The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Essex region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 25 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing C# 28 52 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.68% 11.26% 8.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.77% 27.23% 23.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 39 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £9.23 £32.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+306.28% -71.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £9.23 £31.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £9.23 £34.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
167 191 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 33.87% 41.34% 34.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 102 81
Average daily rate £350 £295 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% +5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 33
Average hourly rate £31.00 £27.41 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -14.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £9.23 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.20 £38.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C#
East of England

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 25 July 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#
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

C# Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 July 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 -3 4 £450 +69.81% 4
Basildon -4 4 £450 +63.63% 1
Colchester -10 2 £450 +157.14% 1
Brentwood - 1 - - 1
Billericay - - - -
Braintree - - - - 2
Chigwell - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Hockley - - - - 1
Loughton - - - - 1
Saffron Walden - - - - 4
Southend-on-Sea - - - - 2
Wickford - - - - 1
Witham - - - -
C#
East of England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 70 (79.55%) .NET
2 46 (52.27%) ASP.NET
3 42 (47.73%) SQL Server
4 38 (43.18%) SQL
5 33 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 29 (32.95%) MVC
7 27 (30.68%) TDD
7 27 (30.68%) HTML
8 24 (27.27%) WPF
9 22 (25.00%) WCF
10 21 (23.86%) XML
10 21 (23.86%) jQuery
11 20 (22.73%) CSS
11 20 (22.73%) Visual Studio
12 19 (21.59%) .NET Framework
13 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
14 15 (17.05%) JSON
15 14 (15.91%) XAML
15 14 (15.91%) Windows
16 13 (14.77%) MVVM
17 12 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
17 12 (13.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 12 (13.64%) HTML5
17 12 (13.64%) Umbraco
18 11 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
18 11 (12.50%) C++
18 11 (12.50%) VB
18 11 (12.50%) LINQ
18 11 (12.50%) Software Engineering
19 10 (11.36%) SQL Server 2005

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 12 (13.64%) Umbraco
2 10 (11.36%) SharePoint
3 9 (10.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (10.23%) CMS
4 8 (9.09%) IIS
5 2 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.27%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.27%) Documentum
5 2 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (7.95%) InfoPath
2 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) assyst
1 2 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.14%) SaaS
2 1 (1.14%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) Internet
2 2 (2.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (47.73%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (11.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (7.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.14%) EDRMS
7 1 (1.14%) MySQL
7 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.14%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (22.73%) Visual Studio
2 9 (10.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.68%) MSTest
4 5 (5.68%) Rhino Mocks
5 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (3.41%) QUnit
7 2 (2.27%) Jasmine
7 2 (2.27%) Subversion
8 1 (1.14%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.14%) Moq
8 1 (1.14%) WiX
8 1 (1.14%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.14%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (1.14%) NUnit
8 1 (1.14%) CruiseControl
General
1 10 (11.36%) Manufacturing
2 8 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (2.27%) Front Office
4 1 (1.14%) Automotive
4 1 (1.14%) Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Marketing
4 1 (1.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 68 (77.27%) Developer
2 39 (44.32%) .NET Developer
3 25 (28.41%) C# Developer
4 19 (21.59%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (17.05%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (12.50%) Software Engineer
7 10 (11.36%) WPF Developer
8 9 (10.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (10.23%) SharePoint Developer
9 6 (6.82%) Web Developer
9 6 (6.82%) Umbraco Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Salesforce.com Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.55%) SQL Developer
11 3 (3.41%) Architect
11 3 (3.41%) .NET Web Developer
12 2 (2.27%) Lead Software Engineer
12 2 (2.27%) SharePoint Architect
12 2 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 2 (2.27%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (79.55%) .NET
2 46 (52.27%) ASP.NET
3 27 (30.68%) HTML
4 24 (27.27%) WPF
5 22 (25.00%) WCF
6 21 (23.86%) XML
6 21 (23.86%) jQuery
7 20 (22.73%) CSS
8 19 (21.59%) .NET Framework
9 15 (17.05%) JSON
10 12 (13.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 12 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (13.64%) HTML5
11 11 (12.50%) LINQ
12 10 (11.36%) Web Services
13 9 (10.23%) Ajax
13 9 (10.23%) KnockoutJS
13 9 (10.23%) Silverlight
13 9 (10.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 8 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.41%) Mobile App
1 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.27%) iPhone
2 2 (2.27%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.27%) GIS
3 1 (1.14%) Replication
3 1 (1.14%) LLPG
3 1 (1.14%) Statistics
3 1 (1.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.91%) Windows
2 5 (5.68%) Android
3 3 (3.41%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.14%) Linux
5 1 (1.14%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.95%) MVC
2 27 (30.68%) TDD
3 13 (14.77%) MVVM
4 11 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 9 (10.23%) Unit Testing
5 9 (10.23%) HOOD
6 8 (9.09%) SOA
6 8 (9.09%) Kanban
7 6 (6.82%) OOP
8 5 (5.68%) CRM
8 5 (5.68%) B2B
8 5 (5.68%) B2C
8 5 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.68%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (4.55%) Workflow
10 3 (3.41%) ITSM
10 3 (3.41%) Business Analysis
10 3 (3.41%) Time Management
11 2 (2.27%) Multithreading
11 2 (2.27%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (43.18%) SQL
2 33 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 14 (15.91%) XAML
4 11 (12.50%) C++
4 11 (12.50%) VB
5 10 (11.36%) T-SQL
6 7 (7.95%) VB6
7 5 (5.68%) Java
7 5 (5.68%) PHP
8 4 (4.55%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.41%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.41%) Apex Code
10 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.27%) ABAP
10 2 (2.27%) VBA
11 1 (1.14%) Python
11 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.14%) VBScript
11 1 (1.14%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.14%) Degree
1 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 3 (3.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.27%) XenApp
Vendors
1 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.23%) DevExpress
3 4 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle
5 2 (2.27%) SAP
5 2 (2.27%) EMC
5 2 (2.27%) Citrix
5 2 (2.27%) NetApp
6 1 (1.14%) Apple
6 1 (1.14%) Twitter
6 1 (1.14%) ESRI
6 1 (1.14%) Lagan
6 1 (1.14%) Civica
6 1 (1.14%) Actuate
6 1 (1.14%) Cognos
6 1 (1.14%) Business Objects
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