The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 33 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 26 62 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.89% 9.19% 7.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.32% 25.73% 22.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 38 28
Average daily rate
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£365 £325 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +26.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £290 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -9.09%
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
211 241 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 39.66% 35.70% 34.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 115 69
Average daily rate £370 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £290 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 23 33
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.21 £26.50 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 1 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 May 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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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
Brentwood -1 4 £375 - 3
Southend-on-Sea -3 2 £385 +10.00% 3
Chelmsford -8 2 £225 -30.76% 3
Harlow - 1 £200 -
C#
East of England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 44 (73.33%) .NET
2 32 (53.33%) SQL
3 28 (46.67%) SQL Server
4 27 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (38.33%) ASP.NET
6 21 (35.00%) MVC
7 19 (31.67%) TDD
8 18 (30.00%) JavaScript
9 15 (25.00%) Scrum
10 14 (23.33%) Java
11 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
12 12 (20.00%) HTML
12 12 (20.00%) CSS
13 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (18.33%) Ruby
13 11 (18.33%) .NET Framework
14 10 (16.67%) Test Automation
14 10 (16.67%) SharePoint
14 10 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
15 9 (15.00%) User Stories
15 9 (15.00%) Product Management
15 9 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (15.00%) Refactoring
15 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
16 8 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (13.33%) XML
16 8 (13.33%) AngularJS
17 7 (11.67%) Visual Studio
17 7 (11.67%) jQuery
18 6 (10.00%) LINQ

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 10 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.00%) IIS
3 4 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (5.00%) Selenium
2 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.33%) NUnit
3 2 (3.33%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.67%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Automotive
3 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Advertising
3 1 (1.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 37 (61.67%) Developer
2 19 (31.67%) .NET Developer
3 15 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 12 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (15.00%) Agile Coach
6 6 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Team Leader
8 4 (6.67%) Development Team Leader
8 4 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (6.67%) .NET Team Leader
8 4 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Software Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Test Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Web Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Performance Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Performance Test Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (73.33%) .NET
2 23 (38.33%) ASP.NET
3 12 (20.00%) HTML
3 12 (20.00%) CSS
4 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (18.33%) .NET Framework
5 8 (13.33%) XML
5 8 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 7 (11.67%) jQuery
7 6 (10.00%) LINQ
7 6 (10.00%) Entity Framework
8 5 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (8.33%) WinForms
8 5 (8.33%) WPF
8 5 (8.33%) JSON
9 4 (6.67%) WCF
9 4 (6.67%) SOAP
10 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (5.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) NHS
2 3 (5.00%) Hedge funds
2 3 (5.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (35.00%) MVC
3 19 (31.67%) TDD
4 15 (25.00%) Scrum
5 10 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 10 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (15.00%) User Stories
6 9 (15.00%) Product Management
6 9 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (15.00%) Refactoring
6 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (10.00%) Project Planning
8 4 (6.67%) Web Development
8 4 (6.67%) E-Commerce
8 4 (6.67%) Data Modelling
8 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.00%) Performance Testing
10 2 (3.33%) Wealth Management
10 2 (3.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 32 (53.33%) SQL
2 18 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (23.33%) Java
4 11 (18.33%) Ruby
5 6 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 5 (8.33%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.00%) VBA
7 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.00%) VB
8 2 (3.33%) VB6
9 1 (1.67%) VBScript
9 1 (1.67%) PHP
9 1 (1.67%) XQuery
9 1 (1.67%) X++
9 1 (1.67%) XPath
9 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) MCP
2 1 (1.67%) OCP
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.67%) ISEB
2 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.00%) Twitter
3 2 (3.33%) Citrix
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (1.67%) Nintex
4 1 (1.67%) Red Gate
4 1 (1.67%) IBM
4 1 (1.67%) HP
4 1 (1.67%) VMware