Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 25 38
Rank change year-on-year +2 +13 -23
Contract jobs citing C# 40 47 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 5.68% 6.47% 3.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.35% 21.86% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 37 26
Northamptonshire median daily rate £363 £400 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +68.42% -22.13%
10th Percentile £270 £279 £225
90th Percentile £495 £523 £391
East Midlands median daily rate £338 £339 £325
% change year-on-year -0.37% +4.23% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £23.00 -
East Midlands median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% - -

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 218 215 258
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 30.97% 29.61% 31.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 161 160
Northamptonshire median daily rate £410 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +14.29% +3.70%
10th Percentile £281 £285 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 3
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £187.50 £54.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +244.04% +186.84% -20.00%
10th Percentile £181.25 £27.20 £18.75
90th Percentile £193.75 £76.75 £19.25
East Midlands median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +110.53% -45.71%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -7 24 £419 +3.40% 6
Towcester - 1 £300 -
C#
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 38 (95.00%) .NET
2 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (42.50%) CSS
4 16 (40.00%) HTML
4 16 (40.00%) TDD
5 13 (32.50%) SQL
5 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
5 13 (32.50%) ASP.NET
6 12 (30.00%) E-Commerce
6 12 (30.00%) MVC
6 12 (30.00%) Windows
6 12 (30.00%) Pair Programming
7 11 (27.50%) KnockoutJS
8 10 (25.00%) .NET Framework
9 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
9 9 (22.50%) HTML5
9 9 (22.50%) Node.js
10 8 (20.00%) CSS3
10 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
10 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 7 (17.50%) VB
11 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (15.00%) MongoDB
12 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
12 6 (15.00%) VB.NET
13 5 (12.50%) VBA
13 5 (12.50%) Web Services
13 5 (12.50%) SAP

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 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.50%) NServiceBus
2 5 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (15.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.00%) MySQL
5 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.50%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.00%) NUnit
2 2 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (5.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.50%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 36 (90.00%) Developer
2 21 (52.50%) C# Developer
3 14 (35.00%) .NET Developer
4 12 (30.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 11 (27.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (17.50%) Node.js Developer
7 6 (15.00%) Agile .NET Developer
7 6 (15.00%) Agile C# Developer
7 6 (15.00%) Agile Developer
8 5 (12.50%) Digital Developer
8 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce Developer
8 5 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (10.00%) Applications Developer
9 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
10 3 (7.50%) .NET Applications Developer
10 3 (7.50%) C# Application Developer
10 3 (7.50%) Xamarin Developer
11 2 (5.00%) .NET Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (95.00%) .NET
2 17 (42.50%) CSS
3 16 (40.00%) HTML
4 13 (32.50%) ASP.NET
5 11 (27.50%) KnockoutJS
6 10 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 9 (22.50%) HTML5
7 9 (22.50%) Node.js
8 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (20.00%) CSS3
9 5 (12.50%) Classic ASP
9 5 (12.50%) Entity Framework
9 5 (12.50%) Web Services
10 4 (10.00%) MSMQ
10 4 (10.00%) RESTful
10 4 (10.00%) WCF
10 4 (10.00%) WPF
11 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
11 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (7.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Android
2 2 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (40.00%) TDD
3 12 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 12 (30.00%) MVC
3 12 (30.00%) Pair Programming
4 5 (12.50%) Metadata Management
5 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.00%) Microservices
6 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
6 3 (7.50%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.00%) Android Development
7 2 (5.00%) Scrum
7 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.50%) Data Analytics
8 1 (2.50%) DevOps
8 1 (2.50%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (2.50%) SOA
8 1 (2.50%) Software Architecture
8 1 (2.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) SQL
2 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.50%) VB
4 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (15.00%) VB.NET
5 5 (12.50%) VB6
5 5 (12.50%) VBA
6 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) SAP
2 5 (12.50%) Xamarin