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 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 / Watford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 17 16
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1  
Contract jobs citing C# 2 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.71% 6.19% 7.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.06% 13.95% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Median daily rate £350 £313 £271
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +15.20%  
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 Watford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 33 43 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 28.21% 44.33% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 24
Median daily rate £350 £375 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +1.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £300 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
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 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 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 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 Watford region with a requirement for C#.

1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) Sybase
2 3 (75.00%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (75.00%) JSP
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) Sybase ASE
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (75.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) NServiceBus
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (25.00%) Kendo UI
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps

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 (25.00%) NServiceBus
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (75.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (75.00%) Sybase ASE
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Angular Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) JSP
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) Kendo UI
3 1 (25.00%) MSMQ
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) RIA
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) B2B
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Logistics
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Sybase
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle