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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 8 3 33
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +30
Contract jobs citing C# 56 49 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 11.00% 13.10% 4.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.40% 33.33% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 21 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £283 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.04% -13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £218 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
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
250 147 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.12% 39.30% 56.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 76 129
Average daily rate £363 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 53
Average hourly rate £57.50 £38.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.35% +1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £32.50 £31.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.25 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 93 (88.57%) .NET
2 60 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 57 (54.29%) ASP.NET
4 53 (50.48%) MVC
5 34 (32.38%) SQL
6 33 (31.43%) HTML
7 32 (30.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 31 (29.52%) CSS
9 29 (27.62%) Microsoft
10 28 (26.67%) JavaScript
11 24 (22.86%) WCF
12 21 (20.00%) Visual Studio
12 21 (20.00%) .NET Framework
12 21 (20.00%) jQuery
13 20 (19.05%) TDD
14 17 (16.19%) Scrum
14 17 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (14.29%) MySQL
16 14 (13.33%) Java
16 14 (13.33%) Web Services
16 14 (13.33%) NUnit
17 13 (12.38%) Windows
17 13 (12.38%) JIRA
18 12 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
18 12 (11.43%) REST
19 11 (10.48%) C++
19 11 (10.48%) CSS3
19 11 (10.48%) AngularJS
20 10 (9.52%) OO
20 10 (9.52%) Software Engineering

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (7.62%) IIS
2 4 (3.81%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.90%) Node.js
5 1 (0.95%) Content Management Server
5 1 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.95%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (3.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.95%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.86%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (2.86%) CloudFront
2 3 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.86%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.95%) HTTP
1 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.95%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.29%) MySQL
3 12 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (8.57%) Big Data
5 9 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.90%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.90%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.95%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 14 (13.33%) NUnit
3 13 (12.38%) JIRA
4 10 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (7.62%) MSBuild
6 6 (5.71%) Subversion
7 5 (4.76%) CruiseControl
7 5 (4.76%) Eclipse
7 5 (4.76%) MSTest
8 4 (3.81%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.81%) Selenium
9 3 (2.86%) FitNesse
9 3 (2.86%) WiX
9 3 (2.86%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.90%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.90%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.90%) Moq
10 2 (1.90%) JUnit
11 1 (0.95%) Toad
11 1 (0.95%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (5.71%) Telecoms
1 6 (5.71%) Finance
1 6 (5.71%) Banking
2 4 (3.81%) Games
3 3 (2.86%) Online Betting
4 1 (0.95%) Electronics
4 1 (0.95%) Law
4 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.95%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 90 (85.71%) Developer
2 43 (40.95%) .NET Developer
3 27 (25.71%) C# Developer
4 21 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (18.10%) ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (11.43%) Web Developer
8 11 (10.48%) Software Developer
9 7 (6.67%) Software Engineer
10 6 (5.71%) Python Developer
10 6 (5.71%) Python/Django Developer
11 5 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
11 5 (4.76%) CRM Developer
11 5 (4.76%) Senior Developer
12 3 (2.86%) Tester
12 3 (2.86%) Senior C# Developer
12 3 (2.86%) Senior .NET Developer
12 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Developer
12 3 (2.86%) BizTalk Developer
12 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (88.57%) .NET
2 57 (54.29%) ASP.NET
3 33 (31.43%) HTML
4 32 (30.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 31 (29.52%) CSS
6 24 (22.86%) WCF
7 21 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 21 (20.00%) jQuery
8 14 (13.33%) Web Services
9 12 (11.43%) REST
10 11 (10.48%) CSS3
10 11 (10.48%) AngularJS
11 10 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 9 (8.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 8 (7.62%) XML
14 7 (6.67%) ADO.NET
14 7 (6.67%) Razor View Engine
15 6 (5.71%) D3.js
15 6 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC 2
15 6 (5.71%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.71%) Computer Science
1 6 (5.71%) Visualisation
1 6 (5.71%) Kindle
2 2 (1.90%) GIS
3 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.95%) Fat Client
3 1 (0.95%) RIA
3 1 (0.95%) N-Tier
3 1 (0.95%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.38%) Windows
2 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.86%) Android
4 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.95%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (50.48%) MVC
2 20 (19.05%) TDD
3 17 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (16.19%) Scrum
4 10 (9.52%) OO
4 10 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 9 (8.57%) OOP
6 7 (6.67%) Migration
7 5 (4.76%) CRM
7 5 (4.76%) Kanban
7 5 (4.76%) BDD
8 4 (3.81%) Multithreading
8 4 (3.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (2.86%) Data Migration
9 3 (2.86%) Data Mapping
9 3 (2.86%) Test Automation
9 3 (2.86%) Image Processing
9 3 (2.86%) Unit Testing
9 3 (2.86%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (32.38%) SQL
2 28 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 14 (13.33%) Java
4 11 (10.48%) C++
5 9 (8.57%) T-SQL
5 9 (8.57%) PowerShell
6 8 (7.62%) PHP
7 7 (6.67%) VB.NET
8 6 (5.71%) Python
9 4 (3.81%) Ruby
10 3 (2.86%) XAML
11 2 (1.90%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.90%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.90%) C
12 1 (0.95%) Perl
12 1 (0.95%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.95%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 9 (8.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.95%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (27.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.71%) Splunk
3 4 (3.81%) Oracle
4 1 (0.95%) Intel
4 1 (0.95%) Hitachi
4 1 (0.95%) Motorola
4 1 (0.95%) Perforce
4 1 (0.95%) DevExpress
4 1 (0.95%) Red Gate
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