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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 22 20 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing C# 48 60 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.20% 9.54% 11.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.33% 23.53% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 40 69
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £286 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £634 £571 £650
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 £22.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -2.85%
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
225 255 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.73% 40.54% 47.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 142 219
Average daily rate £365 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.54% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -20.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £11.00 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.90 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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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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
Hemel Hempstead +8 9 £325 -37.50% 4
Watford +4 7 £243 -30.71% 10
Stevenage +3 5 £288 - 2
Welwyn Garden City -4 2 £385 +2.66% 3
St Albans -5 2 £475 +18.75% 9
Hoddesdon - 1 - - 1
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Royston - - - - 1
Borehamwood - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Ware - - - -
C#
East of England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 97 (97.00%) .NET
2 55 (55.00%) ASP.NET
3 41 (41.00%) SQL Server
4 39 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (38.00%) JavaScript
5 38 (38.00%) SQL
6 36 (36.00%) HTML
7 35 (35.00%) MVC
8 29 (29.00%) CSS
8 29 (29.00%) Microsoft
9 27 (27.00%) jQuery
10 26 (26.00%) .NET Framework
11 25 (25.00%) WCF
11 25 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 25 (25.00%) XML
12 24 (24.00%) TDD
13 22 (22.00%) Windows
14 21 (21.00%) Scrum
15 19 (19.00%) BDD
16 18 (18.00%) ADO.NET
17 16 (16.00%) Oracle
17 16 (16.00%) E-Commerce
18 15 (15.00%) HTML5
18 15 (15.00%) WPF
18 15 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
19 14 (14.00%) REST
19 14 (14.00%) Team Foundation Server
20 13 (13.00%) VBScript
21 12 (12.00%) Web Services
21 12 (12.00%) SOA

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 9 (9.00%) CMS
2 7 (7.00%) IIS
3 3 (3.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.00%) ColdFusion
4 2 (2.00%) Confluence
4 2 (2.00%) Node.js
4 2 (2.00%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (1.00%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.00%) Kentico
5 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.00%) LiveLink
5 1 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (6.00%) MS Office
1 6 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.00%) Maya
3 1 (1.00%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.00%) PaaS
3 1 (1.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.00%) 4G
2 5 (5.00%) LTE
2 5 (5.00%) FTP
2 5 (5.00%) 3G
2 5 (5.00%) 2G
2 5 (5.00%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (3.00%) 3GPP
4 2 (2.00%) HTTP
5 1 (1.00%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.00%) Intranet
5 1 (1.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (41.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (8.00%) Couchbase
5 6 (6.00%) Oracle Database
5 6 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (5.00%) DTS
6 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.00%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.00%) Sybase ASE
9 1 (1.00%) WebFOCUS
9 1 (1.00%) QlikView
9 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.00%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (1.00%) DB2
9 1 (1.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (14.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (7.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (7.00%) SpecFlow
4 6 (6.00%) Visual Studio
4 6 (6.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.00%) JIRA
6 4 (4.00%) StyleCop
7 3 (3.00%) NUnit
7 3 (3.00%) Selenium
7 3 (3.00%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.00%) FxCop
8 2 (2.00%) JUnit
8 2 (2.00%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.00%) Moq
8 2 (2.00%) ReSharper
8 2 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.00%) CruiseControl
8 2 (2.00%) Subversion
9 1 (1.00%) Fiddler
General
1 10 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 10 (10.00%) Retail
2 7 (7.00%) Marketing
3 6 (6.00%) Finance
4 2 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.00%) Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 77 (77.00%) Developer
2 48 (48.00%) .NET Developer
3 24 (24.00%) C# Developer
4 21 (21.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (11.00%) Software Developer
6 8 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (8.00%) Software Engineer
7 7 (7.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (7.00%) Architect
8 5 (5.00%) Lead Developer
8 5 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.00%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.00%) Software Programmer
10 3 (3.00%) Senior Architect
10 3 (3.00%) Agile .NET Developer
10 3 (3.00%) Programmer
11 2 (2.00%) .NET Software Developer
11 2 (2.00%) Test Engineer
11 2 (2.00%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (97.00%) .NET
2 55 (55.00%) ASP.NET
3 36 (36.00%) HTML
4 29 (29.00%) CSS
5 27 (27.00%) jQuery
6 26 (26.00%) .NET Framework
7 25 (25.00%) WCF
7 25 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (25.00%) XML
8 18 (18.00%) ADO.NET
9 15 (15.00%) HTML5
9 15 (15.00%) WPF
10 14 (14.00%) REST
11 12 (12.00%) Web Services
11 12 (12.00%) LINQ
12 11 (11.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 11 (11.00%) CSS3
13 9 (9.00%) Razor View Engine
14 8 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (8.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.00%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (3.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.00%) EMV
3 2 (2.00%) PKI
4 1 (1.00%) Derivative
4 1 (1.00%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (1.00%) RIA
4 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.00%) Physics
4 1 (1.00%) Kinect
4 1 (1.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.00%) iPhone
4 1 (1.00%) FMCG
4 1 (1.00%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (1.00%) NHS
4 1 (1.00%) Replication
4 1 (1.00%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.00%) Windows
2 3 (3.00%) UNIX
2 3 (3.00%) Linux
3 2 (2.00%) Windows Phone
3 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.00%) Android
3 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (35.00%) MVC
3 24 (24.00%) TDD
4 21 (21.00%) Scrum
5 19 (19.00%) BDD
6 16 (16.00%) E-Commerce
7 15 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (12.00%) SOA
8 12 (12.00%) MVVM
9 10 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 8 (8.00%) Code Coverage
10 8 (8.00%) OO
10 8 (8.00%) Regression Testing
11 6 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (6.00%) OOP
11 6 (6.00%) Content Management
12 5 (5.00%) Automated Testing
12 5 (5.00%) Database Tuning
12 5 (5.00%) Validation
12 5 (5.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (38.00%) JavaScript
1 38 (38.00%) SQL
2 13 (13.00%) VBScript
3 11 (11.00%) T-SQL
4 10 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 8 (8.00%) C++
6 5 (5.00%) Java
7 4 (4.00%) Perl
8 3 (3.00%) C
9 2 (2.00%) Python
10 1 (1.00%) Ruby
10 1 (1.00%) Lua
10 1 (1.00%) Scala
10 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.00%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.00%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.00%) VB
10 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.00%) CFML
Qualifications
1 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) SCOM
1 1 (1.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (1.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (29.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.00%) Oracle
3 3 (3.00%) EPiServer
4 2 (2.00%) Nortel
4 2 (2.00%) ESRI
4 2 (2.00%) Ericsson
4 2 (2.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 2 (2.00%) Huawei
5 1 (1.00%) Telerik
5 1 (1.00%) Red Gate
5 1 (1.00%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.00%) Cognos
5 1 (1.00%) Adobe
5 1 (1.00%) Sybase
5 1 (1.00%) Teradata
5 1 (1.00%) Open Text
5 1 (1.00%) RedDot
5 1 (1.00%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.00%) Tableau
5 1 (1.00%) Splunk
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