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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 20 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 713 669 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.27% 7.56% 7.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.39% 23.71% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 388 294
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 21
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £11.25 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £41.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- -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
3334 2822 2373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.02% 31.87% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1869 1503 1181
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £229 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 125 183
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.50 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 0 158 £375 +3.44% 86
Hampshire +2 144 £350 +2.94% 90
Surrey 0 116 £375 +7.14% 96
Buckinghamshire 0 104 £375 -6.25% 45
Kent +1 60 £325 +4.00% 34
West Sussex +8 40 £400 +23.07% 17
Oxfordshire -20 33 £348 +6.92% 66
East Sussex -6 31 £325 +8.33% 30
Middlesex +12 10 £350 -26.31% 1
Home Counties +4 1 £225 - 1
Isle of Wight - - - - 2
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1077 (84.40%) .NET
2 598 (46.87%) ASP.NET
3 488 (38.24%) JavaScript
4 480 (37.62%) SQL Server
5 470 (36.83%) MVC
6 440 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
7 393 (30.80%) HTML
8 372 (29.15%) SQL
9 334 (26.18%) CSS
10 300 (23.51%) WCF
11 297 (23.28%) jQuery
12 286 (22.41%) Microsoft
13 257 (20.14%) ASP.NET MVC
14 244 (19.12%) Visual Studio
14 244 (19.12%) .NET Framework
15 236 (18.50%) Scrum
16 224 (17.55%) TDD
17 219 (17.16%) Web Services
18 196 (15.36%) Windows
19 177 (13.87%) Oracle
20 173 (13.56%) AngularJS
21 163 (12.77%) XML
22 144 (11.29%) Java
23 142 (11.13%) OO
24 137 (10.74%) Team Foundation Server
25 136 (10.66%) Finance
26 134 (10.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
27 127 (9.95%) WPF
28 126 (9.87%) HTML5
29 119 (9.33%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 119 (9.33%) SharePoint
2 99 (7.76%) CMS
3 56 (4.39%) IIS
4 50 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
5 45 (3.53%) SharePoint 2010
6 41 (3.21%) Sitecore CMS
7 34 (2.66%) Kentico
7 34 (2.66%) SharePoint 2013
8 30 (2.35%) Node.js
9 27 (2.12%) Umbraco
10 13 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
11 7 (0.55%) Sitefinity
12 6 (0.47%) SAS
13 5 (0.39%) Apache
13 5 (0.39%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.31%) Confluence
14 4 (0.31%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.31%) Lync
14 4 (0.31%) LiveCycle
14 4 (0.31%) Zimbra
Applications
1 82 (6.43%) MS Excel
2 26 (2.04%) MS Office
3 11 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.31%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.24%) MS Project
7 2 (0.16%) Simulink
8 1 (0.078%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.078%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 59 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.86%) SmartPlant
3 8 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.16%) assyst
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.16%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.078%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.078%) Cerner Millennium
5 1 (0.078%) Pivotal CRM
5 1 (0.078%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.078%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 57 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.10%) Office 365
3 12 (0.94%) PaaS
4 11 (0.86%) SaaS
5 7 (0.55%) IaaS
6 5 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.31%) Yammer
8 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.078%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.078%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (0.078%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.078%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.41%) TCP/IP
2 16 (1.25%) HTTP
2 16 (1.25%) Internet
3 10 (0.78%) Intranet
4 9 (0.71%) Ethernet
4 9 (0.71%) Modbus
5 8 (0.63%) DNS
5 8 (0.63%) SSL
6 7 (0.55%) MQTT
7 6 (0.47%) FTP
7 6 (0.47%) Firewall
8 5 (0.39%) 3G
8 5 (0.39%) LTE
9 4 (0.31%) DHCP
9 4 (0.31%) SNMP
10 3 (0.24%) S/MIME
10 3 (0.24%) Bluetooth
10 3 (0.24%) SMTP
10 3 (0.24%) AMQP
10 3 (0.24%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 480 (37.62%) SQL Server
2 101 (7.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 73 (5.72%) Oracle Database
4 65 (5.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 49 (3.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 46 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 38 (2.98%) SQL Server 2005
8 31 (2.43%) Relational Database
9 30 (2.35%) NoSQL
10 24 (1.88%) MongoDB
11 16 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
12 15 (1.18%) MySQL
12 15 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 14 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
13 14 (1.10%) Big Data
14 13 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
15 12 (0.94%) Hadoop
15 12 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
16 10 (0.78%) MS Access
17 8 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 244 (19.12%) Visual Studio
2 137 (10.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 61 (4.78%) Selenium
4 55 (4.31%) NUnit
5 52 (4.08%) Git (software)
6 46 (3.61%) Subversion
7 29 (2.27%) TeamCity
8 26 (2.04%) Moq
8 26 (2.04%) JIRA
9 23 (1.80%) WebDriver
10 20 (1.57%) QuickTest Pro
11 18 (1.41%) Cucumber
11 18 (1.41%) MSBuild
11 18 (1.41%) SpecFlow
11 18 (1.41%) Jenkins
12 16 (1.25%) Eclipse
13 14 (1.10%) MSTest
14 13 (1.02%) StyleCop
15 12 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 10 (0.78%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 136 (10.66%) Finance
2 25 (1.96%) Games
3 22 (1.72%) Marketing
4 21 (1.65%) Telecoms
5 16 (1.25%) Publishing
6 14 (1.10%) Retail
7 12 (0.94%) Electronics
8 11 (0.86%) Banking
8 11 (0.86%) Advertising
8 11 (0.86%) Turkish Language
9 10 (0.78%) Military
10 7 (0.55%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.47%) Back Office
11 6 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.24%) Legal
12 3 (0.24%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.16%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.16%) Automotive
14 1 (0.078%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.078%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 963 (75.47%) Developer
2 452 (35.42%) .NET Developer
3 322 (25.24%) C# Developer
4 228 (17.87%) C# .NET Developer
5 146 (11.44%) ASP.NET Developer
6 117 (9.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 83 (6.50%) Web Developer
8 69 (5.41%) Analyst
8 69 (5.41%) Senior Developer
9 61 (4.78%) Software Developer
10 53 (4.15%) SharePoint Developer
11 48 (3.76%) Architect
12 46 (3.61%) Programmer
13 34 (2.66%) WPF Developer
14 33 (2.59%) Sitecore Developer
15 31 (2.43%) Software Engineer
16 29 (2.27%) Tester
16 29 (2.27%) CRM Developer
17 24 (1.88%) Senior .NET Developer
18 23 (1.80%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1077 (84.40%) .NET
2 598 (46.87%) ASP.NET
3 393 (30.80%) HTML
4 334 (26.18%) CSS
5 300 (23.51%) WCF
6 297 (23.28%) jQuery
7 257 (20.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 244 (19.12%) .NET Framework
9 219 (17.16%) Web Services
10 173 (13.56%) AngularJS
11 163 (12.77%) XML
12 134 (10.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 127 (9.95%) WPF
14 126 (9.87%) HTML5
15 82 (6.43%) ASP.NET Web API
16 80 (6.27%) Ajax
17 78 (6.11%) KnockoutJS
18 61 (4.78%) CSS3
19 56 (4.39%) WinForms
20 54 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 66 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (2.51%) Computer Science
3 31 (2.43%) Mobile App
4 26 (2.04%) Open Source
5 22 (1.72%) Data Structures
6 21 (1.65%) Inversion of Control
7 20 (1.57%) User Experience
8 17 (1.33%) N-Tier
9 16 (1.25%) Visualisation
10 15 (1.18%) Social Media
11 14 (1.10%) Client/Server
11 14 (1.10%) Management Information System
12 12 (0.94%) iPhone
13 11 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (0.71%) Algorithms
15 7 (0.55%) EPoS
16 6 (0.47%) Clustering
17 5 (0.39%) GIS
17 5 (0.39%) W3C
17 5 (0.39%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 196 (15.36%) Windows
2 53 (4.15%) Linux
3 29 (2.27%) Apple iOS
3 29 (2.27%) UNIX
4 21 (1.65%) Android
5 19 (1.49%) Windows 7
6 13 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.47%) Windows Phone
9 6 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.39%) Solaris
11 4 (0.31%) Windows NT
11 4 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.24%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.24%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.24%) Windows Phone 8
13 2 (0.16%) VMS
13 2 (0.16%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 470 (36.83%) MVC
2 440 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
3 236 (18.50%) Scrum
4 224 (17.55%) TDD
5 142 (11.13%) OO
6 77 (6.03%) CRM
6 77 (6.03%) Software Engineering
7 70 (5.49%) BDD
8 67 (5.25%) Continuous Integration
8 67 (5.25%) SOA
9 64 (5.02%) Web Development
10 56 (4.39%) Unit Testing
10 56 (4.39%) MVVM
11 52 (4.08%) Migration
12 41 (3.21%) Multithreading
13 40 (3.13%) Automated Testing
14 37 (2.90%) E-Commerce
15 36 (2.82%) OOD
16 34 (2.66%) OOP
17 33 (2.59%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 488 (38.24%) JavaScript
2 372 (29.15%) SQL
3 144 (11.29%) Java
4 104 (8.15%) VB.NET
5 99 (7.76%) C++
6 89 (6.97%) T-SQL
7 58 (4.55%) PowerShell
8 49 (3.84%) PL/SQL
9 48 (3.76%) C
10 45 (3.53%) VB
11 32 (2.51%) Python
12 27 (2.12%) XAML
13 21 (1.65%) PHP
14 17 (1.33%) Objective-C
15 16 (1.25%) Ruby
16 15 (1.18%) VBA
17 14 (1.10%) VBScript
18 12 (0.94%) Perl
18 12 (0.94%) VB6
19 11 (0.86%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 115 (9.01%) Security Cleared
2 81 (6.35%) SC Cleared
3 44 (3.45%) Degree
4 30 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (2.35%) VCP4
5 21 (1.65%) DV Cleared
6 20 (1.57%) ISTQB
7 16 (1.25%) ISEB
8 11 (0.86%) MCTS
8 11 (0.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 7 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (0.47%) MCITP
11 5 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.31%) MCSD
13 2 (0.16%) HND
13 2 (0.16%) MCP
13 2 (0.16%) MCSE
13 2 (0.16%) BC Cleared
14 1 (0.078%) MCPD
14 1 (0.078%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.04%) QA
2 11 (0.86%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.31%) SLA
4 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.078%) HL7
System Software
1 18 (1.41%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (0.31%) Samba
6 3 (0.24%) Firmware
7 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.16%) vCloud
8 1 (0.078%) Docker
8 1 (0.078%) LXC
8 1 (0.078%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.078%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (1.10%) Puppet
2 11 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.71%) SCCM
4 5 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.31%) SCOM
5 4 (0.31%) SCOrch
5 4 (0.31%) SCSM
6 3 (0.24%) WSUS
6 3 (0.24%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.078%) Netcool
7 1 (0.078%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 286 (22.41%) Microsoft
2 177 (13.87%) Oracle
3 61 (4.78%) Sitecore
4 24 (1.88%) Telerik
5 17 (1.33%) HP
6 16 (1.25%) Ektron
7 13 (1.02%) Google
8 12 (0.94%) Twitter
9 10 (0.78%) Xamarin
9 10 (0.78%) SAP
9 10 (0.78%) VMware
9 10 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (0.71%) Intergraph
11 7 (0.55%) Adobe
11 7 (0.55%) EPiServer
11 7 (0.55%) Facebook
12 6 (0.47%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.31%) Remedy
13 4 (0.31%) Cisco
14 3 (0.24%) Vignette
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Blue Glue
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £417 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £30 - 35 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £425 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £345 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £425 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago