The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 26 April 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 Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 7 4
Rank change year-on-year -8 -3  
Contract jobs citing C# 31 47 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 11.15% 16.85% 15.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.13% 38.84% 37.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 29 40
Median daily rate £300 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £390 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year - +1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +9.21% +2.70%  

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 154 121 143
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 55.40% 43.37% 42.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 75 92
Median daily rate £320 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.30% -4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £173 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Median hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £35.00 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £38.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Leicestershire

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Leicestershire

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Leicestershire

C#
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 26 April 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
Leicester -15 11 £310 -4.61% 15
Loughborough +8 1 - -
C#
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for C#.

1 81 (80.20%) .NET
2 52 (51.49%) MVC
3 48 (47.52%) ASP.NET
4 42 (41.58%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (39.60%) JavaScript
5 40 (39.60%) SQL
6 36 (35.64%) HTML
6 36 (35.64%) E-Commerce
7 34 (33.66%) SQL Server
8 31 (30.69%) CSS
9 24 (23.76%) TDD
9 24 (23.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 22 (21.78%) Scrum
11 20 (19.80%) Microsoft
12 19 (18.81%) jQuery
13 18 (17.82%) Software Engineering
14 17 (16.83%) Web Services
15 16 (15.84%) HTML5
16 15 (14.85%) XML
17 14 (13.86%) C++
17 14 (13.86%) VB.NET
17 14 (13.86%) Retail
17 14 (13.86%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
19 12 (11.88%) ASP.NET Web API
19 12 (11.88%) XSLT
20 11 (10.89%) .NET Framework
20 11 (10.89%) Translating Business Requirements
20 11 (10.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 11 (10.89%) Front End Development

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (6.93%) CMS
2 5 (4.95%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.98%) IIS
4 1 (0.99%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.99%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.99%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.99%) PaaS
2 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.99%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.99%) FTP
2 1 (0.99%) HTTP
2 1 (0.99%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (33.66%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.97%) Blockchain
3 3 (2.97%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.99%) Firebird
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.99%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (9.90%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.93%) NUnit
3 6 (5.94%) Subversion
4 5 (4.95%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.96%) Moq
5 4 (3.96%) Selenium
6 3 (2.97%) JIRA
7 2 (1.98%) Grunt
7 2 (1.98%) gulp
7 2 (1.98%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (1.98%) Mocha
8 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (13.86%) Retail
2 8 (7.92%) Finance
3 6 (5.94%) Advertising
4 2 (1.98%) Games
5 1 (0.99%) Automotive
5 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 85 (84.16%) Developer
2 60 (59.41%) C# Developer
3 56 (55.45%) .NET Developer
4 48 (47.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (26.73%) ASP.NET Developer
6 23 (22.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 21 (20.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 11 (10.89%) XML Developer
8 11 (10.89%) XML XSLT Developer
9 8 (7.92%) Software Engineer
10 7 (6.93%) Angular Developer
10 7 (6.93%) Software Developer
11 6 (5.94%) JavaScript Developer
12 5 (4.95%) iOS Developer
12 5 (4.95%) Mobile Developer
13 4 (3.96%) Development Engineer
13 4 (3.96%) Software Development Engineer
13 4 (3.96%) SQL Developer
14 3 (2.97%) C# Software Engineer
14 3 (2.97%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (80.20%) .NET
2 48 (47.52%) ASP.NET
3 36 (35.64%) HTML
4 31 (30.69%) CSS
5 24 (23.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (18.81%) jQuery
7 17 (16.83%) Web Services
8 16 (15.84%) HTML5
9 15 (14.85%) XML
10 12 (11.88%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (11.88%) XSLT
11 11 (10.89%) .NET Framework
11 11 (10.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 10 (9.90%) AngularJS
13 9 (8.91%) CSS3
14 8 (7.92%) WCF
14 8 (7.92%) WPF
15 5 (4.95%) KnockoutJS
15 5 (4.95%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 5 (4.95%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.92%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.95%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (4.95%) iPad
3 5 (4.95%) iPhone
4 4 (3.96%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.96%) User Experience
5 1 (0.99%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (0.99%) CCTV
5 1 (0.99%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.99%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.95%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.96%) Windows
3 3 (2.97%) Android
4 2 (1.98%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (51.49%) MVC
2 42 (41.58%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (35.64%) E-Commerce
4 24 (23.76%) TDD
5 22 (21.78%) Scrum
6 18 (17.82%) Software Engineering
7 14 (13.86%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (10.89%) Front End Development
8 11 (10.89%) Translating Business Requirements
9 9 (8.91%) Unit Testing
10 7 (6.93%) Mentoring
11 6 (5.94%) BDD
12 5 (4.95%) Functional Testing
12 5 (4.95%) Integration Testing
12 5 (4.95%) iOS Development
12 5 (4.95%) Mobile Development
13 4 (3.96%) Project Management
13 4 (3.96%) Responsive Web Design
13 4 (3.96%) Web Design
13 4 (3.96%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (39.60%) JavaScript
1 40 (39.60%) SQL
2 14 (13.86%) C++
2 14 (13.86%) VB.NET
3 5 (4.95%) Apple Swift
3 5 (4.95%) Objective-C
3 5 (4.95%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.96%) Java
5 2 (1.98%) Python
6 1 (0.99%) PHP
6 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.99%) VB
6 1 (0.99%) VB6
6 1 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (5.94%) Degree
2 3 (2.97%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) Analytics IQ
4 1 (0.99%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.98%) QA
1 2 (1.98%) SDET
1 2 (1.98%) TickIT
Vendors
1 20 (19.80%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.95%) Xamarin
3 3 (2.97%) Perforce
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle
4 2 (1.98%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.99%) Google
5 1 (0.99%) Siemens
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