Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 22 21
Rank change year-on-year -7 -1 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 309 335 319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.07% 6.70% 6.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.27% 17.13% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 240 177
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
10th Percentile £275 £287 £263
90th Percentile £544 £525 £494
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 10
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £41.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.42% -5.14% +12.18%
10th Percentile £25.31 £35.00 £32.38
90th Percentile £47.90 £46.65 £77.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.60
% change year-on-year - +7.32% -1.00%

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 1,899 1,956 1,836
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.32% 39.14% 37.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,197 1,094 1,062
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £281 £233
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 130 131
East of England median hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £21.13 £19.63 £26.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.75 £53.75
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +2.74%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +12 133 £400 +10.34% 121
Cambridgeshire -14 68 £400 +10.34% 110
Suffolk -1 51 £375 -3.23% 30
Bedfordshire -15 26 £400 -13.51% 25
Essex 0 19 £435 +8.75% 29
Norfolk +8 13 £363 +11.54% 34
C#
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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#.

1 214 (69.26%) .NET
2 158 (51.13%) Agile Software Development
3 141 (45.63%) JavaScript
4 122 (39.48%) SQL Server
5 119 (38.51%) ASP.NET
6 104 (33.66%) SQL
7 98 (31.72%) Microsoft
8 93 (30.10%) CSS
9 84 (27.18%) HTML
10 82 (26.54%) MVC
11 80 (25.89%) Visual Studio
12 78 (25.24%) Web Services
13 64 (20.71%) ASP.NET Web API
14 59 (19.09%) Windows
15 58 (18.77%) TDD
16 55 (17.80%) Test Automation
17 53 (17.15%) ASP.NET MVC
17 53 (17.15%) Scrum
18 50 (16.18%) Software Engineering
19 49 (15.86%) REST
20 48 (15.53%) Git (software)
21 47 (15.21%) Microsoft Azure
22 46 (14.89%) .NET Framework
22 46 (14.89%) jQuery
23 44 (14.24%) AngularJS
24 43 (13.92%) Java
25 38 (12.30%) Linux
25 38 (12.30%) XML
26 37 (11.97%) C++
27 34 (11.00%) Node.js

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 17 (5.50%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (2.59%) IIS
4 7 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.29%) Apache
7 3 (0.97%) Confluence
7 3 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.97%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.97%) nginx
7 3 (0.97%) NServiceBus
7 3 (0.97%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.65%) JBoss
8 2 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.32%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.32%) CMS
9 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (0.97%) 3ds Max
1 3 (0.97%) Maya
1 3 (0.97%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (7.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) Magento
2 1 (0.32%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 47 (15.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (8.09%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (5.83%) Dynamics 365
4 14 (4.53%) Office 365
5 8 (2.59%) GitHub
6 5 (1.62%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.29%) SaaS
8 3 (0.97%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (0.97%) npm
8 3 (0.97%) vREST
9 2 (0.65%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.65%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.65%) Serverless
10 1 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.32%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.32%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.06%) TCP/IP
2 22 (7.12%) Ethernet
3 7 (2.27%) HTTP
4 5 (1.62%) Internet
4 5 (1.62%) SSL
5 4 (1.29%) Firewall
5 4 (1.29%) VoIP
6 3 (0.97%) DNS
6 3 (0.97%) Network Security
7 2 (0.65%) FTP
7 2 (0.65%) WEP
8 1 (0.32%) MQTT
8 1 (0.32%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (39.48%) SQL Server
2 29 (9.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (7.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (5.18%) SQL Server 2016
5 14 (4.53%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (3.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (2.91%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.27%) MySQL
8 7 (2.27%) Power BI
8 7 (2.27%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.94%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (0.97%) OLAP
11 3 (0.97%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.65%) Big Data
12 2 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 80 (25.89%) Visual Studio
2 48 (15.53%) Git (software)
3 28 (9.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (7.77%) Eclipse
4 24 (7.77%) JIRA
5 22 (7.12%) NetBeans
6 21 (6.80%) Selenium
7 20 (6.47%) Subversion
8 17 (5.50%) NUnit
9 15 (4.85%) TeamCity
10 12 (3.88%) ReSharper
10 12 (3.88%) Visual Studio Team System
11 11 (3.56%) Visual Studio Code
12 9 (2.91%) Cucumber
13 8 (2.59%) SpecFlow
13 8 (2.59%) WebDriver
14 7 (2.27%) gulp
14 7 (2.27%) Jenkins
15 6 (1.94%) Karma Test Runner
15 6 (1.94%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 23 (7.44%) Finance
1 23 (7.44%) Military
2 20 (6.47%) Aerospace
3 12 (3.88%) Retail
4 10 (3.24%) Law
5 8 (2.59%) Games
6 7 (2.27%) Advertising
7 5 (1.62%) Publishing
7 5 (1.62%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.29%) Back Office
9 2 (0.65%) Marketing
9 2 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.32%) Automotive
10 1 (0.32%) Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Electronics
10 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.32%) Legal
10 1 (0.32%) Local Government
10 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 221 (71.52%) Developer
2 106 (34.30%) .NET Developer
3 85 (27.51%) C# Developer
4 54 (17.48%) C# .NET Developer
5 31 (10.03%) ASP.NET Developer
6 28 (9.06%) SQL Developer
7 27 (8.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 24 (7.77%) Senior Developer
9 19 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 18 (5.83%) SQL Server Developer
11 17 (5.50%) Analyst
12 16 (5.18%) CRM Developer
12 16 (5.18%) Microsoft Developer
12 16 (5.18%) Software Developer
13 15 (4.85%) Full Stack Developer
13 15 (4.85%) Software Engineer
14 14 (4.53%) Data Migration Developer
14 14 (4.53%) Dynamics CRM Developer
14 14 (4.53%) Senior .NET Developer
15 13 (4.21%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (69.26%) .NET
2 119 (38.51%) ASP.NET
3 93 (30.10%) CSS
4 84 (27.18%) HTML
5 78 (25.24%) Web Services
6 64 (20.71%) ASP.NET Web API
7 53 (17.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 49 (15.86%) REST
9 46 (14.89%) .NET Framework
9 46 (14.89%) jQuery
10 44 (14.24%) AngularJS
11 38 (12.30%) XML
12 34 (11.00%) Node.js
13 28 (9.06%) Entity Framework
13 28 (9.06%) HTML5
13 28 (9.06%) WCF
14 22 (7.12%) Qt
15 21 (6.80%) SOAP
16 18 (5.83%) .NET Core
16 18 (5.83%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.53%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (4.53%) Reference Data
3 12 (3.88%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (2.91%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.62%) NHS
6 4 (1.29%) Clustering
6 4 (1.29%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.97%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (0.65%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.65%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.65%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.65%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.65%) User Experience
9 1 (0.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.32%) Fintech
9 1 (0.32%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.32%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.32%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.32%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 59 (19.09%) Windows
2 38 (12.30%) Linux
3 10 (3.24%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.94%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.97%) Data ONTAP
5 3 (0.97%) Unix
5 3 (0.97%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.65%) Android
6 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.32%) FreeRTOS
7 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.32%) MVS
7 1 (0.32%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (0.32%) ThreadX
7 1 (0.32%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (51.13%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (26.54%) MVC
3 58 (18.77%) TDD
4 55 (17.80%) Test Automation
5 53 (17.15%) Scrum
6 50 (16.18%) Software Engineering
7 30 (9.71%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (9.06%) BDD
9 27 (8.74%) DevOps
10 24 (7.77%) CRM
10 24 (7.77%) Unit Testing
11 22 (7.12%) Mathematics
12 21 (6.80%) Problem-Solving
12 21 (6.80%) SDLC
12 21 (6.80%) SOLID
13 18 (5.83%) ETL
13 18 (5.83%) Migration
13 18 (5.83%) OO
14 17 (5.50%) Microservices
14 17 (5.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 141 (45.63%) JavaScript
2 104 (33.66%) SQL
3 43 (13.92%) Java
4 37 (11.97%) C++
5 30 (9.71%) PowerShell
6 26 (8.41%) T-SQL
7 24 (7.77%) Python
8 16 (5.18%) GLSL
8 16 (5.18%) HLSL
9 14 (4.53%) PL/SQL
10 12 (3.88%) VB.NET
11 11 (3.56%) TypeScript
12 9 (2.91%) Ruby
13 7 (2.27%) PHP
14 6 (1.94%) C
15 5 (1.62%) R
16 4 (1.29%) Go
17 3 (0.97%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.97%) Lua
17 3 (0.97%) Scala
Qualifications
1 31 (10.03%) Degree
1 31 (10.03%) Security Cleared
2 29 (9.39%) SC Cleared
3 14 (4.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.32%) CCNA
5 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.32%) CISSP
5 1 (0.32%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.32%) GIAC
5 1 (0.32%) ISEB
5 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.32%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (0.32%) MCSE
5 1 (0.32%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (0.32%) PhD
5 1 (0.32%) SANS
5 1 (0.32%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.74%) QA
2 5 (1.62%) HL7
3 3 (0.97%) WCAG
4 1 (0.32%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 12 (3.88%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.62%) Docker
3 4 (1.29%) vSphere
4 3 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.97%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (2.27%) Kibana
2 4 (1.29%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (0.97%) FortiGate
3 3 (0.97%) Puppet
3 3 (0.97%) Terraform
3 3 (0.97%) vMotion
4 2 (0.65%) Ansible
4 2 (0.65%) Grafana
4 2 (0.65%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.32%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.32%) Mesos
5 1 (0.32%) Salt
5 1 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 98 (31.72%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.44%) Oracle
3 13 (4.21%) Talend
4 11 (3.56%) Google
4 11 (3.56%) Nintex
5 8 (2.59%) Sony
6 5 (1.62%) Adobe
6 5 (1.62%) Xamarin
7 4 (1.29%) InterSystems
8 3 (0.97%) Citrix
8 3 (0.97%) NetApp
8 3 (0.97%) VMware
9 2 (0.65%) Facebook
9 2 (0.65%) HP
9 2 (0.65%) New Relic
9 2 (0.65%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.65%) Telerik
9 2 (0.65%) webMethods
10 1 (0.32%) Tableau
10 1 (0.32%) Twitter