The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 12 13 30
Rank change year-on-year +1 +17  
Contract jobs citing C# 23 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 8.71% 8.07% 3.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.47% 29.03% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 7
Median daily rate £450 £405 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +35.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £308 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £23.00 -
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 Northampton with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Northampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 94 62 92
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 35.61% 27.80% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 43 44
Median daily rate £400 £350 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.10%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton 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 Northampton

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Northampton

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Northampton over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Northampton

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Northampton

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 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 Northampton region with a requirement for C#.

1 35 (97.22%) .NET
2 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
3 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET
3 14 (38.89%) MVC
4 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 11 (30.56%) SQL
6 10 (27.78%) .NET Framework
7 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (25.00%) jQuery
7 9 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (19.44%) Finance
9 7 (19.44%) Web Services
9 7 (19.44%) Python
9 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 7 (19.44%) Driving Licence
10 6 (16.67%) Mobile App
10 6 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (16.67%) C
10 6 (16.67%) C++
10 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 6 (16.67%) WPF
11 5 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (13.89%) HTML
11 5 (13.89%) Windows
11 5 (13.89%) CSS
11 5 (13.89%) VB.NET
11 5 (13.89%) AngularJS

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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 4 (11.11%) IIS
2 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.56%) K2 blackpearl
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (11.11%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (11.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (5.56%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.56%) JIRA
2 2 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Back Office
2 1 (2.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Developer
2 16 (44.44%) C# Developer
3 14 (38.89%) .NET Developer
4 12 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (30.56%) Architect
6 5 (13.89%) Senior Architect
7 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Senior Systems Architect
7 4 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (11.11%) Systems Architect
8 3 (8.33%) .NET Architect
8 3 (8.33%) .NET Solutions Architect
8 3 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (8.33%) C# WPF Developer
8 3 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (8.33%) WPF Developer
9 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 2 (5.56%) Software Manager
9 2 (5.56%) Software Project Manager
9 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (97.22%) .NET
2 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET
3 10 (27.78%) .NET Framework
4 9 (25.00%) jQuery
5 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 7 (19.44%) Web Services
6 6 (16.67%) WPF
7 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
7 5 (13.89%) CSS
7 5 (13.89%) Entity Framework
7 5 (13.89%) HTML
7 5 (13.89%) WCF
8 3 (8.33%) LINQ
9 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (5.56%) Classic ASP
10 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (2.78%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Driving Licence
2 6 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Android
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 4 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) MVC
2 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.11%) Android Development
3 4 (11.11%) iOS Development
3 4 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
3 4 (11.11%) Workflow
4 3 (8.33%) Web Development
5 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (5.56%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (5.56%) Integration Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Scrum
5 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.56%) TDD
6 1 (2.78%) Project Management
6 1 (2.78%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 11 (30.56%) SQL
3 7 (19.44%) Python
4 6 (16.67%) C
4 6 (16.67%) C++
5 5 (13.89%) VB.NET
6 3 (8.33%) VB
6 3 (8.33%) VB6
6 3 (8.33%) VBA
7 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.78%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.78%) Embedded C++
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) SAP
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