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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 20 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing C# 669 798 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.20% 9.01% 7.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.85% 25.54% 22.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 471 371
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £319
% change year-on-year
- +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 25
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £28.40 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
3062 3125 3110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.93% 35.27% 31.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1687 1645 1515
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 147 185
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 1 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 1 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 1 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.

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 +4 141 £375 +3.44% 67
Hampshire -15 135 £375 +14.46% 83
Surrey -4 110 £350 -3.11% 84
Buckinghamshire -11 90 £388 +3.33% 31
East Sussex +7 64 £315 -6.66% 27
Oxfordshire +1 44 £300 -17.80% 41
Kent -3 38 £263 -25.00% 23
West Sussex +2 22 £333 -2.20% 30
Isle of Wight - 8 £225 - 2
Middlesex -4 7 £375 +15.38% 6
Sussex -1 1 - - 1
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 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 1102 (82.42%) .NET
2 674 (50.41%) ASP.NET
3 672 (50.26%) SQL Server
4 482 (36.05%) MVC
5 480 (35.90%) SQL
6 436 (32.61%) JavaScript
7 363 (27.15%) HTML
8 308 (23.04%) WCF
9 307 (22.96%) Microsoft
10 282 (21.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 273 (20.42%) Windows
12 253 (18.92%) CSS
13 246 (18.40%) Visual Studio
14 242 (18.10%) jQuery
15 239 (17.88%) Oracle
16 223 (16.68%) XML
17 218 (16.31%) Agile Software Development
18 217 (16.23%) SQL Server 2008
19 213 (15.93%) Scrum
20 206 (15.41%) .NET Framework
21 196 (14.66%) Team Foundation Server
22 186 (13.91%) Web Services
23 179 (13.39%) TDD
24 172 (12.86%) Security Cleared
25 156 (11.67%) Java
26 152 (11.37%) Finance
27 149 (11.14%) VB
28 146 (10.92%) SC Cleared
29 141 (10.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
30 134 (10.02%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 107 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 63 (4.71%) IIS
3 61 (4.56%) CMS
4 60 (4.49%) BizTalk Server
5 38 (2.84%) SharePoint Server
6 25 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
7 24 (1.80%) Sitecore CMS
8 21 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
9 13 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 12 (0.90%) Node.js
11 11 (0.82%) Umbraco
12 8 (0.60%) Kentico
12 8 (0.60%) Documentum
13 6 (0.45%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.37%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.30%) TIBCO EMS
15 4 (0.30%) Content Management Server
16 3 (0.22%) Oracle Spatial
16 3 (0.22%) Apache
16 3 (0.22%) DNN
Applications
1 84 (6.28%) MS Excel
2 58 (4.34%) MS Office
3 8 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.52%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.30%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.22%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.22%) MS Project
7 2 (0.15%) SPSS
7 2 (0.15%) Simulink
7 2 (0.15%) FastStats
7 2 (0.15%) Mingle
8 1 (0.075%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.075%) Maya
Business Applications
1 42 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (2.24%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.22%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.15%) Magento
6 2 (0.15%) Pivotal CRM
6 2 (0.15%) Exstream
7 1 (0.075%) LabWindows
7 1 (0.075%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.075%) Tridion
7 1 (0.075%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.075%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.075%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 71 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (1.94%) Office 365
3 13 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.75%) SaaS
4 10 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.30%) GitHub
5 4 (0.30%) PaaS
6 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.72%) SAN
2 19 (1.42%) DNS
3 18 (1.35%) TCP/IP
4 17 (1.27%) LDAP
5 12 (0.90%) Modbus
5 12 (0.90%) MQTT
6 11 (0.82%) HTTP
7 8 (0.60%) SSL
7 8 (0.60%) DHCP
8 7 (0.52%) Internet
9 5 (0.37%) RTP
9 5 (0.37%) ISDN
9 5 (0.37%) VoIP
9 5 (0.37%) SNMP
10 4 (0.30%) Kerberos
10 4 (0.30%) LTE
10 4 (0.30%) Wireless
11 3 (0.22%) 2G
11 3 (0.22%) 3G
11 3 (0.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 672 (50.26%) SQL Server
2 217 (16.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 94 (7.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 91 (6.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 77 (5.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 66 (4.94%) Oracle Database
7 64 (4.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 35 (2.62%) DTS
9 34 (2.54%) Oracle Reports
10 28 (2.09%) MySQL
10 28 (2.09%) Relational Database
11 25 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 24 (1.80%) NoSQL
13 23 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
14 21 (1.57%) OLAP
15 20 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
16 19 (1.42%) SQL Server 2000
17 14 (1.05%) MongoDB
18 13 (0.97%) IDOL
18 13 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 246 (18.40%) Visual Studio
2 196 (14.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 79 (5.91%) QuickTest Pro
4 71 (5.31%) Selenium
5 49 (3.66%) NUnit
6 32 (2.39%) Subversion
7 31 (2.32%) WebDriver
8 24 (1.80%) SpecFlow
9 20 (1.50%) Git (software)
10 18 (1.35%) Jenkins
11 17 (1.27%) JIRA
12 15 (1.12%) SoapUI
13 14 (1.05%) JMeter
14 11 (0.82%) LoadRunner
15 9 (0.67%) TeamCity
15 9 (0.67%) MSTest
16 8 (0.60%) MSBuild
16 8 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 7 (0.52%) JUnit
17 7 (0.52%) Moq
General
1 152 (11.37%) Finance
2 37 (2.77%) Marketing
3 32 (2.39%) Telecoms
4 21 (1.57%) Manufacturing
5 17 (1.27%) Retail
6 16 (1.20%) Banking
6 16 (1.20%) Back Office
7 15 (1.12%) Electronics
7 15 (1.12%) Games
8 13 (0.97%) Automotive
9 9 (0.67%) Publishing
10 7 (0.52%) Aerospace
11 6 (0.45%) Military
11 6 (0.45%) Advertising
12 5 (0.37%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.22%) Front Office
14 3 (0.22%) Legal
15 2 (0.15%) Local Government
16 1 (0.075%) German Language
Job Titles
1 884 (66.12%) Developer
2 444 (33.21%) .NET Developer
3 328 (24.53%) C# Developer
4 242 (18.10%) C# .NET Developer
5 166 (12.42%) ASP.NET Developer
6 134 (10.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 102 (7.63%) Web Developer
8 96 (7.18%) Analyst
9 73 (5.46%) Software Developer
10 69 (5.16%) Software Engineer
11 51 (3.81%) Senior Developer
12 50 (3.74%) Test Analyst
13 49 (3.66%) Tester
14 46 (3.44%) Consultant
15 45 (3.37%) SharePoint Developer
16 39 (2.92%) Test Manager
17 38 (2.84%) VB.NET Developer
17 38 (2.84%) Test Engineer
18 34 (2.54%) .NET Web Developer
19 32 (2.39%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1102 (82.42%) .NET
2 674 (50.41%) ASP.NET
3 363 (27.15%) HTML
4 308 (23.04%) WCF
5 282 (21.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 253 (18.92%) CSS
7 242 (18.10%) jQuery
8 223 (16.68%) XML
9 206 (15.41%) .NET Framework
10 186 (13.91%) Web Services
11 141 (10.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 134 (10.02%) WPF
13 109 (8.15%) HTML5
14 99 (7.40%) LINQ
15 91 (6.81%) Ajax
16 81 (6.06%) REST
17 74 (5.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 62 (4.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 59 (4.41%) SOAP
20 56 (4.19%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (3.22%) N-Tier
2 32 (2.39%) Computer Science
2 32 (2.39%) Mobile App
3 16 (1.20%) Inversion of Control
4 13 (0.97%) Management Information System
5 12 (0.90%) DTV
5 12 (0.90%) Mathematics
5 12 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (0.82%) Replication
7 9 (0.67%) Clustering
7 9 (0.67%) GIS
7 9 (0.67%) Physics
7 9 (0.67%) Open Source
8 8 (0.60%) Client/Server
9 6 (0.45%) EPoS
9 6 (0.45%) NHS
10 5 (0.37%) Statistics
10 5 (0.37%) Blog
10 5 (0.37%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (0.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 273 (20.42%) Windows
2 55 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 26 (1.94%) UNIX
3 26 (1.94%) Linux
4 23 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (1.35%) Windows 7
6 18 (1.35%) Apple iOS
7 17 (1.27%) Android
8 12 (0.90%) Windows NT
9 7 (0.52%) Windows XP
10 6 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (0.30%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.22%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.22%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.22%) Windows CE
13 2 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
14 1 (0.075%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 482 (36.05%) MVC
2 218 (16.31%) Agile Software Development
3 213 (15.93%) Scrum
4 179 (13.39%) TDD
5 132 (9.87%) CRM
6 128 (9.57%) Web Development
7 119 (8.90%) OO
8 104 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
9 101 (7.55%) BDD
10 95 (7.11%) Software Engineering
11 84 (6.28%) Test Automation
12 74 (5.53%) SOA
13 63 (4.71%) Automated Testing
14 62 (4.64%) Unit Testing
15 55 (4.11%) Project Management
16 50 (3.74%) Test Scripting
17 46 (3.44%) Workflow
18 45 (3.37%) Business Intelligence
19 44 (3.29%) E-Commerce
20 43 (3.22%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 480 (35.90%) SQL
2 436 (32.61%) JavaScript
3 156 (11.67%) Java
4 149 (11.14%) VB
5 133 (9.95%) VB.NET
6 132 (9.87%) T-SQL
7 85 (6.36%) C++
8 53 (3.96%) PL/SQL
9 50 (3.74%) C
9 50 (3.74%) Python
10 37 (2.77%) VBScript
11 31 (2.32%) VB6
12 26 (1.94%) Perl
13 24 (1.80%) PHP
13 24 (1.80%) PowerShell
14 14 (1.05%) VBA
15 12 (0.90%) Delphi
16 11 (0.82%) Ruby
17 6 (0.45%) XAML
17 6 (0.45%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 172 (12.86%) Security Cleared
2 146 (10.92%) SC Cleared
3 102 (7.63%) ISTQB
4 67 (5.01%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 56 (4.19%) Degree
6 43 (3.22%) ISEB
7 34 (2.54%) DV Cleared
8 21 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (1.12%) CCNA
11 14 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (0.52%) MCSE
12 7 (0.52%) MCTS
12 7 (0.52%) MCITP
13 6 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.37%) CCVP
15 4 (0.30%) PhD
15 4 (0.30%) HND
16 3 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
17 2 (0.15%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (6.88%) QA
2 17 (1.27%) SLA
3 11 (0.82%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.075%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.075%) HL7
4 1 (0.075%) DICOM
System Software
1 19 (1.42%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (0.82%) 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%) Salt
Vendors
1 307 (22.96%) Microsoft
2 239 (17.88%) Oracle
3 93 (6.96%) HP
4 27 (2.02%) Sitecore
5 18 (1.35%) SAP
6 17 (1.27%) Telerik
7 13 (0.97%) Meridio
8 10 (0.75%) DevExpress
9 8 (0.60%) Cisco
10 7 (0.52%) Adobe
11 6 (0.45%) IBM
11 6 (0.45%) Business Objects
11 6 (0.45%) VMware
11 6 (0.45%) Twitter
11 6 (0.45%) Xamarin
12 4 (0.30%) Logi Analytics
12 4 (0.30%) EPiServer
12 4 (0.30%) Ektron
12 4 (0.30%) Open Text
12 4 (0.30%) TIBCO
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hampshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + benefit scheme
Posted: 7 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Datascope Recruitment
Rate: Up to £370 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £325 to £375 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East Grinstead, Sussex
Ballard Chalmers
Posted: 3 days ago
Sussex
RBW Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Datascope Recruitment
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Datascope Recruitment
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Rate: From £250 to £295 per day (Rolling 3 Month Contract)
Posted: 4 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Rate: From £250 to £295 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Steria
Rate: Up to £9 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Energon Technology
Rate: From £400 to £425 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
TRG
Rate: £325 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago