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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 25 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing C# 644 640 684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.02% 6.86% 7.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.49% 20.74% 23.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 454 431
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 12
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £34.04 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £51.67 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £37.62 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.97% +7.48%
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
3143 3086 2913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.24% 33.06% 32.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1994 1887 1642
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 90 107
Median hourly rate £38.50 £39.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.53% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £21.15 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing C# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +2 145 £400 +6.66% 45
Surrey -6 96 £405 +12.89% 66
Hampshire +20 91 £350 - 98
West Sussex -10 82 £408 +7.23% 21
Buckinghamshire -2 63 £350 +9.37% 47
Kent -6 60 £338 - 29
East Sussex 0 47 £375 +25.00% 23
Oxfordshire +7 42 £375 -6.25% 40
Middlesex -2 14 £360 +20.00%
Isle of Wight - 2 £263 - 2
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for C#.

1 884 (75.75%) .NET
2 485 (41.56%) MVC
3 482 (41.30%) JavaScript
4 470 (40.27%) SQL Server
5 450 (38.56%) ASP.NET
6 424 (36.33%) Agile Software Development
7 409 (35.05%) HTML
8 369 (31.62%) CSS
9 367 (31.45%) SQL
10 326 (27.93%) Microsoft
11 269 (23.05%) jQuery
12 260 (22.28%) ASP.NET MVC
13 224 (19.19%) .NET Framework
14 217 (18.59%) Windows
15 213 (18.25%) Java
16 211 (18.08%) AngularJS
17 200 (17.14%) HTML5
18 195 (16.71%) TDD
19 186 (15.94%) Team Foundation Server
20 177 (15.17%) Visual Studio
21 175 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
22 174 (14.91%) Web Development
23 165 (14.14%) Web Services
24 145 (12.43%) XML
25 144 (12.34%) Entity Framework
26 142 (12.17%) Scrum
27 141 (12.08%) Security Cleared
28 137 (11.74%) CSS3
29 135 (11.57%) WCF
30 126 (10.80%) Oracle

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 108 (9.25%) SharePoint
2 63 (5.40%) IIS
3 49 (4.20%) Confluence
4 36 (3.08%) Node.js
5 34 (2.91%) CMS
6 27 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
7 25 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
8 15 (1.29%) WebSphere
9 12 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
10 11 (0.94%) Apache
10 11 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (0.86%) Umbraco
11 10 (0.86%) WordPress
12 9 (0.77%) JBoss
13 8 (0.69%) Drupal
13 8 (0.69%) Joomla!
14 6 (0.51%) MS Exchange
14 6 (0.51%) SAS
15 5 (0.43%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 120 (10.28%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.89%) MS Office
3 7 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.43%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.26%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.17%) 3ds Max
6 2 (0.17%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.17%) GIMP
7 1 (0.086%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.086%) MS Project
7 1 (0.086%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 68 (5.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.26%) Magento
3 3 (0.26%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.086%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.086%) Endur
4 1 (0.086%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.086%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 109 (9.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (2.23%) Office 365
3 22 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (1.03%) PaaS
5 10 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.86%) SaaS
6 7 (0.60%) IaaS
7 6 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (0.43%) Route 53
8 5 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.26%) GitHub
10 2 (0.17%) Azure Machine Learning
10 2 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
10 2 (0.17%) MailChimp
11 1 (0.086%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.086%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.086%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.086%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 79 (6.77%) HTTP
2 24 (2.06%) Internet
3 16 (1.37%) DNS
4 15 (1.29%) TCP/IP
5 12 (1.03%) IPsec
6 11 (0.94%) LDAP
6 11 (0.94%) SMTP
6 11 (0.94%) SSL
7 10 (0.86%) BGP
7 10 (0.86%) DHCP
7 10 (0.86%) IPv6
7 10 (0.86%) Network Security
7 10 (0.86%) Remote Desktop
7 10 (0.86%) Software-Defined Networking
7 10 (0.86%) VPN
8 9 (0.77%) CTI
9 6 (0.51%) Firewall
9 6 (0.51%) Kerberos
9 6 (0.51%) SAN
9 6 (0.51%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 470 (40.27%) SQL Server
2 73 (6.26%) Relational Database
3 64 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 63 (5.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 57 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 42 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 35 (3.00%) Oracle Database
8 34 (2.91%) NoSQL
9 26 (2.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 19 (1.63%) RDBMS
11 17 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
12 15 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
13 14 (1.20%) Big Data
13 14 (1.20%) Hadoop
14 13 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
15 12 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 10 (0.86%) MongoDB
16 10 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
17 9 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
17 9 (0.77%) Datazen
Development Applications
1 186 (15.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 177 (15.17%) Visual Studio
3 107 (9.17%) Subversion
4 95 (8.14%) Git (software)
5 85 (7.28%) Jenkins
6 80 (6.86%) Selenium
7 71 (6.08%) JIRA
8 51 (4.37%) JUnit
9 48 (4.11%) SpecFlow
10 40 (3.43%) NUnit
11 33 (2.83%) WebDriver
12 24 (2.06%) MSBuild
13 22 (1.89%) TortoiseSVN
14 21 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
15 20 (1.71%) Jasmine
16 19 (1.63%) Moq
17 17 (1.46%) NuGet
18 15 (1.29%) TeamCity
19 14 (1.20%) Cucumber
20 13 (1.11%) Oracle APEX
General
1 115 (9.85%) Finance
2 34 (2.91%) Banking
3 30 (2.57%) Marketing
4 14 (1.20%) Law
4 14 (1.20%) Retail
5 11 (0.94%) Back Office
5 11 (0.94%) Legal
6 10 (0.86%) Telecoms
7 9 (0.77%) German Language
7 9 (0.77%) Military
8 8 (0.69%) Advertising
9 7 (0.60%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.51%) Aerospace
10 6 (0.51%) Electronics
10 6 (0.51%) Local Government
11 5 (0.43%) French Language
11 5 (0.43%) Italian Language
11 5 (0.43%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.43%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.34%) Games
Job Titles
1 801 (68.64%) Developer
2 427 (36.59%) .NET Developer
3 370 (31.71%) C# Developer
4 248 (21.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 147 (12.60%) ASP.NET Developer
6 142 (12.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 107 (9.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 84 (7.20%) SQL Developer
9 73 (6.26%) Senior Developer
10 68 (5.83%) Web Developer
11 67 (5.74%) JavaScript Developer
12 61 (5.23%) Consultant
13 57 (4.88%) Senior .NET Developer
14 55 (4.71%) Analyst
15 49 (4.20%) HTML Developer
15 49 (4.20%) Software Engineer
16 45 (3.86%) Angular Developer
17 44 (3.77%) Software Developer
18 43 (3.68%) .NET Web Developer
19 42 (3.60%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 884 (75.75%) .NET
2 450 (38.56%) ASP.NET
3 409 (35.05%) HTML
4 369 (31.62%) CSS
5 269 (23.05%) jQuery
6 260 (22.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 224 (19.19%) .NET Framework
8 211 (18.08%) AngularJS
9 200 (17.14%) HTML5
10 175 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 165 (14.14%) Web Services
12 145 (12.43%) XML
13 144 (12.34%) Entity Framework
14 137 (11.74%) CSS3
15 135 (11.57%) WCF
16 112 (9.60%) REST
17 97 (8.31%) RESTful
18 92 (7.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 91 (7.80%) Ajax
20 85 (7.28%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 50 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (3.94%) Computer Science
3 30 (2.57%) User Experience
4 24 (2.06%) N-Tier
5 19 (1.63%) Management Information System
6 16 (1.37%) Mathematics
6 16 (1.37%) Public Cloud
7 15 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (1.29%) Fintech
8 13 (1.11%) Client/Server
8 13 (1.11%) Data Integration
9 11 (0.94%) Digital Media
9 11 (0.94%) Inversion of Control
10 9 (0.77%) Data Centre
11 8 (0.69%) Mobile App
12 7 (0.60%) Visualisation
12 7 (0.60%) W3C
13 6 (0.51%) Cyberthreat
13 6 (0.51%) NHS
14 5 (0.43%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 217 (18.59%) Windows
2 82 (7.03%) Linux
3 62 (5.31%) Windows Server
4 22 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (1.80%) Unix
6 15 (1.29%) Android
7 12 (1.03%) Apple iOS
8 11 (0.94%) zOS
9 10 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.86%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.43%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.34%) Windows CE
11 4 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.26%) CentOS
12 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.17%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.086%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.086%) VMS
14 1 (0.086%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.086%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 485 (41.56%) MVC
2 424 (36.33%) Agile Software Development
3 195 (16.71%) TDD
4 174 (14.91%) Web Development
5 142 (12.17%) Scrum
6 109 (9.34%) CRM
7 102 (8.74%) Software Engineering
8 100 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
9 85 (7.28%) BDD
10 75 (6.43%) SDLC
11 74 (6.34%) Migration
12 73 (6.26%) Automated Testing
12 73 (6.26%) OO
13 66 (5.66%) Unit Testing
14 63 (5.40%) Open Source
15 49 (4.20%) Mentoring
15 49 (4.20%) SOA
15 49 (4.20%) Workflow
16 47 (4.03%) Configuration Management
16 47 (4.03%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 482 (41.30%) JavaScript
2 367 (31.45%) SQL
3 213 (18.25%) Java
4 109 (9.34%) C++
5 108 (9.25%) Python
6 94 (8.05%) PowerShell
7 89 (7.63%) T-SQL
8 84 (7.20%) Ruby
9 78 (6.68%) VB
10 67 (5.74%) PHP
11 62 (5.31%) VB.NET
12 60 (5.14%) Scala
13 51 (4.37%) C
14 39 (3.34%) VBScript
15 27 (2.31%) PL/SQL
16 22 (1.89%) XAML
17 18 (1.54%) Perl
18 16 (1.37%) F#
19 14 (1.20%) Bash Shell
20 11 (0.94%) VB6
Qualifications
1 141 (12.08%) Security Cleared
2 111 (9.51%) SC Cleared
3 70 (6.00%) Degree
4 32 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (2.14%) DV Cleared
6 24 (2.06%) ISTQB
7 16 (1.37%) MCSD
8 15 (1.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 12 (1.03%) ISEB
10 10 (0.86%) MCSE
11 9 (0.77%) MCITP
12 8 (0.69%) CEH
12 8 (0.69%) CISM
12 8 (0.69%) CISSP
12 8 (0.69%) GIAC
12 8 (0.69%) MCTS
13 7 (0.60%) MCP
14 6 (0.51%) CCNA
14 6 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (0.51%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.74%) QA
2 14 (1.20%) SLA
3 4 (0.34%) SDET
4 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.17%) DO-178B
System Software
1 33 (2.83%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.11%) Hyper-V
3 8 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.17%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.17%) XenServer
6 1 (0.086%) Docker
6 1 (0.086%) Firmware
6 1 (0.086%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
1 9 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (0.43%) SCOM
3 4 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.34%) Puppet
3 4 (0.34%) SCCM
4 3 (0.26%) Ansible
5 2 (0.17%) Nagios
5 2 (0.17%) Nessus
5 2 (0.17%) Perfmon
5 2 (0.17%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.17%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.17%) SELinux
6 1 (0.086%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.086%) Scalr
Vendors
1 326 (27.93%) Microsoft
2 126 (10.80%) Oracle
3 57 (4.88%) Google
4 36 (3.08%) Sitecore
5 25 (2.14%) Telerik
6 23 (1.97%) HP
7 20 (1.71%) Red Hat
8 19 (1.63%) IBM
9 11 (0.94%) RedGate
10 10 (0.86%) VMware
11 9 (0.77%) EPiServer
12 8 (0.69%) Xamarin
13 7 (0.60%) Remedy
13 7 (0.60%) SAP
14 6 (0.51%) CA
15 5 (0.43%) Infragistics
15 5 (0.43%) Teradata
16 4 (0.34%) Adobe
16 4 (0.34%) Pegasus
16 4 (0.34%) Perforce
Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £510 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Isle of Wight
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Salt
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £325.00 - £350.00 per day + Circa £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + 27 days holiday + onsite gym
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Rate: £120 - £160 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Rate: £120 - £160 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + expenses
Posted: 7 days ago
Hampshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Hampshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 8 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
EYC Symphony
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Andover
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Milton Keynes
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago