Period
to 19 July 2018

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 July 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 West
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 13 20
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7 -7
Contract jobs citing C# 557 518 455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 10.48% 9.39% 7.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.73% 24.74% 20.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 336 365
South West median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £279 £278 £288
90th Percentile £525 £466 £475
England median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 25 22
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £41.50 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.20% -1.78% +20.71%
10th Percentile £26.25 £32.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £77.50 £43.69
England median hourly rate £41.63 £42.50 £38.38
% change year-on-year -2.04% +10.75% -1.92%

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 2,084 2,094 2,266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 39.22% 37.98% 37.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,289 1,281 1,391
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% -2.95%
10th Percentile £275 £265 £263
90th Percentile £550 £513 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 122 184
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +2.38% +13.51%
10th Percentile £26.75 £31.25 £23.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £53.75 £52.03
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +10.67% +7.14%

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 July 2018.

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 July 2018.

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 July 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
Bristol +1 202 £384 +2.33% 125
Wiltshire +4 106 £400 +14.29% 46
Somerset +5 71 £395 +5.33% 36
Gloucestershire +8 67 £350 -4.11% 56
Devon +22 53 £327 +11.32% 26
Dorset +10 28 £356 +2.52% 47
Cornwall +1 10 £319 +27.50% 11
C#
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 West region with a requirement for C#.

1 427 (76.66%) .NET
2 289 (51.89%) Agile Software Development
3 236 (42.37%) SQL Server
4 221 (39.68%) ASP.NET
5 219 (39.32%) MVC
6 212 (38.06%) JavaScript
7 175 (31.42%) SQL
8 164 (29.44%) HTML
9 151 (27.11%) CSS
10 134 (24.06%) Test Automation
11 126 (22.62%) ASP.NET Web API
12 112 (20.11%) .NET Framework
12 112 (20.11%) Microsoft Azure
13 105 (18.85%) AngularJS
14 104 (18.67%) jQuery
15 103 (18.49%) Scrum
16 100 (17.95%) Microsoft
17 99 (17.77%) ASP.NET MVC
18 95 (17.06%) Finance
19 79 (14.18%) Unit Testing
20 68 (12.21%) Amazon AWS
21 64 (11.49%) Microservices
22 62 (11.13%) DevOps
22 62 (11.13%) Java
23 61 (10.95%) TDD
24 58 (10.41%) Web Services
24 58 (10.41%) Team Foundation Server
25 57 (10.23%) Software Engineering
26 56 (10.05%) Security Cleared
26 56 (10.05%) REST

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 (3.95%) IIS
2 20 (3.59%) Confluence
3 17 (3.05%) Umbraco
4 15 (2.69%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.62%) CMS
5 9 (1.62%) Kentico
6 7 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (1.08%) NServiceBus
8 5 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.18%) CATIA
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (3.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.36%) Maximo
2 2 (0.36%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.18%) Endur
3 1 (0.18%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.18%) FastStats
3 1 (0.18%) FastStats PeopleStage
3 1 (0.18%) Findur
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.18%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 112 (20.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 68 (12.21%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.51%) NuGet
4 13 (2.33%) Dynamics 365
5 10 (1.80%) npm
5 10 (1.80%) SaaS
6 5 (0.90%) Sauce Labs
7 3 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (0.54%) CloudFront
7 3 (0.54%) GitHub
7 3 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.36%) G Suite
8 2 (0.36%) Office 365
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.18%) PaaS
9 1 (0.18%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.87%) HTTP
2 6 (1.08%) Firewall
3 5 (0.90%) Kerberos
4 3 (0.54%) SMS
5 2 (0.36%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.36%) IPsec
5 2 (0.36%) Skype
5 2 (0.36%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.18%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (42.37%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.33%) Oracle Database
2 13 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (1.97%) NoSQL
5 9 (1.62%) Power BI
6 8 (1.44%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.44%) SQL Server 2016
7 7 (1.26%) Big Data
7 7 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.08%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.90%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (0.54%) Geospatial Data
11 3 (0.54%) MySQL
11 3 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 58 (10.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 54 (9.69%) Visual Studio
3 45 (8.08%) Selenium
4 41 (7.36%) Git (software)
4 41 (7.36%) NUnit
5 40 (7.18%) JIRA
6 30 (5.39%) SpecFlow
7 24 (4.31%) Jenkins
8 20 (3.59%) Visual Studio Team System
9 19 (3.41%) Cucumber
10 14 (2.51%) TeamCity
11 12 (2.15%) Bitbucket
12 10 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (1.80%) Eclipse
13 9 (1.62%) JMeter
13 9 (1.62%) Moq
13 9 (1.62%) XMLUnit
14 8 (1.44%) JUnit
14 8 (1.44%) xUnit.net
15 7 (1.26%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 95 (17.06%) Finance
2 33 (5.92%) Telecoms
3 29 (5.21%) Marketing
4 28 (5.03%) Manufacturing
5 26 (4.67%) Electronics
6 12 (2.15%) Advertising
7 11 (1.97%) Back Office
8 9 (1.62%) Games
9 8 (1.44%) Banking
10 5 (0.90%) Law
11 4 (0.72%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.72%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.54%) Front Office
13 2 (0.36%) Publishing
14 1 (0.18%) French Language
14 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.18%) Legal
14 1 (0.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 363 (65.17%) Developer
2 186 (33.39%) .NET Developer
3 117 (21.01%) C# Developer
4 74 (13.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 43 (7.72%) Software Developer
6 41 (7.36%) ASP.NET Developer
6 41 (7.36%) Software Engineer
7 38 (6.82%) Architect
8 34 (6.10%) Analyst
9 32 (5.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 29 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 27 (4.85%) .NET Architect
12 25 (4.49%) .NET Software Developer
13 22 (3.95%) Senior Developer
14 20 (3.59%) CRM Developer
14 20 (3.59%) Full Stack Developer
15 18 (3.23%) C# Software Developer
15 18 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM Developer
16 17 (3.05%) Web Developer
17 16 (2.87%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 427 (76.66%) .NET
2 221 (39.68%) ASP.NET
3 164 (29.44%) HTML
4 151 (27.11%) CSS
5 126 (22.62%) ASP.NET Web API
6 112 (20.11%) .NET Framework
7 105 (18.85%) AngularJS
8 104 (18.67%) jQuery
9 99 (17.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 58 (10.41%) Web Services
11 56 (10.05%) REST
12 53 (9.52%) .NET Core
13 51 (9.16%) JSON
14 50 (8.98%) Entity Framework
15 41 (7.36%) Node.js
16 40 (7.18%) HTML5
17 37 (6.64%) React
18 36 (6.46%) RESTful
19 34 (6.10%) XML
20 32 (5.75%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.13%) iPad
2 23 (4.13%) Self-Motivation
3 22 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (1.80%) Fintech
5 9 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (1.62%) User Experience
6 8 (1.44%) Digital Media
7 7 (1.26%) Robotics
8 6 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (0.90%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.54%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (0.54%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.54%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.54%) iPhone
10 3 (0.54%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (0.36%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.18%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.18%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 38 (6.82%) Windows
2 14 (2.51%) Linux
3 5 (0.90%) Android
3 5 (0.90%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.36%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.36%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (51.89%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (39.32%) MVC
3 134 (24.06%) Test Automation
4 103 (18.49%) Scrum
5 79 (14.18%) Unit Testing
6 64 (11.49%) Microservices
7 62 (11.13%) DevOps
8 61 (10.95%) TDD
9 57 (10.23%) Software Engineering
10 54 (9.69%) Web Development
11 53 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
12 49 (8.80%) Continuous Delivery
13 47 (8.44%) OO
14 36 (6.46%) BDD
14 36 (6.46%) Continuous Integration
15 32 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
15 32 (5.75%) E-Commerce
16 30 (5.39%) CRM
17 29 (5.21%) Mentoring
18 24 (4.31%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 212 (38.06%) JavaScript
2 175 (31.42%) SQL
3 62 (11.13%) Java
4 50 (8.98%) T-SQL
5 48 (8.62%) PowerShell
6 42 (7.54%) C++
7 35 (6.28%) Python
8 28 (5.03%) TypeScript
9 16 (2.87%) VB.NET
10 15 (2.69%) C
11 10 (1.80%) Scala
12 8 (1.44%) PHP
12 8 (1.44%) VC++
13 4 (0.72%) Apple Swift
13 4 (0.72%) F#
14 3 (0.54%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.54%) Perl
14 3 (0.54%) Ruby
14 3 (0.54%) VBA
15 2 (0.36%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 56 (10.05%) Security Cleared
2 35 (6.28%) SC Cleared
3 16 (2.87%) Degree
4 10 (1.80%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.26%) ISEB
6 4 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.54%) BC Cleared
7 3 (0.54%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.36%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.36%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.36%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.36%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.95%) QA
2 3 (0.54%) GCP
3 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (8.26%) Docker
2 3 (0.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.54%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 38 (6.82%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.90%) Ansible
3 2 (0.36%) Grafana
3 2 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.36%) Terraform
4 1 (0.18%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 100 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 36 (6.46%) Oracle
3 27 (4.85%) SAP
4 25 (4.49%) Atlassian
5 9 (1.62%) Splunk
6 7 (1.26%) Google
6 7 (1.26%) Sitecore
7 6 (1.08%) Veracode
8 5 (0.90%) Capita
9 4 (0.72%) Apple
9 4 (0.72%) Cadence
10 3 (0.54%) Infragistics
10 3 (0.54%) Tableau
10 3 (0.54%) Telerik
11 2 (0.36%) Apigee
11 2 (0.36%) AppDynamics
11 2 (0.36%) HP
11 2 (0.36%) MuleSoft
11 2 (0.36%) Talend
11 2 (0.36%) Unisys