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 3 months to 24 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#
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 24 19
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5  
Contract jobs citing C# 3209 3337 3750
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 7.56% 6.76% 7.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.03% 17.29% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2347 2458 2713
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +2.85% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 50 50
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% -3.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.75 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.70 £46.25 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.96%  

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 England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 17797 19305 19561
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.91% 39.10% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12243 13462 13266
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 413 395
Median hourly rate £41.75 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.33% +1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £15.95 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £51.10 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 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
London +4 1627 £500 +7.52% 668
South East -6 460 £375 - 390
South West +8 266 £375 +7.14% 149
North West +11 196 £340 +0.74% 225
East of England +11 194 £375 -3.84% 181
Yorkshire +5 150 £330 -2.94% 138
East Midlands -2 138 £325 -7.14% 119
West Midlands +1 126 £338 -3.57% 142
North East +63 44 £340 +3.03% 17
Midlands -1 4 - - 263
C#
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for C#.

1 4561 (71.41%) .NET
2 2600 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
3 2333 (36.53%) SQL Server
4 2244 (35.13%) SQL
5 2212 (34.63%) JavaScript
6 2119 (33.18%) MVC
7 2076 (32.50%) ASP.NET
8 1705 (26.69%) HTML
9 1486 (23.27%) CSS
10 1450 (22.70%) Microsoft
11 1430 (22.39%) TDD
12 1283 (20.09%) Finance
13 1281 (20.06%) AngularJS
14 991 (15.52%) Java
15 974 (15.25%) ASP.NET MVC
16 949 (14.86%) .NET Framework
17 914 (14.31%) Scrum
18 871 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
19 870 (13.62%) jQuery
20 793 (12.42%) Test Automation
21 783 (12.26%) Windows
22 773 (12.10%) HTML5
23 771 (12.07%) Web Services
24 722 (11.30%) WPF
25 713 (11.16%) Continuous Integration
26 701 (10.98%) WCF
27 686 (10.74%) Banking
28 683 (10.69%) Team Foundation Server
29 669 (10.47%) Microsoft Azure
30 634 (9.93%) Visual Studio

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
1 319 (4.99%) SharePoint
2 302 (4.73%) CMS
3 215 (3.37%) IIS
4 120 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
5 117 (1.83%) Confluence
6 113 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
7 109 (1.71%) Sitecore CMS
7 109 (1.71%) Umbraco
8 91 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
9 90 (1.41%) EPiServer
10 82 (1.28%) NServiceBus
11 77 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
12 65 (1.02%) Apache
13 51 (0.80%) Tomcat
14 34 (0.53%) JBoss
15 33 (0.52%) WebLogic
16 30 (0.47%) WebSphere
17 27 (0.42%) Apache Spark
18 24 (0.38%) nginx
19 19 (0.30%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 174 (2.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 80 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
3 32 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
4 16 (0.25%) Photoshop
5 9 (0.14%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.11%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.094%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 5 (0.078%) 3ds Max
9 3 (0.047%) Microsoft Project
9 3 (0.047%) SPSS
10 2 (0.031%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.031%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.031%) Maya
10 2 (0.031%) SmartSuite
11 1 (0.016%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.016%) CATIA
11 1 (0.016%) GIMP
11 1 (0.016%) Mingle
11 1 (0.016%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 278 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 47 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 45 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 42 (0.66%) ION MarketView
5 16 (0.25%) RMDS
6 12 (0.19%) Endur
7 8 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.094%) Payment Gateway
9 5 (0.078%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (0.078%) Sage 50
10 4 (0.063%) Magento
10 4 (0.063%) Murex MxG2000
11 3 (0.047%) Front Arena
11 3 (0.047%) Markit EDM
11 3 (0.047%) Oracle ERP
11 3 (0.047%) Summit
11 3 (0.047%) SunGard GMI
11 3 (0.047%) SunGard Martini
12 2 (0.031%) Kondor
12 2 (0.031%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 669 (10.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 370 (5.79%) Amazon AWS
3 73 (1.14%) GitHub
4 68 (1.06%) Office 365
5 61 (0.96%) SaaS
6 53 (0.83%) PaaS
7 47 (0.74%) IaaS
8 44 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
9 34 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
10 32 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
11 25 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
11 25 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
12 22 (0.34%) Google Analytics
13 15 (0.23%) Amazon S3
14 14 (0.22%) Yammer
15 10 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
15 10 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
16 9 (0.14%) Azure Data Factory
17 7 (0.11%) Amazon Kinesis
17 7 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 154 (2.41%) HTTP
2 85 (1.33%) TCP/IP
3 68 (1.06%) Internet
4 42 (0.66%) SSL
5 37 (0.58%) Intranet
6 34 (0.53%) Firewall
7 32 (0.50%) DNS
8 16 (0.25%) AMQP
9 15 (0.23%) Ethernet
10 14 (0.22%) LDAP
11 13 (0.20%) Kerberos
12 12 (0.19%) SAN
13 11 (0.17%) Wireshark
13 11 (0.17%) X.509
14 10 (0.16%) FTP
14 10 (0.16%) LAN
14 10 (0.16%) Link 16
15 9 (0.14%) Bluetooth
15 9 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
16 8 (0.13%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2333 (36.53%) SQL Server
2 359 (5.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 346 (5.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 331 (5.18%) NoSQL
5 300 (4.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 271 (4.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 254 (3.98%) Relational Database
8 244 (3.82%) MongoDB
9 132 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 115 (1.80%) Big Data
11 111 (1.74%) MySQL
12 95 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
13 92 (1.44%) Oracle Database
14 85 (1.33%) Hadoop
14 85 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
15 84 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
16 70 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
17 63 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
17 63 (0.99%) Redis
18 50 (0.78%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 683 (10.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 634 (9.93%) Visual Studio
3 578 (9.05%) Git (software)
4 380 (5.95%) Selenium
5 305 (4.78%) JIRA
6 283 (4.43%) TeamCity
7 266 (4.16%) NUnit
8 263 (4.12%) SpecFlow
9 262 (4.10%) Jenkins
10 216 (3.38%) Subversion
11 187 (2.93%) Octopus Deploy
12 150 (2.35%) JUnit
13 148 (2.32%) Cucumber
14 131 (2.05%) WebDriver
15 112 (1.75%) Moq
16 91 (1.42%) MSTest
17 86 (1.35%) gulp
18 70 (1.10%) Grunt
19 66 (1.03%) MSBuild
20 58 (0.91%) Eclipse
General
1 1283 (20.09%) Finance
2 686 (10.74%) Banking
3 507 (7.94%) Front Office
4 285 (4.46%) Investment Banking
5 163 (2.55%) Retail
6 128 (2.00%) Advertising
7 121 (1.89%) Marketing
8 97 (1.52%) Manufacturing
9 86 (1.35%) Back Office
10 78 (1.22%) Telecoms
11 71 (1.11%) Games
12 62 (0.97%) Electronics
13 60 (0.94%) Financial Institution
14 40 (0.63%) Legal
15 38 (0.59%) Law
16 36 (0.56%) Automotive
17 24 (0.38%) Publishing
18 21 (0.33%) Military
19 18 (0.28%) Aerospace
20 12 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5010 (78.44%) Developer
2 2309 (36.15%) .NET Developer
3 2270 (35.54%) C# Developer
4 1289 (20.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 496 (7.77%) SQL Developer
6 484 (7.58%) Senior Developer
7 478 (7.48%) ASP.NET Developer
8 384 (6.01%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 378 (5.92%) Full Stack Developer
10 371 (5.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 329 (5.15%) Software Developer
12 319 (4.99%) Angular Developer
13 308 (4.82%) WPF Developer
14 267 (4.18%) Analyst
15 250 (3.91%) C# WPF Developer
16 249 (3.90%) Senior C# Developer
17 246 (3.85%) Java Developer
18 237 (3.71%) JavaScript Developer
18 237 (3.71%) Senior .NET Developer
19 201 (3.15%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4561 (71.41%) .NET
2 2076 (32.50%) ASP.NET
3 1705 (26.69%) HTML
4 1486 (23.27%) CSS
5 1281 (20.06%) AngularJS
6 974 (15.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 949 (14.86%) .NET Framework
8 871 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
9 870 (13.62%) jQuery
10 773 (12.10%) HTML5
11 771 (12.07%) Web Services
12 722 (11.30%) WPF
13 701 (10.98%) WCF
14 581 (9.10%) Entity Framework
15 544 (8.52%) XML
16 527 (8.25%) REST
17 389 (6.09%) CSS3
18 377 (5.90%) RESTful
19 358 (5.61%) Ajax
20 347 (5.43%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 442 (6.92%) Greenfield Project
2 386 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
3 285 (4.46%) Fixed Income
4 248 (3.88%) Computer Science
5 229 (3.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 213 (3.33%) Derivative
7 199 (3.12%) User Experience
8 173 (2.71%) Mobile App
9 160 (2.51%) Equities
10 121 (1.89%) Algorithms
11 105 (1.64%) Fintech
12 85 (1.33%) Hedge funds
13 83 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
14 64 (1.00%) Market Risk
15 56 (0.88%) Data Structures
15 56 (0.88%) N-Tier
16 49 (0.77%) Client/Server
17 48 (0.75%) Equity Derivative
18 45 (0.70%) Virtual Team
19 44 (0.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 783 (12.26%) Windows
2 337 (5.28%) Linux
3 149 (2.33%) Unix
4 121 (1.89%) Windows Server
5 119 (1.86%) Android
6 116 (1.82%) Apple iOS
7 36 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (0.53%) Ubuntu
9 28 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (0.33%) CentOS
11 20 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (0.20%) Windows 7
13 12 (0.19%) Solaris
14 10 (0.16%) Mac OS
14 10 (0.16%) Windows 10
15 8 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (0.094%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.094%) Windows Embedded Compact
17 5 (0.078%) Embedded Linux
17 5 (0.078%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2600 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
2 2119 (33.18%) MVC
3 1430 (22.39%) TDD
4 914 (14.31%) Scrum
5 793 (12.42%) Test Automation
6 713 (11.16%) Continuous Integration
7 610 (9.55%) BDD
8 588 (9.21%) OO
9 546 (8.55%) Software Engineering
10 514 (8.05%) Web Development
11 496 (7.77%) Unit Testing
12 454 (7.11%) DevOps
13 408 (6.39%) SDLC
14 363 (5.68%) Multithreading
15 341 (5.34%) E-Commerce
16 335 (5.25%) CRM
17 326 (5.10%) SOLID
18 324 (5.07%) MVVM
19 284 (4.45%) Microservices
20 277 (4.34%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2244 (35.13%) SQL
2 2212 (34.63%) JavaScript
3 991 (15.52%) Java
4 582 (9.11%) C++
5 515 (8.06%) T-SQL
6 509 (7.97%) Python
7 343 (5.37%) VB.NET
8 273 (4.27%) PowerShell
9 266 (4.16%) Ruby
10 250 (3.91%) VB
11 218 (3.41%) Scala
12 211 (3.30%) TypeScript
13 182 (2.85%) C
14 177 (2.77%) VBA
15 105 (1.64%) Perl
16 95 (1.49%) Shell Script
17 86 (1.35%) PL/SQL
18 74 (1.16%) PHP
19 71 (1.11%) XAML
20 54 (0.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 344 (5.39%) Degree
2 291 (4.56%) Security Cleared
3 173 (2.71%) SC Cleared
4 117 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 67 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 49 (0.77%) ISTQB
7 41 (0.64%) DV Cleared
8 40 (0.63%) ISEB
8 40 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
9 20 (0.31%) PhD
10 19 (0.30%) MCP
11 17 (0.27%) MBA
12 12 (0.19%) Master's Degree
13 11 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
13 11 (0.17%) CFA
14 10 (0.16%) AWS Certification
14 10 (0.16%) HNC
14 10 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 10 (0.16%) MCTS
15 9 (0.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 287 (4.49%) QA
2 38 (0.59%) MiFID
3 12 (0.19%) WCAG
4 10 (0.16%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.16%) MIL-STD-1553
5 9 (0.14%) IEC 62304
5 9 (0.14%) SLA
6 7 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
6 7 (0.11%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.094%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.078%) Basel III
8 5 (0.078%) COBIT
8 5 (0.078%) EMIR
8 5 (0.078%) IFRS
8 5 (0.078%) IFRS 9
8 5 (0.078%) ISO 14001
9 4 (0.063%) JSP 440
9 4 (0.063%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.047%) HL7
System Software
1 115 (1.80%) Docker
2 76 (1.19%) Active Directory
3 23 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (0.27%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.16%) Firmware
6 8 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.11%) vSphere
8 6 (0.094%) Platform Symphony
9 5 (0.078%) UAG
10 4 (0.063%) LXC
10 4 (0.063%) XenApp
11 3 (0.047%) HDFS
11 3 (0.047%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.047%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.047%) XenServer
12 2 (0.031%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.031%) Samba
12 2 (0.031%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.031%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.016%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 86 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
2 71 (1.11%) Puppet
3 51 (0.80%) Ansible
4 34 (0.53%) Kibana
5 18 (0.28%) Grafana
6 16 (0.25%) HP Fortify
6 16 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
7 14 (0.22%) Kubernetes
8 11 (0.17%) WMI
9 10 (0.16%) Control-M
9 10 (0.16%) Nagios
9 10 (0.16%) Salt
10 9 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
11 8 (0.13%) Microsoft Clustering
12 7 (0.11%) Terraform
13 6 (0.094%) logstash
13 6 (0.094%) PowerCLI
13 6 (0.094%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 5 (0.078%) SCCM
14 5 (0.078%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1450 (22.70%) Microsoft
2 473 (7.41%) Oracle
3 221 (3.46%) Sitecore
4 139 (2.18%) Google
5 124 (1.94%) Xamarin
6 96 (1.50%) Sybase
7 93 (1.46%) SAP
8 75 (1.17%) TIBCO
9 63 (0.99%) Telerik
10 60 (0.94%) ION Trading
11 50 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
12 49 (0.77%) HP
13 44 (0.69%) DevExpress
14 40 (0.63%) Bloomberg
15 34 (0.53%) IBM
16 33 (0.52%) Reuters
17 31 (0.49%) Infragistics
18 30 (0.47%) Adobe
19 27 (0.42%) Red Hat
20 26 (0.41%) Syncfusion
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Rate: £market
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £330 - £370 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
ESA Group
Rate: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ventnor, Isle of Wight
IT Retail People Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Good rates and Opportunity
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: £375 per day (circa)
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cititec
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, Surrey
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Rate: £325 - £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + Finance
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Pro rata 6 month fixed term
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £340 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Reed Technology
Rate: 25 days holiday + bank holidays
Posted: 5 days ago