Period
to 24 September 2021

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 24 September 2021 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
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 33 29 22
Rank change year-on-year -4 -7 +6
Contract jobs citing C# 139 70 281
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 5.70% 6.00% 6.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.31% 13.86% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 44 192
10th Percentile £313 £311 £310
25th Percentile £363 £358 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £456 £425
Median % change year-on-year -12.33% +7.35% +6.25%
75th Percentile £469 £488 £475
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
England median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
10th Percentile " £36.75 £41.08
25th Percentile £44.00 £39.38 £41.19
Median hourly rate £46.00 £45.00 £44.50
Median % change year-on-year +2.22% +1.12% +1.14%
75th Percentile £50.00 £51.88 £47.63
90th Percentile " £55.25 £48.30
England median hourly rate £48.26 £46.21 £47.50
% change year-on-year +4.44% -2.73% +11.76%

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 852 505 1,607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 34.96% 43.31% 38.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 329 965
10th Percentile £215 £304 £307
25th Percentile £344 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £450 £438
Median % change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
75th Percentile £550 £525 £518
90th Percentile £625 £575 £599
England median daily rate £525 £500 £482
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.68% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 21 56
10th Percentile £16.38 £13.37 £40.50
25th Percentile £26.18 £35.00 £41.88
Median hourly rate £37.50 £46.50 £47.00
Median % change year-on-year -19.35% -1.06% +7.43%
75th Percentile £54.13 £50.00 £50.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £57.50 £50.63
England median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% +7.14%

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 24 September 2021.

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#
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 24 September 2021. 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 +4 72 £413 +5.43% 74
Cambridgeshire -8 34 £463 +2.78% 93
Essex -10 13 £363 -23.68% 34
Norfolk -3 10 £375 +25.00% 10
Bedfordshire -8 6 £500 +25.00% 14
Suffolk -8 4 £375 -21.05% 10
C#
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2021, 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 88 (63.31%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (58.99%) .NET
3 59 (42.45%) Software Engineering
4 55 (39.57%) JavaScript
5 42 (30.22%) C++
6 40 (28.78%) Git (software)
6 40 (28.78%) Azure
7 39 (28.06%) Scrum
8 36 (25.90%) TDD
8 36 (25.90%) Unit Testing
8 36 (25.90%) Social Skills
9 35 (25.18%) Security Cleared
9 35 (25.18%) Microsoft
10 34 (24.46%) SC Cleared
11 33 (23.74%) SQL Server
12 31 (22.30%) Windows
13 30 (21.58%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (21.58%) Degree
13 30 (21.58%) Node.js
14 28 (20.14%) HTML
14 28 (20.14%) SQL
14 28 (20.14%) Synthetic Environment
15 27 (19.42%) Visual Studio
16 26 (18.71%) Java
16 26 (18.71%) CSS
17 25 (17.99%) MVC
18 23 (16.55%) .NET Framework
18 23 (16.55%) React
19 22 (15.83%) ASP.NET Web API
20 21 (15.11%) DevOps

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 7 (5.04%) IIS
1 7 (5.04%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.32%) IBM Domino
3 1 (0.72%) Confluence
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (1.44%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (5.04%) Magento
1 7 (5.04%) Shopify
2 4 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (28.78%) Azure
2 14 (10.07%) Azure Cosmos DB
3 13 (9.35%) Azure Service Bus
4 10 (7.19%) Azure Pipelines
4 10 (7.19%) Serverless
5 9 (6.47%) Azure Event Grid
5 9 (6.47%) Azure Functions
5 9 (6.47%) Power Platform
6 8 (5.76%) AWS
7 4 (2.88%) Azure Logic Apps
7 4 (2.88%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (2.88%) Power Automate
7 4 (2.88%) PowerApps
8 3 (2.16%) GCP
8 3 (2.16%) PaaS
9 2 (1.44%) GitHub
10 1 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.72%) BlazeMeter
10 1 (0.72%) IaaS
10 1 (0.72%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.07%) Ethernet
1 14 (10.07%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.04%) Modbus
2 7 (5.04%) RS-422
2 7 (5.04%) RS-485
3 4 (2.88%) HTTP
4 1 (0.72%) Firewall
4 1 (0.72%) Intranet
4 1 (0.72%) IPv4
4 1 (0.72%) LAN
4 1 (0.72%) MQTT
4 1 (0.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (23.74%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.32%) NoSQL
2 6 (4.32%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (4.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.60%) Power BI
4 4 (2.88%) MySQL
5 3 (2.16%) Big Data
5 3 (2.16%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.44%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.44%) Electronic Patient Records
6 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.44%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.44%) QlikView
6 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2017
6 2 (1.44%) Tableau
7 1 (0.72%) Flink
7 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 40 (28.78%) Git (software)
2 27 (19.42%) Visual Studio
3 14 (10.07%) Eclipse
3 14 (10.07%) NetBeans
4 10 (7.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (5.76%) Jenkins
6 7 (5.04%) Cypress.io
6 7 (5.04%) ESLint
6 7 (5.04%) webpack
7 5 (3.60%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (3.60%) Postman
7 5 (3.60%) Ranorex
7 5 (3.60%) Selenium
8 4 (2.88%) MSTest
9 3 (2.16%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.44%) Bitbucket Server
10 2 (1.44%) Moq
10 2 (1.44%) NUnit
10 2 (1.44%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 36 (25.90%) Social Skills
2 21 (15.11%) Aerospace
3 16 (11.51%) Presentation Skills
4 14 (10.07%) Military
5 10 (7.19%) Electronics
5 10 (7.19%) Finance
6 7 (5.04%) Retail
7 6 (4.32%) Marketing
7 6 (4.32%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (2.16%) Law
10 2 (1.44%) Automotive
10 2 (1.44%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.72%) Banking
11 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 82 (58.99%) Developer
2 45 (32.37%) C# Developer
3 29 (20.86%) .NET Developer
4 23 (16.55%) Software Engineer
5 18 (12.95%) Software Developer
6 17 (12.23%) C# Software Developer
7 16 (11.51%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (9.35%) C# Software Engineer
9 10 (7.19%) Test Engineer
10 9 (6.47%) React Developer
11 8 (5.76%) Azure Developer
11 8 (5.76%) Senior Developer
11 8 (5.76%) SQL Developer
12 7 (5.04%) .NET Software Engineer
12 7 (5.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 5 (3.60%) Analyst
13 5 (3.60%) C++ Software Engineer
13 5 (3.60%) Senior .NET Developer
13 5 (3.60%) Software Test Engineer
14 4 (2.88%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (58.99%) .NET
2 30 (21.58%) Node.js
3 28 (20.14%) HTML
4 26 (18.71%) CSS
5 23 (16.55%) .NET Framework
5 23 (16.55%) React
6 22 (15.83%) ASP.NET Web API
7 20 (14.39%) .NET Core
8 19 (13.67%) AngularJS
8 19 (13.67%) ASP.NET
9 18 (12.95%) Web Services
10 17 (12.23%) HTML5
11 15 (10.79%) Entity Framework
11 15 (10.79%) MFC
12 14 (10.07%) ActiveX
12 14 (10.07%) DirectX
12 14 (10.07%) OpenGL
12 14 (10.07%) Qt
12 14 (10.07%) WPF
13 13 (9.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.47%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (4.32%) Biotechnology
3 5 (3.60%) User Experience
4 4 (2.88%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.16%) Cloud Native
5 3 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.16%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.44%) 3D Printing
6 2 (1.44%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.44%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.44%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.44%) NHS
6 2 (1.44%) Optoelectronics
6 2 (1.44%) Robotics
7 1 (0.72%) Legacy Systems
7 1 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.72%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.72%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (0.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (22.30%) Windows
2 18 (12.95%) Linux
3 3 (2.16%) Android
4 2 (1.44%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.44%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (63.31%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (42.45%) Software Engineering
3 39 (28.06%) Scrum
4 36 (25.90%) TDD
4 36 (25.90%) Unit Testing
5 30 (21.58%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (20.14%) Synthetic Environment
7 25 (17.99%) MVC
8 21 (15.11%) DevOps
8 21 (15.11%) Software Testing
9 18 (12.95%) Microservices
10 17 (12.23%) Validation
11 16 (11.51%) Visualisation
12 15 (10.79%) Continuous Delivery
12 15 (10.79%) Mathematics
12 15 (10.79%) Test Automation
13 14 (10.07%) SOLID
14 13 (9.35%) Integration Testing
15 12 (8.63%) MVVM
15 12 (8.63%) UML
Programming Languages
1 55 (39.57%) JavaScript
2 42 (30.22%) C++
3 28 (20.14%) SQL
4 26 (18.71%) Java
5 14 (10.07%) GLSL
5 14 (10.07%) HLSL
6 13 (9.35%) Python
7 10 (7.19%) TypeScript
8 9 (6.47%) C
9 8 (5.76%) ES6
9 8 (5.76%) PHP
10 6 (4.32%) T-SQL
10 6 (4.32%) VBA
11 4 (2.88%) Ada
11 4 (2.88%) Perl
11 4 (2.88%) Ruby
11 4 (2.88%) XAML
12 3 (2.16%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.16%) Scala
12 3 (2.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (25.18%) Security Cleared
2 34 (24.46%) SC Cleared
3 30 (21.58%) Degree
4 8 (5.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (3.60%) ISTQB
6 4 (2.88%) PhD
7 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.72%) ISEB
7 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.72%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.19%) Accessibility
2 9 (6.47%) QA
3 1 (0.72%) DICOM
System Software
1 17 (12.23%) Docker
2 2 (1.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (8.63%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.16%) Ansible
2 3 (2.16%) Puppet
3 2 (1.44%) HP ALM
3 2 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.44%) Terraform
4 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (25.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.04%) hybris
3 6 (4.32%) Xerox
4 5 (3.60%) Oracle
5 4 (2.88%) Siemens
6 3 (2.16%) Cloudera
6 3 (2.16%) Sage
6 3 (2.16%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.44%) Alteryx
7 2 (1.44%) ANSYS
7 2 (1.44%) HP
7 2 (1.44%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.72%) Alibaba
8 1 (0.72%) Coveo
8 1 (0.72%) IBM
8 1 (0.72%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.72%) Splunk