Period
to 24 March 2019

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 24 March 2019 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
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 34 31
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3 -6
Contract jobs citing C# 70 70 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.24% 4.54% 5.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.66% 11.99% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 65 45
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -3.57% +4.48%
10th Percentile £260 £300 £213
90th Percentile £550 £433 £491
East of England median daily rate £403 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.87% +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.63 - £42.06
10th Percentile £17.33 - £38.86
90th Percentile £17.93 - £44.42
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -

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 447 584 441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 33.43% 37.85% 34.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 316 286
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -8.33% +15.76%
10th Percentile £300 £284 £254
90th Percentile £575 £572 £575
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 36
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £40.50 £18.07 £45.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +124.16% -60.47% +12.85%
10th Percentile £17.78 £11.43 £33.50
90th Percentile £50.53 £43.75 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year +4.88% -0.61% +3.13%

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 24 March 2019.

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 24 March 2019. 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
Stevenage +3 19 - - 6
Watford +14 16 £425 +26.87% 9
St Albans +2 4 £300 - 12
Hatfield +3 3 £413 -25.00% 5
Hemel Hempstead -5 3 £275 -21.43% 9
Letchworth -3 2 £200 -48.39%
Potters Bar - 2 £450 - 3
Hertford +4 1 £350 +7.69% 1
Broxbourne - 1 £413 -
C#
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2019, 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 58 (82.86%) .NET
2 44 (62.86%) Visual Studio
3 42 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 42 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 39 (55.71%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (44.29%) SQL Server
6 29 (41.43%) ASP.NET
7 26 (37.14%) Web Services
7 26 (37.14%) Git (software)
8 23 (32.86%) Security Cleared
8 23 (32.86%) SQL
9 22 (31.43%) Java
9 22 (31.43%) SC Cleared
10 21 (30.00%) Node.js
11 20 (28.57%) Degree
12 19 (27.14%) Software Engineering
12 19 (27.14%) Mathematics
12 19 (27.14%) C++
12 19 (27.14%) Linux
12 19 (27.14%) Eclipse
12 19 (27.14%) Ethernet
12 19 (27.14%) TCP/IP
12 19 (27.14%) Aerospace
12 19 (27.14%) NetBeans
12 19 (27.14%) Military
12 19 (27.14%) Qt
13 18 (25.71%) Windows
13 18 (25.71%) CSS
13 18 (25.71%) Scrum
14 17 (24.29%) MFC

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 7 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (5.71%) IIS
3 1 (1.43%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) Office 365
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.43%) PaaS
4 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.14%) Ethernet
1 19 (27.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.71%) Internet
3 1 (1.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (44.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (8.57%) SQL Server 2016
2 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.71%) Big Data
3 4 (5.71%) MySQL
4 3 (4.29%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.86%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 44 (62.86%) Visual Studio
2 26 (37.14%) Git (software)
3 19 (27.14%) Eclipse
3 19 (27.14%) NetBeans
4 16 (22.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (11.43%) Subversion
6 7 (10.00%) Visual Studio Code
7 5 (7.14%) JIRA
8 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.86%) Selenium
8 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.43%) MSBuild
General
1 19 (27.14%) Aerospace
1 19 (27.14%) Military
2 6 (8.57%) Finance
3 3 (4.29%) Law
4 1 (1.43%) Legal
4 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (65.71%) Developer
2 24 (34.29%) .NET Developer
3 13 (18.57%) C# Developer
4 9 (12.86%) SQL Developer
5 7 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 6 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Data Migration Developer
7 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.14%) C# WPF Developer
7 5 (7.14%) ETL Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Oracle ETL Developer
7 5 (7.14%) PostgreSQL Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
7 5 (7.14%) WPF Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Senior SharePoint Developer
8 3 (4.29%) T-SQL Developer
9 2 (2.86%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (82.86%) .NET
2 29 (41.43%) ASP.NET
3 26 (37.14%) Web Services
4 21 (30.00%) Node.js
5 19 (27.14%) Qt
6 18 (25.71%) CSS
7 17 (24.29%) ActiveX
7 17 (24.29%) DirectX
7 17 (24.29%) HTML
7 17 (24.29%) MFC
7 17 (24.29%) OpenGL
8 15 (21.43%) jQuery
9 13 (18.57%) .NET Framework
10 12 (17.14%) Entity Framework
10 12 (17.14%) XML
11 11 (15.71%) HTML5
11 11 (15.71%) REST
12 10 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (12.86%) WPF
14 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Reference Data
2 2 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.14%) Linux
2 18 (25.71%) Windows
3 3 (4.29%) Android
3 3 (4.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (55.71%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.14%) Mathematics
2 19 (27.14%) Software Engineering
3 18 (25.71%) Scrum
4 11 (15.71%) MVC
5 9 (12.86%) SDLC
6 8 (11.43%) ITIL
6 8 (11.43%) Migration
6 8 (11.43%) Test Automation
7 7 (10.00%) TDD
7 7 (10.00%) Workflow
8 6 (8.57%) BDD
8 6 (8.57%) Data Mapping
8 6 (8.57%) Data Migration
8 6 (8.57%) DevOps
8 6 (8.57%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 5 (7.14%) ERP
9 5 (7.14%) ETL
9 5 (7.14%) Web Development
10 4 (5.71%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 42 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 23 (32.86%) SQL
3 22 (31.43%) Java
4 19 (27.14%) C++
5 17 (24.29%) GLSL
5 17 (24.29%) HLSL
6 10 (14.29%) T-SQL
7 7 (10.00%) PowerShell
8 6 (8.57%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.29%) PHP
10 1 (1.43%) C
10 1 (1.43%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (32.86%) Security Cleared
2 22 (31.43%) SC Cleared
3 20 (28.57%) Degree
4 6 (8.57%) MCSA
4 6 (8.57%) MCSE
4 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.29%) DBS Check
5 3 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) WCAG
2 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Docker
Vendors
1 42 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.43%) Oracle
3 7 (10.00%) Nintex
4 5 (7.14%) Talend
5 3 (4.29%) Sony
5 3 (4.29%) Xamarin
6 2 (2.86%) Tableau
6 2 (2.86%) Telerik