The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 32 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs citing C# 2 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.06% 7.86% 5.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.38% 16.18% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 7
Median daily rate £500 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +36.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
C#
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Programming Languages Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
84 68 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 44.68% 48.57% 30.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 28 27
Median daily rate £390 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Watford region citing C# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Watford region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in Watford

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Watford region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region with a requirement for C#.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) CRM
1 4 (100.00%) B2B
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) RIA
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (75.00%) Kendo UI
2 3 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (75.00%) User Experience
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Logistics
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) NServiceBus
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) DNN
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Lead .NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Lead C# Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (75.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) Kendo UI
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (75.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (50.00%) MSMQ
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (75.00%) RIA
1 3 (75.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) B2B
1 4 (100.00%) CRM
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) Logistics
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Change Control
3 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft