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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 21 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing C# 646 802 761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.94% 9.32% 7.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.28% 26.30% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 475 399
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £270
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 14 10 24
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.75 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -2.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £26.45 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.65 £40.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
3036 3049 3140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.64% 35.44% 32.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1688 1686 1466
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 122 166
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £17.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -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 2 October 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 2 October 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 2 October 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
Berkshire -5 127 £375 +3.44% 80
Surrey -1 123 £375 +7.14% 98
Hampshire -16 118 £374 +14.16% 99
Buckinghamshire -11 88 £399 +13.92% 39
East Sussex +8 73 £300 -10.44% 18
Oxfordshire -8 38 £300 -14.28% 43
Kent -1 37 £310 -0.80% 31
West Sussex +4 25 £350 +3.70% 18
Middlesex -9 6 £290 -9.37% 4
Sussex -3 1 - -
Isle of Wight - 1 - - 3
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 1065 (81.92%) .NET
2 639 (49.15%) ASP.NET
3 618 (47.54%) SQL Server
4 500 (38.46%) MVC
5 452 (34.77%) SQL
6 447 (34.38%) JavaScript
7 428 (32.92%) Agile Software Development
8 375 (28.85%) HTML
9 295 (22.69%) Microsoft
9 295 (22.69%) WCF
10 284 (21.85%) ASP.NET MVC
11 266 (20.46%) CSS
12 264 (20.31%) Windows
13 238 (18.31%) jQuery
14 232 (17.85%) Oracle
15 216 (16.62%) .NET Framework
16 211 (16.23%) Visual Studio
17 199 (15.31%) Scrum
18 190 (14.62%) XML
19 187 (14.38%) TDD
20 173 (13.31%) SQL Server 2008
21 172 (13.23%) Web Services
22 170 (13.08%) Team Foundation Server
23 157 (12.08%) Java
23 157 (12.08%) Security Cleared
24 149 (11.46%) Finance
25 141 (10.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
26 135 (10.38%) VB
27 134 (10.31%) SC Cleared
28 131 (10.08%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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
1 103 (7.92%) SharePoint
2 66 (5.08%) IIS
3 55 (4.23%) BizTalk Server
4 41 (3.15%) CMS
5 33 (2.54%) SharePoint Server
6 27 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
7 23 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
8 15 (1.15%) Node.js
9 14 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
10 10 (0.77%) Umbraco
11 9 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 8 (0.62%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.54%) Documentum
14 6 (0.46%) Kentico
15 4 (0.31%) TIBCO EMS
15 4 (0.31%) Content Management Server
16 3 (0.23%) Apache Pig
16 3 (0.23%) Adobe CQ
16 3 (0.23%) DNN
16 3 (0.23%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 91 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 49 (3.77%) MS Office
3 9 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.46%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.23%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.15%) MS Project
7 2 (0.15%) Simulink
7 2 (0.15%) SPSS
7 2 (0.15%) Mingle
7 2 (0.15%) FastStats
8 1 (0.077%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.077%) MotionBuilder
8 1 (0.077%) HumanIK
8 1 (0.077%) Maya
Business Applications
1 43 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (2.23%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
5 3 (0.23%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.15%) Pivotal CRM
6 2 (0.15%) Magento
7 1 (0.077%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.077%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.077%) Tridion
7 1 (0.077%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.077%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.077%) assyst
7 1 (0.077%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 73 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (2.08%) Office 365
3 13 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.92%) SaaS
5 10 (0.77%) PaaS
5 10 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.31%) GitHub
7 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.69%) SAN
2 19 (1.46%) DNS
3 18 (1.38%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.92%) LDAP
4 12 (0.92%) MQTT
4 12 (0.92%) Modbus
5 9 (0.69%) Internet
6 8 (0.62%) SSL
6 8 (0.62%) DHCP
7 7 (0.54%) LTE
7 7 (0.54%) HTTP
7 7 (0.54%) SNMP
8 6 (0.46%) 3G
9 4 (0.31%) 2G
9 4 (0.31%) ISDN
9 4 (0.31%) VoIP
9 4 (0.31%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.31%) RTP
9 4 (0.31%) Telnet
9 4 (0.31%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 618 (47.54%) SQL Server
2 173 (13.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 89 (6.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 75 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 67 (5.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 59 (4.54%) Oracle Database
7 54 (4.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 35 (2.69%) Oracle Reports
9 25 (1.92%) DTS
10 24 (1.85%) Relational Database
11 22 (1.69%) NoSQL
11 22 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
12 20 (1.54%) MySQL
12 20 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 19 (1.46%) SQL Server 2000
14 17 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
15 14 (1.08%) MongoDB
16 13 (1.00%) OLAP
17 11 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
17 11 (0.85%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 211 (16.23%) Visual Studio
2 170 (13.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 81 (6.23%) QuickTest Pro
4 68 (5.23%) Selenium
5 45 (3.46%) NUnit
6 33 (2.54%) Subversion
7 29 (2.23%) WebDriver
8 23 (1.77%) SpecFlow
9 20 (1.54%) Git (software)
10 19 (1.46%) Jenkins
11 17 (1.31%) JIRA
12 14 (1.08%) TeamCity
13 13 (1.00%) JMeter
14 11 (0.85%) MSTest
14 11 (0.85%) LoadRunner
15 10 (0.77%) Moq
15 10 (0.77%) MSBuild
16 9 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 8 (0.62%) SoapUI
18 7 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 149 (11.46%) Finance
2 38 (2.92%) Telecoms
2 38 (2.92%) Marketing
3 20 (1.54%) Manufacturing
4 17 (1.31%) Back Office
5 16 (1.23%) Games
6 15 (1.15%) Retail
6 15 (1.15%) Electronics
7 14 (1.08%) Automotive
8 13 (1.00%) Banking
9 6 (0.46%) Aerospace
9 6 (0.46%) Advertising
10 4 (0.31%) Publishing
11 3 (0.23%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.23%) Front Office
11 3 (0.23%) Military
12 2 (0.15%) Local Government
12 2 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.15%) Turkish Language
13 1 (0.077%) Billing
Job Titles
1 872 (67.08%) Developer
2 443 (34.08%) .NET Developer
3 316 (24.31%) C# Developer
4 235 (18.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 165 (12.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 125 (9.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 112 (8.62%) Web Developer
8 78 (6.00%) Analyst
9 64 (4.92%) Software Developer
10 58 (4.46%) Software Engineer
11 51 (3.92%) Tester
12 45 (3.46%) Senior Developer
13 43 (3.31%) SharePoint Developer
14 42 (3.23%) Consultant
15 40 (3.08%) Test Manager
16 39 (3.00%) Test Analyst
17 37 (2.85%) .NET Web Developer
18 31 (2.38%) C# Web Developer
18 31 (2.38%) VB.NET Developer
18 31 (2.38%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1065 (81.92%) .NET
2 639 (49.15%) ASP.NET
3 375 (28.85%) HTML
4 295 (22.69%) WCF
5 284 (21.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 266 (20.46%) CSS
7 238 (18.31%) jQuery
8 216 (16.62%) .NET Framework
9 190 (14.62%) XML
10 172 (13.23%) Web Services
11 141 (10.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 127 (9.77%) WPF
13 105 (8.08%) HTML5
14 90 (6.92%) LINQ
15 87 (6.69%) Ajax
16 73 (5.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 73 (5.62%) REST
17 59 (4.54%) AngularJS
18 58 (4.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 57 (4.38%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (3.00%) N-Tier
3 33 (2.54%) Computer Science
4 31 (2.38%) Mobile App
5 22 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
6 18 (1.38%) Management Information System
7 14 (1.08%) User Experience
8 12 (0.92%) GIS
8 12 (0.92%) DTV
8 12 (0.92%) Mathematics
8 12 (0.92%) Algorithms
8 12 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (0.69%) Data Structures
9 9 (0.69%) Physics
9 9 (0.69%) Open Source
9 9 (0.69%) EPoS
9 9 (0.69%) Clustering
10 6 (0.46%) Replication
10 6 (0.46%) Client/Server
10 6 (0.46%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 264 (20.31%) Windows
2 53 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 33 (2.54%) UNIX
4 31 (2.38%) Linux
5 27 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (1.46%) Windows 7
7 15 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (1.08%) Windows NT
8 14 (1.08%) Apple iOS
9 12 (0.92%) Android
10 7 (0.54%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.23%) Windows CE
12 3 (0.23%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.15%) VMS
13 2 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.15%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 500 (38.46%) MVC
2 428 (32.92%) Agile Software Development
3 199 (15.31%) Scrum
4 187 (14.38%) TDD
5 131 (10.08%) OO
5 131 (10.08%) CRM
6 119 (9.15%) Web Development
7 95 (7.31%) Continuous Integration
8 92 (7.08%) Software Engineering
9 91 (7.00%) BDD
10 85 (6.54%) Test Automation
11 59 (4.54%) SOA
12 58 (4.46%) Project Management
12 58 (4.46%) Automated Testing
13 53 (4.08%) Unit Testing
14 52 (4.00%) Test Scripting
15 45 (3.46%) E-Commerce
16 44 (3.38%) Knowledge Management
16 44 (3.38%) Workflow
17 42 (3.23%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 452 (34.77%) SQL
2 447 (34.38%) JavaScript
3 157 (12.08%) Java
4 135 (10.38%) VB
5 125 (9.62%) VB.NET
6 110 (8.46%) T-SQL
7 90 (6.92%) C++
8 50 (3.85%) C
9 49 (3.77%) PL/SQL
10 48 (3.69%) Python
11 41 (3.15%) VBScript
12 25 (1.92%) PowerShell
13 24 (1.85%) VB6
14 23 (1.77%) Perl
14 23 (1.77%) PHP
15 13 (1.00%) Delphi
16 11 (0.85%) Ruby
17 8 (0.62%) VBA
18 7 (0.54%) XAML
19 5 (0.38%) VC++
Qualifications
1 157 (12.08%) Security Cleared
2 134 (10.31%) SC Cleared
3 97 (7.46%) ISTQB
4 66 (5.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 52 (4.00%) Degree
6 37 (2.85%) ISEB
7 33 (2.54%) DV Cleared
8 21 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 13 (1.00%) CCNA
11 8 (0.62%) MCTS
12 7 (0.54%) MCSE
12 7 (0.54%) MCITP
13 5 (0.38%) HND
14 4 (0.31%) CCVP
15 3 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.23%) MCSD
15 3 (0.23%) PhD
16 2 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (6.15%) QA
2 14 (1.08%) SLA
3 7 (0.54%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.077%) HL7
5 1 (0.077%) DICOM
5 1 (0.077%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (1.77%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.23%) vSphere
3 3 (0.23%) Firmware
4 1 (0.077%) Docker
4 1 (0.077%) vCloud
4 1 (0.077%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.077%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 25 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.69%) SCCM
4 3 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.15%) Puppet
5 2 (0.15%) WSUS
5 2 (0.15%) SCOM
5 2 (0.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.077%) Netcool
6 1 (0.077%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 295 (22.69%) Microsoft
2 232 (17.85%) Oracle
3 90 (6.92%) HP
4 17 (1.31%) Sitecore
4 17 (1.31%) SAP
5 16 (1.23%) Telerik
6 11 (0.85%) Meridio
7 9 (0.69%) DevExpress
7 9 (0.69%) Cisco
7 9 (0.69%) Adobe
7 9 (0.69%) VMware
8 8 (0.62%) Twitter
9 6 (0.46%) IBM
9 6 (0.46%) Business Objects
9 6 (0.46%) Ektron
10 5 (0.38%) EPiServer
10 5 (0.38%) Informatica
11 4 (0.31%) Open Text
11 4 (0.31%) Google
11 4 (0.31%) Huawei
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