The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in St Albans 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 28 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.

C#
Hertfordshire / St Albans
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 10 11
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1  
Contract jobs citing C# 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in St Albans 24.00% 6.90% 5.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 85.71% 33.33% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £250 £325 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.07% -31.57%  
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 £41.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.21% +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 St Albans with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
St Albans
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 7 6 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in St Albans 28.00% 20.69% 63.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
Median daily rate £300 £325 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -25.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in St Albans

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in St Albans 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 St Albans

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in St Albans

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in St Albans

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in St Albans over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in St Albans

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in St Albans

C#
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 28 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 St Albans region with a requirement for C#.

1 4 (57.14%) Objective-C
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) XML
1 4 (57.14%) VoIP
1 4 (57.14%) Android
1 4 (57.14%) RESTful
1 4 (57.14%) iOS SDK
1 4 (57.14%) Android SDK
1 4 (57.14%) Android Development
1 4 (57.14%) iOS Development
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (57.14%) Wireshark
1 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
1 4 (57.14%) Wireframes
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Apple
3 2 (28.57%) Xcode
4 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (14.29%) API Development
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in St Albans 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) VoIP
1 4 (57.14%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) C# Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Android Developer
3 4 (57.14%) C# Software Developer
3 4 (57.14%) iOS Android Developer
3 4 (57.14%) iOS Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Software Developer
4 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
5 2 (28.57%) Java Android Developer
5 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
5 2 (28.57%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (28.57%) Objective-C Developer
6 1 (14.29%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (14.29%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Developer
6 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Android SDK
1 4 (57.14%) iOS SDK
1 4 (57.14%) RESTful
1 4 (57.14%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Android
1 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Android Development
1 4 (57.14%) iOS Development
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (57.14%) Wireframes
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) API Development
2 1 (14.29%) BDD
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) Objective-C
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Apple