Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 24 24
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 1064 1172 1343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.42% 7.05% 6.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.23% 19.94% 19.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 771 749 890
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £305 £288 £275
90th Percentile £500 £525 £488
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 48 43
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £41.25 £33.38 £15.95
90th Percentile £49.25 £46.83 £55.55
England median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +6.67%

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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5838 5879 6739
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.20% 35.38% 34.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3635 3599 4187
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 219 249
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.50 £14.40 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.00 £53.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing C# as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 19 November 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#
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 6 months to 19 November 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
Thames Valley -9 391 £388 -3.13% 107
Hampshire +1 209 £356 -2.40% 57
Berkshire +7 208 £400 - 45
Surrey -14 185 £425 +6.25% 42
Kent +8 126 £350 - 25
Buckinghamshire -23 105 £363 - 23
Oxfordshire -6 79 £400 - 39
East Sussex -2 72 £340 -2.86% 23
West Sussex -19 54 £343 -2.14% 19
Sussex +1 9 £400 +68.42% 1
Middlesex -6 7 £500 +42.86%
C#
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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#.

1 750 (70.49%) .NET
2 491 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 478 (44.92%) Agile Software Development
4 448 (42.11%) MVC
5 416 (39.10%) JavaScript
6 411 (38.63%) ASP.NET
7 373 (35.06%) HTML
8 369 (34.68%) SQL
9 350 (32.89%) CSS
10 341 (32.05%) Microsoft
11 262 (24.62%) TDD
12 254 (23.87%) ASP.NET Web API
13 243 (22.84%) AngularJS
14 206 (19.36%) ASP.NET MVC
15 203 (19.08%) Web Services
16 180 (16.92%) .NET Framework
17 175 (16.45%) Visual Studio
18 174 (16.35%) Microsoft Azure
19 173 (16.26%) Team Foundation Server
20 172 (16.17%) WCF
21 171 (16.07%) Scrum
22 157 (14.76%) jQuery
23 154 (14.47%) Web Development
24 149 (14.00%) Test Automation
25 139 (13.06%) Continuous Integration
25 139 (13.06%) Oracle
26 137 (12.88%) Java
27 133 (12.50%) Windows
28 129 (12.12%) Finance
29 123 (11.56%) XML

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 60 (5.64%) CMS
2 51 (4.79%) IIS
3 43 (4.04%) SharePoint
4 32 (3.01%) BizTalk Server
5 29 (2.73%) Sitecore CMS
6 21 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (1.50%) Confluence
8 13 (1.22%) NServiceBus
9 12 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (0.85%) EPiServer
11 6 (0.56%) SAS
11 6 (0.56%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.47%) Apache
12 5 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.38%) Kentico
13 4 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.38%) Sitefinity
14 3 (0.28%) nginx
14 3 (0.28%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.28%) Autodesk Inventor
4 3 (0.28%) MicroStation
4 3 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.28%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.28%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.19%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.094%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.094%) SPSS
6 1 (0.094%) Stata
Business Applications
1 40 (3.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 9 (0.85%) Markit EDM
4 7 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.28%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 2 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.094%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.094%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.094%) SessionCam
8 1 (0.094%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 174 (16.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (2.16%) SaaS
4 17 (1.60%) Dynamics 365
5 16 (1.50%) IaaS
5 16 (1.50%) PaaS
6 15 (1.41%) npm
7 14 (1.32%) Firebase
8 8 (0.75%) Serverless
9 7 (0.66%) Office 365
10 6 (0.56%) OpenShift
11 5 (0.47%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.47%) GitHub
12 4 (0.38%) Amazon Glacier
12 4 (0.38%) Boomi
12 4 (0.38%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
14 2 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.19%) Slack
15 1 (0.094%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.26%) TCP/IP
2 17 (1.60%) Internet
3 13 (1.22%) Network Security
4 12 (1.13%) SMTP
5 11 (1.03%) AMQP
5 11 (1.03%) HTTP
6 10 (0.94%) CTI
7 9 (0.85%) LDAP
8 8 (0.75%) Intranet
9 6 (0.56%) Tactical Data Link
10 4 (0.38%) FTP
10 4 (0.38%) SNMP
10 4 (0.38%) SSL
10 4 (0.38%) Wireshark
11 3 (0.28%) DNS
11 3 (0.28%) IMAP
11 3 (0.28%) Kerberos
11 3 (0.28%) SMS
11 3 (0.28%) VoIP
12 2 (0.19%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 491 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 59 (5.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 55 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 42 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 33 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 32 (3.01%) MySQL
7 30 (2.82%) NoSQL
7 30 (2.82%) Relational Database
8 24 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
9 22 (2.07%) MongoDB
10 19 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 18 (1.69%) Oracle Database
12 13 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
13 12 (1.13%) Azure SQL Database
13 12 (1.13%) SQL Server 2016
14 11 (1.03%) Power BI
15 10 (0.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 9 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
16 9 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
16 9 (0.85%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 175 (16.45%) Visual Studio
2 173 (16.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 121 (11.37%) Git (software)
4 107 (10.06%) Selenium
5 69 (6.48%) NUnit
6 50 (4.70%) Moq
7 45 (4.23%) JIRA
8 41 (3.85%) Jenkins
9 40 (3.76%) Subversion
10 39 (3.67%) SpecFlow
11 37 (3.48%) MSBuild
12 29 (2.73%) WebDriver
13 26 (2.44%) Ant
14 24 (2.26%) Bitbucket
15 23 (2.16%) Cucumber
15 23 (2.16%) gulp
16 22 (2.07%) ReSharper
16 22 (2.07%) TeamCity
17 20 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 20 (1.88%) JUnit
General
1 129 (12.12%) Finance
2 39 (3.67%) Banking
3 18 (1.69%) Advertising
4 17 (1.60%) Retail
5 15 (1.41%) Marketing
6 11 (1.03%) Financial Institution
7 10 (0.94%) Games
7 10 (0.94%) Legal
7 10 (0.94%) Telecoms
8 8 (0.75%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.56%) Aerospace
9 6 (0.56%) Back Office
10 4 (0.38%) Automotive
10 4 (0.38%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.28%) Electronics
11 3 (0.28%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.28%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.19%) Billing
12 2 (0.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 853 (80.17%) Developer
2 431 (40.51%) .NET Developer
3 360 (33.83%) C# Developer
4 227 (21.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 113 (10.62%) SQL Developer
6 102 (9.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 77 (7.24%) ASP.NET Developer
8 73 (6.86%) Senior Developer
9 66 (6.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 65 (6.11%) SQL Server Developer
11 54 (5.08%) Full Stack Developer
12 51 (4.79%) Agile Developer
13 49 (4.61%) Web Developer
14 46 (4.32%) Software Developer
15 41 (3.85%) Software Engineer
16 39 (3.67%) Angular Developer
17 38 (3.57%) Analyst
18 36 (3.38%) .NET Web Developer
18 36 (3.38%) Senior .NET Developer
19 35 (3.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 750 (70.49%) .NET
2 411 (38.63%) ASP.NET
3 373 (35.06%) HTML
4 350 (32.89%) CSS
5 254 (23.87%) ASP.NET Web API
6 243 (22.84%) AngularJS
7 206 (19.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 203 (19.08%) Web Services
9 180 (16.92%) .NET Framework
10 172 (16.17%) WCF
11 157 (14.76%) jQuery
12 123 (11.56%) XML
13 118 (11.09%) HTML5
14 117 (11.00%) REST
15 109 (10.24%) Entity Framework
16 80 (7.52%) RESTful
17 71 (6.67%) CSS3
18 69 (6.48%) Ajax
19 65 (6.11%) SOAP
20 59 (5.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 60 (5.64%) Greenfield Project
2 57 (5.36%) N-Tier
3 54 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (3.38%) User Experience
5 35 (3.29%) Mobile App
6 27 (2.54%) Computer Science
7 18 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (1.50%) Client/Server
9 6 (0.56%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.47%) 3D Graphics
10 5 (0.47%) Animation
10 5 (0.47%) W3C
11 4 (0.38%) Clustering
11 4 (0.38%) Credit Derivative
11 4 (0.38%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.38%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.38%) Equities
11 4 (0.38%) Market Risk
12 3 (0.28%) Enterprise Cloud
12 3 (0.28%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 133 (12.50%) Windows
2 51 (4.79%) Linux
3 35 (3.29%) Windows Server
4 25 (2.35%) Android
5 22 (2.07%) Unix
6 12 (1.13%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.38%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.28%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.28%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.28%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.19%) AIX
10 2 (0.19%) Debian
10 2 (0.19%) OpenVMS
10 2 (0.19%) Solaris
10 2 (0.19%) VME
10 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.094%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 478 (44.92%) Agile Software Development
2 448 (42.11%) MVC
3 262 (24.62%) TDD
4 171 (16.07%) Scrum
5 154 (14.47%) Web Development
6 149 (14.00%) Test Automation
7 139 (13.06%) Continuous Integration
8 88 (8.27%) BDD
9 86 (8.08%) Unit Testing
10 80 (7.52%) SDLC
11 76 (7.14%) OO
12 70 (6.58%) SOLID
13 64 (6.02%) Software Engineering
14 62 (5.83%) OOP
15 59 (5.55%) DevOps
16 56 (5.26%) CRM
17 53 (4.98%) E-Commerce
18 52 (4.89%) Refactoring
19 45 (4.23%) OWASP
20 43 (4.04%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 416 (39.10%) JavaScript
2 369 (34.68%) SQL
3 137 (12.88%) Java
4 87 (8.18%) VB.NET
5 86 (8.08%) T-SQL
6 57 (5.36%) C++
7 51 (4.79%) TypeScript
8 46 (4.32%) Python
9 36 (3.38%) PowerShell
10 31 (2.91%) PHP
11 29 (2.73%) C
12 22 (2.07%) Ruby
13 16 (1.50%) Bash Shell
13 16 (1.50%) PL/SQL
14 14 (1.32%) VBA
15 13 (1.22%) ECMAScript
16 12 (1.13%) VB
17 9 (0.85%) F#
18 7 (0.66%) Scala
19 6 (0.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 49 (4.61%) Degree
2 38 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 34 (3.20%) SC Cleared
4 21 (1.97%) ISTQB
5 16 (1.50%) ISEB
6 14 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.19%) CREST Certified
9 2 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.19%) OSCP
10 1 (0.094%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.094%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.094%) HNC
10 1 (0.094%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.67%) QA
2 10 (0.94%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.28%) IEC 62304
3 3 (0.28%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.19%) HL7
4 2 (0.19%) MIL-STD-1553
4 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.094%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.094%) PMO
5 1 (0.094%) PSD2
System Software
1 30 (2.82%) Docker
2 15 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.094%) Firmware
5 1 (0.094%) zsh
Systems Management
1 28 (2.63%) Puppet
2 27 (2.54%) Ansible
3 15 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (0.47%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.47%) Salt
6 3 (0.28%) Grafana
6 3 (0.28%) Kibana
6 3 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.094%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.094%) HockeyApp
7 1 (0.094%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.094%) Terraform
Vendors
1 341 (32.05%) Microsoft
2 139 (13.06%) Oracle
3 51 (4.79%) Sitecore
4 29 (2.73%) Xamarin
5 22 (2.07%) Telerik
6 20 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (1.32%) Google
8 11 (1.03%) Sybase
9 10 (0.94%) HP
10 8 (0.75%) DevExpress
10 8 (0.75%) Tableau
11 7 (0.66%) SAP
12 6 (0.56%) AppDynamics
12 6 (0.56%) Apple
12 6 (0.56%) Capita
12 6 (0.56%) ServiceNow
12 6 (0.56%) VMware
13 5 (0.47%) Red Hat
13 5 (0.47%) Teradata
13 5 (0.47%) Twitter