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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 27 33 12
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -21
Contract jobs citing C# 28 25 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.65% 4.72% 8.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.83% 11.90% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 37
Median daily rate £350 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £344 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
157 210 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.29% 39.62% 36.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 113 117
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 24
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.10 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.68 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.45
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.23%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
Brentwood +9 6 £240 -36.00% 1
Chigwell - 2 £350 -
Hockley - 2 - -
Chelmsford +11 1 - -
Southend-on-Sea +4 1 £375 -2.59% 1
C#
East of England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 50 (86.21%) .NET
2 30 (51.72%) MVC
2 30 (51.72%) ASP.NET
3 27 (46.55%) SQL Server
4 26 (44.83%) SQL
4 26 (44.83%) Finance
5 24 (41.38%) .NET Framework
6 20 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (31.03%) WCF
8 17 (29.31%) JavaScript
8 17 (29.31%) Windows
9 16 (27.59%) Entity Framework
9 16 (27.59%) OO
10 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (25.86%) TDD
11 14 (24.14%) jQuery
12 12 (20.69%) HTML
13 11 (18.97%) CSS
14 10 (17.24%) Web Services
14 10 (17.24%) Financial Institution
14 10 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (17.24%) WPF
14 10 (17.24%) HTML5
15 9 (15.52%) DevExpress
15 9 (15.52%) LINQ
15 9 (15.52%) Web Development
15 9 (15.52%) XML
16 8 (13.79%) IIS
16 8 (13.79%) Java
16 8 (13.79%) SOA

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 8 (13.79%) IIS
2 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.72%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) Intranet
1 1 (1.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (46.55%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (12.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (12.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.45%) Data Mining
6 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.45%) Power BI
7 1 (1.72%) Data Mart
7 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) NUnit
2 6 (10.34%) Selenium
2 6 (10.34%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.45%) LoadRunner
4 2 (3.45%) SpecFlow
4 2 (3.45%) Subversion
5 1 (1.72%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.72%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 26 (44.83%) Finance
2 10 (17.24%) Financial Institution
3 4 (6.90%) Automotive
4 1 (1.72%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Games
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (79.31%) Developer
2 34 (58.62%) .NET Developer
3 31 (53.45%) C# Developer
4 28 (48.28%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (36.21%) ASP.NET Developer
6 20 (34.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (29.31%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 14 (24.14%) SQL Developer
9 10 (17.24%) C# WPF Developer
9 10 (17.24%) WPF Developer
10 9 (15.52%) Senior .NET Developer
10 9 (15.52%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 9 (15.52%) Senior C# Developer
10 9 (15.52%) Senior Developer
11 8 (13.79%) ASP Developer
11 8 (13.79%) Senior ASP Developer
11 8 (13.79%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (13.79%) Senior SQL Developer
11 8 (13.79%) SOA Developer
11 8 (13.79%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (86.21%) .NET
2 30 (51.72%) ASP.NET
3 24 (41.38%) .NET Framework
4 20 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (31.03%) WCF
6 16 (27.59%) Entity Framework
7 14 (24.14%) jQuery
8 12 (20.69%) HTML
9 11 (18.97%) CSS
10 10 (17.24%) HTML5
10 10 (17.24%) Web Services
10 10 (17.24%) WPF
11 9 (15.52%) LINQ
11 9 (15.52%) XML
12 8 (13.79%) AngularJS
12 8 (13.79%) CSS3
13 6 (10.34%) SOAP
14 5 (8.62%) Ajax
14 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Hedge funds
2 3 (5.17%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.45%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.45%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.31%) Windows
2 6 (10.34%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (51.72%) MVC
2 16 (27.59%) OO
3 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (25.86%) TDD
4 9 (15.52%) Web Development
5 8 (13.79%) SOA
6 7 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (12.07%) Scrum
7 4 (6.90%) Test Scripting
7 4 (6.90%) TOGAF
7 4 (6.90%) Wealth Management
7 4 (6.90%) Zachman Framework
8 2 (3.45%) BDD
8 2 (3.45%) Data Mapping
8 2 (3.45%) Document Management
8 2 (3.45%) Logistics
8 2 (3.45%) Multithreading
8 2 (3.45%) Open Source
8 2 (3.45%) Performance Testing
8 2 (3.45%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.83%) SQL
2 17 (29.31%) JavaScript
3 8 (13.79%) Java
4 4 (6.90%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.45%) VB
5 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.45%) VB6
6 1 (1.72%) PHP
6 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) SLA
2 2 (3.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) DevExpress
2 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco
3 1 (1.72%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.72%) HP
3 1 (1.72%) SunGard
3 1 (1.72%) VMware