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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 15 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing C# 49 48 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.56% 11.79% 9.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.59% 25.00% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 45 20
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£375 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.78 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.64% -
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
238 192 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 51.29% 47.17% 47.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 144 88
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 29
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £37.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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 48 (59.26%) .NET
2 29 (35.80%) ASP.NET
3 26 (32.10%) XML
3 26 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (27.16%) MVC
5 21 (25.93%) SQL Server
6 18 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 15 (18.52%) JavaScript
7 15 (18.52%) Selenium
8 14 (17.28%) SOAP
9 13 (16.05%) HTML
10 12 (14.81%) SQL
10 12 (14.81%) WCF
11 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (13.58%) Python
12 10 (12.35%) C++
12 10 (12.35%) Sitecore
13 9 (11.11%) WPF
13 9 (11.11%) QA
13 9 (11.11%) WebDriver
13 9 (11.11%) Java
13 9 (11.11%) E-Commerce
13 9 (11.11%) CMS
13 9 (11.11%) TDD
14 8 (9.88%) Scrum
14 8 (9.88%) Electronics
14 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
14 8 (9.88%) C
14 8 (9.88%) XSLT
14 8 (9.88%) Sitecore CMS

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 9 (11.11%) CMS
2 8 (9.88%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (8.64%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (6.17%) IIS
5 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.23%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.23%) Node.js
7 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Office 365
2 1 (1.23%) Google Drive
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) GPRS
1 3 (3.70%) GSM
1 3 (3.70%) Wireless
1 3 (3.70%) NGN
2 1 (1.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.47%) MySQL
4 1 (1.23%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 15 (18.52%) Selenium
2 9 (11.11%) WebDriver
3 5 (6.17%) SpecFlow
4 4 (4.94%) SoapUI
4 4 (4.94%) Xcode
5 3 (3.70%) eggPlant
5 3 (3.70%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.23%) TestComplete
7 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.23%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.23%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.23%) Jasmine
General
1 8 (9.88%) Electronics
2 5 (6.17%) Games
3 3 (3.70%) Banking
3 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.47%) Finance
5 1 (1.23%) Law
5 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.23%) Back Office
5 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (67.90%) Developer
2 19 (23.46%) .NET Developer
3 11 (13.58%) C# Developer
4 9 (11.11%) Sitecore Developer
5 8 (9.88%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Software Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Test Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (7.41%) BizTalk Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Author
8 5 (6.17%) Technical Author
9 4 (4.94%) Architect
9 4 (4.94%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.70%) iOS Developer
10 3 (3.70%) UI Programmer
10 3 (3.70%) Agile Test Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) Android Developer
10 3 (3.70%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (59.26%) .NET
2 29 (35.80%) ASP.NET
3 26 (32.10%) XML
4 14 (17.28%) SOAP
5 13 (16.05%) HTML
6 12 (14.81%) WCF
7 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (11.11%) WPF
9 8 (9.88%) XSLT
10 7 (8.64%) .NET Framework
10 7 (8.64%) Web Services
10 7 (8.64%) CSS
11 6 (7.41%) jQuery
11 6 (7.41%) RESTful
12 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (6.17%) LINQ
13 4 (4.94%) WinForms
13 4 (4.94%) Kendo UI
14 3 (3.70%) HTML5
14 3 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) 3D Graphics
1 5 (6.17%) User Experience
2 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.70%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.23%) Statistics
3 1 (1.23%) Animation
3 1 (1.23%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.41%) Windows
2 3 (3.70%) Android
2 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.47%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.23%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.10%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (27.16%) MVC
3 18 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 9 (11.11%) TDD
4 9 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 8 (9.88%) Scrum
6 7 (8.64%) OO
7 6 (7.41%) Content Management
7 6 (7.41%) Multithreading
7 6 (7.41%) BDD
8 5 (6.17%) 3D Programming
9 4 (4.94%) Manual Testing
9 4 (4.94%) Unit Testing
9 4 (4.94%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.70%) Coaching
10 3 (3.70%) Android Development
10 3 (3.70%) iOS Development
10 3 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (3.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.52%) JavaScript
2 12 (14.81%) SQL
3 11 (13.58%) Python
4 10 (12.35%) C++
5 9 (11.11%) Java
6 8 (9.88%) C
7 4 (4.94%) Ruby
8 3 (3.70%) PHP
8 3 (3.70%) VBScript
9 2 (2.47%) VBA
9 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.23%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.23%) XAML
10 1 (1.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (12.35%) Sitecore
2 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.17%) Oracle
4 4 (4.94%) Google
4 4 (4.94%) Xamarin
5 3 (3.70%) EMC
5 3 (3.70%) Apple
6 2 (2.47%) Telerik
6 2 (2.47%) Cognos
7 1 (1.23%) IBM
7 1 (1.23%) Rackspace
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