Period
to 21 March 2019

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 21 March 2019 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
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 20 16
Rank change year-on-year -22 -4 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 207 334 340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.05% 7.25% 7.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.92% 18.51% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 204 202
East of England median daily rate £403 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.87% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £300 £300 £250
90th Percentile £536 £525 £494
England median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 13
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +2.89%
10th Percentile £17.63 £39.70 £12.69
90th Percentile £47.13 £53.90 £47.00
England median hourly rate £43.83 £44.12 £41.50
% change year-on-year -0.64% +6.30% +3.75%

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 1,487 1,804 1,735
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 36.27% 39.17% 39.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 869 1,014 1,071
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £310 £294 £254
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £484 £475 £435
% change year-on-year +1.89% +9.20% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 98 128
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £41.25 £41.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.45% +0.15% +2.97%
10th Percentile £13.95 £16.25 £30.93
90th Percentile £54.30 £52.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 21 March 2019.

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 21 March 2019.

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 21 March 2019. 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 +1 71 £413 +22.22% 87
Cambridgeshire -22 53 £400 +19.40% 130
Bedfordshire -8 33 £425 -5.56% 30
Essex -2 20 £425 +1.80% 41
Suffolk -5 20 £375 -10.71% 24
Norfolk -9 9 £394 +5.70% 20
East Anglia - 1 £450 - 21
C#
England

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, 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#.

1 157 (75.85%) .NET
2 89 (43.00%) SQL
3 87 (42.03%) SQL Server
4 86 (41.55%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (37.20%) ASP.NET
6 72 (34.78%) Visual Studio
6 72 (34.78%) JavaScript
7 66 (31.88%) Microsoft
8 48 (23.19%) .NET Framework
9 47 (22.71%) Git (software)
10 46 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
10 46 (22.22%) MVC
11 45 (21.74%) HTML
12 44 (21.26%) CSS
13 43 (20.77%) ASP.NET Web API
14 42 (20.29%) Java
15 39 (18.84%) Web Services
16 37 (17.87%) Windows
17 35 (16.91%) Software Engineering
17 35 (16.91%) Scrum
18 33 (15.94%) C++
18 33 (15.94%) Security Cleared
18 33 (15.94%) ASP.NET MVC
18 33 (15.94%) Entity Framework
19 31 (14.98%) jQuery
19 31 (14.98%) TDD
20 29 (14.01%) Degree
20 29 (14.01%) SC Cleared
21 27 (13.04%) Linux
22 25 (12.08%) TCP/IP

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 11 (5.31%) IIS
1 11 (5.31%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.86%) CMS
3 7 (3.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.93%) Drupal
4 4 (1.93%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.45%) Confluence
5 3 (1.45%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.97%) Apache
6 2 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.97%) NServiceBus
6 2 (0.97%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.97%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.48%) DNN
7 1 (0.48%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.48%) JBoss
7 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.48%) nginx
7 1 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.48%) InfoPath
1 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.93%) CiviCRM
2 3 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.97%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 46 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (5.80%) Office 365
4 5 (2.42%) GitHub
4 5 (2.42%) SaaS
5 4 (1.93%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.45%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (1.45%) PaaS
7 2 (0.97%) npm
8 1 (0.48%) Apple Pay
8 1 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.48%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.48%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 25 (12.08%) TCP/IP
2 19 (9.18%) Ethernet
3 7 (3.38%) HTTP
4 5 (2.42%) SSL
5 4 (1.93%) DNS
5 4 (1.93%) Internet
6 3 (1.45%) DHCP
6 3 (1.45%) FTP
7 2 (0.97%) Firewall
7 2 (0.97%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (0.97%) SMTP
7 2 (0.97%) SSH
7 2 (0.97%) VoIP
7 2 (0.97%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.48%) IMAP
8 1 (0.48%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (42.03%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.21%) Relational Database
3 16 (7.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (7.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (4.83%) SQL Server 2016
6 9 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (3.86%) RDBMS
8 7 (3.38%) Power BI
9 6 (2.90%) MySQL
9 6 (2.90%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.42%) Big Data
11 3 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (1.45%) Cosmos DB
11 3 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.45%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.97%) Pentaho
12 2 (0.97%) Spark SQL
12 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 72 (34.78%) Visual Studio
2 47 (22.71%) Git (software)
3 23 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (10.63%) JIRA
5 20 (9.66%) Eclipse
6 19 (9.18%) NetBeans
7 13 (6.28%) TeamCity
8 11 (5.31%) Selenium
9 9 (4.35%) Jenkins
9 9 (4.35%) Subversion
10 7 (3.38%) Visual Studio Code
11 6 (2.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (2.90%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (2.42%) NUnit
12 5 (2.42%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (2.42%) WebDriver
13 4 (1.93%) Ant
13 4 (1.93%) Cucumber
13 4 (1.93%) MSBuild
14 3 (1.45%) Artifactory
General
1 23 (11.11%) Finance
2 19 (9.18%) Aerospace
2 19 (9.18%) Military
3 11 (5.31%) Retail
4 4 (1.93%) Law
4 4 (1.93%) Legal
5 3 (1.45%) Publishing
6 2 (0.97%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.48%) Back Office
7 1 (0.48%) Marketing
7 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 143 (69.08%) Developer
2 78 (37.68%) .NET Developer
3 50 (24.15%) C# Developer
4 28 (13.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (8.70%) SQL Developer
6 13 (6.28%) Full Stack Developer
7 11 (5.31%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (5.31%) Senior Developer
8 10 (4.83%) Software Developer
9 8 (3.86%) Software Engineer
10 7 (3.38%) .NET Software Developer
10 7 (3.38%) Analyst
10 7 (3.38%) ETL Developer
10 7 (3.38%) SharePoint Developer
10 7 (3.38%) Web Developer
10 7 (3.38%) WPF Developer
11 6 (2.90%) C# Software Developer
11 6 (2.90%) C# WPF Developer
11 6 (2.90%) Data Migration Developer
11 6 (2.90%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (75.85%) .NET
2 77 (37.20%) ASP.NET
3 48 (23.19%) .NET Framework
4 45 (21.74%) HTML
5 44 (21.26%) CSS
6 43 (20.77%) ASP.NET Web API
7 39 (18.84%) Web Services
8 33 (15.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 33 (15.94%) Entity Framework
9 31 (14.98%) jQuery
10 25 (12.08%) Node.js
11 21 (10.14%) AngularJS
12 20 (9.66%) Qt
13 19 (9.18%) HTML5
14 18 (8.70%) REST
15 17 (8.21%) ActiveX
15 17 (8.21%) DirectX
15 17 (8.21%) MFC
15 17 (8.21%) OpenGL
16 16 (7.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.90%) Reference Data
3 4 (1.93%) RIA
4 3 (1.45%) CMDB
4 3 (1.45%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.45%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.97%) Hedge funds
5 2 (0.97%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.97%) User Experience
6 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.48%) Clustering
6 1 (0.48%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.48%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 37 (17.87%) Windows
2 27 (13.04%) Linux
3 4 (1.93%) Android
3 4 (1.93%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.45%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.45%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.48%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.48%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (41.55%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (22.22%) MVC
3 35 (16.91%) Scrum
3 35 (16.91%) Software Engineering
4 31 (14.98%) TDD
5 23 (11.11%) DevOps
5 23 (11.11%) SDLC
6 21 (10.14%) Test Automation
7 20 (9.66%) Mathematics
8 18 (8.70%) Migration
9 17 (8.21%) Web Development
10 16 (7.73%) BDD
10 16 (7.73%) Unit Testing
11 15 (7.25%) OO
12 14 (6.76%) Microservices
13 13 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (6.28%) ETL
13 13 (6.28%) OOP
14 10 (4.83%) Analytics
14 10 (4.83%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 89 (43.00%) SQL
2 72 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 42 (20.29%) Java
4 33 (15.94%) C++
5 23 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 18 (8.70%) Python
7 17 (8.21%) GLSL
7 17 (8.21%) HLSL
8 16 (7.73%) T-SQL
9 9 (4.35%) PHP
10 8 (3.86%) VB.NET
11 7 (3.38%) C
12 6 (2.90%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.90%) Ruby
13 5 (2.42%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.93%) TypeScript
15 3 (1.45%) ES6
15 3 (1.45%) Groovy
15 3 (1.45%) Scala
16 2 (0.97%) Go
Qualifications
1 33 (15.94%) Security Cleared
2 29 (14.01%) Degree
2 29 (14.01%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.38%) MCSE
3 7 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.90%) MCSA
5 4 (1.93%) PhD
6 3 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.45%) DBS Check
6 3 (1.45%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.97%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.97%) ISEB
8 1 (0.48%) CCNA
8 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.48%) CISSP
8 1 (0.48%) Linux+ Certification
8 1 (0.48%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.48%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.93%) WCAG
2 3 (1.45%) QA
3 1 (0.48%) GxP
3 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (3.38%) Docker
2 6 (2.90%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.97%) Squid
3 2 (0.97%) vSphere
4 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.42%) Kibana
1 5 (2.42%) Terraform
2 4 (1.93%) Ansible
2 4 (1.93%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.45%) HAProxy
4 2 (0.97%) Puppet
5 1 (0.48%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.48%) Grafana
5 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.48%) Salt
5 1 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.48%) vMotion
5 1 (0.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 66 (31.88%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.21%) Oracle
3 9 (4.35%) Google
4 7 (3.38%) Nintex
5 5 (2.42%) Talend
5 5 (2.42%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.45%) New Relic
6 3 (1.45%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.45%) Sony
7 2 (0.97%) Databricks
7 2 (0.97%) Tableau
7 2 (0.97%) Telerik
7 2 (0.97%) VMware
8 1 (0.48%) Apple
8 1 (0.48%) Citrix
8 1 (0.48%) Coverity
8 1 (0.48%) PayPal
8 1 (0.48%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.48%) webMethods
8 1 (0.48%) WorldPay