The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 28 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.

C#
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 17 10
Rank change year-on-year -24 -7  
Contract jobs citing C# 13 45 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 3.53% 10.20% 9.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.07% 23.56% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 36 19
Median daily rate £348 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.57% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £390 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Sheffield with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 161 191 76
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 43.75% 43.31% 29.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 144 51
Median daily rate £425 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £750 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £20.97 £13.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.30% -67.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Sheffield

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Sheffield

C#
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for C#.

1 21 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (57.14%) SQL
3 13 (46.43%) .NET
4 12 (42.86%) MVC
4 12 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (39.29%) jQuery
5 11 (39.29%) Entity Framework
6 10 (35.71%) T-SQL
7 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
8 7 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
8 7 (25.00%) Finance
8 7 (25.00%) VBA
8 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
8 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 6 (21.43%) CRM
9 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
9 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (17.86%) Web Development
10 5 (17.86%) CSS
10 5 (17.86%) HTML
11 4 (14.29%) Java
11 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (14.29%) OO

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 1 (3.57%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (10.71%) MySQL
8 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
9 1 (3.57%) CouchDB
9 1 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
9 1 (3.57%) Neo4j
9 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (3.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) TeamCity
2 2 (7.14%) JIRA
2 2 (7.14%) Mercurial
2 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) Gradle
3 1 (3.57%) Maven
3 1 (3.57%) ReSharper
3 1 (3.57%) Selenium
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
3 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.57%) YouTrack
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Advertising
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Back Office
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Developer
2 12 (42.86%) SQL Developer
3 8 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 7 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 7 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (10.71%) SSIS Developer
6 2 (7.14%) CRM Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (7.14%) ETL Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) .NET
2 11 (39.29%) Entity Framework
2 11 (39.29%) jQuery
3 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 7 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
3 7 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 7 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
4 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 5 (17.86%) CSS
5 5 (17.86%) HTML
6 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 4 (14.29%) WCF
7 3 (10.71%) REST
7 3 (10.71%) Web Services
8 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (7.14%) CSS3
8 2 (7.14%) HTML5
8 2 (7.14%) LINQ
8 2 (7.14%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Android
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) MVC
2 7 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) CRM
4 5 (17.86%) Web Development
5 4 (14.29%) ETL
5 4 (14.29%) OO
6 3 (10.71%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (10.71%) OOP
7 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Business Process Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (7.14%) SDLC
7 2 (7.14%) Use Case
7 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.57%) Complex Event Processing
8 1 (3.57%) MVVM
8 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) SQL
2 10 (35.71%) T-SQL
3 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.00%) VBA
4 4 (14.29%) Java
5 3 (10.71%) Python
6 1 (3.57%) C++
6 1 (3.57%) PHP
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
6 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.57%) DevExpress
3 1 (3.57%) Google
3 1 (3.57%) IBM
3 1 (3.57%) MuleSoft
3 1 (3.57%) TIBCO