The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Cambridgeshire 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 3 14 4
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing C# 138 51 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 19.14% 8.50% 19.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.26% 18.15% 34.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 21 91
Average daily rate £325 £288 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 9
Average hourly rate £39.50 £51.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.30% +37.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.45 £46.30 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £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
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
319 281 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 44.24% 46.83% 55.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 141 235
Average daily rate £350 £303 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.70% -6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 28 47
Average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
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#
East of England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +16 60 £313 +13.63% 69
Peterborough -1 28 £375 +7.14% 10
Huntingdon - 2 £300 -
St Neots - - - -
Ely - - - -
C#
East of England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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#.

1 142 (72.82%) .NET
2 114 (58.46%) ASP.NET
3 89 (45.64%) SQL Server
4 85 (43.59%) MVC
5 77 (39.49%) JavaScript
6 62 (31.79%) HTML
7 52 (26.67%) CSS
8 51 (26.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 49 (25.13%) TDD
10 46 (23.59%) Agile Software Development
11 43 (22.05%) Visual Studio
12 42 (21.54%) jQuery
13 41 (21.03%) OO
14 40 (20.51%) SQL
15 38 (19.49%) Oracle
16 36 (18.46%) WCF
17 33 (16.92%) Microsoft
18 29 (14.87%) HTML5
19 28 (14.36%) Software Engineering
20 26 (13.33%) Web Services
21 24 (12.31%) Java
21 24 (12.31%) C++
21 24 (12.31%) SharePoint
22 22 (11.28%) Continuous Integration
23 21 (10.77%) E-Commerce
24 20 (10.26%) Multithreading
25 19 (9.74%) SQL Server 2008
25 19 (9.74%) PHP
26 17 (8.72%) Unit Testing
26 17 (8.72%) .NET Framework

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 24 (12.31%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.59%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (2.56%) IIS
4 3 (1.54%) Node.js
4 3 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.51%) CMS
5 1 (0.51%) Apache
5 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.03%) SaaS
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.54%) Intranet
2 1 (0.51%) HTTP
2 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (45.64%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (7.18%) MySQL
4 11 (5.64%) MongoDB
5 9 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.56%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.03%) RavenDB
9 2 (1.03%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 43 (22.05%) Visual Studio
2 9 (4.62%) Subversion
2 9 (4.62%) NUnit
2 9 (4.62%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (4.10%) MSTest
4 6 (3.08%) ReSharper
5 4 (2.05%) JUnit
6 2 (1.03%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.51%) JMeter
7 1 (0.51%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.51%) Selenium
7 1 (0.51%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.51%) WiX
General
1 8 (4.10%) Finance
2 5 (2.56%) Legal
2 5 (2.56%) Games
3 4 (2.05%) Online Betting
4 3 (1.54%) Back Office
4 3 (1.54%) Retail
5 2 (1.03%) Marketing
5 2 (1.03%) Banking
5 2 (1.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 162 (83.08%) Developer
2 83 (42.56%) .NET Developer
3 82 (42.05%) C# Developer
4 54 (27.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 42 (21.54%) ASP.NET Developer
6 36 (18.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 19 (9.74%) Web Developer
8 17 (8.72%) Senior Developer
9 15 (7.69%) Software Engineer
10 12 (6.15%) Senior C# Developer
11 8 (4.10%) Software Developer
11 8 (4.10%) Senior .NET Developer
11 8 (4.10%) SharePoint Developer
12 6 (3.08%) Analyst
13 5 (2.56%) .NET Web Developer
14 4 (2.05%) UI Programmer
14 4 (2.05%) CRM Developer
14 4 (2.05%) Front-End Developer
14 4 (2.05%) UI Developer
14 4 (2.05%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (72.82%) .NET
2 114 (58.46%) ASP.NET
3 62 (31.79%) HTML
4 52 (26.67%) CSS
5 51 (26.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 42 (21.54%) jQuery
7 36 (18.46%) WCF
8 29 (14.87%) HTML5
9 26 (13.33%) Web Services
10 17 (8.72%) .NET Framework
11 15 (7.69%) XML
12 13 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
13 12 (6.15%) CSS3
13 12 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 11 (5.64%) SOAP
15 10 (5.13%) REST
15 10 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
15 10 (5.13%) Ajax
16 9 (4.62%) XSLT
16 9 (4.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.59%) Wiki
2 5 (2.56%) Visualisation
2 5 (2.56%) Blog
3 4 (2.05%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.05%) Kinect
4 3 (1.54%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.54%) RIA
5 2 (1.03%) Robotics
5 2 (1.03%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.51%) NHS
6 1 (0.51%) Statistics
6 1 (0.51%) Informatics
6 1 (0.51%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.21%) Windows
2 6 (3.08%) Android
3 4 (2.05%) Linux
4 3 (1.54%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.03%) CentOS
5 2 (1.03%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.03%) UNIX
6 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (43.59%) MVC
2 49 (25.13%) TDD
3 46 (23.59%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (21.03%) OO
5 28 (14.36%) Software Engineering
6 22 (11.28%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (10.77%) E-Commerce
8 20 (10.26%) Multithreading
9 17 (8.72%) Unit Testing
9 17 (8.72%) CQRS
10 10 (5.13%) Pair Programming
11 9 (4.62%) Workflow
11 9 (4.62%) UML
12 8 (4.10%) OOD
12 8 (4.10%) Scrum
13 7 (3.59%) Data Analysis
13 7 (3.59%) OOP
13 7 (3.59%) BDD
14 6 (3.08%) Domain-Driven Design
14 6 (3.08%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (39.49%) JavaScript
2 40 (20.51%) SQL
3 24 (12.31%) Java
3 24 (12.31%) C++
4 19 (9.74%) PHP
5 8 (4.10%) Python
6 7 (3.59%) T-SQL
6 7 (3.59%) PowerShell
7 6 (3.08%) C
7 6 (3.08%) Delphi
7 6 (3.08%) MATLAB
8 5 (2.56%) XAML
8 5 (2.56%) VB
8 5 (2.56%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.56%) Ruby
9 4 (2.05%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.03%) VBA
10 2 (1.03%) VBScript
10 2 (1.03%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.03%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 16 (8.21%) Degree
2 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.05%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 38 (19.49%) Oracle
2 33 (16.92%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.03%) Intel
3 2 (1.03%) Hitachi
3 2 (1.03%) Motorola
3 2 (1.03%) Cognos
4 1 (0.51%) Perforce
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £470 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Excellent market rate paid weekly
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago