Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 26 35
Rank change year-on-year -10 +9 -2
Contract jobs citing C# 61 76 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.19% 6.13% 4.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.27% 16.59% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 49 38
Hertfordshire median daily rate £353 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.71% -6.67% +11.94%
10th Percentile £284 £218 £305
90th Percentile £438 £475 £650
East of England median daily rate £400 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +10.34% -2.03% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £43.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.26% +20.00%
East of England median hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +37.50% +14.29% -10.26%

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 497 458 377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 34.16% 36.97% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 291 209
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +0.61% +13.10%
10th Percentile £263 £254 £270
90th Percentile £569 £575 £528
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 28 27
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.89% -9.09% +48.87%
10th Percentile £13.00 £27.30 £13.65
90th Percentile £56.25 £53.75 £52.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.13 £38.00
% change year-on-year -2.74% +8.22% +1.33%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +2 20 £385 +6.94% 7
Stevenage -7 8 £213 -56.41% 4
St Albans 0 5 £313 +25.00% 10
Watford -7 5 £388 -8.82% 19
Rickmansworth -3 4 £276 -
Hatfield -8 2 £506 +24.62% 3
Hertford -4 1 £325 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -7 1 - - 4
C#
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 52 (85.25%) .NET
2 42 (68.85%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (57.38%) JavaScript
4 33 (54.10%) SQL Server
5 31 (50.82%) ASP.NET
6 25 (40.98%) Visual Studio
6 25 (40.98%) Microsoft
7 24 (39.34%) HTML
7 24 (39.34%) MVC
8 22 (36.07%) SQL
8 22 (36.07%) CSS
9 21 (34.43%) Web Services
9 21 (34.43%) TDD
10 20 (32.79%) Windows
10 20 (32.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (27.87%) jQuery
12 14 (22.95%) Node.js
12 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (19.67%) BDD
13 12 (19.67%) WCF
14 11 (18.03%) T-SQL
14 11 (18.03%) .NET Core
15 10 (16.39%) Greenfield Project
15 10 (16.39%) REST
15 10 (16.39%) KnockoutJS
15 10 (16.39%) Java
16 9 (14.75%) .NET Framework
16 9 (14.75%) JSON
16 9 (14.75%) Scrum
16 9 (14.75%) 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 6 (9.84%) IIS
2 5 (8.20%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.28%) CMS
3 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.64%) Confluence
4 1 (1.64%) Orchard CMS
4 1 (1.64%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.48%) Google Analytics
2 7 (11.48%) PaaS
3 2 (3.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) TCP/IP
2 7 (11.48%) Ethernet
3 3 (4.92%) DNS
3 3 (4.92%) IMAP
3 3 (4.92%) Internet
3 3 (4.92%) SMTP
4 1 (1.64%) LAN
4 1 (1.64%) WAN
4 1 (1.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (54.10%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.75%) MongoDB
2 9 (14.75%) NoSQL
3 7 (11.48%) Relational Database
4 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.28%) OLAP
7 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 25 (40.98%) Visual Studio
2 9 (14.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (13.11%) Git (software)
4 7 (11.48%) Eclipse
4 7 (11.48%) NetBeans
4 7 (11.48%) NUnit
4 7 (11.48%) ReSharper
5 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio Code
6 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.64%) JIRA
6 1 (1.64%) MSI
6 1 (1.64%) Selenium
6 1 (1.64%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.64%) WinDbg
General
1 7 (11.48%) Advertising
1 7 (11.48%) Marketing
1 7 (11.48%) Military
2 6 (9.84%) Aerospace
3 4 (6.56%) Finance
4 1 (1.64%) Back Office
4 1 (1.64%) Law
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (72.13%) Developer
2 32 (52.46%) .NET Developer
3 23 (37.70%) C# Developer
4 22 (36.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (18.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (13.11%) Architect
8 7 (11.48%) Digital Architect
8 7 (11.48%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 7 (11.48%) E-Commerce Architect
8 7 (11.48%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
8 7 (11.48%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (11.48%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (6.56%) C# WCF Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Elasticsearch Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Senior Developer
9 4 (6.56%) SQL Developer
9 4 (6.56%) WCF Developer
10 3 (4.92%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (4.92%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (85.25%) .NET
2 31 (50.82%) ASP.NET
3 24 (39.34%) HTML
4 22 (36.07%) CSS
5 21 (34.43%) Web Services
6 20 (32.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (27.87%) jQuery
8 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (22.95%) Node.js
9 12 (19.67%) WCF
10 11 (18.03%) .NET Core
11 10 (16.39%) KnockoutJS
11 10 (16.39%) REST
12 9 (14.75%) .NET Framework
12 9 (14.75%) AngularJS
12 9 (14.75%) JSON
13 8 (13.11%) CSS3
13 8 (13.11%) HTML5
13 8 (13.11%) Velocity
14 7 (11.48%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (8.20%) Tandem
2 5 (8.20%) W3C
3 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.79%) Windows
2 7 (11.48%) Linux
3 5 (8.20%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.64%) MVS
5 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (68.85%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (39.34%) MVC
3 21 (34.43%) TDD
4 12 (19.67%) BDD
5 9 (14.75%) Scrum
6 8 (13.11%) Analytics
6 8 (13.11%) Microservices
6 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
6 8 (13.11%) SOLID
7 7 (11.48%) API Development
7 7 (11.48%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (11.48%) E-Commerce
7 7 (11.48%) OO
7 7 (11.48%) Refactoring
7 7 (11.48%) Web Development
8 6 (9.84%) Mathematics
8 6 (9.84%) SDLC
9 5 (8.20%) Web Application Development
10 3 (4.92%) Test Automation
10 3 (4.92%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 35 (57.38%) JavaScript
2 22 (36.07%) SQL
3 11 (18.03%) T-SQL
4 10 (16.39%) Java
5 7 (11.48%) C++
6 6 (9.84%) GLSL
6 6 (9.84%) HLSL
7 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.92%) Python
9 2 (3.28%) VBA
9 2 (3.28%) VBScript
10 1 (1.64%) Go
10 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) Degree
1 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.84%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.48%) Docker
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.64%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 25 (40.98%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.48%) Google
3 2 (3.28%) Capita
3 2 (3.28%) Nintex
4 1 (1.64%) Blue Prism
4 1 (1.64%) HP
4 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.64%) Sony
4 1 (1.64%) Xamarin