Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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#
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 32 21
Rank change year-on-year +26 -11 +5
Contract jobs citing C# 58 23 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 12.18% 4.48% 7.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.58% 17.69% 18.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 16 35
Southampton median daily rate £365 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.31% -7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £263 £235 £265
90th Percentile £419 £438 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £365 £365 £350
% change year-on-year - +4.29% -1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 8
Southampton median hourly rate £44.56 - £42.50
10th Percentile £42.03 - £36.25
90th Percentile £49.67 - £47.72
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +30.77%

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 Southampton with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 178 130 281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 37.39% 25.34% 40.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 90 191
Southampton median daily rate £364 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.93% +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £254 £219 £263
90th Percentile £524 £513 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £370 £366
% change year-on-year +8.11% +1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 27
Southampton median hourly rate £45.39 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.38% +11.43% +35.27%
10th Percentile £42.05 £21.78 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.87 £43.25 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.06 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.66% +13.33% -

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing C# as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Southampton over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Southampton

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 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 Southampton region with a requirement for C#.

1 40 (68.97%) .NET
2 28 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (44.83%) SQL Server
4 24 (41.38%) Microsoft
5 19 (32.76%) Windows
6 17 (29.31%) WCF
7 16 (27.59%) Multithreading
7 16 (27.59%) Visual Studio
8 15 (25.86%) SQL
8 15 (25.86%) XML
9 14 (24.14%) C++
10 13 (22.41%) TCP/IP
10 13 (22.41%) OOD
10 13 (22.41%) Software Engineering
11 12 (20.69%) TDD
12 11 (18.97%) Network Security
12 11 (18.97%) OWASP
12 11 (18.97%) Test Automation
12 11 (18.97%) Elasticsearch
12 11 (18.97%) SDLC
13 10 (17.24%) WiX
14 9 (15.52%) REST
14 9 (15.52%) WPF
15 8 (13.79%) Git (software)
15 8 (13.79%) Degree
15 8 (13.79%) HTML
15 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET
15 8 (13.79%) CTI
15 8 (13.79%) BDD
16 7 (12.07%) MVC

C#
Co-occurring 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 11 (18.97%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.45%) CMS
2 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.72%) Commerce Server
3 1 (1.72%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.72%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.72%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.17%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (5.17%) Serverless
3 2 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.72%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.41%) TCP/IP
2 11 (18.97%) Network Security
3 8 (13.79%) CTI
4 2 (3.45%) SMS
4 2 (3.45%) VoIP
5 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 16 (27.59%) Visual Studio
2 10 (17.24%) WiX
3 8 (13.79%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.62%) JIRA
4 5 (8.62%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (6.90%) Selenium
5 4 (6.90%) SoapUI
6 3 (5.17%) FishEye
6 3 (5.17%) Moq
6 3 (5.17%) Rational Rhapsody
6 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.45%) NuGet
7 2 (3.45%) NUnit
8 1 (1.72%) ClearCase
8 1 (1.72%) ClearQuest
8 1 (1.72%) JUnit
8 1 (1.72%) Mockito
8 1 (1.72%) Rational Rose
General
1 6 (10.34%) Retail
2 5 (8.62%) Back Office
3 2 (3.45%) Finance
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (62.07%) Developer
2 22 (37.93%) C# Developer
3 14 (24.14%) .NET Developer
3 14 (24.14%) Software Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Software Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Applications Developer
6 3 (5.17%) C# Application Developer
6 3 (5.17%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (5.17%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Development Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Real Time Developer
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.17%) WPF Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) C# WPF Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Development Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (68.97%) .NET
2 17 (29.31%) WCF
3 15 (25.86%) XML
4 9 (15.52%) REST
4 9 (15.52%) WPF
5 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET
5 8 (13.79%) HTML
6 7 (12.07%) .NET Framework
7 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (8.62%) CSS
9 4 (6.90%) AngularJS
9 4 (6.90%) HTML5
9 4 (6.90%) SOAP
10 3 (5.17%) .NET Core
10 3 (5.17%) Entity Framework
10 3 (5.17%) HATEOAS
10 3 (5.17%) Node.js
10 3 (5.17%) WinForms
11 2 (3.45%) JSON
11 2 (3.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
1 2 (3.45%) EPoS
1 2 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.72%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.72%) Fintech
2 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.72%) NHS
2 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.76%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) Linux
3 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (27.59%) Multithreading
3 13 (22.41%) OOD
3 13 (22.41%) Software Engineering
4 12 (20.69%) TDD
5 11 (18.97%) OWASP
5 11 (18.97%) SDLC
5 11 (18.97%) Test Automation
6 8 (13.79%) BDD
7 7 (12.07%) MVC
7 7 (12.07%) Software Testing
8 6 (10.34%) Scrum
8 6 (10.34%) UML
9 5 (8.62%) Multithreaded Programming
10 4 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (6.90%) Exploratory Testing
10 4 (6.90%) Performance Testing
10 4 (6.90%) Test Planning
10 4 (6.90%) Test Scripting
10 4 (6.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.86%) SQL
2 14 (24.14%) C++
3 7 (12.07%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.90%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.17%) Python
5 3 (5.17%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.45%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.72%) C
7 1 (1.72%) F#
7 1 (1.72%) Java
7 1 (1.72%) VB
7 1 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) Degree
2 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
2 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.90%) ISEB
4 2 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) MIL-STD-1553
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.45%) Sitecore
2 2 (3.45%) Telerik
3 1 (1.72%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.72%) IBM