The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 30 35 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs citing C# 24 28 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.01% 4.33% 8.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.11% 13.93% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 28
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £34.25 - £42.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.85 - £29.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.65 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
C#
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Programming Languages Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
183 201 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 38.20% 31.07% 33.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 117 97
Median daily rate £313 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.54% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £250 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 16 25
Median hourly rate £33.50 £40.60 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.48% +1.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £37.45 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing C# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Essex region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in Essex

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Essex region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

C#
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Chelmsford +10 2 - -
Brentwood +2 2 £351 -6.33% 1
Basildon - 2 £300 - 3
Chigwell - 1 £350 -
Hockley - 1 - -
C#
East of England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Essex region with a requirement for C#.

1 48 (84.21%) .NET
2 28 (49.12%) SQL Server
3 27 (47.37%) .NET Framework
4 26 (45.61%) ASP.NET
5 25 (43.86%) MVC
6 23 (40.35%) Finance
6 23 (40.35%) SQL
7 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (33.33%) TDD
8 19 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 19 (33.33%) HTML
9 16 (28.07%) Entity Framework
9 16 (28.07%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (28.07%) HTML5
10 14 (24.56%) jQuery
10 14 (24.56%) AngularJS
10 14 (24.56%) Web Services
11 13 (22.81%) Windows
11 13 (22.81%) WCF
12 12 (21.05%) CSS
13 11 (19.30%) Selenium
14 10 (17.54%) XML
14 10 (17.54%) OO
14 10 (17.54%) Java
15 9 (15.79%) SOAP
15 9 (15.79%) Web Development
15 9 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (15.79%) LINQ
15 9 (15.79%) CSS3
16 7 (12.28%) BDD

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 6 (10.53%) IIS
2 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.75%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.75%) Intranet
1 1 (1.75%) Network Security
1 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (49.12%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (12.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.75%) Data Mart
7 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.75%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (19.30%) Selenium
2 7 (12.28%) NUnit
3 6 (10.53%) SpecFlow
3 6 (10.53%) Visual Studio
4 5 (8.77%) Cucumber
4 5 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (7.02%) SoapUI
6 3 (5.26%) Subversion
7 2 (3.51%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.75%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 23 (40.35%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Financial Institution
3 4 (7.02%) Automotive
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Electronics
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (73.68%) Developer
2 30 (52.63%) .NET Developer
3 25 (43.86%) C# Developer
4 23 (40.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (28.07%) ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (26.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 7 (12.28%) SQL Developer
9 5 (8.77%) C# WPF Developer
9 5 (8.77%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (8.77%) Web Developer
9 5 (8.77%) WPF Developer
10 4 (7.02%) .NET Web Developer
10 4 (7.02%) Applications Support
10 4 (7.02%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (7.02%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 4 (7.02%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
11 3 (5.26%) HTML Developer
11 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (84.21%) .NET
2 27 (47.37%) .NET Framework
3 26 (45.61%) ASP.NET
4 19 (33.33%) HTML
5 16 (28.07%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (28.07%) Entity Framework
5 16 (28.07%) HTML5
6 14 (24.56%) AngularJS
6 14 (24.56%) jQuery
6 14 (24.56%) Web Services
7 13 (22.81%) WCF
8 12 (21.05%) CSS
9 10 (17.54%) XML
10 9 (15.79%) CSS3
10 9 (15.79%) LINQ
10 9 (15.79%) SOAP
11 5 (8.77%) Ajax
11 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 5 (8.77%) Lambda Expressions
11 5 (8.77%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Hedge funds
2 3 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.75%) Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.75%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.75%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) NHS
4 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.81%) Windows
2 6 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.51%) Linux
4 1 (1.75%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) MVC
2 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (33.33%) TDD
4 10 (17.54%) OO
5 9 (15.79%) Web Development
6 7 (12.28%) BDD
6 7 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (10.53%) Scrum
7 6 (10.53%) Test Scripting
8 4 (7.02%) Agile Testing
8 4 (7.02%) ATDD
8 4 (7.02%) Integration Testing
8 4 (7.02%) SDLC
8 4 (7.02%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (7.02%) Wealth Management
9 3 (5.26%) SOA
10 2 (3.51%) Document Management
10 2 (3.51%) TOGAF
10 2 (3.51%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 23 (40.35%) SQL
2 19 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 10 (17.54%) Java
4 4 (7.02%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.51%) C++
6 2 (3.51%) VB
6 2 (3.51%) VB6
7 1 (1.75%) C
7 1 (1.75%) PHP
7 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.51%) ISEB
4 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) DevExpress
3 2 (3.51%) Infor
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle
3 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.51%) SAP
4 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco
4 1 (1.75%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.75%) HP
4 1 (1.75%) SunGard
4 1 (1.75%) VMware