Period
to 21 February 2018

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 6 months to 21 February 2018 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
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 28 37
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9 -5
Contract jobs citing C# 196 222 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 5.38% 6.02% 5.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.15% 18.81% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 115 130
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.70% -1.43%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £267
90th Percentile £500 £488 £438
South East median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year -1.32% +8.57% -1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 15
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.39 £43.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -4.44% +38.46%
10th Percentile £42.06 £40.00 £36.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £47.00 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.51
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.38% +10.69%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,080 1,180 1,447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 29.67% 32.01% 34.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 619 712 871
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £380 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.11% +2.82%
10th Percentile £281 £275 £263
90th Percentile £525 £538 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 68 72
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.12 £42.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.80% +3.03% +17.86%
10th Percentile £19.38 £18.23 £14.21
90th Percentile £50.00 £62.14 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +14.29%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

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 6 months to 21 February 2018.

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 6 months to 21 February 2018. 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
Southampton +15 45 £388 +19.23% 45
Basingstoke -1 34 £475 +18.75% 35
Portsmouth -3 23 £320 -8.57% 23
Fareham 0 19 £320 -1.54% 2
Havant -11 15 £400 +28.00% 1
Winchester +6 10 £340 -9.33% 3
Farnborough +6 8 £363 -34.09% 11
Eastleigh +4 6 £363 +11.54% 4
Andover +1 4 £356 -16.18% 5
Hook +4 1 - -
Lyndhurst - 1 - -
C#
South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for C#.

1 131 (66.84%) .NET
2 103 (52.55%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (32.14%) Test Automation
3 63 (32.14%) JavaScript
4 60 (30.61%) SQL Server
5 59 (30.10%) MVC
6 53 (27.04%) Microsoft
7 51 (26.02%) .NET Framework
8 48 (24.49%) HTML
9 47 (23.98%) SQL
10 44 (22.45%) ASP.NET
10 44 (22.45%) Visual Studio
11 43 (21.94%) Team Foundation Server
12 39 (19.90%) Selenium
13 37 (18.88%) CSS
14 36 (18.37%) AngularJS
15 35 (17.86%) TDD
16 32 (16.33%) Microsoft Azure
16 32 (16.33%) Scrum
17 30 (15.31%) BDD
18 29 (14.80%) XML
19 28 (14.29%) C++
20 27 (13.78%) OO
20 27 (13.78%) jQuery
21 26 (13.27%) Git (software)
21 26 (13.27%) Web Services
22 23 (11.73%) WCF
22 23 (11.73%) Relational Database
23 22 (11.22%) ASP.NET MVC
23 22 (11.22%) NUnit

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 17 (8.67%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (6.63%) SharePoint
3 9 (4.59%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.02%) Commerce Server
4 2 (1.02%) IIS
5 1 (0.51%) Captiva
5 1 (0.51%) CMS
5 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.51%) FileNet
5 1 (0.51%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (3.06%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (5.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 32 (16.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.55%) Office 365
3 4 (2.04%) SaaS
4 3 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.53%) PaaS
5 2 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.02%) IaaS
6 1 (0.51%) GitHub
6 1 (0.51%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.61%) TCP/IP
2 9 (4.59%) Network Security
3 7 (3.57%) CTI
4 4 (2.04%) SMS
5 2 (1.02%) PuTTY
5 2 (1.02%) VoIP
5 2 (1.02%) WinSCP
6 1 (0.51%) Firewall
6 1 (0.51%) FTP
6 1 (0.51%) HTTP
6 1 (0.51%) Internet
6 1 (0.51%) Intranet
6 1 (0.51%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (30.61%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.73%) Relational Database
3 16 (8.16%) RDBMS
4 9 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.53%) GIS
6 3 (1.53%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.53%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.02%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (1.02%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.51%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 44 (22.45%) Visual Studio
2 43 (21.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 39 (19.90%) Selenium
4 26 (13.27%) Git (software)
5 22 (11.22%) NUnit
6 15 (7.65%) JIRA
7 13 (6.63%) Jenkins
8 12 (6.12%) Cucumber
8 12 (6.12%) SpecFlow
9 11 (5.61%) ReSharper
9 11 (5.61%) SonarQube
10 8 (4.08%) Visual Studio Team System
10 8 (4.08%) WiX
11 5 (2.55%) NuGet
11 5 (2.55%) Rational DOORS
12 4 (2.04%) JMeter
12 4 (2.04%) LoadRunner
12 4 (2.04%) Moq
12 4 (2.04%) WebDriver
13 3 (1.53%) ClearQuest
General
1 22 (11.22%) Finance
2 14 (7.14%) Retail
3 4 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.53%) Back Office
5 2 (1.02%) Advertising
6 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 121 (61.73%) Developer
2 45 (22.96%) .NET Developer
3 42 (21.43%) C# Developer
4 24 (12.24%) Senior Developer
5 19 (9.69%) Software Engineer
6 15 (7.65%) Analyst
7 13 (6.63%) Senior .NET Developer
8 12 (6.12%) Test Analyst
9 11 (5.61%) C# .NET Developer
9 11 (5.61%) Cloud Developer
9 11 (5.61%) Integration Developer
10 10 (5.10%) Architect
10 10 (5.10%) Tester
11 9 (4.59%) Automation Test Analyst
11 9 (4.59%) Azure Developer
11 9 (4.59%) BizTalk Developer
12 8 (4.08%) Full Stack Developer
12 8 (4.08%) Software Developer
13 7 (3.57%) C# Software Engineer
13 7 (3.57%) Senior BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (66.84%) .NET
2 51 (26.02%) .NET Framework
3 48 (24.49%) HTML
4 44 (22.45%) ASP.NET
5 37 (18.88%) CSS
6 36 (18.37%) AngularJS
7 29 (14.80%) XML
8 27 (13.78%) jQuery
9 26 (13.27%) Web Services
10 23 (11.73%) WCF
11 22 (11.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (10.20%) ASP.NET Web API
13 17 (8.67%) WPF
14 15 (7.65%) HTML5
15 14 (7.14%) Entity Framework
16 13 (6.63%) Node.js
17 11 (5.61%) JSON
17 11 (5.61%) React
18 10 (5.10%) REST
19 9 (4.59%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (3.06%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.06%) User Experience
4 4 (2.04%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.04%) EPoS
5 2 (1.02%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.02%) Fintech
5 2 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.02%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.02%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.02%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.51%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.51%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.71%) Windows
2 5 (2.55%) Linux
3 3 (1.53%) Unix
3 3 (1.53%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.51%) VMS
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (52.55%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (32.14%) Test Automation
3 59 (30.10%) MVC
4 35 (17.86%) TDD
5 32 (16.33%) Scrum
6 30 (15.31%) BDD
7 27 (13.78%) OO
8 22 (11.22%) Software Engineering
9 18 (9.18%) OOP
10 17 (8.67%) OOD
10 17 (8.67%) SDLC
11 15 (7.65%) Multithreading
11 15 (7.65%) Test Scripting
12 14 (7.14%) Software Testing
13 12 (6.12%) B2B
13 12 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (5.61%) Front End Development
14 11 (5.61%) User Stories
15 10 (5.10%) CRM
15 10 (5.10%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (32.14%) JavaScript
2 47 (23.98%) SQL
3 28 (14.29%) C++
4 16 (8.16%) TypeScript
5 14 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 10 (5.10%) Java
7 7 (3.57%) Python
8 6 (3.06%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.55%) F#
9 5 (2.55%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.04%) C
11 3 (1.53%) VBScript
12 2 (1.02%) COBOL
12 2 (1.02%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.02%) VB
12 2 (1.02%) VBA
13 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.51%) ES6
13 1 (0.51%) XAML
Qualifications
1 16 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.65%) Degree
2 15 (7.65%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.06%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.53%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.02%) ISEB
7 1 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.67%) QA
2 2 (1.02%) MIL-STD-1553
System Software
1 10 (5.10%) Docker
2 2 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.02%) vSphere
3 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.51%) zsh
Systems Management
1 7 (3.57%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.51%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 53 (27.04%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.14%) Oracle
3 7 (3.57%) Telerik
4 4 (2.04%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.02%) HP
5 2 (1.02%) IBM
5 2 (1.02%) Perfecto Mobile
5 2 (1.02%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.02%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.02%) Software AG
5 2 (1.02%) Sybase
5 2 (1.02%) VMware
5 2 (1.02%) webMethods
6 1 (0.51%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.51%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.51%) Kofax
6 1 (0.51%) Lotus
6 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.51%) Tableau