Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 51 28
Rank change year-on-year +27 -23 0
Contract jobs citing C# 97 43 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 6.21% 3.14% 6.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.17% 8.53% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 32 57
Hertfordshire median daily rate £363 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £300 £263 £213
90th Percentile £475 £598 £556
East of England median daily rate £363 £375 £370
% change year-on-year -3.33% +1.35% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £41.13 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.45% -6.02%
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £41.13 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.38% +2.81% +6.67%

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 600 504 572
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 38.44% 36.76% 35.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 291 272
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £284 £231 £261
90th Percentile £588 £538 £500
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 28 34
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.15 £49.75 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.52% +44.20% +72.50%
10th Percentile £13.65 £33.37 £15.04
90th Percentile £43.75 £54.35 £43.38
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +2.74%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +20 30 £350 -30.00% 6
Stevenage +3 13 £363 - 1
Letchworth 0 10 £388 +19.23% 5
St Albans +7 9 £305 - 2
Rickmansworth +2 8 £305 -26.06% 2
Hatfield -3 5 £425 -22.73% 5
Hemel Hempstead +4 3 £350 - 10
Welwyn Garden City -4 3 £450 -16.28%
Borehamwood - 2 - -
Berkhamsted - 1 - - 1
Hertford - 1 £325 - 2
C#
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for C#.

1 78 (80.41%) .NET
2 61 (62.89%) SQL Server
3 47 (48.45%) JavaScript
4 41 (42.27%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (42.27%) HTML
5 40 (41.24%) SQL
6 39 (40.21%) CSS
7 35 (36.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 35 (36.08%) Finance
8 34 (35.05%) MVC
8 34 (35.05%) jQuery
9 32 (32.99%) ASP.NET
10 27 (27.84%) WCF
11 26 (26.80%) Microsoft
12 25 (25.77%) ASP.NET Web API
13 24 (24.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 20 (20.62%) Visual Studio
14 20 (20.62%) Oracle
14 20 (20.62%) T-SQL
15 19 (19.59%) Team Foundation Server
16 18 (18.56%) TDD
17 16 (16.49%) XML
17 16 (16.49%) .NET Framework
17 16 (16.49%) SDLC
18 15 (15.46%) Data Warehouse
19 14 (14.43%) Ajax
19 14 (14.43%) Web Services
19 14 (14.43%) SOLID
20 13 (13.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 12 (12.37%) Git (software)

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 12 (12.37%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.15%) IIS
3 3 (3.09%) Confluence
3 3 (3.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.06%) CMS
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.06%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.06%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.03%) JBoss
5 1 (1.03%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.09%) Google Analytics
3 3 (3.09%) PaaS
4 2 (2.06%) Office 365
5 1 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.06%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.06%) SMS
3 1 (1.03%) DNS
3 1 (1.03%) HTTP
3 1 (1.03%) IMAP
3 1 (1.03%) Internet
3 1 (1.03%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (62.89%) SQL Server
2 35 (36.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (24.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (15.46%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (13.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (8.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (6.19%) Relational Database
7 6 (6.19%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (5.15%) MongoDB
9 4 (4.12%) NoSQL
9 4 (4.12%) OLAP
9 4 (4.12%) RDBMS
10 3 (3.09%) Big Data
10 3 (3.09%) Data Lake
10 3 (3.09%) OLAP Cube
10 3 (3.09%) Power BI
10 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (1.03%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 20 (20.62%) Visual Studio
2 19 (19.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (12.37%) Git (software)
4 7 (7.22%) JIRA
5 6 (6.19%) Jenkins
5 6 (6.19%) Subversion
5 6 (6.19%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (4.12%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (3.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (3.09%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.09%) FxCop
7 3 (3.09%) Moq
7 3 (3.09%) ReSharper
7 3 (3.09%) StyleCop
8 2 (2.06%) InstallShield
8 2 (2.06%) NetBeans
8 2 (2.06%) NUnit
8 2 (2.06%) Selenium
8 2 (2.06%) WiX
9 1 (1.03%) jMock
General
1 35 (36.08%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) Advertising
2 4 (4.12%) Automotive
3 3 (3.09%) Interactive Media
3 3 (3.09%) Marketing
3 3 (3.09%) Retail
4 2 (2.06%) Military
5 1 (1.03%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.03%) Legal
5 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 81 (83.51%) Developer
2 42 (43.30%) .NET Developer
3 27 (27.84%) C# Developer
3 27 (27.84%) SQL Developer
4 16 (16.49%) SQL Server Developer
5 15 (15.46%) Lead Developer
5 15 (15.46%) SSIS Developer
6 14 (14.43%) Lead .NET Developer
7 13 (13.40%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 13 (13.40%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (12.37%) .NET Team Leader
8 12 (12.37%) Senior Developer
8 12 (12.37%) Team Leader
9 11 (11.34%) Senior .NET Developer
9 11 (11.34%) SSRS Developer
10 9 (9.28%) C# WCF Developer
10 9 (9.28%) WCF Developer
11 8 (8.25%) .NET Development Team Leader
11 8 (8.25%) Development Team Leader
11 8 (8.25%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (80.41%) .NET
2 41 (42.27%) HTML
3 39 (40.21%) CSS
4 34 (35.05%) jQuery
5 32 (32.99%) ASP.NET
6 27 (27.84%) WCF
7 25 (25.77%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (16.49%) .NET Framework
8 16 (16.49%) XML
9 14 (14.43%) Ajax
9 14 (14.43%) Web Services
10 12 (12.37%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (11.34%) AngularJS
12 10 (10.31%) RESTful
13 9 (9.28%) Entity Framework
13 9 (9.28%) HTML5
13 9 (9.28%) WPF
14 7 (7.22%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (7.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 6 (6.19%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.28%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.19%) Reference Data
4 4 (4.12%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.09%) NHS
6 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.06%) User Experience
6 2 (2.06%) W3C
7 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.03%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.28%) Windows
2 2 (2.06%) Linux
3 1 (1.03%) Android
3 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.03%) Unix
3 1 (1.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (42.27%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (35.05%) MVC
3 18 (18.56%) TDD
4 16 (16.49%) SDLC
5 14 (14.43%) SOLID
6 12 (12.37%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (11.34%) Migration
8 10 (10.31%) Mentoring
8 10 (10.31%) Web Development
9 9 (9.28%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (7.22%) Data Migration
10 7 (7.22%) OO
11 6 (6.19%) BDD
11 6 (6.19%) Data Mapping
11 6 (6.19%) Database Tuning
11 6 (6.19%) ETL
11 6 (6.19%) Front End Development
11 6 (6.19%) Scrum
12 5 (5.15%) Dependency Injection
12 5 (5.15%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 47 (48.45%) JavaScript
2 40 (41.24%) SQL
3 20 (20.62%) T-SQL
4 7 (7.22%) Java
5 6 (6.19%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.12%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.12%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.12%) VBScript
7 3 (3.09%) C++
8 2 (2.06%) Python
8 2 (2.06%) VB
9 1 (1.03%) C
9 1 (1.03%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.03%) R
9 1 (1.03%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (7.22%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.19%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.15%) Degree
4 1 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.03%) ISEB
4 1 (1.03%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.03%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.19%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.09%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.15%) Docker
2 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (26.80%) Microsoft
2 20 (20.62%) Oracle
3 6 (6.19%) Atlassian
3 6 (6.19%) Talend
4 4 (4.12%) Google
5 3 (3.09%) Sitecore
5 3 (3.09%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.03%) Blue Prism
6 1 (1.03%) Nintex
6 1 (1.03%) RedGate
6 1 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.03%) Sybase
6 1 (1.03%) Telerik