Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 12 15
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 +4
Contract jobs citing C# 458 579 561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 8.82% 10.90% 8.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.82% 26.22% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 427 397
South West median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - +4.48%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £281
90th Percentile £488 £475 £450
England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 37 48
South West median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.63% -5.88% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26.25 £21.66 £34.70
90th Percentile £44.00 £43.00 £52.34
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +10.43% +1.88% +6.67%

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 2,007 2,208 2,444
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.67% 41.57% 39.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,240 1,420 1,614
South West median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £500
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 161 162
South West median hourly rate £39.00 £39.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.27% -4.82% +18.57%
10th Percentile £22.20 £21.93 £26.25
90th Percentile £48.00 £47.50 £52.48
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +2 185 £360 -4.00% 81
Wiltshire +4 84 £375 +7.14% 43
Somerset -8 51 £375 +20.10% 40
Dorset +10 48 £375 +7.14% 61
Devon -11 39 £375 +25.00% 22
Gloucestershire 0 37 £400 +14.29% 48
Cornwall -10 2 - - 9
Avon - 1 £325 -
C#
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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#.

1 364 (79.48%) .NET
2 227 (49.56%) Agile Software Development
3 199 (43.45%) MVC
4 192 (41.92%) JavaScript
5 169 (36.90%) ASP.NET
6 167 (36.46%) HTML
7 150 (32.75%) CSS
8 140 (30.57%) SQL Server
9 134 (29.26%) SQL
10 110 (24.02%) AngularJS
11 102 (22.27%) ASP.NET MVC
12 101 (22.05%) jQuery
13 94 (20.52%) Scrum
14 85 (18.56%) ASP.NET Web API
15 77 (16.81%) .NET Framework
16 76 (16.59%) Finance
17 75 (16.38%) Microsoft
17 75 (16.38%) Test Automation
18 64 (13.97%) Microsoft Azure
19 57 (12.45%) Visual Studio
20 56 (12.23%) BDD
20 56 (12.23%) REST
21 53 (11.57%) Entity Framework
21 53 (11.57%) TDD
22 51 (11.14%) Java
23 49 (10.70%) SOAP
23 49 (10.70%) OO
24 48 (10.48%) HTML5
25 45 (9.83%) Unit Testing
25 45 (9.83%) Web Services

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 26 (5.68%) CMS
2 21 (4.59%) Umbraco
3 20 (4.37%) SharePoint
4 16 (3.49%) IIS
5 11 (2.40%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.75%) Kentico
7 7 (1.53%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.31%) Confluence
8 6 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (1.09%) nginx
9 5 (1.09%) NServiceBus
9 5 (1.09%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.44%) Apache
11 2 (0.44%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.22%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.09%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.44%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 64 (13.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (8.08%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.97%) GitHub
4 8 (1.75%) PaaS
5 4 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.87%) SaaS
6 3 (0.66%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.66%) IaaS
6 3 (0.66%) npm
7 2 (0.44%) Office 365
8 1 (0.22%) Firebase
8 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.22%) Sage Pay
8 1 (0.22%) Slack
8 1 (0.22%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.97%) HTTP
2 8 (1.75%) Intranet
3 4 (0.87%) SMS
4 3 (0.66%) Bluetooth
4 3 (0.66%) Kerberos
4 3 (0.66%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.44%) Extranet
5 2 (0.44%) Internet
5 2 (0.44%) SSL
6 1 (0.22%) CTI
6 1 (0.22%) DNS
6 1 (0.22%) Firewall
6 1 (0.22%) Network Security
6 1 (0.22%) Skype
6 1 (0.22%) VLAN
6 1 (0.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (30.57%) SQL Server
2 30 (6.55%) NoSQL
3 16 (3.49%) Oracle Database
3 16 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (3.28%) MongoDB
5 14 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (2.40%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.18%) Big Data
7 10 (2.18%) Power BI
7 10 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (1.53%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.31%) Data Lake
10 6 (1.31%) HDInsight
10 6 (1.31%) MySQL
10 6 (1.31%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 57 (12.45%) Visual Studio
2 43 (9.39%) JIRA
3 40 (8.73%) Selenium
4 35 (7.64%) Git (software)
5 34 (7.42%) Jenkins
6 33 (7.21%) NUnit
7 26 (5.68%) SpecFlow
8 24 (5.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (4.80%) Cucumber
9 22 (4.80%) WebDriver
10 20 (4.37%) SoapUI
11 11 (2.40%) JUnit
12 10 (2.18%) Ant
12 10 (2.18%) Eclipse
13 9 (1.97%) JMeter
13 9 (1.97%) LoadRunner
13 9 (1.97%) Maven
14 8 (1.75%) HP UFT
14 8 (1.75%) ReSharper
15 6 (1.31%) Moq
General
1 76 (16.59%) Finance
2 35 (7.64%) Manufacturing
3 33 (7.21%) Marketing
4 32 (6.99%) Telecoms
5 31 (6.77%) Electronics
6 11 (2.40%) Banking
7 8 (1.75%) Advertising
8 5 (1.09%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.66%) Avionics
9 3 (0.66%) Back Office
9 3 (0.66%) Games
9 3 (0.66%) Law
10 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.22%) Automotive
11 1 (0.22%) French Language
11 1 (0.22%) Military
11 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 326 (71.18%) Developer
2 156 (34.06%) .NET Developer
3 106 (23.14%) C# Developer
4 57 (12.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 34 (7.42%) Full Stack Developer
6 26 (5.68%) ASP.NET Developer
6 26 (5.68%) Software Engineer
7 24 (5.24%) Software Developer
8 23 (5.02%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 22 (4.80%) Analyst
10 21 (4.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (3.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 16 (3.49%) Senior Developer
13 15 (3.28%) Architect
14 14 (3.06%) Agile Developer
14 14 (3.06%) C# Software Developer
14 14 (3.06%) Umbraco Developer
14 14 (3.06%) Web Developer
15 13 (2.84%) Agile .NET Developer
15 13 (2.84%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 364 (79.48%) .NET
2 169 (36.90%) ASP.NET
3 167 (36.46%) HTML
4 150 (32.75%) CSS
5 110 (24.02%) AngularJS
6 102 (22.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 101 (22.05%) jQuery
8 85 (18.56%) ASP.NET Web API
9 77 (16.81%) .NET Framework
10 56 (12.23%) REST
11 53 (11.57%) Entity Framework
12 49 (10.70%) SOAP
13 48 (10.48%) HTML5
14 45 (9.83%) Web Services
15 39 (8.52%) JSON
16 36 (7.86%) WCF
17 34 (7.42%) .NET Core
18 32 (6.99%) React
19 30 (6.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 27 (5.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (6.77%) Greenfield Project
2 23 (5.02%) Mobile App
3 15 (3.28%) User Experience
4 10 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (1.97%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.97%) iPad
6 7 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (1.53%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.09%) Blog
7 5 (1.09%) Public Cloud
8 4 (0.87%) Algorithms
8 4 (0.87%) Robotics
9 3 (0.66%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.44%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.44%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.44%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.22%) EPoS
11 1 (0.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.22%) Learning Management System
11 1 (0.22%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (7.21%) Windows
2 6 (1.31%) Android
2 6 (1.31%) Linux
3 5 (1.09%) Unix
4 4 (0.87%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.87%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.44%) VxWorks
5 2 (0.44%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.22%) CentOS
6 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (49.56%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (43.45%) MVC
3 94 (20.52%) Scrum
4 75 (16.38%) Test Automation
5 56 (12.23%) BDD
6 53 (11.57%) TDD
7 49 (10.70%) OO
8 45 (9.83%) Unit Testing
8 45 (9.83%) Web Development
9 43 (9.39%) Business Intelligence
10 39 (8.52%) Software Engineering
11 33 (7.21%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (6.55%) Digital Marketing
12 30 (6.55%) Programme Management
13 28 (6.11%) DevOps
13 28 (6.11%) Front End Development
14 26 (5.68%) Microservices
15 22 (4.80%) OOD
15 22 (4.80%) SDLC
16 19 (4.15%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 192 (41.92%) JavaScript
2 134 (29.26%) SQL
3 51 (11.14%) Java
4 40 (8.73%) C++
5 31 (6.77%) TypeScript
6 27 (5.90%) Python
7 20 (4.37%) T-SQL
8 18 (3.93%) Ruby
9 15 (3.28%) Apex Code
10 14 (3.06%) VB.NET
11 13 (2.84%) C
11 13 (2.84%) Groovy
12 12 (2.62%) PowerShell
13 9 (1.97%) VBScript
14 7 (1.53%) Jython
15 6 (1.31%) VBA
16 5 (1.09%) PHP
16 5 (1.09%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.87%) Delphi
17 4 (0.87%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (4.59%) Security Cleared
2 15 (3.28%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.18%) Degree
4 5 (1.09%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.44%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.22%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.22%) ISEB
6 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.11%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.22%) SEPA
System Software
1 16 (3.49%) Docker
2 6 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (2.62%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.75%) CA Service Virtualization
3 6 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.09%) Ansible
4 5 (1.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 75 (16.38%) Microsoft
2 29 (6.33%) SAP
3 23 (5.02%) Oracle
4 15 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
4 15 (3.28%) Sitecore
5 13 (2.84%) Blue Prism
6 12 (2.62%) Xamarin
7 8 (1.75%) Atlassian
7 8 (1.75%) CA
7 8 (1.75%) HP
8 7 (1.53%) Tableau
9 6 (1.31%) MuleSoft
9 6 (1.31%) Talend
10 4 (0.87%) Cognos
10 4 (0.87%) Google
11 3 (0.66%) CA Agile Central
11 3 (0.66%) Sencha
11 3 (0.66%) Telerik
12 2 (0.44%) Nintex
13 1 (0.22%) CyberSource