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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 25 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 624 685 662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.62% 7.49% 8.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.31% 22.83% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 411 407
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 18
Average hourly rate £47.40 £43.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.80 £27.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £59.50 £49.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
3232 3000 2741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.31% 32.80% 33.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2019 1649 1393
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 104 187
Average hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -5 111 £375 -2.59% 89
Surrey -7 104 £400 +6.66% 90
Hampshire -22 86 £350 +7.69% 91
Buckinghamshire +4 84 £325 -12.75% 43
Kent +1 69 £338 +17.39% 38
Oxfordshire -13 56 £395 +12.85% 61
West Sussex +11 53 £350 +27.27% 26
East Sussex +1 40 £310 +27.17% 17
Middlesex +15 21 £275 -26.66% 1
Home Counties - 2 £350 -
Thames Valley -2 1 - -
Sussex - 1 £350 - 1
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 1100 (81.48%) .NET
2 618 (45.78%) ASP.NET
3 482 (35.70%) MVC
4 478 (35.41%) SQL Server
5 475 (35.19%) JavaScript
6 470 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
7 411 (30.44%) SQL
8 398 (29.48%) HTML
9 341 (25.26%) CSS
10 319 (23.63%) Microsoft
11 275 (20.37%) ASP.NET MVC
12 269 (19.93%) jQuery
13 254 (18.81%) .NET Framework
14 240 (17.78%) TDD
15 231 (17.11%) Web Services
15 231 (17.11%) Visual Studio
16 228 (16.89%) WCF
17 227 (16.81%) Scrum
18 225 (16.67%) Windows
19 206 (15.26%) AngularJS
20 157 (11.63%) Finance
21 156 (11.56%) XML
22 152 (11.26%) Oracle
23 149 (11.04%) Team Foundation Server
24 142 (10.52%) Java
25 141 (10.44%) OO
26 136 (10.07%) HTML5
27 134 (9.93%) Security Cleared
28 129 (9.56%) WPF
29 124 (9.19%) Entity Framework

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 95 (7.04%) SharePoint
2 77 (5.70%) CMS
3 54 (4.00%) IIS
4 46 (3.41%) BizTalk Server
5 33 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
6 31 (2.30%) Umbraco
7 23 (1.70%) Sitecore CMS
7 23 (1.70%) Node.js
8 19 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
9 11 (0.81%) Kentico
10 8 (0.59%) SAS
10 8 (0.59%) Apache
11 6 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
11 6 (0.44%) Drupal
12 5 (0.37%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.37%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.30%) Confluence
13 4 (0.30%) Lync
13 4 (0.30%) K2 blackpearl
14 3 (0.22%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 77 (5.70%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.63%) MS Office
3 8 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.44%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.37%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.22%) Simulink
8 1 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.074%) SPSS
8 1 (0.074%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 43 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.22%) Pivotal CRM
5 2 (0.15%) AWD
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.074%) SmartPlant
6 1 (0.074%) Magento
6 1 (0.074%) Agresso
6 1 (0.074%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.074%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 60 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.52%) Office 365
4 6 (0.44%) SaaS
4 6 (0.44%) IaaS
5 4 (0.30%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.22%) GitHub
6 3 (0.22%) PaaS
7 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.15%) Yammer
7 2 (0.15%) Boomi
8 1 (0.074%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.074%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.074%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.074%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.70%) Internet
2 20 (1.48%) HTTP
3 13 (0.96%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.81%) Intranet
5 7 (0.52%) SSL
6 5 (0.37%) DNS
6 5 (0.37%) LAN
6 5 (0.37%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.30%) SAN
7 4 (0.30%) AMQP
7 4 (0.30%) Modbus
8 3 (0.22%) Network Security
8 3 (0.22%) Firewall
8 3 (0.22%) Extranet
8 3 (0.22%) VPN
8 3 (0.22%) SNMP
8 3 (0.22%) WAN
9 2 (0.15%) FTP
9 2 (0.15%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.15%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 478 (35.41%) SQL Server
2 97 (7.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 72 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 68 (5.04%) Oracle Database
5 62 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 47 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 43 (3.19%) Relational Database
8 35 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
8 35 (2.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 32 (2.37%) MySQL
10 28 (2.07%) NoSQL
11 23 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
12 21 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
12 21 (1.56%) MongoDB
12 21 (1.56%) Big Data
13 19 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
14 17 (1.26%) Hadoop
15 15 (1.11%) RDBMS
16 14 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
17 9 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 231 (17.11%) Visual Studio
2 149 (11.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 100 (7.41%) Selenium
4 70 (5.19%) Git (software)
5 65 (4.81%) WebDriver
6 60 (4.44%) Subversion
7 57 (4.22%) NUnit
8 38 (2.81%) TeamCity
9 33 (2.44%) JIRA
10 28 (2.07%) MSBuild
11 22 (1.63%) SpecFlow
12 19 (1.41%) SoapUI
12 19 (1.41%) Jenkins
13 17 (1.26%) MSTest
14 16 (1.19%) Cucumber
15 15 (1.11%) JMeter
16 12 (0.89%) Eclipse
17 11 (0.81%) HP UFT
17 11 (0.81%) ReSharper
17 11 (0.81%) StyleCop
General
1 157 (11.63%) Finance
2 27 (2.00%) Games
3 26 (1.93%) Retail
4 25 (1.85%) Marketing
5 23 (1.70%) Military
6 15 (1.11%) Banking
6 15 (1.11%) Electronics
7 10 (0.74%) Telecoms
8 8 (0.59%) Publishing
9 7 (0.52%) Investment Banking
9 7 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (0.52%) Automotive
9 7 (0.52%) Legal
10 6 (0.44%) Advertising
10 6 (0.44%) German Language
11 5 (0.37%) Back Office
11 5 (0.37%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.30%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.074%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.074%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 934 (69.19%) Developer
2 451 (33.41%) .NET Developer
3 366 (27.11%) C# Developer
4 252 (18.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 138 (10.22%) ASP.NET Developer
6 117 (8.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 100 (7.41%) Analyst
8 90 (6.67%) Web Developer
9 76 (5.63%) Software Engineer
10 57 (4.22%) Architect
11 54 (4.00%) Senior Developer
12 52 (3.85%) Software Developer
13 44 (3.26%) Programmer
14 37 (2.74%) WPF Developer
15 36 (2.67%) Test Analyst
16 34 (2.52%) Tester
16 34 (2.52%) SharePoint Developer
17 26 (1.93%) Applications Packager
17 26 (1.93%) Consultant
18 25 (1.85%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1100 (81.48%) .NET
2 618 (45.78%) ASP.NET
3 398 (29.48%) HTML
4 341 (25.26%) CSS
5 275 (20.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 269 (19.93%) jQuery
7 254 (18.81%) .NET Framework
8 231 (17.11%) Web Services
9 228 (16.89%) WCF
10 206 (15.26%) AngularJS
11 156 (11.56%) XML
12 136 (10.07%) HTML5
13 129 (9.56%) WPF
14 124 (9.19%) Entity Framework
15 122 (9.04%) ASP.NET Web API
16 82 (6.07%) CSS3
17 70 (5.19%) Ajax
18 66 (4.89%) KnockoutJS
19 60 (4.44%) SOAP
20 54 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 40 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (2.30%) Computer Science
3 29 (2.15%) Mobile App
4 27 (2.00%) Client/Server
5 26 (1.93%) User Experience
6 25 (1.85%) N-Tier
7 20 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (1.26%) Inversion of Control
9 13 (0.96%) Data Structures
10 12 (0.89%) Online Games
11 9 (0.67%) Data Integration
12 8 (0.59%) iPhone
12 8 (0.59%) Mobile Computing
12 8 (0.59%) Device Driver
13 7 (0.52%) Visualisation
13 7 (0.52%) Social Media
14 6 (0.44%) Data Centre
15 5 (0.37%) Management Information System
15 5 (0.37%) Mathematics
16 4 (0.30%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 225 (16.67%) Windows
2 56 (4.15%) Linux
3 41 (3.04%) Windows 7
4 29 (2.15%) Apple iOS
4 29 (2.15%) Android
5 24 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (1.19%) UNIX
7 11 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.67%) Windows Phone
9 8 (0.59%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.30%) CentOS
10 4 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.30%) Solaris
10 4 (0.30%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.22%) Windows NT
11 3 (0.22%) MVS
12 2 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.074%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 482 (35.70%) MVC
2 470 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
3 240 (17.78%) TDD
4 227 (16.81%) Scrum
5 141 (10.44%) OO
6 119 (8.81%) Software Engineering
7 94 (6.96%) BDD
8 82 (6.07%) Web Development
9 81 (6.00%) Unit Testing
10 78 (5.78%) Continuous Integration
11 74 (5.48%) CRM
12 55 (4.07%) Test Automation
13 54 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
14 49 (3.63%) Multithreading
14 49 (3.63%) MVVM
15 47 (3.48%) E-Commerce
16 45 (3.33%) OOP
16 45 (3.33%) SOA
17 44 (3.26%) UML
18 43 (3.19%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 475 (35.19%) JavaScript
2 411 (30.44%) SQL
3 142 (10.52%) Java
4 124 (9.19%) T-SQL
5 121 (8.96%) C++
6 68 (5.04%) VB.NET
7 63 (4.67%) PowerShell
8 51 (3.78%) VB
9 47 (3.48%) C
10 38 (2.81%) PL/SQL
11 26 (1.93%) PHP
11 26 (1.93%) Python
12 23 (1.70%) VBScript
13 19 (1.41%) VB6
14 15 (1.11%) Objective-C
15 13 (0.96%) Ruby
16 11 (0.81%) VBA
17 10 (0.74%) C++/CLI
18 9 (0.67%) X++
18 9 (0.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 134 (9.93%) Security Cleared
2 83 (6.15%) SC Cleared
3 49 (3.63%) Degree
4 35 (2.59%) DV Cleared
5 28 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (0.81%) ISEB
7 7 (0.52%) MCITP
7 7 (0.52%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (0.37%) MCAD
9 5 (0.37%) MCSD
10 4 (0.30%) MCDBA
10 4 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.30%) MCTS
11 3 (0.22%) HND
11 3 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 1 (0.074%) MCSE
13 1 (0.074%) MCSA
13 1 (0.074%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.74%) QA
2 7 (0.52%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.37%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.30%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (0.15%) SLA
5 2 (0.15%) HL7
System Software
1 26 (1.93%) Microsoft App-V
2 24 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.33%) Active Directory
4 10 (0.74%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.59%) Firmware
6 4 (0.30%) Samba
7 3 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.074%) XenServer
8 1 (0.074%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (2.52%) SCCM
2 19 (1.41%) Puppet
3 10 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.59%) Vagrant
5 7 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.15%) WMI
6 2 (0.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.074%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.074%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.074%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.074%) SCOM
7 1 (0.074%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 319 (23.63%) Microsoft
2 152 (11.26%) Oracle
3 32 (2.37%) Sitecore
4 29 (2.15%) VMware
5 21 (1.56%) Telerik
6 18 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (1.19%) Xamarin
8 10 (0.74%) Tableau
8 10 (0.74%) IBM
8 10 (0.74%) Google
9 9 (0.67%) Perforce
9 9 (0.67%) SAP
10 8 (0.59%) HP
10 8 (0.59%) Capita
11 6 (0.44%) Remedy
11 6 (0.44%) Infragistics
11 6 (0.44%) Red Gate
11 6 (0.44%) Nintex
12 5 (0.37%) Ektron
12 5 (0.37%) Atlassian
Richmond, Surrey
First Point
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + 9-12 month plus extension
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Surrey
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Surrey
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £385 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £400 per day - 3 Months Contract
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £385 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Expert Employment
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Expert Employment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £425 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 220 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £325 to £400 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £417 per day
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