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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 15 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 23 61 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.12% 18.60% 18.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.20% 32.45% 29.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 51
Average daily rate
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£400 £338 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.52% -3.92%
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
142 188 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 43.96% 57.32% 62.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 86 134
Average daily rate £350 £358 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% -1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £750 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 30 50
Average hourly rate £57.50 £42.50 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% +15.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £48.25 £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 26 November 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 26 November 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 67 (91.78%) .NET
2 42 (57.53%) SQL Server
3 32 (43.84%) ASP.NET
4 31 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (36.99%) MVC
6 25 (34.25%) SQL
7 22 (30.14%) HTML
8 21 (28.77%) Microsoft
9 18 (24.66%) CSS
10 16 (21.92%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (20.55%) jQuery
12 13 (17.81%) .NET Framework
13 12 (16.44%) JIRA
13 12 (16.44%) TDD
13 12 (16.44%) Scrum
13 12 (16.44%) Windows
13 12 (16.44%) WCF
14 11 (15.07%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (15.07%) Visual Studio
14 11 (15.07%) Web Services
14 11 (15.07%) Java
14 11 (15.07%) JavaScript
14 11 (15.07%) NUnit
15 10 (13.70%) Degree
15 10 (13.70%) OO
16 9 (12.33%) Software Engineering
17 8 (10.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 8 (10.96%) AngularJS
18 7 (9.59%) Kindle
18 7 (9.59%) PowerShell

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 5 (6.85%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.11%) IIS
2 3 (4.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.74%) Node.js
3 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.37%) CMS
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.37%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.59%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.11%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (4.11%) CloudFront
3 3 (4.11%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.11%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) Intranet
2 1 (1.37%) RIP
2 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (57.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.22%) MySQL
2 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.85%) Big Data
4 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.11%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.74%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.74%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.37%) RavenDB
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (16.44%) JIRA
2 11 (15.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (15.07%) Visual Studio
2 11 (15.07%) NUnit
3 6 (8.22%) MSBuild
4 5 (6.85%) CruiseControl
4 5 (6.85%) Subversion
4 5 (6.85%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.11%) MSTest
5 3 (4.11%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.11%) SpecFlow
5 3 (4.11%) Selenium
6 2 (2.74%) JUnit
6 2 (2.74%) LabVIEW
6 2 (2.74%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.74%) FitNesse
6 2 (2.74%) Moq
7 1 (1.37%) WiX
7 1 (1.37%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
1 3 (4.11%) Finance
1 3 (4.11%) Banking
2 1 (1.37%) Law
2 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.37%) Advertising
2 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 58 (79.45%) Developer
2 32 (43.84%) .NET Developer
3 20 (27.40%) C# Developer
4 16 (21.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (15.07%) Software Developer
6 9 (12.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (12.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Architect
7 4 (5.48%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Python/Django Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Python Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Tester
9 2 (2.74%) Dynamics AX Developer
9 2 (2.74%) BizTalk Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Business Architect
9 2 (2.74%) Technical Tester
9 2 (2.74%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (91.78%) .NET
2 32 (43.84%) ASP.NET
3 22 (30.14%) HTML
4 18 (24.66%) CSS
5 16 (21.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (20.55%) jQuery
7 13 (17.81%) .NET Framework
8 12 (16.44%) WCF
9 11 (15.07%) Web Services
10 8 (10.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 8 (10.96%) AngularJS
11 6 (8.22%) CSS3
12 5 (6.85%) REST
12 5 (6.85%) WPF
12 5 (6.85%) ADO.NET
13 4 (5.48%) XML
13 4 (5.48%) WinForms
13 4 (5.48%) HTML5
14 3 (4.11%) D3.js
14 3 (4.11%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Kindle
2 6 (8.22%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.11%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.74%) User Experience
5 1 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.37%) GIS
5 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.44%) Windows
2 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (36.99%) MVC
3 12 (16.44%) TDD
3 12 (16.44%) Scrum
4 10 (13.70%) OO
5 9 (12.33%) Software Engineering
6 7 (9.59%) OOP
7 4 (5.48%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.11%) BDD
8 3 (4.11%) Unit Testing
8 3 (4.11%) Test Automation
8 3 (4.11%) Kanban
8 3 (4.11%) Project Management
9 2 (2.74%) CRM
9 2 (2.74%) ERP
9 2 (2.74%) Automated Testing
9 2 (2.74%) Web Development
9 2 (2.74%) Test-First Development
9 2 (2.74%) BPEL
9 2 (2.74%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 25 (34.25%) SQL
2 11 (15.07%) Java
2 11 (15.07%) JavaScript
3 7 (9.59%) PowerShell
3 7 (9.59%) C++
3 7 (9.59%) T-SQL
4 5 (6.85%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.11%) Ruby
5 3 (4.11%) Python
6 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.37%) Groovy
7 1 (1.37%) XAML
7 1 (1.37%) VBA
7 1 (1.37%) VB
7 1 (1.37%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 10 (13.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.37%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (28.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.11%) Splunk
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle
3 1 (1.37%) Red Gate
3 1 (1.37%) DevExpress
3 1 (1.37%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.37%) Perforce
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