Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 14 13
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +6
Contract jobs citing C# 490 543 679
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 8.80% 9.45% 10.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.07% 23.20% 26.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 418 484
South West median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £275
90th Percentile £463 £475 £438
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 57
South West median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.85% -4.88% +1.86%
10th Percentile £17.45 £18.95 £30.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £43.00 £51.25
England median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 2124 2341 2569
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.15% 40.73% 38.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1306 1517 1714
South West median daily rate £386 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.55% -2.03% +3.50%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £263
90th Percentile £525 £513 £493
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 142 172
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -4.46% +12.14%
10th Percentile £16.75 £20.05 £24.90
90th Percentile £50.25 £48.00 £54.53
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +5 219 £360 -4.00% 34
Wiltshire +6 96 £370 +13.85% 11
Somerset -1 66 £370 +5.71% 16
Gloucestershire +7 46 £400 +14.29% 9
Dorset +9 25 £388 +10.71% 13
Devon -29 18 £338 +12.50% 2
Cornwall -13 3 £250 -20.00%
Avon - 1 £325 - 1
C#
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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#.

1 389 (79.39%) .NET
2 244 (49.80%) MVC
3 232 (47.35%) Agile Software Development
4 217 (44.29%) ASP.NET
5 208 (42.45%) JavaScript
6 177 (36.12%) HTML
7 168 (34.29%) SQL Server
8 160 (32.65%) CSS
9 153 (31.22%) SQL
10 131 (26.73%) ASP.NET MVC
11 128 (26.12%) AngularJS
12 111 (22.65%) ASP.NET Web API
13 107 (21.84%) Scrum
14 105 (21.43%) Microsoft
15 99 (20.20%) jQuery
16 94 (19.18%) .NET Framework
17 88 (17.96%) Finance
18 74 (15.10%) Visual Studio
19 70 (14.29%) Test Automation
20 64 (13.06%) Entity Framework
20 64 (13.06%) TDD
21 59 (12.04%) Microsoft Azure
22 58 (11.84%) Team Foundation Server
22 58 (11.84%) Web Development
23 56 (11.43%) Software Engineering
24 55 (11.22%) SOAP
24 55 (11.22%) BDD
25 54 (11.02%) Business Intelligence
25 54 (11.02%) Manufacturing
26 53 (10.82%) Java

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 27 (5.51%) CMS
1 27 (5.51%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.08%) IIS
3 16 (3.27%) Sitecore CMS
3 16 (3.27%) Umbraco
4 14 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (1.63%) NServiceBus
5 8 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (1.43%) Kentico
7 6 (1.22%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (0.82%) nginx
8 4 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.82%) Sitefinity
8 4 (0.82%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.61%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.61%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.41%) Apache
10 2 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (5.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.82%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.61%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 59 (12.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (8.98%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.84%) GitHub
4 7 (1.43%) PaaS
5 6 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.61%) IaaS
8 2 (0.41%) npm
8 2 (0.41%) Office 365
8 2 (0.41%) SaaS
9 1 (0.20%) Firebase
9 1 (0.20%) Sage Pay
9 1 (0.20%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.63%) Intranet
2 7 (1.43%) HTTP
2 7 (1.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.02%) SMS
4 3 (0.61%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.41%) Extranet
5 2 (0.41%) Internet
5 2 (0.41%) SSL
6 1 (0.20%) CTI
6 1 (0.20%) DNS
6 1 (0.20%) Firewall
6 1 (0.20%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.20%) Network Security
6 1 (0.20%) VLAN
6 1 (0.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.73%) NoSQL
3 26 (5.31%) Oracle Database
4 20 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (3.06%) MongoDB
7 11 (2.24%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (1.84%) SQL Server 2016
10 7 (1.43%) Big Data
10 7 (1.43%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (1.22%) Hadoop
12 5 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
13 4 (0.82%) MySQL
14 3 (0.61%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 74 (15.10%) Visual Studio
2 58 (11.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 36 (7.35%) Git (software)
4 30 (6.12%) Selenium
5 26 (5.31%) Jenkins
6 20 (4.08%) Cucumber
6 20 (4.08%) NUnit
7 16 (3.27%) SoapUI
7 16 (3.27%) SpecFlow
8 15 (3.06%) WebDriver
9 14 (2.86%) JIRA
10 10 (2.04%) ReSharper
11 9 (1.84%) TeamCity
12 8 (1.63%) Eclipse
13 7 (1.43%) FxCop
13 7 (1.43%) JUnit
13 7 (1.43%) NuGet
13 7 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (1.43%) Subversion
14 5 (1.02%) webpack
General
1 88 (17.96%) Finance
2 54 (11.02%) Manufacturing
3 52 (10.61%) Marketing
4 50 (10.20%) Electronics
4 50 (10.20%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.45%) Banking
6 7 (1.43%) Advertising
6 7 (1.43%) Aerospace
7 4 (0.82%) Games
8 3 (0.61%) Avionics
9 2 (0.41%) Automotive
10 1 (0.20%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.20%) French Language
10 1 (0.20%) Law
10 1 (0.20%) Military
10 1 (0.20%) Retail
10 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 375 (76.53%) Developer
2 196 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 147 (30.00%) C# Developer
4 74 (15.10%) C# .NET Developer
5 44 (8.98%) ASP.NET Developer
6 40 (8.16%) Full Stack Developer
7 36 (7.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 34 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 33 (6.73%) Software Developer
10 28 (5.71%) Software Engineer
11 23 (4.69%) C# Software Developer
11 23 (4.69%) CRM Developer
12 21 (4.29%) .NET Software Developer
12 21 (4.29%) Agile C# Developer
12 21 (4.29%) Agile Developer
12 21 (4.29%) Senior Developer
12 21 (4.29%) Web Developer
13 20 (4.08%) Agile .NET Developer
14 17 (3.47%) Sitecore Developer
15 14 (2.86%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 389 (79.39%) .NET
2 217 (44.29%) ASP.NET
3 177 (36.12%) HTML
4 160 (32.65%) CSS
5 131 (26.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 128 (26.12%) AngularJS
7 111 (22.65%) ASP.NET Web API
8 99 (20.20%) jQuery
9 94 (19.18%) .NET Framework
10 64 (13.06%) Entity Framework
11 55 (11.22%) SOAP
12 49 (10.00%) REST
13 48 (9.80%) HTML5
14 46 (9.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 39 (7.96%) JSON
15 39 (7.96%) WCF
16 32 (6.53%) Web Services
16 32 (6.53%) WPF
17 26 (5.31%) React
18 24 (4.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 49 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
2 22 (4.49%) Mobile App
3 20 (4.08%) User Experience
4 10 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.84%) iPad
6 8 (1.63%) Blog
6 8 (1.63%) Public Cloud
7 7 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.02%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.02%) W3C
9 4 (0.82%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.82%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.82%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.61%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (0.61%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.41%) Clustering
11 2 (0.41%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.41%) EPoS
11 2 (0.41%) Robotics
11 2 (0.41%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 43 (8.78%) Windows
2 7 (1.43%) Android
2 7 (1.43%) Linux
2 7 (1.43%) Unix
3 5 (1.02%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.82%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.61%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.41%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.20%) CentOS
7 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (49.80%) MVC
2 232 (47.35%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (21.84%) Scrum
4 70 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 64 (13.06%) TDD
6 58 (11.84%) Web Development
7 56 (11.43%) Software Engineering
8 55 (11.22%) BDD
9 54 (11.02%) Business Intelligence
10 53 (10.82%) Unit Testing
11 52 (10.61%) OO
12 49 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
12 49 (10.00%) Programme Management
13 38 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
14 35 (7.14%) SDLC
15 31 (6.33%) OOD
16 30 (6.12%) CRM
17 28 (5.71%) DevOps
18 22 (4.49%) Front End Development
19 20 (4.08%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 208 (42.45%) JavaScript
2 153 (31.22%) SQL
3 53 (10.82%) Java
4 41 (8.37%) C++
5 31 (6.33%) T-SQL
6 25 (5.10%) Python
7 23 (4.69%) PowerShell
7 23 (4.69%) TypeScript
8 16 (3.27%) Ruby
9 13 (2.65%) VB.NET
10 11 (2.24%) Apex Code
10 11 (2.24%) C
11 8 (1.63%) Groovy
11 8 (1.63%) Scala
11 8 (1.63%) VBA
12 6 (1.22%) VBScript
13 5 (1.02%) Delphi
13 5 (1.02%) Perl
14 4 (0.82%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.82%) XAML
Qualifications
1 45 (9.18%) Security Cleared
2 31 (6.33%) SC Cleared
3 12 (2.45%) Degree
4 6 (1.22%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.41%) ISEB
5 2 (0.41%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.20%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.92%) QA
2 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.20%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (3.27%) Docker
2 5 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.82%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.61%) LXC
Systems Management
1 10 (2.04%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.82%) Ansible
3 4 (0.82%) CA Service Virtualization
3 4 (0.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 105 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 48 (9.80%) SAP
3 33 (6.73%) Oracle
4 21 (4.29%) Sitecore
5 11 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (2.04%) Xamarin
7 6 (1.22%) Blue Prism
8 5 (1.02%) Apple
8 5 (1.02%) Google
9 4 (0.82%) CA
9 4 (0.82%) HP
10 3 (0.61%) CA Agile Central
10 3 (0.61%) ESRI
10 3 (0.61%) Sencha
11 2 (0.41%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (0.41%) Nintex
11 2 (0.41%) RedGate
11 2 (0.41%) Teradata
11 2 (0.41%) Twitter
12 1 (0.20%) Telerik