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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 21 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 612 725 645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.31% 7.30% 6.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.15% 21.51% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 508 404
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 13
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.51 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.63% +10.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.05 £21.56 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £50.65 £46.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
3037 3370 3037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 36.30% 33.94% 32.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1898 2134 1703
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 120 112
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £19.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing C# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 September 2016.

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 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +10 128 £363 +3.57% 81
Surrey +7 105 £380 -5.00% 82
Berkshire -12 99 £400 -3.03% 54
Buckinghamshire -1 65 £370 -5.12% 35
Oxfordshire -20 57 £400 - 48
East Sussex +4 53 £350 +2.94% 21
West Sussex -10 50 £350 -4.76% 14
Kent -8 27 £350 +3.70% 23
Middlesex +3 10 £300 - 2
Home Counties - 3 - -
Sussex +3 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for C#.

1 943 (75.56%) .NET
2 528 (42.31%) ASP.NET
3 519 (41.59%) SQL Server
4 482 (38.62%) JavaScript
4 482 (38.62%) MVC
5 444 (35.58%) Agile Software Development
6 412 (33.01%) HTML
7 403 (32.29%) SQL
8 348 (27.88%) CSS
9 333 (26.68%) Microsoft
10 246 (19.71%) Team Foundation Server
11 236 (18.91%) ASP.NET MVC
12 227 (18.19%) jQuery
13 225 (18.03%) .NET Framework
14 222 (17.79%) Web Services
15 220 (17.63%) Windows
16 194 (15.54%) AngularJS
17 193 (15.46%) XML
18 181 (14.50%) Visual Studio
19 175 (14.02%) Java
20 167 (13.38%) TDD
21 163 (13.06%) ASP.NET Web API
22 162 (12.98%) Security Cleared
23 160 (12.82%) HTML5
23 160 (12.82%) WCF
23 160 (12.82%) Scrum
24 154 (12.34%) Web Development
25 151 (12.10%) Oracle
26 141 (11.30%) Microsoft Azure
27 139 (11.14%) C++

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 94 (7.53%) SharePoint
2 88 (7.05%) IIS
3 78 (6.25%) CMS
4 61 (4.89%) BizTalk Server
5 36 (2.88%) Sitecore CMS
6 24 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
7 23 (1.84%) Confluence
7 23 (1.84%) Umbraco
8 17 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
9 13 (1.04%) MS Exchange
10 12 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (0.88%) EPiServer CMS
12 7 (0.56%) WordPress
13 6 (0.48%) Drupal
13 6 (0.48%) Oracle Service Bus
13 6 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (0.40%) Joomla!
15 4 (0.32%) Apache
15 4 (0.32%) Kentico
15 4 (0.32%) MQSeries
Applications
1 123 (9.86%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.12%) MS Office
3 7 (0.56%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.080%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.080%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 59 (4.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.40%) AWD
7 3 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.24%) OpenText MBPM
7 3 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.080%) Magento
8 1 (0.080%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.080%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 141 (11.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (4.01%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (2.32%) Office 365
4 13 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (0.96%) SaaS
6 9 (0.72%) PaaS
7 5 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (0.40%) GitHub
8 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.16%) IaaS
9 1 (0.080%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.080%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.080%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.080%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 56 (4.49%) HTTP
2 30 (2.40%) Internet
3 17 (1.36%) DNS
4 15 (1.20%) TCP/IP
5 14 (1.12%) Network Security
6 12 (0.96%) Kerberos
7 10 (0.80%) SAN
8 7 (0.56%) LAN
8 7 (0.56%) SNMP
9 6 (0.48%) DHCP
10 5 (0.40%) IPsec
10 5 (0.40%) Software-Defined Networking
10 5 (0.40%) SSL
10 5 (0.40%) VPN
10 5 (0.40%) WAN
11 4 (0.32%) BGP
11 4 (0.32%) CTI
11 4 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (0.32%) IPv6
12 3 (0.24%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 519 (41.59%) SQL Server
2 73 (5.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 63 (5.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 59 (4.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 53 (4.25%) Relational Database
6 52 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 46 (3.69%) Oracle Database
8 37 (2.96%) NoSQL
9 25 (2.00%) MongoDB
9 25 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
10 20 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
11 18 (1.44%) RDBMS
11 18 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
12 17 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
13 15 (1.20%) MySQL
14 12 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (0.88%) Power BI
16 9 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
17 7 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 246 (19.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 181 (14.50%) Visual Studio
3 131 (10.50%) Selenium
4 104 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 92 (7.37%) SpecFlow
6 58 (4.65%) Subversion
7 48 (3.85%) Jenkins
8 46 (3.69%) WebDriver
9 41 (3.29%) JIRA
10 38 (3.04%) NUnit
11 36 (2.88%) HP UFT
12 26 (2.08%) JUnit
13 22 (1.76%) Cucumber
13 22 (1.76%) NuGet
14 21 (1.68%) Octopus Deploy
14 21 (1.68%) Oracle APEX
15 19 (1.52%) Grunt
15 19 (1.52%) TeamCity
16 18 (1.44%) Bower
16 18 (1.44%) LoadRunner
General
1 95 (7.61%) Finance
2 25 (2.00%) Marketing
3 20 (1.60%) Manufacturing
4 17 (1.36%) Advertising
5 16 (1.28%) Retail
6 14 (1.12%) Banking
6 14 (1.12%) German Language
7 12 (0.96%) Back Office
7 12 (0.96%) Law
7 12 (0.96%) Telecoms
8 10 (0.80%) Financial Institution
8 10 (0.80%) French Language
8 10 (0.80%) Games
8 10 (0.80%) Italian Language
8 10 (0.80%) Spanish Language
9 9 (0.72%) Aerospace
9 9 (0.72%) Military
10 8 (0.64%) Electronics
10 8 (0.64%) Legal
11 7 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 888 (71.15%) Developer
2 458 (36.70%) .NET Developer
3 379 (30.37%) C# Developer
4 237 (18.99%) C# .NET Developer
5 121 (9.70%) ASP.NET Developer
6 97 (7.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 85 (6.81%) SQL Developer
8 84 (6.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 73 (5.85%) Tester
10 67 (5.37%) Analyst
11 62 (4.97%) Full Stack Developer
12 55 (4.41%) Automation Tester
13 54 (4.33%) Senior Developer
14 52 (4.17%) Consultant
15 45 (3.61%) Software Engineer
15 45 (3.61%) Web Developer
16 44 (3.53%) JavaScript Developer
17 43 (3.45%) CRM Developer
18 41 (3.29%) Software Developer
19 40 (3.21%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 943 (75.56%) .NET
2 528 (42.31%) ASP.NET
3 412 (33.01%) HTML
4 348 (27.88%) CSS
5 236 (18.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 227 (18.19%) jQuery
7 225 (18.03%) .NET Framework
8 222 (17.79%) Web Services
9 194 (15.54%) AngularJS
10 193 (15.46%) XML
11 163 (13.06%) ASP.NET Web API
12 160 (12.82%) HTML5
12 160 (12.82%) WCF
13 132 (10.58%) Entity Framework
14 93 (7.45%) Ajax
15 88 (7.05%) CSS3
16 84 (6.73%) REST
17 80 (6.41%) KnockoutJS
18 74 (5.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 73 (5.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 51 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (3.53%) Computer Science
3 33 (2.64%) N-Tier
4 27 (2.16%) Mobile App
5 24 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 19 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (1.20%) Digital Media
7 15 (1.20%) User Experience
8 13 (1.04%) Data Integration
8 13 (1.04%) Mathematics
9 11 (0.88%) Data Centre
10 9 (0.72%) Cyberthreat
11 7 (0.56%) Public Cloud
12 6 (0.48%) Algorithms
12 6 (0.48%) Online Games
13 5 (0.40%) e-Learning
13 5 (0.40%) NHS
14 4 (0.32%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.32%) Clustering
14 4 (0.32%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 220 (17.63%) Windows
2 61 (4.89%) Windows Server
3 54 (4.33%) Linux
4 24 (1.92%) Android
4 24 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (1.36%) Unix
6 13 (1.04%) Apple iOS
7 11 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
9 7 (0.56%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.48%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.32%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.32%) Windows CE
12 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.16%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.16%) zOS
14 1 (0.080%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.080%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.080%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 482 (38.62%) MVC
2 444 (35.58%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (13.38%) TDD
4 160 (12.82%) Scrum
5 154 (12.34%) Web Development
6 120 (9.62%) BDD
7 112 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
8 102 (8.17%) Migration
9 99 (7.93%) CRM
10 80 (6.41%) Software Engineering
11 74 (5.93%) Automated Testing
12 69 (5.53%) Data Protection
13 66 (5.29%) SDLC
14 64 (5.13%) OO
15 59 (4.73%) SOA
15 59 (4.73%) SOLID
16 58 (4.65%) Unit Testing
17 57 (4.57%) Test Scripting
18 54 (4.33%) Regression Testing
19 51 (4.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 482 (38.62%) JavaScript
2 403 (32.29%) SQL
3 175 (14.02%) Java
4 139 (11.14%) C++
5 104 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 95 (7.61%) VB.NET
7 92 (7.37%) VB
8 81 (6.49%) PowerShell
9 80 (6.41%) Python
10 62 (4.97%) PHP
11 56 (4.49%) C
12 43 (3.45%) VBScript
13 41 (3.29%) F#
14 40 (3.21%) Ruby
15 33 (2.64%) Scala
16 29 (2.32%) TypeScript
17 28 (2.24%) Perl
17 28 (2.24%) PL/SQL
18 18 (1.44%) VB6
19 14 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 162 (12.98%) Security Cleared
2 132 (10.58%) SC Cleared
3 73 (5.85%) Degree
4 29 (2.32%) DV Cleared
5 26 (2.08%) ISTQB
6 19 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (1.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 13 (1.04%) ISEB
9 11 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (0.80%) CCNA
10 10 (0.80%) CISSP
10 10 (0.80%) DBS Check
11 9 (0.72%) CEH
11 9 (0.72%) CISM
11 9 (0.72%) GCIA
11 9 (0.72%) GCIH
11 9 (0.72%) GIAC
12 6 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (0.48%) MCP
13 5 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.13%) QA
2 20 (1.60%) SLA
3 6 (0.48%) SDET
4 5 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.16%) DO-178B
6 2 (0.16%) MISRA
6 2 (0.16%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.080%) COBIT
7 1 (0.080%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.080%) HL7
7 1 (0.080%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.080%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.080%) ISO13485
7 1 (0.080%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (2.24%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.96%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.16%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.16%) XenServer
5 1 (0.080%) Docker
5 1 (0.080%) Firmware
5 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.080%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.080%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.080%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.080%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (0.56%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 6 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.48%) Puppet
2 6 (0.48%) SCOM
3 4 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (0.24%) SCCM
4 3 (0.24%) SCVMM
4 3 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.16%) Ansible
5 2 (0.16%) Perfmon
5 2 (0.16%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.080%) Core Impact
6 1 (0.080%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.080%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.080%) Nessus
6 1 (0.080%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.080%) Nmap
6 1 (0.080%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 333 (26.68%) Microsoft
2 151 (12.10%) Oracle
3 47 (3.77%) Sitecore
4 36 (2.88%) EPiServer
5 33 (2.64%) Google
6 28 (2.24%) HP
6 28 (2.24%) Xamarin
7 15 (1.20%) DevExpress
8 11 (0.88%) Telerik
9 8 (0.64%) BMC
9 8 (0.64%) Citrix
9 8 (0.64%) Remedy
9 8 (0.64%) SAP
10 7 (0.56%) Perforce
10 7 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (0.56%) Sophos
10 7 (0.56%) VMware
11 6 (0.48%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.40%) AppDynamics
12 5 (0.40%) ServiceNow
Southampton
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Revolution Technology
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Farnham, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: ££competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £700 per week
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: £600 day or to £110K for permanent
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £ excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: ££excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + 6 month contract
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
V2
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day then up to £60,000 perm after 6 months
Posted: 17 days ago
Oxfordshire
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 16 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Rate: Competitive salary
Posted: 23 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 16 days ago