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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 9 13 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing C# 58 45 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 11.22% 9.20% 13.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.56% 19.31% 34.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 41 20
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +16.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £233 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £425 £355
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 £40.38 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +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
269 233 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 52.03% 47.65% 39.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 169 73
Average daily rate £363 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 11
Average hourly rate £42.50 £57.50 £38.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.08% +47.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.10 £30.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £58.25 £50.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.10% +2.94%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 60 (65.93%) .NET
2 39 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 32 (35.16%) MVC
4 29 (31.87%) XML
5 27 (29.67%) SQL Server
5 27 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (24.18%) WCF
7 18 (19.78%) Software Engineering
7 18 (19.78%) HTML
7 18 (19.78%) JavaScript
7 18 (19.78%) SQL
8 14 (15.38%) SOAP
9 13 (14.29%) WPF
9 13 (14.29%) Selenium
9 13 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (13.19%) Sitecore
10 12 (13.19%) Java
11 11 (12.09%) C++
11 11 (12.09%) XSLT
11 11 (12.09%) Scrum
11 11 (12.09%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (10.99%) Sitecore CMS
12 10 (10.99%) CMS
12 10 (10.99%) TDD
12 10 (10.99%) Windows
12 10 (10.99%) CSS
12 10 (10.99%) BizTalk Server
13 9 (9.89%) Python
13 9 (9.89%) Microsoft
13 9 (9.89%) C

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 10 (10.99%) BizTalk Server
1 10 (10.99%) CMS
1 10 (10.99%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (5.49%) IIS
3 4 (4.40%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.30%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (3.30%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.20%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.20%) Office 365
3 1 (1.10%) Google Drive
3 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) Wireless
1 3 (3.30%) NGN
2 1 (1.10%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (29.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.30%) MySQL
4 1 (1.10%) RavenDB
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (14.29%) Selenium
2 4 (4.40%) Xcode
2 4 (4.40%) WebDriver
2 4 (4.40%) SoapUI
3 3 (3.30%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.30%) eggPlant
3 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.30%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.10%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.10%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.10%) NUnit
5 1 (1.10%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.10%) ANTLR
5 1 (1.10%) TestComplete
General
1 8 (8.79%) Banking
2 5 (5.49%) Games
2 5 (5.49%) Electronics
2 5 (5.49%) Finance
3 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.10%) Law
4 1 (1.10%) Back Office
4 1 (1.10%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (72.53%) Developer
2 22 (24.18%) .NET Developer
3 11 (12.09%) Sitecore Developer
4 9 (9.89%) C# Developer
5 8 (8.79%) BizTalk Developer
6 7 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.69%) Architect
7 5 (5.49%) Software Developer
7 5 (5.49%) Author
7 5 (5.49%) Technical Author
7 5 (5.49%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Consultant
7 5 (5.49%) UI Developer
7 5 (5.49%) UI Programmer
8 4 (4.40%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (3.30%) BizTalk Consultant
9 3 (3.30%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.30%) iOS Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Android Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (65.93%) .NET
2 39 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 29 (31.87%) XML
4 22 (24.18%) WCF
5 18 (19.78%) HTML
6 14 (15.38%) SOAP
7 13 (14.29%) WPF
7 13 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (12.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (12.09%) XSLT
9 10 (10.99%) CSS
10 8 (8.79%) Web Services
10 8 (8.79%) .NET Framework
10 8 (8.79%) RESTful
11 6 (6.59%) LINQ
11 6 (6.59%) jQuery
12 5 (5.49%) WF
12 5 (5.49%) Entity Framework
12 5 (5.49%) ADO.NET
13 4 (4.40%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.59%) Computer Science
1 6 (6.59%) User Experience
2 5 (5.49%) 3D Graphics
3 4 (4.40%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.20%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.10%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.10%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.10%) Animation
6 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.10%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.99%) Windows
2 3 (3.30%) Android
2 3 (3.30%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.20%) Mac OS
3 2 (2.20%) Windows CE
4 1 (1.10%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.16%) MVC
2 27 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (19.78%) Software Engineering
4 11 (12.09%) Scrum
5 10 (10.99%) TDD
6 8 (8.79%) Unit Testing
7 7 (7.69%) Time Management
7 7 (7.69%) OO
7 7 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 6 (6.59%) Content Management
9 5 (5.49%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.49%) 3D Programming
9 5 (5.49%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (4.40%) Test Automation
11 3 (3.30%) Android Development
11 3 (3.30%) iOS Development
11 3 (3.30%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.30%) Network Architecture
11 3 (3.30%) MVVM
11 3 (3.30%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.78%) JavaScript
1 18 (19.78%) SQL
2 12 (13.19%) Java
3 11 (12.09%) C++
4 9 (9.89%) C
4 9 (9.89%) Python
5 3 (3.30%) VBScript
5 3 (3.30%) PHP
6 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.20%) VBA
6 2 (2.20%) Ruby
6 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.10%) Pascal
7 1 (1.10%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.10%) XAML
7 1 (1.10%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.10%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 8 (8.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.10%) XenServer
2 1 (1.10%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 12 (13.19%) Sitecore
2 9 (9.89%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.40%) Oracle
3 4 (4.40%) Google
3 4 (4.40%) Xamarin
4 3 (3.30%) Apple
5 2 (2.20%) Cognos
5 2 (2.20%) Telerik
6 1 (1.10%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.10%) VMware
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