Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 2018 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 27 41
Rank change year-on-year +15 +14 -13
Contract jobs citing C# 39 25 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 10.68% 6.01% 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.91% 13.74% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 44 1
Watford median daily rate £488 £363 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.48% -27.50% +37.93%
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +10.34% -9.38% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Watford median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 115 182 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 31.51% 43.75% 35.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 93 41
Watford median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +4.58%
10th Percentile £196 £290 £223
90th Percentile £556 £600 £500
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £410 £375
% change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Watford median hourly rate £19.50 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.25% - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £46.50 £16.81 £49.50
% change year-on-year +176.70% -66.05% +48.87%

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 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Watford

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for C#.

1 22 (56.41%) SQL
1 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (48.72%) .NET
3 17 (43.59%) XML
4 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
4 16 (41.03%) Migration
4 16 (41.03%) TDD
5 15 (38.46%) Subversion
5 15 (38.46%) Data Migration
5 15 (38.46%) Reference Data
5 15 (38.46%) Data Mapping
5 15 (38.46%) Security Cleared
5 15 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (38.46%) PL/SQL
5 15 (38.46%) Oracle
5 15 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 15 (38.46%) ASP.NET
5 15 (38.46%) Test Automation
5 15 (38.46%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 14 (35.90%) BDD
6 14 (35.90%) Talend
6 14 (35.90%) CSS
6 14 (35.90%) ETL
6 14 (35.90%) SC Cleared
6 14 (35.90%) JIRA
7 13 (33.33%) jQuery
7 13 (33.33%) SharePoint
7 13 (33.33%) Visual Studio
8 12 (30.77%) Workflow
8 12 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 13 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 11 (28.21%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.21%) Office 365
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.13%) Azure Data Factory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
1 15 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 12 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (25.64%) SQL Server 2016
3 10 (25.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.13%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (5.13%) Power BI
5 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (38.46%) Subversion
2 14 (35.90%) JIRA
3 13 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 11 (28.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (28.21%) Visual Studio Code
5 1 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 8 (20.51%) Law
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (97.44%) Developer
2 15 (38.46%) Data Migration Developer
3 14 (35.90%) ETL Developer
3 14 (35.90%) Oracle Developer
3 14 (35.90%) Oracle ETL Developer
3 14 (35.90%) PostgreSQL Developer
3 14 (35.90%) SQL Developer
3 14 (35.90%) SQL Server Developer
4 13 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
5 8 (20.51%) .NET Developer
6 5 (12.82%) C# Developer
7 4 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Azure Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Senior .NET Developer
10 1 (2.56%) Angular Developer
10 1 (2.56%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (48.72%) .NET
2 17 (43.59%) XML
3 15 (38.46%) ASP.NET
4 14 (35.90%) CSS
5 13 (33.33%) jQuery
6 12 (30.77%) REST
7 11 (28.21%) CAML
8 9 (23.08%) JSON
9 5 (12.82%) HTML
10 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
12 2 (5.13%) Ajax
12 2 (5.13%) LINQ
12 2 (5.13%) RequireJS
13 1 (2.56%) .NET Core
13 1 (2.56%) Redux
13 1 (2.56%) SOAP
13 1 (2.56%) WCF
13 1 (2.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) Reference Data
2 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (41.03%) Migration
2 16 (41.03%) TDD
3 15 (38.46%) Data Mapping
3 15 (38.46%) Data Migration
3 15 (38.46%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 15 (38.46%) Test Automation
4 14 (35.90%) BDD
4 14 (35.90%) ETL
5 12 (30.77%) Workflow
6 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (10.26%) MVC
8 3 (7.69%) ITIL
9 2 (5.13%) API Development
9 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (5.13%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
9 2 (5.13%) SDLC
10 1 (2.56%) Data Analytics
10 1 (2.56%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) SQL
2 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
3 15 (38.46%) PL/SQL
4 11 (28.21%) PowerShell
5 10 (25.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 14 (35.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Oracle
2 14 (35.90%) Talend
3 11 (28.21%) Nintex
4 8 (20.51%) Sony
5 4 (10.26%) Microsoft