Period
to 19 January 2022

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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 31 32 30
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 +3
Contract jobs citing C# 150 75 196
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 6.05% 5.21% 5.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.88% 13.51% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 42 135
10th Percentile £313 £257 £315
25th Percentile £363 £318 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £440 £456 £425
Median % change year-on-year -3.56% +7.35% +3.03%
75th Percentile £500 £488 £475
90th Percentile £541 £534 £538
England median daily rate £525 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 2
10th Percentile - - £41.10
25th Percentile £47.75 £35.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate £49.00 £40.00 £43.00
Median % change year-on-year +22.50% -6.98% -2.27%
75th Percentile £49.50 £43.75 £45.25
90th Percentile - £44.80 £45.70
England median hourly rate £48.58 £46.00 £47.83
% change year-on-year +5.61% -3.83% +8.70%

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 839 555 1,240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 33.83% 38.57% 34.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 339 767
10th Percentile £285 £256 £300
25th Percentile £363 £325 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £438 £425
Median % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% -2.30%
75th Percentile £571 £525 £500
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
England median daily rate £550 £485 £488
% change year-on-year +13.52% -0.62% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 39 55
10th Percentile £17.00 £18.33 £20.20
25th Percentile £41.03 £33.38 £40.00
Median hourly rate £49.00 £43.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +13.95% -4.44% +1.12%
75th Percentile £58.75 £50.00 £49.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.75 £51.00
England median hourly rate £49.00 £42.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year +15.29% -3.41% +3.53%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +7 73 £400 +11.81% 72
Cambridgeshire -4 45 £525 +13.51% 93
Essex -19 15 £413 +4.76% 21
Suffolk -13 7 £350 -26.32% 7
Norfolk -5 5 £375 - 10
Bedfordshire - 4 £500 - 8
C#
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 90 (60.00%) .NET
2 75 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 69 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (36.00%) JavaScript
5 46 (30.67%) Azure
6 45 (30.00%) Social Skills
7 43 (28.67%) C++
8 41 (27.33%) Microsoft
9 39 (26.00%) SQL
10 37 (24.67%) Degree
11 36 (24.00%) Windows
11 36 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 35 (23.33%) CI/CD
13 34 (22.67%) SQL Server
14 32 (21.33%) .NET Framework
15 31 (20.67%) Visual Studio
16 30 (20.00%) Security Cleared
17 29 (19.33%) SC Cleared
17 29 (19.33%) CSS
17 29 (19.33%) TDD
17 29 (19.33%) Scrum
17 29 (19.33%) MVC
18 28 (18.67%) Web Services
18 28 (18.67%) HTML
18 28 (18.67%) .NET Core
19 27 (18.00%) Java
20 26 (17.33%) Git (software)
20 26 (17.33%) Synthetic Environment
21 25 (16.67%) Node.js
21 25 (16.67%) WPF

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 9 (6.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.00%) IBM Domino
3 3 (2.00%) IIS
4 2 (1.33%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.67%) Simulink
1 1 (0.67%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (4.00%) Magento
1 6 (4.00%) Shopify
2 4 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (30.67%) Azure
2 11 (7.33%) Azure Cosmos DB
3 10 (6.67%) Serverless
4 9 (6.00%) Azure Service Bus
5 8 (5.33%) Azure Functions
5 8 (5.33%) Power Platform
6 7 (4.67%) Azure Event Grid
6 7 (4.67%) Azure Pipelines
7 6 (4.00%) AWS
7 6 (4.00%) Azure Logic Apps
8 5 (3.33%) GCP
8 5 (3.33%) PaaS
8 5 (3.33%) PowerApps
9 4 (2.67%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (2.67%) Power Automate
10 3 (2.00%) Microsoft 365
11 2 (1.33%) npm
12 1 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.67%) BlazeMeter
12 1 (0.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.00%) Ethernet
2 17 (11.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.33%) Modbus
3 2 (1.33%) RS-422
3 2 (1.33%) RS-485
4 1 (0.67%) 3G
4 1 (0.67%) 5G
4 1 (0.67%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.67%) DNS
4 1 (0.67%) GSM
4 1 (0.67%) HTTP
4 1 (0.67%) Intranet
4 1 (0.67%) LTE
4 1 (0.67%) MQTT
4 1 (0.67%) NFC
4 1 (0.67%) PBX
4 1 (0.67%) UMTS
4 1 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.67%) WiMAX
4 1 (0.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (22.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (2.67%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.67%) Power BI
3 4 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.33%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.33%) GIS
4 2 (1.33%) MySQL
4 2 (1.33%) QlikView
4 2 (1.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2017
4 2 (1.33%) Tableau
5 1 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.67%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.67%) Flink
5 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (20.67%) Visual Studio
2 26 (17.33%) Git (software)
3 17 (11.33%) Eclipse
4 13 (8.67%) NetBeans
5 6 (4.00%) Cypress.io
5 6 (4.00%) ESLint
5 6 (4.00%) Postman
5 6 (4.00%) webpack
6 5 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (2.00%) Fiddler
8 3 (2.00%) Moq
8 3 (2.00%) ReSharper
8 3 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (1.33%) gulp
9 2 (1.33%) Ranorex
9 2 (1.33%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (1.33%) Selenium
9 2 (1.33%) VectorCAST
10 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
General
1 45 (30.00%) Social Skills
2 18 (12.00%) Presentation Skills
3 17 (11.33%) Aerospace
4 16 (10.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 13 (8.67%) Military
6 9 (6.00%) Finance
7 6 (4.00%) Electronics
7 6 (4.00%) Retail
8 4 (2.67%) Law
8 4 (2.67%) Marketing
9 3 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (2.00%) Banking
10 2 (1.33%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.67%) Automotive
11 1 (0.67%) Games
11 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 75 (50.00%) Developer
2 44 (29.33%) Software Engineer
3 38 (25.33%) C# Developer
4 35 (23.33%) .NET Developer
5 29 (19.33%) C# Software Engineer
6 19 (12.67%) Software Developer
7 18 (12.00%) .NET Software Engineer
7 18 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (10.67%) C# Software Developer
9 9 (6.00%) React Developer
10 7 (4.67%) Azure Developer
10 7 (4.67%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.67%) SQL Developer
11 6 (4.00%) .NET Software Developer
11 6 (4.00%) Analyst
11 6 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 6 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
12 5 (3.33%) Python Engineer
12 5 (3.33%) Python Software Engineer
13 4 (2.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (60.00%) .NET
2 36 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 32 (21.33%) .NET Framework
4 29 (19.33%) CSS
5 28 (18.67%) .NET Core
5 28 (18.67%) HTML
5 28 (18.67%) Web Services
6 25 (16.67%) Node.js
6 25 (16.67%) WPF
7 24 (16.00%) Entity Framework
8 19 (12.67%) React
9 18 (12.00%) WCF
10 17 (11.33%) AngularJS
10 17 (11.33%) RESTful
11 16 (10.67%) ASP.NET
12 15 (10.00%) jQuery
13 14 (9.33%) XML
14 13 (8.67%) DirectX
14 13 (8.67%) MFC
14 13 (8.67%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.00%) Biotechnology
2 8 (5.33%) User Experience
3 6 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.33%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.67%) 3D Printing
5 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.67%) Legacy Applications
5 1 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.67%) NHS
5 1 (0.67%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.67%) Optoelectronics
5 1 (0.67%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (0.67%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 36 (24.00%) Windows
2 19 (12.67%) Linux
3 2 (1.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 69 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (23.33%) CI/CD
4 29 (19.33%) MVC
4 29 (19.33%) Scrum
4 29 (19.33%) TDD
5 26 (17.33%) Synthetic Environment
6 23 (15.33%) DevOps
7 22 (14.67%) Computer Science
7 22 (14.67%) Unit Testing
7 22 (14.67%) Visualisation
8 21 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (14.00%) Microservices
9 15 (10.00%) Mathematics
10 13 (8.67%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (8.67%) OO
10 13 (8.67%) Software Testing
10 13 (8.67%) Test Automation
10 13 (8.67%) Validation
11 12 (8.00%) Full Stack Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (36.00%) JavaScript
2 43 (28.67%) C++
3 39 (26.00%) SQL
4 27 (18.00%) Java
5 16 (10.67%) Python
6 13 (8.67%) GLSL
6 13 (8.67%) HLSL
7 12 (8.00%) C
8 11 (7.33%) TypeScript
9 9 (6.00%) T-SQL
10 8 (5.33%) ES6
11 6 (4.00%) PHP
11 6 (4.00%) XAML
12 4 (2.67%) VBA
13 2 (1.33%) Ada
13 2 (1.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 1 (0.67%) Go
14 1 (0.67%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.67%) Perl
14 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (24.67%) Degree
2 30 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 29 (19.33%) SC Cleared
4 19 (12.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (5.33%) Master's Degree
6 7 (4.67%) PhD
7 2 (1.33%) ISEB
8 1 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.00%) QA
2 9 (6.00%) Accessibility
3 2 (1.33%) WCAG
4 1 (0.67%) DICOM
System Software
1 12 (8.00%) Docker
2 2 (1.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (6.67%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.00%) Terraform
3 1 (0.67%) Ansible
3 1 (0.67%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (27.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.00%) Oracle
3 6 (4.00%) hybris
3 6 (4.00%) Xerox
4 3 (2.00%) Google
4 3 (2.00%) Sage
5 2 (1.33%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.67%) ANSYS
6 1 (0.67%) BT
6 1 (0.67%) Coveo
6 1 (0.67%) Freescale
6 1 (0.67%) HP
6 1 (0.67%) Keysight
6 1 (0.67%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.67%) Siemens
6 1 (0.67%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.67%) Splunk