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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 6 5 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing C# 108 99 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 13.43% 13.36% 8.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.17% 32.35% 16.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 56 29
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £465 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
358 306 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 44.53% 41.30% 48.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 143 183
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 34 61
Average hourly rate £39.00 £39.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.63% +4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £26.50 £31.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.75 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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 24 July 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 24 July 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
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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 +1 58 £325 +8.33% 60
Peterborough -2 18 £315 -16.00% 16
Huntingdon - 1 - - 2
C#
East of England

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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#.

1 209 (87.45%) .NET
2 146 (61.09%) ASP.NET
3 124 (51.88%) SQL Server
4 111 (46.44%) MVC
5 93 (38.91%) HTML
6 87 (36.40%) JavaScript
7 76 (31.80%) ASP.NET MVC
8 66 (27.62%) CSS
8 66 (27.62%) jQuery
9 63 (26.36%) Visual Studio
10 57 (23.85%) SQL
11 55 (23.01%) Microsoft
12 46 (19.25%) Oracle
12 46 (19.25%) WCF
13 43 (17.99%) TDD
14 40 (16.74%) HTML5
15 39 (16.32%) Agile Software Development
16 37 (15.48%) .NET Framework
17 27 (11.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 26 (10.88%) Web Services
19 24 (10.04%) Java
19 24 (10.04%) OO
20 23 (9.62%) NUnit
21 21 (8.79%) Unit Testing
21 21 (8.79%) Windows
22 20 (8.37%) C++
22 20 (8.37%) Software Engineering
22 20 (8.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
23 19 (7.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 19 (7.95%) SQL Server 2008

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 18 (7.53%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.18%) IIS
3 5 (2.09%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (2.09%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.84%) Node.js
5 2 (0.84%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.42%) Apache
6 1 (0.42%) CMS
6 1 (0.42%) Content Management Server
6 1 (0.42%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.26%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.51%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.42%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.26%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.26%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (1.26%) CloudFront
3 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.84%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.42%) HTTP
2 1 (0.42%) Intranet
2 1 (0.42%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (51.88%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.95%) SQL Server 2008
2 19 (7.95%) MySQL
3 11 (4.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (3.77%) Big Data
5 5 (2.09%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.84%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.84%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.42%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 63 (26.36%) Visual Studio
2 23 (9.62%) NUnit
3 15 (6.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (5.44%) JIRA
4 13 (5.44%) Subversion
5 10 (4.18%) MSTest
6 9 (3.77%) Git (software)
7 8 (3.35%) MSBuild
8 7 (2.93%) Moq
9 6 (2.51%) JUnit
10 5 (2.09%) Eclipse
10 5 (2.09%) Selenium
10 5 (2.09%) ReSharper
10 5 (2.09%) CruiseControl
11 4 (1.67%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.26%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.26%) WiX
12 3 (1.26%) FitNesse
12 3 (1.26%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (1.26%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (5.44%) Finance
2 8 (3.35%) Banking
3 6 (2.51%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.09%) Back Office
4 5 (2.09%) Games
5 4 (1.67%) Online Betting
6 3 (1.26%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.84%) Electronics
8 1 (0.42%) Law
8 1 (0.42%) Legal
8 1 (0.42%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 202 (84.52%) Developer
2 120 (50.21%) .NET Developer
3 94 (39.33%) C# Developer
4 81 (33.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 68 (28.45%) ASP.NET Developer
6 60 (25.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 20 (8.37%) Web Developer
8 16 (6.69%) Software Engineer
9 13 (5.44%) Senior Developer
9 13 (5.44%) Software Developer
10 9 (3.77%) Senior .NET Developer
11 8 (3.35%) Senior C# Developer
12 7 (2.93%) SharePoint Developer
13 6 (2.51%) Python/Django Developer
13 6 (2.51%) Python Developer
13 6 (2.51%) C# Software Developer
13 6 (2.51%) CRM Developer
14 5 (2.09%) Consultant
14 5 (2.09%) Front-End Developer
14 5 (2.09%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (87.45%) .NET
2 146 (61.09%) ASP.NET
3 93 (38.91%) HTML
4 76 (31.80%) ASP.NET MVC
5 66 (27.62%) CSS
5 66 (27.62%) jQuery
6 46 (19.25%) WCF
7 40 (16.74%) HTML5
8 37 (15.48%) .NET Framework
9 27 (11.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 26 (10.88%) Web Services
11 20 (8.37%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 19 (7.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 17 (7.11%) CSS3
14 16 (6.69%) XML
15 14 (5.86%) REST
16 12 (5.02%) Razor View Engine
16 12 (5.02%) AngularJS
17 10 (4.18%) LINQ
18 8 (3.35%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (2.93%) Computer Science
2 6 (2.51%) Kindle
2 6 (2.51%) Visualisation
3 5 (2.09%) Blog
4 4 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.67%) Kinect
5 3 (1.26%) RIA
6 2 (0.84%) Wiki
6 2 (0.84%) Informatics
6 2 (0.84%) NHS
6 2 (0.84%) GIS
6 2 (0.84%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.42%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.42%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.79%) Windows
2 6 (2.51%) Android
3 5 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.67%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.67%) UNIX
5 1 (0.42%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (46.44%) MVC
2 43 (17.99%) TDD
3 39 (16.32%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (10.04%) OO
5 21 (8.79%) Unit Testing
6 20 (8.37%) Software Engineering
7 19 (7.95%) Scrum
7 19 (7.95%) E-Commerce
8 13 (5.44%) OOP
9 9 (3.77%) Workflow
9 9 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (3.35%) Multithreading
10 8 (3.35%) Migration
10 8 (3.35%) CRM
10 8 (3.35%) OOD
11 7 (2.93%) UML
11 7 (2.93%) Content Management
12 6 (2.51%) BDD
12 6 (2.51%) ERP
13 5 (2.09%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 87 (36.40%) JavaScript
2 57 (23.85%) SQL
3 24 (10.04%) Java
4 20 (8.37%) C++
5 19 (7.95%) PHP
6 15 (6.28%) PowerShell
7 12 (5.02%) VB.NET
8 10 (4.18%) T-SQL
9 9 (3.77%) Ruby
10 7 (2.93%) Python
10 7 (2.93%) XAML
11 6 (2.51%) C
11 6 (2.51%) Delphi
12 4 (1.67%) Embedded C
12 4 (1.67%) VB
13 3 (1.26%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.84%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.42%) Perl
15 1 (0.42%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 15 (6.28%) Degree
2 1 (0.42%) ISEB
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.51%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.84%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (1.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 55 (23.01%) Microsoft
2 46 (19.25%) Oracle
3 6 (2.51%) Splunk
4 2 (0.84%) Hitachi
4 2 (0.84%) Motorola
4 2 (0.84%) Intel
5 1 (0.42%) SAP
5 1 (0.42%) Siebel
5 1 (0.42%) Perforce
5 1 (0.42%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.42%) Sage
5 1 (0.42%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.42%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.42%) Red Gate
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