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 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#
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 33 33
Rank change year-on-year -19 0  
Contract jobs citing C# 18 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.22% 5.29% 4.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.11% 14.04% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 18
Median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £420 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +2.85% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £34.25 -
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 Essex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 222 178 200
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 51.99% 37.63% 31.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 89 113
Median daily rate £465 £313 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.80% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £228 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 31 15
Median hourly rate £41.50 £32.50 £41.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.69% -21.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.15 £27.00 £37.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £40.33 £45.00
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 Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Essex over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Essex

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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

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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 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
Colchester - 3 £425 - 4
Chelmsford +5 1 £433 - 4
C#
East of England

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 Essex region with a requirement for C#.

1 31 (79.49%) .NET
2 29 (74.36%) SQL Server
3 21 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (46.15%) SQL
5 16 (41.03%) ASP.NET
5 16 (41.03%) MVC
5 16 (41.03%) .NET Framework
6 15 (38.46%) Entity Framework
6 15 (38.46%) AngularJS
6 15 (38.46%) Finance
6 15 (38.46%) TDD
7 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
8 13 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (28.21%) T-SQL
10 11 (28.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (25.64%) ETL
11 10 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
11 10 (25.64%) Performance Optimisation
11 10 (25.64%) SOLID
11 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
13 7 (17.95%) VBScript
13 7 (17.95%) Banking
13 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (17.95%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (15.38%) Degree
14 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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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 3 (7.69%) CMS
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (5.13%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) Epicor Vantage
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (74.36%) SQL Server
2 13 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (28.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (12.82%) OLAP
6 5 (12.82%) OLTP
6 5 (12.82%) QlikView
7 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (5.13%) Biml
8 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (5.13%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (79.49%) Developer
2 14 (35.90%) .NET Developer
3 11 (28.21%) ASP.NET Developer
3 11 (28.21%) Full Stack Developer
4 9 (23.08%) ETL Developer
5 7 (17.95%) Agile .NET Developer
5 7 (17.95%) Agile Developer
6 4 (10.26%) C# Developer
6 4 (10.26%) SSIS Developer
7 3 (7.69%) SQL Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.13%) CRM Developer
8 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Developer
9 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Specialist
9 1 (2.56%) C# Software Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Consultant
9 1 (2.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 1 (2.56%) Java Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (79.49%) .NET
2 16 (41.03%) .NET Framework
2 16 (41.03%) ASP.NET
3 15 (38.46%) AngularJS
3 15 (38.46%) Entity Framework
4 5 (12.82%) WCF
5 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (10.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (7.69%) MDX
7 1 (2.56%) CSS
7 1 (2.56%) HTML
7 1 (2.56%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (2.56%) React
7 1 (2.56%) SOAP
7 1 (2.56%) Web Services
7 1 (2.56%) WinForms
7 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (41.03%) MVC
3 15 (38.46%) TDD
4 10 (25.64%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (25.64%) ETL
4 10 (25.64%) Performance Optimisation
4 10 (25.64%) SOLID
5 7 (17.95%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (12.82%) Data Transformation
6 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (12.82%) ITIL
7 4 (10.26%) ETL Development
7 4 (10.26%) SOA
8 3 (7.69%) CRM
8 3 (7.69%) Data Integration
8 3 (7.69%) ERP
8 3 (7.69%) IT Strategy
8 3 (7.69%) Mathematics
8 3 (7.69%) Ticket Management
9 2 (5.13%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) SQL
2 11 (28.21%) T-SQL
3 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.95%) VBScript
5 6 (15.38%) VB.NET
6 4 (10.26%) VB
7 2 (5.13%) Java
8 1 (2.56%) C
8 1 (2.56%) C++
8 1 (2.56%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.56%) Python
8 1 (2.56%) R
8 1 (2.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.13%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) IFRS
1 3 (7.69%) IFRS 9
2 1 (2.56%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco
3 1 (2.56%) Epicor
3 1 (2.56%) HP
3 1 (2.56%) IBM
3 1 (2.56%) Mapbox
3 1 (2.56%) VMware
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