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 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 34 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +3
Contract jobs citing C# 20 55 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.70% 9.09% 10.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.75% 26.32% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 36 39
Average daily rate
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£370 £337 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.71% +34.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £295 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.56 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -6.66%
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
186 209 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 34.44% 34.55% 42.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 108 92
Average daily rate £370 £363 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +38.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 29
Average hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +50.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £32.75 £22.66
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 26 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 26 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 3 £375 - 2
Chelmsford -10 3 £225 -50.00% 5
Southend-on-Sea +1 1 £450 +28.57% 1
Harlow - 1 £200 - 1
C#
East of England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 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 41 (87.23%) .NET
2 30 (63.83%) SQL
3 25 (53.19%) SQL Server
4 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET
5 18 (38.30%) MVC
6 15 (31.91%) JavaScript
7 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
9 10 (21.28%) HTML
9 10 (21.28%) CSS
10 9 (19.15%) SharePoint
10 9 (19.15%) .NET Framework
11 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (17.02%) TDD
11 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (17.02%) XML
11 8 (17.02%) Scrum
11 8 (17.02%) AngularJS
12 7 (14.89%) Visual Studio
13 6 (12.77%) IIS
13 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (12.77%) jQuery
14 5 (10.64%) WPF
14 5 (10.64%) WinForms
14 5 (10.64%) JSON
14 5 (10.64%) VB.NET
14 5 (10.64%) T-SQL
14 5 (10.64%) Finance
14 5 (10.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (10.64%) KnockoutJS

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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 9 (19.15%) SharePoint
2 6 (12.77%) IIS
3 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (53.19%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.38%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.13%) Selenium
4 1 (2.13%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Automotive
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (76.60%) Developer
2 18 (38.30%) .NET Developer
3 14 (29.79%) C# Developer
4 11 (23.40%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (10.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Team Leader
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Developer
5 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Web Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Development Team Leader
6 4 (8.51%) .NET Team Leader
6 4 (8.51%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Performance Test Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Performance Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (87.23%) .NET
2 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET
3 10 (21.28%) HTML
3 10 (21.28%) CSS
4 9 (19.15%) .NET Framework
5 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (17.02%) XML
5 8 (17.02%) AngularJS
6 6 (12.77%) jQuery
7 5 (10.64%) WPF
7 5 (10.64%) WinForms
7 5 (10.64%) JSON
7 5 (10.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (10.64%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (8.51%) SOAP
8 4 (8.51%) LINQ
8 4 (8.51%) WCF
8 4 (8.51%) Entity Framework
9 3 (6.38%) Razor View Engine
9 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) NHS
2 3 (6.38%) Hedge funds
2 3 (6.38%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Life Science
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) MVC
2 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.02%) TDD
3 8 (17.02%) Scrum
4 4 (8.51%) Data Modelling
4 4 (8.51%) Web Development
5 3 (6.38%) Performance Testing
5 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.26%) Workflow
6 2 (4.26%) Migration
6 2 (4.26%) OO
6 2 (4.26%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.26%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (2.13%) MVVM
7 1 (2.13%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.13%) Product Management
7 1 (2.13%) Memory Management
7 1 (2.13%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (2.13%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 30 (63.83%) SQL
2 15 (31.91%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.64%) VB.NET
3 5 (10.64%) T-SQL
4 4 (8.51%) Java
5 3 (6.38%) VBA
5 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.38%) VB
6 2 (4.26%) VB6
7 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.13%) XPath
7 1 (2.13%) X++
7 1 (2.13%) Ruby
7 1 (2.13%) VBScript
7 1 (2.13%) PHP
7 1 (2.13%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.13%) MCP
2 1 (2.13%) OCP
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.13%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Twitter
3 2 (4.26%) Citrix
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) IBM
4 1 (2.13%) HP
4 1 (2.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.13%) Red Gate
4 1 (2.13%) Nintex