Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 37 27 36
Rank change year-on-year -10 +9 -16
Contract jobs citing C# 74 200 222
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 4.71% 5.85% 5.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.98% 17.50% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 133 141
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +6.45%
10th Percentile £250 £319 £313
90th Percentile £538 £574 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £454
% change year-on-year +5.56% -0.88% +0.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.49% +11.25% -14.89%
10th Percentile £35.00 £42.30 £17.55
90th Percentile £47.89 £45.90 £47.30
England median hourly rate £45.00 £47.83 £43.96
% change year-on-year -5.92% +8.81% -0.10%

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 570 1,143 1,534
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 36.28% 33.44% 36.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 715 924
Median daily rate £438 £425 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -1.45% +1.47%
10th Percentile £253 £300 £300
90th Percentile £599 £575 £575
England median daily rate £488 £488 £485
% change year-on-year - +0.52% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 54 60
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +2.41%
10th Percentile £17.30 £20.15 £13.75
90th Percentile £52.60 £51.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +6.25%

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 25 February 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#
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing C# in the East of England over the 6 months to 25 February 2021.

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 25 February 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 +2 27 £325 -23.53% 74
Cambridgeshire -2 21 £425 -6.85% 55
Essex +19 15 £438 -10.26% 18
Norfolk -1 5 £338 -12.90% 10
Suffolk -6 4 £600 +60.00% 9
Bedfordshire +7 1 £450 +24.14% 12
C#
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 35 (47.30%) .NET
2 34 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (43.24%) Software Engineering
4 27 (36.49%) JavaScript
5 26 (35.14%) SQL
6 25 (33.78%) C++
7 20 (27.03%) Python
7 20 (27.03%) Microsoft
8 18 (24.32%) Java
8 18 (24.32%) SQL Server
8 18 (24.32%) Web Services
8 18 (24.32%) Security Cleared
9 17 (22.97%) Visual Studio
10 16 (21.62%) Aerospace
10 16 (21.62%) SC Cleared
10 16 (21.62%) Degree
10 16 (21.62%) Mathematics
11 15 (20.27%) Node.js
12 14 (18.92%) Windows
12 14 (18.92%) C
13 12 (16.22%) Linux
13 12 (16.22%) Git (software)
14 11 (14.86%) Azure
14 11 (14.86%) CSS
14 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
14 11 (14.86%) Eclipse
14 11 (14.86%) .NET Core
15 10 (13.51%) NetBeans
15 10 (13.51%) Military
15 10 (13.51%) Electronics

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 4 (5.41%) ColdFusion
2 3 (4.05%) IIS
3 1 (1.35%) Confluence
3 1 (1.35%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Adobe XD
1 1 (1.35%) Figma
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Magento
1 1 (1.35%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.86%) Azure
2 2 (2.70%) Serverless
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.35%) AWS
3 1 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.35%) Azure Functions
3 1 (1.35%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (1.35%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.35%) Google Tag Manager
3 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.86%) TCP/IP
2 10 (13.51%) Ethernet
3 7 (9.46%) Modbus
3 7 (9.46%) RS-422
3 7 (9.46%) RS-485
4 2 (2.70%) FTP
4 2 (2.70%) RTP
4 2 (2.70%) SNMP
5 1 (1.35%) DHCP
5 1 (1.35%) IPv4
5 1 (1.35%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) MS Access
3 3 (4.05%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (4.05%) MySQL
4 2 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (22.97%) Visual Studio
2 12 (16.22%) Git (software)
3 11 (14.86%) Eclipse
4 10 (13.51%) NetBeans
5 6 (8.11%) Jenkins
6 5 (6.76%) JIRA
7 4 (5.41%) GitLab
8 2 (2.70%) Moq
8 2 (2.70%) NUnit
8 2 (2.70%) Selenium
8 2 (2.70%) Subversion
9 1 (1.35%) Appium
9 1 (1.35%) eggPlant
9 1 (1.35%) JUnit
9 1 (1.35%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.35%) Maven
9 1 (1.35%) MSTest
9 1 (1.35%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (21.62%) Aerospace
2 10 (13.51%) Electronics
2 10 (13.51%) Military
3 4 (5.41%) Finance
3 4 (5.41%) Law
4 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.70%) Games
5 2 (2.70%) Portuguese Language
5 2 (2.70%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.35%) Marketing
6 1 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.35%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 35 (47.30%) Developer
2 19 (25.68%) Software Engineer
3 17 (22.97%) .NET Developer
4 11 (14.86%) C# Developer
5 8 (10.81%) Software Developer
6 7 (9.46%) C# Software Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) C Software Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (8.11%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (4.05%) .NET Applications Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Applications Developer
9 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) C# Application Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Support Engineer
10 2 (2.70%) Junior
10 2 (2.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (47.30%) .NET
2 18 (24.32%) Web Services
3 15 (20.27%) Node.js
4 11 (14.86%) .NET Core
4 11 (14.86%) CSS
5 10 (13.51%) Qt
6 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET
6 9 (12.16%) HTML
7 8 (10.81%) RESTful
8 6 (8.11%) .NET Framework
8 6 (8.11%) ActiveX
8 6 (8.11%) AngularJS
8 6 (8.11%) DirectX
8 6 (8.11%) MFC
8 6 (8.11%) OpenGL
8 6 (8.11%) React
8 6 (8.11%) XML
9 5 (6.76%) HTML5
9 5 (6.76%) JSON
9 5 (6.76%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.35%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.35%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.35%) NHS
3 1 (1.35%) User Experience
3 1 (1.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.92%) Windows
2 12 (16.22%) Linux
3 2 (2.70%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.35%) Android
4 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.35%) CentOS
4 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (43.24%) Software Engineering
3 16 (21.62%) Mathematics
4 9 (12.16%) Configuration Management
4 9 (12.16%) MVC
4 9 (12.16%) Scrum
5 8 (10.81%) Computer Science
5 8 (10.81%) DevOps
6 6 (8.11%) Multithreading
6 6 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (8.11%) TDD
7 5 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (6.76%) Data Analysis
7 5 (6.76%) Kanban
7 5 (6.76%) Test Automation
8 4 (5.41%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 4 (5.41%) Logistics
8 4 (5.41%) OO
8 4 (5.41%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.49%) JavaScript
2 26 (35.14%) SQL
3 25 (33.78%) C++
4 20 (27.03%) Python
5 18 (24.32%) Java
6 14 (18.92%) C
7 6 (8.11%) Bash Shell
7 6 (8.11%) GLSL
7 6 (8.11%) HLSL
8 4 (5.41%) VB
9 3 (4.05%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.70%) PHP
10 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.70%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.70%) XAML
11 1 (1.35%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.35%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.35%) ES6
11 1 (1.35%) Ruby
11 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 16 (21.62%) Degree
2 16 (21.62%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.35%) CCNP
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.35%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) NCSC
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) Control-M
2 1 (1.35%) Ansible
2 1 (1.35%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.35%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.70%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.35%) Adobe
3 1 (1.35%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.35%) BMC
3 1 (1.35%) Google
3 1 (1.35%) HP
3 1 (1.35%) hybris
3 1 (1.35%) Optimizely
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle
3 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.35%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.35%) Splunk
3 1 (1.35%) Telerik
3 1 (1.35%) Xerox