Period
to 18 February 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 18 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#
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 34 22
Rank change year-on-year +3 -12 0
Contract jobs citing C# 74 67 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.84% 5.05% 6.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.67% 13.81% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 44 56
Hertfordshire median daily rate £363 £338 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.41% -0.74% -2.86%
10th Percentile £300 £214 £250
90th Percentile £475 £560 £650
East of England median daily rate £388 £350 £359
% change year-on-year +10.71% -2.44% -4.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £42.06 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.85% +5.41%
East of England median hourly rate £46.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +15.00% - -3.61%

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 584 485 425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 38.22% 36.52% 31.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 301 225
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +9.68% +6.16%
10th Percentile £294 £250 £245
90th Percentile £588 £563 £545
East of England median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 34 33
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £37.50 £46.60 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.53% +13.66% +17.99%
10th Percentile £10.63 £36.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £44.38 £53.75 £52.25
East of England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.13 £39.00
% change year-on-year +0.91% +5.45% +4.00%

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 18 February 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 18 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
Watford -9 14 £335 -21.18% 16
Hemel Hempstead +10 10 £350 -2.78% 16
Letchworth 0 10 £388 +49.04% 3
Stevenage +4 9 £335 - 5
Hatfield -3 6 £550 +33.33% 6
St Albans -3 3 £300 - 21
Rickmansworth -2 2 - - 2
Hertford -2 2 £325 -
Welwyn Garden City -8 2 £450 -25.00% 1
Berkhamsted - 1 - -
C#
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for C#.

1 63 (85.14%) .NET
2 43 (58.11%) SQL Server
3 41 (55.41%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (51.35%) JavaScript
5 35 (47.30%) HTML
6 34 (45.95%) CSS
7 32 (43.24%) jQuery
8 30 (40.54%) SQL
9 27 (36.49%) Finance
10 26 (35.14%) MVC
11 24 (32.43%) Microsoft
12 23 (31.08%) ASP.NET
12 23 (31.08%) ASP.NET Web API
13 20 (27.03%) TDD
13 20 (27.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 19 (25.68%) ASP.NET MVC
15 18 (24.32%) Ajax
16 15 (20.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 15 (20.27%) Visual Studio
16 15 (20.27%) Oracle
17 14 (18.92%) SDLC
17 14 (18.92%) BDD
17 14 (18.92%) Windows
17 14 (18.92%) .NET Framework
17 14 (18.92%) WCF
18 13 (17.57%) Web Services
18 13 (17.57%) E-Commerce
18 13 (17.57%) MongoDB
18 13 (17.57%) Team Foundation Server
18 13 (17.57%) Amazon AWS

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 7 (9.46%) IIS
2 5 (6.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.35%) CMS
4 1 (1.35%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.35%) Orchard CMS
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.57%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (14.86%) Google Analytics
2 11 (14.86%) PaaS
3 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) DNS
1 4 (5.41%) IMAP
1 4 (5.41%) Internet
1 4 (5.41%) SMTP
1 4 (5.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.70%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.35%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (58.11%) SQL Server
2 20 (27.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (20.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (17.57%) MongoDB
5 12 (16.22%) NoSQL
5 12 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (14.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (12.16%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (12.16%) Relational Database
8 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.35%) MySQL
11 1 (1.35%) OLAP
11 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (1.35%) RavenDB
11 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (1.35%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 15 (20.27%) Visual Studio
2 13 (17.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.41%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.05%) Subversion
5 2 (2.70%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.70%) MSI
5 2 (2.70%) NUnit
5 2 (2.70%) Selenium
5 2 (2.70%) WinDbg
6 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.35%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.35%) JMeter
6 1 (1.35%) jMock
6 1 (1.35%) JUnit
6 1 (1.35%) MSTest
6 1 (1.35%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.35%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (36.49%) Finance
2 12 (16.22%) Advertising
3 11 (14.86%) Marketing
4 2 (2.70%) Automotive
4 2 (2.70%) Back Office
5 1 (1.35%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.35%) Military
5 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (75.68%) Developer
2 32 (43.24%) .NET Developer
3 24 (32.43%) C# Developer
4 18 (24.32%) SQL Developer
5 15 (20.27%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (17.57%) Architect
7 11 (14.86%) E-Commerce Architect
7 11 (14.86%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 11 (14.86%) Lead Developer
7 11 (14.86%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (14.86%) SSIS Developer
8 10 (13.51%) Full Stack Developer
8 10 (13.51%) Lead .NET Developer
8 10 (13.51%) SQL Server Developer
8 10 (13.51%) Team Leader
9 9 (12.16%) .NET Team Leader
9 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 9 (12.16%) SSRS Developer
10 8 (10.81%) .NET Development Team Leader
10 8 (10.81%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (85.14%) .NET
2 35 (47.30%) HTML
3 34 (45.95%) CSS
4 32 (43.24%) jQuery
5 23 (31.08%) ASP.NET
5 23 (31.08%) ASP.NET Web API
6 19 (25.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (24.32%) Ajax
8 14 (18.92%) .NET Framework
8 14 (18.92%) WCF
9 13 (17.57%) .NET Core
9 13 (17.57%) Node.js
9 13 (17.57%) Web Services
10 12 (16.22%) KnockoutJS
11 11 (14.86%) Kafka
11 11 (14.86%) XML
12 10 (13.51%) AngularJS
13 9 (12.16%) RequireJS
14 8 (10.81%) Entity Framework
15 7 (9.46%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Greenfield Project
1 7 (9.46%) W3C
2 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.05%) Tandem
4 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.70%) User Experience
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.35%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.92%) Windows
2 6 (8.11%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.05%) Linux
4 2 (2.70%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.70%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (55.41%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (35.14%) MVC
3 20 (27.03%) TDD
4 14 (18.92%) BDD
4 14 (18.92%) SDLC
5 13 (17.57%) E-Commerce
6 12 (16.22%) Microservices
6 12 (16.22%) OO
7 11 (14.86%) Analytics
7 11 (14.86%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (10.81%) Mentoring
9 7 (9.46%) API Development
9 7 (9.46%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (8.11%) Web Application Development
11 5 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (6.76%) SOLID
12 4 (5.41%) Scrum
12 4 (5.41%) Test Automation
12 4 (5.41%) Web Development
13 3 (4.05%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 38 (51.35%) JavaScript
2 30 (40.54%) SQL
3 11 (14.86%) T-SQL
4 6 (8.11%) Java
5 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.05%) Python
6 1 (1.35%) C++
6 1 (1.35%) GLSL
6 1 (1.35%) HLSL
6 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.05%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (16.22%) Docker
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (2.70%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 15 (20.27%) Oracle
3 11 (14.86%) Google
4 2 (2.70%) HP
4 2 (2.70%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.35%) Blue Prism
5 1 (1.35%) RedGate
5 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.35%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.35%) Sybase
5 1 (1.35%) Talend