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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 5 8
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3  
Contract jobs citing C# 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 5.13% 7.69% 12.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.67% 40.00% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Median daily rate £400 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £340 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +2.85% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.96%  

C# is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bedford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 12 5 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 30.77% 19.23% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 10
Median daily rate £375 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £285 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £465 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing C# as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (40.00%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Retail

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 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 3 (60.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Microservices
2 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft