The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 Hertfordshire 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 27 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing C# 38 37 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.72% 6.09% 4.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.90% 14.29% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 31 30
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£350 £388 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +23.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £500 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
255 259 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 38.40% 42.60% 41.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 138 200
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 27
Average hourly rate £37.25 £32.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.61% -9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £30.06 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £59.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C#
East of England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 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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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
Watford +2 6 £275 - 8
Hemel Hempstead +1 5 £363 +281.57% 3
Stevenage +5 3 £330 +20.00% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 3 - - 2
St Albans +2 1 £220 -37.14% 5
Hoddesdon - 1 - -
Letchworth - - - - 2
Potters Bar - - - -
Royston - - - - 1
Sawbridgeworth - - - -
Baldock - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 3
Harpenden - - - -
Ware - - - -
Hertford - - - - 2
Hitchin - - - - 1
C#
East of England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 69 (86.25%) .NET
2 42 (52.50%) ASP.NET
3 40 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 32 (40.00%) HTML
5 29 (36.25%) JavaScript
6 25 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 22 (27.50%) CSS
7 22 (27.50%) MVC
8 21 (26.25%) SQL
9 20 (25.00%) jQuery
10 15 (18.75%) XML
10 15 (18.75%) .NET Framework
11 13 (16.25%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (16.25%) Web Services
12 12 (15.00%) Windows
12 12 (15.00%) WCF
12 12 (15.00%) HTML5
13 11 (13.75%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (13.75%) Web Development
13 11 (13.75%) E-Commerce
13 11 (13.75%) Scrum
14 10 (12.50%) Ajax
14 10 (12.50%) WPF
15 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
15 8 (10.00%) T-SQL
15 8 (10.00%) C++
15 8 (10.00%) JSON
16 7 (8.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 7 (8.75%) CSS3
16 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 7 (8.75%) IIS
2 6 (7.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.75%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.75%) CMS
4 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.25%) Apache
5 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.25%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.25%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.75%) MS Office
3 2 (2.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) Internet
2 2 (2.50%) Intranet
2 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.25%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.75%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (2.50%) MySQL
8 2 (2.50%) DB2
9 1 (1.25%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.25%) DTS
9 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (2.50%) Subversion
3 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.50%) FxCop
3 2 (2.50%) StyleCop
3 2 (2.50%) SpecFlow
3 2 (2.50%) JIRA
3 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.25%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.25%) Moq
4 1 (1.25%) dotTrace
4 1 (1.25%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.25%) NUnit
General
1 6 (7.50%) Retail
2 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.75%) Marketing
3 3 (3.75%) Back Office
3 3 (3.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 61 (76.25%) Developer
2 36 (45.00%) .NET Developer
3 28 (35.00%) C# Developer
4 23 (28.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (23.75%) ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (18.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (11.25%) Web Developer
8 7 (8.75%) Senior Developer
8 7 (8.75%) Senior C# Developer
8 7 (8.75%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (7.50%) .NET Web Developer
9 6 (7.50%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (6.25%) Applications Developer
10 5 (6.25%) Lead Developer
11 4 (5.00%) Senior Web Developer
11 4 (5.00%) Senior .NET Web Developer
12 3 (3.75%) Lead .NET Developer
12 3 (3.75%) Lead Web Developer
12 3 (3.75%) Silverlight Developer
12 3 (3.75%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (86.25%) .NET
2 42 (52.50%) ASP.NET
3 32 (40.00%) HTML
4 22 (27.50%) CSS
5 20 (25.00%) jQuery
6 15 (18.75%) XML
6 15 (18.75%) .NET Framework
7 13 (16.25%) Web Services
8 12 (15.00%) WCF
8 12 (15.00%) HTML5
9 11 (13.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (12.50%) Ajax
10 10 (12.50%) WPF
11 8 (10.00%) JSON
12 7 (8.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 7 (8.75%) CSS3
12 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (7.50%) XSLT
13 6 (7.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) NHS
1 6 (7.50%) Informatics
2 4 (5.00%) RIA
3 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.25%) Open Source
4 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.50%) MVC
2 11 (13.75%) Web Development
2 11 (13.75%) E-Commerce
2 11 (13.75%) Scrum
3 7 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (8.75%) TDD
4 6 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (6.25%) MVVM
5 5 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 4 (5.00%) Workflow
6 4 (5.00%) CRM
6 4 (5.00%) SOA
6 4 (5.00%) Functional Testing
6 4 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (3.75%) BDD
7 3 (3.75%) Data Modelling
7 3 (3.75%) Content Management
8 2 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.50%) Web Design
8 2 (2.50%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 29 (36.25%) JavaScript
2 21 (26.25%) SQL
3 8 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 8 (10.00%) C++
4 7 (8.75%) VB.NET
5 4 (5.00%) Java
6 3 (3.75%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.75%) VBScript
6 3 (3.75%) VB
7 2 (2.50%) VB6
8 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (1.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.75%) Oracle
3 1 (1.25%) BEA
3 1 (1.25%) Plumtree
3 1 (1.25%) Telerik
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 27 days ago