Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 26 46
Rank change year-on-year +10 +20 -24
Contract jobs citing C# 125 94 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 7.81% 5.95% 3.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.89% 15.51% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 112 35
Hertfordshire median daily rate £416 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.83% -9.38% +14.29%
10th Percentile £261 £300 £263
90th Percentile £550 £475 £590
East of England median daily rate £413 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +13.79% +3.57% -5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 - £42.06
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £43.75 £41.81
% change year-on-year - +4.63% +4.53%

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 546 606 522
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 34.10% 38.33% 36.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 316 303
Hertfordshire median daily rate £420 £413 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +4.43% +5.33%
10th Percentile £260 £285 £226
90th Percentile £556 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 30
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £24.50 £48.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.67% -49.48% +38.57%
10th Percentile £16.58 £13.50 £36.83
90th Percentile £52.50 £42.00 £53.95
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 £40.50 £41.06
% change year-on-year +8.64% -1.37% +9.50%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +10 35 £550 +57.14% 14
Stevenage -1 21 - - 5
Hemel Hempstead +4 14 £420 +24.44% 3
St Albans +1 8 £300 -1.64% 15
Hatfield +4 3 £413 -13.16% 5
Welwyn Garden City -7 2 £408 -9.44% 2
Berkhamsted -1 1 - - 5
Letchworth -2 1 £200 -48.39%
Rickmansworth -14 1 - -
Royston - 1 - - 9
Broxbourne - 1 £413 - 2
Hitchin - 1 - -
C#
East of England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 94 (75.20%) .NET
2 74 (59.20%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (48.00%) JavaScript
4 57 (45.60%) SQL Server
5 55 (44.00%) SQL
6 53 (42.40%) Visual Studio
7 52 (41.60%) Microsoft
8 47 (37.60%) ASP.NET
9 39 (31.20%) Web Services
10 33 (26.40%) Security Cleared
11 32 (25.60%) SC Cleared
12 31 (24.80%) CSS
12 31 (24.80%) HTML
13 28 (22.40%) Java
13 28 (22.40%) XML
13 28 (22.40%) TDD
14 27 (21.60%) MVC
14 27 (21.60%) Windows
14 27 (21.60%) Git (software)
15 26 (20.80%) REST
16 25 (20.00%) Linux
17 24 (19.20%) Node.js
18 23 (18.40%) T-SQL
19 22 (17.60%) C++
19 22 (17.60%) Military
20 21 (16.80%) NetBeans
20 21 (16.80%) Subversion
20 21 (16.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 21 (16.80%) .NET Framework
20 21 (16.80%) Eclipse

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 (9.60%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.20%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.40%) IIS
3 3 (2.40%) NServiceBus
4 2 (1.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (8.80%) Office 365
3 9 (7.20%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.60%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (1.60%) SaaS
5 1 (0.80%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (16.80%) Ethernet
1 21 (16.80%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.40%) Internet
3 1 (0.80%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (45.60%) SQL Server
2 21 (16.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (12.80%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (11.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (8.80%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (4.00%) Power BI
7 4 (3.20%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.20%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.40%) MySQL
8 3 (2.40%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.40%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.60%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.60%) Big Data
9 2 (1.60%) OLAP
9 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.80%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 53 (42.40%) Visual Studio
2 27 (21.60%) Git (software)
3 21 (16.80%) Eclipse
3 21 (16.80%) NetBeans
3 21 (16.80%) Subversion
4 18 (14.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (12.80%) JIRA
6 9 (7.20%) Visual Studio Code
7 4 (3.20%) NUnit
7 4 (3.20%) ReSharper
8 3 (2.40%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.60%) Selenium
9 2 (1.60%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.80%) JMeter
10 1 (0.80%) jMock
10 1 (0.80%) JUnit
10 1 (0.80%) MSBuild
General
1 22 (17.60%) Military
2 18 (14.40%) Aerospace
3 10 (8.00%) Finance
4 9 (7.20%) Retail
5 8 (6.40%) Law
6 3 (2.40%) Advertising
6 3 (2.40%) Back Office
7 1 (0.80%) Marketing
7 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 95 (76.00%) Developer
2 44 (35.20%) .NET Developer
3 27 (21.60%) C# Developer
4 21 (16.80%) SQL Developer
5 17 (13.60%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (12.80%) Data Migration Developer
7 15 (12.00%) ETL Developer
7 15 (12.00%) Oracle Developer
7 15 (12.00%) Oracle ETL Developer
7 15 (12.00%) PostgreSQL Developer
7 15 (12.00%) SQL Server Developer
8 10 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (8.00%) SharePoint Developer
9 9 (7.20%) Full Stack Developer
10 7 (5.60%) Angular Developer
10 7 (5.60%) Senior Developer
11 6 (4.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 5 (4.00%) C# WPF Developer
12 5 (4.00%) Lead Developer
12 5 (4.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (75.20%) .NET
2 47 (37.60%) ASP.NET
3 39 (31.20%) Web Services
4 31 (24.80%) CSS
4 31 (24.80%) HTML
5 28 (22.40%) XML
6 26 (20.80%) REST
7 24 (19.20%) Node.js
8 21 (16.80%) .NET Framework
8 21 (16.80%) ASP.NET Web API
8 21 (16.80%) Qt
9 20 (16.00%) AngularJS
9 20 (16.00%) jQuery
10 19 (15.20%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (13.60%) ActiveX
11 17 (13.60%) DirectX
11 17 (13.60%) Entity Framework
11 17 (13.60%) HTML5
11 17 (13.60%) MFC
11 17 (13.60%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.80%) Reference Data
2 7 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.80%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.80%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (21.60%) Windows
2 25 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (0.80%) Android
3 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (59.20%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (22.40%) TDD
3 27 (21.60%) MVC
4 20 (16.00%) Migration
5 19 (15.20%) Software Engineering
5 19 (15.20%) Test Automation
6 18 (14.40%) Mathematics
7 17 (13.60%) ETL
7 17 (13.60%) Scrum
8 16 (12.80%) Data Mapping
8 16 (12.80%) Data Migration
8 16 (12.80%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 15 (12.00%) BDD
10 14 (11.20%) DevOps
11 12 (9.60%) SDLC
12 10 (8.00%) Workflow
13 7 (5.60%) Asynchronous Programming
13 7 (5.60%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (5.60%) Open Source
14 6 (4.80%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 60 (48.00%) JavaScript
2 55 (44.00%) SQL
3 28 (22.40%) Java
4 23 (18.40%) T-SQL
5 22 (17.60%) C++
6 17 (13.60%) GLSL
6 17 (13.60%) HLSL
7 16 (12.80%) PL/SQL
8 9 (7.20%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.00%) Python
10 4 (3.20%) PHP
11 3 (2.40%) C
11 3 (2.40%) Go
11 3 (2.40%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (26.40%) Security Cleared
2 32 (25.60%) SC Cleared
3 18 (14.40%) Degree
4 6 (4.80%) MCSA
4 6 (4.80%) MCSE
4 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.40%) QA
1 3 (2.40%) WCAG
2 1 (0.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.80%) Docker
Vendors
1 52 (41.60%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.40%) Oracle
3 15 (12.00%) Talend
4 9 (7.20%) Nintex
5 8 (6.40%) Sony
6 3 (2.40%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.80%) Facebook
7 1 (0.80%) Sybase
7 1 (0.80%) Twitter