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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 30 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 510 637 658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.96% 6.68% 7.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.57% 19.96% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 387 362
Average daily rate £360 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 21
Average hourly rate £47.67 £36.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.58% +8.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £26.55 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £69.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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
2902 3191 2780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.89% 33.44% 32.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1875 1783 1449
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 118 134
Average hourly rate £44.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £45.40 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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 11 February 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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Surrey -6 109 £400 - 90
Berkshire -17 83 £400 +6.66% 92
Buckinghamshire 0 80 £390 +0.64% 39
Hampshire -15 76 £340 -2.92% 102
Kent +3 59 £338 - 43
East Sussex +14 38 £345 +4.54% 23
Oxfordshire +4 30 £325 -4.41% 53
West Sussex -4 22 £331 -15.87% 28
Middlesex -10 5 £344 -1.78% 2
Sussex 0 1 - -
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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#.

1 970 (82.20%) .NET
2 534 (45.25%) SQL Server
3 465 (39.41%) ASP.NET
4 462 (39.15%) JavaScript
5 460 (38.98%) MVC
6 412 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
7 384 (32.54%) SQL
8 378 (32.03%) HTML
9 328 (27.80%) CSS
9 328 (27.80%) Microsoft
10 258 (21.86%) jQuery
11 248 (21.02%) .NET Framework
12 246 (20.85%) AngularJS
13 237 (20.08%) Windows
14 233 (19.75%) ASP.NET MVC
15 225 (19.07%) TDD
16 201 (17.03%) Visual Studio
17 191 (16.19%) Team Foundation Server
18 178 (15.08%) Web Services
19 167 (14.15%) Entity Framework
20 157 (13.31%) ASP.NET Web API
21 156 (13.22%) WCF
22 155 (13.14%) XML
23 143 (12.12%) Security Cleared
24 141 (11.95%) HTML5
25 135 (11.44%) Finance
26 133 (11.27%) Scrum
27 125 (10.59%) OO
28 118 (10.00%) SharePoint
29 113 (9.58%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
1 118 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 66 (5.59%) IIS
3 38 (3.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 33 (2.80%) CMS
5 31 (2.63%) Node.js
6 28 (2.37%) BizTalk Server
7 20 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
8 17 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
9 15 (1.27%) Apache
10 14 (1.19%) Umbraco
11 8 (0.68%) K2 blackpearl
11 8 (0.68%) WordPress
12 7 (0.59%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.42%) Confluence
13 5 (0.42%) JBoss
14 4 (0.34%) CICS
14 4 (0.34%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.25%) ArcGIS
15 3 (0.25%) Drupal
15 3 (0.25%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 82 (6.95%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.53%) MS Office
3 5 (0.42%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.25%) MS Project
4 3 (0.25%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.25%) Simulink
5 2 (0.17%) 3ds Max
5 2 (0.17%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.17%) GIMP
6 1 (0.085%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.085%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 46 (3.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.17%) Magento
4 2 (0.17%) SmartPlant
5 1 (0.085%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.085%) AWD
5 1 (0.085%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 53 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (0.85%) Office 365
3 9 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (0.68%) Route 53
4 8 (0.68%) SaaS
4 8 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (0.34%) Google Tag Manager
6 2 (0.17%) GitHub
6 2 (0.17%) IaaS
6 2 (0.17%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.085%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.20%) Intranet
2 18 (1.53%) TCP/IP
3 13 (1.10%) HTTP
4 11 (0.93%) CTI
5 9 (0.76%) Firewall
5 9 (0.76%) Network Security
5 9 (0.76%) Remote Desktop
6 8 (0.68%) FTP
7 6 (0.51%) Internet
8 5 (0.42%) LDAP
8 5 (0.42%) SMTP
9 4 (0.34%) Kerberos
9 4 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.25%) SSL
11 2 (0.17%) DNS
11 2 (0.17%) LAN
11 2 (0.17%) SNMP
11 2 (0.17%) WAN
11 2 (0.17%) Wireless
11 2 (0.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 534 (45.25%) SQL Server
2 91 (7.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 75 (6.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 58 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 52 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 49 (4.15%) Relational Database
7 28 (2.37%) Oracle Database
8 24 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
9 23 (1.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 17 (1.44%) NoSQL
11 16 (1.36%) Big Data
12 14 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
13 13 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (1.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 13 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
13 13 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (1.10%) RDBMS
14 8 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
14 8 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (0.59%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 201 (17.03%) Visual Studio
2 191 (16.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 80 (6.78%) Selenium
4 61 (5.17%) Subversion
5 48 (4.07%) Jenkins
6 47 (3.98%) Git (software)
7 45 (3.81%) NUnit
8 38 (3.22%) SpecFlow
9 36 (3.05%) Jasmine
10 33 (2.80%) Moq
11 25 (2.12%) TeamCity
12 24 (2.03%) HP UFT
13 21 (1.78%) Cucumber
14 20 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
15 19 (1.61%) WebDriver
16 18 (1.53%) MSBuild
16 18 (1.53%) TortoiseSVN
17 16 (1.36%) JIRA
18 15 (1.27%) MSTest
19 11 (0.93%) WiX
General
1 135 (11.44%) Finance
2 34 (2.88%) Banking
3 25 (2.12%) Marketing
4 19 (1.61%) Retail
5 15 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 15 (1.27%) Military
6 10 (0.85%) Investment Banking
6 10 (0.85%) Telecoms
7 8 (0.68%) Electronics
7 8 (0.68%) Games
8 7 (0.59%) Advertising
8 7 (0.59%) Legal
9 5 (0.42%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.25%) Back Office
10 3 (0.25%) Front Office
10 3 (0.25%) Law
10 3 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.17%) Publishing
11 2 (0.17%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.085%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 825 (69.92%) Developer
2 460 (38.98%) .NET Developer
3 437 (37.03%) C# Developer
4 308 (26.10%) C# .NET Developer
5 167 (14.15%) ASP.NET Developer
6 146 (12.37%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 128 (10.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 105 (8.90%) SQL Developer
9 68 (5.76%) JavaScript Developer
10 66 (5.59%) Web Developer
11 63 (5.34%) Angular Developer
12 59 (5.00%) Analyst
13 57 (4.83%) SharePoint Developer
14 56 (4.75%) Senior Developer
14 56 (4.75%) Software Developer
15 53 (4.49%) Software Engineer
16 45 (3.81%) C# Web Developer
17 44 (3.73%) HTML Developer
18 42 (3.56%) .NET Web Developer
19 41 (3.47%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 970 (82.20%) .NET
2 465 (39.41%) ASP.NET
3 378 (32.03%) HTML
4 328 (27.80%) CSS
5 258 (21.86%) jQuery
6 248 (21.02%) .NET Framework
7 246 (20.85%) AngularJS
8 233 (19.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 178 (15.08%) Web Services
10 167 (14.15%) Entity Framework
11 157 (13.31%) ASP.NET Web API
12 156 (13.22%) WCF
13 155 (13.14%) XML
14 141 (11.95%) HTML5
15 82 (6.95%) RESTful
16 79 (6.69%) CSS3
17 78 (6.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 76 (6.44%) REST
19 74 (6.27%) WPF
20 68 (5.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 46 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (3.05%) N-Tier
3 33 (2.80%) User Experience
4 29 (2.46%) Computer Science
5 19 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (1.36%) Mobile App
7 15 (1.27%) Fintech
8 14 (1.19%) NHS
9 13 (1.10%) Mathematics
10 12 (1.02%) Management Information System
11 8 (0.68%) Visualisation
12 7 (0.59%) Data Integration
12 7 (0.59%) Social Media
12 7 (0.59%) W3C
13 6 (0.51%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.42%) Mainframe
15 4 (0.34%) Device Driver
15 4 (0.34%) Inversion of Control
15 4 (0.34%) Physics
15 4 (0.34%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 237 (20.08%) Windows
2 48 (4.07%) Windows Server
3 46 (3.90%) Linux
4 36 (3.05%) Windows 7
5 28 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (1.78%) Android
7 15 (1.27%) Windows 8
8 12 (1.02%) Apple iOS
9 10 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.59%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.51%) Unix
12 5 (0.42%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (0.42%) zOS
13 4 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.25%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.17%) CentOS
15 2 (0.17%) Windows CE
16 1 (0.085%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 460 (38.98%) MVC
2 412 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
3 225 (19.07%) TDD
4 133 (11.27%) Scrum
5 125 (10.59%) OO
6 104 (8.81%) Software Engineering
7 95 (8.05%) Unit Testing
8 89 (7.54%) BDD
9 88 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
10 84 (7.12%) SDLC
11 82 (6.95%) CRM
12 64 (5.42%) Web Development
13 63 (5.34%) Test Automation
14 59 (5.00%) Workflow
15 52 (4.41%) SOA
16 50 (4.24%) Multithreading
17 48 (4.07%) Front End Development
18 46 (3.90%) Automated Testing
19 44 (3.73%) MVVM
20 38 (3.22%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 462 (39.15%) JavaScript
2 384 (32.54%) SQL
3 103 (8.73%) C++
3 103 (8.73%) PowerShell
4 87 (7.37%) Java
5 79 (6.69%) T-SQL
6 65 (5.51%) VB.NET
7 58 (4.92%) VB
8 51 (4.32%) Python
9 34 (2.88%) C
10 29 (2.46%) VBScript
11 28 (2.37%) PHP
12 26 (2.20%) PL/SQL
12 26 (2.20%) XAML
13 21 (1.78%) Ruby
14 13 (1.10%) VBA
15 12 (1.02%) Bash Shell
16 11 (0.93%) Objective-C
16 11 (0.93%) Perl
17 8 (0.68%) VB6
Qualifications
1 143 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 100 (8.47%) SC Cleared
3 56 (4.75%) Degree
4 37 (3.14%) DV Cleared
5 28 (2.37%) ISTQB
6 16 (1.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 16 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (1.02%) ISEB
8 10 (0.85%) MCSD
9 6 (0.51%) MCAD
10 5 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.42%) MCITP
10 5 (0.42%) MCTS
11 2 (0.17%) CEH
11 2 (0.17%) CISM
11 2 (0.17%) CISSP
11 2 (0.17%) GCIA
11 2 (0.17%) GCIH
11 2 (0.17%) GIAC
11 2 (0.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.90%) QA
2 7 (0.59%) SLA
3 6 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.42%) HL7
5 3 (0.25%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.25%) SDET
6 2 (0.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.085%) MISRA
System Software
1 23 (1.95%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
3 15 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.51%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.34%) Time Sharing Option
5 4 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.25%) KVM
6 3 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (1.36%) SCCM
2 11 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.17%) Puppet
3 2 (0.17%) SCOM
4 1 (0.085%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (0.085%) Ganglia
4 1 (0.085%) Nagios
4 1 (0.085%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 328 (27.80%) Microsoft
2 113 (9.58%) Oracle
3 38 (3.22%) Sitecore
4 29 (2.46%) HP
5 23 (1.95%) Telerik
6 16 (1.36%) IBM
6 16 (1.36%) VMware
7 14 (1.19%) CA
8 12 (1.02%) Xamarin
9 11 (0.93%) Google
10 10 (0.85%) SAP
11 8 (0.68%) Nintex
11 8 (0.68%) Red Hat
12 7 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.59%) Twitter
13 5 (0.42%) Capita
13 5 (0.42%) Infragistics
13 5 (0.42%) Red Gate
13 5 (0.42%) Sony
14 4 (0.34%) Micro Focus
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