The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 30 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#
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 10 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Contract jobs citing C# 19 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 11.11% 9.45% 11.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.00% 35.19% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 21
Median daily rate £375 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.83% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.50 - -
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 Suffolk with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 50 54 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 29.24% 26.87% 32.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 52
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £276 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.50 - -
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 Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Suffolk

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Suffolk over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Suffolk

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Suffolk

C#
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +3 11 £375 +7.14% 3
Bury St Edmunds +2 4 £388 -4.90% 2
C#
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for C#.

1 36 (75.00%) .NET
2 22 (45.83%) TDD
3 21 (43.75%) MVC
4 20 (41.67%) WPF
5 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 15 (31.25%) SQL
6 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
7 14 (29.17%) MVVM
8 13 (27.08%) Windows
9 11 (22.92%) Entity Framework
9 11 (22.92%) .NET Framework
10 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET
11 9 (18.75%) NHibernate
11 9 (18.75%) jQuery
11 9 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (18.75%) AngularJS
12 8 (16.67%) LINQ
13 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 7 (14.58%) Scrum
13 7 (14.58%) HTML
13 7 (14.58%) OO
13 7 (14.58%) Web Services
14 6 (12.50%) T-SQL
14 6 (12.50%) CSS
14 6 (12.50%) Finance
14 6 (12.50%) Telerik
14 6 (12.50%) Kendo UI
14 6 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 (10.42%) IIS
2 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.25%) Office 365
2 2 (4.17%) SaaS
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.08%) GIS
2 1 (2.08%) MySQL
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.08%) Moq
3 1 (2.08%) MSTest
3 1 (2.08%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Billing
2 2 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 43 (89.58%) Developer
2 30 (62.50%) C# Developer
3 16 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 15 (31.25%) WPF Developer
5 13 (27.08%) C# WPF Developer
6 9 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Angular Developer
7 5 (10.42%) UI Developer
8 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Software Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Software Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) SQL Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Web Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Web UI Developer
9 3 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
10 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (75.00%) .NET
2 20 (41.67%) WPF
3 11 (22.92%) .NET Framework
3 11 (22.92%) Entity Framework
4 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET
5 9 (18.75%) AngularJS
5 9 (18.75%) jQuery
5 9 (18.75%) NHibernate
6 8 (16.67%) LINQ
7 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 7 (14.58%) HTML
7 7 (14.58%) Web Services
8 6 (12.50%) CSS
8 6 (12.50%) Kendo UI
8 6 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (12.50%) WCF
9 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 5 (10.42%) JSON
10 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) TDD
2 21 (43.75%) MVC
3 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (29.17%) MVVM
5 7 (14.58%) OO
5 7 (14.58%) Scrum
6 5 (10.42%) DevOps
6 5 (10.42%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
7 4 (8.33%) CRM
7 4 (8.33%) Release Management
7 4 (8.33%) Test Strategy
8 3 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (6.25%) SDLC
8 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.17%) Migration
9 2 (4.17%) Multithreading
9 2 (4.17%) Software Architecture
10 1 (2.08%) Validation
10 1 (2.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) JavaScript
1 15 (31.25%) SQL
2 6 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.17%) XAML
4 1 (2.08%) C++
4 1 (2.08%) Python
4 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Telerik
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft