Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 15 15
Rank change year-on-year -7 0 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 333 353 389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 7.09% 7.90% 7.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.37% 20.25% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 198 255
East of England median daily rate £388 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -4.11% -2.67%
10th Percentile £300 £243 £268
90th Percentile £523 £500 £606
England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 20
East of England median hourly rate £46.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% - -3.61%
10th Percentile £39.88 £13.33 £11.00
90th Percentile £55.63 £48.25 £50.06
England median hourly rate £44.56 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.68% +2.50% +6.67%

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 1,813 1,743 1,821
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 38.57% 39.02% 36.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,030 1,038 1,037
East of England median daily rate £425 £396 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.32% +4.21% +1.33%
10th Percentile £294 £250 £263
90th Percentile £588 £538 £533
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 128 178
East of England median hourly rate £41.75 £41.38 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.91% +6.09% +4.00%
10th Percentile £18.38 £29.90 £26.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.50 £52.25
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.94%

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 February 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 22 February 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 22 February 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
Cambridgeshire -3 144 £335 -4.29% 139
Bedfordshire +1 78 £450 +2.86% 43
Hertfordshire -7 72 £350 +3.70% 99
Suffolk +3 38 £388 +19.23% 24
Norfolk +4 23 £373 +2.76% 25
Essex -10 11 £498 +42.14% 32
C#
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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#.

1 240 (72.07%) .NET
2 200 (60.06%) Agile Software Development
3 155 (46.55%) TDD
4 101 (30.33%) SQL Server
5 93 (27.93%) JavaScript
6 90 (27.03%) E-Commerce
7 83 (24.92%) SQL
8 80 (24.02%) MVC
9 76 (22.82%) Node.js
10 71 (21.32%) Docker
10 71 (21.32%) HTML
10 71 (21.32%) CSS
11 61 (18.32%) ASP.NET
11 61 (18.32%) BDD
12 59 (17.72%) Web Services
13 53 (15.92%) Continuous Integration
14 51 (15.32%) .NET Framework
15 50 (15.02%) jQuery
15 50 (15.02%) ASP.NET Web API
16 47 (14.11%) Microservices
16 47 (14.11%) Git (software)
17 46 (13.81%) Windows
17 46 (13.81%) Microsoft
18 43 (12.91%) Finance
19 42 (12.61%) Test Automation
20 41 (12.31%) Visual Studio
20 41 (12.31%) Java
21 40 (12.01%) Software Engineering
21 40 (12.01%) MongoDB
21 40 (12.01%) WCF

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 13 (3.90%) CMS
1 13 (3.90%) Confluence
2 12 (3.60%) IIS
3 7 (2.10%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (1.50%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.60%) Apache
5 2 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.30%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.30%) Drupal
6 1 (0.30%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.30%) Orchard CMS
6 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.90%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.30%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 36 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (8.11%) PaaS
3 25 (7.51%) Google Analytics
4 6 (1.80%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.30%) IaaS
6 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.20%) DNS
1 4 (1.20%) IMAP
1 4 (1.20%) Internet
1 4 (1.20%) SMTP
1 4 (1.20%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.60%) AMQP
2 2 (0.60%) SMS
2 2 (0.60%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.30%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.30%) FTP
3 1 (0.30%) HTTP
3 1 (0.30%) SSL
3 1 (0.30%) WEP
3 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (30.33%) SQL Server
2 40 (12.01%) MongoDB
3 31 (9.31%) NoSQL
4 29 (8.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (7.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (4.80%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (4.50%) Relational Database
9 15 (4.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (2.10%) MySQL
11 5 (1.50%) Power BI
11 5 (1.50%) SQLite
12 4 (1.20%) OLAP
12 4 (1.20%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
14 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.60%) OLTP
15 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 47 (14.11%) Git (software)
2 41 (12.31%) Visual Studio
3 36 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 32 (9.61%) Jenkins
5 30 (9.01%) TeamCity
6 26 (7.81%) SpecFlow
7 25 (7.51%) Selenium
8 22 (6.61%) Cucumber
9 21 (6.31%) JBehave
9 21 (6.31%) JIRA
9 21 (6.31%) SoapUI
10 19 (5.71%) Maven
11 17 (5.11%) WebDriver
12 15 (4.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (4.20%) JUnit
14 13 (3.90%) Ant
14 13 (3.90%) TestNG
15 11 (3.30%) Subversion
16 10 (3.00%) NUnit
17 8 (2.40%) Jasmine
General
1 43 (12.91%) Finance
2 28 (8.41%) Advertising
3 26 (7.81%) Marketing
4 12 (3.60%) Retail
5 6 (1.80%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.20%) Law
7 3 (0.90%) Banking
8 2 (0.60%) Automotive
8 2 (0.60%) Back Office
9 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.30%) Electronics
9 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.30%) Military
9 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 229 (68.77%) Developer
2 114 (34.23%) C# Developer
3 104 (31.23%) .NET Developer
4 68 (20.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 35 (10.51%) SQL Developer
6 31 (9.31%) Architect
6 31 (9.31%) Software Engineer
7 28 (8.41%) Full Stack Developer
7 28 (8.41%) Senior Developer
8 25 (7.51%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 25 (7.51%) Solutions Architect
9 24 (7.21%) E-Commerce Architect
9 24 (7.21%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
10 21 (6.31%) Software Developer
11 16 (4.80%) C# Software Engineer
11 16 (4.80%) Senior .NET Developer
12 15 (4.50%) Digital Architect
12 15 (4.50%) Digital Solutions Architect
13 13 (3.90%) Agile Developer
13 13 (3.90%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (72.07%) .NET
2 76 (22.82%) Node.js
3 71 (21.32%) CSS
3 71 (21.32%) HTML
4 61 (18.32%) ASP.NET
5 59 (17.72%) Web Services
6 51 (15.32%) .NET Framework
7 50 (15.02%) ASP.NET Web API
7 50 (15.02%) jQuery
8 40 (12.01%) WCF
9 38 (11.41%) REST
10 36 (10.81%) WPF
11 31 (9.31%) ASP.NET MVC
12 30 (9.01%) XML
13 29 (8.71%) AngularJS
14 28 (8.41%) .NET Core
14 28 (8.41%) KnockoutJS
15 26 (7.81%) Entity Framework
16 25 (7.51%) HTML5
16 25 (7.51%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 12 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.30%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (3.00%) RIA
4 8 (2.40%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.10%) W3C
6 6 (1.80%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.80%) User Experience
7 5 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.50%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.20%) Fintech
9 3 (0.90%) Tandem
10 2 (0.60%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.60%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.60%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.60%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.30%) CAN bus
11 1 (0.30%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.30%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.30%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.30%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 46 (13.81%) Windows
2 9 (2.70%) Linux
3 6 (1.80%) Android
3 6 (1.80%) Apple iOS
3 6 (1.80%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.20%) Unix
4 4 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.90%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.60%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.60%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (60.06%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (46.55%) TDD
3 90 (27.03%) E-Commerce
4 80 (24.02%) MVC
5 61 (18.32%) BDD
6 53 (15.92%) Continuous Integration
7 47 (14.11%) Microservices
8 42 (12.61%) Test Automation
9 40 (12.01%) Software Engineering
10 38 (11.41%) OO
11 30 (9.01%) Scrum
12 29 (8.71%) Analytics
13 25 (7.51%) Cybersecurity
14 24 (7.21%) SDET
15 23 (6.91%) MVVM
16 20 (6.01%) Mentoring
16 20 (6.01%) SDLC
17 19 (5.71%) Software Delivery
18 17 (5.11%) SOLID
19 16 (4.80%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 93 (27.93%) JavaScript
2 83 (24.92%) SQL
3 41 (12.31%) Java
4 35 (10.51%) Python
5 33 (9.91%) C++
5 33 (9.91%) T-SQL
6 24 (7.21%) Ruby
7 23 (6.91%) Perl
8 10 (3.00%) XAML
9 9 (2.70%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.10%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.80%) R
12 5 (1.50%) Objective-C
12 5 (1.50%) PHP
13 4 (1.20%) VBScript
14 3 (0.90%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.90%) C
14 3 (0.90%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.60%) JCL
15 2 (0.60%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (3.00%) Degree
2 4 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (1.20%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.90%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.60%) PhD
5 1 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.30%) MCP
5 1 (0.30%) MCSD
5 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.20%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.30%) GDPR
2 1 (0.30%) IFRS
2 1 (0.30%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 71 (21.32%) Docker
2 3 (0.90%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 9 (2.70%) Puppet
2 6 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.50%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.90%) Terraform
5 1 (0.30%) Ansible
Vendors
1 46 (13.81%) Microsoft
2 27 (8.11%) Google
3 18 (5.41%) Oracle
4 12 (3.60%) Xamarin
5 11 (3.30%) Atlassian
6 9 (2.70%) Sitecore
7 6 (1.80%) Coveo
8 5 (1.50%) SAP
9 2 (0.60%) HP
10 1 (0.30%) Blue Prism
10 1 (0.30%) Capita
10 1 (0.30%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.30%) QAD
10 1 (0.30%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.30%) RedGate
10 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.30%) Sybase
10 1 (0.30%) Talend
10 1 (0.30%) Telerik
10 1 (0.30%) Twitter