The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 June 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#
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 23 24
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1  
Contract jobs citing C# 460 632 644
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.02% 7.08% 6.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.19% 20.25% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 404 442
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £522 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +2.85% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 11
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £47.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.17% -11.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £14.20 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.96%  

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 the South East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2676 3121 3235
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 35.04% 34.98% 34.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1670 1940 2018
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 119 83
Median hourly rate £44.50 £42.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +7.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.66 £12.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in the South East

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in the South East over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in the South East

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in the South East

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in the South East over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C# in the South East

C#
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Hampshire +4 98 £325 -10.65% 97
Surrey -4 95 £388 -6.06% 81
Berkshire -15 64 £400 +6.66% 51
Kent +7 55 £350 -6.66% 20
East Sussex +5 53 £351 +0.35% 13
West Sussex -10 31 £425 +10.38% 33
Oxfordshire -26 27 £400 +10.34% 42
Buckinghamshire -44 24 £390 +11.42% 41
Middlesex -1 3 £325 -9.72% 1
Sussex -1 1 - - 1
C#
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 South East region with a requirement for C#.

1 727 (73.58%) .NET
2 433 (43.83%) Agile Software Development
3 416 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 398 (40.28%) SQL Server
5 369 (37.35%) MVC
6 361 (36.54%) ASP.NET
7 355 (35.93%) SQL
8 335 (33.91%) HTML
9 334 (33.81%) CSS
10 255 (25.81%) Microsoft
11 215 (21.76%) TDD
12 203 (20.55%) .NET Framework
13 194 (19.64%) Team Foundation Server
14 193 (19.53%) jQuery
15 192 (19.43%) AngularJS
16 178 (18.02%) Web Services
17 177 (17.91%) ASP.NET Web API
18 167 (16.90%) Test Automation
19 160 (16.19%) ASP.NET MVC
20 142 (14.37%) XML
21 140 (14.17%) WCF
22 137 (13.87%) Continuous Integration
23 133 (13.46%) Windows
24 130 (13.16%) Visual Studio
24 130 (13.16%) Finance
25 129 (13.06%) REST
26 127 (12.85%) HTML5
27 123 (12.45%) Entity Framework
28 121 (12.25%) Git (software)
29 115 (11.64%) Scrum

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 91 (9.21%) CMS
2 54 (5.47%) SharePoint
3 52 (5.26%) IIS
4 49 (4.96%) EPiServer
5 31 (3.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 23 (2.33%) Confluence
6 23 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
7 20 (2.02%) Apache
8 18 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
9 15 (1.52%) NServiceBus
9 15 (1.52%) Umbraco
10 14 (1.42%) Tomcat
11 13 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
12 12 (1.21%) nginx
13 7 (0.71%) JBoss
13 7 (0.71%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.61%) Kentico
14 6 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 5 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
16 4 (0.40%) DNN
Applications
1 12 (1.21%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.20%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 26 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.10%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.10%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.10%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 102 (10.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (2.33%) SaaS
4 19 (1.92%) Office 365
5 15 (1.52%) GitHub
6 12 (1.21%) Google Analytics
7 10 (1.01%) PaaS
8 8 (0.81%) IaaS
9 5 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.30%) Mailgun
11 2 (0.20%) Sauce Labs
12 1 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.10%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.10%) Force.com
12 1 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.10%) Google Play
12 1 (0.10%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 1 (0.10%) Slack
12 1 (0.10%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.34%) HTTP
2 18 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 13 (1.32%) SSL
4 11 (1.11%) Internet
5 7 (0.71%) LDAP
6 6 (0.61%) Intranet
7 5 (0.51%) DNS
7 5 (0.51%) Extranet
8 4 (0.40%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.30%) LAN
9 3 (0.30%) Tactical Data Link
10 2 (0.20%) Firewall
10 2 (0.20%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.20%) Skype
10 2 (0.20%) SMTP
10 2 (0.20%) SNMP
10 2 (0.20%) SSH
11 1 (0.10%) 2G
11 1 (0.10%) 3G
11 1 (0.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 398 (40.28%) SQL Server
2 60 (6.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 49 (4.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 46 (4.66%) Relational Database
5 42 (4.25%) NoSQL
6 35 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 30 (3.04%) MongoDB
8 25 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (2.23%) Redis
10 19 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
10 19 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
11 17 (1.72%) Oracle Database
12 15 (1.52%) SQL Server 2016
13 14 (1.42%) Azure SQL Database
14 12 (1.21%) MySQL
15 11 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
16 10 (1.01%) RDBMS
17 6 (0.61%) Power BI
17 6 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
18 5 (0.51%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 194 (19.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 130 (13.16%) Visual Studio
3 121 (12.25%) Git (software)
4 96 (9.72%) Selenium
5 42 (4.25%) JIRA
6 40 (4.05%) TeamCity
7 37 (3.74%) NUnit
7 37 (3.74%) Octopus Deploy
8 35 (3.54%) Jenkins
9 34 (3.44%) ReSharper
10 33 (3.34%) WebDriver
11 31 (3.14%) MSBuild
12 30 (3.04%) SpecFlow
12 30 (3.04%) Subversion
13 25 (2.53%) Cucumber
14 24 (2.43%) Ant
14 24 (2.43%) Moq
15 21 (2.13%) Gatling
16 20 (2.02%) JUnit
17 19 (1.92%) Eclipse
General
1 130 (13.16%) Finance
2 33 (3.34%) Advertising
3 26 (2.63%) Banking
4 17 (1.72%) Back Office
5 16 (1.62%) Games
5 16 (1.62%) Retail
6 13 (1.32%) Publishing
7 12 (1.21%) Marketing
8 7 (0.71%) Telecoms
9 6 (0.61%) Automotive
9 6 (0.61%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.51%) Electronics
11 4 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.30%) German Language
12 3 (0.30%) Legal
12 3 (0.30%) Military
13 2 (0.20%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.20%) Billing
13 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 752 (76.11%) Developer
2 456 (46.15%) .NET Developer
3 343 (34.72%) C# Developer
4 264 (26.72%) C# .NET Developer
5 95 (9.62%) ASP.NET Developer
6 92 (9.31%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 91 (9.21%) SQL Developer
8 79 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 65 (6.58%) Software Developer
10 57 (5.77%) WPF Developer
11 56 (5.67%) Senior Developer
12 49 (4.96%) Analyst
13 41 (4.15%) Web Developer
14 37 (3.74%) C# Software Developer
15 36 (3.64%) Senior .NET Developer
15 36 (3.64%) Software Engineer
16 34 (3.44%) C# WPF Developer
17 33 (3.34%) JavaScript Developer
17 33 (3.34%) Tester
18 32 (3.24%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 727 (73.58%) .NET
2 361 (36.54%) ASP.NET
3 335 (33.91%) HTML
4 334 (33.81%) CSS
5 203 (20.55%) .NET Framework
6 193 (19.53%) jQuery
7 192 (19.43%) AngularJS
8 178 (18.02%) Web Services
9 177 (17.91%) ASP.NET Web API
10 160 (16.19%) ASP.NET MVC
11 142 (14.37%) XML
12 140 (14.17%) WCF
13 129 (13.06%) REST
14 127 (12.85%) HTML5
15 123 (12.45%) Entity Framework
16 112 (11.34%) Ajax
17 85 (8.60%) LINQ
18 82 (8.30%) CSS3
19 81 (8.20%) WPF
20 78 (7.89%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 52 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (4.66%) Greenfield Project
3 42 (4.25%) Mobile App
4 32 (3.24%) Computer Science
5 27 (2.73%) Algorithms
6 26 (2.63%) User Experience
7 21 (2.13%) Client/Server
8 15 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (1.42%) N-Tier
10 11 (1.11%) Virtual Team
11 8 (0.81%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.61%) Replication
12 6 (0.61%) W3C
13 4 (0.40%) Driving Licence
13 4 (0.40%) Embedded Systems
13 4 (0.40%) NHS
14 3 (0.30%) Clustering
14 3 (0.30%) Fintech
14 3 (0.30%) iPad
14 3 (0.30%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 133 (13.46%) Windows
2 50 (5.06%) Linux
3 38 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 27 (2.73%) Android
5 22 (2.23%) Apple iOS
6 14 (1.42%) Unix
7 12 (1.21%) Ubuntu
8 9 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.51%) Debian
10 5 (0.51%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.40%) CentOS
11 4 (0.40%) Solaris
11 4 (0.40%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.20%) AIX
12 2 (0.20%) MVS
12 2 (0.20%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.10%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 433 (43.83%) Agile Software Development
2 369 (37.35%) MVC
3 215 (21.76%) TDD
4 167 (16.90%) Test Automation
5 137 (13.87%) Continuous Integration
6 115 (11.64%) Scrum
7 105 (10.63%) Web Development
8 90 (9.11%) BDD
9 78 (7.89%) Unit Testing
10 75 (7.59%) DevOps
11 68 (6.88%) SDLC
11 68 (6.88%) Software Engineering
12 65 (6.58%) MVVM
13 61 (6.17%) OO
14 50 (5.06%) Multithreading
15 48 (4.86%) SOLID
16 47 (4.76%) E-Commerce
17 46 (4.66%) Multithreaded Programming
18 44 (4.45%) SOA
19 42 (4.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 416 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 355 (35.93%) SQL
3 104 (10.53%) Java
4 96 (9.72%) VB.NET
5 80 (8.10%) C++
6 74 (7.49%) T-SQL
7 49 (4.96%) Python
8 48 (4.86%) PowerShell
9 40 (4.05%) Ruby
10 39 (3.95%) C
11 35 (3.54%) TypeScript
12 27 (2.73%) VB
13 26 (2.63%) Scala
14 18 (1.82%) Perl
15 15 (1.52%) PHP
16 12 (1.21%) Groovy
16 12 (1.21%) Haskell
17 10 (1.01%) XAML
18 9 (0.91%) PL/SQL
19 8 (0.81%) F#
Qualifications
1 56 (5.67%) Security Cleared
2 52 (5.26%) Degree
3 42 (4.25%) SC Cleared
4 30 (3.04%) ISTQB
5 26 (2.63%) ISEB
6 23 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.40%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.40%) HNC
8 4 (0.40%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.40%) MCSE
9 3 (0.30%) CISA
9 3 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.30%) MCTS
10 1 (0.10%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.10%) CEH
10 1 (0.10%) CISSP
10 1 (0.10%) HND
10 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.83%) QA
2 4 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.30%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.10%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.10%) HL7
5 1 (0.10%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.10%) IFRS
5 1 (0.10%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.10%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.10%) JSP 440
System Software
1 15 (1.52%) Docker
2 10 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.40%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.30%) vSphere
6 2 (0.20%) Firmware
6 2 (0.20%) Samba
6 2 (0.20%) XenServer
7 1 (0.10%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (1.62%) Puppet
2 13 (1.32%) Kibana
3 12 (1.21%) Grafana
4 11 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.51%) Ansible
7 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.10%) HockeyApp
8 1 (0.10%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.10%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.10%) logstash
8 1 (0.10%) Packer
8 1 (0.10%) SCCM
8 1 (0.10%) Terraform
8 1 (0.10%) WMI
Vendors
1 255 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 90 (9.11%) Oracle
3 36 (3.64%) Sitecore
4 35 (3.54%) Google
5 24 (2.43%) HP
6 21 (2.13%) Telerik
6 21 (2.13%) Xamarin
7 11 (1.11%) Infragistics
8 10 (1.01%) SAP
9 9 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (0.81%) ServiceNow
11 7 (0.71%) Adobe
11 7 (0.71%) AppDynamics
11 7 (0.71%) webMethods
12 6 (0.61%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.61%) Serena
12 6 (0.61%) VMware
13 4 (0.40%) DevExpress
13 4 (0.40%) New Relic
13 4 (0.40%) Nintex
Berkshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Ventnor, Isle of Wight
IT Retail People Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Good rates and Opportunity
Posted: 22 hours ago
Sussex
James Chase Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Pro rata 6 month fixed term
Posted: 16 hours ago
Sutton, Surrey
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Rate: £325 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
AMS contingency
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £390 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £349 - £501 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
University Hospital Southampton
Rate: £26,565 - £35,577 pa
Posted: 24 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Posted: 15 days ago