (0.39%) Windows Phone
13 22 (0.29%) Windows CE
14 14 (0.18%) SUSE
14 14 (0.18%) Ubuntu
15 13 (0.17%) Solaris
15 13 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 12 (0.16%) Windows XP
17 8 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
18 7 (0.092%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2822 (37.13%) Agile Software Development
2 2364 (31.10%) MVC
3 1493 (19.64%) TDD
4 1094 (14.39%) Scrum
5 840 (11.05%) OO
6 587 (7.72%) BDD
7 535 (7.04%) Unit Testing
8 532 (7.00%) Continuous Integration
9 513 (6.75%) Software Engineering
10 471 (6.20%) E-Commerce
11 440 (5.79%) CRM
12 418 (5.50%) SDLC
13 396 (5.21%) Multithreading
14 379 (4.99%) Web Development
15 343 (4.51%) SOA
16 287 (3.78%) Business Intelligence
17 255 (3.35%) OOP
18 244 (3.21%) MVVM
19 231 (3.04%) Test Automation
20 215 (2.83%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2583 (33.98%) SQL
2 2463 (32.40%) JavaScript
3 1018 (13.39%) Java
4 717 (9.43%) C++
5 634 (8.34%) T-SQL
6 439 (5.78%) VB.NET
7 335 (4.41%) VB
8 275 (3.62%) Python
9 244 (3.21%) PowerShell
10 207 (2.72%) VBA
11 181 (2.38%) PL/SQL
12 165 (2.17%) Ruby
13 154 (2.03%) C
14 120 (1.58%) PHP
15 107 (1.41%) Perl
16 101 (1.33%) VB6
17 87 (1.14%) VBScript
18 81 (1.07%) Shell Script
19 72 (0.95%) Objective-C
20 63 (0.83%) XAML
Qualifications
1 415 (5.46%) Degree
2 369 (4.85%) Security Cleared
3 203 (2.67%) SC Cleared
4 118 (1.55%) DV Cleared
5 79 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 73 (0.96%) ISEB
7 47 (0.62%) ISTQB
8 19 (0.25%) MCSD
9 17 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
10 15 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 14 (0.18%) MCP
11 14 (0.18%) HND
12 13 (0.17%) MCAD
12 13 (0.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 11 (0.14%) PhD
14 9 (0.12%) MCITP
15 8 (0.11%) MCPD
15 8 (0.11%) CISSP
15 8 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 7 (0.092%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 295 (3.88%) QA
2 18 (0.24%) ISO 9000
2 18 (0.24%) Data Quality
3 17 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.20%) ISO 9001
4 15 (0.20%) SLA
5 14 (0.18%) HL7
6 10 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
7 6 (0.079%) EMIR
7 6 (0.079%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.066%) COREP
8 5 (0.066%) FINREP
8 5 (0.066%) IEC 61508
9 4 (0.053%) BS25999
10 3 (0.039%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.039%) Basel II
10 3 (0.039%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.026%) Basel III
11 2 (0.026%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 2 (0.026%) MiFID
System Software
1 97 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 53 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 26 (0.34%) Hyper-V
5 19 (0.25%) Firmware
6 15 (0.20%) XenApp
7 14 (0.18%) XenDesktop
7 14 (0.18%) HDFS
8 13 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (0.13%) Apache Flume
9 10 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 9 (0.12%) GridGain
11 7 (0.092%) vSphere
12 4 (0.053%) Varnish
12 4 (0.053%) ISA Server
12 4 (0.053%) Samba
12 4 (0.053%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.039%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.039%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.039%) Docker
Systems Management
1 68 (0.89%) Puppet
2 54 (0.71%) SCCM
3 29 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
5 20 (0.26%) Control-M
6 17 (0.22%) Vagrant
7 14 (0.18%) SCOM
8 13 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
9 11 (0.14%) WMI
10 10 (0.13%) SCVMM
10 10 (0.13%) Oozie
11 9 (0.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 8 (0.11%) CA Single Sign-On
12 8 (0.11%) Ansible
13 7 (0.092%) EdgeSight
13 7 (0.092%) HP SIM
14 6 (0.079%) BladeLogic
15 4 (0.053%) CA LISA
15 4 (0.053%) SCOrch
15 4 (0.053%) logstash
Vendors
1 1659 (21.83%) Microsoft
2 750 (9.87%) Oracle
3 221 (2.91%) Sitecore
4 119 (1.57%) Sybase
5 99 (1.30%) EPiServer
6 90 (1.18%) IBM
7 87 (1.14%) VMware
8 84 (1.11%) TIBCO
9 80 (1.05%) Telerik
10 79 (1.04%) DevExpress
11 67 (0.88%) HP
11 67 (0.88%) SAP
12 59 (0.78%) Xamarin
13 51 (0.67%) Twitter
14 50 (0.66%) Google
15 47 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
16 43 (0.57%) Perforce
17 42 (0.55%) Citrix
18 29 (0.38%) Business Objects
19 28 (0.37%) Ektron
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