Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 12 15
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 586 503 505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 9.93% 9.22% 8.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.91% 24.52% 21.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 344 414
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £300 £291 £265
90th Percentile £575 £475 £475
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 17
South West median hourly rate £42.17 £45.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.28% +16.13% -3.43%
10th Percentile £35.25 £15.20 £18.80
90th Percentile £49.88 £62.50 £42.25
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.20
% change year-on-year - +8.42% -2.00%

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 West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,352 2,051 2,304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 39.84% 37.58% 40.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,483 1,250 1,486
South West median daily rate £415 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £285 £275 £263
90th Percentile £563 £513 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 103 155
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50% +3.17%
10th Percentile £27.20 £17.80 £21.67
90th Percentile £48.00 £53.75 £51.50
England median hourly rate £42.13 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.31% +6.67% +1.81%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 0 229 £395 +8.97% 119
Wiltshire -6 110 £425 +21.43% 49
Somerset +6 77 £394 +5.00% 48
Gloucestershire +8 71 £375 +7.14% 58
Devon +23 45 £325 -5.45% 60
Dorset +3 22 £501 +33.47% 49
Cornwall 0 13 £338 +35.00% 12
C#
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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#.

1 425 (72.53%) .NET
2 286 (48.81%) Agile Software Development
3 230 (39.25%) JavaScript
4 226 (38.57%) SQL Server
5 216 (36.86%) SQL
6 204 (34.81%) MVC
7 202 (34.47%) ASP.NET
8 180 (30.72%) HTML
9 159 (27.13%) CSS
10 135 (23.04%) Test Automation
11 128 (21.84%) Microsoft Azure
12 114 (19.45%) .NET Framework
13 111 (18.94%) Microsoft
14 106 (18.09%) Finance
15 103 (17.58%) Scrum
16 100 (17.06%) ASP.NET Web API
17 85 (14.51%) ASP.NET MVC
18 82 (13.99%) jQuery
18 82 (13.99%) AngularJS
19 77 (13.14%) Unit Testing
20 71 (12.12%) Java
21 66 (11.26%) Team Foundation Server
21 66 (11.26%) REST
22 65 (11.09%) Git (software)
22 65 (11.09%) Security Cleared
23 63 (10.75%) Problem-Solving
24 60 (10.24%) Node.js
25 59 (10.07%) Microservices
26 57 (9.73%) Amazon AWS
27 56 (9.56%) DevOps

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 24 (4.10%) Umbraco
2 19 (3.24%) SharePoint
3 16 (2.73%) IIS
4 12 (2.05%) Confluence
5 9 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (1.19%) CMS
6 7 (1.19%) Kentico
7 3 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.51%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.34%) Anypoint
8 2 (0.34%) Drupal
8 2 (0.34%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.34%) WordPress
9 1 (0.17%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.17%) SAS
9 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (1.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.17%) CATIA
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.34%) Shopify
2 2 (0.34%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.17%) Endur
3 1 (0.17%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.17%) Findur
3 1 (0.17%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 128 (21.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (9.73%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (3.24%) NuGet
4 15 (2.56%) npm
5 11 (1.88%) SaaS
6 7 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (0.85%) Sauce Labs
8 3 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.51%) CloudFront
8 3 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.34%) G Suite
9 2 (0.34%) Google Play
9 2 (0.34%) Office 365
9 2 (0.34%) Serverless
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.17%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.92%) HTTP
2 8 (1.37%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.34%) Bluetooth
3 2 (0.34%) Firewall
3 2 (0.34%) IPsec
3 2 (0.34%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.17%) Extranet
4 1 (0.17%) Intranet
4 1 (0.17%) Skype
4 1 (0.17%) SMS
4 1 (0.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (38.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.71%) Oracle Database
3 9 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (1.37%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.19%) MySQL
5 7 (1.19%) NoSQL
5 7 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.02%) Power BI
6 6 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (0.85%) Big Data
7 5 (0.85%) RDBMS
7 5 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.68%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.51%) MS Access
9 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 66 (11.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 65 (11.09%) Git (software)
3 55 (9.39%) Selenium
4 52 (8.87%) Visual Studio
5 44 (7.51%) SpecFlow
6 37 (6.31%) NUnit
7 33 (5.63%) JIRA
8 22 (3.75%) Cucumber
9 20 (3.41%) Visual Studio Team System
10 18 (3.07%) TeamCity
11 17 (2.90%) Jenkins
12 16 (2.73%) XMLUnit
13 14 (2.39%) JUnit
14 13 (2.22%) JMeter
14 13 (2.22%) Moq
14 13 (2.22%) xUnit.net
15 12 (2.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 11 (1.88%) Bitbucket
16 11 (1.88%) Eclipse
17 10 (1.71%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 106 (18.09%) Finance
2 45 (7.68%) Telecoms
3 42 (7.17%) Marketing
4 39 (6.66%) Manufacturing
5 37 (6.31%) Electronics
6 15 (2.56%) Back Office
7 14 (2.39%) Games
8 11 (1.88%) Advertising
9 8 (1.37%) Law
10 6 (1.02%) Aerospace
10 6 (1.02%) Banking
10 6 (1.02%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.17%) Front Office
11 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Local Government
11 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 415 (70.82%) Developer
2 194 (33.11%) .NET Developer
3 121 (20.65%) C# Developer
4 71 (12.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 52 (8.87%) Software Developer
6 36 (6.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 36 (6.14%) Software Engineer
7 35 (5.97%) Analyst
7 35 (5.97%) Senior Developer
8 30 (5.12%) Senior .NET Developer
9 27 (4.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 25 (4.27%) Architect
11 21 (3.58%) .NET Software Developer
12 20 (3.41%) C# Software Developer
12 20 (3.41%) CRM Developer
12 20 (3.41%) SQL Developer
13 19 (3.24%) Test Analyst
14 18 (3.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 18 (3.07%) Dynamics CRM Developer
14 18 (3.07%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 425 (72.53%) .NET
2 202 (34.47%) ASP.NET
3 180 (30.72%) HTML
4 159 (27.13%) CSS
5 114 (19.45%) .NET Framework
6 100 (17.06%) ASP.NET Web API
7 85 (14.51%) ASP.NET MVC
8 82 (13.99%) AngularJS
8 82 (13.99%) jQuery
9 66 (11.26%) REST
10 60 (10.24%) Node.js
11 54 (9.22%) Web Services
12 52 (8.87%) React
13 51 (8.70%) Entity Framework
14 50 (8.53%) JSON
15 44 (7.51%) HTML5
15 44 (7.51%) XML
16 35 (5.97%) SOAP
16 35 (5.97%) WPF
17 31 (5.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (6.14%) Greenfield Project
3 32 (5.46%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (2.39%) User Experience
5 10 (1.71%) Fintech
6 9 (1.54%) Digital Media
7 6 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.02%) Mobile App
8 5 (0.85%) iPad
9 4 (0.68%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.51%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.51%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (0.51%) iPhone
11 2 (0.34%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.34%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.34%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.34%) Robotics
12 1 (0.17%) Cybercrime
12 1 (0.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.17%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 43 (7.34%) Windows
2 11 (1.88%) Linux
3 7 (1.19%) Android
4 6 (1.02%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.02%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.68%) Windows 10
5 4 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.51%) CoreOS
6 3 (0.51%) Debian
7 2 (0.34%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.17%) Solaris
8 1 (0.17%) Unix
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (48.81%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (34.81%) MVC
3 135 (23.04%) Test Automation
4 103 (17.58%) Scrum
5 77 (13.14%) Unit Testing
6 63 (10.75%) Problem-Solving
7 59 (10.07%) Microservices
8 56 (9.56%) DevOps
9 55 (9.39%) Software Engineering
9 55 (9.39%) TDD
10 50 (8.53%) Web Development
11 48 (8.19%) OO
12 39 (6.66%) Business Intelligence
12 39 (6.66%) Continuous Integration
13 37 (6.31%) BDD
14 36 (6.14%) Digital Marketing
14 36 (6.14%) Migration
14 36 (6.14%) Programme Management
15 32 (5.46%) Continuous Delivery
16 29 (4.95%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 230 (39.25%) JavaScript
2 216 (36.86%) SQL
3 71 (12.12%) Java
4 49 (8.36%) C++
5 48 (8.19%) Python
6 46 (7.85%) T-SQL
7 43 (7.34%) PowerShell
8 28 (4.78%) TypeScript
9 20 (3.41%) VB.NET
10 18 (3.07%) C
11 7 (1.19%) VC++
12 6 (1.02%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.02%) PHP
13 5 (0.85%) Scala
14 4 (0.68%) F#
15 3 (0.51%) Apple Swift
15 3 (0.51%) Go
15 3 (0.51%) PHP 7
15 3 (0.51%) VB
15 3 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 65 (11.09%) Security Cleared
2 44 (7.51%) SC Cleared
3 28 (4.78%) Degree
4 10 (1.71%) ISTQB
5 9 (1.54%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.37%) ISEB
6 8 (1.37%) Postgraduate
7 4 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.51%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.34%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.17%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.92%) QA
2 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 39 (6.66%) Docker
2 8 (1.37%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (5.63%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.68%) Ansible
2 4 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.68%) Puppet
3 2 (0.34%) Grafana
3 2 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.34%) Terraform
4 1 (0.17%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 111 (18.94%) Microsoft
2 51 (8.70%) Oracle
3 38 (6.48%) SAP
4 18 (3.07%) Atlassian
5 8 (1.37%) Sitecore
6 7 (1.19%) Google
6 7 (1.19%) Splunk
7 6 (1.02%) Cadence
7 6 (1.02%) Veracode
8 5 (0.85%) Apple
8 5 (0.85%) VMware
9 4 (0.68%) Xamarin
10 3 (0.51%) Infragistics
10 3 (0.51%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.51%) Telerik
10 3 (0.51%) Twitter
11 2 (0.34%) Adobe
11 2 (0.34%) HP
11 2 (0.34%) IBM
11 2 (0.34%) Siebel