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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 10 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing C# 27 40 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.74% 10.50% 12.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.53% 24.24% 25.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 18
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £393 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £47.50 £29.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.79% -35.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.75 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+5.80% +13.13%

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
154 165 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.84% 43.31% 51.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 93 91
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £283 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 9
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £37.50 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017, 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 32 (54.24%) .NET
2 20 (33.90%) SQL
2 20 (33.90%) MVC
3 17 (28.81%) WCF
4 16 (27.12%) JavaScript
5 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
5 15 (25.42%) WPF
6 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET
6 13 (22.03%) Windows
7 12 (20.34%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (18.64%) Linux
8 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
9 9 (15.25%) Python
9 9 (15.25%) .NET Framework
9 9 (15.25%) Software Engineering
9 9 (15.25%) REST
10 8 (13.56%) TDD
10 8 (13.56%) Visual Studio
11 7 (11.86%) CSS
11 7 (11.86%) HTML
11 7 (11.86%) Selenium
12 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (10.17%) BDD
12 6 (10.17%) MVVM
12 6 (10.17%) Java
12 6 (10.17%) Manufacturing
13 5 (8.47%) Scrum
13 5 (8.47%) Ruby
13 5 (8.47%) Web Development

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 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) Anypoint
2 1 (1.69%) CMS
2 1 (1.69%) IIS
2 1 (1.69%) Jupyter
2 1 (1.69%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.39%) SaaS
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.69%) Office 365
2 1 (1.69%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (1.69%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) HTTP
1 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.69%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.08%) MySQL
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.86%) Selenium
3 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.08%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.39%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.39%) JMeter
5 2 (3.39%) NUnit
5 2 (3.39%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.39%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.69%) Hudson
6 1 (1.69%) JBehave
6 1 (1.69%) JIRA
6 1 (1.69%) JUnit
6 1 (1.69%) RSpec
6 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.69%) Spock
6 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 6 (10.17%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.78%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.08%) Electronics
3 3 (5.08%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (69.49%) Developer
2 27 (45.76%) C# Developer
3 16 (27.12%) .NET Developer
4 11 (18.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Software Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.78%) C# WPF Developer
7 4 (6.78%) WPF Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (5.08%) WCF Developer
9 2 (3.39%) C# Software Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) C# Web Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Desktop Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Principal Software Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) SQL Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (54.24%) .NET
2 17 (28.81%) WCF
3 15 (25.42%) WPF
4 13 (22.03%) ASP.NET
5 12 (20.34%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (15.25%) .NET Framework
6 9 (15.25%) REST
7 7 (11.86%) CSS
7 7 (11.86%) HTML
8 5 (8.47%) AngularJS
8 5 (8.47%) SOAP
8 5 (8.47%) Web Services
9 4 (6.78%) Entity Framework
9 4 (6.78%) jQuery
10 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (5.08%) Django
10 3 (5.08%) RESTful
10 3 (5.08%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (3.39%) Middleware
11 2 (3.39%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) User Experience
2 2 (3.39%) Life Science
2 2 (3.39%) SCADA
3 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.69%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.03%) Windows
2 11 (18.64%) Linux
3 3 (5.08%) Unix
4 1 (1.69%) Android
4 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) MVC
2 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.25%) Software Engineering
4 8 (13.56%) TDD
5 6 (10.17%) BDD
5 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (10.17%) MVVM
6 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (8.47%) Scrum
6 5 (8.47%) Web Development
7 4 (6.78%) Data Protection
7 4 (6.78%) SOLID
8 3 (5.08%) Automation Testing
8 3 (5.08%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (5.08%) Programme Management
8 3 (5.08%) Test Automation
9 2 (3.39%) Cryptography
9 2 (3.39%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.39%) ERP
9 2 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.90%) SQL
2 16 (27.12%) JavaScript
3 9 (15.25%) Python
4 6 (10.17%) Java
5 5 (8.47%) Ruby
5 5 (8.47%) XAML
6 4 (6.78%) C
7 3 (5.08%) PHP
8 2 (3.39%) C++
8 2 (3.39%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.69%) Perl
9 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) PhD
2 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle
3 3 (5.08%) SAP
4 2 (3.39%) webMethods
5 1 (1.69%) Google
5 1 (1.69%) IBM
5 1 (1.69%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.69%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.69%) Siemens
5 1 (1.69%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.69%) Xamarin