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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 11 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 18 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 8.22% 10.84% 11.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.09% 28.95% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 23
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£250 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £301 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £365 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
69 76 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 31.51% 37.44% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 41 49
Average daily rate £343 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £178 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £27.50 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £27.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 32 (84.21%) .NET
2 25 (65.79%) SQL Server
3 21 (55.26%) ASP.NET
4 13 (34.21%) MVC
4 13 (34.21%) SQL
4 13 (34.21%) Web Services
5 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
5 10 (26.32%) .NET Framework
5 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (23.68%) HTML
6 9 (23.68%) CRM
7 8 (21.05%) Visual Studio
7 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (21.05%) jQuery
8 7 (18.42%) WCF
8 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (18.42%) REST
8 7 (18.42%) XML
9 6 (15.79%) Windows
9 6 (15.79%) CSS
9 6 (15.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
9 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
9 6 (15.79%) WPF
10 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
10 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 5 (13.16%) MVVM

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.63%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) Kentico
2 1 (2.63%) SAS
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) SPSS
2 1 (2.63%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (65.79%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.63%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 7 (18.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (13.16%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) JIRA
4 1 (2.63%) Selenium
4 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (7.89%) Marketing
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Automotive
2 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (81.58%) Developer
2 18 (47.37%) .NET Developer
3 9 (23.68%) C# Developer
4 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (7.89%) WPF Developer
5 3 (7.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Silverlight Developer
6 2 (5.26%) CRM Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.63%) VB Developer
7 1 (2.63%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (84.21%) .NET
2 21 (55.26%) ASP.NET
3 13 (34.21%) Web Services
4 10 (26.32%) .NET Framework
4 10 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (23.68%) HTML
6 8 (21.05%) jQuery
7 7 (18.42%) REST
7 7 (18.42%) XML
7 7 (18.42%) WCF
8 6 (15.79%) WPF
8 6 (15.79%) CSS
8 6 (15.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 5 (13.16%) XSLT
10 4 (10.53%) OOXML
10 4 (10.53%) NHibernate
10 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (10.53%) Kendo UI
10 4 (10.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.63%) NHS
2 1 (2.63%) Physics
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Android
2 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) MVC
2 9 (23.68%) CRM
3 5 (13.16%) OOP
3 5 (13.16%) MVVM
3 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
4 4 (10.53%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (10.53%) Waterfall
5 3 (7.89%) OO
5 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.26%) TDD
6 2 (5.26%) Workflow
6 2 (5.26%) Service Management
6 2 (5.26%) SOA
6 2 (5.26%) ETL
6 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.63%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.63%) BDD
7 1 (2.63%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) SQL
2 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.89%) VB.NET
4 2 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (2.63%) C++
5 1 (2.63%) VB
5 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.63%) VB6
5 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Telerik
3 1 (2.63%) Alterian
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