The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 22 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing C# 717 669 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.15% 7.20% 9.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.53% 21.84% 25.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 409 471
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.10 £10.00 £28.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.87 £47.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +7.14%
C#
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 South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3492 3063 3124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.83% 32.94% 35.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2212 1688 1645
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 119 147
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.94 £15.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.10% +2.94%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

C#
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the South East region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in the South East

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the South East region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

C#
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

C# Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

C#
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
Berkshire +1 147 £400 +6.66% 90
Hampshire -4 110 £345 -8.00% 99
Surrey -4 108 £410 +17.14% 75
Buckinghamshire -1 105 £390 +0.64% 60
West Sussex +14 77 £375 +12.78% 23
Oxfordshire -3 61 £400 +33.33% 69
Kent +6 55 £338 +28.57% 37
East Sussex -7 41 £338 +7.14% 21
Middlesex +12 16 £288 -23.33% 1
Sussex +4 4 £375 - 1
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1068 (79.76%) .NET
2 534 (39.88%) ASP.NET
3 505 (37.71%) Agile Software Development
4 493 (36.82%) SQL Server
5 490 (36.59%) MVC
6 449 (33.53%) JavaScript
7 424 (31.67%) SQL
8 407 (30.40%) HTML
9 357 (26.66%) CSS
10 333 (24.87%) Microsoft
11 279 (20.84%) TDD
12 245 (18.30%) ASP.NET MVC
13 244 (18.22%) jQuery
14 227 (16.95%) Windows
15 220 (16.43%) .NET Framework
16 213 (15.91%) Visual Studio
17 210 (15.68%) Web Services
18 208 (15.53%) AngularJS
19 207 (15.46%) Scrum
20 185 (13.82%) WCF
21 174 (12.99%) Team Foundation Server
22 168 (12.55%) Finance
23 159 (11.87%) XML
24 140 (10.46%) Oracle
25 133 (9.93%) C++
26 128 (9.56%) BDD
27 127 (9.48%) HTML5
27 127 (9.48%) Selenium
27 127 (9.48%) Java
27 127 (9.48%) T-SQL

C#
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 84 (6.27%) SharePoint
2 68 (5.08%) IIS
3 59 (4.41%) BizTalk Server
4 54 (4.03%) CMS
5 34 (2.54%) Umbraco
6 33 (2.46%) SharePoint 2013
7 25 (1.87%) Node.js
8 14 (1.05%) Apache
9 13 (0.97%) K2 blackpearl
10 12 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
11 11 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (0.52%) MQSeries
13 6 (0.45%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.45%) Drupal
14 5 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.30%) SAS
15 4 (0.30%) NServiceBus
16 3 (0.22%) WordPress
16 3 (0.22%) ArcGIS
16 3 (0.22%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 85 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.57%) MS Office
3 4 (0.30%) InfoPath
3 4 (0.30%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.22%) MS Project
4 3 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.075%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 46 (3.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.30%) SmartPlant
5 3 (0.22%) Pivotal CRM
6 2 (0.15%) AWD
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.075%) Magento
7 1 (0.075%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.075%) Agresso
7 1 (0.075%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 69 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.67%) IaaS
4 8 (0.60%) SaaS
5 5 (0.37%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.22%) Office 365
6 3 (0.22%) GitHub
7 2 (0.15%) PaaS
7 2 (0.15%) Boomi
8 1 (0.075%) Sage Pay
8 1 (0.075%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.075%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.075%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.075%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.075%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.075%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.64%) Internet
2 17 (1.27%) Intranet
2 17 (1.27%) HTTP
3 16 (1.19%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.75%) DNS
5 9 (0.67%) LAN
6 8 (0.60%) FTP
6 8 (0.60%) Wireshark
7 6 (0.45%) WAN
7 6 (0.45%) DHCP
7 6 (0.45%) SSL
7 6 (0.45%) VPN
8 5 (0.37%) IPsec
9 3 (0.22%) Network Security
9 3 (0.22%) Firewall
9 3 (0.22%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.22%) SNMP
9 3 (0.22%) SAN
9 3 (0.22%) LDAP
9 3 (0.22%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 493 (36.82%) SQL Server
2 104 (7.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 58 (4.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 57 (4.26%) Oracle Database
4 57 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 54 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 51 (3.81%) Relational Database
7 36 (2.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 34 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 30 (2.24%) MySQL
10 24 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
10 24 (1.79%) NoSQL
11 23 (1.72%) Big Data
12 20 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (1.34%) RDBMS
14 17 (1.27%) MongoDB
15 16 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
16 14 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
17 12 (0.90%) Hadoop
18 10 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 213 (15.91%) Visual Studio
2 174 (12.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 127 (9.48%) Selenium
4 73 (5.45%) WebDriver
5 59 (4.41%) Git (software)
6 52 (3.88%) Subversion
7 43 (3.21%) TeamCity
8 35 (2.61%) SpecFlow
8 35 (2.61%) Jenkins
9 33 (2.46%) NUnit
10 30 (2.24%) Cucumber
11 28 (2.09%) SoapUI
11 28 (2.09%) MSBuild
11 28 (2.09%) JIRA
12 19 (1.42%) ReSharper
13 18 (1.34%) JMeter
14 16 (1.19%) HP UFT
14 16 (1.19%) Fiddler
14 16 (1.19%) MSTest
15 13 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 168 (12.55%) Finance
2 27 (2.02%) Marketing
3 21 (1.57%) Games
3 21 (1.57%) Retail
4 20 (1.49%) Military
4 20 (1.49%) Banking
5 18 (1.34%) Telecoms
6 17 (1.27%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.19%) Electronics
8 10 (0.75%) Investment Banking
9 7 (0.52%) Back Office
10 6 (0.45%) Legal
10 6 (0.45%) German Language
11 5 (0.37%) Advertising
11 5 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.37%) Automotive
12 2 (0.15%) Front Office
12 2 (0.15%) Publishing
13 1 (0.075%) Billing
13 1 (0.075%) Law
Job Titles
1 878 (65.57%) Developer
2 413 (30.84%) .NET Developer
3 337 (25.17%) C# Developer
4 229 (17.10%) C# .NET Developer
5 110 (8.22%) Analyst
6 108 (8.07%) ASP.NET Developer
7 93 (6.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 89 (6.65%) Software Engineer
9 82 (6.12%) Web Developer
10 60 (4.48%) Test Analyst
11 52 (3.88%) Tester
12 50 (3.73%) Senior Developer
13 49 (3.66%) Software Developer
14 45 (3.36%) Programmer
15 43 (3.21%) Architect
16 34 (2.54%) Consultant
17 29 (2.17%) Front-End Developer
18 27 (2.02%) WPF Developer
18 27 (2.02%) Applications Packager
19 25 (1.87%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1068 (79.76%) .NET
2 534 (39.88%) ASP.NET
3 407 (30.40%) HTML
4 357 (26.66%) CSS
5 245 (18.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 244 (18.22%) jQuery
7 220 (16.43%) .NET Framework
8 210 (15.68%) Web Services
9 208 (15.53%) AngularJS
10 185 (13.82%) WCF
11 159 (11.87%) XML
12 127 (9.48%) HTML5
13 120 (8.96%) ASP.NET Web API
14 110 (8.22%) Entity Framework
15 108 (8.07%) WPF
16 89 (6.65%) CSS3
17 78 (5.83%) SOAP
18 73 (5.45%) KnockoutJS
19 66 (4.93%) RESTful
20 63 (4.71%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 39 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (1.87%) N-Tier
3 24 (1.79%) Client/Server
3 24 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 22 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 21 (1.57%) User Experience
6 18 (1.34%) Mobile App
7 14 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
8 13 (0.97%) Data Structures
9 11 (0.82%) Online Games
9 11 (0.82%) Data Integration
10 10 (0.75%) NHS
11 8 (0.60%) Mobile Computing
12 7 (0.52%) Data Centre
12 7 (0.52%) Device Driver
13 6 (0.45%) DTV
13 6 (0.45%) Digital Media
14 5 (0.37%) Algorithms
14 5 (0.37%) W3C
14 5 (0.37%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 227 (16.95%) Windows
2 51 (3.81%) Linux
3 45 (3.36%) Windows 7
4 28 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (1.64%) Android
6 18 (1.34%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.34%) Windows 8
7 13 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (0.75%) UNIX
9 7 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.45%) Windows Phone
10 6 (0.45%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.30%) Windows NT
11 4 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.30%) Windows CE
11 4 (0.30%) CentOS
12 3 (0.22%) MVS
13 2 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.075%) VMS
14 1 (0.075%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 505 (37.71%) Agile Software Development
2 490 (36.59%) MVC
3 279 (20.84%) TDD
4 207 (15.46%) Scrum
5 128 (9.56%) BDD
6 123 (9.19%) OO
7 115 (8.59%) Software Engineering
8 107 (7.99%) Continuous Integration
9 84 (6.27%) Unit Testing
10 83 (6.20%) Web Development
11 78 (5.83%) Test Automation
12 77 (5.75%) CRM
13 67 (5.00%) SDLC
14 60 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
14 60 (4.48%) OOP
15 57 (4.26%) E-Commerce
15 57 (4.26%) SOA
16 51 (3.81%) Data Protection
17 44 (3.29%) Automated Testing
18 41 (3.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 449 (33.53%) JavaScript
2 424 (31.67%) SQL
3 133 (9.93%) C++
4 127 (9.48%) Java
4 127 (9.48%) T-SQL
5 80 (5.97%) PowerShell
6 62 (4.63%) VB
7 57 (4.26%) VB.NET
8 43 (3.21%) C
9 41 (3.06%) Python
10 37 (2.76%) VBScript
11 33 (2.46%) PHP
12 23 (1.72%) PL/SQL
13 17 (1.27%) C++/CLI
14 15 (1.12%) TypeScript
15 14 (1.05%) Ruby
16 13 (0.97%) VB6
17 11 (0.82%) XAML
18 9 (0.67%) X++
18 9 (0.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 119 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 67 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 42 (3.14%) Degree
4 37 (2.76%) DV Cleared
5 15 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (1.05%) ISTQB
7 13 (0.97%) ISEB
8 6 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (0.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (0.30%) MCITP
9 4 (0.30%) HND
10 3 (0.22%) MCAD
10 3 (0.22%) MCSD
10 3 (0.22%) MCDBA
10 3 (0.22%) PhD
11 2 (0.15%) HNC
11 2 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.075%) MCSE
12 1 (0.075%) MCSA
12 1 (0.075%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (3.66%) QA
2 7 (0.52%) HL7
3 5 (0.37%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.30%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.30%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.30%) IEC 61508
5 3 (0.22%) SLA
6 2 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 27 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
2 25 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.49%) Active Directory
4 13 (0.97%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.30%) Firmware
6 1 (0.075%) XenServer
6 1 (0.075%) vSphere
6 1 (0.075%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.075%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 34 (2.54%) SCCM
2 13 (0.97%) Puppet
3 7 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.37%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.15%) CA LISA
6 2 (0.15%) WMI
6 2 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.075%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.075%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.075%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.075%) SCOM
7 1 (0.075%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 333 (24.87%) Microsoft
2 140 (10.46%) Oracle
3 30 (2.24%) VMware
4 28 (2.09%) Telerik
5 16 (1.19%) Perforce
6 15 (1.12%) SAP
7 13 (0.97%) Sitecore
8 12 (0.90%) Infragistics
9 11 (0.82%) Remedy
9 11 (0.82%) Google
9 11 (0.82%) Xamarin
10 10 (0.75%) Tableau
10 10 (0.75%) Capita
10 10 (0.75%) HP
11 9 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (0.60%) IBM
12 8 (0.60%) Marketo
12 8 (0.60%) Twitter
13 7 (0.52%) Red Gate
14 6 (0.45%) ESRI
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Preferred Choice
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Preferred Choice
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Connectus
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £750 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
VIQU
Rate: £300 - 360 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £475 - 500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £310 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £425 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago