Period
to 26 September 2017

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 6 months to 26 September 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
6 months to
26 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 24 31
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7 -10
Contract jobs citing C# 46 49 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 6.61% 6.13% 4.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.26% 18.70% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 39 33
Northamptonshire median daily rate £350 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +45.45% -15.38%
10th Percentile £269 £265 £225
90th Percentile £500 £518 £495
East Midlands median daily rate £340 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -2.86% +7.69% +4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -15.79% +26.67%

C# is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 227 262 243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 32.61% 32.79% 32.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 194 158
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £425 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +19.30% +1.79%
10th Percentile £281 £300 £225
90th Percentile £538 £575 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £348
% change year-on-year - +7.91% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £10.59 £54.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -80.58% +186.84% +8.57%
10th Percentile £10.29 £26.60 £18.75
90th Percentile £157.18 £76.75 £19.25
East Midlands median hourly rate £47.00 £40.75 £17.75
% change year-on-year +15.34% +129.58% -49.29%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing C# as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

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

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 26 September 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Northamptonshire

C#
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

C#
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 6 months to 26 September 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +1 26 £388 -3.13% 6
Kettering +5 4 £298 -8.46% 1
Towcester - 1 £300 - 1
C#
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 44 (95.65%) .NET
2 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (43.48%) SQL Server
4 16 (34.78%) TDD
4 16 (34.78%) .NET Framework
4 16 (34.78%) CSS
4 16 (34.78%) SQL
4 16 (34.78%) MVC
5 15 (32.61%) HTML
5 15 (32.61%) ASP.NET
6 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
6 12 (26.09%) E-Commerce
6 12 (26.09%) Windows
6 12 (26.09%) Pair Programming
7 11 (23.91%) KnockoutJS
8 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (21.74%) Entity Framework
8 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
9 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
9 9 (19.57%) Node.js
9 9 (19.57%) HTML5
10 8 (17.39%) CSS3
10 8 (17.39%) VB.NET
11 7 (15.22%) VB
11 7 (15.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (15.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (13.04%) MongoDB
12 6 (13.04%) PowerShell
12 6 (13.04%) Finance
13 5 (10.87%) Web Services

C#
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 (19.57%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.87%) NServiceBus
2 5 (10.87%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.17%) GeoServer
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.35%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (15.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (13.04%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.35%) MySQL
5 1 (2.17%) Big Data
5 1 (2.17%) GIS
5 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.17%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.35%) NUnit
2 2 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (4.35%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.17%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (86.96%) Developer
2 25 (54.35%) C# Developer
3 18 (39.13%) .NET Developer
4 15 (32.61%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (26.09%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (15.22%) Node.js Developer
7 6 (13.04%) Agile .NET Developer
7 6 (13.04%) Agile C# Developer
7 6 (13.04%) Agile Developer
8 5 (10.87%) Digital Developer
8 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce Developer
8 5 (10.87%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (8.70%) Applications Developer
9 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 4 (8.70%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (8.70%) Senior Developer
10 3 (6.52%) .NET Applications Developer
10 3 (6.52%) C# Application Developer
10 3 (6.52%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (95.65%) .NET
2 16 (34.78%) .NET Framework
2 16 (34.78%) CSS
3 15 (32.61%) ASP.NET
3 15 (32.61%) HTML
4 11 (23.91%) KnockoutJS
5 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (21.74%) Entity Framework
6 9 (19.57%) HTML5
6 9 (19.57%) Node.js
7 8 (17.39%) CSS3
8 5 (10.87%) Classic ASP
8 5 (10.87%) Web Services
9 4 (8.70%) jQuery
9 4 (8.70%) MSMQ
9 4 (8.70%) RESTful
9 4 (8.70%) WCF
9 4 (8.70%) WPF
10 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Android
2 2 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.78%) MVC
2 16 (34.78%) TDD
3 12 (26.09%) E-Commerce
3 12 (26.09%) Pair Programming
4 5 (10.87%) Metadata Management
5 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (8.70%) Microservices
6 3 (6.52%) Data Protection
6 3 (6.52%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.35%) Android Development
7 2 (4.35%) Scrum
7 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.17%) Data Analytics
8 1 (2.17%) DevOps
8 1 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (2.17%) SOA
8 1 (2.17%) Software Architecture
8 1 (2.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.78%) SQL
2 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 8 (17.39%) VB.NET
4 7 (15.22%) VB
5 6 (13.04%) PowerShell
6 5 (10.87%) VB6
6 5 (10.87%) VBA
7 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) SAP
2 5 (10.87%) Xamarin