The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 16 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing C# 4031 4006 4784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.85% 9.30% 8.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.13% 25.14% 24.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2734 2668 3108
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 78 108
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £28.32 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +31.14%
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19076 15932 19789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.16% 36.97% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12561 10005 11910
Average daily rate £375 £385 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 452 578 705
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
C#
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -6 1810 £425 -10.52% 744
South East -3 729 £350 +0.71% 464
East of England +3 325 £330 +1.53% 222
North West +2 279 £334 +6.80% 286
Yorkshire +1 225 £300 -4.00% 167
South West -19 204 £325 +1.56% 245
East Midlands -1 202 £300 -3.22% 124
West Midlands -4 195 £325 +1.56% 161
North East -6 57 £240 -15.78% 47
Midlands -4 5 £350 +11.11% 2
C#
UK

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6054 (76.82%) .NET
2 3631 (46.07%) SQL Server
3 3286 (41.70%) ASP.NET
4 2748 (34.87%) SQL
5 2260 (28.68%) MVC
6 2209 (28.03%) JavaScript
7 2128 (27.00%) HTML
8 1663 (21.10%) Microsoft
9 1658 (21.04%) CSS
10 1546 (19.62%) Agile Software Development
10 1546 (19.62%) WCF
11 1530 (19.41%) TDD
12 1502 (19.06%) jQuery
13 1402 (17.79%) ASP.NET MVC
14 1277 (16.20%) Finance
15 1224 (15.53%) Visual Studio
16 1173 (14.88%) XML
17 1153 (14.63%) Windows
18 1149 (14.58%) .NET Framework
19 1119 (14.20%) Web Services
20 1117 (14.17%) WPF
21 1086 (13.78%) Scrum
22 1056 (13.40%) SQL Server 2008
23 991 (12.57%) OO
24 929 (11.79%) Java
25 813 (10.32%) C++
26 809 (10.27%) Oracle
27 806 (10.23%) Banking
28 756 (9.59%) SharePoint
29 716 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server

C#
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 756 (9.59%) SharePoint
2 434 (5.51%) CMS
3 314 (3.98%) IIS
4 297 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
5 224 (2.84%) BizTalk Server
6 192 (2.44%) Umbraco
7 170 (2.16%) SharePoint 2013
8 166 (2.11%) Sitecore CMS
9 111 (1.41%) Node.js
10 90 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
11 52 (0.66%) WebSphere
12 45 (0.57%) Oracle Coherence
13 43 (0.55%) Kentico
14 38 (0.48%) Tomcat
15 33 (0.42%) WebLogic
16 30 (0.38%) MS Project Server
17 26 (0.33%) NServiceBus
18 25 (0.32%) MQSeries
19 24 (0.30%) Adobe CQ
19 24 (0.30%) Apache
Applications
1 503 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 136 (1.73%) MS Office
3 84 (1.07%) InfoPath
4 44 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 23 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (0.29%) MS Project
6 20 (0.25%) Photoshop
7 15 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 11 (0.14%) PowerPivot
9 7 (0.089%) Mingle
10 6 (0.076%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.038%) Windchill
11 3 (0.038%) CATIA
11 3 (0.038%) XMetaL
12 1 (0.013%) SPSS
12 1 (0.013%) InDesign
12 1 (0.013%) Maya
Business Applications
1 254 (3.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (0.47%) Google Analytics
3 24 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 19 (0.24%) Endur
5 15 (0.19%) Markit EDM
6 12 (0.15%) ZaiNet
7 10 (0.13%) ION MarketView
7 10 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
8 9 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
8 9 (0.11%) Aligne
9 7 (0.089%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 7 (0.089%) Summit
9 7 (0.089%) Tridion
9 7 (0.089%) ReMetrica
9 7 (0.089%) IntelliMatch
10 6 (0.076%) Exstream
11 4 (0.051%) Oracle BPM
11 4 (0.051%) Oracle EBS
11 4 (0.051%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 3 (0.038%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 263 (3.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 82 (1.04%) SaaS
3 26 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (0.30%) Office 365
5 21 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (0.20%) GitHub
6 16 (0.20%) PaaS
6 16 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.10%) IaaS
8 6 (0.076%) Trello
9 4 (0.051%) Force.com
10 3 (0.038%) MailChimp
11 1 (0.013%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 116 (1.47%) HTTP
2 111 (1.41%) Internet
3 80 (1.02%) Intranet
4 68 (0.86%) TCP/IP
5 26 (0.33%) DNS
6 23 (0.29%) LDAP
7 20 (0.25%) FTP
8 15 (0.19%) Kerberos
9 12 (0.15%) Wireless
10 10 (0.13%) AMQP
10 10 (0.13%) Firewall
10 10 (0.13%) SAN
10 10 (0.13%) SSL
11 9 (0.11%) HTTPS
12 8 (0.10%) Network Security
12 8 (0.10%) CTI
12 8 (0.10%) SNMP
12 8 (0.10%) VPN
13 7 (0.089%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (0.076%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3631 (46.07%) SQL Server
2 1056 (13.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 558 (7.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 524 (6.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 423 (5.37%) SQL Server 2005
6 390 (4.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 274 (3.48%) Relational Database
8 209 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 197 (2.50%) MySQL
9 197 (2.50%) Oracle Database
10 191 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
11 91 (1.15%) NoSQL
12 83 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
13 81 (1.03%) RDBMS
14 79 (1.00%) MongoDB
15 70 (0.89%) Big Data
16 55 (0.70%) RavenDB
17 50 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
18 49 (0.62%) Hadoop
19 45 (0.57%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1224 (15.53%) Visual Studio
2 716 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 358 (4.54%) NUnit
4 298 (3.78%) Git (software)
5 294 (3.73%) Selenium
6 269 (3.41%) Subversion
7 226 (2.87%) TeamCity
8 178 (2.26%) SpecFlow
9 114 (1.45%) JIRA
10 109 (1.38%) Cucumber
11 108 (1.37%) MSTest
12 104 (1.32%) WebDriver
13 92 (1.17%) Jenkins
14 77 (0.98%) FitNesse
15 76 (0.96%) Moq
16 71 (0.90%) Mercurial
17 65 (0.82%) Rhino Mocks
17 65 (0.82%) MSBuild
18 55 (0.70%) ReSharper
19 53 (0.67%) CruiseControl
General
1 1277 (16.20%) Finance
2 806 (10.23%) Banking
3 553 (7.02%) Front Office
4 383 (4.86%) Investment Banking
5 184 (2.33%) Retail
6 141 (1.79%) Back Office
7 106 (1.35%) Games
8 94 (1.19%) Marketing
9 93 (1.18%) Telecoms
10 81 (1.03%) Legal
11 61 (0.77%) Advertising
12 58 (0.74%) Publishing
13 48 (0.61%) Financial Institution
14 45 (0.57%) Manufacturing
14 45 (0.57%) Law
15 27 (0.34%) Electronics
16 21 (0.27%) French Language
17 18 (0.23%) Billing
18 17 (0.22%) Automotive
19 15 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6037 (76.60%) Developer
2 2450 (31.09%) .NET Developer
3 2152 (27.31%) C# Developer
4 1160 (14.72%) C# .NET Developer
5 717 (9.10%) ASP.NET Developer
6 551 (6.99%) Senior Developer
7 537 (6.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 476 (6.04%) Analyst
9 429 (5.44%) Web Developer
10 326 (4.14%) Software Developer
11 324 (4.11%) SharePoint Developer
12 302 (3.83%) SQL Developer
13 289 (3.67%) Software Engineer
14 262 (3.32%) Architect
15 244 (3.10%) Senior .NET Developer
16 201 (2.55%) WPF Developer
17 194 (2.46%) Programmer
18 176 (2.23%) Tester
19 175 (2.22%) Senior C# Developer
20 168 (2.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6054 (76.82%) .NET
2 3286 (41.70%) ASP.NET
3 2128 (27.00%) HTML
4 1658 (21.04%) CSS
5 1546 (19.62%) WCF
6 1502 (19.06%) jQuery
7 1402 (17.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1173 (14.88%) XML
9 1149 (14.58%) .NET Framework
10 1119 (14.20%) Web Services
11 1117 (14.17%) WPF
12 715 (9.07%) HTML5
13 563 (7.14%) Ajax
14 539 (6.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 466 (5.91%) WinForms
16 458 (5.81%) LINQ
17 430 (5.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 380 (4.82%) CSS3
19 368 (4.67%) SOAP
20 342 (4.34%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 298 (3.78%) Derivative
2 239 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 203 (2.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 186 (2.36%) Fixed Income
5 170 (2.16%) Mobile App
6 161 (2.04%) N-Tier
7 134 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
8 121 (1.54%) Open Source
9 103 (1.31%) Market Risk
10 95 (1.21%) Inversion of Control
11 88 (1.12%) Credit Risk
12 79 (1.00%) Equities
13 75 (0.95%) Mathematics
14 69 (0.88%) Client/Server
15 65 (0.82%) Grid Computing
16 61 (0.77%) Hedge funds
17 58 (0.74%) NHS
18 46 (0.58%) Management Information System
18 46 (0.58%) Credit Derivative
18 46 (0.58%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1153 (14.63%) Windows
2 263 (3.34%) Linux
3 222 (2.82%) UNIX
4 119 (1.51%) Android
5 111 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 103 (1.31%) Apple iOS
7 92 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 62 (0.79%) Windows 8
9 57 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 55 (0.70%) Windows 7
11 51 (0.65%) Windows Phone
12 35 (0.44%) Windows XP
13 26 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
14 23 (0.29%) Windows Phone 8
15 18 (0.23%) Windows CE
16 11 (0.14%) CentOS
17 6 (0.076%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 6 (0.076%) Windows 2000 Server
17 6 (0.076%) Ubuntu
18 5 (0.063%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2260 (28.68%) MVC
2 1546 (19.62%) Agile Software Development
3 1530 (19.41%) TDD
4 1086 (13.78%) Scrum
5 991 (12.57%) OO
6 564 (7.16%) Software Engineering
7 542 (6.88%) Unit Testing
8 541 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
9 527 (6.69%) BDD
10 468 (5.94%) Multithreading
11 408 (5.18%) Web Development
12 407 (5.16%) SOA
13 392 (4.97%) E-Commerce
14 390 (4.95%) CRM
15 336 (4.26%) MVVM
16 289 (3.67%) Test Automation
17 287 (3.64%) OOP
18 264 (3.35%) Workflow
19 261 (3.31%) OOD
20 222 (2.82%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2748 (34.87%) SQL
2 2209 (28.03%) JavaScript
3 929 (11.79%) Java
4 813 (10.32%) C++
5 622 (7.89%) T-SQL
6 544 (6.90%) VB.NET
7 341 (4.33%) VB
7 341 (4.33%) Python
8 237 (3.01%) Ruby
9 222 (2.82%) C
10 215 (2.73%) PowerShell
11 210 (2.66%) PL/SQL
12 199 (2.53%) VBA
13 189 (2.40%) PHP
14 185 (2.35%) Perl
15 123 (1.56%) XAML
16 109 (1.38%) VB6
17 69 (0.88%) Scala
18 56 (0.71%) VBScript
19 54 (0.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 486 (6.17%) Degree
2 261 (3.31%) Security Cleared
3 219 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 105 (1.33%) ISEB
5 100 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 81 (1.03%) ISTQB
7 29 (0.37%) DV Cleared
8 26 (0.33%) MCTS
9 21 (0.27%) MCSD
10 18 (0.23%) MCP
11 15 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (0.19%) MCSE
12 12 (0.15%) MCITP
13 10 (0.13%) PhD
13 10 (0.13%) MCPD
14 8 (0.10%) MBA
14 8 (0.10%) ISEB Practitioner
15 7 (0.089%) MCAD
16 6 (0.076%) Cisco Certification
16 6 (0.076%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 310 (3.93%) QA
2 26 (0.33%) SLA
3 22 (0.28%) ISO 9001
4 16 (0.20%) HL7
5 15 (0.19%) Basel III
6 9 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.11%) EMIR
6 9 (0.11%) CRD IV
6 9 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
7 6 (0.076%) WAI
8 5 (0.063%) WCAG
9 3 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.038%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.025%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.025%) ISO 9002
11 1 (0.013%) TickIT
11 1 (0.013%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.013%) DICOM
11 1 (0.013%) COREP
11 1 (0.013%) Data Quality
System Software
1 89 (1.13%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.076%) Platform Symphony
4 4 (0.051%) Varnish
4 4 (0.051%) vSphere
4 4 (0.051%) NDS
5 3 (0.038%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.038%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.025%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.025%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.025%) XenApp
6 2 (0.025%) XenServer
7 1 (0.013%) Squid
7 1 (0.013%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.013%) Xen
7 1 (0.013%) Nmap
7 1 (0.013%) Snort
7 1 (0.013%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.013%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.013%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 48 (0.61%) Puppet
2 45 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
3 42 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (0.51%) SCCM
5 20 (0.25%) WSUS
6 8 (0.10%) SCOM
7 7 (0.089%) Control-M
8 4 (0.051%) HAProxy
8 4 (0.051%) OpenView
9 3 (0.038%) Nagios
9 3 (0.038%) MOM
9 3 (0.038%) Capistrano
9 3 (0.038%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.038%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (0.038%) SCSM
10 2 (0.025%) Cacti
10 2 (0.025%) Munin
10 2 (0.025%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.025%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 2 (0.025%) WMI
Vendors
1 1663 (21.10%) Microsoft
2 809 (10.27%) Oracle
3 209 (2.65%) Sitecore
4 125 (1.59%) Sybase
5 78 (0.99%) Telerik
6 76 (0.96%) TIBCO
7 68 (0.86%) HP
7 68 (0.86%) EPiServer
8 65 (0.82%) DevExpress
9 59 (0.75%) DataSynapse
10 57 (0.72%) Google
11 44 (0.56%) Twitter
12 41 (0.52%) Ektron
12 41 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
13 40 (0.51%) Business Objects
14 38 (0.48%) Adobe
15 29 (0.37%) Venda
16 28 (0.36%) SAP
17 26 (0.33%) JBoss
18 25 (0.32%) ION Trading
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 12 hours ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
South Croydon, Surrey
Parker White Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £220 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day Initially for 3 Months
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Engineering
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £220.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £420 per day + Fuel Card
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 260 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Excellent market rate paid weekly
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £300-£340
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £500 Per Annum contract
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Mortimer Spinks
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