Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 18 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#
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 38 19
Rank change year-on-year +19 -19 +7
Contract jobs citing C# 30 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.82% 1.05% 7.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.00% 2.88% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 1 8
Watford median daily rate £350 £500 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +37.93% +31.82%
10th Percentile £300 £500 £325
90th Percentile £438 £500 £415
Hertfordshire median daily rate £363 £400 £343
% change year-on-year -9.38% +16.79% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £41.13 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +5.45% -6.02%

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 Watford with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 200 104 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 45.45% 36.49% 46.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 39 54
Watford median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £300 £228 £303
90th Percentile £603 £538 £438
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Watford median hourly rate £40.00 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.15 £49.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year -65.35% +48.87% +66.25%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for C# in Watford

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Watford

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Watford over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 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 Watford region with a requirement for C#.

1 20 (66.67%) .NET
1 20 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 19 (63.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (50.00%) Finance
4 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (46.67%) SQL
5 13 (43.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (40.00%) MVC
7 11 (36.67%) T-SQL
7 11 (36.67%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
8 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
8 8 (26.67%) Migration
8 8 (26.67%) WCF
8 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (23.33%) Data Migration
9 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (20.00%) XML
10 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (20.00%) TDD
10 6 (20.00%) Database Tuning
10 6 (20.00%) Reference Data
10 6 (20.00%) Data Mapping
10 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 6 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
10 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (20.00%) SDLC

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 2 (6.67%) CMS
1 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (6.67%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 19 (63.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (43.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (13.33%) OLAP
6 4 (13.33%) RDBMS
6 4 (13.33%) Relational Database
7 3 (10.00%) Big Data
7 3 (10.00%) Data Lake
7 3 (10.00%) OLAP Cube
7 3 (10.00%) Power BI
8 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
8 1 (3.33%) MySQL
8 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (3.33%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.33%) JMeter
5 1 (3.33%) jMock
5 1 (3.33%) JUnit
5 1 (3.33%) Selenium
5 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Interactive Media
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (83.33%) Developer
2 13 (43.33%) C# Developer
3 12 (40.00%) SQL Developer
4 11 (36.67%) SQL Server Developer
5 9 (30.00%) SSIS Developer
5 9 (30.00%) SSRS Developer
6 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 6 (20.00%) .NET Developer
7 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 6 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (16.67%) C# WCF Developer
8 5 (16.67%) Consultant
8 5 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (16.67%) SQL BI Developer
8 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Consultant
8 5 (16.67%) WCF Developer
9 4 (13.33%) SQL Server BI Developer
9 4 (13.33%) SSAS Developer
10 3 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
10 3 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (66.67%) .NET
2 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
2 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 8 (26.67%) WCF
3 6 (20.00%) XML
4 5 (16.67%) CSS
4 5 (16.67%) HTML
5 4 (13.33%) HTML5
5 4 (13.33%) jQuery
5 4 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 3 (10.00%) CSS3
6 3 (10.00%) Entity Framework
6 3 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (10.00%) WPF
7 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
7 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (6.67%) REST
8 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (20.00%) Reference Data
2 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (40.00%) MVC
3 11 (36.67%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (26.67%) Migration
5 7 (23.33%) Data Migration
6 6 (20.00%) Data Mapping
6 6 (20.00%) Database Tuning
6 6 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (20.00%) SDLC
6 6 (20.00%) SOLID
6 6 (20.00%) TDD
7 5 (16.67%) Front End Development
8 4 (13.33%) ETL
8 4 (13.33%) Workflow
9 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
9 3 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (10.00%) Web Development
10 1 (3.33%) Analytics
10 1 (3.33%) Data Analytics
10 1 (3.33%) Inversion of Control
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) SQL
2 11 (36.67%) T-SQL
3 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL
5 3 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.33%) Java
6 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.33%) Python
6 1 (3.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (20.00%) Talend
2 4 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.33%) Nintex
4 1 (3.33%) RedGate
4 1 (3.33%) Sybase