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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 26 28 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Contract jobs citing C# 50 27 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.03% 5.06% 10.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.58% 14.67% 21.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 19 68
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £257 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £597 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £41.50 - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +2.94%
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
343 184 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 41.38% 34.46% 50.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 101 252
Average daily rate £355 £335 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% -14.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £263 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 8
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £10.06 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £50.00 £37.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 October 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 31 October 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 0 6 £275 - 12
Hemel Hempstead -7 5 £350 +25.00% 8
Welwyn Garden City -6 4 £438 -30.00% 1
Royston - 4 £335 - 1
St Albans +5 2 £220 -48.23% 6
Hertford -2 1 £350 +115.38% 2
Letchworth - 1 £200 - 1
Stevenage - 1 £325 - 1
Potters Bar - - - - 1
Rickmansworth - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 2
Hitchin - - - - 1
Hoddesdon - - - -
C#
East of England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 83 (93.26%) .NET
2 44 (49.44%) ASP.NET
3 37 (41.57%) SQL Server
4 31 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (30.34%) JavaScript
6 24 (26.97%) SQL
6 24 (26.97%) HTML
6 24 (26.97%) MVC
7 22 (24.72%) Microsoft
8 20 (22.47%) CSS
9 19 (21.35%) TDD
10 18 (20.22%) Scrum
11 16 (17.98%) Windows
11 16 (17.98%) jQuery
12 15 (16.85%) WCF
13 14 (15.73%) WPF
13 14 (15.73%) .NET Framework
13 14 (15.73%) BDD
14 13 (14.61%) E-Commerce
14 13 (14.61%) XML
14 13 (14.61%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (13.48%) MVVM
15 12 (13.48%) Web Development
16 11 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (12.36%) Software Engineering
16 11 (12.36%) REST
17 10 (11.24%) Ajax
17 10 (11.24%) Web Services
18 9 (10.11%) C++
18 9 (10.11%) SQL Server 2008

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 6 (6.74%) IIS
2 5 (5.62%) CMS
3 3 (3.37%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.37%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.25%) EPiServer CMS
4 2 (2.25%) ColdFusion
4 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.12%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.12%) Confluence
5 1 (1.12%) Node.js
5 1 (1.12%) Kentico
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.37%) MS Office
3 2 (2.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.12%) Maya
4 1 (1.12%) 3ds Max
4 1 (1.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.25%) HTTP
2 2 (2.25%) 3G
2 2 (2.25%) 2G
2 2 (2.25%) LTE
2 2 (2.25%) 4G
2 2 (2.25%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.12%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.12%) Intranet
3 1 (1.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (41.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (10.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (6.74%) Couchbase
4 5 (5.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.37%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.37%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.12%) QlikView
7 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.12%) Snowflake Schema
7 1 (1.12%) DB2
7 1 (1.12%) WebFOCUS
7 1 (1.12%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (8.99%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (6.74%) SpecFlow
3 6 (6.74%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.49%) StyleCop
4 4 (4.49%) JIRA
5 3 (3.37%) FxCop
5 3 (3.37%) NUnit
5 3 (3.37%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.25%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.12%) Xcode
7 1 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.12%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.12%) Selenium
7 1 (1.12%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.12%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.12%) Subversion
7 1 (1.12%) MSTest
7 1 (1.12%) Moq
General
1 7 (7.87%) Marketing
2 6 (6.74%) Finance
3 5 (5.62%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.62%) Retail
4 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.12%) Back Office
4 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.12%) Games
4 1 (1.12%) Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (79.78%) Developer
2 38 (42.70%) .NET Developer
3 29 (32.58%) C# Developer
4 23 (25.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (15.73%) ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (13.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (10.11%) Software Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.62%) Software Developer
9 5 (5.62%) Lead Developer
10 4 (4.49%) Web Developer
10 4 (4.49%) Senior C# Developer
10 4 (4.49%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Developer
11 3 (3.37%) C++ Developer
12 2 (2.25%) C++ Software Developer
12 2 (2.25%) .NET Web Developer
12 2 (2.25%) Programmer
12 2 (2.25%) Applications Developer
12 2 (2.25%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (93.26%) .NET
2 44 (49.44%) ASP.NET
3 24 (26.97%) HTML
4 20 (22.47%) CSS
5 16 (17.98%) jQuery
6 15 (16.85%) WCF
7 14 (15.73%) WPF
7 14 (15.73%) .NET Framework
8 13 (14.61%) XML
8 13 (14.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (12.36%) REST
10 10 (11.24%) Ajax
10 10 (11.24%) Web Services
11 7 (7.87%) ADO.NET
11 7 (7.87%) HTML5
11 7 (7.87%) JSON
12 6 (6.74%) SOAP
12 6 (6.74%) XSLT
12 6 (6.74%) LINQ
13 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.37%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.25%) PKI
3 2 (2.25%) NHS
3 2 (2.25%) Informatics
4 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.12%) Physics
4 1 (1.12%) RIA
4 1 (1.12%) FMCG
4 1 (1.12%) iPhone
4 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.12%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (1.12%) Kinect
4 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.12%) User Experience
4 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.12%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.12%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.98%) Windows
2 2 (2.25%) Android
2 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.25%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.12%) UNIX
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Phone 7
3 1 (1.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (26.97%) MVC
3 19 (21.35%) TDD
4 18 (20.22%) Scrum
5 14 (15.73%) BDD
6 13 (14.61%) E-Commerce
7 12 (13.48%) Web Development
7 12 (13.48%) MVVM
8 11 (12.36%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (12.36%) Software Engineering
9 7 (7.87%) OO
10 5 (5.62%) SOA
10 5 (5.62%) Code Coverage
10 5 (5.62%) OOP
10 5 (5.62%) Automated Testing
11 4 (4.49%) Regression Testing
11 4 (4.49%) CRM
12 3 (3.37%) Data Modelling
12 3 (3.37%) Workflow
12 3 (3.37%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.34%) JavaScript
2 24 (26.97%) SQL
3 9 (10.11%) C++
4 5 (5.62%) VBScript
5 4 (4.49%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.49%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.37%) C
6 3 (3.37%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.25%) Java
8 1 (1.12%) Perl
8 1 (1.12%) VB
8 1 (1.12%) Python
8 1 (1.12%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.12%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.12%) CFML
8 1 (1.12%) Lua
Qualifications
1 1 (1.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (1.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (24.72%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.74%) Oracle
3 3 (3.37%) EPiServer
4 2 (2.25%) Telerik
5 1 (1.12%) Huawei
5 1 (1.12%) Sybase
5 1 (1.12%) Cognos
5 1 (1.12%) Adobe
5 1 (1.12%) Nortel
5 1 (1.12%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.12%) Teradata
5 1 (1.12%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.12%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (1.12%) Red Gate
5 1 (1.12%) Splunk
5 1 (1.12%) Tableau
5 1 (1.12%) Xamarin
Stevenage
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
CK Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Hertfordshire
Venn Group - UK
Posted: 21 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago