Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 15 22
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7 +19
Contract jobs citing C# 417 352 246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 11.39% 9.20% 6.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.66% 24.28% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 228 127
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £358 £308 £263
90th Percentile £525 £478 £438
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 28
Hampshire median hourly rate £52.50 £40.50 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% -5.26% +6.88%
10th Percentile £36.80 £23.80 £37.50
90th Percentile £60.00 £47.75 £46.00
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £40.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year +23.46% -5.81% +13.16%

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 1,564 1,450 1,190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 42.73% 37.88% 31.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 961 867 680
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +7.59% +6.47%
10th Percentile £325 £306 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £514
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 64 79
Hampshire median hourly rate £47.50 £41.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.46% -4.60% +3.57%
10th Percentile £27.50 £19.49 £28.25
90th Percentile £60.00 £50.00 £52.50
South East median hourly rate £46.50 £42.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year +9.41% -2.30% +8.75%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +6 108 £463 +8.82% 48
Portsmouth -2 62 £406 +16.07% 21
Farnborough +6 48 £420 +5.00% 6
Basingstoke -7 37 £400 -5.88% 24
Hook 0 20 £470 +11.90% 3
Havant +11 17 £495 - 1
Fareham -2 11 £400 +1.27% 10
Andover -1 10 £428 +0.59% 2
Gosport -1 8 £600 +47.69% 2
Eastleigh -1 7 £475 +18.75% 10
Winchester +2 4 - - 9
Aldershot -6 3 £375 +20.97% 2
Fleet -2 1 - - 4
Yateley - 1 - -
Alton - 1 £500 - 1
C#
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 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#.

1 282 (67.63%) .NET
2 204 (48.92%) Agile Software Development
3 174 (41.73%) JavaScript
4 156 (37.41%) ASP.NET
5 154 (36.93%) MVC
6 129 (30.94%) Microsoft Azure
7 112 (26.86%) SQL Server
8 111 (26.62%) HTML
9 109 (26.14%) CSS
10 105 (25.18%) SQL
11 97 (23.26%) Microsoft
12 93 (22.30%) TDD
12 93 (22.30%) ASP.NET MVC
13 81 (19.42%) BDD
14 79 (18.94%) Test Automation
15 69 (16.55%) .NET Core
16 66 (15.83%) Security Cleared
17 61 (14.63%) ASP.NET Web API
18 58 (13.91%) Software Engineering
19 56 (13.43%) Visual Studio
20 53 (12.71%) jQuery
20 53 (12.71%) SpecFlow
21 52 (12.47%) OOP
22 51 (12.23%) DevOps
23 50 (11.99%) Web Services
24 49 (11.75%) SC Cleared
24 49 (11.75%) Git (software)
25 48 (11.51%) AngularJS
26 47 (11.27%) Microservices
27 46 (11.03%) TypeScript

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 28 (6.71%) SharePoint
2 19 (4.56%) Umbraco
3 16 (3.84%) Confluence
4 14 (3.36%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (2.64%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.20%) Apache Solr
7 5 (1.20%) Captiva
7 5 (1.20%) Documentum
7 5 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.72%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.72%) ArcGIS
8 3 (0.72%) CMS
9 1 (0.24%) Apache
9 1 (0.24%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.24%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (3.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.48%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 16 (3.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 129 (30.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (7.67%) PaaS
3 23 (5.52%) Serverless
4 17 (4.08%) Azure Functions
5 14 (3.36%) IaaS
6 13 (3.12%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (2.88%) Loggly
8 8 (1.92%) OpenShift
9 7 (1.68%) Power Platform
10 5 (1.20%) SaaS
11 4 (0.96%) Azure Data Factory
12 3 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Flow
12 3 (0.72%) PowerApps
13 2 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.48%) Office 365
13 2 (0.48%) Slack
14 1 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.20%) SAN
2 4 (0.96%) Ethernet
3 3 (0.72%) Broadband
3 3 (0.72%) Network Security
4 1 (0.24%) RS-232
4 1 (0.24%) RS-485
4 1 (0.24%) SSL
4 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (26.86%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.71%) Redis
3 12 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (2.88%) MS Access
3 12 (2.88%) Oracle Database
3 12 (2.88%) Relational Database
4 11 (2.64%) Cosmos DB
4 11 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (1.92%) NoSQL
5 8 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (1.68%) MySQL
6 7 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.44%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (1.44%) Power BI
7 6 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.20%) Big Data
8 5 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (1.20%) Data Mart
8 5 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.96%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 56 (13.43%) Visual Studio
2 53 (12.71%) SpecFlow
3 49 (11.75%) Git (software)
4 43 (10.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 37 (8.87%) Visual Studio Team System
6 36 (8.63%) Selenium
7 25 (6.00%) JIRA
7 25 (6.00%) JMeter
8 20 (4.80%) WebDriver
9 17 (4.08%) TeamCity
10 15 (3.60%) Bitbucket
10 15 (3.60%) Octopus Deploy
11 13 (3.12%) Babel
11 13 (3.12%) Jenkins
11 13 (3.12%) webpack
12 12 (2.88%) gulp
12 12 (2.88%) Jasmine
13 11 (2.64%) Cucumber
14 7 (1.68%) LoadRunner
14 7 (1.68%) NUnit
General
1 29 (6.95%) Finance
2 15 (3.60%) Retail
3 13 (3.12%) Military
4 10 (2.40%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.68%) Aerospace
6 6 (1.44%) Automotive
7 5 (1.20%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.72%) Publishing
9 2 (0.48%) Law
10 1 (0.24%) Avionics
10 1 (0.24%) Back Office
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 284 (68.11%) Developer
2 112 (26.86%) .NET Developer
3 75 (17.99%) C# Developer
4 50 (11.99%) Software Developer
5 43 (10.31%) C# .NET Developer
6 34 (8.15%) Software Engineer
7 30 (7.19%) Full Stack Developer
8 25 (6.00%) Senior Developer
9 22 (5.28%) Azure Developer
10 21 (5.04%) Senior .NET Developer
11 20 (4.80%) SharePoint Developer
12 19 (4.56%) Analyst
13 18 (4.32%) Tester
14 16 (3.84%) Test Engineer
14 16 (3.84%) Xamarin Developer
15 14 (3.36%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 12 (2.88%) Automation Tester
16 12 (2.88%) C# Software Engineer
16 12 (2.88%) Test Analyst
17 11 (2.64%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 282 (67.63%) .NET
2 156 (37.41%) ASP.NET
3 111 (26.62%) HTML
4 109 (26.14%) CSS
5 93 (22.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 69 (16.55%) .NET Core
7 61 (14.63%) ASP.NET Web API
8 53 (12.71%) jQuery
9 50 (11.99%) Web Services
10 48 (11.51%) AngularJS
11 45 (10.79%) .NET Framework
12 39 (9.35%) REST
13 33 (7.91%) RESTful
14 32 (7.67%) XML
15 31 (7.43%) Ajax
15 31 (7.43%) React
16 25 (6.00%) JSON
17 24 (5.76%) WinForms
18 21 (5.04%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 21 (5.04%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.32%) Mobile App
3 17 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (1.68%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (1.44%) Private Cloud
5 6 (1.44%) Virtual Team
6 5 (1.20%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (0.96%) User Experience
8 3 (0.72%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (0.72%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.48%) Life Science
9 2 (0.48%) NHS
10 1 (0.24%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.24%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.24%) FMCG
10 1 (0.24%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 35 (8.39%) Windows
2 15 (3.60%) Android
2 15 (3.60%) Linux
3 11 (2.64%) VMS
4 10 (2.40%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.24%) Debian
6 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (48.92%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (36.93%) MVC
3 93 (22.30%) TDD
4 81 (19.42%) BDD
5 79 (18.94%) Test Automation
6 58 (13.91%) Software Engineering
7 52 (12.47%) OOP
8 51 (12.23%) DevOps
9 47 (11.27%) Microservices
10 46 (11.03%) OO
11 40 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
12 32 (7.67%) Web Development
13 27 (6.47%) Scrum
14 24 (5.76%) Continuous Improvement
14 24 (5.76%) System Integration Testing
15 23 (5.52%) CRM
15 23 (5.52%) Responsive Web Design
15 23 (5.52%) SOLID
16 22 (5.28%) Web Design
17 21 (5.04%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 174 (41.73%) JavaScript
2 105 (25.18%) SQL
3 46 (11.03%) TypeScript
4 37 (8.87%) Python
5 31 (7.43%) Java
6 25 (6.00%) PowerShell
7 21 (5.04%) C
8 18 (4.32%) VB
8 18 (4.32%) VB.NET
9 16 (3.84%) C++
9 16 (3.84%) PL/SQL
10 15 (3.60%) VBA
11 13 (3.12%) Objective-C
11 13 (3.12%) PHP
12 12 (2.88%) Apple Swift
13 11 (2.64%) T-SQL
14 9 (2.16%) MATLAB
14 9 (2.16%) Ruby
15 7 (1.68%) Perl
16 5 (1.20%) F#
Qualifications
1 66 (15.83%) Security Cleared
2 49 (11.75%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.64%) ISTQB
4 10 (2.40%) ISEB
4 10 (2.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (1.68%) Degree
5 7 (1.68%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.72%) OSCP
8 2 (0.48%) SANS
9 1 (0.24%) CISSP
9 1 (0.24%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.87%) QA
2 4 (0.96%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.72%) GDPR
4 1 (0.24%) HL7
4 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (4.08%) Docker
2 5 (1.20%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (1.68%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.96%) HP ALM
2 4 (0.96%) WebInspect
3 1 (0.24%) Ansible
3 1 (0.24%) Oozie
3 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.24%) Puppet
3 1 (0.24%) Terraform
Vendors
1 97 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 37 (8.87%) Oracle
3 33 (7.91%) Xamarin
4 32 (7.67%) Telerik
5 12 (2.88%) New Relic
6 8 (1.92%) HP
7 6 (1.44%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.20%) Micro Focus
8 5 (1.20%) OpenText
9 4 (0.96%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 4 (0.96%) Databricks
10 2 (0.48%) ESRI
10 2 (0.48%) Google
11 1 (0.24%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.24%) Sonatype
11 1 (0.24%) VMware