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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 33 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 36 53 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.64% 8.39% 6.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.59% 20.46% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 32 35
Average daily rate £313 £500 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +56.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £650 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £33.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 - £20.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 - £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +31.14%
Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
286 259 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 36.86% 40.98% 42.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 157 171
Average daily rate £360 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £555 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 32
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.75 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.98% -4.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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 18 April 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#
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

C# Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage -5 5 £215 -31.20% 7
Watford -11 4 £300 - 17
Hemel Hempstead -3 1 £360 +11.19% 2
Welwyn Garden City -13 1 £325 -
Borehamwood - 1 - -
Harpenden - - - - 2
Ware - - - -
Hitchin - - - - 1
Letchworth - - - - 1
Royston - - - -
Sawbridgeworth - - - -
St Albans - - - - 2
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
C#
East of England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 84 (84.85%) .NET
2 52 (52.53%) SQL Server
3 48 (48.48%) ASP.NET
4 34 (34.34%) Microsoft
5 33 (33.33%) HTML
6 30 (30.30%) MVC
6 30 (30.30%) SQL
7 29 (29.29%) Web Services
8 28 (28.28%) JavaScript
9 24 (24.24%) CSS
10 22 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
11 21 (21.21%) .NET Framework
11 21 (21.21%) XML
11 21 (21.21%) TDD
12 19 (19.19%) Windows
13 18 (18.18%) Oracle
13 18 (18.18%) HTML5
14 17 (17.17%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (17.17%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (16.16%) VB.NET
16 15 (15.15%) jQuery
17 14 (14.14%) T-SQL
17 14 (14.14%) Java
18 13 (13.13%) NUnit
18 13 (13.13%) Scrum
18 13 (13.13%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (13.13%) Git (software)
18 13 (13.13%) CSS3
18 13 (13.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 12 (12.12%) Unit Testing

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 11 (11.11%) IIS
3 8 (8.08%) Node.js
4 4 (4.04%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (4.04%) CMS
5 3 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.02%) Apache
6 2 (2.02%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.02%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (2.02%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 11 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.10%) MS Office
3 2 (2.02%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.02%) Mingle
4 1 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.07%) Internet
2 3 (3.03%) Intranet
3 2 (2.02%) Firewall
3 2 (2.02%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (52.53%) SQL Server
2 22 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (7.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (6.06%) RavenDB
5 6 (6.06%) Neo4j
6 5 (5.05%) Oracle Database
7 4 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (4.04%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (2.02%) MySQL
9 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.01%) DB2
10 1 (1.01%) DTS
Development Applications
1 13 (13.13%) NUnit
1 13 (13.13%) Git (software)
2 12 (12.12%) Visual Studio
3 9 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (6.06%) TeamCity
5 4 (4.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (4.04%) MSTest
6 3 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.02%) Selenium
7 2 (2.02%) NCover
8 1 (1.01%) Moq
8 1 (1.01%) FxCop
8 1 (1.01%) dotTrace
8 1 (1.01%) StyleCop
8 1 (1.01%) WatiN
8 1 (1.01%) JIRA
8 1 (1.01%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.01%) Subversion
General
1 12 (12.12%) Finance
2 8 (8.08%) Retail
3 6 (6.06%) Marketing
4 4 (4.04%) Legal
4 4 (4.04%) Back Office
5 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.01%) Games
Job Titles
1 69 (69.70%) Developer
2 39 (39.39%) .NET Developer
3 31 (31.31%) C# Developer
4 24 (24.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (14.14%) Architect
6 12 (12.12%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (10.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (7.07%) Web Developer
10 6 (6.06%) .NET Web Developer
11 5 (5.05%) C# Web Developer
11 5 (5.05%) Senior Developer
11 5 (5.05%) Project Manager
11 5 (5.05%) Applications Developer
12 4 (4.04%) Graduate
12 4 (4.04%) Technical Project Manager
12 4 (4.04%) Graduate Developer
12 4 (4.04%) Technical Manager
12 4 (4.04%) Agile .NET Developer
12 4 (4.04%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (84.85%) .NET
2 48 (48.48%) ASP.NET
3 33 (33.33%) HTML
4 29 (29.29%) Web Services
5 24 (24.24%) CSS
6 21 (21.21%) .NET Framework
6 21 (21.21%) XML
7 18 (18.18%) HTML5
8 17 (17.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (15.15%) jQuery
10 13 (13.13%) CSS3
10 13 (13.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 11 (11.11%) XSLT
12 10 (10.10%) SOAP
12 10 (10.10%) KnockoutJS
13 9 (9.09%) RESTful
13 9 (9.09%) WCF
14 8 (8.08%) WPF
15 7 (7.07%) Silverlight
15 7 (7.07%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.09%) N-Tier
2 3 (3.03%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.03%) Open Source
2 3 (3.03%) RIA
2 3 (3.03%) Informatics
2 3 (3.03%) NHS
3 2 (2.02%) Kindle
4 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.01%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.19%) Windows
2 4 (4.04%) Linux
2 4 (4.04%) CentOS
3 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.01%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.30%) MVC
2 21 (21.21%) TDD
3 17 (17.17%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (13.13%) Scrum
4 13 (13.13%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (12.12%) Unit Testing
6 11 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 11 (11.11%) OO
7 10 (10.10%) Domain-Driven Design
8 7 (7.07%) Test Automation
8 7 (7.07%) Content Management
8 7 (7.07%) Data Modelling
8 7 (7.07%) SOA
8 7 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (6.06%) UML
9 6 (6.06%) BDD
9 6 (6.06%) CQRS
10 5 (5.05%) Automated Testing
11 4 (4.04%) OOA/OOD
11 4 (4.04%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 30 (30.30%) SQL
2 28 (28.28%) JavaScript
3 16 (16.16%) VB.NET
4 14 (14.14%) T-SQL
4 14 (14.14%) Java
5 7 (7.07%) PowerShell
6 6 (6.06%) C++
7 5 (5.05%) VBScript
7 5 (5.05%) VB
8 3 (3.03%) VB6
9 2 (2.02%) C
10 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.01%) XPath
10 1 (1.01%) VBA
10 1 (1.01%) Perl
10 1 (1.01%) PHP
10 1 (1.01%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 9 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (1.01%) MCTS
2 1 (1.01%) MCSD
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.01%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) QA
2 2 (2.02%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) SCOM
2 1 (1.01%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 34 (34.34%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (2.02%) BEA
3 2 (2.02%) Plumtree
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