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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 15 4 12
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing C# 49 125 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 8.15% 17.29% 11.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.12% 37.99% 24.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 56 24
Average daily rate £350 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £294 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £33.88 £45.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.72% +23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.98 £43.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.78 £47.00 £41.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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
232 329 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 38.60% 45.50% 46.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 177 123
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £475 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 32
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +10.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.94 £32.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 35 £368 +1.37% 57
Peterborough -2 8 £350 -6.66% 8
C#
East of England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 78 (69.03%) .NET
2 46 (40.71%) MVC
3 41 (36.28%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (32.74%) ASP.NET
5 27 (23.89%) SQL
6 26 (23.01%) JavaScript
7 23 (20.35%) SQL Server
7 23 (20.35%) WCF
8 20 (17.70%) WPF
8 20 (17.70%) Web Services
9 19 (16.81%) Visual Studio
10 18 (15.93%) Software Engineering
10 18 (15.93%) jQuery
11 17 (15.04%) Scrum
11 17 (15.04%) XML
12 16 (14.16%) CSS
12 16 (14.16%) HTML
12 16 (14.16%) TDD
12 16 (14.16%) Unit Testing
13 15 (13.27%) .NET Framework
14 14 (12.39%) WinForms
15 11 (9.73%) Microsoft
15 11 (9.73%) Degree
15 11 (9.73%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (8.85%) XSLT
16 10 (8.85%) OO
16 10 (8.85%) Windows
17 9 (7.96%) E-Commerce
17 9 (7.96%) BizTalk Server
18 8 (7.08%) C

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (7.96%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (5.31%) ColdFusion
3 4 (3.54%) CMS
3 4 (3.54%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.77%) IIS
4 2 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.88%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) BigMachines
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.88%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) SaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.88%) GitHub
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.65%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.88%) Extranet
2 1 (0.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.88%) Intranet
2 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.77%) MySQL
2 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.88%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.88%) Big Data
3 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (16.81%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.08%) Selenium
2 8 (7.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.42%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.65%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.65%) Subversion
5 2 (1.77%) QADirector
6 1 (0.88%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.88%) MorphX
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.88%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (7.08%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.54%) Finance
3 3 (2.65%) Electronics
4 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (66.37%) Developer
2 35 (30.97%) .NET Developer
2 35 (30.97%) C# Developer
3 21 (18.58%) C# .NET Developer
4 16 (14.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 13 (11.50%) Software Engineer
6 10 (8.85%) Senior Developer
7 9 (7.96%) Software Developer
8 8 (7.08%) BizTalk Developer
8 8 (7.08%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 8 (7.08%) Senior .NET Developer
8 8 (7.08%) VB.NET Developer
9 7 (6.19%) Analyst
9 7 (6.19%) C# Software Developer
10 6 (5.31%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (5.31%) C# WPF Developer
10 6 (5.31%) ColdFusion Developer
10 6 (5.31%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (5.31%) WPF Developer
11 5 (4.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (69.03%) .NET
2 37 (32.74%) ASP.NET
3 23 (20.35%) WCF
4 20 (17.70%) Web Services
4 20 (17.70%) WPF
5 18 (15.93%) jQuery
6 17 (15.04%) XML
7 16 (14.16%) CSS
7 16 (14.16%) HTML
8 15 (13.27%) .NET Framework
9 14 (12.39%) WinForms
10 11 (9.73%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (8.85%) XSLT
12 8 (7.08%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (7.08%) NHibernate
12 8 (7.08%) RESTful
13 7 (6.19%) LINQ
14 6 (5.31%) AngularJS
14 6 (5.31%) REST
15 5 (4.42%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.08%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.31%) User Experience
3 5 (4.42%) iPad
4 4 (3.54%) SCADA
5 2 (1.77%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.77%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.77%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.88%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.88%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.85%) Windows
2 4 (3.54%) Linux
3 2 (1.77%) Android
3 2 (1.77%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.77%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (40.71%) MVC
2 41 (36.28%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (15.93%) Software Engineering
4 17 (15.04%) Scrum
5 16 (14.16%) TDD
5 16 (14.16%) Unit Testing
6 10 (8.85%) OO
7 9 (7.96%) E-Commerce
8 8 (7.08%) Mentoring
8 8 (7.08%) Multithreading
9 7 (6.19%) Integration Testing
10 6 (5.31%) CAD
10 6 (5.31%) QMS
10 6 (5.31%) Quality Management
10 6 (5.31%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (4.42%) Change Control
11 5 (4.42%) Manual Testing
11 5 (4.42%) Project Management
11 5 (4.42%) Regression Testing
12 4 (3.54%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 27 (23.89%) SQL
2 26 (23.01%) JavaScript
3 8 (7.08%) C
3 8 (7.08%) VB.NET
4 7 (6.19%) Python
5 6 (5.31%) C++
6 3 (2.65%) Java
6 3 (2.65%) Perl
6 3 (2.65%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.77%) Embedded C
7 2 (1.77%) Embedded C++
7 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.88%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.88%) PHP
8 1 (0.88%) Scala
8 1 (0.88%) X++
8 1 (0.88%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (9.73%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.19%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.77%) Firmware
2 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.88%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.88%) XenServer
Vendors
1 11 (9.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.65%) DevExpress
2 3 (2.65%) Facebook
2 3 (2.65%) Oracle
2 3 (2.65%) Twitter
3 2 (1.77%) Nintex
4 1 (0.88%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.88%) Siebel
4 1 (0.88%) VMware
Cambridgeshire
X4 Group
Rate: £30 - 40 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Rate: £300 - £375 per day + Fantastic Opportunity
Posted: 6 days ago