The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 5 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Contract jobs citing C# 38 32 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.15% 7.66% 7.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.76% 13.45% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 16
Median daily rate £350 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £332 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £435 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Median hourly rate - £43.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
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
142 238 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.13% 56.94% 44.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 146 101
Median daily rate £350 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £283 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £464 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 8
Median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £37.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £65.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing C# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 2016, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for C#.

1 50 (60.24%) .NET
2 26 (31.33%) JavaScript
2 26 (31.33%) ASP.NET
3 25 (30.12%) MVC
4 24 (28.92%) SQL
5 21 (25.30%) SQL Server
5 21 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
6 18 (21.69%) WCF
7 17 (20.48%) Software Engineering
8 15 (18.07%) Windows
9 14 (16.87%) .NET Framework
10 13 (15.66%) TDD
11 12 (14.46%) CSS
11 12 (14.46%) Visual Studio
11 12 (14.46%) HTML
11 12 (14.46%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (12.05%) SOAP
12 10 (12.05%) WPF
12 10 (12.05%) Web Development
12 10 (12.05%) jQuery
13 9 (10.84%) Data Protection
13 9 (10.84%) Web Services
13 9 (10.84%) XML
13 9 (10.84%) Java
14 8 (9.64%) Scrum
14 8 (9.64%) Selenium
14 8 (9.64%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (9.64%) REST
14 8 (9.64%) AngularJS

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 6 (7.23%) IIS
2 5 (6.02%) CMS
3 4 (4.82%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (3.61%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.41%) GitHub
2 2 (2.41%) SaaS
3 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.20%) Office 365
3 1 (1.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) Bluetooth
2 3 (3.61%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.30%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.82%) MySQL
3 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (14.46%) Visual Studio
2 8 (9.64%) Selenium
3 6 (7.23%) JMeter
3 6 (7.23%) SoapUI
4 3 (3.61%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.61%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.61%) SpecFlow
4 3 (3.61%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.41%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.41%) NUnit
5 2 (2.41%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.20%) Bower
6 1 (1.20%) gulp
6 1 (1.20%) Hudson
6 1 (1.20%) JUnit
6 1 (1.20%) MSTest
6 1 (1.20%) RSpec
6 1 (1.20%) Subversion
6 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.20%) Xcode
General
1 7 (8.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.02%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.82%) Electronics
4 3 (3.61%) Finance
4 3 (3.61%) Marketing
5 2 (2.41%) Games
6 1 (1.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (61.45%) Developer
2 33 (39.76%) C# Developer
3 26 (31.33%) .NET Developer
4 18 (21.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (13.25%) Software Engineer
6 10 (12.05%) Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) Test Analyst
8 5 (6.02%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Automation Test Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) Automation Tester
9 4 (4.82%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Consultant
9 4 (4.82%) Embedded Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Tester
10 3 (3.61%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (3.61%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.61%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (60.24%) .NET
2 26 (31.33%) ASP.NET
3 18 (21.69%) WCF
4 14 (16.87%) .NET Framework
5 12 (14.46%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (14.46%) CSS
5 12 (14.46%) HTML
6 10 (12.05%) jQuery
6 10 (12.05%) SOAP
6 10 (12.05%) WPF
7 9 (10.84%) Web Services
7 9 (10.84%) XML
8 8 (9.64%) AngularJS
8 8 (9.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (9.64%) REST
9 5 (6.02%) Entity Framework
9 5 (6.02%) LINQ
10 3 (3.61%) Ajax
10 3 (3.61%) Middleware
11 2 (2.41%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (2.41%) SCADA
2 1 (1.20%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (1.20%) Biometrics
2 1 (1.20%) Cryptography
2 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.07%) Windows
2 7 (8.43%) Linux
3 3 (3.61%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.41%) Android
4 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.20%) Unix
5 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.12%) MVC
2 21 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.48%) Software Engineering
4 13 (15.66%) TDD
5 10 (12.05%) Web Development
6 9 (10.84%) Data Protection
7 8 (9.64%) Scrum
8 7 (8.43%) ERP
8 7 (8.43%) MVVM
9 6 (7.23%) BDD
9 6 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.23%) Test Automation
10 5 (6.02%) Automation Testing
10 5 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (6.02%) E-Commerce
10 5 (6.02%) SDLC
10 5 (6.02%) SOLID
10 5 (6.02%) Unit Testing
11 4 (4.82%) Business Analysis
11 4 (4.82%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 26 (31.33%) JavaScript
2 24 (28.92%) SQL
3 9 (10.84%) Java
4 7 (8.43%) C
5 6 (7.23%) T-SQL
5 6 (7.23%) XAML
6 5 (6.02%) Embedded C
7 4 (4.82%) C++
7 4 (4.82%) Python
8 2 (2.41%) Ruby
9 1 (1.20%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.20%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.20%) Perl
9 1 (1.20%) PHP
9 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.02%) Degree
2 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.41%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.41%) PhD
4 1 (1.20%) ISEB
4 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.20%) MCITP
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) QA
1 2 (2.41%) SDET
Vendors
1 18 (21.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.82%) JD Edwards
2 4 (4.82%) Oracle
2 4 (4.82%) Sitecore
3 3 (3.61%) SAP
3 3 (3.61%) webMethods
4 1 (1.20%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.20%) Siemens
4 1 (1.20%) Xamarin
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