Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 17 16
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 345 357 465
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.69% 7.32% 7.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.24% 18.60% 20.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 201 322
East of England median daily rate £363 £375 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +1.56% +5.50%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £515 £488 £536
England median daily rate £435 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +8.75% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 17
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £41.13 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +2.81% +6.67%
10th Percentile £39.88 £31.05 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.13 £77.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +6.67%

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 2001 1919 2233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 38.78% 39.37% 37.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1110 1134 1296
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
10th Percentile £288 £238 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 140 168
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £15.92 £27.62 £20.70
90th Percentile £53.25 £52.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +21.95%

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 November 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#
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 November 2017. 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 -3 145 £350 - 96
Hertfordshire +25 97 £363 -9.38% 57
Bedfordshire -10 52 £450 +10.77% 12
Suffolk 0 35 £388 +19.23% 4
Norfolk -4 23 £325 -13.33% 21
Essex -21 14 £350 -4.11% 18
C#
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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#.

1 254 (73.62%) .NET
2 187 (54.20%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (39.42%) TDD
4 122 (35.36%) SQL Server
5 105 (30.43%) JavaScript
6 102 (29.57%) SQL
7 81 (23.48%) MVC
8 80 (23.19%) E-Commerce
9 70 (20.29%) ASP.NET
9 70 (20.29%) CSS
10 67 (19.42%) HTML
11 58 (16.81%) Node.js
11 58 (16.81%) ASP.NET Web API
12 56 (16.23%) Microsoft
13 55 (15.94%) WCF
14 54 (15.65%) .NET Framework
15 53 (15.36%) jQuery
16 52 (15.07%) Finance
17 50 (14.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 48 (13.91%) Visual Studio
18 48 (13.91%) Git (software)
19 47 (13.62%) Web Services
20 46 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
21 45 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 44 (12.75%) BDD
23 43 (12.46%) REST
23 43 (12.46%) T-SQL
24 42 (12.17%) Microservices
25 41 (11.88%) WPF
25 41 (11.88%) Team Foundation Server

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 15 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.06%) Confluence
3 12 (3.48%) CMS
4 8 (2.32%) IIS
5 4 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.87%) JBoss
6 3 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.87%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.58%) Apache
7 2 (0.58%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.58%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.58%) Tuxedo
7 2 (0.58%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.29%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.87%) SessionCam
3 2 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.29%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.12%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.48%) Google Analytics
4 10 (2.90%) PaaS
5 5 (1.45%) BrowserStack
6 4 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.16%) npm
7 3 (0.87%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.87%) GitHub
8 2 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.58%) Office 365
8 2 (0.58%) SaaS
8 2 (0.58%) Serverless
9 1 (0.29%) Amazon CloudSearch
9 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.29%) IaaS
9 1 (0.29%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.45%) AMQP
2 3 (0.87%) HTTP
2 3 (0.87%) SMS
2 3 (0.87%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.58%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.58%) Internet
3 2 (0.58%) SSL
4 1 (0.29%) DNS
4 1 (0.29%) FTP
4 1 (0.29%) IMAP
4 1 (0.29%) LDAP
4 1 (0.29%) SMTP
4 1 (0.29%) WEP
4 1 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (35.36%) SQL Server
2 50 (14.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 45 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 20 (5.80%) MongoDB
6 15 (4.35%) NoSQL
6 15 (4.35%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (2.32%) Power BI
8 8 (2.32%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.45%) MySQL
9 5 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.45%) SQLite
10 4 (1.16%) OLAP
10 4 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (0.87%) Data Lake
11 3 (0.87%) OLAP Cube
11 3 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 48 (13.91%) Git (software)
1 48 (13.91%) Visual Studio
2 41 (11.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (7.54%) Jenkins
3 26 (7.54%) Selenium
4 24 (6.96%) TeamCity
5 22 (6.38%) JIRA
6 17 (4.93%) Cucumber
6 17 (4.93%) WebDriver
7 15 (4.35%) NUnit
8 13 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (3.48%) SpecFlow
9 12 (3.48%) Subversion
10 11 (3.19%) Maven
11 10 (2.90%) JUnit
12 9 (2.61%) JBehave
12 9 (2.61%) SoapUI
13 8 (2.32%) Ant
14 7 (2.03%) TestNG
15 6 (1.74%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 52 (15.07%) Finance
2 12 (3.48%) Marketing
3 11 (3.19%) Advertising
3 11 (3.19%) Retail
4 5 (1.45%) Automotive
5 3 (0.87%) Banking
5 3 (0.87%) Interactive Media
5 3 (0.87%) Law
6 2 (0.58%) Military
7 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.29%) Electronics
7 1 (0.29%) Games
7 1 (0.29%) Legal
7 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 256 (74.20%) Developer
2 126 (36.52%) .NET Developer
3 111 (32.17%) C# Developer
4 74 (21.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 40 (11.59%) SQL Developer
6 33 (9.57%) Full Stack Developer
6 33 (9.57%) Senior Developer
7 27 (7.83%) Software Engineer
7 27 (7.83%) SQL Server Developer
8 25 (7.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 19 (5.51%) Architect
9 19 (5.51%) Software Developer
10 18 (5.22%) Lead Developer
10 18 (5.22%) SSIS Developer
11 17 (4.93%) Senior .NET Developer
12 16 (4.64%) C# Software Engineer
12 16 (4.64%) Node.js Developer
13 15 (4.35%) C# WCF Developer
13 15 (4.35%) WCF Developer
14 14 (4.06%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (73.62%) .NET
2 70 (20.29%) ASP.NET
2 70 (20.29%) CSS
3 67 (19.42%) HTML
4 58 (16.81%) ASP.NET Web API
4 58 (16.81%) Node.js
5 55 (15.94%) WCF
6 54 (15.65%) .NET Framework
7 53 (15.36%) jQuery
8 47 (13.62%) Web Services
9 43 (12.46%) REST
10 41 (11.88%) WPF
11 34 (9.86%) ASP.NET MVC
11 34 (9.86%) XML
12 32 (9.28%) Entity Framework
13 29 (8.41%) AngularJS
14 28 (8.12%) SOAP
15 26 (7.54%) RESTful
16 22 (6.38%) JSON
17 21 (6.09%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (3.19%) Mobile App
4 10 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (2.90%) RIA
5 9 (2.61%) User Experience
6 7 (2.03%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.03%) N-Tier
7 6 (1.74%) Reference Data
8 4 (1.16%) NHS
9 3 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.58%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.58%) Life Science
10 2 (0.58%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.58%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.58%) W3C
11 1 (0.29%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.29%) CMDB
11 1 (0.29%) Fintech
11 1 (0.29%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 37 (10.72%) Windows
2 9 (2.61%) Android
2 9 (2.61%) Apple iOS
3 8 (2.32%) Linux
4 6 (1.74%) Unix
5 3 (0.87%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (54.20%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (39.42%) TDD
3 81 (23.48%) MVC
4 80 (23.19%) E-Commerce
5 46 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (12.75%) BDD
7 42 (12.17%) Microservices
8 38 (11.01%) Test Automation
9 37 (10.72%) Software Engineering
10 34 (9.86%) Scrum
11 31 (8.99%) SOA
12 27 (7.83%) SOLID
13 26 (7.54%) SDLC
14 24 (6.96%) MVVM
15 23 (6.67%) OO
16 21 (6.09%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (5.22%) Pair Programming
17 18 (5.22%) User Stories
18 17 (4.93%) Analytics
18 17 (4.93%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 105 (30.43%) JavaScript
2 102 (29.57%) SQL
3 43 (12.46%) T-SQL
4 40 (11.59%) C++
5 28 (8.12%) Java
6 19 (5.51%) Python
7 13 (3.77%) Ruby
8 12 (3.48%) VB.NET
9 10 (2.90%) Perl
10 9 (2.61%) XAML
11 8 (2.32%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.74%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.74%) VB
13 5 (1.45%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.16%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.16%) C
14 4 (1.16%) VBScript
15 3 (0.87%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.58%) PHP
16 2 (0.58%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (3.48%) Degree
2 10 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.74%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.58%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.58%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.58%) MCP
5 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.29%) ISEB
6 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.29%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.29%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.93%) QA
2 8 (2.32%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (11.59%) Docker
2 2 (0.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.45%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.87%) Puppet
3 2 (0.58%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.29%) Ansible
4 1 (0.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 56 (16.23%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.67%) Oracle
3 17 (4.93%) Google
4 16 (4.64%) Atlassian
5 14 (4.06%) Xamarin
6 9 (2.61%) Sitecore
7 6 (1.74%) Talend
8 4 (1.16%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.87%) Ensighten
10 2 (0.58%) Coveo
10 2 (0.58%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.58%) Nintex
10 2 (0.58%) Twitter
10 2 (0.58%) WSO2
11 1 (0.29%) DevExpress
11 1 (0.29%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.29%) RedGate
11 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.29%) SAP
11 1 (0.29%) Sybase