The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for C# skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C# over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 12 38 35
Rank change year-on-year +26 -3  
Contract jobs citing C# 25 4 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 9.58% 1.44% 4.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.49% 4.82% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 19
Median daily rate £303 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.55% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £410 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.57 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.39% +8.57%  

C# is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 82 83 206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 31.42% 29.86% 47.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 44 130
Median daily rate £325 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £15.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +178.68% -32.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton citing C# as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C# in Southampton

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C# in Southampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Southampton

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# in Southampton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Southampton

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Southampton region with a requirement for C#.

1 28 (77.78%) .NET
2 16 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (41.67%) MVC
3 15 (41.67%) SQL
4 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
5 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
6 8 (22.22%) HTML
7 7 (19.44%) CSS
7 7 (19.44%) REST
8 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (16.67%) Web Development
9 5 (13.89%) CMS
9 5 (13.89%) Scrum
9 5 (13.89%) TDD
9 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
9 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
9 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
9 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
10 4 (11.11%) Windows
10 4 (11.11%) CRM
11 3 (8.33%) Prototyping
11 3 (8.33%) Geospatial Data
11 3 (8.33%) N-Tier
11 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
11 3 (8.33%) OOP
11 3 (8.33%) XML
11 3 (8.33%) Java

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 5 (13.89%) CMS
2 3 (8.33%) Umbraco
3 2 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.56%) Commerce Server
3 2 (5.56%) IIS
3 2 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.78%) GIS
4 1 (2.78%) MySQL
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.33%) Selenium
3 2 (5.56%) Mercurial
3 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.56%) Subversion
3 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.78%) JIRA
4 1 (2.78%) NuGet
4 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (8.33%) Advertising
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (80.56%) Developer
2 16 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 6 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.56%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Azure Developer
6 2 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) CRM Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Sitecore Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Umbraco Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Angular Developer
7 1 (2.78%) QA Automation Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (77.78%) .NET
2 16 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 8 (22.22%) HTML
4 7 (19.44%) CSS
4 7 (19.44%) REST
5 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
6 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
7 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (8.33%) XML
8 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (5.56%) COM
8 2 (5.56%) Ember.js
8 2 (5.56%) HTML5
8 2 (5.56%) jQuery
8 2 (5.56%) Middleware
8 2 (5.56%) Web Services
8 2 (5.56%) WPF
9 1 (2.78%) JSON
9 1 (2.78%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.78%) EPoS
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Android
3 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (41.67%) MVC
3 6 (16.67%) Web Development
4 5 (13.89%) Scrum
4 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
4 5 (13.89%) TDD
5 4 (11.11%) CRM
6 3 (8.33%) OOP
6 3 (8.33%) Prototyping
7 2 (5.56%) BDD
7 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.56%) Microservices
7 2 (5.56%) MVVM
7 2 (5.56%) OO
7 2 (5.56%) SDLC
7 2 (5.56%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.56%) Use Case
7 2 (5.56%) Workflow
8 1 (2.78%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) SQL
2 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.33%) Java
3 3 (8.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (5.56%) C++
4 2 (5.56%) VB
5 1 (2.78%) Apple Swift
5 1 (2.78%) C
5 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.78%) Perl
5 1 (2.78%) PHP
5 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.78%) Python
5 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Sitecore
2 2 (5.56%) Xamarin
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
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