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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 7 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing C# 40 25 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.62% 9.29% 15.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.24% 19.23% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 44
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.95% +6.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £548 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £51.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -29.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.67% -2.85%
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
165 130 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 52.05% 48.33% 53.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 73 120
Average daily rate £350 £407 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.89% +30.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £750 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 30
Average hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £13.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015, 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 41 (73.21%) .NET
2 30 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
4 17 (30.36%) ASP.NET
5 16 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 13 (23.21%) HTML
6 13 (23.21%) E-Commerce
6 13 (23.21%) .NET Framework
7 11 (19.64%) CSS
7 11 (19.64%) SpecFlow
8 10 (17.86%) BDD
8 10 (17.86%) Web Services
9 9 (16.07%) SQL
9 9 (16.07%) MVC
9 9 (16.07%) Ruby
9 9 (16.07%) Software Engineering
10 8 (14.29%) QA
10 8 (14.29%) jQuery
11 7 (12.50%) WinForms
12 6 (10.71%) ISO 9001
12 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
12 6 (10.71%) WebDriver
12 6 (10.71%) Selenium
12 6 (10.71%) CSS3
12 6 (10.71%) Kindle
12 6 (10.71%) HTML5
12 6 (10.71%) Mobile App
13 5 (8.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 5 (8.93%) Degree
13 5 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 3 (5.36%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.79%) CMS
3 1 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Intranet
1 2 (3.57%) GPRS
1 2 (3.57%) GSM
2 1 (1.79%) Modbus
2 1 (1.79%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.79%) MySQL
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (19.64%) SpecFlow
2 6 (10.71%) WebDriver
2 6 (10.71%) Selenium
3 5 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.57%) JIRA
5 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.79%) Moq
5 1 (1.79%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.79%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.79%) InstallShield
5 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.79%) NUnit
5 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.57%) Electronics
3 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (53.57%) Developer
2 13 (23.21%) .NET Developer
3 12 (21.43%) Analyst
4 11 (19.64%) C# Developer
5 9 (16.07%) Test Analyst
5 9 (16.07%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (14.29%) Architect
7 6 (10.71%) Software Developer
7 6 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (10.71%) Business Architect
7 6 (10.71%) Business Solution Architect
8 5 (8.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.57%) QA Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Hardware Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (73.21%) .NET
2 17 (30.36%) ASP.NET
3 13 (23.21%) HTML
3 13 (23.21%) .NET Framework
4 11 (19.64%) CSS
5 10 (17.86%) Web Services
6 8 (14.29%) jQuery
7 7 (12.50%) WinForms
8 6 (10.71%) CSS3
8 6 (10.71%) HTML5
9 5 (8.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (7.14%) WCF
10 4 (7.14%) WPF
11 3 (5.36%) SOAP
11 3 (5.36%) LINQ
12 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (3.57%) XML
12 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 1 (1.79%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Kindle
1 6 (10.71%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.36%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.57%) Statistics
4 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.79%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (23.21%) E-Commerce
3 10 (17.86%) BDD
4 9 (16.07%) MVC
4 9 (16.07%) Software Engineering
5 4 (7.14%) TDD
5 4 (7.14%) OO
5 4 (7.14%) Scrum
6 3 (5.36%) Data Analysis
7 2 (3.57%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.57%) Multithreading
7 2 (3.57%) Manual Testing
7 2 (3.57%) QMS
7 2 (3.57%) BPEL
7 2 (3.57%) Quality Management
7 2 (3.57%) Migration
7 2 (3.57%) Project Management
7 2 (3.57%) Software Architecture
7 2 (3.57%) MVVM
7 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.07%) SQL
1 9 (16.07%) Ruby
2 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
4 2 (3.57%) MATLAB
4 2 (3.57%) Python
5 1 (1.79%) VBA
5 1 (1.79%) VB
5 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.79%) C++
5 1 (1.79%) Groovy
5 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) QA
2 6 (10.71%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle
3 2 (3.57%) EMC
4 1 (1.79%) Perforce
4 1 (1.79%) Sitecore
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