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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 18 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 2 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.79% 5.15% 8.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.25% 10.87% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £350 £319 £271
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% +17.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.25 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+4.45% +14.59%

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
32 46 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 28.57% 47.42% 38.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 16
Median daily rate £450 £398 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +24.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £478 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

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 21 February 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Sybase
2 2 (66.67%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Sybase ASE
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) NServiceBus
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (33.33%) Kendo UI
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps

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 1 (33.33%) NServiceBus
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (66.67%) Sybase ASE
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Kendo UI
3 1 (33.33%) MSMQ
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) RIA
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) B2B
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Logistics
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle