Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 August 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#
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 23 52
Rank change year-on-year +5 +29 -18
Contract jobs citing C# 104 84 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 6.61% 6.52% 2.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.85% 17.14% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 69 26
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £287 £301
90th Percentile £499 £494 £529
East of England median daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £40.00
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +8.75% +5.26% -2.56%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 524 490 442
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 33.29% 38.01% 30.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 273 248
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £238 £267 £231
90th Percentile £556 £588 £500
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 26 24
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £31.25 £31.50 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.79% -33.33% +45.38%
10th Percentile £11.75 £15.00 £19.73
90th Percentile £54.38 £52.50 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year +11.84% -4.40% +6.00%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C# in Hertfordshire

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Hertfordshire

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Hertfordshire

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Hertfordshire

C#
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 16 August 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
Hemel Hempstead +6 25 £400 +11.11% 5
Watford +3 20 £440 +21.38% 12
Stevenage -4 19 £213 -41.38% 6
St Albans 0 9 £306 -5.77% 18
Rickmansworth -11 4 £276 -9.43%
Welwyn Garden City -14 4 £408 -9.44%
Royston -6 1 - - 4
Hitchin - 1 - - 1
C#
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for C#.

1 79 (75.96%) .NET
2 59 (56.73%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (54.81%) JavaScript
4 44 (42.31%) SQL Server
4 44 (42.31%) ASP.NET
5 43 (41.35%) SQL
6 40 (38.46%) Web Services
7 39 (37.50%) Visual Studio
8 34 (32.69%) Microsoft
9 30 (28.85%) TDD
9 30 (28.85%) HTML
10 29 (27.88%) CSS
10 29 (27.88%) Windows
11 28 (26.92%) MVC
12 23 (22.12%) REST
12 23 (22.12%) Java
13 21 (20.19%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (19.23%) Security Cleared
14 20 (19.23%) Node.js
15 19 (18.27%) SC Cleared
15 19 (18.27%) C++
15 19 (18.27%) Military
16 18 (17.31%) NetBeans
16 18 (17.31%) Software Engineering
16 18 (17.31%) Eclipse
16 18 (17.31%) Ethernet
16 18 (17.31%) TCP/IP
16 18 (17.31%) Qt
16 18 (17.31%) Git (software)
16 18 (17.31%) AngularJS

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 8 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.77%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.88%) IIS
4 2 (1.92%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.96%) CMS
5 1 (0.96%) Confluence
5 1 (0.96%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.96%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.77%) Office 365
2 5 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.96%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (17.31%) Ethernet
1 18 (17.31%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.92%) Internet
3 1 (0.96%) LAN
3 1 (0.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.85%) Power BI
4 4 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.88%) MySQL
5 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.92%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.92%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.92%) OLAP
6 2 (1.92%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 39 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 18 (17.31%) Eclipse
2 18 (17.31%) Git (software)
2 18 (17.31%) NetBeans
3 11 (10.58%) NUnit
3 11 (10.58%) ReSharper
4 10 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (7.69%) Subversion
6 7 (6.73%) JIRA
7 6 (5.77%) Visual Studio Code
8 2 (1.92%) Selenium
9 1 (0.96%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.96%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.96%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (18.27%) Military
2 15 (14.42%) Aerospace
3 10 (9.62%) Retail
4 5 (4.81%) Finance
5 4 (3.85%) Advertising
5 4 (3.85%) Law
6 2 (1.92%) Back Office
7 1 (0.96%) Marketing
7 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 82 (78.85%) Developer
2 47 (45.19%) .NET Developer
3 31 (29.81%) C# Developer
4 26 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (14.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (12.50%) SQL Developer
8 11 (10.58%) Senior Developer
9 8 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
10 7 (6.73%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 7 (6.73%) Senior .NET Developer
10 7 (6.73%) Senior C# Developer
10 7 (6.73%) SQL Server Developer
11 6 (5.77%) Data Migration Developer
11 6 (5.77%) ETL Developer
11 6 (5.77%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (5.77%) Oracle Developer
11 6 (5.77%) Oracle ETL Developer
11 6 (5.77%) PostgreSQL Developer
11 6 (5.77%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (75.96%) .NET
2 44 (42.31%) ASP.NET
3 40 (38.46%) Web Services
4 30 (28.85%) HTML
5 29 (27.88%) CSS
6 23 (22.12%) REST
7 21 (20.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (19.23%) Node.js
9 18 (17.31%) AngularJS
9 18 (17.31%) Qt
10 17 (16.35%) ASP.NET Web API
10 17 (16.35%) jQuery
11 15 (14.42%) WCF
12 13 (12.50%) .NET Framework
12 13 (12.50%) ActiveX
12 13 (12.50%) DirectX
12 13 (12.50%) MFC
12 13 (12.50%) OpenGL
12 13 (12.50%) SOAP
13 12 (11.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (6.73%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (5.77%) Reference Data
3 4 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.92%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 29 (27.88%) Windows
2 16 (15.38%) Linux
3 1 (0.96%) MVS
3 1 (0.96%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (56.73%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (28.85%) TDD
3 28 (26.92%) MVC
4 18 (17.31%) Software Engineering
5 16 (15.38%) Scrum
6 15 (14.42%) Mathematics
7 13 (12.50%) SOLID
8 11 (10.58%) Refactoring
8 11 (10.58%) Test Automation
9 10 (9.62%) Web Development
10 9 (8.65%) Asynchronous Programming
11 8 (7.69%) BDD
11 8 (7.69%) ETL
11 8 (7.69%) Workflow
12 7 (6.73%) Multithreading
13 6 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (5.77%) Data Mapping
13 6 (5.77%) Data Migration
13 6 (5.77%) Migration
13 6 (5.77%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 57 (54.81%) JavaScript
2 43 (41.35%) SQL
3 23 (22.12%) Java
4 19 (18.27%) C++
5 13 (12.50%) GLSL
5 13 (12.50%) HLSL
5 13 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 7 (6.73%) PowerShell
7 6 (5.77%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.88%) PHP
8 3 (2.88%) Python
9 2 (1.92%) C
9 2 (1.92%) VBA
10 1 (0.96%) Go
10 1 (0.96%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 19 (18.27%) SC Cleared
3 17 (16.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) QA
2 2 (1.92%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (2.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 34 (32.69%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.77%) Nintex
2 6 (5.77%) Oracle
2 6 (5.77%) Talend
3 4 (3.85%) Sony
4 2 (1.92%) Capita
5 1 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.96%) Xamarin