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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 26 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing C# 667 703 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.92% 7.06% 7.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.42% 21.70% 23.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 485 461
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £36.05 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.67 £95.18 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.15% +7.31%
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
3266 3240 2987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.91% 32.54% 31.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2120 1936 1701
Average daily rate £400 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £496 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 114 105
Average hourly rate £38.00 £39.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 160 £400 +6.66% 52
Surrey 0 99 £413 +17.85% 83
Hampshire -5 87 £338 -3.57% 87
West Sussex -7 78 £375 -6.25% 23
Kent -7 70 £338 +3.84% 27
Buckinghamshire -8 65 £358 +10.00% 41
East Sussex 0 58 £375 +30.43% 27
Oxfordshire +3 37 £375 -2.91% 30
Middlesex -2 11 £343 +14.16% 2
Isle of Wight - 1 - -
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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#.

1 889 (76.97%) .NET
2 473 (40.95%) SQL Server
3 472 (40.87%) JavaScript
4 460 (39.83%) MVC
5 441 (38.18%) ASP.NET
6 421 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
7 391 (33.85%) HTML
8 378 (32.73%) SQL
9 360 (31.17%) CSS
10 320 (27.71%) Microsoft
11 259 (22.42%) jQuery
12 236 (20.43%) ASP.NET MVC
13 227 (19.65%) .NET Framework
14 225 (19.48%) Windows
15 203 (17.58%) AngularJS
16 195 (16.88%) Team Foundation Server
16 195 (16.88%) Java
17 192 (16.62%) HTML5
18 182 (15.76%) TDD
19 172 (14.89%) Visual Studio
19 172 (14.89%) ASP.NET Web API
20 171 (14.81%) Web Development
21 169 (14.63%) Web Services
22 147 (12.73%) XML
23 144 (12.47%) Entity Framework
24 138 (11.95%) Scrum
25 137 (11.86%) Security Cleared
26 134 (11.60%) WCF
27 132 (11.43%) CSS3
27 132 (11.43%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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
1 113 (9.78%) SharePoint
2 68 (5.89%) IIS
3 44 (3.81%) Confluence
4 38 (3.29%) Node.js
5 32 (2.77%) BizTalk Server
6 28 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
7 27 (2.34%) CMS
8 14 (1.21%) WebSphere
9 12 (1.04%) Apache
10 10 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (0.78%) Drupal
11 9 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
11 9 (0.78%) WordPress
12 8 (0.69%) JBoss
12 8 (0.69%) Joomla!
12 8 (0.69%) Umbraco
13 6 (0.52%) MS Exchange
13 6 (0.52%) SAS
14 3 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 109 (9.44%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.90%) MS Office
3 6 (0.52%) InfoPath
3 6 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.26%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.17%) 3ds Max
5 2 (0.17%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.17%) GIMP
6 1 (0.087%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.087%) MS Project
6 1 (0.087%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 67 (5.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.26%) Magento
3 3 (0.26%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.087%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.087%) AWD
4 1 (0.087%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.087%) Endur
4 1 (0.087%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.087%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 105 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (2.34%) Office 365
3 24 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (1.04%) PaaS
5 10 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.78%) SaaS
7 8 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.61%) IaaS
8 7 (0.61%) Route 53
8 7 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.35%) Google Tag Manager
11 2 (0.17%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (0.17%) MailChimp
12 1 (0.087%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.087%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.087%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.087%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.087%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 70 (6.06%) HTTP
2 22 (1.90%) Internet
3 14 (1.21%) DNS
4 12 (1.04%) Network Security
4 12 (1.04%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.95%) CTI
5 11 (0.95%) IPsec
5 11 (0.95%) LDAP
5 11 (0.95%) SMTP
5 11 (0.95%) SSL
6 9 (0.78%) BGP
6 9 (0.78%) DHCP
6 9 (0.78%) IPv6
6 9 (0.78%) Remote Desktop
6 9 (0.78%) Software-Defined Networking
6 9 (0.78%) VPN
7 8 (0.69%) Firewall
7 8 (0.69%) Intranet
8 7 (0.61%) LAN
8 7 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 473 (40.95%) SQL Server
2 75 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 68 (5.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 64 (5.54%) Relational Database
5 62 (5.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 46 (3.98%) SQL Server 2012
7 36 (3.12%) NoSQL
8 31 (2.68%) Oracle Database
9 29 (2.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 19 (1.65%) RDBMS
11 18 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
12 16 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 16 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
13 14 (1.21%) Big Data
13 14 (1.21%) Hadoop
14 11 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
15 10 (0.87%) MongoDB
15 10 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
16 9 (0.78%) Datazen
17 8 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 195 (16.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 172 (14.89%) Visual Studio
3 95 (8.23%) Subversion
4 90 (7.79%) Git (software)
5 79 (6.84%) Jenkins
6 77 (6.67%) Selenium
7 64 (5.54%) JIRA
8 46 (3.98%) JUnit
9 45 (3.90%) NUnit
9 45 (3.90%) SpecFlow
10 30 (2.60%) MSBuild
11 28 (2.42%) WebDriver
12 25 (2.16%) Jasmine
12 25 (2.16%) Moq
13 20 (1.73%) Octopus Deploy
14 18 (1.56%) NuGet
15 17 (1.47%) TeamCity
15 17 (1.47%) TortoiseSVN
16 14 (1.21%) Cucumber
16 14 (1.21%) MSTest
General
1 132 (11.43%) Finance
2 37 (3.20%) Banking
3 36 (3.12%) Marketing
4 16 (1.39%) Retail
5 14 (1.21%) Law
6 11 (0.95%) Legal
7 10 (0.87%) Back Office
7 10 (0.87%) Military
8 9 (0.78%) Advertising
8 9 (0.78%) German Language
8 9 (0.78%) Investment Banking
8 9 (0.78%) Telecoms
9 8 (0.69%) Electronics
10 7 (0.61%) Aerospace
11 6 (0.52%) Local Government
11 6 (0.52%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.43%) French Language
12 5 (0.43%) Games
12 5 (0.43%) Italian Language
12 5 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 779 (67.45%) Developer
2 409 (35.41%) .NET Developer
3 358 (31.00%) C# Developer
4 241 (20.87%) C# .NET Developer
5 138 (11.95%) ASP.NET Developer
6 133 (11.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 99 (8.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 85 (7.36%) SQL Developer
9 72 (6.23%) Web Developer
10 71 (6.15%) Senior Developer
11 67 (5.80%) JavaScript Developer
12 65 (5.63%) Consultant
13 61 (5.28%) Analyst
14 55 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
15 47 (4.07%) C# Web Developer
15 47 (4.07%) Software Developer
16 46 (3.98%) Software Engineer
17 45 (3.90%) HTML Developer
18 43 (3.72%) .NET Web Developer
19 42 (3.64%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 889 (76.97%) .NET
2 441 (38.18%) ASP.NET
3 391 (33.85%) HTML
4 360 (31.17%) CSS
5 259 (22.42%) jQuery
6 236 (20.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 227 (19.65%) .NET Framework
8 203 (17.58%) AngularJS
9 192 (16.62%) HTML5
10 172 (14.89%) ASP.NET Web API
11 169 (14.63%) Web Services
12 147 (12.73%) XML
13 144 (12.47%) Entity Framework
14 134 (11.60%) WCF
15 132 (11.43%) CSS3
16 112 (9.70%) REST
17 100 (8.66%) RESTful
18 81 (7.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 80 (6.93%) Ajax
20 79 (6.84%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 49 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (3.90%) Computer Science
3 31 (2.68%) User Experience
4 20 (1.73%) N-Tier
5 17 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 16 (1.39%) Fintech
7 15 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (1.30%) Mathematics
7 15 (1.30%) Public Cloud
8 12 (1.04%) Client/Server
9 11 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
10 10 (0.87%) Digital Media
11 8 (0.69%) Mobile App
11 8 (0.69%) Visualisation
12 7 (0.61%) Data Centre
12 7 (0.61%) W3C
13 6 (0.52%) Cyberthreat
13 6 (0.52%) Data Integration
13 6 (0.52%) NHS
14 5 (0.43%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 225 (19.48%) Windows
2 76 (6.58%) Linux
3 58 (5.02%) Windows Server
4 24 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (1.82%) Unix
6 17 (1.47%) Android
7 13 (1.13%) Apple iOS
8 11 (0.95%) zOS
9 9 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (0.78%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.43%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.35%) Windows CE
11 4 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.26%) CentOS
12 3 (0.26%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.087%) MVS
14 1 (0.087%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.087%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 460 (39.83%) MVC
2 421 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
3 182 (15.76%) TDD
4 171 (14.81%) Web Development
5 138 (11.95%) Scrum
6 106 (9.18%) CRM
7 99 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
8 95 (8.23%) Software Engineering
9 83 (7.19%) SDLC
10 82 (7.10%) BDD
11 74 (6.41%) OO
12 73 (6.32%) Unit Testing
13 68 (5.89%) Automated Testing
14 58 (5.02%) Open Source
15 56 (4.85%) Migration
15 56 (4.85%) Workflow
16 50 (4.33%) E-Commerce
17 49 (4.24%) Configuration Management
18 48 (4.16%) SOA
19 47 (4.07%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 472 (40.87%) JavaScript
2 378 (32.73%) SQL
3 195 (16.88%) Java
4 107 (9.26%) PowerShell
5 106 (9.18%) C++
6 101 (8.74%) Python
7 88 (7.62%) T-SQL
8 75 (6.49%) Ruby
9 69 (5.97%) VB.NET
10 66 (5.71%) VB
11 62 (5.37%) PHP
12 51 (4.42%) Scala
13 47 (4.07%) C
14 35 (3.03%) VBScript
15 27 (2.34%) PL/SQL
16 23 (1.99%) XAML
17 17 (1.47%) Perl
18 16 (1.39%) Bash Shell
19 11 (0.95%) F#
19 11 (0.95%) VB6
Qualifications
1 137 (11.86%) Security Cleared
2 110 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 70 (6.06%) Degree
4 31 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (1.99%) ISTQB
6 18 (1.56%) DV Cleared
7 17 (1.47%) MCSD
8 14 (1.21%) ISEB
9 13 (1.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 10 (0.87%) MCITP
11 9 (0.78%) MCSE
11 9 (0.78%) MCTS
12 8 (0.69%) CEH
12 8 (0.69%) CISM
12 8 (0.69%) CISSP
12 8 (0.69%) GIAC
13 7 (0.61%) MCP
14 6 (0.52%) GCIA
14 6 (0.52%) GCIH
14 6 (0.52%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.29%) QA
2 14 (1.21%) SLA
3 4 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.26%) SDET
5 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.17%) DO-178B
System Software
1 30 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.13%) Hyper-V
3 7 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.087%) Docker
6 1 (0.087%) Firmware
6 1 (0.087%) KVM
6 1 (0.087%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (0.43%) SCOM
4 4 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.35%) Puppet
4 4 (0.35%) SCCM
5 3 (0.26%) Ansible
6 2 (0.17%) Nagios
6 2 (0.17%) Nessus
6 2 (0.17%) SELinux
7 1 (0.087%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.087%) Scalr
Vendors
1 320 (27.71%) Microsoft
2 114 (9.87%) Oracle
3 53 (4.59%) Google
4 31 (2.68%) Sitecore
5 26 (2.25%) Telerik
6 20 (1.73%) HP
6 20 (1.73%) Red Hat
7 18 (1.56%) IBM
8 10 (0.87%) RedGate
8 10 (0.87%) VMware
9 8 (0.69%) CA
9 8 (0.69%) Xamarin
10 7 (0.61%) Remedy
11 6 (0.52%) Capita
11 6 (0.52%) SAP
12 5 (0.43%) Adobe
12 5 (0.43%) Infragistics
12 5 (0.43%) Perforce
12 5 (0.43%) Teradata
13 4 (0.35%) Pegasus
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Rate: £120 - £160 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £ excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £competitive salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £32 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
West Malling
Capita plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Rate: £120 - £160 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
TDA Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £16 - £25 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Rate: £120 - £160 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £330 - £430 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
Worthing
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £475 - £550+ per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Surrey
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £300 - 360 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Surrey
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £340 - 360 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Maxegan
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Brighton
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago