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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 19 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing C# 729 618 729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.53% 7.38% 6.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.50% 23.20% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 345 373
Average daily rate £350 £348 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +2.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 33
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% +15.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £34.00 £20.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.80 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +31.14%
Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3102 2664 3274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.03% 31.83% 30.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1750 1328 1593
Average daily rate £335 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 213 204
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.33 £19.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +2 184 £375 +7.91% 103
Berkshire -11 139 £356 -5.00% 99
Hampshire -8 129 £313 -10.71% 78
Buckinghamshire +5 89 £350 +9.37% 33
Oxfordshire +5 59 £325 -7.14% 80
East Sussex +7 43 £300 -25.00% 23
Kent 0 30 £375 +26.05% 27
West Sussex +6 27 £300 -12.40% 14
Thames Valley - 10 £450 -
Middlesex - 7 £240 - 3
Isle of Wight - - - - 1
Sussex - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1132 (81.03%) .NET
2 650 (46.53%) SQL Server
3 608 (43.52%) ASP.NET
4 525 (37.58%) SQL
5 390 (27.92%) JavaScript
6 354 (25.34%) MVC
7 351 (25.13%) HTML
8 335 (23.98%) Microsoft
9 291 (20.83%) Visual Studio
10 288 (20.62%) WCF
11 272 (19.47%) Windows
12 256 (18.32%) Agile Software Development
13 255 (18.25%) jQuery
14 253 (18.11%) XML
15 252 (18.04%) Scrum
16 235 (16.82%) CSS
17 230 (16.46%) TDD
18 220 (15.75%) SQL Server 2008
18 220 (15.75%) ASP.NET MVC
19 218 (15.60%) Team Foundation Server
20 190 (13.60%) .NET Framework
21 186 (13.31%) Web Services
21 186 (13.31%) OO
22 166 (11.88%) C++
23 158 (11.31%) Finance
24 148 (10.59%) WPF
25 134 (9.59%) Oracle
26 133 (9.52%) Software Engineering
27 127 (9.09%) T-SQL
28 124 (8.88%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 124 (8.88%) SharePoint
2 81 (5.80%) CMS
3 68 (4.87%) IIS
4 62 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
5 50 (3.58%) SharePoint 2010
6 36 (2.58%) Sitecore CMS
7 29 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
8 28 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 20 (1.43%) Umbraco
10 17 (1.22%) Kentico
11 16 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 11 (0.79%) MS Project Server
13 10 (0.72%) Node.js
14 8 (0.57%) Tomcat
15 6 (0.43%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.43%) Apache Pig
15 6 (0.43%) WebLogic
16 5 (0.36%) MQSeries
16 5 (0.36%) Content Management Server
16 5 (0.36%) Escenic
Applications
1 107 (7.66%) MS Excel
2 64 (4.58%) MS Office
3 16 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.79%) MS Project
5 5 (0.36%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.072%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.072%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 52 (3.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.14%) Exstream
5 1 (0.072%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.072%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 78 (5.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (1.57%) SaaS
3 16 (1.15%) Office 365
4 14 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.21%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.072%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.36%) Internet
2 16 (1.15%) TCP/IP
3 15 (1.07%) DNS
4 13 (0.93%) HTTP
5 9 (0.64%) LDAP
6 8 (0.57%) SAN
7 7 (0.50%) Intranet
8 6 (0.43%) Network Security
8 6 (0.43%) CTI
8 6 (0.43%) VPN
9 5 (0.36%) 2G
9 5 (0.36%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.36%) SNMP
9 5 (0.36%) VoIP
9 5 (0.36%) TELNET
9 5 (0.36%) 4G
9 5 (0.36%) Radio Access Network
10 4 (0.29%) RTP
10 4 (0.29%) 3G
10 4 (0.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 650 (46.53%) SQL Server
2 220 (15.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 95 (6.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 95 (6.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 91 (6.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 75 (5.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 69 (4.94%) MySQL
7 43 (3.08%) Oracle Database
8 30 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
9 27 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
10 23 (1.65%) Relational Database
11 21 (1.50%) NoSQL
12 20 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 18 (1.29%) MongoDB
14 17 (1.22%) DTS
15 16 (1.15%) Big Data
16 14 (1.00%) OLAP
17 13 (0.93%) Hadoop
18 11 (0.79%) MS Access
18 11 (0.79%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 291 (20.83%) Visual Studio
2 218 (15.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 82 (5.87%) NUnit
4 81 (5.80%) Selenium
5 56 (4.01%) Subversion
6 46 (3.29%) SpecFlow
7 35 (2.51%) QuickTest Pro
8 32 (2.29%) WebDriver
9 25 (1.79%) SoapUI
10 23 (1.65%) Jenkins
11 22 (1.57%) MSTest
12 21 (1.50%) Git (software)
13 20 (1.43%) TeamCity
14 17 (1.22%) Hudson
15 15 (1.07%) JIRA
16 14 (1.00%) Moq
17 13 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
18 12 (0.86%) JMeter
19 11 (0.79%) PhantomJS
19 11 (0.79%) Cucumber
General
1 158 (11.31%) Finance
2 40 (2.86%) Games
3 36 (2.58%) Telecoms
4 26 (1.86%) Marketing
5 24 (1.72%) Retail
6 23 (1.65%) Banking
7 18 (1.29%) Publishing
7 18 (1.29%) Back Office
8 10 (0.72%) Military
9 9 (0.64%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.50%) Automotive
11 6 (0.43%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.43%) Advertising
11 6 (0.43%) Electronics
12 4 (0.29%) Legal
13 3 (0.21%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.14%) Law
14 2 (0.14%) Front Office
14 2 (0.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 955 (68.36%) Developer
2 459 (32.86%) .NET Developer
3 303 (21.69%) C# Developer
4 200 (14.32%) C# .NET Developer
5 149 (10.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 114 (8.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 103 (7.37%) Analyst
8 91 (6.51%) Software Engineer
9 87 (6.23%) Software Developer
10 71 (5.08%) Senior Developer
11 65 (4.65%) Test Analyst
12 55 (3.94%) Test Engineer
13 47 (3.36%) Web Developer
14 46 (3.29%) Consultant
14 46 (3.29%) Programmer
15 42 (3.01%) Architect
16 40 (2.86%) Tester
17 36 (2.58%) SharePoint Developer
18 35 (2.51%) VB.NET Developer
19 30 (2.15%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1132 (81.03%) .NET
2 608 (43.52%) ASP.NET
3 351 (25.13%) HTML
4 288 (20.62%) WCF
5 255 (18.25%) jQuery
6 253 (18.11%) XML
7 235 (16.82%) CSS
8 220 (15.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 190 (13.60%) .NET Framework
10 186 (13.31%) Web Services
11 148 (10.59%) WPF
12 116 (8.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 102 (7.30%) LINQ
14 98 (7.02%) HTML5
15 84 (6.01%) Ajax
16 77 (5.51%) REST
17 76 (5.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 76 (5.44%) SOAP
18 72 (5.15%) WinForms
19 66 (4.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 52 (3.72%) Computer Science
2 29 (2.08%) N-Tier
3 26 (1.86%) Mobile App
4 20 (1.43%) Client/Server
5 19 (1.36%) Inversion of Control
6 12 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (0.86%) IPTV
7 9 (0.64%) Blog
8 8 (0.57%) Mathematics
8 8 (0.57%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (0.57%) Management Information System
8 8 (0.57%) Replication
9 7 (0.50%) EPoS
10 6 (0.43%) Statistics
10 6 (0.43%) Physics
10 6 (0.43%) Xbox
11 5 (0.36%) GIS
11 5 (0.36%) Visualisation
11 5 (0.36%) iPad
11 5 (0.36%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 272 (19.47%) Windows
2 51 (3.65%) Linux
3 38 (2.72%) UNIX
4 37 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (2.00%) Apple iOS
6 26 (1.86%) Android
7 25 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (1.15%) Windows Phone
10 8 (0.57%) Windows XP
11 7 (0.50%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.43%) Windows Phone 8
13 5 (0.36%) Windows CE
13 5 (0.36%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
14 4 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.14%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.14%) Solaris
15 2 (0.14%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.072%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (25.34%) MVC
2 256 (18.32%) Agile Software Development
3 252 (18.04%) Scrum
4 230 (16.46%) TDD
5 186 (13.31%) OO
6 133 (9.52%) Software Engineering
7 119 (8.52%) Continuous Integration
8 114 (8.16%) BDD
9 100 (7.16%) CRM
10 91 (6.51%) SOA
11 85 (6.08%) Automated Testing
12 80 (5.73%) Unit Testing
13 77 (5.51%) Web Development
14 67 (4.80%) Test Automation
15 64 (4.58%) OOD
16 59 (4.22%) OOP
17 56 (4.01%) E-Commerce
18 53 (3.79%) Workflow
19 50 (3.58%) Test Scripting
20 46 (3.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 525 (37.58%) SQL
2 390 (27.92%) JavaScript
3 166 (11.88%) C++
4 127 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 120 (8.59%) Java
6 110 (7.87%) VB.NET
7 86 (6.16%) C
8 82 (5.87%) VB
9 44 (3.15%) Python
10 41 (2.93%) PHP
11 38 (2.72%) PowerShell
12 36 (2.58%) PL/SQL
13 27 (1.93%) VB6
14 24 (1.72%) VBA
15 22 (1.57%) Perl
16 16 (1.15%) XAML
17 13 (0.93%) VC++
18 11 (0.79%) Delphi
19 10 (0.72%) Ruby
20 6 (0.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 107 (7.66%) Security Cleared
2 98 (7.02%) SC Cleared
3 50 (3.58%) Degree
4 42 (3.01%) ISTQB
4 42 (3.01%) ISEB
5 28 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (0.72%) DV Cleared
7 8 (0.57%) MCSE
7 8 (0.57%) MCTS
8 5 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.36%) CCNA
9 4 (0.29%) MCSD
9 4 (0.29%) CCVP
10 2 (0.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 2 (0.14%) PhD
11 1 (0.072%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.072%) CNE
11 1 (0.072%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (5.44%) QA
2 17 (1.22%) SLA
3 8 (0.57%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.072%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.072%) WCAG
System Software
1 17 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.072%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.072%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.57%) SCCM
4 5 (0.36%) Puppet
4 5 (0.36%) SCOM
5 3 (0.21%) SCOrch
5 3 (0.21%) SCSM
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.14%) WMI
7 1 (0.072%) MOM
7 1 (0.072%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 335 (23.98%) Microsoft
2 134 (9.59%) Oracle
3 37 (2.65%) Sitecore
3 37 (2.65%) HP
4 18 (1.29%) Telerik
5 16 (1.15%) Ektron
6 13 (0.93%) Twitter
7 11 (0.79%) Zend
8 10 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (0.50%) Xamarin
10 6 (0.43%) Citrix
10 6 (0.43%) Business Objects
10 6 (0.43%) VMware
10 6 (0.43%) Serena
10 6 (0.43%) Meridio
11 5 (0.36%) Huawei
11 5 (0.36%) JBoss
11 5 (0.36%) SAP
11 5 (0.36%) Ericsson
11 5 (0.36%) Nortel
Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day Initially for 3 Months
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 240 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Interactive Intelligence
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
MBN Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Unspecified £Market
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis IT
Rate: £275.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £0 to £0 per annum DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £410 - £430 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £420 per day + Fuel Card
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £410 - £430 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago