Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 16 21
Rank change year-on-year -9 +5 -2
Contract jobs citing C# 292 356 347
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.57% 7.96% 6.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.68% 20.10% 20.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 223 222
East of England median daily rate £400 £368 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.84% -0.34% -1.67%
10th Percentile £288 £269 £288
90th Percentile £525 £525 £586
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 11
East of England median hourly rate £26.90 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.75% +14.29% -2.10%
10th Percentile £24.68 £21.15 £9.00
90th Percentile £51.68 £47.20 £50.59
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year - +9.68% -0.64%

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 1,652 1,771 1,668
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.15% 39.58% 33.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,001 1,064 976
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £281 £275 £254
90th Percentile £569 £550 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 120 123
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% -
10th Percentile £16.35 £30.00 £21.50
90th Percentile £54.75 £52.54 £52.25
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +7.79% +10.00%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 24 June 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 86 £363 +8.21% 117
Hertfordshire -9 74 £385 +6.94% 72
Suffolk +5 63 £413 - 28
Bedfordshire +2 53 £450 -5.26% 27
Essex -11 14 £485 +21.25% 42
Norfolk -3 13 £325 -13.33% 29
C#
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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#.

1 202 (69.18%) .NET
2 142 (48.63%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (34.93%) HTML
4 100 (34.25%) CSS
5 99 (33.90%) ASP.NET
6 97 (33.22%) SQL Server
7 93 (31.85%) JavaScript
8 87 (29.79%) SQL
9 85 (29.11%) MVC
10 79 (27.05%) TDD
11 78 (26.71%) Microsoft
12 57 (19.52%) ASP.NET Web API
13 54 (18.49%) ASP.NET MVC
13 54 (18.49%) Visual Studio
14 53 (18.15%) jQuery
15 51 (17.47%) Test Automation
16 48 (16.44%) Web Services
17 47 (16.10%) Software Engineering
18 45 (15.41%) HTML5
19 42 (14.38%) Windows
20 40 (13.70%) BDD
21 39 (13.36%) Node.js
21 39 (13.36%) AngularJS
22 37 (12.67%) C++
23 36 (12.33%) Java
24 35 (11.99%) Python
24 35 (11.99%) .NET Framework
25 34 (11.64%) CSS3
26 32 (10.96%) E-Commerce
27 31 (10.62%) REST

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 10 (3.42%) Elasticsearch
1 10 (3.42%) IIS
2 8 (2.74%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.05%) CMS
3 6 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (1.71%) Confluence
5 4 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.68%) Apache
6 2 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.68%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.34%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.34%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.34%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 13 (4.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Magento
2 1 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.34%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.90%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.42%) Google Analytics
3 10 (3.42%) PaaS
4 8 (2.74%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.05%) Office 365
6 3 (1.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (1.03%) Serverless
6 3 (1.03%) vREST
7 2 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.34%) GitHub
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.45%) TCP/IP
2 12 (4.11%) Ethernet
3 3 (1.03%) WEP
4 2 (0.68%) AMQP
4 2 (0.68%) HTTP
5 1 (0.34%) Internet
5 1 (0.34%) LAN
5 1 (0.34%) MQTT
5 1 (0.34%) SMS
5 1 (0.34%) WAN
5 1 (0.34%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (33.22%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.53%) MongoDB
3 17 (5.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (5.14%) NoSQL
6 13 (4.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.05%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (1.71%) MySQL
10 5 (1.71%) OLAP
10 5 (1.71%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.03%) OLTP
13 2 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.68%) Cosmos DB
13 2 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
14 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 54 (18.49%) Visual Studio
2 29 (9.93%) Git (software)
3 27 (9.25%) SpecFlow
4 21 (7.19%) Selenium
4 21 (7.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (7.19%) TeamCity
5 20 (6.85%) NUnit
6 17 (5.82%) Cucumber
7 15 (5.14%) SoapUI
8 14 (4.79%) Jenkins
9 12 (4.11%) Eclipse
9 12 (4.11%) JBehave
9 12 (4.11%) NetBeans
10 10 (3.42%) MSTest
10 10 (3.42%) ReSharper
10 10 (3.42%) WebDriver
11 9 (3.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (3.08%) Grunt
11 9 (3.08%) gulp
11 9 (3.08%) JIRA
General
1 22 (7.53%) Finance
2 20 (6.85%) Advertising
3 12 (4.11%) Marketing
3 12 (4.11%) Military
4 10 (3.42%) Aerospace
4 10 (3.42%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.40%) Retail
6 5 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.03%) Games
7 3 (1.03%) Law
8 2 (0.68%) Back Office
8 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.34%) Automotive
9 1 (0.34%) Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 194 (66.44%) Developer
2 108 (36.99%) .NET Developer
3 93 (31.85%) C# Developer
4 63 (21.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (8.90%) ASP.NET Developer
6 23 (7.88%) Software Engineer
7 22 (7.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 22 (7.53%) Senior Developer
7 22 (7.53%) SQL Developer
8 17 (5.82%) Software Developer
9 16 (5.48%) Angular Developer
10 14 (4.79%) Architect
10 14 (4.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 13 (4.45%) C# Software Developer
11 13 (4.45%) Senior .NET Developer
12 12 (4.11%) Analyst
12 12 (4.11%) Web Developer
13 11 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 11 (3.77%) Microsoft Developer
13 11 (3.77%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (69.18%) .NET
2 102 (34.93%) HTML
3 100 (34.25%) CSS
4 99 (33.90%) ASP.NET
5 57 (19.52%) ASP.NET Web API
6 54 (18.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 53 (18.15%) jQuery
8 48 (16.44%) Web Services
9 45 (15.41%) HTML5
10 39 (13.36%) AngularJS
10 39 (13.36%) Node.js
11 35 (11.99%) .NET Framework
12 34 (11.64%) CSS3
13 31 (10.62%) REST
14 29 (9.93%) .NET Core
15 24 (8.22%) WCF
16 23 (7.88%) ASP.NET Core
17 20 (6.85%) KnockoutJS
18 19 (6.51%) Entity Framework
19 17 (5.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.19%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.71%) Tandem
5 4 (1.37%) Fintech
6 3 (1.03%) Clustering
6 3 (1.03%) NHS
6 3 (1.03%) RIA
7 2 (0.68%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.68%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.68%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.68%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.68%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.34%) Animation
8 1 (0.34%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.34%) Life Science
8 1 (0.34%) Online Games
8 1 (0.34%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 42 (14.38%) Windows
2 14 (4.79%) Linux
3 6 (2.05%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.68%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.34%) MVS
6 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (48.63%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (29.11%) MVC
3 79 (27.05%) TDD
4 51 (17.47%) Test Automation
5 47 (16.10%) Software Engineering
6 40 (13.70%) BDD
7 32 (10.96%) E-Commerce
8 26 (8.90%) Microservices
8 26 (8.90%) Web Development
9 24 (8.22%) Scrum
10 23 (7.88%) OO
11 21 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (6.85%) Customer Requirements
13 19 (6.51%) SDET
14 16 (5.48%) Problem-Solving
15 15 (5.14%) CRM
15 15 (5.14%) DevOps
16 14 (4.79%) SDLC
17 13 (4.45%) Mentoring
17 13 (4.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 93 (31.85%) JavaScript
2 87 (29.79%) SQL
3 37 (12.67%) C++
4 36 (12.33%) Java
5 35 (11.99%) Python
6 22 (7.53%) T-SQL
7 16 (5.48%) R
7 16 (5.48%) VB.NET
8 13 (4.45%) Ruby
9 12 (4.11%) PowerShell
9 12 (4.11%) TypeScript
10 10 (3.42%) Perl
11 9 (3.08%) PHP
12 8 (2.74%) GLSL
12 8 (2.74%) HLSL
13 7 (2.40%) VBScript
14 4 (1.37%) VB
14 4 (1.37%) VB6
15 3 (1.03%) VBA
16 2 (0.68%) JCL
Qualifications
1 20 (6.85%) Degree
2 9 (3.08%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.74%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.90%) QA
2 4 (1.37%) HL7
3 1 (0.34%) GDPR
3 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (7.19%) Docker
2 4 (1.37%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (1.37%) Puppet
2 3 (1.03%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (1.03%) Kibana
3 2 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.68%) Terraform
4 1 (0.34%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 78 (26.71%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.14%) Google
3 7 (2.40%) Capita
4 5 (1.71%) Oracle
5 4 (1.37%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.03%) HP
6 3 (1.03%) InterSystems
6 3 (1.03%) Nintex
6 3 (1.03%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.03%) Telerik
7 2 (0.68%) Coveo
7 2 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.68%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.34%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.34%) Facebook
8 1 (0.34%) Sage
8 1 (0.34%) Sony