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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 26 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs citing C# 2 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 1.12% 10.00% 4.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.13% 17.28% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 5
Median daily rate - £350 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.38 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.94% +7.68%
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
64 81 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 35.96% 57.86% 35.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 36 26
Median daily rate £340 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 28 August 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%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) B2B
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) Logistics
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) RIA
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (50.00%) Kendo UI
3 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (50.00%) User Experience
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce

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 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) DNN
1 1 (25.00%) NServiceBus
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 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) 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
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Supply Chain Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) JSON
3 2 (50.00%) Kendo UI
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (50.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) DHTML
4 1 (25.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) RIA
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (25.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) B2B
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 3 (75.00%) Logistics
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft