The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
England / East Midlands
Rank 13 15 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1  
Contract jobs citing C# 152 131 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 10.21% 8.07% 8.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.90% 27.12% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 84 90
Median daily rate £350 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -1.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £225 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.57 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.39% +8.57%  

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 636 483 590
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 42.71% 29.76% 35.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 303 352
Median daily rate £351 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.07% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 14
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £39.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in the East Midlands

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in the East Midlands

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in the East Midlands

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C# in the East Midlands

C#
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Nottinghamshire +14 56 £363 +11.53% 40
Leicestershire -2 42 £295 +7.27% 38
Northamptonshire -7 30 £438 +12.90% 31
Derbyshire 0 16 £288 +9.52% 17
Lincolnshire +2 15 £389 +41.36% 15
C#
England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for C#.

1 295 (86.01%) .NET
2 138 (40.23%) JavaScript
3 127 (37.03%) ASP.NET
4 116 (33.82%) MVC
5 111 (32.36%) SQL Server
6 106 (30.90%) SQL
7 96 (27.99%) Agile Software Development
8 89 (25.95%) HTML
9 77 (22.45%) Microsoft
10 73 (21.28%) TDD
10 73 (21.28%) WPF
11 72 (20.99%) CSS
12 71 (20.70%) WCF
12 71 (20.70%) .NET Framework
13 62 (18.08%) Web Services
14 55 (16.03%) jQuery
15 49 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
16 48 (13.99%) AngularJS
16 48 (13.99%) E-Commerce
17 47 (13.70%) Scrum
18 46 (13.41%) XML
19 40 (11.66%) Entity Framework
20 39 (11.37%) Finance
21 38 (11.08%) Team Foundation Server
22 36 (10.50%) Software Engineering
23 35 (10.20%) ASP.NET Web API
24 31 (9.04%) Visual Studio
25 29 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
25 29 (8.45%) Dependency Injection
26 28 (8.16%) HTML5

C#
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 14 (4.08%) CMS
2 13 (3.79%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.04%) IIS
3 7 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (1.46%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.46%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.17%) ArcGIS
5 4 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.87%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.58%) Confluence
7 2 (0.58%) K2 blackpearl
7 2 (0.58%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.29%) Apache
8 1 (0.29%) DNN
8 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (3.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (5.54%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.33%) PaaS
4 7 (2.04%) IaaS
4 7 (2.04%) SaaS
5 5 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (1.46%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.58%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.29%) GitHub
7 1 (0.29%) Office 365
7 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.58%) HTTP
1 2 (0.58%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.29%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.29%) FTP
2 1 (0.29%) Internet
2 1 (0.29%) Intranet
2 1 (0.29%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (32.36%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (4.37%) Oracle Database
4 14 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (3.79%) Oracle Database 10g
6 12 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (3.21%) MongoDB
7 11 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (2.33%) Blockchain
10 6 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (1.75%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.75%) Power BI
11 5 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (1.17%) Amazon Redshift
12 4 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.17%) Data Lake
12 4 (1.17%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 38 (11.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (9.04%) Visual Studio
3 22 (6.41%) Git (software)
4 13 (3.79%) JIRA
5 12 (3.50%) MSTest
5 12 (3.50%) Selenium
6 10 (2.92%) Subversion
7 9 (2.62%) NUnit
8 6 (1.75%) gulp
8 6 (1.75%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.75%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (1.17%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.17%) Jasmine
9 4 (1.17%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (1.17%) Moq
9 4 (1.17%) Talend Open Studio
9 4 (1.17%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Blend
11 2 (0.58%) Mocha
11 2 (0.58%) Yeoman
General
1 39 (11.37%) Finance
2 21 (6.12%) Retail
3 12 (3.50%) Advertising
4 5 (1.46%) Aerospace
4 5 (1.46%) Marketing
5 4 (1.17%) Avionics
5 4 (1.17%) Military
6 3 (0.87%) Games
7 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.29%) Back Office
8 1 (0.29%) Law
8 1 (0.29%) Legal
8 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 272 (79.30%) Developer
2 160 (46.65%) .NET Developer
3 150 (43.73%) C# Developer
4 108 (31.49%) C# .NET Developer
5 48 (13.99%) ASP.NET Developer
6 40 (11.66%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 40 (11.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 32 (9.33%) WPF Developer
8 25 (7.29%) Architect
9 22 (6.41%) Angular Developer
10 20 (5.83%) Software Developer
11 18 (5.25%) Senior Developer
12 17 (4.96%) JavaScript Developer
12 17 (4.96%) Web Developer
13 16 (4.66%) C# WPF Developer
13 16 (4.66%) Software Engineer
13 16 (4.66%) XML Developer
13 16 (4.66%) XML XSLT Developer
14 15 (4.37%) Senior .NET Developer
14 15 (4.37%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 295 (86.01%) .NET
2 127 (37.03%) ASP.NET
3 89 (25.95%) HTML
4 73 (21.28%) WPF
5 72 (20.99%) CSS
6 71 (20.70%) .NET Framework
6 71 (20.70%) WCF
7 62 (18.08%) Web Services
8 55 (16.03%) jQuery
9 49 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 48 (13.99%) AngularJS
11 46 (13.41%) XML
12 40 (11.66%) Entity Framework
13 35 (10.20%) ASP.NET Web API
14 28 (8.16%) HTML5
15 27 (7.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 22 (6.41%) XSLT
17 17 (4.96%) CSS3
18 13 (3.79%) REST
19 12 (3.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.25%) Mobile App
3 14 (4.08%) User Experience
4 12 (3.50%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.33%) iPhone
6 7 (2.04%) Driving Licence
6 7 (2.04%) iPad
7 6 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (1.46%) EPoS
9 4 (1.17%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.29%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.29%) CCTV
10 1 (0.29%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.29%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.29%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.83%) Windows
2 14 (4.08%) Unix
3 13 (3.79%) Apple iOS
4 12 (3.50%) Linux
5 11 (3.21%) Android
6 9 (2.62%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.17%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (33.82%) MVC
2 96 (27.99%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (21.28%) TDD
4 48 (13.99%) E-Commerce
5 47 (13.70%) Scrum
6 36 (10.50%) Software Engineering
7 29 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
7 29 (8.45%) Dependency Injection
8 28 (8.16%) MVVM
9 27 (7.87%) OO
10 26 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (6.41%) Web Development
12 21 (6.12%) Unit Testing
13 20 (5.83%) CRM
14 19 (5.54%) Front End Development
15 14 (4.08%) Automated Testing
16 12 (3.50%) UML
17 11 (3.21%) ETL
17 11 (3.21%) iOS Development
17 11 (3.21%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 138 (40.23%) JavaScript
2 106 (30.90%) SQL
3 26 (7.58%) VB.NET
4 22 (6.41%) C++
5 19 (5.54%) Java
5 19 (5.54%) PL/SQL
6 18 (5.25%) Python
7 15 (4.37%) T-SQL
8 13 (3.79%) Shell Script
8 13 (3.79%) VB
9 10 (2.92%) PowerShell
10 8 (2.33%) C
11 7 (2.04%) Apple Swift
11 7 (2.04%) Objective-C
12 6 (1.75%) VB6
13 5 (1.46%) R
14 4 (1.17%) TypeScript
14 4 (1.17%) VBA
14 4 (1.17%) VBScript
14 4 (1.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 26 (7.58%) Degree
2 17 (4.96%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.21%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.46%) HNC
5 5 (1.46%) HND
6 1 (0.29%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.29%) MCP
6 1 (0.29%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.75%) QA
2 4 (1.17%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.87%) TickIT
4 2 (0.58%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (2.92%) Docker
2 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 77 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 26 (7.58%) Oracle
3 18 (5.25%) Sitecore
4 9 (2.62%) Xamarin
5 4 (1.17%) MuleSoft
5 4 (1.17%) Tableau
5 4 (1.17%) Talend
6 3 (0.87%) Perforce
6 3 (0.87%) Twitter
7 2 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.58%) SAP
7 2 (0.58%) Telerik
8 1 (0.29%) Cognos
8 1 (0.29%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.29%) Genesys
8 1 (0.29%) Google
8 1 (0.29%) IBM
8 1 (0.29%) Informatica
8 1 (0.29%) Siemens
8 1 (0.29%) TIBCO
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