Period
to 19 January 2019

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 6 months to 19 January 2019 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
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 13 13
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 +2
Contract jobs citing C# 583 465 580
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 9.20% 8.83% 10.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.64% 22.87% 26.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 315 430
South West median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £263
90th Percentile £575 £483 £475
England median daily rate £454 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +0.89% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 36
South West median hourly rate £43.25 £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.90% -2.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £36.88 £21.85 £21.59
90th Percentile £59.38 £43.80 £43.00
England median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -2.22% +9.76% +2.50%

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 West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,575 2,033 2,217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 40.63% 38.62% 41.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,662 1,254 1,432
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.25% -1.47%
10th Percentile £308 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £480 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +1.05% +11.76% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 86 162
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.26% -2.50% -3.61%
10th Percentile £26.25 £19.38 £21.94
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.00 £47.95
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 6 months to 19 January 2019.

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 6 months to 19 January 2019.

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 6 months to 19 January 2019. 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
Bristol -7 194 £400 +11.11% 134
Wiltshire -11 121 £425 +13.33% 36
Somerset +6 89 £425 +13.33% 51
Gloucestershire +6 76 £400 - 56
Devon +1 40 £350 -6.67% 48
Dorset +1 35 £450 +20.00% 56
Cornwall +2 11 £316 - 12
C#
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 West region with a requirement for C#.

1 403 (69.13%) .NET
2 278 (47.68%) Agile Software Development
3 216 (37.05%) JavaScript
4 202 (34.65%) SQL
5 199 (34.13%) SQL Server
6 187 (32.08%) ASP.NET
7 163 (27.96%) MVC
8 157 (26.93%) HTML
9 139 (23.84%) CSS
10 130 (22.30%) Microsoft
11 129 (22.13%) Microsoft Azure
12 123 (21.10%) Test Automation
13 121 (20.75%) ASP.NET Web API
14 111 (19.04%) Finance
15 110 (18.87%) Scrum
16 106 (18.18%) .NET Framework
17 90 (15.44%) Security Cleared
18 89 (15.27%) Git (software)
19 84 (14.41%) Team Foundation Server
20 78 (13.38%) ASP.NET MVC
21 71 (12.18%) AngularJS
22 70 (12.01%) REST
22 70 (12.01%) Java
23 67 (11.49%) jQuery
24 66 (11.32%) TDD
25 65 (11.15%) .NET Core
26 61 (10.46%) Web Services
27 59 (10.12%) Node.js
28 58 (9.95%) SOAP
29 57 (9.78%) Problem-Solving

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 22 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 18 (3.09%) Umbraco
3 16 (2.74%) Confluence
4 11 (1.89%) IIS
5 10 (1.72%) CMS
6 8 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (0.86%) Anypoint
7 5 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.34%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.34%) Drupal
8 2 (0.34%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.34%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.34%) nginx
8 2 (0.34%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.34%) SAS
8 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.34%) WordPress
9 1 (0.17%) Apache
9 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (2.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.69%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.17%) InVision
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 36 (6.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.34%) Shopify
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.17%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.17%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 129 (22.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (3.26%) Dynamics 365
4 18 (3.09%) SaaS
5 16 (2.74%) Serverless
6 12 (2.06%) Azure Functions
7 11 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (1.37%) NuGet
9 5 (0.86%) npm
10 4 (0.69%) Google Play
11 3 (0.51%) Office 365
12 2 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.34%) IaaS
12 2 (0.34%) PaaS
13 1 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.17%) Azure Machine Learning
13 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.17%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.06%) HTTP
2 9 (1.54%) Reverse Proxy
3 5 (0.86%) VoIP
4 3 (0.51%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.34%) AMQP
5 2 (0.34%) DNS
5 2 (0.34%) Firewall
5 2 (0.34%) FTP
5 2 (0.34%) Internet
5 2 (0.34%) Intranet
5 2 (0.34%) IPsec
5 2 (0.34%) SMTP
5 2 (0.34%) SSH
6 1 (0.17%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.17%) Extranet
6 1 (0.17%) SSL
6 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (34.13%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.95%) GIS
3 16 (2.74%) MySQL
4 11 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (1.20%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.03%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.86%) Big Data
8 5 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (0.86%) RDBMS
8 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (0.69%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.69%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.69%) Power BI
10 3 (0.51%) MS Access
10 3 (0.51%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.51%) Redis
10 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.51%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 89 (15.27%) Git (software)
2 84 (14.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 52 (8.92%) Selenium
4 48 (8.23%) Visual Studio
5 41 (7.03%) Visual Studio Team System
6 37 (6.35%) JIRA
7 30 (5.15%) SpecFlow
8 22 (3.77%) Cucumber
9 18 (3.09%) NUnit
10 15 (2.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (2.23%) Bitbucket
12 12 (2.06%) JUnit
13 11 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
13 11 (1.89%) Visual Studio Coded UI
14 9 (1.54%) JMeter
15 8 (1.37%) Jenkins
16 7 (1.20%) SoapUI
16 7 (1.20%) XMLUnit
17 6 (1.03%) Moq
17 6 (1.03%) WebDriver
General
1 111 (19.04%) Finance
2 47 (8.06%) Marketing
2 47 (8.06%) Telecoms
3 45 (7.72%) Manufacturing
4 44 (7.55%) Electronics
5 11 (1.89%) Games
6 9 (1.54%) Banking
7 8 (1.37%) Back Office
8 6 (1.03%) Advertising
9 5 (0.86%) Automotive
9 5 (0.86%) Law
10 4 (0.69%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.51%) Legal
12 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.17%) Avionics
13 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.17%) Local Government
13 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 411 (70.50%) Developer
2 183 (31.39%) .NET Developer
3 113 (19.38%) C# Developer
4 65 (11.15%) Software Developer
5 56 (9.61%) C# .NET Developer
6 40 (6.86%) Analyst
7 36 (6.17%) Senior Developer
8 33 (5.66%) Microsoft Developer
9 29 (4.97%) Test Leader
10 27 (4.63%) CRM Developer
11 26 (4.46%) C# Software Developer
11 26 (4.46%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 26 (4.46%) Senior .NET Developer
12 24 (4.12%) ASP.NET Developer
13 23 (3.95%) Software Engineer
14 20 (3.43%) .NET Software Developer
14 20 (3.43%) Test Analyst
15 18 (3.09%) Architect
15 18 (3.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 16 (2.74%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 403 (69.13%) .NET
2 187 (32.08%) ASP.NET
3 157 (26.93%) HTML
4 139 (23.84%) CSS
5 121 (20.75%) ASP.NET Web API
6 106 (18.18%) .NET Framework
7 78 (13.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 71 (12.18%) AngularJS
9 70 (12.01%) REST
10 67 (11.49%) jQuery
11 65 (11.15%) .NET Core
12 61 (10.46%) Web Services
13 59 (10.12%) Node.js
14 58 (9.95%) SOAP
15 55 (9.43%) Entity Framework
16 52 (8.92%) React
17 49 (8.40%) WCF
18 46 (7.89%) JSON
19 45 (7.72%) HTML5
20 36 (6.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.20%) Greenfield Project
2 36 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (4.46%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (2.92%) User Experience
5 6 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (0.69%) Digital Media
6 4 (0.69%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.51%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.51%) Fintech
7 3 (0.51%) iPad
7 3 (0.51%) Robotics
8 2 (0.34%) Blog
8 2 (0.34%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.34%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.34%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.17%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.17%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.17%) iPhone
9 1 (0.17%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 52 (8.92%) Windows
2 16 (2.74%) Linux
3 13 (2.23%) Windows Server
4 10 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (1.37%) Android
5 8 (1.37%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.86%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.69%) CoreOS
7 4 (0.69%) Debian
8 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.17%) Solaris
8 1 (0.17%) Unix
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (47.68%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (27.96%) MVC
3 123 (21.10%) Test Automation
4 110 (18.87%) Scrum
5 66 (11.32%) TDD
6 57 (9.78%) Problem-Solving
7 54 (9.26%) Microservices
8 51 (8.75%) OO
9 48 (8.23%) Unit Testing
10 47 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
11 43 (7.38%) BDD
11 43 (7.38%) Digital Marketing
11 43 (7.38%) Programme Management
12 42 (7.20%) Continuous Integration
12 42 (7.20%) DevOps
12 42 (7.20%) Software Engineering
13 40 (6.86%) SDLC
14 37 (6.35%) CRM
15 30 (5.15%) Continuous Deployment
16 29 (4.97%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 216 (37.05%) JavaScript
2 202 (34.65%) SQL
3 70 (12.01%) Java
4 44 (7.55%) PowerShell
5 40 (6.86%) TypeScript
6 36 (6.17%) Python
7 35 (6.00%) C++
8 32 (5.49%) T-SQL
9 15 (2.57%) VB.NET
10 14 (2.40%) C
11 11 (1.89%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.37%) PHP
12 8 (1.37%) VBA
13 6 (1.03%) VB
14 5 (0.86%) ES6
15 4 (0.69%) Go
16 3 (0.51%) Apple Swift
16 3 (0.51%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.51%) PHP 7
17 2 (0.34%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 90 (15.44%) Security Cleared
2 45 (7.72%) DV Cleared
3 36 (6.17%) SC Cleared
4 31 (5.32%) Degree
5 11 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.20%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.86%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.51%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.51%) ISEB
9 3 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.17%) CCNA
10 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.17%) CISSP
10 1 (0.17%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.17%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.35%) QA
2 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.34%) GDPR
3 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 33 (5.66%) Docker
2 14 (2.40%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (4.63%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.37%) Puppet
3 7 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.86%) Ansible
5 2 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.34%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.17%) Salt
6 1 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 130 (22.30%) Microsoft
2 43 (7.38%) SAP
3 41 (7.03%) Oracle
4 19 (3.26%) Atlassian
5 9 (1.54%) Xamarin
6 8 (1.37%) VMware
7 6 (1.03%) Blue Prism
8 5 (0.86%) Google
8 5 (0.86%) MuleSoft
9 4 (0.69%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.51%) Apple
10 3 (0.51%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.51%) Twitter
11 2 (0.34%) Adobe
11 2 (0.34%) Cadence
11 2 (0.34%) Civica
11 2 (0.34%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 2 (0.34%) ESRI
11 2 (0.34%) Siebel
11 2 (0.34%) SolarWinds