Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 22 24
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2 -5
Contract jobs citing C# 303 328 328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.07% 7.01% 6.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.13% 17.97% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 228 212
East of England median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £275 £282 £288
90th Percentile £500 £525 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 13
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.75% +5.26% -2.56%
10th Percentile £25.04 £36.25 £9.00
90th Percentile £49.85 £44.88 £77.50
England median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year -0.59% +11.84% -5.00%

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 1,878 1,825 1,823
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.64% 38.98% 35.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,161 1,045 1,074
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £240
90th Percentile £569 £575 £515
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 118 131
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £37.75 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.58% -4.43% +5.33%
10th Percentile £16.54 £17.31 £25.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.18% +7.33% +4.17%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +6 104 £400 +10.34% 78
Suffolk +12 75 £400 -4.76% 27
Cambridgeshire -10 68 £400 +23.08% 131
Bedfordshire -12 31 £425 -15.00% 23
Norfolk +5 13 £350 +6.87% 30
Essex -14 13 £350 -17.65% 29
C#
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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#.

1 210 (69.31%) .NET
2 137 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (40.26%) JavaScript
4 120 (39.60%) ASP.NET
5 110 (36.30%) CSS
5 110 (36.30%) HTML
6 107 (35.31%) SQL Server
7 96 (31.68%) SQL
8 88 (29.04%) MVC
9 84 (27.72%) Microsoft
10 71 (23.43%) ASP.NET Web API
11 68 (22.44%) Visual Studio
12 64 (21.12%) Web Services
13 60 (19.80%) TDD
13 60 (19.80%) ASP.NET MVC
14 58 (19.14%) jQuery
15 52 (17.16%) Software Engineering
16 48 (15.84%) Windows
16 48 (15.84%) AngularJS
17 47 (15.51%) HTML5
18 45 (14.85%) Test Automation
19 43 (14.19%) .NET Framework
20 40 (13.20%) C++
21 38 (12.54%) Scrum
21 38 (12.54%) REST
22 35 (11.55%) CSS3
23 34 (11.22%) Git (software)
24 32 (10.56%) Java
25 30 (9.90%) WCF
26 28 (9.24%) Degree

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 12 (3.96%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.97%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (2.64%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (2.64%) IIS
4 5 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (1.32%) CMS
6 3 (0.99%) Confluence
7 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.66%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.66%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.66%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.33%) Apache
8 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.33%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.33%) nginx
8 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (0.99%) 3ds Max
1 3 (0.99%) Maya
1 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.99%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.33%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (5.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) Magento
2 1 (0.33%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (5.94%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.96%) Dynamics 365
4 9 (2.97%) Office 365
5 6 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.99%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (0.99%) GitHub
6 3 (0.99%) Serverless
6 3 (0.99%) vREST
7 2 (0.66%) Azure Functions
7 2 (0.66%) npm
8 1 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.33%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.33%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.94%) Ethernet
1 18 (5.94%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.32%) Internet
3 3 (0.99%) HTTP
3 3 (0.99%) WEP
4 2 (0.66%) Firewall
4 2 (0.66%) Network Security
4 2 (0.66%) VoIP
5 1 (0.33%) LAN
5 1 (0.33%) MQTT
5 1 (0.33%) SMS
5 1 (0.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (35.31%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (1.98%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (1.98%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.98%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (1.65%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.32%) MySQL
6 4 (1.32%) Power BI
7 3 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (0.99%) OLAP
7 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.66%) Blockchain
8 2 (0.66%) Cosmos DB
8 2 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 68 (22.44%) Visual Studio
2 34 (11.22%) Git (software)
3 23 (7.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (7.26%) NUnit
5 18 (5.94%) Eclipse
5 18 (5.94%) NetBeans
6 15 (4.95%) SpecFlow
6 15 (4.95%) TeamCity
7 14 (4.62%) Selenium
8 12 (3.96%) gulp
8 12 (3.96%) ReSharper
9 10 (3.30%) Grunt
9 10 (3.30%) JIRA
9 10 (3.30%) MSTest
9 10 (3.30%) Visual Studio Team System
10 9 (2.97%) Cucumber
11 8 (2.64%) Subversion
12 7 (2.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (2.31%) Jenkins
12 7 (2.31%) SoapUI
General
1 21 (6.93%) Finance
2 19 (6.27%) Military
3 15 (4.95%) Aerospace
4 10 (3.30%) Retail
5 9 (2.97%) Advertising
5 9 (2.97%) Games
5 9 (2.97%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.65%) Law
8 3 (0.99%) Back Office
9 2 (0.66%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.66%) Marketing
9 2 (0.66%) Publishing
10 1 (0.33%) Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 220 (72.61%) Developer
2 120 (39.60%) .NET Developer
3 100 (33.00%) C# Developer
4 65 (21.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 32 (10.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 28 (9.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 25 (8.25%) Senior Developer
8 23 (7.59%) SQL Developer
9 21 (6.93%) Software Developer
10 20 (6.60%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 19 (6.27%) Software Engineer
12 18 (5.94%) Angular Developer
13 17 (5.61%) C# Software Developer
14 14 (4.62%) CRM Developer
14 14 (4.62%) Senior .NET Developer
15 13 (4.29%) Microsoft Developer
15 13 (4.29%) SQL Server Developer
16 12 (3.96%) Dynamics CRM Developer
16 12 (3.96%) Full Stack Developer
16 12 (3.96%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (69.31%) .NET
2 120 (39.60%) ASP.NET
3 110 (36.30%) CSS
3 110 (36.30%) HTML
4 71 (23.43%) ASP.NET Web API
5 64 (21.12%) Web Services
6 60 (19.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 58 (19.14%) jQuery
8 48 (15.84%) AngularJS
9 47 (15.51%) HTML5
10 43 (14.19%) .NET Framework
11 38 (12.54%) REST
12 35 (11.55%) CSS3
13 30 (9.90%) WCF
14 28 (9.24%) Node.js
15 23 (7.59%) .NET Core
15 23 (7.59%) Entity Framework
15 23 (7.59%) XML
16 22 (7.26%) ASP.NET Core
17 20 (6.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.94%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.28%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (3.30%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.98%) Reference Data
5 5 (1.65%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.65%) NHS
6 4 (1.32%) Clustering
7 3 (0.99%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (0.66%) Life Science
8 2 (0.66%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.66%) Tandem
8 2 (0.66%) User Experience
9 1 (0.33%) Animation
9 1 (0.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.33%) Fintech
9 1 (0.33%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.33%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.33%) Online Games
9 1 (0.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 48 (15.84%) Windows
2 23 (7.59%) Linux
3 8 (2.64%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.99%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.66%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (0.66%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.33%) Android
7 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.33%) FreeRTOS
7 1 (0.33%) MVS
7 1 (0.33%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (0.33%) ThreadX
7 1 (0.33%) Unix
7 1 (0.33%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (29.04%) MVC
3 60 (19.80%) TDD
4 52 (17.16%) Software Engineering
5 45 (14.85%) Test Automation
6 38 (12.54%) Scrum
7 27 (8.91%) BDD
8 26 (8.58%) Web Development
9 25 (8.25%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (6.93%) CRM
10 21 (6.93%) Problem-Solving
11 20 (6.60%) SOLID
11 20 (6.60%) Unit Testing
12 18 (5.94%) Mathematics
13 17 (5.61%) Customer Requirements
14 15 (4.95%) DevOps
14 15 (4.95%) Microservices
14 15 (4.95%) OO
15 14 (4.62%) SDLC
16 12 (3.96%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 122 (40.26%) JavaScript
2 96 (31.68%) SQL
3 40 (13.20%) C++
4 32 (10.56%) Java
5 28 (9.24%) Python
6 19 (6.27%) T-SQL
6 19 (6.27%) TypeScript
7 16 (5.28%) PowerShell
8 13 (4.29%) GLSL
8 13 (4.29%) HLSL
8 13 (4.29%) R
8 13 (4.29%) VB.NET
9 8 (2.64%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.31%) Ruby
11 6 (1.98%) PHP
12 5 (1.65%) C
13 4 (1.32%) VBScript
14 3 (0.99%) Lua
14 3 (0.99%) VB
14 3 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (9.24%) Degree
2 20 (6.60%) Security Cleared
3 19 (6.27%) SC Cleared
4 13 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (2.64%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.66%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.25%) QA
2 5 (1.65%) HL7
3 2 (0.66%) WCAG
4 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.98%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.66%) Docker
2 2 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.66%) vSphere
2 2 (0.66%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (1.32%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (0.99%) Kibana
2 3 (0.99%) Terraform
3 2 (0.66%) Ansible
3 2 (0.66%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.66%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.66%) vMotion
4 1 (0.33%) Mesos
4 1 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 84 (27.72%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.30%) Oracle
3 7 (2.31%) Capita
4 6 (1.98%) Nintex
4 6 (1.98%) Talend
5 5 (1.65%) Google
6 4 (1.32%) InterSystems
6 4 (1.32%) Sony
6 4 (1.32%) Xamarin
7 3 (0.99%) Adobe
8 2 (0.66%) Citrix
8 2 (0.66%) HP
8 2 (0.66%) NetApp
8 2 (0.66%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.66%) Telerik
8 2 (0.66%) VMware
9 1 (0.33%) Facebook
9 1 (0.33%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.33%) Tableau