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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 21 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing C# 730 666 603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.36% 7.28% 7.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.16% 22.68% 23.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 407 318
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £239 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 30
Average hourly rate £39.00 £38.25 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% +6.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £26.90 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.18 £64.25 £43.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
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
3294 2936 2515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.23% 32.08% 31.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1909 1612 1264
Average daily rate £350 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 116 202
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 £19.50 £15.54 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +8 187 £375 +7.21% 77
Hampshire -1 118 £350 +8.52% 61
Surrey -9 106 £365 +1.38% 106
Buckinghamshire -4 90 £341 -4.81% 60
Kent +7 63 £325 +4.00% 35
West Sussex +11 60 £415 +32.80% 24
East Sussex +1 54 £300 - 35
Oxfordshire -27 34 £355 +9.23% 114
Middlesex +8 12 £350 +45.83% 1
Home Counties +3 1 £225 -
Isle of Wight - - - - 1
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 1108 (83.43%) .NET
2 637 (47.97%) ASP.NET
3 495 (37.27%) SQL Server
4 489 (36.82%) JavaScript
5 442 (33.28%) Agile Software Development
6 436 (32.83%) MVC
7 405 (30.50%) HTML
8 386 (29.07%) SQL
9 340 (25.60%) CSS
10 318 (23.95%) Microsoft
11 300 (22.59%) jQuery
12 284 (21.39%) WCF
13 270 (20.33%) Visual Studio
14 252 (18.98%) ASP.NET MVC
15 241 (18.15%) .NET Framework
16 234 (17.62%) Web Services
17 229 (17.24%) Scrum
18 217 (16.34%) TDD
19 206 (15.51%) Windows
20 179 (13.48%) XML
21 176 (13.25%) AngularJS
22 163 (12.27%) Oracle
23 157 (11.82%) Java
24 141 (10.62%) Finance
25 134 (10.09%) Team Foundation Server
26 133 (10.02%) Security Cleared
26 133 (10.02%) HTML5
27 132 (9.94%) OO
28 128 (9.64%) WPF
29 119 (8.96%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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
1 117 (8.81%) SharePoint
2 110 (8.28%) CMS
3 56 (4.22%) IIS
4 55 (4.14%) BizTalk Server
5 42 (3.16%) Sitecore CMS
6 39 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
7 31 (2.33%) Kentico
7 31 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 30 (2.26%) Node.js
9 28 (2.11%) Umbraco
10 11 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
11 7 (0.53%) Sitefinity
12 6 (0.45%) Apache
13 5 (0.38%) SAS
13 5 (0.38%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.38%) Confluence
14 4 (0.30%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.30%) Lync
14 4 (0.30%) LiveCycle
14 4 (0.30%) Zimbra
Applications
1 74 (5.57%) MS Excel
2 28 (2.11%) MS Office
3 10 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.53%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.30%) MS Project
6 3 (0.23%) Simulink
7 2 (0.15%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.075%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.075%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 68 (5.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.83%) SmartPlant
3 7 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.075%) assyst
6 1 (0.075%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.075%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.075%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 58 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (0.98%) Office 365
3 10 (0.75%) SaaS
4 7 (0.53%) PaaS
5 6 (0.45%) IaaS
6 5 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.23%) Yammer
8 2 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.075%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.075%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.075%) Heroku
9 1 (0.075%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.075%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.075%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.96%) Internet
2 21 (1.58%) HTTP
3 18 (1.36%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.90%) SSL
4 12 (0.90%) Intranet
5 9 (0.68%) Modbus
6 8 (0.60%) DNS
7 7 (0.53%) MQTT
8 5 (0.38%) Ethernet
8 5 (0.38%) FTP
8 5 (0.38%) Firewall
9 4 (0.30%) AMQP
9 4 (0.30%) DHCP
10 3 (0.23%) SMTP
10 3 (0.23%) Bluetooth
10 3 (0.23%) S/MIME
10 3 (0.23%) Wireshark
10 3 (0.23%) Extranet
11 2 (0.15%) 3G
11 2 (0.15%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 495 (37.27%) SQL Server
2 119 (8.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 66 (4.97%) Oracle Database
4 64 (4.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 52 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 45 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 39 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 31 (2.33%) Relational Database
9 30 (2.26%) NoSQL
10 29 (2.18%) MongoDB
11 24 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 18 (1.36%) Big Data
13 17 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
14 16 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
15 15 (1.13%) SQL Server 2000
15 15 (1.13%) MySQL
15 15 (1.13%) Hadoop
16 12 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
17 11 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
18 10 (0.75%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 270 (20.33%) Visual Studio
2 134 (10.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 71 (5.35%) Selenium
4 62 (4.67%) Git (software)
5 57 (4.29%) NUnit
6 51 (3.84%) Subversion
7 35 (2.64%) JIRA
7 35 (2.64%) WebDriver
8 30 (2.26%) TeamCity
9 22 (1.66%) Cucumber
9 22 (1.66%) SpecFlow
10 20 (1.51%) Moq
11 19 (1.43%) Jenkins
11 19 (1.43%) MSTest
12 16 (1.20%) QuickTest Pro
13 15 (1.13%) Eclipse
13 15 (1.13%) MSBuild
14 13 (0.98%) StyleCop
15 10 (0.75%) Rhino Mocks
15 10 (0.75%) JUnit
General
1 141 (10.62%) Finance
2 23 (1.73%) Games
3 19 (1.43%) Marketing
4 17 (1.28%) Publishing
5 15 (1.13%) Military
6 14 (1.05%) Retail
6 14 (1.05%) Telecoms
7 12 (0.90%) Electronics
8 11 (0.83%) Banking
9 10 (0.75%) Advertising
10 9 (0.68%) Turkish Language
11 7 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.53%) Automotive
12 6 (0.45%) Back Office
13 5 (0.38%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.38%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.30%) Legal
15 3 (0.23%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.23%) German Language
16 1 (0.075%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 945 (71.16%) Developer
2 432 (32.53%) .NET Developer
3 314 (23.64%) C# Developer
4 221 (16.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 143 (10.77%) ASP.NET Developer
6 117 (8.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 90 (6.78%) Analyst
8 78 (5.87%) Web Developer
9 68 (5.12%) Architect
10 64 (4.82%) Senior Developer
11 60 (4.52%) Software Developer
12 50 (3.77%) SharePoint Developer
13 47 (3.54%) Software Engineer
13 47 (3.54%) Programmer
14 34 (2.56%) Tester
14 34 (2.56%) Sitecore Developer
15 31 (2.33%) WPF Developer
16 30 (2.26%) CRM Developer
17 29 (2.18%) Consultant
18 28 (2.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1108 (83.43%) .NET
2 637 (47.97%) ASP.NET
3 405 (30.50%) HTML
4 340 (25.60%) CSS
5 300 (22.59%) jQuery
6 284 (21.39%) WCF
7 252 (18.98%) ASP.NET MVC
8 241 (18.15%) .NET Framework
9 234 (17.62%) Web Services
10 179 (13.48%) XML
11 176 (13.25%) AngularJS
12 133 (10.02%) HTML5
13 128 (9.64%) WPF
14 117 (8.81%) Entity Framework
15 92 (6.93%) ASP.NET Web API
16 79 (5.95%) Ajax
17 72 (5.42%) KnockoutJS
18 67 (5.05%) CSS3
19 54 (4.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 51 (3.84%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 60 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (2.64%) Mobile App
3 33 (2.48%) Open Source
3 33 (2.48%) Computer Science
4 25 (1.88%) Data Structures
5 20 (1.51%) User Experience
6 17 (1.28%) N-Tier
7 16 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
7 16 (1.20%) Social Media
8 15 (1.13%) Visualisation
8 15 (1.13%) Client/Server
9 12 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (0.83%) iPhone
11 9 (0.68%) Management Information System
12 7 (0.53%) Mathematics
12 7 (0.53%) Algorithms
13 6 (0.45%) Clustering
14 5 (0.38%) Life Science
15 4 (0.30%) Informatics
15 4 (0.30%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 206 (15.51%) Windows
2 51 (3.84%) Linux
3 28 (2.11%) Apple iOS
4 24 (1.81%) Windows 7
4 24 (1.81%) UNIX
5 22 (1.66%) Android
6 10 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (0.60%) Windows Phone
8 7 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.38%) Solaris
9 5 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.30%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.23%) Windows NT
11 3 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
12 2 (0.15%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.15%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.075%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.075%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 442 (33.28%) Agile Software Development
2 436 (32.83%) MVC
3 229 (17.24%) Scrum
4 217 (16.34%) TDD
5 132 (9.94%) OO
6 93 (7.00%) CRM
7 89 (6.70%) Software Engineering
8 78 (5.87%) Web Development
9 75 (5.65%) BDD
10 61 (4.59%) SOA
11 59 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
12 58 (4.37%) Unit Testing
12 58 (4.37%) MVVM
13 52 (3.92%) Migration
14 44 (3.31%) Automated Testing
15 41 (3.09%) E-Commerce
16 38 (2.86%) Multithreading
17 37 (2.79%) Test Automation
18 36 (2.71%) OOP
19 35 (2.64%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 489 (36.82%) JavaScript
2 386 (29.07%) SQL
3 157 (11.82%) Java
4 108 (8.13%) VB.NET
5 104 (7.83%) T-SQL
5 104 (7.83%) C++
6 59 (4.44%) PowerShell
7 53 (3.99%) VB
8 42 (3.16%) PL/SQL
8 42 (3.16%) C
9 33 (2.48%) Python
10 27 (2.03%) XAML
11 26 (1.96%) PHP
12 24 (1.81%) Ruby
13 20 (1.51%) VB6
14 17 (1.28%) Objective-C
14 17 (1.28%) VBScript
15 15 (1.13%) VBA
16 9 (0.68%) Delphi
17 8 (0.60%) Perl
Qualifications
1 133 (10.02%) Security Cleared
2 93 (7.00%) SC Cleared
3 49 (3.69%) Degree
4 38 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (1.88%) DV Cleared
6 18 (1.36%) ISTQB
7 17 (1.28%) ISEB
8 10 (0.75%) MCTS
9 9 (0.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 8 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (0.60%) MCITP
10 8 (0.60%) MCSD
11 5 (0.38%) MCAD
11 5 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.30%) MCDBA
13 3 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 2 (0.15%) BC Cleared
14 2 (0.15%) MCSE
14 2 (0.15%) HND
14 2 (0.15%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.18%) QA
2 9 (0.68%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.30%) SLA
4 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.075%) HL7
System Software
1 14 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (0.98%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (0.38%) Firmware
6 4 (0.30%) Samba
7 3 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.075%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 18 (1.36%) Puppet
2 14 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (1.05%) SCCM
3 5 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.30%) SCOM
4 4 (0.30%) SCOrch
4 4 (0.30%) SCSM
4 4 (0.30%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.075%) WSUS
Vendors
1 318 (23.95%) Microsoft
2 163 (12.27%) Oracle
3 61 (4.59%) Sitecore
4 26 (1.96%) Telerik
5 15 (1.13%) VMware
6 14 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (1.05%) HP
6 14 (1.05%) Ektron
7 13 (0.98%) Google
7 13 (0.98%) Xamarin
8 11 (0.83%) Twitter
9 9 (0.68%) Intergraph
10 8 (0.60%) SAP
11 6 (0.45%) IBM
11 6 (0.45%) Red Hat
11 6 (0.45%) Tableau
11 6 (0.45%) Facebook
11 6 (0.45%) EPiServer
12 5 (0.38%) Adobe
13 4 (0.30%) Atlassian
Ashford, Kent
Rark Solutions
Rate: £250 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Iver, Buckinghamshire
Forman Computer Staff
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
X4 Group
Rate: £325 - 375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Excellent day rate on offer!
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Datascope Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified Very High Day Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £325 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago