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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 24 4 24
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +20
Contract jobs citing C# 28 59 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.35% 15.90% 6.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.59% 38.56% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 15
Average daily rate
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£325 £279 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.59% -14.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £423 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £41.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
206 153 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.71% 41.24% 59.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 67 125
Average daily rate £363 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 56
Average hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.90 £32.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 22 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 22 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 77 (97.47%) .NET
2 51 (64.56%) SQL Server
3 44 (55.70%) ASP.NET
4 34 (43.04%) MVC
5 31 (39.24%) SQL
6 27 (34.18%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (32.91%) HTML
8 25 (31.65%) Microsoft
8 25 (31.65%) ASP.NET MVC
9 24 (30.38%) CSS
10 18 (22.78%) jQuery
10 18 (22.78%) JavaScript
11 17 (21.52%) Visual Studio
12 15 (18.99%) Scrum
13 14 (17.72%) TDD
13 14 (17.72%) WCF
13 14 (17.72%) .NET Framework
14 13 (16.46%) JIRA
15 12 (15.19%) NUnit
15 12 (15.19%) Java
16 11 (13.92%) Degree
16 11 (13.92%) AngularJS
17 10 (12.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 10 (12.66%) OO
17 10 (12.66%) Windows
18 9 (11.39%) OOP
18 9 (11.39%) Big Data
18 9 (11.39%) PowerShell
18 9 (11.39%) Team Foundation Server
19 8 (10.13%) MSBuild

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (10.13%) IIS
2 4 (5.06%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.53%) Node.js
4 1 (1.27%) Content Management Server
4 1 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.80%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.80%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (3.80%) CloudFront
2 3 (3.80%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.80%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (64.56%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (11.39%) Big Data
4 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (6.33%) MySQL
6 3 (3.80%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.53%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.27%) RavenDB
8 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (21.52%) Visual Studio
2 13 (16.46%) JIRA
3 12 (15.19%) NUnit
4 9 (11.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (10.13%) MSBuild
6 6 (7.59%) Subversion
7 5 (6.33%) CruiseControl
7 5 (6.33%) Eclipse
8 4 (5.06%) Cucumber
8 4 (5.06%) Selenium
9 3 (3.80%) FitNesse
9 3 (3.80%) WiX
9 3 (3.80%) MSTest
9 3 (3.80%) Jenkins
10 2 (2.53%) SpecFlow
10 2 (2.53%) Jasmine
10 2 (2.53%) Moq
10 2 (2.53%) JUnit
11 1 (1.27%) Toad
11 1 (1.27%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (7.59%) Telecoms
1 6 (7.59%) Finance
1 6 (7.59%) Banking
2 1 (1.27%) Law
2 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 68 (86.08%) Developer
2 35 (44.30%) .NET Developer
3 24 (30.38%) C# Developer
4 19 (24.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (17.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 14 (17.72%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (13.92%) Software Developer
7 6 (7.59%) Python Developer
7 6 (7.59%) Python/Django Developer
8 4 (5.06%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (5.06%) CRM Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Tester
9 3 (3.80%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Developer
9 3 (3.80%) BizTalk Developer
9 3 (3.80%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (97.47%) .NET
2 44 (55.70%) ASP.NET
3 26 (32.91%) HTML
4 25 (31.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 24 (30.38%) CSS
6 18 (22.78%) jQuery
7 14 (17.72%) .NET Framework
7 14 (17.72%) WCF
8 11 (13.92%) AngularJS
9 7 (8.86%) ADO.NET
9 7 (8.86%) Web Services
9 7 (8.86%) XML
10 6 (7.59%) SVG
10 6 (7.59%) LINQ
10 6 (7.59%) Django
10 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 6 (7.59%) D3.js
10 6 (7.59%) CSS3
11 5 (6.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (6.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.59%) Visualisation
2 6 (7.59%) Kindle
3 3 (3.80%) User Experience
4 2 (2.53%) GIS
5 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.27%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.27%) RIA
5 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.66%) Windows
2 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.27%) UNIX
3 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (43.04%) MVC
2 27 (34.18%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (18.99%) Scrum
4 14 (17.72%) TDD
5 10 (12.66%) OO
6 9 (11.39%) OOP
7 6 (7.59%) Migration
8 5 (6.33%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.06%) Kanban
9 4 (5.06%) BDD
9 4 (5.06%) CRM
10 3 (3.80%) ERP
10 3 (3.80%) Test-First Development
10 3 (3.80%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (3.80%) Automated Testing
10 3 (3.80%) Multithreading
10 3 (3.80%) Extreme Programming
10 3 (3.80%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.80%) Test Automation
10 3 (3.80%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 31 (39.24%) SQL
2 18 (22.78%) JavaScript
3 12 (15.19%) Java
4 9 (11.39%) PowerShell
5 7 (8.86%) C++
6 6 (7.59%) Python
7 5 (6.33%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.33%) VB.NET
8 4 (5.06%) Ruby
9 3 (3.80%) XAML
10 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.27%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.27%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (31.65%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.59%) Splunk
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle
4 1 (1.27%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.27%) Red Gate
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