The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 5 3 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Contract jobs citing C# 110 136 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 15.19% 18.84% 8.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.29% 43.17% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 56 21
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£363 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.68% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £414 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £51.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -23.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
C#
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
295 315 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 40.75% 43.63% 47.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 155 146
Average daily rate £325 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £263 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 32 27
Average hourly rate £39.00 £39.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £35.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £42.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Cambridgeshire region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Cambridgeshire region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

C#
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -11 35 £350 +12.00% 64
Peterborough -9 11 £375 - 11
St Neots - - - -
Huntingdon - - - -
C#
East of England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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#.

1 178 (76.07%) .NET
2 124 (52.99%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (37.61%) E-Commerce
4 72 (30.77%) TDD
5 66 (28.21%) MVC
6 56 (23.93%) ASP.NET
7 50 (21.37%) HTML
8 49 (20.94%) JavaScript
9 48 (20.51%) .NET Framework
10 45 (19.23%) BDD
10 45 (19.23%) CSS
11 40 (17.09%) WCF
12 39 (16.67%) jQuery
12 39 (16.67%) QA
13 38 (16.24%) OO
13 38 (16.24%) SpecFlow
14 36 (15.38%) XML
14 36 (15.38%) Finance
15 34 (14.53%) Oracle
16 31 (13.25%) Microsoft
17 29 (12.39%) Selenium
18 28 (11.97%) Scrum
19 26 (11.11%) SQL
19 26 (11.11%) WebDriver
20 25 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
20 25 (10.68%) Multithreading
20 25 (10.68%) SQL Server
20 25 (10.68%) Web Services
21 23 (9.83%) Visual Studio
22 22 (9.40%) XSLT

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 16 (6.84%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (2.99%) CMS
2 7 (2.99%) IIS
3 4 (1.71%) Apache Solr
4 3 (1.28%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.43%) Node.js
6 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (2.14%) Doxygen
2 2 (0.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.14%) Tridion
2 2 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.85%) PaaS
2 4 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.28%) GPRS
1 3 (1.28%) GSM
2 2 (0.85%) RIP
3 1 (0.43%) Intranet
3 1 (0.43%) Modbus
3 1 (0.43%) HTTP
3 1 (0.43%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.68%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
2 12 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
2 12 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 9 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.56%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.14%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.28%) MySQL
9 1 (0.43%) Big Data
9 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.43%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.43%) DTS
Development Applications
1 38 (16.24%) SpecFlow
2 29 (12.39%) Selenium
3 26 (11.11%) WebDriver
4 23 (9.83%) Visual Studio
5 13 (5.56%) Jasmine
6 10 (4.27%) Jenkins
6 10 (4.27%) Git (software)
7 6 (2.56%) JIRA
7 6 (2.56%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (2.14%) Subversion
9 4 (1.71%) Mocha
9 4 (1.71%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.71%) MSBuild
9 4 (1.71%) QUnit
10 2 (0.85%) Moq
10 2 (0.85%) NUnit
10 2 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.85%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (0.43%) LoadRunner
General
1 36 (15.38%) Finance
2 8 (3.42%) Electronics
3 6 (2.56%) Retail
4 5 (2.14%) Games
4 5 (2.14%) Banking
5 3 (1.28%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.28%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.85%) Law
6 2 (0.85%) Advertising
7 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 153 (65.38%) Developer
2 91 (38.89%) C# Developer
3 87 (37.18%) .NET Developer
4 68 (29.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 41 (17.52%) Analyst
6 32 (13.68%) Test Analyst
7 19 (8.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (8.12%) Agile C# Developer
8 18 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 18 (7.69%) Agile .NET Developer
9 14 (5.98%) Architect
9 14 (5.98%) BizTalk Developer
9 14 (5.98%) Senior C# Developer
10 12 (5.13%) Senior .NET Developer
10 12 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (3.85%) QA Analyst
11 9 (3.85%) Software Developer
11 9 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (3.42%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (3.42%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (76.07%) .NET
2 56 (23.93%) ASP.NET
3 50 (21.37%) HTML
4 48 (20.51%) .NET Framework
5 45 (19.23%) CSS
6 40 (17.09%) WCF
7 39 (16.67%) jQuery
8 36 (15.38%) XML
9 25 (10.68%) Web Services
10 22 (9.40%) XSLT
11 18 (7.69%) XHTML
12 17 (7.26%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (6.41%) HTML5
13 15 (6.41%) SOAP
13 15 (6.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 14 (5.98%) CSS3
15 12 (5.13%) KnockoutJS
16 11 (4.70%) AngularJS
17 9 (3.85%) WinForms
18 8 (3.42%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (2.99%) Computer Science
2 6 (2.56%) Visualisation
2 6 (2.56%) Kindle
2 6 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.14%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (1.28%) Statistics
5 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.43%) Open Source
5 1 (0.43%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.43%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 22 (9.40%) Windows
2 2 (0.85%) Linux
2 2 (0.85%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (52.99%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (37.61%) E-Commerce
3 72 (30.77%) TDD
4 66 (28.21%) MVC
5 45 (19.23%) BDD
6 38 (16.24%) OO
7 28 (11.97%) Scrum
8 25 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (10.68%) Multithreading
9 21 (8.97%) Data Mapping
10 19 (8.12%) OOD
11 17 (7.26%) Software Engineering
12 14 (5.98%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (5.56%) Unit Testing
13 13 (5.56%) Pair Programming
14 12 (5.13%) Manual Testing
15 11 (4.70%) SOA
16 10 (4.27%) Configuration Management
17 9 (3.85%) Automated Testing
17 9 (3.85%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 49 (20.94%) JavaScript
2 26 (11.11%) SQL
3 18 (7.69%) Ruby
4 16 (6.84%) Java
5 11 (4.70%) C++
6 8 (3.42%) VB
7 5 (2.14%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.14%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.14%) C
7 5 (2.14%) VB6
8 4 (1.71%) Python
9 3 (1.28%) MATLAB
10 2 (0.85%) VBA
10 2 (0.85%) VBScript
11 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.43%) PHP
11 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.43%) R
11 1 (0.43%) X++
11 1 (0.43%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (2.56%) Degree
2 1 (0.43%) AWS Certification
2 1 (0.43%) ISEB
2 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (16.67%) QA
2 6 (2.56%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (3.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (14.53%) Oracle
2 31 (13.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.28%) EMC
4 2 (0.85%) Cognos
4 2 (0.85%) Telerik
4 2 (0.85%) Sitecore
4 2 (0.85%) IBM
5 1 (0.43%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.43%) Siebel
5 1 (0.43%) SAP
5 1 (0.43%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.43%) Perforce
Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + DoE
Posted: 17 days ago