The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 33 15 5
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -10
Contract jobs citing C# 17 13 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.15% 7.34% 15.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.50% 21.67% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 26
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £297 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £371 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.85%
C#
Oxfordshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
136 60 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 33.17% 33.90% 45.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 39 66
Average daily rate £430 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.30% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £383 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £19.38 - £23.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 - £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 26 (86.67%) .NET
2 17 (56.67%) HTML
2 17 (56.67%) .NET Framework
3 15 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 15 (50.00%) CSS
4 14 (46.67%) SQL
5 13 (43.33%) JavaScript
5 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
5 13 (43.33%) Web Services
6 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (33.33%) XML
8 9 (30.00%) MVC
9 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (23.33%) TDD
10 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
10 7 (23.33%) XSLT
10 7 (23.33%) OO
10 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (23.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 7 (23.33%) REST
11 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (20.00%) Umbraco
11 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (20.00%) WCF
12 5 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (16.67%) Sitecore
12 5 (16.67%) jQuery
12 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
12 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 5 (16.67%) PHP

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 6 (20.00%) Umbraco
2 5 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (16.67%) CMS
3 4 (13.33%) Zimbra
3 4 (13.33%) Node.js
3 4 (13.33%) Apache
4 3 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.33%) SAS
6 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) SPSS
1 1 (3.33%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (13.33%) Hadoop
3 4 (13.33%) MongoDB
3 4 (13.33%) NoSQL
3 4 (13.33%) Big Data
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (13.33%) Subversion
3 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.33%) FxCop
4 1 (3.33%) StyleCop
4 1 (3.33%) MSBuild
General
1 3 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (93.33%) Developer
2 14 (46.67%) .NET Developer
3 9 (30.00%) Senior Developer
4 8 (26.67%) C# Developer
5 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Big Data Architect
6 4 (13.33%) CMS Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Senior Data Architect
6 4 (13.33%) Senior Architect
6 4 (13.33%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Data Architect
6 4 (13.33%) Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (6.67%) CRM Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Sitecore Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (86.67%) .NET
2 17 (56.67%) HTML
2 17 (56.67%) .NET Framework
3 15 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 15 (50.00%) CSS
4 13 (43.33%) Web Services
5 10 (33.33%) XML
6 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (23.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 7 (23.33%) REST
7 7 (23.33%) XSLT
8 6 (20.00%) WCF
8 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (16.67%) jQuery
9 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 4 (13.33%) Backbone.js
10 4 (13.33%) Ember.js
10 4 (13.33%) AngularJS
10 4 (13.33%) Kendo UI
10 4 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Google Search Appliance
2 4 (13.33%) N-Tier
3 3 (10.00%) W3C
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) MVC
3 7 (23.33%) TDD
3 7 (23.33%) OO
4 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 4 (13.33%) Web Development
5 4 (13.33%) Workflow
5 4 (13.33%) Scrum
5 4 (13.33%) MVVM
5 4 (13.33%) BDD
5 4 (13.33%) Analytics
6 3 (10.00%) SOA
7 2 (6.67%) ETL
7 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.67%) Service Management
7 2 (6.67%) CRM
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) SQL
2 13 (43.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.67%) PHP
3 5 (16.67%) Java
4 4 (13.33%) C++
4 4 (13.33%) Scala
5 3 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.33%) VB6
6 1 (3.33%) VB
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Telerik
2 5 (16.67%) Sitecore
3 4 (13.33%) Twitter
3 4 (13.33%) Google
4 1 (3.33%) Alterian
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