Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for C# skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C# over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C#
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 11 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +6
Contract jobs citing C# 5 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 6.94% 8.42% 9.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.73% 19.05% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 11
Bedford median daily rate £350 £340 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -4.49% +18.67%
10th Percentile £326 £248 £319
90th Percentile £460 £375 £388
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £406 £538
% change year-on-year +10.77% -24.42% +19.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedford median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £40.00

C# is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bedford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 22 42 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 30.56% 44.21% 36.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 34 26
Bedford median daily rate £350 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.51% +7.48% +12.50%
10th Percentile £312 £200 £255
90th Percentile £438 £468 £444
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedford median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £45.39 £31.39 £40.00
% change year-on-year +44.60% -21.53% -11.95%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing C# as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for C# in Bedford

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Bedford

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Bedford over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Bedford

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Bedford region with a requirement for C#.

1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) Microservices
4 1 (20.00%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Architect
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Microservices
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft