The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 45 32 25
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Contract jobs citing C# 13 44 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.03% 5.16% 5.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.25% 14.97% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 25 27
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £303 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £540 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £35.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.55 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +5.46%
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
208 294 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.55% 34.47% 39.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 141 153
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £288 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 9
Median hourly rate £52.50 £35.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -5.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing C# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -4 3 - - 6
St Albans - 2 - - 6
Hemel Hempstead +4 1 £350 - 6
Welwyn Garden City +1 1 £525 -4.54% 2
Letchworth 0 1 £325 -3.34% 1
C#
East of England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for C#.

1 28 (80.00%) .NET
2 19 (54.29%) JavaScript
3 16 (45.71%) MVC
3 16 (45.71%) HTML
3 16 (45.71%) CSS
4 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (37.14%) ASP.NET
5 13 (37.14%) Visual Studio
6 12 (34.29%) jQuery
7 11 (31.43%) Web Development
7 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
8 10 (28.57%) .NET Framework
8 10 (28.57%) Retail
9 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
9 9 (25.71%) SOAP
10 8 (22.86%) SQL
10 8 (22.86%) Java
10 8 (22.86%) SOA
11 7 (20.00%) TDD
11 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
12 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
12 6 (17.14%) WCF
12 6 (17.14%) Ajax
12 6 (17.14%) REST
12 6 (17.14%) AngularJS
13 5 (14.29%) Sass
13 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (14.29%) User Experience
13 5 (14.29%) WPF
13 5 (14.29%) B2B

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.57%) CMS
2 2 (5.71%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.86%) Confluence
3 1 (2.86%) DNN
3 1 (2.86%) JBoss
3 1 (2.86%) NServiceBus
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.86%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Internet
2 2 (5.71%) Network Security
3 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) MySQL
3 3 (8.57%) DB2
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.86%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.57%) Grunt
3 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.71%) Subversion
4 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.86%) CruiseControl
4 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.86%) JIRA
4 1 (2.86%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.86%) NetBeans
4 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (28.57%) Retail
2 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.71%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Advertising
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (80.00%) Developer
2 17 (48.57%) .NET Developer
3 9 (25.71%) C# Developer
4 8 (22.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Architect
7 3 (8.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce Architect
8 2 (5.71%) Lead C# Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Lead Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Sitecore Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Synthetic Environment Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) WPF Developer
9 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Scala Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (80.00%) .NET
2 16 (45.71%) CSS
2 16 (45.71%) HTML
3 13 (37.14%) ASP.NET
4 12 (34.29%) jQuery
5 10 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 9 (25.71%) SOAP
7 6 (17.14%) Ajax
7 6 (17.14%) AngularJS
7 6 (17.14%) REST
7 6 (17.14%) WCF
8 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (14.29%) Sass
8 5 (14.29%) WPF
9 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 4 (11.43%) Entity Framework
9 4 (11.43%) HTML5
9 4 (11.43%) JSON
9 4 (11.43%) Web Services
9 4 (11.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) User Experience
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) RIA
3 2 (5.71%) Digital Media
3 2 (5.71%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) FMCG
4 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) MVC
2 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (31.43%) Web Development
4 8 (22.86%) SOA
5 7 (20.00%) TDD
5 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
7 5 (14.29%) B2B
7 5 (14.29%) CRM
8 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
8 4 (11.43%) Front End Development
8 4 (11.43%) SOLID
9 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (8.57%) Logistics
9 3 (8.57%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (8.57%) Web Accessibility
10 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
10 2 (5.71%) ERP
10 2 (5.71%) OOP
10 2 (5.71%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) JavaScript
2 8 (22.86%) Java
2 8 (22.86%) SQL
3 5 (14.29%) PHP
4 4 (11.43%) C++
5 2 (5.71%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) C
6 1 (2.86%) Clojure
6 1 (2.86%) Groovy
6 1 (2.86%) Perl
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
6 1 (2.86%) Scala
6 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle
3 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.71%) IBM
4 2 (5.71%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.86%) Teradata
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