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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 27 18
Rank change year-on-year +12 -9  
Contract jobs citing C# 198 148 227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 8.46% 5.83% 7.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.11% 16.70% 21.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 97 140
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 £34.25 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.78% -13.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.85 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £35.65 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.63 £37.50 £39.28
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.51%  

C# is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 938 886 1074
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 40.09% 34.88% 35.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 517 644
Median daily rate £410 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 69 59
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.70 £27.00 £20.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.78 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing C# as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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#
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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +11 70 £300 -20.00% 65
Hertfordshire +23 48 £375 +3.44% 53
Bedfordshire +4 30 £500 -14.89% 10
Suffolk +5 17 £420 -6.66% 18
Essex -22 17 £400 +14.28% 17
Norfolk -2 15 £375 +4.89% 8
C#
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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#.

1 269 (75.14%) .NET
2 144 (40.22%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (36.03%) SQL Server
3 129 (36.03%) SQL
4 120 (33.52%) JavaScript
5 104 (29.05%) ASP.NET
6 102 (28.49%) MVC
7 94 (26.26%) TDD
8 84 (23.46%) CSS
9 83 (23.18%) HTML
10 82 (22.91%) Microsoft
11 74 (20.67%) .NET Framework
12 57 (15.92%) AngularJS
13 56 (15.64%) E-Commerce
14 55 (15.36%) WCF
15 52 (14.53%) jQuery
16 51 (14.25%) XML
16 51 (14.25%) Windows
17 49 (13.69%) Team Foundation Server
18 48 (13.41%) Web Services
19 44 (12.29%) Visual Studio
19 44 (12.29%) ASP.NET Web API
20 43 (12.01%) Entity Framework
21 42 (11.73%) ASP.NET MVC
22 40 (11.17%) Git (software)
23 39 (10.89%) T-SQL
24 38 (10.61%) Finance
24 38 (10.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 36 (10.06%) Java
26 35 (9.78%) C++

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 22 (6.15%) SharePoint
2 17 (4.75%) CMS
2 17 (4.75%) IIS
3 8 (2.23%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (2.23%) Umbraco
4 7 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (1.40%) Apache
5 5 (1.40%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.12%) Confluence
7 3 (0.84%) Drupal
7 3 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.84%) WordPress
8 2 (0.56%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (1.96%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.28%) CATIA
3 1 (0.28%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 23 (6.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.40%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.84%) Magento
4 3 (0.84%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.28%) Epicor Vantage
5 1 (0.28%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (4.47%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.40%) Office 365
4 4 (1.12%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (1.12%) SaaS
5 3 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (0.84%) BrowserStack
5 3 (0.84%) GitHub
6 2 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.56%) Route 53
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon CloudSearch
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.28%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.79%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.23%) SSL
3 7 (1.96%) Internet
4 5 (1.40%) Firewall
5 4 (1.12%) VoIP
5 4 (1.12%) Wireshark
6 3 (0.84%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.84%) Intranet
7 2 (0.56%) DNS
7 2 (0.56%) HTTP
7 2 (0.56%) IMAP
7 2 (0.56%) SMTP
7 2 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.28%) AMQP
8 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.28%) NFC
8 1 (0.28%) RS-232
8 1 (0.28%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (36.03%) SQL Server
2 38 (10.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (7.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (4.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (3.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (3.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (2.79%) MySQL
7 10 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (2.23%) QlikView
9 7 (1.96%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.40%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (1.40%) OLAP
11 5 (1.40%) OLTP
11 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (1.40%) Sybase ASE
12 4 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (1.12%) Relational Database
13 3 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.84%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 49 (13.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 44 (12.29%) Visual Studio
3 40 (11.17%) Git (software)
4 18 (5.03%) JIRA
5 17 (4.75%) Jenkins
5 17 (4.75%) SpecFlow
6 15 (4.19%) NUnit
7 13 (3.63%) Subversion
8 12 (3.35%) Selenium
9 11 (3.07%) TeamCity
10 9 (2.51%) Moq
11 7 (1.96%) Appium
11 7 (1.96%) MSTest
12 6 (1.68%) Cucumber
13 5 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (1.40%) Calabash
13 5 (1.40%) JMeter
13 5 (1.40%) JUnit
13 5 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
14 3 (0.84%) Eclipse
General
1 38 (10.61%) Finance
2 10 (2.79%) Banking
3 9 (2.51%) Retail
4 6 (1.68%) Aerospace
5 5 (1.40%) Advertising
5 5 (1.40%) Electronics
5 5 (1.40%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.12%) Military
7 3 (0.84%) Automotive
7 3 (0.84%) Billing
7 3 (0.84%) Interactive Media
8 2 (0.56%) Marketing
9 1 (0.28%) Law
9 1 (0.28%) Legal
9 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 252 (70.39%) Developer
2 128 (35.75%) .NET Developer
3 88 (24.58%) C# Developer
4 60 (16.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (8.38%) ASP.NET Developer
6 29 (8.10%) Full Stack Developer
7 25 (6.98%) SQL Developer
8 20 (5.59%) CRM Developer
8 20 (5.59%) Software Engineer
9 19 (5.31%) Software Developer
10 16 (4.47%) Senior Developer
11 14 (3.91%) Architect
11 14 (3.91%) Designer
11 14 (3.91%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 14 (3.91%) Senior Designer
12 13 (3.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 13 (3.63%) Consultant
12 13 (3.63%) Node.js Developer
12 13 (3.63%) Test Engineer
12 13 (3.63%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (75.14%) .NET
2 104 (29.05%) ASP.NET
3 84 (23.46%) CSS
4 83 (23.18%) HTML
5 74 (20.67%) .NET Framework
6 57 (15.92%) AngularJS
7 55 (15.36%) WCF
8 52 (14.53%) jQuery
9 51 (14.25%) XML
10 48 (13.41%) Web Services
11 44 (12.29%) ASP.NET Web API
12 43 (12.01%) Entity Framework
13 42 (11.73%) ASP.NET MVC
14 35 (9.78%) REST
14 35 (9.78%) RESTful
15 32 (8.94%) HTML5
16 31 (8.66%) WPF
17 28 (7.82%) CSS3
18 26 (7.26%) JSON
18 26 (7.26%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (3.91%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.07%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.79%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.68%) NHS
6 5 (1.40%) Clustering
6 5 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.84%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.84%) Reference Data
7 3 (0.84%) SCADA
7 3 (0.84%) User Experience
8 2 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.56%) Life Science
8 2 (0.56%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.56%) Tandem
8 2 (0.56%) W3C
9 1 (0.28%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.28%) CMDB
9 1 (0.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.28%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 51 (14.25%) Windows
2 20 (5.59%) Linux
3 13 (3.63%) Android
3 13 (3.63%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.23%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.56%) MVS
6 1 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.28%) ThreadX
6 1 (0.28%) Unix
6 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (40.22%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (28.49%) MVC
3 94 (26.26%) TDD
4 56 (15.64%) E-Commerce
5 33 (9.22%) Software Engineering
6 32 (8.94%) Test Automation
7 31 (8.66%) Scrum
8 26 (7.26%) BDD
8 26 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (6.98%) CRM
9 25 (6.98%) SDLC
10 23 (6.42%) Microservices
11 22 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (6.15%) SOA
11 22 (6.15%) User Stories
12 20 (5.59%) Web Development
13 18 (5.03%) OO
14 17 (4.75%) DevOps
14 17 (4.75%) Performance Tuning
14 17 (4.75%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 129 (36.03%) SQL
2 120 (33.52%) JavaScript
3 39 (10.89%) T-SQL
4 36 (10.06%) Java
5 35 (9.78%) C++
6 27 (7.54%) Python
7 17 (4.75%) VB.NET
8 15 (4.19%) C
9 13 (3.63%) Perl
10 12 (3.35%) VB
11 11 (3.07%) Ruby
11 11 (3.07%) VBScript
12 10 (2.79%) PowerShell
13 9 (2.51%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.40%) Objective-C
14 5 (1.40%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.12%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.84%) Embedded C
17 2 (0.56%) PHP
17 2 (0.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (4.75%) Degree
2 15 (4.19%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.79%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.40%) RHCE
5 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.84%) ISEB
6 3 (0.84%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.28%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.28%) MCP
8 1 (0.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.87%) QA
2 3 (0.84%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.84%) IFRS
2 3 (0.84%) IFRS 9
3 2 (0.56%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.28%) MiFID
4 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (1.68%) Docker
2 2 (0.56%) Firmware
3 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.96%) Puppet
1 7 (1.96%) Salt
2 5 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.84%) Ansible
4 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 82 (22.91%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.63%) Xamarin
3 10 (2.79%) Oracle
4 9 (2.51%) Sitecore
5 8 (2.23%) Telerik
6 5 (1.40%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.40%) Google
6 5 (1.40%) Sybase
7 4 (1.12%) IBM
8 3 (0.84%) JD Edwards
8 3 (0.84%) MuleSoft
8 3 (0.84%) Talend
8 3 (0.84%) webMethods
9 2 (0.56%) Apple
9 2 (0.56%) hybris
9 2 (0.56%) Nintex
9 2 (0.56%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.56%) SAP
10 1 (0.28%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.28%) Genesys
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