The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cambridge region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 2 18 4
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Contract jobs citing C# 60 28 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.44% 7.25% 19.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.15% 14.51% 30.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 13 51
Average daily rate £313 £275 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -20.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £420 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 8
Average hourly rate £40.25 £51.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.84% +42.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.15 £46.30 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £51.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +31.14%
Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
181 193 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.59% 50.00% 64.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 91 167
Average daily rate £336 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.08% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 27 37
Average hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £36.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £51.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
C#
Cambridgeshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 51 (54.26%) .NET
2 40 (42.55%) ASP.NET
3 36 (38.30%) MVC
4 30 (31.91%) SQL Server
5 24 (25.53%) Software Engineering
6 23 (24.47%) JavaScript
7 22 (23.40%) TDD
8 20 (21.28%) HTML
8 20 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (20.21%) CSS
10 18 (19.15%) WCF
11 16 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (17.02%) C++
11 16 (17.02%) Microsoft
12 15 (15.96%) OO
12 15 (15.96%) Java
12 15 (15.96%) SQL
13 13 (13.83%) MySQL
13 13 (13.83%) Web Services
13 13 (13.83%) Multithreading
13 13 (13.83%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (12.77%) E-Commerce
14 12 (12.77%) PHP
15 10 (10.64%) .NET Framework
15 10 (10.64%) Visual Studio
16 9 (9.57%) Windows
16 9 (9.57%) RabbitMQ
16 9 (9.57%) REST
16 9 (9.57%) CQRS
17 8 (8.51%) SQL Server 2012

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (7.45%) SharePoint
1 7 (7.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.13%) IIS
3 1 (1.06%) Apache
3 1 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.06%) Node.js
3 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) SaaS
1 1 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) Intranet
2 1 (1.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (31.91%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.83%) MySQL
2 13 (13.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (8.51%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.06%) RavenDB
5 1 (1.06%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 10 (10.64%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.19%) NUnit
3 3 (3.19%) MSTest
4 2 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.06%) Subversion
5 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.06%) WiX
5 1 (1.06%) MSBuild
General
1 5 (5.32%) Games
2 4 (4.26%) Online Betting
3 3 (3.19%) Retail
3 3 (3.19%) Legal
4 2 (2.13%) Electronics
5 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 72 (76.60%) Developer
2 28 (29.79%) C# Developer
3 18 (19.15%) .NET Developer
4 13 (13.83%) Web Developer
4 13 (13.83%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (12.77%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (11.70%) Software Engineer
7 10 (10.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (9.57%) Senior Developer
9 7 (7.45%) Senior C# Developer
9 7 (7.45%) Software Developer
10 6 (6.38%) SharePoint Developer
11 4 (4.26%) UI Programmer
11 4 (4.26%) UI Developer
11 4 (4.26%) Front-End Developer
11 4 (4.26%) Architect
11 4 (4.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 3 (3.19%) Python Developer
12 3 (3.19%) C# Software Developer
12 3 (3.19%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (54.26%) .NET
2 40 (42.55%) ASP.NET
3 20 (21.28%) HTML
3 20 (21.28%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (20.21%) CSS
5 18 (19.15%) WCF
6 13 (13.83%) Web Services
7 10 (10.64%) .NET Framework
8 9 (9.57%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (9.57%) REST
9 8 (8.51%) XML
9 8 (8.51%) jQuery
10 7 (7.45%) CSS3
11 6 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 5 (5.32%) WPF
12 5 (5.32%) HTML5
12 5 (5.32%) Razor View Engine
12 5 (5.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 4 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC 2
13 4 (4.26%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.26%) Kinect
1 4 (4.26%) Visualisation
2 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.13%) Robotics
3 1 (1.06%) Blog
3 1 (1.06%) RIA
3 1 (1.06%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.06%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.57%) Windows
2 6 (6.38%) Android
3 3 (3.19%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.13%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.13%) Linux
5 1 (1.06%) CentOS
5 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (38.30%) MVC
2 24 (25.53%) Software Engineering
3 22 (23.40%) TDD
4 16 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (15.96%) OO
6 13 (13.83%) Multithreading
7 12 (12.77%) E-Commerce
8 9 (9.57%) CQRS
9 8 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (7.45%) Pair Programming
11 6 (6.38%) OOP
11 6 (6.38%) Scrum
12 4 (4.26%) BDD
12 4 (4.26%) Android Development
12 4 (4.26%) Migration
13 3 (3.19%) CRM
13 3 (3.19%) Software Architecture
13 3 (3.19%) iOS Development
14 2 (2.13%) Business Transformation
14 2 (2.13%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 23 (24.47%) JavaScript
2 16 (17.02%) C++
3 15 (15.96%) Java
3 15 (15.96%) SQL
4 12 (12.77%) PHP
5 6 (6.38%) Python
5 6 (6.38%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.32%) XAML
6 5 (5.32%) C
6 5 (5.32%) MATLAB
7 4 (4.26%) Embedded C
8 3 (3.19%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.19%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.13%) PowerHouse
9 2 (2.13%) VBA
9 2 (2.13%) VBScript
9 2 (2.13%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.06%) Ruby
10 1 (1.06%) PHP5
10 1 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.06%) XenServer
Vendors
1 16 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.32%) Oracle
3 2 (2.13%) Cognos
3 2 (2.13%) Intel
3 2 (2.13%) Hitachi
3 2 (2.13%) Motorola
4 1 (1.06%) Perforce
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £470 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago