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 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 12 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 57 58 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 11.31% 12.42% 10.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.53% 26.36% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 53 23
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£375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £425 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.19 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.17% +7.14%
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
253 220 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 50.20% 47.11% 39.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 164 76
Average daily rate £350 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £294 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 26
Average hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £43.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £60.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

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 July 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 30 July 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 54 (61.36%) .NET
2 34 (38.64%) ASP.NET
3 29 (32.95%) MVC
4 28 (31.82%) XML
5 26 (29.55%) SQL Server
5 26 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (20.45%) Software Engineering
7 17 (19.32%) WCF
8 16 (18.18%) SQL
9 15 (17.05%) JavaScript
9 15 (17.05%) HTML
9 15 (17.05%) SOAP
9 15 (17.05%) Selenium
10 13 (14.77%) WPF
10 13 (14.77%) Sitecore
11 12 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (13.64%) CMS
11 12 (13.64%) C++
12 11 (12.50%) Java
12 11 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
13 10 (11.36%) XSLT
13 10 (11.36%) Python
14 9 (10.23%) Windows
14 9 (10.23%) Scrum
14 9 (10.23%) .NET Framework
15 8 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
15 8 (9.09%) TDD
15 8 (9.09%) OO
15 8 (9.09%) CSS
15 8 (9.09%) C

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 12 (13.64%) CMS
2 11 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 8 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (5.68%) IIS
5 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.27%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.14%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.14%) Node.js
7 1 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Tridion
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.27%) Office 365
3 1 (1.14%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) Wireless
1 3 (3.41%) NGN
2 1 (1.14%) GPRS
2 1 (1.14%) GSM
2 1 (1.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (29.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.27%) MySQL
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.14%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (17.05%) Selenium
2 6 (6.82%) WebDriver
3 4 (4.55%) SoapUI
3 4 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.55%) Xcode
4 3 (3.41%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.41%) SpecFlow
4 3 (3.41%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.41%) eggPlant
5 2 (2.27%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.27%) TestComplete
5 2 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.14%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.14%) NUnit
6 1 (1.14%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.14%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.14%) ANTLR
6 1 (1.14%) Jasmine
General
1 7 (7.95%) Banking
2 6 (6.82%) Electronics
3 5 (5.68%) Finance
3 5 (5.68%) Games
4 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.14%) Law
5 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.14%) Back Office
5 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 65 (73.86%) Developer
2 20 (22.73%) .NET Developer
3 14 (15.91%) C# Developer
4 11 (12.50%) Sitecore Developer
5 9 (10.23%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Software Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Architect
6 7 (7.95%) BizTalk Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Author
7 5 (5.68%) Technical Author
8 4 (4.55%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Consultant
8 4 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.41%) iOS Developer
9 3 (3.41%) UI Programmer
9 3 (3.41%) UI Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Android Developer
9 3 (3.41%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (3.41%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (61.36%) .NET
2 34 (38.64%) ASP.NET
3 28 (31.82%) XML
4 17 (19.32%) WCF
5 15 (17.05%) HTML
5 15 (17.05%) SOAP
6 13 (14.77%) WPF
7 12 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (11.36%) XSLT
9 9 (10.23%) .NET Framework
10 8 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (9.09%) CSS
11 7 (7.95%) Web Services
12 6 (6.82%) WinForms
12 6 (6.82%) LINQ
12 6 (6.82%) jQuery
12 6 (6.82%) RESTful
12 6 (6.82%) Entity Framework
13 5 (5.68%) WF
13 5 (5.68%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.68%) 3D Graphics
1 5 (5.68%) User Experience
2 3 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.41%) Visualisation
2 3 (3.41%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.27%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.14%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.14%) Animation
4 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.23%) Windows
2 3 (3.41%) Android
2 3 (3.41%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.27%) Mac OS
3 2 (2.27%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.95%) MVC
2 26 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (20.45%) Software Engineering
4 9 (10.23%) Scrum
5 8 (9.09%) TDD
5 8 (9.09%) OO
6 7 (7.95%) Unit Testing
7 6 (6.82%) Multithreading
7 6 (6.82%) Time Management
7 6 (6.82%) E-Commerce
7 6 (6.82%) Content Management
8 5 (5.68%) 3D Programming
8 5 (5.68%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (4.55%) Test Automation
9 4 (4.55%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.41%) MVVM
10 3 (3.41%) BDD
10 3 (3.41%) Android Development
10 3 (3.41%) iOS Development
10 3 (3.41%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.18%) SQL
2 15 (17.05%) JavaScript
3 12 (13.64%) C++
4 11 (12.50%) Java
5 10 (11.36%) Python
6 8 (9.09%) C
7 3 (3.41%) PHP
7 3 (3.41%) VBScript
8 2 (2.27%) VBA
8 2 (2.27%) Ruby
8 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.14%) Delphi
9 1 (1.14%) Pascal
9 1 (1.14%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.14%) XAML
9 1 (1.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.95%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (14.77%) Sitecore
2 8 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.55%) Google
3 4 (4.55%) Xamarin
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle
4 3 (3.41%) Apple
5 2 (2.27%) Telerik
5 2 (2.27%) Cognos
6 1 (1.14%) IBM
6 1 (1.14%) EMC
6 1 (1.14%) Rackspace
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