The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 26 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 West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 20 17
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3  
Contract jobs citing C# 266 220 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 9.80% 7.45% 8.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.23% 19.68% 21.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 174 184
Median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £447 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +2.85% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 6
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.50% +40.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £36.25 £28.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £43.35 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.84%  

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 West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1014 1118 1194
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 37.35% 37.87% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 703 799
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £277 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 80 72
Median hourly rate £47.50 £39.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.79% +8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £25.00 £20.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.80 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in the South West

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in the South West over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in the South West

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in the South West

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in the South West over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for C# in the South West

C#
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Bristol +12 92 £390 +15.55% 49
Wiltshire +11 71 £345 +6.15% 23
Somerset -6 32 £400 +2.56% 11
Gloucestershire +15 30 £350 - 17
Devon -17 15 £325 - 12
Dorset +9 8 £348 +15.83% 38
Cornwall - 2 £250 - 6
C#
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 West region with a requirement for C#.

1 396 (75.57%) .NET
2 230 (43.89%) Agile Software Development
3 222 (42.37%) MVC
3 222 (42.37%) ASP.NET
4 200 (38.17%) JavaScript
5 171 (32.63%) SQL Server
6 161 (30.73%) SQL
7 130 (24.81%) HTML
8 126 (24.05%) Scrum
9 124 (23.66%) CSS
10 116 (22.14%) AngularJS
11 113 (21.56%) Microsoft
12 107 (20.42%) ASP.NET MVC
13 98 (18.70%) Team Foundation Server
14 96 (18.32%) ASP.NET Web API
15 95 (18.13%) Test Automation
15 95 (18.13%) Finance
16 81 (15.46%) TDD
16 81 (15.46%) .NET Framework
17 77 (14.69%) jQuery
18 76 (14.50%) Visual Studio
19 74 (14.12%) Security Cleared
20 68 (12.98%) WCF
21 64 (12.21%) BDD
22 61 (11.64%) WPF
22 61 (11.64%) Java
22 61 (11.64%) Windows
23 57 (10.88%) Software Engineering
24 56 (10.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 53 (10.11%) SC Cleared

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 30 (5.73%) IIS
1 30 (5.73%) SharePoint
2 24 (4.58%) CMS
3 20 (3.82%) Sitecore CMS
4 13 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (2.29%) NServiceBus
5 12 (2.29%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.15%) Umbraco
8 5 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.76%) EPiServer
9 4 (0.76%) Sitefinity
9 4 (0.76%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.76%) WebSphere Portal
10 3 (0.57%) Apache
10 3 (0.57%) Kentico
11 2 (0.38%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.38%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (0.57%) InfoPath
2 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 39 (7.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 35 (6.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.19%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 44 (8.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (7.44%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.34%) GitHub
4 6 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.38%) Office 365
6 2 (0.38%) SaaS
7 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.67%) Internet
2 8 (1.53%) Bluetooth
3 6 (1.15%) HTTP
4 3 (0.57%) Intranet
4 3 (0.57%) Modbus
4 3 (0.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.38%) DNS
5 2 (0.38%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.38%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.19%) AMQP
6 1 (0.19%) LAN
6 1 (0.19%) MQTT
6 1 (0.19%) RS-232
6 1 (0.19%) RS-485
6 1 (0.19%) Skype
6 1 (0.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (32.63%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 26 (4.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (3.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (2.48%) NoSQL
7 11 (2.10%) Hadoop
7 11 (2.10%) Oracle Database
8 9 (1.72%) MongoDB
8 9 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (1.53%) MySQL
10 7 (1.34%) Big Data
10 7 (1.34%) MS Access
10 7 (1.34%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.34%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (1.15%) DTS
12 5 (0.95%) SQL Server 2016
13 2 (0.38%) Geospatial Data
13 2 (0.38%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 98 (18.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 76 (14.50%) Visual Studio
3 47 (8.97%) Selenium
4 38 (7.25%) SpecFlow
5 32 (6.11%) Git (software)
6 25 (4.77%) Cucumber
7 18 (3.44%) WebDriver
8 13 (2.48%) Eclipse
9 11 (2.10%) HP UFT
9 11 (2.10%) JIRA
10 10 (1.91%) Jasmine
10 10 (1.91%) Jenkins
11 9 (1.72%) TeamCity
12 8 (1.53%) Rational DOORS
13 7 (1.34%) Octopus Deploy
14 5 (0.95%) Sahi
14 5 (0.95%) SoapUI
14 5 (0.95%) WATIR
15 4 (0.76%) IntelliJ
15 4 (0.76%) JMeter
General
1 95 (18.13%) Finance
2 42 (8.02%) Electronics
2 42 (8.02%) Manufacturing
3 40 (7.63%) Marketing
3 40 (7.63%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.44%) Banking
5 13 (2.48%) Advertising
6 8 (1.53%) Aerospace
7 5 (0.95%) Games
8 4 (0.76%) Military
9 2 (0.38%) Retail
10 1 (0.19%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.19%) Billing
10 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 388 (74.05%) Developer
2 193 (36.83%) .NET Developer
3 161 (30.73%) C# Developer
4 76 (14.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 42 (8.02%) ASP.NET Developer
6 34 (6.49%) Software Developer
6 34 (6.49%) Software Engineer
7 31 (5.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 27 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 27 (5.15%) Senior Developer
9 26 (4.96%) CRM Developer
9 26 (4.96%) SQL Developer
10 22 (4.20%) Analyst
10 22 (4.20%) Sitecore Developer
11 21 (4.01%) Angular Developer
12 20 (3.82%) C# Software Developer
13 19 (3.63%) Full Stack Developer
14 18 (3.44%) .NET Software Developer
14 18 (3.44%) Test Analyst
15 17 (3.24%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 396 (75.57%) .NET
2 222 (42.37%) ASP.NET
3 130 (24.81%) HTML
4 124 (23.66%) CSS
5 116 (22.14%) AngularJS
6 107 (20.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 96 (18.32%) ASP.NET Web API
8 81 (15.46%) .NET Framework
9 77 (14.69%) jQuery
10 68 (12.98%) WCF
11 61 (11.64%) WPF
12 56 (10.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 52 (9.92%) HTML5
14 47 (8.97%) Entity Framework
15 43 (8.21%) Web Services
16 41 (7.82%) REST
17 38 (7.25%) SOAP
18 34 (6.49%) XML
19 33 (6.30%) Ajax
19 33 (6.30%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 52 (9.92%) Greenfield Project
2 39 (7.44%) User Experience
3 14 (2.67%) W3C
4 12 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.15%) Blog
5 6 (1.15%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.15%) N-Tier
5 6 (1.15%) Public Cloud
6 5 (0.95%) Internet of Things
6 5 (0.95%) Mobile App
6 5 (0.95%) RIA
7 3 (0.57%) Animation
7 3 (0.57%) CCTV
7 3 (0.57%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.57%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.38%) Clustering
8 2 (0.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (0.38%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.38%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 61 (11.64%) Windows
2 15 (2.86%) Windows Server
3 10 (1.91%) Linux
4 8 (1.53%) Unix
5 4 (0.76%) Android
5 4 (0.76%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (43.89%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (42.37%) MVC
3 126 (24.05%) Scrum
4 95 (18.13%) Test Automation
5 81 (15.46%) TDD
6 64 (12.21%) BDD
7 57 (10.88%) Software Engineering
8 52 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
9 46 (8.78%) Web Development
10 43 (8.21%) Unit Testing
11 41 (7.82%) Business Intelligence
11 41 (7.82%) Programme Management
12 39 (7.44%) Digital Marketing
12 39 (7.44%) OO
13 36 (6.87%) CRM
14 29 (5.53%) SDLC
15 26 (4.96%) UML
16 25 (4.77%) Front End Development
17 24 (4.58%) Continuous Delivery
18 22 (4.20%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 200 (38.17%) JavaScript
2 161 (30.73%) SQL
3 61 (11.64%) Java
4 48 (9.16%) T-SQL
5 42 (8.02%) C++
6 24 (4.58%) Python
7 23 (4.39%) VB.NET
8 18 (3.44%) PowerShell
9 16 (3.05%) C
10 12 (2.29%) TypeScript
11 11 (2.10%) Ruby
11 11 (2.10%) Scala
12 10 (1.91%) Embedded C
13 9 (1.72%) VB
14 8 (1.53%) PHP
15 7 (1.34%) ActionScript
15 7 (1.34%) VB6
16 6 (1.15%) VBScript
17 5 (0.95%) Ada
18 4 (0.76%) XAML
Qualifications
1 74 (14.12%) Security Cleared
2 53 (10.11%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.10%) DV Cleared
4 7 (1.34%) Degree
5 5 (0.95%) AWS Certification
6 4 (0.76%) ISEB
7 3 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.38%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.19%) MCP
9 1 (0.19%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.15%) QA
2 8 (1.53%) IEC 62304
3 5 (0.95%) ISO 14001
3 5 (0.95%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (0.95%) Docker
2 4 (0.76%) LXC
3 2 (0.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.38%) Firmware
4 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.19%) Ansible
3 1 (0.19%) Consul
3 1 (0.19%) Graphite
3 1 (0.19%) Kibana
3 1 (0.19%) logstash
3 1 (0.19%) Puppet
3 1 (0.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 113 (21.56%) Microsoft
2 39 (7.44%) SAP
3 27 (5.15%) Oracle
4 23 (4.39%) Sitecore
5 19 (3.63%) Sencha
6 14 (2.67%) Apple
7 12 (2.29%) Xamarin
8 5 (0.95%) Google
8 5 (0.95%) IBM
9 4 (0.76%) HP
9 4 (0.76%) Twitter
10 3 (0.57%) CA Agile Central
10 3 (0.57%) Telerik
11 2 (0.38%) Altera
11 2 (0.38%) Epicor
11 2 (0.38%) ESRI
11 2 (0.38%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.38%) RedGate
12 1 (0.19%) DevExpress
12 1 (0.19%) Zend
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