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 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 29 16 6
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Contract jobs citing C# 14 11 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.93% 6.36% 15.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.86% 21.57% 31.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 31
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£403 £348 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.82% -7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.67% -2.85%
C#
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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
118 51 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 33.15% 29.48% 48.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 31 70
Average daily rate £406 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 January 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 29 January 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 19 (82.61%) .NET
2 13 (56.52%) HTML
2 13 (56.52%) CSS
3 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
4 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (47.83%) .NET Framework
5 8 (34.78%) TDD
5 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
6 7 (30.43%) SQL
6 7 (30.43%) OO
7 6 (26.09%) PHP
7 6 (26.09%) Java
7 6 (26.09%) Web Services
7 6 (26.09%) Umbraco
8 5 (21.74%) Web Development
8 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
8 5 (21.74%) CMS
8 5 (21.74%) Scrum
8 5 (21.74%) XML
8 5 (21.74%) C++
8 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
8 5 (21.74%) Apache
8 5 (21.74%) Linux
8 5 (21.74%) MVC
8 5 (21.74%) BDD
8 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
8 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
8 5 (21.74%) Node.js
8 5 (21.74%) Backbone.js
8 5 (21.74%) Twitter

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 6 (26.09%) Umbraco
2 5 (21.74%) CMS
2 5 (21.74%) Apache
2 5 (21.74%) Node.js
2 5 (21.74%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (17.39%) Zimbra
4 1 (4.35%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
1 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
1 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
1 5 (21.74%) Big Data
1 5 (21.74%) Hadoop
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.70%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) FxCop
3 1 (4.35%) StyleCop
3 1 (4.35%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (4.35%) Banking
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Electronics
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (52.17%) .NET Developer
3 10 (43.48%) Senior Developer
4 9 (39.13%) C# Developer
5 7 (30.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (21.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (21.74%) Architect
6 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (21.74%) Data Architect
6 5 (21.74%) Senior Data Architect
6 5 (21.74%) Senior Architect
6 5 (21.74%) Big Data Architect
7 4 (17.39%) CMS Developer
7 4 (17.39%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (17.39%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (17.39%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (8.70%) WPF Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Umbraco Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Sitecore Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) .NET
2 13 (56.52%) HTML
2 13 (56.52%) CSS
3 11 (47.83%) .NET Framework
4 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
5 6 (26.09%) Web Services
6 5 (21.74%) XML
6 5 (21.74%) Backbone.js
6 5 (21.74%) Ember.js
6 5 (21.74%) AngularJS
6 5 (21.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (17.39%) XSLT
8 3 (13.04%) WPF
8 3 (13.04%) RESTful
8 3 (13.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (8.70%) jQuery
9 2 (8.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Google Search Appliance
2 3 (13.04%) W3C
3 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) TDD
3 7 (30.43%) OO
4 5 (21.74%) Web Development
4 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
4 5 (21.74%) Scrum
4 5 (21.74%) MVC
4 5 (21.74%) BDD
4 5 (21.74%) MVVM
4 5 (21.74%) Analytics
5 2 (8.70%) Workflow
6 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.35%) EAI
6 1 (4.35%) OOD
6 1 (4.35%) SOA
6 1 (4.35%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) PHP
3 6 (26.09%) Java
4 5 (21.74%) C++
4 5 (21.74%) Scala
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Twitter
1 5 (21.74%) Sitecore
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Google
3 2 (8.70%) Telerik
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