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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 23 28 30
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2  
Contract jobs citing C# 38 27 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 6.24% 4.02% 5.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.35% 14.59% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 23
Median daily rate £338 £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.84% -21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £305 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.21% +8.57%  

C# is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 219 185 257
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 35.96% 27.57% 36.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 104 123
Median daily rate £405 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 9
Median hourly rate £45.71 £49.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.66% +32.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing C# as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
St Albans +6 6 £250 -23.07% 12
Hatfield - 6 £400 - 3
Stevenage +2 3 £488 - 3
Watford -10 3 £350 +12.00% 7
Hemel Hempstead +5 1 £360 -35.28% 4
Royston +1 1 £375 +15.38%
Welwyn Garden City -4 1 £450 +30.43% 4
Letchworth - 1 - - 4
C#
East of England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 47 (68.12%) .NET
2 31 (44.93%) ASP.NET
3 30 (43.48%) JavaScript
4 27 (39.13%) SQL Server
5 26 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (36.23%) MVC
6 25 (36.23%) SQL
7 23 (33.33%) HTML
8 22 (31.88%) ASP.NET Web API
9 21 (30.43%) .NET Framework
9 21 (30.43%) CSS
10 19 (27.54%) XML
10 19 (27.54%) Java
11 18 (26.09%) Entity Framework
12 17 (24.64%) Web Services
13 16 (23.19%) WCF
14 15 (21.74%) TDD
15 14 (20.29%) Visual Studio
15 14 (20.29%) ASP.NET MVC
16 13 (18.84%) jQuery
16 13 (18.84%) Scrum
17 12 (17.39%) Finance
17 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
17 12 (17.39%) LINQ
17 12 (17.39%) AngularJS
18 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
18 11 (15.94%) Linux
18 11 (15.94%) Software Engineering
19 10 (14.49%) SOAP
19 10 (14.49%) Team Foundation Server

C#
Top Related 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 (11.59%) IIS
2 4 (5.80%) Apache
2 4 (5.80%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.45%) CMS
4 1 (1.45%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.45%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.45%) GitHub
2 1 (1.45%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.80%) Ethernet
2 4 (5.80%) Firewall
2 4 (5.80%) SSL
2 4 (5.80%) VoIP
2 4 (5.80%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.45%) Internet
3 1 (1.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (10.14%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (8.70%) MySQL
5 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
5 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (4.35%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.35%) Sybase ASE
7 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (20.29%) Visual Studio
2 10 (14.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (11.59%) Git (software)
4 7 (10.14%) JIRA
5 5 (7.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (7.25%) Eclipse
5 5 (7.25%) FxCop
5 5 (7.25%) ReSharper
5 5 (7.25%) StyleCop
6 4 (5.80%) Jenkins
6 4 (5.80%) Moq
6 4 (5.80%) NetBeans
7 2 (2.90%) Ant
7 2 (2.90%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.90%) Gradle
7 2 (2.90%) HP UFT
7 2 (2.90%) Maven
7 2 (2.90%) Subversion
7 2 (2.90%) Xcode
8 1 (1.45%) LoadRunner
General
1 12 (17.39%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Military
2 4 (5.80%) Retail
3 2 (2.90%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Legal
4 1 (1.45%) Publishing
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (71.01%) Developer
2 30 (43.48%) .NET Developer
3 19 (27.54%) C# Developer
4 13 (18.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 7 (10.14%) Java Developer
6 6 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Software Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Android Developer
7 5 (7.25%) C# Software Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.80%) iOS Android Developer
8 4 (5.80%) iOS Developer
8 4 (5.80%) SQL Developer
9 3 (4.35%) C# WCF Developer
9 3 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (68.12%) .NET
2 31 (44.93%) ASP.NET
3 23 (33.33%) HTML
4 22 (31.88%) ASP.NET Web API
5 21 (30.43%) .NET Framework
5 21 (30.43%) CSS
6 19 (27.54%) XML
7 18 (26.09%) Entity Framework
8 17 (24.64%) Web Services
9 16 (23.19%) WCF
10 14 (20.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (18.84%) jQuery
12 12 (17.39%) AngularJS
12 12 (17.39%) LINQ
13 10 (14.49%) SOAP
14 9 (13.04%) REST
14 9 (13.04%) RESTful
15 8 (11.59%) XSLT
16 7 (10.14%) JSON
17 6 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (5.80%) Clustering
1 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
1 4 (5.80%) Contactless
1 4 (5.80%) EMV
1 4 (5.80%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.90%) Algorithms
2 2 (2.90%) Data Structures
2 2 (2.90%) FMCG
2 2 (2.90%) SCADA
3 1 (1.45%) RIA
3 1 (1.45%) Tandem
3 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.94%) Linux
2 8 (11.59%) Windows
3 5 (7.25%) Android
3 5 (7.25%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.80%) Unix
5 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (36.23%) MVC
3 15 (21.74%) TDD
4 13 (18.84%) Scrum
5 11 (15.94%) Software Engineering
6 9 (13.04%) BDD
6 9 (13.04%) OO
7 8 (11.59%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (11.59%) SOLID
8 7 (10.14%) DevOps
9 6 (8.70%) OOP
10 5 (7.25%) Code Coverage
10 5 (7.25%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (7.25%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.25%) Refactoring
10 5 (7.25%) Unit Testing
10 5 (7.25%) Wireframes
11 4 (5.80%) Android Development
11 4 (5.80%) High Availability
11 4 (5.80%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (43.48%) JavaScript
2 25 (36.23%) SQL
3 19 (27.54%) Java
4 6 (8.70%) T-SQL
4 6 (8.70%) VBScript
5 5 (7.25%) VB
6 4 (5.80%) Bash Shell
6 4 (5.80%) C
6 4 (5.80%) C++
6 4 (5.80%) Objective-C
6 4 (5.80%) Perl
6 4 (5.80%) Python
6 4 (5.80%) Ruby
6 4 (5.80%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.90%) Clojure
7 2 (2.90%) Go
7 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.90%) Rust
7 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) RHCE
2 2 (2.90%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) Puppet
2 4 (5.80%) Salt
3 2 (2.90%) Ansible
3 2 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.25%) Atlassian
3 4 (5.80%) Oracle
4 3 (4.35%) Sybase
5 2 (2.90%) Apple
5 2 (2.90%) HP
5 2 (2.90%) IBM
5 2 (2.90%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.90%) Telerik
6 1 (1.45%) Remedy
6 1 (1.45%) Xamarin
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