Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 30 24
Rank change year-on-year +12 -6 0
Contract jobs citing C# 1,296 1,003 1,270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.76% 6.29% 6.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.73% 18.03% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 939 652 819
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £291
90th Percentile £538 £488 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 35 50
South East median hourly rate £40.75 £45.00 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.44% +19.21% -13.71%
10th Percentile £21.78 £37.50 £9.45
90th Percentile £48.75 £51.00 £46.00
England median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year -1.18% +11.84% -5.00%

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 6,568 5,564 6,499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.33% 34.88% 35.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,077 3,362 4,147
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.84%
10th Percentile £312 £288 £275
90th Percentile £565 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 163 234
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £18.88 £16.51 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.50 £53.75
England median hourly rate £41.77 £40.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.76% +7.33% +4.17%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +24 412 £415 +7.10% 318
Hampshire +8 351 £400 +14.29% 170
Surrey 0 265 £425 +6.25% 118
Berkshire +8 199 £400 - 121
Buckinghamshire +27 113 £420 +8.39% 67
Oxfordshire +17 100 £415 +18.57% 130
West Sussex +8 90 £388 -3.13% 55
East Sussex +1 79 £350 - 41
Kent -2 61 £400 +14.29% 50
Middlesex +5 12 £363 -27.50% 4
M4 Corridor - 6 - -
Sussex +2 4 - -
Isle of Wight - 3 - - 1
C#
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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#.

1 899 (69.37%) .NET
2 634 (48.92%) Agile Software Development
3 500 (38.58%) JavaScript
4 451 (34.80%) SQL
5 441 (34.03%) ASP.NET
6 432 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 394 (30.40%) MVC
8 338 (26.08%) HTML
9 326 (25.15%) Microsoft
10 303 (23.38%) AngularJS
11 292 (22.53%) CSS
11 292 (22.53%) .NET Framework
12 281 (21.68%) Microsoft Azure
13 277 (21.37%) ASP.NET Web API
14 262 (20.22%) TDD
15 241 (18.60%) Test Automation
16 234 (18.06%) jQuery
17 210 (16.20%) ASP.NET MVC
18 208 (16.05%) Visual Studio
19 205 (15.82%) Scrum
20 192 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
21 178 (13.73%) Entity Framework
22 172 (13.27%) Java
23 161 (12.42%) Continuous Integration
24 159 (12.27%) Web Services
25 155 (11.96%) Finance
25 155 (11.96%) Git (software)
26 152 (11.73%) Windows
27 143 (11.03%) XML
28 141 (10.88%) Selenium

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 90 (6.94%) CMS
2 79 (6.10%) SharePoint
3 69 (5.32%) IIS
4 42 (3.24%) BizTalk Server
5 32 (2.47%) Umbraco
6 27 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
7 25 (1.93%) EPiServer
8 21 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
9 20 (1.54%) Apache Solr
9 20 (1.54%) Confluence
9 20 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
10 17 (1.31%) nginx
10 17 (1.31%) Tomcat
11 16 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
11 16 (1.23%) OpenStack
12 15 (1.16%) Apache
13 12 (0.93%) NServiceBus
13 12 (0.93%) WebLogic
14 10 (0.77%) WordPress
15 8 (0.62%) JBoss
Applications
1 26 (2.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.62%) Chatbot
5 6 (0.46%) InfoPath
5 6 (0.46%) Simulink
6 3 (0.23%) CATIA
7 1 (0.077%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 47 (3.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.39%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.23%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.23%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.23%) Sage CRM
4 2 (0.15%) ENOVIA
4 2 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.077%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.077%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.077%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 281 (21.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 99 (7.64%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (2.39%) SaaS
4 27 (2.08%) GitHub
5 23 (1.77%) Serverless
6 21 (1.62%) Office 365
7 18 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
7 18 (1.39%) PaaS
8 15 (1.16%) Google Analytics
8 15 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
9 11 (0.85%) IaaS
9 11 (0.85%) NuGet
10 10 (0.77%) Azure Functions
11 8 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
11 8 (0.62%) Azure Data Factory
11 8 (0.62%) OpenShift
12 7 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 7 (0.54%) Datadog
12 7 (0.54%) Slack
13 6 (0.46%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 46 (3.55%) HTTP
2 33 (2.55%) Internet
3 24 (1.85%) TCP/IP
4 19 (1.47%) SSL
5 15 (1.16%) SMTP
6 12 (0.93%) PuTTY
6 12 (0.93%) SNMP
7 11 (0.85%) DNS
7 11 (0.85%) Firewall
8 9 (0.69%) SAN
9 8 (0.62%) IMAP
10 7 (0.54%) Wireless
11 6 (0.46%) RS-232
12 5 (0.39%) LAN
12 5 (0.39%) Network Security
12 5 (0.39%) SMS
12 5 (0.39%) Tactical Data Link
12 5 (0.39%) WAN
12 5 (0.39%) WinSCP
13 4 (0.31%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 432 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 72 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 70 (5.40%) MongoDB
4 67 (5.17%) NoSQL
5 42 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 36 (2.78%) MySQL
7 35 (2.70%) Big Data
8 34 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 32 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
9 32 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 31 (2.39%) Apache Cassandra
11 26 (2.01%) RDBMS
12 24 (1.85%) Oracle Database
13 23 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
14 21 (1.62%) Power BI
14 21 (1.62%) Redis
15 15 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
15 15 (1.16%) HBase
16 13 (1.00%) Neo4j
16 13 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 208 (16.05%) Visual Studio
2 192 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 155 (11.96%) Git (software)
4 141 (10.88%) Selenium
5 79 (6.10%) Visual Studio Team System
6 72 (5.56%) TeamCity
7 70 (5.40%) Jenkins
8 69 (5.32%) JIRA
9 59 (4.55%) SpecFlow
10 52 (4.01%) Octopus Deploy
11 42 (3.24%) Subversion
12 39 (3.01%) Cucumber
12 39 (3.01%) NUnit
13 27 (2.08%) Ant
14 24 (1.85%) JUnit
14 24 (1.85%) ReSharper
14 24 (1.85%) WebDriver
15 23 (1.77%) Protractor
16 19 (1.47%) JMeter
17 17 (1.31%) Eclipse
General
1 155 (11.96%) Finance
2 32 (2.47%) Banking
3 18 (1.39%) Advertising
4 13 (1.00%) Manufacturing
5 12 (0.93%) Telecoms
6 11 (0.85%) Marketing
7 9 (0.69%) Automotive
7 9 (0.69%) Retail
8 8 (0.62%) Back Office
8 8 (0.62%) Publishing
9 6 (0.46%) Games
10 4 (0.31%) Avionics
10 4 (0.31%) Electronics
10 4 (0.31%) Legal
11 3 (0.23%) Billing
11 3 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.15%) Law
13 1 (0.077%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.077%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.077%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 913 (70.45%) Developer
2 422 (32.56%) .NET Developer
3 332 (25.62%) C# Developer
4 181 (13.97%) C# .NET Developer
5 113 (8.72%) Full Stack Developer
6 83 (6.40%) Senior Developer
7 82 (6.33%) ASP.NET Developer
8 70 (5.40%) Software Developer
8 70 (5.40%) SQL Developer
9 69 (5.32%) Software Engineer
10 68 (5.25%) Angular Developer
11 66 (5.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 64 (4.94%) Analyst
13 57 (4.40%) Architect
14 50 (3.86%) Senior .NET Developer
15 47 (3.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 46 (3.55%) Test Analyst
17 38 (2.93%) Web Developer
18 37 (2.85%) Azure Developer
19 36 (2.78%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 899 (69.37%) .NET
2 441 (34.03%) ASP.NET
3 338 (26.08%) HTML
4 303 (23.38%) AngularJS
5 292 (22.53%) .NET Framework
5 292 (22.53%) CSS
6 277 (21.37%) ASP.NET Web API
7 234 (18.06%) jQuery
8 210 (16.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 178 (13.73%) Entity Framework
10 159 (12.27%) Web Services
11 143 (11.03%) XML
12 136 (10.49%) WCF
13 130 (10.03%) HTML5
14 127 (9.80%) .NET Core
15 123 (9.49%) REST
16 100 (7.72%) RESTful
17 91 (7.02%) JSON
18 80 (6.17%) Node.js
19 78 (6.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 76 (5.86%) Greenfield Project
2 53 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (3.78%) Computer Science
4 44 (3.40%) User Experience
5 35 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 33 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
7 21 (1.62%) Fintech
8 18 (1.39%) Algorithms
8 18 (1.39%) Mobile App
9 16 (1.23%) Public Cloud
10 14 (1.08%) Data Structures
11 12 (0.93%) Virtual Team
11 12 (0.93%) W3C
12 9 (0.69%) Mainframe
13 8 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
13 8 (0.62%) Management Information System
13 8 (0.62%) N-Tier
14 7 (0.54%) Life Science
15 6 (0.46%) iPad
16 5 (0.39%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 152 (11.73%) Windows
2 85 (6.56%) Linux
3 28 (2.16%) Android
4 27 (2.08%) Apple iOS
5 25 (1.93%) Unix
6 21 (1.62%) Windows Server
7 18 (1.39%) Ubuntu
8 12 (0.93%) VMS
9 11 (0.85%) Windows 10
10 6 (0.46%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.15%) Solaris
12 2 (0.15%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
12 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.077%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.077%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 634 (48.92%) Agile Software Development
2 394 (30.40%) MVC
3 262 (20.22%) TDD
4 241 (18.60%) Test Automation
5 205 (15.82%) Scrum
6 161 (12.42%) Continuous Integration
7 135 (10.42%) Microservices
8 125 (9.65%) DevOps
9 122 (9.41%) Software Engineering
10 117 (9.03%) BDD
11 112 (8.64%) OO
12 103 (7.95%) E-Commerce
13 86 (6.64%) Problem-Solving
14 85 (6.56%) Web Development
15 80 (6.17%) SDLC
16 79 (6.10%) Unit Testing
17 70 (5.40%) CRM
18 65 (5.02%) SOLID
19 59 (4.55%) SOA
20 57 (4.40%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 500 (38.58%) JavaScript
2 451 (34.80%) SQL
3 172 (13.27%) Java
4 94 (7.25%) C++
5 92 (7.10%) Python
6 69 (5.32%) T-SQL
7 58 (4.48%) C
8 55 (4.24%) PowerShell
9 53 (4.09%) TypeScript
10 44 (3.40%) VB.NET
11 43 (3.32%) Scala
12 36 (2.78%) VB
13 35 (2.70%) Ruby
14 30 (2.31%) Perl
15 28 (2.16%) PL/SQL
16 19 (1.47%) Groovy
16 19 (1.47%) Haskell
17 17 (1.31%) VBA
18 15 (1.16%) PHP
19 14 (1.08%) Go
Qualifications
1 98 (7.56%) Security Cleared
2 89 (6.87%) Degree
3 88 (6.79%) SC Cleared
4 33 (2.55%) ISTQB
5 28 (2.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 22 (1.70%) ISEB
7 11 (0.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 9 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
9 8 (0.62%) TOGAF Certification
10 7 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
10 7 (0.54%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.46%) CISSP
12 4 (0.31%) HND
12 4 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
12 4 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.31%) MCP
13 3 (0.23%) MCSE
13 3 (0.23%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.24%) QA
2 25 (1.93%) GDPR
3 11 (0.85%) GCP
3 11 (0.85%) MISRA
3 11 (0.85%) MISRA C
4 8 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.46%) HIPAA
6 4 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.31%) SLA
7 2 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.15%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (0.15%) ISO 22301
7 2 (0.15%) ISO 31000
7 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.077%) HL7
8 1 (0.077%) ISO 26262
8 1 (0.077%) WCAG
System Software
1 62 (4.78%) Docker
2 17 (1.31%) Hyper-V
3 15 (1.16%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.85%) Apache Flume
5 7 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.39%) vSphere
7 4 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.15%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 29 (2.24%) Puppet
2 24 (1.85%) Kubernetes
3 23 (1.77%) HP ALM
4 16 (1.23%) Kibana
5 15 (1.16%) Grafana
6 10 (0.77%) Ansible
7 9 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (0.62%) SCOM
9 7 (0.54%) SCCM
9 7 (0.54%) Terraform
10 6 (0.46%) Perfmon
11 4 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.15%) Nessus
12 2 (0.15%) Opsview
12 2 (0.15%) Trend Micro Deep Security
13 1 (0.077%) Failover Clustering
13 1 (0.077%) PowerCLI
13 1 (0.077%) Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.077%) vRealize
Vendors
1 326 (25.15%) Microsoft
2 115 (8.87%) Oracle
3 40 (3.09%) Google
4 36 (2.78%) HP
5 30 (2.31%) Sitecore
6 26 (2.01%) Xamarin
7 23 (1.77%) SAP
8 20 (1.54%) Capita
9 19 (1.47%) Atlassian
10 17 (1.31%) Adobe
10 17 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
11 14 (1.08%) Blue Prism
12 13 (1.00%) UiPath
13 12 (0.93%) Automation Anywhere
13 12 (0.93%) Rackspace
13 12 (0.93%) webMethods
14 11 (0.85%) Vertica
14 11 (0.85%) VMware
15 9 (0.69%) New Relic
16 8 (0.62%) ComArch