Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 26 17
Rank change year-on-year -6 -9 0
Contract jobs citing C# 294 336 360
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.90% 6.58% 7.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.62% 17.23% 19.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 263 202
East of England median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -5.41%
10th Percentile £281 £300 £263
90th Percentile £550 £520 £488
England median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 14
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £43.75 £41.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.63% +4.53%
10th Percentile £35.25 £39.88 £19.98
90th Percentile £50.18 £51.13 £77.50
England median hourly rate £43.00 £43.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.71% +9.38% -

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 1,882 1,950 1,884
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.75% 38.19% 39.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,135 1,089 1,103
East of England median daily rate £438 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £288 £241
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 128 136
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 £40.50 £41.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.64% -1.37% +9.50%
10th Percentile £15.05 £18.88 £30.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.75 £52.50
England median hourly rate £42.19 £40.00 £38.88
% change year-on-year +5.48% +2.89% +3.67%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing C# as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in the East of England

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in the East of England over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in the East of England

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in the East of England

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in the East of England over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor 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 11 December 2018. 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
Hertfordshire +13 125 £416 +14.83% 95
Cambridgeshire -18 69 £425 +21.43% 116
Suffolk -1 35 £375 -3.23% 35
Bedfordshire -9 35 £425 -5.56% 34
Essex -8 18 £498 +42.14% 42
Norfolk -2 12 £375 +15.38% 25
C#
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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#.

1 211 (71.77%) .NET
2 154 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (44.22%) SQL Server
4 124 (42.18%) JavaScript
5 107 (36.39%) ASP.NET
6 103 (35.03%) SQL
7 96 (32.65%) Microsoft
8 87 (29.59%) Visual Studio
9 76 (25.85%) CSS
10 72 (24.49%) MVC
11 70 (23.81%) HTML
12 65 (22.11%) Web Services
13 64 (21.77%) ASP.NET Web API
14 63 (21.43%) .NET Framework
15 58 (19.73%) Git (software)
16 55 (18.71%) TDD
17 54 (18.37%) Windows
17 54 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
18 50 (17.01%) Java
19 48 (16.33%) Scrum
20 47 (15.99%) Test Automation
21 45 (15.31%) ASP.NET MVC
22 44 (14.97%) Software Engineering
23 43 (14.63%) jQuery
24 42 (14.29%) AngularJS
25 40 (13.61%) REST
26 39 (13.27%) Entity Framework
27 38 (12.93%) Linux
28 37 (12.59%) C++
28 37 (12.59%) Security Cleared

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 15 (5.10%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.40%) IIS
3 9 (3.06%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.36%) Apache
6 3 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.02%) CMS
6 3 (1.02%) Confluence
6 3 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.02%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.02%) nginx
6 3 (1.02%) NServiceBus
6 3 (1.02%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.02%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.68%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.68%) JBoss
7 2 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.02%) 3ds Max
1 3 (1.02%) Maya
1 3 (1.02%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (6.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.68%) nopCommerce
3 1 (0.34%) CiviCRM
Cloud Services
1 54 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (5.10%) Dynamics 365
3 15 (5.10%) Office 365
4 8 (2.72%) GitHub
5 6 (2.04%) SaaS
6 5 (1.70%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.36%) npm
8 3 (1.02%) PaaS
9 2 (0.68%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.68%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.34%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.34%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.34%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 21 (7.14%) Ethernet
3 9 (3.06%) HTTP
4 6 (2.04%) SSL
5 4 (1.36%) DNS
5 4 (1.36%) Firewall
5 4 (1.36%) Internet
5 4 (1.36%) VoIP
6 3 (1.02%) FTP
6 3 (1.02%) Network Security
7 2 (0.68%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (0.68%) SMTP
8 1 (0.34%) DHCP
8 1 (0.34%) IMAP
8 1 (0.34%) SSH
8 1 (0.34%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (44.22%) SQL Server
2 30 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (7.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (5.78%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (5.78%) SQL Server 2016
5 14 (4.76%) Relational Database
6 9 (3.06%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.38%) Power BI
7 7 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.04%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.04%) MySQL
8 6 (2.04%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.04%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (1.02%) Big Data
9 3 (1.02%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.68%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 87 (29.59%) Visual Studio
2 58 (19.73%) Git (software)
3 32 (10.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (10.20%) JIRA
5 23 (7.82%) Eclipse
5 23 (7.82%) Subversion
6 21 (7.14%) NetBeans
7 16 (5.44%) Selenium
8 15 (5.10%) TeamCity
9 12 (4.08%) Jenkins
9 12 (4.08%) Visual Studio Team System
10 9 (3.06%) Visual Studio Code
11 8 (2.72%) NUnit
12 7 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (2.38%) gulp
12 7 (2.38%) Karma Test Runner
13 5 (1.70%) Jasmine
13 5 (1.70%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (1.70%) ReSharper
13 5 (1.70%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (7.48%) Military
2 20 (6.80%) Finance
3 19 (6.46%) Aerospace
4 17 (5.78%) Retail
5 9 (3.06%) Law
6 7 (2.38%) Games
7 5 (1.70%) Publishing
8 4 (1.36%) Back Office
9 3 (1.02%) Advertising
10 2 (0.68%) Marketing
10 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.34%) Automotive
11 1 (0.34%) Electronics
11 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.34%) Legal
11 1 (0.34%) Local Government
11 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 208 (70.75%) Developer
2 101 (34.35%) .NET Developer
3 70 (23.81%) C# Developer
4 41 (13.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (10.20%) SQL Developer
6 22 (7.48%) ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (6.46%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 19 (6.46%) SQL Server Developer
8 16 (5.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (5.44%) Data Migration Developer
8 16 (5.44%) Senior Developer
9 15 (5.10%) ETL Developer
9 15 (5.10%) Oracle Developer
9 15 (5.10%) Oracle ETL Developer
9 15 (5.10%) PostgreSQL Developer
10 14 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
11 13 (4.42%) Analyst
11 13 (4.42%) CRM Developer
11 13 (4.42%) Software Developer
12 12 (4.08%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (71.77%) .NET
2 107 (36.39%) ASP.NET
3 76 (25.85%) CSS
4 70 (23.81%) HTML
5 65 (22.11%) Web Services
6 64 (21.77%) ASP.NET Web API
7 63 (21.43%) .NET Framework
8 45 (15.31%) ASP.NET MVC
9 43 (14.63%) jQuery
10 42 (14.29%) AngularJS
11 40 (13.61%) REST
12 39 (13.27%) Entity Framework
13 36 (12.24%) XML
14 34 (11.56%) Node.js
15 31 (10.54%) HTML5
16 22 (7.48%) Qt
17 21 (7.14%) WCF
18 20 (6.80%) React
18 20 (6.80%) WPF
19 19 (6.46%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.44%) Reference Data
2 12 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (3.74%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (1.36%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.02%) Augmented Reality
5 3 (1.02%) NHS
6 2 (0.68%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.68%) Clustering
6 2 (0.68%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.68%) Hedge funds
6 2 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.68%) User Experience
7 1 (0.34%) CMDB
7 1 (0.34%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.34%) Life Science
7 1 (0.34%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.34%) RIA
7 1 (0.34%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 54 (18.37%) Windows
2 38 (12.93%) Linux
3 7 (2.38%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.04%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.02%) Android
5 3 (1.02%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.02%) Data ONTAP
5 3 (1.02%) Unix
6 2 (0.68%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.34%) FreeRTOS
7 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.34%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (0.34%) ThreadX
7 1 (0.34%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (24.49%) MVC
3 55 (18.71%) TDD
4 48 (16.33%) Scrum
5 47 (15.99%) Test Automation
6 44 (14.97%) Software Engineering
7 33 (11.22%) DevOps
8 28 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (9.52%) Unit Testing
9 25 (8.50%) SDLC
10 24 (8.16%) BDD
11 23 (7.82%) Migration
11 23 (7.82%) OO
12 22 (7.48%) CRM
12 22 (7.48%) ETL
12 22 (7.48%) Mathematics
13 18 (6.12%) Data Migration
13 18 (6.12%) Microservices
14 16 (5.44%) Data Mapping
14 16 (5.44%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 124 (42.18%) JavaScript
2 103 (35.03%) SQL
3 50 (17.01%) Java
4 37 (12.59%) C++
5 30 (10.20%) T-SQL
6 26 (8.84%) PowerShell
7 23 (7.82%) Python
8 17 (5.78%) GLSL
8 17 (5.78%) HLSL
9 16 (5.44%) PL/SQL
10 12 (4.08%) TypeScript
11 9 (3.06%) C
12 8 (2.72%) Ruby
12 8 (2.72%) VB.NET
13 7 (2.38%) PHP
14 5 (1.70%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.70%) Go
15 4 (1.36%) ES6
15 4 (1.36%) Groovy
16 3 (1.02%) Scala
Qualifications
1 37 (12.59%) Security Cleared
2 35 (11.90%) SC Cleared
3 28 (9.52%) Degree
4 17 (5.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (2.38%) MCSE
6 6 (2.04%) MCSA
7 3 (1.02%) PhD
8 2 (0.68%) ISEB
8 2 (0.68%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.34%) CCNA
9 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.34%) CISSP
9 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.34%) GIAC
9 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.34%) Linux+ Certification
9 1 (0.34%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.34%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.44%) QA
2 3 (1.02%) WCAG
3 2 (0.68%) HL7
4 1 (0.34%) GxP
4 1 (0.34%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (5.10%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.72%) Docker
3 4 (1.36%) vSphere
4 3 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.02%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.34%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (2.04%) Kibana
1 6 (2.04%) Terraform
2 4 (1.36%) Ansible
2 4 (1.36%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.02%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.02%) Puppet
3 3 (1.02%) vMotion
4 2 (0.68%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (0.68%) Grafana
4 2 (0.68%) HAProxy
4 2 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.34%) Mesos
5 1 (0.34%) Salt
Vendors
1 96 (32.65%) Microsoft
2 27 (9.18%) Oracle
3 15 (5.10%) Talend
4 10 (3.40%) Google
5 9 (3.06%) Nintex
6 8 (2.72%) Sony
6 8 (2.72%) Xamarin
7 5 (1.70%) Adobe
8 4 (1.36%) VMware
9 3 (1.02%) Citrix
9 3 (1.02%) NetApp
9 3 (1.02%) New Relic
9 3 (1.02%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.68%) InterSystems
10 2 (0.68%) webMethods
11 1 (0.34%) HP
11 1 (0.34%) IBM
11 1 (0.34%) SAP
11 1 (0.34%) Sybase
11 1 (0.34%) Telerik