Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 15 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#
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 25 18
Rank change year-on-year +16 -7 0
Contract jobs citing C# 269 155 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 11.17% 7.14% 8.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.42% 15.09% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 125 148
Leeds median daily rate £375 £338 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.46% +2.24%
10th Percentile £318 £272 £289
90th Percentile £475 £425 £452
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £339 £335
% change year-on-year +10.70% +1.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Leeds median hourly rate - £40.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +196.30% -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £40.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year - +196.30% -

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 Leeds with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,200 1,027 1,389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 49.83% 47.33% 50.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 783 978
Leeds median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £320 £305 £300
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 7
Leeds median hourly rate £17.00 £40.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.50% +162.30% -27.38%
10th Percentile £13.43 £39.00 £13.20
90th Percentile £45.00 £41.00 £32.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £31.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -45.16% +103.28% -27.38%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing C# as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for C# in Leeds

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C# in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Leeds

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Leeds over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Leeds

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Leeds

For the 6 months to 15 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 Leeds region with a requirement for C#.

1 180 (66.91%) .NET
2 163 (60.59%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (50.19%) JavaScript
4 123 (45.72%) ASP.NET
5 119 (44.24%) MVC
6 108 (40.15%) SQL Server
7 99 (36.80%) ASP.NET Web API
8 91 (33.83%) SQL
9 86 (31.97%) AngularJS
10 84 (31.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 79 (29.37%) Test Automation
12 70 (26.02%) Scrum
13 68 (25.28%) E-Commerce
14 65 (24.16%) Java
15 63 (23.42%) TDD
16 62 (23.05%) jQuery
17 56 (20.82%) Selenium
17 56 (20.82%) Vue.js
18 52 (19.33%) CSS
19 51 (18.96%) HTML
20 46 (17.10%) BDD
21 43 (15.99%) React
22 42 (15.61%) Microservices
22 42 (15.61%) Software Engineering
23 41 (15.24%) .NET Framework
23 41 (15.24%) T-SQL
24 37 (13.75%) Git (software)
25 36 (13.38%) Entity Framework
26 32 (11.90%) OO
26 32 (11.90%) Microsoft

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 14 (5.20%) CMS
2 12 (4.46%) Sitecore CMS
3 8 (2.97%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.23%) Apache
5 5 (1.86%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.12%) Confluence
7 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.37%) IIS
8 1 (0.37%) nginx
8 1 (0.37%) SAS
8 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (11.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.23%) npm
3 6 (2.23%) SaaS
4 3 (1.12%) Office 365
5 2 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.74%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.74%) AWS CloudTrail
5 2 (0.74%) PaaS
5 2 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon SageMaker
6 1 (0.37%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.37%) GitHub
6 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.37%) IaaS
6 1 (0.37%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.74%) FIX Connectivity
2 1 (0.37%) Broadband
2 1 (0.37%) Firewall
2 1 (0.37%) HTTP
2 1 (0.37%) Internet
2 1 (0.37%) SSL
2 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (40.15%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (3.72%) Big Data
4 9 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (2.97%) Hadoop
6 7 (2.60%) Apache Hive
6 7 (2.60%) HBase
7 5 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.86%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.49%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.49%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.12%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.12%) MySQL
10 2 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.74%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.74%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.74%) Pentaho
10 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.37%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 56 (20.82%) Selenium
2 37 (13.75%) Git (software)
3 27 (10.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (10.04%) WebDriver
4 26 (9.67%) Octopus Deploy
5 19 (7.06%) Cucumber
5 19 (7.06%) Visual Studio
6 18 (6.69%) SpecFlow
7 14 (5.20%) Jenkins
7 14 (5.20%) webpack
8 9 (3.35%) gulp
8 9 (3.35%) MSTest
8 9 (3.35%) NUnit
8 9 (3.35%) SoapUI
8 9 (3.35%) TeamCity
9 8 (2.97%) JIRA
10 5 (1.86%) Jasmine
10 5 (1.86%) Protractor
11 4 (1.49%) JMeter
12 3 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 30 (11.15%) Finance
2 9 (3.35%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.97%) Retail
4 4 (1.49%) Automotive
5 3 (1.12%) Banking
6 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.37%) Advertising
7 1 (0.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 180 (66.91%) Developer
2 107 (39.78%) .NET Developer
3 93 (34.57%) C# Developer
4 75 (27.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 35 (13.01%) ASP.NET Developer
5 35 (13.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 28 (10.41%) Tester
7 27 (10.04%) Angular Developer
8 25 (9.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 25 (9.29%) Automation Tester
9 20 (7.43%) Analyst
9 20 (7.43%) Test Analyst
10 19 (7.06%) SQL Developer
11 18 (6.69%) Test Automation Engineer
11 18 (6.69%) Test Engineer
12 15 (5.58%) Senior Developer
13 14 (5.20%) Sitecore Developer
14 13 (4.83%) Senior .NET Developer
14 13 (4.83%) SQL Server Developer
15 12 (4.46%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (66.91%) .NET
2 123 (45.72%) ASP.NET
3 99 (36.80%) ASP.NET Web API
4 86 (31.97%) AngularJS
5 84 (31.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 62 (23.05%) jQuery
7 56 (20.82%) Vue.js
8 52 (19.33%) CSS
9 51 (18.96%) HTML
10 43 (15.99%) React
11 41 (15.24%) .NET Framework
12 36 (13.38%) Entity Framework
13 30 (11.15%) .NET Core
14 28 (10.41%) Web Services
15 19 (7.06%) Kafka
16 18 (6.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 16 (5.95%) CSS3
18 15 (5.58%) HTML5
19 14 (5.20%) Node.js
20 13 (4.83%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.32%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (5.95%) User Experience
3 14 (5.20%) Mobile App
4 12 (4.46%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (3.72%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.49%) NHS
8 2 (0.74%) Equities
8 2 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.74%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.37%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.37%) Life Science
9 1 (0.37%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.37%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.58%) Linux
2 7 (2.60%) Windows
3 4 (1.49%) Android
3 4 (1.49%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.37%) CentOS
4 1 (0.37%) Kali Linux
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (60.59%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (44.24%) MVC
3 79 (29.37%) Test Automation
4 70 (26.02%) Scrum
5 68 (25.28%) E-Commerce
6 63 (23.42%) TDD
7 46 (17.10%) BDD
8 42 (15.61%) Microservices
8 42 (15.61%) Software Engineering
9 32 (11.90%) OO
10 28 (10.41%) Test Scripting
11 27 (10.04%) Web Development
12 24 (8.92%) SDET
13 21 (7.81%) SDLC
14 20 (7.43%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (7.43%) OOP
15 19 (7.06%) SOLID
16 18 (6.69%) API Testing
17 14 (5.20%) Business Intelligence
17 14 (5.20%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 135 (50.19%) JavaScript
2 91 (33.83%) SQL
3 65 (24.16%) Java
4 41 (15.24%) T-SQL
5 24 (8.92%) Python
6 17 (6.32%) PowerShell
7 10 (3.72%) C++
7 10 (3.72%) Scala
8 6 (2.23%) Ruby
8 6 (2.23%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.12%) Apex Code
9 3 (1.12%) Perl
9 3 (1.12%) PHP
9 3 (1.12%) SOQL
10 2 (0.74%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.37%) Groovy
11 1 (0.37%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (4.46%) Degree
2 10 (3.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.23%) ISEB
4 4 (1.49%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.74%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.74%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.37%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.37%) CISSP
7 1 (0.37%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.37%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.83%) QA
2 2 (0.74%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.37%) GDPR
System Software
1 29 (10.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.74%) Puppet
2 1 (0.37%) Ansible
2 1 (0.37%) Grafana
2 1 (0.37%) Kibana
2 1 (0.37%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.43%) Sitecore
3 5 (1.86%) MapR
4 4 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (1.49%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.12%) Google
6 2 (0.74%) Nintex
6 2 (0.74%) Oracle
7 1 (0.37%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.37%) SAP
7 1 (0.37%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.37%) Telerik