Period
to 26 October 2020

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 26 October 2020 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
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 27 17 12
Rank change year-on-year -10 -5 +6
Contract jobs citing C# 1,669 6,070 8,254
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 6.05% 7.89% 8.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.12% 18.66% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,335 4,737 6,453
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £631 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 78 96
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +8.24% -1.16%
10th Percentile £22.70 £33.88 £23.38
90th Percentile £57.50 £56.25 £54.38
UK median hourly rate £44.25 £44.26 £42.50
% change year-on-year -0.02% +4.14% -1.16%

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 11,821 32,538 42,560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.82% 42.28% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,891 22,799 30,258
Median daily rate £488 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £310 £325 £319
90th Percentile £690 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 615 647
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.50 £42.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.35% +5.29% +5.66%
10th Percentile £12.75 £18.95 £17.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £55.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £41.85
% change year-on-year -20.45% +5.15% +4.61%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for C# in England

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing C# in England.

Daily rate trend for C# in England

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing C# in England over the 6 months to 26 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for C# in England

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing C# in England.

Hourly rate trend for C# in England

C#
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing C# in England over the 6 months to 26 October 2020.

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 26 October 2020. 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 -10 981 £550 +7.32% 528
South East -15 202 £450 +5.88% 354
North of England -27 152 £375 -3.23% 461
Midlands -16 120 £375 -6.25% 253
South West -21 98 £420 -1.18% 190
North West -17 97 £375 -3.23% 287
West Midlands -9 86 £375 -9.91% 121
East of England -3 73 £450 +5.88% 153
Yorkshire -29 42 £363 -4.61% 134
East Midlands -21 34 £360 -10.00% 130
North East -16 13 £375 -7.69% 40
C#
UK

For the 6 months to 26 October 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for C#.

1 1,125 (67.41%) .NET
2 634 (37.99%) Agile Software Development
3 589 (35.29%) Azure
4 575 (34.45%) SQL
5 515 (30.86%) JavaScript
6 499 (29.90%) SQL Server
7 375 (22.47%) ASP.NET
8 365 (21.87%) Microsoft
9 360 (21.57%) DevOps
10 333 (19.95%) .NET Core
11 332 (19.89%) Finance
12 318 (19.05%) Java
13 312 (18.69%) AngularJS
14 301 (18.03%) Python
15 298 (17.86%) Microservices
16 281 (16.84%) HTML
17 253 (15.16%) React
18 248 (14.86%) CSS
19 244 (14.62%) .NET Framework
20 239 (14.32%) Banking
20 239 (14.32%) AWS
21 232 (13.90%) Software Engineering
22 223 (13.36%) Front Office
23 214 (12.82%) Web Services
24 212 (12.70%) Git (software)
25 211 (12.64%) MVC
26 205 (12.28%) PowerShell
27 194 (11.62%) Windows
28 191 (11.44%) TDD
28 191 (11.44%) Docker

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
1 114 (6.83%) SharePoint
2 58 (3.48%) Confluence
3 48 (2.88%) IIS
4 30 (1.80%) CMS
5 29 (1.74%) Apache Spark
6 25 (1.50%) NServiceBus
7 21 (1.26%) Umbraco
8 19 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
9 16 (0.96%) Apache
9 16 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (0.54%) Moodle
12 8 (0.48%) EPiServer
12 8 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
13 6 (0.36%) nginx
14 5 (0.30%) DNN
14 5 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.24%) Apache Pig
15 4 (0.24%) Jupyter
15 4 (0.24%) Kentico
Applications
1 34 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (1.50%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (0.84%) InfoPath
4 11 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.60%) Chatbot
6 4 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.24%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.18%) Maya
8 2 (0.12%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.060%) Blender
9 1 (0.060%) Sketch
9 1 (0.060%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 58 (3.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.78%) SunGard Martini
3 7 (0.42%) Visualfiles
4 6 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.18%) Endur
7 3 (0.18%) Oracle Utilities
7 3 (0.18%) Sage 200
7 3 (0.18%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.18%) Teamcenter
8 2 (0.12%) Advent Geneva
8 2 (0.12%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.12%) RMDS
8 2 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
8 2 (0.12%) SmartPlant
9 1 (0.060%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.060%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.060%) OpenLink RightAngle
9 1 (0.060%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 589 (35.29%) Azure
2 239 (14.32%) AWS
3 83 (4.97%) Power Platform
4 73 (4.37%) Serverless
5 61 (3.65%) GCP
6 45 (2.70%) GitHub
7 39 (2.34%) Logic Apps
8 38 (2.28%) Azure Data Factory
8 38 (2.28%) Dynamics 365
9 37 (2.22%) Azure Functions
10 34 (2.04%) PaaS
11 33 (1.98%) Office 365
12 23 (1.38%) AWS Lambda
13 21 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
13 21 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
14 20 (1.20%) OpenShift
14 20 (1.20%) SaaS
15 19 (1.14%) IaaS
16 17 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
16 17 (1.02%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.26%) Firewall
2 20 (1.20%) TCP/IP
3 19 (1.14%) HTTP
4 16 (0.96%) Internet
4 16 (0.96%) SNMP
5 14 (0.84%) Reverse Proxy
5 14 (0.84%) VLAN
6 13 (0.78%) Intranet
7 12 (0.72%) DNS
8 11 (0.66%) Ethernet
9 8 (0.48%) Network Security
10 7 (0.42%) Kerberos
11 6 (0.36%) Skype
12 5 (0.30%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (0.24%) Modbus
13 4 (0.24%) RS-422
13 4 (0.24%) RS-485
13 4 (0.24%) WAN
14 3 (0.18%) Bluetooth
14 3 (0.18%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 499 (29.90%) SQL Server
2 80 (4.79%) MongoDB
3 72 (4.31%) NoSQL
3 72 (4.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 63 (3.77%) Azure SQL Database
5 62 (3.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 59 (3.54%) Power BI
6 59 (3.54%) Relational Database
7 45 (2.70%) Big Data
7 45 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
8 41 (2.46%) Cosmos DB
9 38 (2.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 37 (2.22%) Oracle Database
10 37 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
11 33 (1.98%) MySQL
12 30 (1.80%) Redis
13 29 (1.74%) Data Lake
14 20 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
15 19 (1.14%) SQL Server 2017
16 18 (1.08%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 212 (12.70%) Git (software)
2 160 (9.59%) Visual Studio
3 111 (6.65%) JIRA
4 100 (5.99%) Selenium
5 97 (5.81%) Jenkins
6 88 (5.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 74 (4.43%) SpecFlow
8 59 (3.54%) TeamCity
9 44 (2.64%) NUnit
10 40 (2.40%) Octopus Deploy
11 37 (2.22%) Subversion
12 35 (2.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 33 (1.98%) Bitbucket
13 33 (1.98%) Visual Studio Team System
14 24 (1.44%) Cucumber
15 23 (1.38%) GitLab
15 23 (1.38%) JMeter
15 23 (1.38%) Postman
16 20 (1.20%) MSTest
17 18 (1.08%) Oracle APEX
General
1 332 (19.89%) Finance
2 239 (14.32%) Banking
3 223 (13.36%) Front Office
4 137 (8.21%) Investment Banking
5 68 (4.07%) Public Sector
6 30 (1.80%) Games
6 30 (1.80%) Law
7 27 (1.62%) Marketing
8 26 (1.56%) Back Office
9 15 (0.90%) Aerospace
9 15 (0.90%) Military
10 14 (0.84%) Financial Institution
10 14 (0.84%) Retail
11 13 (0.78%) Electronics
11 13 (0.78%) Telecoms
12 9 (0.54%) Legal
13 8 (0.48%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.36%) French Language
14 6 (0.36%) International Banking
14 6 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,041 (62.37%) Developer
2 397 (23.79%) .NET Developer
3 383 (22.95%) C# Developer
4 153 (9.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 121 (7.25%) Software Engineer
6 118 (7.07%) Full Stack Developer
7 89 (5.33%) Azure Developer
8 88 (5.27%) SQL Developer
9 78 (4.67%) Senior Developer
10 74 (4.43%) Software Developer
11 62 (3.71%) Architect
12 61 (3.65%) AWS Engineer
13 57 (3.42%) React Developer
14 52 (3.12%) Angular Developer
15 51 (3.06%) DevOps Engineer
16 48 (2.88%) .NET Software Engineer
17 47 (2.82%) Analyst
18 45 (2.70%) Test Engineer
19 43 (2.58%) Consultant
20 42 (2.52%) AWS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,125 (67.41%) .NET
2 375 (22.47%) ASP.NET
3 333 (19.95%) .NET Core
4 312 (18.69%) AngularJS
5 281 (16.84%) HTML
6 253 (15.16%) React
7 248 (14.86%) CSS
8 244 (14.62%) .NET Framework
9 214 (12.82%) Web Services
10 159 (9.53%) REST
11 150 (8.99%) ASP.NET Web API
12 126 (7.55%) RESTful
13 121 (7.25%) Entity Framework
14 104 (6.23%) ASP.NET Core
15 96 (5.75%) HTML5
15 96 (5.75%) WPF
16 94 (5.63%) Vue.js
16 94 (5.63%) XML
17 91 (5.45%) jQuery
18 80 (4.79%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 127 (7.61%) Derivative
2 113 (6.77%) Fixed Income
3 101 (6.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 82 (4.91%) Equities
5 81 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
6 80 (4.79%) Greenfield Project
7 69 (4.13%) Hedge funds
8 61 (3.65%) User Experience
9 31 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
10 26 (1.56%) Management Information System
11 23 (1.38%) Private Cloud
12 22 (1.32%) Mobile App
13 20 (1.20%) Cloud Native
14 16 (0.96%) N-Tier
15 15 (0.90%) Client/Server
15 15 (0.90%) NHS
16 14 (0.84%) Data Structures
17 13 (0.78%) Algorithms
18 12 (0.72%) Robotics
18 12 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 194 (11.62%) Windows
2 103 (6.17%) Linux
3 48 (2.88%) Windows Server
4 34 (2.04%) Android
5 32 (1.92%) Apple iOS
6 30 (1.80%) Windows Server 2016
7 23 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (1.02%) CentOS
9 17 (1.02%) Windows 10
10 12 (0.72%) Unix
11 5 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.24%) Debian
12 4 (0.24%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.060%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.060%) Solaris
14 1 (0.060%) VxWorks
14 1 (0.060%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.060%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 634 (37.99%) Agile Software Development
2 360 (21.57%) DevOps
3 298 (17.86%) Microservices
4 232 (13.90%) Software Engineering
5 211 (12.64%) MVC
6 191 (11.44%) TDD
7 188 (11.26%) Test Automation
8 165 (9.89%) Scrum
9 129 (7.73%) Problem-Solving
10 125 (7.49%) Migration
11 116 (6.95%) Continuous Integration
12 113 (6.77%) Unit Testing
13 106 (6.35%) BDD
14 104 (6.23%) Fintech
15 102 (6.11%) Asset Management
16 89 (5.33%) OO
16 89 (5.33%) Web Development
17 88 (5.27%) Business Intelligence
18 84 (5.03%) SDLC
19 82 (4.91%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 575 (34.45%) SQL
2 515 (30.86%) JavaScript
3 318 (19.05%) Java
4 301 (18.03%) Python
5 205 (12.28%) PowerShell
6 189 (11.32%) C++
7 114 (6.83%) T-SQL
8 99 (5.93%) TypeScript
9 53 (3.18%) VB.NET
10 46 (2.76%) VB
11 44 (2.64%) Kotlin
12 43 (2.58%) Bash Shell
13 39 (2.34%) Go
13 39 (2.34%) PHP
14 37 (2.22%) C
15 34 (2.04%) VBA
16 29 (1.74%) Scala
17 23 (1.38%) Perl
17 23 (1.38%) PL/SQL
18 21 (1.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 166 (9.95%) Security Cleared
2 115 (6.89%) SC Cleared
3 97 (5.81%) Degree
4 38 (2.28%) DV Cleared
5 34 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
6 30 (1.80%) Master's Degree
7 18 (1.08%) ISTQB
8 15 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (0.60%) ISEB
10 9 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (0.36%) PhD
13 5 (0.30%) CompTIA Security+
13 5 (0.30%) GCFA
13 5 (0.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 5 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 4 (0.24%) AWS Certification
14 4 (0.24%) CISSP
14 4 (0.24%) MCSD
14 4 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (4.13%) QA
2 11 (0.66%) NIST
3 10 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.24%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.24%) SLA
5 3 (0.18%) Government Security Classifications
5 3 (0.18%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.12%) GDPR
6 2 (0.12%) SEPA
7 1 (0.060%) CDISC
7 1 (0.060%) EMIR
7 1 (0.060%) FINREP
7 1 (0.060%) HL7
7 1 (0.060%) MiFID
7 1 (0.060%) NCSC
7 1 (0.060%) PMO
7 1 (0.060%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.060%) TARGET2
7 1 (0.060%) WAI
7 1 (0.060%) WCAG
System Software
1 191 (11.44%) Docker
2 63 (3.77%) Active Directory
3 23 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.84%) vSphere
5 11 (0.66%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.18%) LXC
9 3 (0.18%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.12%) PowerDNS
10 2 (0.12%) vCloud
11 1 (0.060%) Firmware
11 1 (0.060%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.060%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.060%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.060%) XenApp
11 1 (0.060%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 152 (9.11%) Kubernetes
2 83 (4.97%) Terraform
3 63 (3.77%) Ansible
4 30 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (1.62%) Puppet
6 18 (1.08%) Grafana
7 17 (1.02%) Prometheus
8 15 (0.90%) Packer
9 14 (0.84%) ZABBIX
10 12 (0.72%) HP ALM
11 10 (0.60%) HP Fortify
12 6 (0.36%) Control-M
12 6 (0.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 6 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
13 5 (0.30%) Foglight
13 5 (0.30%) Kibana
14 4 (0.24%) PowerCLI
15 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
15 3 (0.18%) SCOrch
16 2 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 365 (21.87%) Microsoft
2 91 (5.45%) Oracle
3 55 (3.30%) Databricks
4 45 (2.70%) Atlassian
5 43 (2.58%) Google
6 30 (1.80%) SAP
7 29 (1.74%) VMware
8 28 (1.68%) Xamarin
9 25 (1.50%) StreamSets
10 22 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
11 20 (1.20%) Dell
12 18 (1.08%) Splunk
13 17 (1.02%) DevExpress
14 14 (0.84%) Bloomberg
14 14 (0.84%) EMC
14 14 (0.84%) Sitecore
15 13 (0.78%) HP
15 13 (0.78%) SunGard
16 12 (0.72%) MuleSoft
17 11 (0.66%) Sonatype