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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 14 8 13
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing C# 35 40 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.41% 12.70% 8.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.96% 25.00% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 11
Average daily rate £368 £363 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.37% -12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £278 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £33.88 £45.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.72% +23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.98 £43.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.78 £47.00 £41.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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
167 160 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 44.89% 50.79% 50.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 90 75
Average daily rate £375 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 25
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +10.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, 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 55 (73.33%) .NET
2 30 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 28 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (32.00%) MVC
5 22 (29.33%) WCF
6 21 (28.00%) SQL
7 19 (25.33%) WPF
8 16 (21.33%) Software Engineering
9 14 (18.67%) SQL Server
9 14 (18.67%) JavaScript
10 12 (16.00%) .NET Framework
11 11 (14.67%) HTML
11 11 (14.67%) CSS
11 11 (14.67%) Degree
11 11 (14.67%) TDD
12 10 (13.33%) XML
12 10 (13.33%) Scrum
13 9 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (12.00%) Web Services
13 9 (12.00%) OO
13 9 (12.00%) Unit Testing
14 8 (10.67%) jQuery
14 8 (10.67%) XSLT
14 8 (10.67%) WinForms
14 8 (10.67%) Mentoring
15 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (9.33%) Visual Studio
15 7 (9.33%) Windows
15 7 (9.33%) LINQ

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (6.67%) ColdFusion
3 4 (5.33%) CMS
4 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.33%) MySQL
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.67%) QADirector
2 2 (2.67%) Selenium
2 2 (2.67%) Subversion
3 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (5.33%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Electronics
2 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 45 (60.00%) Developer
2 21 (28.00%) .NET Developer
3 13 (17.33%) C# Developer
4 12 (16.00%) Software Engineer
5 10 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 8 (10.67%) BizTalk Developer
6 8 (10.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (10.67%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (8.00%) C# WPF Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) WPF Developer
8 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.67%) ColdFusion Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Test Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) C# WCF Developer
9 4 (5.33%) WCF Developer
10 3 (4.00%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (73.33%) .NET
2 30 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 22 (29.33%) WCF
4 19 (25.33%) WPF
5 12 (16.00%) .NET Framework
6 11 (14.67%) CSS
6 11 (14.67%) HTML
7 10 (13.33%) XML
8 9 (12.00%) Web Services
9 8 (10.67%) jQuery
9 8 (10.67%) WinForms
9 8 (10.67%) XSLT
10 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (9.33%) LINQ
11 6 (8.00%) RESTful
12 4 (5.33%) AngularJS
12 4 (5.33%) Entity Framework
13 3 (4.00%) CSS3
13 3 (4.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.67%) iPad
3 4 (5.33%) SCADA
4 2 (2.67%) Device Driver
4 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.67%) User Experience
5 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.33%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.33%) Windows
2 4 (5.33%) Linux
3 1 (1.33%) Android
3 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.33%) Unix
3 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.00%) MVC
3 16 (21.33%) Software Engineering
4 11 (14.67%) TDD
5 10 (13.33%) Scrum
6 9 (12.00%) OO
6 9 (12.00%) Unit Testing
7 8 (10.67%) Mentoring
8 6 (8.00%) CAD
8 6 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.67%) Change Control
9 5 (6.67%) Integration Testing
9 5 (6.67%) Project Management
10 4 (5.33%) Content Management
10 4 (5.33%) Kanban
10 4 (5.33%) Product Management
10 4 (5.33%) Regression Testing
10 4 (5.33%) SOA
11 3 (4.00%) Automated Testing
11 3 (4.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.00%) SQL
2 14 (18.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.00%) C
3 6 (8.00%) Python
4 4 (5.33%) C++
5 3 (4.00%) Perl
6 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.33%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.33%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.33%) Java
7 1 (1.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.33%) Firmware
1 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
1 1 (1.33%) XenServer
Vendors
1 4 (5.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.00%) DevExpress
2 3 (4.00%) Facebook
2 3 (4.00%) Twitter
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle
4 1 (1.33%) VMware
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