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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 13 20
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7  
Contract jobs citing C# 160 202 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 7.53% 8.15% 8.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.42% 25.73% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 127 101
Median daily rate £363 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £568 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +23.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.21% +8.57%  

C# is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 824 785 906
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 38.76% 31.65% 34.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 459 488
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 53 59
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +7.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £19.00 £32.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing C# as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -4 47 £350 - 80
Hertfordshire +8 38 £338 +3.84% 46
Bedfordshire -12 22 £350 -14.11% 13
Essex -15 22 £400 +10.34% 24
Suffolk 0 19 £375 -6.83% 11
Norfolk -3 9 £400 +21.21% 18
C#
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for C#.

1 226 (67.66%) .NET
2 119 (35.63%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (34.13%) SQL Server
4 108 (32.34%) MVC
5 102 (30.54%) JavaScript
6 101 (30.24%) TDD
7 97 (29.04%) SQL
8 95 (28.44%) ASP.NET
9 73 (21.86%) .NET Framework
10 58 (17.37%) HTML
11 57 (17.07%) Microsoft
12 54 (16.17%) CSS
13 53 (15.87%) Entity Framework
14 52 (15.57%) AngularJS
15 51 (15.27%) Windows
16 50 (14.97%) ASP.NET Web API
16 50 (14.97%) WCF
17 45 (13.47%) WPF
17 45 (13.47%) Scrum
18 43 (12.87%) E-Commerce
18 43 (12.87%) jQuery
19 42 (12.57%) XML
20 39 (11.68%) Finance
21 38 (11.38%) Web Services
21 38 (11.38%) Java
22 36 (10.78%) Visual Studio
23 35 (10.48%) Software Engineering
23 35 (10.48%) Team Foundation Server
23 35 (10.48%) ASP.NET MVC
24 33 (9.88%) XSLT

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 16 (4.79%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.19%) IIS
3 6 (1.80%) CMS
4 5 (1.50%) Apache
4 5 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (1.50%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.60%) Drupal
6 2 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.60%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.60%) WordPress
7 1 (0.30%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.30%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.30%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.30%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (3.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.80%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (4.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.50%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.60%) Magento
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.30%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (5.39%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.50%) GitHub
4 4 (1.20%) Office 365
4 4 (1.20%) SaaS
5 3 (0.90%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.90%) Route 53
6 2 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.60%) IaaS
6 2 (0.60%) PaaS
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.30%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.19%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.80%) SSL
3 5 (1.50%) Firewall
3 5 (1.50%) Internet
4 4 (1.20%) Ethernet
4 4 (1.20%) Intranet
4 4 (1.20%) VoIP
4 4 (1.20%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.60%) HTTP
5 2 (0.60%) Network Security
6 1 (0.30%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.30%) NFC
6 1 (0.30%) RS-232
6 1 (0.30%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (34.13%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (4.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (4.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (3.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (3.29%) MySQL
6 9 (2.69%) MongoDB
6 9 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (1.80%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.80%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.50%) Blockchain
9 5 (1.50%) OLAP
9 5 (1.50%) OLTP
9 5 (1.50%) QlikView
10 4 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.90%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.90%) Sybase ASE
12 2 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 36 (10.78%) Visual Studio
2 35 (10.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (7.49%) Git (software)
4 15 (4.49%) NUnit
4 15 (4.49%) Selenium
4 15 (4.49%) TeamCity
5 14 (4.19%) Jenkins
5 14 (4.19%) SpecFlow
6 13 (3.89%) JIRA
6 13 (3.89%) Moq
7 12 (3.59%) Cucumber
8 7 (2.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (1.80%) JUnit
9 6 (1.80%) SoapUI
9 6 (1.80%) Subversion
10 5 (1.50%) Eclipse
10 5 (1.50%) FxCop
10 5 (1.50%) ReSharper
10 5 (1.50%) StyleCop
10 5 (1.50%) WebDriver
General
1 39 (11.68%) Finance
2 12 (3.59%) Manufacturing
3 9 (2.69%) Retail
4 7 (2.10%) Banking
5 5 (1.50%) Marketing
5 5 (1.50%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.20%) Electronics
6 4 (1.20%) Military
7 3 (0.90%) Advertising
7 3 (0.90%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.60%) Billing
9 1 (0.30%) Legal
9 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 246 (73.65%) Developer
2 129 (38.62%) C# Developer
3 124 (37.13%) .NET Developer
4 70 (20.96%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (8.98%) ASP.NET Developer
6 25 (7.49%) Full Stack Developer
7 23 (6.89%) WPF Developer
8 21 (6.29%) Software Developer
9 20 (5.99%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 19 (5.69%) SQL Developer
11 18 (5.39%) XML Developer
11 18 (5.39%) XML XSLT Developer
12 17 (5.09%) C# Software Developer
12 17 (5.09%) C# WPF Developer
12 17 (5.09%) Software Engineer
13 16 (4.79%) Test Engineer
14 15 (4.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 14 (4.19%) Architect
16 13 (3.89%) Angular Developer
17 12 (3.59%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (67.66%) .NET
2 95 (28.44%) ASP.NET
3 73 (21.86%) .NET Framework
4 58 (17.37%) HTML
5 54 (16.17%) CSS
6 53 (15.87%) Entity Framework
7 52 (15.57%) AngularJS
8 50 (14.97%) ASP.NET Web API
8 50 (14.97%) WCF
9 45 (13.47%) WPF
10 43 (12.87%) jQuery
11 42 (12.57%) XML
12 38 (11.38%) Web Services
13 35 (10.48%) ASP.NET MVC
14 33 (9.88%) XSLT
15 29 (8.68%) REST
16 28 (8.38%) LINQ
17 21 (6.29%) RESTful
18 19 (5.69%) SOAP
19 15 (4.49%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.59%) Mobile App
3 8 (2.40%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.50%) Clustering
5 4 (1.20%) Contactless
5 4 (1.20%) EMV
5 4 (1.20%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.20%) User Experience
6 3 (0.90%) Algorithms
6 3 (0.90%) Life Science
6 3 (0.90%) SCADA
7 2 (0.60%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.60%) FMCG
7 2 (0.60%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.60%) NHS
8 1 (0.30%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.30%) Fintech
8 1 (0.30%) Tandem
8 1 (0.30%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 51 (15.27%) Windows
2 31 (9.28%) Linux
3 15 (4.49%) Android
3 15 (4.49%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.10%) Unix
5 3 (0.90%) MVS
6 2 (0.60%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.60%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (35.63%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (32.34%) MVC
3 101 (30.24%) TDD
4 45 (13.47%) Scrum
5 43 (12.87%) E-Commerce
6 35 (10.48%) Software Engineering
7 32 (9.58%) BDD
8 25 (7.49%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (7.19%) OO
10 20 (5.99%) DevOps
10 20 (5.99%) MVVM
10 20 (5.99%) Web Development
11 19 (5.69%) SOLID
11 19 (5.69%) Unit Testing
12 18 (5.39%) Test Automation
13 16 (4.79%) CRM
14 14 (4.19%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (4.19%) Performance Tuning
15 13 (3.89%) Continuous Delivery
16 12 (3.59%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 102 (30.54%) JavaScript
2 97 (29.04%) SQL
3 38 (11.38%) Java
4 26 (7.78%) T-SQL
5 25 (7.49%) Python
6 18 (5.39%) Ruby
7 16 (4.79%) C++
8 14 (4.19%) Perl
9 13 (3.89%) VBScript
10 11 (3.29%) VB
10 11 (3.29%) VB.NET
11 10 (2.99%) Bash Shell
11 10 (2.99%) C
12 8 (2.40%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.50%) XAML
14 4 (1.20%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.90%) PHP
16 2 (0.60%) Clojure
16 2 (0.60%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (3.59%) Degree
2 6 (1.80%) SC Cleared
2 6 (1.80%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.50%) RHCE
4 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.60%) PhD
6 1 (0.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.89%) QA
2 9 (2.69%) SDET
3 3 (0.90%) IFRS
3 3 (0.90%) IFRS 9
4 2 (0.60%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.30%) MiFID
5 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.20%) Docker
2 2 (0.60%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (3.29%) Puppet
2 7 (2.10%) Salt
3 6 (1.80%) Ansible
4 4 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.60%) Terraform
6 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 57 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.19%) Xamarin
3 13 (3.89%) Oracle
4 8 (2.40%) Telerik
5 6 (1.80%) Sitecore
6 5 (1.50%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.20%) IBM
8 3 (0.90%) Mapbox
8 3 (0.90%) MuleSoft
8 3 (0.90%) SAP
8 3 (0.90%) Sybase
8 3 (0.90%) webMethods
9 2 (0.60%) Apple
9 2 (0.60%) EMC
9 2 (0.60%) Google
9 2 (0.60%) HP
9 2 (0.60%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.60%) Nintex
10 1 (0.30%) BT
10 1 (0.30%) Remedy
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