The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 27 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#
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 15 14
Rank change year-on-year +9 -1  
Contract jobs citing C# 24 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 14.91% 5.44% 7.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.36% 26.67% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 10
Median daily rate £500 £594 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.78% +43.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £519 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £606 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.63 £37.50 £39.28
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.51%  

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 Luton with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 66 30 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 40.99% 20.41% 23.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 22 28
Median daily rate £475 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £299 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £591 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £46.07 £51.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.19%  
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 Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton 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 Luton

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Luton

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Luton over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Luton

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 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 Luton region with a requirement for C#.

1 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (62.86%) E-Commerce
3 18 (51.43%) REST
4 17 (48.57%) Microservices
5 15 (42.86%) User Stories
5 15 (42.86%) .NET
6 14 (40.00%) SOAP
6 14 (40.00%) SOA
7 13 (37.14%) C++
8 12 (34.29%) TDD
9 8 (22.86%) SQL
9 8 (22.86%) TeamCity
9 8 (22.86%) API Development
10 7 (20.00%) Test Automation
11 6 (17.14%) JIRA
11 6 (17.14%) QA
11 6 (17.14%) ATDD
11 6 (17.14%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (17.14%) Feature Driven Development
11 6 (17.14%) BDD
11 6 (17.14%) Windows
11 6 (17.14%) SDET
12 5 (14.29%) API Testing
12 5 (14.29%) SpecFlow
12 5 (14.29%) MVC
12 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
12 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
13 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (11.43%) Ruby
13 4 (11.43%) Python

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 3 (8.57%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) TeamCity
2 6 (17.14%) JIRA
3 5 (14.29%) SpecFlow
4 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
4 3 (8.57%) JUnit
4 3 (8.57%) TestNG
5 2 (5.71%) Ant
5 2 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.71%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.86%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.86%) JBehave
6 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.86%) Maven
6 1 (2.86%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.86%) Selenium
6 1 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Developer
2 14 (40.00%) Designer
2 14 (40.00%) Senior Designer
2 14 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 9 (25.71%) .NET Developer
3 9 (25.71%) C# Developer
4 8 (22.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Architect
6 5 (14.29%) Software Developer
7 4 (11.43%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (11.43%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (11.43%) SQL Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Test Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) C# Architect
8 3 (8.57%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 3 (8.57%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 3 (8.57%) Senior C# Software Developer
8 3 (8.57%) Senior Software Developer
8 3 (8.57%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (51.43%) REST
2 15 (42.86%) .NET
3 14 (40.00%) SOAP
4 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (8.57%) JSON
6 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.71%) jQuery
7 1 (2.86%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.86%) CSS
7 1 (2.86%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.86%) HTML
7 1 (2.86%) LINQ
7 1 (2.86%) Middleware
7 1 (2.86%) MSMQ
7 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.86%) Web Services
7 1 (2.86%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.71%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) CMDB
2 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.86%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (62.86%) E-Commerce
3 17 (48.57%) Microservices
4 15 (42.86%) User Stories
5 14 (40.00%) SOA
6 12 (34.29%) TDD
7 8 (22.86%) API Development
8 7 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 6 (17.14%) ATDD
9 6 (17.14%) BDD
9 6 (17.14%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (17.14%) Feature Driven Development
9 6 (17.14%) SDET
10 5 (14.29%) API Testing
10 5 (14.29%) MVC
11 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (11.43%) Front End Development
12 3 (8.57%) Defect Management
12 3 (8.57%) High Availability
13 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) C++
2 8 (22.86%) SQL
3 4 (11.43%) Python
3 4 (11.43%) Ruby
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.57%) Perl
5 2 (5.71%) Java
6 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Atlassian
2 2 (5.71%) hybris
2 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.86%) Ensighten
3 1 (2.86%) Google
3 1 (2.86%) Sitecore