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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 16 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 14 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 9.93% 4.51% 2.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.28% 12.50% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 0
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£350 £295 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +7.14%
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
81 48 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 57.45% 36.09% 44.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 26 4
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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#
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 2015, 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 14 (77.78%) .NET
2 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 9 (50.00%) Windows
5 8 (44.44%) SQL
5 8 (44.44%) MVC
5 8 (44.44%) .NET Framework
6 7 (38.89%) jQuery
6 7 (38.89%) Entity Framework
6 7 (38.89%) Java
6 7 (38.89%) Web Services
7 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
8 5 (27.78%) PKI
8 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
9 4 (22.22%) Symantec
9 4 (22.22%) Citrix
9 4 (22.22%) Terminal Services
9 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (22.22%) Finance
9 4 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (22.22%) Hibernate
9 4 (22.22%) Spring
9 4 (22.22%) Linux
9 4 (22.22%) JSP
9 4 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (22.22%) Sybase
9 4 (22.22%) C

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) DHCP
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
1 3 (16.67%) VLAN
2 2 (11.11%) LDAP
2 2 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 4 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (22.22%) Sybase ASE
4 2 (11.11%) DB2
4 2 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) .NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) .NET
2 8 (44.44%) .NET Framework
3 7 (38.89%) jQuery
3 7 (38.89%) Web Services
3 7 (38.89%) Entity Framework
4 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (22.22%) J2EE
5 4 (22.22%) JSP
5 4 (22.22%) Hibernate
5 4 (22.22%) Spring
6 3 (16.67%) JSON
6 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 3 (16.67%) XML
6 3 (16.67%) Kendo UI
6 3 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (11.11%) HTML
7 2 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) PKI
2 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.11%) RIA
3 2 (11.11%) User Experience
4 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) MVC
2 3 (16.67%) Build Automation
2 3 (16.67%) Server Building
2 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 3 (16.67%) Change Management
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 2 (11.11%) Logistics
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) B2B
3 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 2 (11.11%) CRM
3 2 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) Workflow
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) SDLC
4 1 (5.56%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) Java
4 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
5 4 (22.22%) C
5 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
7 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) Terminal Services
2 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
1 4 (22.22%) SCOM
1 4 (22.22%) Puppet
1 4 (22.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 4 (22.22%) SCOrch
2 1 (5.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Sybase
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix
2 4 (22.22%) Symantec
3 3 (16.67%) 3PAR
3 3 (16.67%) ServiceNow
3 3 (16.67%) Dell
3 3 (16.67%) EMC
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle
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