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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 5 13
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8  
Contract jobs citing C# 11 26 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 10.38% 15.20% 7.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.93% 60.47% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 12
Median daily rate £413 £479 £631
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.83% -24.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £291 £578
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £600 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.39 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.21% +8.57%  

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 29 43 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 27.36% 25.15% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 38
Median daily rate £350 £338 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -15.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £299 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £600 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £50.39 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# in Luton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Luton

C#
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (73.68%) TDD
3 11 (57.89%) TeamCity
4 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
4 10 (52.63%) QA
4 10 (52.63%) Feature Driven Development
4 10 (52.63%) BDD
4 10 (52.63%) E-Commerce
4 10 (52.63%) ATDD
4 10 (52.63%) Continuous Delivery
4 10 (52.63%) SDET
5 9 (47.37%) SpecFlow
6 8 (42.11%) .NET
6 8 (42.11%) API Testing
7 6 (31.58%) Windows
8 5 (26.32%) Python
8 5 (26.32%) JUnit
8 5 (26.32%) Perl
8 5 (26.32%) SQL
8 5 (26.32%) Ruby
8 5 (26.32%) JIRA
8 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (26.32%) TestNG
8 5 (26.32%) Defect Management
9 4 (21.05%) Front End Development
9 4 (21.05%) REST
9 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
9 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
9 4 (21.05%) MVC
10 3 (15.79%) JavaScript

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) TeamCity
2 9 (47.37%) SpecFlow
3 5 (26.32%) JIRA
3 5 (26.32%) JUnit
3 5 (26.32%) TestNG
4 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
5 3 (15.79%) JBehave
5 3 (15.79%) Selenium
5 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
5 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
6 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
7 1 (5.26%) Ant
7 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
7 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
7 1 (5.26%) Maven
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) .NET Developer
2 7 (36.84%) C# .NET Developer
2 7 (36.84%) C# Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Test Automation Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Test Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Software Developer
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Developer
4 4 (21.05%) .NET Software Developer
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior .NET Software Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior C# Software Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
2 4 (21.05%) REST
3 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
3 2 (10.53%) WinForms
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.26%) jQuery
4 1 (5.26%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (73.68%) TDD
3 10 (52.63%) ATDD
3 10 (52.63%) BDD
3 10 (52.63%) Continuous Delivery
3 10 (52.63%) E-Commerce
3 10 (52.63%) Feature Driven Development
3 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
4 8 (42.11%) API Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (26.32%) Defect Management
6 4 (21.05%) Front End Development
6 4 (21.05%) MVC
7 2 (10.53%) SDLC
8 1 (5.26%) CRM
8 1 (5.26%) Matrix Management
8 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Perl
1 5 (26.32%) Python
1 5 (26.32%) Ruby
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) QA
1 10 (52.63%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft