The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 25 3 20
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +17
Contract jobs citing C# 24 64 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.66% 17.39% 8.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.00% 39.26% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 17
Average daily rate
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£325 £293 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 3
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
C#
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
200 163 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.17% 44.29% 59.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 71 115
Average daily rate £350 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 55
Average hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing C# also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C#.

1 72 (97.30%) .NET
2 46 (62.16%) SQL Server
3 38 (51.35%) ASP.NET
4 31 (41.89%) SQL
5 29 (39.19%) MVC
6 27 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (32.43%) Microsoft
8 22 (29.73%) HTML
9 20 (27.03%) CSS
9 20 (27.03%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (24.32%) jQuery
11 17 (22.97%) Visual Studio
12 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
13 15 (20.27%) Scrum
14 14 (18.92%) TDD
14 14 (18.92%) WCF
14 14 (18.92%) .NET Framework
15 13 (17.57%) JIRA
16 12 (16.22%) NUnit
16 12 (16.22%) Java
17 11 (14.86%) Degree
18 10 (13.51%) OO
18 10 (13.51%) Windows
18 10 (13.51%) AngularJS
19 9 (12.16%) Big Data
19 9 (12.16%) Team Foundation Server
19 9 (12.16%) PowerShell
19 9 (12.16%) OOP
19 9 (12.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 8 (10.81%) IIS

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing C# also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C#. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (10.81%) IIS
2 4 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.70%) Node.js
4 1 (1.35%) Content Management Server
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.05%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.46%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.05%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (4.05%) CloudFront
2 3 (4.05%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.05%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (62.16%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (12.16%) Big Data
3 5 (6.76%) MySQL
4 3 (4.05%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.35%) RavenDB
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (22.97%) Visual Studio
2 13 (17.57%) JIRA
3 12 (16.22%) NUnit
4 9 (12.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (10.81%) MSBuild
6 6 (8.11%) Subversion
7 5 (6.76%) CruiseControl
7 5 (6.76%) Eclipse
8 4 (5.41%) Cucumber
8 4 (5.41%) Selenium
9 3 (4.05%) FitNesse
9 3 (4.05%) WiX
9 3 (4.05%) MSTest
9 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
10 2 (2.70%) SpecFlow
10 2 (2.70%) Jasmine
10 2 (2.70%) Moq
10 2 (2.70%) JUnit
11 1 (1.35%) Toad
11 1 (1.35%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (8.11%) Telecoms
1 6 (8.11%) Finance
1 6 (8.11%) Banking
2 1 (1.35%) Law
2 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 63 (85.14%) Developer
2 31 (41.89%) .NET Developer
3 20 (27.03%) C# Developer
4 15 (20.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (14.86%) Software Developer
6 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (12.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Python/Django Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Python Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.41%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (4.05%) CRM Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Automation Tester
9 3 (4.05%) Tester
9 3 (4.05%) Web Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Developer
9 3 (4.05%) BizTalk Developer
9 3 (4.05%) SQL Developer
9 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (97.30%) .NET
2 38 (51.35%) ASP.NET
3 22 (29.73%) HTML
4 20 (27.03%) CSS
4 20 (27.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 18 (24.32%) jQuery
6 14 (18.92%) .NET Framework
6 14 (18.92%) WCF
7 10 (13.51%) AngularJS
8 7 (9.46%) ADO.NET
8 7 (9.46%) Web Services
8 7 (9.46%) XML
9 6 (8.11%) SVG
9 6 (8.11%) LINQ
9 6 (8.11%) Django
9 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 6 (8.11%) D3.js
9 6 (8.11%) CSS3
10 5 (6.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 5 (6.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.11%) Visualisation
2 6 (8.11%) Kindle
3 3 (4.05%) User Experience
4 2 (2.70%) GIS
5 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.35%) RIA
5 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.51%) Windows
2 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.35%) UNIX
3 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.19%) MVC
2 27 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (20.27%) Scrum
4 14 (18.92%) TDD
5 10 (13.51%) OO
6 9 (12.16%) OOP
7 5 (6.76%) Migration
7 5 (6.76%) Software Engineering
8 4 (5.41%) Kanban
8 4 (5.41%) BDD
9 3 (4.05%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (4.05%) Automated Testing
9 3 (4.05%) Multithreading
9 3 (4.05%) Extreme Programming
9 3 (4.05%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.05%) Test-First Development
9 3 (4.05%) CRM
9 3 (4.05%) ERP
9 3 (4.05%) Test Automation
9 3 (4.05%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 31 (41.89%) SQL
2 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
3 12 (16.22%) Java
4 9 (12.16%) PowerShell
5 7 (9.46%) C++
6 6 (8.11%) Python
7 5 (6.76%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.76%) VB.NET
8 4 (5.41%) Ruby
9 3 (4.05%) XAML
10 2 (2.70%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.35%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 11 (14.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.35%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (32.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.11%) Splunk
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle
4 1 (1.35%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.35%) Red Gate
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