The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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#
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 20 26
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6  
Contract jobs citing C# 28 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 7.93% 5.35% 4.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.56% 28.33% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 15
Median daily rate £500 £588 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.89% +56.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +2.85% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 114 60 66
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 32.29% 18.87% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 48 48
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £264 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 £46.07 £51.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.88% -10.19%  
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 Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Bedfordshire

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Bedfordshire

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Bedfordshire

C#
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +9 22 £500 -15.78% 3
Bedford -6 2 £400 +33.33% 2
Dunstable - 1 £425 - 4
C#
East of England

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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for C#.

1 31 (60.78%) .NET
2 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (39.22%) E-Commerce
4 17 (33.33%) REST
5 16 (31.37%) Microservices
6 14 (27.45%) SOA
6 14 (27.45%) SQL
7 13 (25.49%) SOAP
7 13 (25.49%) User Stories
8 12 (23.53%) C++
8 12 (23.53%) TDD
9 10 (19.61%) MVC
10 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
10 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
10 9 (17.65%) .NET Framework
11 8 (15.69%) TeamCity
12 7 (13.73%) Test Automation
12 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
12 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
12 7 (13.73%) Windows
12 7 (13.73%) API Development
13 6 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
13 6 (11.76%) ATDD
13 6 (11.76%) Feature Driven Development
13 6 (11.76%) BDD
13 6 (11.76%) SDET
13 6 (11.76%) Visual Studio
13 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET
13 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (11.76%) QA

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.80%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (5.88%) CMS
3 3 (5.88%) Confluence
4 2 (3.92%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.96%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.96%) IIS
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) AutoCAD
1 1 (1.96%) CATIA
1 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.96%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.96%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.92%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.96%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) TeamCity
2 6 (11.76%) JIRA
2 6 (11.76%) Visual Studio
3 5 (9.80%) SpecFlow
4 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.88%) JUnit
4 3 (5.88%) TestNG
5 2 (3.92%) Ant
5 2 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.92%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.96%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.96%) JBehave
6 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.96%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.96%) NUnit
6 1 (1.96%) Selenium
6 1 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (1.96%) Advertising
1 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
1 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.96%) Marketing
1 1 (1.96%) Military
1 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (52.94%) Developer
2 12 (23.53%) Designer
2 12 (23.53%) Senior Designer
2 12 (23.53%) Senior Developer
3 11 (21.57%) .NET Developer
3 11 (21.57%) C# Developer
4 9 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Architect
6 6 (11.76%) Consultant
7 5 (9.80%) SharePoint Consultant
7 5 (9.80%) Software Developer
8 4 (7.84%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (7.84%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (7.84%) SQL Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Technical Architect
8 4 (7.84%) Test Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) C# Architect
9 3 (5.88%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 3 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (60.78%) .NET
2 17 (33.33%) REST
3 13 (25.49%) SOAP
4 9 (17.65%) .NET Framework
5 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET
6 5 (9.80%) AngularJS
6 5 (9.80%) HTML
7 4 (7.84%) CSS
8 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (5.88%) jQuery
8 3 (5.88%) JSON
9 2 (3.92%) Entity Framework
9 2 (3.92%) LINQ
9 2 (3.92%) Middleware
9 2 (3.92%) WCF
9 2 (3.92%) WinForms
10 1 (1.96%) Web Services
10 1 (1.96%) XML
10 1 (1.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
1 2 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (3.92%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.96%) CMDB
2 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.96%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (54.90%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (39.22%) E-Commerce
3 16 (31.37%) Microservices
4 14 (27.45%) SOA
5 13 (25.49%) User Stories
6 12 (23.53%) TDD
7 10 (19.61%) MVC
8 7 (13.73%) API Development
8 7 (13.73%) Test Automation
9 6 (11.76%) ATDD
9 6 (11.76%) BDD
9 6 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (11.76%) Feature Driven Development
9 6 (11.76%) SDET
10 5 (9.80%) API Testing
10 5 (9.80%) Workflow
11 4 (7.84%) Front End Development
11 4 (7.84%) Waterfall
12 3 (5.88%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) SQL
2 12 (23.53%) C++
3 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.84%) Python
4 4 (7.84%) Ruby
5 3 (5.88%) Java
5 3 (5.88%) Perl
5 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.96%) ISEB
2 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.92%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.92%) hybris
3 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.96%) Ensighten
4 1 (1.96%) Google
4 1 (1.96%) Nintex
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