The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 7 11 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Contract jobs citing C# 33 50 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.75% 10.44% 6.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.63% 20.24% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 31 24
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £350 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £30.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.32% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
160 247 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 52.12% 51.57% 46.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 147 143
Median daily rate £400 £370 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +3.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £466 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 5
Median hourly rate £40.50 £50.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.50 £53.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing C# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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#
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#
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

C# Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for C#.

1 43 (68.25%) .NET
2 29 (46.03%) ASP.NET
3 25 (39.68%) JavaScript
3 25 (39.68%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (34.92%) SQL Server
5 21 (33.33%) MVC
5 21 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 18 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 18 (28.57%) SQL
7 14 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 14 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (20.63%) HTML
8 13 (20.63%) CSS
8 13 (20.63%) Visual Studio
8 13 (20.63%) Windows
9 12 (19.05%) jQuery
9 12 (19.05%) Scrum
10 11 (17.46%) T-SQL
11 10 (15.87%) Degree
11 10 (15.87%) Web Development
11 10 (15.87%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (14.29%) TDD
12 9 (14.29%) XML
13 8 (12.70%) Oracle
13 8 (12.70%) SOA
14 7 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (11.11%) ERP
14 7 (11.11%) Java
14 7 (11.11%) SOAP
14 7 (11.11%) IIS

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (11.11%) CMS
1 7 (11.11%) IIS
2 5 (7.94%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.59%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.59%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.59%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.59%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.17%) GitHub
3 1 (1.59%) Office 365
3 1 (1.59%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) Bluetooth
2 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (34.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database
5 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.17%) MySQL
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (20.63%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.35%) JMeter
2 4 (6.35%) SoapUI
2 4 (6.35%) Subversion
2 4 (6.35%) TeamCity
3 3 (4.76%) SpecFlow
4 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.17%) NUnit
4 2 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (3.17%) Selenium
5 1 (1.59%) Bower
5 1 (1.59%) gulp
5 1 (1.59%) MSTest
5 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.59%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.59%) Xcode
General
1 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.17%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Games
3 1 (1.59%) Advertising
3 1 (1.59%) Electronics
3 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (57.14%) Developer
2 19 (30.16%) .NET Developer
3 15 (23.81%) C# Developer
4 10 (15.87%) Software Engineer
5 8 (12.70%) Analyst
5 8 (12.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (9.52%) SQL Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Web Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Automation Tester
8 4 (6.35%) Consultant
8 4 (6.35%) Embedded Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Test Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Tester
9 3 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Solutions Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Technical Leader
9 3 (4.76%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (68.25%) .NET
2 29 (46.03%) ASP.NET
3 18 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 14 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (20.63%) CSS
5 13 (20.63%) HTML
6 12 (19.05%) jQuery
7 9 (14.29%) XML
8 7 (11.11%) SOAP
9 6 (9.52%) AngularJS
9 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (9.52%) RESTful
9 6 (9.52%) Web Services
10 5 (7.94%) WCF
11 4 (6.35%) WPF
12 3 (4.76%) Ajax
12 3 (4.76%) LINQ
12 3 (4.76%) Middleware
12 3 (4.76%) REST
13 2 (3.17%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.17%) iPad
2 2 (3.17%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.59%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.59%) CUDA
3 1 (1.59%) Equities
3 1 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.59%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.59%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.63%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.59%) Android
3 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.59%) Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.68%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (33.33%) MVC
3 14 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 12 (19.05%) Scrum
5 10 (15.87%) Web Development
6 9 (14.29%) TDD
7 8 (12.70%) SOA
8 7 (11.11%) ERP
9 6 (9.52%) API Design
10 5 (7.94%) Data Protection
10 5 (7.94%) MVVM
10 5 (7.94%) OO
10 5 (7.94%) SDLC
10 5 (7.94%) Unit Testing
11 4 (6.35%) Business Analysis
11 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce
11 4 (6.35%) Project Management
11 4 (6.35%) Risk Management
11 4 (6.35%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (6.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.68%) JavaScript
2 18 (28.57%) SQL
3 11 (17.46%) T-SQL
4 7 (11.11%) Java
5 6 (9.52%) PL/SQL
6 5 (7.94%) C
7 4 (6.35%) C++
7 4 (6.35%) Embedded C
7 4 (6.35%) XAML
8 2 (3.17%) Python
9 1 (1.59%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.59%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.59%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) ISEB
3 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.59%) MCITP
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.59%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) SDET
Vendors
1 21 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.70%) Oracle
3 5 (7.94%) Sitecore
4 4 (6.35%) JD Edwards
5 3 (4.76%) webMethods
6 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint