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 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 27 9 24
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +15
Contract jobs citing C# 18 28 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.88% 11.67% 4.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.04% 39.44% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 10
Average daily rate
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£331 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £297 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £374 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.56 £35.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -10.82%
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
138 71 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 37.40% 29.58% 25.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 48 29
Average daily rate £388 £303 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.09% -9.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £193 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £42.50 £12.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +251.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015, 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 28 (90.32%) .NET
2 15 (48.39%) SQL
3 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
4 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
4 11 (35.48%) .NET Framework
5 10 (32.26%) Web Services
6 9 (29.03%) HTML
7 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
7 8 (25.81%) Umbraco
8 7 (22.58%) WCF
8 7 (22.58%) WPF
8 7 (22.58%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (22.58%) Sitecore
8 7 (22.58%) CSS
8 7 (22.58%) OO
8 7 (22.58%) CMS
9 6 (19.35%) TDD
9 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
9 6 (19.35%) PHP
9 6 (19.35%) T-SQL
9 6 (19.35%) Java
9 6 (19.35%) Zimbra
9 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
9 6 (19.35%) Google
9 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
9 6 (19.35%) Google Search Appliance
9 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (16.13%) BDD

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 8 (25.81%) Umbraco
2 7 (22.58%) Sitecore CMS
2 7 (22.58%) CMS
3 6 (19.35%) Zimbra
4 4 (12.90%) Apache
4 4 (12.90%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (12.90%) Node.js
5 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
6 1 (3.23%) IIS
6 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (12.90%) Hadoop
3 4 (12.90%) MongoDB
3 4 (12.90%) NoSQL
3 4 (12.90%) Big Data
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.45%) MySQL
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.45%) MSBuild
2 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.23%) FxCop
3 1 (3.23%) StyleCop
3 1 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (3.23%) Subversion
3 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
1 3 (9.68%) Electronics
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Military
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (93.55%) Developer
2 12 (38.71%) .NET Developer
2 12 (38.71%) C# Developer
3 11 (35.48%) Senior Developer
4 10 (32.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (19.35%) Senior .NET Developer
6 6 (19.35%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (16.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (16.13%) Architect
8 4 (12.90%) Data Architect
8 4 (12.90%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (12.90%) CMS Developer
8 4 (12.90%) Senior Data Architect
8 4 (12.90%) Senior Architect
8 4 (12.90%) Big Data Architect
8 4 (12.90%) AWS Architect
8 4 (12.90%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (12.90%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 3 (9.68%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (90.32%) .NET
2 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
2 11 (35.48%) .NET Framework
3 10 (32.26%) Web Services
4 9 (29.03%) HTML
5 7 (22.58%) CSS
5 7 (22.58%) WCF
5 7 (22.58%) WPF
6 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
7 4 (12.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (12.90%) Backbone.js
7 4 (12.90%) Ember.js
8 3 (9.68%) REST
9 2 (6.45%) Silverlight
9 2 (6.45%) jQuery
9 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (6.45%) Entity Framework
10 1 (3.23%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 1 (3.23%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Google Search Appliance
2 3 (9.68%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.45%) Open Source
3 2 (6.45%) Social Media
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (3.23%) DTV
4 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.23%) Physics
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (22.58%) OO
3 6 (19.35%) TDD
3 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
4 5 (16.13%) BDD
5 4 (12.90%) Analytics
5 4 (12.90%) Scrum
5 4 (12.90%) Web Development
6 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
6 3 (9.68%) MVC
6 3 (9.68%) CRM
6 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) UML
8 1 (3.23%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (3.23%) Requirements Management
8 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.23%) EAI
8 1 (3.23%) OOD
8 1 (3.23%) SOA
8 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
3 6 (19.35%) PHP
3 6 (19.35%) T-SQL
3 6 (19.35%) Java
4 5 (16.13%) VB.NET
4 5 (16.13%) C++
5 4 (12.90%) Scala
6 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.23%) C
7 1 (3.23%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.23%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) MCAD
2 1 (3.23%) MCSD
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) MCTS
2 1 (3.23%) MCPD
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Puppet
1 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Sitecore
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Google
3 4 (12.90%) Twitter
4 1 (3.23%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.23%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) Telerik
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