The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South East region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 18 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing C# 630 722 682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.86% 8.53% 6.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.59% 24.85% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 416 385
Average daily rate
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£350 £351 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.35% +6.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £262 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 26
Average hourly rate £45.25 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.12% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.79 £32.40 £21.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £52.05 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2918 2905 3046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.79% 34.34% 30.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1598 1495 1517
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 148 189
Average hourly rate £36.57 £37.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.48% +2.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.38 £17.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.35 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C#
England

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 August 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 August 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 August 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
Hampshire -11 151 £375 +11.11% 81
Berkshire -6 127 £375 +7.14% 100
Surrey -7 101 £325 -13.33% 96
Buckinghamshire -14 76 £388 +3.33% 39
Oxfordshire +15 48 £300 -14.28% 50
Kent +5 48 £275 -21.42% 24
East Sussex +9 41 £225 -32.83% 23
West Sussex -1 16 £315 -18.18% 19
Isle of Wight - 8 £225 - 2
Middlesex -5 6 £375 +9.48% 6
Home Counties - - - -
Sussex - - - -
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 1115 (82.35%) .NET
2 688 (50.81%) SQL Server
3 687 (50.74%) ASP.NET
4 500 (36.93%) SQL
5 453 (33.46%) MVC
6 417 (30.80%) JavaScript
7 356 (26.29%) HTML
8 314 (23.19%) Microsoft
9 306 (22.60%) WCF
10 283 (20.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 264 (19.50%) Visual Studio
12 263 (19.42%) Windows
13 262 (19.35%) CSS
14 246 (18.17%) jQuery
15 241 (17.80%) XML
16 231 (17.06%) Oracle
16 231 (17.06%) Scrum
17 230 (16.99%) SQL Server 2008
18 224 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
19 211 (15.58%) Team Foundation Server
20 189 (13.96%) Web Services
21 188 (13.88%) TDD
22 182 (13.44%) .NET Framework
23 163 (12.04%) Finance
24 162 (11.96%) Security Cleared
25 152 (11.23%) Java
26 148 (10.93%) VB
27 144 (10.64%) WPF
28 140 (10.34%) SC Cleared
29 136 (10.04%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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
1 110 (8.12%) SharePoint
2 67 (4.95%) CMS
3 63 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
4 60 (4.43%) IIS
5 35 (2.58%) SharePoint Server
6 30 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
7 23 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
7 23 (1.70%) SharePoint 2010
8 15 (1.11%) Umbraco
9 13 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (0.59%) Kentico
10 8 (0.59%) Documentum
11 6 (0.44%) Node.js
12 4 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.30%) TIBCO EMS
12 4 (0.30%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.30%) Content Management Server
13 3 (0.22%) SAS
13 3 (0.22%) DNN
13 3 (0.22%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 82 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 60 (4.43%) MS Office
3 11 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.52%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.30%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.22%) MS Project
6 3 (0.22%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.15%) Mingle
7 2 (0.15%) FastStats
7 2 (0.15%) SPSS
8 1 (0.074%) Simulink
8 1 (0.074%) Maya
8 1 (0.074%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 43 (3.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
3 13 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.22%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.15%) Magento
6 2 (0.15%) Exstream
7 1 (0.074%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.074%) Tridion
7 1 (0.074%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.074%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.074%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 59 (4.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (1.62%) Office 365
3 18 (1.33%) SaaS
4 12 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.074%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.70%) SAN
2 19 (1.40%) DNS
3 15 (1.11%) TCP/IP
3 15 (1.11%) LDAP
4 11 (0.81%) HTTP
5 10 (0.74%) SNMP
6 9 (0.66%) Modbus
7 8 (0.59%) Radio Access Network
7 8 (0.59%) Telnet
7 8 (0.59%) DHCP
8 7 (0.52%) 3G
8 7 (0.52%) 2G
9 6 (0.44%) 4G
10 5 (0.37%) ISDN
10 5 (0.37%) VoIP
10 5 (0.37%) Internet
10 5 (0.37%) RTP
11 4 (0.30%) LTE
11 4 (0.30%) Wireless
11 4 (0.30%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 688 (50.81%) SQL Server
2 230 (16.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 105 (7.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 97 (7.16%) SQL Server 2005
5 93 (6.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 76 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 59 (4.36%) Oracle Database
8 35 (2.58%) MySQL
9 32 (2.36%) DTS
10 31 (2.29%) Oracle Reports
11 27 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
12 25 (1.85%) NoSQL
13 23 (1.70%) Relational Database
14 22 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
15 20 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 19 (1.40%) OLAP
17 17 (1.26%) SQL Server 2000
18 13 (0.96%) Couchbase
18 13 (0.96%) MongoDB
19 12 (0.89%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 264 (19.50%) Visual Studio
2 211 (15.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 73 (5.39%) QuickTest Pro
4 71 (5.24%) Selenium
5 55 (4.06%) NUnit
6 37 (2.73%) WebDriver
7 32 (2.36%) Subversion
8 23 (1.70%) SpecFlow
9 20 (1.48%) SoapUI
10 18 (1.33%) Jenkins
11 17 (1.26%) JIRA
11 17 (1.26%) Git (software)
12 14 (1.03%) JMeter
13 12 (0.89%) MSTest
14 11 (0.81%) LoadRunner
14 11 (0.81%) PhantomJS
15 9 (0.66%) JUnit
15 9 (0.66%) Hudson
16 8 (0.59%) Talend Open Studio
17 7 (0.52%) Eclipse
General
1 163 (12.04%) Finance
2 37 (2.73%) Marketing
3 32 (2.36%) Telecoms
4 22 (1.62%) Manufacturing
5 21 (1.55%) Games
6 19 (1.40%) Retail
7 17 (1.26%) Back Office
8 16 (1.18%) Banking
9 15 (1.11%) Electronics
10 13 (0.96%) Automotive
11 10 (0.74%) Publishing
12 7 (0.52%) Military
12 7 (0.52%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.44%) Advertising
14 5 (0.37%) Legal
15 4 (0.30%) Front Office
15 4 (0.30%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.15%) Law
18 1 (0.074%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 878 (64.84%) Developer
2 454 (33.53%) .NET Developer
3 316 (23.34%) C# Developer
4 232 (17.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 171 (12.63%) ASP.NET Developer
6 133 (9.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 112 (8.27%) Analyst
8 87 (6.43%) Web Developer
9 77 (5.69%) Software Developer
10 67 (4.95%) Software Engineer
11 66 (4.87%) Test Analyst
12 53 (3.91%) Tester
12 53 (3.91%) Senior Developer
13 49 (3.62%) Consultant
14 43 (3.18%) Test Engineer
15 42 (3.10%) VB.NET Developer
16 41 (3.03%) SharePoint Developer
17 32 (2.36%) Test Manager
18 27 (1.99%) Architect
18 27 (1.99%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1115 (82.35%) .NET
2 687 (50.74%) ASP.NET
3 356 (26.29%) HTML
4 306 (22.60%) WCF
5 283 (20.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 262 (19.35%) CSS
7 246 (18.17%) jQuery
8 241 (17.80%) XML
9 189 (13.96%) Web Services
10 182 (13.44%) .NET Framework
11 144 (10.64%) WPF
12 127 (9.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 100 (7.39%) HTML5
14 97 (7.16%) LINQ
15 86 (6.35%) Ajax
16 82 (6.06%) REST
17 80 (5.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 72 (5.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 61 (4.51%) ASP.NET MVC 3
20 60 (4.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (3.40%) N-Tier
2 32 (2.36%) Computer Science
3 28 (2.07%) Mobile App
4 14 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (0.96%) DTV
5 13 (0.96%) Mathematics
5 13 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
6 12 (0.89%) Client/Server
7 11 (0.81%) Replication
8 9 (0.66%) Physics
9 8 (0.59%) Open Source
9 8 (0.59%) Blog
10 7 (0.52%) Statistics
10 7 (0.52%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.44%) Embedded Systems
11 6 (0.44%) NHS
12 5 (0.37%) Xbox
13 4 (0.30%) Social Media
13 4 (0.30%) Robotics
13 4 (0.30%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 263 (19.42%) Windows
2 57 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 25 (1.85%) UNIX
3 25 (1.85%) Linux
4 24 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (1.55%) Apple iOS
7 20 (1.48%) Android
8 14 (1.03%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.52%) Windows XP
10 6 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (0.44%) Windows NT
11 4 (0.30%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.30%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.22%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
13 2 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.15%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.074%) Solaris
14 1 (0.074%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 453 (33.46%) MVC
2 231 (17.06%) Scrum
3 224 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
4 188 (13.88%) TDD
5 134 (9.90%) CRM
6 124 (9.16%) OO
6 124 (9.16%) Web Development
7 111 (8.20%) BDD
8 100 (7.39%) Continuous Integration
9 90 (6.65%) Software Engineering
10 77 (5.69%) SOA
11 75 (5.54%) Test Automation
12 74 (5.47%) Unit Testing
13 64 (4.73%) Automated Testing
14 56 (4.14%) E-Commerce
15 52 (3.84%) Test Scripting
16 51 (3.77%) Project Management
17 48 (3.55%) Business Intelligence
18 47 (3.47%) Software Testing
19 46 (3.40%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 500 (36.93%) SQL
2 417 (30.80%) JavaScript
3 152 (11.23%) Java
4 148 (10.93%) VB
5 136 (10.04%) VB.NET
6 135 (9.97%) T-SQL
7 91 (6.72%) C++
8 58 (4.28%) C
9 49 (3.62%) PL/SQL
10 43 (3.18%) Python
11 31 (2.29%) VB6
12 28 (2.07%) Perl
13 26 (1.92%) VBScript
14 23 (1.70%) PHP
15 17 (1.26%) PowerShell
16 13 (0.96%) VBA
17 12 (0.89%) Delphi
18 9 (0.66%) Ruby
19 7 (0.52%) TypeScript
20 6 (0.44%) XAML
Qualifications
1 162 (11.96%) Security Cleared
2 140 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 103 (7.61%) ISTQB
4 64 (4.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 51 (3.77%) Degree
6 48 (3.55%) ISEB
7 31 (2.29%) DV Cleared
8 24 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (1.11%) CCNA
10 15 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 9 (0.66%) MCSE
11 9 (0.66%) MCTS
12 6 (0.44%) MCITP
12 6 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.37%) CCVP
14 4 (0.30%) PhD
14 4 (0.30%) MCSD
15 3 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
16 1 (0.074%) CNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (6.28%) QA
2 16 (1.18%) SLA
3 11 (0.81%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (1.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.15%) vSphere
2 2 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.074%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 29 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (0.81%) SCCM
4 5 (0.37%) Puppet
5 3 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.15%) SCOM
7 1 (0.074%) Salt
7 1 (0.074%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 314 (23.19%) Microsoft
2 231 (17.06%) Oracle
3 95 (7.02%) HP
4 33 (2.44%) Sitecore
5 19 (1.40%) Telerik
6 18 (1.33%) SAP
7 12 (0.89%) Meridio
8 9 (0.66%) Twitter
9 8 (0.59%) Talend
9 8 (0.59%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 8 (0.59%) DevExpress
9 8 (0.59%) Huawei
9 8 (0.59%) Nortel
9 8 (0.59%) Cisco
9 8 (0.59%) Ericsson
9 8 (0.59%) Business Objects
10 7 (0.52%) VMware
11 6 (0.44%) Xamarin
11 6 (0.44%) Greenplum
11 6 (0.44%) IBM
Camberley, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £300 to £310 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: Yesterday
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate value
Posted: Yesterday
Gosport, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
People Source Consulting
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago