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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 21 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 649 825 761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.09% 9.41% 7.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.73% 26.32% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 474 392
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 24
Average hourly rate £34.54 £34.38 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.46% -5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £24.36 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.55 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
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
2986 3134 3200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.64% 35.75% 31.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1671 1681 1524
Average daily rate £350 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 132 171
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £17.27 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -5 133 £375 - 68
Hampshire -16 118 £375 +12.78% 87
Surrey -2 108 £350 - 82
Buckinghamshire -10 100 £388 +3.33% 34
East Sussex +6 76 £300 -10.44% 26
Oxfordshire -3 40 £295 -19.17% 47
Kent +1 37 £275 -21.42% 24
West Sussex 0 21 £350 +3.70% 20
Middlesex -6 5 £400 +25.00% 6
Isle of Wight - 2 - - 3
Sussex -2 1 - -
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 1094 (81.89%) .NET
2 663 (49.63%) SQL Server
3 657 (49.18%) ASP.NET
4 509 (38.10%) MVC
5 470 (35.18%) SQL
6 444 (33.23%) JavaScript
7 440 (32.93%) Agile Software Development
8 368 (27.54%) HTML
9 322 (24.10%) WCF
10 304 (22.75%) Microsoft
11 286 (21.41%) ASP.NET MVC
12 278 (20.81%) Windows
13 261 (19.54%) CSS
14 248 (18.56%) jQuery
15 240 (17.96%) Oracle
16 236 (17.66%) Visual Studio
17 212 (15.87%) Scrum
18 211 (15.79%) XML
19 209 (15.64%) .NET Framework
20 204 (15.27%) SQL Server 2008
21 188 (14.07%) TDD
22 187 (14.00%) Team Foundation Server
23 183 (13.70%) Web Services
24 158 (11.83%) Security Cleared
25 156 (11.68%) Java
26 154 (11.53%) Finance
27 145 (10.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
28 144 (10.78%) VB
29 140 (10.48%) WPF
30 134 (10.03%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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
1 100 (7.49%) SharePoint
2 67 (5.01%) IIS
3 56 (4.19%) BizTalk Server
4 51 (3.82%) CMS
5 38 (2.84%) SharePoint Server
6 25 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
7 20 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
8 18 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
9 13 (0.97%) Node.js
9 13 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 9 (0.67%) Umbraco
11 8 (0.60%) Documentum
12 7 (0.52%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.45%) Kentico
14 5 (0.37%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.30%) TIBCO EMS
15 4 (0.30%) Content Management Server
16 3 (0.22%) DNN
16 3 (0.22%) Apache Solr
16 3 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 87 (6.51%) MS Excel
2 52 (3.89%) MS Office
3 7 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.45%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.22%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.22%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.15%) MS Project
7 2 (0.15%) Simulink
7 2 (0.15%) SPSS
7 2 (0.15%) Mingle
7 2 (0.15%) FastStats
8 1 (0.075%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.075%) Maya
Business Applications
1 41 (3.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (2.25%) Oracle Applications
3 14 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.22%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.15%) Pivotal CRM
6 2 (0.15%) Exstream
6 2 (0.15%) Magento
7 1 (0.075%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.075%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.075%) Tridion
7 1 (0.075%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.075%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.075%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 73 (5.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (1.95%) Office 365
3 13 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.90%) SaaS
5 10 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.60%) PaaS
7 4 (0.30%) GitHub
8 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.075%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.72%) SAN
2 19 (1.42%) TCP/IP
2 19 (1.42%) DNS
3 15 (1.12%) LDAP
4 12 (0.90%) MQTT
4 12 (0.90%) Modbus
5 10 (0.75%) HTTP
6 9 (0.67%) Internet
7 8 (0.60%) SSL
7 8 (0.60%) DHCP
8 5 (0.37%) RTP
8 5 (0.37%) ISDN
8 5 (0.37%) VoIP
8 5 (0.37%) SNMP
9 4 (0.30%) Wireless
9 4 (0.30%) LTE
10 3 (0.22%) Radio Access Network
10 3 (0.22%) 3G
10 3 (0.22%) Intranet
10 3 (0.22%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 663 (49.63%) SQL Server
2 204 (15.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 93 (6.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 82 (6.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 72 (5.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 63 (4.72%) Oracle Database
7 61 (4.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 35 (2.62%) Oracle Reports
9 32 (2.40%) DTS
10 26 (1.95%) MySQL
10 26 (1.95%) NoSQL
10 26 (1.95%) Relational Database
11 24 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 23 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
14 17 (1.27%) OLAP
15 16 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
16 15 (1.12%) MongoDB
17 14 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
18 11 (0.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 236 (17.66%) Visual Studio
2 187 (14.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 78 (5.84%) QuickTest Pro
4 69 (5.16%) Selenium
5 49 (3.67%) NUnit
6 33 (2.47%) Subversion
7 27 (2.02%) WebDriver
8 24 (1.80%) SpecFlow
9 22 (1.65%) Git (software)
10 18 (1.35%) Jenkins
10 18 (1.35%) JIRA
11 14 (1.05%) TeamCity
12 11 (0.82%) MSTest
12 11 (0.82%) MSBuild
12 11 (0.82%) LoadRunner
12 11 (0.82%) JMeter
13 10 (0.75%) SoapUI
14 9 (0.67%) Moq
14 9 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 7 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 154 (11.53%) Finance
2 39 (2.92%) Marketing
3 35 (2.62%) Telecoms
4 22 (1.65%) Manufacturing
5 17 (1.27%) Electronics
5 17 (1.27%) Retail
6 16 (1.20%) Back Office
6 16 (1.20%) Games
7 13 (0.97%) Banking
7 13 (0.97%) Automotive
8 9 (0.67%) Publishing
9 7 (0.52%) Aerospace
10 6 (0.45%) Advertising
11 4 (0.30%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.22%) Front Office
12 3 (0.22%) Legal
12 3 (0.22%) Military
13 2 (0.15%) Local Government
13 2 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.075%) German Language
Job Titles
1 895 (66.99%) Developer
2 458 (34.28%) .NET Developer
3 334 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 253 (18.94%) C# .NET Developer
5 173 (12.95%) ASP.NET Developer
6 138 (10.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 110 (8.23%) Web Developer
8 87 (6.51%) Analyst
9 71 (5.31%) Software Developer
10 64 (4.79%) Software Engineer
11 51 (3.82%) Senior Developer
12 49 (3.67%) Tester
13 46 (3.44%) Consultant
14 45 (3.37%) SharePoint Developer
15 43 (3.22%) Test Analyst
16 39 (2.92%) Test Manager
17 37 (2.77%) .NET Web Developer
18 35 (2.62%) Test Engineer
19 34 (2.54%) VB.NET Developer
20 33 (2.47%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1094 (81.89%) .NET
2 657 (49.18%) ASP.NET
3 368 (27.54%) HTML
4 322 (24.10%) WCF
5 286 (21.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 261 (19.54%) CSS
7 248 (18.56%) jQuery
8 211 (15.79%) XML
9 209 (15.64%) .NET Framework
10 183 (13.70%) Web Services
11 145 (10.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 140 (10.48%) WPF
13 108 (8.08%) HTML5
14 100 (7.49%) LINQ
15 92 (6.89%) Ajax
16 81 (6.06%) REST
17 74 (5.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 61 (4.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 56 (4.19%) JSP
20 55 (4.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (3.29%) N-Tier
3 34 (2.54%) Computer Science
4 32 (2.40%) Mobile App
5 21 (1.57%) Inversion of Control
6 15 (1.12%) Management Information System
7 14 (1.05%) DTV
8 13 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (0.97%) User Experience
9 12 (0.90%) Mathematics
10 11 (0.82%) Replication
11 10 (0.75%) GIS
12 9 (0.67%) Physics
12 9 (0.67%) Open Source
12 9 (0.67%) Clustering
13 8 (0.60%) EPoS
14 7 (0.52%) Client/Server
15 6 (0.45%) NHS
16 5 (0.37%) Blog
16 5 (0.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 278 (20.81%) Windows
2 55 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 29 (2.17%) UNIX
4 27 (2.02%) Linux
5 24 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (1.35%) Windows 7
8 16 (1.20%) Apple iOS
9 15 (1.12%) Android
10 12 (0.90%) Windows NT
11 7 (0.52%) Windows XP
12 6 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.22%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.22%) Windows CE
13 3 (0.22%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.15%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.075%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.075%) Windows Phone 8
15 1 (0.075%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 509 (38.10%) MVC
2 440 (32.93%) Agile Software Development
3 212 (15.87%) Scrum
4 188 (14.07%) TDD
5 130 (9.73%) CRM
6 127 (9.51%) OO
7 120 (8.98%) Web Development
8 98 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
9 97 (7.26%) BDD
10 96 (7.19%) Software Engineering
11 83 (6.21%) Test Automation
12 74 (5.54%) SOA
13 64 (4.79%) Automated Testing
14 58 (4.34%) Unit Testing
15 56 (4.19%) Project Management
16 52 (3.89%) Test Scripting
17 48 (3.59%) Business Intelligence
18 45 (3.37%) E-Commerce
19 44 (3.29%) Workflow
20 43 (3.22%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 470 (35.18%) SQL
2 444 (33.23%) JavaScript
3 156 (11.68%) Java
4 144 (10.78%) VB
5 125 (9.36%) VB.NET
6 121 (9.06%) T-SQL
7 86 (6.44%) C++
8 51 (3.82%) C
9 50 (3.74%) PL/SQL
10 47 (3.52%) Python
11 38 (2.84%) VBScript
12 28 (2.10%) VB6
12 28 (2.10%) PowerShell
13 25 (1.87%) Perl
13 25 (1.87%) PHP
14 14 (1.05%) Delphi
15 13 (0.97%) VBA
16 11 (0.82%) Ruby
17 6 (0.45%) XAML
18 5 (0.37%) R
Qualifications
1 158 (11.83%) Security Cleared
2 134 (10.03%) SC Cleared
3 98 (7.34%) ISTQB
4 66 (4.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 59 (4.42%) Degree
6 40 (2.99%) ISEB
7 32 (2.40%) DV Cleared
8 20 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (1.12%) CCNA
11 13 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (0.52%) MCSE
12 7 (0.52%) MCITP
12 7 (0.52%) MCTS
13 6 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.37%) HND
14 5 (0.37%) CCVP
15 4 (0.30%) PhD
16 2 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
16 2 (0.15%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (6.44%) QA
2 15 (1.12%) SLA
3 10 (0.75%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.075%) HL7
4 1 (0.075%) DICOM
4 1 (0.075%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (1.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.15%) vSphere
3 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.075%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (0.90%) SCCM
4 3 (0.22%) Puppet
4 3 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.15%) SCOM
6 1 (0.075%) WSUS
6 1 (0.075%) Salt
Vendors
1 304 (22.75%) Microsoft
2 240 (17.96%) Oracle
3 91 (6.81%) HP
4 22 (1.65%) Sitecore
5 19 (1.42%) SAP
6 16 (1.20%) Telerik
7 11 (0.82%) Meridio
8 9 (0.67%) DevExpress
8 9 (0.67%) Cisco
9 7 (0.52%) Twitter
9 7 (0.52%) VMware
10 6 (0.45%) IBM
10 6 (0.45%) Adobe
11 5 (0.37%) Ektron
11 5 (0.37%) Business Objects
12 4 (0.30%) Open Text
12 4 (0.30%) Informatica
12 4 (0.30%) TIBCO
12 4 (0.30%) Xamarin
12 4 (0.30%) Logi Analytics
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