The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 25 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#
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1  
Contract jobs citing C# 22 33 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 14.38% 21.85% 14.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.58% 40.74% 33.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 24
Median daily rate £325 £306 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +2.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £271 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £474 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +2.85% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.00 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.51% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.96%  

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 Leicester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Leicester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 86 81 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 56.21% 53.64% 43.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 49 48
Median daily rate £375 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester 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 Leicester

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Leicester

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Leicester over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Leicester

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Leicester

For the 6 months to 25 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 Leicester region with a requirement for C#.

1 29 (87.88%) .NET
2 19 (57.58%) MVC
3 18 (54.55%) HTML
4 16 (48.48%) SQL
5 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 15 (45.45%) ASP.NET
5 15 (45.45%) CSS
6 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
6 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (39.39%) .NET Framework
7 13 (39.39%) WCF
8 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (30.30%) Node.js
9 10 (30.30%) TDD
10 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (21.21%) jQuery
11 7 (21.21%) XML
11 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
12 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
12 6 (18.18%) AngularJS
12 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 5 (15.15%) HTML5
13 5 (15.15%) Oracle
13 5 (15.15%) NUnit
13 5 (15.15%) CMS
13 5 (15.15%) LINQ
13 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
14 4 (12.12%) Logistics
14 4 (12.12%) Ajax
14 4 (12.12%) Automotive

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 5 (15.15%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.03%) Documentum
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) NUnit
2 4 (12.12%) MSTest
2 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
3 3 (9.09%) Selenium
4 2 (6.06%) Grunt
4 2 (6.06%) gulp
4 2 (6.06%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (6.06%) Mocha
4 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.03%) Moq
5 1 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (12.12%) Automotive
1 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (81.82%) Developer
2 14 (42.42%) .NET Developer
2 14 (42.42%) C# Developer
3 7 (21.21%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Agile .NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Agile C# Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Agile Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Angular Developer
5 3 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Node.js Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Architect
6 2 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.03%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (87.88%) .NET
2 18 (54.55%) HTML
3 15 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 15 (45.45%) CSS
4 13 (39.39%) .NET Framework
4 13 (39.39%) WCF
5 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (30.30%) Node.js
7 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (21.21%) jQuery
8 7 (21.21%) XML
9 6 (18.18%) AngularJS
9 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (15.15%) HTML5
10 5 (15.15%) LINQ
11 4 (12.12%) Ajax
11 4 (12.12%) Entity Framework
11 4 (12.12%) React
11 4 (12.12%) Web Services
12 3 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) MVC
2 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (30.30%) TDD
4 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.12%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (12.12%) Front End Development
6 4 (12.12%) Logistics
7 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.09%) Pair Programming
7 3 (9.09%) Project Management
7 3 (9.09%) Scrum
8 2 (6.06%) Asynchronous Programming
8 2 (6.06%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (6.06%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (6.06%) SDLC
8 2 (6.06%) SOLID
8 2 (6.06%) Web Design
8 2 (6.06%) Web Development
9 1 (3.03%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) SQL
2 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.06%) C
4 2 (6.06%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.03%) VB
5 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.03%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.03%) Siemens
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