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 30 April 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
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 21 38
Rank change year-on-year -8 +17  
Contract jobs citing C# 13 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 3.26% 6.40% 2.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.66% 21.62% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 10
Median daily rate £300 £375 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +22.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £296 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £343
% change year-on-year - +2.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.56
% change year-on-year +13.33% -0.15%  

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 122 111 165
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 30.58% 29.60% 36.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 82 104
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Median hourly rate £187.50 £32.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +476.92% +71.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

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

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 30 April 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 3 months to 30 April 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 -5 6 £450 +12.50% 15
Towcester - 1 £300 - 2
C#
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 22 (36.67%) SQL Server
3 20 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 17 (28.33%) ASP.NET
5 15 (25.00%) SQL
5 15 (25.00%) MVC
5 15 (25.00%) TDD
6 14 (23.33%) .NET Framework
7 12 (20.00%) CSS
7 12 (20.00%) HTML
8 11 (18.33%) XML
8 11 (18.33%) XSLT
8 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
8 11 (18.33%) E-Commerce
8 11 (18.33%) Finance
8 11 (18.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (16.67%) Mobile App
9 10 (16.67%) jQuery
9 10 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (13.33%) VB.NET
10 8 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (11.67%) WPF
11 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 7 (11.67%) Driving Licence
11 7 (11.67%) AngularJS
11 7 (11.67%) Web Services
11 7 (11.67%) Python
12 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
12 6 (10.00%) VBA

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 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (6.67%) IIS
4 2 (3.33%) K2 blackpearl
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (6.67%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (6.67%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (5.00%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.67%) Moq
2 4 (6.67%) NUnit
3 2 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 11 (18.33%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Back Office
3 1 (1.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (73.33%) Developer
2 35 (58.33%) C# Developer
3 27 (45.00%) .NET Developer
4 26 (43.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (21.67%) Architect
6 11 (18.33%) XML Developer
6 11 (18.33%) XML XSLT Developer
7 6 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Senior Architect
9 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (6.67%) C# WPF Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Senior Systems Architect
9 4 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (6.67%) Systems Architect
9 4 (6.67%) WPF Developer
10 3 (5.00%) .NET Architect
10 3 (5.00%) .NET Solutions Architect
10 3 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (3.33%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (95.00%) .NET
2 17 (28.33%) ASP.NET
3 14 (23.33%) .NET Framework
4 12 (20.00%) CSS
4 12 (20.00%) HTML
5 11 (18.33%) XML
5 11 (18.33%) XSLT
6 10 (16.67%) jQuery
7 7 (11.67%) AngularJS
7 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 7 (11.67%) Web Services
7 7 (11.67%) WPF
8 6 (10.00%) Entity Framework
9 5 (8.33%) Classic ASP
10 4 (6.67%) WCF
11 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (5.00%) CSS3
11 3 (5.00%) HTML5
11 3 (5.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 7 (11.67%) Driving Licence
3 6 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Android
1 5 (8.33%) Windows
2 4 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (6.67%) Linux
2 4 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) MVC
1 15 (25.00%) TDD
2 11 (18.33%) E-Commerce
3 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (6.67%) Android Development
4 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (6.67%) iOS Development
4 4 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (6.67%) Workflow
5 3 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (5.00%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (5.00%) Scrum
6 2 (3.33%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (1.67%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.67%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.67%) Project Management
7 1 (1.67%) Unit Testing
7 1 (1.67%) Use Case
7 1 (1.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 15 (25.00%) SQL
3 8 (13.33%) VB.NET
4 7 (11.67%) Python
5 6 (10.00%) C
5 6 (10.00%) C++
5 6 (10.00%) VB
5 6 (10.00%) VB6
5 6 (10.00%) VBA
6 5 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.67%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.67%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) SAP
3 3 (5.00%) Xamarin
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