The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 29 March 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#
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 50 31
Rank change year-on-year +27 -19  
Contract jobs citing C# 128 84 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 6.83% 3.79% 5.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.41% 11.24% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 59 66
Median daily rate £350 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £425 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 5
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.15% -2.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.84 £37.75 £38.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £45.15 £45.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.21% +8.57%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 627 747 831
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 33.46% 33.69% 38.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 503 430
Median daily rate £395 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 31 42
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.15% -2.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £22.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.65 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Hampshire

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Hampshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Hampshire

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Hampshire

C#
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Southampton +24 25 £303 -19.33% 30
Portsmouth +2 20 £311 -0.40% 19
Fareham - 14 £250 - 9
Basingstoke +2 11 £400 +23.07% 12
Andover - 6 £413 - 6
Havant -1 5 - - 1
Winchester +2 4 £359 +8.71% 5
Hook +4 3 - - 1
Eastleigh +1 1 £325 - 6
Ringwood - 1 - -
Romsey - 1 £380 -
C#
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for C#.

1 184 (78.63%) .NET
2 95 (40.60%) JavaScript
2 95 (40.60%) ASP.NET
3 94 (40.17%) SQL Server
4 90 (38.46%) SQL
5 87 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
6 82 (35.04%) MVC
7 77 (32.91%) Microsoft
8 73 (31.20%) CSS
9 68 (29.06%) HTML
10 66 (28.21%) Team Foundation Server
11 56 (23.93%) Windows
12 53 (22.65%) Security Cleared
13 47 (20.09%) SC Cleared
14 46 (19.66%) WCF
15 44 (18.80%) Visual Studio
16 39 (16.67%) jQuery
17 38 (16.24%) XML
18 33 (14.10%) Scrum
19 30 (12.82%) Ajax
20 29 (12.39%) Oracle
20 29 (12.39%) VB.NET
21 28 (11.97%) Web Services
21 28 (11.97%) .NET Framework
22 27 (11.54%) Web Development
22 27 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
23 26 (11.11%) Software Engineering
24 25 (10.68%) Selenium
24 25 (10.68%) TDD
24 25 (10.68%) C++

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 24 (10.26%) IIS
2 21 (8.97%) CMS
3 16 (6.84%) EPiServer
4 15 (6.41%) SharePoint
5 12 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (2.14%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.28%) Commerce Server
9 2 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.43%) CICS
10 1 (0.43%) CMS400.NET
10 1 (0.43%) Commerce Server 2007
10 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.43%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (8.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.28%) MS Office
3 2 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.43%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (4.27%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.85%) PaaS
3 7 (2.99%) Boomi
4 5 (2.14%) IaaS
5 3 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.28%) Mailgun
5 3 (1.28%) SaaS
6 2 (0.85%) Office 365
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.43%) GitHub
7 1 (0.43%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.43%) Slack
7 1 (0.43%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.56%) DNS
1 6 (2.56%) LAN
2 5 (2.14%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.28%) Internet
3 3 (1.28%) SSL
4 2 (0.85%) HTTP
4 2 (0.85%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.85%) NetScaler
4 2 (0.85%) SNMP
4 2 (0.85%) SSH
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.43%) DHCP
5 1 (0.43%) Firewall
5 1 (0.43%) Network Security
5 1 (0.43%) Skype
5 1 (0.43%) Telnet
5 1 (0.43%) VPN
5 1 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (40.17%) SQL Server
2 27 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (5.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (5.56%) MySQL
5 12 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (4.27%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (3.85%) MS Access
8 7 (2.99%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (2.99%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (2.56%) NoSQL
10 5 (2.14%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.71%) Geospatial Data
12 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.85%) GIS
14 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
14 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
14 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
14 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 66 (28.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 44 (18.80%) Visual Studio
3 25 (10.68%) Selenium
4 21 (8.97%) Git (software)
5 19 (8.12%) SpecFlow
6 9 (3.85%) Eclipse
6 9 (3.85%) JIRA
7 7 (2.99%) NUnit
8 6 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (2.14%) NuGet
10 4 (1.71%) HP UFT
10 4 (1.71%) Jenkins
10 4 (1.71%) Moq
10 4 (1.71%) MSTest
10 4 (1.71%) Subversion
10 4 (1.71%) webpack
11 3 (1.28%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.85%) Hudson
12 2 (0.85%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.85%) WiX
General
1 13 (5.56%) Finance
2 8 (3.42%) Advertising
3 6 (2.56%) Military
3 6 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.14%) Electronics
4 5 (2.14%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.71%) Marketing
5 4 (1.71%) Retail
6 3 (1.28%) Publishing
7 2 (0.85%) Back Office
8 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.43%) Avionics
8 1 (0.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 169 (72.22%) Developer
2 85 (36.32%) .NET Developer
3 36 (15.38%) C# Developer
3 36 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 20 (8.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (6.41%) Analyst
6 13 (5.56%) C++ Developer
6 13 (5.56%) Software Engineer
7 12 (5.13%) Test Analyst
8 11 (4.70%) Microsoft Developer
9 10 (4.27%) .NET Software Developer
9 10 (4.27%) C# Software Developer
9 10 (4.27%) Java Developer
10 9 (3.85%) Access Developer
10 9 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 9 (3.85%) Automation Test Analyst
10 9 (3.85%) C++/Java Developer
10 9 (3.85%) CMS Developer
10 9 (3.85%) Tester
11 8 (3.42%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (78.63%) .NET
2 95 (40.60%) ASP.NET
3 73 (31.20%) CSS
4 68 (29.06%) HTML
5 46 (19.66%) WCF
6 39 (16.67%) jQuery
7 38 (16.24%) XML
8 30 (12.82%) Ajax
9 28 (11.97%) .NET Framework
9 28 (11.97%) Web Services
10 25 (10.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 25 (10.68%) ASP.NET Web API
11 21 (8.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 21 (8.97%) LINQ
12 20 (8.55%) HTML5
13 19 (8.12%) REST
14 17 (7.26%) LINQ to SQL
15 15 (6.41%) Entity Framework
16 14 (5.98%) AngularJS
17 13 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.26%) N-Tier
2 10 (4.27%) Replication
3 9 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 7 (2.99%) User Experience
5 6 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.85%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (0.85%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.85%) RIA
8 1 (0.43%) CMDB
8 1 (0.43%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.43%) EPoS
8 1 (0.43%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.43%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.43%) PKI
8 1 (0.43%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 56 (23.93%) Windows
2 11 (4.70%) Linux
3 8 (3.42%) Android
4 5 (2.14%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.71%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.71%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.28%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.85%) Solaris
7 2 (0.85%) Unix
8 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.43%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (35.04%) MVC
3 33 (14.10%) Scrum
4 27 (11.54%) Web Development
5 26 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 25 (10.68%) TDD
7 21 (8.97%) Migration
8 20 (8.55%) BDD
8 20 (8.55%) OOP
8 20 (8.55%) OWASP
8 20 (8.55%) SDLC
9 18 (7.69%) Test Scripting
10 15 (6.41%) Software Testing
11 12 (5.13%) Defect Tracking
11 12 (5.13%) Dependency Injection
11 12 (5.13%) Test Strategy
12 11 (4.70%) Configuration Management
12 11 (4.70%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (4.70%) Secure Coding
13 10 (4.27%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 95 (40.60%) JavaScript
2 90 (38.46%) SQL
3 29 (12.39%) VB.NET
4 25 (10.68%) C++
5 22 (9.40%) VB
6 19 (8.12%) Java
7 17 (7.26%) F#
8 12 (5.13%) T-SQL
9 10 (4.27%) TypeScript
9 10 (4.27%) VBA
10 7 (2.99%) Ada
10 7 (2.99%) C
10 7 (2.99%) Python
11 6 (2.56%) Ada 83
11 6 (2.56%) Ada 95
12 5 (2.14%) PHP
12 5 (2.14%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.14%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.71%) ES6
13 4 (1.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 53 (22.65%) Security Cleared
2 47 (20.09%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.27%) Degree
4 6 (2.56%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.56%) MCTS
4 6 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.28%) ISEB
6 2 (0.85%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.43%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.14%) QA
2 3 (1.28%) SDET
3 1 (0.43%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.99%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.28%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.85%) Docker
4 2 (0.85%) Samba
5 1 (0.43%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.43%) vSphere
5 1 (0.43%) XenApp
5 1 (0.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (2.14%) WMI
2 2 (0.85%) Puppet
3 1 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.43%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.43%) SCCM
3 1 (0.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 77 (32.91%) Microsoft
2 29 (12.39%) Oracle
3 12 (5.13%) Telerik
4 7 (2.99%) Dell
4 7 (2.99%) Xamarin
5 5 (2.14%) SAP
5 5 (2.14%) VMware
6 4 (1.71%) HP
7 2 (0.85%) Cisco
7 2 (0.85%) Citrix
7 2 (0.85%) DevExpress
7 2 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.85%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.43%) Assembla
8 1 (0.43%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.43%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.43%) Google
8 1 (0.43%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.43%) Remedy
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 10 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Andover
Spectrum IT
Posted: 14 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £320 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 26 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Posted: 21 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago