The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 16 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 43 44 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.47% 6.93% 8.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.71% 20.95% 21.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 40
Average daily rate £399 £365 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.24% +5.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £269 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £638 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 £22.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
174 210 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.21% 33.07% 40.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 104 153
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.92% +0.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 6
Average hourly rate £49.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Hertfordshire region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Hertfordshire region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

C#
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
St Albans +11 12 £625 +31.57% 6
Watford -5 6 £319 +31.44% 2
Welwyn Garden City +6 5 £345 -10.38%
Stevenage -2 5 £330 +14.78%
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £300 -
C#
East of England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 73 (84.88%) .NET
2 42 (48.84%) SQL
3 38 (44.19%) JavaScript
4 37 (43.02%) SQL Server
4 37 (43.02%) ASP.NET
5 29 (33.72%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (30.23%) MVC
6 26 (30.23%) HTML
7 25 (29.07%) .NET Framework
8 23 (26.74%) jQuery
8 23 (26.74%) Microsoft
9 21 (24.42%) SOA
9 21 (24.42%) CSS
9 21 (24.42%) WCF
10 20 (23.26%) TDD
11 19 (22.09%) SOAP
12 18 (20.93%) Web Services
12 18 (20.93%) E-Commerce
13 17 (19.77%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (19.77%) REST
14 16 (18.60%) Entity Framework
14 16 (18.60%) HTML5
14 16 (18.60%) Web Development
14 16 (18.60%) Visual Studio
15 15 (17.44%) Windows
16 14 (16.28%) ASP.NET Web API
17 13 (15.12%) Software Engineering
18 12 (13.95%) T-SQL
19 11 (12.79%) XML
19 11 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 6 (6.98%) CMS
2 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.49%) Confluence
3 3 (3.49%) JBoss
3 3 (3.49%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.49%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.16%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.16%) IIS
4 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.81%) MS Office
2 5 (5.81%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (4.65%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.16%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.63%) SaaS
2 9 (10.47%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.98%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (5.81%) Internet
3 3 (3.49%) 2G
3 3 (3.49%) 3G
4 2 (2.33%) 4G
5 1 (1.16%) DHCP
5 1 (1.16%) DNS
5 1 (1.16%) LTE
5 1 (1.16%) SNMP
5 1 (1.16%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (43.02%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.14%) MySQL
3 5 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.16%) DB2
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (18.60%) Visual Studio
2 9 (10.47%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (6.98%) JIRA
4 5 (5.81%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.33%) CruiseControl
5 2 (2.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.33%) FitNesse
5 2 (2.33%) MSTest
5 2 (2.33%) NUnit
5 2 (2.33%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.33%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.16%) Selenium
General
1 9 (10.47%) Finance
2 6 (6.98%) Retail
3 5 (5.81%) Back Office
4 4 (4.65%) Marketing
4 4 (4.65%) Multimedia
4 4 (4.65%) Publishing
5 3 (3.49%) Legal
5 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (67.44%) Developer
2 38 (44.19%) .NET Developer
3 32 (37.21%) C# Developer
4 24 (27.91%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (18.60%) Architect
6 13 (15.12%) ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (15.12%) E-Commerce Architect
7 11 (12.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 11 (12.79%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 11 (12.79%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (10.47%) Web Developer
9 8 (9.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (9.30%) Senior Architect
9 8 (9.30%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 7 (8.14%) SQL Developer
11 6 (6.98%) C# Programmer
11 6 (6.98%) Programmer
12 5 (5.81%) Technical Architect
13 4 (4.65%) Junior
13 4 (4.65%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (84.88%) .NET
2 37 (43.02%) ASP.NET
3 26 (30.23%) HTML
4 25 (29.07%) .NET Framework
5 23 (26.74%) jQuery
6 21 (24.42%) CSS
6 21 (24.42%) WCF
7 19 (22.09%) SOAP
8 18 (20.93%) Web Services
9 17 (19.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (19.77%) REST
10 16 (18.60%) Entity Framework
10 16 (18.60%) HTML5
11 14 (16.28%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (12.79%) XML
13 9 (10.47%) Middleware
13 9 (10.47%) RESTful
14 8 (9.30%) AngularJS
14 8 (9.30%) MSMQ
15 7 (8.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) Data Integration
2 6 (6.98%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.81%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.81%) User Experience
4 4 (4.65%) Digital Media
4 4 (4.65%) Social Media
5 2 (2.33%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.33%) iPad
5 2 (2.33%) iPhone
6 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.16%) EPoS
6 1 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.16%) RIA
6 1 (1.16%) SCADA
6 1 (1.16%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.44%) Windows
2 5 (5.81%) Linux
2 5 (5.81%) Unix
3 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (33.72%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.23%) MVC
3 21 (24.42%) SOA
4 20 (23.26%) TDD
5 18 (20.93%) E-Commerce
6 16 (18.60%) Web Development
7 13 (15.12%) Software Engineering
8 11 (12.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (10.47%) DevOps
10 7 (8.14%) OO
11 6 (6.98%) Data Modelling
11 6 (6.98%) Requirements Analysis
12 5 (5.81%) Content Management
12 5 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (5.81%) Microservices
12 5 (5.81%) Unit Testing
13 4 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (4.65%) Front End Development
13 4 (4.65%) SMACSS
13 4 (4.65%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 42 (48.84%) SQL
2 38 (44.19%) JavaScript
3 12 (13.95%) T-SQL
4 8 (9.30%) PowerShell
5 7 (8.14%) C++
6 3 (3.49%) VBScript
7 2 (2.33%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.16%) C
8 1 (1.16%) Java
8 1 (1.16%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (6.98%) Degree
2 1 (1.16%) HND
2 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (26.74%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.47%) Oracle
2 9 (10.47%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.65%) Adobe
4 3 (3.49%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.33%) Splunk
6 1 (1.16%) Apigee
6 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.16%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.16%) Greenplum
6 1 (1.16%) Huawei
6 1 (1.16%) hybris
6 1 (1.16%) IBM
6 1 (1.16%) Mashery
6 1 (1.16%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (1.16%) Nortel