Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 2019 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 32 22
Rank change year-on-year +6 -10 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 286 306 327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.72% 6.12% 6.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.42% 16.22% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 205 230
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £310 £275 £284
90th Percentile £538 £500 £525
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 12
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% +5.26%
10th Percentile £35.00 £25.13 £36.25
90th Percentile £47.85 £49.20 £44.88
England median hourly rate £45.75 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +7.65% - +10.75%

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 1,642 1,886 1,832
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 38.56% 37.69% 39.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 946 1,166 1,046
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £308 £288 £275
90th Percentile £588 £569 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 64 118
East of England median hourly rate £46.50 £42.50 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.41% +12.58% -4.43%
10th Percentile £31.00 £16.56 £17.31
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £51.63
England median hourly rate £44.00 £41.52 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.99% +3.79% +6.67%

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 22 August 2019.

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#
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 22 August 2019. 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
Cambridgeshire +13 112 £425 +6.25% 115
Hertfordshire -17 73 £400 - 73
Suffolk 0 44 £425 +6.25% 32
Essex +46 36 £494 +41.07% 33
Norfolk -5 12 £338 -3.57% 16
Bedfordshire -5 9 £431 +1.47% 28
C#
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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#.

1 219 (76.57%) .NET
2 128 (44.76%) JavaScript
2 128 (44.76%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (34.62%) SQL Server
4 97 (33.92%) ASP.NET
5 85 (29.72%) MVC
6 81 (28.32%) ASP.NET Web API
7 78 (27.27%) Visual Studio
7 78 (27.27%) SQL
8 76 (26.57%) AngularJS
9 72 (25.17%) Scrum
10 68 (23.78%) CSS
11 65 (22.73%) Web Services
12 62 (21.68%) Azure
13 61 (21.33%) Software Engineering
14 59 (20.63%) HTML
14 59 (20.63%) Node.js
15 55 (19.23%) Microsoft
16 54 (18.88%) TDD
16 54 (18.88%) React
17 52 (18.18%) Git (software)
18 51 (17.83%) .NET Framework
19 50 (17.48%) Windows
20 44 (15.38%) Test Automation
21 42 (14.69%) jQuery
22 40 (13.99%) Degree
22 40 (13.99%) ASP.NET MVC
23 39 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
24 37 (12.94%) Linux
24 37 (12.94%) Java

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 32 (11.19%) SharePoint
2 20 (6.99%) IIS
3 13 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (2.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (1.75%) Confluence
6 4 (1.40%) CMS
7 3 (1.05%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.70%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.35%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (3.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.10%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (2.10%) SDL Web 8
3 4 (1.40%) Revive Adserver
4 1 (0.35%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 62 (21.68%) Azure
2 11 (3.85%) AWS
2 11 (3.85%) Dynamics 365
2 11 (3.85%) Power Platform
3 7 (2.45%) BrowserStack
4 5 (1.75%) Force.com
4 5 (1.75%) Serverless
5 4 (1.40%) Veeva
6 3 (1.05%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (1.05%) Office 365
7 2 (0.70%) DigitalOcean
7 2 (0.70%) GitHub
7 2 (0.70%) npm
7 2 (0.70%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (0.35%) Data Lake Analytics
8 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Flow
8 1 (0.35%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (10.84%) Ethernet
2 25 (8.74%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.75%) DHCP
4 1 (0.35%) SMTP
4 1 (0.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (4.20%) Neo4j
4 10 (3.50%) Power BI
5 7 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (2.10%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.75%) Cosmos DB
7 5 (1.75%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.75%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.40%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (1.40%) MySQL
8 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (1.05%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2017
11 1 (0.35%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 78 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 52 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 28 (9.79%) Selenium
4 25 (8.74%) Eclipse
4 25 (8.74%) NetBeans
4 25 (8.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (6.99%) JIRA
6 17 (5.94%) Jenkins
7 12 (4.20%) NUnit
8 11 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
9 10 (3.50%) Octopus Deploy
9 10 (3.50%) TeamCity
10 8 (2.80%) SpecFlow
11 7 (2.45%) Bitbucket
11 7 (2.45%) Cucumber
12 6 (2.10%) ReSharper
13 5 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (1.75%) LabVIEW
14 4 (1.40%) Moq
15 3 (1.05%) SoapUI
General
1 25 (8.74%) Aerospace
1 25 (8.74%) Military
2 23 (8.04%) Finance
3 7 (2.45%) Law
3 7 (2.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (2.10%) Retail
5 4 (1.40%) Public Sector
6 3 (1.05%) Legal
6 3 (1.05%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.70%) Back Office
8 1 (0.35%) Electronics
8 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 192 (67.13%) Developer
2 75 (26.22%) C# Developer
3 70 (24.48%) .NET Developer
4 40 (13.99%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (10.49%) Software Developer
6 24 (8.39%) Software Engineer
7 23 (8.04%) Senior Developer
8 20 (6.99%) Full Stack Developer
9 14 (4.90%) Web Developer
10 13 (4.55%) Angular Developer
10 13 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (4.55%) C# Software Developer
11 11 (3.85%) SQL Developer
12 10 (3.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 10 (3.50%) SharePoint Developer
13 9 (3.15%) Agile Developer
13 9 (3.15%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 9 (3.15%) Senior .NET Developer
13 9 (3.15%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (76.57%) .NET
2 97 (33.92%) ASP.NET
3 81 (28.32%) ASP.NET Web API
4 76 (26.57%) AngularJS
5 68 (23.78%) CSS
6 65 (22.73%) Web Services
7 59 (20.63%) HTML
7 59 (20.63%) Node.js
8 54 (18.88%) React
9 51 (17.83%) .NET Framework
10 42 (14.69%) jQuery
11 40 (13.99%) ASP.NET MVC
12 33 (11.54%) .NET Core
13 26 (9.09%) Qt
14 25 (8.74%) Entity Framework
14 25 (8.74%) WCF
15 22 (7.69%) MFC
15 22 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 21 (7.34%) ActiveX
16 21 (7.34%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (2.45%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (2.45%) Wiki
4 4 (1.40%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.05%) Life Science
5 3 (1.05%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.05%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.05%) User Experience
6 2 (0.70%) CAN bus
6 2 (0.70%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.70%) Reference Data
6 2 (0.70%) Replication
7 1 (0.35%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.35%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.35%) FMCG
7 1 (0.35%) RIA
7 1 (0.35%) Robotics
7 1 (0.35%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 50 (17.48%) Windows
2 37 (12.94%) Linux
3 4 (1.40%) Unix
4 2 (0.70%) Android
4 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.70%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (44.76%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (29.72%) MVC
3 72 (25.17%) Scrum
4 61 (21.33%) Software Engineering
5 54 (18.88%) TDD
6 44 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 39 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (12.59%) SOLID
9 31 (10.84%) DevOps
10 30 (10.49%) Web Development
11 25 (8.74%) Mathematics
12 24 (8.39%) OO
13 17 (5.94%) Microservices
14 14 (4.90%) Continuous Deployment
15 13 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (4.55%) SDLC
15 13 (4.55%) Unit Testing
16 12 (4.20%) Continuous Improvement
17 11 (3.85%) Front End Development
18 10 (3.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 128 (44.76%) JavaScript
2 78 (27.27%) SQL
3 37 (12.94%) Java
4 34 (11.89%) C++
5 21 (7.34%) GLSL
5 21 (7.34%) HLSL
5 21 (7.34%) PowerShell
6 15 (5.24%) T-SQL
7 14 (4.90%) VB.NET
8 13 (4.55%) TypeScript
9 7 (2.45%) Ruby
10 6 (2.10%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.40%) C
11 4 (1.40%) Python
12 2 (0.70%) PHP
12 2 (0.70%) VB
13 1 (0.35%) ABAP
13 1 (0.35%) VC++
Qualifications
1 40 (13.99%) Degree
2 35 (12.24%) Security Cleared
3 25 (8.74%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.80%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.70%) CISSP
7 1 (0.35%) ISEB
7 1 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.35%) MCSD
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.35%) PhD
7 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.15%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 10 (3.50%) Docker
2 6 (2.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (2.45%) Kubernetes
1 7 (2.45%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (2.10%) Ansible
2 6 (2.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (1.75%) WSUS
4 4 (1.40%) Puppet
5 2 (0.70%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (0.70%) Terraform
6 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.35%) Nessus
6 1 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 55 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 5 (1.75%) Oracle
2 5 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (1.40%) Teradata
4 3 (1.05%) Nintex
4 3 (1.05%) Sitecore
5 2 (0.70%) SAP
5 2 (0.70%) Tableau
6 1 (0.35%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.35%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.35%) Sybase
6 1 (0.35%) UiPath