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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 25 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 641 697 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.88% 7.77% 8.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.71% 23.79% 24.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 430 393
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 23
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +8.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.52 £18.10 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.84 £59.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.56 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -6.66%
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
3095 2930 2656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.23% 32.67% 33.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1909 1636 1357
Average daily rate £355 £340 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 107 196
Average hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.62 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +5 145 £375 - 72
Surrey -10 99 £363 -3.33% 94
Buckinghamshire -3 80 £320 -8.57% 36
West Sussex +8 67 £378 +25.83% 25
Hampshire -29 67 £350 +7.69% 84
Kent +4 57 £331 -0.37% 32
East Sussex +5 53 £300 - 21
Oxfordshire -15 51 £399 +15.57% 70
Middlesex +16 15 £300 +25.00%
Home Counties - 2 £350 -
Thames Valley -2 1 - -
Sussex - 1 £350 -
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 1102 (81.75%) .NET
2 627 (46.51%) ASP.NET
3 489 (36.28%) SQL Server
4 468 (34.72%) JavaScript
5 465 (34.50%) Agile Software Development
6 460 (34.12%) MVC
7 410 (30.42%) SQL
8 409 (30.34%) HTML
9 343 (25.45%) CSS
10 315 (23.37%) Microsoft
11 279 (20.70%) jQuery
12 259 (19.21%) WCF
13 256 (18.99%) Visual Studio
14 253 (18.77%) ASP.NET MVC
15 250 (18.55%) .NET Framework
16 248 (18.40%) Web Services
17 237 (17.58%) Scrum
18 219 (16.25%) TDD
19 209 (15.50%) Windows
20 206 (15.28%) AngularJS
21 186 (13.80%) XML
22 173 (12.83%) Oracle
23 149 (11.05%) Finance
23 149 (11.05%) Team Foundation Server
24 147 (10.91%) OO
25 144 (10.68%) Java
26 134 (9.94%) HTML5
27 130 (9.64%) Security Cleared
28 124 (9.20%) T-SQL
29 122 (9.05%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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
1 114 (8.46%) CMS
2 110 (8.16%) SharePoint
3 58 (4.30%) IIS
4 46 (3.41%) BizTalk Server
5 39 (2.89%) Sitecore CMS
5 39 (2.89%) SharePoint 2013
6 32 (2.37%) Umbraco
7 28 (2.08%) Node.js
8 27 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 24 (1.78%) Kentico
10 10 (0.74%) Apache
11 8 (0.59%) SAS
11 8 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (0.52%) Drupal
13 6 (0.45%) Sitefinity
14 5 (0.37%) Zimbra
14 5 (0.37%) WebLogic
15 4 (0.30%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.30%) Confluence
15 4 (0.30%) Lync
Applications
1 71 (5.27%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.63%) MS Office
3 8 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.45%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.37%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.22%) Simulink
8 1 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.074%) SPSS
8 1 (0.074%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 42 (3.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.82%) SmartPlant
3 7 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.15%) AWD
4 2 (0.15%) Pivotal CRM
4 2 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.074%) Magento
5 1 (0.074%) assyst
5 1 (0.074%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.074%) Agresso
5 1 (0.074%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 61 (4.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (0.74%) Office 365
4 8 (0.59%) IaaS
5 7 (0.52%) SaaS
6 5 (0.37%) PaaS
7 4 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.22%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.15%) Boomi
9 2 (0.15%) Yammer
9 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.15%) GitHub
10 1 (0.074%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.074%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.074%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.074%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.00%) Internet
2 20 (1.48%) HTTP
3 18 (1.34%) TCP/IP
4 13 (0.96%) Intranet
5 9 (0.67%) Modbus
6 7 (0.52%) MQTT
6 7 (0.52%) DNS
6 7 (0.52%) SSL
6 7 (0.52%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.30%) SAN
7 4 (0.30%) DHCP
7 4 (0.30%) AMQP
8 3 (0.22%) SSH
8 3 (0.22%) Firewall
8 3 (0.22%) Extranet
8 3 (0.22%) VPN
8 3 (0.22%) SNMP
8 3 (0.22%) FTP
8 3 (0.22%) LAN
9 2 (0.15%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 489 (36.28%) SQL Server
2 98 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 80 (5.93%) Oracle Database
4 75 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 49 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 46 (3.41%) Relational Database
7 37 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 30 (2.23%) SQL Server 2005
8 30 (2.23%) NoSQL
9 29 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 26 (1.93%) MySQL
11 25 (1.85%) MongoDB
12 24 (1.78%) Oracle Database 10g
13 22 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
14 20 (1.48%) Big Data
15 18 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
16 15 (1.11%) Hadoop
17 12 (0.89%) MS Access
18 11 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
18 11 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 256 (18.99%) Visual Studio
2 149 (11.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 82 (6.08%) Selenium
4 64 (4.75%) NUnit
5 62 (4.60%) Git (software)
6 55 (4.08%) Subversion
7 51 (3.78%) WebDriver
8 35 (2.60%) TeamCity
9 34 (2.52%) JIRA
10 25 (1.85%) Jenkins
11 24 (1.78%) SpecFlow
12 20 (1.48%) MSBuild
12 20 (1.48%) Cucumber
13 15 (1.11%) Moq
13 15 (1.11%) MSTest
14 11 (0.82%) StyleCop
14 11 (0.82%) ReSharper
14 11 (0.82%) Eclipse
15 9 (0.67%) SoapUI
16 8 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 149 (11.05%) Finance
2 26 (1.93%) Games
3 22 (1.63%) Marketing
4 20 (1.48%) Military
5 18 (1.34%) Retail
6 15 (1.11%) Banking
7 14 (1.04%) Electronics
7 14 (1.04%) Telecoms
8 11 (0.82%) Advertising
9 10 (0.74%) Publishing
10 7 (0.52%) Automotive
10 7 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (0.52%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.45%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.45%) German Language
12 5 (0.37%) Back Office
12 5 (0.37%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.22%) Legal
14 2 (0.15%) Front Office
15 1 (0.074%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 947 (70.25%) Developer
2 439 (32.57%) .NET Developer
3 359 (26.63%) C# Developer
4 242 (17.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 130 (9.64%) ASP.NET Developer
6 116 (8.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 103 (7.64%) Analyst
8 91 (6.75%) Web Developer
9 70 (5.19%) Software Engineer
10 67 (4.97%) Architect
11 59 (4.38%) Senior Developer
12 56 (4.15%) Software Developer
13 54 (4.01%) Programmer
14 38 (2.82%) SharePoint Developer
15 32 (2.37%) Tester
16 31 (2.30%) WPF Developer
17 30 (2.23%) Test Analyst
18 28 (2.08%) Sitecore Developer
19 27 (2.00%) Consultant
20 25 (1.85%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1102 (81.75%) .NET
2 627 (46.51%) ASP.NET
3 409 (30.34%) HTML
4 343 (25.45%) CSS
5 279 (20.70%) jQuery
6 259 (19.21%) WCF
7 253 (18.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 250 (18.55%) .NET Framework
9 248 (18.40%) Web Services
10 206 (15.28%) AngularJS
11 186 (13.80%) XML
12 134 (9.94%) HTML5
13 122 (9.05%) WPF
14 114 (8.46%) Entity Framework
14 114 (8.46%) ASP.NET Web API
15 78 (5.79%) CSS3
15 78 (5.79%) Ajax
16 68 (5.04%) KnockoutJS
17 54 (4.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 52 (3.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 47 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (2.74%) Computer Science
3 33 (2.45%) Mobile App
4 30 (2.23%) Client/Server
5 29 (2.15%) User Experience
6 25 (1.85%) Data Structures
7 23 (1.71%) N-Tier
8 20 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
10 11 (0.82%) iPhone
11 10 (0.74%) Social Media
12 8 (0.59%) Visualisation
12 8 (0.59%) Mobile Computing
12 8 (0.59%) Management Information System
12 8 (0.59%) Device Driver
12 8 (0.59%) Online Games
13 7 (0.52%) Data Integration
14 6 (0.45%) Algorithms
15 5 (0.37%) Google Search Appliance
15 5 (0.37%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 209 (15.50%) Windows
2 61 (4.53%) Linux
3 34 (2.52%) Windows 7
4 29 (2.15%) Apple iOS
5 26 (1.93%) Android
6 20 (1.48%) UNIX
7 18 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (0.74%) Windows Phone
10 9 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.30%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.30%) CentOS
11 4 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.30%) Solaris
12 3 (0.22%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.22%) MVS
13 2 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.15%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 465 (34.50%) Agile Software Development
2 460 (34.12%) MVC
3 237 (17.58%) Scrum
4 219 (16.25%) TDD
5 147 (10.91%) OO
6 114 (8.46%) Software Engineering
7 88 (6.53%) Web Development
8 78 (5.79%) Unit Testing
8 78 (5.79%) BDD
9 73 (5.42%) Continuous Integration
10 68 (5.04%) CRM
11 56 (4.15%) SOA
12 49 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
13 48 (3.56%) Migration
14 47 (3.49%) MVVM
15 45 (3.34%) Multithreading
16 44 (3.26%) ITIL
17 43 (3.19%) Automated Testing
18 40 (2.97%) UML
18 40 (2.97%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 468 (34.72%) JavaScript
2 410 (30.42%) SQL
3 144 (10.68%) Java
4 124 (9.20%) T-SQL
5 120 (8.90%) C++
6 93 (6.90%) VB.NET
7 54 (4.01%) C
7 54 (4.01%) PowerShell
8 50 (3.71%) VB
9 44 (3.26%) PL/SQL
10 38 (2.82%) Python
11 25 (1.85%) PHP
12 20 (1.48%) VB6
12 20 (1.48%) Ruby
13 19 (1.41%) VBScript
14 18 (1.34%) XAML
15 17 (1.26%) Objective-C
16 12 (0.89%) VBA
17 9 (0.67%) X++
18 7 (0.52%) IronPython
Qualifications
1 130 (9.64%) Security Cleared
2 81 (6.01%) SC Cleared
3 55 (4.08%) Degree
4 34 (2.52%) DV Cleared
5 31 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (0.89%) ISEB
7 8 (0.59%) MCITP
8 7 (0.52%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.45%) MCSD
9 6 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.37%) MCTS
10 5 (0.37%) MCAD
11 4 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.30%) MCDBA
12 3 (0.22%) HND
13 2 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 1 (0.074%) MCSE
14 1 (0.074%) MCSA
14 1 (0.074%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (2.97%) QA
2 6 (0.45%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.37%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.30%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (0.15%) SLA
5 2 (0.15%) HL7
System Software
1 21 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 18 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.04%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.59%) Firmware
5 7 (0.52%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.30%) Samba
7 3 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.074%) XenServer
8 1 (0.074%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (1.71%) SCCM
2 19 (1.41%) Puppet
3 10 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.59%) Vagrant
5 7 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.15%) WMI
6 2 (0.15%) SCOM
6 2 (0.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.074%) WebInspect
7 1 (0.074%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.074%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.074%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.074%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.074%) SCSM
Vendors
1 315 (23.37%) Microsoft
2 173 (12.83%) Oracle
3 52 (3.86%) Sitecore
4 26 (1.93%) Telerik
5 22 (1.63%) VMware
6 18 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (1.11%) Google
8 14 (1.04%) Xamarin
9 13 (0.96%) Ektron
10 12 (0.89%) SAP
11 10 (0.74%) Twitter
11 10 (0.74%) Tableau
12 9 (0.67%) IBM
12 9 (0.67%) Intergraph
13 8 (0.59%) HP
14 6 (0.45%) Facebook
14 6 (0.45%) Nintex
15 5 (0.37%) Red Hat
15 5 (0.37%) Infragistics
16 4 (0.30%) Capita
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £417 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hampshire
Venn Group
Posted: 12 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day for 6 months, rolling
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £45 - £50 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Montash
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago