Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 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#
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 22 21
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 7241 6963 7805
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.63% 7.16% 7.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.07% 17.68% 19.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5533 5050 5771
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £281
90th Percentile £638 £588 £606
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 118 154
England median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25.00 £18.85 £26.14
90th Percentile £51.88 £47.83 £52.17
UK 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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 40061 39387 40208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.24% 40.48% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 28242 27279 27548
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £275
90th Percentile £638 £594 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 756 814 952
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +22.79%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.52 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +20.81%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing C# as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for C# in England

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C# in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in England

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in England

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in England

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C# in England

C#
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 21 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
London +8 3921 £500 +11.11% 723
South East -2 1087 £375 - 409
North of England -2 753 £350 - 437
Midlands 0 652 £375 +7.14% 274
South West +1 494 £370 +5.71% 171
North West -1 420 £370 +5.57% 228
East of England -5 352 £363 -3.33% 197
West Midlands 0 348 £375 +7.14% 127
East Midlands -5 297 £363 +3.57% 144
Yorkshire -13 262 £340 - 179
North East +15 75 £370 +5.71% 30
C#
UK

For the 6 months to 21 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 England region with a requirement for C#.

1 5026 (69.41%) .NET
2 3113 (42.99%) Agile Software Development
3 2675 (36.94%) SQL Server
4 2602 (35.93%) SQL
5 2389 (32.99%) JavaScript
6 2303 (31.80%) MVC
7 2200 (30.38%) ASP.NET
8 1839 (25.40%) HTML
9 1665 (22.99%) TDD
10 1605 (22.17%) Microsoft
11 1589 (21.94%) AngularJS
12 1552 (21.43%) Finance
13 1540 (21.27%) CSS
14 1242 (17.15%) ASP.NET Web API
15 1183 (16.34%) ASP.NET MVC
16 1141 (15.76%) Java
17 1060 (14.64%) Scrum
18 1027 (14.18%) Microsoft Azure
19 1020 (14.09%) .NET Framework
20 888 (12.26%) WCF
21 887 (12.25%) Web Services
22 877 (12.11%) Banking
23 849 (11.72%) jQuery
24 845 (11.67%) Test Automation
25 834 (11.52%) Continuous Integration
26 824 (11.38%) BDD
27 776 (10.72%) Windows
28 764 (10.55%) WPF
29 738 (10.19%) Front Office
30 734 (10.14%) HTML5

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 299 (4.13%) CMS
2 296 (4.09%) SharePoint
3 216 (2.98%) IIS
4 199 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
5 124 (1.71%) Umbraco
6 116 (1.60%) Confluence
7 109 (1.51%) Sitecore CMS
8 106 (1.46%) NServiceBus
9 85 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
10 70 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
11 53 (0.73%) EPiServer
11 53 (0.73%) Tomcat
12 51 (0.70%) Apache Spark
13 45 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
14 43 (0.59%) Apache
15 38 (0.52%) Apache Solr
16 33 (0.46%) Kentico
17 26 (0.36%) JBoss
18 23 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 21 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 258 (3.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 52 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
3 42 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
4 25 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (0.22%) InfoPath
6 15 (0.21%) MS Visio
7 12 (0.17%) Chatbot
8 10 (0.14%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.097%) SmartSuite
10 4 (0.055%) Simulink
11 3 (0.041%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.041%) Autodesk Inventor
11 3 (0.041%) Microsoft Project
11 3 (0.041%) MicroStation
11 3 (0.041%) SOLIDWORKS
12 2 (0.028%) 3ds Max
12 2 (0.028%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.028%) Maya
12 2 (0.028%) SPSS
13 1 (0.014%) Stata
Business Applications
1 261 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
3 23 (0.32%) ION MarketView
4 18 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 15 (0.21%) Markit EDM
6 13 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
7 11 (0.15%) Endur
7 11 (0.15%) RMDS
7 11 (0.15%) SimCorp Dimension
8 9 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
9 7 (0.097%) SunGard GMI
10 6 (0.083%) SessionCam
10 6 (0.083%) Visualfiles
11 4 (0.055%) Oracle EBS
11 4 (0.055%) SDL Web 8
11 4 (0.055%) Summit
12 3 (0.041%) BondVision
12 3 (0.041%) MetaTrader
12 3 (0.041%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
12 3 (0.041%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 1027 (14.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 503 (6.95%) Amazon AWS
3 86 (1.19%) GitHub
4 77 (1.06%) PaaS
5 69 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
5 69 (0.95%) SaaS
6 67 (0.93%) Office 365
7 62 (0.86%) IaaS
8 55 (0.76%) Serverless
9 50 (0.69%) npm
10 49 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
11 30 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
12 25 (0.35%) Google Analytics
12 25 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
13 24 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
14 22 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
15 18 (0.25%) Yarn
16 15 (0.21%) Firebase
17 10 (0.14%) Amazon S3
17 10 (0.14%) Dialogflow
Communications & Networking
1 101 (1.39%) HTTP
2 72 (0.99%) TCP/IP
3 58 (0.80%) Internet
4 49 (0.68%) Intranet
5 39 (0.54%) DNS
6 29 (0.40%) Network Security
7 27 (0.37%) LDAP
7 27 (0.37%) SMS
8 26 (0.36%) SSL
9 23 (0.32%) Firewall
10 17 (0.23%) AMQP
11 16 (0.22%) Skype
11 16 (0.22%) SMTP
12 14 (0.19%) CTI
13 13 (0.18%) Ethernet
14 12 (0.17%) FTP
15 10 (0.14%) Kerberos
16 8 (0.11%) Bluetooth
16 8 (0.11%) Wireshark
17 7 (0.097%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2675 (36.94%) SQL Server
2 501 (6.92%) NoSQL
3 383 (5.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 352 (4.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 322 (4.45%) MongoDB
6 276 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 272 (3.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 269 (3.71%) Relational Database
9 141 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
10 137 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 132 (1.82%) Oracle Database
12 129 (1.78%) SQL Server 2014
12 129 (1.78%) SQL Server 2016
13 122 (1.68%) Big Data
14 121 (1.67%) MySQL
15 92 (1.27%) Hadoop
16 84 (1.16%) Power BI
17 77 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
18 71 (0.98%) RDBMS
19 56 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 728 (10.05%) Git (software)
2 695 (9.60%) Visual Studio
3 590 (8.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 450 (6.21%) Selenium
5 412 (5.69%) TeamCity
6 323 (4.46%) NUnit
7 312 (4.31%) JIRA
8 308 (4.25%) SpecFlow
9 286 (3.95%) Jenkins
10 264 (3.65%) Subversion
11 241 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
12 183 (2.53%) Cucumber
13 149 (2.06%) WebDriver
14 122 (1.68%) Moq
15 103 (1.42%) Visual Studio Team System
16 95 (1.31%) JUnit
16 95 (1.31%) MSTest
17 92 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 84 (1.16%) MSBuild
19 77 (1.06%) SoapUI
General
1 1552 (21.43%) Finance
2 877 (12.11%) Banking
3 738 (10.19%) Front Office
4 396 (5.47%) Investment Banking
5 222 (3.07%) Retail
6 146 (2.02%) Marketing
7 112 (1.55%) Advertising
8 108 (1.49%) Financial Institution
9 104 (1.44%) Manufacturing
10 100 (1.38%) Law
11 98 (1.35%) Back Office
12 96 (1.33%) Telecoms
13 86 (1.19%) Games
14 69 (0.95%) Electronics
15 64 (0.88%) Legal
16 36 (0.50%) Automotive
17 22 (0.30%) Publishing
18 18 (0.25%) Aerospace
18 18 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
19 13 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5679 (78.43%) Developer
2 2690 (37.15%) C# Developer
3 2376 (32.81%) .NET Developer
4 1303 (17.99%) C# .NET Developer
5 615 (8.49%) Senior Developer
6 599 (8.27%) SQL Developer
7 554 (7.65%) Full Stack Developer
8 497 (6.86%) ASP.NET Developer
9 420 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 416 (5.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 398 (5.50%) Angular Developer
12 330 (4.56%) Analyst
13 311 (4.29%) JavaScript Developer
14 288 (3.98%) Software Developer
15 285 (3.94%) WPF Developer
16 280 (3.87%) Senior .NET Developer
17 277 (3.83%) Senior C# Developer
18 241 (3.33%) C# WPF Developer
19 236 (3.26%) Agile Developer
20 229 (3.16%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5026 (69.41%) .NET
2 2200 (30.38%) ASP.NET
3 1839 (25.40%) HTML
4 1589 (21.94%) AngularJS
5 1540 (21.27%) CSS
6 1242 (17.15%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1183 (16.34%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1020 (14.09%) .NET Framework
9 888 (12.26%) WCF
10 887 (12.25%) Web Services
11 849 (11.72%) jQuery
12 764 (10.55%) WPF
13 734 (10.14%) HTML5
14 618 (8.53%) REST
15 585 (8.08%) Entity Framework
16 575 (7.94%) XML
17 516 (7.13%) RESTful
18 461 (6.37%) Node.js
19 448 (6.19%) React
20 367 (5.07%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 551 (7.61%) Greenfield Project
2 410 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 369 (5.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 351 (4.85%) Computer Science
5 308 (4.25%) Fixed Income
6 293 (4.05%) Derivative
7 199 (2.75%) Mobile App
8 182 (2.51%) User Experience
9 163 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
10 155 (2.14%) Equities
11 144 (1.99%) Fintech
12 119 (1.64%) Algorithms
13 117 (1.62%) Market Risk
14 116 (1.60%) N-Tier
15 115 (1.59%) Hedge funds
16 100 (1.38%) Credit Risk
17 85 (1.17%) Data Structures
18 53 (0.73%) Client/Server
19 49 (0.68%) Public Cloud
20 32 (0.44%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 776 (10.72%) Windows
2 309 (4.27%) Linux
3 155 (2.14%) Unix
4 144 (1.99%) Android
5 123 (1.70%) Apple iOS
6 116 (1.60%) Windows Server
7 38 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (0.47%) Windows 7
9 30 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 27 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 27 (0.37%) Windows 10
11 13 (0.18%) CentOS
11 13 (0.18%) Solaris
12 10 (0.14%) Ubuntu
12 10 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (0.069%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.069%) SUSE
14 4 (0.055%) AIX
14 4 (0.055%) MVS
14 4 (0.055%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3113 (42.99%) Agile Software Development
2 2303 (31.80%) MVC
3 1665 (22.99%) TDD
4 1060 (14.64%) Scrum
5 845 (11.67%) Test Automation
6 834 (11.52%) Continuous Integration
7 824 (11.38%) BDD
8 670 (9.25%) Web Development
9 651 (8.99%) OO
10 617 (8.52%) Software Engineering
11 577 (7.97%) Unit Testing
12 511 (7.06%) DevOps
13 458 (6.33%) SDLC
14 449 (6.20%) SOLID
15 421 (5.81%) E-Commerce
16 377 (5.21%) Microservices
17 332 (4.59%) Front End Development
17 332 (4.59%) MVVM
18 327 (4.52%) Multithreading
19 326 (4.50%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2602 (35.93%) SQL
2 2389 (32.99%) JavaScript
3 1141 (15.76%) Java
4 671 (9.27%) C++
5 636 (8.78%) Python
6 604 (8.34%) T-SQL
7 342 (4.72%) VB.NET
8 324 (4.47%) PowerShell
9 309 (4.27%) TypeScript
10 213 (2.94%) VBA
11 192 (2.65%) VB
12 182 (2.51%) Ruby
13 134 (1.85%) C
14 132 (1.82%) Scala
15 116 (1.60%) PL/SQL
16 102 (1.41%) Perl
17 101 (1.39%) PHP
18 79 (1.09%) Bash Shell
19 66 (0.91%) Shell Script
20 63 (0.87%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 460 (6.35%) Degree
2 189 (2.61%) Security Cleared
3 166 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 115 (1.59%) SC Cleared
5 52 (0.72%) ISTQB
6 51 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 42 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
8 39 (0.54%) ISEB
9 30 (0.41%) PhD
10 24 (0.33%) DV Cleared
11 19 (0.26%) Master's Degree
12 16 (0.22%) MCSE
13 15 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
14 10 (0.14%) MCP
15 7 (0.097%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 7 (0.097%) PMP
16 5 (0.069%) CFA
16 5 (0.069%) MCSA
16 5 (0.069%) MCSD
17 4 (0.055%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 344 (4.75%) QA
2 68 (0.94%) MiFID
3 25 (0.35%) Data Quality
4 20 (0.28%) SLA
5 15 (0.21%) HL7
6 14 (0.19%) EMIR
7 13 (0.18%) WCAG
8 10 (0.14%) PCI DSS
9 8 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 7 (0.097%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.069%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.055%) Basel III
12 4 (0.055%) Disclosure Scotland
12 4 (0.055%) MIL-STD-1553
12 4 (0.055%) MISRA
12 4 (0.055%) UCITS
13 3 (0.041%) IEC 62304
13 3 (0.041%) IFRS
13 3 (0.041%) IFRS 9
13 3 (0.041%) PMO
System Software
1 240 (3.31%) Docker
2 132 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 25 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
4 17 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.12%) vCloud
6 8 (0.11%) Apache Flume
6 8 (0.11%) Brightmail
7 6 (0.083%) HDFS
7 6 (0.083%) vSphere
8 5 (0.069%) Firmware
8 5 (0.069%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.041%) Cronacle
9 3 (0.041%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.041%) LXC
9 3 (0.041%) UAG
9 3 (0.041%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.041%) XenApp
9 3 (0.041%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.028%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.014%) NFS
Systems Management
1 110 (1.52%) Ansible
2 101 (1.39%) Puppet
3 82 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
4 41 (0.57%) Kubernetes
5 22 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
6 17 (0.23%) Terraform
7 16 (0.22%) Nagios
8 15 (0.21%) Rancher
9 14 (0.19%) Kibana
10 12 (0.17%) Control-M
10 12 (0.17%) NetBackup
10 12 (0.17%) ZABBIX
11 11 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 9 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
13 7 (0.097%) HP Fortify
13 7 (0.097%) RSA Archer
14 6 (0.083%) CA Service Virtualization
14 6 (0.083%) CA Single Sign-On
14 6 (0.083%) Grafana
14 6 (0.083%) Salt
Vendors
1 1605 (22.17%) Microsoft
2 584 (8.07%) Oracle
3 245 (3.38%) Sitecore
4 148 (2.04%) Xamarin
5 100 (1.38%) Google
6 83 (1.15%) Sybase
6 83 (1.15%) TIBCO
7 78 (1.08%) DevExpress
8 74 (1.02%) SAP
9 64 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
10 48 (0.66%) Telerik
11 47 (0.65%) Apigee
12 38 (0.52%) HP
13 37 (0.51%) Atlassian
14 33 (0.46%) Bloomberg
14 33 (0.46%) ION Trading
15 31 (0.43%) Splunk
16 30 (0.41%) Tableau
17 27 (0.37%) IBM
18 25 (0.35%) VMware