Period
to 25 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 25 August 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#
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 93 79
Rank change year-on-year +45 -14 -34
Contract jobs citing C# 35 16 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.61% 1.63% 3.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.92% 3.37% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 7 21
Essex median daily rate £494 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.07% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £340 £240 £300
90th Percentile £550 £521 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Essex median hourly rate £35.00 £26.90 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.11% - -
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.41% +10.00% +1.91%

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 Essex with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 353 475 449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 46.51% 48.32% 50.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 298 305
Essex median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +46.15%
10th Percentile £356 £350 £300
90th Percentile £554 £600 £600
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 27
Essex median hourly rate £39.00 £38.75 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.65% +1.97% +10.14%
10th Percentile £35.00 £25.96 £26.26
90th Percentile £50.10 £73.59 £63.75
East of England median hourly rate £46.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.41% +13.33% -6.25%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for C# in Essex

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Essex

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Essex over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Essex

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Essex

C#
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Essex region over the 6 months to 25 August 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
Chelmsford +15 17 £500 - 7
Brentwood +10 2 £525 +5.00% 3
Basildon -5 2 £343 +9.60% 3
Braintree - 2 £340 - 1
Southend-on-Sea +9 1 £500 -
Colchester -1 1 £350 - 5
Ongar - 1 £375 -
Witham - 1 £450 -
C#
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Essex region with a requirement for C#.

1 23 (65.71%) .NET
2 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 14 (40.00%) Azure
3 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
4 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET
5 11 (31.43%) AngularJS
5 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (31.43%) DevOps
6 10 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 10 (28.57%) Visual Studio
6 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 9 (25.71%) SQL
8 8 (22.86%) Web Development
8 8 (22.86%) SDLC
8 8 (22.86%) Dynamics 365
9 7 (20.00%) BrowserStack
9 7 (20.00%) .NET Core
9 7 (20.00%) Selenium
9 7 (20.00%) HTML
9 7 (20.00%) Windows
9 7 (20.00%) Scrum
9 7 (20.00%) MVC
9 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 6 (17.14%) Dynamics CRM
10 6 (17.14%) CRM
11 5 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation
11 5 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (14.29%) jQuery
11 5 (14.29%) CSS

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (5.71%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) Confluence
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (40.00%) Azure
2 8 (22.86%) Dynamics 365
3 7 (20.00%) BrowserStack
4 3 (8.57%) AWS
4 3 (8.57%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.71%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 7 (20.00%) Selenium
3 4 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (8.57%) Fiddler
4 3 (8.57%) NUnit
4 3 (8.57%) ReSharper
4 3 (8.57%) SpecFlow
5 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.71%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (2.86%) JMeter
6 1 (2.86%) LoadUI
6 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.86%) Zephyr
General
1 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (71.43%) Developer
2 14 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (17.14%) CRM Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Test Automation Developer
5 5 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Angular Developer
5 5 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Web Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Test Automation Specialist
6 4 (11.43%) Test Specialist
7 3 (8.57%) Implementation Specialist
7 3 (8.57%) Software Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Build Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Release Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Software Build Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (65.71%) .NET
2 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET
3 11 (31.43%) AngularJS
3 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (20.00%) .NET Core
4 7 (20.00%) HTML
5 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (14.29%) CSS
5 5 (14.29%) jQuery
5 5 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (11.43%) WinForms
7 3 (8.57%) Ajax
7 3 (8.57%) Web Services
8 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.71%) CGI
8 2 (5.71%) CSS3
8 2 (5.71%) HTML5
8 2 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (5.71%) WPF
9 1 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (5.71%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) DevOps
2 10 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 8 (22.86%) SDLC
3 8 (22.86%) Web Development
4 7 (20.00%) MVC
4 7 (20.00%) Scrum
4 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (17.14%) CRM
6 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (14.29%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (11.43%) Microservices
8 3 (8.57%) API Development
8 3 (8.57%) BDD
8 3 (8.57%) TDD
9 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Automation
9 2 (5.71%) Load Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Requirements Management
9 2 (5.71%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
2 9 (25.71%) SQL
3 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
4 3 (8.57%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.71%) Python
5 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.86%) C
6 1 (2.86%) C++
6 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (2.86%) MCSD
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.71%) Ansible
2 2 (5.71%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) SAP