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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 24 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing C# 28 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 7.55% 8.26% 10.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.30% 26.47% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 12
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£413 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £249 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £317 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +7.14%
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
183 68 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 49.33% 31.19% 37.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 45 41
Average daily rate £403 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £250 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -13.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 43 (79.63%) .NET
2 34 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
3 22 (40.74%) WPF
4 20 (37.04%) TDD
5 19 (35.19%) SQL Server
6 17 (31.48%) ASP.NET
6 17 (31.48%) SQL
6 17 (31.48%) OOP
7 14 (25.93%) OO
7 14 (25.93%) Scrum
7 14 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (24.07%) Multithreading
8 13 (24.07%) Visual Studio
9 12 (22.22%) HTML
9 12 (22.22%) AngularJS
10 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
11 10 (18.52%) T-SQL
11 10 (18.52%) CSS
11 10 (18.52%) Web Services
12 9 (16.67%) Windows
12 9 (16.67%) Software Engineering
13 8 (14.81%) Infragistics
13 8 (14.81%) Finance
13 8 (14.81%) SharePoint
13 8 (14.81%) WCF
13 8 (14.81%) ReSharper
14 7 (12.96%) C++
14 7 (12.96%) MVC

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (5.56%) CMS
4 2 (3.70%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.70%) Zimbra
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.85%) Drupal
5 1 (1.85%) IIS
5 1 (1.85%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.19%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (7.41%) MySQL
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.70%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.70%) OLAP
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (24.07%) Visual Studio
3 8 (14.81%) ReSharper
4 2 (3.70%) Selenium
4 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.70%) HP UFT
4 2 (3.70%) Subversion
4 2 (3.70%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.85%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.85%) JIRA
5 1 (1.85%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.70%) Electronics
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Marketing
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Games
4 1 (1.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 42 (77.78%) Developer
2 25 (46.30%) C# Developer
3 15 (27.78%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (24.07%) .NET Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Software Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Software Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Senior Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Programmer
7 5 (9.26%) C# Programmer
8 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.56%) WPF Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Report Developer
10 2 (3.70%) BizTalk Developer
10 2 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Developer Analyst
10 2 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (79.63%) .NET
2 22 (40.74%) WPF
3 17 (31.48%) ASP.NET
4 12 (22.22%) HTML
4 12 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 10 (18.52%) CSS
5 10 (18.52%) Web Services
6 8 (14.81%) WCF
7 7 (12.96%) WinForms
8 6 (11.11%) SOAP
8 6 (11.11%) jQuery
9 5 (9.26%) .NET Framework
10 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (7.41%) REST
11 3 (5.56%) HTML5
12 2 (3.70%) CSS3
12 2 (3.70%) RESTful
12 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (3.70%) MDX
12 2 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.70%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (3.70%) Mainframe
2 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.70%) Google Search Appliance
2 2 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.85%) DTV
3 1 (1.85%) User Experience
3 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.85%) Physics
3 1 (1.85%) Social Media
3 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) CentOS
3 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.04%) TDD
3 17 (31.48%) OOP
4 14 (25.93%) OO
4 14 (25.93%) Scrum
4 14 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (24.07%) Multithreading
6 9 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 7 (12.96%) MVC
7 7 (12.96%) SDLC
8 5 (9.26%) Configuration Management
9 4 (7.41%) UML
9 4 (7.41%) OOD
9 4 (7.41%) Automated Testing
9 4 (7.41%) Web Development
9 4 (7.41%) Refactoring
10 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.56%) CRM
10 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.56%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (31.48%) SQL
2 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
3 10 (18.52%) T-SQL
4 7 (12.96%) C++
5 6 (11.11%) Java
6 5 (9.26%) C++/CLI
7 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
8 3 (5.56%) PHP
9 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.85%) Python
10 1 (1.85%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.85%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.85%) IronPython
10 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Puppet
1 2 (3.70%) CA LISA
2 1 (1.85%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.81%) Infragistics
3 5 (9.26%) Perforce
4 2 (3.70%) Google
4 2 (3.70%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.70%) HP
4 2 (3.70%) CA
5 1 (1.85%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.85%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.85%) VMware
5 1 (1.85%) SAP
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