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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 23 33 25
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing C# 51 41 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.23% 5.19% 6.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.41% 12.09% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 27 25
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£353 £350 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £220 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £415 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +7.14%
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
293 339 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.82% 42.91% 39.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 217 116
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 15
Average hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £17.00 £12.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.50 £131.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
(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
Watford +4 14 £350 +18.64% 8
Welwyn Garden City -4 9 £550 - 2
Hemel Hempstead -1 3 £340 -2.85% 1
Letchworth -1 2 £336 +68.12% 3
Stevenage - 1 £375 - 4
C#
East of England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 65 (79.27%) .NET
2 38 (46.34%) JavaScript
3 36 (43.90%) ASP.NET
4 31 (37.80%) SQL Server
5 30 (36.59%) SQL
6 27 (32.93%) jQuery
7 25 (30.49%) Visual Studio
7 25 (30.49%) Web Services
7 25 (30.49%) MVC
8 24 (29.27%) HTML
9 22 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (24.39%) CSS
11 19 (23.17%) .NET Framework
12 18 (21.95%) Windows
13 17 (20.73%) XML
13 17 (20.73%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (19.51%) Entity Framework
14 16 (19.51%) Software Engineering
15 14 (17.07%) WCF
15 14 (17.07%) C++
16 13 (15.85%) Microsoft
16 13 (15.85%) PowerShell
16 13 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (14.63%) Degree
17 12 (14.63%) HTML5
17 12 (14.63%) SOAP
17 12 (14.63%) UML
18 11 (13.41%) Internet
18 11 (13.41%) Git (software)
19 10 (12.20%) AngularJS

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 8 (9.76%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.54%) CMS
3 6 (7.32%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (6.10%) IIS
5 2 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.44%) Confluence
6 1 (1.22%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.22%) Sitefinity
6 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.32%) Photoshop
2 6 (7.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (6.10%) MS Office
3 5 (6.10%) MS Visio
4 4 (4.88%) Simulink
5 1 (1.22%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.41%) Internet
2 7 (8.54%) LDAP
3 6 (7.32%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (6.10%) 4G
4 5 (6.10%) 3G
4 5 (6.10%) 2G
5 3 (3.66%) VLAN
5 3 (3.66%) LTE
5 3 (3.66%) DHCP
5 3 (3.66%) SNMP
5 3 (3.66%) DNS
6 2 (2.44%) 3GPP
6 2 (2.44%) Telnet
7 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (37.80%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (7.32%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.88%) MySQL
4 4 (4.88%) Sybase ASE
4 4 (4.88%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.88%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.44%) DB2
7 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (30.49%) Visual Studio
2 11 (13.41%) Git (software)
3 8 (9.76%) Subversion
4 5 (6.10%) Grunt
4 5 (6.10%) gulp
5 3 (3.66%) JIRA
5 3 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.22%) GCC
7 1 (1.22%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.22%) CruiseControl
General
1 6 (7.32%) Telecoms
1 6 (7.32%) Publishing
1 6 (7.32%) Multimedia
1 6 (7.32%) Marketing
2 5 (6.10%) Finance
3 3 (3.66%) Retail
4 2 (2.44%) Back Office
5 1 (1.22%) Military
5 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 59 (71.95%) Developer
2 25 (30.49%) .NET Developer
3 13 (15.85%) C# Developer
4 8 (9.76%) Software Engineer
4 8 (9.76%) Web Developer
5 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (7.32%) Junior Developer
6 6 (7.32%) Junior Web Developer
6 6 (7.32%) Architect
6 6 (7.32%) Junior
6 6 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (4.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.66%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.66%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (79.27%) .NET
2 36 (43.90%) ASP.NET
3 27 (32.93%) jQuery
4 25 (30.49%) Web Services
5 24 (29.27%) HTML
6 20 (24.39%) CSS
7 19 (23.17%) .NET Framework
8 17 (20.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (20.73%) XML
9 16 (19.51%) Entity Framework
10 14 (17.07%) WCF
11 12 (14.63%) SOAP
11 12 (14.63%) HTML5
12 10 (12.20%) AngularJS
12 10 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (10.98%) CSS3
14 8 (9.76%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (9.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 6 (7.32%) Sass
15 6 (7.32%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.76%) Mobile App
2 8 (9.76%) User Experience
2 8 (9.76%) PKI
2 8 (9.76%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.32%) Social Media
3 6 (7.32%) Digital Media
3 6 (7.32%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.88%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.44%) RIA
7 1 (1.22%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.22%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.95%) Windows
2 10 (12.20%) Linux
3 5 (6.10%) UNIX
4 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.22%) FreeBSD
5 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.49%) MVC
2 22 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (19.51%) Software Engineering
4 12 (14.63%) UML
5 9 (10.98%) OO
5 9 (10.98%) Web Development
6 8 (9.76%) TDD
6 8 (9.76%) Data Modelling
7 7 (8.54%) SOA
7 7 (8.54%) E-Commerce
7 7 (8.54%) Service Delivery
7 7 (8.54%) Scrum
7 7 (8.54%) Web Design
7 7 (8.54%) Content Management
7 7 (8.54%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (7.32%) UX Design
8 6 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (7.32%) Mobile Application Development
8 6 (7.32%) SMACSS
8 6 (7.32%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (46.34%) JavaScript
2 30 (36.59%) SQL
3 14 (17.07%) C++
4 13 (15.85%) PowerShell
5 10 (12.20%) C
6 8 (9.76%) Java
7 7 (8.54%) T-SQL
7 7 (8.54%) VB.NET
8 5 (6.10%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.88%) Perl
10 1 (1.22%) VBScript
10 1 (1.22%) VB
10 1 (1.22%) VB6
10 1 (1.22%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 12 (14.63%) Degree
2 5 (6.10%) CISSP
3 1 (1.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (10.98%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.88%) Terminal Services
2 4 (4.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (4.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (4.88%) SCOrch
2 4 (4.88%) SCCM
2 4 (4.88%) SCOM
2 4 (4.88%) Puppet
3 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (15.85%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.76%) Oracle
3 6 (7.32%) Adobe
4 4 (4.88%) Sybase
4 4 (4.88%) Citrix
4 4 (4.88%) Symantec
5 3 (3.66%) 3PAR
5 3 (3.66%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.66%) Dell
5 3 (3.66%) EMC
6 2 (2.44%) Nortel
6 2 (2.44%) Ericsson
6 2 (2.44%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (2.44%) Huawei
7 1 (1.22%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.22%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.22%) Perforce
7 1 (1.22%) ION Trading
7 1 (1.22%) AppDynamics
Watford, Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £405 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Poupart Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago