Period
to 21 November 2017

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 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#
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 11 21
Rank change year-on-year -8 +10 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 56 61 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 8.06% 9.87% 6.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.32% 32.97% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 30 38
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £406 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.77% -24.42% +19.44%
10th Percentile £350 £259 £319
90th Percentile £543 £485 £612
East of England median daily rate £363 £375 £369
% change year-on-year -3.33% +1.56% +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £40.00
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £41.13 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.38% +2.81% +6.67%

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 191 185 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 27.48% 29.94% 24.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 126 108
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £315 £221 £274
90th Percentile £575 £500 £606
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 23
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £45.39 £31.39 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.60% -21.53% -11.95%
10th Percentile £38.83 £15.43 £36.25
90th Percentile £49.95 £46.95 £51.20
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +8.00% +1.35%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton 0 44 £450 +2.86% 4
Bedford 0 5 £350 +2.94% 1
Dunstable - 4 £350 - 4
C#
East of England

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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for C#.

1 43 (76.79%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (64.29%) E-Commerce
3 27 (48.21%) .NET
4 24 (42.86%) TDD
5 18 (32.14%) REST
6 17 (30.36%) Microservices
6 17 (30.36%) SOAP
6 17 (30.36%) SOA
7 15 (26.79%) TeamCity
8 13 (23.21%) Git (software)
8 13 (23.21%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (23.21%) BDD
9 12 (21.43%) User Stories
9 12 (21.43%) C++
10 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
10 11 (19.64%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (17.86%) Confluence
11 10 (17.86%) Ruby
11 10 (17.86%) JIRA
11 10 (17.86%) Selenium
11 10 (17.86%) Java
11 10 (17.86%) Python
11 10 (17.86%) Software Delivery
11 10 (17.86%) API Development
12 9 (16.07%) SpecFlow
12 9 (16.07%) Cucumber
12 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
12 9 (16.07%) Web Services
12 9 (16.07%) WCF
12 9 (16.07%) Google

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 10 (17.86%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) SessionCam
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.64%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.71%) Google Analytics
3 3 (5.36%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.36%) PaaS
4 1 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (26.79%) TeamCity
2 13 (23.21%) Git (software)
3 10 (17.86%) JIRA
3 10 (17.86%) Selenium
4 9 (16.07%) Cucumber
4 9 (16.07%) SpecFlow
5 8 (14.29%) Ant
5 8 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (14.29%) JBehave
5 8 (14.29%) SoapUI
6 7 (12.50%) Jenkins
6 7 (12.50%) WebDriver
7 6 (10.71%) JUnit
7 6 (10.71%) Maven
7 6 (10.71%) TestNG
8 3 (5.36%) Subversion
8 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
9 2 (3.57%) Artifactory
9 2 (3.57%) MSBuild
General
1 8 (14.29%) Retail
2 6 (10.71%) Marketing
3 3 (5.36%) Advertising
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (67.86%) Developer
2 16 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 16 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 13 (23.21%) Architect
4 11 (19.64%) Designer
5 10 (17.86%) Senior Designer
6 9 (16.07%) .NET Developer
7 7 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (10.71%) Technical Architect
9 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce Architect
9 4 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (7.14%) Senior Architect
9 4 (7.14%) Software Developer
9 4 (7.14%) Software Engineer
9 4 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
9 4 (7.14%) Test Engineer
10 3 (5.36%) Developer in Test
10 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce Developer
10 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
10 3 (5.36%) Sitecore Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (48.21%) .NET
2 18 (32.14%) REST
3 17 (30.36%) SOAP
4 9 (16.07%) WCF
4 9 (16.07%) Web Services
5 7 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 7 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (12.50%) Middleware
6 5 (8.93%) ActiveMQ
6 5 (8.93%) MSMQ
7 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET
7 4 (7.14%) LINQ
8 3 (5.36%) .NET Core
8 3 (5.36%) Entity Framework
8 3 (5.36%) Kafka
8 3 (5.36%) Node.js
8 3 (5.36%) Unity DI Container
8 3 (5.36%) WinForms
8 3 (5.36%) WPF
9 2 (3.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) RIA
2 3 (5.36%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (5.36%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.57%) CMDB
3 2 (3.57%) User Experience
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (76.79%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (64.29%) E-Commerce
3 24 (42.86%) TDD
4 17 (30.36%) Microservices
4 17 (30.36%) SOA
5 13 (23.21%) BDD
5 13 (23.21%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (21.43%) User Stories
7 10 (17.86%) API Development
7 10 (17.86%) Software Delivery
8 9 (16.07%) Test Automation
9 8 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (14.29%) SDET
10 6 (10.71%) Analytics
10 6 (10.71%) OO
11 5 (8.93%) ATDD
11 5 (8.93%) Defect Management
11 5 (8.93%) Feature Driven Development
11 5 (8.93%) Multithreading
12 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) C++
2 10 (17.86%) Java
2 10 (17.86%) Python
2 10 (17.86%) Ruby
3 8 (14.29%) Perl
4 5 (8.93%) SQL
5 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.79%) Scala
6 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Ansible
2 1 (1.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Google
1 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 5 (8.93%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.14%) Sitecore
5 3 (5.36%) Ensighten
6 1 (1.79%) hybris