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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 23 20 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing C# 41 36 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.40% 7.29% 9.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.16% 21.43% 27.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 25 27
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£350 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £650 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £9.23 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+306.28% -74.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
214 168 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 43.85% 34.01% 34.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 80 82
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £258 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £515 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 27
Average hourly rate £34.50 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.33% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £9.05 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 22 September 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#
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 22 September 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
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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
Chelmsford +5 3 £375 -42.30% 1
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £350 - 5
Basildon -1 2 £550 -5.57% 5
Colchester -10 1 £525 +250.00%
Loughton - 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Wickford - - - -
Witham - - - - 1
Saffron Walden - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Hockley - - - -
Braintree - - - -
Chigwell - - - -
C#
East of England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 82 (92.13%) .NET
2 51 (57.30%) ASP.NET
3 45 (50.56%) SQL Server
4 41 (46.07%) SQL
4 41 (46.07%) MVC
5 40 (44.94%) JavaScript
6 32 (35.96%) HTML
7 29 (32.58%) .NET Framework
8 28 (31.46%) CSS
9 25 (28.09%) jQuery
10 22 (24.72%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (24.72%) TDD
11 21 (23.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 20 (22.47%) WCF
13 19 (21.35%) WPF
13 19 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (17.98%) T-SQL
14 16 (17.98%) Microsoft
15 14 (15.73%) SharePoint
16 13 (14.61%) SharePoint 2010
16 13 (14.61%) Web Services
16 13 (14.61%) Visual Studio
16 13 (14.61%) Windows
17 12 (13.48%) XML
17 12 (13.48%) Silverlight
17 12 (13.48%) Umbraco
18 11 (12.36%) LINQ
18 11 (12.36%) Unit Testing
18 11 (12.36%) SQL Server 2008
18 11 (12.36%) KnockoutJS

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 14 (15.73%) SharePoint
2 13 (14.61%) SharePoint 2010
3 12 (13.48%) Umbraco
4 10 (11.24%) CMS
5 6 (6.74%) IIS
6 3 (3.37%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (3.37%) MS Exchange
6 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.25%) Documentum
7 2 (2.25%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.12%) CICS
8 1 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) InfoPath
2 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) assyst
1 2 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.12%) SaaS
2 1 (1.12%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.87%) Internet
2 2 (2.25%) Intranet
3 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (50.56%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (6.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.12%) Ingres
7 1 (1.12%) DB2
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.12%) MySQL
7 1 (1.12%) IDMS
7 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (14.61%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.87%) MSTest
2 7 (7.87%) Rhino Mocks
3 6 (6.74%) NUnit
4 5 (5.62%) Selenium
4 5 (5.62%) SpecFlow
4 5 (5.62%) QUnit
4 5 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.49%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.49%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (2.25%) Subversion
7 1 (1.12%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.12%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.12%) Moq
7 1 (1.12%) WiX
7 1 (1.12%) MSBuild
General
1 10 (11.24%) Finance
2 6 (6.74%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.12%) Banking
3 1 (1.12%) Local Government
3 1 (1.12%) Marketing
3 1 (1.12%) French Language
3 1 (1.12%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 70 (78.65%) Developer
2 39 (43.82%) .NET Developer
3 18 (20.22%) C# Developer
4 14 (15.73%) ASP.NET Developer
4 14 (15.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (11.24%) Web Developer
5 10 (11.24%) Senior Developer
5 10 (11.24%) SharePoint Developer
6 6 (6.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (6.74%) Architect
6 6 (6.74%) Software Engineer
6 6 (6.74%) Umbraco Developer
7 5 (5.62%) WPF Developer
7 5 (5.62%) Programmer
8 4 (4.49%) Senior Web Developer
8 4 (4.49%) .NET Web Developer
8 4 (4.49%) SharePoint Architect
9 3 (3.37%) SQL Developer
10 2 (2.25%) Release Manager
10 2 (2.25%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (92.13%) .NET
2 51 (57.30%) ASP.NET
3 32 (35.96%) HTML
4 29 (32.58%) .NET Framework
5 28 (31.46%) CSS
6 25 (28.09%) jQuery
7 22 (24.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 21 (23.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 20 (22.47%) WCF
10 19 (21.35%) WPF
11 13 (14.61%) Web Services
12 12 (13.48%) XML
12 12 (13.48%) Silverlight
13 11 (12.36%) LINQ
13 11 (12.36%) KnockoutJS
14 10 (11.24%) HTML5
15 8 (8.99%) JSON
15 8 (8.99%) CSS3
16 7 (7.87%) AngularJS
17 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.12%) User Experience
3 1 (1.12%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.12%) NHS
3 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.12%) GIS
3 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.12%) iPhone
3 1 (1.12%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.61%) Windows
2 3 (3.37%) Android
2 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.25%) UNIX
4 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.12%) OpenVMS
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (46.07%) MVC
2 22 (24.72%) TDD
3 19 (21.35%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (12.36%) Unit Testing
5 9 (10.11%) OOP
6 7 (7.87%) B2B
6 7 (7.87%) B2C
6 7 (7.87%) Dependency Injection
7 6 (6.74%) MVVM
7 6 (6.74%) Software Engineering
8 5 (5.62%) Workflow
8 5 (5.62%) SOA
9 4 (4.49%) CRM
9 4 (4.49%) E-Commerce
9 4 (4.49%) HOOD
9 4 (4.49%) Kanban
10 3 (3.37%) Service Management
10 3 (3.37%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (3.37%) Scrum
10 3 (3.37%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (46.07%) SQL
2 40 (44.94%) JavaScript
3 16 (17.98%) T-SQL
4 10 (11.24%) VB
5 8 (8.99%) XAML
6 7 (7.87%) VB.NET
7 6 (6.74%) PHP
7 6 (6.74%) C++
8 5 (5.62%) PL/SQL
9 4 (4.49%) Java
9 4 (4.49%) VB6
10 2 (2.25%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.25%) ABAP
10 2 (2.25%) VBA
11 1 (1.12%) Python
11 1 (1.12%) VBScript
11 1 (1.12%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1 (1.12%) Degree
1 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (3.37%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.25%) XenApp
Vendors
1 16 (17.98%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.74%) Oracle
3 5 (5.62%) DevExpress
4 3 (3.37%) Business Objects
4 3 (3.37%) Cognos
5 2 (2.25%) Cisco
5 2 (2.25%) SAP
5 2 (2.25%) Twitter
5 2 (2.25%) EMC
5 2 (2.25%) Citrix
5 2 (2.25%) Actuate
5 2 (2.25%) NetApp
6 1 (1.12%) Apple
6 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.12%) Sitecore
Essex
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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