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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 29 34 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Contract jobs citing C# 31 35 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.90% 4.55% 8.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.90% 12.41% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 35
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£369 £300 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.91% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £224 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £476 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
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
223 282 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.23% 36.67% 41.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 155 164
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +2.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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
Watford +7 5 £313 +4.16% 7
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £350 - 2
Stevenage +2 2 £238 +10.46% 2
Welwyn Garden City +7 1 £200 -38.46% 2
Borehamwood +3 1 - -
St Albans - 1 £450 - 11
Hoddesdon - 1 £388 -
Kings Langley - - - -
Letchworth - - - - 1
Radlett - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Royston - - - - 1
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Welwyn - - - -
Waltham Cross - - - -
C#
East of England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 67 (88.16%) .NET
2 45 (59.21%) ASP.NET
3 44 (57.89%) SQL Server
4 39 (51.32%) HTML
5 32 (42.11%) SQL
6 30 (39.47%) JavaScript
7 27 (35.53%) MVC
8 26 (34.21%) CSS
9 24 (31.58%) .NET Framework
10 23 (30.26%) jQuery
10 23 (30.26%) XML
10 23 (30.26%) Microsoft
11 20 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (23.68%) HTML5
12 18 (23.68%) Windows
13 17 (22.37%) ADO.NET
13 17 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (22.37%) WCF
14 14 (18.42%) Oracle
14 14 (18.42%) T-SQL
14 14 (18.42%) E-Commerce
15 12 (15.79%) VB.NET
15 12 (15.79%) Web Services
15 12 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (14.47%) CSS3
16 11 (14.47%) KnockoutJS
16 11 (14.47%) Team Foundation Server
16 11 (14.47%) Retail
17 10 (13.16%) TDD
17 10 (13.16%) Scrum

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (7.89%) CMS
2 3 (3.95%) IIS
2 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.95%) ArchestrA
2 3 (3.95%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.63%) Confluence
3 2 (2.63%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.32%) LiveLink
4 1 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.32%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) MS Office
2 4 (5.26%) Simulink
3 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.95%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.32%) Maya
4 1 (1.32%) 3ds Max
4 1 (1.32%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.63%) SaaS
4 1 (1.32%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) FTP
2 4 (5.26%) 3G
2 4 (5.26%) 2G
2 4 (5.26%) LTE
2 4 (5.26%) 4G
2 4 (5.26%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.63%) 3GPP
5 1 (1.32%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (13.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (6.58%) DTS
4 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (6.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.58%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.63%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.32%) DB2
6 1 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (14.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (6.58%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.58%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.63%) JUnit
4 2 (2.63%) Moq
4 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.63%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.63%) JIRA
4 2 (2.63%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.63%) Selenium
5 1 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.32%) Xcode
5 1 (1.32%) NUnit
5 1 (1.32%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.32%) Subversion
5 1 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 11 (14.47%) Retail
2 8 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.95%) Finance
5 1 (1.32%) Advertising
5 1 (1.32%) Games
5 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 58 (76.32%) Developer
2 33 (43.42%) .NET Developer
3 17 (22.37%) C# Developer
4 12 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (13.16%) Software Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Architect
7 5 (6.58%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Test Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Firmware Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Senior Architect
9 3 (3.95%) Agile .NET Developer
9 3 (3.95%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Software Programmer
9 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.95%) Applications Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (88.16%) .NET
2 45 (59.21%) ASP.NET
3 39 (51.32%) HTML
4 26 (34.21%) CSS
5 24 (31.58%) .NET Framework
6 23 (30.26%) XML
6 23 (30.26%) jQuery
7 20 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (23.68%) HTML5
9 17 (22.37%) ADO.NET
9 17 (22.37%) WCF
10 12 (15.79%) Web Services
11 11 (14.47%) CSS3
11 11 (14.47%) KnockoutJS
12 10 (13.16%) Entity Framework
12 10 (13.16%) LINQ
13 9 (11.84%) WinForms
13 9 (11.84%) Razor View Engine
14 7 (9.21%) WPF
15 6 (7.89%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.58%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (3.95%) Kindle
5 2 (2.63%) EMV
6 1 (1.32%) NHS
6 1 (1.32%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.32%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (1.32%) Physics
6 1 (1.32%) RIA
6 1 (1.32%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.32%) Kinect
6 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.68%) Windows
2 3 (3.95%) Linux
3 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.63%) UNIX
4 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.53%) MVC
2 17 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (18.42%) E-Commerce
4 10 (13.16%) TDD
4 10 (13.16%) Scrum
5 9 (11.84%) SOA
5 9 (11.84%) BDD
6 7 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (7.89%) Workflow
7 6 (7.89%) Content Management
8 5 (6.58%) Code Coverage
8 5 (6.58%) Regression Testing
8 5 (6.58%) Time Management
8 5 (6.58%) Database Tuning
8 5 (6.58%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (5.26%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.26%) Data Modelling
9 4 (5.26%) UML
9 4 (5.26%) OO
9 4 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (42.11%) SQL
2 30 (39.47%) JavaScript
3 14 (18.42%) T-SQL
4 12 (15.79%) VB.NET
5 10 (13.16%) VBScript
6 9 (11.84%) C++
7 4 (5.26%) VB
7 4 (5.26%) C
8 3 (3.95%) Java
8 3 (3.95%) Perl
9 2 (2.63%) Python
10 1 (1.32%) CFML
10 1 (1.32%) Ruby
10 1 (1.32%) Lua
10 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.32%) Scala
10 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
2 3 (3.95%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (9.21%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Puppet
1 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (30.26%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.42%) Oracle
3 4 (5.26%) Wonderware
4 2 (2.63%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (2.63%) Nintex
4 2 (2.63%) Huawei
4 2 (2.63%) Nortel
4 2 (2.63%) Ericsson
4 2 (2.63%) ESRI
5 1 (1.32%) OpenText
5 1 (1.32%) RedDot
5 1 (1.32%) ION Trading
5 1 (1.32%) Adobe
5 1 (1.32%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.32%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds
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