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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 27 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 588 681 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.37% 8.08% 8.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.74% 23.88% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 371 390
Average daily rate
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£370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £235 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 27 14
Average hourly rate £35.50 £33.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.40 £11.25 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -2.85%
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
3138 2852 2451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.98% 33.85% 32.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1756 1494 1298
Average daily rate £350 £340 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 136 172
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.43 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Surrey +3 143 £400 +18.51% 101
Hampshire -11 112 £350 +1.44% 82
Berkshire -21 102 £368 -3.28% 99
Buckinghamshire -12 82 £400 +5.26% 48
Kent -3 36 £340 +13.33% 40
East Sussex -7 28 £350 +7.69% 35
Oxfordshire -14 28 £375 +7.91% 80
West Sussex +4 25 £375 +15.38% 18
Middlesex +11 11 £350 - 1
Sussex +4 1 £425 +6.25%
Isle of Wight - - - -
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1031 (83.21%) .NET
2 567 (45.76%) ASP.NET
3 495 (39.95%) SQL Server
4 463 (37.37%) MVC
5 456 (36.80%) JavaScript
6 430 (34.71%) Agile Software Development
7 377 (30.43%) SQL
8 375 (30.27%) HTML
9 313 (25.26%) CSS
10 288 (23.24%) WCF
11 276 (22.28%) jQuery
12 263 (21.23%) Microsoft
13 227 (18.32%) ASP.NET MVC
14 222 (17.92%) .NET Framework
15 220 (17.76%) Visual Studio
16 218 (17.59%) Scrum
17 204 (16.46%) TDD
17 204 (16.46%) Windows
18 187 (15.09%) Web Services
19 164 (13.24%) XML
20 160 (12.91%) Oracle
21 146 (11.78%) Java
22 144 (11.62%) AngularJS
23 138 (11.14%) Team Foundation Server
23 138 (11.14%) Finance
24 137 (11.06%) OO
25 127 (10.25%) HTML5
26 124 (10.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
27 122 (9.85%) SQL Server 2008
28 117 (9.44%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 112 (9.04%) SharePoint
2 81 (6.54%) CMS
3 62 (5.00%) IIS
4 48 (3.87%) BizTalk Server
5 44 (3.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 31 (2.50%) Kentico
7 30 (2.42%) Sitecore CMS
8 28 (2.26%) SharePoint 2013
9 25 (2.02%) Node.js
10 20 (1.61%) Umbraco
11 16 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
12 8 (0.65%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.48%) Sitefinity
13 6 (0.48%) Apache
13 6 (0.48%) SAS
14 5 (0.40%) LiveCycle
14 5 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (0.40%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.32%) Zimbra
15 4 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 84 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.53%) MS Office
3 7 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.24%) MS Project
5 2 (0.16%) FastStats
5 2 (0.16%) SPSS
5 2 (0.16%) Simulink
6 1 (0.081%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.081%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.081%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.081%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.081%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 50 (4.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.89%) SmartPlant
3 10 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.16%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.16%) assyst
4 2 (0.16%) Pivotal CRM
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.081%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.081%) LabWindows
5 1 (0.081%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.081%) Cerner Millennium
5 1 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 73 (5.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (1.29%) PaaS
3 15 (1.21%) Office 365
4 11 (0.89%) SaaS
5 7 (0.56%) IaaS
6 6 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (0.24%) GitHub
9 1 (0.081%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.081%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.081%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.081%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.86%) TCP/IP
2 16 (1.29%) Internet
3 15 (1.21%) Modbus
4 14 (1.13%) MQTT
4 14 (1.13%) SSL
5 11 (0.89%) HTTP
6 10 (0.81%) DNS
7 8 (0.65%) Ethernet
8 6 (0.48%) LTE
8 6 (0.48%) FTP
8 6 (0.48%) 3G
8 6 (0.48%) Intranet
8 6 (0.48%) Firewall
9 5 (0.40%) DHCP
9 5 (0.40%) SNMP
10 4 (0.32%) Radio Access Network
10 4 (0.32%) Telnet
10 4 (0.32%) 2G
11 3 (0.24%) S/MIME
11 3 (0.24%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 495 (39.95%) SQL Server
2 122 (9.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 67 (5.41%) Oracle Database
4 66 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 53 (4.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 49 (3.95%) SQL Server 2005
7 48 (3.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 36 (2.91%) Relational Database
9 28 (2.26%) NoSQL
10 25 (2.02%) MongoDB
11 18 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
13 15 (1.21%) Oracle Database 10g
13 15 (1.21%) MySQL
13 15 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
15 12 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
16 11 (0.89%) Azure SQL Database
17 10 (0.81%) Big Data
18 9 (0.73%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 220 (17.76%) Visual Studio
2 138 (11.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 68 (5.49%) Selenium
4 47 (3.79%) NUnit
5 39 (3.15%) Subversion
6 33 (2.66%) Git (software)
7 29 (2.34%) TeamCity
8 28 (2.26%) QuickTest Pro
9 26 (2.10%) JIRA
10 25 (2.02%) Moq
10 25 (2.02%) Jenkins
11 24 (1.94%) WebDriver
12 22 (1.78%) SpecFlow
13 18 (1.45%) MSBuild
13 18 (1.45%) MSTest
14 17 (1.37%) Cucumber
15 12 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
15 12 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 11 (0.89%) Eclipse
17 10 (0.81%) Hudson
General
1 138 (11.14%) Finance
2 29 (2.34%) Telecoms
3 27 (2.18%) Marketing
4 18 (1.45%) Games
5 17 (1.37%) Banking
6 15 (1.21%) Electronics
7 13 (1.05%) Retail
8 12 (0.97%) Publishing
9 11 (0.89%) Turkish Language
9 11 (0.89%) Advertising
10 8 (0.65%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.56%) Back Office
11 7 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.56%) Automotive
12 5 (0.40%) Military
13 3 (0.24%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.24%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.16%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.081%) Front Office
15 1 (0.081%) Legal
Job Titles
1 920 (74.25%) Developer
2 436 (35.19%) .NET Developer
3 312 (25.18%) C# Developer
4 224 (18.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 149 (12.03%) ASP.NET Developer
6 115 (9.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 80 (6.46%) Web Developer
8 66 (5.33%) Analyst
9 65 (5.25%) Senior Developer
10 62 (5.00%) Software Developer
11 53 (4.28%) SharePoint Developer
12 41 (3.31%) Programmer
13 40 (3.23%) Architect
14 39 (3.15%) Software Engineer
15 33 (2.66%) Tester
16 30 (2.42%) .NET Web Developer
17 26 (2.10%) WPF Developer
17 26 (2.10%) CRM Developer
17 26 (2.10%) Applications Developer
18 25 (2.02%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1031 (83.21%) .NET
2 567 (45.76%) ASP.NET
3 375 (30.27%) HTML
4 313 (25.26%) CSS
5 288 (23.24%) WCF
6 276 (22.28%) jQuery
7 227 (18.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 222 (17.92%) .NET Framework
9 187 (15.09%) Web Services
10 164 (13.24%) XML
11 144 (11.62%) AngularJS
12 127 (10.25%) HTML5
13 124 (10.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 117 (9.44%) WPF
15 89 (7.18%) Ajax
16 76 (6.13%) KnockoutJS
17 74 (5.97%) ASP.NET Web API
18 60 (4.84%) WinForms
19 55 (4.44%) CSS3
20 53 (4.28%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 57 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (2.91%) Computer Science
3 26 (2.10%) Mobile App
4 25 (2.02%) Open Source
5 24 (1.94%) Inversion of Control
6 19 (1.53%) N-Tier
6 19 (1.53%) Data Structures
7 17 (1.37%) Management Information System
8 14 (1.13%) Client/Server
9 13 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.05%) Visualisation
10 12 (0.97%) Clustering
10 12 (0.97%) GIS
11 11 (0.89%) Algorithms
12 10 (0.81%) Social Media
13 9 (0.73%) EPoS
14 7 (0.56%) DTV
15 6 (0.48%) User Experience
16 5 (0.40%) W3C
16 5 (0.40%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 204 (16.46%) Windows
2 44 (3.55%) Linux
3 31 (2.50%) UNIX
4 23 (1.86%) Windows 7
5 18 (1.45%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (1.05%) Android
8 10 (0.81%) Windows NT
9 5 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.32%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (0.32%) Solaris
11 3 (0.24%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.24%) Windows Phone 8
11 3 (0.24%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.16%) VMS
12 2 (0.16%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 463 (37.37%) MVC
2 430 (34.71%) Agile Software Development
3 218 (17.59%) Scrum
4 204 (16.46%) TDD
5 137 (11.06%) OO
6 88 (7.10%) BDD
7 81 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
8 77 (6.21%) Web Development
9 74 (5.97%) Software Engineering
9 74 (5.97%) CRM
10 72 (5.81%) SOA
11 51 (4.12%) Unit Testing
12 49 (3.95%) Automated Testing
13 47 (3.79%) Migration
14 45 (3.63%) Test Automation
15 44 (3.55%) MVVM
16 41 (3.31%) OOD
16 41 (3.31%) Project Management
17 37 (2.99%) Waterfall
18 35 (2.82%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 456 (36.80%) JavaScript
2 377 (30.43%) SQL
3 146 (11.78%) Java
4 102 (8.23%) VB.NET
5 95 (7.67%) C++
6 87 (7.02%) T-SQL
7 62 (5.00%) PowerShell
8 46 (3.71%) Python
9 44 (3.55%) VB
10 40 (3.23%) C
11 38 (3.07%) PL/SQL
12 25 (2.02%) XAML
13 24 (1.94%) VBScript
14 19 (1.53%) PHP
15 17 (1.37%) Ruby
16 15 (1.21%) Perl
17 12 (0.97%) VB6
18 11 (0.89%) VBA
19 10 (0.81%) Delphi
20 7 (0.56%) VC++
Qualifications
1 94 (7.59%) Security Cleared
2 72 (5.81%) SC Cleared
3 53 (4.28%) Degree
4 24 (1.94%) ISTQB
5 22 (1.78%) ISEB
6 20 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (1.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 14 (1.13%) DV Cleared
9 9 (0.73%) MCTS
10 7 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (0.40%) HND
12 4 (0.32%) MCSD
13 3 (0.24%) MCSE
13 3 (0.24%) MCP
13 3 (0.24%) MCITP
14 2 (0.16%) BC Cleared
15 1 (0.081%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.081%) Postgraduate
15 1 (0.081%) CTC Cleared
15 1 (0.081%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.31%) QA
2 11 (0.89%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.40%) SLA
4 1 (0.081%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.081%) HL7
4 1 (0.081%) DICOM
System Software
1 18 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (0.32%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.24%) Samba
6 2 (0.16%) vCloud
7 1 (0.081%) Firmware
7 1 (0.081%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.081%) LXC
7 1 (0.081%) Docker
7 1 (0.081%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (0.56%) Puppet
2 6 (0.48%) SCCM
3 4 (0.32%) SCOM
3 4 (0.32%) SCOrch
3 4 (0.32%) SCSM
4 3 (0.24%) WSUS
5 2 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.081%) Netcool
6 1 (0.081%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.081%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 263 (21.23%) Microsoft
2 160 (12.91%) Oracle
3 46 (3.71%) Sitecore
4 24 (1.94%) Telerik
5 20 (1.61%) HP
6 16 (1.29%) Ektron
7 14 (1.13%) SAP
8 12 (0.97%) Google
9 11 (0.89%) Twitter
10 9 (0.73%) Intergraph
10 9 (0.73%) Adobe
11 7 (0.56%) VMware
12 6 (0.48%) Facebook
12 6 (0.48%) EPiServer
13 5 (0.40%) Xamarin
14 4 (0.32%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
14 4 (0.32%) Huawei
14 4 (0.32%) Business Objects
14 4 (0.32%) Cisco
14 4 (0.32%) Ericsson
Southampton, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £300 per day + £300 / Day
Posted: 10 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
QUANTICA
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT People First
Rate: From £300 to £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
KSR Resources Ltd
Rate: Market Rates will apply
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Vadis People
Rate: circ £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £220 - £270 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £370 per day + £370 / Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £150 - 175 per day
Posted: 4 days ago