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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 23 17 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Contract jobs citing C# 24 31 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.59% 8.20% 13.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.63% 18.90% 27.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 36
Median daily rate £350 £338 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £296 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £460 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Median hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £37.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.48% +7.31%
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
164 164 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 45.05% 43.39% 49.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 125 121
Median daily rate £391 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 17
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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#
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 27 May 2016.

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 27 May 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 58 (89.23%) .NET
2 28 (43.08%) WPF
3 27 (41.54%) ASP.NET
4 25 (38.46%) .NET Framework
5 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (33.85%) Visual Studio
6 20 (30.77%) Software Engineering
7 19 (29.23%) Unit Testing
8 18 (27.69%) JavaScript
8 18 (27.69%) SQL
9 15 (23.08%) SQL Server
9 15 (23.08%) jQuery
9 15 (23.08%) WCF
10 13 (20.00%) MVC
11 12 (18.46%) HTML
11 12 (18.46%) CSS
11 12 (18.46%) Integration Testing
11 12 (18.46%) Change Control
12 11 (16.92%) Scrum
12 11 (16.92%) WinForms
13 10 (15.38%) Degree
13 10 (15.38%) Windows
13 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
14 8 (12.31%) iPad
14 8 (12.31%) OO
14 8 (12.31%) LINQ
15 7 (10.77%) Finance
15 7 (10.77%) SOA
15 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
16 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2008

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 5 (7.69%) CMS
2 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.08%) Node.js
3 2 (3.08%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.54%) Drupal
4 1 (1.54%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.54%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.54%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.08%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.08%) MySQL
5 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (33.85%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.62%) Selenium
2 3 (4.62%) Subversion
2 3 (4.62%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.08%) NUnit
4 1 (1.54%) JMeter
4 1 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (10.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Legal
2 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Advertising
3 1 (1.54%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.54%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 39 (60.00%) Developer
2 22 (33.85%) .NET Developer
3 19 (29.23%) C# Developer
4 15 (23.08%) Software Engineer
5 10 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (15.38%) WPF Developer
6 8 (12.31%) C# WPF Developer
6 8 (12.31%) Senior Developer
7 7 (10.77%) Senior C# Developer
7 7 (10.77%) SQL Developer
8 5 (7.69%) C# WCF Developer
8 5 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) WCF Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Web Developer
10 3 (4.62%) ASP Developer
10 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Senior ASP Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (89.23%) .NET
2 28 (43.08%) WPF
3 27 (41.54%) ASP.NET
4 25 (38.46%) .NET Framework
5 15 (23.08%) jQuery
5 15 (23.08%) WCF
6 12 (18.46%) CSS
6 12 (18.46%) HTML
7 11 (16.92%) WinForms
8 8 (12.31%) LINQ
9 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (7.69%) RESTful
11 3 (4.62%) AngularJS
11 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (4.62%) CSS3
11 3 (4.62%) HTML5
11 3 (4.62%) Silverlight
12 2 (3.08%) React
12 2 (3.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) iPad
2 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.15%) SCADA
3 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.08%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.08%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.54%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.54%) CUDA
4 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.54%) Equities
4 1 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.54%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.38%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 19 (29.23%) Unit Testing
4 13 (20.00%) MVC
5 12 (18.46%) Change Control
5 12 (18.46%) Integration Testing
6 11 (16.92%) Scrum
7 8 (12.31%) OO
8 7 (10.77%) SOA
9 5 (7.69%) CAD
9 5 (7.69%) Project Management
9 5 (7.69%) System Testing
9 5 (7.69%) Web Development
10 4 (6.15%) API Design
10 4 (6.15%) Automated Testing
10 4 (6.15%) Content Management
10 4 (6.15%) Product Management
10 4 (6.15%) TDD
10 4 (6.15%) Test Automation
11 3 (4.62%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.69%) JavaScript
1 18 (27.69%) SQL
2 6 (9.23%) XAML
3 5 (7.69%) Python
3 5 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 4 (6.15%) C++
4 4 (6.15%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.08%) X++
6 1 (1.54%) C
6 1 (1.54%) Java
6 1 (1.54%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.54%) PHP
6 1 (1.54%) Ruby
6 1 (1.54%) VC++
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) Degree
2 4 (6.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.23%) Oracle
3 3 (4.62%) DevExpress
3 3 (4.62%) Facebook
3 3 (4.62%) Twitter
4 2 (3.08%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.54%) Citrix
5 1 (1.54%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.54%) VMware
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