Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 12 23
Rank change year-on-year +1 +11 -8
Contract jobs citing C# 518 546 425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 10.07% 10.45% 7.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.93% 26.58% 18.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 361 327
South West median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £304 £263 £288
90th Percentile £500 £494 £459
England median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 37 30
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £41.50 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.20% -1.78% +20.71%
10th Percentile £27.15 £32.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £77.50 £46.09
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.64 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.27% +4.10% +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 1,998 2,054 2,248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.85% 39.31% 38.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,230 1,292 1,413
South West median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £277 £263 £263
90th Percentile £570 £525 £499
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 139 188
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.44% -2.38% +16.67%
10th Percentile £26.25 £26.25 £21.50
90th Percentile £48.23 £53.75 £52.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -2.44% +5.81% +10.71%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -1 154 £381 -4.69% 118
Wiltshire +4 94 £384 -0.97% 32
Gloucestershire +11 68 £350 - 65
Devon +6 64 £327 +0.62% 24
Dorset +10 58 £375 - 64
Somerset -3 57 £395 +27.42% 28
Cornwall -4 5 £300 - 14
Avon - 1 £325 - 1
C#
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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#.

1 409 (78.96%) .NET
2 270 (52.12%) Agile Software Development
3 215 (41.51%) MVC
4 207 (39.96%) JavaScript
5 200 (38.61%) SQL Server
6 194 (37.45%) ASP.NET
7 159 (30.69%) HTML
8 148 (28.57%) CSS
9 143 (27.61%) SQL
10 120 (23.17%) jQuery
11 116 (22.39%) ASP.NET Web API
12 114 (22.01%) AngularJS
13 110 (21.24%) Test Automation
14 103 (19.88%) Scrum
15 97 (18.73%) ASP.NET MVC
16 93 (17.95%) .NET Framework
17 91 (17.57%) Microsoft Azure
18 79 (15.25%) Finance
19 77 (14.86%) TDD
20 73 (14.09%) Microsoft
21 71 (13.71%) Web Services
22 70 (13.51%) JIRA
23 68 (13.13%) Amazon AWS
23 68 (13.13%) Java
24 62 (11.97%) .NET Core
25 60 (11.58%) Unit Testing
25 60 (11.58%) REST
26 59 (11.39%) DevOps
27 58 (11.20%) Visual Studio
28 53 (10.23%) Microservices

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 25 (4.83%) Confluence
2 20 (3.86%) SharePoint
3 18 (3.47%) IIS
4 16 (3.09%) CMS
5 13 (2.51%) Umbraco
6 8 (1.54%) Cloud Foundry
7 7 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (1.35%) NServiceBus
7 7 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (0.77%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.58%) Kentico
9 3 (0.58%) nginx
9 3 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.58%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.19%) Apache
10 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.19%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.19%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 15 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.39%) Maximo
4 1 (0.19%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.19%) FastStats
4 1 (0.19%) FastStats PeopleStage
4 1 (0.19%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 91 (17.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 68 (13.13%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.32%) GitHub
4 9 (1.74%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (1.54%) SaaS
6 5 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.77%) npm
7 4 (0.77%) NuGet
8 3 (0.58%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.58%) PaaS
9 2 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.39%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.19%) Office 365
10 1 (0.19%) Sauce Labs
10 1 (0.19%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.74%) HTTP
2 5 (0.97%) Firewall
3 4 (0.77%) SMS
4 3 (0.58%) Skype
5 2 (0.39%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.19%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (38.61%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.83%) NoSQL
3 22 (4.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (2.70%) Big Data
6 13 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (2.12%) MongoDB
7 11 (2.12%) Power BI
7 11 (2.12%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (1.54%) Data Lake
8 8 (1.54%) HDInsight
8 8 (1.54%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.54%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.97%) MySQL
10 4 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.58%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 70 (13.51%) JIRA
2 58 (11.20%) Visual Studio
3 46 (8.88%) NUnit
4 40 (7.72%) Selenium
5 34 (6.56%) Jenkins
6 32 (6.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 27 (5.21%) Git (software)
8 22 (4.25%) SpecFlow
9 16 (3.09%) Eclipse
10 14 (2.70%) Cucumber
11 13 (2.51%) Bitbucket
11 13 (2.51%) Visual Studio Team System
12 12 (2.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (2.32%) WebDriver
13 11 (2.12%) SoapUI
14 10 (1.93%) Ant
14 10 (1.93%) JMeter
15 9 (1.74%) LoadRunner
16 8 (1.54%) Maven
16 8 (1.54%) MSTest
General
1 79 (15.25%) Finance
2 23 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 21 (4.05%) Manufacturing
4 19 (3.67%) Electronics
4 19 (3.67%) Marketing
5 7 (1.35%) Back Office
5 7 (1.35%) Banking
6 6 (1.16%) Advertising
6 6 (1.16%) Games
7 5 (0.97%) Law
8 2 (0.39%) Front Office
8 2 (0.39%) Publishing
9 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.19%) French Language
9 1 (0.19%) Legal
9 1 (0.19%) Military
9 1 (0.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 331 (63.90%) Developer
2 160 (30.89%) .NET Developer
3 108 (20.85%) C# Developer
4 64 (12.36%) C# .NET Developer
5 37 (7.14%) Analyst
5 37 (7.14%) Architect
6 35 (6.76%) ASP.NET Developer
7 33 (6.37%) Software Engineer
8 31 (5.98%) Software Developer
9 29 (5.60%) .NET Architect
9 29 (5.60%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 28 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 28 (5.41%) Full Stack Developer
11 17 (3.28%) Technical Architect
12 16 (3.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 15 (2.90%) Angular Developer
14 14 (2.70%) .NET Software Developer
14 14 (2.70%) C# Software Developer
14 14 (2.70%) Senior Developer
14 14 (2.70%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 409 (78.96%) .NET
2 194 (37.45%) ASP.NET
3 159 (30.69%) HTML
4 148 (28.57%) CSS
5 120 (23.17%) jQuery
6 116 (22.39%) ASP.NET Web API
7 114 (22.01%) AngularJS
8 97 (18.73%) ASP.NET MVC
9 93 (17.95%) .NET Framework
10 71 (13.71%) Web Services
11 62 (11.97%) .NET Core
12 60 (11.58%) REST
13 52 (10.04%) Entity Framework
14 46 (8.88%) JSON
15 43 (8.30%) WCF
16 40 (7.72%) React
17 38 (7.34%) HTML5
18 36 (6.95%) RESTful
19 34 (6.56%) XML
20 32 (6.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.02%) iPad
2 22 (4.25%) Self-Motivation
3 20 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (3.86%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (3.09%) User Experience
6 11 (2.12%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.74%) Robotics
8 8 (1.54%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.16%) Blog
10 5 (0.97%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.77%) 3D Graphics
11 4 (0.77%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.58%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.58%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.58%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (0.58%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 2 (0.39%) iPhone
14 1 (0.19%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 32 (6.18%) Windows
2 13 (2.51%) Linux
3 3 (0.58%) Android
3 3 (0.58%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.39%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (52.12%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (41.51%) MVC
3 110 (21.24%) Test Automation
4 103 (19.88%) Scrum
5 77 (14.86%) TDD
6 60 (11.58%) Unit Testing
7 59 (11.39%) DevOps
8 53 (10.23%) Microservices
9 52 (10.04%) BDD
10 46 (8.88%) OO
10 46 (8.88%) Software Engineering
10 46 (8.88%) Web Development
11 38 (7.34%) Problem-Solving
12 37 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
13 35 (6.76%) E-Commerce
14 34 (6.56%) Continuous Delivery
14 34 (6.56%) Open Source
15 33 (6.37%) Continuous Integration
16 30 (5.79%) Integration Testing
17 26 (5.02%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 207 (39.96%) JavaScript
2 143 (27.61%) SQL
3 68 (13.13%) Java
4 39 (7.53%) TypeScript
5 37 (7.14%) C++
6 35 (6.76%) Python
6 35 (6.76%) T-SQL
7 33 (6.37%) PowerShell
8 14 (2.70%) Ruby
9 11 (2.12%) C
9 11 (2.12%) PHP
9 11 (2.12%) VB.NET
10 10 (1.93%) Groovy
10 10 (1.93%) Scala
11 8 (1.54%) Apex Code
12 7 (1.35%) VBScript
13 6 (1.16%) Jython
14 5 (0.97%) VBA
14 5 (0.97%) VC++
15 4 (0.77%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (7.53%) Security Cleared
2 20 (3.86%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.16%) Degree
3 6 (1.16%) DV Cleared
4 4 (0.77%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.39%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.19%) ISEB
6 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.21%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.19%) SEPA
2 1 (0.19%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (7.53%) Docker
2 3 (0.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.58%) Firmware
2 3 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 32 (6.18%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.54%) Ansible
3 7 (1.35%) CA Service Virtualization
3 7 (1.35%) HP ALM
4 4 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.58%) Puppet
6 1 (0.19%) Grafana
6 1 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 73 (14.09%) Microsoft
2 32 (6.18%) Atlassian
3 18 (3.47%) SAP
4 17 (3.28%) Oracle
5 10 (1.93%) Sitecore
5 10 (1.93%) Tableau
6 8 (1.54%) Blue Prism
6 8 (1.54%) MuleSoft
6 8 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.54%) Talend
7 7 (1.35%) CA
7 7 (1.35%) HP
7 7 (1.35%) Splunk
8 6 (1.16%) Xamarin
9 5 (0.97%) Cognos
9 5 (0.97%) Google
10 3 (0.58%) Apple
10 3 (0.58%) Capita
10 3 (0.58%) Telerik
11 2 (0.39%) Red Hat