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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 33 28 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -17
Contract jobs citing C# 8 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.82% 3.83% 9.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.37% 11.20% 36.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 13
Average daily rate £288 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.44% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £318 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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
149 125 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 52.46% 34.15% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 90 32
Average daily rate £425 £403 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +23.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £279 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 29 (78.38%) .NET
2 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (45.95%) TDD
3 17 (45.95%) SQL Server
4 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
5 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
6 14 (37.84%) ASP.NET
7 13 (35.14%) MVC
8 12 (32.43%) CSS
8 12 (32.43%) SQL
8 12 (32.43%) HTML
9 10 (27.03%) XML
9 10 (27.03%) N-Tier
9 10 (27.03%) Ajax
9 10 (27.03%) Unit Testing
9 10 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (27.03%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (24.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (24.32%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (24.32%) OO
10 9 (24.32%) XSL
10 9 (24.32%) T-SQL
11 8 (21.62%) Visual Studio
11 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
12 7 (18.92%) OOP
13 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
13 6 (16.22%) Continuous Delivery
13 6 (16.22%) Windows
13 6 (16.22%) IBM

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (13.51%) Apache
1 5 (13.51%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (45.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (24.32%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (24.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
4 5 (13.51%) OLAP
4 5 (13.51%) OLAP Cube
4 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (21.62%) Visual Studio
3 5 (13.51%) ReSharper
4 2 (5.41%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.70%) Babel
5 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.70%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.70%) Protractor
5 1 (2.70%) Selenium
5 1 (2.70%) Subversion
5 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (2.70%) Back Office
1 1 (2.70%) Banking
1 1 (2.70%) Games
1 1 (2.70%) Marketing
1 1 (2.70%) Publishing
1 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Developer
2 15 (40.54%) .NET Developer
3 10 (27.03%) C# Developer
4 7 (18.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (10.81%) ETL Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (2.70%) CRM Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Development Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (2.70%) Release Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Software Development Team Leader
8 1 (2.70%) Software Team Leader
8 1 (2.70%) Umbraco Developer
8 1 (2.70%) WinForms Developer
8 1 (2.70%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (78.38%) .NET
2 14 (37.84%) ASP.NET
3 12 (32.43%) CSS
3 12 (32.43%) HTML
4 10 (27.03%) Ajax
4 10 (27.03%) XML
5 9 (24.32%) XSL
6 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (10.81%) WCF
7 4 (10.81%) WinForms
7 4 (10.81%) WPF
8 3 (8.11%) .NET Framework
8 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
9 2 (5.41%) ADO.NET
9 2 (5.41%) jQuery
10 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (2.70%) Entity Framework
10 1 (2.70%) REST
10 1 (2.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
2 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.70%) Android
3 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) TDD
3 13 (35.14%) MVC
4 10 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (27.03%) Unit Testing
5 9 (24.32%) OO
6 7 (18.92%) OOP
7 6 (16.22%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (16.22%) Refactoring
8 5 (13.51%) BDD
8 5 (13.51%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (13.51%) DevOps
8 5 (13.51%) Migration
8 5 (13.51%) Multithreading
8 5 (13.51%) SOLID
9 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (10.81%) Change Management
9 4 (10.81%) Data Migration
9 4 (10.81%) ETL
9 4 (10.81%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) JavaScript
2 12 (32.43%) SQL
3 9 (24.32%) T-SQL
4 4 (10.81%) Java
5 3 (8.11%) C++
6 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.41%) Python
6 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.70%) IronPython
7 1 (2.70%) Perl
7 1 (2.70%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) Degree
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) IBM
3 5 (13.51%) Infragistics
3 5 (13.51%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) CA
4 1 (2.70%) HP
4 1 (2.70%) Xamarin
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