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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 25 June 2022 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#
England > East of England
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 39 32 20
Rank change year-on-year -7 -12 +16
Contract jobs citing C# 121 105 144
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 4.86% 5.45% 6.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.47% 16.23% 19.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 37 96
10th Percentile £310 £300 £319
25th Percentile £375 £335 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £438 £400 £425
Median % change year-on-year +9.38% -5.88% +2.10%
75th Percentile £638 £450 £488
90th Percentile £662 £563 £538
England median daily rate £565 £525 £475
% change year-on-year +7.62% +10.53% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 2
10th Percentile £47.50 £43.45 £45.75
25th Percentile £47.75 £44.00 £46.88
Median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +65.29%
75th Percentile £66.88 £50.00 £54.38
90th Percentile £70.75 £50.14 £56.25
England median hourly rate £63.05 £45.00 £46.42
% change year-on-year +40.11% -3.05% +3.14%

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 the East of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 782 647 742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.38% 33.61% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 351 477
10th Percentile £300 £229 £313
25th Percentile £410 £344 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
75th Percentile £600 £538 £525
90th Percentile £675 £613 £575
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 54 26
10th Percentile £31.88 £14.45 £11.78
25th Percentile £47.50 £26.44 £20.00
Median hourly rate £55.50 £42.25 £24.70
Median % change year-on-year +31.36% +71.05% -45.41%
75th Percentile £60.00 £50.00 £48.75
90th Percentile £69.75 £56.05 £55.63
England median hourly rate £51.75 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +21.76% - -4.49%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing C# as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for C# in the East of England

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing C# in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for C# in the East of England

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing C# in the East of England over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for C# in the East of England

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing C# in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for C# in the East of England

C#
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing C# in the East of England over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for C# in the East of England

C#
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 25 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire -1 57 £425 -1.45% 35
Cambridgeshire -15 34 £456 +20.46% 63
Suffolk +4 16 £501 +25.31% 9
Essex -5 7 £500 +33.33% 18
Norfolk -8 3 £425 +13.33% 4
Bedfordshire -12 2 - - 12
C#
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for C#.

1 66 (54.55%) Agile
2 61 (50.41%) Software Engineering
3 57 (47.11%) .NET
4 47 (38.84%) Microsoft
5 43 (35.54%) C++
6 40 (33.06%) Java
6 40 (33.06%) Visual Studio
6 40 (33.06%) Social Skills
7 36 (29.75%) Windows
7 36 (29.75%) Azure
8 30 (24.79%) SC Cleared
8 30 (24.79%) Security Cleared
8 30 (24.79%) Linux
8 30 (24.79%) Ethernet
9 29 (23.97%) Eclipse
9 29 (23.97%) Degree
9 29 (23.97%) Presentation Skills
10 28 (23.14%) Synthetic Environment
10 28 (23.14%) TCP/IP
10 28 (23.14%) JavaScript
11 27 (22.31%) SQL
11 27 (22.31%) Scrum
12 25 (20.66%) Web Services
13 24 (19.83%) Git (software)
13 24 (19.83%) Unit Testing
13 24 (19.83%) DevOps
14 23 (19.01%) TDD
14 23 (19.01%) CI/CD
15 22 (18.18%) Microservices
15 22 (18.18%) Continuous Integration

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 5 (4.13%) Apache Spark
1 5 (4.13%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.65%) Confluence
2 2 (1.65%) IBM Domino
2 2 (1.65%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Magento
1 2 (1.65%) Shopify
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 36 (29.75%) Azure
2 10 (8.26%) AWS
3 6 (4.96%) Azure Service Bus
3 6 (4.96%) GCP
4 4 (3.31%) Azure Storage
5 3 (2.48%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 3 (2.48%) BlazeMeter
5 3 (2.48%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (2.48%) Serverless
6 2 (1.65%) Akamai
6 2 (1.65%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.65%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.65%) GitHub
6 2 (1.65%) Power Platform
6 2 (1.65%) SAP Commerce Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) Azure AKS
7 1 (0.83%) Azure Service Fabric
7 1 (0.83%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 30 (24.79%) Ethernet
2 28 (23.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.31%) Modbus
3 4 (3.31%) RS-422
3 4 (3.31%) RS-485
4 2 (1.65%) Intranet
5 1 (0.83%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.70%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.13%) Data Lake
2 5 (4.13%) Presto
3 4 (3.31%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (3.31%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.65%) MySQL
4 2 (1.65%) Power BI
4 2 (1.65%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.83%) Big Data
5 1 (0.83%) GIS
5 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 40 (33.06%) Visual Studio
2 29 (23.97%) Eclipse
3 24 (19.83%) Git (software)
4 8 (6.61%) NetBeans
5 6 (4.96%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.31%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.31%) JIRA
6 4 (3.31%) Selenium
7 3 (2.48%) git-flow
7 3 (2.48%) JMeter
8 2 (1.65%) Cypress.io
8 2 (1.65%) ESLint
8 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (1.65%) webpack
9 1 (0.83%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.83%) GoogleTest
9 1 (0.83%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.83%) Mockito
9 1 (0.83%) Moq
9 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 40 (33.06%) Social Skills
2 29 (23.97%) Presentation Skills
3 11 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (7.44%) Aerospace
5 8 (6.61%) Military
6 5 (4.13%) Electronics
7 4 (3.31%) Finance
7 4 (3.31%) Retail
8 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.83%) Advertising
9 1 (0.83%) Banking
9 1 (0.83%) Games
9 1 (0.83%) Law
9 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (43.80%) Developer
2 44 (36.36%) Software Engineer
3 26 (21.49%) C# Software Engineer
4 23 (19.01%) C# Developer
5 22 (18.18%) .NET Developer
5 22 (18.18%) C++ Software Engineer
6 11 (9.09%) SQL Developer
7 10 (8.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (7.44%) .NET Software Engineer
9 7 (5.79%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (5.79%) Software Developer
10 6 (4.96%) Azure Developer
10 6 (4.96%) C# Software Developer
10 6 (4.96%) Data Engineer
11 5 (4.13%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.13%) Web Engineer
12 4 (3.31%) Angular Developer
12 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (3.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (3.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (47.11%) .NET
2 25 (20.66%) Web Services
3 21 (17.36%) WPF
4 19 (15.70%) .NET Core
4 19 (15.70%) .NET Framework
5 18 (14.88%) Entity Framework
6 16 (13.22%) ASP.NET Web API
6 16 (13.22%) HTML
7 15 (12.40%) AngularJS
7 15 (12.40%) CSS
8 14 (11.57%) React
9 13 (10.74%) Node.js
10 11 (9.09%) RESTful
11 10 (8.26%) ASP.NET
11 10 (8.26%) HTML5
12 8 (6.61%) ActiveX
12 8 (6.61%) DirectX
12 8 (6.61%) MFC
12 8 (6.61%) OpenGL
12 8 (6.61%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.26%) User Experience
2 6 (4.96%) Biotechnology
3 5 (4.13%) Data Fabric
3 5 (4.13%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.48%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.65%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.65%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.65%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.65%) IoT
6 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.83%) NHS
6 1 (0.83%) PACS
6 1 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (29.75%) Windows
2 30 (24.79%) Linux
3 1 (0.83%) Android
3 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.83%) Unix
3 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (54.55%) Agile
2 61 (50.41%) Software Engineering
3 28 (23.14%) Synthetic Environment
4 27 (22.31%) Scrum
5 24 (19.83%) DevOps
5 24 (19.83%) Unit Testing
6 23 (19.01%) CI/CD
6 23 (19.01%) TDD
7 22 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (18.18%) Microservices
8 21 (17.36%) Validation
9 20 (16.53%) Visualisation
10 18 (14.88%) Computer Science
11 17 (14.05%) MVC
12 16 (13.22%) Continuous Delivery
13 14 (11.57%) Software Testing
14 12 (9.92%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (7.44%) Full Stack Development
16 8 (6.61%) API Development
16 8 (6.61%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 43 (35.54%) C++
2 40 (33.06%) Java
3 28 (23.14%) JavaScript
4 27 (22.31%) SQL
5 17 (14.05%) Python
6 11 (9.09%) TypeScript
7 8 (6.61%) GLSL
7 8 (6.61%) HLSL
8 6 (4.96%) C
8 6 (4.96%) ES6
9 5 (4.13%) Go
9 5 (4.13%) Scala
9 5 (4.13%) VB.NET
9 5 (4.13%) XAML
10 4 (3.31%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.48%) PHP
12 2 (1.65%) Bash
12 2 (1.65%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (24.79%) SC Cleared
1 30 (24.79%) Security Cleared
2 29 (23.97%) Degree
3 13 (10.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (8.26%) PhD
5 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.65%) Accessibility
1 2 (1.65%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) DICOM
2 1 (0.83%) HL7
2 1 (0.83%) LOINC
2 1 (0.83%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 3 (2.48%) Docker
1 3 (2.48%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (6.61%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.48%) Terraform
Vendors
1 47 (38.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.96%) Oracle
3 2 (1.65%) Coveo
3 2 (1.65%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.65%) Xerox
4 1 (0.83%) Cloudera
4 1 (0.83%) Google
4 1 (0.83%) Infoflex
4 1 (0.83%) InterSystems
4 1 (0.83%) Keysight
4 1 (0.83%) Luciad
4 1 (0.83%) Parasoft
4 1 (0.83%) Siemens
4 1 (0.83%) Xamarin