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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 21 26
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5  
Contract jobs citing C# 8 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.03% 1.48% 3.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.55% 5.88% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
Median daily rate £425 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +2.85% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.96%  

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 Watford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 55 34 72
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 34.59% 25.19% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 26
Median daily rate £356 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.06% +6.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 25 June 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 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
3 5 (45.45%) MVC
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Hibernate
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) Sybase
4 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 4 (36.36%) JSP
4 4 (36.36%) Web Services
4 4 (36.36%) Spring
4 4 (36.36%) Sybase ASE
4 4 (36.36%) HTML5
4 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
4 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
4 4 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (36.36%) Front End Development
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (27.27%) Entity Framework
5 3 (27.27%) CSS3
5 3 (27.27%) Data Quality
5 3 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (27.27%) Talend

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 1 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
1 4 (36.36%) Sybase ASE
2 3 (27.27%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (27.27%) Talend Open Studio
1 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) JMeter
2 1 (9.09%) jMock
2 1 (9.09%) JUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (18.18%) Java Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Angular Developer
5 1 (9.09%) CMS Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Data Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Data Migration Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
2 4 (36.36%) Hibernate
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) HTML5
2 4 (36.36%) JSP
2 4 (36.36%) Spring
2 4 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (36.36%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) CSS3
3 3 (27.27%) Entity Framework
3 3 (27.27%) J2EE
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (27.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (27.27%) NHS
1 3 (27.27%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) Front End Development
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) Data Mapping
3 3 (27.27%) Data Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Database Tuning
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Web Development
5 1 (9.09%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) C
5 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Sybase
2 3 (27.27%) Talend
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Sitecore