The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 23 May 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 / Northamptonshire
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 20 35
Rank change year-on-year -5 +15  
Contract jobs citing C# 20 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 5.24% 5.59% 2.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.09% 20.41% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 9
Median daily rate £356 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.93% +45.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £295 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £336
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £36.50 £38.31
% change year-on-year +15.06% -4.72%  

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 117 98 149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 30.63% 27.37% 37.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 70 94
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 3
Median hourly rate £187.50 £35.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +435.71% +84.21%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +4.16%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Northamptonshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 23 May 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Northamptonshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Northamptonshire

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Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 23 May 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
Northampton -2 11 £450 +11.80% 11
Towcester - 1 £300 - 1
C#
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for C#.

1 57 (95.00%) .NET
2 21 (35.00%) SQL Server
3 19 (31.67%) SQL
4 16 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 15 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 15 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 13 (21.67%) CSS
6 13 (21.67%) TDD
6 13 (21.67%) MVC
7 12 (20.00%) HTML
7 12 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (18.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (18.33%) E-Commerce
9 10 (16.67%) VB.NET
9 10 (16.67%) Mobile App
10 9 (15.00%) XML
10 9 (15.00%) Windows
10 9 (15.00%) VB
10 9 (15.00%) SharePoint
10 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (13.33%) VB6
11 8 (13.33%) XSLT
11 8 (13.33%) VBA
11 8 (13.33%) WPF
11 8 (13.33%) PowerShell
11 8 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
12 7 (11.67%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (11.67%) SAP

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 9 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (6.67%) IIS
4 2 (3.33%) K2 blackpearl
4 2 (3.33%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (6.67%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (18.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (6.67%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.67%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.67%) Moq
2 4 (6.67%) NUnit
3 2 (3.33%) JIRA
3 2 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Advertising
3 1 (1.67%) Back Office
3 1 (1.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (73.33%) Developer
2 30 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 23 (38.33%) .NET Developer
4 21 (35.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (20.00%) Architect
6 8 (13.33%) SharePoint Developer
6 8 (13.33%) XML Developer
6 8 (13.33%) XML XSLT Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Senior Architect
8 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (6.67%) C# WPF Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Senior Systems Architect
8 4 (6.67%) Systems Architect
8 4 (6.67%) WPF Developer
9 3 (5.00%) .NET Architect
9 3 (5.00%) .NET Solutions Architect
9 3 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.33%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (95.00%) .NET
2 15 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 15 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (21.67%) CSS
4 12 (20.00%) HTML
5 9 (15.00%) XML
6 8 (13.33%) WPF
6 8 (13.33%) XSLT
7 7 (11.67%) Classic ASP
8 6 (10.00%) HTML5
8 6 (10.00%) jQuery
9 5 (8.33%) AngularJS
9 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (8.33%) CSS3
9 5 (8.33%) Entity Framework
9 5 (8.33%) Web Services
10 4 (6.67%) LINQ
11 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (8.33%) Driving Licence
4 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Windows
2 5 (8.33%) Android
2 5 (8.33%) Linux
3 4 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) MVC
1 13 (21.67%) TDD
2 11 (18.33%) E-Commerce
3 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (6.67%) Android Development
4 4 (6.67%) iOS Development
4 4 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (6.67%) Workflow
5 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.00%) Pair Programming
5 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.33%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (3.33%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (3.33%) Microservices
6 2 (3.33%) Scrum
6 2 (3.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.33%) Web Development
7 1 (1.67%) Data Analytics
7 1 (1.67%) Front End Development
7 1 (1.67%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.67%) SQL
2 16 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 10 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 9 (15.00%) VB
5 8 (13.33%) PowerShell
5 8 (13.33%) VB6
5 8 (13.33%) VBA
6 7 (11.67%) Python
7 6 (10.00%) C
7 6 (10.00%) C++
8 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.67%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.67%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.67%) SAP
3 3 (5.00%) Xamarin