Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 13 15
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 -2
Contract jobs citing C# 613 504 552
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 9.73% 8.94% 9.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.15% 23.28% 23.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 338 427
South West median daily rate £400 £364 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.97% +3.93% -
10th Percentile £310 £304 £263
90th Percentile £575 £463 £475
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 18
South West median hourly rate £41.85 £40.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.32% +14.08% -13.94%
10th Percentile £34.40 £17.45 £18.85
90th Percentile £51.88 £58.75 £42.48
England median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.41% +10.00% -

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 2,538 2,165 2,390
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 40.27% 38.41% 40.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,610 1,328 1,546
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -2.82%
10th Percentile £300 £270 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £513
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 109 143
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -1.91%
10th Percentile £26.25 £20.95 £20.10
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.05 £49.15
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +1.35%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -3 240 £400 +11.11% 155
Wiltshire -2 123 £425 +17.24% 65
Somerset +3 88 £425 +13.33% 53
Gloucestershire -2 60 £429 +14.33% 49
Devon +22 49 £340 +0.74% 44
Dorset -4 20 £525 +35.48% 55
Cornwall +4 12 £341 +36.50% 17
C#
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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#.

1 431 (70.31%) .NET
2 295 (48.12%) Agile Software Development
3 230 (37.52%) SQL
4 226 (36.87%) JavaScript
5 218 (35.56%) SQL Server
6 196 (31.97%) ASP.NET
7 183 (29.85%) MVC
8 178 (29.04%) HTML
9 156 (25.45%) CSS
10 146 (23.82%) Test Automation
11 138 (22.51%) Microsoft Azure
12 122 (19.90%) Microsoft
13 121 (19.74%) .NET Framework
14 119 (19.41%) ASP.NET Web API
14 119 (19.41%) Scrum
15 105 (17.13%) Finance
16 92 (15.01%) Security Cleared
17 89 (14.52%) Git (software)
18 85 (13.87%) Team Foundation Server
19 80 (13.05%) ASP.NET MVC
20 76 (12.40%) AngularJS
20 76 (12.40%) REST
21 68 (11.09%) jQuery
21 68 (11.09%) Unit Testing
21 68 (11.09%) Java
22 66 (10.77%) Problem-Solving
23 65 (10.60%) Node.js
24 61 (9.95%) Microservices
24 61 (9.95%) Selenium
25 57 (9.30%) Amazon AWS

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 (3.59%) SharePoint
1 22 (3.59%) Umbraco
2 12 (1.96%) IIS
3 11 (1.79%) Confluence
3 11 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
4 9 (1.47%) CMS
5 4 (0.65%) Anypoint
5 4 (0.65%) Kentico
6 3 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.33%) Drupal
7 2 (0.33%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.33%) Joomla!
7 2 (0.33%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.33%) SAS
7 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.33%) WordPress
8 1 (0.16%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (2.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.65%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (4.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.33%) Shopify
2 2 (0.33%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.16%) Endur
3 1 (0.16%) Findur
3 1 (0.16%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 138 (22.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (2.77%) NuGet
4 13 (2.12%) npm
5 12 (1.96%) SaaS
6 8 (1.31%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (1.31%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.49%) Sauce Labs
9 2 (0.33%) G Suite
9 2 (0.33%) Google Play
10 1 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.16%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.16%) Office 365
10 1 (0.16%) PaaS
10 1 (0.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.75%) HTTP
2 7 (1.14%) Kerberos
3 5 (0.82%) VoIP
4 4 (0.65%) IPsec
5 3 (0.49%) Bluetooth
5 3 (0.49%) Firewall
5 3 (0.49%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.33%) Internet
6 2 (0.33%) Intranet
6 2 (0.33%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.16%) Extranet
7 1 (0.16%) SSL
7 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (35.56%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.12%) MySQL
3 12 (1.96%) GIS
4 10 (1.63%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.47%) Oracle Database
5 9 (1.47%) Power BI
5 9 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
5 9 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.14%) RDBMS
8 6 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (0.98%) Big Data
8 6 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (0.65%) Geospatial Data
11 3 (0.49%) MS Access
11 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.49%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 89 (14.52%) Git (software)
2 85 (13.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 61 (9.95%) Selenium
4 46 (7.50%) Visual Studio
5 44 (7.18%) SpecFlow
6 35 (5.71%) JIRA
7 28 (4.57%) NUnit
8 26 (4.24%) Visual Studio Team System
9 23 (3.75%) Cucumber
10 16 (2.61%) JUnit
10 16 (2.61%) TeamCity
10 16 (2.61%) Visual Studio Coded UI
10 16 (2.61%) XMLUnit
11 14 (2.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 14 (2.28%) Jenkins
11 14 (2.28%) Octopus Deploy
12 13 (2.12%) Moq
12 13 (2.12%) xUnit.net
13 12 (1.96%) JMeter
14 10 (1.63%) Bitbucket
General
1 105 (17.13%) Finance
2 48 (7.83%) Telecoms
3 46 (7.50%) Marketing
4 42 (6.85%) Manufacturing
5 40 (6.53%) Electronics
6 13 (2.12%) Back Office
7 12 (1.96%) Games
8 11 (1.79%) Advertising
9 9 (1.47%) Banking
10 6 (0.98%) Law
11 5 (0.82%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.65%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.16%) Avionics
13 1 (0.16%) Front Office
13 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Legal
13 1 (0.16%) Local Government
13 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 432 (70.47%) Developer
2 200 (32.63%) .NET Developer
3 118 (19.25%) C# Developer
4 62 (10.11%) Software Developer
5 60 (9.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 44 (7.18%) Senior Developer
7 37 (6.04%) Senior .NET Developer
8 36 (5.87%) Analyst
9 31 (5.06%) ASP.NET Developer
10 30 (4.89%) Software Engineer
11 24 (3.92%) CRM Developer
11 24 (3.92%) Microsoft Developer
12 23 (3.75%) Architect
13 22 (3.59%) C# Software Developer
13 22 (3.59%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 22 (3.59%) Test Analyst
14 21 (3.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 20 (3.26%) .NET Software Developer
15 20 (3.26%) Lead Developer
16 19 (3.10%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 431 (70.31%) .NET
2 196 (31.97%) ASP.NET
3 178 (29.04%) HTML
4 156 (25.45%) CSS
5 121 (19.74%) .NET Framework
6 119 (19.41%) ASP.NET Web API
7 80 (13.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 76 (12.40%) AngularJS
8 76 (12.40%) REST
9 68 (11.09%) jQuery
10 65 (10.60%) Node.js
11 57 (9.30%) Entity Framework
12 56 (9.14%) Web Services
13 55 (8.97%) React
14 49 (7.99%) JSON
15 48 (7.83%) XML
16 47 (7.67%) HTML5
17 45 (7.34%) SOAP
18 44 (7.18%) .NET Core
19 43 (7.01%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (7.01%) Greenfield Project
3 36 (5.87%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (2.45%) User Experience
5 11 (1.79%) Fintech
6 9 (1.47%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.47%) Digital Media
7 5 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (0.82%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.49%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.49%) Robotics
9 2 (0.33%) Blog
9 2 (0.33%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.33%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.33%) iPad
9 2 (0.33%) iPhone
9 2 (0.33%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.16%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.16%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 51 (8.32%) Windows
2 14 (2.28%) Linux
3 8 (1.31%) Windows Server
4 6 (0.98%) Android
4 6 (0.98%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.82%) Windows 10
5 5 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.65%) CoreOS
6 4 (0.65%) Debian
7 2 (0.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.16%) Solaris
8 1 (0.16%) Unix
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (48.12%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (29.85%) MVC
3 146 (23.82%) Test Automation
4 119 (19.41%) Scrum
5 68 (11.09%) Unit Testing
6 66 (10.77%) Problem-Solving
7 61 (9.95%) Microservices
8 53 (8.65%) DevOps
9 50 (8.16%) OO
9 50 (8.16%) TDD
10 49 (7.99%) Software Engineering
11 44 (7.18%) Web Development
12 43 (7.01%) Business Intelligence
13 40 (6.53%) Continuous Integration
14 39 (6.36%) Digital Marketing
14 39 (6.36%) Programme Management
15 36 (5.87%) BDD
16 35 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
17 29 (4.73%) CRM
18 27 (4.40%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 230 (37.52%) SQL
2 226 (36.87%) JavaScript
3 68 (11.09%) Java
4 47 (7.67%) PowerShell
5 45 (7.34%) T-SQL
6 41 (6.69%) C++
7 36 (5.87%) Python
8 28 (4.57%) TypeScript
9 24 (3.92%) VB.NET
10 17 (2.77%) C
11 9 (1.47%) Bash Shell
12 8 (1.31%) VBA
13 6 (0.98%) PHP
13 6 (0.98%) VB
14 4 (0.65%) Go
15 3 (0.49%) PHP 7
15 3 (0.49%) Rust
16 2 (0.33%) Apple Swift
16 2 (0.33%) Perl
16 2 (0.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 92 (15.01%) Security Cleared
2 48 (7.83%) SC Cleared
3 38 (6.20%) Degree
4 31 (5.06%) DV Cleared
5 12 (1.96%) ISTQB
6 9 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (1.47%) ISEB
7 8 (1.31%) Postgraduate
8 6 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.82%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.33%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.16%) CCNA
12 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.16%) CISSP
12 1 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.16%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.55%) QA
2 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.16%) PMO
System Software
1 41 (6.69%) Docker
2 11 (1.79%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (5.55%) Kubernetes
2 6 (0.98%) Puppet
3 5 (0.82%) Ansible
3 5 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.16%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.16%) Salt
Vendors
1 122 (19.90%) Microsoft
2 53 (8.65%) Oracle
3 40 (6.53%) SAP
4 17 (2.77%) Atlassian
5 6 (0.98%) Cadence
5 6 (0.98%) Google
5 6 (0.98%) VMware
6 5 (0.82%) Sitecore
6 5 (0.82%) Xamarin
7 4 (0.65%) Apple
7 4 (0.65%) MuleSoft
7 4 (0.65%) Red Hat
7 4 (0.65%) Twitter
8 3 (0.49%) Infragistics
8 3 (0.49%) Telerik
8 3 (0.49%) Veracode
9 2 (0.33%) Adobe
9 2 (0.33%) HP
9 2 (0.33%) IBM
9 2 (0.33%) Siebel