Period
to 23 January 2020

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 23 January 2020 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
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 28 34 21
Rank change year-on-year +6 -13 -7
Contract jobs citing C# 209 256 332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.79% 5.75% 6.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.55% 15.35% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 166 241
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £319 £300 £300
90th Percentile £538 £550 £500
England median daily rate £450 £454 £450
% change year-on-year -0.88% +0.89% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 5
East of England median hourly rate £43.00 £44.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.27% -2.22% +10.26%
10th Percentile £41.10 £35.00 £39.70
90th Percentile £45.70 £50.50 £51.65
England median hourly rate £47.83 £43.83 £45.00
% change year-on-year +9.12% -2.59% +9.76%

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 1,263 1,668 1,845
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 35.02% 37.47% 38.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 770 997 1,063
East of England median daily rate £425 £435 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.30% +4.19% +11.33%
10th Percentile £300 £305 £300
90th Percentile £588 £575 £588
England median daily rate £485 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +1.04% +1.05% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 69 119
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -3.57%
10th Percentile £20.50 £16.84 £18.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £52.75 £52.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 23 January 2020.

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#
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 23 January 2020. 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 +7 78 £450 +11.11% 103
Hertfordshire -17 57 £413 - 86
Suffolk +1 38 £400 +6.67% 36
Essex +45 16 £450 -9.55% 37
Bedfordshire -13 11 £425 +1.19% 13
Norfolk +11 9 £388 +10.71% 27
C#
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2020, 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#.

1 156 (74.64%) .NET
2 114 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (39.23%) JavaScript
4 61 (29.19%) SQL
5 60 (28.71%) SQL Server
6 53 (25.36%) MVC
7 49 (23.44%) Scrum
7 49 (23.44%) Software Engineering
7 49 (23.44%) Azure
8 48 (22.97%) Web Services
9 45 (21.53%) ASP.NET
10 41 (19.62%) Git (software)
11 40 (19.14%) Security Cleared
11 40 (19.14%) ASP.NET Web API
12 39 (18.66%) AngularJS
12 39 (18.66%) Microsoft
13 38 (18.18%) CSS
14 37 (17.70%) Node.js
14 37 (17.70%) Windows
15 35 (16.75%) Java
16 33 (15.79%) Visual Studio
17 31 (14.83%) HTML
18 29 (13.88%) TDD
19 28 (13.40%) Linux
20 27 (12.92%) Unit Testing
21 26 (12.44%) .NET Framework
21 26 (12.44%) Degree
22 25 (11.96%) SC Cleared
22 25 (11.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 25 (11.96%) 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 14 (6.70%) IIS
2 11 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.48%) CMS
5 1 (0.48%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.48%) Adobe XD
2 1 (0.48%) Figma
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.91%) Magento
2 4 (1.91%) Shopify
3 2 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.96%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 49 (23.44%) Azure
2 22 (10.53%) AWS
3 6 (2.87%) Serverless
4 4 (1.91%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (1.91%) Oracle CX
4 4 (1.91%) Power Platform
4 4 (1.91%) SaaS
5 3 (1.44%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.96%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Flow
6 2 (0.96%) Office 365
6 2 (0.96%) PowerApps
7 1 (0.48%) AWS Step Functions
7 1 (0.48%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.48%) Google Play
7 1 (0.48%) IaaS
7 1 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.61%) Ethernet
2 16 (7.66%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.91%) HTTP
4 3 (1.44%) DHCP
4 3 (1.44%) SMS
5 2 (0.96%) LAN
5 2 (0.96%) WLAN
6 1 (0.48%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.48%) Internet
6 1 (0.48%) Intranet
6 1 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (28.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.87%) Cosmos DB
2 6 (2.87%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (2.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.91%) UniData
5 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (1.44%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.44%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2017
5 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.96%) Neo4j
6 2 (0.96%) Power BI
7 1 (0.48%) mvBase
7 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 41 (19.62%) Git (software)
2 33 (15.79%) Visual Studio
3 16 (7.66%) Jenkins
4 15 (7.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (6.70%) Eclipse
5 14 (6.70%) NetBeans
6 12 (5.74%) Selenium
7 11 (5.26%) JIRA
8 9 (4.31%) NUnit
9 7 (3.35%) Moq
9 7 (3.35%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (3.35%) Postman
9 7 (3.35%) SpecFlow
10 5 (2.39%) Bitbucket
11 4 (1.91%) Jasmine
11 4 (1.91%) MSTest
11 4 (1.91%) ReSharper
11 4 (1.91%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.91%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (1.44%) Cucumber
General
1 19 (9.09%) Finance
2 16 (7.66%) Military
3 15 (7.18%) Aerospace
4 7 (3.35%) Retail
5 5 (2.39%) Games
6 4 (1.91%) Public Sector
7 2 (0.96%) Back Office
7 2 (0.96%) Law
7 2 (0.96%) Marketing
8 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 141 (67.46%) Developer
2 62 (29.67%) C# Developer
3 58 (27.75%) .NET Developer
4 38 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (11.00%) Software Developer
6 18 (8.61%) Software Engineer
7 13 (6.22%) Full Stack Developer
8 11 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
9 9 (4.31%) .NET Software Developer
9 9 (4.31%) Angular Developer
9 9 (4.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 9 (4.31%) Test Engineer
10 8 (3.83%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (3.83%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 8 (3.83%) Azure Developer
11 7 (3.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (3.35%) Test Automation Engineer
12 6 (2.87%) DevOps Engineer
12 6 (2.87%) WPF Developer
13 5 (2.39%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (74.64%) .NET
2 48 (22.97%) Web Services
3 45 (21.53%) ASP.NET
4 40 (19.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 39 (18.66%) AngularJS
6 38 (18.18%) CSS
7 37 (17.70%) Node.js
8 31 (14.83%) HTML
9 26 (12.44%) .NET Framework
10 25 (11.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 24 (11.48%) .NET Core
11 24 (11.48%) jQuery
11 24 (11.48%) React
12 22 (10.53%) XML
13 20 (9.57%) WCF
14 19 (9.09%) WPF
15 18 (8.61%) ASP.NET MVC
15 18 (8.61%) Entity Framework
16 16 (7.66%) JSON
17 14 (6.70%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (6.22%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (4.78%) User Experience
3 7 (3.35%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (1.91%) Wiki
5 3 (1.44%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.44%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.44%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (0.96%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.48%) CAN bus
7 1 (0.48%) EPoS
7 1 (0.48%) FMCG
7 1 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.48%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 37 (17.70%) Windows
2 28 (13.40%) Linux
3 4 (1.91%) Android
3 4 (1.91%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.91%) Unix
4 2 (0.96%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (25.36%) MVC
3 49 (23.44%) Scrum
3 49 (23.44%) Software Engineering
4 29 (13.88%) TDD
5 27 (12.92%) Unit Testing
6 25 (11.96%) DevOps
7 24 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (10.53%) OO
9 21 (10.05%) Microservices
9 21 (10.05%) SOLID
10 20 (9.57%) SDLC
10 20 (9.57%) Test Automation
11 19 (9.09%) Mathematics
12 17 (8.13%) Web Development
13 15 (7.18%) CRM
14 11 (5.26%) Front End Development
15 10 (4.78%) Requirements Analysis
15 10 (4.78%) User Acceptance Testing
16 9 (4.31%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 82 (39.23%) JavaScript
2 61 (29.19%) SQL
3 35 (16.75%) Java
4 23 (11.00%) C++
5 14 (6.70%) Python
6 12 (5.74%) GLSL
6 12 (5.74%) HLSL
6 12 (5.74%) TypeScript
7 11 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 11 (5.26%) T-SQL
8 10 (4.78%) VB.NET
9 8 (3.83%) XAML
10 6 (2.87%) C
10 6 (2.87%) Ruby
11 5 (2.39%) PHP
12 3 (1.44%) UniBasic
13 2 (0.96%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.48%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.48%) Delphi
14 1 (0.48%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 40 (19.14%) Security Cleared
2 26 (12.44%) Degree
3 25 (11.96%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.83%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.39%) PhD
6 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.87%) QA
2 2 (0.96%) SLA
3 1 (0.48%) JTAG
System Software
1 16 (7.66%) Docker
2 4 (1.91%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (4.78%) Kubernetes
2 7 (3.35%) Terraform
3 4 (1.91%) Ansible
4 3 (1.44%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (1.44%) WSUS
5 2 (0.96%) Puppet
6 1 (0.48%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (18.66%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.74%) Oracle
3 5 (2.39%) Xamarin
4 4 (1.91%) jBASE
5 3 (1.44%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.96%) SAP
7 1 (0.48%) Adobe
7 1 (0.48%) Apple
7 1 (0.48%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.48%) Coverity
7 1 (0.48%) Google
7 1 (0.48%) HP
7 1 (0.48%) Klocwork
7 1 (0.48%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.48%) Perforce
7 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.48%) Siemens