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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 29 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +2
Contract jobs citing C# 13 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.76% 14.06% 10.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.92% 35.53% 32.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 12
Average daily rate
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£328 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.96% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £308 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £365 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £324 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.24% -0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +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
119 76 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 34.39% 39.58% 32.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 52 35
Average daily rate £375 £365 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £492 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £20.94 £27.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.85% +48.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.69 £27.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.19 £27.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -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 24 October 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 October 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 28 (80.00%) .NET
2 20 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 17 (48.57%) ASP.NET
4 15 (42.86%) HTML
4 15 (42.86%) .NET Framework
5 12 (34.29%) CSS
5 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (34.29%) MVC
6 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 10 (28.57%) SQL
6 10 (28.57%) XML
7 9 (25.71%) CRM
8 8 (22.86%) Web Services
8 8 (22.86%) Dynamics CRM
8 8 (22.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 7 (20.00%) REST
9 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (20.00%) XSLT
10 6 (17.14%) MVVM
10 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
10 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
10 6 (17.14%) WCF
11 5 (14.29%) jQuery
11 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
11 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (5.71%) IIS
1 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.86%) Node.js
2 1 (2.86%) SAS
2 1 (2.86%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.86%) SPSS
1 1 (2.86%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.86%) Big Data
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (11.43%) Subversion
3 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
3 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.86%) JIRA
4 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 3 (8.57%) Marketing
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Games
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (88.57%) Developer
2 18 (51.43%) .NET Developer
3 6 (17.14%) C# Developer
4 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Silverlight Developer
5 2 (5.71%) CRM Developer
5 2 (5.71%) WPF Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Big Data Architect
6 1 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Data Architect
6 1 (2.86%) VB Developer
6 1 (2.86%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Software Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Data Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (80.00%) .NET
2 17 (48.57%) ASP.NET
3 15 (42.86%) HTML
3 15 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 12 (34.29%) CSS
5 10 (28.57%) XML
6 8 (22.86%) Web Services
7 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 7 (20.00%) REST
7 7 (20.00%) XSLT
8 6 (17.14%) WCF
9 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 5 (14.29%) jQuery
10 4 (11.43%) OOXML
10 4 (11.43%) Kendo UI
11 3 (8.57%) RESTful
11 3 (8.57%) WPF
12 2 (5.71%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) N-Tier
3 3 (8.57%) W3C
4 1 (2.86%) Physics
4 1 (2.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Android
2 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) MVC
1 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) CRM
3 6 (17.14%) MVVM
4 5 (14.29%) OO
4 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 4 (11.43%) TDD
6 3 (8.57%) Workflow
6 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.71%) Service Management
7 2 (5.71%) SOA
7 2 (5.71%) ETL
7 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.86%) Web Development
8 1 (2.86%) Use Case
8 1 (2.86%) BDD
8 1 (2.86%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 10 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) VB.NET
2 3 (8.57%) Java
3 2 (5.71%) C++
3 2 (5.71%) PHP
4 1 (2.86%) VB6
4 1 (2.86%) Scala
4 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
1 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Telerik
3 1 (2.86%) Alterian
3 1 (2.86%) Twitter
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