Period
to 19 October 2018

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 October 2018 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 28 25
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3 -2
Contract jobs citing C# 1,407 1,044 1,163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.56% 6.42% 6.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.15% 18.22% 19.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,027 728 744
South East median daily rate £415 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% - +5.63%
10th Percentile £308 £309 £288
90th Percentile £538 £500 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 39
South East median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.78% +11.11% -4.71%
10th Percentile £20.03 £39.00 £29.20
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.25 £39.60
% change year-on-year -1.73% +9.22% -1.00%

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 6,651 5,730 6,040
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.44% 35.22% 35.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,232 3,560 3,720
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £310 £291 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 172 222
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £21.60 £17.15 £12.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £55.50
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +2.74%

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 October 2018.

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 6 months to 19 October 2018.

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 6 months to 19 October 2018. 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 +15 468 £415 +3.75% 344
Hampshire +8 352 £400 +14.29% 179
Surrey +2 265 £448 +6.87% 154
Berkshire +6 237 £425 +6.25% 143
Buckinghamshire +31 130 £413 +6.45% 83
West Sussex +21 103 £400 +5.26% 83
Oxfordshire +16 101 £415 +3.75% 118
Kent -2 95 £418 +19.29% 85
East Sussex +3 90 £350 +2.94% 43
Middlesex +12 6 £325 -35.00%
Sussex +2 4 - -
Isle of Wight - 2 - -
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
C#
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for C#.

1 1,032 (73.35%) .NET
2 664 (47.19%) Agile Software Development
3 546 (38.81%) JavaScript
4 504 (35.82%) ASP.NET
5 481 (34.19%) SQL
6 471 (33.48%) MVC
7 456 (32.41%) SQL Server
8 373 (26.51%) HTML
9 366 (26.01%) Microsoft Azure
10 361 (25.66%) AngularJS
11 346 (24.59%) ASP.NET Web API
12 333 (23.67%) Microsoft
13 332 (23.60%) CSS
14 326 (23.17%) .NET Framework
15 303 (21.54%) TDD
16 258 (18.34%) ASP.NET MVC
17 251 (17.84%) Test Automation
18 230 (16.35%) Scrum
19 223 (15.85%) jQuery
20 219 (15.57%) Visual Studio
21 205 (14.57%) Entity Framework
22 178 (12.65%) Continuous Integration
23 177 (12.58%) Team Foundation Server
24 175 (12.44%) Git (software)
24 175 (12.44%) .NET Core
25 174 (12.37%) Finance
26 171 (12.15%) Java
27 164 (11.66%) Windows
28 157 (11.16%) OO
29 151 (10.73%) Web Services

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
1 102 (7.25%) CMS
2 73 (5.19%) IIS
3 71 (5.05%) SharePoint
4 45 (3.20%) Umbraco
5 28 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
5 28 (1.99%) EPiServer
5 28 (1.99%) Sitecore CMS
6 26 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 24 (1.71%) Apache Solr
8 23 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
8 23 (1.63%) Confluence
9 18 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
10 17 (1.21%) nginx
10 17 (1.21%) Tomcat
11 16 (1.14%) Apache
12 15 (1.07%) OpenStack
12 15 (1.07%) WebLogic
13 10 (0.71%) JBoss
14 9 (0.64%) Apache Spark
14 9 (0.64%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 19 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.64%) InfoPath
4 8 (0.57%) Chatbot
5 6 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.43%) Simulink
6 3 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.071%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 37 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.28%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.21%) Sage CRM
4 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.071%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.071%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.071%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.071%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.071%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.071%) Sage BI
Cloud Services
1 366 (26.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 113 (8.03%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (2.99%) SaaS
3 42 (2.99%) Serverless
4 33 (2.35%) GitHub
5 32 (2.27%) Office 365
6 30 (2.13%) Dynamics 365
7 23 (1.63%) Azure Functions
8 21 (1.49%) PaaS
9 16 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
9 16 (1.14%) Google Analytics
10 14 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
10 14 (1.00%) IaaS
11 8 (0.57%) BrowserStack
11 8 (0.57%) NuGet
12 7 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 7 (0.50%) Datadog
12 7 (0.50%) Google Play
12 7 (0.50%) Slack
13 6 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 54 (3.84%) HTTP
2 31 (2.20%) Internet
3 22 (1.56%) TCP/IP
4 20 (1.42%) SSL
5 14 (1.00%) SMTP
6 13 (0.92%) DNS
7 10 (0.71%) IMAP
8 9 (0.64%) SAN
9 7 (0.50%) Tactical Data Link
10 6 (0.43%) Firewall
10 6 (0.43%) Network Security
10 6 (0.43%) PuTTY
10 6 (0.43%) RS-232
11 5 (0.36%) Intranet
11 5 (0.36%) NFC
11 5 (0.36%) SNMP
12 4 (0.28%) Kerberos
13 3 (0.21%) SMS
13 3 (0.21%) Wireless
14 2 (0.14%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 456 (32.41%) SQL Server
2 82 (5.83%) NoSQL
3 79 (5.61%) MongoDB
4 57 (4.05%) Relational Database
5 38 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 36 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 34 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 33 (2.35%) MySQL
8 33 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 32 (2.27%) Big Data
10 27 (1.92%) Redis
11 26 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
12 25 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
13 24 (1.71%) Azure SQL Database
14 20 (1.42%) Oracle Database
14 20 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
14 20 (1.42%) RDBMS
15 18 (1.28%) Cosmos DB
15 18 (1.28%) Neo4j
15 18 (1.28%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 219 (15.57%) Visual Studio
2 177 (12.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 175 (12.44%) Git (software)
4 144 (10.23%) Selenium
5 96 (6.82%) TeamCity
6 94 (6.68%) Visual Studio Team System
7 68 (4.83%) JIRA
8 64 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
9 52 (3.70%) Jenkins
10 49 (3.48%) Subversion
11 47 (3.34%) SpecFlow
12 42 (2.99%) Cucumber
13 41 (2.91%) WebDriver
14 33 (2.35%) NUnit
15 22 (1.56%) IntelliJ
16 21 (1.49%) MSTest
17 20 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 20 (1.42%) ReSharper
18 19 (1.35%) Protractor
19 17 (1.21%) Ant
General
1 174 (12.37%) Finance
2 27 (1.92%) Banking
3 16 (1.14%) Marketing
4 15 (1.07%) Retail
5 14 (1.00%) Advertising
6 13 (0.92%) Telecoms
7 11 (0.78%) Automotive
8 10 (0.71%) Back Office
8 10 (0.71%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.50%) Legal
9 7 (0.50%) Publishing
10 6 (0.43%) Avionics
10 6 (0.43%) Games
11 3 (0.21%) Electronics
11 3 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.14%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.14%) Law
13 1 (0.071%) German Language
13 1 (0.071%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 991 (70.43%) Developer
2 522 (37.10%) .NET Developer
3 363 (25.80%) C# Developer
4 223 (15.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 132 (9.38%) Full Stack Developer
6 101 (7.18%) ASP.NET Developer
7 93 (6.61%) Senior Developer
8 85 (6.04%) SQL Developer
9 83 (5.90%) Software Engineer
10 81 (5.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 71 (5.05%) Angular Developer
11 71 (5.05%) Senior .NET Developer
11 71 (5.05%) Software Developer
12 58 (4.12%) Architect
13 57 (4.05%) Analyst
14 55 (3.91%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 46 (3.27%) Tester
16 41 (2.91%) JavaScript Developer
16 41 (2.91%) Web Developer
17 40 (2.84%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,032 (73.35%) .NET
2 504 (35.82%) ASP.NET
3 373 (26.51%) HTML
4 361 (25.66%) AngularJS
5 346 (24.59%) ASP.NET Web API
6 332 (23.60%) CSS
7 326 (23.17%) .NET Framework
8 258 (18.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 223 (15.85%) jQuery
10 205 (14.57%) Entity Framework
11 175 (12.44%) .NET Core
12 151 (10.73%) Web Services
13 145 (10.31%) XML
14 140 (9.95%) REST
15 138 (9.81%) HTML5
16 137 (9.74%) WCF
17 116 (8.24%) JSON
18 112 (7.96%) RESTful
19 87 (6.18%) Angular 2
20 84 (5.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 87 (6.18%) Greenfield Project
2 56 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (3.98%) Computer Science
3 47 (3.34%) Self-Motivation
4 41 (2.91%) User Experience
5 26 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
5 26 (1.85%) Fintech
6 19 (1.35%) Mobile App
7 18 (1.28%) Algorithms
8 14 (1.00%) N-Tier
9 12 (0.85%) Public Cloud
10 11 (0.78%) Data Structures
10 11 (0.78%) Embedded Systems
11 10 (0.71%) Management Information System
12 8 (0.57%) Mainframe
12 8 (0.57%) Virtual Team
12 8 (0.57%) W3C
13 7 (0.50%) Data Centre
14 6 (0.43%) Driving Licence
14 6 (0.43%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 164 (11.66%) Windows
2 74 (5.26%) Linux
3 31 (2.20%) Windows Server
4 25 (1.78%) Android
5 20 (1.42%) Unix
6 19 (1.35%) Ubuntu
7 17 (1.21%) Apple iOS
8 12 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.57%) VMS
11 7 (0.50%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.43%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.28%) Solaris
14 2 (0.14%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.071%) OpenVMS
15 1 (0.071%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 664 (47.19%) Agile Software Development
2 471 (33.48%) MVC
3 303 (21.54%) TDD
4 251 (17.84%) Test Automation
5 230 (16.35%) Scrum
6 178 (12.65%) Continuous Integration
7 157 (11.16%) OO
8 142 (10.09%) Software Engineering
9 138 (9.81%) BDD
9 138 (9.81%) Microservices
10 115 (8.17%) DevOps
11 112 (7.96%) Problem-Solving
12 105 (7.46%) E-Commerce
13 104 (7.39%) Web Development
14 94 (6.68%) Unit Testing
15 91 (6.47%) SDLC
16 89 (6.33%) SOLID
17 75 (5.33%) Multithreading
18 72 (5.12%) Migration
19 65 (4.62%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 546 (38.81%) JavaScript
2 481 (34.19%) SQL
3 171 (12.15%) Java
4 105 (7.46%) C++
5 86 (6.11%) Python
6 81 (5.76%) T-SQL
7 69 (4.90%) PowerShell
8 55 (3.91%) TypeScript
9 52 (3.70%) C
10 44 (3.13%) VB.NET
11 41 (2.91%) Scala
12 40 (2.84%) VB
13 39 (2.77%) PL/SQL
14 33 (2.35%) Ruby
15 25 (1.78%) Perl
16 18 (1.28%) Groovy
17 17 (1.21%) Haskell
17 17 (1.21%) VBA
18 14 (1.00%) PHP
19 11 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 96 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 93 (6.61%) Degree
3 79 (5.61%) SC Cleared
4 31 (2.20%) ISTQB
5 23 (1.63%) ISEB
6 21 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 13 (0.92%) TOGAF Certification
8 11 (0.78%) CISSP
8 11 (0.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 11 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (0.50%) MCSE
11 6 (0.43%) HND
11 6 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.43%) Master's Degree
11 6 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
12 5 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (0.36%) CISM
12 5 (0.36%) MCP
12 5 (0.36%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.55%) QA
2 18 (1.28%) GDPR
3 13 (0.92%) MISRA
3 13 (0.92%) MISRA C
4 11 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.57%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.43%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.36%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.36%) PMO
8 4 (0.28%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.28%) ISAE 3402
8 4 (0.28%) ISO 22301
8 4 (0.28%) ISO 31000
8 4 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 3 (0.21%) SLA
10 1 (0.071%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.071%) HL7
10 1 (0.071%) ISO 26262
10 1 (0.071%) WCAG
System Software
1 62 (4.41%) Docker
2 24 (1.71%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.71%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.50%) Apache Flume
5 5 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.28%) ISA Server
6 4 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.21%) vSphere
8 2 (0.14%) ACF2
8 2 (0.14%) RACF
9 1 (0.071%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 28 (1.99%) Puppet
2 27 (1.92%) Kubernetes
3 17 (1.21%) HP ALM
3 17 (1.21%) Kibana
4 16 (1.14%) Grafana
5 7 (0.50%) Terraform
6 5 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.28%) Ansible
7 4 (0.28%) Nessus
7 4 (0.28%) SCOM
7 4 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.28%) Trend Micro Deep Security
8 3 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.21%) SCCM
8 3 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.14%) Opsview
10 1 (0.071%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.071%) logstash
10 1 (0.071%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.071%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 333 (23.67%) Microsoft
2 112 (7.96%) Oracle
3 49 (3.48%) Sitecore
4 42 (2.99%) Google
5 26 (1.85%) Xamarin
6 24 (1.71%) HP
7 20 (1.42%) Atlassian
8 17 (1.21%) Adobe
8 17 (1.21%) Rackspace
9 12 (0.85%) webMethods
10 11 (0.78%) Blue Prism
10 11 (0.78%) IBM
10 11 (0.78%) SAP
10 11 (0.78%) UiPath
11 10 (0.71%) Automation Anywhere
12 9 (0.64%) New Relic
13 7 (0.50%) Green Hills
13 7 (0.50%) PagerDuty
13 7 (0.50%) Vertica
13 7 (0.50%) VMware