The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 17 12 21
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing C# 6 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 6.38% 8.33% 7.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.77% 22.50% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
Average daily rate £319 £243 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.44% -30.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £243 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £289 £653
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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
47 40 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 50.00% 37.04% 43.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 16
Average daily rate £398 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £259 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £513 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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#
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Watford region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

C# Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) MVC
3 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
3 11 (73.33%) .NET Framework
4 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 9 (60.00%) jQuery
6 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (46.67%) Entity Framework
7 7 (46.67%) SQL
7 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
8 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (33.33%) HTML
8 5 (33.33%) JSON
9 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (26.67%) Windows
9 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
9 4 (26.67%) RESTful
9 4 (26.67%) HTML5
10 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 3 (20.00%) Kendo UI
10 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (20.00%) SDLC
10 3 (20.00%) XML
10 3 (20.00%) CSS
10 3 (20.00%) Oracle
10 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
10 3 (20.00%) Finance
10 3 (20.00%) Ajax
10 3 (20.00%) Web Development

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 1 (6.67%) CMS
1 1 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) DB2
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Back Office
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 11 (73.33%) C# Developer
3 10 (66.67%) .NET Developer
4 8 (53.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Developer
7 2 (13.33%) .NET Applications Developer
7 2 (13.33%) Applications Developer
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (13.33%) C# Application Developer
7 2 (13.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (13.33%) iOS Developer
7 2 (13.33%) Objective-C Developer
8 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
8 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
8 1 (6.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 1 (6.67%) UI Developer
8 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
8 1 (6.67%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (73.33%) .NET Framework
3 9 (60.00%) jQuery
4 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
5 7 (46.67%) Entity Framework
6 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (33.33%) HTML
6 5 (33.33%) JSON
7 4 (26.67%) HTML5
7 4 (26.67%) RESTful
8 3 (20.00%) Ajax
8 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 3 (20.00%) CSS
8 3 (20.00%) Kendo UI
8 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (20.00%) XML
9 2 (13.33%) WCF
9 2 (13.33%) Web Services
9 2 (13.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Integration
1 2 (13.33%) iPad
1 2 (13.33%) iPhone
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) EPoS
2 1 (6.67%) RIA
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
3 3 (20.00%) SDLC
3 3 (20.00%) Web Development
4 2 (13.33%) iOS Development
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) B2B
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
5 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Logistics
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Sitecore