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 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 43 25
Rank change year-on-year +23 -18  
Contract jobs citing C# 48 17 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 7.54% 2.56% 6.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.12% 8.85% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 10 33
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £308 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £479 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.13 £39.28
% change year-on-year +4.91% -2.92%  

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 251 192 295
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 39.40% 28.92% 33.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 181 316
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 40
Median hourly rate £20.76 £50.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.49% +53.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £19.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £53.75 £40.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 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
Watford +1 9 £425 - 17
Rickmansworth - 5 £350 - 1
Hemel Hempstead +10 4 £360 +2.85% 5
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £450 -
Hatfield -5 3 £425 -
Stevenage - 2 - -
C#
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 65 (76.47%) .NET
2 50 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 43 (50.59%) ASP.NET
4 42 (49.41%) SQL Server
5 39 (45.88%) HTML
6 37 (43.53%) SQL
7 35 (41.18%) CSS
8 32 (37.65%) MVC
9 26 (30.59%) jQuery
10 23 (27.06%) XML
11 22 (25.88%) Visual Studio
11 22 (25.88%) Web Services
11 22 (25.88%) ASP.NET Web API
12 20 (23.53%) WCF
13 19 (22.35%) Java
13 19 (22.35%) .NET Framework
13 19 (22.35%) HTML5
14 18 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
16 16 (18.82%) AngularJS
16 16 (18.82%) Entity Framework
16 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
17 15 (17.65%) CSS3
17 15 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 14 (16.47%) T-SQL
19 13 (15.29%) JSON
19 13 (15.29%) RESTful
20 12 (14.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 12 (14.12%) Windows

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 10 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.41%) IIS
3 5 (5.88%) Apache
3 5 (5.88%) CMS
3 5 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.53%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.35%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.35%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.18%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (5.88%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.35%) Office 365
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.18%) BrowserStack
2 1 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.18%) GitHub
2 1 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.18%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.59%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.88%) Firewall
2 5 (5.88%) SSL
3 4 (4.71%) VoIP
3 4 (4.71%) Wireshark
4 3 (3.53%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.35%) DNS
5 2 (2.35%) IMAP
5 2 (2.35%) Internet
5 2 (2.35%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (49.41%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (8.24%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (5.88%) MySQL
5 5 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (4.71%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (4.71%) Sybase ASE
7 3 (3.53%) QlikView
8 2 (2.35%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.18%) Big Data
9 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.18%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 22 (25.88%) Visual Studio
2 17 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 6 (7.06%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.88%) Subversion
6 4 (4.71%) JIRA
7 3 (3.53%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.53%) JMeter
7 3 (3.53%) NetBeans
7 3 (3.53%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (3.53%) Selenium
7 3 (3.53%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (3.53%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (2.35%) FxCop
8 2 (2.35%) jMock
8 2 (2.35%) JUnit
8 2 (2.35%) Moq
8 2 (2.35%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.35%) StyleCop
8 2 (2.35%) Xcode
General
1 11 (12.94%) Finance
2 3 (3.53%) Interactive Media
2 3 (3.53%) Military
3 2 (2.35%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.18%) Legal
4 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (76.47%) Developer
2 41 (48.24%) .NET Developer
3 20 (23.53%) C# Developer
4 13 (15.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 13 (15.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (9.41%) Web Developer
6 7 (8.24%) SQL Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Java Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (5.88%) CRM Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Android Developer
9 4 (4.71%) iOS Android Developer
9 4 (4.71%) iOS Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Lead .NET Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Lead Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (76.47%) .NET
2 43 (50.59%) ASP.NET
3 39 (45.88%) HTML
4 35 (41.18%) CSS
5 26 (30.59%) jQuery
6 23 (27.06%) XML
7 22 (25.88%) ASP.NET Web API
7 22 (25.88%) Web Services
8 20 (23.53%) WCF
9 19 (22.35%) .NET Framework
9 19 (22.35%) HTML5
10 17 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 16 (18.82%) AngularJS
11 16 (18.82%) Entity Framework
12 15 (17.65%) CSS3
12 15 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (15.29%) JSON
13 13 (15.29%) RESTful
14 11 (12.94%) KnockoutJS
15 6 (7.06%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (5.88%) Clustering
1 5 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 5 (5.88%) NHS
2 3 (3.53%) Reference Data
2 3 (3.53%) SCADA
3 2 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.35%) Tandem
3 2 (2.35%) W3C
4 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.12%) Windows
2 10 (11.76%) Linux
3 4 (4.71%) Android
3 4 (4.71%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (37.65%) MVC
2 18 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (11.76%) Web Development
4 9 (10.59%) Software Engineering
5 7 (8.24%) Migration
5 7 (8.24%) TDD
6 6 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (7.06%) DevOps
6 6 (7.06%) Front End Development
6 6 (7.06%) Unit Testing
7 5 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 5 (5.88%) CRM
7 5 (5.88%) High Availability
7 5 (5.88%) Scrum
8 4 (4.71%) Android Development
8 4 (4.71%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.71%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (4.71%) iOS Development
8 4 (4.71%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (4.71%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 50 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 37 (43.53%) SQL
3 19 (22.35%) Java
4 14 (16.47%) T-SQL
5 7 (8.24%) Python
6 6 (7.06%) VB
6 6 (7.06%) VB.NET
7 5 (5.88%) Bash Shell
7 5 (5.88%) Perl
7 5 (5.88%) Ruby
8 4 (4.71%) Objective-C
8 4 (4.71%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.71%) VBScript
9 3 (3.53%) C++
9 3 (3.53%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.35%) C
11 1 (1.18%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.06%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.88%) RHCE
2 5 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) QA
2 3 (3.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) Puppet
1 5 (5.88%) Salt
2 3 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.71%) Sybase
2 4 (4.71%) Telerik
3 3 (3.53%) Talend
4 2 (2.35%) Apple
4 2 (2.35%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.35%) MuleSoft
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle
4 2 (2.35%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.18%) Google
5 1 (1.18%) SAP
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