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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 36 39 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing C# 19 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.99% 3.54% 5.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.10% 10.43% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 17
Median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £341 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £34.25 - £37.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.85 - £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.65 - £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.88 £39.40 £36.57
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.73%
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
157 211 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 32.98% 33.98% 33.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 135 86
Median daily rate £313 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.54% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £235 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 17 23
Median hourly rate £32.27 £38.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.07% +22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £24.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +7 2 - -
Brentwood +4 2 £351 - 2
Basildon - 2 £300 - 1
Harlow - 1 £375 -
Hockley - 1 - -
C#
East of England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 38 (86.36%) .NET
2 26 (59.09%) .NET Framework
3 23 (52.27%) SQL Server
4 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (43.18%) MVC
6 18 (40.91%) ASP.NET
7 17 (38.64%) SQL
7 17 (38.64%) TDD
8 16 (36.36%) HTML
8 16 (36.36%) Finance
9 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
10 14 (31.82%) HTML5
10 14 (31.82%) Entity Framework
11 13 (29.55%) AngularJS
12 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (27.27%) Web Services
13 10 (22.73%) Selenium
13 10 (22.73%) jQuery
14 9 (20.45%) CSS
14 9 (20.45%) SOAP
15 8 (18.18%) Windows
15 8 (18.18%) CSS3
16 7 (15.91%) BDD
16 7 (15.91%) XML
16 7 (15.91%) Java
16 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
17 6 (13.64%) IIS
17 6 (13.64%) LINQ
17 6 (13.64%) WCF
17 6 (13.64%) Web Development

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 (13.64%) IIS
2 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.27%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.27%) Intranet
1 1 (2.27%) Network Security
1 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (52.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.27%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Selenium
2 6 (13.64%) NUnit
2 6 (13.64%) SpecFlow
3 5 (11.36%) Cucumber
4 4 (9.09%) SoapUI
4 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 3 (6.82%) Subversion
5 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.55%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.27%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 16 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Automotive
2 2 (4.55%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Electronics
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (70.45%) Developer
2 21 (47.73%) .NET Developer
3 17 (38.64%) C# Developer
4 15 (34.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (22.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (9.09%) Applications Support
8 4 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (6.82%) Analyst
9 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (6.82%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (6.82%) Test Analyst
9 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
10 2 (4.55%) Angular Developer
10 2 (4.55%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 2 (4.55%) Software Engineer
10 2 (4.55%) SQL BI Developer
10 2 (4.55%) SQL Server BI Developer
10 2 (4.55%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (86.36%) .NET
2 26 (59.09%) .NET Framework
3 18 (40.91%) ASP.NET
4 16 (36.36%) HTML
5 14 (31.82%) Entity Framework
5 14 (31.82%) HTML5
6 13 (29.55%) AngularJS
7 12 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (27.27%) Web Services
8 10 (22.73%) jQuery
9 9 (20.45%) CSS
9 9 (20.45%) SOAP
10 8 (18.18%) CSS3
11 7 (15.91%) XML
12 6 (13.64%) LINQ
12 6 (13.64%) WCF
13 4 (9.09%) Ajax
13 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 4 (9.09%) Silverlight
13 4 (9.09%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Hedge funds
2 3 (6.82%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Clustering
3 1 (2.27%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.27%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.27%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.27%) NHS
3 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.55%) Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (43.18%) MVC
3 17 (38.64%) TDD
4 7 (15.91%) BDD
5 6 (13.64%) Test Scripting
5 6 (13.64%) Web Development
6 5 (11.36%) Scrum
7 4 (9.09%) Agile Testing
7 4 (9.09%) ATDD
7 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 4 (9.09%) OO
7 4 (9.09%) SDLC
7 4 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (9.09%) Wealth Management
8 3 (6.82%) Exploratory Testing
9 2 (4.55%) API Development
9 2 (4.55%) Multithreading
9 2 (4.55%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) SQL
2 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
3 7 (15.91%) Java
4 4 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.55%) C++
5 2 (4.55%) VB
5 2 (4.55%) VB6
6 1 (2.27%) C
6 1 (2.27%) PHP
6 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.55%) ISEB
4 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Infor
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle
2 2 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco
3 1 (2.27%) DevExpress
3 1 (2.27%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.27%) HP
3 1 (2.27%) Sage
3 1 (2.27%) SunGard
3 1 (2.27%) VMware