The first table below looks at the demand for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 16 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 Essex 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 16 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 59 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.54% 6.60% 4.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.49% 20.00% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 22 18
Average daily rate £325 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £190 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 £50.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.22%
Programming Languages Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
288 140 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 36.83% 33.02% 30.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 65 57
Average daily rate £350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £188 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 32 21
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £26.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £25.60 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
C#
East of England

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 April 2014.

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#
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Essex region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

C# Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

C#
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Essex region over the 3 months to 16 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
Southend-on-Sea -9 10 £350 +12.00% 5
Chelmsford -8 3 £325 -5.10% 2
Colchester -9 2 £375 +97.36%
Brentwood - 1 - -
Witham - 1 - - 2
Harlow - - - - 1
Rochford - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - - 1
Wickford - - - -
Basildon - - - - 2
Billericay - - - -
Braintree - - - -
C#
East of England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 67 (77.01%) .NET
2 50 (57.47%) SQL Server
3 39 (44.83%) JavaScript
4 38 (43.68%) ASP.NET
5 34 (39.08%) XML
5 34 (39.08%) HTML
5 34 (39.08%) SQL
6 29 (33.33%) MVC
7 23 (26.44%) TDD
7 23 (26.44%) Visual Studio
8 22 (25.29%) CSS
9 20 (22.99%) WPF
10 17 (19.54%) jQuery
10 17 (19.54%) Windows
10 17 (19.54%) VB
10 17 (19.54%) Microsoft
11 16 (18.39%) .NET Framework
12 15 (17.24%) WCF
13 14 (16.09%) VB6
13 14 (16.09%) JSON
13 14 (16.09%) HTML5
14 13 (14.94%) Web Services
15 12 (13.79%) SOA
15 12 (13.79%) Java
15 12 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
15 12 (13.79%) XAML
15 12 (13.79%) Finance
15 12 (13.79%) MVVM
15 12 (13.79%) Umbraco
15 12 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 12 (13.79%) Umbraco
2 11 (12.64%) CMS
3 8 (9.20%) IIS
4 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.15%) DNN
5 1 (1.15%) Kentico
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.30%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.15%) Trello
2 1 (1.15%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (57.47%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.60%) EDRMS
6 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.15%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (26.44%) Visual Studio
2 12 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 9 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (3.45%) NUnit
6 2 (2.30%) Subversion
7 1 (1.15%) WiX
7 1 (1.15%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.15%) Moq
7 1 (1.15%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 12 (13.79%) Finance
2 7 (8.05%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.75%) Retail
4 4 (4.60%) Marketing
5 3 (3.45%) Banking
5 3 (3.45%) Back Office
6 2 (2.30%) Front Office
7 1 (1.15%) French Language
7 1 (1.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 66 (75.86%) Developer
2 37 (42.53%) .NET Developer
3 24 (27.59%) C# Developer
4 18 (20.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (17.24%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (12.64%) Web Developer
7 9 (10.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (10.34%) Software Engineer
8 8 (9.20%) Programmer
8 8 (9.20%) WPF Developer
9 7 (8.05%) Analyst
10 6 (6.90%) Analyst Programmer
11 5 (5.75%) Umbraco Developer
12 4 (4.60%) .NET Web Developer
12 4 (4.60%) Salesforce.com Developer
13 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Consultant
13 3 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 3 (3.45%) Consultant
13 3 (3.45%) SQL Developer
13 3 (3.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (77.01%) .NET
2 38 (43.68%) ASP.NET
3 34 (39.08%) XML
3 34 (39.08%) HTML
4 22 (25.29%) CSS
5 20 (22.99%) WPF
6 17 (19.54%) jQuery
7 16 (18.39%) .NET Framework
8 15 (17.24%) WCF
9 14 (16.09%) JSON
9 14 (16.09%) HTML5
10 13 (14.94%) Web Services
11 11 (12.64%) LINQ
11 11 (12.64%) Ajax
12 10 (11.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 9 (10.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 8 (9.20%) RabbitMQ
15 7 (8.05%) XSLT
16 6 (6.90%) SOAP
16 6 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.60%) GIS
1 4 (4.60%) Blackberry
1 4 (4.60%) Mobile App
1 4 (4.60%) Open Source
1 4 (4.60%) iPhone
2 3 (3.45%) LLPG
3 1 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.15%) Replication
3 1 (1.15%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.54%) Windows
2 6 (6.90%) Android
3 4 (4.60%) UNIX
3 4 (4.60%) Windows Phone
4 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.15%) Linux
5 1 (1.15%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (33.33%) MVC
2 23 (26.44%) TDD
3 12 (13.79%) SOA
3 12 (13.79%) MVVM
4 9 (10.34%) Software Engineering
4 9 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (9.20%) Kanban
6 7 (8.05%) OO
6 7 (8.05%) HOOD
7 5 (5.75%) Android Development
7 5 (5.75%) CRM
7 5 (5.75%) E-Commerce
7 5 (5.75%) OOD
8 4 (4.60%) Logistics
8 4 (4.60%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (4.60%) ITSM
8 4 (4.60%) ERP
8 4 (4.60%) B2B
8 4 (4.60%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 39 (44.83%) JavaScript
2 34 (39.08%) SQL
3 17 (19.54%) VB
4 14 (16.09%) VB6
5 12 (13.79%) Java
5 12 (13.79%) XAML
6 9 (10.34%) C++
7 8 (9.20%) PHP
7 8 (9.20%) T-SQL
8 5 (5.75%) PL/SQL
9 4 (4.60%) Ruby
9 4 (4.60%) Perl
9 4 (4.60%) Python
10 3 (3.45%) Apex Code
10 3 (3.45%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.30%) C
12 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.15%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 1 (1.15%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.15%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (4.60%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 17 (19.54%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.34%) DevExpress
3 4 (4.60%) Lagan
3 4 (4.60%) Civica
3 4 (4.60%) ESRI
3 4 (4.60%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle
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Austin Fraser
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Rate: £45 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
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Rate: Contract Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Davanti Solutions
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
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Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Essex
TRG
Rate: 280-340 Per Day
Posted: 26 days ago