Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 23 61
Rank change year-on-year +8 +38 -30
Contract jobs citing C# 134 98 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 8.39% 6.50% 2.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.72% 16.87% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 92 26
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -9.38% +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £291
90th Percentile £550 £500 £569
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +12.18%

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 542 581 507
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 33.94% 38.53% 35.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 316 278
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £416 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.90% +11.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £256 £278 £229
90th Percentile £556 £582 £529
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 29
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £46.50 £16.81 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +176.70% -66.05% +48.87%
10th Percentile £14.55 £12.80 £20.00
90th Percentile £54.00 £42.30 £54.15
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +1.27% +5.33%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +17 39 £488 +34.48% 22
Stevenage 0 22 - - 6
Hemel Hempstead +7 20 £400 +11.11% 8
St Albans +2 12 £313 -3.85% 20
Rickmansworth -16 4 £215 -29.51% 2
Hatfield -2 3 £413 -2.94% 3
Welwyn Garden City -16 3 £408 -9.44% 5
Berkhamsted 0 1 - - 1
Letchworth -4 1 £200 -48.39% 2
Hitchin - 1 - -
Royston - 1 - - 7
C#
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 96 (71.64%) .NET
2 73 (54.48%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (52.99%) JavaScript
4 57 (42.54%) SQL
5 56 (41.79%) ASP.NET
6 53 (39.55%) SQL Server
7 52 (38.81%) Visual Studio
8 46 (34.33%) Web Services
9 44 (32.84%) Microsoft
10 36 (26.87%) CSS
11 35 (26.12%) TDD
12 34 (25.37%) MVC
13 33 (24.63%) Windows
13 33 (24.63%) HTML
14 31 (23.13%) Security Cleared
14 31 (23.13%) REST
15 30 (22.39%) SC Cleared
16 29 (21.64%) Java
17 27 (20.15%) XML
18 26 (19.40%) ASP.NET MVC
19 25 (18.66%) Node.js
19 25 (18.66%) Linux
20 23 (17.16%) C++
20 23 (17.16%) Military
21 22 (16.42%) NetBeans
21 22 (16.42%) Eclipse
21 22 (16.42%) Ethernet
21 22 (16.42%) TCP/IP
21 22 (16.42%) Qt
21 22 (16.42%) ASP.NET Web API

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 15 (11.19%) SharePoint
2 11 (8.21%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.24%) IIS
3 3 (2.24%) NServiceBus
4 2 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.70%) Office 365
2 10 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.49%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.42%) Ethernet
1 22 (16.42%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.24%) Internet
3 1 (0.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (39.55%) SQL Server
2 21 (15.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (11.19%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (9.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (8.21%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (3.73%) Power BI
7 4 (2.99%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.99%) MySQL
7 4 (2.99%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.24%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.24%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.49%) OLAP
9 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.75%) Big Data
10 1 (0.75%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 52 (38.81%) Visual Studio
2 22 (16.42%) Eclipse
2 22 (16.42%) NetBeans
3 21 (15.67%) Git (software)
4 20 (14.93%) Subversion
5 15 (11.19%) JIRA
5 15 (11.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (8.21%) Visual Studio Code
7 10 (7.46%) NUnit
7 10 (7.46%) ReSharper
8 4 (2.99%) Selenium
9 1 (0.75%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.75%) JMeter
9 1 (0.75%) jMock
9 1 (0.75%) JUnit
9 1 (0.75%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.75%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (17.16%) Military
2 19 (14.18%) Aerospace
3 10 (7.46%) Retail
4 8 (5.97%) Finance
4 8 (5.97%) Law
5 4 (2.99%) Advertising
6 3 (2.24%) Back Office
7 1 (0.75%) Marketing
7 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 105 (78.36%) Developer
2 51 (38.06%) .NET Developer
3 33 (24.63%) C# Developer
4 26 (19.40%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (15.67%) SQL Developer
6 18 (13.43%) ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (11.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (11.19%) Data Migration Developer
7 15 (11.19%) SQL Server Developer
8 14 (10.45%) ETL Developer
8 14 (10.45%) Oracle Developer
8 14 (10.45%) Oracle ETL Developer
8 14 (10.45%) PostgreSQL Developer
9 13 (9.70%) SharePoint Developer
10 12 (8.96%) Senior Developer
11 9 (6.72%) Full Stack Developer
12 8 (5.97%) Senior .NET Developer
13 7 (5.22%) Angular Developer
13 7 (5.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 7 (5.22%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (71.64%) .NET
2 56 (41.79%) ASP.NET
3 46 (34.33%) Web Services
4 36 (26.87%) CSS
5 33 (24.63%) HTML
6 31 (23.13%) REST
7 27 (20.15%) XML
8 26 (19.40%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (18.66%) Node.js
10 22 (16.42%) ASP.NET Web API
10 22 (16.42%) Qt
11 21 (15.67%) jQuery
12 20 (14.93%) .NET Framework
12 20 (14.93%) AngularJS
13 16 (11.94%) ActiveX
13 16 (11.94%) DirectX
13 16 (11.94%) MFC
13 16 (11.94%) OpenGL
14 15 (11.19%) Entity Framework
15 14 (10.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.19%) Reference Data
2 8 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.73%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.75%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (24.63%) Windows
2 25 (18.66%) Linux
3 1 (0.75%) Android
3 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.75%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (54.48%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (26.12%) TDD
3 34 (25.37%) MVC
4 21 (15.67%) Software Engineering
5 20 (14.93%) Test Automation
6 19 (14.18%) Mathematics
7 17 (12.69%) Migration
7 17 (12.69%) Scrum
8 16 (11.94%) ETL
9 15 (11.19%) Data Mapping
9 15 (11.19%) Data Migration
9 15 (11.19%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 14 (10.45%) BDD
11 13 (9.70%) Workflow
12 12 (8.96%) SOLID
13 10 (7.46%) Refactoring
14 9 (6.72%) Asynchronous Programming
15 8 (5.97%) DevOps
15 8 (5.97%) Web Development
16 7 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 71 (52.99%) JavaScript
2 57 (42.54%) SQL
3 29 (21.64%) Java
4 23 (17.16%) C++
5 20 (14.93%) T-SQL
6 16 (11.94%) GLSL
6 16 (11.94%) HLSL
7 15 (11.19%) PL/SQL
8 12 (8.96%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.73%) Python
10 3 (2.24%) C
10 3 (2.24%) Go
10 3 (2.24%) PHP
10 3 (2.24%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (23.13%) Security Cleared
2 30 (22.39%) SC Cleared
3 20 (14.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.48%) QA
2 3 (2.24%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (2.24%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 44 (32.84%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.69%) Oracle
3 14 (10.45%) Talend
4 11 (8.21%) Nintex
5 8 (5.97%) Sony
6 3 (2.24%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.75%) Facebook
7 1 (0.75%) Sybase
7 1 (0.75%) Twitter