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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 23 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing C# 684 638 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.18% 6.94% 8.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.57% 21.71% 24.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 369 406
Average daily rate
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£368 £350 £357
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 15
Average hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £31.94 £33.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.44 £59.50 £51.40
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
3326 2939 2890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.89% 31.96% 34.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2109 1613 1470
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 97 153
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.57 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -2.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £14.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.74 £50.20 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -1 122 £375 - 72
Surrey +2 116 £410 +17.14% 90
Hampshire -9 106 £350 -6.66% 97
Buckinghamshire +3 90 £375 -3.22% 34
Kent +3 71 £338 +22.72% 32
West Sussex +25 66 £368 +16.66% 13
Oxfordshire -6 57 £390 +30.00% 58
East Sussex -7 35 £375 +66.66% 27
Middlesex +18 23 £275 -26.66% 2
Sussex - 2 £350 -
Home Counties - 2 £350 -
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1117 (80.13%) .NET
2 601 (43.11%) ASP.NET
3 497 (35.65%) MVC
4 493 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
5 490 (35.15%) SQL Server
6 480 (34.43%) JavaScript
7 433 (31.06%) SQL
8 420 (30.13%) HTML
9 370 (26.54%) CSS
10 335 (24.03%) Microsoft
11 265 (19.01%) jQuery
11 265 (19.01%) ASP.NET MVC
12 264 (18.94%) TDD
13 235 (16.86%) .NET Framework
14 233 (16.71%) Web Services
15 230 (16.50%) Scrum
16 227 (16.28%) Windows
17 225 (16.14%) Visual Studio
18 214 (15.35%) WCF
19 211 (15.14%) AngularJS
20 174 (12.48%) Finance
21 154 (11.05%) XML
21 154 (11.05%) Team Foundation Server
22 143 (10.26%) Oracle
23 139 (9.97%) Java
23 139 (9.97%) OO
24 138 (9.90%) HTML5
25 135 (9.68%) WPF
26 134 (9.61%) Security Cleared
27 129 (9.25%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 93 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 78 (5.60%) CMS
3 64 (4.59%) IIS
4 54 (3.87%) BizTalk Server
5 40 (2.87%) Umbraco
6 37 (2.65%) SharePoint 2013
7 30 (2.15%) Node.js
8 24 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
9 13 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
10 11 (0.79%) Apache
11 8 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (0.43%) SAS
12 6 (0.43%) Drupal
12 6 (0.43%) K2 blackpearl
13 5 (0.36%) Kentico
13 5 (0.36%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.36%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.29%) MQSeries
14 4 (0.29%) Confluence
15 3 (0.22%) Lync
Applications
1 89 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 27 (1.94%) MS Office
3 8 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.50%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.36%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.14%) Simulink
7 1 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.072%) SPSS
7 1 (0.072%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 49 (3.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.22%) Pivotal CRM
3 3 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.14%) AWD
4 2 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.072%) SmartPlant
5 1 (0.072%) Magento
5 1 (0.072%) Agresso
5 1 (0.072%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 69 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.50%) SaaS
4 6 (0.43%) Office 365
4 6 (0.43%) IaaS
5 4 (0.29%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.22%) GitHub
7 2 (0.14%) PaaS
7 2 (0.14%) Boomi
7 2 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.072%) Sage Pay
8 1 (0.072%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.072%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.072%) Yammer
8 1 (0.072%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.072%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.072%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.79%) Internet
2 19 (1.36%) Intranet
3 17 (1.22%) HTTP
4 11 (0.79%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.57%) LAN
6 7 (0.50%) SSL
7 5 (0.36%) DNS
7 5 (0.36%) WAN
7 5 (0.36%) Wireshark
8 4 (0.29%) AMQP
8 4 (0.29%) SAN
9 3 (0.22%) VPN
9 3 (0.22%) SNMP
9 3 (0.22%) LDAP
9 3 (0.22%) Extranet
9 3 (0.22%) Firewall
9 3 (0.22%) Network Security
10 2 (0.14%) SSH
10 2 (0.14%) Bluetooth
10 2 (0.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 490 (35.15%) SQL Server
2 111 (7.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 74 (5.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 61 (4.38%) Oracle Database
4 61 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 48 (3.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 48 (3.44%) Relational Database
6 38 (2.73%) SQL Server 2005
7 37 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 32 (2.30%) MySQL
9 31 (2.22%) NoSQL
10 23 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
10 23 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
11 21 (1.51%) Big Data
12 20 (1.43%) MongoDB
13 19 (1.36%) RDBMS
14 18 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
15 15 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
16 14 (1.00%) Hadoop
17 8 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 225 (16.14%) Visual Studio
2 154 (11.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 121 (8.68%) Selenium
4 76 (5.45%) Git (software)
5 75 (5.38%) WebDriver
6 63 (4.52%) Subversion
7 46 (3.30%) NUnit
8 41 (2.94%) TeamCity
9 33 (2.37%) JIRA
10 32 (2.30%) SpecFlow
11 31 (2.22%) MSBuild
12 28 (2.01%) Cucumber
13 25 (1.79%) SoapUI
14 21 (1.51%) Jenkins
15 17 (1.22%) JMeter
16 16 (1.15%) MSTest
17 15 (1.08%) ReSharper
18 14 (1.00%) HP UFT
19 13 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
20 12 (0.86%) Eclipse
General
1 174 (12.48%) Finance
2 27 (1.94%) Games
3 24 (1.72%) Military
3 24 (1.72%) Retail
3 24 (1.72%) Marketing
4 17 (1.22%) Banking
5 13 (0.93%) Electronics
6 11 (0.79%) Telecoms
7 9 (0.65%) Back Office
7 9 (0.65%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.50%) Legal
8 7 (0.50%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.43%) German Language
9 6 (0.43%) Publishing
9 6 (0.43%) Automotive
10 5 (0.36%) Advertising
11 4 (0.29%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.14%) Front Office
13 1 (0.072%) Billing
Job Titles
1 936 (67.14%) Developer
2 448 (32.14%) .NET Developer
3 361 (25.90%) C# Developer
4 251 (18.01%) C# .NET Developer
5 117 (8.39%) ASP.NET Developer
6 107 (7.68%) Analyst
7 101 (7.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 87 (6.24%) Web Developer
9 84 (6.03%) Software Engineer
10 53 (3.80%) Architect
11 50 (3.59%) Software Developer
11 50 (3.59%) Senior Developer
12 48 (3.44%) Tester
13 45 (3.23%) Test Analyst
14 42 (3.01%) Programmer
15 36 (2.58%) WPF Developer
16 30 (2.15%) Applications Packager
16 30 (2.15%) Consultant
17 28 (2.01%) CRM Developer
18 26 (1.87%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1117 (80.13%) .NET
2 601 (43.11%) ASP.NET
3 420 (30.13%) HTML
4 370 (26.54%) CSS
5 265 (19.01%) jQuery
5 265 (19.01%) ASP.NET MVC
6 235 (16.86%) .NET Framework
7 233 (16.71%) Web Services
8 214 (15.35%) WCF
9 211 (15.14%) AngularJS
10 154 (11.05%) XML
11 138 (9.90%) HTML5
12 135 (9.68%) WPF
13 125 (8.97%) ASP.NET Web API
14 119 (8.54%) Entity Framework
15 91 (6.53%) CSS3
16 73 (5.24%) KnockoutJS
17 70 (5.02%) SOAP
18 64 (4.59%) Ajax
19 61 (4.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 46 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (2.30%) Mobile App
3 30 (2.15%) Computer Science
4 26 (1.87%) Client/Server
4 26 (1.87%) User Experience
5 24 (1.72%) N-Tier
6 21 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (1.36%) Inversion of Control
8 13 (0.93%) Data Structures
9 12 (0.86%) Online Games
9 12 (0.86%) Data Integration
10 8 (0.57%) Device Driver
10 8 (0.57%) Mobile Computing
11 7 (0.50%) Data Centre
11 7 (0.50%) Social Media
11 7 (0.50%) iPhone
12 6 (0.43%) Mathematics
12 6 (0.43%) W3C
12 6 (0.43%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.43%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 227 (16.28%) Windows
2 59 (4.23%) Linux
3 40 (2.87%) Windows 7
4 29 (2.08%) Apple iOS
4 29 (2.08%) Android
5 24 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (1.22%) UNIX
7 12 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (0.65%) Windows 8
10 8 (0.57%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.36%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.29%) Windows NT
12 4 (0.29%) CentOS
12 4 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.22%) Windows CE
13 3 (0.22%) MVS
14 2 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.072%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.072%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 497 (35.65%) MVC
2 493 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
3 264 (18.94%) TDD
4 230 (16.50%) Scrum
5 139 (9.97%) OO
6 126 (9.04%) Software Engineering
7 119 (8.54%) BDD
8 88 (6.31%) Web Development
9 84 (6.03%) Continuous Integration
10 83 (5.95%) Unit Testing
11 78 (5.60%) CRM
12 74 (5.31%) Test Automation
13 60 (4.30%) E-Commerce
14 57 (4.09%) SDLC
15 55 (3.95%) Business Intelligence
16 52 (3.73%) OOP
16 52 (3.73%) MVVM
17 45 (3.23%) Multithreading
18 43 (3.08%) SOA
19 42 (3.01%) UML
Programming Languages
1 480 (34.43%) JavaScript
2 433 (31.06%) SQL
3 139 (9.97%) Java
4 129 (9.25%) T-SQL
5 127 (9.11%) C++
6 67 (4.81%) PowerShell
7 65 (4.66%) VB.NET
8 56 (4.02%) VB
9 48 (3.44%) C
10 35 (2.51%) Python
11 34 (2.44%) PL/SQL
12 33 (2.37%) PHP
13 29 (2.08%) VBScript
14 19 (1.36%) VB6
15 17 (1.22%) C++/CLI
16 14 (1.00%) Ruby
17 13 (0.93%) VBA
18 12 (0.86%) Perl
18 12 (0.86%) Objective-C
18 12 (0.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 134 (9.61%) Security Cleared
2 78 (5.60%) SC Cleared
3 52 (3.73%) Degree
4 39 (2.80%) DV Cleared
5 27 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (0.86%) ISEB
7 11 (0.79%) ISTQB
8 9 (0.65%) MCITP
9 6 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (0.36%) MCAD
10 5 (0.36%) MCSD
11 4 (0.29%) HND
11 4 (0.29%) MCDBA
11 4 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.22%) MCTS
12 3 (0.22%) PhD
13 2 (0.14%) HNC
13 2 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.072%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 1 (0.072%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.08%) QA
2 7 (0.50%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.36%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.29%) IEC 61508
5 3 (0.22%) SLA
5 3 (0.22%) HL7
6 2 (0.14%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 30 (2.15%) Microsoft App-V
2 26 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.43%) Active Directory
4 10 (0.72%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.57%) Firmware
6 3 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.072%) Samba
7 1 (0.072%) XenServer
7 1 (0.072%) vSphere
7 1 (0.072%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 39 (2.80%) SCCM
2 20 (1.43%) Puppet
3 11 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.57%) Vagrant
4 8 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.14%) WMI
5 2 (0.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.072%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.072%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.072%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.072%) SCOM
6 1 (0.072%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 335 (24.03%) Microsoft
2 143 (10.26%) Oracle
3 31 (2.22%) VMware
4 27 (1.94%) Sitecore
5 25 (1.79%) Telerik
6 16 (1.15%) Perforce
6 16 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (1.00%) Xamarin
8 10 (0.72%) Tableau
8 10 (0.72%) SAP
8 10 (0.72%) Capita
9 9 (0.65%) Remedy
10 8 (0.57%) IBM
10 8 (0.57%) HP
10 8 (0.57%) Marketo
11 7 (0.50%) Red Gate
11 7 (0.50%) Google
12 6 (0.43%) Infragistics
12 6 (0.43%) Nintex
13 5 (0.36%) Atlassian
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £400 per day - 6 Months Contract
Posted: 17 hours ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £1 - 400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum + Dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
First Point
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £420 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Venn Group
Rate: £8 - £10 Per Hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Premier IT
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Venturi
Rate: £100.00 - £180 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £600 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago