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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 21 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 715 695 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.17% 7.45% 7.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.18% 23.24% 23.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 456 357
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £443 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 25
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.05 £17.00 £33.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.18 £59.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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
3224 2990 2715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.32% 32.06% 32.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1921 1696 1367
Average daily rate £350 £335 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 104 214
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.00 £17.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 27 April 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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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 +13 191 £375 +5.26% 81
Surrey -10 97 £363 -3.33% 85
Buckinghamshire -4 95 £325 -7.14% 39
Hampshire -9 95 £350 +12.00% 86
West Sussex +8 67 £400 +33.33% 23
Kent +7 58 £325 -20.73% 51
East Sussex +4 56 £288 -4.16% 31
Oxfordshire -20 42 £398 +22.30% 94
Middlesex +10 9 £300 +25.00% 1
Home Counties - 1 £225 -
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 1083 (82.17%) .NET
2 613 (46.51%) ASP.NET
3 483 (36.65%) SQL Server
4 461 (34.98%) JavaScript
5 447 (33.92%) Agile Software Development
6 435 (33.00%) MVC
7 411 (31.18%) SQL
8 382 (28.98%) HTML
9 322 (24.43%) CSS
10 303 (22.99%) Microsoft
11 278 (21.09%) jQuery
12 271 (20.56%) Visual Studio
13 269 (20.41%) WCF
14 247 (18.74%) .NET Framework
15 240 (18.21%) Web Services
16 239 (18.13%) ASP.NET MVC
17 229 (17.37%) Scrum
18 202 (15.33%) TDD
19 201 (15.25%) Windows
20 187 (14.19%) XML
21 174 (13.20%) AngularJS
22 155 (11.76%) Oracle
23 153 (11.61%) Java
24 142 (10.77%) Team Foundation Server
25 139 (10.55%) OO
26 138 (10.47%) Finance
27 131 (9.94%) Security Cleared
28 124 (9.41%) HTML5
28 124 (9.41%) T-SQL
29 119 (9.03%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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
1 115 (8.73%) SharePoint
1 115 (8.73%) CMS
2 59 (4.48%) IIS
3 49 (3.72%) BizTalk Server
4 40 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
5 39 (2.96%) SharePoint 2010
6 32 (2.43%) SharePoint 2013
7 30 (2.28%) Kentico
7 30 (2.28%) Umbraco
8 28 (2.12%) Node.js
9 9 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (0.53%) Apache
10 7 (0.53%) Sitefinity
11 6 (0.46%) Zimbra
11 6 (0.46%) SAS
12 5 (0.38%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.38%) Confluence
13 4 (0.30%) Drupal
13 4 (0.30%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.30%) Lync
Applications
1 73 (5.54%) MS Excel
2 25 (1.90%) MS Office
3 8 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.53%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.30%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.23%) Simulink
7 1 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.076%) SPSS
7 1 (0.076%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 61 (4.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.83%) SmartPlant
3 7 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.15%) AWD
6 1 (0.076%) Magento
6 1 (0.076%) assyst
6 1 (0.076%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 63 (4.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.06%) Office 365
4 10 (0.76%) SaaS
5 5 (0.38%) PaaS
5 5 (0.38%) IaaS
6 4 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.23%) Yammer
8 2 (0.15%) Boomi
8 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.076%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.076%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.076%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.076%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.076%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.28%) Internet
2 21 (1.59%) HTTP
2 21 (1.59%) TCP/IP
3 12 (0.91%) Intranet
4 9 (0.68%) Modbus
5 8 (0.61%) SSL
6 7 (0.53%) DNS
6 7 (0.53%) Ethernet
6 7 (0.53%) MQTT
7 5 (0.38%) FTP
7 5 (0.38%) DHCP
8 4 (0.30%) Firewall
8 4 (0.30%) AMQP
9 3 (0.23%) Extranet
9 3 (0.23%) SSH
9 3 (0.23%) VPN
9 3 (0.23%) SNMP
9 3 (0.23%) Bluetooth
9 3 (0.23%) SMTP
10 2 (0.15%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 483 (36.65%) SQL Server
2 107 (8.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 71 (5.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 66 (5.01%) Oracle Database
5 57 (4.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 47 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 37 (2.81%) Relational Database
8 33 (2.50%) NoSQL
9 31 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
10 29 (2.20%) MongoDB
11 26 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 23 (1.75%) MySQL
13 20 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
13 20 (1.52%) Big Data
14 15 (1.14%) Hadoop
15 12 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
16 11 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
16 11 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
17 10 (0.76%) MS Access
18 9 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 271 (20.56%) Visual Studio
2 142 (10.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 79 (5.99%) Selenium
4 62 (4.70%) Git (software)
5 57 (4.32%) NUnit
5 57 (4.32%) Subversion
6 41 (3.11%) WebDriver
7 36 (2.73%) JIRA
8 27 (2.05%) TeamCity
9 25 (1.90%) SpecFlow
10 23 (1.75%) Cucumber
11 21 (1.59%) Jenkins
12 20 (1.52%) MSTest
13 19 (1.44%) MSBuild
14 15 (1.14%) Moq
15 14 (1.06%) Eclipse
16 12 (0.91%) StyleCop
17 10 (0.76%) JUnit
17 10 (0.76%) ClearCase
18 9 (0.68%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 138 (10.47%) Finance
2 25 (1.90%) Games
3 21 (1.59%) Marketing
4 18 (1.37%) Retail
5 17 (1.29%) Military
5 17 (1.29%) Publishing
6 13 (0.99%) Telecoms
7 12 (0.91%) Banking
8 10 (0.76%) Electronics
9 8 (0.61%) Advertising
10 7 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.46%) Automotive
11 6 (0.46%) German Language
12 5 (0.38%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.38%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.30%) Legal
13 4 (0.30%) Back Office
13 4 (0.30%) Turkish Language
14 3 (0.23%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.076%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 933 (70.79%) Developer
2 413 (31.34%) .NET Developer
3 314 (23.82%) C# Developer
4 211 (16.01%) C# .NET Developer
5 124 (9.41%) ASP.NET Developer
6 102 (7.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 99 (7.51%) Analyst
8 85 (6.45%) Web Developer
9 73 (5.54%) Architect
10 65 (4.93%) Senior Developer
11 56 (4.25%) Software Developer
12 48 (3.64%) Software Engineer
12 48 (3.64%) SharePoint Developer
13 44 (3.34%) Programmer
14 33 (2.50%) Tester
15 32 (2.43%) WPF Developer
15 32 (2.43%) CRM Developer
16 31 (2.35%) Sitecore Developer
16 31 (2.35%) Test Analyst
17 29 (2.20%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1083 (82.17%) .NET
2 613 (46.51%) ASP.NET
3 382 (28.98%) HTML
4 322 (24.43%) CSS
5 278 (21.09%) jQuery
6 269 (20.41%) WCF
7 247 (18.74%) .NET Framework
8 240 (18.21%) Web Services
9 239 (18.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 187 (14.19%) XML
11 174 (13.20%) AngularJS
12 124 (9.41%) HTML5
13 119 (9.03%) WPF
14 116 (8.80%) Entity Framework
15 104 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web API
16 80 (6.07%) Ajax
17 68 (5.16%) KnockoutJS
18 62 (4.70%) CSS3
19 53 (4.02%) LINQ
20 50 (3.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 56 (4.25%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (2.88%) Computer Science
3 35 (2.66%) Mobile App
4 26 (1.97%) User Experience
4 26 (1.97%) Data Structures
5 24 (1.82%) N-Tier
6 22 (1.67%) Open Source
7 20 (1.52%) Client/Server
8 14 (1.06%) Inversion of Control
8 14 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (0.99%) Visualisation
10 12 (0.91%) Social Media
11 11 (0.83%) iPhone
12 9 (0.68%) Management Information System
13 7 (0.53%) Online Games
14 6 (0.46%) Google Search Appliance
14 6 (0.46%) Algorithms
15 5 (0.38%) Data Integration
15 5 (0.38%) Life Science
15 5 (0.38%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 201 (15.25%) Windows
2 58 (4.40%) Linux
3 29 (2.20%) Windows 7
4 25 (1.90%) Apple iOS
5 23 (1.75%) UNIX
6 22 (1.67%) Android
7 13 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (0.68%) Windows Phone
9 8 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.38%) Solaris
11 4 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.23%) MVS
12 3 (0.23%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.23%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
13 2 (0.15%) Windows CE
13 2 (0.15%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.15%) CentOS
13 2 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 447 (33.92%) Agile Software Development
2 435 (33.00%) MVC
3 229 (17.37%) Scrum
4 202 (15.33%) TDD
5 139 (10.55%) OO
6 90 (6.83%) Software Engineering
7 86 (6.53%) Web Development
8 82 (6.22%) CRM
9 78 (5.92%) BDD
10 71 (5.39%) Unit Testing
11 61 (4.63%) Continuous Integration
11 61 (4.63%) MVVM
11 61 (4.63%) SOA
12 51 (3.87%) Migration
13 44 (3.34%) Automated Testing
13 44 (3.34%) Business Intelligence
13 44 (3.34%) ITIL
14 43 (3.26%) Multithreading
15 42 (3.19%) E-Commerce
16 34 (2.58%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 461 (34.98%) JavaScript
2 411 (31.18%) SQL
3 153 (11.61%) Java
4 124 (9.41%) T-SQL
5 112 (8.50%) C++
6 102 (7.74%) VB.NET
7 55 (4.17%) VB
7 55 (4.17%) PowerShell
8 48 (3.64%) C
9 39 (2.96%) PL/SQL
10 33 (2.50%) Python
11 27 (2.05%) PHP
12 26 (1.97%) XAML
13 25 (1.90%) Ruby
14 20 (1.52%) VB6
15 18 (1.37%) Objective-C
16 17 (1.29%) VBScript
17 14 (1.06%) VBA
18 9 (0.68%) X++
19 8 (0.61%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 131 (9.94%) Security Cleared
2 84 (6.37%) SC Cleared
3 55 (4.17%) Degree
4 35 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (2.35%) DV Cleared
6 17 (1.29%) ISEB
7 12 (0.91%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (0.61%) MCITP
9 7 (0.53%) MCTS
10 6 (0.46%) MCSD
10 6 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (0.38%) MCAD
11 5 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.30%) MCDBA
13 3 (0.23%) HND
13 3 (0.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 1 (0.076%) MCPD
14 1 (0.076%) Postgraduate
14 1 (0.076%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (2.73%) QA
2 4 (0.30%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.23%) SLA
4 2 (0.15%) HL7
4 2 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
2 14 (1.06%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.61%) Firmware
5 7 (0.53%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
7 4 (0.30%) Samba
8 3 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.076%) XenServer
9 1 (0.076%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (1.37%) SCCM
2 16 (1.21%) Puppet
3 10 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.46%) Vagrant
5 5 (0.38%) SCOM
5 5 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.30%) SCOrch
6 4 (0.30%) SCSM
7 1 (0.076%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.076%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.076%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 303 (22.99%) Microsoft
2 155 (11.76%) Oracle
3 59 (4.48%) Sitecore
4 22 (1.67%) Telerik
5 16 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (1.14%) VMware
7 14 (1.06%) Google
7 14 (1.06%) Ektron
8 13 (0.99%) Xamarin
9 10 (0.76%) Tableau
10 9 (0.68%) Intergraph
11 8 (0.61%) SAP
11 8 (0.61%) IBM
11 8 (0.61%) Twitter
12 7 (0.53%) HP
13 6 (0.46%) Facebook
14 5 (0.38%) EPiServer
14 5 (0.38%) Red Hat
15 4 (0.30%) Infragistics
15 4 (0.30%) Remedy
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