Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 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#
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 29 29
Rank change year-on-year +8 0 +3
Contract jobs citing C# 299 197 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 7.97% 5.61% 5.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.23% 18.66% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 131 116
Hampshire median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £525 £494 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 22
Hampshire median hourly rate £47.50 £45.20 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.10% +5.72% +0.59%
10th Percentile £21.40 £42.06 £40.00
90th Percentile £50.50 £50.93 £47.00
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £45.39 £42.50
% change year-on-year -7.47% +6.80% +2.38%

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 1,555 1,056 1,170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 41.44% 30.08% 32.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,037 622 706
Hampshire median daily rate £430 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £313 £250 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £519
South East median daily rate £440 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 45 65
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +7.95%
10th Percentile £27.54 £19.34 £20.05
90th Percentile £50.50 £50.00 £57.20
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +7.19%

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 16 January 2019.

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#
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Hampshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 16 January 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
Southampton +1 76 £450 +20.00% 46
Portsmouth -1 55 £390 +14.71% 29
Basingstoke +14 36 £400 -15.79% 26
Farnborough +6 30 £425 +13.33% 14
Havant +7 24 £493 +23.13% 7
Andover +2 10 £406 +8.33% 3
Fareham -15 9 £365 +5.80% 13
Eastleigh -4 8 - - 3
Hook +4 5 £363 +45.00% 2
Aldershot - 5 £325 - 2
Winchester -7 4 £450 +32.35% 8
Gosport - 3 £400 -
Petersfield - 1 £213 - 1
Alton - 1 £500 - 1
C#
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for C#.

1 184 (61.54%) .NET
2 154 (51.51%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (43.14%) JavaScript
4 123 (41.14%) MVC
5 118 (39.46%) SQL Server
6 111 (37.12%) ASP.NET
7 96 (32.11%) CSS
8 82 (27.42%) HTML
9 78 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web API
10 76 (25.42%) SQL
11 69 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
12 64 (21.40%) .NET Framework
13 63 (21.07%) ASP.NET MVC
14 61 (20.40%) TDD
15 59 (19.73%) Microsoft
16 58 (19.40%) jQuery
17 50 (16.72%) AngularJS
18 49 (16.39%) WCF
18 49 (16.39%) OO
19 44 (14.72%) Visual Studio
19 44 (14.72%) XML
19 44 (14.72%) Entity Framework
20 42 (14.05%) Software Engineering
21 41 (13.71%) Test Automation
22 39 (13.04%) Scrum
23 37 (12.37%) Web Services
23 37 (12.37%) Visual Studio Team System
24 34 (11.37%) Git (software)
25 33 (11.04%) Selenium
26 30 (10.03%) React

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 (5.69%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.01%) Apache Spark
2 12 (4.01%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (4.01%) SharePoint 2010
3 10 (3.34%) CMS
4 8 (2.68%) IIS
5 6 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.01%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.00%) Confluence
6 3 (1.00%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.33%) Apache
8 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.33%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.33%) Kentico
Applications
1 9 (3.01%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.34%) InfoPath
3 4 (1.34%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 69 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (5.35%) Serverless
3 8 (2.68%) Office 365
4 6 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.01%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (1.67%) Azure Functions
5 5 (1.67%) Azure Machine Learning
5 5 (1.67%) PaaS
6 4 (1.34%) Data Lake Analytics
7 3 (1.00%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.67%) SaaS
9 1 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.33%) Google Play
9 1 (0.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.34%) Internet
2 9 (3.01%) SNMP
3 6 (2.01%) RFID
4 5 (1.67%) Intranet
5 4 (1.34%) DNS
5 4 (1.34%) IMAP
5 4 (1.34%) PuTTY
5 4 (1.34%) SMTP
6 3 (1.00%) HTTP
7 2 (0.67%) Broadband
8 1 (0.33%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (39.46%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (4.68%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.35%) Big Data
4 13 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 11 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (3.68%) Hadoop
6 10 (3.34%) Power BI
7 8 (2.68%) Cosmos DB
7 8 (2.68%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (2.34%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (2.01%) Spotfire
9 6 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (1.67%) Neo4j
10 5 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.34%) Data Lake
11 4 (1.34%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 44 (14.72%) Visual Studio
2 37 (12.37%) Visual Studio Team System
3 34 (11.37%) Git (software)
4 33 (11.04%) Selenium
5 23 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (6.69%) SpecFlow
7 17 (5.69%) JIRA
8 13 (4.35%) NUnit
9 12 (4.01%) WebDriver
10 10 (3.34%) JMeter
10 10 (3.34%) MSTest
10 10 (3.34%) Octopus Deploy
10 10 (3.34%) TeamCity
11 9 (3.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (3.01%) Protractor
12 6 (2.01%) Bitbucket
13 5 (1.67%) Subversion
14 4 (1.34%) Cucumber
14 4 (1.34%) InstallShield
15 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (3.01%) Automotive
1 9 (3.01%) Finance
2 6 (2.01%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.67%) Publishing
4 2 (0.67%) Back Office
4 2 (0.67%) Legal
4 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.67%) Marketing
4 2 (0.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 204 (68.23%) Developer
2 95 (31.77%) .NET Developer
3 81 (27.09%) C# Developer
4 31 (10.37%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 23 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
7 22 (7.36%) Software Engineer
8 20 (6.69%) Analyst
9 17 (5.69%) Full Stack Developer
10 16 (5.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 15 (5.02%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 13 (4.35%) Senior Developer
13 12 (4.01%) Senior .NET Developer
13 12 (4.01%) Test Analyst
14 11 (3.68%) Senior Software Engineer
15 10 (3.34%) Tester
16 9 (3.01%) OSS Engineer
17 7 (2.34%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
17 7 (2.34%) Senior C# Developer
17 7 (2.34%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (61.54%) .NET
2 111 (37.12%) ASP.NET
3 96 (32.11%) CSS
4 82 (27.42%) HTML
5 78 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 64 (21.40%) .NET Framework
7 63 (21.07%) ASP.NET MVC
8 58 (19.40%) jQuery
9 50 (16.72%) AngularJS
10 49 (16.39%) WCF
11 44 (14.72%) Entity Framework
11 44 (14.72%) XML
12 37 (12.37%) Web Services
13 30 (10.03%) React
14 28 (9.36%) .NET Core
14 28 (9.36%) REST
15 24 (8.03%) RESTful
16 19 (6.35%) HTML5
16 19 (6.35%) SOAP
17 18 (6.02%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.68%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (3.68%) Virtual Team
4 10 (3.34%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.01%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (2.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.67%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.34%) W3C
9 2 (0.67%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.67%) EPoS
9 2 (0.67%) Life Science
9 2 (0.67%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.67%) User Experience
10 1 (0.33%) Derivative
10 1 (0.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.33%) Fintech
10 1 (0.33%) iPhone
10 1 (0.33%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 26 (8.70%) Windows
2 14 (4.68%) Linux
3 8 (2.68%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.01%) Android
4 6 (2.01%) Unix
5 5 (1.67%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (51.51%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (41.14%) MVC
3 61 (20.40%) TDD
4 49 (16.39%) OO
5 42 (14.05%) Software Engineering
6 41 (13.71%) Test Automation
7 39 (13.04%) Scrum
8 30 (10.03%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (9.03%) BDD
10 26 (8.70%) OOP
11 18 (6.02%) Unit Testing
11 18 (6.02%) Web Development
12 17 (5.69%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (5.35%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (5.02%) Migration
15 13 (4.35%) API Development
15 13 (4.35%) Kanban
15 13 (4.35%) Mentoring
16 12 (4.01%) Analytics
17 11 (3.68%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 129 (43.14%) JavaScript
2 76 (25.42%) SQL
3 25 (8.36%) Java
4 22 (7.36%) PowerShell
5 14 (4.68%) Python
5 14 (4.68%) T-SQL
6 11 (3.68%) TypeScript
6 11 (3.68%) VB.NET
7 8 (2.68%) C++
7 8 (2.68%) PL/SQL
8 7 (2.34%) C
9 6 (2.01%) Scala
10 4 (1.34%) Perl
10 4 (1.34%) U-SQL
11 3 (1.00%) Ruby
12 2 (0.67%) Delphi
12 2 (0.67%) ES6
12 2 (0.67%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.67%) R
12 2 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (10.03%) Security Cleared
2 21 (7.02%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.67%) Degree
4 4 (1.34%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.00%) ISEB
5 3 (1.00%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.67%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.68%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (3.34%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.68%) Docker
3 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.34%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.00%) Oozie
3 1 (0.33%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 59 (19.73%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.35%) Oracle
3 10 (3.34%) Atlassian
3 10 (3.34%) Xamarin
4 8 (2.68%) Telerik
5 5 (1.67%) Databricks
5 5 (1.67%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.34%) Google
6 4 (1.34%) VMware
7 2 (0.67%) Cloudera
7 2 (0.67%) ComArch
7 2 (0.67%) Perfecto Mobile
8 1 (0.33%) Ariba
8 1 (0.33%) Capita
8 1 (0.33%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.33%) HP
8 1 (0.33%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.33%) Tableau