Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 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#
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 54 68 76
Rank change year-on-year +14 +8 -15
Contract jobs citing C# 11 26 11
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Essex 2.05% 3.16% 1.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.56% 6.16% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 6
Median daily rate £463 £469 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% -4.82% +23.13%
10th Percentile £325 £340 £338
90th Percentile £533 £550 £563
East of England median daily rate £439 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.69% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £55.00
% change year-on-year +16.13% -29.55% +37.50%

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 241 422 345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 44.88% 51.34% 47.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 266 234
Median daily rate £475 £475 £506
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.17% +12.50%
10th Percentile £325 £351 £350
90th Percentile £556 £575 £634
East of England median daily rate £450 £439 £425
% change year-on-year +2.56% +3.24% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 12
Median hourly rate £21.57 £50.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.86% +25.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £11.50 £37.60 £31.65
90th Percentile £26.05 £65.78 £72.75
Median hourly rate £24.70 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -45.11% +12.50% -3.03%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for C# in Essex

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Daily rate trend for C# in Essex

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing C# in Essex over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for C# in Essex

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

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 2 June 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
Colchester +7 5 £475 +35.71% 4
Chelmsford -5 2 £350 -34.88% 3
Harlow - 1 £550 - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £490 - 1
C#
East of England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 Essex region with a requirement for C#.

1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) SOAP
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) REST
4 4 (36.36%) Shopify
4 4 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle CX
4 4 (36.36%) Node.js
4 4 (36.36%) jQuery
4 4 (36.36%) Magento
4 4 (36.36%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (36.36%) PHP
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) Web Services
4 4 (36.36%) XML
4 4 (36.36%) CRM
4 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Presales
5 2 (18.18%) User Experience
5 2 (18.18%) Content Strategy

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 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Magento
1 4 (36.36%) Shopify
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle CX
2 1 (9.09%) Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (9.09%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) DTS
3 1 (9.09%) Power BI
3 1 (9.09%) ProClarity
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Fiddler
2 1 (9.09%) JMeter
2 1 (9.09%) LoadUI
2 1 (9.09%) NUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Postman
2 1 (9.09%) ReSharper
2 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
2 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (18.18%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Development Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Development Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) SOAP
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) REST
4 4 (36.36%) jQuery
4 4 (36.36%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (36.36%) Node.js
4 4 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (36.36%) Web Services
4 4 (36.36%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 2 (18.18%) JSON
5 2 (18.18%) React
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Core
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 1 (9.09%) Ajax
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Core
6 1 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) CRM
1 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
2 2 (18.18%) Content Strategy
2 2 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) OO
2 2 (18.18%) Presales
2 2 (18.18%) SDLC
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) TDD
2 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
2 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
2 2 (18.18%) Web Design
2 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) SOLID
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) MicroStrategy